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Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when unfolded such men are seen to be empty.
Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.
Peace, above all things, is to be desired, but blood must sometimes be spilled to obtain it on equable and lasting terms.
To write the lives of the great in separating them from their works necessarily ends by above all stressing their pettiness, because it is in their work that they have put the best of themselves.
My philosophy of leadership is to surround myself with good people who have ability, judgment and knowledge, but above all, a passion for service.
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.
The descent to the infernal regions is easy enough, but to retrace one's steps, and reach the air above, there's the rub.
Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.
This above all, to refuse to be a victim.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant.
Above all things, I must not get angry. If I do get angry I knock all the teeth out of the mouth of the poor wretch who has angered me.
It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
President Johnson and I have a lot in common. We were both born in small towns and we're both fortunate in the fact that we think we married above ourselves.
Richard M. Nixon
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.
If time is money, it seems moral to save time, above all one's own, and such parsimony is excused by consideration for others. One is straight-forward.
I often lay on that bench looking up into the tree, past the trunk and up into the branches. It was particularly fine at night with the stars above the tree.
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water.
Miguel de Cervantes
A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind.
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.
The power of the harasser, the abuser, the rapist depends above all on the silence of women.
Ursula K. Le Guin
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.
Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends, for it is one of God's best gifts. It involves many things, but above all, the power of going out of one's self, and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another.
Design must reflect the practical and aesthetic in business but above all... good design must primarily serve people.
Thomas J. Watson
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.
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails.
After the horse dance was over, it seemed that I was above the ground and did not touch it when I walked.
Above anything else, I hate to lose.
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