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I Believe In a Code of Honor

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    Too Bad Others Do Not

    From the time I was a child I was taught about honor. Let me change that ...Honor. To keep my word. To champion those with less than I, or weaker than I. To buoy the spirit and hope of others. To be dependable. I was carefully taught, that fear is not just a mind...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 10 Responses Apr 13, 2010

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    What Example Are You Setting?

    On the subject of strict adherence to my personal moral principals, I have gone so far as to dissolve associations with people because the examples they continually set did not coincide with my personal moral principles. This has left more than a few of my former...
    Pendark Pendark 36-40, M 13 Responses Jul 28, 2009

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    ...though I'll Be Damned If I Know What It Is.

    I suppose I really just believe in the concept of a CoH. The idea that you have a clear line in your own head and heart that you will not cross. I couldn't honestly tell you if I have one myself though. I spend too much time seeing the world in shades of grey that it makes it...
    AllTheoryNoPractice AllTheoryNoPractice 22-25, M Aug 25, 2011

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    I Do

    never hit women,never harm children or the elderly..i could go on.but it has served me well through the years.i will always live and die by it.the world has become mad.but i stand by what my mom taught me.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 1 Response Mar 28, 2009

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    Out of everything it's what I believe in fully

    and let rule me. Even if it is not appreciated. I feel honor is a must, and I will always aim for it at my worst and happiest moments. I have no doubt that it is the right thing to do. Even though I may fail by lack of perfection, and others may do better. I will always try my...
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 30, 2014

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    It Defines Who I Am

    I've always considered it to be the most important thing. Behaving honorably has been my top priority throughout life. But it's also what frustrates me most about the world. I don't see honor anywhere. There may be other things that irritate me about people, but I absolutely can...
    ImmortalAzrael ImmortalAzrael 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2010

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    Always Followed, Never Written

    This is probably the first time I've ever thought to write down my code. And will probably will be revised till its as close to 'perfection' as I can make it. 1. Every promise kept unless requested to be released. A person's word should be worth more then gold. 2. Stand up for...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 2 Responses May 24, 2013

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    I Am Almost the Only One Left

    Something to think over.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 13 Responses Sep 2, 2009

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    Aristocracy

    I think morality is universal.  The 10 commandments are an emanation of it but such codes exist in every culture and they are similar. They reflect what we all know almost genetically about how to deal with others in a respectful way.  The subtext is invariably that...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M 1 Response Apr 25, 2010

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M Mar 22

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    What I Believe

    One of the reasons I believe in a code of honor is because of who I belive in. Also if you don't honor yourself, don't expect other people too. I also believe that you reap what you sow. So I try to watch how I treat people and even if people aren't kind at least I know I'm...
    Sexyma1 Sexyma1 31-35, F Aug 31, 2009

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    My Own

    I believe in living with a Code of Honour - of being the best person i can be, to treating others with respect, courtesy, kindness and friendship; to helping those who need it, from doing shopping, or giving to charity, to offering a shoulder to cry on, to arms to hug and protect...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2011

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    I Live By the Code...

    I live by the code and will die by the code. I do have a very intense code of honor, some of it instilled by my military upbringing.. some gathered by my own choice of beliefs. But this is pretty much my whole code of ethics and honor, which I hold close to my heart! ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 22, 2009

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    taiterz taiterz 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 11, 2014

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    When you honor people,

    when you go out of your way to make them feel special, all that honor you’re pouring in will come back to you or your family.
    toufie1 toufie1 22-25 1 Response Apr 11, 2014

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    Old Code

    This was something that I was brought up believing. "A Knight is sworn to valor, his heart knows only virtue, his blade defends the helpless, his might upholds the weak, his word speaks only truth, his wrath undoes the wicked. The right can never die if a man still...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 9 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    Honor Codex

    As I am a person with a steady mindsett my code of honor perhaps is what I follow with a strong determination. I have many things I do, and which I do not do, but as it come to my codex of honor, it is simply to follow what I know is right. The codex of honor I have, is to...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F Dec 26, 2011

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    It Is All I Have.

    I have duty, honor, loyalty and the Lord my God to be loyal to. I'm honorable to my wife also.
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M Mar 22, 2010

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    I believe in death before dishonor like the old

    times ninjas. I guess I'm just old skool like that. I think a man should have his code of honor that he lives by.
    lastassassin lastassassin 22-25, M Jun 16

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    I Am Grateful

    I am blessed and I found out how much today. I have a close friend whom I love very much. I have a boss that is incomparable to any man that I will probably ever meet. I have a healthy, beautiful, sarcastic daughter whom I adore to bits. What more could I ask for? I met this...
    ObstinateGypsy ObstinateGypsy 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 4, 2013

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    The Knights' Code

    "BE ALWAYS READY with your armor on, except when you are taking your rest at night. Defend the poor, and help them that cannot defend themselves. Do nothing to hurt or offend anyone else. Be prepared to fight in the defense of your country. At whatever you are working...
    FilmandVideoGuy FilmandVideoGuy 36-40, M 6 Responses Nov 12, 2009

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    Code of Honor

    There needs to be a Code of Honor in everything in order to maintain justice and fairness. Just think about it. The United States of America's Code of Honor(USACH)is the law. Get it??? I don't think you do.
    Bryceman99 Bryceman99 13-15, M Jun 28, 2009

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    The Shining Light.

    I think that each of one have a path, that must unfold in this life,we are all individual with the same flame burning inside us,someone can be more aware than other,but we all come from the same source of energy that build all this world around us ,living creature or not we are...
    kikingbird kikingbird 46-50, M Jan 2, 2010

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    My Code Has Eveolved With Wisdom Of Years

    I haven't always felt this way, but the older I get, the more I feel there are certain traits that define a good man. I say man but could easily be for a woman too for the most part, it is just that I use these to define the man I strive to be. My code of Honor consists of...
    slobbernut slobbernut 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2013

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    I Will Never Alter It

    My Dad taught me what honor was. He was the most honorable man I have ever met. I have always wanted to be just like my Dad. I am incredibly thankful that I had a man like him to be my role model. He taught me to be honest, loyal, trustworthy, respectful, brave, and accepting of...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise 36-40, T 1 Response Dec 17, 2012

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    My Code.

    I have for as long as I have been an adult striven to live by a largely unspoken code. First and foremost is to always speak the truth. To do what we feel is right. To respect everyone. To always be fair. To be reliable. To work with others. To bring positive influences to...
    BittenDog BittenDog 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 2, 2010

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    Ethics, Courage, Loyalty

    Yes I know this is about honor. But what do people mean by that? Obviously it can mean different things to different people. But really. What is it? Definition: A keen sense of ethical conduct: integrity. To behave with integrity. To behave in an ethical manner. Hmmmm...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 2 Responses Apr 15, 2010

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    The Knights Code Of Honor And Mine I Live By !!!

    "BE ALWAYS READY with your armor on, except when you are taking your rest at night. Defend the poor, and help them that cannot defend themselves. Do nothing to hurt or offend anyone else. Be prepared to fight in the defense of your country. At whatever you are working, try to...
    katscratchfever katscratchfever 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 18, 2013

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    Let honor rule my body

    and my mind. Let it fuel my heart and guide my choices. Let honor be branded to my soul. I am for honor and all it's relations. Hated or loved. Let me live in honor. Amen.
    IAimForHonor IAimForHonor 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 26, 2014

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    Hero's Quest 2

    When I was little, one of my favorite series of computer games was Heros quest. In the game you get to play a budding hero who starts off not really having any skills or knowing what he is doing and he is straight out of Hero school, and he finds himself having to save these...
    chimbie88 chimbie88 31-35, M Jan 14, 2013

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    I Do Believe In Such A Code

    And a man on this site by the name of Daerosdaimeyez came up with a great start: his pressed from my own computer files the other days about "Rules of interaction that i'm frustrated that people no longer actually EXPECT of me" 1. It's never OK to hit a woman. NEVER...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Nov 25, 2009

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    Code of Honor

     I have been taught to have a strict code of honor all my life. It seems that the majority of people that I encounter (especially yonega [that is Cherokee for "white people"]) do not even know what the meaning of honor is. Almost everyone that I encounter every...
    AvidStoryWriter AvidStoryWriter 31-35, M 2 Responses May 5, 2009

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