“It is better to be alone than in bad company.”
– George Washington.
“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
– Abraham Lincoln.
“Regard your good name as the richest jewel you can possibly be possessed of — for credit is like fire; when once you have kindled it you may easily preserve it, but if you once extinguish it, you will find it an arduous task to rekindle it again. The way to a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.”
“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.
“No evil is honorable: but death is honorable; therefore death is not evil.”
– Citium Zeno.
“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.”
– Calvin Coolidge.
“The test we must set for ourselves is not to march alone but to march in such a way that others will wish to join us.”
– Hubert H. Humphrey.
“Unaffected modesty is the sweetest charm of female excellence, the richest gem in the diadem of her honor.”
– Noah Webster.
“You can not believe in honor until you have achieved it. Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.”
– George Bernard Shaw.
“I have a personal ambition to live my life honestly and honor the true love that I’ve had and also the people I’ve had around me. I want to stay hopeful, even though I get scared about why we’re even alive at all.”
– Lana Del Rey.
“It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.”