Honor Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Honor

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The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well.
~By Jose Marti ~


I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor.
~By Edward Everett ~


I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honor.
~By Ira Hayes ~


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 ~


I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
~By Rose Kennedy ~


When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


No evil is honorable: but death is honorable; therefore death is not evil.
~By Citium Zeno ~


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


Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
~By James Allen ~


The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness, and peril of falling?
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


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


I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!
~By Ken Hensley ~


To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


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 ~


In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores.
~By Lorin Maazel ~


Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced.
~By Matthew Green ~


A writer is a human being. He has to live with a sense of honor.
~By Irwin Shaw ~


I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
~By Julius Caesar ~


We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions.
~By Martin Van Buren ~


The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
~By Blaine Lee ~


Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


I think most corporate executives are good honorable honest men and women who do good work.
~By Don Nickles ~


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


We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism.
~By Jack Reed ~


If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God: his Spirit will say in your hearts, Well done, good and faithful servants.
~By Adam Clarke ~


Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.
~By David Mallet ~


I'm just honored that people still like us and people are still nice to me.
~By Johnny Ramone ~


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 ~


Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.
~By Joe Paterno ~


One of the things I learned in law school is that there's nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive about amending the Constitution.
~By Adrian Cronauer ~


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


To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane.
~By Jane Harrison ~


We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past.
~By George Crook ~


And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned, it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


Because of my tremendous respect for Bob Barker and for the show's high standards of professionalism I consider this a tremendous honor that few announcers have ever been treated to. Both Rod's and Johnny's shoes are huge; I can't think about filling them.
~By Randy West ~


My politics are of a practical kind - the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all.
~By Winfield Scott Hancock ~


Everything that I'm attempting to do is based on my understanding of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and what he wanted for his people.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.
~By Alice Walker ~


Honor is but an empty bubble.
~By John Dryden ~


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 ~


The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good.
~By George Washington ~


One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue.
~By Mary Antin ~


Ability without honor is useless.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country.
~By Ricardo Montalban ~


The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


It is not enough to be well-intentioned; one must strive to put those intentions into action in a capable way. One must consider the effect his actions will have on others. Looked at like this, to persist in ignorance is itself dishonorable.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


To honor our national promise to our veterans, we must continue to improve services for our men and women in uniform today and provide long overdue benefits for the veterans and military retirees who have already served.
~By Solomon Ortiz ~


He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


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


Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
~By Ben Jonson ~


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 ~


I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


I cannot turn down this incredible honor twice.
~By Ozzy Osbourne ~


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 ~


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 ~


In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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 ~


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


I believe that my choosing my present course I do no dishonor to them, or to those who may come after me.
~By Pete Seeger ~


If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable action.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
~By John Howe ~


The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


A lot of people say this honor validates my career, but I didn't work hard for validation.
~By Ryne Sandberg ~


I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
~By Billy Joel ~


You can be deprived of your money, your job and your home by someone else, but remember that no one can ever take away your honor.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written.
~By William Faulkner ~


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 ~


As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to the American people: Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


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 ~


I have actually five honorary degrees.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


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 ~


I felt very honored, and I knew that people would be watching very closely, and I felt it was very, very important that I do a good job.
~By Sally Ride ~


You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy.
~By Neil Simon ~


Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
~By Aristotle ~


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


The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him.
~By Jean Rostand ~


It is an honor to be on the cover of this game because the World Cup is such a big thing around the world. My kids are really quite impressed so that's fun.
~By Claudio Reyna ~


Well, if you pick a fight with somebody that's smaller than you and you beat them, where's the honor in that?
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
~By Walter Scott ~


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 ~


From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Honor your commitments with integrity.
~By Les Brown ~


Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place.
~By Judith Wright ~


First of all, it was such an honor to be chosen. You had to be voted in by players and coaches that time. But having it in Hawai'i was a brilliant idea.
~By Dan Fouts ~


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


Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.
~By Joe Barton ~


The honor is overpaid, When he that did the act is commentator.
~By James Shirley ~


The Nobel Prize is an honor unique in the world in having found its way into the hearts and minds of simple people everywhere. It casts a light of peace and reason upon us all; and for that I am especially grateful.
~By George Wald ~


A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride; he certainly should have considered it an honor to be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment.
~By Jasmine Guy ~


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 ~


You will not dishonor the divine perfections by judgments unworthy of them, provided you never judge of Him by yourself, provided you do not ascribe to the Creator the imperfections and limitations of created beings.
~By Nicolas Malebranche ~


Wherever I look, I see signs of the commandment to honor one's parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls for the respect of a child.
~By Alice Miller ~


Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his telephone number.
~By Anna Quindlen ~

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