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Honorable Quotes

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The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Confidence is that feeling by which the mind embarks
in great and honorable courses
with a sure hope and trust in itself.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

A healthy democracy requires a decent society;
it requires that we are honorable,
generous, tolerant and respectful.
- Charles W. Pickering

Designed by architects with honorable intentions but hands of palsy.
- Jimmy Breslin

 

Sci-fi nerds are respectful, honorable.
You can trust them.
- Claudia Christian

In honorable dealing you should consider what you intended,
not what you said or thought.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing;
stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty.
- Peter Pace

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My politics are of a practical kind -
the integrity of the country,
the supremacy of the Federal government,
an honorable peace, or none at all.
- Winfield Scott Hancock

To be meek, patient, tactful, modest,
honorable, brave, is not to be either manly or womanly;
it is to be humane.
- Jane Harrison

Men of authority have employed all the destructive
agents around them to promote their own personal interests
at the sacrifice of every just,
honorable, and lawful consideration.
- John White Geary

I doubt that the Lord cares much which honorable vocation you choose.
But He does care if you love one another and serve one another.
- Russell M. Nelson

When you are aspiring to the highest place,
it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is his restraint that is honorable to a person,
not their liberty.
- John Ruskin

It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies
of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense,
and in the most honorable manner.
- Edward Everett

So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing.
It's pushing the envelope.
It's the truth of something through exaggeration.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

Cartooning is an honorable thing.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

No evil is honorable: but death is honorable;
therefore death is not evil.
- Citium Zeno

You have to do something in your life that is honorable
and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself,
and for the firefighter it is fire.
- Larry Brown

In politics, it seems, retreat is honorable if dictated
by military considerations and shameful if even suggested for ethical reasons.
- Mary McCarthy

The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Everything that I'm attempting to do is based on my
understanding of the Honorable Elijah Muhammad and
what he wanted for his people.
- Louis Farrakhan

I trust the time is coming, when the occupation of
an instructor to children will be deemed the most honorable of human employment.
- Angelina Grimke

To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities,
to do that which lies before us to do,
is more honorable than rank and title.
- Albert Pike

Of all the properties which belong to honorable men,
not one is so highly prized as that of character.
- Henry Clay

When evil acts in the world it always manages to find
instruments who believe that what they do is not evil but honorable.
- Max Lerner

A graceful and honorable old age is the childhood of immortality.
- Pindar

The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable;
foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to
withdraw from the contest.
- Steven Brust

I believe there are more urgent and honorable occupations
than the incomparable waste of time we call suffering.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Let us also reflect on the honorable service of our
men and women of the U.S.
Armed Forces currently serving our country overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan,
and around the world.
- John Linder

Men value things in three ways: as useful,
as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent,
or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
- Mortimer Adler

It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one.
Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
- Petrarch

I feel that man-hating is an honorable and viable political act,
that the oppressed have a right to class-hatred against
the class that is oppressing them.
- Robin Morgan

But movies as much as anything developed what I thought was right and wrong,
what was honorable, what wasn't, what was funny what wasn't...
what had some depth to it, what didn't.
- Dabney Coleman

To swear, except when necessary, is becoming to an honorable man.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.
- Thomas More

Give me six lines written by the most honorable of men,
and I will find an excuse in them to hang him.
- Cardinal Richelieu

Men, who are rogues individually, are in the mass very honorable people.
- Charles de Secondat

Public life is regarded as the crown of a career,
and to young men it is the worthiest ambition.
Politics is still the greatest and the most honorable adventure.
- Pat Riley

One of the common failings among honorable people is
a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable
some other people can be,
and how dangerous it is to trust them.
- Thomas Sowell

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable,
but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
- George Bernard Shaw

John's time and effort were, in the main,
spent on pretty honorable stuff.
As for the other side, well, nobody's perfect,
nobody's Jesus.
And look what they did to him.
- Paul McCartney

Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most
deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
- Ronald Reagan

The loss of reason in war seems to me honorable,
like the death of a sentry at his post.
- Leonid Andreyev

I urge you to ask yourself just how honorable it is
to preside over the abuse and suffering of animals.
- Richard Pryor

A good and faithful judge ever prefers the honorable to the expedient.
- Horace

The second office in the government is honorable and easy;
the first is but a splendid misery.
- Thomas Jefferson

There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous
sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair.
- Ted Rall

One's nativity is not of his own choosing,
but whatever it may be, it is entitled to respect;
and all nations have honorable place in the world's family.
- Paul Harris

Pride perceiving humility honorable,
often borrows her cloak.
- Thomas Fuller

I think most corporate executives are good honorable
honest men and women who do good work.
- Don Nickles

Most honorable are services rendered to the State;
even if they do not go beyond words,
they are not to be despised.
- Sallust

In any profession, there's a sleazy side and an honorable side.
- Gina Gershon

Our honorable and worthy ancestors knew that the world was flat,
motionless, and the center of the universe.
They knew the human body could not withstand
the forces of traveling faster than 19 mph.
They knew that the way to salvation was
exorcising witches and slaying non-believers.
They knew that it was a mortal sin to marry
someone of a different skin color.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender,
in its place, was as honorable as resistance,
especially if one had no choice.
- Maya Angelou

I have always recognized that the object of business
is to make money in an honorable manner.
I have endeavored to remember that the object of life is to do good.
- Peter Cooper

What office is there which involves more responsibility,
which requires more qualifications, and which ought,
therefore, to be more honorable, than that of teaching?
- Harriet Martineau

I never killed anybody, I never raped anybody,
I never committed no crimes that weren't honorable.
- Tupac Shakur

What is permissible is not always honorable.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The honorable William Penn, late governor of Pennsylvania,
was chosen agent to the Court of Britain,
and directed to deliver the petition to the King himself
and to endeavor by his personal influence to procure
a favorable reception to this last address.
- Mercy Otis Warren

If those committed to the quest fail,
they will be forgiven.
When lost, they will find another way.
The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone,
whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
- E. O. Wilson

I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love
and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting
and challenging as any honorable profession in the
world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
- Rose Kennedy

It's a younger generation running the show,
and I miss the generation we had in the '70s.
They were really very honorable guys,
like Neal Bogart and Bill Graham, people who will never be around again.
- Peter Criss

The rule of the game was never assume that anybody,
however honorable, would be able to stand up under torture.
If Mr. X, who knew where I was, was caught for some reason,
I should move.
- Abraham Pais

I want it understood that all these men fought for principle,
not for plunder, and that they were true-hearted,
honorable soldiers, fighting for what they esteemed was a righteous cause.
- Cole Younger

To many a man, and sometimes to a youth,
there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable
competence and tainted wealth.
The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable,
holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.
- Orison Swett Marden

The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them,
for this they have seldom dealt with.
Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their
eyes to more honorable ways.
- Bryant H. McGill

But if you can create an honorable livelihood,
where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it,
it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance
your life the way you want.
- Anita Roddick

It will give them the opportunity to show themselves
worthy of the respect and friendship of peace-loving nations,
and in time, to take an honorable place among members of the United Nations.
- James F. Byrnes

Mr. Lincoln's elevation shows that in America every
station in life may be honorable;
that there is no barrier against the humblest;
but that merit,
wherever it exists, has the opportunity to be known.
- Matthew Simpson

Since There are so many questions about what the president
was doing over 30 years ago,
what is it that he did after his honorable discharge
from the National Guard? Did he make speeches alongside
Jane Fonda denouncing America's racist war in Vietnam?
- Jeff Gannon

Do it no matter what.
If you believe in it, it is something very honorable.
If somebody around you or your family does not understand it,
then that's their problem.
But if you do have a passion, an honest passion,
just do it.
- Mario Andretti


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