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Maid Of Honor Quotes


"Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Honor the ocean of love." - George de Benneville

"The fear of being an old maid made young girls rush into matrimony with a recklessness that astonishes." - Louisa May Alcott

"Titles of honor add not to his worth, who is himself an honor of his titles." - John Ford

"Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced." - Matthew Green

"[The] maid of honor - the unambiguous, grown-up equivalent of wearing best friend necklaces." - Emily Giffin

"The honor of a maid is her name, and no legacy is so rich as honesty." - William Shakespeare

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"I do honor the very flea of his dog." - Ben Jonson

"A scar nobly got is a good livery of honor." - William Shakespeare

"The heart of a man to the heart of a maid- Light of my tents, be fleet- Morning awaits at the end of the world, And the world is all at our feet." - Rudyard Kipling

"The wild hawk to the wind-swept sky The deer to the wholesome wold; And the heart of a man to the heart of a maid, As it was in the days of old." - Rudyard Kipling

"This is the month, and this the happy morn, wherein the Son of heaven's eternal King, of wedded Maid and Virgin Mother born, our great redemption from above did bring." - John Milton

"Of all the old maid's blessing, the greatest is carte blanche. Spinsterhood is powerful; once a woman is called "that crazy old maid" she can get away with anything." - Florence King

"Our Congresses consist of Christians. In their private life they are true to every obligation of honor; yet in every session they violate them all, and do it without shame. Because honor to party is above honor to themselves." - Mark Twain

"Posts of honor are evermore posts of danger and of care." - J. G. Holland

"Women who marry early are often overly enamored of the kind of man who looks great in wedding pictures and passes the maid of honor his telephone number." - Anna Quindlen

"Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues." - Cary Grant

"Money is truthful. If a man speaks of honor, make him pay cash." - Robert A Heinlein

"He that hath a calling, hath an office of profit and honor." - Benjamin Franklin

"Profitability is the consequence of doing business in the right way, to honor God." - Ted Malloch

"Love, honor, and negotiate." - Alan Loy McGinnis

"The roll of honor consists of the names of meant who have squared their conduct by ideals of duty." - Woodrow Wilson

"Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security..." - Alfred Adler

"Beware of people who constantly assert their integrity and honor. People of character don't have to point it out." - Michael Josephson

"The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"Honor in the Dust is less about the freedom of the Philippines than the soul of the United States." - Candice Millard

"In India when we meet and part we often say, "Namaste," which means: I honor the place in you where the entire universe resides; I honor the place in you where the entire universe resides; I honor the place in you of love, of light, of truth, of peace. I honor the place within you where if you are in that place in you and I am in that place in me, there is only one of us?.. "Namaste."" - Ram Dass

"The blushing beauties of a modest maid." - John Dryden

"Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood - the virtues that made America." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Worship is the specific act of ascribing to God the glory, majesty, honor, and worthiness which are His." - Jerry Bridges

"There's no honor in soccer" - Alexi Lalas

"Think not silence the wisdom of fools; but, if rightly timed, the honor of wise men, who have not the infirmity, but the virtue of taciturnity." - Thomas Browne

"The institution of delegated power implies that there is a portion of virtue and honor among mankind which may be a reasonable foundation of confidence." - Alexander Hamilton

"Honor and fortune exist for him who always recognizes the neighborhood of the great, always feels himself in the presence of high causes." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I hate it when they say, ?He gave his life for his country.? They don't die for the honor and glory of their country. We kill them." - Gene La Rocque

"Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable" - Miguel De Cervantes

"Let me be clear: we are still a nation of immigrants, and we honor all those immigrants who are working hard to become new citizens." - William J Clinton

"Seldom or never is a poor man honored by the world; however worthy of honor he may be, he is apt rather to be despised by it." - Teresa of Avila

"Perseverance... keeps honor bright: to have done, is to hang quite out of fashion, like a rusty nail in monumental mockery." - William Shakespeare

"It was his soul's freedom that was in question. And that question was whether freedom was worth the price when it meant shirking the responsibilities of honor." - Janet Morris

"When I competed, it was for honor and country. It was a privilege to be a part of the U.S. team." - Bill Toomey

"But it is with a different kind of spell that art deludes you ... it leads you to pay religious honor and worship to images and pictures." - Clement of Alexandria

"Honor your humanness and all of your feelings - the messy ones, the growing pains, the ache - because we can't have the dark without the light." - Sabrina Ward Harrison

"It is a luxury to put our interests first. It is an honor to put the interests of others before our own." - Simon Sinek

"The ways of the British are inscrutable but they always seem to obtain their own ends without compromising their dignity or their honor." - Mahmud Tarzi

"We are raised to honor all the wrong explorers and discoverers thieves planting flags, murderers carrying crosses. Let us at last praise the colonizers of dreams." - Peter S Beagle

"O Music! sphere-descended maid, Friend of Pleasure, Wisdom's aid!" - William Collins

"Perhaps some day men will raise a tablet reading in letters of gold: 'All honor to women, the first disenfranchised class in history who, unaided by any political party, won enfranchisement by its own effort ... and achieved the victory without the shedding of a drop of human blood. All honor to women of the world!" - Harriot Eaton Stanton Blatch

"What I will not do is continue to perpetuate stereotypes. I'm the daughter of a maid; why do I have to also play a maid? My mom was a maid so I didn't have to be a maid." - Gina Rodriguez

"It wasn't the reward that mattered or the recognition you might harvest. It was your depth of commitment, your quality of service, the product of your devotion - these were the things that counted in life. When you gave purely, the honor in giving, and that was honor enough." - Scott O'Grady

"Now the greatest external good we should assume to be the thing which we offer as a tribute to the gods, and which is most coveted by men of high station, and is the prize awarded for the noblest deeds; and such a thing is honor, for honor is clearly the greatest of external goods." - Aristotle

"The law often permits what honor prohibits." - Bernard Joseph Saurin

"A woman's honor rests on manly love." - Esaias Tegner

"Well, I think a handshake is something that honorable men do. Before we had contracts we had handshakes that expressed that we were making an arrangement that was based on our honor. And I don't think I can shake the hand of someone who shows and lacks honor by attacking a man's faith." - Rand Paul

"Bethann Hardison has been my collaborator, my closest friend, we've gone through starting businesses, losing businesses, kids, divorces, marriages, and she was my maid of honor when I married my husband, David Bowie. And she's still such a part of my life. This is the person when it's totally dark, outside and inside, this is the person I would call." - Iman Abdulmajid

"Character - We describe the character of a person in reference to moral judgments about the worthiness of a person. Thus, to have a strong, great or honorable character is to be a person of merit, worthy of admiration and honor." - Michael Josephson

"Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11." - Barack Obama

"Always demanding the best of oneself, living with honor, devoting one's talents and gifts to the benefits of others - these are the measures of success that endure when material things have passed away." - Henry Ford

"The labor of self-love is a heavy one indeed... The heart's fierce effort to protect itself from every slight, to shield its touchy honor from the bad opinion of friend and enemy, will never let the mind have rest..." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Every man, for the sake of the great blessed Mother in Heaven, and for the love of his own little mother on earth, should handle all womankind gently, and hold them in all Honor." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Surely we have a responsibility to finally listen to - and honor - the siren calls of our souls, which have been silenced by our egos throughout our lives? How else can we connect with our essence, the source of our calling?" - Lance Secretan

"A man convinced of his own merit will accept misfortune as an honor, for thus can he persuade others, as well as himself, that he is a worthy target for the arrows of fate." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Faith, whereby especially Christ rules, sets the soul so high that it looks down on all other things as far below, as having represented to it, by the Spirit of Christ, riches, honor, beauty and pleasures of a higher nature." - Richard Sibbes

"Unlike much of orthodox medicine, alternative approaches to healing typically honor the wisdom and capability of the human body. Their goal is often to support and strengthen the powerful healing forces already at work within us." - John Robbins

"Islam is a vibrant faith. Millions of our fellow citizens are Muslim. We respect the faith. We honor its traditions. Our enemy does not. Our enemy doesn't follow the great traditions of Islam. They've hijacked a great religion." - George W Bush

"There is no detraction worse than to overpraise a man, for if his worth proves short of what report doth speak of him, his own actions are ever giving the lie to his honor." - Owen Feltham

"Sportsmanship is that quality of honor that desires always to be courteous, fair, and respectful, and it is interpreted in the conduct of players, spectators, coaches, and school authorities." - Fielding H. Yost

"I wish I could find words to express the trueness, the bravery, the hardihood, the sense of honor, the loyalty to their trust and to each other of the old trail hands." - Charles Goodnight

"My God! my time is in Thine hands. Should it please Thee to lengthen my life, and complete, as Thou hast begun, the work of blanching my locks, grant me grace to wear them as a crown of unsullied honor." - Christian Scriver

"We know that priorities are amiss in the world when a man gets a military medal of honor for killing another man and a dishonorable discharge for loving one." - Charlotte Bunch

"Nothing can compare in beauty, and wonder, and admirableness, and divinity itself, to the silent work in obscure dwellings of faithful women bringing their children to honor and virtue and piety." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I've received many honors and I'm grateful for them; but I've already received the highest award I'll ever receive, and that has been the privilege and honor of serving very proudly in the United States Navy." - Grace Hopper

"Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity, and beauty as conspicuously as the want of it represents illness, weakness, disgrace, meanness, and ugliness." - George Bernard Shaw

"Adoration is the spontaneous yearning of the heart to worship, honor, magnify, and bless God. We ask nothing but to cherish him. We seek nothing but his exaltation. We focus on nothing but his goodness." - Richard J. Foster

"The abundance of a grateful heart gives honor to God even if it does not turn to Him in words. An unbeliever who is filled with thanks for his very being has ceased to be an unbeliever." - Paul Tillich

"Do good under all circumstances, but with no care for any profit, or any blessedness, or any damnation, or any salvation, or any martyrdom; but all you do or omit should be for the honor of Love." - Hadewijch

"The Maid and her soldiers will have the victory. Therefore the Maid is willing that you, Duke of Bedford, should not destroy yourself." - Joan Of Arc

"Of boasting more than of a bomb afraid, A soldier should be modest as a maid." - Edward Young

"Archaeology is not only the hand maid of history, it is also the conservator of art." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"Of her scorn the maid repented, And the shepherd - of his love." - Anna Letitia Barbauld

"Love is a passion Which kindles honor into noble acts." - John Dryden

"A person cannot be a Marine without honor." - Carl Epting Mundy, Jr.

"The nation's honor is dearer than the nation's comfort." - Woodrow Wilson

"Honor is a term much used but little understood." - Regina Maria Roche

"...the honour of a maid is her name; and no legacy is so rich as honesty." - William Shakespeare

"I'd rather die Maid, and lead apes in Hell Than wed an inmate of Silenus' Cell." - Richard Brathwait

"The maid whom now you court in vain Will quickly run in quest of man." - Horace

"Maid of Athens, ere we part, Give, oh give me back my heart!" - Lord Byron

"Honor among thieves is the ancestor of all honor." - John Mccarthy

"Honor is infinitely more valuable than positions of honor." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"I have a maid." - Ryan Murphy

"The crown and glory of life is character. It is the noblest possession of a man, constituting a rank in itself, and an estate in the general good-will; dignifying every station, and exalting every position in society. It exercises a greater power than wealth, and secures all the honor without the jealousies of fame. It carries with it an influence which always tell; for it is the result of proved honor, rectitude, and consistency-qualities which, perhaps more than any other, command the general confidence and respect of mankind." - Samuel Smiles

"The United Nations and the Organization of American States have named 2011 as the International Year for People of African Descent. This is an opportunity for all of us around the globe to celebrate the diversity of our societies and to honor the contributions that our fellow citizens of African descent make every day to the economic, social and political fabrics of our communities." - Hillary Clinton

"The real crisis of worship today is not that the preaching is paltry or that it's too drafty in church. It is that people have no sense of the presence of God, and if they have no sense of His presence, how can they be moved to express the deepest feelings of their souls to honor, revere, worship, and glorify God?" - R C Sproul

"To be ambitious of true honor and of the real glory and perfection of our nature is the very principle and incentive of virtue; but to be ambitious of titles, place, ceremonial respects, and civil pageantry, is as vain and little as the things are which we court" - Philip Sidney

"my uncle ... had the misfortune to be ever touched in his brain, and, as a convincing proof, married his maid, at an age when he and she both had more occasion for a nurse than a parson." - Charlotte Charke

"Well, dinner would have been splendid... if the wine had been as cold as the soup, the beef as rare as the service, the brandy as old as the fish, and the maid as willing as the Duchess." - Winston Churchill

"Maid of the luminous grey-eyes, Mistress of honey and marble implacable white thighs and Goddess, chaste daughter of Zeus." - Hilda Doolittle

"The stern hand of fate has scourged us to an elevation where we can see the great everlasting things which matter for a nation - the great peaks we had forgotten, of Honor, Duty, Patriotism, and clad in glittering white, the great pinnacle of Sacrifice pointing like a rugged finger to Heaven." - David Lloyd George

"What makes us so often discontented with those who transact business for us is that they almost always abandon the interest of their friends for the interest of the business, because they wish to have the honor of succeeding in that which they have undertaken." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"The highest honor that God can confer upon his children is the blood-red crown of martyrdom. The jewels of a Christian are his afflictions. The regalia of the kings that God has made, are their troubles, their sorrows, and their griefs. Griefs exalt us, and troubles lift us." - Charles Spurgeon

"May we, as image makers, shapers of the culture, set our sights on things we value, rituals we engage in that heal and serve. May our images honor the ordinary endeavors of common people, and may they make their way to the eyes of the weary - light to the dark, fire to the chill." - Jan Phillips

"It's a special honor to be one of the leaders of this football team. But I said it once, I'll say it again, no one person wins a game by themselves. Individually, it's top of the mountain, my sport, my profession. It's what you dream about as a kid." - Aaron Rodgers

"Well, it's an unimaginable honor to be the president during the Fourth of July of this country. It means what these words say, for starters. The great inalienable rights of our country. We're blessed with such values in America. And I - it's - I'm a proud man to be the nation based upon such wonderful values." - George W Bush

"The maid of India, blossomed again to hold In her full lap the Champac's leaves of gold." - Thomas Moore

"If you cannot be great, be willing to serve God in that which is small. If you cannot do great things for Him, cheerfully do little ones. If you cannot be an Aaron to serve at the altar, or a Moses to guide the tribes, consent to be "a little maid" to Xaaman the Syrian, for the honor of God's prophets, or a little child, for Christ's sake, to be set by Him in the midst of the people, as an illustration of the sweetness of humility." - Samuel Francis Smith

"With Othello, Shakespeare posed this problem of a black man in a white society in the role that he's playing. And Shakespeare gave Othello such dignity - he came not from - as he said - not from hate but from honor, from a sense of his own human dignity. And to me, to my mind, there could be no greater character played." - Paul Robeson

"Love is not getting, but giving. Not a wild dream of pleasure and madness of desire - oh, no - love is not that! It is goodness and honor and peace and pure living - yes, love is that and it is the best thing in the world and the thing that lives the longest...." - Henry Van Dyke

"Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children." - George W Bush

"How I loved the feasts!.... I especially loved the processions in honor of the Blessed Sacrament. What a joy it was for me to throw flowers beneath the feet of God!... I was never so happy as when I saw my roses touch the sacred Monstrance..." - Therese Of Lisieux

"They, and we, are the legacies of an unbroken chain of proud men and women who served their country with honor, who waged war so that we might know peace, who braved hardship so that we might know opportunity, who paid the ultimate price so that we might know freedom." - Barack Obama

"A life that stood out as a gospel of self-forgetting service. He could have added fortune to fame but caring for neither he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world. The centre of his world was the south where he was born in slavery some 79 years ago and where he did his work as a creative scientist." - George Washington Carver

"Surely, if we considered detraction to be bred of envy, nested only in deficient minds, we should find that the applauding of virtue would win us far more honor than the seeking slyly to disparage it. That would show we loved what we commended, while this tells the world we grudge at what we want in ourselves." - Owen Feltham

"Mr. Buckles has a vivid recollection of historic times, and one way for me to honor the service of those who wear the uniform in the past and those who wear it today is to herald you, sir, and to thank you very much for your patriotism and your love for America." - Frank Buckles

"Tis said the lion will turn and flee From a maid in the pride of her purity." - Lord Byron

"Or merry swains, who quaff the nut-brown ale, And sing enamour'd of the nut-brown maid." - James Beattie

"Henry VIII had so many wives because his dynastic sense was very strong whenever he saw a maid of honour." - Will Cuppy

"If there's one thing I don't look for in a maid, it's discretion. Except with my own secrets, of course." - Julian Fellowes

"And the mystery knight should defeat all challengers and name the wolf maid the queen of love and beauty." - George R R Martin

"My nan was a nursery maid. Most people weren't in big houses. They were maids of all work." - Sarah Waters

"The universal regard for money is the one hopeful fact in our civilization. Money is the most important thing in the world. It represents health, strength, honor, generosity and beauty . . . . Not the least of its virtues is that it destroys basic people as certainly as it fortifies and dignifies noble people." - George Bernard Shaw

"...we must remain hopeful that for our children and our children's children, that we are not a warring nation, but we will embrace and practice true compassion and honor the ideals of peace and freedom, and we will not give up." - Jessica Lange

"No stigma attaches to the love of money in America, and provided it does not exceed the bounds imposed by public order, it is held in honor. The American will describe as noble and estimable ambition that our medieval ancestors would have called base cupidity." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"We are beginning to learn that each animal has a life and a place and a role in this world. If we place compassion and care in the middle of all our dealings with the animal world and honor and respect their lives, our attitudes will change." - Jane Goodall

"It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often dressed for show in painted honor, and fictitious benevolence." - Samuel Johnson

"One of the Arsenal players came up to me afterwards and said it had been an honor to be on the same pitch as me. I thought, My God, that is a great thing to say when your team has just lost." - Lionel Messi

"Recently I reviewed the history of many missionaries and found a powerful correlation between exceptional missionaries and mothers who chose to remain home, often at great financial and personal sacrifice...They reflect honor to mothers who sacrificed to remain home for their children's benefit." - Richard G Scott

"Liberty is one of the most precious gifts which heaven has bestowed on man; with it we cannot compare the treasures which the earth contains or the sea conceals; for liberty, as for honor, we can and ought to risk our lives; and, on for the other hand, captivity is the greatest evil that can befall man." - Miguel De Cervantes

"'Tis certain that a serious attention to the sciences and liberal arts softens and humanizes the temper, and cherishes those fine emotions in which true virtue and honor consist. It rarely, very rarely happens that a man of taste and learning is not, at least, an honest man, whatever frailties may attend him." - David Hume

"From long familiarity, we know what honor is. It is what enables the individual to do right in the face of complacency and cowardice. It is what enables the soldier to die alone, the political prisoner to resist, the singer to sing her song, hardly appreciated, on a side street." - Mark Helprin

"Things and persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. How unconsciously we judge others by the light that is within ourselves, condemning or approving them by our own conception of right and wrong, honor and dishonor! We show by our judgment just what the light within us is." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

"These are the lords That have bought titles: men may merchandise Wares, ay and traffic in all commodities From sea to sea, and from shore to shore: But in my thought, of all things that are sold, 'Tis pity honor should be bought for gold: It cuts off all desert." - Eliza Haywood

"Honor to the idealists, whether philosophers or poets. They have improved us by mingling with our daily pursuits great and transcendent conceptions. They have thrown around our sensual life the grandeur of a better, and drawn us up from contacts with the temporal and the selfish to communion with beauty and truth and goodness." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"Who among us will celebrate Christmas correctly? Whoever finally lays down all power, l honor, all reputation, all vanity, all arrogance, all individualism beside the manger; whoever remains lowly and lets God alone be high; whoever looks at the child in the manger and sees the glory of God precisely in his lowliness." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"George W. Bush promised us a foreign policy with humility. Instead, he has brought us humiliation in the eyes of the world. He promised to restore honor and integrity to the White House. Instead, he has brought deep dishonor to our country and built a durable reputation as the most dishonest president since Richard M. Nixon." - Al Gore

"It is a mistake to expect all of our needs to be met by one person or in one relationship. Honor and be grateful for that which you receive. Don't become bitter and spend all your time focusing on that which the person is not able to provide." - Brenda Shoshanna

"Honor the miraculousness of the ordinary." - Andrew Motion

"Honor, thou strong idol of man's mind." - Philip Sidney

"Honor is the mysticism of legality" - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"Honor is the reward of virtue." - Cicero

"Honor commerce as the engine of change." - William Mcdonough

"All men of honor are alone." - F. Paul Wilson

"Honor is the reward of virtue." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"If honor be your clothing, the suit will last a lifetime; but if clothing be your honor, it will soon be worn threadbare." - William Arnot

"The honor we receive from those that fear us, is not honor; those respects are paid to royalty and not to me." - Michel De Montaigne

"There is no doubt of the essential nobility of that man who pours into life the honest vigor of his toil, over those who compose the feathery foam of fashion that sweeps along Broadway; who consider the insignia of honor to consist in wealth and indolence; and who, ignoring the family history, paint coats of arms to cover up the leather aprons of their grandfathers." - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"We honor founders of these starving cities, Whose honor is the image of our sorrow." - W H Auden

"Few men have the natural strength to honor a friend's success without envy." - Aeschylus

"Honor your self. Worship your self. Meditate on your self. God dwells within you as you." - Swami Muktananda



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