Sunday, January 31, 2016

Alphabet Quotes: N is for Nobility

"Whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the noblest motives."
— Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891

"It is nobler to declare oneself wrong than to insist on being right - especially when one is right."
— Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra

"Every noble activity makes room for itself."
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Buying and selling is good and necessary; it is very necessary, and may, possibly, be very good; but it cannot be the noblest work of man; and let us hope that it may not in our time be esteemed the noblest work of an Englishman."
— Anthony Trollope

"Be noble in every thought and in every deed."
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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