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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.
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
Whatever feminists may say about their only advocating choices, everyone knows the truth: Feminism regards work outside the home as more elevating, honorable, and personally productive than full-time mothering and making a home.
When all the original blues guys are gone, you start to realize that someone has to tend to the tradition. I recognize that I have some responsibility to keep the music alive, and it's a pretty honorable position to be in.
Most honorable are services rendered to the State; even if they do not go beyond words, they are not to be despised.
The way to put oneself in a position to take the harder, more honorable political path is to argue for one's virtues in a vigorous way.
What office is there which involves more responsibility, which requires more qualifications, and which ought, therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?
Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
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.
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.
If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.
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.
To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
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
In the best of all possible worlds, everybody would be honorable, but that's not the way the world works. Reputations for reporters are made by discovering things underneath that rock.
A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
I think service is honorable, and that was always inculcated in me.
Everything that I'm attempting to do is based on my understanding of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and what he wanted for his people.
It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
Men, who are rogues individually, are in the mass very honorable people.
Charles de Secondat
I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment.
In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
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
So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing. It's pushing the envelope. It's the truth of something through exaggeration.
Cartooning is an honorable thing.
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.
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.
When evil acts in the world it always manages to find instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable.
There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair.
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