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Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.

Tags: Die, Ten  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

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.

Tags: Remarkable, Science  ✍ Author: Peter Agre

Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.

Tags: Friends, Truth  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you.

Tags: Treat, Work  ✍ Author: Mary Kay Ash

To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground.

Tags: Forever, Turn  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.

Tags: Death, Stranger  ✍ Author: Khalil Gibran

The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.

Tags: Great, Greatest  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.

Tags: Far, Life  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.

Tags: Sin, Soul  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

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.

Tags: Nation, Voting  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.

Tags: Commerce, Prevails  ✍ Author: Walter Bagehot

When I was first elected I was puzzled why they were holding events in my honor as a mere freshman. I asked myself, why is a federal entity so involved in political activity?

Tags: Political, Why  ✍ Author: Brian Baird

It was dripping and, you know, and there was a whole line of cameras and microphones. I felt like - you remember the honor guards, only it was a dishonor guard.

Tags: Remember, Whole  ✍ Author: Jim Bakker

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.

Tags: Country, Money  ✍ Author: Antonio Banderas

I take things like honor and loyalty seriously. It's more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have.

Tags: Loyalty, Seriously  ✍ Author: Lloyd Banks

Honor your commitments with integrity.

Tags: Integrity  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

It's an honor for me to have the opportunity to work with Emilio Estefan.

Tags: Work  ✍ Author: Jencarlos Canela

When I did Comic Relief, I did it to be on the show; it's a badge of honor as a comedian to do that show.

Tags: Relief, Show  ✍ Author: Drew Carey

Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.

Tags: Show  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

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.

Tags: Humanity, Show  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.

Tags: Ability, Amount  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

Ability without honor is useless.

Tags: Ability, Useless  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

Honor is the reward of virtue.

Tags: Reward, Virtue  ✍ Author: Winston Churchill

No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.

Tags: Gave, Reward  ✍ Author: Calvin Coolidge

It has been an honor and a privilege to have had the chance to come back to Liverpool Football Club as manager.

Tags: Chance, Football  ✍ Author: Kenny Dalglish
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My belief is that I wasn't born into Judaism by accident, and so I needed to find ways to honor that.

Tags: Belief, Born  ✍ Author: Ram Dass

I'm a competitive person.

Tags: Congress, Lifetime  ✍ Author: Bob Ehrlich

Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative.

Tags: Confidence, Mutual  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin.

Tags: Cannot, Great  ✍ Author: Desiderius Erasmus

For me, it's an honor for the military to ask me to go to Iraq, Afghanistan, or GITMO. I'm happy to go.

Tags: Happy, Military  ✍ Author: R. Lee Ermey

Maybe I'm old-school, but I always thought you honor a contract.

Tags: Maybe, Thought  ✍ Author: Brett Favre

In the film business, it's basically honor among thieves.

Tags: Business, Film  ✍ Author: Abel Ferrara

It definitely wasn't like, 'Hey, I'm going to steal that, and nobody's going to know.' The original 'T.R.O.Y.' came out in 1992, and it was like a 20th anniversary kind of thing. All of those intentions were there for it to be resurrecting a classic for a new generation. I tried to honor it.

Tags: Generation, Nobody  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco

It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.

Tags: Age, Middle  ✍ Author: Andre Gide

Edge will be missed. It was an honor to share the ring with him, and compete against him.

Tags: Against, Him  ✍ Author: Charlie Haas

God is concerned with nations, but nations also need to be concerned with God. No nation can have a monopoly on God, but God will bless any nation whose people seek and honor His will as revealed by Christ and declared through the Holy Spirit.

Tags: God, Nation  ✍ Author: John Hagee

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.

Tags: Art, Death  ✍ Author: Ernest Hemingway

When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism.

Tags: Death, Fear  ✍ Author: Robert Green Ingersoll

The Hamas organization is unwilling to honor the obligations that the Palestinian Authority has signed.

Tags: Authority, Unwilling  ✍ Author: Moshe Katsav

If there are going to be people out there making war on other people, don't you think it's a good idea for some of those people to at least follow a code of ethics? Not 'honor' but something you can pin down and be sure of, something with the same rules for everybody.

Tags: Good, War  ✍ Author: Mercedes Lackey

There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat.

Tags: Failure, Success  ✍ Author: Ann Landers

A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice.

Tags: Him, Justice  ✍ Author: Walter Savage Landor

It's an honor to win a Grammy, of course.

Tags: Grammy, Win  ✍ Author: Jonny Lang

The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor.

Tags: Escape, Hard  ✍ Author: T. E. Lawrence

The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.

Tags: Escape, Few  ✍ Author: John Lennon

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.

Tags: Country, Words  ✍ Author: Douglas MacArthur

The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.

Tags: Between, State  ✍ Author: Rose Macaulay

It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.

Tags: Men, Titles  ✍ Author: Niccolo Machiavelli

Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.

Tags: Small, Winning  ✍ Author: Norman Mailer

Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.

Tags: Humility, Patience  ✍ Author: Louis Malle

Honor is simply the morality of superior men.

Tags: Men, Simply  ✍ Author: H. L. Mencken

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.

Tags: Between, Moral  ✍ Author: H. L. Mencken

Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience.

Tags: Lose, Rather  ✍ Author: Michel de Montaigne

Well, when I was a kid, if my father was witnessing something that he thought was particularly outrageous or he was looking at some sort of a question that he thought lacked proper definition, he would say, Well, at least Jesse James had the honor to wear a mask.

Tags: Father, Thought  ✍ Author: Richard Neal

The Grammy is the highest honor in music that we can receive, outside of having fans come and watch you every night and clap.

Tags: Music, Night  ✍ Author: Jennifer Nettles

To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.

Tags: Higher, Science  ✍ Author: Isaac Newton

We not only have a legal obligation to honor our commitments, we have a moral obligation to provide the coverage we promised to provide to these people.

Tags: Legal, Moral  ✍ Author: Bob Ney

I think it is a huge honor to get to go play for the troops who have been working their tails off for several years, some with several tours under their belt.

Tags: Off, Working  ✍ Author: Joe Nichols

It's important to show solidarity for a child, no matter what. It's important for a child to be raised in a situation where she sees love, solidarity, commitment and honor.

Tags: Love, Matter  ✍ Author: Joe Nichols

The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.

Tags: Greatest, History  ✍ Author: Richard M. Nixon

I cannot turn down this incredible honor twice.

Tags: Cannot, Turn  ✍ Author: Ozzy Osbourne

Honor is like a match, you can only use it once.

Tags: Match, Once  ✍ Author: Marcel Pagnol

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.

Tags: Power, Speaking  ✍ Author: Alan Parsons

In view of the meaning given to this honor in the community to which I belong, I should abstain from the undeserved prize that has been awarded to me. Do not meet my voluntary refusal with ill will.

Tags: Community, Meaning  ✍ Author: Boris Pasternak

Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.

Tags: Good, Success  ✍ Author: Joe Paterno

There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.

Tags: Men, Wisdom  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies.

Tags: Act, Lies  ✍ Author: Alexander Pope

Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.

Tags: Men, Ourselves  ✍ Author: Alexander Pope

Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation; and honor the reward of action.

Tags: Life, Soul  ✍ Author: Francis Quarles

A prophet is not without honor except in his own country among his own people.

Tags: Country, Except  ✍ Author: Queen Rania of Jordan

Without money honor is merely a disease.

Tags: Disease, Money  ✍ Author: Jean Racine

Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.

Tags: Dead, Living  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

But Bill Clinton had the good taste to lie about his sexual peccadillos. He had the honor and the decency to want to cover it up.

Tags: Good, Lie  ✍ Author: Lynn Samuels

Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.

Tags: Lost, Won  ✍ Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

Honor means that a man is not exceptional; fame, that he is. Fame is something which must be won; honor, only something which must not be lost.

Tags: Lost, Means  ✍ Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

The real minister's name that we honor is Jesus, not Schuller.

Tags: Jesus, Real  ✍ Author: Robert H. Schuller

I was in every club and extra-curricular activity at high school, and I was in the National Honor Society.

Tags: School, Society  ✍ Author: Joni Eareckson Tada

This idea that you can't be an honest man and a Washington politician is a myth, a crock made up by sellouts and careerist hacks who don't stand for anything and are impatient with people who do. It's possible to do this job with honor and dignity.

Tags: Honest, Job  ✍ Author: Matt Taibbi

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.

Tags: Chance, Often  ✍ Author: Allen Tate

Let's use the opportunities before us to stand for Christ. If we will do, God himself will honor our efforts and America can be restored.

Tags: America, God  ✍ Author: Lee Terry

A woman of honor should never suspect another of things she would not do herself.

Tags: Another, Woman  ✍ Author: Marguerite de Valois

I can't tell you what an honor it is, to even be mentioned in the same breath with Arthur Ashe. This is something I certainly will treasure forever.

Tags: Forever, Tell  ✍ Author: Jim Valvano

What I am doing; how I am being as I am doing it; and does it bring honor to my community? What is the lesson in what I am doing? And most importantly, am I having fun?

Tags: Community, Fun  ✍ Author: Iyanla Vanzant

You have to defend your honor. And your family.

Tags: Defend, Family  ✍ Author: Suzanne Vega

Who sows virtue reaps honor.

Tags: Virtue  ✍ Author: Leonardo da Vinci

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

Tags: Business, Wish  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

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?

Tags: Soldiers, While  ✍ Author: William Butler Yeats

Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it.

Tags: Knowledge, Men  ✍ Author: Todor Zhivkov

The coming of honor or disgrace must be a reflection of one's inner power.

Tags: Power, Reflection  ✍ Author: Oleksandr Zhuravliov

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.

Tags: Put, Soul  ✍ Author: Malin Akerman

Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.

Tags: Alone, Life  ✍ Author: Malin Akerman

To be the highest-paid running back ever is quite an honor.

Tags: Quite, Running  ✍ Author: Shaun Alexander

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.

Tags: Judge, Truth  ✍ Author: Florence Ellinwood Allen

When I won the Tony, I blacked out. I don't remember anything. I had bullet points jotted down, but I forgot to read half of them. My hands were shaking. It was an insane honor to be recognized in that way.

Tags: Read, Remember  ✍ Author: Alexis Arguello

People still question my sobriety, my commitment to the program, and that hurts. I take things day by day, and sometimes I take them minute by minute, but I honor my commitment to stay sober.

Tags: Hurts, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Tom Arnold

To be a Dumont actor was considered to be a great honor for an actor, yet it also had its disadvantages.

Tags: Actor, Great  ✍ Author: Leon Askin

I don't take a second for granted of the honor of representing country music.

Tags: Country, Music  ✍ Author: Rodney Atkins

I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.

Tags: Hands, Understand  ✍ Author: Charles Baudelaire

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.

Tags: Far, Integrity  ✍ Author: Glenn Beck

I have always found it an honor that people have wanted to buy my shirt and an honor that fans turn up to watch the team I am playing in. I have always found that a huge honor.

Tags: Team, Wanted  ✍ Author: David Beckham

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