Nobility Quotes

What is madness but nobility of soul. At odds with circumstance?

Theodore Roethke

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.

Elijah Wood

Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.


It shows nobility to be willing to increase your debt to a man to whom you already owe much.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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.

Whitney Young

Not a day passes over this earth but men and women of note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.

Charles Reed

Every noble action is selfish. Some selfish actions are nobler than others. But they are all selfish. And as such there can be no action purely noble anyway. Even the nobility in God's great philosophical intentions is bounded by his vanity.

Kedar Joshi

He is man whose heart is spirited and eyes are wet each moment on account of the sorrow, compassion, virtue, beauty, and nobility that decorate this world.

Kedar Joshi

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man or woman. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

Hindu Teaching

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

Jimmy Carter

The pure air and dazzling snow belong to things beyond the reach of all personal feeling, almost beyond the reach of life. Yet such things are a part of our life, neither the least noble nor the most terrible.

Frederick Soddy

A noble heart cannot suspect in others the pettiness and malice that it has never felt.

Jean Racine

The first farmer was the first man. All historic nobility rests on the possession and use of land.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

They are never alone that are accompanied with noble thoughts.

Sir Philip Sidney

Tolerance is mans ornament, keeping promises is a sign of nobility, and bonding with others is a grace.

Husayn ibn

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Updated On : November 16, 2012
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