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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.
- Helen Keller

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We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

 

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Work alone is noble.
- Thomas Carlyle

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He who draws noble delights from sentiments of poetry is a true poet,
though he has never written a line in all his life.
- George Sand

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

Wine and cheese are ageless companions,
like aspirin and aches, or June and moon,
or good people and noble ventures.
- M. F. K. Fisher

Every noble work is at first impossible.
- Thomas Carlyle

When a noble life has prepared old age,
it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
- Muriel Spark

Make big plans; aim high in hope and work,
remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die.
- Daniel Burnham

Instead of noblemen,
let us have noble villages of men.
- Henry David Thoreau

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.
- Blaise Pascal

Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is
the greatest treasure in the world.
- Martin Luther

He never is alone that is accompanied with noble thoughts.
- John Fletcher

Do noble things, not dream them all day long.
- Charles Kingsley

No art can be noble which is incapable of expressing thought,
and no art is capable of expressing thought which does not change.
- John Ruskin

The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time,
even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps
to a majority of Americans.
- Howard Fineman

No matter how noble and special people want to make
the playoffs out to be...
it's a crapshoot.
- Orel Hershiser

Major religions are examples of 'noble lies' aimed
at uplifting human stature.
- Jack Miller

The noble man is only God's image.
- Ludwig Tieck

Journalism was looked upon as a more noble thing than it is now.
I don't know if it carries the same cachet that it did then.
- Pat Oliphant

The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge,
and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal;
society can not exist unless it goes on.
- Albert J. Nock

Of every noble work the silent part is best,
of all expression that which can not be expressed.
- William Wetmore Story

I'm sorry my existence is not very noble or sublime.
- Keanu Reeves

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

No speech can stain what is noble by nature.
- Sophocles

There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery
that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it,
and fills it with noble inclinations.
- Washington Irving

When you do a thing with your whole soul and everything
that is noble within you,
you always find your counterpart.
- Camille Pissarro

Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in
which it can most readily develop.
- Tacitus

The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize
property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more,
and to prevent the lower from getting more.
- Aristotle

When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with
noble and manly thoughts,
seek for no other test of its excellence.
It is good, and made by a good workman.
- Jean de la Bruyere

Noble bold is an accident of fortune;
noble actions characterize the great.
- Carlo Goldoni

I don't know whether there is anyone else at all who
remembers my noble father with such sadness.
- Egon Schiele

New England is the home of all that is good and noble
with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

It is a peculiar art form, but I think it's a necessary art form -
and I do believe it's a noble art form.
- Paul Conrad

Learning should be a joy and full of excitement.
It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated
excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.
- Taylor Caldwell

Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women
of no note do great deeds,
speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
- Charles Reade

This searching and doubting and vacillating where nothing
is clear but the arrogance of quest.
I, too, had such noble ideas when I was still a boy.
- Franz Grillparzer

I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple,
along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to.
It is not written about very much.
- Nicholas Sparks

I wanted to write a battle song for the Judeans but
so far I can think of nothing noble and weighty enough.
- Isaac Rosenberg

Ambition it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
- J. M. Barrie

Hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.
- Ralph Bunche

In my time, we served with noble and ethical leaders:
Gerry Ford,
Bob Michael, John Rhodes, men of impeccable honesty.
We didn't have anybody locked up for a violation of ethics.
- Pete McCloskey

All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage,
and grow wiser and more serene.
- William Ellery Channing

Ay, rail at gaming - 'tis a rich topic,
and affords noble declamation.
Go, preach against it in the city - you'll find a congregation in every tavern.
- Edward Moore

A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.
- Friedrich Schiller

Love is the most difficult and dangerous form of courage.
Courage is the most desperate, admirable and noble kind of love.
- Delmore Schwartz

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
- Aesop

We think of the noble object for which the professor appears to-night,
we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one
who will laugh at the professor.
- Stephen Leacock

At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune,
I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the
indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
- Gabriela Mistral

I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the
unfinished agenda of our noble jihad...
until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam
becomes a way of life for our people.
- Mohammed Omar

In all my work I like to convey the fact that I like cooks,
that it's noble toil and that it is hard.
- Rocco DiSpirito

That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest
number of noble and happy human beings.
- John Ruskin

Applause is the spur of noble minds,
the end and aim of weak ones.
- Edmund Burke

In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself
from the persons around me and retire to some secluded
part of our noble forests.
- John James Audubon

The pursuit of perfection always implies a definite aristocracy,
which is as much a goal of effort as a noble philosophy,
an august civil polity or a great art.
- Ralph A. Cram

It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being
subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain
in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.
- Herodotus

Better not be at all than not be noble.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
- Dodie Smith

In the name of noble purposes men have committed unspeakable
acts of cruelty against one another.
- J. William Fulbright

You accumulate political capital to spend it on noble causes for Canada.
If you're afraid to spend your capital,
you shouldn't be there.
- Brian Mulroney

But there is a higher law than the Constitution,
which regulates our authority over the domain,
and devotes it to the same noble purposes.
- William H. Seward

Be noble minded!
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us,
forms our true honor.
- Friedrich Schiller

My fellow revolutionaries, liberation is a noble cause.
We must fight to obtain it.
- George Weah

To run away from trouble is a form of cowardice and,
while it is true that the suicide braves death,
he does it not for some noble object but to escape some ill.
- Aristotle

A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

It is more noble to give yourself completely to one
individual than to labor diligently for the salvation of the masses.
- Dag Hammarskjold

No artist work is so high, so noble,
so grand,
so enduring, so important for all time,
as the making of character is a child.
- Charlotte Saunders Cushman


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