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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.
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
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.
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.
A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.
Cyrano de Bergerac
There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.
You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God.
Edwin Louis Cole
Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
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.
I'm fine with being beat-up and pushed around, but I'm really scared of heights and scared of ledges.
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
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.
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.
Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.
Highest of heights, I climb this mountain and feel one with the rock and grit and solitude echoing back at me.
Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
For many years, I tried to make New Year's resolutions. I made lists and shot for great heights: I would show altruism and exert moral strength, patience and all those other great attributes.
We travel to learn; and I have never been in any country where they did not do something better than we do it, think some thoughts better than we think, catch some inspiration from heights above our own.
My theory is that the way you cope with the depths will ascertain the heights that you reach - they are intimately connected - and if you have a lust for life, you are also going to have a lust for death.
Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
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
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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