Honor cannot be maintained by prerogatives that are injurious to …

7 Nov

Honor cannot be maintained by prerogatives that are injurious to the service; that honor, is either the negative concept of refraining from reprehensible actions, or it is the true fountain-head of impulse for the winning of approbation, and the rewards that are the fruit thereof.

War and Peace by graf Leo Tolstoy 

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One Response to “Honor cannot be maintained by prerogatives that are injurious to …”

  1. unclerave November 9, 2013 at 12:18 pm #

    Tolstoy? Really? It sounds more like something written by a friggin’ lawyer! — YUR

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