Quotation Explorer - 'Lowest'

The lowest wisdom of the wise is greater than the highest wisdom of fools. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is an absurdity to believe that the Deity has human passions, and one of the lowest of human passions, a restless appetite for applause - David Hume
You will always find [hatred] strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The true, prescriptive artist strives after artistic truth; the lawless artist, following blind instinct, after an appearance of naturalness. The one leads to the highest peaks of art, the other to its lowest depths. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The highest prayers lift you out of the lowest places. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education. - Zhuangzi
When the highest type of men hear Tao,They diligently practice it.When the average type of men hear Tao,They half believe in it.When the lowest type of men hear Tao,They laugh heartily at it.Without the laugh, there is no Tao. - Lao-tzu
Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination, and of the heart. - Salman Rushdie
Your highest self is revealed in your lowest moments. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Don`t descend to the lowest ebb. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
At my lowest point, when things were at their most desperate and uncomfortable, I always found myself in the company of Australians, who were like a reminder that I'd touched bottom. - Paul Theroux
These days people call entertainment capturing someone at their lowest moment and then posting it for the world to see. - Cedar Cove
When you argue with someone, you always argue at the level of the person with the lowest level of intelligence. You never argue up. - Spuds Crawford
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation, and conversation must have a common basis, and between two people of widely different culture the only common basis possible is the lowest level. - Oscar Wilde
CORPORAL, n. A man who occupies the lowest rung of the military ladder. Fiercely the battle raged and, sad to tell, Our corporal heroically fell! Fame from her height looked down upon the brawl And said: "He hadn't very far to fall." Giacomo Smith - Ambrose Bierce
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible. - Henry Ford
It is a very sobering feeling to be up in space and realize that one's safety factor was determined by the lowest bidder on a government contract. - Alan Shepard
It is my belief, Watson, founded upon my experience, that the lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The beauty of the infantry is its ability to truly teach tolerance. At the lowest level, when it is simply a matter of survival to count on everyone around you, regardless of religion or skin color, the only logical option is to ignore the differences. - Adam Fenner
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between. - Jim Morrison
Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding. - Bill Bullard
When you are at your lowest God is getting ready to take you to your highest. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The highest as the lowest form of criticism is a mode of autobiography. Those who find ugly meanings in beautiful things are corrupt without being charming. This is a fault. - Oscar Wilde
Sometimes the worst brings out the best in you, Sometimes the lowest tide ushers in the biggest change, Sometimes the gravest wounds translate into deepest wisdom, Sometimes the nadir leads you to the zenith - All you need to do is - To Hold On - Manprit Kaur
But then arises the doubt, can the mind of man, which has, as I fully believe been developed from a mind as low as that possessed by the lowest animal, be trusted when it draws such grand conclusions? - Charles Darwin
Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the meanest duty be thy religion. Are the stars too distant, pick up the pebble that lies at thy feet, and from it learn the all. - Margaret Fuller
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between. I want the freedom to try everything. - Jim Morrison
Our highest deeds come from helping the lowest people. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It's when you find your life is at its lowest point that you discover who your friends truly are. - C.S. Woolley
Always remember, no matter how big you get in life, God is still bigger; when you feel to be at your lowest point, Satan is still at the bottom. - Anthony Liccione
No matter what... don't give up. Don't stop believing in yourself and in what you can do, because you are strong and you are capable. Prove them wrong! Don't let them win! Remember when you are at your lowest low - there's only one way to go now... and that is UP! - Steven Wolff
The highest wisdom is sometimes found in the lowest people. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
Outside of the killings, DC has one of the lowest crime rates in the country. - Marion Barry
When you are at your lowest God speaks the loudest. - Joanne Wilson-Edwards
You can tell the lowest class by their habit of always talking about persons; the next, by the fact that their habit is always to converse about things; the highest, by their preference for the discussion of ideas. - Henry Thomas Buckle
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