The post of honour is a private station.
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.
I believe that we have been doing this not primarily to achieve riches or even honour, but rather because we were interested in the work, enjoyed doing it and felt very strongly that it was worthwhile.
My honour was not yielded, but conquered merely.
I was not afraid of what I did not like. To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
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.
Shelley is truth itself and honour itself notwithstanding his out-of-the-way notions about religion.
There is no act of treachery or meanness of which a political party is not capable; for in politics there is no honour.
Fairest and dearest, your wrath and anger are more heavy than I can bear; but learn that I cannot tell what you wish me to say without sinning against my honour too grievously.
Honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
A man of honour should never forget what he is because he sees what others are.
And as far as possible for sickness or fatigue, constrain yourself to eat in the hall before your people, for this shall bring great benefit and honour to you.
I do honour the very flea of his dog.
That last winter was a tragic story and I got no personal honour out of it but I was a witness to it.
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.
I must therefore implore your indulgence for a pretty long and plain development of my views concerning that cause which the citizens of New York, and you particularly, gentlemen, honour with generous interest.
I am glad to have this opportunity of expressing my high appreciation of the honour extended to me many years ago by the Royal Swedish Academy of Science by enrolling me amongst its members.
Virtue is the fount whence honour springs.
Doctor Who was a big part of my childhood so it was a great honour to be in it.
She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it.
The Companion of Honour I regarded as an award from the country for 50 years of work - which I thought was okay.
Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
When the honour is given to that scientist personally the happiness is sweet indeed. Science is, on the whole, an informal activity, a life of shirt sleeves and coffee served in beakers.
Those placed in the position which I now occupy, commonly feel concern about their worthiness to receive the great honour which has been done them.
I left the table where there were important people and had lunch with my husband and a few friends. The reception was organised in my honour, so it was rather amusing.