Label it self-esteem
Call it stateliness
Dignity is decency
Dignity is integrity
Dignity commands respect
Dignity deserves respect
You have it or
You do not have it.

Dignity is not for sale
Dignity is not transferable
Dignity is self-pride and style
There is dignity in poverty
There is dignity in wealth
If any human attribute
Is both tangible and intangible
Dignity is one of them.

Dignity can be expressed
By action or by inaction
Action as in behavior or
Inaction as in appearance
There is dignity in labor and
There is dignity in inaction
Never lose your dignity as
Reversal may be difficult.

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