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Quotations on Honor

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Honour follows those who flee it.

~ Unknown

A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.

~ Baltasar Gracian

Dignity does not come in possessing honors, but in deserving them.

~ Aristotle

The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.

~ Mark Twain

Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.

~ John Dryden

No person was ever honoured for what he received. Honour has been the reward for what he gave.

~ Calvin Coolidge

Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.

~ Joseph Addison

Fame is something which must be won. Honour is something which must not be lost.

~ Arthur Schopenhauer

All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.

~ Andrew Carnegie

When a virtuous man is raised, it brings gladness to his friends, grief to his enemies, and glory to his posterity.

~ Ben Jonson

Honor lies in honest toil.

~ Grover Cleveland

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