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Noble quotes (8)
NOBLEMAN n. Natures provision for wealthy American minds ambitious to incur social distinction and suffer high life.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Noble
It is too difficult to think nobly when one only thinks to get a living.
Jean Jacques Rousseau Category: Noble
Be noble! and the nobleness that lies In other men sleeping but never dead Will rise in majesty to meet thine own.
James Russell Lowell Category: Noble
True nobility is exempt from fear.
William Shakespeare Category: Noble
Each man has to seek out his own special aptitude for a higher life in the midst of the humble and inevitable reality of daily existence. Than this there can be no nobler aim in life.
Count Maurice Maeterlinck Category: Noble
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
George Orwell Category: Noble
Nobility of birth does not always insure a corresponding unity of mind; if it did it would always act as a stimulus to noble actions; but it sometimes acts as a clog rather than a spur.
Charles Caleb Colton Category: Noble
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Frank Lloyd Wright Category: Noble