Quotes of Grandeur - somelinesforyou

“ In every work of genius we recognize our own rejected thoughts; they come back to us with a certain alienated majesty. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ They talk of the dignity of work. The dignity is in leisure. ”

- Herman Melville

“ A handful of pine-seed will cover mountains with the green majesty of forests. I too will set my face to the wind and throw my handful of seed on high. ”

- Fiona Macleod

“ Despite the success cult, men are most deeply moved not by the reaching of the goal but by the grandness of the effort involved in getting there — or failing to get there. ”

- Max Lerner

“ Not once or twice in our rough island story, The path of duty was the way to glory. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth hair, they classic face, Thy naiad airs have brought me home To the glory that was Greece And the grandeur that was Rome. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves. ”

- Marcelene Cox

“ No race can prosper till it learns that there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem. ”

- Booker T. Washington

“ By a lie a man throws away and, as it were, annihilates his dignity as a man. ”

- Immanuel Kant

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

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ There's no glory like those who save their country. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise, The queen of the world and the child of the skies! Thy genius commands thee; with rapture behold, While ages on ages thy splendors unfold. ”

- Timothy Dwight

“ The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying. ”

- Unknown

“ To him that toileth God oweth glory, child of his toil. ”

- Aeschylus

“ There is a dignity in dying that doctors should not dare to deny. ”

- Unknown

“ The splendors that belong unto the fame of earth are but a wind, that in the same direction lasts not long. ”

- Dante Alighieri

“ Friendship is an order of nobility; from its revelations we come more worthily into nature. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Those glories come too late That on our ashes wait. ”

- Richard Lovelace

“ Narcissus is the glory of his race: For who does nothing with a better grace? ”

- Edward Young

“ When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor their baseness. There are no limits in either direction apparently. ”

- Henry Miller

“ The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ If the radiance of a thousand suns Were to burst at once into the sky That would be like the splendor of the Mighty one — I am become Death, The shatterer of Worlds. ”

- Hindu Spiritual

“ Take physic, pomp; Expose thyself to feel what wretches feel, That thou mayst shake the superflux to them And show the heavens more just. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ There is a serene and settled majesty to woodland scenery that enters into the soul and delights and elevates it, and fills it with noble inclinations. ”

- Washington Irving

“ 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

“ The nobility of England, my lord, would have snored through the Sermon on the Mount. ”

- Robert Bolt

“ Dignity: the doomed man's final refuge. ”

- Max Frisch

“ Renounce the devil and all his works, the vain pomp and glory of the world. ”

- Book of Common Prayer

“ Leisure with dignity. ”

- Marcus Tullius Cicero
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