Honor Quotes

"Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - ...

"Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never - in nothing, great or small, large or petty - never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense." Sir Winston Churchill
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A life spent making mistakes is n...

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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โ€œFriendship was witnessing anotherโ€™s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occas...

โ€œFriendship was witnessing anotherโ€™s slow drip of miseries, and long bouts of boredom, and occasional triumphs. It was feeling honored by the privilege of getting to be present for another personโ€™s most dismal moments, and knowing that you could be dismal around him in return.โ€œ -Hanya Yanagihara
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Stand amongst the ashes of a trillion dead ...

Stand amongst the ashes of a trillion dead souls, and ask the ghosts if honor matters. The silence is your answer. Javik (Mass Effect 3)
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"Dignity does not consist...

"Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them" _ Aristotle
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โ€œSuccess without honor is an unseaso...

โ€œSuccess without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it wonโ€™t taste good.โ€ โ€” Joe Paterno
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โ€œDon't hit at all if it is honor...

โ€œDon't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.โ€œ -Theodore Roosevelt
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Dignity does not cons...

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
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โ€˜Laws are spider webs through whi...

โ€˜Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.โ€™ -Honore de Balzac
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โ€œAll the great things are simple, and many c...

โ€œAll the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.โ€-Winston Churchill
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"Honor cannot exi...

"Honor cannot exist in a society where anonymity dominates"
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โ€œBut death and life, honor and dishonor, pain and pleasureโ€”all these thin...

โ€œBut death and life, honor and dishonor, pain and pleasureโ€”all these things equally happen to good men and bad, being things which make us neither better nor worse. Therefore they are neither good nor evil.โ€ -- Marcus Aurelius
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There may be honor among ...

There may be honor among thieves, but there's none in politicians. ...Peter O'Toole
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"Love is the death of duty. What is honor compared to a woman'...

"Love is the death of duty. What is honor compared to a woman's love? What is duty against the feel of a newborn son in your arms . . . or the memory of a brother's smile? " -George R.R. Martin
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A simple quote that has always gotten ...

A simple quote that has always gotten me through, and in honor of John Frusciante coming back to the Red Hot Chili Peppers
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โ€œI will honor Christmas in ...

โ€œI will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.โ€ - Charles Dickens
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"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, saf...

"Government is instituted for the common good; for the protection, safety, prosperity, and happiness of the people; and not for profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men." -- John Adams
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โ€œLaws are spider webs through whi...

โ€œLaws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught.โ€ โ€• Honore de Balzac
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"Who sows virt...

"Who sows virtue reaps honor." Leonardo da Vinci
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"'Only for the sake of the honor of mankind...

"'Only for the sake of the honor of mankind do I not tear off their necks as is done to slaughtered beasts." - Angel of Death, Midrash.
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โ€œEverybody was born ...

โ€œEverybody was born to once die but honor and disgrace live foreverโ€
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"The louder he talked of his...

"The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons." โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson
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โ€œLaughs are exactly as honorable as tears. Laughter and tears are both responses to fr...

โ€œLaughs are exactly as honorable as tears. Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion, to the futility of thinking and striving anymore. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.โ€ ~Kurt Vonnegut, Palm Sunday
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"Stand in the ashes of a trillion dead soul...

"Stand in the ashes of a trillion dead souls and ask the ghosts if honor matters. Their silence is your answer." - Javik, Mass Effect 3
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I would prefer even to...

I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating. - Sophocles
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"Pay no attention to what the critics s...

"Pay no attention to what the critics say... Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic!" โ€” Jean Sibelius
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Dignity does not consist...

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them. -Aristotle
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"Behind every great...

"Behind every great fortune there is a crime." โ€” Honore de Balzac
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"A nation reveals itself not only by the...

"A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers." - John F. Kennedy
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"When we know that to take care of one life we have to take care of all lifeโ€”and that life includ...

"When we know that to take care of one life we have to take care of all lifeโ€”and that life includes what we say, how we act, what we do, and what we honorโ€”that is the beginning of the sacred embodiment that leads to true civilization." โ€”Paul Hawken Interview by Clark Strand, "Movement with No Name"
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โ€œStand amongst the ashes of a trillion ...

โ€œStand amongst the ashes of a trillion dead souls, and ask the ghosts if honor matters. The silence is your answer.โ€ - Javik
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"The louder he talked of his...

"The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons." โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful,...

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in w...

War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives. -- Smedley Darlington Butler, United States Marine Corps major general twice honored with the Medal of Honor
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"First love is a kind of vaccination ...

"First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint a second time." โ€” Honore de Balzac
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โ€œA life spent making mistakes is not only...

โ€œA life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.โ€ โ€• George Bernard Shaw
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โ€œThe word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product ...

โ€œThe word God is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish." - Albert Einstein
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"If Prometheus was worthy of the wrath of heaven for kindling th...

"If Prometheus was worthy of the wrath of heaven for kindling the first fire upon earth, how ought all the gods honor the men who make it their professional business to put it out!" -John Godfrey Saxe
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"But beauty has its own laws, inconsistent with Christian morality. As a woman...

"But beauty has its own laws, inconsistent with Christian morality. As a woman, I feel free to protest that men today are pilloried for something that was rational and honorable in Greece at the height of its civilization." - Camille Paglia
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โ€œWe must not honor all the opinion...

โ€œWe must not honor all the opinions of men but some and not others, and not of all men, but some.โ€ - Socrates
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When moral questions start with "Why has sympathy been historically praised?" The questioner reg...

When moral questions start with "Why has sympathy been historically praised?" The questioner regards themself as an arbiter of virtue. They pass judgment by their own approval. "Injury to me is injury for all." They honor what is seen in themselves; a morality of self glorification. - Nietzsche
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Don't live to be well-reme...

Don't live to be well-remembered; live honorably to those who are still alive. -Self
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"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep...

"No greater glory, no greater honor, is the lot of man departing than a feeling possessed deep in his heart that the world is a better place for his having lived." - Robert Sengstacke Abbott, founder and editor of The Chicago Defender, the most widely circulated black newspaper in the US
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"It was an honor to visit the ...

"It was an honor to visit the White House until you showed up." ~ LeBron James to President Trump
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"Stand in the ashes of a trillion dea...

"Stand in the ashes of a trillion dead souls and ask the ghosts if honor matters. The silence is your answer." -Javik
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"Men reject their prophets and sla...

"Men reject their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and honor those whom they have slain."
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The more you jud...

The more you judge, the less you love. Honore de Balzac
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โ€œIn the arena of human life, the hono...

โ€œIn the arena of human life, the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.โ€ Aristotle
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The foundation of greatness is honoring the ...

The foundation of greatness is honoring the small things of the present moment, instead of pursuing the idea of greatness. - Eckhart Tolle
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"The attempt to silence a man is the greatest h...

"The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honor you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself." -Joseph Sobran
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โ€œMen reject their prophets and slay the...

โ€œMen reject their prophets and slay them, but they love their martyrs and honor those they have slain.โ€ โ€• Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Economized love...

Economized love is never real love. Honore De Balzac
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"Your bad love of yourselves makes solitude a prison to yo...

"Your bad love of yourselves makes solitude a prison to you. But let this be your honor: always to love more than you are loved and never to be second in this." โ€” Friedrich Nietzsche
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All happiness dep...

All happiness depends on courage and work. Honore de Balzac
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The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational min...

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift. - Albert Einstein
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โ€œThe greatest way to live with honor...

โ€œThe greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.โ€ โ€• Socrates, Essential Thinkers
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Stand in the ashes of a trillion soules ...

Stand in the ashes of a trillion soules and ask the ghosts if honor matters. Their silence is your answer. -Javik, Mass Effect 3
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The more you jud...

The more you judge, the less you love. Honore de Balzac
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The greatest way to live wit...

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. Socrates
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"To those of you who received honors, awards and distinct...

"To those of you who received honors, awards and distinctions, I say well done. And to the C students, I say you, too, can be president of the United States."- 43rd U.S. President
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โ€œIf you do not work hard and face difficulties alon...

โ€œIf you do not work hard and face difficulties along your way in seeking glory, you will never taste honor and relief when you attain victory.โ€ - Ibn al Qayyim
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"Behind every great...

"Behind every great fortune there is a crime." โ€” Honore de Balzac
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"Being called a traitor by Dick ...

"Being called a traitor by Dick Cheney is the highest honor you can give an American" - Edward Snowden
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A man's word and his intestinal fo...

A man's word and his intestinal fortitude are two of the most honorable virtues known to mankind. -Jim Nantz
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"Equality may perhaps be a right...

"Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on Earth can ever turn it into fact" a Honore de Balzac
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"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, not so go...

"A leader is best when people barely know that he exists, not so good when people obey and acclaim him, worst when they despise him. Fail to honor people, They fail to honor you..." - Lao Tzu, 6th century BC
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"Stand in the ashes of a trillion dead so...

"Stand in the ashes of a trillion dead souls and ask the ghosts if honor matters. The silence is your answer" Javik (Mass Effect)
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โ€œTo be inspired is gr...

โ€œTo be inspired is great, but to inspire is an honor.โ€ โ€• Stacey T. Hunt
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"This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honor, is but a walking shadow...

"This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honor, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." - William Shakespheare
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It's no shame to be poor... ...

It's no shame to be poor... but it's no great honor either ~ Tevye (The Fiddler on the Roof)
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A life spent making mistakes is not only...

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. โ€” George Bernard Shaw
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"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational m...

"The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." - Einstein
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