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.
Contributed by: Zaady
The dignity of truth is lost with much protesting.
Source: Catiline's Conspiracy, 1611, act III, sc.
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
Aristotle (384 - 322 BC)
The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of the circumstances.
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
MISDEMEANOR, n. An infraction of the law having less dignity than a felony and constituting no claim to admittance into the best criminal society.
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)
There is dignity in work only when it is work freely accepted.
Albert Camus (1913 - 1960)
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