Quotations on Honor

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We produce programs that honor God and impact our world.
- Willie Aames
(Keywords: God, Honor, World)

All the perplexities, confusion 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
(Keywords: Nature, Virtue, America, Confusion, Constitution, Credit, Honor, Ignorance, Want)

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
(Keywords: Comfort, Day, Honor, May, Old, Years)

It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science.
- Peter Agre
(Keywords: Science, Honor, Remarkable, Usefulness)

Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
- Akhenaton
(Keywords: Soul, First, Honor, Separation)

You have had indeed a fair trial. It is a shocking thing when a judge of your high office is shown to have betrayed the truth and his honor, and I sentence you to the penitentiary.
- Florence E. Allen
(Keywords: Truth, Honor, Office)

Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Allen
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- James Lane Allen
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

'm thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Being, Day, Honor, News, Tradition)

One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue.
- Mary Antin
(Keywords: Love, Health, Positive, Honor, Police, Prayer)

Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Truth, Friends, Honor, Piety)

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Quality, Courage, Honor, Mind, Will, World)

For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Love, Truth, First, Friends, Honor, Piety)

I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama.
- Adam Arkin
(Keywords: Love, Work, Drama, Honor, Variety, Want)

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.
- Mary Kay Ash
(Keywords: Work, People, Honor, Royalty, Will)

It is an honor to be awarded with such a high rating from an organization as well respected as the NAACP. I am pleased that the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation, has recognized my voting record.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Civil rights, Honor, Nation, Voting)

It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country 16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket. A lot has happened since then.
- Antonio Banderas
(Keywords: Money, Country, Honor, Privilege, Years)

To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.
- Dennis Banks
(Keywords: Family, Honor, Respect)

I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Disgust, Honor, Man)

I have no desire to be president of the United States. Zero desire. I don't think that I would be electable. And there are far too many people that are far smarter than me to be president. I'd like to find one with some honor and integrity. I haven't seen them yet, but they'll show up.
- Glenn Beck
(Keywords: People, Desire, Honor, Integrity, President, states, United)

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Keywords: Nature, Money, Knowledge, Honor, Worth)

Space exploration and experimentation are critically valuable to our nation. I know of no better way to honor those seven who sacrificed their lives than to recommit ourselves to defend and enhance America's important strategies in space.
- Rob Bishop
(Keywords: America, Exploration, Honor, Nation, Space)

There's got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you're dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn't do.
- William Bolcom
(Keywords: Honor, Play, Will)

At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family.
- Jack Bowman
(Keywords: Family, Honor, Kentucky, Land, Living, Property)

I responded to the request because during these times when we are asking so much of our men and women in the armed services it is especially important that we properly honor those who died in the service of their country.
- Robert A. Brady
(Keywords: Men, Women, Country, Honor, Service)

Honor your commitments with integrity.
- Les Brown
(Keywords: Honor, Integrity)

Unfortunately, in today's world we have to be reminded that the power of an oath derives from the fact that in it we ask God to bear witness to the promises we make with the implicit expectation that He will hold us accountable for the manner in which we honor them.
- James L. Buckley
(Keywords: Power, God, Expectation, Fact, Honor, Promises, Today, Will, World)

We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions.
- Martin Van Buren
(Keywords: Peace, Country, Rights, Honor, Nations)

Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing the part of the suffering hero.
- David D. Burns
(Keywords: Honor, Suffering)

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Leadership, Time, Character, Country, Duty, Honor, Listening)

For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service.
- Steve Buyer
(Keywords: Men, Women, Life, Sacrifice, Commitment, Honor, Service)

I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
- Julius Caesar
(Keywords: Death, Love, Fear, Honor, Name)

From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us.
- George Carey
(Keywords: Life, Love, God, People, Christian, Honor, Justice, Vulnerability, Want, World)

Show me the person you honor, for I know better by that the kind of person you are. For you show me what your idea of humanity is.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Idea, Honor, Humanity)

Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Honor, Man, Will)

After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America.
- Russ Carnahan
(Keywords: Design, Vision, America, Competition, Depression, Honor, President, Public)

All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
- Andrew Carnegie
(Keywords: Honor, Self, Wounds)

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
- Jimmy Carter
(Keywords: Love, Peace, Nature, Children, Earth, Gifts, Honor, Will)

As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace.
- Rene Cassin
(Keywords: Peace, War, Hope, First, Honor, May, Succeed, Tribute, Trying, World, World war)

And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: Future, Honor, Past, Reputation, State, University, Will)

These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
- Michael N. Castle
(Keywords: History, Patriotism, Character, Country, Heroes, Honor, Nation, Terror)

Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Keywords: Life, Honor, Liberty, Man)

The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry.
- Ralph Chaplin
(Keywords: Men, Class, First, Honor, Labor, Respect, Solidarity)

Music is my life, professionally, for nearly 60 years. To be recognized by the academy is still the highest honor.
- Ray Charles
(Keywords: Music, Life, Honor, Years)

Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Truth, Conscience, Honor, Nothing, World)

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Hope, Duty, Freedom, Honor, Justice, Mercy)

Honor is the reward of virtue.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Keywords: Virtue, Honor, Reward)

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God: his Spirit will say in your hearts, Well done, good and faithful servants.
- Adam Clarke
(Keywords: Honor, Spirit, Will)

There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness.
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Keywords: People, Greatness, Calamity, Honor, Injustice, Loss, Nation, Safety, Self, Wrong)

A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
- Grover Cleveland
(Keywords: American, Dignity, Fact, Honor, Labor, Lies, Sentiment)



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