Noble Quotes

I long to accomplish a great and noble task; but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Be noble! And the nobleness that lies in other men, sleeping, but never dead, will rise in majesty to meet thine own.

Each man has to seek out his own special aptitude for a higher life in the midst of the humble and inevitable reality of daily existence. Than this, there can be no nobler aim in life.

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.

Aristocracy is always cruel.

It is too difficult to think nobly when one only thinks to get a living.

It is better to be nobly remembered than nobly born.

My Lady… had yet to learn that money cannot buy refinement of nature, that rank does not always confer nobility, and that true breeding makes itself felt in spite of drawbacks.

Base men being in love have then a nobility in their natures more than is native to them. (Othello)

Men of noble birth are noted to be envious towards new men when they rise. For the distance is altered, and it is like a deceit of the eye, that when others come on they think themselves go back.