quote by Ellen G. White

A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.

— Ellen G. White

Gorgeous Ennoble quotations

Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it.

Unless the theatre can ennoble you, make you a better person, you should flee from it.

There's no substitute for hard work and effort beyond the call of duty.

That is what strengthens the soul and ennobles one's character.

It is not true that suffering ennobles the character;

happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.


All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree.

All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man's life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom.

A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars.

Every organism exists as a vehicle for the ennoblement of water into consciousness.

When mighty roast beef was the Englishman's food It ennobled our hearts and enriched our blood-- Our soldiers were brave and our courtiers were good. Oh! the roast beef of England. And Old England's roast beef.

Often war is waged only in order to show valor;

thus an inner dignity is ascribed to war itself, and even some philosophers have praised it as an ennoblement of humanity, forgetting the pronouncement of the Greek who said, 'War is an evil in as much as it produces more wicked men than it takes away.'


Music can be soothing or invigorating ennobling or vulgarizing, philosophical or orgiastic. It has powers of evil as well as for good.

My final, considered judgment is that the hardy bulb [garlic] blesses and ennobles everything it touches - with the possible exception of ice cream and pie.

Suffering isn't ennobling, recovery is.

Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our own deeds.

Tragedy is a vision of nihilism, a heroic or ennobling vision of nihilism.


The life of the artist should be distinguished from that of all other people, even in external habits. They are Brahmins, a higher caste, not ennobled by birth, however, but through deliberate self-initiation.

Even Michelangelo on his deathbed thought he'd done nothing to ennoble art.

He wanted to destroy his work-the Pieta! And this from the greatest artist who ever lived. Of course I am not comparing my work to Michelangelo's. But this eternal dissatisfaction of the artist is what I was talking about.

Love creates a communion with life. Love expands us, connects us, sweetens us, ennobles us. Love springs up in tender concern, it blossoms into caring action. It makes beauty out of all we touch. In any moment we can step beyond our small self and embrace each other as beloved parts of a whole.

Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.

Skepticism rather than credulity is the highest principle that the human intellect can use to ennoble our existence.


We may daily discover crowds acquire sufficient wealth to buy gentility, but very few that possess the virtues which ennoble human nature, and (in the best sense of the word) constitute a gentleman.

I believe that such constant realization ennobles one automatically.

One's stature is greater, one's step more elastic, one's aura more powerful; and it makes other people see that Light in one's eyes which attracts people to him who has it.

Embrace the faith that every challenge surmounted by your energy;

every problem solved by your wisdom; every soul stirred by your passion; and every barrier to justice brought down by your determination will ennoble your life, inspire others, serve your country, and explode outward the boundaries of what is achievable on this earth.

Next to the ministry I know of no more noble profession than the law.

The object aimed at is justice, equal and exact, and if it does not reach that end at once it is because the stream is diverted by selfishness or checked by ignorance. Its principles ennoble and its practice elevates.

Travel ennobles the spirit and does away with our prejudices.


My aspirations are to ennoble Photography and to secure for it the character and uses of High Art by combining the real and Ideal and sacrificing nothing of the Truth by all possible devotion to Poetry and beauty.

Freedom is the very essence of our nation.

To be sure, ours is not a perfect nation. But even with our troubles, we remain the beacon of hope for oppressed peoples everywhere. Never give up the fight for freedom - a fight which, though it may never end, is the most ennobling known to man.

It is in an ennobled soul only that the universal powers can do their work, especially if body, mind and soul have been equally trained and developed.

Cruelty hardens and degrades, kindness reforms and ennobles.

We remember those who were called upon to give all a person can give, and we remember those who were prepared to make that sacrifice if it were demanded of them in the line of duty, though it never was. Most of all, we remember the devotion and gallantry with which all of them ennobled their nation as they became champions of a noble cause.


True love is that which ennobles the personality, fortifies the heart, and sanctifies the existence.

Revenge is a common passion; it is the sin of the uninstructed. The savage deems it noble;but the religion of Christ, which is the sublime civilizer, emphatically condemns it. Why? Because religion ever seeks to ennoble man; and nothing so debases him as revenge.

In itself and in its consequences the life of leisure is beautiful and ennobling in all civilised men's eyes.

Without courage, honor, compassion, pity, love and sacrifice, as William Faulkner pointed out, we know not of love, but lust. We debase our audience. But we can ennoble and enrich our viewers and ourselves in our journey through this good time, this precious time, this great and wonderful experience we call life.

Culture is a matrix of infinite possibilities and choices.

From within the same culture matrix we can extract arguments and strategies for the degradation and ennoblement of our species, for its enslavement or liberation, for the suppression of its productive potential or its enhancement.