Honor Quotes

Abraham Lincoln

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to
succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.

Arthur Miller

The best work that anybody ever writes is the work that is on the verge of embarrassing him, always.

Jennifer Elisabeth

Even if we try to conform to ideals and strive for perfection, we will always be pulled back to our core identity because it’s the path of least resistance for our souls – an energy force that wants nothing more than for us to honor and accept who we are and discover what we’re meant to do in the world.

Michael Bassey Johnson

If anyone doesn't agree with you, the truth is on your side.. Michael Bassey Johnson
If anyone doesn't agree with you, the truth is on your side.

Bryant McGill

In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.

Anthony Liccione

Live for your country, die to yourself; live for yourself, die to your country.. Anthony Liccione
Live for your country, die to yourself; live for yourself, die to your country.

Elizabeth George

A godly woman is beyond average because she keeps her word. She honors her vows. She
A godly woman is beyond average because she keeps her word. She honors her vows. She exhibits great faith. She overcomes great obstacles. And she affects her family, her community, even the world.

Stacey T. Hunt

To be inspired is great, but to inspire is an honor.

Isabella Poretsis

You should never do everything for free because you won't be able to survive alone or in comfort. But you should never charge for everything or too much because neither will the people who are giving you the money.

Terry Pratchett

A witch relied too much on words ever to go back on them.

Phillip Gary Smith

Once again discovered: Do what you do because you enjoy. If expect others to give credit or honor your work, you are due for disappointment

Alexander Chee

I resented the idea of being talented. I couldn’t respect it - in my experience, no one else did. Being called talented at school had only made me a target for resentment. I wanted to work. Work, I could honor.

Jack Gilbert

Once she said the world was an astonishing animal: light was its spirit and noise was its mind. That it was composed to feed on honor, but did not.

Nalini Singh

I will love you even when I am dust on the wind.

George R.R. Martin

A craven can be as brave as any man, when there is nothing to fear. And
A craven can be as brave as any man, when there is nothing to fear. And we all do our duty, when there is no cost to it. How easy it seems then, to walk the path of honor. Yet soon or late in every man's life comes a day when it is not easy, a day when he must choose. (Maester Aemon)

Amit Ray

Write it on your heart you are the most beautiful soul of the Universe. Realize it,
Write it on your heart you are the most beautiful soul of the Universe. Realize it, honor it and celebrate the life.

Wendelin Van Draanen

...Next time you're faced with a choice, do the right thing. It hurts everyone less in the long run.


You should not honor men more than truth.. Plato
You should not honor men more than truth.

Amy Leigh Mercree

I am powerful in my love for myself. The truth of my being is I love myself exactly as I am. I honor my empowered heart.

Adrian Phoenix

Each of us is shaped by the truth of our natures.

Von to Silver

Wil Zeus

Deep layers of context are missed when cursorily reading for quantity at the expense of comprehension - only the vapid are impressed by those who try to squeeze as many books as possible into each passing month as if shoving one more oiled hot dog down the gullet in a food eating contest to prove accumulation superiority.

Maverick Hill

It's not about saying your sorry, or expecting me to forgive you. It's about showing love and respect to the people in your life each day you get to breathe. It's about taking responsibility for your decisions, honoring your commitments, and not fucking up in the first place.

Publilius Syrus

What is left when honor is lost?

James Welch

There is no dishonor in wisdom.

Dagobert D. Runes

True honor does not crave recognition, as true wisdom craves not publicity. The great heroes and the great men of wisdom walk silently through the bypaths of mankind.

Katerina Stoykova Klemer

There is no beauty in sadness. No honor in suffering. No growth in fear. No relief in hate. It’s just a waste of perfectly good happiness.

George Washington

Human happiness and moral duty are inseparably connected.

Victor L Guerrero

People will inevitably take it upon themselves to change the entire dynamic of your life.

Rae Carson

Honor from death,” I snap, “is a myth. Invented by the war torn to make sense of the horrific. If we die, it will be so that others may live. Truly honorable death, the only honorable death, is one that enables life.

Caius Iulius Caesar

I love the name of honor more than I fear death.


We should keep the dead before our eyes, and honor them as though still living

Charles Bukowski

I paid, got up, walked
to the door, opened

I heard the man
say, "that guy's

out on the street I
walked north

Frank Beddor

If I lived by some code, my actions would become predictable. The enemy would take advantage of this and I’d be killed. An honorable death doesn’t exist. Death is death. But it’s funny that survival and revenge require the same thing: no honor codes, no supposed higher principles to aspire to, no mercy

Thomas Jefferson

And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

Pierre-Jean De Béranger

Old age doth in sharp pains abound;
We are belabored by the gout,
Our blindness is a dark profound,
Our deafness each one laughs about.
Then reason's light with falling ray
Doth but a trembling flicker cast.
Honor to age, ye children pay!
Alas! my fifty years are past!

Molly Friedenfeld

Sometimes the heart of a weary soul needs a simple moment of love and light shined upon it, or reflected back to it. That momentary connection might be the one thing that inspires a person to take one more step and move in a positive new direction.

Molly Friedenfeld

It is an honorable charge to shine the light
and stand up for what is true, just, and right.
Guardians of Light know innately that whenever we insert honor, love, and truth into any experience, we shall always remove pain.

Molly Friedenfeld

During any experience placed before us, we can stay in alignment with positivity, truth, and goodness by asking the question: What would honor and love do here?

Molly Friedenfeld

We can honor our emotions after any traumatic event by moving through the experience centered in the heart with the goal of reaching the light on the other side.

Garth Stein

There is no dishonor in losing the race. There is only dishonor in not racing because you are afraid to lose.

R.J. Palacio

The things we do outlast our mortality. The things we do are like monuments that people build to honor heroes after they've died. They're like the pyramids that the Egyptians built to honor the pharaohs. Only instead of being made of stone, they're made out of the memories people have of you.

Vishwas Chavan

When you place your faith in fate, you deny yourself an honorable self existence and right to live in peace.

Trevor D. Richardson

We’ve been so busy with these things we let ourselves think actually mattered, but they don’t. There’s no such thing as the right career, or morality, or destiny, or fate. There’s only life. And whether you honor it or ignore it. It’s ironic, but in trying to find God we’ve been ignoring life.

Jim George

God honors you when you take a stand for what is right.

Kamar Brown

The man on the rise must always show respect to the man on the decline.

Auliq Ice

To have mercy and truth requires love, good understanding and respect.

William Shakespeare

As I am an honest man, I thought you had received some bodily wound. There is more sense in that than in reputation. Reputation is an idle and most false imposition, oft got without merit and lost without deserving.

Nalini Singh

I’ll wait for you to find me again. So don’t take too long.

Amit Kalantri

If you honor the moments by not wasting them, the Time will honor you back by remembering you as the hero, for the rest of the time to come.

Swapnil Tewari

You are never born a Man.
You become one, when your 'thoughts' outgrow your 'genital'.

Pierre-Claude-Victor Boiste

Honor women! They strew celestial roses on the pathway of our terrestrial life.

Julie Kagawa

I was Ashallayn’darkmyr Tallyn, son of Mab, former prince of the Unseelie Court, and I was not afraid of a witch on a broom.

Robert G. Ingersoll

In all ages the people have honored those who dishonored them. They have worshiped their destroyers; they have canonized the most gigantic liars, and buried the great thieves in marble and gold. Under the loftiest monuments sleeps the dust of murder.

Brandon Sanderson

...Regardless, I still do not believe that your duty is to do as the people wish. Your duty is to lead as best you can, following the dictates of your conscience. You must be true. Your Majesty, to the man you wish to become....

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Aristocracy's only an admission that certain traits which we call fine - courage and honor and beauty and all that sort of thing - can best be developed in a favorable environment, where you don't have the warpings of ignorance and necessity.

Henrietta Newton Martin

Wealth earned may disappear, beauty will fade, honor may recede and fame diminish; all that shall remain, is a soul that is humane within that would leave a trail in the thoughts of your loved ones;And even if that fails,your God in heaven above will never fail you or fail to rejoice in a life you've managed to live worthy of His praise.

Roman Payne

As for men, they must learn bravery and live for Pleasure and for Beauty. More important than those two things should stand only one thing for him... Honor. A man's honor should be more sacred to him than his life - especially in our age, a time when very few men know what honor is.

David Jeremiah

We fear God by honoring, reverencing, and cherishing Him. His greatness and majesty reduce us to an overpowering sense of awe that is not focused only on His wrath and judgment but also on His transcendent glory , which is like nothing else we can confront in this world. It leaves us all but speechless.

D.R. Silva

If people think honoring pastors means doing everything they say, why don't they honor Jesus the same way?

Sarah Arthur

To respect someone means to treat their ideas, personal space, belongings, and needs as equal in importance to your own, while to honor someone means to treat all those things as more important than your own.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Thinking about the bed leaves you horny, but thinking beyond the bed gives you honor, freedom and wisdom.

Blaise Pascal

Those honor nature well, who teach that she can speak on everything.

Terry Goodkind

Honor is honesty to what is, not blind duty to what you wish to be.

Bryant McGill

If you can honor yourself and be real about your discomfort and pain, then your happiness will be just as real.

Terry Tempest Williams

Choosing with integrity means finding ways to speak up that honor your reality, the reality of others, and your willingness to meet in the center of that large field. It’s hard sometimes.

Emilie Autumn

It is not seen as insane when a fighter, under an attack that will inevitable lead to his death, chooses to take his own life first. In fact, this act has been encouraged for centuries, and is accepted even now as an honorable reason to do the deed. How is it any different when you are under attack by your own mind?

Libba Bray

War." Gorgon spits the word. "That is what they call it to give the illusion of honor and law. It is chaos. Madness and blood and the hunger to win. It has always been thus and shall always be so.

Dean Hughes

War is the greatest evil Satan has invented to corrupt our hearts and souls. We should honor our soldiers, but we should never honor war.

Christopher Paolini

If any honor existed in war, it was in fighting to protect others from harm

Katherine McIntyre

When honor and glory get your squad killed and your brothers-in-arms shoved under the rug, you stop believing in the terms.

T.L. Moffitt

Damn the wars but bless the soldier.

Aleksandar Hemon

Only those who do not care, only those who find a way to diminish or extinguish the value of other human beings, survive wars without damage and speak of warrior honor afterward.


...Feel no fear before the multitude of men, do not run in panic,
but let each man bear his shield straight toward the fore-fighters,
regarding his own life as hateful and holding the dark spirits of death as dear as the radiance of the sun.

Georges Cuvier

[Audubon's works are] the most splendid monuments which art has erected in honor of ornithology.

Dr. Matthew Loop

In a world filled with flaky people, those that honor commitments and do what they say STAND-OUT. Integrity is currency.

Amit Kalantri

Your personality should be described in poem not in paragraph.

Amit Kalantri

Hero' is not an official status or designation, but if the world recognize you as a hero, it is the highest honor you will ever receive.

Lois McMaster Bujold

When you give each other everything, it becomes an even trade. Each wins all.

Wayne Chirisa

A man that loves and cherishes his woman and his family is a man of honor.

Jim George

A husband and wife honor God when they love and honor each other.

R.M. Ford

Telling the truth may cause a few seconds of pain, but there's no medicine that can manage the pain of keeping lies.

Masashi Kishimoto

You have someone in your life whom you honor and revere so much that every hurt on them is inflicted on you as well. And the closer they are to you, the greater the pain.

B.C. Morin

He put his forehead against hers.
“Alannah, my heart is yours.” He said softly.
“And yet, I must hand it over to someone else for the keeping.” Her last words falling to a strained whisper.

Jack Donovan

Civilization comes at a cost of manliness. It comes at a cost of wildness, of risk, of strife. It comes at a cost of strength, of courage, of mastery. It comes at a cost of honor. Increased civilization exacts a toll of virility, forcing manliness into further redoubts of vicariousness and abstraction

Molly Friedenfeld

If you want to know if someone is lying to you, start by living a truthful life. Once you live in the truth, you will not be easily deceived.

Molly Friedenfeld

People who tell untruths are easily deceived because they have placed their energy in that negative vibration location and are now a match for that behavior.

Molly Friedenfeld

Lies are like anchovies in a Caesar salad. You may not be able to see them, but your soul knows they are there.

Molly Friedenfeld

Assuming is a form of giving away your power to another regarding an outcome that concerns you.

Molly Friedenfeld

We have soul contracts with every person in our lives to live in the vibration of truth.

Molly Friedenfeld

When the truth is dispensed it is for the good of all, always.

Molly Friedenfeld

A simple truth delivered in kindness may be the impetus that ignites a passionate fire in another’s soul and goes on to become the source of motivation for positive change.

Molly Friedenfeld

Pure truth is always present, but it is each soul’s choice to decide when he or she wants it to be revealed.

Molly Friedenfeld

The more adept we become at feeling love and gratitude for all life’s earthly learning experiences, the more quickly we are reminded that, whatever hardship may be placed before us, it is our choice always to return to a place of love and gratitude and to give thanks for all that still remains.

Molly Friedenfeld

If someone is facing a difficult time, one of the kindest things you can do for him or her is to say, “I’m just going to love you through this.

Molly Friedenfeld

If we want to grow, the way to break a pattern of negativity is to face anything negative with love.

Molly Friedenfeld

A person can put up any kind of protective wall, but love and truth always find a way around it.

Molly Friedenfeld

Conscious humility is the decision to live from our hearts.

Molly Friedenfeld

Fear has no place in the lives of those who choose to be victorious.

Molly Friedenfeld

It is all for naught, if not for love.

Molly Friedenfeld

When truthful knowledge is dispensed, soul growth is accomplished every time, for all parties involved, in every situation.

Molly Friedenfeld

It is through love that the door to Heaven is opened on earth.

Molly Friedenfeld

When we live our life as if it is an open book, we are free in body, mind, and spirit and allow anyone to read from our pages.

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