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  • #1
    Corey Taylor
    “When Paris Hilton can top the bestsellers' lists, we are one more Connect Four move closer to Armageddon.”
    Corey Taylor, Seven Deadly Sins: Settling the Argument Between Born Bad and Damaged Good

  • #2
    Mark Twain
    “It is better to deserve honors and not have them than to have them and not deserve them.”
    Mark Twain

  • #3
    George Washington
    “It is better to be alone than in bad company.”
    George Washington

  • #4
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “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.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #5
    Lois McMaster Bujold
    “Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.”
    Lois McMaster Bujold, A Civil Campaign

  • #6
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    “Our own heart, and not other men's opinions, forms our true honor.”
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    tags: honor

  • #7
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country's cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #8
    George S. Patton Jr.
    “A real man will never let his fear of death overpower his honor, his sense of duty to his country, and his innate manhood. ”
    George S. Patton Jr.

  • #9
    George Bernard Shaw
    “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #10
    Winston S. Churchill
    “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
    Winston S. Churchill

  • #11
    Ernst F. Schumacher
    “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”
    Ernst F. Schumacher

  • #12
    John Wayne
    “Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.”
    John Wayne

  • #13
    Sherrilyn Kenyon
    “Forgiveness is the best part of valor...Discretion is easy. It's finding the courage to forgive yourself and others that is hard. [Acheron]”
    Sherrilyn Kenyon, Dance with the Devil

  • #14
    Oprah Winfrey
    “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.”
    Oprah Winfrey

  • #15
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #16
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.”
    Martin Luther King Jr.

  • #17
    Sheri Dew
    “It is not possible to sin enough to be happy. It isn't possible to buy enough to be happy, or to entertain or indulge or pamper ourselves enough to be happy. It is not possible to hide enough or run far enough away from trials and troubles to be happy. Happiness and joy come only when we are living up to who we are...

    I have never met anyone who was happier because he was immoral, or because he was addicted to something, or because he was dishonest and compromised his integrity. ”
    Sheri Dew, God Wants a Powerful People

  • #18
    Louisa May Alcott
    “... for it is the small temptations which undermine integrity unless we watch and pray and never think them too trivial to be resisted.”
    Louisa May Alcott
    tags: folly

  • #19
    Nelson Mandela
    “As I have said, the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not changed yourself... Great peacemakers are all people of integrity, of honesty, but humility.”
    Nelson Mandela

  • #20
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Be good to your work, your word, and your friend.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #21
    Marcus Garvey
    “The ends you serve that are selfish will take you no further than yourself but the ends you serve that are for all, in common, will take you into eternity.”
    Marcus Garvey

  • #22
    John Knowles
    “It is a sad day when one looks back and sees that his largest regrets have become some of the most integral elements of his dreams.”
    John Knowles

  • #23
    “When people cheat in any arena, they diminish themselves-they threaten their own self-esteem and their relationships with others by undermining the trust they have in their ability to succeed and in their ability to be true.”
    Cheryl Hughes

  • #24
    Confucius
    “The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.”
    Confucius

  • #25
    John D. MacDonald
    “Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn't blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won't cheat, then you know he never will. Integrity is not a search for the rewards of integrity. Maybe all you ever get for it is the largest kick in the ass the world can provide. It is not supposed to be a productive asset.”
    John D. MacDonald

  • #26
    Marcus Aurelius
    “Do not act as if you were going to live ten thousand years. Death hangs over you. While you live, while it is in your power, be good.”
    Marcus Aurelius

  • #29
    Billy Sunday
    “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”
    Billy Sunday, Billy Sunday, the Man and His Message: With His Own Words Which Have Won Thousands for Christ

  • #30
    Leon C. Megginson
    “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
    Leon C. Megginson

  • #31
    Stieg Larsson
    “There are no innocents. There are, however, different degrees of responsibility.”
    Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Played with Fire

  • #32
    Edward Abbey
    “Society is like a stew. If you don't stir it up every once in a while then a layer of scum floats to the top.”
    Edward Abbey



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