“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.“ - Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is dignity?

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4 th Ed. Taken from Dictionary.com

"The quality or state of being worthy of esteem or respect"

"Poise and self-respect; stateliness in formality in manner and appearance"

Quotes about Dignity:

~Whatever good things we build end up building us. Jim Rohn

~Where there is no shame, there is no honor. African Proverb

~You are what you think. You are what you go for. You are what you do. Bob Richards

~You cannot be lonely if you like the person you are alone with. Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

Reflective questions on dignity:

  • How do you define dignity?
  • Who is a dignified person in your life whom you interact with on a regular basis? What qualities do you respect in them?
  • What situations have you been in that required you to behave with dignity?