Quotes of Elevating

“ If your job is to leaven ordinary lives with elevating spectacle, be elevating or be gone. ”

- George F. Will

“ Napoleon affords us an example of the danger of elevating one's self to the absolute, and sacrificing everything to the carrying out of an idea. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ To do something, however small, to make others happier and better, is the highest ambition, the most elevating hope, which can inspire a human being. ”

- Sir John Lubbock

“ I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence? ”

- James Thomson
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