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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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There is no praise in being upright, where no one can, or tries
to corrupt you.
[Lat., Nulla read more

There is no praise in being upright, where no one can, or tries
to corrupt you.
[Lat., Nulla est laus ibi esse integrum, ubi nemo est, qui aut
possit aut conetur rumpere.]

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Honor is like an island, rugged and without shores; we can never
re-enter it once we are on the read more

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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When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there
is no witness.
[Lat., Turpe quid ausurus, read more

When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there
is no witness.
[Lat., Turpe quid ausurus, te sine teste time.]

by Decimus Magnus Ausonius 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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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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Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.

Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.

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The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.

The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.

by Decimus Magnus Ausonius Found in: Honor Quotes,
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The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even read more

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.

by H. L. Mencken 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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