Quotation Explorer - 'Honor'

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught. - H. L. Mencken
When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness. - Euripides
Happiness, honor, and great estate,For those who patiently work and wait. - John Townsend Trowbridge
Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor. - Friedrich Schiller
Whomever you truly are... honor that person. No dream was ever realized by disappearing into the shadows of self-deceit and doubt. - Jaeda DeWalt
Pay no attention to what the critics say... Remember, a statue has never been set up in honor of a critic! - Jean Sibelius
We are wise when we learn from one another. We are strong when we contain our impulses. We are honored when we honor others.
Ignorance of Scripture is the root of every error in religion, and the source of ever heresy. To be allowed to remove a few grains of ignorance, and to throw a few rays of light on God's precious word, is, in my opinion, the greatest honor that can be put on a Christian. - J.C. Ryle
All the perplexities, confusions, and distresses in America arise, not from defects in their constitution or confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, as much from downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation. - John Adams
When you see no present advantage, walk by faith and not by sight. Do God the honor to trust Him when it comes to matters of loss for the sake of principle. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Note that this journey is uniquely yours, no one else's. So the path has to be your own. You cannot imitate somebody else's journey and still be true to yourself. Are you prepared to honor your uniqueness in this way? - Jon Kabat-Zinn
To honor the self is to be willing to think independently, to live by our own mind, and to have the courage of our own perceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be. - Socrates
Let us forever forget that every station in life is necessarily that each deserves our respect; that not the station itself; but the worthy fulfillment of its duties does honor the man.
I have never thought of writing for reputation and honor. What I have in my heart must come out; that is the reason why I compose. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself. - Lois McMaster Bujold
No cost is too heavy for the preservation of one's honor. - Mahatma Gandhi
Dads, no matter your relationship with your kid’s mom, honor her this weekend. Mother’s Day isn’t about you or drama. It’s about her and her impact on your ids. Be grateful. Celebrate her… and if you can’t get out of your own way, do it for your kids. - Steve Maraboli
I've got 99 problems and I won't let you have the honor of being my 100th. - Angelina Sedlacek
Give us an intense distaste for things that displease You and a renewed pleasure in things that bring You honor and magnify Your truth. - Charles R. Swindoll
There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honor your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive. - Oprah Winfrey
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
The dance you take with passion and self belief While every step is in rhythm with the honor of your words and the integrity of your daily actions~bns - Bluenscottish
One cannot speak about love for God and neighbor without having a standard of communication, respect, honor, and without understanding how precious every human being is. - Sunday Adelaja
Be determined to live a pure, holy and godly life; decide to honor, love and value other people, and to live a life that reflects Christ to others - Sunday Adelaja
If thou desire to purchase honor with thy wealth, consider first how that wealth became thine; if thy labor got it, let thy wisdom keep it; if oppression found it, let repentance restore it; if thy parent left it, let thy virtues deserve it; so shall thy honor be safer, better and cheaper. - Francis Quarles
Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor, and for the sake of living to lose what makes life worth having. - Juvenal
All the perplexities, confusions, and distress in America arise, not from defects in their constitution or confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit, and circulation. - John Adams
Wise men come to seea child of greater wisdomand honor divine. - Richelle E. Goodrich
We are searching for the most humble man on the planet so that we can award him with a great honor but we are having trouble finding the guy. - R.A.Delmonico
que la gente que dice que uno no debe hacerse un tatuaje en honor a alguien con quien se está en una relación, y que sólo tenemos dieciséis años ,pero siento que no hay nada que pueda ocurrir en esta vida que me haga no quererte por toda mi piel. - Colleen Hoover
Some things are worth believing in. That the little guy can make it. Every single life has value and is worth living. That honor and integrity do matter. That justice will prevail if not in this life then the next, and that God does exist. And what we do in our lives matters. - Glenn Beck
Forget about the fast lane. If you really want to fly, harness your power to your passion. Honor your calling. Everybody has one. Trust your heart, and success will come to you. - Oprah Winfrey
Thinking about the bed leaves you horny, but thinking beyond the bed gives you honor, freedom and wisdom. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Visualize yourself at your best. Be determined to earn the title of being excellent. From working hard and practicing, one day you will earn its badge of honor. - Mark F. LaMoure
And I got to thinking about the moral meaning of memory, per se. And what it means to forget, what it means to fail to find and preserve the connection with the dead whose lives you, or I, want or need to honor with our own. - June Jordan
I have never felt the need to worship someone or something, but I recognize the beauty of creation, the miraculosity of existence, and honor the genius behind the scene, who came up with all of this. - Stefan Emunds
It may not make sense to you, now, but when you get older you'll understand that sometimes things have to be done. Hard things. But everyone will hate the person who finally does them. But if they do them anyway, that's the mark of true honor. - Rhiannon Held Silver
There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. - C. S. Lewis
Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Where choice is set between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence ... I prefer to use arms in defense of honor rather than remain the vile witness of dishonor... - Mahatma Gandhi
As for men, they must learn bravery and live for Pleasure and for Beauty. More important than those two things should stand only one thing for him... Honor. A man's honor should be more sacred to him than his life especially in our age, a time when very few men know what honor is. - Roman Payne
It is the mind that makes the body rich; and as the sun breaks through the darkest clouds, so honor peereth in the meanest habit. - William Shakespeare
When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the marjority of men live content. - Niccolo Machiavelli
I pledge to love Jesus more than anything or anyone. And you are next in line, God’s remarkable gift to me. I promise to protect, honor, and cherish you for the rest of our lives. - Robert Wolgemuth
Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help. - Homer
When honor and truth are at odds, let truth prevail.
Losing your honor in a person's eye is tantamount losing it for entire humanity. - Anum Sattar
It is honor that makes commerce possible, dear brother. And the law courts, when men lack it. - Edward Cline
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. - Aristotle
Dear Adam, I spent my life trying hard to prove to people that there is somebody out there who is not bad. Somebody who does not really care about money, but cares about honor, and no matter how this went, the real pleasure in life are about those who love you and willing even to die for you. - Sameh Elsayed
To be capable of embarrassment is the beginning of moral consciousness. Honor grows from qualms. - John Leonard
If a soul is not honoring his or her journey by dimming his or her own light, a Guardian of Light steps forward on behalf of that soul and states, I am going to honor you, for I know you hold immense value in the eyes of the Universe and I can still see your light. - Molly Friedenfeld
To be inspired is great, but to inspire is an honor. - Stacey T. Hunt
You should not honor men more than truth. - Plato
Water is sacred to all Human Beings. If you do not have water, you cannot have life. I always remember to honor and pour the water because it is traditional. - Autumn Morning Star
Were there but one virtuous man in the world, he would hold up his head with confidence and honor; he would shame the world, and not the world him.
Inviting someone to work for pay is a sacred privilege and a trust. It must be regarded a high honor to be able to give another person work, and neither employer nor employee should abuse this relationship - Judy Frankel
You cannot sensibly expect a starving 'God-fearing' man to honor the 8th commandment. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Men with Honor are not killed by swords, they die of Shame. - Alok Jagawat
We all have had our share of broken promises.. Learn from those who do not honor their words and put your focus on "Being Honorable" ~bns - Bluenscottish
Honor women! They strew celestial roses on the pathway of our terrestrial life. - Pierre-Claude-Victor Boiste
You will never know just how thrilled my heart is to behold such a throng of people; especially as they have gathered to pay tribute and love's greatest honor to loved ones who, today, are basking in the sunshine of God's heaven. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds
Honor a good woman because she is virtuous and honorable. - Delano Johnson
Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost; a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11. - Barack Obama
It is always a great honor to be the driver of your own car, to be the boss of your own fate! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I've learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. - Alice Walker
We do not want to deny existence. Yet we also do not want to limit existence. Thus, we observe and honor without forming opinion, labeling, or adding a story to the object of our observation. - Alaric Hutchinson
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is easy to make friends.But, it is tough to honor that friendship with'em.If you find those people,hold on to them.If you don't,move on. - Sachin Panwar
Never give in--never, never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. - Winston Churchill
The cost to reconnect animals to live in natural settings without human support is a debt that many animals in transition must honor with their lives. - Young Tim
I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live without honor. - Pierre Corneille
Success for me hasn't been about individual success. It's about the success of all those young boys and girls who I have the honor of working with. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.
Love is the ultimate outlaw. It just won't adhere to any rules. The most any of us can do is sign on as its accomplice. Instead of vowing to honor and obey, maybe we should swear to aid and abet. - Tom Robbins
By their essential nature triumphs can't be given. They must be taken, and the worse the odds and the fiercer the resistance, the greater the honor. Victories can't be gifts. - Lois McMaster Bujold
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party. - Herbert Hoover
Don't look for more honor than your learning merits. - Jewish Proverb
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends. - Aristotle
Friendship is selfless love, care, respect, and honor not a profitable opportunity. - Santosh Kalwar
Honor your commitments, it is not always a fun thing to do, but that is what maturity does best. - Efrat Cybulkiewicz
Public symbols matter. They are one of the ways we tell each other, and the world, what we honor. - Michael W. McConnell
Some disappointments honor those who inspire them - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
[Stieg] was describing Sweden the way it was and the way he saw the country: the scandals, the oppression of women, the friends he cherished and wished to honor. - Eva Gabrielsson
There are no perfectly honorable men; but every true man has one main point of honor and a few minor ones. - George Bernard Shaw
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them. - Socrates
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. - Joseph Addison
Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards. - Homer
I deleted your number. Although I know the tired digits by heart, scout's honor, pinky promise.I am trying to talk myself out of every emotion I'm having, and of course, it is failing to a fault.I'm still sad, I'm still mad, I'm still heartbroken, I miss you. - Elizabeth Brooks
In a world filled with flaky people, those that honor commitments and do what they say STAND-OUT. Integrity is currency. - Matthew Loop
Whatever robe of honor or deceit people may wear, I will still treat everyone with kindness - Levon Peter Poe
To save a Life in defeat, is to receive Victory and Honor.
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. In no other land could a boy from a country village, without inheritance or influential friends, look forward with unbounded hope. - Herbert Hoover
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope. - Sir Winston Churchill
People who live according to the pure code of honor are not governed by the profit motive; they are governed by the thymotic urge, the quest for recognition. They seek the sort of glory that can be won only by showing strength in confrontation with death. - David Brooks
I love the name of honor more than I fear death. - Gaius Iulius Caesar
success is key, Knowledge is power,when we put them both we make an honor - Gilbert J.R Webb
Jessica Parker. You posses an exceptional gift of leadership. We honor your unwavering determination and your steadfast loyalty. You are a champion of justice and a true visionary guardian of the world. - Kay Cassidy
Father God, we thank You for Your Marvelous, Creation! We are Fearfully and Wonderfully made. We give You praise, honor and glory! - Pazaria Smith
Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging. - Maya Angelou
During any experience placed before us, we can stay in alignment with positivity, truth, and goodness by asking the question: What would honor and love do here? - Molly Friedenfeld
Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The attempt to silence a man is the greatest honor you can bestow on him. It means that you recognize his superiority to yourself. - Joseph Sobran
I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward. - Kahlil Gibran
A truly honorable person, would never convince another to stray, from their personal pursuit of honor. No, only one lacking this noble quality would try to justify and market, an existence without it. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Love without truth and honor is licentious in nature. Love without commitment is promiscuous and fleeting. Love without virtue and understanding is savage and selfish. Love without respect is short-lived. Love without these conditions is without God. - David W. Stevens
The more he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost. - Arthur Schopenhauer
A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country, and in his own house. - Bible
Love and honor the world around you, and you experience life in its fullest. There is no Other. There is simply us. The all of us, the whole of us. The mankind of us. Anything else is a lie. - Cassandra Blizzard
We can honor our emotions after any traumatic event by moving through the experience centered in the heart with the goal of reaching the light on the other side. - Molly Friedenfeld
If you honor the moments by not wasting them, the Time will honor you back by remembering you as the hero, for the rest of the time to come. - Amit Kalantri
You never forget the books you loved as a kid. You never forget the poems you memorized, the first book you read until the cover fell off, the book you read hidden from your mother. What an honor to hold hands with a child's imagination in this way. - Meg Medina
In the circle of successful living, prayer is the hub that holds the wheel together. Without our contact with God we are nothing. With it, we are 'a little lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honor. - Conrad Hilton
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station. - Joseph Addison
Looking at the Blessed Mother, Kevin felt the pull of a special allegiance with her. To Serve God, to honor Mary who speaks to my soul, sending me messages I cannot know the meaning of? Is this what my life is about? - Peter J Tanous
Today's society is wanting in such a way that Honor, Integrity, Trust, Compassion, Empathy are left for the homeless and their pets. - Solange nicole
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered. - Aeschylus
It was a grand trait of the old Roman that with him one and the same word meant both honor and honesty.
An honor is not diminished for being shared. - Lois McMaster Bujold
I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart. - Alice Walker
If people think honoring pastors means doing everything they say, why don't they honor Jesus the same way? - D.R. Silva
It is a severe cruelty inflicted upon women...that we should be the ones who so desperately need love...affection...acceptance.And yet, we suffer...many of us, for lack of it throughout our entire lives."-Shackles of Honor - Marcia Lynn McClure
An ideal marriage is a true partnership between two imperfect people, each striving to complement the other, to keep the commandments, and to do the will of the Lord ["Our Sacred Duty to Honor Woman," Ensign, May 1999). - Russel M. Nelson
I honor the past. I'm loyal to the future. But I fight with the present. Since NOW's where I belong, every battle's fought with urgency. - Ace Antonio Hall
You have someone in your life whom you honor and revere so much that every hurt on them is inflicted on you as well. And the closer they are to you, the greater the pain. - Masashi Kishimoto
Pay no attention to what the critics say; there has never been set up a statue in honor of a critic. - Jean Sibelius
The fear o’ hell’s a hangman’s whip to haud the wretch in order; But where ye feel your honor grip, let that aye be your border. - Robert Burns
My country owes me nothing. It gave me, as it gives every boy and girl, a chance. It gave me schooling, independence of action, opportunity for service and honor. - Herbert Hoover
Men of honor, men of God in a healthy society, stand in defense of justice - Sunday Adelaja
Courage is winning small battles with great honor. - Nathan S. Colestock
...first thing is that I love you. And the second thing is that as much as I honor your former profession, I don’t think your geese care much for your betrothed and I hope they hadn’t any plans on sharing our bed. - Shannon Hale
If peace cannot be maintained with honor, it is no longer peace. - John Russell
This love of money is the curse of American, and for the sake of it men will sell honor and honesty, till we don't know whom to trust, and it is only a genius like Agassiz who dares to say, 'I cannot waste my time in getting rich,'" said Mrs. Jessie sadly. - Louisa May Alcott
I am here just to honor your beauty, love, and life. We are the reflection of each other. We are one. - Debasish Mridha
Honor doesn’t revise according to company just as integrity doesn’t diminish due to circumstance. - Donna Lynn Hope
namaste - it means, roughly translated, "I honor the Deity within you." that is precisely what we do when we open our hearts to another; we honor the fact that he or she, like us, is a child or the same loving Father, worthy of all respect and careful attention. - Virginia H. Pearce
On my honor, I will do my bestTo do my duty To God and my country - Boy Scouts of America
I always tell my Western friends that it is best to keep your own tradition. Changing religion is not easy and sometimes causes confusion. You must value your tradition and honor your own religion. - Dalai Lama XIV
Be the hero of your children’s story. Never let them believe for a minute that honor, courage and doing what is right is only reserved for other fathers and mothers. - Shannon L. Alder
Any necessary work that pays an honest wage carries its own honor and dignity.
Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies. - Alexander Pope
And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor. - Thomas Jefferson
I resented the idea of being talented. I couldn’t respect it in my experience, no one else did. Being called talented at school had only made me a target for resentment. I wanted to work. Work, I could honor. - Alexander Chee
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. - Johann Sebastian Bach
It takes time, hard-work and a lot of sacrifices to upgrade a Curriculum Vitae,however the day you lose your honor in the society, it will take only few seconds to make it become useless. - m.k dindoyal
What is left when honor is lost? - Publilius Syrus
To be able to live each day with honor, respect and dignity is the greatest achievement of all. - Roopleen
When we are unable to change an event that has already been written in the stars, we are always presented the opportunity to surrender to the heart and find a new pathway to peace. Understanding Divine Reason allows us to honor God’s Divine Plan. - Molly Friedenfeld
No ethical person wants to be a king or a queen, because there is no ethics and honor in putting yourself in a place higher than others! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song.
Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man; the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike. - Homer
Honor does not have to be defended. - Robert J. Sawyer
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor is the reward for what he gave. - Calvin Coolidge
I adjure you, daughters of Jerusalem,Adore to weeping,Love to laughing,Desire to praising.Tickle, giggle, kiss!Adonai my God,For one moment in love,Let alone a thousand,Let alone my life,For the honor of raising and lovingChildren in love,Praise of You is ever upon my lips. - Zoe Klein
I will not marry Ashton. However bound by honor to do so, I will not marry Ashton. I will not marry, ever! Why not?Because I love you, you idiot! - V.S. Carnes
There is one thing we are sure: For the honor of humanity, all the kings and all the queens, all the kingdoms and all the monarchies must be abolished! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We would rather starve than sell our national honor. - Indira Gandhi
Show me the man you honor and I will know what kind of man you are. - Thomas John Carlisle
Honor your mistake as a hidden intention. - Brian Eno
The difference between a moral person and a person of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, made out of weakness and tries to make amends with their life when they find the opportunity to say they are sorry is lost. - Shannon L. Alder
Hero' is not an official status or designation, but if the world recognize you as a hero, it is the highest honor you will ever receive. - Amit Kalantri
If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul. - William Shakespeare
A husband and wife honor God when they love and honor each other. - Jim George
We shall convince France and the world, that we are not a degraded people, humiliated under a colonial spirit of fear and a sense of inferiority, fitted to be the miserable instruments of foreign influence, and regardless of national honor, character, and interest. - John Adams
No matter your political affiliation, it’s an honor and a privilege to meet the sitting president of the United States. You are in the presence of someone who commands respect for taking the hardest job in the world.Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss - RoseMarie Trenzio
We should keep the dead before our eyes, and honor them as though still living - Confucius
Some live in poverty but with their honor; some live in wealth but with no honor! Some lives are respectable, some are disgraceful! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When people read his books they have an uncontrollable desire to hang the author in the town square. I can’t think of a higher honor for a writer. - Roberto Bolaño
It is painful to face the self we know we have never had the integrity to honor and assert. - Nathaniel Branden
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