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Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
And let me make this very clear - unlike President Obama, I will not raise taxes on the middle class. As president, I will protect the sanctity of life. I will honor the institution of marriage. And I will guarantee America's first liberty: the freedom of religion.
Mr. Chairman, delegates. I accept your nomination for President of the United States of America. I do so with humility, deeply moved by the trust you have placed in me. It is a great honor. It is an even greater responsibility.
He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.
What is left when honor is lost?
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.
You have to defend your honor. And your family.
Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
For thousands of years, human beings have been obsessed with beauty, truth, love, honor, altruism, courage, social relationships, art, and God. They all go together as subjective experiences, and it's a straw man to set God up as the delusion. If he is, then so is truth itself or beauty itself.
Meditation is the life of the soul: Action, the soul of meditation; and honor the reward of action.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
The man who interprets Nature is always held in great honor.
Zora Neale Hurston
To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue.
It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.
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
Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.
Movies always are open to being remade because times change so much, and the tempo of movies changes. I think of it like a James Bond. They can have different actors play the same role... I've had people come up to me and say, 'We want to remake 'The Jerk' with so and so.' And I say, 'Fine.' It just doesn't bother me. It's an honor actually.
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.
Adultery is the ultimate deal-breaker for me. I would rather be alone than in a relationship that doesn't honor me.
A truly American sentiment recognizes the dignity of labor and the fact that honor lies in honest toil.
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions form our true honor.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Affliction is the wholesome soil of virtue, where patience, honor, sweet humility, and calm fortitude, take root and strongly flourish.
A free economy and strong communities honor the dignity of every person, rewarding effort with justice, promoting upward mobility, and building solidarity among citizens.
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.
John F. Kennedy
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