Quotation Explorer - 'Nobler'

It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right --especially when one is right. - Friedrich Nietzsche
It's easier to take than to give. It's nobler to give than to take. The thrill of taking lasts a day. The thrill of giving lasts a lifetime. - Joan F. Marques
By faithful study of the nobler arts, our nature's softened, and more gentle grows. - Ovid
Our character...is an omen of our destiny, and the more integrity we have and keep, the simpler and nobler that destiny is likely to be. - George Santayana
Regardless of whether a relationship brings us joy or sorrow, each relationship gives us the opportunity to grow stronger, nobler, and more compassionate with ourselves and others. - Tamela Rich
Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature --- and another woman to help him forget them. - Helen Rowland
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials. - Lin Yutang
There is no nobler profession, nor no greater calling, than to be among those unheralded many who gave and give their lives to the preservation of human knowledge, passed with commitment and care from one generation to the next. - Laurence Overmire
At Learning's fountain it is sweet to drink, But 'tis a nobler privilege to think. - John Godfrey Saxe
Nor is there wanting in the pressSome spirit to stand simply forth,Heroic in it nakedness,Against the uttermost of earth.The tale of earth's unhonored thingsSounds nobler there than 'neath the sun;And the mind whirls and the heart sings,And a shout greets the daring one. - Robert Frost
Nor deem the irrevocable PastAs wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at lastTo something nobler we attain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors a vacuum and they have not discovered any continuous employment for man's nobler faculties. - Henry David Thoreau
It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right. - Friedrich Nietzsche
It is noble to teach oneself, it is still nobler to teach others. - Mark Twain
Believe not the existence of an emotion nobler than the compassion! - Mehmet Murat ildan
To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true! - H. L. Mencken
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