Real, constructive mental power lies in the creative thought that shapes your destiny, and your hour-by-hour mental counduct produces power for change in your life. Develop a train of thought on which to ride. The nobility of your life as well as your happiness depends upon the direction in which that train of thought is going.
By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.
What is madness but nobility of soul. At odds with circumstance?
We are the carriers of health and disease - either the divine health of courage and nobility or the demonic diseases of hate and anxiety
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
For idleness is an appendix to nobility.
No God and no religion can survive ridicule. No political church, no nobility, no royalty or other fraud, can face ridicule in a fair field, and live.
True nobility is exempt from fear.
The army is the true nobility of our country.
Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.
The human element, the human flaw and the human nobility - those are the reasons that chess matches are won or lost.
Kings cannot ennoble thee, thou good, great soul, for One who is higher than kings hath done that for thee; but a king can confirm thy nobility to men.
To win over certain people to something, it is only necessary to give it a gloss of love of humanity, nobility, gentleness, self-sacrifice -- and there is nothing you cannot get them to swallow.
Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.
Skepticism is the chastity of the intellect, and it is shameful to surrender it too soon or to the first comer: there is nobility in preserving it coolly and proudly through long youth, until at last, in the ripeness of instinct and discretion, it ca.
War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.
Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the copyrights on nobility -- if there is going to be anything like that in a relationship.
It is perhaps common in the world for individuals and nations to suffer for their noble qualities more than for their ignoble ones. For nobility is an occasion for pride, the most treacherous of sentiments.
If there is anything good about nobility it is that it enforces the necessity of avoiding degeneracy.
Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads.
It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom you already owe much.
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.
For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense.
Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.