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It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.
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Niccolo Machiavelli Quotes

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I know what I have done, and Your Honor knows what I have done. Somewhere between my ambition and my ideals, I lost my ethical compass.
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Jeb Stuart Magruder Quotes

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Fuck all the people who say, "God bless," and then don't bother to complete the sentence. Who they are, I haven't the slightest. But, if I were God, I would not honor such a request.
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George Carlin Quotes

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And so, to the end of history, murder shall breed murder, always in the name of right and honor and peace, until the gods are tired of blood and create a race that can understand.
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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness.
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Euripides Quotes

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The expenses of government, having for their object the interest of all, should be borne by everyone, and the more a man enjoys the advantages of society, the more he ought to hold himself honored in contributing to those expenses.
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Anne Robert Jacques Turgot Quotes

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I am unable to understand how a man of honor could take a newspaper in his hands without a shudder of disgust.
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Charles Baudelaire Quotes

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

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Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children - honored as the jewelry of God...
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Thomas de Quincey Quotes

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Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery.
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William Shakespeare Quotes

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When neither their property nor their honor is touched, the majority of men live content.
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Niccolo Machiavelli Quotes

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Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
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Aristotle Quotes

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So long as the great majority of men are not deprived of either property or honor, they are satisfied.
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Niccolo Machiavelli Quotes

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The true Indian sets no price upon either his property or his labor. His generosity is limited only by his strength and ability. He regards it as an honor to be selected for difficult or dangerous service and would think it shameful to ask for any reward, saying rather: Let the person I serve express his thanks according to his own bringing up and his sense of honor.
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Ohiyesa of the Santee Sioux Quotes

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Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good.
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Joe Paterno Quotes

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It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
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Aeschylus Quotes

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From our ancestors come our names, but from our virtues our honors.
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Proverb Quotes

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My situation is a solemn one. Life is offered to me on condition of eating beefsteaks. But death is better than cannibalism. My will contains directions for my funeral, which will be followed not by mourning coaches, but by oxen, sheep, flocks of poultry, and a small traveling aquarium of live fish, all wearing white scarfs in honor of the man who perished rather than eat his fellow creatures.
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George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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Never support two weaknesses at the same time. It's your combination sinners - your lecherous liars and your miserly drunkards - who dishonor the vices and bring them into bad repute.
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Thornton Wilder Quotes

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I think we are drawn to dogs because they are the uninhibited creatures we might be if we weren't certain we knew better. They fight for honor at the first challenge, make love with no moral restraint, and they do not for all their marvelous instincts appear to know about death. Being such wonderfully uncomplicated beings, they need us to do their worrying.
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George Bird Evans Quotes

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