What is honor?


What is Honor?

By David Joel Miller

Who and what do you honor?

Honor

Honor
Photo courtesy of Flickr (Rennett Stowe)

Honor is:

Respect blended with reverence.

Esteem due to worth or exalted merit

High respect and esteem

A controlling sense of what is right

Highest courage and loyalty

From the Century Dictionary, 1889

“I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to

succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“It is not titles that honour men, but men that honour titles.”

― Niccolò Machiavelli

“We should keep the dead before our eyes, and honor them as though still living”

― Confucius

– Quotes from GoodReads

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