quotes tagged with 'dignity'

None of us will escape tragedy and suffering. Each of us will probably react differently. However, if we can recall the Lord’s promise, ‘for I the Lord am with you,’ we will be able to face our problems with dignity and courage. We will find the strength to be of good cheer instead of becoming resentful, critical, or defeated. We will be able to meet life’s unpleasant happenings with clear vision, strength, and power. …


What a joy it is to see someone of good cheer, who, when others because of an unpleasant happening or development live in angry silence or vocal disgust, meets the situation with cheerful endurance and good spirit.

Author: Elder Marvin J. Ashton, Source: Conference Report, Apr. 1986, 84–85Saved by mlsscaress in power vision strength disposition cheer courage reaction suffer joy tragedy dignity 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Divorce can be justified only in the rarest of circumstances. In my opinion, “just cause” for divorce should be nothing less serious than a prolonged and apparently irredeemable relationship that destroys a person’s dignity as a human being. Divorce often tears people’s lives apart and shears family happiness. Frequently in a divorce the parties lose much more than they gain.

Author: James E. Faust, Source: http://www.lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2b7db0...Saved by snakeayame in family marriage human pain dignity divorce 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

"Feminity is part of your inner beauty"


I wonder if you sisters fully understand the greatness of your gifts and talents and how all of you can achieve the “highest place of honor” in the Church and in the world. One of your unique, precious, and sublime gifts is your femininity, with its natural grace, goodness, and divinity. Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength. It is manifest differently in each girl or woman, but each of you possesses it. Femininity is part of your inner beauty. One of your particular gifts is your feminine intuition. Do not limit yourselves. As you seek to know the will of our Heavenly Father in your life and become more spiritual, you will be far more attractive, even irresistible. You can use your smiling loveliness to bless those you love and all you meet, and spread great joy. Femininity is part of the God-given divinity within each of you. It is your incomparable power and influence to do good. You can, through your supernal gifts, bless the lives of children, women, and men. Be proud of your womanhood. Enhance it. Use it to serve others.

Author: President James E. Faust, Source: lds.org (http://lds.org/ldsorg/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=2354fccf2...Saved by mlsscaress in strength influence creative humanity love service womanhood grace grace talents gifts capacity goodness spirituality sensitivity divinity dignity beauty unique gentle precious femininity delicacy radiance charm 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
And it is under the law of justice -- under the reign of right; under the influence of liberty, safety, stability, and responsibility -- that every person will attain his real worth and the true dignity of his being. It is only under this law of justice that mankind will achieve -- slowly, no doubt, but certainly -- God's design for the orderly and peaceful progress of humanity.
Author: Frederic Bastiat, Source: The Law, p. 72Saved by cboyack in liberty freedom progress society security duty responsibility worth justice dignity 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Any man that tries to rob me of my dignity will lose.
Author: Nelson Mandela, Source: Long walk to freedom (1995)Saved by Doc in dignity 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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