dignity


dignity
01. Nelson Mandela was a man of great vision, integrity and [dignity].
02. It is important for children in sport to learn to both win and lose with [dignity].
03. Though he lived a very simple life, Mahatma Gandhi carried himself with great [dignity].
04. By the time he was ready to do something about his alcoholism, he had lost all his [dignity], and was drinking cooking wine and aftershave.
05. Your actions in accepting bribes have insulted the [dignity] of the entire police force.
06. Even though she lost her job, she was able to retain her [dignity].
07. The United Nations Declaration of Human Rights states that all human beings are born free and equal in [dignity] and rights.
08. Thinning hair, wrinkles and aching bones are only some of the [indignities] of aging.
09. After getting fired, he had to endure the [indignity] of being asked to leave the office immediately.
10. A Malagasy proverb notes, "Poverty won't allow him to lift up his head; [dignity] won't allow him to bow it down."
11. Scott Turow once suggested that courage is not the absence of fear, but the ability to carry on with [dignity] in spite of it.
12. Aristotle once stated that [dignity] consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
13. Booker T. Washington once remarked that no race can prosper till it learns there is as much [dignity] in tilling a field as in writing a poem.
14. Aristotle observed that the ideal man bears the accidents of life with [dignity] and grace, making the best of circumstances.
15. Cicero once asked, "Where is there [dignity] unless there is honesty?"
16. Dag Hammarskjold once observed that the only kind of [dignity] which is genuine is that which is not diminished by the indifference of others.
17. Someone once noted that the first thing in the human personality that dissolves in alcohol is [dignity].
18. W. Kelly Griffith once stated that any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and [dignity].
19. Psychologists have a responsibility to respect the rights and [dignity] of their subjects, and to ensure that research participants are treated ethically.
20. Everyone should have the right to live in [dignity], freedom and security.
21. Discussion question: Talk about a person that you believe has a lot of dignity.
22. Karl Marx believed that the bourgeoisie degraded personal [dignity] to the level of exchange value.

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