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15 Interesting Quotes About Dignity You Have to Read

Dignity in life is a virtue that implies you are worthy of respect. Someone is described as having dignity when they carry themselves well. For example,If you lose a competition, and you say nasty things about your opponent and try to undermine them, you are acting without dignity.

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Here are 15 interesting quotes about dignity you have to read:

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  1. Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. The stubborn retention of it, even in the face of extreme physical hardship, can hold a man’s soul in his body long past the point at which the body should have surrendered it. ― Laura Hillenbrand,
  2. The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud. ― Coco Chanel
  3. There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me. ― Jane Austen
  4. One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. ― Michael J. Fox
  5. A woman knows very well that, though a wit sends her his poems, praises her judgment, solicits her criticism, and drinks her tea, this by no means signifies that he respects her opinions, admires her understanding, or will refuse, though the rapier is denied him, to run through the body with his pen. ― Virginia Woolf
  6. Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don’t think you can, hold on. ― James Frey
  7. Every woman that finally figured out her worth, has picked up her suitcases of pride and boarded a flight to freedom, which landed in the valley of change. ― Shannon L. Alder
  8. Self-respect is the root of discipline: The sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself. ― Abraham Joshua Heschel
  9. If a man, who says he loves you, won’t tell you the details of a private conversation between him and another woman you can be sure he is not protecting your heart. He is protecting himself and the women he has feelings for. Wise women simply see things as they are, not as their low self-esteem allows. ― Shannon L. Alder
  10. Staying silent is like a slow growing cancer to the soul and a trait of a true coward. There is nothing intelligent about not standing up for yourself. You may not win every battle. However, everyone will at least know what you stood for—YOU. ― Shannon L. Alder
  11. To hide feelings when you are near crying is the secret of dignity. ― Dejan Stojanovic
  12. Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them. ― Aristotle
  13. Every life deserves a certain amount of dignity, no matter how poor or damaged the shell that carries it. ― Rick Bragg
  14. Think of it! We could have gone on longing for one another and pretending not to notice forever. This obsession with dignity can ruin your life if you let it. ― Mary Ann Shaffer
  15. Without dignity, identity is erased. ― Laura Hillenbrand


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