"It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles"
- Niccolo Machiavelli
About this Quote
This quote implies that titles do not make an individual honorable or decent, however rather the individual qualities and actions of the specific identify their level of honor. It is the individual who brings honor to the title, rather than the title itself being the sole source of honor.
"It is an honor to be awarded with such a high rating from an organization as well respected as the NAACP. I am pleased that the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the nation, has recognized my voting record"
"I believe with all my heart that America remains 'the great idea' that inspires the world. It is a privilege to be born here. It is an honor to become a citizen here. It is a gift to raise your family here, to vote here, and to live here"