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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
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.
Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
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.
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God.
Edwin Louis Cole
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
Willem de Kooning is generally credited for coming out of the painterly gates strong in the forties, revolutionizing art and abstraction and reaching incredible heights by the early fifties, and then tailing off.
I don't have any real spirituality in my life - I'm kind of an atheist - but when music can take me to the highest heights, it's almost like a spiritual feeling. It fills that void for me.
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
You see, as Americans we're not defined by class, and we will never be told our place. What makes our nation exceptional is that anyone, from any background, can climb the highest of heights.
Let's face it; by and large math is not easy, but that's what makes it so rewarding when you conquer a problem, and reach new heights of understanding.
The unhappy irony is that, while 'Glee' is hitting the heights, school arts funding is being slashed across the country due to the steep recession and declining tax revenues.
Well, I really don't like heights. I don't get on the top deck of a double-decker because that's a bit high for me. I always feel that I'm going to hurl myself off, so heights are a problem.
I don't want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.
Aung San Suu Kyi
Air travel is the safest form of travel aside from walking; even then, the chances of being hit by a public bus at 30,000 feet are remarkably slim. I also have no problem with confined spaces. Or heights. What I am afraid of is speed.
I am so used to being up on stage and talking to my fans that it's strange to be on stage and be someone else. I can't look at the audience during 'In the Heights' or I will start talking to them.
The vast upheaval of the World War set in motion forces that will either destroy civilization or raise mankind to undreamed of heights of human welfare and prosperity.
I'm afraid of heights. Not unreasonably, but rationally afraid of heights. I think everyone is.
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
Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
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