All are not just because they do no wrong; but he who will not wrong me when he may, he is truly just. -Richard Cumberland
An honor prudently declined often returns with increased luster. -Livy
If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offensive soul alive. -Shakespeare
Honor is most capricious in her rewards. She feeds us with air, and often pulls down our house to build our monument. -Colton
Our own heart, and not other men’s opinion, forms our true honor. -Coleridge
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave. -Calvin Coolidge
Honor is like the eye, which cannot suffer the least impurity without damage. It is a precious stone, the price of which is lessened by a single flaw. -Bossuet
The biggest reward for a thing well done is to have done it. -Voltaire
When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station. -Addison
The effective impact upon us of men of honor, rectitude and goodwill is to arouse kindred impules within us. We begin to detect in ourselves undeveloped capacities. The touch of the heroic awakens in us the slumbering hero.
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Fellowship with a true servant of mankind calls into action our latent impulses. -Charles Malcolm Douglas
Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor. -Addison
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
In believing in others, we are believed. In supporting others, we gain followers, and in recognizing the value of others, we are honored. -Solon B. Cousins
There never was a person who did anything worth doing who did not receive more than he gave. -Henry Ward Beecher
No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor. -Andrew Carnegie
Honor is unstable, and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food. She builds a lofty structure on the sandy foundation of the esteem of those who are of all beings the most subject to change. -Colton
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them. -Socrates
Since an intelligence common to us all makes things known to us and formulates them in our minds, honorable actions are ascribed by us to virtue, and dishonorable actions to vice; and only a madman would conclude that these judgments are matters of opinion, and not fixed by nature. -Marcus T. Cicero (106-43BC)
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