Honor Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Honor

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It is an honor to be awarded with such a high rating from an organization as well respected as the NAACP. I am pleased that the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation, has recognized my voting record.
~By Joe Baca ~


The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
~By Confucius ~


To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it.
~By Elena Kagan ~


I don't display my plaques and honors. They are hidden behind a black curtain in my work room at home.
~By John Cameron ~


I want it understood that all these men fought for principle, not for plunder, and that they were true-hearted, honorable soldiers, fighting for what they esteemed was a righteous cause.
~By Cole Younger ~


I think Mr. Clarke had a tendency to interfere too much with the activities of the CIA, and our leadership at the senior level let him interfere too much. So criticism from him I kind of wear as a badge of honor.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The law: it has honored us; may we honor it.
~By Daniel Webster ~


Marriage: love, honor, and negotiate.
~By Joe Moore ~


The president of the United States and his secretary of state were made honorary Hebrews.
~By Julius Streicher ~


You might say that when you step inside, you're entering a honorific space, but that's something totally different than experiencing it. And in architecture the experience comes first. That has the deepest effect on us.
~By Thom Mayne ~


Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
~By Pope John XXIII ~


A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
~By Horace ~


It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense, and in the most honorable manner.
~By Edward Everett ~


1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too.
~By Leon Askin ~


The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable, like the death of a sentry at his post.
~By Leonid Andreyev ~


The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.
~By Ralph Chaplin ~


I was mostly surprised by the rap artists, actually, that were influenced by Sabbath. That was a surprise. But it's very nice and I'm very honored. It's nice to know after 27 years now that what I said in the first place has stuck, and that was the belief in it.
~By Tony Iommi ~


The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.
~By T. E. Lawrence ~


But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath.
~By Harry Houdini ~


I am also a Kentucky Colonel and an Honorary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among other things.
~By Jack L. Chalker ~


If there's anyone in my lifetime who deserves honor it is Billy Graham. I think he is the most significant figure since the apostles.
~By Pat Boone ~


Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
~By Aristotle ~


Let's use the opportunities before us to stand for Christ. If we will do, God himself will honor our efforts and America can be restored.
~By Randall Terry ~


While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
~By Aeschylus ~


The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them.
~By Titus Livius ~


But it's been a great, humbling - and I've been very honored to have the opportunity to serve and to lead and to be the representative of our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who are in Washington. And it's been the greatest honor of my life.
~By Hugh Shelton ~


The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it also honors the field of research in which I have worked and it also honors my students and colleagues.
~By Robert Hofstadter ~


I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks.
~By Charlize Theron ~


Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.
~By David Hare ~


God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.
~By John Haggai ~


I'm not recognized very often, and if I am, it's a die-hard Veronica Mars fan. Which is usually flattering and an honor. I really try not to think about it.
~By Kristen Bell ~


When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable.
~By Max Lerner ~


I'm just so honored that the universe chose me to be the spark that has set off a raging inferno.
~By Cindy Sheehan ~


As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
~By Aristotle ~


As preachers of the gospel of Jesus, do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself, nor gave to his disciples.
~By Adam Clarke ~


I appreciate all of the attention I get in my career. I am a loner and live a rather secluded life so sometimes I do get overwhelmed, but I am always very appreciative of everything, and honored.
~By Kim Elizabeth ~


You honor me greatly and beyond my ability as an individual but in so doing you honor my colleagues also who made possible the results you have cited.
~By Willard Libby ~


I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations.
~By James F. Byrnes ~


I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood.
~By Rip Torn ~


I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I've been thrown out of so many.
~By Casey Stengel ~


I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you're a member for life. To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was.
~By William Sanderson ~


A Code of Honor: Never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive.
~By Bruce Jay Friedman ~


The honorable William Penn, late governor of Pennsylvania, was chosen agent to the Court of Britain, and directed to deliver the petition to the King himself and to endeavor by his personal influence to procure a favorable reception to this last address.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


If I know that I shall be as an angel, and more; if I shall behold all God has made; if he shall own me for his son and exalt me to honor in his presence, I shall not fear to die, nor shall I dread the grave where Christ once lay.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain.
~By Ed Pastor ~


The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest.
~By Steven Brust ~


Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
~By Aristotle ~


Why should every single character be an honor student who goes around helping others and never doing anything wrong? Is that like the rule or something?
~By Mike Judge ~


If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country, a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government.
~By George Will ~


He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
~By Walt Whitman ~


Wherever there are rock 'n' rollers, we'll play. That's what we've been doing for more than 30 years - rock 'n' roll. It's made me everything from an honorary mayor to honorary member of a motorcycle gang.
~By Ronnie Hawkins ~


The president welcomes peaceful protests - it is a time-honored tradition. The president agrees violence is not the answer in Iraq, and that's why he hopes Saddam Hussein will disarm.
~By Ari Fleischer ~


There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed.
~By Debi Mazar ~


It's a music video but she was real specific on the character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that I was playing in this video and I told her whenever you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come with you and she honored that.
~By Blair Underwood ~


It was like an honor thing for me to meet 50 cause I respected his whole story.
~By Young Buck ~


For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
~By Aristotle ~


But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
~By Tim Holden ~


It's been a strange day - a day when I thought I was on top of the world, planning my life. I planned all of my courses for the rest of the semester at Smith, and talked to my advisor about honoring in History.
~By Julie Nixon Eisenhower ~


The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


The Hamas organization is unwilling to honor the obligations that the Palestinian Authority has signed.
~By Moshe Katsav ~


I still had some honor... I still have some now.
~By Roman Polanski ~


There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair.
~By Ted Rall ~


It's not someone else's responsibility to honor my marriage. It's my responsibility.
~By David Duchovny ~


Bring love and peace and happiness and beautiful lives into the world in my honor. Thank you. Love you.
~By Aron Ralston ~


Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.
~By Akhenaton ~


Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
~By Confucius ~


Presenting statues of honor to reporters for covering an earthquake is like presenting a first prize to a doctor for performing surgery.
~By Phil Donahue ~


I wanted to share my life story and honor my roots. I am very proud of my family and mother.
~By Rocco DiSpirito ~


A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


What is left when honor is lost?
~By Publilius Syrus ~


Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


If he didn't fall in love he would have never come back near the end of the film. Because, what man is going to dishonor himself so that he comes back in front of the man that took a woman away from him... and warns her to save her life?
~By Rod Steiger ~


There's now a Fat Tony doll, which cracks me up. But you feel honored that they asked you to do a voice.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong, what was honorable, what wasn't, what was funny what wasn't... what had some depth to it, what didn't.
~By Dabney Coleman ~


To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
~By Isaac Newton ~


What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?
~By Harriet Martineau ~


There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
~By Ann Landers ~


I am honored to be able to serve GM at this critical juncture and take part in its reinvention.
~By Edward Whitacre, Jr. ~


I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.
~By Pierre Corneille ~


Men, who are rogues individually, are in the mass very honorable people.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


It's a younger generation running the show, and I miss the generation we had in the '70s. They were really very honorable guys, like Neal Bogart and Bill Graham, people who will never be around again.
~By Peter Criss ~


So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing. It's pushing the envelope. It's the truth of something through exaggeration.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
~By John Ruskin ~


Every couple of seconds out here they're honoring somebody. You've got to get dressed, go in and sit down. Invariably somebody makes a speech.
~By Dom DeLuise ~


You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
~By Sophocles ~


While this debate today is a belated effort to inform the American people, it is nevertheless an empty gesture. It is time to admit our mistake in Iraq and begin to bring our troops home with honor.
~By Raul Grijalva ~


Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.
~By Herbert Hoover ~

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