Honor Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Honor

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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 ~


Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation.
~By Mike Fitzpatrick ~


Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime.
~By Bob Ehrlich ~


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


We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families.
~By Susan Collins ~


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


Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it.
~By Zhuangzi ~


Everybody says how hard comedy is, but, when it comes time to honor things, whether it's on a weekly critical basis or whether it's award time, at that time of the year, comedy is the poor, dumb child of dramatic work.
~By Ivan Reitman ~


I further value this gift as it gave me an opportunity to accept this distinguished honor in a country so devoted to this cause and whose history marks a wonderful chapter in world development.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration.
~By John White Geary ~


Because there is very little honor left in American life, there is a certain built-in tendency to destroy masculinity in American men.
~By Norman Mailer ~


For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.
~By Steve Buyer ~


Neither of us, me nor Dennis, is cavalier about a breakup. We both behaved very honorably.
~By Meg Ryan ~


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


John's time and effort were, in the main, spent on pretty honorable stuff. As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect, nobody's Jesus. And look what they did to him.
~By Paul McCartney ~


Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
~By George W. Bush ~


Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
~By Karel Capek ~


I responded to the request because during these times when we are asking so much of our men and women in the armed services it is especially important that we properly honor those who died in the service of their country.
~By Robert A. Brady ~


One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
~By Walter Scott ~


137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.
~By Doc Hastings ~


I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I'm worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don't, I gave it all that I had to this game.
~By Rafael Palmeiro ~


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 ~


What is permissible is not always honorable.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


It was dripping and, you know, and there was a whole line of cameras and microphones. I felt like - you remember the honor guards, only it was a dishonor guard.
~By Jim Bakker ~


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 ~


I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment.
~By Angelina Grimke ~


After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America.
~By Russ Carnahan ~


Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action.
~By Francis Quarles ~


So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored.
~By Paul Begala ~


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


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


To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
~By Orison Swett Marden ~


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


Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife.
~By Louis Farrakhan ~


When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things.
~By Edward Cocker ~


Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


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


Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


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


I can't tell you what an honor it is, to even be mentioned in the same breath with Arthur Ashe. This is something I certainly will treasure forever.
~By Jim Valvano ~


Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.
~By John Adams ~


Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
~By James Joyce ~


They're trying to tell us that we're not right, so we have to buy their products. The number one cause of mental illness is not knowing who you are and you can't know who you are if you don't spend time honoring yourself, and living in the present.
~By Naomi Judd ~


When he died, Emerson was thought of as the representative American writer par excellence, and his point of view was still so potent that William James was honored to be asked to speak at a centenary celebration.
~By Howard Mumford Jones ~


The music business can be very cold. And it doesn't honor its elders.
~By Brenda Lee ~


Not that money is a driving force. It's an honor to play for your country.
~By Payne Stewart ~


It was a real honor to be able to work with someone like that that I've been watching since I was a kid. I mean, to play his brother left some people scratching their heads but something about it really worked.
~By Jared Leto ~


No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
~By Calvin Coolidge ~


I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama.
~By Adam Arkin ~


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


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


Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble.
~By Wyndham Lewis ~


The real reason I run is to bring honor to Jesus.
~By Charity Fillmore ~


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


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 ~


Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.
~By Robert Orben ~


Honor is like a match, you can only use it once.
~By Marcel Pagnol ~


Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority.
~By Russell M. Nelson ~


It's been a great honor for me to be a player for the Detroit Red Wings, to play for an Original Six franchise. I know I'm far from perfect, but I learned a lot.
~By Steve Yzerman ~


In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Every actor in the room honored Sidney for being there so many years before. And everybody was so moved to be at a place where history was being made again. It was tangible.
~By Lee Grant ~


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 ~


Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


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


It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


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 ~


Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God.
~By Alfred Day Hershey ~


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 ~


To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.
~By David Hare ~


I had the honor of speaking with Asimov. The album ended up being something not directly related to Asimov, but related instead to the concept of the power of robotics.
~By Alan Parsons ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.
~By Branch Rickey ~


Without money honor is merely a disease.
~By Jean Racine ~


A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor and I feel so humbled and so grateful, but I think that I'll think of it very much as the final sort of final moment for this book and put it behind me along with the rest of the book, as I write more books.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


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


True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


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


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


If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.
~By Thomas More ~


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 ~


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 ~


I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world.
~By John Linder ~


I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


My studies are important to me. I made the honor role just recently, with 2 A's and 2 B's.
~By Ryan White ~


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 ~


My honor is my loyalty.
~By Heinrich Himmler ~


Even a poor man can receive honors.
~By Sophocles ~


Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor.
~By Eric Sevareid ~


America is stronger than ever. We will forever remember those we lost on September 11, 2001. In honoring their memory, we will remain true to our commitment to freedom and democracy.
~By Evan Bayh ~


Smears are not only to be expected but fought. Honor is to be earned, not bought.
~By Margaret Chase Smith ~


Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it.
~By Mario Andretti ~


I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater.
~By Janine Turner ~


When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show; it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show.
~By Drew Carey ~


It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
~By Jimmy Carter ~

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