There is nothing noble in being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
Be noble! And the nobleness that lies in other men, sleeping, but never dead, will rise in majesty to meet thine own
Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
Strip the proud nobility of their bloated estates, reduce them to a level with plain republicans, send forth to labor, and teach their children to enter the workshops or handle the plow, and you will thus humble proud traitors.
War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.
The human element, the human flaw and the human nobility - those are the reasons that chess matches are won or lost.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
Since art is considered a noble field, art should be used to promote all that is good and noble, and in a noble fashion.
Nobility is not only in forgiveness.
We like to admit to only that which already glows, although it is nobler to support brightness before it glows, not afterwards.
One should never do wrong in return, nor mistreat any man, no matter how one has been mistreated by him.
In honor, there is hope
In the end you should always do the right thing even if it's hard.
We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives, Who thinks most, feels noblest, acts the best.
It is a noble responsibility to not back down when you know that you know that you know that you are right.