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You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.
Honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.
A hundred years cannot repair a moment's loss of honor.
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.
For one who has been honored, dishonor is worse than death.
He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.
Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.
One may survive distress, but not disgrace.
Act well your part; there all honor lies.
Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
A person dishonored is worst than dead.
No one ever lost his honor, except he who had it not.
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost.
Death rather than disgrace.
Honor is unstable and seldom the same; for she feeds upon opinion, and is as fickle as her food.
It was just him and me. He fought with honor. If it weren't for his honor, he and the others would have beaten me together. They might have killed me, then. His sense of honor saved my life. I didn't fight with honor... I fought to win.
A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
A fisherman may measure his catch by the size, but when is a man big enough to keep?
The nation's honor is dearer than the nation's comfort; yes, than the nation's life itself.
There is no question what the roll of honor in America is. The roll of honor consists of the names of men who have squared their conduct by ideals of duty.
Better not be at all than not be noble.
It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too.
Why should honor outlive honestly? [Othello]
The higher the culture the more honorable the work.
Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
Without money honor is merely a disease.
Ease and honor are seldom bedfellows.
Let honor be to us as strong an obligation as necessity is to others.
It wasn't the reward that mattered or the recognition you might harvest. It was your depth of commitment, your quality of service, the product of your devotion -- these were the things that counted in a life. When you gave purely, the honor came in the giving, and that was honor enough.
Let my honor be without stain.
Because there is very little honor left in American life, there is a certain built-in tendency to destroy masculinity in American men.
The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.
The fiery trials through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor to the latest generation.
When a virtuous man is raised, it brings gladness to his friends, grief to his enemies, and glory to his posterity.
To those whose God is honor; only disgrace is a sin.
A Code of Honor-never approach a friend's girlfriend or wife with mischief as your goal. There are just too many women in the world to justify that sort of dishonorable behavior. Unless she's really attractive.
Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.
I have deserved neither so much honor or so much disgrace.
As to honor -- you know -- it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.
Honor lies in honest toil.
Our own heart, and not other men's opinion, forms our true honor.
Since an intelligence common to us all makes things known to us and formulates them in our minds, honorable actions are ascribed by us to virtue, and dishonorable actions to vice; and only a madman would conclude that these judgments are matters of opinion, and not fixed by nature.
Honor is the reward of virtue.
The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding.
Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.
The post of honor is a private station.