No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.
It is better to be alone than in bad company.
He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
Nobody can acquire honor by doing what is wrong.
The time is always right to do what is right.
The shortest and surest way to live with honor in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be, all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice and experience of them.
Honor is simply the morality of superior men.
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
Be noble minded! Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us, forms our true honor.
Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.
Treat your enemies with courtesy, and you'll see how valuable it really is. It costs little but pays a nice dividend: those who honor are honored. Politeness and a sense of honor have this advantage: we bestow them on others without losing a thing.
Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one's talents and gifts to the benefits of others - these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.
Honor is like the eye, which cannot suffer the least impurity without damage. It is a precious stone, the price of which is lessened by a single flaw.
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
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