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Quotations by Subject: Nobility
(Related Subjects: Dignity, Respect)
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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.
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Frank Lloyd Wright (1869 - 1959)
It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right.
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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900), Thus Spoke Zarathustra
I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead, but now let me win noble renown.
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Homer (800 BC - 700 BC), The Iliad
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
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Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900), The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.
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Rebecca West (1892 - 1983)
They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.
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Sir Philip Sidney (1554 - 1586)
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
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Solon (638 BC - 559 BC)
The truth is that there is nothing noble in being superior to somebody else. The only real nobility is in being superior to your former self.
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Whitney Young (1921 - 1971)
No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.
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Willa Cather (1873 - 1947)
Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.
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William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), "Titus Andronicus", Act 1 scene 2
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