Quotes of Elevated

“ Every noble crown is, and on Earth will forever be, a crown of thorns. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ The weather-cock on the church spire, though made of iron, would soon be broken by the storm-wind if it… did not understand the noble art of turning to every wind. ”

- Heinrich Heine

“ That which in mean men we entitle patience is pale cold cowardice in noble breasts. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ They are raised on high that they may be dashed to pieces with a greater fall. ”

- Claudian

“ Be noble in every thought And in every deed! ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ Be noble! And the nobleness that lies in other men, sleeping, but never dead, will rise in majesty to meet thine own. ”

- James Russell Lowell

“ True glory lies in noble deeds. ”

- Unknown

“ Just and noble minds rejoice in other men's success. ”

- William Penn

“ All work, even cotton-spinning, is noble; work is alone noble. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of the nonessentials. ”

- Lin Yutang

“ Nothing is more annoying than a low man raised to a high position. ”

- Claudian

“ Modesty is the chastity of merit, the virginity of noble souls. ”

- Delphine de Girardin

“ My noble father, I do perceive here a divided duty. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ I am a shell-fish just come from being saturated with the waters of the Lucrine lake, near Baiae; but now I luxuriously thrust for noble pickle. ”

- Marcus Valerius Martial

“ Senator Kerry knows President Bush has called his service in Vietnam noble... and the Bush campaign has tried to have a debate about the future, not the past. ”

- Steve Schmidt

“ His nature is too noble for the world. He would not flatter Neptune for his trident, Or Jove for's power to thunder. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Better not to be at all Than not to be noble. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Nothing is more obnoxious than a low person raised to a high position. ”

- John Clarke

“ They are raised on high that their fall may be the greater. ”

- John Clarke

“ If you are all wrapped up in yourself, you are overdressed. ”

- Lucille S. Harper

“ One great society alone on earth: the noble living and the noble dead. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ Builders, raise the ceiling high, Raise the dome into the sky, Hear the wedding song! For the happy groom is near, Tall as Mars, and statelier, Hear the wedding song! ”

- Sappho

“ To be good is noble, but to teach others how to be good is nobler — and less trouble. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Divination seems heightened and raised to its highest power in woman. ”

- Amos Bronson Alcott

“ Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze. ”

- Garrison Keillor

“ St. Leon raised his kindling eye, And lifts the sparkling cup on high; "I drink to one," he said, "Whose image never may depart, Deep graven on this grateful heart, Till memory be dead.".... St. Leon paused, as if he would Not breathe her name in careless mood Thus lightly to another; Then bent his noble head, as though To give the word the reverence due, And gently said, "My mother! ”

- Sir Walter Scott

“ Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably will themselves not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will not die. ”

- Daniel Burnham

“ The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions. ”

- Christopher Dawson

“ Of all tyrannies democracy is the most agonizing, the most inane, the absolute fall of everything great and elevated. ”

- Soren Kierkegaard

“ A man in public life expects to be sneered at — it is the fault of his elevated situation, and not of himself. ”

- Charles Dickens
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