Honor is a word that is related to dignity, and to doing what is right no matter what the consequences may be. When you live your life with honor then you always do the right and moral thing no matter how much you may be tempted to act differently. Your ethics will remain the same no matter what happens, and your actions are always right regardless of the circumstances.
But an officer on duty knows no one -- to be partial is to dishonor both himself and the object of his illadvised favor. What will be thought of him who exacts of his friends that which disgraces him? Look at him who winks at and overlooks offences in one, which he causes to be punished in another, and contrast him with the inflexible soldier who does his duty faithfully, notwithstanding it occasionally wars with his private feelings. The conduct of one will be venerated and emulated, the other detested as a satire upon soldiership and honor
Sometimes the things that may or may not be true are the things a man needs to believe in the most. That people are basically good that honor, courage, and virtue mean everything; that power and money, money and power mean nothing that good always triumphs over evil and I want you to remember this, that love... true love never dies. You remember that, boy. You remember that. Doesn't matter if it's true or not. You see, a man should believe in those things, because those are the things worth believing in
It is natural to every man to wish for distinction, and the praise of those who can confer honor by their praise, in spite of all false philosophy, is sweet to every human heart but as eminence can be but the lot of a few, patience of obscurity is a