Quotes about Honor
Be not ashamed of thy virtues; honor's a good brooch to wear in a man's hat at all times.
Ben Jonson (1572 - 1637)

The difference between a moral man and a man of honor is that the latter regrets a discreditable act, even when it has worked and he has not been caught.
H. L. Mencken (1880 - 1956), 'Prejudices: Fourth Series,' 1924

Don't look for more honor than your learning merits.
Jewish Proverb

An honor is not diminished for being shared.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Shards of Honor", 1986

Guard your honor. Let your reputation fall where it will. And outlive the bastards.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "A Civil Campaign", 1999

If the truth doesn't save us, what does that say about us?
Lois McMaster Bujold, Diplomatic Immunity, 2002

Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "A Civil Campaign", 1999

Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody's going to know whether you did it or not.
Oprah Winfrey (1954 - ), in Good Housekeeping

What is left when honor is lost?
Publilius Syrus (~100 BC), Maxims

The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Honor does not have to be defended.
Robert J. Sawyer (1960 - ), "Calculating God", 2000

Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.
Welsh Proverb

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