|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|A noble life, crowned with heroic death, rises above and outlives the pride and pomp and glory of the mightiest empire of the earth.|
James A. Garfield.House of Representatives, Dec. 9, 1858.
|Noble souls, through dust and heat,|
Rise from disaster and defeat
And conscious still of the divine
Within them, lie on earth supine
Longfellow.The Sifting of Peter, Stanza 7.
|Be noble! and the nobleness that lies|
In order men, sleeping, but never dead,
Will rise in majesty to meet thine own.