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No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.
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.
The museums and parks are graveyards above the ground- congealed memories of the past that act as a pretext for reality.
We always play clubs. It's not something that I feel above. Those are my favorite shows because they're intimate, they're tight, their sweaty, they're hot. You're close to the people. Those are my favorites.
The biggest crime in England is to rise above your station. It's fine to be a pop star. 'Oh, it's great, lots of fun, aren't they sweet, these pop stars! But to think you have anything to say about how the world should work? What arrogance!'
Alfie was the first time I was above the title; the first time I became a star in America.
It's an honor putting art above politics. Politics can be seductive in terms of things reductive to the soul.
Popular culture - above all rock 'n' roll, with its African-American R & B roots - did far more to radicalize us than did any feminist leader.
We're saying no changes for Medicare for people above the age of 55. And in order to keep the promise to current seniors who've already retired and organized their lives around this program, you have to reform it for the next generation.
Jews are known for many things, but strength, swiftness, and agility are not among them. There is one trait, as controversial as it is familiar, for which Jews are above all known, and that is shrewdness in business.
Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it.
East Hampton happens to have been the first place in the world where I was a star, a real star with a star pasted above my name on the dressing-room door.
There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable action.
Men of action, above all those whose actions are guided by love, live forever.
If we could do high-speed rail in California just half a notch above what they've done on the Shanghai line in China, and if we had a straight path from L.A. to San Francisco, as well as the milk run, at least that would be progress.
How can a speck of a universe be physically identical to the great expanse we view in the heavens above?
Sometimes when people ask you to do things you think you are above, you need to evaluate why you think you are above it.
We should've asked China to be a portion of the space station. We should've worked out ways that we can... just give away the technology that we have that puts things up into space, with cooperation up above the atmosphere that's needed to help each other.
I will say that I think Israel enjoys strong bipartisan support in the United States. It's really above and beyond American politics.
Decision making in a democracy depends above all on knowledge and not just the intel available to presidents and policymakers.
I make one pledge above all others - to seek and speak the truth with all the resources of mind and spirit I command.
There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves.
I live on the other side of Copernicus and Galileo; I can no longer conceive of God as sort of above the sky, looking down and keeping record books.
John Shelby Spong
It's not unusual to find big political shifts that take place beneath the surface before they're visible above the surface.
Above and beyond the question of how to grow the economy there is a legitimate concern about how to grow the quality of our lives.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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