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How to use the word noblest in a Sentence?

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O mankind! Lo! We have created you male and female, and have made you nations and tribes that ye may know one another. Lo! the noblest of you, in the sight of Allah, is the best in conduct. Lo! Allah is Knower, Aware.

Holy Quran

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11 months ago

The noblest art, is that of making others happy

P.T. Barnum

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1 year ago

Search for the truth is the noblest occupation of man; its publication is a duty.

Anne Louise Germaine de Staël

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2 years ago

Art is the symbol of the two noblest human efforts: to construct and to refrain from destruction.”

Simone Weil

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3 years ago

Every feeling that looks to the future elevates human nature; for life is never so low or so little as when it concentrates itself on the present. The miserable wants, the small desires, and the petty pleasures of daily existence have nothing in common with those mighty dreams which, looking forward for action and action's reward, redeem the earth over which they walk with steps like those of an angel, beneath which spring up glorious and immortal flowers. The imagination is man's noblest and most spiritual faculty ; and that ever dwells on the to-come.

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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5 years ago

The sense of this word among the Greeks affords the noblest definition of it; enthusiasm signifies God in us.

Anne Louise Germaine de Staël

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7 years ago

No one should be astonished if in the following discussion of completely new princedoms and of the prince and of government, I bring up the noblest examples. Because, since men almost always walk in the paths beaten by others and carry on their affairs by imitatingeven though it is not possible to keep wholly in the paths of others or to attain the ability of those you imitatea prudent man will always choose to take paths beaten by great men and to imitate those who have been especially admirable, in order that if his ability does not reach theirs, at least it may offer some suggestion of it; and he will act like prudent archers, who, seeing that the mark they plan to hit is too far away and knowing what space can be covered by the power of their bows, take an aim much higher than their mark, not in order to reach with their arrows so great a height, but to be able, with the aid of so high an aim, to attain their purpose.

Niccolò Machiavelli

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8 years ago

Of all the possessions of this life fame is the noblest; when the body has sunk into the dust the great name still lives.

Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

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8 years ago

No prince, how great soever, begets his predecessors, and the noblest rivers are not navigable to the fountain.

A Marvell

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9 years ago

Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause; He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

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10 years ago

The proof that man is the noblest of all creatures is that no other creature has ever denied it.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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10 years ago

Mathematics is a vast adventure in ideas; its history reflects some of the noblest thoughts of countless generations.

Dirk Struik, A Concise History of Mathematics, vol. I

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10 years ago

My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute.

Ayn Rand

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10 years ago

Love is our response to our highest values. Love is self-enjoyment. The noblest love is born out of admiration of another's values.

Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

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10 years ago

The noblest of men deserves not the weakest of women.

Carey Bowman

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10 years ago

An honest man is the noblest work of God.

Alexander Pope

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10 years ago

Freedom is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit.

Ronald Reagan

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10 years ago

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.

Confucius

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10 years ago

Men of the noblest dispositions think themselves happiest when others share their happiness with them.

Barry Duncan

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10 years ago

I am convinced that the world is not a mere bog in which men and women trample themselves in the mire and die. Something magnificent is taking place here amid the cruelties and tragedies, and the supreme challenge to intelligence is that of making the noblest and best in our curious heritage prevail.

Charles A. Beard

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10 years ago

The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.

Frederick The Great

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10 years ago

There are fine things which you mean to do some day, under what you think will be more favorable circumstances. But the only time that is surely yours is the present, hence this is the time to speak the word of appreciation and sympathy, to do the generous deed, to forgive the fault of a thoughtless friend, to sacrifice self a little more for others. Today is the day in which to express your noblest qualities of mind and heart, to do at least one worthy thing which you have long postponed, and to use your God-given abilities for the enrichment of someone less fortunate. Today you can make your life - significant and worthwhile. The present is yours to do with as you will.

Grenville Kleiser

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10 years ago

Do what thy manhood bids thee do, from none but self expect applause He noblest lives and noblest dies who makes and keeps his self-made laws.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

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11 years ago

The noblest search is the search for excellence.

Lyndon B. Johnson

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11 years ago

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