“A life lived nobly is often short, harsh, and forgotten.”
William Stobart Mitch
“The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of a mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one”
“Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.”
Elizabeth the Queen Mother
“There is an optimism which nobly anticipates the eventual triumph of great moral lows, and there is an optimism which cheerfully tolerates unworthiness.”
“Nobly, nobly Cape Saint Vincent to the North-west died away; / Sunset ran, one glorious blood-red, reeking into Cadiz bay.”
“The immature man wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mature man wants to live humanely for one.”
“Perhaps no hall of comparable size anywhere has served so nobly as a spawning ground for young talent and, it must be said, as a graveyard for the hopes of the mediocre.”
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