Quotes by honor
Quotes 136 till 150 of 181.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
The honor of the conquest is rated by the difficulty.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
English poet 1809-1892
The jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honor feels.
The law often permits what honor prohibits.
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
The most spiritual human beings, assuming they are the most courageous, also experience by far the most painful tragedies: but it is precisely for this reason that they honor life, because it brings against them its most formidable weapons.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.
American president 1856-1924
The nation's honor is dearer than the nation's comfort; yes, than the nation's life itself.
David Lloyd George
British Statesman, Prime Minister 1863-1945
The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation - the great peaks we had forgotten, of Honor, Duty, Patriotism, and clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven.
American historian, columnist and novelist 1957-
The ultimate test on the way to establishing an ideal civilization encouraging ideal human behavior was to look bravely beyond gender, color, ethnic origin, religious difference, and class distinctions to discover and honor the value of each unique individual.
American academic and social critic 1947-
The venerable emeritus professors still at Yale when I entered graduate school may have been reserved, puritanical WASPs, but they were men of honor who had given their lives to scholarship. Today in the elite schools, honor and ethics are gone.Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
Thomas E. Lawrence
British archaeologist, military officer, diplomat, and writer 1888-1935
There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.
American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. 1926-2012
There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.
American politician and lawyer 1837-1908
There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
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