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Nobility

Total Quotes : 42
Profound Based

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.

- Albert Camus

Marked German

The German people is not marked by original sin, but by original nobility.

- Alfred Rosenberg

Very Before

In the contemporary world, we think of politeness as surface behavior, like frosting - it's sweet and attractive and finishes off the cake. But 19th century nobility and the enlightened thinkers and stoics before them viewed manners in a very different way. To them, manners are an outward expression of an inward struggle.

- Amor Towles

Always Sociable

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.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Through Like

There's no nobility with war. It's tear-'em-up destruction that leaves you frustrated, bitter and angry... If you really knew what it was like for an hour, you wouldn't want anyone to go through it.

- Charles Durning

Everybody Shut

You have the right to kill me, but you don't have the right to judge me. That's life. There's nobility in that. There's focus. It's genuine. It's crystal and it's pure and it's available to everybody, so just shut your traps and put down your McDonalds, your vaccines, your Us Weekly, your TMZ and the rest of it.

- Charlie Sheen

Work Traditional

There's nobility in hard work, traditional values.

- D. B. Sweeney

Police Officers

I am excited to be doing 'SVU' - I think there's a lot of inherent drama and a lot of inherent conflict in procedural shows. I have a lot of respect for police officers and the work that they do. There's a lot of nobility to depicting what these officers do on a day to day basis.

- Danny Pino

Some Films

In most films - especially in regards to the protagonist - really from the get-go they set up some scenario that endears that character to the audience. Or imbues him with some nobility or heroism or something.

- Joaquin Phoenix

Slaves Were

In Gaul were two orders, the nobility and the priesthood, while the people, says Caesar, were all slaves.

- John Lothrop Motley

May Other

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.

- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Which Include

I come from a class which used to be called the gentry - which is nowadays mistakenly used to include the nobility, but in fact is not. The gentry was essentially the untitled landowning class.

- Julian Fellowes

Future Image

Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.

- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

Like Image

True revolutionaries are like God - they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.

- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

War Tension

War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.

- Benito Mussolini

Art Through

A wild, untamed youth learns nobility through art.

- Jacques d'Amboise

Parenting Defer

To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.

- James E. Faust

Soul Stimulated

Without moral progress, stimulated by faith in God, immorality in all its forms will proliferate and strangle goodness and human decency. Mankind will not be able to fully express the potential nobility of the human soul unless faith in God is strengthened.

- James E. Faust

Nation Rightfully

For as long as this nation has known war, we have embraced the heroes it has produced. Americans have rightfully noted the honor and nobility of courage under hostile fire and thanked those who perished in their defense.

- James T. Walsh

Virtue Fine

Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.

- Jane Porter

Nothing Being

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

- Ernest Hemingway

Father City

Now, my father Matthias was not only eminent on account of is nobility, but had a higher commendation on account of his righteousness, and was in great reputation in Jerusalem, the greatest city we have.

- Flavius Josephus

Idea Bodies

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.

- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Away Rediscover

For better or for worse, in 'The Last Savage,' I have dared to do away completely with fashionable dissonance, and in a modest way, I have endeavored to rediscover the nobility of gracefulness and the pleasure of sweetness.

- Gian Carlo Menotti

Read Stories

We read our children stories starring elephants and monkeys and bears to teach them about nobility, curiosity and courage, to warn them against selfishness and stubbornness.

- Lydia Millet

Die Romance

Originally, I thought the story of the Alamo was all these men defending their liberty when they could have left, knowing they were going to die. That's without a doubt what appealed to me, the romance and the nobility. But, as in life, the more you dig the more you find out that things weren't quite like that.

- Phil Collins

Humble Estates

Strip the proud nobility of their bloated estates, reduce them to a level with plain republicans, send forth to labor, and teach their children to enter the workshops or handle the plow, and you will thus humble proud traitors.

- Thaddeus Stevens

United England

The great majority of the nobility and gentry of England clung to the doctrine and ceremonies of the ancient church, and yet were united in determination to oppose the papal claims.

- Sabine Baring-Gould

Very Films

By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul.

- Theodore Bikel

Soul Madness

What is madness but nobility of soul at odds with circumstance.

- Theodore Roethke

Army Country

The army is the true nobility of our country.

- Napoleon Bonaparte

Life Toward

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

- Rebecca West

Through Trend

When Czar Ivan III took a liking to the Judaizers, they were invited to Moscow, where they managed to convert so much of the court nobility in the last decades of the fifteenth century that traditionalists felt the need to counter the trend through selective burnings at the stake.

- Tom Reiss

Wealth Rather

Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.

- Riccardo Muti

Other Some

It is foolishly thought by some that democratical constitutions will not, cannot, last; that the States will quarrel with each other; that a king, or at least a nobility, are indispensable for the prosperity of a nation.

- Marquis de Lafayette

Always Some

I always felt there was some kind of nobility centered in my desire and passion for what I do.

- Richie Sambora

Trust Character

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

- Solon

Reasons Flaw

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

- Viktor Korchnoi

Idleness Appendix

Idleness is an appendix to nobility.

- Robert Burton

Always Been

Ever since I was a kid, I've always been fascinated by the Arthurian Legend, and, you know, the notion of nobility in battle and the - the notion of chivalry.

- Matt Frewer

Work Mr

If an honest man is the noblest work of God, then Mr. Lincoln's title to high nobility is clear and unquestioned.

- Matthew Simpson

Been Shared

Military deployments have never been something to enjoy, but the consequence of the actions, the shared nature of the sacrifices, and the nobility of the cause are invigorating. To be clear, I'm not talking about the killing and the death; rather, the sense of purpose that pervades every action, reaction, and outcome.

- Pete Hegseth