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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Dignity
Aristotle

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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Character
Aristotle

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The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances.
Courage
Aristotle

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A celebrated people lose dignity upon a closer view.
Respectability
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Dignity belongs to the conquered.
Dignity
Kenneth Burke

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It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Knowledge
William Ellery Channing

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Mediocrity requires aloofness to preserve its dignity.
Mediocrity
Charles G. Dawes

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Relationships based on obligation lack dignity.
Relationships
Wayne Dyer

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At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
Dignity
Edward M. Forster

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Humor is an affirmation of dignity, a declaration of man's superiority to all that befalls him.
Humor
Roman Gary

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Some people show evil as a great racehorse shows breeding. They have the dignity of a hard chancre.
Evil
Ernest Hemingway

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Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
Freedom
Herbert Clark Hoover

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Dignity is a mask we wear to hide our ignorance.
Dignity
Elbert Hubbard

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Only man has dignity; only man, therefore, can be funny.
Dignity
Ronald Knox

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The worst indignity is to be given a bedpan by a stranger who calls you by your first name.
Respectability
Maggie Kuhn

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Making a comeback is one of the most difficult things to do with dignity.
Defeat
Greg Lake

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True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
Dignity
Philip Massinger

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They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure.
Leisure
Herman Melville

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Legend : a lie that has attained the dignity of age.
Legend
H. L. Mencken

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Our dignity is not in what we do, but what we understand.
Dignity
George Santayana

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Perhaps the only true dignity of man is his capacity to despise himself.
Dignity
George Santayana

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Bear the inevitable with dignity.
Difficulties
Streckfuss

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Our vanity is the constant enemy of our dignity.
Vanity
Anne Sophie Swetchine

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When boasting ends, there dignity begins.
Dignity
Young

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun