honour quotes

The post of honour is a private station.Joseph Addison

If a Woman can neither Love nor Honour, she does ill in promising to Obey.Mary Astell

If none were to Marry, but Men of strict Vertue and Honour, I doubt the World would be but thinly peopled.Mary Astell

What honour have we got left, when nobody is listening to us?Abu Bakar Bashir

Every year I look at the 'GQ' Best-Dressed List and have thought what an honour it must be to be included. I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw my own face in there.Douglas Booth

I'm very conscious that I want the dance audience to respond and respect what I'm doing, so I'm always very true to the music and I honour the music in the way I see it - I don't mess around with the music.Matthew Bourne

I was not afraid of what I did not like. To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.Georg Brandes

I think that you can honour the sacrifices of a common soldier without glorifying war.Geraldine Brooks

I still get invitations from all over Europe to speak at dinners, and it's an honour that promoters and charities can use me to create income.Frank Bruno

For the sake of our interests, as well as of our honour and dignity, we were obliged to see that we won for our international policy the same independence that we had secured for our European policy.Bernhard von Bulow

Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.George Byron

If kids see you on the street and they want an autograph, that's a big honour so I spend half an hour before I get in the ground and 40 minutes to an hour after the game with the Everton fans signing autographs.Timothy F. Cahill

There is no greater honour than to serve Canadians.Kim Campbell

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.Thomas Carlyle

The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they consider is essentially their field. Men painters mostly despise women painters. So I have decided to stop squirming, to throw any honour in with Canada and women.Emily Carr

My greatest honour was to be included in the Australian Olympic team in 1992, 1996 and hopefully 2000.Rhonda Cator

To see and be acquainted with strangers, in especial with men in honour and authority.Thomas Cavendish

To be awarded a prize which takes its name from an illustrious Dutchman who at the same time was a great citizen of Europe and through his writings did so much to open up our modern world of sensibility and thought is indeed a most signal honour.John G. D. Clark

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.Nick Clegg

My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.Cleopatra