Quotation Explorer - 'Honors'

Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them. - Aristotle
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them. - Aristotle
It is good to dress in fair clothes to dine with friends. It honors your host, if you are a guest; and your guest if you are a host. And both adorn the feast, and so celebrate the gifts of the world. - Alison Croggon
Faithfulness and character are noble qualities that God honors. - Jim George
God honors you when you take a stand for what is right. - Jim George
NOTORIETY, n. The fame of one's competitor for public honors. The kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity. A Jacob's-ladder leading to the vaudeville stage, with angels ascending and descending. - Ambrose Bierce
Who ever enters here, honors me; who ever does not-- pleases me. - Anatole France
Your pasion must come from the things that fuel you from the inside. Honors and awards are nice things, but only to the extent that they regard the real respect from your peers. - Randy Pausch
A nation reveals itself not only by the men it produces but also by the men it honors, the men it remembers. - John F. Kennedy
A woman who walks with God honors Him in the way she manages her home. - Elizabeth George
To paraphrase Paul, God often uses the cheesy to confound the sophisticated. He regularly honors those who are confused about his leading as if they have nailed it. - Mark Galli
There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience. - Jean de La Bruyère
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them. - Mark Twain
True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn - Philip Massinger
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud. - Confucius
The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, they finish by loading honors on your head. - Jean Cocteau
Namaste means that whatever is precious and beautiful in me honors whatever is precious and beautiful in you. - Debasish Mridha
The Muse honors the working stiff. - Steven Pressfield
The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever. - Plutarch
IMPOSTOR n. A rival aspirant to public honors. - Ambrose Bierce
Every day, live in a way that honors who you are. - A.D. Posey
A man who can own pearls does not bother about shells, and those who aspire to virtue do not trouble themselves over honors. - Francis de Sales
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