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A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
Walter Lippmann
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Alexander Pope
Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would gladly yield every honor which has been accorded me in war
Douglas MacArthur
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Aristotle
For neither birth, nor wealth, nor honors, can awaken in the minds of men the principles which should guide those who from their youth aspire to an honorable and excellent life, as Love awakens them
Plato
He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
Walter Lippmann
Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor lies
Alexander Pope
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Arthur Schopenhauer
Honor is but an empty bubble.
John Dryden
Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
Henry Louis Mencken
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
Charles Caleb Colton
Honorable, adj.: Afflicted with an impediment in one's reach. In legislative bodies, it is customary to mention all members as honorable; as, "the honorable gentleman is a scurvy cur."
Ambrose Bierce
Let us honor if we can the vertical man, though we value none but the horizontal one
W. H. Auden
Mine honor is my life; both grow in one; Take honor from me, and my life is done.
William Shakespeare
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong
Thomas Jefferson
Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.
Seneca
Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honor bright
William Shakespeare
The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.
Socrates
The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor
George Bernard Shaw
The post of honour is a private station.
Joseph Addison
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