— William Wordsworth English Romantic poet 1770 - 1850
Bk. XI, l. 393.
— Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux French poet and critic 1636 - 1711
Satire 5, l. 42
„All work, even cotton spinning, is noble; work is alone noble ... A life of ease is not for any man, nor for any god.“
— Thomas Carlyle Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher 1795 - 1881
Context: All work, even cotton spinning, is noble; work is alone noble... A life of ease is not for any man, nor for any god. Bk. III, ch. 4.
„Where'er a noble deed is wrought,
Where'er is spoken a noble thought,
Our hearts in glad surprise
To higher levels rise.“
— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow American poet 1807 - 1882
„Be noble! and the nobleness that lies
In other men, sleeping but never dead,
Will rise in majesty to meet thine own.“
— James Russell Lowell American poet, critic, editor, and diplomat 1819 - 1891
„The kind of relatedness to the world may be noble or trivial, but even being related to the basest kind of pattern is immensely preferable to being alone.“
— Erich Fromm German social psychologist and psychoanalyst 1900 - 1980
„Noble be man,
Helpful and good!
For that alone
Sets hims apart
From every other creature
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe German writer, artist, and politician 1749 - 1832
Das Göttliche (The Divine) (1783)
— Elie Wiesel writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor 1928 - 2016
Context: For us, forgetting was never an option. Remembering is a noble and necessary act. The call of memory, the call to memory, reaches us from the very dawn of history. No commandment figures so frequently, so insistently, in the Bible. It is incumbent upon us to remember the good we have received, and the evil we have suffered.
„Satsangis should never understand themselves as alone, and they should never feel that they are helpless and alone, because they are never alone; they are never helpless. The gracious hand of the perfect Master is on their head.“
— Ajaib Singh Sant Ajaib Singh (11 September 1926 – 6 July 1997) was born in Maina, Bhatinda district, Punjab, India. He was a Mys... 1926 - 1997
„All existing things upon this earth, which have knowledge of their own existence, possess, some in one degree and some in another, the power of thought, accompanied by perception, which is the awakening of thought by the effects of external objects upon the senses.“
— Augustus De Morgan British mathematician, philosopher and university teacher (1806-1871) 1806 - 1871
Formal Logic (1847)