"Count it the greatest sin to prefer life to honor,
and for the sake of living
to lose what makes life worth having."
[Decimus Junius Juvenalis] (c.55-c.128 AD) Roman satirical poet
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 -- warren, olathe      
In the right place at the right time honor, and honorably executed, is indeed a fine virtue
 -- RobertSRQ     
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    On Honor: Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen. Samuel Adams
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    Something the Sheeple have forgotten.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Here, life and living become the focal points of many and very broad definitions. I really like it.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Without honor, one will eventually become lost in self-delusion.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
     -- jim k, Austin      
    Morality without humility is of no honour (value) to the poor and needy. Hence "humility before honour." "It is an honour for a man to cease from strife." to cease from strife with a corrupt form of government, is honorable, then a soft answer from a humble spirit appeases anger. Laws of nature 101 concerning statesmanship, representing the individual sovereign unprivileged. 
     -- Ronw13, OR     
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