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nobility Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about nobility
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“There’s no nobility in poverty. I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor, and I choose rich every time. At least as a rich man, when I have to face my problems, I can show up in the back of a stretch limousine, wearing a two-thousand-dollar suit and a twenty-thousand-dollar gold watch! And, believe me, arriving in style makes your problems a helluva lot easier to deal with.”
Jordan Belfort
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The Wolf of Wall Street
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poverty
nobility
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“Knights had no meaning in this game. It wasn’t a game for knights...”
Philip Marlowe
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“The man who is truly good and sensible bears all fortunes, we presume, becomingly, and always does what is noblest under the circumstances.”
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“By the looks, marred though they be by fate, I judge thee noble.”
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“I do not like the Tower, of any place.”
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“One sign that I am violating my own nature in the name of nobility is a condition called burnout. Though usually regarded as the result of trying to give too much, burnout in my experience results from trying to give what I do not possess-the ultimate in giving too little!”
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In wisdom I should ask thy name, But since thy outside looks so fair and warlike, And that thy tongue some say of breeding breathes, What safe and nicely I might well delay By rule of knighthood, I disdain and spurn.
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“The people do not wish to be ruled nor oppressed by the nobles, and the nobles wish to rule and oppress the people.”
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“History has shown charm to be the final ambition of the leisure class. What I do find surprising is that the author of the poem in question could have become a man so obviously without purpose.”
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“You can satisfy the people, for their object is more righteous than that of the nobles, the latter wishing to oppress, while the former only desire not to be oppressed.”
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“For spirit alone does not make noble. Rather, there must be something to ennoble the spirit. What then is required? Blood.”
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“There is only nobility of birth, only nobility of blood. When one speaks of “aristocrats of the spirit,” reasons are usually not lacking for concealing something.”

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