The greatest honor in life is the gift of immortality bestowed upon you by the "world". This gift might be in exchange of something as profound as an invention or some idea that you have left for the world. Or it can be something as simple as being a phenomenal parent, or a dutiful child, or a caring spouse, depending on what the word "world" means to you.
Basically if you have done something good in your life for some one that will be forever remembered by him with a smile on his cheek, then consider the greatest honor of life has been bestowed upon you.
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