Honor quotes

  • Let us honor the Holy Ghost.
    -- A. B. Simpson

    #Honor #Spirit #Ghost

  • We always knew how to honor fallen soldiers. They were killed for our sake, they went out on our mission. But how are we to mourn a random man killed in a terrorist attack while sitting in a cafe? How do you mourn a housewife who got on a bus and never returned?
    -- A. B. Yehoshua

    #Men #Soldier #Honor

  • If there is any honor in all the world that I should like, it would be to be an honorary Jewish citizen.
    -- A. L. Rowse

    #Honor #Would Be #Citizens

  • It should have great meaning that of all the titles of respect and honor and admiration that could be given him, that God himself, he who is the highest of all, chose to be addressed simply as “Father.”
    -- A. Theodore Tuttle

    #Father #Honor #Titles

  • Wouldn't you want to be indicted by the govenment for a high crime? It's a great thrill. It's an honor. It's a compliment. It's fun. I'm enjoying every minute of it!
    -- Abbie Hoffman

    #Fun #Honor #Want

  • So when I had to make a decision whether I would like to do honors degree course in Islamic studies and Malay studies too, so I thought Islamic studies would be good.
    -- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

    #Islamic #Decision #Honor

  • In the film business, it's basically honor among thieves.
    -- Abel Ferrara

    #Honor #Thieves #Film

  • Honor is better than honors.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Integrity #Honor

  • The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Light #Honor #Generations

  • Fellow-citizens, we cannot escape history. We of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass, will light us down, in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #War #Light #Honor

  • A nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Hero #Long #Honor

  • 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

    #Heart #Faithful #Honor

  • As preachers of the gospel of Jesus, do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself, nor gave to his disciples.
    -- Adam Clarke

    #Jesus #Honor #Resurrection

  • Gene Autry was a pioneering star in the early days of music, radio, film, television and rodeo performances. I am proud to posthumously honor such an inspiring role model
    -- Adam Schiff

    #Stars #Role Models #Honor

  • Honor modesty more than your life.
    -- Aeschylus

    #Honor #Modesty

  • We wish that all countries around the world honor our wishes and our Jihad, and we avoid interfering in their business.
    -- Ahmed Yassin

    #Country #Business #Honor

  • Love, honor, and negotiate.
    -- Alan Loy McGinnis

    #Funny Relationship #Honor

  • I had the honor of speaking with Asimov. The album ended up being something not directly related to Asimov, but related instead to the concept of the power of robotics.
    -- Alan Parsons

    #Honor #Albums

  • Men like us are good and proud and strong...if we had a faith, a God, nothing could undermine us. But we had nothing, we had to learn everything, and living for honor alone has its weaknesses...
    -- Albert Camus

    #Strong #Men #Honor

  • If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.
    -- Albert Schweitzer

    #Life #Men #Honor

  • The institution of delegated power implies that there is a portion of virtue and honor among mankind which may be a reasonable foundation of confidence.
    -- Alexander Hamilton

    #Honor #Liberty #Foundation

  • Homer excels all the inventors of other arts in this: that he has swallowed up the honor of those who succeeded him.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Art #Honor #Inventor

  • Fondly we think we honor merit then, when we but praise ourselves in other men.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Men #Thinking #Honor

  • Surely until all of us own and honor one another's dead, until we have admitted to our murders and forgiven one another and ourselves for what we have done, there can be no truce, no dignity and no peace.
    -- Alexandra Fuller

    #Honor #Done #Dignity

  • There's no honor in soccer
    -- Alexi Lalas

    #Soccer #Honor

  • Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security...
    -- Alfred Adler

    #Honor #Politics #Way

  • Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God.
    -- Alfred Hershey

    #Justice #Honor #Thank God

  • There are so many highly esteemed ones who became miserable and humiliated just because of their bad temper and morals; and humble people who have attained eminence and the highest honors because of good temper and morals.
    -- Ali ibn Abi Talib

    #Humble #People #Honor

  • The honor of about 30 million votes remains with the Iranian nation and no enemy scheme would take away this dignity and honor from the Iranian nation.
    -- Ali Khamenei

    #Enemy #Honor #Dignity

  • Purity is an illusion. The idea of purity has been used as an excuse for calamities like honor killings, bride burnings, child molestation. Purification is genocide.
    -- Alice Glass

    #Children #Ideas #Honor

  • These things, she felt, were not to be passed around like disingenuous party favors. She kept an honor code with her journals and her poems. 'Inside, inside,' she would whisper quietly to herself when she felt the urge to tell...
    -- Alice Sebold

    #Party #Honor #Favors

  • I want a different system entirely. One not seen on this earth for thousands of years. If ever. Democratic Womanism. Notice how this word has "man" right in the middle of it? That's one reason I like it. He is right there, front and center. But he is surrounded. I want to vote and work for a way of life that honors the feminine.
    -- Alice Walker

    #Men #Years #Honor

  • 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

    #Food #Clothes #Honor

  • At twelve I was determined to shoot only For honor; at twenty not to shoot at all; I know at thirty-three that one must shoot As often as one gets the rare chance - In killing there is more than commentary.
    -- Allen Tate

    #Honor #Twenties #Twelve

  • Learn her skills, honor her sword, and keep her secrets.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Skills #Secret #Honor

  • There's really no honor in proving that you can carry the entire load on your own shoulders. Andit's lonely.
    -- Amanda Palmer

    #Lonely #Honor #Shoulders

  • Feast, n. A festival. A religious celebration usually signalized by gluttony and drunkenness, frequently in honor of some holy person distinguished for abstemiousness.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Religious #Perspective #Honor

  • YOUTH, n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following and seven cities compete for the honor of endowing a living Homer.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Life #Cities #Honor

  • OVATION, n. n ancient Rome, a definite, formal pageant in honor of one who had been disserviceable to the enemies of the nation. A lesser "triumph."
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Rome #Enemy #Honor

  • True, more than a half of the green graves in the Grafton cemetery are marked "Unknown," and sometimes it occurs that one thinks of the contradiction involved in "honoring the memory" of him of whom no memory remains to honor; but the attempt seems to do no great harm to the living, even to the logical.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Memories #Thinking #Honor

  • All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
    -- Andrew Carnegie

    #Self #Honor #Wounds

  • I wish I could undo what I did at Enron but I can't. I understand that I deserve punishment. Your honor, I accept the prison sentence that you are about to impose and will serve it without bitterness.
    -- Andrew Fastow

    #Punishment #Honor #Wish

  • Honor the miraculousness of the ordinary.
    -- Andrew Motion

    #Honor #Ordinary

  • I'm also a huge cinephile, and I have witnessed that to honor the book literally word-for-word never makes a good movie.
    -- Andrew Stanton

    #Book #Good Movie #Honor

  • I'm not running from any particular problems, I just want to take some time and figure out in my life where I can keep doing what I'm doing but in a way that I can also honor what I want to do for myself.
    -- Andy Stern

    #Running #Honor #Want

  • I still believe in the old fashioned ways of showing a woman Respect and Honor!!
    -- Angela Merkel

    #Women #Believe #Honor

  • I have to say I'm all for public flogging. One type of criminal that a public humiliation might work particularly well with are the juvenile delinquents, a lot of whom consider it a badge of honor to be sent to juvenile detention. And it might not be such a cool thing in the 'hood to be flogged publicly.
    -- Ann Coulter

    #Honor #Criminals #Might

  • Your naked body deserves the honor of being shared only with someone who is covenanted to never stop loving your naked soul.
    -- Ann Voskamp

    #Loving You #Soul #Honor

  • Young gentlemen, who are to display their knowledge to the world, should have every motive of emulation, should be formed into regular classes, should read and dispute together, should have all the honors, and, if one may say so, the pomp of learning set before them, to call up their ardor. It is their business, and they should apply to it as such.
    -- Anna Letitia Barbauld

    #Class #Gentleman #Honor

  • When honor and the Law no longer stand on the same side of the line, how do we choose[?]
    -- Anne Bishop

    #Law #Honor #Lines

  • Are you hero enough to unite yourself to one whom you know to be suspected and despised by all around you, and identify your interests and your honor with hers?
    -- Anne Bronte

    #Hero #Honor #Enough

  • To love ourselves is to act respectfully toward ourselves, to enjoy our own company when in solitude, to honor our limits and speak our truths.
    -- Anodea Judith

    #Solitude #Honor #Limits

  • The great thing about our system of democracy is when they call you for jury duty, you have to come... It's an honor and a privilege. I was called and I've got to be here.
    -- Antonio Villaraigosa

    #Honor #Democracy #Privilege

  • There is honor in being a dog.
    -- Aristotle

    #Dog #Honor

  • He who has conferred a benefit on anyone from motives of love or honor will feel pain, if he sees that the benefit is received without gratitude.
    -- Aristotle

    #Gratitude #Pain #Honor

  • In the arena of human life the honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.
    -- Aristotle

    #Fall #Character #Honor

  • Youth loves honor and victory more than money.
    -- Aristotle

    #Honor #Victory #Youth

  • Without virtue it is difficult to bear gracefully the honors of fortune.
    -- Aristotle

    #Honor #Bears #Virtue

  • One can aim at honor both as one ought, and more than one ought, and less than one ought. He whose craving for honor is excessive is said to be ambitious, and he who is deficient in this respect unambitious; while he who observes the mean has no peculiar name.
    -- Aristotle

    #Mean #Names #Honor

  • If I might be the means of saving one soul I should prefer it to all the riches and honor in the world
    -- Asahel Nettleton

    #Mean #Soul #Honor

  • I wish I could view the belly that oozes over the top of my pants as a badge of maternal honor. I do try. I make sure that the women whose looks I admire all have sufficient fat reserves to survive a famine, and I make a lot of snide comments about the skeletal likes of Lara Flynn Boyle and Paris Hilton.
    -- Ayelet Waldman

    #Views #Paris #Honor

  • Honor is self-esteem made visible in action.
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Self Esteem #Honor #Action

  • I am an innovator. This is a term of distinction, a term of honor, rather than something to hide or apologize for. Anyone who has new or valuable ideas to offer stands outside the intellectual status quo. But the status quo is not a stream, let alone a 'mainstream'. It is a stagnant swamp. It is the innovators who carry mankind forward.
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Ideas #Intellectual #Honor

  • But we must not, if we are loyal, disperse our energies in a partisan warfare that is waged without regard to its consequences to the well being, security, or honor of the country.
    -- Bainbridge Colby

    #Country #Honor #Energy

  • We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend. And we honor those ideals by upholding them not when it's easy, but when it is hard.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Fighting #Honor #Compromise

  • Our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes and I see many of them in the audience here today.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Stupid #Hero #Honor

  • We honor those who walked so we could run. We must run so our children soar. And we will not grow weary.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Running #Children #Honor

  • The Earth is alive and contains the knowledge you seek. It is your consciousness that determines what it reveals. How to access this knowledge? And where are the keys to open it and make it yours? The Earth speaks. Love her, honor and respect her and she will reveal her secrets.
    -- Barbara Marciniak

    #Keys #Secret #Honor

  • Just like my father, I've always loved education. In school I was a member of the honor society.
    -- Barbra Streisand

    #Father #School #Honor

  • As virtue is necessary in a republic, and honor in a monarchy, fear is what is required in a despotism. As for virtue, it is not at all necessary, and honor would be dangerous there.
    -- Baron de Montesquieu

    #Political #Honor #Would Be

  • It is sure that those are most desirous of honour or glory who cry out loudest of its abuse and the vanity of the world.
    -- Baruch Spinoza

    #Vanity #Abuse #Honor

  • I've learned there's nothing wrong with being a little fussy. I used to pride myself on being low-maintenance - I wore it like a badge of honor.
    -- Becki Newton

    #Pride #Honor #Maintenance

  • The honors Hollywood has for the writer are as dubious as tissue-paper cuff links.
    -- Ben Hecht

    #Honor #Dubious #Hollywood

  • Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
    -- Ben Jonson

    #Hate #Men #Honor

  • I am now past the craggy paths of study, and come to the flowery plains of honor and reputation.
    -- Ben Jonson

    #Education #Past #Honor

  • I do honor the very flea of his dog.
    -- Ben Jonson

    #Dog #Hero #Honor

  • Live with honor and follow your conscience.
    -- Benigno Aquino, Jr.

    #Honor #Conscience

  • Not honesty alone, but the punctilio of an honor the most sensitive, is then the standard of behavior.
    -- Benjamin Cardozo

    #Honesty #Honor #Sensitive

  • Necessity never made a good bargain.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Inspirational #4th Of July #Honor

  • The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.
    -- Bernard de Mandeville

    #Opposites #Honor #Religion

  • We need to build a beautiful granite and bronze monument in our nation's capital to honor American heroes, unsung American heroes. And those unsung American heroes are the rich.
    -- Bernard Goldberg

    #Beautiful #Hero #Honor

  • The law often permits what honor prohibits.
    -- Bernard-Joseph Saurin

    #Law #Honor #Permit

  • Nature is not the number-one mystery, I’ve learned. It’s the heart that takes top honors.
    -- Beth Kephart

    #Heart #Numbers #Honor

  • Christ honors our submission even when our only motivation is obedience.
    -- Beth Moore

    #Motivation #Honor #Christ

  • If you really have integrity, there are very few people who can insult you, or honor you.
    -- Bill Russell

    #Integrity #People #Honor

  • The Beatles did treat me as a member of the group. And that was a great honor, you know?
    -- Billy Preston

    #Honor #Groups #Treats

  • Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime.
    -- Bob Ehrlich

    #Aggravation #Honor #Lifetime

  • We'll never honor Christ if we forget how to honor each other.
    -- Bob Goff

    #Honor #Forget #Christ

  • The game honors toughness
    -- Brad Stevens

    #Basketball #Games #Honor

  • It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind.
    -- Branch Rickey

    #Character #Honor #Heritage

  • The music business can be very cold. And it doesn't honor its elders.
    -- Brenda Lee

    #Honor #Cold #Music Business

  • Internet Explorer, your honor, is the fruit of Microsoft's statutory violations and it should be denied them.
    -- Brendan Sullivan

    #Honor #Microsoft #Fruit

  • On the last day, Jesus will look us over not for medals, diplomas, or honors, but for scars.
    -- Brennan Manning

    #Jesus #Honor #Looks

  • Honor thy error as a hidden intention.
    -- Brian Eno

    #Errors #Honor #Intention

  • Any weapon is a good weapon as long as ye can use it with honor and skill.
    -- Brian Jacques

    #Skills #Long #Honor

  • Even in your smallest gestures, you express your sense of honor, if you have one.
    -- Brian Morton

    #Honor #Gestures #Smallest

  • The appropriate place to really render honors, and to acknowledge the sacrifice that somebody has made is at the gravesite. And it's at the gravesite because that's where friends and family can be. That's where members of the military unit can gather.
    -- Brian Whitman

    #Military #Sacrifice #Honor

  • This doctrine of baptism for the dead is a great doctrine, one of the most glorious doctrines that was ever revealed to the human family; and there are light, power, glory, honor and immortality in it.
    -- Brigham Young

    #Light #Baptism #Honor

  • To give Tinker Bell a voice for the first time in history is such an honor.
    -- Brittany Murphy

    #Voice #Giving #Honor

  • I honor Earth First for having the guts to do the things they do. It's not for me, but I understand why they do what they do. And, ultimately, we all help each other.
    -- Brock Adams

    #Honor #Earth #Firsts