Quotation Explorer - 'Above'

To rise above the conflicting desires of others, there must be no conflict about your own. - Stephen Richards
There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good; it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to angelship. - Mark Twain
Great ideas and small consistent actions with love can change the world from above. - Debasish Mridha
Still, what I want in my lifeis to be willingto be dazzled—to cast aside the weight of factsand maybe evento float a littleabove this difficult world. - Mary Oliver
On the church vaulting above was the clock-face of eternity, void of number and serving as its own hand, only one black finger was pointing and the dead wanted to tell the time by it. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
I had spent many years living with a plain piece of canvas just right on my face as a headboard for my bed. As the years passed by, I watched it slowly transforming into a work of art which still lives above my head. And that my friend, is truly living art. - Shawn Lukas
Life is full of hurts, and it always will be. As long as you live, people are going to offend you, hurt you, and disappoint you.But you needn't let their actions control your response and out-look on life. You can learn to rise above life's disappointments. - Prince Akwarandu
All men are created equal, it is only men themselves who place themselves above equality. - David Allan Coe
Those who are coming from the gutters know that from time to time a piece of us will break off and float back to the floor from whence it came. Wealth can gray your eyes at the edges, money does not make you hover above human qualities, you are only a flawed being with much material gain. - Crystal Evans
PRAYER to the sun above the clouds.Sun that givest all things birth,shine on everything on earth!If that's too much to demand,shine at least on this our land.If even that's too much for thee,shine at any rate on me. - Piet Hein
An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity. - Martin Luther King Jr.
In a world of lovelightning and rainbow are lovers now. They arc and strike upon the horizon of credence to rise above their cloudy vow - Munia Khan
In my crazy world, above all others...you were the only one who was the ugliest. And you were the only one...who was the most beautiful.... This is the unspoken truth. - Kaori Yuki
It is only in pain that a woman is capable of rising above mediocrity. Her resistance to pain is infinite; one can use and abuse it without any fear that she will die, as long as some childish physical cowardice or some religious hope keeps her from the suicide that offers her a way out. - Colette
It is when we stop believing that religions have been handed down from above or else that they are entirely daft that matters become more interesting. - Alain de Boton
They may hail you like an Angel. They may claim you are the world's prince of princes. They may lift you with praise many kilometers above sea level. They may say you are the best of the bests. ....But always remember "you are a human being" with flesh and blood. - Israelmore Ayivor
The only difference between you and the star is that you shine below, and the other shines above: Wherever you are located, You are a star! - Michael Bassey Johnson
Everyone thinks that teachers are automatically above the taught The teachers are the taught. - Matthew Donnelly
and the creation, in the world and above the world, that once was at variance with itself, is knit together in friendship: and we ... are made to join in the angels' song, offering the worship of their praise. - Gregory of Nyssa
I feel there's a funny little hole in me that wasn't there before, like a splinter in your finger, but this is somewhere above my stomach. - Louise Fitzhugh
The pain you endure today will lead to a better tomorrow. Don't dwell so much on the pain but focus on the lessons learned. There in lies your strength to rise above all odds. Your best is yet to come. - Kemi Sogunle
Good night! Good night!Far flies the light;But still God's loveShall shine above,Making all bright,Good night! Good night! - Victor Hugo
A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.
The inability to rise above one's inherited ism and ideology makes one live and die a fool, just a folly. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Be ready. Be seated. See what courage sounds like. See how brave it is to reveal yourself in this way. But above all, see what it is to still live, to profoundly influence the lives of others after you are gone, by your words. - Abraham Verghese
I always looked for someone who can appreciate my feelings, to understand me and above all feel very happy to have my love, it took me years to find you but today I feel happier than ever. - Auliq Ice
I’m a moon junky. Every time I look at the moon I feel less alone and less afraid. I tell my boys that moonlight is a magic blanket and the stars above are campfires set by friendly aliens. - Amy Poehler
The nearest thing we have to a defence against [the gods] (but there is no real defence) is to be very wide awake and sober and hard at work, to hear no music, never to look at earth or sky, and (above all) to love no one. - C.S. Lewis
Life...as God intended it enables us to live above the drag of fear, superstition, shame, pessimism, guilt, anxiety, worry, and all the negativity that keeps people from seizing each day as a gift from Him. - Charles R. Swindoll
...all life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and (there is) no cause to value one above the other."
Every moment is a crossroad in time. Consider that, as above so below and as inside so outside and live accordingly. - Grigoris Deoudis
When reality hurts, make sure to soar above the dream-stained sky! - Munia Khan
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water."~ ~ - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
Knowing I lov'd my books, he furnish'd me From mine own library with volumes that I prize above my dukedom. - William Shakespeare
Over the years, I've come to realize that determination makes one to punch above one's weight. - Ogwo David Emenike
Awareness is above intellect.Intellect is above speech. Speech is above knowledge. For knowledge in itself is just a name. - Gian Kumar
You should always be challenging yourself to see how high you can elevate yourself above the masses. - Auliq-Ice
A piercing screech from above caught my attention. However, it was the arm landing beside me with teeth marks that let me know what was going on. Can you be a little more careful where you let body parts fall?- Faith, Witch Devotions - Elizabeth J. Kolodziej
Creation signifies, above all, emotion, and that not in literature or art alone. We all know the concentration and effort implied in scientific discovery. Genius has been defined as an infinite capacity for taking pains. - Henri Bergson
I live for those who love me, for those who know me true; for the heaven that smiles above me and awaits my spirit too. For the cause that lacks assistance, for the wrong that needs resistance, for the future in the distance, and the good that I can do. - George Linnaeus Banks
A forest fire was making its way along the tinderbox ridges above them, flaring and shimmering against the overcast like the northern lights. Cold as it was he stood there a long time. The color of it moved something in him long forgotten. Make a list. Recite a litany. Remember. - Cormac McCarthy
So that, in effect, religion, which should most distinguish us from beasts, and ought most peculiarly to elevate us, as rational creatures, above brutes, is that wherein men often appear most irrational, and more senseless than beasts themselves. - John Locke
The sky can never be frozen because its vastness has chosenall warmth of our lives as we look abovewith unbreakable hearts armoured in love - Munia Khan
There is enough mystery in human nature to keep the world stuck in a perpetual state of righteous speculation. Only the wise and compassionate will rise above it, with enough vision to see that inconsistency is a normal occurrence, during the spiritual battle of forgiveness and justice. - Shannon L. Alder
Go where thou wilt, seek what thou wilt, and thou shalt not find a higher way above, nor a safer way below, than the way of the holy Cross."- Thomas A Kempis (The Following of Christ) - Thomas à Kempis
Above all things, never think that you're not visible to the naked eye or Justice. ~ - Biniam Yibaleh
Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams - Donovan Bailey
There are only two kinds of people in this world, Mr. Sallinger: people who rise above that suffering and people who let it define them." (The Ables) - Jeremy Scott
A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill. - Ronald Reagan
Above all I needed to be made to think about what it meant that I was a woman, instead of acting unreflectingly as though I were a man, bound to live out the script of a man’s life. - Jill Ker Conway
The capacity to solve Life's problems is based on our abilities to learn to think above and not below the problems. - Auliq Ice
Someone will complete you some day and that day will never be late. Those nouns and verbs are above wonderful and never ending . - Bikash Bhandari
You found me under the thousand stars, shining above us at the night. You found me and you wanted me to shine for you. - Tamara Stamenkovic
The time has come for all good men to rise above principle.
The future belongs to those who can rise above the confines of the earth. - Alfred North Whitehead
Au-dessus des mers de nuages, c’est très élégant, mais… au-dessous des mers de nuages c’est l’éternité.Above the seas of clouds is very elegant, but… below the seas of clouds is eternity. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Trust your instincts above all else. They are byproducts of natural laws and do not sway to your whims, worries and wonders. - Glenn A. Maltais
Incestuous, homogeneous fiefdoms of self-proclaimed expertise are always rank-closing and mutually self-defending, above all else. - Glenn Greenwald
Observe your internal and external world and rise above it. - Roshan Sharma
It is possible to be below flattery as well as above it. - Thomas Babington Macaulay
Do what you must, but do it well, above all enjoy yourself! - Oliver Reed
An evil man is a saint of the future. See good in everything. Destroy the evil-finding quality. Develop the good-finding quality. Rise above good and evil. - Sivananda Saraswati
‎If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot…reading is the creative center of a writer’s life…you cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you. - Stephen King
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
Societies need self sacrificing ignorant crowd;Religions need fearful followers;Systems need obedient slaves;Corporate world needs compulsive consumers,andI NEED THE COURAGE TO RISE ABOVE THESE FOUR PARASITES. - Saurabh Sharma
However high we climb in the pursuit of knowledge we shall still see heights above us, and the more we extend our view, the more conscious we shall be of the immensity which lies beyond. - William George Armstrong
All kinds of people read poetry: revolutionaries, scholars, sentimentalists etc. But above all else, lovers read poetry. Why? Because we fell in love. And then we fell in love with love. - Kamand Kojouri
Let us never be afraid of innocent joy; God is good and what he does is well done; resign yourself to everything, even happiness; ask for the spirit of sacrifice, of detachment, of renunciation, and above all, for the spirit of joy and gratitude. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
I have tried to remove weight, sometimes from people, sometimes from heavenly bodies, sometimes from cities; above all I have tried to remove weight from the structure of stories and from language. - Italo Calvino
Certainly all virtues are very dear to God, but humility pleases Him above all the others, and it seems that He can refuse it nothing. - Francis de Sales
The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy. - Steven Weinberg
When you forgive somebody, it’s not so much for them as it is for you. You need to be free from that. And you need to rise above that. - Lacey Sturm
Rise above your fears and you rise above your world. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. - Og Mandino
I have nothing but contempt for the kind of governor who is afraid, for whatever reason, to follow the course that he knows is best for the State; and as for the man who sets private friendship above the public welfare - I have no use for him either. - Sophocles
Neither a borrower nor a lender be; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. - William Shakespeare
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. - Edward Abbey
A person is worth to be called the functional head who does not mind giving credit to the right brain for an organisational growth; otherwise there are innumerable top-hierarchical people roaming all around by keeping an empty or junk box above on their shoulders. - Anuj Somany
Peace above all, even above love. - Laure Lacornette
Pre-high tech, objects thunked and crashed and clopped, amid a thunder of drums, a tumult of trumpets. Today things beep and cheep and whistle. We have come from the roar of the lion to the chirp of the tree frog, ceaselessly bleating our identities while the frog-eating bats hover above us. - A.J. Orde
How shall a society remember its miners underground while it cannot even remember its homeless above ground? - Mehmet Murat ildan
True dexterity is not just in books; It is giving from above, we learn it, it is nurtured, it is applied and it is developed. He who do not know what has been giving to him from above, shall never know how to use what he has been giving effectively and efficiently - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something. - Henry David Thoreau
Back in Russia we were dirt-poor. Here in the West we are still poor but have risen above the dirt to tower alongside stalks of grass! - Vera Nazarian
When red-headed people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn. - Mark Twain
It's not that I am "above" feeling hatred. It's that I make the choice whether to yield to it or not. Hatred keeps a person with you, and the last thing I want with me in my thoughts is someone who doesn't deserve to be there. - Donna Lynn Hope
It's not that I've suddenly become stronger or that something has changed. I'm still shaking. But... We don't have to let those fears stop us. What's most important is that we try to rise above our weakness. - Natsuki Takaya
You are not your past. You are the warrior that rose above it to become the example of someone who didn't survive, but thrived in creating the most beautiful last chapter of their life. - Shannon L. Alder
Placing religious beliefs above law is a great recipe for destruction of entire human race. - Ketan Waghmare
All you need is 5min or even less.....Go outside, look up the clear sky and thank the HEAVENS above you for the life you have and the blessings you receive on a daily basis. Why do we make it a mission to simply say thank you? NB: I double dare you to do it! - Katlego Semusa
Marx himself wrote that capitalism produces above all its own gravediggers. Do you think that perhaps he wasn't talking about capitalism? - Paullina Simons
... in practice the standard for what constitutes rape is set not at the level of women's experience of violation but just above the level of coercion acceptable to men. - Judith Lewis Herman
I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
What ranks above all else for economic and political reconstruction is a radical change of ideologies. Economic prosperity is not so much a material problem; it is, first of all, an intellectual, spiritual, and moral problem. - Ludwig von Mises
Great minds have purpose, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortunes; but great minds rise above them. - Washington Irving
Man is here for the sake of other men - above all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness depends. - Albert Einstein
Any day above ground is a good day. - Robert Gerus
Above all others I pity the homeless: where can they go to masturbate? - Robert Clark
There is no force in Earth or Heaven above,No, not even the damned of Hell can stop relentless Love. ---Kari, The Valkyrie, Chapter Sixteen,Valley of the Damned Epic Martial Poem/Allegory - Douglas M. Laurent
There's nothing more devastating in a marriage than when a spouse puts their work, their desires above their partner's heart. - Solange nicole
If you cannot inspire a woman with love of you, fill her above the brim with love of herself ~ all that runs over will be yours. - Charles Caleb Colton
Since a leader cannot rise above his thinking, he must assault his limiting beliefs daily thru reading, listening & associating. - Orrin Woodward
And I hope above all you give your heart to someone again no matter how many broken promises you have recieved. - Nikki Rowe
As one attains the age of 18 having fully acquired the basic education, one becomes responsible for whatever decision he makes, whatever opinion he chooses to accept and whatever style of life he chooses to live.Above age 18, the waywardness of a child depends on the child. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
Why should man expect his prayer for mercy to be heard by What is above him when he shows no mercy to what is under him? - Pierre Troubetzkoy
A man is very apt to complain of the ingratitude of those who have risen far above him. - Samuel Johnson
Something in me whispered that I needed to stop thinking, that I should above all not go too farwith thinking. But that never worked; I always thought things through to the end, to their mostextreme consequence. - Herman Koch
We must seek spirituality above all things. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If God grace can only come through slaughtering animals, then their is no need of god.No one is above t humanity. - Vikram Singh Slathia
with a fresh breath comes a vision aheadmight be today, tomorrow or or further and beyondwarm up to that event, it may be that ride one only hopes formuch like water at times may pass between thru the fingersgrasp firm to retain, cherish the light and look beyond and above... - levi paul taylor
My eyes always keep searching,for something inexpressible,above the far away sky.I long to get lost,inside the evening-twilight.Silence always tickles me —in a strange way;I meet mein the time between sunset and darkness. - Khadija Rupa
I have rightfully no other business each day but to do God's work as a servant, constantly regarding His pleasure. May I have grace to live above every human motive, simply with God and to God. - Henry Martyn
No man is above the law, and no man is below it. - Theodore Roosevelt
Boys did not go to work on the railroad simply because their fathers did. What fetched them were sights and sounds of moving trains, and above all the whistle of a locomotive. I've heard of the call of the wild, the call of the law, the call of the church. There is also the call of the railroad. - Gary Krist
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. - Vladimir Nabokov
Just as God, above all, is free of every need and self-interest, the spiritual man who has the Spirit struggles and becomes perfected in the love according to Christ, love that is delivered of all need and self-interest. - John Romanides
Forever?"Sam's lips smiled, but above his grin, his yellow eyes turned sad, as if he knew it was a lie."Longer. - Maggie Stiefvater
A beautiful bright blue sky; up above so high; how happy i am; to feel fully satisfied. - Santosh Kalwar
We Don't Want Him, We Want You- Cooper HawkesThis isn't a dating service. If we stop following orders there will be no order. - James Morrison as T.C. McQueen in Space Above and Beyond
Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have. - Ronald Reagan
I pulled the blanket around my shoulders. The sky was dark and vast and empty and not even a plane disturbed that sullen stillness, not even a star. The emptiness above was now mine within. It was a part of me, like a freckle, like a bruise. Like a middle name now one acknowledged. - Sarah Winman
All life is only a set of pictures in the brain, among which there is no difference betwixt those born of real things and those born of inward dreamings, and no cause to value the one above the other. - H.P. Lovecraft
Stay hungry, stay young, stay foolish, stay curious, and above all, stay humble because just when you think you got all the answers, is the moment when some bitter twist of fate in the universe will remind you that you very much don't. - Tom Hiddleston
When you're in the muck you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things too. That's the consolation of philosophy. - David Cronenberg
Humility consists in not esteeming ourselves above other men, and in not seeking to be esteemed above them. - Francis de Sales
One more soldier of the Cross has taken up his crown; one more beloved member of our church has gone to the great assembly above; one more Christian has triumphed in the living Faith; one more flower is planted and harvested in the garden of God's Kingdom. - Reverend Ada Slaton Bonds, Cumberland Presbyterian
The real mystery isn't what's under the redaction mark, but what's above it. - The Covert Comic
Are we slaves of our pasts? or can we rise above it? - Hiba Fatima Ahmad
We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.
Life changed after that jump...I'd suddenly stepped to the highest level of daring, a level above even that which airplane pilots could attain. - Charles Lindbergh
Our power of perseverance is as that of an eagle. We soar above our challengers. - Ellen J. Barrier
I know that I shall meet my fate somewhere among the clouds above; those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love. - W.B. Yeats
It is to these two discoveries by that we owe the exactness of modern astronomy. .... This double service assures to their discoverer the most distinguished place (after Hipparchus and Kepler) above the greatest astronomers of all ages and all countries. Jean-Baptiste Joseph Delambre - Bradley
Would we not do well to have the pleasing of God as our motive rather than to try to elevate ourselves above our brother and outdo another? - Ezra Taft Benson
You can not rise above your understanding, yet our understanding largely stems from the quality and quantity of knowledge we have been privileged to acquire. - Paul Bamikole
That Love is Supreme which is above all the attributes of a Person. - Rajasaraswathii
There is no man on this earth that has the right to tell you how beautiful you are, for no words we use has enough power to tell that truth. Your beauty can only be describe by the heavens above in a language none of us know. - Vincent Edwards
The difference between God and the historians consists above all in the fact that God cannot alter the past. - Samuel Butler
Faith is, above all, openess; an act of trust in the unknown. - Alan Watts
Love is like an unfathomable idea. An idea that is slightly above euphoria, yet a fingers width from heaven. - Shannan Jacoby
We gave ourselves for lost men, and prepared for death. Yet we did lift up our hearts and voices to God above, who "showeth His wonders in the deep". - Francis Bacon
Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine. - Mario Fernández
Above the sky, everything is beautiful, but alone. (Au-dessus du ciel, - Tout est beau, mais seul) - Charles de Leusse
For everything, absolutely everything, above and below, visible and invisible… everything got started in him and finds its purpose in him. Colossians 1:16 (MSG) - Rick Warren
Logan stopped and gazed skyward as the kite began to soar above them, and when he clapped his hands at Ben's obvious joy, she was strucked by the simple truth that sometimes the most ordinary things could be made extraordinary, simply by doing them with the right people. - Nicholas Sparks
Thou shalt not be a victim, thou shalt not be a perpetrator, but, above all, thou shalt not be a bystander. - Yehuda Bauer
Be compassionate, be kind and, above all, be loving. - Debasish Mridha
cross-national studies show that the U.S. poverty rate, which stands persistently above 12 percent, is not only the highest poverty rate of any advanced industrial nation, but is more than twice the average for that group.Pursuing the American Dream, 9, 276 - Calvin C. Jillson
His love for Frodo rose above all other thoughts, and forgetting his peril he cried aloud: 'I'm coming Mr. Frodo! - J.R.R. Tolkien
The best way to understand life is to understand one’s own perspective towards life and rise above it. You have the higher intelligence in you, that allows you to perceive life, beyond an individuals perspective. - Roshan Sharma
Baby human died, baby cat died yesterday... dead is part of our life beyond and above us! - Deyth Banger
And because his narrator was characterized above all by his anxiety regarding the disconnect between his internal experience and his social self-presentation, the more intensely the author worried about distinguishing himself from the narrator, the more he felt he had become him. - Ben Lerner
By prizing heartfulness above faultlessness, we may reap more from our effort because we're more likely to be changed by it. - Sharon Salzberg
Crafty men condemn studies; Simple men admire them; And wise men use them: For they teach not their own use: but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. - Francis Bacon
From a genuine performers heart comes passion, to get there, he must first love his audience above himself. - Illusionist Scott Wolf
Magnus raised his hands above his head and clapped once. The room flooded with light. "You see? You think that would be possible without magic? "Actually," replied Simon, "It is. If you watched infomercials you'd know that. - Cassandra Clare
... the Wisdom of God ... rules all things, because it is infinitely more powerful and more loving and, above all, more merciful than ours. - Father Jacques Philippe
I followed her into the library. The pale light from our chamber below dissipated in the room, but I could still make out my heart leapt at the sight row after row, shelf above shelf, floor to ceiling, a city of books. Speck turned to me and asked, Now, what shall we read first? - Keith Donohue
We were not born into this life knowingthat we were going to becomerich or poor, striving or with a celeb status, sick or healthy.But one thing that I know is thatthe human mind is a powerful tool to achieve success. No matter the circumstances,greatness is when you pushyourself above the odds. - Henry Johnson Jr
The more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that you must be sure of what you are doing. Instead, surrender to what is real within you, for that alone is sure....you are above everything distressing. - Baruch Spinoza
Above all things, reverence yourself. - Pythagoras
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. - Marie Curie
We must not just be in the world and above the world, but also of the world. To love it for what it is... is the only task. Avoid it and you are lost. Loose yourself in it, and you are free. - Henry Miller
The refreshing pleasure from the first view of nature, after the pain of illness, and the confinement of a sick-chamber, is above the conceptions, as well as the descriptions, of those in health. - Ann Radcliffe
Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do. - Nelson Mandela
A smile or a tear has not nationality; joy and sorrow speak alike to all nations, and they, above all the confusion of tongues, proclaim the brotherhood of man - Frederick Douglass
The clouds above us join and separate,The breeze in the courtyard leaves and returns.Life is like that, so why not relax?Who can stop us from celebrating? - Lu Yu
Poetry is the music of the soul, and, above all, of great and feeling souls. - Voltaire
Great novels are above all great fairy tales . . . literature does not tell the truth but makes it up. - Vladimir Nabokov
Unless there is within us that which is above us, we shall soon yield to that which is about us. - P.T. Forsyth
We aim above the mark to hit the mark. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. - Henry David Thoreau
Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted in something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained. - Marie Curie
All those other girls are cake...I'm Crème brûlée...Tiramisu, if you will. Just a few notches above. - Brandi L. Bates
I have ascended to the highest in me, and look, the Word is towering above that. I have descended to explore my lowest depths, and I found Him deeper still. - Bernard of Clairvaux
Above all, man must learn once again what he is and why he was created. - Rama P. Coomaraswamy
One should be known for a kind heart,because you are not just a so and so person,you are an identity who is part of the almighty god,who above all likes kindness,because he is the bestower of all desired attributes,but is benevolently looking for kindness from his creations - Jaspreet Kaur
Life entertains humble men by giving men with below average looks (intellect, knowledge, etc.) an above average self-esteem. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Dance above the surface of the world. Let your thoughts lift you into creativity that is not hampered by opinion. - Red Haircrow
Arrogance is thinking you are above someone else, Confidence is knowing no one is above you. - Habeeb Akande
[Capitalism assumed] that from the beginning all men are equal. If that were so everyone would be equipped with the same working power, the same education and, above all, the same economic assets each person would [then] have only himself to blame if he did not succeed. - Knut Wicksell
You're the face in the mirror my favorite sinBut you want revenge from the Lord aboveSo the rain comes down heavy like my love - Chloe Chaidez
My past life is abundantly full of God’s mercy, and, above all sin, stands the forgiving love of the Crucified. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Your life is a movie. You are the main character. You say your scripts and act to your lines. Of course you do your lines in each scene. There is a hidden camera and a director who you can ask for help anytime up above. - Diana Rose Morcilla
And she saw beauty even in the tiny sparkles of dust suspended in the air, high above. - Rocio Sanchez
You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound. - Kahlil Gibran
Into the air, over the valleys, under the stars, above a river, a pond, a road, flew Cecy. Invisible as new spring winds, fresh as the breath of clover rising from twilight fields, she flew. - Ray Bradbury
Every man is a creature of the age in which he lives and few are able to raise themselves above the ideas of the time. - Voltaire
I belong to no one. On this night, I swear to you that I will rise above everything you’ve ever taught me. I will become a force that this world has never known. I will come into such power that none will dare hurt me again. - Marie Lu
In the sky, far above - Where my words - Written in the Clouds; I've borrowed from the sun, A gentle smile. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
We need to take things personally. We need to stop putting profits above people. We need to stop putting greed above need. We need to stop putting the rule of gold above the golden rule. We need to treat people as people and not as problems. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it! - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I know myself know; and I feel within me a peace above all earthly dignities, a still and quiet conscience. - William Shakespeare
Sacrifice demands the surrender of things we cherish above all else. Only out of the agony of those loses can a new resolution be born. An undying devotion to a cause greater than one’s self, and a moral duty to see a journey through to its absolute completion. - Emily Thorne
And there above all of these shops hung a blood soaked sign: a red hand, the hand of a child that was neither male nor female and yet roused feelings of the most dejected and criminal love - Georges Limbour
And when statesmen or others worry him [the scientist] too much, then he should leave with his possessions. With a firm and steadfast mind one should hold under all conditions, that everywhere the earth is below and the sky above and to the energetic man, every region is his fatherland. - Tycho Brahe
Serenity is when you get above all this, when it doesn't matter what they think, say or want, but when you do as you are, and see God and Devil as one. - Henry Miller
One is happy as a result of one's own efforts once one knows the necessary ingredients of happiness: simple tastes, a certain degree of courage, self denial to a point, love of work, and above all, a clear conscience. - George Sand
Mankind are tolerant of the praises of others as long as each hearer thinks that he can do as well or nearly as well himself, but, when the speaker rises above him, jealousy is aroused and he begins to be incredulous. - Thucydides
The Moon always finds an opportunity to turn our attention from the ground beneath our feet to the sky above our head! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished. - Og Mandino
See the light of beauty and love,See the magnificence of life,Enjoy the charm and mystery of creation,Enjoy the little beauty around you,Appreciate every little thing, every little love and the blue sky above you. - Debasish Mridha
Perhaps above everything compassion is the most important thing to embrace and emanate in life. It will enhance your life - and it's the one thing that will elevate and heal mankind - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Habit to us is given from above:it is a substitute for happiness. - Alexander Pushkin
Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This is your duty. You are born for this only; all other duties are self-created and self-imposed owing to ignorance. - Sivananda Saraswati
Integrity is a high rock above which the stormy ocean of worldly troubles cannot rise. - Alan Cohen
Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy - but mysterious. But above all black says this: "I don’t bother you - don’t bother me". - Yohji Yamamoto
God is the immemorial refuge of the incompetent, thehelpless, the miserable. They find not only sanctuary in His arms, but also a kind of superiority, soothing to their macerated egos; He will set them above their betters. - H. L. Mencken
An ambitious amateur will rise above a complacent master. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Pride rises above and against the knowledge of God, acting as if He is unworthy to be retained in our thoughts. - James MacDonald
I could not imagine my youngest standing above her soiled grandmother in the wing chair and saying, "mother, let's kill her. "That's the only choice. - Alice Sebold
Sunsets.The illusion either above the horizon or below it. When day and night are linked in a way that cannot be one without the other, yet they cannot exist at the same time. - Ebelsain Villegas
If what you seek is Truth, there is one thing you must have above all else. I know. An overwhelming passion for it. No. An unremitting readiness to admit you may be wrong. - Anthony de Mello
No matter how many sins you make or how slow you travel back toward God's valley, you are still way ahead of a person who never made a mistake and doesn't know what it is like to climb out of a pit of shame and rise above their temptations. - Shannon L. Alder
The quote above about patience is NOT MERYL STREEP's-- this quote is actually from the pen of Portuguese self-help author/life coach José Micard Teixeira. PLEASE REMOVE IT!!!!! - Meryl Streep
I'm NOT short. I prefer to think there is simply more space above my head for word balloons full of devastatingly pithy witticisms. - R. Stevens
When you love life passionately, a cloud of beauty floats above, adding an array of wonders to even the worse of days. - Avra Amar Filion
The stronger that women grow, the more prestige, fame, and money is accorded to the display professions: They are held higher and higher above the heads of rising women, for them to emulate. - Naomi Wolf
A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all. - Friedrich Nietzsche
It is important to know you are not above or below anyone. - Unarine Ramaru
Hurl yourself at goals above your head and bear the lacerations that come when you slip and make a fool of yourself. Try always, as long as you have breath in your body, to take the hard way–and work, work, work to build yourself into a rich, continually evolving entity. - Sylvia Plath
She had wit, she had grace, she had beauty; But above all, she had truth. - Leo Tolstoy
Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water. - Miguel de Cervantes
Beholdthe azure sea in front of you,the turquoise sky above you,the amber mountain beneath your feet,and the golden daisy in your hands.How are you not the richest person on earth? - Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Fiction has to be well researched, properly conceived and logically presented.Reality needs none of the above. - Manoj Vaz
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’. - John Burroughs
Above all, protect your inner light. There are those that seek to take it from you. - Sara Secora
Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim. - Nora Ephron
I have one dream: I want to get my jet pilot license, and take my jet to 40 000 feet, look down, and realise how small we are. Not for the kick of the G's but just to get the feeling of just for once flying above humanity. - Wouter Van Gastel
Above all, do not attempt to be exhaustive. - Roland Barthes
Cheer up and dry your damp eyes,And tell me when it rains,And I'll blend up that rainbow above you & shoot it through your veins...'Cause your heart has a lack of color,And we should've known That we'd grow up sooner or later,'Cause we wasted all our free time alone. <3 - Owl City
The price of wisdom is above-rubies. - Bible
High above the noise and fear mongering of critics and cynics softly speaks your true self. - Mollie Marti
The heart is perverse above all things, and unsearchable. Who can know it? - Anonymous
Like a flower, feel yourself rise above and begin to open. - A.D. Posey
The general intellectual level of South Florida is somewhere just above "functionally retarded". - Tucker Max
Loyalty, trust, we both know those don’t exist toward others in our world. We prize ourselves above all others. To deny that would make you the biggest liar there is." - Marko Delacroix - Alaska Angleini (Lure (Marko Delacroix series))
There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; One Lord, one faith, one baptism, One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.Ephesians 4:4-6 (King James Version) - Anonymous
If a man means to be hard, let him keep in his saddle and speak from that height, above the level of pleading eyes, and with the command of a distant horizon. - George Eliot
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration. - Kurt Lewin
It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Man is a phase of nature, and only as he is related to nature does he matter, does he have any account whatever above the dust. - Frank Lloyd Wright
Meditation is not to be on the surface of a thing or underneath it or above it, but it is to be in everywhere and to be in nowhere! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Move on, sky is not limit, wind can touch you, water can dip you, mother will care you, wife will nurture you and above all, oneday you will see your child following, up above the sky; you became a star, twinkling, watching and waiting to come back again, on earth. - Santosh Kalwar
. .his cell phone didn't work in Three Pines, and neither did email. He almost expected to see messages fluttering back and forth in the sky above the village, unable to descend. - Louise Penny
But one kiss levitates above all the others. Theintersection of function and desire. The I do kiss.The I’ll love you through a brick wall kiss.Even when I’m dead, I’ll swim through the Earth,like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones. - Jeffrey McDaniel
But we don't have to react. That's what I'm saying. A police force, like a government, should be above that. Just because we're provoked doesn't mean we have to act. -- Still Life - Louise Penny
The view from above is always beautiful. Strive to go there, but never forget to be kind. - Debasish Mridha
If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. - Stephen King
I knew with certainty now—I could say no, and he would stop. Above all, I felt the fierce beauty of the choice. I knew now what it was that had held me from falling into my desire to be with him fully: I first needed to make sure he was a man who would respect my 'No. - Aspen Matis
Then came nightthat was like falling water.At times, for hours,a bird spirit,half buzzard, half swan,just above the rushesfrom which a snow-storm howls. - Peter Huchel
You should have a kind heart because you are not just a so and so person,you are also an identity who is part of the almighty god,who above all likes kindness because,he is the bestower of all desired attributes but is benevolently looking for kindness from his creation - Jaspreet Kaur
As a HARD ROCK hit the wolf, he crawled back to his favorite beach to gathered sources from his 3S of happiness , sea, sand and sun to refresh his battle faced body ... A triangle with the SHE wolf inside, the ONE that combined all the above to rejuvenate his soul - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
The higher you rise above your fears the higher you will rise above your peers. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Treasure the love you have received above all. It will survive long after your gold and good health have vanished. - Og Mandino
She was a beautiful dreamer. The kind of girl, who kept her head in the clouds, loved above the stars and left regret beneath the earth she walked on. - Robert M. Drake
America fears the unshaven legs, the unshaven men's cheeks, the aroma of perspiration, and the limp prick. Above all it fears the limp prick. - Walter Abish
Shyness is a luxury reserved for those who are above the poverty line. To a beggar, being shy is deadly. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Vice...Virtue...It's not good to be too moral. You cheat yourself out of too much life. Aim above morality.
Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; and thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of the demons. - Aldous Huxley
Thank you for this precious day,These gifts you give to me,My heart so full of love for you,Sings praise for all I see,Oh, sing, for every mother's love,For every childhood tear,Oh, sing, for all the stars above,The peace beyond all fear - John Denver
from 1960-2015 Nigerians live under the rules of those who are above the law, but from 2015 we hope for a little change, and if there is no change in 2015, only God knows what will happened. - Hamzatribah
Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs the root of art.
Man invents war. Man discovers peace. He invents war from without. He discovers peace from within. War man throws. Peace man sows. The smile of war is the flood of human blood. The smile of peace is the love, below, above. - Sri Chinmoy
Above all, never think you're not good enough. Never think that. In life people will take you at your own reckoning. - Isaac Asimov
Rise above storms.Sail against tides.Succeed against the odds. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. - Holy Bible Proverbs 4 23
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them. - Washington Irving
Many people place facts above faith and that makes things seem impossible for them - Constancev Chuks Friday
When we choose to love people and the wonderful things around us, it always puts us one step above the people who choose not too. There's a peace we'll carry in our hearts. A feeling of being worthy of all situations. - Ron Baratono
And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it. - Roald Dahl
All the habits of Man are evil. And above all, no animal must ever tyrannise over his own kind. Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers. No animal must ever kill any other animal. All animals are equal. - George Orwell
True art is a remedy of curiousity and it rise above all expectations. - Unarine Ramaru
I installed a skylight in my apartment...The people who live above me arefurious! - Steven Wright
All was shattered, and all but memory lost, and one memory above all others, of him who brought the Shadow and the Breaking of the World. And him they named Dragon. - Robert Jordan
Above all things, never be afraid. The enemy who forces you to retreat is himself afraid of you at that very moment. - Andre Maurois
Above all, trust in the slow work of God. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
The person standing at the corner in the cold waiting for the ride is the most important person in the world and any transit system employees only exist for that person and act accordingly, above and beyond their own self-interest - Utpal Dutta
It’s natural to die. The fact that we make such a big hullabaloo over it is all because we don’t see ourselves as part of nature. We think because we’re human we’re something above nature. - Morrie Schwartz
When a photo of a person looks deep into your spirit and tells you thousand stories….. Stories from your past even before you existed, then the photo is way above any description. - Sameh Elsayed
God has privileged us, in Christ Jesus, to live above the "Ordinary" human plane of life. We are the head and not the tail, above and not beneath! - Pazaria Smith
Christ is not valued at all, unless he is valued above all. - Augustine of Hippo
Observing Subjectively; Objecting subjection's intimately. The Sublime from the relaxed state of awe, hatches the state of beauty which flows through.As Above So Below,As Within So Without,The Monad of Experience. - Kevin John Kull
The chandelier's teardrop crystals twinkled above them like stars. It was easy to imagine that they were miles away from London, and that only the two of them existed. - Anna Bennett
We are to point saints to look to Christ, and then to deny themselves and follow Christ, obeying Christ above all else. Not pointing them to ourselves, nor following us, nor obeying us. Our ministry has got to be about them following our Lord Jesus Christ. - brother Billy
A billion stars above us coat the sky white. It would have been beautiful back home, but not here. Here it is the ever present reminder that we are all alone and insignificant. - Jennifer Arnett
Life is there to attain Liberation while going through the experience of it. It should not be ‘above normal’ or ‘below normal,’ it should be ‘normal’. - Dada Bhagwan
When you grow and rise above the masses, you will always become a target. Just as the flower grows above the grass, it becomes a target for the nourishment of the rays of sunshine, it also becomes a target to be cut down. - Sumner Davenport
Let me talk to my mother. She is listening from the above. - Debasish Mridha
The instinct of self-preservation is above all the laws - Bangambiki Habyarimana
Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles. - George Jean Nathan
It’s easy to thank God and to be happy when you live a sheltered life and have no concept of suffering; Suffer and then do all of the above. - Donna Lynn Hope
The odds of finding the one you truly love above all else, is about 1 in 4 billion. The odds that the person you love, loves you back... don't even dream about it, it's not going to happen. Most couples today do not revolve around real love. - Dylan West
Sometimes war takes an arm, or an eye, or it takes two legs from us, but above all the war takes our belief in humanity away from us! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Our God is an awesome God, he reigns from Heaven above, the most high God of all time. - Werley Nortreus
For Christians above all men are forbidden to correct the stumblings of sinners by force. - John Chrysostom
Your heart plays a song like a broken music box, but nothing ever sounded quite so beautiful to me. Together, in the dance of wounded-wing swans we’ll rise above the ruins, melting into the golden light. - John Mark Green
There is a big difference between ideas and beliefs. Ideas live above your nose. Beliefs make it all the way to your toes.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Above all we have to go beyond words and images and concepts. No imaginative vision or conceptual framework is adequate to the great reality. - Bede Griffiths
The power of the harasser, the abuser, the rapist depends above all on the silence of women. - Ursula K. Le Guin
To rank the effort above the prize may be called love. - Confucius
America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. - George W. Bush
Poetry, above all, is a series of intense moments - its power is not in narrative. I'm not dealing with facts, I'm dealing with emotion. - Carol Ann Duffy
Surely there is something in the unruffled calm of nature that overawes our little anxieties and doubts; the sight of the deep-blue sky and the clustering stars above seems to impart a quiet to the mind. - Jonathan Edwards
Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground - Dante Alighieri
To find beauty, rise above conformity and find opportunities. - Debasish Mridha
Religious sentiments are many a times much above reality. All are aware of reality but blinded by faith and faith has always led to many a myths become reality". - Amit Abraham
True dexterity is not just in books; It is giving from above, we learn it, it is nurtured, it is applied and it is developed. He who does not know what has been giving to him from above, shall never know how to use what he has been giving effectively and efficiently - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Reality is something you rise above. - Liza Minnelli
I have not seen a person who loved virtue, or one who hated what was not virtuous. He who loved virtue would esteem nothing above it. - Confucius
Never let anybody guess that you have a mind of your own. Above all be pure - Virginia Woolf
Above all, be true to yourself, and if you cannot put your heart in it, take yourself out of it. - Jimmy Dean
Life is head and shoulders above all other things we regard as precious in this world. - Sunday Adelaja
A physical attraction is often desired above many things but you'll discover it to be short lived. Find yourself someone that gets under your skin, seduces the dusty corners of your heart, and provides you with a mental connection. That is when you'll know true intimacy. - M.J. Abraham
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. - Henry David Thoreau
The sun always shines above the clouds. - Paul F. Davis
Life without you? Actually I can’t imagine what it would be, because you are always with me, you’re like my guardian angel and above all a very fun and responsible friend. I love you. - Auliq Ice
A person fully in the Self is formless, birth less and deathless. He is inside, outside and above everything that is known. In purity he is absolute and in spirit he is eternal. - Gian Kumar
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, and men below, and the saints above, for love is heaven, and heaven is love. - Walter Scott
Love, above all things, is a commitment to your choice. - Rob Liano
Jingshen is the Mandarin word for spirit and vivacity. It is an important word for those who would lead, because above all things, spirit and vivacity set effective organizations apart from those that will decline and die.
Rise above principal and do what's right. - Joseph Heller
To find beauty, look above the boundaries of conformity. - Debasish Mridha
Some women become reckless with the fire, some find every way to put it out and rise above with the ashes left behind. - Nikki Rowe
A billion stars go spinning through the night, / glittering above your head, / But in you is the presence that will be / when all the stars are dead. - Rainer Maria Rilke
We don't yet know, above all, what the world might be like if children were to grow up without being subjected to humiliation, if parents would respect them and take them seriously as people. - Alice Miller
Let me talk to my mother. She is listening from above. - Debasish Mridha
Above all, try something.
I installed a skylight in my apartment. The people who live above me are furious! - Steven Wright
We keep on being told that religion, whatever its imperfections, at least instills morality. On every side, there is conclusive evidence that the contrary is the case and that faith causes people to be more mean, more selfish, and perhaps above all, more stupid. - Christopher Hitchens
When you are setting yourself up for success, above all put on love, because love never fails and with one-size-fits-all solution to every situation you will ever encounter. - Joo Lian Carter
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. - Albert Camus
You are as the sun; born to rise, even if the world resents you for towering above it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Watch an Ant, Watch the bees, feel wind move the leaves. Touch your smile above your chin from the glorious world we all live in. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
But above all, an author must write passionately and edit passionately. - Paul Collins
FLAG, n. A colored rag borne above troops and hoisted on forts and ships. It appears to serve the same purpose as certain signs that one sees and vacant lots in London -- "Rubbish may be shot here." - Ambrose Bierce
Self discipline is that which, next to virtue, truly and essentially raises one man above another. - Joseph Addison
I cannot conceive otherwise than that He, the Infinite Father, expects or requires no worship or praise from us, but that He is even infinitely above it. - Benjamin Franklin
Above all things you've got to be yourself, and if some rule or guideline excludes you because of who you are, then you are obligated to change the rules.
Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right, here I am -- not stuck in the middle, but hovering above the entire farcical spectrum, weeping as I behold my fellow man's devotion to political illusion and self-destruction. - Robert Higgs
We may be lost stars in an ocean of constellations on a dark night but do remember we both belong to the same sky. I breathe the same air that you breathe, we both look at the same luminosity above us. You are the music and I am the lyrics. - Elizabeth E. Castillo
They still live. They breathe, they love each other, they find joy in the world around them for no other reason than because they are children. They are resilient. They will always rise above. Always. It is a curious facet of the innocent young. - Amelia Fisher
A love letter can be very short or it can be long; it can be literary or non-literary; it can be bright or dark, cheerful or tragic. But above all, for a love letter to be a love letter it must be sincere! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Wherever you are, be loving, caring, kind, and above all, be happy. - Debasish Mridha
After the collapse of socialism, capitalism remained without a rival. This unusual situation unleashed its greedy and - above all - its suicidal power. The belief is now that everything - and everyone - is fair game. - Günter Grass
Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.
It is not in giving life but in risking life that man is raised above the animal; that is why superiority has been accorded in humanity not to the sex that brings forth but to that which kills. - Simone de Beauvoir
When it becomes above normal, material happiness will feel like misery. - Dada Bhagwan
Grace is an empowerment to be above and beyond reproach, to live your life at a standard that pleases God. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
That's the news from Lake Woebegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average. - Garrison Keillor
Heaven is high and earth wide.If you ride three feet above ground than other men,you will know what that means. - Rudolf C. Binding
Sure I am this day we are masters of our fate, that the task which has been set before us is not above our strength; that its pangs and toils are not beyond our endurance. As long as we have faith in our own cause and an unconquerable will to win, victory will not be denied us. - Winston S. Churchill
If you deliberately and passionately grieve over the consolations of darkness and participate with your spirit in their annihilation, you would put yourself above other forms of life and lives of other people. - Ivo Žurić
Creativity is an endless source that comes from above, from the most high source of creation[God]. - Euginia Herlihy
Our heroes are those... who... act above and beyond the call of duty and in so doing give definition to patriotism and elevate all of us.... America is the land of the free because we are the home of the brave. - David Mahoney
Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals. - John Steinbeck
We tend to perseverate on the fact that as far as we might have fallen, there’s always another bottom underneath the one we’re laying on. Yet, for every bottom underneath us, there’s always endless opportunity above us. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
....And above all, it is your civilization, it is you. However much you hate it or laugh at it, you will never be happy away from it for any length of time - George Orwell
Any silly ism or stupid book that considers men above women, must be shunned like a lowlife demon. For, all's one, barring none. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I am ambitious. I set goals; not because I am ungrateful for what I have, but because I am happy with who I am. I enjoy the experience of rising above my perceived limitations and discovering new levels of my capabilities. - Steve Maraboli
I sense the joy of young and old,I hear wondrous tales told,Beauty surrounds me as I gaze above,But I am alone for I live without love. - Anonymous
I try--without success--to stop finding reasons for vanity in anything. When I happen to manage it nonetheless, I feel that I no longer belong to the mortal gang. I am above everything then, above the gods themselves. Perhaps that is what death is: a sensation of great, of extreme superiority. - Emil Cioran
True dexterity is not just in books; It is giving from above, we learn it, it is nurtured, it is applied and it is developed. He who do not know what has been giving to him from above shall never know how to use what he has been giving efficiently and effectively - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The artist, like the God of creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails - James Joyce
Problem with Man isn't just his ignorance, not just his iniquities, not just his rebellious nature, not just his pride; above all, his problem is his unwillingness to come out of it - Ajay Chandan
Late, by myself, in the boat of myself,no light and no land anywhere,cloudcover thick. I try to stayjust above the surface, yet I'm already underand living within the ocean. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You have to rise above the squabbling and chaos, and keep believing. You have to always keep your goals in mind. -Hera, goddess of marriage - Rick Riordan
It’s ridiculous to talk about freedom in a society dominated by huge corporations. What kind of freedom is there inside a corporation? They’re totalitarian institutions - you take orders from above and maybe give them to people below you. There’s about as much freedom as under Stalinism. - Noam Chomsky
I am sure of God's hand and guidance... You must never doubt that I am thankful and glad to go the way which I am being led. My past life is abundantly full of God's mercy and, above all sin, stands the forgiving love of the Crucified. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
No one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time - in fact, the only time - to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get started. - Guy Finley
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties. - John Milton
Many of these new readers were not yet college-educated, but in terms of their seriousness about the world, their own literacy, and above all their ambitions for their children, they might as well have been. - David Halberstam
Maybe there’s a God aboveBut all I’ve ever learned from loveWas how to shoot at someone who outdrew youIt’s not a cry you can hear at nightIt’s not somebody who has seen the lightIt’s a cold and it’s a broken Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
As long as anyone believes that his ideal and purpose is outside him, that it is above the clouds, in the past or in the future, he will go outside himself and seek fulfillment where it cannot be found. He will look for solutions and answers at every point except where they can be found--in himself.
Piety requires us to honor truth above our friends. - Aristotle
I cannot believe that the purpose of life is (merely) to be happy. I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate. I think it is above all to matter, to count, to stand for something. To have it make some difference that you lived at all. - Leo Rosten
With warning hand I mark time's rapid flightFrom life's glad morning to its solemn nightYet through God's love, I also showThere's light above me by the shade below. - Ralph Greenleaf Whittier
Your purpose should not be above God in your life. - Sunday Adelaja
What cannot be said above all must not be silenced but written. - Jacques Derrida
If someone asks you that "Where do u want to see yourself 10 years from now down this line"?Well,i would like to see myself above the line,that should be your answer. - Sachin Panwar
There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit. - Alexander Pope
Grace is what picks me up and lifts my wings high above and I fly! Grace always conquers! Be graceful in everything; in anger, in sadness, in joy, in kindness, in unkindness, retain grace with you! - C. JoyBell C.
I'm above crawling on my knees for certain favors. What you cannot give me: I cannot beg for it. This is not arrogance or pride. This is having a clear understanding of my self worth.‪ - joseph ejiro
This is the key to life: To expect everything to be given to you from above, yet to be genuinely surprised and forever grateful, when they are. Expecting all good things to be yours, while not knowing how to take anything for granted. If there may be a key in life, this is the key. - C. JoyBell C.
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. - J.R.R. Tolkien
You can rise above any situation and achieve your dreams. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I can give not what men call love;But wilt thou accept notThe worship the heart lifts aboveAnd the heavens reject not:The desire of the moth for the star,Of the night for the morrow,The devotion to something afarFrom the sphere of our sorrow? - Percy Bysshe Shelley
To ascend you must rise above, and I believe in the idea of keeping your feet in the clouds and your head in the stars. - Jennifer Sodini
The grandeur of a profession is...above all, uniting men: there is only one true luxury, that of human relationships. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I don't kill flies but I like to mess with their minds. I hold them above globes. They freak out and yell, 'Whoa, I'm way too high!'
There’s only one power in the world great enough to help us rise above the difficult things we face: the power of God. - Stormie Omartian
Sometimes while you are so passionately busy building, there will be others as busy destroying. Do not stop. One day you will notice how high above you get, and how down below they end up - Sameh Elsayed
Be a thinker, be a dreamer, be a believer, be a doer, and, above all, be a kind lover. - Debasish Mridha
Love. What is it truly? Love is a spiritual state, an intangible, often insatiable need to put one's needs above your own. To provide peace, stability and smiles to those who have made the long transition from your mind to your heart. - Bella Vespira
I will sail upon a sea of light,My guide above and below the stars.My heart for you is in flightAnd I shall come to you in your arms this night - Levon Peter Poe
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert G. Ingersoll
You are the sunshine, so raise above the clouds of anger, hate, resentment and intolerance to fill the world with beauty of love. - Debasish Mridha
Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself. - Jean Anouilh
Just because we've been dealt a certain hand, it doesn't mean that we can't choose to rise above - to conquer the boundaries of a destiny that none of us wanted. To try to retain whatever essential humanity we can. - Stephenie Meyer
There is no force in Earth or Heaven above,No, not even the damned of Hell can stop relentless Love. ---Kari, The Valkyrie, Chapter Sixteen,Valley of the Damned Epic Martial Poem/Allegory - Douglas M. Laurent
Warm summer sun, shine brightly here, Warm Southern wind, blow softly here, Green sod above, lie light, lie light, Good night, dear heart; good night, good night. - Mark Twain
If today is the last day of your life, the one thing you want to say is that you showed up for life. You showed up for your dreams. You showed up for the people who mattered to you. And above all, you showed up for yourself. - Pooja Ruprell
Who will venture to place the authority of Copernicus above that of the Holy Spirit?[Lutheran theologian illustrating his objection to heliocentrism due to the Bible's support of geocentrism] - Abraham Calovius
A confident leader is like a duck. Above the water, he is calm and poised while below the water, he is driven by a flurry of focused activity. - Todd Stocker
This above all: to thine own self be true; And it must follow, as the night the day; Thou canst not then be false to any man. - William Shakespeare
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.
I dream of being there,Where the skies lie below,Clouds flow like the endless river,Where all the divinity is before me, with me,And in the shadows yet above all,Above all who choose to hide,I run along the stars,Wake up the ever-glowing sky,And sleep to the sound of the universes beating heart... - Mrinalini Mitra
The person whose attention is in the ‘pure Soul’ is known as a renowned person. No one in the past had been celebrated as a famous person; they were called renowned persons. To be famous is the result of an ‘above normal’ state. - Dada Bhagwan
People can be animals. They will use you, take you for a ride, abuse you and take all your precious light away from you. Rise above their manipulation and egotistical bullshit because they are NOTHING without you. No one deserves your light but yourself. - Karen A. Baquiran
Love and Friendship, when you have them or lose them they are much like the Greek story of Icarus...You can make you feel like you're soaring above the clouds with happiness when you have them or feel like you are plummeting to the depths of hell with despair when you lose them. - Anonymous
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