Quotes by honor

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  • Publilius Syrus
    Publilius Syrus
    Syrian poet 1e century BC
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    No one ever lost his honor, except he who had it not.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
  • Benjamin Cardozo
    Benjamin Cardozo
    American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
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    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
    Carl von Clausewitz
    Prussian general and military 1780-1831
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    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)
  • John McCain
    John McCain
    American politician 1936-2018
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    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
    Sir Walter Scott
    British writer and poet 1771-1832
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    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.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    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
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
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    Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor.
  • Jean Sibelius
    Jean Sibelius
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    Pay no attention to what the critics say... Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic!
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    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.
  • David Hare
    David Hare
    British Playwright, Director 1947-
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    Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    Greek poet 496 BC - 406 BC
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    Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
  • Jean Baudrillard
    Jean Baudrillard
    French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
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    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.
  • Akhenaton
    Akhenaton
    Egyptian King, Monotheist BC -~1375
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    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.
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