If you have not tasted poverty, you will not be able to manage blessing when it comes. If you have not tasted humiliation, you will not be able to manage honour when it comes.
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station.joseph addison
"My will contains directions for my funeral which will be followed not by mourning coaches but by oxen, sheep, flocks of poultry, and a small travelling aquarium of live fish, all wearing scarves in honour of the man who perished rather than eat his fellow-creatures. It will be, with the exception of Noah's Ark, the most remarkable thing of the kind ever seen."George Bernard Shaw
A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.jesus christ
This gift... which God gave us in order to enable us to perfect ourselves, to learn and to teach, must not be employed in doing that which is for us most degrading and perfectly disgraceful... Those who employ the faculty of thinking and speaking in the service of that sense which is no honour to us, who think more than necessary of drink and love, or even sing of these things; they employ and use the divine gift in acts of rebellion against the Giver, and in transgression of his commandments.maimonides
Wilt thou have this man to thy wedded husband, to live together after God's ordinance in the holy estate of Matrimony? Wilt thou obey him, and serve him, love, honour and keep him, in sickness and in health; and, forsaking all other, keep thee only unto him, so long as ye both shall live?Book of Common Prayer
Hail to the Chief who in honour advances! Honoured and bless'd be the evergreen Pine!
We, however, place the love of God and His honour above our own and above the acquisition of many regionsrichard i of england
Let us honour if we can The vertical man Though we value none But the horizontal one.wystan hugh auden
I am Bourbon as a matter of honour , royalist according to reason and conviction, and republican by taste and character .françois-rené de chateaubriand
A republic cannot succeed, till it contains a certain body of men imbued with the principles of justice and honour.charles darwin
Perseverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright: to have done is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery.william shakespeare
Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?
Secretive power loathes journalists who do their job: who push back screens, peer behind façades, lift rocks. Opprobrium from on high is their badge of honour.john pilger
Perséverance, dear my lord, Keeps honour bright: to have done, is to hang Quite out of fashion, like a rusty mail In monumental mockery.william shakespeare
One dwells in suffering if one is without reverence and deference. Now what ascetic or brahmin can I honour and respect and dwell in dependence on?
The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise isgone! it isgone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.Edmund Burke
Commanders and senior officers should die with troops. The honour of the British Empire and the British Army is at stake.Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
All glory, laud and honour To Thee,Redeemer, King, To whom the lips of children Made sweet hosannas ring.J(ames) M(ason) Neale
Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never in nothing, great or small, large or petty never give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.winston churchill
If we were sitting in a court of honour, our decision might be different.
See that you come not to woo honour, but to wed it.william shakespeare
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