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Honor is the inner garment of the Soul;
by Akhenaton

Honor is the inner garment of the Soul;
the first thing put on by it with the flesh,
and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.
- Akhenaton

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom;
and he that increaseth his riches,
increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure,
and trouble findeth it not.
- Akhenaton

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms,
the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven,
and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton

The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet;
no sooner are they opened,
but treasures are poured out before thee.
- Akhenaton

 

Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger;
it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast,
or murder thy friend.
- Akhenaton

Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness;
but He who gave thee Soul,
armed thee with resolution.
Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.
- Akhenaton

True wisdom is less presuming than folly.
The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind;
the fool is obstinate,
and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
- Akhenaton

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Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels,
and store them in thine heart; her maxims are universal,
and all the virtues lean upon her; she is the guide
and the mistress of human life.
- Akhenaton

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.
- Akhenaton

Be thou incapable of change in that which is right,
and men will rely upon thee.
Establish unto thyself principles of action;
and see that thou ever act according to them.
First know that thy principles are just,
and then be thou.
- Akhenaton

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

The greatest way to live with honor in this world
is to be what we pretend to be.
- Socrates

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honor diversity in all seasons.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Honor tradition AND question tradition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Choice,
Vision, Action, Celebration, Unity -
The Values of an Inspired Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

Necessity never made a good bargain.
- Benjamin Franklin

Sometimes it is better to lose
and do the right thing
than to win and do the wrong thing.
- Tony Blair

The highest reward for a person's toil
is not what they get for it,
but what they become by it.
- John Ruskin

Smiling away your troubles requires
a clear conscience that harbors no insincerity.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

The way to develop self-confidence
is to do the thing you fear
and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
- William Jennings Bryan

We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

The moment there is suspicion about a person's motives,
everything he does becomes tainted.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

The truth is incontrovertible,
malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it,
but in the end; there it is.
- Winston Churchill

When the tempest rages, when the thunders roar,
and the lightnings blaze around us
it is then that the truly brave man stands firm at his post.
- Luther Martin

You will become as small as your controlling desire;
as great as your dominant aspiration.
- James Allen

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better
to displease the people by doing what you know is right,
than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong.
- William J. H. Boetcker

The glue that holds all relationships together -
including the relationship between; the leader and the led
is trust, and trust is based on integrity.
- Brian Tracy

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

When you are impeccable, you take
responsibility for your actions,
but you do not judge or blame yourself.
- don Miguel Ruiz

All endeavors which are directed to a purely worldly end,
contain within themselves the seeds of their own corruption.
- Theodore H. White

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

Never do anything against conscience
even if the state demands it.
- Albert Einstein

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

You, yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe,
deserves your love and affection.
- The Buddha

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We tell lies, yet it is easy to show that lying is immoral.
- Epictetus

The Four Agreements
1.Be impeccable with your word.
2.Don't take anything personally.
3.Don't make assumptions.
4.Always do your best.
- don Miguel Ruiz

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

I grant myself the Honor of being ME.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

To love someone deeply gives you strength.
Being loved by someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The law of sacrifice is uniform throughout the world.
To be effective it demands the sacrifice
of the bravest and the most spotless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Ability without honor is useless.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Pride comes in two flavors -
choose honor, not ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most important promises are
the ones we make to ourselves.
The promises we makes to ourselves
are the things that assure us
we have the capacity
to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter


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