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There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
You'll never see the president carry his own luggage, and why? Because even though we know he has luggage, it would reduce his stature if he was too much like us. We need to think of our leaders as being above us, even though they must still relate to us.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
William Ellery Channing
No durable things are built on violent passion. Nature grows her plants in silence and in darkness, and only when they have become strong do they put their heads above the ground.
Above all, cancer is a spiritual practice that teaches me about faith and resilience.
My game is really played above time. I don't say that like I'm saying I'm ahead of my time. I'm saying, like, if I'm on the court and I throw a pass, the ball that I've thrown will lead my teammate right where he needs to go, before he even knows that that's the right place to go to.
I don't want to be above my audience; I want to be one with my audience.
True science teaches, above all, to doubt and to be ignorant.
Miguel de Unamuno
As civilisation advances, the deities lessen in number, the divine powers become concentrated more and more in one Being, and God rules over the whole earth, maketh the clouds his chariot, and reigns above the waterfloods as a king.
Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage.
On a bike, being just slightly above pedestrian and car eye level, one gets a perfect view of the goings-on in one's own town.
I see couples fighting about the stupidest things. You just have to rise above everything.
There will be gay couples; it will exist. It is not very nice that people who are married - who divorce in three seconds - don't want protection for the others. The legal system should protect everyone, not just the few people who think they are above everybody else because they are married.
Above all, I craved to seize the whole essence, in the confines of one single photograph, of some situation that was in the process of unrolling itself before my eyes.
This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first.
The successful man doesn't use others, other people use the successful man, for above all the success is of service.
Faithfulness to the past can be a kind of death above ground. Writing of the past is a resurrection; the past then lives in your words and you are free.
I was up above it. Now, I'm down in it.
I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.
I'm a big believer in persistence, don't be greedy and, above all, work hard. It's what keeps me going.
A man needs to look, not down, but up to standards set so much above his ordinary self as to make him feel that he is himself spiritually the underdog.
If you're going to put yourself above everybody else, you might end up alone.
Above all things, reverence yourself.
We must wash literature off ourselves. We want to be men above all, to be human.
The moment one accosts a stranger or is accosted by him is above all in this life the moment of drama... Whoever we meet watches us intently at the quick, strange moment of meeting, to see whether we are disposed to be friendly.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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