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    Honor is like an island, rugged and without shores; we can never
    re-enter it once we are on the outside.
    [Fr., L'honneur est comme une ile escarpee et sans bords;
    On n'y peut plus rentrer des qu'on en est dehors.]

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Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.

Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.

by Welsh Proverb Found in: Honor Quotes,
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Don't look for more honor than your learning merits.

Don't look for more honor than your learning merits.

by Jewish Proverb Found in: Honor Quotes,
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The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness,
and peril of falling?

The honors of this world, what are they but puff, and emptiness,
and peril of falling?

by Joseph Addison Found in: Honor Quotes,
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Better to die ten thousand deaths,
Than wound my honour.

Better to die ten thousand deaths,
Than wound my honour.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Honor Quotes,
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Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a read more

Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.

by Joseph Addison Found in: Honor Quotes,
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A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.

by George Bernard Shaw Found in: Honor Quotes,
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If he that in the field is slain
Be in the bed of honour lain,
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If he that in the field is slain
Be in the bed of honour lain,
He that is beaten may be said
To lie in Honour's truckle-bed.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Honor Quotes,
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Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong

Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Honor Quotes,
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Great honours are great burdens, but on whom
They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads.
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Great honours are great burdens, but on whom
They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads.
His cares must still be double to his joys,
In any dignity.

by Ben Jonson Found in: Honor Quotes,
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