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84 Greatest Quotes About Honor


Happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected. George Washington
Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost; a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11. Barack Obama
The best way to honor someone who has passed is to live. Marvin Sapp
To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace. Confucius
It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is. Hermann Hesse
Speak only that which will bring you honor. Guru Nanak
We should keep the dead before our eyes, and honor them as though still living. Confucius
You should not honor men more than truth. Plato
Those honor nature well, who teach that she can speak on everything. Blaise Pascal
A nation that fails to honor its heroes, soon will have no heroes to honor. Winston Churchill
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles. Niccolo Machiavelli
Don't tell me you're going to be on the honor roll. Shut up! Go to work! And show me! Eric Thomas
When I'm on that stage, I assume honor. I assume compensation, and I should. Nina Simone
My belief is that I wasn't born into Judaism by accident, and so I needed to find ways to honor that. Ram Dass
As I love the name of honour more than I fear death. William Shakespeare
The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor. George Bernard Shaw
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. Socrates
Honor is self-esteem made visible in action. Ayn Rand
Beware of overconcern for money, or position, or glory. Someday you will meet a man who cares for none of these things. Then you will know how poor you are. Rudyard Kipling
I know how men in exile feed on dreams of hope. Aeschylus
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. Calvin Coolidge
Defend my honor - Protect my pride. Nicki Minaj
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company. George Washington
We value virtue but do not discuss it. The honest bookkeeper, the faithful wife, the earnest scholar get little of our attention compared to the embezzler, the tramp, the cheat. John Steinbeck
Honor modesty more than your life. Aeschylus
National honor is the national property of the highest value. James Monroe
Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don't think you can, hold on. James Frey
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction. John Lennon
The virtuous man contents himself with dreaming that which the wicked man does in actual life. Sigmund Freud
If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable. Thomas More
Bold prayers honor God, and God honors bold prayers. Jentezen Franklin
Honor the hands that harvest your crops. Dolores Huerta
The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always. Arthur Miller
American slavery was not a Sergio Leone Spaghetti Western. It was a holocaust. My ancestors are slaves. Stolen from Africa. I will honor them. Spike Lee
Honor has to say "please" and "thank you." Manners are really important. Jessica Alba
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil. Grover Cleveland
To represent your country is an honor and a great experience. Michelle Kwan
We protest solemnly in the face of mankind, that we desire peace at any sacrifice, save that of honor. Jefferson Davis
What is life without honor? Degradation is worse than death. Stonewall Jackson
The law: it has honored us; may we honor it. Daniel Webster
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. Arthur Schopenhauer
Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor. Grover Cleveland
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor. Andre Gide
Unaffected modesty is the sweetest charm of female excellence, the richest gem in the diadem of her honor. Noah Webster