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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.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
Death and life have their determined appointments; riches and honors depend upon heaven.
I was eleven, then I was sixteen. Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.
Growing up, I watched softball and U.S.A .softball, and that was my goal of being able to represent my country and wear the red, white, and blue out there, and I think it is one of the highest honors to be able to go out there and compete for your country, and it was something so very special, and it was everything I dreamt of and more.
The red carpet is a beautiful situation for people. I think everybody appreciates it and loves it and honors it. Nobody really acts a fool because they know this is a one-time thing.
Even a poor man can receive honors.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Memorial Day isn't just about honoring veterans, its honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that's a reminder of when we come home we still have a responsibility to serve. It's a continuation of service that honors our country and those who fell defending it.
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
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
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.
In order to have a charismatic leader, you have to have a charismatic program. Because if you have a charismatic program, then if you can read you can lead. When the leader gets killed while you're reading from page 13 of your charismatic program, you can bury the man with honors, then continue the plan by reading from page 14. Let's keep on.
John Henrik Clarke
Individual honors and scoring championships are great, but my No. 1 goal is to win the Stanley Cup.
I have no other view than to promote the public good, and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.
We were poor. But my mom never accepted that. She worked hard to become a residential contractor - got her master's with honors at the University of New Orleans. I used to go to every class with her. Her father was my paternal figure.
I don't believe in honors - it bothers me. Honors bother: honors is epaulettes; honors is uniforms. My papa brought me up this way.
Richard P. Feynman
Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
Nothing reflects so much honor on a workman as a trial of his work and its endurance of it. So it is with God. It honors Him when His saints preserve their integrity.
Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors, friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness, and peril of falling?
He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
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
Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.
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.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.
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