Top 10 aristocracy quotes


What are the TOP 10 quotes about aristocracy?


Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.

Solon, statesman

It is nobler to be good, and it is nobler to teach others to be good -- and less trouble!

Mark Twain, author

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.

Albert Camus, philosopher

What is the use of your pedigrees?

Juvenal, poet



There is a natural aristocracy among men. The grounds of this are virtue and talents.

Thomas Jefferson, president

Those comfortably padded lunatic asylums which are known, euphemistically, as the stately homes of England.

Virginia Woolf, author

All that is noble is in itself of a quiet nature, and appears to sleep until it is aroused and summoned forth by contrast.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

Lords are lordliest in their wine.

John Milton, poet

Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.

John Adams, president

Nobility is a graceful ornament to the civil order. It is the Corinthian capital of polished society.

Edmund Burke, statesman


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