Honor Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Honor

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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 ~


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 ~


We must honor our country's tradition of openness and continue to welcome new immigrants.
~By Jose Serrano ~


The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets. It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed and driven into the desert.
~By Noam Chomsky ~


Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


It's like being a Knight of the Garter. It's an honor, but it doesn't hold up anything.
~By Fulton J. Sheen ~


I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me. There's no better time to try this than now.
~By Michael Phelps ~


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 ~


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


Michael was a rare breed. There's no question about that. He did things that a lot of players could never do, and still to this day players can't do those things, so the honors that he's had are definitely deserved.
~By Dominique Wilkins ~


Hardly had I left when we ran into the Korean war, doubled what I had asked for and doubled it again. I had told him I would stay in Government, be honored to, but not with the Air Force.
~By Stuart Symington ~


All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
~By Andrew Carnegie ~


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 ~


I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind of mean that enables the most dubious practitioners to claim they are poets because they think, If the kind of thing Ginsberg does is poetry, I can do that.
~By James Dickey ~


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 ~


Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid, not men.
~By William Wycherley ~


Space exploration and experimentation are critically valuable to our nation. I know of no better way to honor those seven who sacrificed their lives than to recommit ourselves to defend and enhance America's important strategies in space.
~By Rob Bishop ~


The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


I think Kellie Martin, Reese Witherspoon and Claire Danes represent the future for women in film, and I would be honored to share the stage with any one of them.
~By Fred Savage ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people.
~By Bob Ney ~


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


You feel touched and honored and alive when you give to someone.
~By Daphne Zuniga ~


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


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 ~


And after about two years, I realized that creative writing was not going to help you ace those biological tests. So I switched over to journalism. I didn't graduate with honors, but I did graduate on time and with some doing.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


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


Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


The Pilgrim and the Puritan whom we honor tonight were men who did a great deal of work in the world. They had their faults and their - shortcomings, but they were not slothful in business and they were most fervent in spirit.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


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 ~


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


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


Honor your commitments with integrity.
~By Les Brown ~


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


But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.
~By Anita Roddick ~


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 ~


The local communities, through their leaders, were able to build a communications network that allowed my work here to reflect the needs and interests of the people within the 9th Congressional District. It's been an honor to do that and we did so successfully.
~By Nick Lampson ~


Mr. Lincoln's elevation shows that in America every station in life may be honorable; that there is no barrier against the humblest; but that merit, wherever it exists, has the opportunity to be known.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


You have had indeed a fair trial. It is a shocking thing when a judge of your high office is shown to have betrayed the truth and his honor, and I sentence you to the penitentiary.
~By Florence E. Allen ~


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


I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth.
~By Melissa Bean ~


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 ~


In the year 1857, passing through Washington on our return from the annual visit to Philadelphia, I had the distinguished honor of visiting a President for the first time.
~By John Sergeant Wise ~


You know, my hair is very upsetting to people, but it's upsetting on purpose. It is important to look old so that the young will not be afraid of dying. People don't like old women. We don't honor age in our society, and we certainly don't honor it in Hollywood.
~By Tyne Daly ~


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


Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor.
~By Emily Post ~


We wish that all countries around the world honor our wishes and our Jihad, and we avoid interfering in their business.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


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 ~


There's got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you're dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn't do.
~By William Bolcom ~


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 ~


I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.
~By Truman Capote ~


Honor wears different coats to different eyes.
~By Barbara Tuchman ~


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 ~


I feel that man-hating is an honorable and viable political act, that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against the class that is oppressing them.
~By Robin Morgan ~


Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
~By Akhenaton ~


In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased that a story of mine had been honored. I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers and I was impressed with him.
~By A. E. van Vogt ~


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 ~


I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
~By Peter Cooper ~


As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who've dedicated their lives to serving others as well as those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it.
~By Dave Reichert ~


Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
~By Bradley Whitford ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


I'm always honored, but I think for every 100 of those that come along, one of them is actually going to happen. And, the fact that this was an offer on a major film that had a start date, was pretty impressive.
~By Adam Arkin ~


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


It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
~By Andre Gide ~


For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense.
~By James T. Walsh ~


When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


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 ~


At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.
~By Maya Angelou ~


It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
~By Petrarch ~


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


We have long honored those who gave their lives during the unfortunate reality of war.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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 ~


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


So when I had to make a decision whether I would like to do honors degree course in Islamic studies and Malay studies too, so I thought Islamic studies would be good.
~By Abdullah Ahmad Badawi ~


The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon.
~By Dustin Diamond ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.
~By Douglas MacArthur ~


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 ~


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


A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
~By Pindar ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.
~By Bernard de Mandeville ~

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