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I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect.
Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level.
Never make friends with people who are above or below you in status. Such friendships will never give you any happiness.
No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it.
It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are... than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.
Henry David Thoreau
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now.
Henry David Thoreau
To go to the world below, having a soul which is like a vessel full of injustice, is the last and worst of all the evils.
Through pride we are ever deceiving ourselves. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
I will promote savings and investment by maintaining the 15% rate on capital gains and dividends. I will eliminate the tax entirely for those with annual income below $200,000.
Foolish men imagine that because judgment for an evil thing is delayed, there is no justice; but only accident here below. Judgment for an evil thing is many times delayed some day or two, some century or two, but it is sure as life, it is sure as death.
The product of mental labor - science - always stands far below its value, because the labor-time necessary to reproduce it has no relation at all to the labor-time required for its original production.
Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
The coward wretch whose hand and heart Can bear to torture aught below, Is ever first to quail and start From the slightest pain or equal foe.
The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
Leonardo da Vinci
Money is kind of a base subject. Like water, food, air and housing, it affects everything yet for some reason the world of academics thinks it's a subject below their social standing.
We may seem great in an employment below our worth, but we very often look little in one that is too big for us.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
Cruel and cold is the judgment of man, Cruel as winter, and cold as the snow; But by-and-by will the deed and the plan Be judged by the motive that lieth below.
Lewis J. Bates
He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below.
Know then this truth, enough for man to know virtue alone is happiness below.
We've climbed the mighty mountain. I see the valley below, and it's a valley of peace.
George W. Bush
Behavior which appears superficially correct but is intrinsically corrupt always irritates those who see below the surface.
James Bryant Conant
Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below.
To admit you want to have a comeback means you have to admit you weren't what you were supposed to be. You dropped below your own standard.
Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above: For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person.
I will never be below the title.
The real killers in the business world aren't the ones who aim for the top, it's the ones who aim for two notches below the top.
I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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