dignity

A Quote by Blaise Pascal on dignity, duty, lies, merit, and thinking

Man is obviously made for thinking. Therein lies all his dignity and his merit; and his whole duty is to think as he ought.

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Source: Pensées. 1670.

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A Quote by Ben Jonson on dignity, losing, and truth

The dignity of truth is lost with much protesting.

Ben Jonson

Source: Catiline's Conspiracy, 1611, act III, sc.

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A Quote by Aristotle on dignity

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

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on dignity

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

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Aristotle on accidents, circumstances, dignity, grace, idealism, and life

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

Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on character, dignity, ridicule, and words

RIDICULE, n. Words designed to show that the person of whom they are uttered is devoid of the dignity of character distinguishing him who utters them.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Ambrose Gwinett Bierce on crime, dignity, laws, and society

MISDEMEANOR, n. An infraction of the law having less dignity than a felony and constituting no claim to admittance into the best criminal society.

Ambrose Bierce (1842 - 1914)

Source: The Devil's Dictionary by Ambrose Bierce

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A Quote by Albert Einstein on action, balance, beauty, dignity, existence, life, and morality

The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depends on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

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A Quote by Albert Camus on acceptance, dignity, and work

There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted.

Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)

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