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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.

O. J. Simpson

Nicole will come up in conversations where it's in a part of the conversation. Or we may be somewhere and I would tell some story about their mother and I. You know, we always honor her birthday.

Salma Hayek

I have tried my whole life to represent my Mexican roots with honor and pride.

Andrew Jackson

Every good citizen makes his country's honor his own, and cherishes it not only as precious but as sacred. He is willing to risk his life in its defense and is conscious that he gains protection while he gives it.

John Greenleaf Whittier

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

Dustin Diamond

The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon.

Catherine Oxenberg

I know there'll be comparisons, but I consider it an honor to be compared to Audrey Hepburn. She's a legend.

Calvin Coolidge

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

Isaac Newton

To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.

Camila Cabello

You have to follow and honor that inner voice. I always encouraged the girls to do the same.

Andrew Carnegie

All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.

Joseph Addison

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.

Roman Polanski

I still had some honor... I still have some now.

Laurence Sterne

Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins, which add no value to gold or silver, but only render brass current.

Thomas More

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.

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.

Ozzy Osbourne

I cannot turn down this incredible honor twice.


There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.

Peyton Manning

It truly has been an honor to play in Indianapolis. I do love it here. I love the fans, and I will always enjoy having played for such a great team.


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

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.

Richard M. Nixon

The greatest honor history can bestow is that of peacemaker.

Malala Yousafzai

Honor your daughters. They are honorable.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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

Douglas MacArthur

Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.

John Dryden

Honor is but an empty bubble.

Les Brown

Honor your commitments with integrity.

Alexander Hamilton

The honor of a nation is its life.

Leonardo da Vinci

Who sows virtue reaps honor.

Charles Dickens

I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.

Douglas MacArthur

Could I have but a line a century hence crediting a contribution to the advance of peace, I would yield every honor which has been accorded by war.

John Adams

All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise, not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, not from want of honor or virtue, so much as from the downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation.

James Comey

The promise I've tried to honor my entire career, that the rule of law and the design of the founders, right, the oversight of courts and the oversight of Congress will be at the heart of what the FBI does.

Kristen Bell

I'm not recognized very often, and if I am, it's a die-hard Veronica Mars fan. Which is usually flattering and an honor. I really try not to think about it.

Jon Favreau

A thoughtful piece of criticism by somebody who understands the context of what you are doing is a tremendous gift and honor to read, even if they don't completely embrace your work.

Zora Neale Hurston

The man who interprets Nature is always held in great honor.

Clayton Kershaw

God gave me an ability to throw a baseball. He chose me for a reason, and I want to honor Him with that.

Paul Ryan

A free economy and strong communities honor the dignity of every person, rewarding effort with justice, promoting upward mobility, and building solidarity among citizens.

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.

Alexis de Tocqueville

It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too.

Brittany Murphy

To give Tinker Bell a voice for the first time in history is such an honor.

Camila Alves

It was a really big deal to become an American citizen the right way. You have to work really hard, and it is such an honor to be able to say that.

Alice Walker

I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.

Mookie Betts

It's an honor and a blessing to be part of 'R.B.I. Baseball.'

Charlize Theron

I only worked on Men of Honor for three weeks, but I walked away with so much. Because Bob is the kind of actor who gives you the opportunity to really go there. And we really had to go there. I mean, we were both playing drunks.

Miguel de Cervantes

Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.

Andre Gide

It is unthinkable for a Frenchman to arrive at middle age without having syphilis and the Cross of the Legion of Honor.

Sonia Sotomayor

I don't believe we should bend the Constitution under any circumstance. It says what it says. We should do honor to it.

David Beckham

I have always found it an honor that people have wanted to buy my shirt and an honor that fans turn up to watch the team I am playing in. I have always found that a huge honor.

Machine Gun Kelly

It's an honor to step onstage and celebrate the service and sacrifices of our soldiers.

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.

H. L. Mencken

Honor is simply the morality of superior men.

Kate Hudson

I love my shape because I work really hard at it. I honor my body by working out and seeing what it can do.

God made and governs the world invisibly, and has commanded us to love and worship him and no other God; to honor our parents and masters, and love our neighbours as ourselves; and to be temperate, just, and peaceable, and to be merciful even to brute beasts.

John Lennon

The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred on me. However, few escape that distinction.

Robert Kennedy

Since the days of Greece and Rome, when the word 'citizen' was a title of honor, we have often seen more emphasis put on the rights of citizenship than on its responsibilities.

Bryce Dallas Howard

It is an honor for me to take part in Canon's Project Imagin8ion, partnering with a brand that is empowering young filmmakers and is at the forefront of technology.

Joseph Conrad

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

Seth MacFarlane

I can't believe I am hosting the Oscars. It's an honor everyone else said no.

Charles Baudelaire

I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Disarmament, with mutual honor and confidence, is a continuing imperative.

Johnny Depp

I've had the honor and the pleasure and gift of having known Elizabeth Taylor for a number of years. You know, you sit down with her, she slings hash, she sits there and cusses like a sailor, and she's hilarious.

Barbra Streisand

Just like my father, I've always loved education. In school I was a member of the honor society.

Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.

Joseph Addison

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.

Lily Collins

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

Robin Williams

Winning an Oscar is an honor, but, between you and me, it does not makes things easier.

Robert Redford

It's an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul.

H. L. Mencken

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.

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.

Certainly it is valuable to a trained writer to crash in an aircraft which burns. He learns several important things very quickly. Whether they will be of use to him is conditioned by survival. Survival, with honor, that outmoded and all-important word, is as difficult as ever and as all-important to a writer.

Clayton Kershaw

I know I didn't deserve this, but God has given me this baseball ability. So I've got to do whatever I can to honor him.

Michel de Montaigne

Any person of honor chooses rather to lose his honor than to lose his conscience.

Scottie Pippen

It's an honor to have kids. It's a responsibility.

Robert Louis Stevenson

When it comes to my own turn to lay my weapons down, I shall do so with thankfulness and fatigue, and whatever be my destiny afterward, I shall be glad to lie down with my fathers in honor. It is human at least, if not divine.

Machine Gun Kelly

To be considered for the hottest breakthrough MC of 2011, it's obviously an honor, but I want to be the hottest.

Crunches are much more effective than regular sit-ups because they specifically target your upper abdominal muscles rather than your hip muscles. If you're not used to them, they can cause soreness a day or two later, but it's a 'cool' soreness. A badge of honor.

Malala Yousafzai

It's an honor to be awarded the Liberty Medal.

To be in a position where an organization like the Bulls creates a bust of you that will permanently be displayed in a building like the United Center says it all. It's hard to put into words because it is such an honor. It's great to know that something like that will be around forever.

Scottie Pippen

As a player, NBA All-Star Weekend contains a lot of joy and a lot of excitement. Even with all the hype built into the game, it's really a special honor to be selected among many great players.

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.

Michelle Obama

Working with our military community has been the biggest honor of my life.

Ted Cruz

I honored my commitments, and as president, I will honor every commitment that I make to the men and women of this country.

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