Quotes of Dignified

“ Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero

“ Smoking has a sedative effect upon the nerves, and enables a man to bear the sorrows of this life not only decently, but dignifiedly. ”

- George Borrow

“ Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable, than loyalty. ”

- Cicero

“ If it were a person, it would be a woman, a very dignified old lady. She is beautiful. She is royal. She has kept her charms. ”

- Malcolm Miller

“ The Polo Lounge is like a fine old mink coat: opulent, dignified and warm. ”

- Bryan Miller

“ Let no one charge me with ever having abused or encouraged weakness or surrendered on matters of principle. But I have said, as I say again, that every trifle must not be dignified into a principle. ”

- Mahatma Gandhi

“ We begin to see that the completion of an important project has every right to be dignified by a natural grieving process. Something that required the best of you has ended. You will miss it. ”

- Anne Wilson Schaef

“ We in Holland know the word means a mild death, a dignified death. And therefore we use it. ”

- Pieter V. Admiraal

“ The superior person is dignified but does not fight for it. He is sociable, but not exclusive to one social clique. ”

- Confucius

“ Science has always been too dignified to invent a good backscratcher. ”

- Don Marquis

“ Whatever else can be said about sex, it cannot be called a dignified performance. ”

- Helen Lawrenson

“ Editors may think of themselves as dignified headwaiters in a well-run restaurant but more often they operate a snack bar and expect you to be grateful that at least they got the food to the table warm. ”

- Thomas Griffith

“ The Germans are the most philosophic people in the world, and the greatest smokers: now I trace their philosophy to their smoking. Smoking has a sedative effect upon the nerves, and enables a man to bear the sorrows of this life not only decently, but dignifiedly. ”

- George Borrow

“ There is simply no dignified way for a woman to live alone. Oh, she can get along financially perhaps but emotionally she is never left in peace. Her friends, her family, her fellow workers never let her forget that her husbandlessness, her childlessness — her selfishness, in short — is a reproach to the American way of life. ”

- Erica Jong

“ It is not funny that anything else should fall down; only that a man should fall down. Why do we laugh? Because it is a gravely religious matter: it is the Fall of Man. Only man can be absurd: for only man can be dignified. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton
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