Duty And Honor Quotes by Douglas MacArthur, Calvin Coolidge, Lee Child, Stonewall Jackson, Plato, Robert E. Lee and many others.
In war there is no substitute for victory.
No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.
A person less fortunate than yourself deserves the best you can give. Because of duty, and honor, and service. You understand those words? You should do your job right, and you should do it well, simply because you can, without looking for notice or reward.
In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield.
Do your duty and leave the rest to Providence.
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.
In yielding we are like the water, by nature placid, conforming to the hollow of the smallest hand; in time, shaping even the mountains to its will. Thus we keep duty and honor. We cherish clan and civilization. We are Chinese.
There is a way of losing that is finding. When soul overmasters sense. When the noble and divine self overcomes the lower self. When duty and honor and love immortal things bid the mortal perish. It is only when a man supremely gives that he supremely finds
This does not mean that you are warmongers. On the contrary, the soldier above all other people prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war. But always in our ears ring the ominous words of Plato, that wisest of all philosophers: “Only the dead have seen the end of war.
Duty, Honor, Country. Those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be.
Only the dead have seen the end of the war.
Liberal education develops a sense of right, duty and honor; and more and more in the modern world, large business rests on rectitude and honor as well as on good judgment.
The soldier, above all other men, is required to practice the greatest act of religious training – sacrifice.
Do your duty and leave the rest to heaven.
Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
“Duty, Honor, Country” – those three hallowed words reverently dictate what you ought to be, what you can be, what you will be. They are your rallying point to build courage when courage seems to fail, to regain faith when there seems to be little cause for faith, to create hope when hope becomes forlorn.