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Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
To become truly great, one has to stand with people, not above them.
Charles de Montesquieu
An effort made for the happiness of others lifts above ourselves.
Lydia M. Child
Changes and progress very rarely are gifts from above. They come out of struggles from below.
The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
It is literature which for me opened the mysterious and decisive doors of imagination and understanding. To see the way others see. To think the way others think. And above all, to feel.
Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.
I think I will be able to, in the end, rise above the clouds and climb the stairs to Heaven, and I will look down on my beautiful life.
Let me be clear - no one is above the law. Not a politician, not a priest, not a criminal, not a police officer. We are all accountable for our actions.
If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.
Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
Francis of Assisi
Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.
No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
Charles Kendall Adams
It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations - each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.
I'm going to always rise above the doubt that may exist about me.
In hindsight, if I could go back in time and relay a message to my younger self, I would tell him to work on his time keeping, and that the job of a drummer is not to be the one that gets noticed the most on stage, or to be the fastest, or the loudest. Above all, it is to be the timekeeper.
If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There's no way around these two things that I'm aware of, no shortcut.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand.
There's always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning.
Above our life we love a steadfast friend.
We aim above the mark to hit the mark.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
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