People aren't either wicked or noble. They're like chef's salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict.
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.
Bitterest Easiest Experience First Imitation
When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you do not notice them.
crying tears Comfort
Noble deeds and hot baths are the best cures for depression.
Best Cures Deeds Depression Hot
There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.
We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives,
Who thinks most, feels noblest, acts the best.