Nobility Quotes

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.

Dorothy Parker

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.

Benito Mussolini

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.

George Santayana

Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.

Jane Porter

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.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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.

Mark Twain

The human element, the human flaw and the human nobility - those are the reasons that chess matches are won or lost.

Viktor Korchnoi

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul.

Rebecca West

The army is the true nobility of our country.

Napoleon Bonaparte

True nobility is exempt from fear.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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.

Mark Twain

Fond man! though all the heroes of your line Bedeck your halls, and round your galleries shine In proud display; yet take this truth from me-- Virtue alone is true nobility!

Juvenal

We are the carriers of health and disease - either the divine health of courage and nobility or the demonic diseases of hate and anxiety.

Joshua Loth Liebman

Idleness is an appendix to nobility.

Robert Burton
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