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As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.
I grow daily to honour facts more and more, and theory less and less. A fact, it seems to me, is a great thing; a sentence printed, if not by God, then at least by the Devil.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
William Butler Yeats
The post of honour is a private station.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
There is greatness in the fear of God, contentment in faith of God, and honour in humility.
It's an honour and a thrill and a privilege just to play in the NHL.
Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
One thing I have frankly decided is that when it comes to political reform we have two conservative parties in British politics. Both the Labour and Conservative parties have constantly and repeatedly failed to honour promises they have made about reforming, cleaning, modernising our clapped-out system.
A Woman is naturally more helpless than the other Sex; and a Man of Honour and Sense should have this in his View in all Manner of Commerce with her.
People say I'm difficult and sometimes that's a badge of honour.
I never thought I'd say the sentence 'It was a real honour' - because that implies that you've done something pretty special. But now I've done that several times. Yesterday I was in Buckingham Palace - I actually met the Queen yesterday and that was an honour. I never thought I'd do something like that.
My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
My father's people... are from Fairfax in northern Virginia, just across the Mason-Dixon line. So it was an honour to play Lee, he was a great general.
It always annoys me when stars grumble about fans coming up to them in the street. I love it. These young stars today with all their airs and graces, they need to remember it is an honour and a privilege to make money from acting. How hard is it?
The Companion of Honour I regarded as an award from the country for 50 years of work - which I thought was okay.
The knighthood I received was a fantastic honour but it's not something I've ever used and I don't think I ever will.
It is a huge honour to be recognised as the world's best commentator, particularly against so many sporting greats.
Pulling on your country's shirt is the greatest honour a footballer can have. It's what I always dreamed of as a kid and I get a buzz every time.
When famous people come up to you it's a bit weird, but it's an honour, really, when they recognise you and want to chat to you for a bit.
That hunger of the flesh, that longing for ease, that terror of incarceration, that insistence on tribal honour being obeyed: all of that exists, and it exists everywhere.
We speak of virtue, honour, reason; but our thought does not translate any one of these concepts into a substance.
Some things never change, suck up to the government and you get an honour.
If a Woman can neither Love nor Honour, she does ill in promising to Obey.
If none were to Marry, but Men of strict Vertue and Honour, I doubt the World would be but thinly peopled.
It is in Rousseau's writing above all that history begins to turn from upper-class honour to middle-class humanitarianism. Pity, sympathy and compassion lie at the centre of his moral vision. Values associated with the feminine begin to infiltrate social existence as a whole, rather than being confined to the domestic sphere.
I was not afraid of what I did not like. To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
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