Honor Quotes

Best selected honor quotes by some famous people of their times for you. These quotes about honor will motivate and inspire you and will make you much wiser about the subject.


I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace. Pierre Corneille
A hundred years cannot repair a moment's loss of honor. Proverb
A Code of Honor-never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive. Bruce J Freidmen
Let my honor be without stain. Motto
Better not be at all than not be noble. Lord Alfred Tennyson
Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
The post of honor is a private station. Joseph Addison
A fisherman may measure his catch by the size, but when is a man big enough to keep? Anonymous
There is no question what the roll of honor in America is. The roll of honor consists of the names of men who have squared their conduct by ideals of duty. Woodrow T. Wilson
I love the name of honor, more than I fear death. Julius Caesar
When a virtuous man is raised, it brings gladness to his friends, grief to his enemies, and glory to his posterity. Ben Johnson
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted. Andrew Carnegie
Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return. Nicholas Boileau
Ease and honor are seldom bedfellows. Proverb
Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor. Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
One may survive distress, but not disgrace. Scottish Proverb
The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation. Abraham Lincoln
Honor lies in honest toil. Grover Cleveland
Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences. Midori Koto
Honor is the reward of virtue. Marcus T. Cicero
For one who has been honored, dishonor is worse than death. Bhagavad Gita
Without money honor is merely a disease. Jean Racine
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them. Mark Twain
As to honor -- you know -- it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs. Joseph Conrad
A person dishonored is worst than dead. Miguel De Cervantes
Death rather than disgrace. Motto
A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country. Bible
Honor is simply the morality of superior men. H. L. Mencken
The higher the culture the more honorable the work. Roucher
The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding. Francis Bacon
The nation's honor is dearer than the nation's comfort; yes, than the nation's life itself. Woodrow T. Wilson
It wasn't the reward that mattered or the recognition you might harvest. It was your depth of commitment, your quality of service, the product of your devotion -- these were the things that counted in a life. When you gave purely, the honor came in the giving, and that was honor enough. Scott O'Grady
Because there is very little honor left in American life, there is a certain built-in tendency to destroy masculinity in American men. Norman Mailer
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. James Allen
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food. Charles Caleb Colton
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil. John Dryden
No one ever lost his honor, except he who had it not. Publilius Syrus
It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too. Alexis De Tocqueville
He who has lost honor can lose nothing more. Publilius Syrus
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. Akhenaton
Act well your part; there all honor lies. Alexander Pope
Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others. Pliny The Elder
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. Ralph Waldo Emerson
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. Calvin Coolidge
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 Mandeville
Why should honor outlive honestly? William Shakespeare
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor. Joseph Addison
It was just him and me. He fought with honor. If it weren't for his honor, he and the others would have beaten me together. They might have killed me, then. His sense of honor saved my life. I didn't fight with honor... I fought to win. Orson Scott Card
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost. Arthur Schopenhauer
Since an intelligence common to us all makes things known to us and formulates them in our minds, honorable actions are ascribed by us to virtue, and dishonorable actions to vice; and only a madman would conclude that these judgments are matters of opinion, and not fixed by nature. Marcus T. Cicero
To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin. David Hare

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