Category Archives: HONOUR

One does not use a sword to kill a snail.

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A.A. Milne
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If the tortoise and the snail were the only animals left in the forest, you’d never hear a gun.

http://www.friendsoftafo.org/proverbs.htm

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You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds

http://english.al/proverb/you-cannot-run-with-the-hare-and-hunt-with-the-hounds/

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They were the footprints of a gigantic hound!

“But one false statement was made by Barrymore at the inquest. He said that there were no traces upon the ground round the body. He did not observe any. But I did—some little distance off, but fresh and clear.”
“Footprints?”
“Footprints.”
“A man’s or a woman’s?”
Dr. Mortimer looked strangely at us for an instant, and his voice sank almost to a whisper as he answered:
“Mr. Holmes, they were the footprints of a gigantic hound!
The Hound of the Baskervilles, ch. 2 (1902)
Dr. Mortimer in The Hound of the Baskervilles (Doubleday p. 679)

Honour to the vanquished.

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“The best Armour of Old Age is a well spent life preceding it; a Life employed in the Pursuit of useful Knowledge, in honourable Actions and the Practice of Virtue; in which he who labours to improve himself from his Youth, will in Age reap the happiest Fruits of them; not only because these never leave a Man, not even in the extremest Old Age; but because a Conscience bearing Witness that our Life was well-spent, together with the Remembrance of past good Actions, yields an unspeakable Comfort to the Soul”

― Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

http://www.inspirationalstories.com/proverbs/latin-honour-to-the-vanquished/

Get driven into your ambition, pursue your goals passionately and you will see your dreams come alive.

― Dr Roopleen

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” Among those who stand, do not sit; among those who sit, do not stand. Among those who laugh, do not weep; among those who weep, do not laugh.”