No race can prosper until it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
There is a proper dignity and proportion to be observed in the performance of every act of life.
The sum of behavior is to retain a man’s own dignity, without intruding upon the liberty of others.
The dignity of man is vindicated as much by the thinker and poet as by the statesman and soldier.
Nothing is more destructive of human dignity than a rule which imposes a mute and blind obedience.
It is more offensive to outshine in dignity than in personal attractions.
Let none presume to wear an undeserved dignity.
It is base and unworthy to live below the dignity of our nature.
Dignity is often a veil between us and the real truth of things.
True dignity abides with him only, who, in the silent hour of inward thought, can still suspect, and still revere himself, in lowliness of heart.