Inspiring Honor Quotes On Respect, Love, Pride, Life

These honor quotes will inspire you. Honor high respect; great esteem or the quality of knowing and doing what is morally right or regard with great respect.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging honor quotes, honor sayings, and honor proverbs.

Best Honor Quotes

  1. “It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.” ~ Mark Twain
  2. “Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.” ~ Sophocles
  3. “Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  4. “It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  5. “Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold
  6. “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
  8. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.” ~ Aristotle

  9. “It is better to be alone than in bad company.” ~ Unknown
  10. “He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.” ~ Walter Lippmann
  11. “Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
  12. “The time is always right to do what is right.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  13. “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
  14. “It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  15. “Be noble-minded! Our own heart, and not other men’s opinions of us, forms our true honor.” ~ Friedrich Schiller
  16. “Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold

  17. “Treat your enemies with courtesy, and you’ll see how valuable it really is. It costs little but pays a nice dividend: those who honor are honored. Politeness and a sense of honor have this advantage: we bestow them on others without losing a thing.” ~ Baltasar Gracian
  18. “Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one’s talents and gifts to the benefits of others – these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away.” ~ Henry Ford , Self honor quotes
  19. “The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.” ~ Albert Einstein
  20. “Honor is simply the morality of superior men.” ~ H. L. Mencken

  21. “It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.” ~ Aeschylus
  22. “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
  23. “Honor is like the eye, which cannot suffer the least impurity without damage. It is a precious stone, the price of which is lessened by a single flaw.” ~ Jacques-Benigne Bossuet
  24. “The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” ~ Winston Churchill

  25. “The measure of a man’s real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.” ~ Thomas B. Macaulay
  26. “Confidence… thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection, and on unselfish performance. Without them, it cannot live.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt
  27. “That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.” ~ William J. H. Boetcker , Respect and honor quotes
  28. “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” ~ Joseph Campbell

  29. “Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.” ~ Aristotle
  30. “The only job you have in life is to recognize and honor your personal legend” ~ Paulo Coelho
  31. “If it is a sin to covet honor, I am the most offending soul.” ~ William Shakespeare
  32. “All honor’s wounds are self-inflicted.” ~ Andrew Carnegie

  33. “We must never mistake the process for the result…there is suffering, but this is only the process. God isn’t going to stop with the process; He wants to produce the final result. Suffering leads to glory; shame leads to honor; weakness leads to power. This is God’s way of doing things.” ~ Warren W. Wiersbe
  34. “An honor is not diminished for being shared.” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold
  35. “Never give in except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force; never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” ~ Winston Churchill
  36. “Since the dawn of history, mankind has honored and respected brave and honest people.” ~ Nelson Mandela

  37. “There are truths, that are beyond us, transcendent truths, about beauty, truth, honor, etc. There are truths that man knows exist, but they cannot be seen – they are immaterial but no less real, to us. It is only through the language of myth that we can speak of these truths.” ~ J. R. R. Tolkien
  38. “For money you can have everything it is said. No, that is not true. You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; soft beds, but not sleep; knowledge but not intelligence; glitter, but not comfort; fun, but not pleasure; acquaintances, but not friendship; servants, but not faithfulness; grey hair, but not honor; quiet days, but not peace. The shell of all things you can get for money. But not the kernel. That cannot be had for money.” ~ Arne Garborg
  39. “The most tragic thing in the world is a man of genius who is not a man of honor.” ~ George Bernard Shaw
  40. “Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.” ~ Samuel Johnson

  41. “To live well and honorably and justly are the same thing.” ~ Socrates
  42. “Life every man holds dear; but the dear man holds honor far more precious dear than life.” ~ William Shakespeare
  43. “Never give in. Never give in. Never, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense.” ~ Winston Churchill
  44. “Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.” ~ Mignon McLaughlin

  45. “What is left when honor is lost?” ~ Publilius Syrus
  46. “I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.” ~ Julius Caesar
  47. “If we want to be known in heaven and feared in hell we must be willing to lose our reputation here on earth.” ~ Loren Cunningham
  48. “Who sows virtue reaps honor.” ~ Leonardo da Vinci

  49. “If we lose the virile, manly qualities, and sink into a nation of mere hucksters, putting gain over national honor, and subordinating everything to mere ease of life, then we shall indeed reach a condition worse than that of the ancient civilizations in the years of their decay.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt
  50. “Honor does not have to be defended.” ~ Robert J. Sawyer
  51. “No amount of ability is of the slightest avail without honor.” ~ Thomas Carlyle
  52. “He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.” ~ Publilius Syrus

  53. “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.” ~ John Adams
  54. “Honor and shame from no condition rise. Act well your part: there all the honor lies.” ~ Alexander Pope
  55. “There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste; there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares himself for them with patience.” ~ Jean de la Bruyere
  56. “For titles do not reflect honor on men, but rather men on their titles.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli

  57. “For though we love both the truth and our friends, piety requires us to honor the truth first.” ~ Aristotle , Love and honor quotes
  58. “When honor comes to you, be ready to take it; But reach not to seize it before it is near.” ~ John Boyle O’Reilly
  59. “The journey of high honor lies not in smooth ways.” ~ Philip Sidney
  60. “Better to die ten thousand deaths, Than wound my honour.” ~ Joseph Addison

  61. “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: each the other’s opposite and complement.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  62. “Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.” ~ Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux
  63. “Even honor and virtue make enemies, condemning, as they do, their opposites by too close a contrast.” ~ Tacitus

  64. “Honour is purchased by the deeds we do.” ~ Christopher Marlowe
  65. “The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness, and peril of falling?” ~ Saint Augustine

Honor to show great respect for someone or treat (someone) with respect and admiration.

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