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Honor Quotes

Honor is the eternal and priceless respect that everyone in this world strives hard to achieve but only a few attains. Honor is often bestowed on someone for his or her valor, nobility and heroism and is often granted on pure recognition of true accomplishment. Honor helps you to hold your head high and is a major boost to one’s personal integrity. Being the core principal of happiness and respectful life, honor is a much-coveted ingredient for a happy, successful life. Here are some of famous tribute quotations and sayings that relates the true importance of honor.

Courtney Love

I am just the classic person who wants to learn stuff. I want good tutors, and with Kurt I had the best.

Billie Jean King

Men can have a huge turnover of sponsorship and still survive a lot better than the women. But the women's ratings are better, at least at home in the United States than in the men's tennis.

Douglas MacArthur

Old soldiers never die; they just fade away.

Joseph Conrad

As to honor - you know - it's a very fine medieval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.

John Milton

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.

Ambrose Bierce

In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.

John Greenleaf Whittier

When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

Elizabeth I

The word must is not to be used to princes.

Maya Angelou

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

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Courtney Love

I like all the angels around because they protect me and my daughter. I mean, her Dad's an angel.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.

Groucho Marx

I intend to live forever, or die trying.

Billie Jean King

A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.

Larry King

Good writers are in the business of leaving signposts saying, Tour my world, see and feel it through my eyes; I am your guide.

Alice Walker

Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me.

John Milton

Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.

Les Brown

Honor your commitments with integrity.

Henry Ward Beecher

A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.

Garrison Keillor

They say such nice things about people at their funerals that it makes me sad that I'm going to miss mine by just a few days.

D. H. Lawrence

How beautiful maleness is, if it finds its right expression.

Ernest Hemingway

Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor.

Thomas More

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.

Andy Warhol

I always thought I'd like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I'd like it to say "figment."

Andrew Carnegie

Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.

Walt Whitman

He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.

Hermann Hesse

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.


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

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Funeral pomp is more for the vanity of the living than for the honor of the dead.


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.


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

William Shakespeare

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.

Khalil Gibran

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.

Lily Collins

To be able to say, 'I'm going to be Snow White' - it's crazy. It's an honor.

Lily Collins

I don't choose projects according to the idea of being a role model. To be considered as one is definitely an honor.

Kamala Harris

I've had the honor of speaking at many commencements.

Joe Biden

You've all seen over the last eight years what President Obama means to this country. He is the embodiment of honor, resolve, and character - one of the finest presidents we have ever had.

Donald Trump

Owning great landmarks such as the Empire State Building or Trump Tower or the General Motors Building or the Plaza Hotel - there are certain just spectacular landmarks - it's an honor; it's really an honor.

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.