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It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
People make mistakes all the time. We learn and grow. If there's patience and love, and you care for people, you can work them through it, and they can find their greatest heights.
With ideas it is like with dizzy heights you climb: At first they cause you discomfort and you are anxious to get down, distrustful of your own powers; but soon the remoteness of the turmoil of life and the inspiring influence of the altitude calm your blood; your step gets firm and sure and you begin to look - for dizzier heights.
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
I'm fine with being beat-up and pushed around, but I'm really scared of heights and scared of ledges.
You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God.
Edwin Louis Cole
A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.
I feel as though I have lived many lives, experienced the heights and depths of each and like the waves of the ocean, never known rest. Throughout the years, I have looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life.
I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.
Cyrano de Bergerac
The stunts on the ground I can do, but I've never been good with heights.
Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
I've been acting since second grade, and I just remember when I first moved to New York and I was living in Washington Heights with three other actors in this tiny apartment and busting my butt to get to the subway, walking to, like, five auditions in a day.
No matter what heights you achieve, even if you're Brad Pitt, the slide is coming, sure as death and taxes.
Highest of heights, I climb this mountain and feel one with the rock and grit and solitude echoing back at me.
Success comes to a writer as a rule, so gradually that it is always something of a shock to him to look back and realize the heights to which he has climbed.
P. G. Wodehouse
Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
I love heights. I love speed. I'm on the verge of being a pyromaniac. Maybe my phobia is boredom.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted... to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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