Quotes of Degree

“ They are a national championship-caliber team. They are... as good as any team in the nation. ”

- John Robinson

“ Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height. ”

- George Champman

“ No man e'er reached the heights of vice at first. ”

- Juvenal

“ I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic. ”

- Dudley Moore

“ The ladder of success is never crowded at the top. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ If there were dreams to sell, what would you buy? ”

- Thomas Lovell Beddoes

“ Excelsior, higher and higher, but only step by step. ”

- Daniel D. Palmer

“ I see, but cannot reach, the height That lies forever in the light. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens. ”

- Colleen McCullough

“ From lower to the higher next, Not to the top, is Nature's text; And embryo good, to reach full stature, Absorbs the evil in its nature. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place. ”

- Barry Goldwater

“ If you're going to be a healer, it's not enough to read books and learn allegorical stories. you need to get your feet wet, get some clinical experience under your belt. ”

- Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider

“ When I have reached a summit, I leave it with great reluctance, unless it is to reach for another, higher one. ”

- Gustav Mahler

“ This is the nature of genius, to be able to grasp the knowable even when no one else recognizes that it is present. ”

- Deepak Chopra

“ He who goes step by step always finds himself level with a step. ”

- Antonio Porchia

“ First you write down your goal; your second job is to break down your goal into a series of steps, beginning with steps which are absurdly easy. ”

- Fitzhugh Dodson

“ Mountains culminate in peaks, and nations in men. ”

- Jose Marti

“ Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length. ”

- Robert Frost

“ Sometimes it helps to know that I just can't do it all. One step at a time is all that's possible — even when those steps are taken on the run. ”

- Anne W. Schaef

“ Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod. ”

- Aristophanes

“ It's not just a question of conquering a summit previously unknown, but of tracing, step by step, a new pathway to it. ”

- Gustav Mahler

“ I do believe that the genre reached its peak before the First World War. ”

- Robyn Davidson

“ How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach. ”

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

“ There is no sudden leap into the stratosphere. There is only advancing step by step, slowly and tortuously, up the pyramid towards your goals. ”

- Ben Stein

“ Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed. ”

- P.G. Wodehouse

“ When you reach for a starOnly angels are thereAnd it's not very farJust a step on a stair. ”

- Kate Bush

“ Be what you are. This is the first step toward becoming better than you are. ”

- Julius Charles Hare

“ We have not yet reached the goal but… we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation. ”

- Herbert Clark Hoover

“ A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutriment from cows. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. ”

- Marian Wright Edelman
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