You cannot believe in honor until you have achieved it. Better keep yourself clean and bright: you are the window through which you must see the world.
Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
I bend my head in front of morally ethical, merited and honorable people.
The sense of honour is of so fine and delicate a nature, that it is only to be met with in minds which are naturally noble, or in such as have been cultivated by good examples, or a refined education.
Will you do me the honor of paradoxically reinscribing and destabilizing hegemonic discourse with me?
Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.
Blessings are for the man who humbles himself before God, whose sources of income are honest, whose inten- tions are always honorable, whose character is noble, whose habits are sober, who gives away in the cause and in the Name of God, the wealth which is lying surplus with him, who controls his tongue from vicious and useless talk, who abstains from oppression, who faithfully follows the traditions of the Holy Prophet and who keeps himself away from innovation in religion.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
The post of honour is a private station.
The law of honor: Go along only on the paths of honor. Fight, and never be a coward. Leave the path of infamy to others. Better to fall in an honorable fight than win by infamy.
Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.
The right honorable gentleman is the first of the new party who has retired into his political cave of Adullam and he has called about him everyone that was in distress and everyone that was discontented.
Honor does not have to be defended.
Honor is but an empty bubble.
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.
When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.
Be not ashamed of thy virtues; honor’s a good brooch to wear in a man’s hat at all times.
Honour is but an itch in youthful blood Of doing acts extravagantly good.
Yes, it is a truth that for a good man, honored, beloved, useful, with all around him that God ever gives to His children here; nay, with all that God could give him of earth, it would be ” gain ” to die. Heaven is a better, a happier, a more desirable world than this is or can be.
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
And with her brain she should make the honor roll.
Neither I nor anyone else knows what a standard is. We all recognize a dishonorable act, but have no idea what honor is.
Honor is like an island, rugged and without shores; once we have left it, we can never return.
Great honours are great burdens, but on whom They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads. His cares must still be double to his joys, In any dignity.
Better to die ten thousand deaths, Than wound my honour.
Honor is but an itch in youthful blood of doing acts extravagantly good
The winning of honor, is but the revealing of a man’s virtue and worth, without disadvantage.
Let us honor if we can the vertical man, though we value none but the horizontal one
I swear to God, I will see [the Palestinian state], whether as a martyr or alive. Please, God, give me the honor of becoming a martyr in the fight for Jerusalem.
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.
The sentiment of national honor is never more than half extinguished in the French. It takes only a spark to re-kindle it.
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
Whoever appeals to the law against his fellow man is either a fool or a coward. Whoever can not take care of themself without that law is both. For a wounded man shall say to his assailant, “If I live, I will kill you. If I die, you are forgiven.” Such is the rule of honor.
Peace ought to be the result of a system well considered, founded on the true interests of the different countries, honorable to each, and ought not to be either a capitulation or the result of a threat.
Don’t look for more honor than your learning merits.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.
Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.
Death with honor is better than a life of degradation.