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Motivational Noble Quotes

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Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
- Lin Yutang

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We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller


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Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just as a man would not cherish living
in a body other than his own,
so do nations not like to live under other nations,
however noble and great the latter may be.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Politics is a profession; a serious, complicated and,
in its true sense, a noble one.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower


 

Instead of noblemen,
let us have noble villages of men.
- Henry David Thoreau

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

Living Into the Great Paradox,
I strive toward my vision,
while accepting gratefully whatever life serves up.
I work to bring about my vision of the future,
which is based on my value system of what is right,
just, noble, compassionate, generous, humane, peaceful, and loving.
Simultaneously, I accept that my vision
is based on only my opinions and prejudices,
and I honor all points of view and value systems,
no matter how different from my own.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are certain pursuits which,
if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer
relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance.
- Henry David Thoreau

That service is the noblest
which is rendered for its own sake.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I will far rather see the race of man extinct
than that we should become less than beasts
by making the noblest of God's creation,
woman, the object of our lust.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

Happiness isn't at the end of the rainbow.
Happiness is at the beginning of the rainbow.
Following the rainbow is happiness,
not getting to the end of it.
- Werner Erhard

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

When I do good, I feel good.
When I do bad, I feel bad.
That's my religion.
- Abraham Lincoln

Sacrifice everything, and give up nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

One thing I know: the only ones among you
who will be really happy are those
who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

Wealth, like happiness, is never attained when sought after directly.
It comes as a by-product of providing a useful service.
- Henry Ford

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

Humility is not thinking less of yourself,
it's thinking of yourself less.
- Rick Warren (author of The Purpose Driven(R) Life)

Life's most persistent and urgent question is,
'What are you doing for others?'
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be not merely good; be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Honor bespeaks worth. Confidence begets trust.
Service brings satisfaction.
Cooperation proves the quality of leadership.
- James Cash Penney

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

What are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Aim above morality.
Be not simply good,
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

The answer to circumstances is choosing a positive response,
and the most positive choice is to be of service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants.
The question is: What are we busy about?
- Henry David Thoreau

It's not what you take when
you leave this world behind you.
It's what you leave behind you when you go.
- Randy Travis

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The only gift is a portion of thyself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
- Albert Einstein

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Today, when the winds of adversity blow strong,
redirect their force into the
service of your highest intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Service is the rent we pay for being.
It is the very purpose of life,
and not something you do in your spare time.
- Marion Wright Edelman

Your informed, "no," to a particular service
allows another to offer their
gifted and unreserved, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.
- Horace Traubel

As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands.
One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
- Audrey Hepburn

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

Life is unlimited - it expands with the generosity,
compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It's your life - live your own goals,
your own values, your own life.
Be of service to others,
but make your own decisions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
- Helen Keller

The man who is successful is the man who is useful.
- Bourke Cockran

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

What power there is in our service when our actions
line up with our mission, skills and joy.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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