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Honors Quotes

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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

Related topics: Wisdom Ego Self Honor

In the arena of human life,
the honors and rewards fall to those
who show their good qualities in action.
- Aristotle

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.
- Albert Einstein

Society honors its living conformists and its dead troublemakers.
- Mignon McLaughlin

 

When you get to be President, there are all those things,
the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes,
all those things.
You have to remember it isn't for you.
It's for the Presidency.
- Harry S. Truman

It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist
usually is in the work of any other,
with the possible exception of the teacher who backs
him or the student who honors him.
- Jean Rostand

Even a poor man can receive honors.
- Sophocles

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The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it
also honors the field of research in which I have worked
and it also honors my students and colleagues.
- Robert Hofstadter

The honors of this world, what are they but puff,
and emptiness, and peril of falling?
- Saint Aurelius Augustine

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

The greatest memory for me of the 1984 Olympics was
not the individual honors,
but standing on the podium with my teammates to receive our team gold medal.
- Mitch Gaylord

So when I had to make a decision whether I would like
to do honors degree course in Islamic studies and Malay studies too,
so I thought Islamic studies would be good.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Death and life have their determined appointments;
riches and honors depend upon heaven.
- Confucius

Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors,
friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
- Ovid

I have no other view than to promote the public good,
and am unambitious of honors not founded in the approbation of my Country.
- George Washington

Dignity does not consist in possessing honors,
but in deserving them.
- Aristotle

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus,
do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself,
nor gave to his disciples.
- Adam Clarke

You know what, Steve Jobs is real nice to me.
He lets me be an employee and that's one of the biggest honors of my life.
- Steve Wozniak

It may be said that modern Europe with teachers who
inform it that its realist instincts are beautiful,
acts ill and honors what is ill.
- Julien Benda

I don't display my plaques and honors.
They are hidden behind a black curtain in my work room at home.
- John Cameron

I was eleven, then I was sixteen.
Though no honors came my way, those were the lovely years.
- Truman Capote

MAY it please your Honors: I was desired by one of
the court to look into the books,
and consider the question now before them concerning Writs of Assistance.
- James Otis

My commitment to the security and future of Israel
is based upon basic morality as well as enlightened self-interest.
Our role in supporting Israel honors our own heritage.
- Gerald R. Ford

True dignity is never gained by place,
and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
- Philip Massinger

He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
- Walt Whitman

There is no road too long to the man who advances deliberately and without undue haste;
there are no honors too distant to the man who prepares
himself for them with patience.
- Jean de la Bruyere

I have been both praised and criticized.
The criticism stung, but the praise sometimes bothered me even more.
To have received such praise and honors has always been puzzling to me.
- Billy Joel

I am excited to rise today to support National Mom
and Pop Business Owners Day.
This celebration honors the husband and wife business
owner teams whose work helps drive the economy and fuel job growth.
- Melissa Bean

And we can celebrate when we have a government that
has earned back the trust of the people it serves...
when we have a government that honors our Constitution
and stands up for the values that have made America,
America: economic freedom, individual liberty,
and personal responsibility.
- John Boehner

There are men whom a happy disposition,
a strong desire of glory and esteem,
inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which
men in general have for riches and honors...
But the number of these men is so small that I only
mention them in honor of humanity.
- Claud-Adrian Helvetius

1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross
of honour for art and science.
These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me,
most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too.
- Leon Askin

Israel was not created in order to disappear -
Israel will endure and flourish.
It is the child of hope and the home of the brave.
It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success.
It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.
- John F. Kennedy

The design of those commissioners, frigates and warlike
force is directed rather against Long Island and these
your Honors' possessions,
than to the imagined reform of New England.
- Peter Stuyvesant

Michael was a rare breed.
There's no question about that.
He did things that a lot of players could never do,
and still to this day players can't do those things,
so the honors that he's had are definitely deserved.
- Dominique Wilkins

Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it,
and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation's founders and heroes.
As the ultimate icon of America's storied history,
the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation.
- Joe Barton

I consider it probably one of the biggest honors to be in the Academy.
There are only like 1300 actors in it,
and as far as I know, you're a member for life.
To this day, I'm wondering how lucky I was.
- William Sanderson

The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up
anybody who is truly free.
First, society begins by trying to beat you up.
If this fails, they try to poison you.
If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head.
- Jean Cocteau

As a theoretical physicist, I feel at once proud and
humble at the thought of the illustrious figures that
have preceded me here to receive the greatest of all honors in science,
the Nobel prize.
- Murray Gell-Mann

And after about two years, I realized that creative
writing was not going to help you ace those biological tests.
So I switched over to journalism.
I didn't graduate with honors, but I did graduate on
time and with some doing.
- Bob Schieffer

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Honor tradition AND question tradition.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor diversity in all seasons.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

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

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

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

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

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

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

March to the beat of your own drum.
- Proverb

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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