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I think that is a noble goal that all of us should seek, to end wars and prevent wars as much as possible.
There is nothing more noble than putting yourself in the line of fire to save a life.
I am ready to sacrifice everything in completing the unfinished agenda of our noble jihad... until there is no bloodshed in Afghanistan and Islam becomes a way of life for our people.
He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.
When a noble life has prepared old age, it is not decline that it reveals, but the first days of immortality.
The business of a scientific school is the dissemination of useful knowledge, and this is a noble enterprise and indispensable withal; society can not exist unless it goes on.
Albert J. Nock
The university's business is the conservation of useless knowledge; and what the university itself apparently fails to see is that this enterprise is not only noble but indispensable as well, that society can not exist unless it goes on.
Albert J. Nock
Not because they were servants were we so reserved, for many noble persons are forced to serve through necessity, but by reason the vulgar sort of servants are as ill bred as meanly born, giving children ill examples and worse counsel.
At one time in my career, Barnes and Noble bookstores categorized my books as religious fiction.
Richard Paul Evans
Journalism was looked upon as a more noble thing than it is now. I don't know if it carries the same cachet that it did then.
My dad's era believed that there was something noble in being a good guy - the kind of guy that lived straight and narrow, told the truth, and stood up for what he believed was right.
Ambition it is the last infirmity of noble minds.
J. M. Barrie
We are all familiar with the dove carrying an olive branch as a peace offering. The jewelry I've created pays tribute both to the messenger's noble mission and gardens as a refuge of peace and tranquility.
At this moment, by an undeserved stroke of fortune, I am the direct voice of the poets of my race and the indirect voice for the noble Spanish and Portuguese tongues.
About the twenty-third year of my age, I had many fresh and heavenly openings, in respect to the care and providence of the Almighty over his creatures in general, and over man as the most noble amongst those which are visible.
Though the male can be noble in reason and infinite in faculties, he is also easily amused by shiny toys, especially ones that do dumb things on his desk.
I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again.
Mary Augusta Ward
It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong; the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can be overcome by physical means.
Lydia M. Child
You know, in our culture today, our Western, reductionist, Roman, linear, fragmented... culture, we don't ask how to make a pig happy. We ask how to grow it faster, fatter, bigger, cheaper, and that's not a noble goal.
The next time you download a book on Kindle, buy a Michael Moore screed at Barnes & Noble, or order up a political movie from video on demand, remember that it is the Supreme Court's decision in 'Citizens United' that guarantees you the right to do so.
Bradley A. Smith
When I was in the Army, I read a book by Adlai Stevenson. He said law was as noble as saving a person's life. So at one point, I felt that way too.
I wanted to write a battle song for the Judeans but so far I can think of nothing noble and weighty enough.
Over all our happy country - over all our Nation spread, Is a band of noble heroes - is our Army of the Dead.
To make the public sentiment, on the side of all that is just and true and noble, is the highest use of life.
A sovereign's great example forms a people; the public breast is noble or vile as he inspires it.
I love to walk into Borders or Barnes & Noble and see my books there. It's fabulous.
P. C. Cast
Not a day passes over the earth, but men and women of no note do great deeds, speak great words and suffer noble sorrows.
Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great.
Through this same man and me hath all this war been wrought, and the death of the most noblest knights of the world; for through our love that we have loved together is my most noble lord slain.
New England is the home of all that is good and noble with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions.
Ellen Swallow Richards
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