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Letter "H" » honorable
«The worst thing I can say about democracy is that it has tolerated the Right Honorable Gentleman for four and a half years.»
«One of the common failings among honorable people is a failure to appreciate how thoroughly dishonorable some other people can be, and how dangerous it is to trust them»
«The question is not whether a community lives or dies, the question is on what plane does it live. There are different modes of survival. But all are not equally honorable. For an individual as well as a society, there is a gulf between merely living and living worthily. To fight in a battle and live in a glory is one mode. To beat a retreat to surrender and to live the life of a captive is also a mode of survival.»
«To work with the hands or brain, according to our requirements and our capacities, to do that which lies before us to do, is more honorable than rank and title.»
«To many a man, and sometimes to a youth, there comes the opportunity to choose between honorable competence and tainted wealth. The young man who starts out to be poor and honorable, holds in his hand one of the strongest elements of success.»
Author: Orison Swett Marden
, The Young Man
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«The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.»
«Nothing is more honorable than a grateful heart.»
«The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.»
«Pride perceiving humility honorable, often borrows her cloak.»
«Public employment contributes neither to advantage nor happiness. It is but honorable exile from one's family and affairs.»