Quotes by honor
Quotes 106 till 120 of 181.
Syrian poet 1e century BC
No one ever lost his honor, except he who had it not.
American president 1872-1933
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
Not honesty alone, but the punctilio of an honor the most sensitive, is then the standard of behavior.Source: Judicial opinions Meinhard v. Salmon, 249 N.Y. 458, 164 N.E. 545 (N.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Of all the passions that inspire a man in a battle, none, we have to admit, is so powerful and so constant as the longing for honor and reknown.Source: On War (1832)
American politician 1936-2018
On my honor, I swear to you, that from my first day in office to the last breath I draw, I will do everything in my power to make you proud of your government.
Sir Walter Scott
British writer and poet 1771-1832
One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation.
American president 1856-1924
Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end and prefer the interest of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
English poet and critic 1772-1834
Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor.
Pay no attention to what the critics say... Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic!
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
English writer 1709-1784
Prudence operates on life in the same manner as rule of composition; it produces vigilance rather than elevation; rather prevents loss than procures advantage; and often miscarriages, but seldom reaches either power or honor.
British Playwright, Director 1947-
Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.
Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Sadder than destitution, sadder than a beggar is the man who eats alone in public. Nothing more contradicts the laws of man or beast, for animals always do each other the honor of sharing or disputing each other's food.
Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.