Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Exaltation


  1. The act of exalting or raising high; also, the state of being exalted; elevation.
  2. The refinement or subtilization of a body, or the increasing of its virtue or principal property.
  3. That place of a planet in the zodiac in which it was supposed to exert its strongest influence.
  4. An abnormal sense of personal well-being, power, or importance, -- a symptom observed in various forms of insanity.

Exaltation Quotations

My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
Arthur Conan Doyle

It is best to be born in April or August when the life-giving Sun is in its exaltation sign Aries or Leo, its home, for then we enter the sea of life on the crest-wave and are backed in the battle of existence by an abundant fund of vim and energy.
Max Heindel

When a wave of love takes over a human being... such an exaltation takes him that he knows he has put his finger on the pulse of the great secret and the great answer.
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as poetry.
Bertrand Russell

In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many.
Adam Ferguson
More "Exaltation" Quotations

Exaltation Translations

exaltation in Italian is elevamento
Copyright © 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote