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
Neither I nor anyone else knows what a standard is. We all recognize a dishonorable act, but have no idea what honor is.Anton Chekhov
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."
"What is honor, and riches, and the favor of creatures - so long as I lack the favor of God, the pardon of my sins, a saving interest in Christ, and the hope of glory! O Lord, give me these, or I die! Give me these, or else I shall eternally die!"
Honour is like a widow, won With brisk attempt and putting on.
"Honour thy father and thy mother; that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee."
Give me, kind Heaven, a private station, A mind serene for contemplation: Title and profit I resign: The post of honor shall be mine.john gay
True honour is an attachment to honest and beneficent principles, and a good reputation; and prompts a man to do good to others, and indeed to all men, at his own cost, pains, or peril. False honour is a pretence to this character, but does things that destroy it: And the abuse of honour is called honour, by those who from that good word borrow credit to act basely, rashly, or foolishly.
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.
"We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst."
Honour and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part, there all the honour lies.Alexander Pope
"To die with honour, when one can no longer live with honour."
See that you come not to woo honour, but to wed it.william shakespeare
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
Honor lies in honest toil.
To set the cause above renown, to love the game beyond the prize. To honor while you strike him down, the foe that comes with fearless eyes. To count the life of battle good and dear the land that gave you birth, and dearer yet the brotherhood that binds the brave of all the earth.
The nation's honor is dearer than the nation's comfort; yes, than the nation's life itself.
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