Quotes by honor
Quotes 151 till 165 of 181.
American president 1856-1924
There is no question what the roll of honor in America is. The roll of honor consists of the names of men who have squared their conduct by ideals of duty.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
English writer 1874-1936
They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords. Lords without anger and honor, who dare not carry their swords. They fight by shuffling papers; they have bright dead alien eyes; They look at our labor and laughter as a tired man looks at flies.
American lawyer and statesman 1782-1852
This is a Senate of equals, of men of individual honor and personal character, and of absolute independence. We know no masters, we acknowledge no dictators. This is a hall for mutual consultation and discussion; not an arena for the exhibition of champions.
Hellenistic Jewish philosopher 20BC-50AD
Those who give hoping to be rewarded with honor are not giving, they are bargaining.
Sir Philip Sidney
British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
To honor him whom we have made is far from honoring him that hath made us..
German - American physicist 1879-1955
To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground.
British Playwright, Director 1947-
To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.
Bryant H. McGill
American journalist and author 1969-
True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price.
Barbara W. Tuchman
American historian 1912-1989
Vainglory, however, no matter how much medieval Christianity insisted it was a sin, is a motor of mankind, no more eradicable than sex. As long as combat was desirable as the source of honor and glory, the knight had no wish to share it with the commoner, even for the sake of success.Source: A Distant Mirror
English poet and playwright 1631-1700
War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honor but an empty bubble.
A. B. Yehoshua
Israeli novelist 1936-
We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers. They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission. But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a housewife who got on a bus and never returned?
American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
We live in a world that has walls. And those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who's gonna do it? You?... You can't handle it. Because deep down, in places you don't talk about, you want me on that wall. You need me there. We use words like honor, code, loyalty. We use these words as a backbone to a life spent defending something. You use them as a punchline. I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of theSource: A Few Good Men (1989) Act 2
American politician 1946-
We need to honor our troops who served and show our support by giving our men and women who served the best health care, the best educational opportunities, and the best job training available. They deserve nothing less.
American politician 1954-
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.
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