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Noblest Quotes

We’ve collected the best Noblest Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Albert Pike, Mercy Otis Warren, Georg C. Lichtenberg, Plato, John Dryden. Use them as an inspiration.

Almost all the noblest things that have been achieved in the world, have been achieved by poor men; poor scholars, poor professional men, poor artisans and artists, poor philosophers, poets, and men of genius.
Albert Pike
The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated.
That man is the noblest creature may also be inferred from the fact that no other creature has yet contested this claim.
The community which has neither poverty nor riches will always have the noblest principles.
And love’s the noblest frailty of the mind.
The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us.
Madame de Stael
You perhaps know me as a novelist. Literature is one of the artsin fact, the noblest of the arts. That is not my opinion; it was first expressed by the ancients. As art, literature has many similarities with the other art forms.
There is no such thing as disappointment for those who continue to cherish the selflessness of which is born the noblest inner self. There is no such thing as failure for those who invest in the potentialities of the Ideal of the Soul.
America’s support for human rights and democracy is our noblest export to the world.
William Bennett
At the beginning of the 20th century, the ambition of the great painters was to make paintings that were like music, which was then considered as the noblest art.
I happen to think that American politics is one of the noblest arts of mankind; and I cannot do anything else but write about it.
Theodore White
Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.
The only thing that interests me in music is to be able to reach into the, let’s call it, ‘collective unconscious‘ of what is noblest in the human spirit, the way you find in the music of Mozart and Beethoven and Verdi that wonderful quality that not a note can be changed.
Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.
There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
William Henry Harrison
An honest God is the noblest work of man.
If an honest man is the noblest work of God, then Mr. Lincoln‘s title to high nobility is clear and unquestioned.
Evolutionary psychologists seem to want to unmask our noblest motives as ultimately self-interested – to show that our love for children, compassion for the unfortunate and sense of justice are just tactics in a Darwinian struggle to perpetuate our genes.
The cathedral, at its noblest, is the best outward symbol of the spiritual nature of man, as it is also the most suggestive measure and prophecy of the corporate life of man.
Jenkin Lloyd Jones
That service is the noblest which is rendered for its own sake.
I have no doubt that if we act with proper focus, we can protect our borders, our sovereignty, and our citizens, all while remaining true to America’s noblest legacies.
The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
The noblest men of all ages, Christian saints of the most transcendent spirituality have attained their wonderful development through the spiritual rays of this planet because of the intense feeling of Oneness with the divine and with all that lives and breathes in the universe.
This sight… is by far the noblest astronomy affords.
Edmond Halley
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
The noblest search is the search for excellence.
Through this same man and me hath all this war been wrought, and the death of the most noblest knights of the world; for through our love that we have loved together is my most noble lord slain.
Thomas Malory
Father asked us what was God’s noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are.
Clemency is the noblest trait which can reveal a true monarch to the world.
I was born and grew up in the greatest, the noblest achievement of the human race on this planet – which was called the United States of America.
Howard Fast