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)
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
Better to die ten thousand deaths, Than wound my honour.joseph addison
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.
"We have no other choice. Our submission would serve no end; if Germany is victorious, Belgium, whatever her attitude, will be annexed to the Reich. If die we must, better death with honour."
In honour I gained them, and in honour I will die with them.
"We laugh at honour and are shocked to find traitors in our midst."
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."
"To die with honour, when one can no longer live with honour."
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
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
Titles of honour add not to his worth, Who is himself an honour to his titles.John Ford
"I will to my lord be true and faithful, and love all which he loves and shun all which he shuns."