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I believe in honor above all else Whether its a mans honor that leadsto honesty or a childs honor that leads to adoration Aristotle perhapsput it best when he said you will never do anything in this worldwithout courage It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honorTo be courageous one must have honor It could be the courage to fightfor what one believes in or to lay down ones life for ones friend orthe courage to love unapologetically All of these courageous actsrequire varying degrees of honor Honor is present in every aspect ofthe lives of every living being Whether its a young boy honoring hisparents and teachers or a soldier that lives by the three words thatincapsulate the great militaries of past and present Duty HonorCountry Honor can come in the form of friendship that requires an ability tokeep someones secrets or a couple honoring their vows of matrimony The dictionary defines honor in a number of ways It defines honornoun as honesty fairness or integrity in ones beliefs and actionsBut the dictionary also goes on to define honor verb as courtesyregard for or reverence To be honorable is to show respect to acceptpersonal responsibility for ones actions or to have personal integrityThe thesaurus lists various synonyms to honor chief among them beingcourage character decency innocence modesty respect and virtueThe first definition being but a mere list of character traits that moststrive to achieve and embody in their daily lives These core charactertraits arent always taught they are experienced How is one trulytaught fairness How does someone know that something is fair or unfairThey dont until they experience it for themselves The things we learnin life are important but sometimes the only way to understand isthrough our experiencesMany of the synonyms listed for honor lie within the first definitionBut if I could add one of my own it would be love Its hard to imaginelove without honor because love requires respect
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