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Hearts are the strongest when they beat in response to noble ideals.
The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions.
William O. Douglas
A lot of people just go to movies that feed into their preexisting and not so noble needs and desires: They just go to action pictures, and things like that.
Two hundred years ago, our Founding Fathers gave us a democracy. It was based upon the simple, yet noble, idea that government derives its validity from the consent of the governed.
There are some times when I think acting can be a noble profession. And when those rare roles come along, like 'Down to the Bone,' you have the opportunity to be of service.
Whether you think a film will affect society or it's plain entertainment, it's all excellent, it's all noble.
New England is the home of all that is good and noble with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions.
Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much.
I see upon their noble brows the seal of the Lord, for they were born kings of the earth far more truly than those who possess it only from having bought it.
In my deepest troubles, I frequently would wrench myself from the persons around me and retire to some secluded part of our noble forests.
John James Audubon
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
William Ellery Channing
If an election is simply a one-day snapshot of transient mass delusions, then this is not a very noble form of government.
Innocence in genius, and candor in power, are both noble qualities.
Madame de Stael
You, too, women, cast away all the cowards from your embraces; they will give you only cowards for children, and you who are the daughters of the land of beauty must bear children who are noble and brave.
Meditation while walking has a long, noble history in ancient spiritual disciplines.
Man is a noble animal, splendid in ashes, and pompous in the grave.
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
To be honest I live among the English and have always found them to be very honest in their business dealings. They are noble, hard-working and anxious to do the right thing. But joy eludes them, they lack the joy that the Irish have.
If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.
I find Jessica Jones a much more interesting character to write for than Wonder Woman. Wonder Woman is so noble and heroic, and I don't find that as interesting as one who's really damaged and flawed and has post-traumatic stress disorder.
When you do a thing with your whole soul and everything that is noble within you, you always find your counterpart.
You have to be doing things that matter - responsibility, but also responsibility with epic and beautiful and noble tasks.
A court is an assembly of noble and distinguished beggars.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
I am deeply interested in the progress and elevation of journalism, having spent my life in that profession, regarding it as a noble profession and one of unequaled importance for its influence upon the minds and morals of the people.
But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.
Robert Dale Owen
The Englishman never enjoys himself except for a noble purpose.
A. P. Herbert
So often when Black men have to play roles on TV, we're either the noble savage or we're completely a savage, and there's no nuance.
Are ideals confined to this deformed experiment upon a noble purpose, tainted, as it is, with bargains and tied to a peace treaty which might have been disposed of long ago to the great benefit of the world if it had not been compelled to carry this rider on its back?
Henry Cabot Lodge
In the name of noble purposes men have committed unspeakable acts of cruelty against one another.
J. William Fulbright
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