On the whole, it is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.
Honor’s a good brooch to wear in a man’s hat at all times.
He who has lost honor can lose nothing more.
Honor is a harder master than the law. It cannot compromise for less than 100 cents on the dollar and its debts never outlaw.
When a virtuous man is raised, it brings gladness to his friends, grief to his enemies, and glory to his posterity.
But without money honor is nothing but a malady.
When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead!
The known shortness of life, as it ought to moderate our passions, may likewise, with equal propriety, contract our designs. There is not time for the most forcible genius, and most active industry, to extend its effect beyond a certain sphere. To project the conquest of the world is the madness of mighty princes; to […]
The best acting at the Academy Awards is done by the losers congratulating the winners.
It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees!