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The Best Quotes About Honour

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A list of the best honour quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous honour quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic honour quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational honour quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about honour?" and "What are inspirational honour quotes?"

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    Sometimes a man does what he'd most like to avoid. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    There must be a corps that will battle for righteousness, for there are endless battalions who serve unrighteousness. Janet Morris

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    “In this new world, this day and forever, then, we are not only Thebans – we are all Stepsons. We are all one Sacred Band. If you will have us. And mine will fight by yours, henceforth, as brothers.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Better not be at all than not be noble. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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    Here and now was always where Tempus was, not off somewhere in the realm of Greater Good or Mortal Soul or Eternal Consequence. He'd lost the ability to determine greater good, if there was one; his mortal soul he'd given up on long ago. And as for eternal consequence -- he was its embodiment. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "The heavens listen to what is said on these cobbles. Laws of man and nature come together here. Here you must be firm. Here you must be true." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "To the death with honor, shoulder to shoulder, and no one gets closer to a Stepson than his partner." Janet Morris

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    Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Vengeance is disappointing, always. Janet Morris

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    This fight coming is not a battle of weapons, but a battle of wills. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    You count up your dead, every one. Always. Recall them, each and all – every face, every heart. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Some nights, valor and cold purpose aren't enough. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    All gods are tricksters, and war gods worst of any. Janet Morris

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    “Choose life over death, Niko, when a choice can be made that puts no soul in jeopardy.” Janet Morris

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    "Every man's in his own hands, with a little help from his brothers." Janet Morris

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    "Humans create their futures every day of every year; only you can alter your worlds." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "Painful things are quickly forgotten." Janet Morris

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    "Kiss my pommel." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "There must be love, and understanding, to betray. Most men haven't the wit or the honor for betrayal: not to know it when they see it; not the stomach to apprehend it as they do it. Most men, blind and dumb in their self-centeredness, don't betray: they merely disappoint." Janet Morris

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    Wars don’t bring lasting peace, only lasting death. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "Men may not believe you, my son. But you must always say the truth, when the truth holds no danger for you or your loved ones." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Stop grieving. Start giving thanks to me. You live to fight on other days. Janet Morris

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    "You're talent, and we're the talent scouts." Janet Morris

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    Reasons never matter, once Death comes cold and bold and takes the living by the hand. You count up your dead, every one.. Janet Morris

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    Everyone prepares for battle in his own way. Janet Morris

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    "You're not one to take lightly, to love of for an evening and leave of a dawn." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    Janet Morris, Chris Morris, Critias

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    Niko’s angular face caught a flicker of firelight and Tempus saw his future there: sharp purpose, discipline, and power in perfect balance; love of man and gods, and mercy transcending all. If war ever wore a more humane face, this one would make it so. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    And what do the Theban hoplites see in this extended rending of the sky, this white-bright glory of Enlil's lightning? The future, but not theirs: paired cavalry fighters; formed ranks of armored death; grim men on their tall horses with lightning limning weapons tailored to the task; men spoiling for a fight if the gods allowed -- the Sacred Band of Stepsons, out from shadows and the dark. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "Let fools believe what fools believe." Janet Morris

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    And Tempus thought then that nothing was more worthwhile than what was growing in this whitewashed barracks, where he has come to build a force such as men or gods have never seen -- a force worth reckoning with, if you were of a mind. And something was of that mind. And something else opposed it. He should have expected that. Battle in the heavens, battle on the earth. Janet Morris

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    "You have crossbows: Shoot early; shoot often." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "No ethos, pursued without thought or mercy, is ethical." Janet Morris

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    "Fury from the heavens; fury at the gods – inseparable." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    "Keep your enemies at a distance, your partners close at hand." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    These warriors of the Sacred Band were inscrutable; they loved their war and death and picking through the bones of time to sort out right from wrong, good from bad, holy from profane, honor from dishonor. Janet Morris

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    "Honorable battle sustains a Sacred Band." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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    To save something, where precious little can be saved. Again and again. To tip a balance, change destiny, trick fate. Chris Morris, Critias

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    “I survive. I survived it all then and I’ll survive the rest of it. Without your help." Janet Morris

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