Honor Quotations, Quotes, Quotation Collection

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

Content thyself to be obscurely good.
When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway,
The post of honour is a private station.

Joseph Addison

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
 

Joseph Addison

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

Aeschylus

Honor is like a steep island without a shore: one cannot return once one is outside.
 

Nicholas Bouleau

Nothing so completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity himself, than straightforward and simple integrity in another.

Charles Caleb Colton

Morality regulates the acts of man as a private individual; honor, his acts as a public man.
 

Esteban Echeverria

The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
 

Thomas Gray

Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
 

Christopher Marlowe

Victis honor Honour to the vanquished
 

Latin Phrases

Where there is no shame, there is no honor.
 

African Proverb

Honour and shame from no condition rise;
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.

Alexander Pope

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

Arthur Schopenhauer

Honour pricks me on. Yea, but how if honour prick me off when I come on? How then?
Can honour set to a leg? No.
Or an arm? No.
Or take away the grief of a wound? No.
Honour hath no skill in surgery then? No.
What is honour? A word.
What is in that word? Honour.
What is that honour? Air. A trim reckoning.
Who hath it? He that died o' Wednesday.

William Shakespeare

Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing;
'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands;
But he that filches from me my good name
Robs me of that which not enriches him,
And makes me poor indeed.

William Shakespeare

The truth is, hardly any of us have ethical energy enough for more than one really inflexible point of honor.
 

George Bernard Shaw