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

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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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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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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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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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Honor lies in honest toil.

Honor lies in honest toil.

by Steven Grover Cleveland Found in: Honor Quotes,
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Content thyself to be obscurely good.
When vice prevails and impious men bear away,
The post of read more

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

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Honour is but an itch in youthful blood
Of doing acts extravagantly good.

Honour is but an itch in youthful blood
Of doing acts extravagantly good.

by Samuel Howard Found in: Honor Quotes,
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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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Now, while the honour thou hast got
Is spick and span new.

Now, while the honour thou hast got
Is spick and span new.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Honor Quotes,
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