A republic cannot succeed, till it contains a certain body of men imbued with the principles of justice and honour.charles darwin
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
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.
As quick as lightning, in the breach Just in the place where honour's lodged, As wise philosophers have judged, Because a kick in that place more Hurts Honour than deep wounds before.
"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 could not love thee, dear, so much, loved I not honor more.
"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"
I take things like honor and loyalty seriously. It's more important to me than any materialistic thing or any fame I could have.Lloyd banks
We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst.C. S. Lewis
Create and save customized flash cards. Sign up today and start improving your vocabulary!