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  • A noble man is led by woman's gentle words.

    Men   Noble Man   Gentle  
  • Beautiful as a dandelion-blossom, golden in the green grass, This life can be. Common as a dandelion-blossom, beautiful in the clean grass, not beautiful Because common, beautiful because beautiful, Noble because common, because free.

    Beautiful   Noble   Green  
  • Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings, and blood of their ancestors; and capacity, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial blessings of life, the peaceful enjoyment of liberty, property, religion, and independence.

  • The United States has adventured upon a great and noble experiment . . . of total separation of Church and State. . . . The offices of the Government are open alike to all. No tithes are levied to support an established Hierarchy, nor is the fallible judgment of man set up as the sure and infallible creed of faith. . . . Such is the great experiment which we have tried, and . . . our system of free government would be imperfect without it.

    Men   Office   Support  
  • No one is an unjust villain in his own mind. Even - perhaps even especially those who are the worst of us. Some of the cruelest tyrants in history were motivated by noble ideals, or made choices they would call "hard but necessary" for the good of their nation. We're all the hero of our own story.

    Hero   Tyrants   Choices  
  • My fellow revolutionaries, liberation is a noble cause. We must fight to obtain it.

    Fighting   Noble   Causes  
    "Weah supporters' riots raise fears for Liberian stability" by Rory Carroll, December 12, 2005.
  • Those are the liberals who don't want to win. Those are the liberals who are in love with noble defeats, and I'm sick and tired of noble defeats.

    Tired   Winning   Sick  
  • Endurance is a much better test of character than any single act of heroism, however noble.

  • The reason I'm interested in alternative worlds and near-future settings is that it allows us to look at our own limitations in our worldviews. These settings allow me to explore how our world might evolve if we allow individualistic kinds of success to remain our primary value. I'm not trying to be overly bleak, and I don't feel bleak or sad about our world. I want empowered and educated people who understand a lot about the world's challenges to strive to be noble, rather than cynical. I think we still need more champions out there.

  • No man is nobler born than another, unless he is born with better abilities and a more amiable disposition. They who make such a parade with their family pictures and pedigrees, are, properly speaking, rather to be called noted or notorious than noble persons. I thought it right to say this much, in order to repel the insolence of men who depend entirely upon chance and accidental circumstances for distinction, and not at all on public services and personal merit.

    Men   Order   Noble  
  • Every noble acquisition is attended with its risks; he who fears to encounter the one must not expect to obtain the other.

    Fear   Risk   Trying  
  • Hidden behind the facade of pompous jargon and noble affections, there is more sheer larceny per square foot on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange than any place else in the world.

    New York   Squares   Feet  
  • Everyone tries to create a world he can live in, and what he can't use he often can't see. But the real world is already created, and if your fabrication doesn't correspond, then even if you feel noble and insist on there being something better than what people call reality, that better something needn't try to exceed what, in its actuality, since we know it so little, may be very surprising. If a happy state of things, surprising; if miserable or tragic, no worse than what we invent.

    Real   Often Can   People  
  • The courageous struggle for a noble cause should be considered success itself.

    Struggle   Noble   Causes  
  • There is nothing so clear-sighted and sensible as a noble mind in a low estate.

    Humility   Mind   Noble  
    Sir Philip Sidney, Jane Porter (1807). “Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney: With Remarks”, p.108
  • My guard stood hard when abstract threats, too noble to neglect, deceived me into thinking, I had something to protect.

    Song: My Back Pages, Album: Another Side Of Bob Dylan
  • Noble man remembers nothing good he did for others.

    Wisdom   Men   Noble Man  
  • You know, in our culture today, our Western, reductionist, Roman, linear, fragmented... culture, we don't ask how to make a pig happy. We ask how to grow it faster, fatter, bigger, cheaper, and that's not a noble goal.

    Pigs   Goal   Culture  
    "Chipotle Seeks New Model for Quality Fast Food" by John Bermansarah Rosenberg, June 16, 2009.
  • Gossip is just a tool to distract people who have nothing better to do from feeling jealous of those few of us still remaining with noble hearts.

    Jealousy   Heart   People  
  • A good short story is a work of art which daunts us in proportion to its brevity.... No inspiration is too noble for it; no amountof hard work is too severe for it.

  • I don't think there's anything exceptional or noble in being philanthropic. It's the other attitude that confuses me.

    "Paul Newman's Road To Glory". Interview with Paul Fischer, Film Monthly, July 1, 2002.
  • Gamaun is a dainty steed, Strong, black, and of a noble breed, Full of fire, and full of bone, With all his line of fathers known; Fine his nose, his nostrils thin, But blown abroad by the pride within; His mane is like a river flowing, And his eyes like embers glowing In the darkness of the night, And his pace as swift as light.

    Strong   Horse   Father  
    Bryan Waller Procter, “The Blood Horse”
  • hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.

  • No-thing less splendid than a golden sepulchre would have suited so noble a heart.

    Heart   Noble   Golden  
    Giovanni Boccaccio (1972). “The Decameron”, Penguin Books
  • I am no more proud of my career as an athlete than I am of the fact that I am a direct descendant of that noble warrior [Chief Black Hawk].

  • To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.

  • I'm sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.

    Sorry   Apology   Sublime  
    "Biography/Personal Quotes".
  • I regard it as a tragedy that people of a differing sexual orientation find themselves proscribed in a world that has so little understanding for homosexuals and that displays such gross indifference for sexual gradations and variations and the great significance they have for living. It is completely foreign to me to wish to regard such people as less valuable, less moral, incapable of noble sentiments and behavior.

  • I will point ye out the right path of a virtuous and noble Education; laborious indeed at first ascent, but else so smooth, so green, so full of goodly prospect, and melodious sounds on every side, that the harp of Orpheus was not more charming.

    Education   Path   Firsts  
    John Locke, John Milton (1830). “Some thoughts concerning education”, p.275
  • A noble truth is a sacred creed.

    Song: Tweedle Dee And Tweedle Dum
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