Being Noble Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 92 Quotes About Being Noble

#1. That she had loved Sylveste because he was such a self-important bastard and made something noble of being a self-important bastard, did it with such utter aplomb that it became a kind of virtue, like the wearing of sackcloth - Author: Alastair Reynolds
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#2. What is especially disturbing about the political left is that they seem to have no sense of the tragedy of the human condition. Instead, they tend to see the problems of the world as due to other people not being as wise or as noble as themselves. - Author: Thomas Sowell
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#3. I have a noble history of being rejected by a lot of places, only to discover that the one that finally lets me in is in fact the perfect fit. - Author: Renee Fleming
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#4. I don't have hard numbers about this, but the impression I get is that the amount of eyeballs you get from being on the humor shelf at Barnes & Noble - it is almost insignificant. - Author: Randall Munroe
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#5. the happiness that arises from being a noble soul brings improved immune system response and better protection against pathogens, while happiness associated with selfish pleasures brings less protection against pathogens and greater inflammation.III - Author: Matt Kaplan
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#6. Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life. - Author: Alex Noble
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#7. Our condition is most noble, being so beloved of the Most High God that He was willing to die for our sake- which He would not have done if man had not been a most noble creature and of great worth. - Author: Angela Of Foligno
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#8. The American civil space program is growing to maturity. It has passed through the joys and crises of precocious childhood and now is being called upon to do grown-up things, like earn a living and establish permanent roots in space. - Author: John Noble Wilford
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#9. The surest proof of being endowed with noble qualities is to be free from envy. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#10. Being well satisfied that, for a man who thinks himself to be somebody, there is nothing more disgraceful than to hold himself up as honored, not on his own account, but for the sake of his forefathers. Yet hereditary honors are a noble and splendid treasure to descendants. - Author: Plato
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#11. Being a musician is a noble profession. - Author: Paul Weller
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#12. The whole faculties of man must be exerted in order to call forth noble energies; and he who is not earnestly sincere lives in but half his being, self-mutilated, self-paralyzed. - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#13. I'm no good at being noble, but it doesn't take much to see that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. - Author: Rick Blaine
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#14. It's true that the skills required to be a conman are the same as those required for being an actor. Though those skills are in the service of something a bit more noble with acting, I hope. - Author: John C. Reilly
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#15. The first noble truth says simply that it's part of being human to feel discomfort. - Author: Pema Chodron
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#16. Nobility is about being noble, Maa. It's about the way of the Arya. Its not about your birth, but how you conduct yourself. Being a noble is great responsibility, not a birthright. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#17. Every rebel is, with us, more or less a soldier who has missed his vocation, a being made for a heroic life ... The European race is a race of masters and soldiers. If you reduce this noble race to the work in a slave's prison like Negroes or Chinamen, it will rebel. - Author: Ernest Renan
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#18. Faith should be about encouraging all that is noble in a human being. - Author: Imran Khan
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#19. Beauty is spoiled by an immoral nature; noble birth by bad conduct; learning, without being perfected; and wealth by not being properly utilised. - Author: Chanakya
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#20. There is nothing noble about being superior to some other person. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self All I'm really. - Author: Robin S. Sharma
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#21. For this is love's truth; she joins two in one being, makes sweet sour, strangers neighbors, and the lowly noble. - Author: Hadewijch
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#22. There is a noble manner of being poor, and who does not know it will never be rich. - Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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#23. To have all those noble Romans alive before me, and walking in and out for my entertainment, instead of being the stern taskmasters they had been at school, was a most novel and delightful effect. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#24. Please!" yelled Loki. "I am not being noble! - Author: Joanne Harris
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#25. George Bush says what John Kerry did was noble. Yet he sees him being savaged by his own supporters. - Author: Mark Shields
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#26. Being a politician is a poor profession. Being a public servant is a noble one. - Author: Herbert Hoover
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#27. But the fact being once established, that the press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood, I leave to others to restore it to its strength, by recalling it within the pale of truth. Within that, it is a noble institution, equally the friend of science and of civil liberty. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#28. To realize that our knowledge is ignorance, This is a noble insight. To regard our ignorance as knowledge, This is mental sickness. Only when we are sick of the sickness Shall we cease to be sick. The Sage is not sick, being sick of sickness; This is the secret of health. - Author: Laozi
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#29. The true mission of the violin is to imitate the accents of the human voice, a noble mission that has earned for the violin the glory of being called the king of instruments - Author: Charles-Auguste De Beriot
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#30. Boldness in the course of a noble fight is worth the risk ... If you stand on truth, you'll only regret your timidity later, but you'll never regret being bold. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#31. A noble person is mindful and thankful for the favors he receives from others. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#32. But chiefly, no lies! No lies about there being a Santa Claus or about the world being full of noble and honorable people all eager to help each other and do good to each other. I'll tell her there are honor and goodness in the world, the same as there are diamonds and radium. - Author: Marilyn Monroe
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#33. This being busied with thoughts of immortality is for the noble classes and especially for women with nothing to do. A solid person, though, someone who already intends to be something worthy here, and who therefore has to strive daily, has to struggle and work, gives the world to come a rest. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#34. Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#35. It is finer to bring one noble human being into the world and rear it well ... than to kill ten thousand. - Author: Olive Schreiner
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#36. I think self-criticism is sort of a given when you're an actor. It's also about being curious and not being flippant. Anyone who accepts being in this noble profession is automatically self-critical. - Author: James Earl Jones
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#37. I hate it when everyone is so noble and good in a story that you can't imagine it being true at all. - Author: Patricia Finney
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#38. It is interesting to ask whether there's any general reason why being religious might make you do nice things or indeed nasty things. It's possible that people do nice things because they're religious. One reason might be they're hoping for a reward in Heaven, which is not a very noble reason. - Author: Richard Dawkins
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#39. There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#40. If you look at Victorian England, being a soldier was considered a noble profession. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#41. Oh, the miraculous energy that flows between two people who care enough to get beyond surfaces and games, who are willing to take the risks of being totally open, of listening, of responding with the whole heart. How much we can do for each other. - Author: Alex Noble
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#42. Let us therefore rely on the goodness of the cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and noble actions. - Author: George Washington
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#43. I wasn't being noble. There was nothing noble about a thirst for revenge. It was about getting what I wanted, a chance to kill the king. And no one else would have to suffer because of me. - Author: Elly Blake
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#44. That doesn't mean they're not still angling for something. The most charitable people in the world are choosing altruism, not because it's a noble endeavor, but because being noble fulfills a need within them. - Author: Lindsay Buroker
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#45. He who harms living beings is, for that reason, not an ariya (a Noble One); he who does not harm any living being is called an ariya. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#46. The great thing about being always among people of noble manners was the inevitable elevation of one's own. - Author: Geraldine Brooks
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#47. Nothing is bigger than life. There's nothing noble in death. What's noble about never seeing the sunshine again? What's noble about having your legs and arms blown off? What's noble about being an idiot? What's noble about being blind and deaf and dumb? What's noble about being dead? - Author: Dalton Trumbo
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#48. To have a reputation for being noble, she thought, is more confining than to be known as a wit. On the rare days when a comedian has no jokes, people pardon the lapse. There is no forgiving a saint's occasional day of sin. - Author: Libbie Block
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#49. I was a theater man, so I was never in the situation of being a handsome Hollywood leading man, and then having to age. - Author: John Noble
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#50. He who is lord of himself, and exists upon his own resources, is a noble but a rare being. - Author: Egerton Brydges
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#51. Learn, earn, return - these are the 3 phases of life. Jack Balousek There is no more noble occupation in the world than to assist another human being - to help someone to succeed. - Author: Alan Loy McGinnis
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#52. Unfortunately, under the sway of Romantic ideology, most of us end up being terrible teachers and equally terrible students. That's because we don't accept that it's honest (let alone noble) to have things we might want to teach and areas where we might need to be taught. We - Author: The School Of Life
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#53. It is at despair at not being able to be noble and beautiful by natural means that we have made up our faces so strangely. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#54. "Ju" means being natural or in other words the way which is natural and in accords with the truth of the universe and the one that human beings have to follow. Also, "Ju" may mean anything reasonable, just and honorable, accordingly noble: namely the realization of Truth , Good and Beauty. - Author: Kyuzo Mifune
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#55. If you knew the satisfaction of performing a duty, as well as the gratitude to God which the missionary must always feel in being chosen for so noble and sacred a calling, you would feel no hesitation in embracing it. - Author: David Livingstone
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#56. Being by such a noble lover kissed,
This one, who ne'er from me shall be divided,
Kissed me upon the mouth all palpitating. - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#57. Pleasure is continually disappointed, reduced, deflated, in favor of strong, noble values: Truth, Death, Progress, Struggle, Joy, etc. Its victorious rival is Desire: we are always being told about Desire, never about Pleasure. - Author: Roland Barthes
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#58. There's also nothing noble about being fearless. How much do you wanna bet the last man standing in a battle is usually the biggest fool of all? - Paul Hudson - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#59. You must have a long-range vision to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. - CHARLES NOBLE - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#60. Being positive at the worst time is the best time. - Author: Raven Moore
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#61. Until ... the promiscuous woman is recognized, not only in law but in public opinion, as being neither better nor worse than the promiscuous man, equality has not been won in the moral sphere. - Author: Alison Roberta Noble Neilans
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#62. 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. - Author: Whitney Young
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#63. I remember being very smart, which is a form of stupidity. I try not to remember it, but it occurs to me that I may have felt intellectual. I entertained views too noble or too bitter to be true. I must have done some soul-stretching of my mental neck. - Author: Corra May Harris
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#64. It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right
especially when one is right. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#65. It is quite gratifying to feel guilty if you haven't done anything wrong: how noble! Whereas it is rather hard and certainly depressing to admit guilt and to repent. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#66. There isn't anything noble about being superior to another person. True nobility is in being superior to the person you once were. - Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour
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#67. In one point of view, Gothic is not only the best, but the only rational architecture, as being that which can fit itself most easily to all services, vulgar or noble. - Author: John Ruskin
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#68. I don't think there's anything exceptional or noble in being philanthropic. It's the other attitude that confuses me. - Author: Paul Newman
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#69. I've played a bunch of different versions of Walter [from Fringe].I loved it when he was being random, which was probably the original version of him, more than anyone else. I loved doing Walter then, and all of the different mental states that we've played. - Author: John Noble
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#70. People who renovate and improve homes are penalized by being taxed more for creating value and improving the neighborhood. - Author: Mark Noble
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#71. The form of government is a democracy when the free, who are also poor and the majority, govern, and an oligarchy when the rich and the noble govern, they being at the same time few in number. - Author: Aristotle.
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#72. God, being noble sucked ass. - Author: Dana Marie Bell
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#73. For, of course, being a girl, one's whole dignity and meaning in life consisted in the achievement of an absolute, a perfect, a pure and noble freedom. What else did a girl's life mean? - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#74. The sure mark of one born with noble qualities is being born without envy. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#75. What's so noble about being dead? - Author: Dalton Trumbo
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#76. If you wish to glimpse inside a human soul and get to know a man, don't bother analyzing his ways of being silent, of talking, of weeping, of seeing how much he is moved by noble ideas; you will get better results if you just watch him laugh. If he laughs well, he's a good man. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#77. The inimitable stories of Tong-King never have any real ending, and this one, being in his most elevated style, has even less end than most of them. But the whole narrative is permeated with the odour of joss-sticks and honourable high-mindedness, and the two characters are both of noble birth. - Author: Ernest Bramah
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#78. I am the first person to go to Barnes & Noble and buy the new self-help book. I like to fill out the surveys, then I get my friends' opinions on how I answered to see if I was being honest with myself or not. - Author: Jessica Simpson
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#79. I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being. - Author: Jim Jarmusch
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#80. It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen. - Author: Herodotus
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#81. There is no cure for being who you truly are - Author: Carrie Anne Noble
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#82. amanda thought about her addiction to being on the move. about whether she was running away or running toward. - Author: Elizabeth Noble
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#83. Total commitment is about being wise and smart, not necessarily being noble or virtuous. It's not so much about self-denial but about logic and common sense. It's not so much about what you lose; it's about what you gain. - Author: Chip Ingram
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#84. Fuck that!" My turn to drop the scroll-case as though it were hot. " ... your stewardness."
"'Highness' is the correct form of address when the steward is of noble birth ... if we're being formal, Jalan."
"Fuck that, your highness. - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#85. There's no cure for being who you truly are. - Author: Carrie Anne Noble
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#86. Nobody's all good or bad, and nobody's all light or dark. Every human being has so many different aspects and facets to them. And there can be something noble and something really dark and dangerous going on in a person all at the same time. - Author: Anna Gunn
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#87. It is evident, then, that there is a sort of education in which parents should train their sons, not as being useful or necessary, but because it is liberal or noble. - Author: Aristotle.
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#88. You must have long-range goals to keep you from being frustrated by short-range failures. - Author: Charles Noble
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#89. Whoever makes love grow boundless, and sets his mind for seeing the end of birth, his fetters are worn thin. If he loves even a single being, Good will follow. But the Noble One with compassionate heart for all mankind, generates abounding good. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#90. My dad's era believed that there was something noble in being a good guy - the kind of guy that lived straight and narrow, told the truth, and stood up for what he believed was right. - Author: Dean Norris
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#91. The kind of relatedness to the world may be noble or trivial, but even being related to the basest kind of pattern is immensely preferable to being alone. - Author: Erich Fromm
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#92. I liked being Doc Holliday. It's fun to be insightful and aristocratic, to stand up for your friend and make sacrifices for him. It was fun to be arrogant like he was and have the goods to back it up. He was a very noble character. Although, let's not forget, he did kill a lot of people. - Author: Val Kilmer
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