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  Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them.  
 -  Thomas Sowell
  

  At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  The second office in the government is honorable and easy; the first is but a splendid misery.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  It has been an honor and a privilege to have had the chance to come back to Liverpool Football Club as manager.  
 -  Kenny Dalglish
  

  Remarkable contributions are typically spawned by a passionate commitment to transcendent values such as beauty, truth, wisdom, justice, charity, fidelity, joy, courage and honor.  
 -  Ayumi Hamasaki
  

  The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  He sees death in the prostitutes who have witnessed the death of honor, and daily multiply the death of love, who bleed away their own lives 50 times a day beneath the relentless stabbings of countless conjugations.  
 -  Ed McBain
  

  Service to others in their time of need is a privilege and an honor.  
 -  Harley King
  

  Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  Here honor binds me, and I wish to satisfy it.  
 -  Pierre Corneille
  

  Honorable, adj.: Afflicted with an impediment in one's reach. In legislative bodies, it is customary to mention all members as honorable; as, 'the honorable gentleman is a scurvy cur.'  
 -  Ambrose Bierce
  

  No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.  
 -  Calvin Coolidge
  

  No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  The post of honour is a private station.  
 -  Joseph Addison
  

  Show me the man you honor, and I will know what kind of man you are.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

  Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.  
 -  Thomas Fuller
  

  Honor is the reward of virtue.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  Fail to honor people,they fail to honor you; but of a good leader, who talks little, when his work is done, his aims fulfilled, they will all say, 'We did this ourselves.'  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  Ability without honor is useless.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.  
 -  Socrates
  

  What is permissible is not always honorable.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  If we are marked to die, we are enough to do our country loss; and if to live, the fewer men, the greater share of honor.  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  No greater nor more affectionate honor can be conferred on an American than to have a public school named after him.  
 -  Herbert Hoover
  

  Mine honor is my life; both grow in one; Take honor from me, and my life is done.  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  The gifts of an honorable, well-lived life are in those who will miss you once you're gone.  
 -  Don Williams Jr
  

  Honor is not the exclusive property of any political party.  
 -  Herbert Hoover
  

  If it be a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  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
  

  Honor your commitments with integrity.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  Be strong. Live honorably and with dignity. When you don't think you can, hold on.  
 -  James Frey
  

  Honor and shame from no condition rise; act well your part, there all the honor lies.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  It takes true courage to be a dove, but no honor accrues to being an ostrich.  
 -  Sarah Ferguson
  

  To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.  
 -  Dennis Banks
  

  Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong.  
 -  Thomas Jefferson
  

  Honor is simply the morality of superior men.  
 -  Henry Louis Mencken
  

  It's an honor for me to have the opportunity to work with Emilio Estefan.  
 -  Jencarlos Canela
  

  I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.  
 -  Irving Caesar
  

  Act well your part, there all the honour lies.  
 -  Alexander Pope
  

  He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.  
 -  Walter Lippmann
  

  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
  

  Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.  
 -  Seneca
  

  It is not our purpose to become each other; it is to recognize each other, to learn to see the other and honor him for what he is.  
 -  Hermann Hesse
  

  Honor is but an empty bubble.  
 -  John Dryden
  

  Honor sinks where commerce long prevails.  
 -  Walter Bagehot
  

  It is an honor to be awarded with such a high rating from an organization as well respected as the NAACP. I am pleased that the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation, has recognized my voting record.  
 -  Joe Baca
  

  All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer
  

  He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young.  
 -  Joseph Addison
  

  I believe honor thy mother and father is not just a good commandment to live by, it is good public policy to govern by. That is why I feel so strongly about Medicare.  
 -  Barbara Mikulski
  

  Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.  
 -  Joseph Addison
  

  There has never been a statue erected to honor a critic.  
 -  Zig Ziglar
  

  To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground.  
 -  Albert Einstein
  

  Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  It is a remarkable honor to receive a Nobel Prize, because it not only recognizes discoveries, but also their usefulness to the advancement of fundamental science.  
 -  Peter Agre
  

  Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.  
 -  Sophocles
  

  Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.  
 -  Mortimer Adler
  

  It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Whether you be man or woman you will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.  
 -  Sade Adu