Honor Quotes

Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold

An honor is not diminished for being shared.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

Be not ashamed of thy virtues; honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.

Ben Johnson

Honor is like an island, rugged and without shores; once we have left it, we can never return.

Nicolas Boileau

Better to die ten thousand deaths, Than wound my honour.

Joseph Addison

Don't look for more honor than your learning merits.

Jewish Proverb

The post of honour is a private station.

Joseph Addison

Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current

Laurence Sterne

Neither I nor anyone else knows what a standard is. We all recognize a dishonorable act, but have no idea what honor is.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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.

Joseph Addison

Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Marriage: love, honor, and negotiate.

Joe Moore

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.

Mark Twain

Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.

Sophocles

Honor is but an empty bubble.

John Dryden

Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.

Herbert Hoover

Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.

Charles Caleb Colton

Honor is but an itch in youthful blood of doing acts extravagantly good

Samuel Howard

Let us honor if we can the vertical man, though we value none but the horizontal one

W. H. Auden

The sentiment of national honor is never more than half extinguished in the French. It takes only a spark to re-kindle it.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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.

John Bright

Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.

Lois McMaster Bujold

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.

Albert Barnes

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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