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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.
It is rather for us here dedicated to the great task remaining before us, that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion.
The book salesman should be honored because he brings to our attention, as a rule, the very books we need most and neglect most.
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.
Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
Pope John XXIII
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
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.
Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.
Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
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
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
A fair trial is one in which the rules of evidence are honored, the accused has competent counsel, and the judge enforces the proper courtroom procedures - a trial in which every assumption can be challenged.
I feel greatly honored to have a ballpark named after me, especially since I've been thrown out of so many.
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.
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.
Mr. Chairman, delegates, and fellow citizens: I am honored by the support of this convention for vice president of the United States. I accept the duty to help lead our nation out of a jobs crisis and back to prosperity - and I know we can do this.
I honored the fallen enemy by placing a stone on his beautiful grave.
Manfred von Richthofen
The law: it has honored us; may we honor it.
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.
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.
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.
A friend of mine has a big farm in the desert, and she picks up feathers and roadkill for me, then makes it into clothes. I think it's cool to wear roadkill. If I died and somebody wanted to wear my teeth around their neck to VMAs, I'd feel honored.
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.
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.
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.
I was very happy and honored to create the Professor Garfield Foundation with Ball State to make reading fun.
'Argo,' 'Lincoln,' and 'Zero Dark Thirty,' three films honored with Best Picture Oscar nominations, lionize their Washington-anchored protagonists as crafty, competent, and virtually incorruptible.
I'm honored to be in a position to have young girls or performers look up to me.
I am honored to be here as co-chair of President Obama's re-election campaign.
I felt it was really, really important, not just in the vein of feminist erasure or whatever but also just as an artist that I honored my work.
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