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Definition of Lofty


  1. Lifted high up; having great height; towering; high.
  2. Fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty.

Lofty Quotations

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.
Saint Augustine

Spirituality can release blocks, lead you to ideas, and make your life artful. Sometimes when we pray for guidance, we're guided in unexpected directions. We may want a lofty answer and we get the intuition to clean our bedroom. It can seem so humble and picky and that you don't necessarily think of it spiritual guidance.
Julia Cameron

Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
James Naismith

Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Lofty Translations

lofty in Dutch is hoog, verheven
lofty in Finnish is korkea
lofty in Italian is elevato, patetico
lofty in Latin is sublimis
lofty in Portuguese is alto, elevado
lofty in Spanish is alto, encumbrado
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