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Definition of Paramount

Paramount

  1. Having the highest rank or jurisdiction; superior to all others; chief; supreme; preeminent; as, a paramount duty.
  2. The highest or chief.

Paramount Quotations

Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.
Arnold Bennett

How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.
Charles Darwin

This is the law of God by which He makes His way known to man and is paramount to all human control.
Rufus King

Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.
Irving Berlin

We have a tendency to condemn people who are different from us, to define their sins as paramount and our own sinfulness as being insignificant.
Jimmy Carter
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