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At his best, man is the noblest of all animals; separated from law and justice he is the worst.
Animals
Aristotle

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Pity makes the world soft to the weak and noble to the strong.
Pity
Sir Edwin Arnold

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

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Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.
Reason
Charles Baudelaire

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It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than by argument to overcome it.
Silence
Francis Beaumont

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The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it.
Courtesy
Christian Nevell Bovee

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Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
Death and Dying
Sir Thomas Browne

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The principles which men give to themselves end by overwhelming their noblest intentions.
Principles
Albert Camus

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Every noble work is at first impossible.
Work
Thomas Carlyle

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The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
Action
Thomas Carlyle

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Work alone is noble.
Work
Thomas Carlyle

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No one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.
Independence
Willa Cather

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Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.
Action
Miguel De Cervantes

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

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The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
Ambition
Marcus T. Cicero

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There are more men ennobled by study than by nature.
Studying
Marcus T. Cicero

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Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.
Applause
Charles Caleb Colton

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The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
Understanding
Leonardo Da Vinci

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The nobler the blood the less the pride.
Pride
Danish Proverb

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It is nobler to convert souls, than to conquer kingdoms.
Persuasion
Louis Debonnaire

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Sometimes a noble failure serves the world as faithfully as a distinguished success.
Failure
Edward Dowden

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Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness -- an open and noble temper.
Health
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ambition is the germ from which all growth of nobleness proceeds.
Ambition
Thomas Dunn English

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Noble fathers have noble children.
Fathers
Euripides

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Often a noble face hides filthy ways.
Hypocrisy
Euripides

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun