Nobility Quotes

The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.

Hermann Hesse

True nobility is exempt from fear.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

Oscar Wilde

A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The army is the true nobility of our country.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

Rebecca West

Sweet mercy is nobility's true badge.

William Shakespeare

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

Viktor Korchnoi

Idleness is an appendix to nobility.

Robert Burton

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

It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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!


Send your noble blood to market and see what it will bring.

Thomas Fuller

Noble blood is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great.

Carlo Goldoni

Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.

Thomas Browne

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Updated On : November 16, 2012
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