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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.

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The noblest character is stained by the addition of pride.
[Lat., Inquinat egregios adjuncta superbia mores.]

The noblest character is stained by the addition of pride.
[Lat., Inquinat egregios adjuncta superbia mores.]

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

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

by Rebecca West Found in: Nobility Quotes,
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Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives.

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Be aristocracy the only joy:
Let commerce perish--let the world expire.

Be aristocracy the only joy:
Let commerce perish--let the world expire.

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A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.

A noble person attracts noble people, and knows how to hold on to them.

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O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy
nature!

O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy
nature!

by Euripides Found in: Nobility Quotes,
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Be noble in every thought
And in every deed!

Be noble in every thought
And in every deed!

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This was the noblest Roman of them all.
All the conspirators save only he
Did that they read more

This was the noblest Roman of them all.
All the conspirators save only he
Did that they did in envy of great Caesar;
He, only in a general honest thought
And common good to all, made one of them.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Nobility Quotes,
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Ay, these look like the workmanship of heaven;
This is the porcelain clay of human kind,
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Ay, these look like the workmanship of heaven;
This is the porcelain clay of human kind,
And therefore cast into these noble moulds.

by John Dryden Found in: Nobility Quotes,
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