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Wise Quotes about Noble

May you find great value in these Noble quotes and sayings.

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Related topics: Wisdom Nature Open Unity

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller


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To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

Instead of noblemen,
let us have noble villages of men.
- Henry David Thoreau

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Living Into the Great Paradox,
I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life serves up.
I work to bring about my vision of the future,
which is based on my value system of what is right,
just, noble, compassionate, generous, humane, peaceful, and loving.
Simultaneously, I accept that my vision
is based on only my opinions and prejudices,
and I honor all points of view and value systems,
no matter how different from my own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just as a man would not cherish living
in a body other than his own,
so do nations not like to live under other nations,
however noble and great the latter may be.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

There are certain pursuits which,
if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer
relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance.
- Henry David Thoreau

That service is the noblest
which is rendered for its own sake.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

The answer to circumstances is choosing a positive response,
and the most positive choice is to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

You can have anything you want in life if you
just help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
- Helen Keller

What you are is God's gift to you:
what you become is your gift to god.
- Anthony Dalla Villa

Service which is rendered without joy
helps neither the servant nor the served.
But all other pleasures and possessions
pale into nothingness before service
which is rendered in a spirit of joy.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

What are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Life's most urgent question is:
what are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
- Horace Traubel

Life's most persistent and urgent question is,
'What are you doing for others?'
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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