Words matter. These are the best Human Dignity Quotes from famous people such as Herbert Hoover, Noam Chomsky, Aga Khan IV, Leila Janah, Joy Reid, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Within the soul of America is freedom of mind and spirit in man. Here alone are the open windows through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit. Here alone is human dignity not a dream but an accomplishment. Perhaps it is not perfect, but it is more full in realization here than any other place in the world.
Judge Afiuni has suffered enough. She has been subject to acts of violence and humiliations to undermine her human dignity. I am convinced that she must be set free.
The search for justice and security, the struggle for equality of opportunity, the quest for tolerance and harmony, the pursuit of human dignity – these are moral imperatives which we must work towards and think about on a daily basis.
Work is at the core of human dignity.
In the 1950s, the black men and women and their white allies who fought for civil rights and basic human dignity could look to the federal government. If the racist sheriff and his troops beat them with batons or sprayed them and their children with water cannons, the attorney general would act.
Human rights are being violated in so many places. But we don’t give up because we know respect for human rights and human dignity is a basic condition for peace.
Let us build bridges, my friends, build bridges to human dignity across that gulf that separates black America from white America.
We must continue to prove to the world that we can provide a rising standard of living for all men without loss of civil rights or human dignity to any man.
When it comes to human dignity, we cannot make compromises.
The struggle for human rights is at its core a struggle for human dignity.
I’ve always tried to avoid politics because most politicians that I know are quite dirty in terms of human dignity, ethics and morals.
That sacred space of conscience where you can exercise your rights in terms of religious freedom and deeply-held, reasonable beliefs is the core of human dignity. In fact, that’s the basis for civilization itself. And when you lose that fundamental principle… you have no basis on which to build.
When I say, ‘I stand for equal rights,’ I mean equal rights for all persons… from the moment of conception until natural death. I mean that I believe in the equal human dignity of all persons, no matter the ‘contribution’ they make to society.
If you look into the religions, they have this deep idea of human dignity and the source of dignity being conscience.
America was born out of a desire for self-determination, a longing for the human dignity that only independence can bring.
It’s my view that human dignity – an attribute which for years has been taken by the Left in British politics – resides in fact in Tory values of independence, individuality and self determination.
Our work for human dignity is often lonely, and almost always an uphill climb. At times, our efforts are misunderstood, and we are mistaken for the enemy. There has been a clear erosion of respect for U.N. blue and our impartiality.
Although the story of George and Lennie in ‘Of Mice and Men’ ends on a depressing note, there is a peculiar aura of human dignity in it, a hint of redemption.
The Millennium Development Goals were a pledge to uphold the principles of human dignity, equality and equity, and free the world from extreme poverty. The MDGs, with eight goals and a set of measurable time-bound targets, established a blueprint for tackling the most pressing development challenges of our time.
As more men become more educated and women get educated, the value system has to be more enhanced and the respect for human dignity and human life is made better.
When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people – they will build a peaceful, sustainable, and just world.
Money is not God, and human dignity is very important.
Life is not a matter of place, things or comfort; rather, it concerns the basic human rights of family, country, justice and human dignity.
Evil has always been there; it’s always a part of us. Evil is no big surprise. But what about the people who gave freely, who stood up for human dignity? Even in the most extreme and terrible situations, these acts of dignity existed. And for me, that is the banality of good.
For us democracy is a question of human dignity. And human dignity is political freedom.
Human rights must work to uplift human dignity.
We Catholics have been in the forefront in defending the dignity of the human person. Clericalism is a direct violation of human dignity.
Governments must ensure that the power of blogs is cultivated and implemented in collaborative ways, with a view to preserve peace and human dignity.
Human dignity is based upon freedom, and freedom upon human dignity. The one presupposes the other.
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity.
The rapprochement of peoples is only possible when differences of culture and outlook are respected and appreciated rather than feared and condemned, when the common bond of human dignity is recognized as the essential bond for a peaceful world.
Promoting tolerance and human dignity is one of mankind’s unfinished challenges.
I think it is incumbent on anyone who can to lift human dignity to the highest possible levels, maintaining one’s own and helping to raise that of others.
I learnt about the universe. I learnt about human rights and human dignity – this was so new to me.
Work is about more than making a living, as vital as that is. It’s fundamental to human dignity, to our sense of self-worth as useful, independent, free people.
Human dignity is better served by embracing knowledge.
The Cuban people still live in constant fear of a brutal totalitarian regime that has demonstrated time and again its utter disregard for basic human dignity. The fight for a free Cuba has gone on for far too long.
I feel that the world is increasingly about the bottom line, and not so much about human respect or human dignity. In that regard, people who care about other people will not be in a position to make choices and do things that other people who they’re competing against will get to do.
So what we’re talking about here is human rights. The right to live like a human. The right to live, period. And what we’re facing in Africa is an unprecedented threat to human dignity and equality.
I think that it’s always appropriate for Americans and for American foreign policy to make clear why we feel that self-government is most compatible with peace, the well-being of people, and human dignity.