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Better to die ten thousand deaths than wound my honor.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

The post of honor is a private station.

Author: Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Profession: British Essayist, Poet, Statesman

Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.

Author: Akhenaton

Profession: Egyptian King, Monotheist

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

Author: James Allen (1864-1912)

Profession: British-born American Essayist, Author of ''As a Man Thinketh''

The person is a poor judge who by an action can be disgraced more in failing than they can be honored in succeeding.

Author: Francis Bacon (1561-1626)

Profession: British Philosopher, Essayist, Statesman

For one who has been honored, dishonor is worse than death.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

A prophet is not without honor, save in his own country.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Honor is like an island, rugged and without a beach; once we have left it, we can never return.

Author: Nicholas Boileau (1636-1711)

Profession: French Literary Poet, Critic

I love the name of honor, more than I fear death.

Author: Julius Caesar (101-44 BC)

Profession: Roman Emperor

It was just him and me. He fought with honor. If it weren't for his honor, he and the others would have beaten me together. They might have killed me, then. His sense of honor saved my life. I didn't fight with honor... I fought to win.

Author: Orson Scott Card

Profession: American Author

All honor's wounds are self-inflicted.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

A person dishonored is worst than dead.

Author: Miguel De Cervantes (1547-1616)

Profession: Spanish Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Honor is the reward of virtue.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Since an intelligence common to us all makes things known to us and formulates them in our minds, honorable actions are ascribed by us to virtue, and dishonorable actions to vice; and only a madman would conclude that these judgments are matters of opinion, and not fixed by nature.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Honor lies in honest toil.

Author: Grover Cleveland (1837-1908)

Profession: Twenty-second & 24th President of the USA