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    One does not reflect on a point of honor - that is already dishonor. To submit to insult, to forget a humiliation, to quail before an enemy - all these are signs of a life become worthless and superfluous.

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    One should perform even an insignificant task with respect.

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    Only free peoples can hold their purpose and their honor steady to a common end, and prefer the interests of mankind to any narrow interest of their own.

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    "On my honor" - what an ennobling phrase! Three short words, nine letters, but the summation of all we call character. From the Boy Scout's Oath.

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    One day of good preaching is no match for six days of inconsistent practice. God will never honor His church with complete success until it completely honors Him.

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    One's sense of honor is the only thing that does not grow old, and the last pleasure, when one is worn out with age, is not, as the poet said, making money, but having the respect of one's fellow men.

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    On my honor, I swear to you, that from my first day in office to the last breath I draw, I will do everything in my power to make you proud of your government.

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    On this International Day of Peace, let us all honor those who have suffered from violence. Let us hold in our hearts the ideal of peace.

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    [On The Waste Land:] Various critics have done me the honor to interpret the poem in terms of criticism of the contemporary world, have considered it, indeed, as an important bit of social criticism. To me it was only the relief of a personal and wholly insignificant grouse against life; it is just a piece of rhythmical grumbling.

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    On the last day, Jesus will look us over not for medals, diplomas, or honors, but for scars.

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    On Veterans Day, we take time to honor those men and women who bravely serve and have served our nation in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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    Our hearts where they rocked our cradle, Our love where we spent our toil, And our faith, and our hope, and our honor, We pledge to our native soil. God gave all men all earth to love, But since our hearts are small, Ordained for each one spot should prove Beloved over all.

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    Our inheritance of well-founded, slowly conceived codes of honor, morals and manners, the passionate convictions which so many hundreds of millions share together of the principles of freedom and justice, are far more precious to us than anything which scientific discoveries could bestow.

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    Our culture peculiarly honors the act of blaming, which it takes as the sign of virtue and intellect.

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    Our nation honors its unbroken line of fallen heroes - and I see many of them in the audience here today.

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    Our nation owes a debt to its fallen heroes that we can never fully repay, but we can honor their sacrifice.

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    Our country's honor calls upon us for a vigorous and manly exertion; and if we now shamefully fail, we shall become infamous to the whole world.

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    Ours is a youth culture, and like a golf tournament, we honor only low scores.

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    OVATION, n. n ancient Rome, a definite, formal pageant in honor of one who had been disserviceable to the enemies of the nation. A lesser "triumph.

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    Over the course of my career, I've had the great fortune of working with some incredible filmmakers who have protected me and inspired me and taught me what an honor it is to work in film.

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    Patriotic?” Will looked smug. “I’ll tell you what’s patriotic,” he said. “In honor of my birthplace, I’ve the dragon of Wales tattooed on my—

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    Our true remembrance to President Kennedy is in our actions to honor the unspoken words and finish the unfinished work today and tomorrow and for as long as it takes.

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    Our troops are committed to bringing security to Iraq while its government matures. American forces will continue to accomplish their mission with caution, precision and honor with the thanks of a grateful nation.

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    Patriotism is merely a religion-love of country, worship of country, devotion to the country's flag and honor and welfare.

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    Perfectionism becomes a badge of honor with you playing the part of the suffering hero.

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    People marry with a deep longing that their partner will tend to their wounds, not throw salt in them. Honor your partner's vulnerability.

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    Perhaps the most incapable Executive that ever filled the presidential chair...it would be difficult to imagine a man less fit to guide the state with honor and safety through the stormy times that marked the opening of the present century.

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    Peter Kubelka is the perfectionist of the film medium; and, as I honor that quality above all others at this time finding such a lack of it now elsewhere, I would simply like to say: Peter Kubelka is the world's greatest filmmaker - which is to say, simply: see his films!...by all means/above all else...etcetera.

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    Penalty is different than punishment, because it offers something with which to regain honor.

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    Pleasures are transient, honors are immortal.

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    Playing the Opry, when I get the opportunity - it's one of the coolest honors for any musician in any genre, but especially for a country musician.

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    Pointing fingers, trying to catch each other in scandal does not bring honor to this House.

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    Please take good care of it all, OK? Be an enlightened monarch who treats your domain with reverent responsibility. And make sure you also enjoy the full measure of fun that comes with such mastery. Glide through life as if all of creation is yearning to honor and entertain you.

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    Posterity gives to every man his true honor. [Lat., Suum cuique decus posteritas rependet.]

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    Poor is the nation that has no heroes, but poorer still is the nation that having heroes, fails to remember and honor them.

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    Posts of honor are evermore posts of danger and of care.

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    Poverty, Poetry, and new Titles of Honor, make Men ridiculous

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    Prayer crowns God with the honor and glory due to His name, and God crowns prayer with assurance and comfort. The most praying souls are the most assured souls.

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    Pressure or violence will ever move us to relinquish our honor or our equality of rights.

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    Prayer is the greatest of all forces, because it honors God and brings him into active aid.

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    Princes have but their titles for their glories, An outward honor for an inward toil; And, for unfelt imaginations, They often feel a world of restless cares.

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    Politeness and a sense of honor have this advantage: we bestow them on others without losing a thing.

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    Proud is the spirit of Zeus-fostered kings - their honor comes from Zeus, and Zeus, god of council, loves them.

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    Private property ... is a Creature of Society, and is subject to the Calls of that Society, whenever its Necessities shall require it, even to its last Farthing, its contributors therefore to the public Exigencies are not to be considered a Benefit on the Public, entitling the Contributors to the Distinctions of Honor and Power, but as the Return of an Obligation previously received, or as payment for a just Debt.

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    Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.

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    Public money ought to be touched with the most scrupulous consciousness of honor.

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    Public money ought to be touched with the most scrupulous conscientiousness of honor. It is not the produce of riches only, but of the hard earnings of labor and poverty. It is drawn even from the bitterness of want and misery. Not a beggar passes, or perishes in the streets, whose mite is not in that mass.

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    Reading with children is an enormous gift to them. It's a great honor to invite children to read with adults.

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    Refusing to gossip is a beautiful decision to make. It not only creates richer friendships but, more importantly, it makes our relationship with the Lord more authentic and believable. We honor God when we honor each other.

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    Profitability is the consequence of doing business in the right way, to honor God.