A Quote by Charles Reed on greatness, nobility, and sorrow

Not a day passes over this earth but men and women of note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.

Charles Reed

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A Quote by Solon on nobility, character, and trust

Solon (c.640 - c.558 BC)

Source: Solon was a Greek lawgiver & politician in Athens (638 BC - 559 BC)

Contributed by: Theresa

A Quote by Kedar on nobility, selfishness, man, purity, action, happiness, god, vanity, uqv theory, and philosophy

Every noble action is selfish. Some selfish actions are nobler than others. But they are all selfish. And as such there can be no action purely noble anyway. Even the nobility in God's great philosophical intentions is bounded by his vanity.

Kedar Joshi

Source: Superultramodern Science and Philosophy

Contributed by: Kedar

A Quote by Kedar on man, emotions, heart, spirit, eyes, sorrow, compassion, virtue, beauty, nobility, world, and humanity

He is man whose heart is spirited and eyes are wet each moment on account of the sorrow, compassion, virtue, beauty, and nobility that decorate this world.

Kedar Joshi

Source: Superultramodern Science and Philosophy

Contributed by: Kedar

A Quote by Baha’u llah on nobility, empowerment, and blessing

O SON OF SPIRIT!  Noble have I created thee, yet thou hast abased thyself.  Rise then unto that for which thou wast created.

Baha’u llah

Source: Arabic Hidden Words #22

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A Quote by Hindu Teaching on superioriority, nobility, and self

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man or woman. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

Hindu Teaching

Source: Hindu proverb

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A Quote by "Mahatma" Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on nobility, poverty, work, and manual labor

I cannot imagine anything nobler or more national than that for, say, one hour in the day we should all do the labor the poor must do, and thus identify ourselves with them and through them, with all mankind.

Gandhi (1869 - 1948)

Source: The Essential Gandhi: An Anthology of His Writings on His Life, Work, and Ideas (Vintage Spiritual Classics), Pages: 195

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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on nobility and life

The point is, not how long you live, but how nobly you live.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

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A Quote by Jimmy Carter on humanaity, human, needs, individual, nobility, life, and jimmy carter

“To deal with individual human needs at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.”

Jimmy Carter (1924 -)


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A Quote by Lucius Annaeus Seneca on effort, facts, justice, nobility, and wisdom

There is about wisdom a nobility and magnificence in the fact that she doesn't just fall to a person's lot, that each man owes her to his own efforts, that one doesn't go to anyone other than oneself to find her.

Seneca (4 BC - 65 AD)

Source: Letters from a Stoic

Contributed by: Zaady

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