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honor Quotes

43 of the best book quotes about honor
  1. #1
    “I’d rather be killed fighting for Narnia than grow old and stupid at home and perhaps go about in a bath-chair and then die in the end just the same.”
  2. #2
    “And I vow that you shall always have a place by my hearth and meat and mead at my table, and pledge to ask no service of you that might bring you into dishonor. I swear it by the old gods and the new. Arise.” As she clasped [Brienne’s] hands between her own, Catelyn could not help but smile.”
  3. #3
    “A woman who cannot honor her own feelings will not find them honored by anyone else.”
  4. #4
    “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”
  5. #5
    “It is honorable to help a friend in need.”
  6. #6
    “You don’t need to wear a patch on your arm to have honor.”
  7. #7
    “If a man were really able to instruct mankind, to receive money for giving instruction would, in my opinion, be an honour to him.”
    author
    Plato
    book
    Apology
    character
    Socrates
    concepts
    teachingmoneyHonor
  8. #8
    “The myth of the Tadpole Angel was complete. Now it could only grow and shape as legends are wont to do. Nothing I would ever do could change things. I had crossed the line to where only the greatest of the medicine men have ever been, perhaps even further, for not even the greatest were known by all the tribes and honored by all of the people. I had become a legend.”
  9. #9
    “But how can I not go on? They would want me to survive. . . to grow up and make something of my life, . . . to honor their memories.”
  10. #10
    “‘You see this scar on the top of my head?’ He tilted his head to show me. ‘I got that scar in Greene County, Alabama trying to register to vote in 1964. You see this scar on the side of my head? […] I got that scar in Mississippi demanding civil rights. […] These aren’t my scars, cuts and bruises. These are my medals of honor.‘”
  1. #11
    “I’m not doing this for you. I’m doing it because – I don’t reckon my dad would’ve wanted them to become killers – just for you.”
  2. #12
    “That public virtue, which among the ancients was denominated patriotism, is derived from a strong sense of our own interest in the preservation and prosperity of the free government of which we are members. Such a sentiment, which had rendered the legions of the republic almost invincible, could make but a very feeble impression on the mercenary servants of a despotic prince; and it became necessary to supply that defect by other motives, of a different, but not less forcible nature—honor and religion.”
  3. #13
    “You say we could lose our lives for this child? I would consider that the greatest honor that could come to my family.”
  4. #14
    “It was from the success, not from the justice, of their enterprises, that they expected the honors of a triumph.”
  5. #15
    No hunter of the sky should end his days as prey. Better to die on the wing than pinned to the ground.
  6. #16
    “If any honor existed in war, he concluded, it was in fighting to protect others from harm.”
  7. #17
    “To have a child is the greatest honor and responsibility that can be bestowed upon any living being.”
  8. #18
    “Though there is no playbook on how to navigate the path of life, if I do it with the grace and heart of the women before me, the I will have lived my life with honor.”
  9. #19
    “No man shall say that I betrayed a brother.”
  10. #20
    “Although the operators fought the battle and by all accounts saved about twenty American lives, because they were neither CIA staffers nor active military personnel they were deemed ineligible for even higher awards, awards that went to other men who played smaller roles and never fired a shot.”

Books by William Shakespeare

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  1. #21
    ″‘If I should die,’ Dalinar said, ‘then I would do so having lived my life right. It is not the destination that matters, but how one arrives there.‘”
  2. #22
    “No. No creature can be honorably required to go counter to
    the law of his nature -- the Law of God.”
  3. #23
    “Romans, make way. The good Andronicus,
    Patron of virtue, Rome’s best champion,
    Successful in the battles that he fights,
    With honour and with fortune is return’d.”
  4. #24
    “Now, we must have badly painted the character of our adventure seeker, or our readers must have already perceived that D’Artagnan was not an ordinary man; therefore, while repeating to himself that his death was inevitable, he did not make up his mind to die quietly, as one less courageous and less restrained might have done in his place.”
  5. #25
    “Because it is my name! Because I cannot have another in my life! Because I lie and sign myself to lies! Because I am not worth the dust on the feet of them that hang! How may I live without my name? I have given you my soul; leave me my name!”
  6. #26
    The wounds received in battle bestow honor, they do not take it away.
  7. #27
    “I . . . looked in the mirror. . . . I was strong. I was pure. I had genuine thoughts inside that no one could see, that no one could ever take away from me. I was like the wind. . . . And then I draped the large embroidered red scarf over my face and covered these thoughts up. But underneath the scarf I still knew who I was. I made a promise to myself: I would always remember my parents’ wishes, but I would never forget myself.”
  8. #28
    “She’d shown him in a thousand ways that she was honorable and strong and generous and very human, maybe even more vividly human than anyone he’d ever known.”
  9. #29
    “O, whither hast thou led me, Egypt? See How I convey my shame out of thine eyes, By looking back what I have left behind ‘Stroyed in dishonor.”
  10. #30
    ″...the Distinguished Intelligence Cross, the highest honor bestowed by the CIA. The award goes to clandestine service members for “a voluntary act or acts of extraordinary heroism involving the acceptance of existing dangers with conspicuous fortitude and exemplary courage.”
  1. #31
    “We didn’t join the Corps ‘cause we felt like it, we joined ‘cause it was a life decision. We wanted to live by a code, sir. And we found it in the Corps. And now you’re asking me to sign a piece of paper that says we have no honor. We have no Code. You’re asking us to say we’re not Marines.”
  2. #32
    “Lieutenant Kaffee, I believe in God, and in His son, Jesus Christ. And because I do, I can say this: Private Santiago isn’t dead because of a Code Red. He’s dead because he had no honor. He’s dead because he had no Code. And God was watching.”
  3. #33
    “There was not much difficulty in settling the matter once Eustace realised that everyone took the idea of a duel quite seriously and heard Caspian offering to lend him a sword, and Drinian and Edmund discussing whether he ought to be handicapped in some way to make up for his being so much bigger than Reepicheep.”
  4. #34
    There are people who observe the rules of honor as we do the stars, from a very long way off.
  5. #35
    “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.”
  6. #36
    “I love the name of honour more than I fear death.”
  7. #37
    What is honor compared to a woman’s love? What is duty against the feel of a newborn son in your arms . . . or the memory of a brother’s smile?
  8. #38
    We are all honorable men here, we do not have to give each other assurances as if we were lawyers.
    author
    Mario Puzo
    book
    Godfather
    character
    Corleone
    concept
    Honor
  9. #39
    “The same honor waits for the coward and the brave. They both go down to Death.”
    author
    Homer
    character
    Achilles
    concept
    Honor
  10. #40
    “What I was afraid of was that everyone present, from the insolent marker down to the lowest little stinking, pimply clerk in a greasy collar, would jeer at me and fail to understand when I began to protest and to address them in literary language. For of the point of honour – not of honour, but of the point of honour – one cannot speak among us except in literary language. You can’t allude to the “point of honour” in ordinary language. I was fully convinced (the sense of reality, in spite of all my romanticism!) that they would all simply split their sides with laughter.”
  11. #41
    “we shall advise this wronged maid
    to stead up your appointment, go in your place. If
    the encounter acknowledge itself hereafter, it may
    compel him to her recompense; and here, by this, is
    your brother saved, your honor untainted, the poor
    Mariana advantaged, and the corrupt deputy
    scaled. The maid will I frame and make fit for his
    attempt. If you think well to carry this as you may,
    the doubleness of the benefit defends the deceit
    from reproof. What think you of it? ”
  12. #42
    “And so he lived […] in apparent glory, honored by the world, but for all that usually in a melancholy mood, which grew increasingly so because no one was able to take it seriously.”
  13. #43
    “The right man for you won’t see proving his love for you as a burden. For him ... it’s an honor.”

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