Quotes by nobility
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English clergyman and writer 1577-1640
Idleness is an appendix to nobility.
Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher
If there is anything good about nobility it is that it enforces the necessity of avoiding degeneracy.
American historian, columnist and novelist 1957-
In the face of a world where economic hardships often ground the best of the human spirit into the worst, love provided a pathway into hidden chambers of the spirit where nobility and compassion might be salvaged, resurrected, and made stronger.Source: The Wisdom of W.E.B. Du Bois (2003)
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Many things about our bodies would not seem to us so filthy and obscene if we did not have the idea of nobility in our heads.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
New nobility is but the act of power, but ancient nobility is the act of time.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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.
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.
Greek statesman 636?-558? B.C.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
German philosopher 1788-1860
Rascals are always sociable - more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others company.
French writer and essayist 1913-1960
Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.
The army is the true nobility of our country.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
The first farmer was the first man. All historic nobility rests on the possession and use of land.
German Nazi theorist and ideologue 1893-1946
The German people is not marked by original sin, but by original nobility.
French writer 1897-1977
The nobility of a human being is strictly independent of that of his convictions.
Jose Ortega Y Gasset
Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
There may be as much nobility in being last as in being first, because the two positions are equally necessary in the world, the one to complement the other.
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