Quotation Explorer - 'Elevation'

RANK, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth. He held at court a rank so high That other noblemen asked why. "Because," 'twas answered, "others lack His skill to scratch the royal back." Aramis Jukes - Ambrose Bierce
The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama
Progression is the lesson, elevation is the direction, and evolution is the solution proven through ones contribution. - Capies Pitts
Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural sciences progress in even greater extent and depth, and the human mind widen itself as much as it desires: beyond the elevation and moral culture of Christianity, as it shines forth in the Gospels, it will not go. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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People living godly will dwell on high. Meaning wealth, honour, prosperity, fame, elevation, joy etc. - Sunday Adelaja
Men have become the tools of their tools. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul. Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. - Henry David Thoreau
I repeat that sin, man's self-violation par excellence, was invented purely inorder to make science, culture, and every elevation and ennobling of man impossible; the priest rules by the invention of sin. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When, indeed, men speak of Beauty, they mean, precisely, not a quality, as is supposed, but an effect - they refer, in short, just to that intense and pure elevation of soul - not of intellect, or of heart. - Edgar Allan Poe
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