No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up.
Infuse your life with action. Don't wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen... yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.
In men of the highest character and noblest genius there is to be found an insatiable desire for honour, command, power, and glory.
A war is never undertaken by the ideal State, except in defense of its honor or its safety.
All great things are simple, and many can be expressed in single words: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Honor — quotes and aphorisms
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not to deserve them.
The superior man does what is proper to the station in which he is; he does not desire to go beyond this. In a position of wealth and honor, he does what is proper to a position of wealth and honor. In a poor and low position, he does what is proper to a poor and low position.
When a country is well governed, poverty and a mean condition are things to be ashamed of. When a country is ill governed, riches and honor are things to be ashamed of.