Quotation Explorer - 'Honorable'

Honor a good woman because she is virtuous and honorable. - Delano Johnson
A life spent making mistakes is not only most honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. - Unknown
Honorable retreats are no ways inferior to brave charges, as having less fortune, more of discipline, and as much valor.
The word 'God' is for me nothing more than the expression and product of human weaknesses, the Bible a collection of honorable, but still primitive legends which are nevertheless pretty childish. No interpretation, no matter how subtle, can (for me) change this. - Albert Einstein
Entering a cell, penetrating deep as a flying saucer to find a new galaxy would be an honorable task for a new scientist interested more in the inner state of the soul than in outer space. - Dejan Stojanovic
He who fails to achieve a dream set by himself is more honorable than he who succeeds in achieving a dream set by his society. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
No reproach for a person willing to give honorable service in the passion to become wise. - Plato
Being a cat means beautiful, agile, innocent, brave, curious and trust also honorable respect for as much as not so doing bribery. - Sekar Arum
NOMINEE, n. A modest gentleman shrinking from the distinction of private life and diligently seeking the honorable obscurity of public office. - Ambrose Bierce
I make honorable things pleasant to children." A teacher from Sparta - David Brooks
A vibrant body, a radiant mind, a loving heart, and an honorable life. - Stefan Emunds
There are no perfectly honorable men; but every true man has one main point of honor and a few minor ones. - George Bernard Shaw
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. - Henry Clay
God is the best makeup Artist I have ever seen however, you may get an honorable mention for sprucing. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
If you want to be an honorable man, then be what you pretend to be. - Shannon L. Alder
God will never call you in a direction that would cause you to sin. However, he will call you to be creative enough to find a way to make what you want come true through honorable ways. - Shannon L. Alder
To obtain greatness and strength, a man must have a good character. He is honorable and respected by others. We define him as intelligent, and as one who God has blessed with wisdom - Ellen J. Barrier
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free -- honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth - Abraham Lincoln
I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
While I was an honorable man in her eyes, she did not love me. But the minute she understood what I was, when she breathed the true and foul odor of my soul, love was born in her for she does love me! Well, well! There is nothing real, then, except evil. - Octave Mirbeau
Love is greater than marriage, love is the greater thing while marriage, though noble and honorable, is questionable in its origins. I question the creations of man, I do not question the masterpieces of God. - C. JoyBell C.
Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people. - Welsh Proverb
Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man. - Ronald Reagan
Shine your light and make a positive impact on the world; there is nothing so honorable as helping improve the lives of others. - Roy T. Bennett
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
To make an action honorable, it ought to be agreeable to the age, and other circumstances of the person; since it is circumstance and proper measure that give an action its character, and make it either good or bad. - Plutarch
If it is true, if it is beautiful, if it is honorable, if it is right, then claim it. Because it is from God. And you belong to God. - Rob Bell
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
Nothing is more honorable than a man or woman with a good reputation. - DeWayne Owens
An honorable man has a heart for the poor and vulnerable in our society. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
The greatest threat to peace is the barrage of rightist propaganda portraying war as decent, honorable, and patriotic. - Jeannette Rankin
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. - George Bernard Shaw
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality. - Pindar
PLAGIARISM, n. A literary coincidence compounded of a discreditable priority and an honorable subsequence. - Ambrose Bierce
A life spent in making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing. - George Bernard Shaw
To be profitable, practice diligence.To be successful, practice excellence.To be influential, practice intelligence.To be honorable, practice prudence.To be blissful, practice kindness.To be joyful, practice goodness. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In the era of angry and aggressive policing, it is an honorable service to your fellow citizens to video record police officers interactions with the common people. - Steven Magee
people are too quick to give their hearts away, i mean, be fearless; run wild into their arms, but for goodness sake know your worth. A being of wisdom knows their heart is the breath of their existence and only a honorable love deserves to feel it at its purest form. - Nikki Rowe
Gentlemen respect the rights of others. They are honorable men. - Ellen J. Barrier
The law is not designed to make us honorable, only bearable. - Marie C. Malaro
MAJESTY, n. The state and title of a king. Regarded with a just contempt by the Most Eminent Grand Masters, Grand Chancellors, Great Incohonees and Imperial Potentates of the ancient and honorable orders of republican America. - Ambrose Bierce
I cannot believe that the purpose of life is (merely) to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate. I think it is above all to matter, to count, to stand for something. To have it make some difference that you lived at all. - Leo Rosten
For a chic and an honorable full victory, you must make your own fight and win your own battle entirely by yourself! Try to refuse any help to get a pure victory, a victory which belongs merely to yourself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Political success in Athens seemed to depend on having a party, and there seemed now to be no party with whom an honorable man could connect himself. - Irwin Edman
The more civilized people are, the more honorable working hard is to them. As a result, the more civilized we get, the less we live. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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