Quotes and Sayings about Honor



"All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation."
- John Adams
(Related: Nature, Virtue, America, Confusion, Constitution, Credit, Honor, Ignorance, Want)

"He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Comfort, Day, Honor, May, Old, Years)

"Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Honor)

"Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable."
- Mortimer Adler
(Related: Men, Pleasure, Value)

"It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Men, Friend, Character, Envy, Honor)

"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."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Science, Honor, Remarkable, Usefulness)

"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
(Related: Life, Action, Boldness, Honor)

"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."
- Akhenaton
(Related: Soul, First, Honor, Separation)

"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."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Truth, Honor, Office)

"Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor."
- James Allen
(Related: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

"Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor."
- James Lane Allen
(Related: Quality, Courage, Honor, Man, Mind, Will, Woman, World)

"'m thrilled to be joining the incredible team at ABC News. Being asked to anchor 'This Week' and the superb tradition started by David Brinkley, is a tremendous and rare honor, and I look forward to discussing the great domestic and international issues of the day."
- Christiane Amanpour
(Related: Being, Day, Honor, News, Tradition)

"Do it no matter what. If you believe in it, it is something very honorable. If somebody around you or your family does not understand it, then that's their problem. But if you do have a passion, an honest passion, just do it."
- Mario Andretti
(Related: Family, Passion)

"The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable, like the death of a sentry at his post."
- Leonid Andreyev
(Related: Death, War, Loss, Post, Reason)

"At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Life, Choice, Surrender)

"One positive command he gave us: You shall love and honor your emperor. In every congregation a prayer must be said for the czar's health, or the chief of police would close the synagogue."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Love, Health, Positive, Honor, Police, Prayer)

"Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends."
- Aristotle
(Related: Truth, Friends, Honor, Piety)

"You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor."
- Aristotle
(Related: Quality, Courage, Honor, Mind, Will, World)

"Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well."
- Aristotle
(Related: Art, Life, Children, Living)

"Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them."
- Aristotle
(Related: Dignity)

"For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first."
- Aristotle
(Related: Love, Truth, First, Friends, Honor, Piety)

"I'm always honored, but I think for every 100 of those that come along, one of them is actually going to happen. And, the fact that this was an offer on a major film that had a start date, was pretty impressive."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Fact, Film, Pretty)

"I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama."
- Adam Arkin
(Related: Love, Work, Drama, Honor, Variety, Want)

"We treat our people like royalty. If you honor and serve the people who work for you, they will honor and serve you."
- Mary Kay Ash
(Related: Work, People, Honor, Royalty, Will)

"To be a Dumont actor was considered to be a great honor for an actor, yet it also had its disadvantages."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Actor, Honor)

"It is a great deal of difference to receive an honorary title or a title in his profession."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Difference, Profession)

"1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Art, Science, Parents, Reason, Titles)

"The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness, and peril of falling?"
- Saint Aurelius Augustine
(Related: World)

"I'll continue to work to ensure that safety and I am honored to have earned the endorsement of the men and women who provide public safety in our city."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Public, Safety)

"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."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Civil rights, Honor, Nation, Voting)

"Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul."
- Johannes Sebastian Bach
(Related: Music, God, Soul, Harmony, Honor)

"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
(Related: Thought, Decision)

"Honor sinks where commerce long prevails."
- Walter Bagehot
(Related: Commerce, Honor)

"Measured by any standard, white or black, Washington must be regarded today as one of the great men of this country: and in the future he will be so honored."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Men, Future, Today, Washington, Will)

"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."
- Jim Bakker
(Related: Honor)

"The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Fact, Passion)

"Society bristles with enigmas which look hard to solve. It is a perfect maze of intrigue."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Society)

"Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Solitude)

"Study lends a kind of enchantment to all our surroundings."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Study)

"Suicide, moreover, was at the time in vogue in Paris: what more suitable key to the mystery of life for a skeptical society?"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Life, Society, Time, Key, Mystery, Suicide)

"The art of motherhood involves much silent, unobtrusive self-denial, an hourly devotion which finds no detail too minute."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Art, Detail, Devotion, Motherhood, Self)

"The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Passion, Woman)

"Political liberty, the peace of a nation, and science itself are gifts for which Fate demands a heavy tax in blood!"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Peace, Science, Fate, Tax, Gifts, Liberty, Nation)

"The habits of life form the soul, and the soul forms the countenance."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Life, Soul, Habits)

"The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Forgiveness, Mother, Heart, Deep, Will)

"The life of a man who deliberately runs through his fortune often becomes a business speculation; his friends, his pleasures, patrons, and acquaintances are his capital."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Business, Life, Fortune, Friends, Man)

"The country is provincial; it becomes ridiculous when it tries to ape Paris."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Country, Paris)

"Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Equality, Heart, Exercise, Play)

"Power is action; the electoral principle is discussion. No political action is possible when discussion is permanently established."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Power, Action)

"The more one judges, the less one loves."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Judges)

"Passion is universal humanity. Without it religion, history, romance and art would be useless."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Art, History, Religion, Romance, Humanity, Passion)

"Our most bitter enemies are our own kith and kin. Kings have no brothers, no sons, no mother!"
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Brothers, Enemies, Kings, Sons)

"One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Marriage, Soul, Immortality)

"Old maids, having never bent their temper or their lives to other lives and other tempers, as woman's destiny requires, have for the most part a mania for making everything about them bend to them."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Destiny, Old, Temper, Woman)

"Nothing so fortifies a friendship as a belief on the part of one friend that he is superior to the other."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Friendship, Belief, Nothing)

"Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Being, Nothing)

"Nobody loves a woman because she is handsome or ugly, stupid or intelligent. We love because we love."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Ugly, Woman)

"No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Man, Woman)

"Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Nature, Society, Animals, Dumb, Fools)

"Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Power)

"To those who have exhausted politics, nothing remains but abstract thought."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Politics, Thought, Nothing)

"For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Intelligence, Fools, Idiots, Passion, Youth)

"When women love us, they forgive us everything, even our crimes; when they do not love us, they give us credit for nothing, not even our virtues."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Women, Credit, Nothing)

"When Religion and Royalty are swept away, the people will attack the great, and after the great, they will fall upon the rich."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Religion, People, Royalty, Will)

"When law becomes despotic, morals are relaxed, and vice versa."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Law, Morals, Vice)

"What is art? Nature concentrated."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Nature, Art)

"What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?"
- Honore De Balzac
"We exaggerate misfortune and happiness alike. We are never as bad off or as happy as we say we are."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Happiness, Misfortune)

"Vocations which we wanted to pursue, but didn't, bleed, like colors, on the whole of our existence."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Colors, Existence)

"Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Soul, Virtue, Nothing, Politeness)

"Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love)

"The man as he converses is the lover; silent, he is the husband."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Husband, Man)

"Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Business, Houses, Ruin)

"The majority of husbands remind me of an orangutan trying to play the violin."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Husbands, Majority, Play, Trying)

"To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Pleasure, Property)

"Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares. Thus I have soared above this world, where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Thought, Enjoyment, Key, Miser, World)

"Those who spend too fast never grow rich."
- Honore De Balzac
"There is something great and terrible about suicide."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Suicide)

"There is no such thing as a great talent without great will power."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Power, Talent, Will)

"There are some women whose pregnancy would make some sly bachelor smile."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Women, Pregnancy, Smile)

"The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Life, Thought, Intuition)

"The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Wisdom, Chivalry)

"The most virtuous women have something within them, something that is never chaste."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Women)

"Modesty is the conscience of the body."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Body, Conscience, Modesty)

"The man whose action habitually bears the stamp of his mind is a genius, but the greatest genius is not always equal to himself, or he would cease to be human."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Genius, Action, Man, Mind)

"True love is eternal, infinite, and always like itself. It is equal and pure, without violent demonstrations: it is seen with white hairs and is always young in the heart."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Heart, Infinite)

"All humanity is passion; without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Art, History, Religion, Humanity, Passion)

"Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Death, Feeling)

"Courtesy is only a thin veneer on the general selfishness."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Courtesy, Selfishness)

"Conscience is our unerring judge until we finally stifle it."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Conscience)

"Clouds symbolize the veils that shroud God."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: God, Clouds)

"Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Beauty, Children, Loss, Woman)

"Men die in despair, while spirits die in ecstasy."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Men, Despair, Ecstasy, Spirits)

"But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment; the one being essentially restricted, like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Positive, Being, Infinite, Poor, Reason, Sentiment)

"I do not regard a broker as a member of the human race."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Race)

"Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: HusbDifference, Lady, Lies, Night)

"Behind every great fortune lies a great crime."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Crime, Fortune, Lies)

"Equality may perhaps be a right, but no power on earth can ever turn it into a fact."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Equality, Power, Earth, Fact, May, Right)

"An unfulfilled vocation drains the color from a man's entire existence."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Existence, Man, Vocation)

"Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Chance)

"A young bride is like a plucked flower; but a guilty wife is like a flower that had been walked over."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Wife)

"A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Man, Open, Sea, Woman)

"A mother's life, you see, is one long succession of dramas, now soft and tender, now terrible. Not an hour but has its joys and fears."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Life, Mother, Now)

"A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Happiness, Mother, Future, Memories, Past)

"A mother who is really a mother is never free."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Mother)

"A man is a poor creature compared to a woman."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Man, Poor, Woman)

"A lover always thinks of his mistress first and himself second; with a husband it runs the other way."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: HusbFirst)

"A husband who submits to his wife's yoke is justly held an object of ridicule. A woman's influence ought to be entirely concealed."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Wife, Husband, Influence, Ridicule, Woman)

"A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Business, Artists, Force)

"A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: HusbFirst, Night, Sleep)

"A flow of words is a sure sign of duplicity."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Words)

"At fifteen, beauty and talent do not exist; there can only be promise of the coming woman."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Beauty, Talent, Promise, Woman)

"Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, May)

"Marriage must incessantly contend with a monster that devours everything: familiarity."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Marriage, Familiarity)

"Many men are deeply moved by the mere semblance of suffering in a woman; they take the look of pain for a sign of constancy or of love."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Men, Constancy, Pain, Suffering, Woman)

"Manners are the hypocrisy of a nation."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Hypocrisy, Manners, Nation)

"Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Bureaucracy)

"Love or hatred must constantly increase between two persons who are always together; every moment fresh reasons are found for loving or hating better."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Hatred)

"Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Excess, Joy, Sorrow)

"Love is the poetry of the senses."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Poetry, Senses)

"Love is a game in which one always cheats."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love)

"Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Heart, Instinct, Nothing, Will)

"Laws are spider webs through which the big flies pass and the little ones get caught."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Flies, Laws)

"It would be curious to know what leads a man to become a stationer rather than a baker, when he is no longer compelled, as among the Egyptians, to succeed to his father's craft."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Father, Man, Succeed)

"It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Calculations, Giants, Man, Race)

"Finance, like time, devours its own children."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Finance, Time, Children)

"Lovers have a way of using this word, nothing, which implies exactly the opposite."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Lovers, Nothing, Word)

"It is only in the act of nursing that a woman realizes her motherhood in visible and tangible fashion; it is a joy of every moment."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Act, Fashion, Joy, Motherhood, Woman)

"First love is a kind of vaccination which saves a man from catching the complaint the second time."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Time, Complaint, First, First love, Man)

"Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, End)

"Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Men, Nature, Ideas, Cure, Human nature, Will)

"If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Life, Direction, Enemies, Spring, World, Youth)

"If we could but paint with the hand what we see with the eye."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Eye)

"In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Pearls, Pleasure)

"It is as absurd to say that a man can't love one woman all the time as it is to say that a violinist needs several violins to play the same piece of music."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Music, Time, Man, Needs, Play, Woman)

"It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day than to say pretty things from time to time."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Time, HusbDay, Pretty, Reason, Witty)

"It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Action)

"Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Love, Wisdom, Spirit)

"Women are tenacious, and all of them should be tenacious of respect; without esteem they cannot exist; esteem is the first demand that they make of love."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: Love, Women, First, Respect)

"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."
- Antonio Banderas
(Related: Money, Country, Honor, Privilege, Years)

"To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides."
- Dennis Banks
(Related: Family, Honor, Respect)

"Storytelling is an ancient and honorable act. An essential role to play in the community or tribe. It's one that I embrace wholeheartedly and have been fortunate enough to be rewarded for."
- Russell Banks
(Related: Act, Community, Play)

"Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it, and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America's storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation."
- Joe Barton
(Related: History, Sacrifice, America, Heroes, Nation, Stars)

"I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Disgust, Honor, Man)

"America is stronger than ever. We will forever remember those we lost on September 11, 2001. In honoring their memory, we will remain true to our commitment to freedom and democracy."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: America, Commitment, Democracy, Freedom, Memory, Will)

"I am excited to rise today to support National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day. This celebration honors the husband and wife business owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Business, Mom, Work, Wife, HusbGrowth, Day, Economy, Job, Support, Today)

"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."
- Glenn Beck
(Related: People, Desire, Honor, Integrity, President, states, United)

"Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Nature, Money, Knowledge, Honor, Worth)

"So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored."
- Paul Begala
(Related: War, American, Fight, First, Service, Troops, Vietnam)

"I'm not recognized very often, and if I am, it's a die-hard Veronica Mars fan. Which is usually flattering and an honor. I really try not to think about it."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Honor)

"I'm not recognized very often, and if I am, it's a die-hard Veronica Mars fan. Which is usually flattering and an honor. I really try not to think about it."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Honor)

"It may be said that modern Europe with teachers who inform it that its realist instincts are beautiful, acts ill and honors what is ill."
- Julien Benda
(Related: Europe, May, Teachers)

"In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Intelligence, Government, Civilization, Office, Republican)

"Space exploration and experimentation are critically valuable to our nation. I know of no better way to honor those seven who sacrificed their lives than to recommit ourselves to defend and enhance America's important strategies in space."
- Rob Bishop
(Related: America, Exploration, Honor, Nation, Space)

"Really, in a way, I took over the male role."
- Honor Blackman
"Female television viewers paid attention to Catherine Gale."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Attention, Television)

"Apart from anything else, I find boots are too hot except in wintry weather. At home I usually wear a sweater, shirt and slacks."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Home, Weather)

"I hate everything about airports from getting there to taking off."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Hate)

"I'm the slowest reader in the world, because I perform it all in my head."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: World)

"I'm told leather drives men up the wall. I like wearing it because it because it feels nice."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Men)

"I'm very fond of Norfolk. My husband came from there and the kids love it. Devon is beautiful, too."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Love, Husband, Kids)

"I've travelled around the UK a lot recently and have discovered that I really like trains. If you're in the quiet carriage, nobody can get hold of you and you can relax."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Quiet, Relax)

"In fact, I'll be taking a lot of Cathy Gale with me. I expect that was why I was chosen for the part."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Fact)

"No More Avengers! There's nothing new to get out of it - I want to go forward, not backward."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Nothing, Want)

"South Africa is the most beautiful country I have been to. Canada is also hugely underrated."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Canada, Country)

"There have been plenty of very bare hotels with couples humping next door. I don't stay in very grand hotels."
- Honor Blackman
"My father was in the civil service. I can remember standing in a bus shelter in the pouring rain, and that we were allowed candy floss at the end of the holiday if we had behaved."
- Honor Blackman
(Related: Father, End, Holiday, Rain, Service)

"And we can celebrate when we have a government that has earned back the trust of the people it serves... when we have a government that honors our Constitution and stands up for the values that have made America, America: economic freedom, individual liberty, and personal responsibility."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Trust, People, Values, America, Constitution, Freedom, Liberty, Responsibility)

"There's got to be something that you can do that will not just be a nice honor to the play, or the book, or the movie you're dealing with, but some aspect that maybe can explore something that the play couldn't do."
- William Bolcom
(Related: Honor, Play, Will)

"If there's anyone in my lifetime who deserves honor it is Billy Graham. I think he is the most significant figure since the apostles."
- Pat Boone
(Related: Honor)

"'Tis nobler to lose honor to save the lives of men than it is to gain honor by taking them."
- David Borenstein
(Related: Men, Gain, Honor)

"Each state in the Union is honored in the order of when it ratified the Constitution and became a part of the United States. This September it is Iowa's turn. Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the union on December 28, 1846."
- Leonard Boswell
(Related: Constitution, December, Order, State, states, United)

"At one point, when I was 20 and living in Kentucky, I got shot - it was a land dispute over six inches of property that ran a hundred yards through my grandfather's land. It was really over the honor of my family and that of another family."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Family, Honor, Kentucky, Land, Living, Property)

"I responded to the request because during these times when we are asking so much of our men and women in the armed services it is especially important that we properly honor those who died in the service of their country."
- Robert A. Brady
(Related: Men, Women, Country, Honor, Service)

"Well, if you pick a fight with somebody that's smaller than you and you beat them, where's the honor in that?"
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Fight, Honor)

"Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Intentions)

"You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire."
- Larry Brown
(Related: Life, Peace, Fire)

"Honor your commitments with integrity."
- Les Brown
(Related: Honor, Integrity)

"The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest."
- Steven Brust
(Related: Defeat, End, Reason, Struggle)

"There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience."
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Related: Haste, Man, Patience, Road)

"It was like an honor thing for me to meet 50 cause I respected his whole story."
- Young Buck
(Related: Cause, Honor)

"Unfortunately, in today's world we have to be reminded that the power of an oath derives from the fact that in it we ask God to bear witness to the promises we make with the implicit expectation that He will hold us accountable for the manner in which we honor them."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: Power, God, Expectation, Fact, Honor, Promises, Today, Will, World)

"We remain at peace with all nations, and no efforts on my part consistent with the preservation of our rights and the honor of the country shall be spared to maintain a position so consonant to our institutions."
- Martin Van Buren
(Related: Peace, Country, Rights, Honor, Nations)

"Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing the part of the suffering hero."
- David D. Burns
(Related: Honor, Suffering)

"The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Men, Women, Friend, Afghanistan, America, Building, Fighting, Nation, Terror)

"Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Leadership, Time, Character, Country, Duty, Honor, Listening)

"For those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we are grateful that such men and women were among us. For those who continue to serve, we honor their commitment. For those who return to civilian life, we honor their service."
- Steve Buyer
(Related: Men, Women, Life, Sacrifice, Commitment, Honor, Service)

"It will give them the opportunity to show themselves worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations, and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Friendship, Time, Peace, Opportunity, Nations, Respect, United, Will)

"I love the name of honor, more than I fear death."
- Julius Caesar
(Related: Death, Love, Fear, Honor, Name)

"I don't display my plaques and honors. They are hidden behind a black curtain in my work room at home."
- John Cameron
(Related: Home, Work)

"Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel."
- Karel Capek
(Related: God, Victory, Ants)

"I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years."
- Truman Capote
(Related: Years)

"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."
- Drew Carey
(Related: Honor)

"From a Christian point of view of course we do want a peaceful world, and I think September 11 did actually make people aware not only of vulnerability and how transitory life is, but there are forces of good and honor and justice which speak to us of God and his love for us."
- George Carey
(Related: Life, Love, God, People, Christian, Honor, Justice, Vulnerability, Want, World)

"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."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Idea, Honor, Humanity)

"Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Honor, Man, Will)

"No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Ability, Honor)

"After the Great Depression and after public urging, a nationwide public competition was held to determine a design for a memorial that would honor President Thomas Jefferson's bold vision for westward expansion for America."
- Russ Carnahan
(Related: Design, Vision, America, Competition, Depression, Honor, President, Public)

"All honor's wounds are self-inflicted."
- Andrew Carnegie
(Related: Honor, Self, Wounds)

"It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Love, Peace, Nature, Children, Earth, Gifts, Honor, Will)

"You know there's nothing a Hill Democrat would rather do than criticize another Democrat. It is their favorite activity. Then they can read about how honorable they are in an Op-Ed piece, how bipartisan."
- James Carville
(Related: Favorite, Nothing)

"As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace."
- Rene Cassin
(Related: Peace, War, Hope, First, Honor, May, Succeed, Tribute, Trying, World, World war)

"And the university's reputation will only continue to grow as stories like Elaine's are spread. Delaware State University's motto 'a past to honor, a future to insure,' couldn't be any more fitting for this transitional period you are going through."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Future, Honor, Past, Reputation, State, University, Will)

"We have long honored those who gave their lives during the unfortunate reality of war."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: War, Reality)

"These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: History, Patriotism, Character, Country, Heroes, Honor, Nation, Terror)

"A person dishonored is worst than dead."
- Miguel de Cervantes
"Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Life, Honor, Liberty, Man)

"I am also a Kentucky Colonel and an Honorary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among other things."
- Jack L. Chalker
(Related: Kentucky)

"I received an honorary doctorate for my work. Maybe one of these works is considered the equivalent of a Ph.D."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Work)

"The working class owes all honor and respect to the first men who planted the standard of labor solidarity on the hostile frontier of unorganized industry."
- Ralph Chaplin
(Related: Men, Class, First, Honor, Labor, Respect, Solidarity)

"Music is my life, professionally, for nearly 60 years. To be recognized by the academy is still the highest honor."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Music, Life, Honor, Years)

"Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict truth can carry you through the world, with either your conscience or your honor unwounded."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Honor, Nothing, World)

"The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets. It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed and driven into the desert."
- Noam Chomsky
(Related: People, Bible)

"Sci-fi nerds are respectful, honorable. You can trust them."
- Claudia Christian
(Related: Trust)

"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Hope, Duty, Freedom, Honor, Justice, Mercy)

"What is permissible is not always honorable."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
"When you are aspiring to the highest place, it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Rank)

"Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks in great and honorable courses with a sure hope and trust in itself."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Trust, Hope, Confidence, Feeling, Mind)

"Ability without honor is useless."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Ability, Honor)

"Honor is the reward of virtue."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Virtue, Honor, Reward)

"In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended, not what you said or thought."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Thought)

"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
(Related: Christ)

"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
(Related: Honor, Spirit, Will)

"Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character."
- Henry Clay
(Related: Men, Character)

"There is no calamity which a great nation can invite which equals that which follows a supine submission to wrong and injustice and the consequent loss of national self-respect and honor, beneath which are shielded and defended a people's safety and greatness."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: People, Greatness, Calamity, Honor, Injustice, Loss, Nation, Safety, Self, Wrong)

"A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: American, Dignity, Fact, Honor, Labor, Lies, Sentiment)

"Honor lies in honest toil."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honor, Lies)

"I have considered the pension list of the republic a roll of honor."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Honor)

"Another great evil arising from this desire to be thought rich; or rather, from the desire not to be thought poor, is the destructive thing which has been honored by the name of "speculation"; but which ought to be called Gambling."
- William Cobbett
(Related: Thought, Desire, Evil, Gambling, Name, Poor)

"When Honor's sun declines, and Wealth takes wings, Then Learning shines, the best of precious things."
- Edward Cocker
(Related: Wealth, Honor, Learning, Sun)

"The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head."
- Jean Cocteau
(Related: Society, First, Instinct, Poison, Trying)

"It is not enough to be well-intentioned; one must strive to put those intentions into action in a capable way. One must consider the effect his actions will have on others. Looked at like this, to persist in ignorance is itself dishonorable."
- Andrew Cohen
(Related: Action, Actions, Effect, Ignorance, Intentions, Will)

"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
(Related: Being, Consequences, Country, Honor, Security)

"But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong, what was honorable, what wasn't, what was funny what wasn't... what had some depth to it, what didn't."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Funny, Movies, Thought, Right, Wrong)

"Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor."
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(Related: Men, Heart, Honor, Opinions)

"I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering."
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
(Related: Time, Occupations, Suffering, Waste)

"We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families."
- Susan Collins
(Related: Sacrifice, Country, Debt, Help, Honor, Memory, Nation)

"The drafts which true genius draws upon posterity, although they may not always be honored so soon as they are due, are sure to be paid with compound interest in the end."
- Charles Caleb Colton
(Related: Genius, End, Interest, May, Posterity)

"Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven."
- Confucius
(Related: Death, Life, Heaven)

"The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most."
- Confucius
(Related: Attention, Books, Neglect)

"As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Women, Honor, Inheritance)

"No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Honor, Reward)

"I have always recognized that the object of business is to make money in an honorable manner. I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good."
- Peter Cooper
(Related: Business, Life, Money)

"I can be forced to live without happiness, but I will never consent to live without honor."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Happiness, Honor, Will)

"I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Disgrace, Honor)

"Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Success, War, Victory, Desire, Honor, Idols, Prosperity)

"It's a younger generation running the show, and I miss the generation we had in the '70s. They were really very honorable guys, like Neal Bogart and Bill Graham, people who will never be around again."
- Peter Criss
(Related: People, Running, Will)

"One of the things I learned in law school is that there's nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive about amending the Constitution."
- Adrian Cronauer
(Related: Constitution, Law, Nothing, School, Wrong)

"We must not try to force him to take civilization immediately in its complete form, but under just laws, guaranteeing to Indians equal civil laws, the Indian question, a source of such dishonor to our country and of shame to true patriots, will soon be a thing of the past."
- George Crook
(Related: Civilization, Country, Force, Laws, Past, Question, Shame, Will)

"I want the public to know that it will be an honor for me to meet them and spend a few special moments with all those who helped me through my filmed career."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: Career, Honor, Moments, Public, Want, Will)

"You know, my hair is very upsetting to people, but it's upsetting on purpose. It is important to look old so that the young will not be afraid of dying. People don't like old women. We don't honor age in our society, and we certainly don't honor it in Hollywood."
- Tyne Daly
(Related: Age, Society, Women, People, Purpose, Dying, Hair, Hollywood, Honor, Old, Will)

"Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity, which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts a nation and develops patriotism and courage."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Patriotism, War, People, Courage, Honor, Nation)

"Every couple of seconds out here they're honoring somebody. You've got to get dressed, go in and sit down. Invariably somebody makes a speech."
- Dom DeLuise
(Related: Speech)

"The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: Chivalry, Honor)

"I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Heart, Christmas, Honor, Will)

"I think Ginsberg has done more harm to the craft that I honor and live by than anybody else by reducing it to a kind of mean that enables the most dubious practitioners to claim they are poets because they think, If the kind of thing Ginsberg does is poetry, I can do that."
- James Dickey
(Related: Poetry, Harm, Honor, Poets)

"I wanted to share my life story and honor my roots. I am very proud of my family and mother."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Family, Life, Mother, Honor)

"In the time honored tradition of email, just ignore the question."
- John Dobbin
(Related: Time, Question, Tradition)

"Presenting statues of honor to reporters for covering an earthquake is like presenting a first prize to a doctor for performing surgery."
- Phil Donahue
(Related: First, Honor)

"There really is something raw about sexuality that's real and good and we must continue to learn to not be ashamed of it. But - we have to honor the reality of practicing safer sex."
- Kyan Douglas
(Related: Sex, Honor, Reality, Sexuality)

"Honor is but an empty bubble."
- John Dryden
(Related: Honor)

"It's not someone else's responsibility to honor my marriage. It's my responsibility."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Marriage, Honor, Responsibility)

"I never expected in a million years that I would have the honor to become an advocate of women's health care and education, and I'd dive on a live grenade to get this message out, so thank you for this forum."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Health, Education, Women, Care, Honor, Years)

"I am enormously honored to be one of the spokesmen of the New Age Womens Health Campaign, so you'll be seeing me in public service announcements and public appearances supporting the campaign."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Age, Health, Public, Service)

"I have actually five honorary degrees."
- Katherine Dunham
"I was a starter and did some good things there, and then I got a chance to prove myself as a closer. Because of that opportunity, I was blessed with the honor of being elected to the Hall of Fame."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Chance, Fame, Honor)

"Serving in Congress has been the honor of a lifetime."
- Bob Ehrlich
(Related: Congress, Honor)

"To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Honor, Sound)

"Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Confidence, Honor)

"It's been a strange day - a day when I thought I was on top of the world, planning my life. I planned all of my courses for the rest of the semester at Smith, and talked to my advisor about honoring in History."
- Julie Nixon Eisenhower
(Related: History, Life, Thought, Day, Planning, Rest, World)

"I appreciate all of the attention I get in my career. I am a loner and live a rather secluded life so sometimes I do get overwhelmed, but I am always very appreciative of everything, and honored."
- Kim Elizabeth
(Related: Life, Attention, Career)

"The martyr cannot be dishonored. Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison a more illustrious abode."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Fame, Martyr, Prison, Tongue)

"If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible."
- Epictetus
(Related: Truth, Victory, Will)

"Great eagerness in the pursuit of wealth, pleasure, or honor, cannot exist without sin."
- Desiderius Erasmus
(Related: Wealth, Honor, Pleasure, Pursuit, Sin)

"I feel very honored to be playing with Bill Pierce. He's such a great musician."
- Kevin Eubanks
"It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense, and in the most honorable manner."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Athens, Battle, Law, Public)

"I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow-men may live in safety and in honor."
- Edward Everett
(Related: History, Men, Time, Sacrifice, Gratitude, Admiration, Dawn, Honor, May, Memory, Present, Safety)

"It's just such an honor to say that I was in something by Steven Spielberg. I feel so blessed I got to meet such great people, and I got to go to a beautiful place, Vancouver, and I had a great time."
- Dakota Fanning
(Related: Time, People, Honor)

"Because wherever I am today, I still owe it to God and I owe it to two men - the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and Malcolm X and of course, two very special women, my mother and my wife."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Men, Women, Mother, Wife, God, Today)

"Everything that I'm attempting to do is based on my understanding of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and what he wanted for his people."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: People, Understanding)

"Everything goes by the board: honor, pride, decency to get the book written."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Decency, Honor, Pride)

"Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Peace, Strategy, Duty, England, Honor, Importance, Justice, Mercy, Old, Voice)

"The real reason I run is to bring honor to Jesus."
- Charity Fillmore
(Related: Honor, Reason)

"And much as Wine has played the Infidel, And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well, I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell."
- Edward Fitzgerald
(Related: Honor, Wine, Wonder)

"Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation."
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Related: Government, American, Caution, Honor, Iraq, Mission, Nation, Security, Troops, Will)

"The president welcomes peaceful protests - it is a time-honored tradition. The president agrees violence is not the answer in Iraq, and that's why he hopes Saddam Hussein will disarm."
- Ari Fleischer
(Related: Time, Iraq, President, Tradition, Violence, Will)

"Pointing fingers, trying to catch each other in scandal does not bring honor to this House."
- Mark Foley
(Related: Honor, Scandal, Trying)

"My commitment to the security and future of Israel is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest. Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Morality, Commitment, Future, Israel, Security, Self)

"I'm over it. You strive to win a Super Bowl and you do everything you can to get there. But being in the Hall of Fame, you never play for that honor. It's incredible."
- Dan Fouts
(Related: Being, Fame, Honor, Play)

"First of all, it was such an honor to be chosen. You had to be voted in by players and coaches that time. But having it in Hawai'i was a brilliant idea."
- Dan Fouts
(Related: Time, Idea, Coaches, First, Honor)

"All is lost save honor."
- Francis I
(Related: Honor)

"There is nothing left to me but honor, and my life, which is saved."
- Francis I
(Related: Life, Honor, Nothing)

"I had the honor and privilege of working with John Ritter."
- Will Friedle
(Related: Honor, Privilege)

"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 Jay Friedman
(Related: Women, Wife, Friend, Girlfriend, Goal, Behavior, World)

"Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical."
- Margaret Fuller
(Related: Life, Politics, Policy, Heart, Honesty, Honor, Maxim, Public, Sense, Trade)

"Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Humility, Pride)

"Since There are so many questions about what the president was doing over 30 years ago, what is it that he did after his honorable discharge from the National Guard? Did he make speeches alongside Jane Fonda denouncing America's racist war in Vietnam?"
- Jeff Gannon
(Related: War, America, President, Questions, Vietnam, Years)

"The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was not the individual honors, but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal."
- Mitch Gaylord
(Related: Gold, Memory)

"Men of authority have employed all the destructive agents around them to promote their own personal interests at the sacrifice of every just, honorable, and lawful consideration."
- John White Geary
(Related: Men, Sacrifice, Authority, Consideration)

"I was no chief and never had been, but because I had been more deeply wronged than others, this honor was conferred upon me, and I resolved to prove worthy of the trust."
- Geronimo
(Related: Trust, Honor)

"In any profession, there's a sleazy side and an honorable side."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Profession)

"Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Death, People, Honor, Land)

"It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Age, Honor, Middle age)

"Every actor in the room honored Sidney for being there so many years before. And everybody was so moved to be at a place where history was being made again. It was tangible."
- Lee Grant
(Related: History, Actor, Being, Years)

"Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced."
- Matthew Green
(Related: Honor, Talk)

"In Washington it is an honor to be disgraced. you have to have been somebody to fall."
- Meg Greenfield
(Related: Honor, Washington)

"Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family."
- Vartan Gregorian
(Related: Family, Dignity, Honor)

"While this debate today is a belated effort to inform the American people, it is nevertheless an empty gesture. It is time to admit our mistake in Iraq and begin to bring our troops home with honor."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Home, Time, Mistake, People, American, Debate, Effort, Honor, Iraq, Today, Troops)

"I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment."
- Angelina Grimke
(Related: Time, Trust, Children, Occupation, Will)

"It is a full time job being honest one moment at a time, remembering to love, to honor, to respect. It is a practice, a discipline, worthy of every moment."
- Jasmine Guy
(Related: Time, Love, Discipline, Being, Honor, Job, Practice, Respect)

"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."
- John Haggai
(Related: God, People, Christ, Honor, Nation, Nations, Spirit, Will)

"I feel honored to have been a part of that dramatic change."
- Lionel Hampton
(Related: Change)

"My politics are of a practical kind - the integrity of the country, the supremacy of the Federal government, an honorable peace, or none at all."
- Winfield Scott Hancock
(Related: Politics, Government, Peace, Country, Integrity)

"Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity."
- Thomas Hardy
(Related: People, Care, Honor, Obscurity)

"To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin."
- David Hare
(Related: God, Disgrace, Honor, Sin)

"Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor."
- David Hare
(Related: Truth, Honor, Purity)

"One's nativity is not of his own choosing, but whatever it may be, it is entitled to respect; and all nations have honorable place in the world's family."
- Paul Harris
(Related: Family, May, Nations, Respect, World)

"To be meek, patient, tactful, modest, honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly; it is to be humane."
- Jane Harrison
"137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America's most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed - it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: America, Day, Democracy, Freedom, Honor, Spirit, Years)

"Wherever there are rock 'n' rollers, we'll play. That's what we've been doing for more than 30 years - rock 'n' roll. It's made me everything from an honorary mayor to honorary member of a motorcycle gang."
- Ronnie Hawkins
(Related: Play, Years)

"People who refuse to rest honorably on their laurels when they reach retirement age seem very admirable to me."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: Age, People, Rest, Retirement)

"I am not a hero but the brave men who died deserved this honor."
- Ira Hayes
(Related: Men, Honor)

"There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity."
- Claud-Adrian Helvetius
(Related: Love, Men, Virtue, Desire, Glory, Honor, Humanity, Justice)

"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."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Art, Death, Performance, Artist, Danger, Honor)

"I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God's hands, and I am very happy about that!"
- Ken Hensley
(Related: God, Goal, Day, Encouragement, Future, Honor)

"Humans love truth and justice, and rejoice in ceremonies that honor those qualities. For that sentiment we should indeed thank God."
- Alfred Day Hershey
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Honor, Justice, Sentiment)

"We believe that salvation is to be found in wholesome work in a beloved land. Work will provide our people with the bread of tomorrow, and moreover, with the honor of the tomorrow, the freedom of the tomorrow."
- Theodor Herzl
(Related: Work, People, Freedom, Honor, Land, Salvation, Tomorrow, Will)

"It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is."
- Hermann Hesse
(Related: Purpose, Honor)

"My honor is my loyalty."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Honor, Loyalty)

"We have a need to be religious, we need to worship, we need to build totems and shrines and icons, but nobody's sure in honor of what."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Honor, Religious, Worship)

"The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it also honors the field of research in which I have worked and it also honors my students and colleagues."
- Robert Hofstadter
(Related: Research, Students)

"But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics."
- Tim Holden
(Related: America, Honor, Struggle, Veterans, Vietnam)

"I can't swing a dead cat without hitting a reporter."
- Russel Honore
"You can't vote that water out of the city of New Orleans."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Vote, Water)

"America needs to get over it. We can't control everything. We can't control the storms."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Control, America, Needs, Storms)

"I told myself I'd stay in until I reached major, and then go on and do something else."
- Russel Honore
"The preparations are what they are. We're here. The storm is coming. We are as best prepared as we can be as the eye of the storm approaches."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Eye)

"They went into stores to get food to stay alive. Looting isn't the right word. I call it survival."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Food, Survival, Right, Word)

"This is a Disaster. This isn't something somebody can control. We ain't stuck on stupid."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Control, Disaster)

"Who is affected more when it's cold? Poor people. Who is affected more when it's hot? Poor people. Who is affected more when it's wet? Poor people. Who is most affected when the economy is bad? Poor people. Poor people are the most fragile."
- Russel Honore
(Related: People, Economy, Poor)

"By-and-large, these are families that are just waiting to get out of here. They are frustrated; I would be, too. I get frustrated at the cash register counter when the paper runs out."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Waiting)

"Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Honor, Party, Property)

"No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: American, Honor, Public, School)

"Once upon a time my political opponents honored me as possessing the fabulous intellectual and economic power by which I created a worldwide depression all by myself."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Power, Time, Depression, Opponents)

"When there is a lack of honor in government, the morals of the whole people are poisoned."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Government, People, Honor, Morals)

"We just kind of did our own thing and got made fun of by the popular kids. It was kind of like a badge of honor to be an outcast."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Fun, Honor, Kids, Popular)

"A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient."
- Horace
"But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Honor, Secrecy)

"Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness."
- John Howe
(Related: Happiness, Power, Character, Wealth, Friends, Honor, Support)

"Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Balance, Blood, Justice, Murder, Possession, Violence)

"Please let me assure you, however, that the keen disappointment and regret which I feel in this regard serve only to enhance my profound appreciation of the great honor which you have done me; and my sincere gratitude for your generous action."
- Cordell Hull
(Related: Gratitude, Action, Appreciation, Disappointment, Honor, Regret)

"The man who interprets Nature is always held in great honor."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Nature, Honor, Man)

"True, I am in love with suffering, but I do not know if I deserve the honor."
- Saint Ignatius
(Related: Love, Honor, Suffering)

"When the will defies fear, when duty throws the gauntlet down to fate, when honor scorns to compromise with death - that is heroism."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Death, Fear, Compromise, Duty, Fate, Heroism, Honor, Will)

"I was mostly surprised by the rap artists, actually, that were influenced by Sabbath. That was a surprise. But it's very nice and I'm very honored. It's nice to know after 27 years now that what I said in the first place has stuck, and that was the belief in it."
- Tony Iommi
(Related: Belief, Artists, First, Now, Rap, Sabbath, Years)

"I didn't always know, but I always wanted to. I always wanted to be the very best receiver the Cowboys ever had. That was my goal coming in as a rookie and my goal throughout my career: being the best they ever had, going up in the Ring of Honor."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Goal, Being, Cowboys, Honor)

"I owe all of this to the guys I've played with and all the coaches that have helped me get to where I'm at right now. I'm honored to be here."
- Allen Iverson
(Related: Coaches, Now, Right)

"Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and its conscious that he gains protection while he gives it."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Life, Country, Defense, Honor, Protection, Risk)

"But if you believe in Christ and that your main goal with your life is supposed to be to honor Him and do His will, then you don't have as much pressure as someone who bases all their happiness on whether they're a movie star."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Happiness, Life, Goal, Christ, Honor, Pressure, Will)

"The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, First, Misery, Office)

"I have been both praised and criticized. The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more. To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Criticism, Praise)

"Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: People, Poor)

"When he died, Emerson was thought of as the representative American writer par excellence, and his point of view was still so potent that William James was honored to be asked to speak at a centenary celebration."
- Howard Mumford Jones
(Related: Thought, American, Excellence, Writer)

"An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it."
- John Paul Jones
(Related: Peace, War, Blood, Delight, First)

"God bless Ray Charles. It was such an honor to meet him and sing with him and actually just to watch him sing from just two feet away."
- Norah Jones
(Related: God, Feet, Honor)

"Honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times."
- Ben Jonson
(Related: Honor, Man)

"Any time you're mentioned in the same breath as Tony Esposito, for whatever reason, it's a great honor. He's one of my idols. He's one of the greatest of all time."
- Curtis Joseph
(Related: Time, Honor, Idols, Reason)

"Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America."
- James Joyce
(Related: America, Columbus, Posterity)

"When I accept a role, I feel that as an artist I have to submit completely to the tutelage of my director. And while I expect to be heard and encouraged and honored, at the end of the day, man, it's the way the director wants it."
- Ashley Judd
(Related: Artist, Day, End, Man)

"They're trying to tell us that we're not right, so we have to buy their products. The number one cause of mental illness is not knowing who you are and you can't know who you are if you don't spend time honoring yourself, and living in the present."
- Naomi Judd
(Related: Time, Cause, Illness, Living, Present, Right, Trying)

"Why should every single character be an honor student who goes around helping others and never doing anything wrong? Is that like the rule or something?"
- Mike Judge
(Related: Character, Honor, Wrong)

"To have the opportunity to lead the Solicitor General's office is the honor of a lifetime. As you know, this is an office with a long and rich tradition, not only of extraordinary legal skill but also of extraordinary professionalism and integrity. That is due, in large measure, to the people who have led it."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Legal, People, Opportunity, Honor, Integrity, Measure, Office, Skill, Tradition)

"The Hamas organization is unwilling to honor the obligations that the Palestinian Authority has signed."
- Moshe Katsav
(Related: Authority, Honor)

"I further value this gift as it gave me an opportunity to accept this distinguished honor in a country so devoted to this cause and whose history marks a wonderful chapter in world development."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: History, Opportunity, Development, Cause, Country, Honor, Value, World)

"Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Home, Success, Hope, Adversity, Democracy, Freedom, Israel, Order, Will)

"I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it."
- Rose Kennedy
(Related: Love, Work, Duty, Profession, World)

"You can cite me for contempt, Your Honor. I don't care."
- Jack Kevorkian
(Related: Care, Contempt, 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."
- Ayatollah Khamenei
(Related: Dignity, Enemy, Honor, Nation)

"You've just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn't help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it's easy to say and harder to do."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Anger, Forgiveness, Children, Help, Respect, Sense)

"Not only did God deliver me from the bondage of alcoholism, he also blessed my family financially because of my commitment to honor what he had done for me and for not doing what I believed could possibly be destructive to others."
- Richard Kiel
(Related: Family, God, Commitment, Honor)

"It's an honor to have been part of something so core to so many lives. The show has evolved beyond it's original intent and form and has transcended... itself!"
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Honor)

"When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Society, Community, Honor, Teachers, Will)

"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."
- Mercedes Lackey
(Related: War, People, Idea, Ethics, Rules)

"Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor and I feel so humbled and so grateful, but I think that I'll think of it very much as the final sort of final moment for this book and put it behind me along with the rest of the book, as I write more books."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Winning, Books, Honor, Rest)

"The local communities, through their leaders, were able to build a communications network that allowed my work here to reflect the needs and interests of the people within the 9th Congressional District. It's been an honor to do that and we did so successfully."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Work, People, Honor, Leaders, Needs, Network)

"There could be no honor in a sure success, but much might be wrested from a sure defeat."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Success, Defeat, Honor)

"I'd be honored to be playing a Republican, although I'm not."
- Joe Lando
(Related: Republican)

"A man's vanity tells him what is honor, a man's conscience what is justice."
- Walter Savage Landor
(Related: Conscience, Honor, Justice, Man, Vanity)

"Finally, gentleman, from the considerations above mentioned, as I cannot consistently with my own honor, nor with utility to my country, considering the manner in which Business is transacted here, remain any longer in this chair, I now resign it."
- Henry Laurens
(Related: Business, Country, Gentleman, Honor, Now)

"The people of England have been led in Mesopotamia into a trap from which it will be hard to escape with dignity and honor."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: People, Dignity, England, Honor, Will)

"The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself."
- Blaine Lee
(Related: Power, Work, Leader, Honor, Will)

"The music business can be very cold. And it doesn't honor its elders."
- Brenda Lee
(Related: Business, Music, Honor)

"A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: Help, Honor, Man)

"The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction."
- John Lennon
(Related: Honor)

"When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Evil, World)

"It was a real honor to be able to work with someone like that that I've been watching since I was a kid. I mean, to play his brother left some people scratching their heads but something about it really worked."
- Jared Leto
(Related: Work, Brother, People, Honor, Play)

"If the world would only build temples to Machinery in the abstract then everything would be perfect. The painter and sculptor would have plenty to do, and could, in complete peace and suitably honored, pursue their trade without further trouble."
- Wyndham Lewis
(Related: Peace, Trade, Trouble, World)

"You honor me greatly and beyond my ability as an individual but in so doing you honor my colleagues also who made possible the results you have cited."
- Willard Libby
(Related: Ability, Honor, Results)

"We hope that this honor you have done us will bring the time of further realization of these benefits closer and will help all mankind to live better and be happier through the atom and isotopes."
- Willard Libby
(Related: Time, Hope, Benefits, Help, Honor, Mankind, Will)

"Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, and around the world."
- John Linder
(Related: Men, Women, Afghanistan, Country, Iraq, Service, World)

"As the war on terror continues, Americans must honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for the protection of this nation and the hope of peace."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Men, Peace, War, Women, Hope, Americans, Honor, Nation, Protection, Terror)

"He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so."
- Walter Lippmann
(Related: Honor)

"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
(Related: Honor, Man)

"I know who I am and can deal with the use of Indian mascots... But I know it can be demeaning to a group of people. Maybe it would be all right if they were truly honoring the people and are giving due respect to the people they are representing."
- Leonard Little
(Related: People, Giving, Respect, Right)

"Favor and honor sometimes fall more fitly on those who do not desire them."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Desire, Honor)

"The Pilgrim and the Puritan whom we honor tonight were men who did a great deal of work in the world. They had their faults and their - shortcomings, but they were not slothful in business and they were most fervent in spirit."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Business, Men, Work, Faults, Honor, Spirit, World)

"Unfortunately, goodness and honor are rather the exception than the rule among exceptional men, not to speak of geniuses."
- Cesare Lombroso
(Related: Men, Goodness, Honor)

"I could not love thee, dear, so much, loved I not honor more."
- Richard Lovelace
(Related: Love, Honor)

"In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores."
- Lorin Maazel
(Related: Music, Values, Country, Struggle)

"Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Country, Duty, Honor, Will, Words)

"Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: War, Peace, Honor, Yield)

"I suppose, in a way, this has become part of my soul. It is a symbol of my life. Whatever I have done that really matters, I've done wearing it. When the time comes, it will be in this that I journey forth. What greater honor could come to an American, and a soldier?"
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Time, Life, Soul, American, Honor, Journey, Symbol, Will)

"The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: Effect, Honor, Indifference, State, Welfare)

"It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Men, Honor, Titles)

"Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout."
- Melvin Maddocks
(Related: Approval, Giving, Jazz)

"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
(Related: Men, Life, American, Honor, Masculinity)

"Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Winning, Gain, Honor, Masculinity)

"You will not dishonor the divine perfections by judgments unworthy of them, provided you never judge of Him by yourself, provided you do not ascribe to the Creator the imperfections and limitations of created beings."
- Nicolas Malebranche
(Related: Limitations, Unworthy, Will)

"Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish."
- David Mallet
(Related: Virtue, Affliction, Honor, Humility, Patience)

"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
(Related: Religion, Honor, Patience, Weight)

"As a theoretical physicist, I feel at once proud and humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science, the Nobel prize."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Science, Thought)

"There's now a Fat Tony doll, which cracks me up. But you feel honored that they asked you to do a voice."
- Joe Mantegna
(Related: Now, Voice)

"To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Success, Opportunity, Wealth, Competence, Man, Poor, Youth)

"The vote is a trust more delicate than any other, for it involves not just the interests of the voter, but his life, honor and future as well."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Trust, Life, Future, Honor, Vote)

"What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?"
- Harriet Martineau
(Related: Office, Responsibility, Teaching)

"True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn."
- Philip Massinger
(Related: Dignity)

"A woman is a citizen who works for Mexico. We must not treat her differently from a man, except to honor her more."
- Adolfo Lopez Mateos
(Related: Honor, Man, Woman)

"I've come to understand my role. On some level, I provide the context for them to shine. I also know my role is the steward of the songs, and the center point, the artist that the stuff all revolves around. But I really try to honor that."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Artist, Honor, Songs)

"You might say that when you step inside, you're entering a honorific space, but that's something totally different than experiencing it. And in architecture the experience comes first. That has the deepest effect on us."
- Thom Mayne
(Related: Architecture, Experience, Effect, First, Space)

"There's so much importance in honoring your everyday hero. It doesn't take money. It doesn't take connections. What matters is that people get involved. Whether your passion is gun control or food or whatever it may be, everybody needs to stop being so self-absorbed."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Money, People, Control, Being, Importance, May, Needs, Passion, Self)

"The Senate is the last primitive society in the world. We still worship the elders of the tribe and honor the territorial imperative."
- Eugene McCarthy
(Related: Society, Honor, Senate, World, Worship)

"Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor."
- John McCarthy
(Related: Honor)

"In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons."
- Mary McCarthy
(Related: Politics, Military)

"John's time and effort were, in the main, spent on pretty honorable stuff. As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect, nobody's Jesus. And look what they did to him."
- Paul McCartney
(Related: Time, Effort, Pretty)

"Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today."
- Michael McCaul
(Related: Heroes, Resolution, Today, Victims)

"When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac."
- George B. McClellan
(Related: War, Army, Consciousness, Honor, Will)

"True freedom is where an individual's thoughts and actions are in alignment with that which is true, correct, and of honor - no matter the personal price."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Thoughts, Actions, Freedom, Honor)

"The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Eyes, Malice, May, Open)

"Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Society)

"Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Society, Living)

"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."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Act, Difference, Honor, Man)

"Honor is simply the morality of superior men."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Men, Morality, Honor)

"I am honored to be a Bond girl and be a part of the Bond legacy, To star in a video game with Connery, the original Bond, is incredible."
- Maria Menounos
"I'll admit - I was honored to be on the cover of Time."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Time)

"I believe honor thy mother and father is not just a good commandment to live by, it is good public policy to govern by. That is why I feel so strongly about Medicare."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Mother, Father, Policy, Honor, Public, Public policy)

"Wherever I look, I see signs of the commandment to honor one's parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls for the respect of a child."
- Alice Miller
(Related: Honor, Parents, Respect)

"The marriage of a man and woman is the most enduring human institution, honored in all cultures and by every religious faith. It's in this institution that children are meant to be nurtured. We know this after thousands of years of human experience."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Experience, Marriage, Faith, Children, Man, Religious, Woman, Years)

"National honor is the national property of the highest value."
- James Monroe
(Related: Honor, Property, Value)

"Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Conscience, Honor)

"Politics is too partisan, and sometimes patriotism is cast aside. Patriotism is honor and love of your country and your brothers and sisters. With politics I get the impression that it's all about what's good for the party and not necessarily what's good for the country."
- Ricardo Montalban
(Related: Love, Patriotism, Politics, Impression, Brothers, Country, Honor, Party, Sisters)

"Marriage: love, honor, and negotiate."
- Joe Moore
(Related: Love, Honor)

"In dedicating his estate to the honoring of endeavors that benefit mankind, Alfred Nobel expressed a lifelong concern that is even more timely in 1972 than it was in his lifetime."
- Stanford Moore
(Related: Concern, Mankind)

"I am still being recognized as Joanie and probably will as long as Happy Days is playing on TV and remembered by Happy Days fans. It has and will always be a pleasure and a honor for me to be a part of it."
- Erin Moran
(Related: Being, Fans, Honor, Pleasure, Will)

"If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable."
- Thomas More
(Related: Honor)

"I feel that man-hating is an honorable and viable political act, that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against the class that is oppressing them."
- Robin Morgan
(Related: Act, Class, Man, Right)

"The people gave me the responsibility of building the future of this nation. And I did it with honor."
- Hosni Mubarak
(Related: People, Building, Future, Honor, Nation, Responsibility)

"We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel - according to the actor's marriage to the character."
- Kate Mulgrew
(Related: Marriage, Character, Actor, Respect, Talking)

"A servant of God has but one Master. It ill becomes the servant to seek to be rich, and great, and honored in that world where his Lord was poor, and mean, and despised."
- George Muller
(Related: God, Poor, World)

"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."
- Richard Neal
(Related: Father, Thought, Honor, Question)

"Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority."
- Russell M. Nelson
(Related: Experience, Life, First, Honor, Identity, Will)

"I doubt that the Lord cares much which honorable vocation you choose. But He does care if you love one another and serve one another."
- Russell M. Nelson
(Related: Love, Care, Doubt, Vocation)

"While only one day of the year is dedicated solely to honoring our veterans, Americans must never forget the sacrifices that many of our fellow countrymen have made to defend our country and protect our freedoms."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Americans, Country, Day, Forget, Veterans)

"To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science."
- Isaac Newton
(Related: Science, Honor)

"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."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Legal, People, Honor, Obligation)

"I think most corporate executives are good honorable honest men and women who do good work."
- Don Nickles
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Corporate)

"As this long and difficult war ends, I would like to address a few special words to the American people: Your steadfastness in supporting our insistence on peace with honor has made peace with honor possible."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Peace, War, American, Honor, Words)

"The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: History, Honor)

"I am honored that my freshman class colleagues have put their trust in me to represent our historic class at the leadership table. The incoming freshman class of Representatives is large and diverse but we share many common goals including cutting wasteful spending, getting our economy back on track and making government smarter and more efficient."
- Kristi Noem
(Related: Government, Leadership, Trust, Goals, Class, Economy)

"There are situations which cannot honorably be met by art."
- George Oppen
(Related: Art)

"Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards."
- Robert Orben
(Related: Life, Mother, Father, Cards, Credit)

"To honor our national promise to our veterans, we must continue to improve services for our men and women in uniform today and provide long overdue benefits for the veterans and military retirees who have already served."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Men, Women, Benefits, Honor, Military, Promise, Today, Veterans)

"From the bitter cold winter at Valley Forge, to the mountains of Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq, our soldiers have courageously answered when called, gone where ordered, and defended our nation with honor."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Afghanistan, Honor, Iraq, Mountains, Nation, Soldiers, Winter)

"I cannot turn down this incredible honor twice."
- Ozzy Osbourne
(Related: Honor)

"MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of the court to look into the books, and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance."
- James Otis
(Related: Books, Court, May, Now, Question)

"Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low."
- Ovid
(Related: Money, Fortune, Lies, Man, Nothing, Poor)

"We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing; stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Fighting, Leaders, Loyalty)

"Honor is like a match, you can only use it once."
- Marcel Pagnol
(Related: Honor)

"The rule of the game was never assume that anybody, however honorable, would be able to stand up under torture. If Mr. X, who knew where I was, was caught for some reason, I should move."
- Abraham Pais
(Related: Reason)

"I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I'm worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don't, I gave it all that I had to this game."
- Rafael Palmeiro
(Related: Fame, Respect)

"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
(Related: Power, Being, Honor)

"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."
- Boris Pasternak
(Related: Community, Honor, Meaning, Will)

"While I do not hesitate to applaud certain aspects of the resolution honoring the sacrifices of our courageous soldiers who are risking their lives in Iraq, I cannot be supportive of capitalizing on these very sacrifices for political gain."
- Ed Pastor
(Related: Gain, Iraq, Resolution, Soldiers)

"Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good."
- Joe Paterno
(Related: Success, Honor, Hunger, Taste, Will)

"Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust. Service brings satisfaction. Cooperation proves the quality of leadership."
- James Cash Penney
(Related: Leadership, Trust, Quality, Confidence, Cooperation, Honor, Satisfaction, Service, Worth)

"It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other."
- Petrarch
(Related: Fortune, Merit)

"I have the opportunity to be part of swimming history. To take the sport to a new level would be an honor for me. There's no better time to try this than now."
- Michael Phelps
(Related: Time, History, Opportunity, Honor, Now)

"You can be deprived of your money, your job and your home by someone else, but remember that no one can ever take away your honor."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: Home, Money, Honor, Job)

"Those who give hoping to be rewarded with honor are not giving, they are bargaining."
- Philo
(Related: Giving, Honor)

"A healthy democracy requires a decent society; it requires that we are honorable, generous, tolerant and respectful."
- Charles W. Pickering
(Related: Society, Democracy)

"To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title."
- Albert Pike
(Related: Work, Lies, Rank)

"A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride; he certainly should have considered it an honor to be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Honor, Pride, Self)

"If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat, still shall it be said we died like brave men, and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Success, Death, Men, American, Defeat, Glory, Honor, Name)

"A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality."
- Pindar
(Related: Age, Childhood, Immortality, Old)

"There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain."
- Plato
(Related: Men, Wisdom, Gain, Honor, Lovers)

"I still had some honor... I still have some now."
- Roman Polanski
(Related: Honor, Now)

"Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Act, Honor, Lies, Shame)

"Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Men, Honor, Merit, Praise)

"Nothing is less important than which fork you use. Etiquette is the science of living. It embraces everything. It is ethics. It is honor."
- Emily Post
(Related: Science, Ethics, Etiquette, Honor, Living, Nothing)

"The Beatles did treat me as a member of the group. And that was a great honor, you know?"
- Billy Preston
(Related: Honor)

"Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice."
- Mark Pryor
(Related: Equality, Time, Courage, Compassion, Day, Democracy, Honor, Justice, Martin, Nation, Nonviolence)

"I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Abuse, Animals, Suffering)

"Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation. and honor the reward of action."
- Francis Quarles
(Related: Life, Soul, Action, Honor, Meditation, Reward)

"Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his telephone number."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Wedding, Women, Honor, Man)

"To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man."
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian
(Related: Man)

"A prophet is not without honor except in his own country among his own people."
- Sun Ra
(Related: People, Country, Honor)

"Without money honor is merely a disease."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Money, Disease, Honor)

"There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair."
- Ted Rall
(Related: Tradition)

"Bring love and peace and happiness and beautiful lives into the world in my honor. Thank you. Love you."
- Aron Ralston
(Related: Happiness, Love, Peace, Honor, World)

"I'm just honored that people still like us and people are still nice to me."
- Johnny Ramone
(Related: People)

"Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Government, Democracy, Dying, Man, Worth)

"It's an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Art, Politics, Soul, Honor)

"I used to be a discipline problem, which caused me embarrassment until I realized that being a discipline problem in a racist society is sometimes an honor."
- Ishmael Reed
(Related: Society, Discipline, Being, Embarrassment, Honor)

"We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism."
- Jack Reed
(Related: War, Building, Fighting, Honor, Memories, Terrorism, World)

"As a former cop, I respect and appreciate those who've dedicated their lives to serving others as well as those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it."
- Dave Reichert
(Related: Honor, Law, Respect)

"But with lots of good ideas, implementation is the key, and so we need to keep our eye on the ball as we go forward and make sure that people honor their pledges in terms of financial commitments, and that we actually use this money so that it makes a real difference."
- Mitchell Reiss
(Related: Money, People, Ideas, Financial, Difference, Eye, Honor, Key)

"Everybody says how hard comedy is, but, when it comes time to honor things, whether it's on a weekly critical basis or whether it's award time, at that time of the year, comedy is the poor, dumb child of dramatic work."
- Ivan Reitman
(Related: Time, Work, Comedy, Dumb, Honor, Poor)

"It is an honor to be on the cover of this game because the World Cup is such a big thing around the world. My kids are really quite impressed so that's fun."
- Claudio Reyna
(Related: Fun, Honor, Kids, World)

"There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable action."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Action, Being, Pride)

"Give me six lines written by the most honorable of men, and I will find an excuse in them to hang him."
- Cardinal Richelieu
(Related: Men, Will)

"I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: Enemy, Grave)

"It is not the honor that you take with you, but the heritage you leave behind."
- Branch Rickey
(Related: Honor)

"I felt very honored, and I knew that people would be watching very closely, and I felt it was very, very important that I do a good job."
- Sally Ride
(Related: People, Job)

"Public life is regarded as the crown of a career, and to young men it is the worthiest ambition. Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure."
- Pat Riley
(Related: Life, Men, Politics, Adventure, Ambition, Career, Public)

"To administer is to govern: to govern is to reign. That is the essence of the problem."
- Honore Gabriel Riquet
"A silent man is easily reputed wise. A man who suffers none to see him in the common jostle and undress of life, easily gathers round him a mysterious veil of unknown sanctity, and men honor him for a saint. The unknown is always wonderful."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Men, Life, Honor, Man)

"Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Honor, Living, Vanity)

"Ridicule dishonors a man more than dishonor does."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Man, Ridicule)

"But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Life, Balance, Freedom, Living, Sense, Want)

"Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Honesty, Performance, Confidence, Honor, Protection)

"Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft."
- Theodore Roosevelt
"The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name."
- Theodore Roosevelt
(Related: Children, Name, Want)

"It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Work)

"It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Liberty, Restraint)

"Neither of us, me nor Dennis, is cavalier about a breakup. We both behaved very honorably."
- Meg Ryan
"I had the pleasure, as Robin said, to live a childhood dream as many young Americans and Puerto Rican children live that play youth baseball. And I feel honored and very thankful for that opportunity."
- Nolan Ryan
(Related: Dream, Opportunity, Americans, Baseball, Childhood, Children, Play, Pleasure, Youth)

"Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond words, they are not to be despised."
- Sallust
(Related: State, Words)

"A lot of people say this honor validates my career, but I didn't work hard for validation."
- Ryne Sandberg
(Related: Work, People, Career, Honor)

"I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy. There are only like 1300 actors in it, and as far as I know, you're a member for life. To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was."
- William Sanderson
(Related: Life, Actors, Day)

"The law often allows what honor forbids."
- Bernard Joseph Saurin
(Related: Honor, Law)

"I think Kellie Martin, Reese Witherspoon and Claire Danes represent the future for women in film, and I would be honored to share the stage with any one of them."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Women, Film, Future, Martin)

"Shootouts are not gunfights of honor, they're gang wars and racial riots."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Honor)

"The presentation of the Golden Badge of the Movement is the highest honor the Third Reich has to offer."
- Hjalmar Schacht
(Related: Honor)

"I think Mr. Clarke had a tendency to interfere too much with the activities of the CIA, and our leadership at the senior level let him interfere too much. So criticism from him I kind of wear as a badge of honor."
- Michael Scheuer
(Related: Leadership, Criticism, Honor)

"And after about two years, I realized that creative writing was not going to help you ace those biological tests. So I switched over to journalism. I didn't graduate with honors, but I did graduate on time and with some doing."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: Time, Help, Journalism, Tests, Writing, Years)

"Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Honor, Nation)

"Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Men, Heart, Honor, Opinions)

"We feel very honored to have been offered the responsibility to host this great event, Berlin is a wonderful city that is developing at a tremendous rate, and this decision means that we can now prepare to welcome the world's best athletes to a fascinating place."
- Otto Schily
(Related: Decision, Athletes, Now, Responsibility, World)

"Values are principles and ideas that bring meaning to the seemingly mundane experience of life. A meaningful life that ultimately brings happiness and pride requires you to respond to temptations as well as challenges with honor, dignity, and courage."
- Laura Schlessinger
(Related: Experience, Happiness, Life, Ideas, Courage, Values, Dignity, Honor, Meaning, Pride, Principles, Temptations)

"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."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Fame, Honor, Man)

"Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Honor)

"It is essential that all Americans take the time to honor and remember those individuals who gave their lives in defense of our liberty."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Time, Americans, Defense, Honor, Liberty)

"I didn't leave bodybuilding until I felt that I had gone as far as I could go. It will be the same with my film career. When I feel the time is right, I will then consider public service. I feel that the highest honor comes from serving people and your country."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Time, People, Career, Country, Film, Honor, Public, Right, Service, Will)

"I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Family, Heart, Idea, America, Honor, Privilege, Vote, World)

"One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Men, Life, Action, Existence, Honor, Observation, Worth, Years)

"To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Virtue, Glory, Honor, Perfection)

"Dick Clark is an American icon. I am honored that he has entrusted me with such a role in this national tradition."
- Ryan Seacrest
(Related: American, Tradition)

"Men, who are rogues individually, are in the mass very honorable people."
- Charles de Secondat
(Related: Men, People)

"I believe that my choosing my present course I do no dishonor to them, or to those who may come after me."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: May, Present)

"We must honor our country's tradition of openness and continue to welcome new immigrants."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Country, Honor, Tradition)

"Next to power without honor, the most dangerous thing in the world is power without humor."
- Eric Sevareid
(Related: Humor, Power, Honor, World)

"In this war - as in others - I am less interested in honoring the dead than in preventing the dead."
- Butler Shaffer
(Related: War)

"Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Life, Honor, Man)

"If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Soul, Honor, Sin)

"If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; and if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honor."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Men, Country, Honor, Loss)

"I never killed anybody, I never raped anybody, I never committed no crimes that weren't honorable."
- Tupac Shakur
"The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Truth, Energy, Honor)

"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Life, Mistakes, Nothing)

"A writer is a human being. He has to live with a sense of honor."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Being, Honor, Sense, Writer)

"A writer has to live with a sense of honor."
- Irwin Shaw
(Related: Honor, Sense, Writer)

"I'm just so honored that the universe chose me to be the spark that has set off a raging inferno."
- Cindy Sheehan
(Related: Universe)

"It's like being a Knight of the Garter. It's an honor, but it doesn't hold up anything."
- Fulton J. Sheen
(Related: Being, Honor, Knight)

"I wanted to make sure that the man who found the genie would not take terrible advantage of her, so he needed to be a person of integrity and honor - which is why I made the male lead an astronaut. The rest, as they say, is history."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: History, Honor, Integrity, Man, Rest)

"But it's been a great, humbling - and I've been very honored to have the opportunity to serve and to lead and to be the representative of our soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines who are in Washington. And it's been the greatest honor of my life."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Honor, Marines, Soldiers, Washington)

"As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions."
- Brad Sherman
(Related: Achievement, Honor, Meeting, President, Reward, states, Talk, United)

"The honor is overpaid, When he that did the act is commentator."
- James Shirley
(Related: Act, Honor)

"Cartooning is an honorable thing."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
"So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing. It's pushing the envelope. It's the truth of something through exaggeration."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: Truth, Exaggeration)

"You know, people want to honor me, and on the one hand I just don't want to be a poster child; but on the other, I want to do something classy and great - something where the residuals will go to the cause."
- Carly Simon
(Related: People, Cause, Honor, Want, Will)

"You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them into schools the regular way. As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led me into my present vocation in life, comedy."
- Neil Simon
(Related: Life, People, Comedy, Fact, Present, Schools, Vocation)

"If I know that I shall be as an angel, and more; if I shall behold all God has made; if he shall own me for his son and exalt me to honor in his presence, I shall not fear to die, nor shall I dread the grave where Christ once lay."
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: God, Son, Fear, Christ, Grave, Honor)

"Mr. Lincoln's elevation shows that in America every station in life may be honorable; that there is no barrier against the humblest; but that merit, wherever it exists, has the opportunity to be known."
- Matthew Simpson
(Related: Life, Opportunity, America, May, Merit)

"Nicole will come up in conversations where it's in a part of the conversation. Or we may be somewhere and I would tell some story about their mother and I. You know, we always honor her birthday."
- O. J. Simpson
(Related: Birthday, Mother, Conversation, Honor, May, Will)

"I really took filmmaking very seriously... It was an honor and then a crutch also, because at a young age, I was like, I guess I'm a serious filmmaker. I never set out to be a serious filmmaker. I just set out to make movies."
- John Singleton
(Related: Movies, Age, Honor)

"The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Success, Battle, Difficulties, Honor, Nothing, Struggle)

"Smears are not only to be expected but fought. Honor is to be earned, not bought."
- Margaret Chase Smith
(Related: Honor)

"The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be."
- Socrates
(Related: Honor, World)

"Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud."
- Sophocles
(Related: Fraud, Honor, Succeed)

"Even a poor man can receive honors."
- Sophocles
(Related: Man, Poor)

"I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating."
- Sophocles
(Related: Cheating, Honor)

"There are few things more dishonorable than misleading the young."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Misleading)

"One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Trust, People, Failure)

"If he didn't fall in love he would have never come back near the end of the film. Because, what man is going to dishonor himself so that he comes back in front of the man that took a woman away from him... and warns her to save her life?"
- Rod Steiger
(Related: Life, Love, End, Film, Man, Woman)

"I don't know if it has set in or not. Honestly, it's crazy. It's such an amazing honor. I remember thinking back to being in my room waiting for the call to see if I got the part. It's like winning the lottery. I'm proud to be a member of such an amazing cast - that's the best award of all."
- Hailee Steinfeld
(Related: Winning, Being, Honor, Thinking, Waiting)

"I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I've been thrown out of so many."
- Casey Stengel
"Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current."
- Laurence Sterne
(Related: Gold, Honor, Titles, Value)

"When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Lie, Destiny, Fathers, Fatigue, Honor, Thankfulness, Weapons)

"Not that money is a driving force. It's an honor to play for your country."
- Payne Stewart
(Related: Money, Country, Driving, Force, Honor, Play)

"The honor I feel today being inducted into the Hall of Fame is beyond what words can describe. My thanks to the Hall of Fame committee, who saw fit to bestow this great honor upon me today."
- Hank Stram
(Related: Being, Committee, Fame, Honor, Today, Words)

"I had this sort of idolatry for certain actors who preceded me, people who inspired me, so I'm honored to be that way for young actors."
- Meryl Streep
(Related: People, Actors)

"The president of the United States and his secretary of state were made honorary Hebrews."
- Julius Streicher
(Related: President, State, states, United)

"The design of those commissioners, frigates and warlike force is directed rather against Long Island and these your Honors' possessions, than to the imagined reform of New England."
- Peter Stuyvesant
(Related: Design, EnglForce, Possessions, Reform)

"Hardly had I left when we ran into the Korean war, doubled what I had asked for and doubled it again. I had told him I would stay in Government, be honored to, but not with the Air Force."
- Stuart Symington
(Related: Government, War, Force)

"He who has lost honor can lose nothing more."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Honor, Nothing)

"What is left when honor is lost?"
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: 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
(Related: Chance, Honor, Killing)

"I want to praise activists through the years. I praise those of the past as well, to have them honored."
- Studs Terkel
(Related: Past, Praise, Want, Years)

"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."
- Randall Terry
(Related: God, America, Christ, Honor, Will)

"I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Men, Opportunity, Actor, Honor)

"Freedom is a lonely battle, but if the United States doesn't lead it - sometimes imperfectly, but mostly with honor - who will?"
- Cal Thomas
(Related: Battle, Freedom, Honor, Lonely, states, United, Will)

"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
(Related: Men, Honor, Will)

"Those of us who participate realize the incredible honor bestowed on us, but to really understand the true scope and depth of the movement requires more investigation and concentration."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Honor, Investigation)

"When I competed, it was for honor and country. It was a privilege to be a part of the U.S. team."
- Bill Toomey
(Related: Country, Honor, Privilege)

"I honor religion except when it gets into shedding blood."
- Rip Torn
(Related: Religion, Blood, Honor)

"If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch?"
- Aiden Wilson Tozer
(Related: Time, God, Consulting)

"Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect."
- Lionel Trilling
(Related: Virtue, Act, Culture, Intellect)

"When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Presidency, President)

"From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Equality, Women, Brotherhood, Commitment, Economy, Environment, Military, Schools, Violence)

"Honor wears different coats to different eyes."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Eyes, Honor)

"I am both proud and honored to be on the Board of Directors for the Texas Ballet Theater."
- Janine Turner
(Related: Ballet, Theater)

"I'm very old-fashioned in some ways because of my father, who thought that being a public servant was an honor. Everyone must find a capacity in which they can serve, because we all benefit from society."
- Kathleen Turner
(Related: Society, Father, Thought, Being, Honor, Old, Public)

"It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them."
- Mark Twain
"The career of a sage is of two kinds: He is either honored by all in the world, Like a flower waving its head, Or else he disappears into the silent forest."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Career, World)

"And as far as the Disney Concert hall is concerned, it is a wonderful modern structure and I am extremely honored that I had this opportunity to have a concert here."
- Nobuo Uematsu
(Related: Opportunity, Disney)

"It's a music video but she was real specific on the character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that I was playing in this video and I told her whenever you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come with you and she honored that."
- Blair Underwood
(Related: Love, Music, Character)

"A woman of honor should never suspect another of things she would not do herself."
- Marguerite de Valois
(Related: Honor, Woman)

"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."
- Jim Valvano
(Related: Honor, Treasure, Will)

"You have to defend your honor. And your family."
- Suzanne Vega
(Related: Family, Honor)

"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
(Related: Democracy, Duty, Honor, Jury, Privilege)

"Who sows virtue reaps honor."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Virtue, Honor)

"In those days I was new to covers; merely felt pleased that a story of mine had been honored. I later met Rogers who did some of my early covers and I was impressed with him."
- A. E. van Vogt
"The Nobel Prize is an honor unique in the world in having found its way into the hearts and minds of simple people everywhere. It casts a light of peace and reason upon us all; and for that I am especially grateful."
- George Wald
(Related: Peace, People, Honor, Light, Reason, World)

"I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart."
- Alice Walker
(Related: Love, Heart, Honor, Worry)

"For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: War, Courage, Americans, Defense, Fire, Heroes, Honor, Nation, Nobility)

"Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm's way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11."
- Zach Wamp
(Related: Men, Women, Courage, First, Harm, Honor, Nation, Talking)

"The honorable William Penn, late governor of Pennsylvania, was chosen agent to the Court of Britain, and directed to deliver the petition to the King himself and to endeavor by his personal influence to procure a favorable reception to this last address."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Court, Influence)

"The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that's good."
- George Washington
(Related: Evil, Honor)

"I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country."
- George Washington
(Related: Country, Public)

"The law: it has honored us; may we honor it."
- Daniel Webster
(Related: Honor, May)

"Because of my tremendous respect for Bob Barker and for the show's high standards of professionalism I consider this a tremendous honor that few announcers have ever been treated to. Both Rod's and Johnny's shoes are huge; I can't think about filling them."
- Randy West
(Related: Honor, Respect)

"Many Muslims honor people of other faiths and do not kill."
- Paul Weyrich
(Related: People, Honor)

"I am honored to be able to serve GM at this critical juncture and take part in its reinvention."
- Edward Whitacre, Jr.
"My studies are important to me. I made the honor role just recently, with 2 A's and 2 B's."
- Ryan White
(Related: Honor)

"Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Life, Love, Action, Hope, Beliefs, Earth, Future, Grace, Honor, Now, Right, Waiting)

"He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Style)

"When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead."
- John Greenleaf Whittier
(Related: Faith, Honor, Man)

"Charles and I go back since college. None of us thought this would happen, we just wanted to play basketball. This is the highest honor that can ever be paid, and it's mind-blowing."
- Dominique Wilkins
(Related: Thought, Basketball, College, Honor, Mind, Play)

"Michael was a rare breed. There's no question about that. He did things that a lot of players could never do, and still to this day players can't do those things, so the honors that he's had are definitely deserved."
- Dominique Wilkins
(Related: Day, Question)

"If you seek Hamilton's monument, look around. You are living in it. We honor Jefferson, but live in Hamilton's country, a mighty industrial nation with a strong central government."
- George Will
(Related: Government, Country, Honor, Living, Monument, Nation)

"You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Failure, Goal, Needs, Right, World)

"If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Successful, Failure, Effort, Humanism, Quest, Will)

"In the year 1857, passing through Washington on our return from the annual visit to Philadelphia, I had the distinguished honor of visiting a President for the first time."
- John Sergeant Wise
(Related: Time, First, Honor, President, Visit, Washington)

"My films are always concerned with family, friendship, honor, and patriotism."
- John Woo
(Related: Patriotism, Family, Friendship, Honor)

"You know what, Steve Jobs is real nice to me. He lets me be an employee and that's one of the biggest honors of my life."
- Steve Wozniak
(Related: Life, Jobs)

"Feelings or emotions are the universal language and are to be honored. They are the authentic expression of who you are at your deepest place."
- Judith Wright
(Related: Feelings, Emotions, Expression, Language)

"Your women of honor, as you call em, are only chary of their reputations, not their persons; and 'Tis scandal that they would avoid, not men."
- William Wycherley
(Related: Men, Women, Honor, Scandal)

"We wish that all countries around the world honor our wishes and our Jihad, and we avoid interfering in their business."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Business, Countries, Honor, Wishes, World)

"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
(Related: Honor, Housewife, Man, Mission, Soldiers)

"I want it understood that all these men fought for principle, not for plunder, and that they were true-hearted, honorable soldiers, fighting for what they esteemed was a righteous cause."
- Cole Younger
(Related: Men, Cause, Fighting, Soldiers, Want)

"It's been a great honor for me to be a player for the Detroit Red Wings, to play for an Original Six franchise. I know I'm far from perfect, but I learned a lot."
- Steve Yzerman
(Related: Honor, Play)

"No evil is honorable: but death is honorable; therefore death is not evil."
- Citium Zeno
(Related: Death, Evil)

"Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it."
- Zhuangzi
(Related: Men, Knowledge, Honor, Lies)

"The coming of honor or disgrace must be a reflection of one's inner power."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Power, Disgrace, Honor, Reflection)

"You feel touched and honored and alive when you give to someone."
- Daphne Zuniga