Noble Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old noble quotes, noble sayings, and noble proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The noble soul reveres itself.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

A noble truth is a sacred creed.     

Bob Dylan

The noble man is only God's image.     

Ludwig Tieck

No noble man ever hated good wine.     

Francois Rabelais

Often a noble face hides filthy ways.     


A noble spirit embiggens the smallest man.     

Abraham Lincoln

The noble soul occupies itself with wisdom and friendship.     


A noble spirit finds a cure for injustice in forgetting it.     

Publilius Syrus

Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.     

Dodie Smith

Noble friends and companions are the whole of the holy life.     

Gautama Buddha

It is noble to teach oneself; it is still nobler to teach others.     

Mark Twain

A noble soul and real poetic talent are almost always inseparable.     

Victor Hugo

Noble spirits are heterodox.     

Kedar Joshi

Noble fathers have noble children.     


A noble deed is a step toward God.     

Jeffrey R. Holland

A noble deed is a step towards heaven.     

J. G. Holland

The noble must make humility his root.     


The noble lord is the Rupert of debate.     

Benjamin Disraeli

Noble discontent is the path to heaven.     

Thomas Wentworth Higginson

Every noble work is at first impossible.     

Thomas Carlyle

No noble thing can be done without risks.     

Michel de Montaigne

A noble man is led by woman's gentle words.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every noble activity makes room for itself.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do noble things, not dream them all day long.     

Charles Kingsley

A noble cause doth ease much a grievous case.     

Philip Sidney

A noble heart will always capitulate to reason.     

Friedrich Schiller

A noble heart is a window to find an open mind.     


Some noble spirits mistake despair for content.     

Nathaniel Parker Willis

Noble deeds that are concealed are most esteemed.     

Blaise Pascal

Only the noble of heart are called to difficulty.     

Soren Kierkegaard