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When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.
John Greenleaf Whittier
To one who loves his country in all its parts, it is natural to rejoice in whatever contributes to the prosperity and honor and marks the stability and progress of any portion of its people.
For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
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
I went to law school. And I became a prosecutor. I took on a specialty that very few choose to pursue. I prosecuted child abuse and child homicide cases. Cases that were truly gut-wrenching. But standing up for those kids, being their voice for justice was the honor of a lifetime.
National honor is the national property of the highest value.
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.
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.
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.
America pays its bills. It always has. It always will. The fact that Washington is now debating whether to honor its debts and obligations, then, should come as a surprise. But playing political football with a necessary vote to raise the nation's debt ceiling has become as predictable as a Twitter rant from Charlie Sheen.
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.
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.
Honor your commitments with integrity.
Winning an Oscar is an honor, but, between you and me, it does not makes things easier.
People still question my sobriety, my commitment to the program, and that hurts. I take things day by day, and sometimes I take them minute by minute, but I honor my commitment to stay sober.
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.
Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it.
The most important thing my grandfather taught me was that the most noble way to use your skills, intellect and energy is to defend the marginalized against those with the greatest power - and that the resulting animosity from those in power is a badge of honor.
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.
A woman of honor should never suspect another of things she would not do herself.
Marguerite de Valois
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.
John F. Kennedy
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