Our heart's where they rocked our cradle, Our love where we spent our toil, And our faith, and our hope, and our honour We pledge to our native soil!
The Native-Born (1894)
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
A republic cannot succeed, till it contains a certain body of men imbued with the principles of justice and honour.charles darwin
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.C. S. Lewis
He wanted to be independent of the vagaries of butlers.Dean Gooderham Acheson
Better to die ten thousand deaths, Than wound my honour.joseph addison
Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails and impious men bear sway, The post of honor is a private station.joseph addison
"To the King, one must give his possessions and his life; but honour is a possession of soul, and the soul is only God's."
Now, while the honour thou hast got Is spick and span new.
If he that in the field is slain Be in the bed of honour lain, He that is beaten may be said To lie in Honour's truckle-bed.
"Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee."
And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.
In honour I gained them, and in honour I will die with them.
"I will be forced to sink [the US ships], because even if I have one ship left I will proceed with the bombardment. Spain, the Queen and I prefer honour without ships than ships without honour."
If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul alive.william shakespeare
Thou art a fellow of a good respect; thy life hath had some smatch of honour in it.william shakespeare
Mine honor is my life, both grow in one. Take honor from me, and my life is done. Then, dear my liege, mine honor let me try; In that I live, and for that I will die.william shakespeare
"Chose disgrace where obedience did not bring honour"
Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred.andrew jackson
Duty, honor, country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.Douglas MacArthur
On my honor, I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country.