Quotes by honor

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  • John Howe
    John Howe
    Canadian-French illustrator 1957-
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    Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    As he was valiant, I honor him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
    James Allen
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    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.
  • Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
    Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
    Marcus Tullius Cicero
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    Ability without honor is useless.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.
  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
    Thomas Hardy
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    Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
    Charles Caleb Colton
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    Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
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    If courtesans and strumpets were to be prosecuted with as much rigor as some silly people would have it, what locks or bars would be sufficient to preserve the honor of our wives and daughters?
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    If it be a sin to covet honor I am the most offending soul alive.
    Source: Henry V
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
    George Santayana
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    Nothing can be meaner than the anxiety to live on, to live on anyhow and in any shape; a spirit with any honor is not willing to live except in its own way, and a spirit with any wisdom is not over-eager to live at all.
  • Bernard Mandeville
    Bernard Mandeville
    British writer and artist 1670-1733
    Bernard Mandeville
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    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.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
    Joseph Addison
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    The post of honor is a private station.
  • Candice Millard
    Candice Millard
    American writer and journalist 1968-
    Candice Millard
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    'Honor in the Dust' is less about the freedom of the Philippines than the soul of the United States.
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