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37 Nobility Quotes

His nature is too noble for the world. He would not flatter Neptune for his trident, Or Jove for's power to thunder.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Coriolanus (Menenius at III, i)

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Better not to be at all Than not to be noble.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: Princess (pt. II, l. 79)

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Whoe'er amidst the sons Of reason, valor, liberty and virtue, Displays distinguished merit, is a noble Of Nature's own creating.

James Thomson (1) Quotes , Source: Coriolanus (act III, sc. 3)

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Titles are marks of honest men, and wise: The fool or knave that wears a title lies.

Edward Young Quotes , Source: Love of Fame (satire I, l. 145)

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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.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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I was no Marie Antoinette. I was not born to nobility, but I had a human right to nobility.

Imelda Marcos Quotes

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It is perhaps common in the world for individuals and nations to suffer for their noble qualities more than for their ignoble ones. For nobility is an occasion for pride, the most treacherous of sentiments.

Daniel Moynihan Quotes

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

Rebecca West Quotes

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Men don't like nobility in woman. Not any men. I suppose it is because the men like to have the copyrights on nobility -- if there is going to be anything like that in a relationship.

Dorothy Parker Quotes

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The nobility of England, my lord, would have snored through the Sermon on the Mount.

Robert Bolt Quotes

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There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

Indian Proverb Quotes

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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 Quotes

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