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As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
But if it be a sin to covet honour, I am the most offending soul alive.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing; a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil.
Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
William Butler Yeats
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
The post of honour is a private station.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
It's an honour and a thrill and a privilege just to play in the NHL.
People say I'm difficult and sometimes that's a badge of honour.
The knighthood was a tremendous honour, I don't dismiss it. But I feel embarrassed by the flowery, theatrical stuff that goes with being an actor.
Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
It is a huge honour to be recognised as the world's best commentator, particularly against so many sporting greats.
A Woman is naturally more helpless than the other Sex; and a Man of Honour and Sense should have this in his View in all Manner of Commerce with her.
The knighthood I received was a fantastic honour but it's not something I've ever used and I don't think I ever will.
My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
If I honour my needs first, I will be the best wife, the best mum, the best sister, the best friend. I have to come first, because then everyone benefits.
One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming, cleaning, modernising our clapped-out system.
In honour I gained them, and in honour I will die with them.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
I never thought I'd say the sentence 'It was a real honour' - because that implies that you've done something pretty special. But now I've done that several times. Yesterday I was in Buckingham Palace - I actually met the Queen yesterday and that was an honour. I never thought I'd do something like that.
And that's my honour, that's what my goal is, to always keep my mum's name ringing, because I know what sacrifices she went through for me.
I think that you can honour the sacrifices of a common soldier without glorifying war.
Success is about honour, feeling morally calibrated, absence of shame, not what some newspaper defines from an external metric.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
We speak of virtue, honour, reason; but our thought does not translate any one of these concepts into a substance.
I always love it when I hear back from kids who say they discovered Percy Jackson and now wear their learning difference as a badge of honour.
My father's people... are from Fairfax in northern Virginia, just across the Mason-Dixon line. So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general.
The Companion of Honour I regarded as an award from the country for 50 years of work - which I thought was okay.
Pulling on your country's shirt is the greatest honour a footballer can have. It's what I always dreamed of as a kid and I get a buzz every time.
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