Height Quotes by Michael Buckley, Caitlin Flanagan, Claire Saffitz, Rachael Stirling, Lyoto Machida, Dr. Seuss and many others.
Puck turned to Sabrina. “What is she doing down there?” Hiding, I guess.” Puck leaned down and poked his head under the seat. “I found you.” Ms. Smirt shrieked. Puck lifted himself up to his full height and laughed. “She’s fun.” He leaned back down and she screamed again. “I could do this all day. Can I keep her?
I was really influenced by Joan Didion and Pauline Kael; they were both at the height of their influence when I was coming into my own as a reader.
In the height of summer, a ripe cantaloupe is one of the most intoxicating pieces of produce under the sun.
I think if I’d been born ten years earlier when Ma was at the height of ‘Avengers’ fame, it would have been a different kettle of fish altogether, but she was very much a ma first and an actress second for my formative years.
At middleweight, I started to find an ideal weight for me. I face guys my size, my height, and with my physique.
You’ll be on your way up! You’ll be seeing great sights! You’ll join the high fliers who soar to high heights.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
I’ve never been blessed with height, strength and power so I’ve had to learn how to play differently from a young age, my game was all based on technique and when I look at players like Xavi and Iniesta they were always players I modelled myself on.
Heaven did not seem to be my home; and I broke my heart with weeping to come back to earth; and the angels were so angry that they flung me out into the middle of the heath on the top of Wuthering Heights; where I woke sobbing for joy.
Great is the height I just scale, but the prospect of glory gives me strength.
My directors feel that, because of my height, I look better in action sequences.
In every height, man feels himself in the low; because man is greedy and unsatisfied!
The ideal gymnast would be between 4 feet 7 and 5-2. I wouldn’t be able to pinpoint an ideal height, however. It would be foolish to say that a gymnast above 5-2 could not be great.
What we’re talking about is the endless, gullible elevation of necessary levels of comfort and status and everything else at the complete expense of all around us. It’s going to take us a long time to learn how to climb down a little bit from the heights on which we have put ourselves.
Strangely, Dante’s Divine Comedy did not produce a prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries.
He is truly great that is great in charity. He is truly great that is little in himself, and maketh no account of any height of honor. And he is truly learned that doeth the will of God, and forsaketh his own will.
My mother sent me lithograph years ago at the height of my television success. It said, ‘When your cup runneth over, watcheth out.’ I never got over it. There’s something so cosmic to be inferred in that. Not necessarily anything bad, and not necessarily anything good.
I don’t believe that you can be too short as a quarterback. It’s not about height.
ManвЂ™s strength resides in his capacity and desire to elevate himself, so as to attain the good. To travel step by step toward the heights. And that is all he can do. To reach heaven and remain there is beyond his powers: Even Moses had to return to earth. Is it the same for evil?
With that height, plus a face of an ugliness so transcendant as to be grotesquely beautiful, it was obvious why she had embraced a religious life–Christ was the only man from whom she might expect embrace in return.
Everybody line up alphabetically according to your height.
I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens.
It is only by presenting those portions of the race in my pictures, in the light and backround of their true state, that we can raise our people to greater heights.
I guess my height has hurt me as much as it’s helped me. In comedy people don’t mind casting tall women next to shorter men. It adds to the humour.
Any real accomplishment in the world reflects the efforts of a lot of people. . . . For an individual to claim personal responsibility was the height of arrogance.
Ah, when love dies, women lose two and a half inches in height.
To eat at another’s table is your ambition’s height.
[Lat., Bona summa putes, aliena vivere quadra.]
[Lat., Bona summa putes, aliena vivere quadra.]
Kids whose puberty begins too soon face not just psychological risks, but physical ones too, with an increased likelihood of cancer, as well as skeletal changes that could prevent them from attaining their full adult height.
It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
Heights don’t bother me…It’s falling and cracking my skull that freaks me out.
That I grow sour, who only lack delight; That I descend to sneer, who only grieve: That from my depth I should contemn your height; That with my blame my mockery you receive; Huntress and splendour of the woodland night, Diana of this world, do not believe.
When you sit in a chair, you are not actually sitting there, but levitating above it at a height of one angstrom (a hundred millionth of a centimetre), your electrons and its electrons implacably opposed to any closer intimacy.
It was very difficult to control the descent. At a height of seven kilometres, I catapulted out of my capsule and parachuted down to Earth. I was very familiar with parachutes because I was a sky diver before.
The height of human desire is what wins, whether itвЂ™s on Normandy Beach or in Ohio Stadium.
I would like to be an actress in Hollywood and win an Oscar. The only difference is my height.
The technique’s many benefits for actors include minimized tension, centeredness, vocal relaxation, and responsiveness, mind/body connection and about an inch and a half of additional height.
When you are a child of the mountains yourself, you really belong to them. You need them. They become the faithful guardians of your life. If you cannot dwell on their lofty heights all your life, if you are in trouble, you want at least to look at them.
Everyone’s sort of the same height when you’re looking from bird’s eye view.
And men go about to wonder at the heights of the mountains, and the mighty waves of the sea, and the wide sweep of rivers, and the circuit of the ocean, and the revolution of the stars, but themselves they consider not.
I guess I concentrated exclusively on basketball because of my height. If I was shorter, I don’t think I would play.
I shudder to think. I might wear lace collars and laugh flower petals and pearls. People might try to pat me. I see them think it. My height triggers the puppy-kitten reflex- Must touch-and I’ve found that since you can’t electrify yourself like a fence, the next best thing is to have murderer’s eyes.
For though, in nature, depth and height
Are equally held infinite:
In poetry, the height we know;
‘Tis only infinite below.
Are equally held infinite:
In poetry, the height we know;
‘Tis only infinite below.
There is a time of life somewhere between the sullen fugues of adolescence and the retrenchments of middle age when human nature becomes so absolutely absorbing one wants to be in the city constantly, even at the height of summer.
When I’m in the audience of Broadway shows, I feel like I’m in the presence of something really special with artists working at the height of their craft and doing the best work that they possibly can.
Every person with a disability has a slightly different kind of disability. Not everybody has the same problems. Usually the wheelchairs are the wheelchairs. It’s the same height and so on. It’s a problem.
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny.
The length of a man’s outspread arms is equal to his height.
I believe in myself as I look forward to graduating from Hamilton Heights High School in 1991.
He loved the extensive vaults where you could hear the night birds and the sea breeze; he loved the craggy ruins bound together by ivy, those dark halls, and any appearance of death and destruction. Having fallen so far from so high a position, he loved anything that had also fallen from a great height
The splendors of the firmament of time May be eclipsed, but are extinguished not; Like stars to their appointed height they climb And death is a low mist which cannot blot The brightness it may veil.
There was so much going on in 1936 with the height of the Great Depression and the Spanish Civil War and Germany on the move and all of those things. There was a tension in the air.
Even though I present myself at the height of glamour and beauty, part of my truth is being desperate and emotional and unafraid of being unattractive.
The thing which seems so glorious when viewed from the heights of the country’s cause looks so muddy when seen from the bottom. One begins by getting angry and then feels disgusted.
The important thing is not what we look like, but the role we play in our best friendвЂ™s life. Friends choose certain friends because thatвЂ™s the kind of company they are looking for at that specific time, not because theyвЂ™re the correct height, age, or have the right hair color
Michael Owen isn’t the tallest of lads, but his height more than makes up for that.
A lot of people have something to say about ‘Wuthering Heights,’ but nobody quite nails it.
To think that the ruler of the universe will run to my assistance and bend the laws of nature for me is the height of arrogance. That implies that everyone else (such as the opposing football team, driver, student, parent) is de-selected, unfavored by God, and that I am special,above it all.
I was on HPD–Heathcliff Protection Duty–in Wuthering Heights for two years, and believe me, the ProCaths tried everything. I personally saved him from assassination eight times.
Once I tried to make a standardization of staircases. Probably that is one of the oldest of the standardizations. Of course, we design new staircase steps every day in connection with all our houses, but a standardized step depends on the height of the buildings and on all kinds of things.
We will not leave the Golan Heights, not even in exchange for a peace treaty. We will be ready for a limited compromise and it does not have to be in territorial terms.
And that will increasingly dawn on people. The demand for controlling the commanding heights will grow.
I’m just one of the kids, and all because the students at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts, educated their parents and themselves, and believed in me.
Man thinks his mind’s love for world power and his heart’s love for world peace can live together. Indeed, this is the height of man’s stupidity.
Whoever is related to me in the height of his aspirations will experience veritable ecstasies of learning; for I come from heights that no bird ever reached in its flight, I know abysses into which no foot ever strayed.
I think that when people look at me, and they look at my height and my voice and my coloring, they automatically think, ‘Tough.’
A philosopher always finds more grass to feed upon in the valleys of stupidity than on the arid heights of intelligence.
A nation that is capable of limitless sacrifice is capable of rising to limitless heights. The purer the sacrifice the quicker the progress.
Quite often, most of us are defined first by our vital statistics – our sex, our height, our weight, the colour of our eyes and then we’re defined by our job.
Why should self-indulgent nonsense – whatever its professed political orientation – be lauded as the height of scholarly achievement?
Warfare has been marvelously developed. It will soon be impossible to raise it to further heights.
Had I done the movies that were offered to me in my prime, at the height of my career, I would have been alongside the likes of Denzel Washington. But, I chose not to do those movies.
It was bad enough to have toppled from the Olympic heights to make my living competing with animals. But the competition wasn’t even fair. No man could beat a race horse, not even for 100 yards.
Did you measure to attain your height? Did you use geometry to radiate your limb? Did you lament storm-torn branches? Did you inventory your leaves for the sun? You did none of these things, yet man in his cleverness Cannot match your perfection.
My heaviness comes from the heights.
Sometimes the only way is jumping; hope youвЂ™re not afraid of heights.
You begin to fly when you let go of self-limiting beliefs and allow your mind and aspirations to rise to greater heights.
I was never over-weight, just under-tall. The correct height for my weight at the moment is seven feet ten and a half inches.
The only thing fame has changed in Wizkid is that I added some accessories. I have got nice chains, watches, and nice clothes. Asides that, I am still Wizkid. I no tall, still same height.
‘NME’ and ‘Melody Maker’ were saying I was the next Lou Reed or Van Morrison. So, everyone has their own version as to when the height of my career was.
This feels good being back in Michigan. You know, the trees are the right height.
Our life is a long and arduous quest after Truth and the soul requires inward restfulness to attain its full height.
We must get to the place of real solitude with Christ. He is our mountain-height and our sea-calm.
Think of all your experiences as a huge tapestry that can be laid out in whatever pattern you wish. Each day you add a new thread to the weaving. Do you craft a curtain to hide behind, or do you fashion a magic carpet that will care you to unequaled heights?
I have a problem with heights in general – and climbing!
Here I found myself in my early 20s, at the height of my career, up against something I was totally powerless against. I had enemies I had never heard of because of this. I certainly didn’t have needles hanging out of my arms, nor did I smoke anything.
Above all, let us never forget that an act of goodness is in itself an act of happiness. It is the flower of a long inner life of joy and contentment; it tells of peaceful hours and days on the sunniest heights of our soul.
You gotta be the right size, height, speed – all those are a big factor in what position you play. If you love the game, play the position you love. Some positions get paid more, but at the end of the day you gotta play the game you love.
I remember one director in Argentina said to me, ‘You are not going to have any opportunity to be a leading lady because of your height.’ And I didn’t care. I don’t have a complex.
The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.
Although we have not assigned God a sexual orientation, a height, or eye color, we have thought nothing of assigning a gender and a religion (God always belongs to the same one we do).
Reason is not measured by size or height, but by principle.
Beloved, there are heights in experimental knowledge of the things of God that the eagles discerning eye and philosophical thought have never seen…God alone can take us there, but the chariot in which He takes us up and the fiery steeds that pull the chariot, are prevailing prayers.
Any artistic achievement that is tailored to conform to social demands rather than to the real, uninhibited, feelings of its creator, is destined not to reach the heights of achievement, or even fail. It is only when an artist is dis-inhibited that he or she can reach the heights of artistic achievement.
Is the height of my chara joy dependent on the depths of my eucharisteo thanks?
The height of strategy, is to attack your opponent’s strategy.
we can surmount the anger we feel. To find oneself like a young tree inside a tomb is to discover the power to crack the tomb and grow up to any height.
It is not the case that I can predict your views knowing that you are a white male. I cannot predict your views if you are a black female, and it is height of both arrogance and condescension to think that somebody can be type casted on the base of.
Trees that, like the poplar, lift upward all their boughs, give no shade and no shelter, whatever their height. Trees the most lovingly shelter and shade us, when, like the willow, the higher soar their summits, the lower drop their boughs.
It is almost a general rule that nations do not decline gradually. Instead they fall abruptly from their greatest heights.
God descends to re-ascend. He comes down; down from the heights of absolute being into time and space, down into humanity … down to the very roots and sea-bed of the nature He has created. But He goes down to come up again and bring the ruined world up with Him.
I’ll put a 25-kilogram bag of sugar over each shoulder and run up the stairs with them when we’re loading ingredients that have been delivered, and I’ll hold 25-kilogram blocks of butter at shoulder height to build arm strength as well.
I have covered wars, before the epidemic began and since. They are all ugly and painful and unjust, but for me, nothing has matched the dread I felt while walking through the Castro, the Village, or Dupont Circle at the height of the AIDS epidemic.
I was then at the height of my two-facedness: that is, outside I seemed one way, inside I was another; outside false, inside true.
It’s the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
If one were truly aware of the value of human life, to waste it blithely on distractions and the pursuit of vulgar ambitions would be the height of confusion.
Many seek happiness higher than men; others beneath him. But happiness is the same height as man.
I may climb perhaps to no great heights, but I will climb alone.
Now is not the time to gut these job-creating investments in science and innovation. Now is the time to reach a level of research and development not seen since the height of the Space Race.
One thing that we learned that we published on our blog post is that uniformly, men lie about their height by almost exactly two inches. So if you look at a plot of census bureau data on the distribution of men’s heights in the U.S. and you plot men’s heights on OKCupid, it is exactly shifted two inches to the left.
I used to be self conscious about my height, but then I thought, f*** that, I’m Harry Potter.
Who one was, where one came from, what one was expected to be, the height of courage and character that were to be achieved, were woven into the fabric that linked oneself to all. . .
My father had kicked me out of his house at the height of an argument over an opinion difference. He had become so enraged. He told me never to come back, and that was all the severance it took.
For folks in Washington to believe that they are smart enough to pick the next energy technology is, in my judgment, the height of arrogance. For me or any of my peers to pick energy-technology X as the solution to solving America’s energy problems is just a fool’s errand.
Let the standard of everybody’s mind be raised to the heights of his own inner glory and then man will feel for himself the greatness of the higher values of life and would be tempted to bring them down into practical life and live them.
The virtue of Love is nothing and all, or that Nothing visible out of which All Things proceed. Its power is through All Things; its height is as high as God; its greatness is as great as God.
The way of the superior man may be compared to what takes place in traveling, when to go to a distance we must first traverse the space that is near, and in ascending a height, when we must begin from the lower ground.
Oh, hear Him within you speaking this infinite love,moving like some divine and audible leaven,lifting the sky of the soul with expansions of light, shaping new heights and new depths,and, at your stir of assent,spreading the mountains with flame, filling the hollows with Heaven.
In the mountain, stillness surges up to explore its own height In the lake, movement stands still to contemplate its own depth.
Rendering oneself unarmed when one had been the best-armed, out of a height of feeling-that is the means to real peace, which must always rest on a peace of mind.
I’m still terrified of flying. I really have to get drunk to fly. I’ve found that I’ve developed fears I never had before… fears of heights, claustrophobia… only in cities, though, never in the country.
I alter some things, eliminate and try again until I am satisfied. Then begins the mental working out of this material in its breadth, its narrowness, its height and depth.
My height is an advantage, if I want to use it.
Place the contents of the Chess box in a hat, shake them up vigorously, pour them on the board from a height of two feet, and you get the style of Steinitz
If a guy is tall, that’s a plus, and he has to have a great personality. He needs to keep up with me because I can be an off-the-wall, aloof chatterbox sometimes! But if he’s got some height on him… God bless.
Any tightrope walker can walk in a straight line and hold a cane at the same time. It’s the balancing on the rope at those dizzying heights that they have to practise
It was the height of the Depression, and suddenly I am earning pots of money.
I have a head for heights it’s true, but no stomach for the depths. Strange then to have plumbed so many.
For me, shoe-wise, platforms give me the same height that I need, but they’re not as taxing on my feet.
The Dance can, with the aid of music, rise to the heights of poetry. On the other hand, through an excess of gymnastics it can also degenerate into buffoonery. So-called “difficult” feats can be executed by countless adepts, but the appearance of ease is achieved only by the chosen few.
To annihilate the world by annihilation of oneself is the deluded height of desperate egoism.
The best way for a person to have happy thoughts is to count his blessings and not his cash. Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
I hate roses. Don’t you? It’s all right if you can hide them in a cutting garden, but I think a rose garden is the height of ick.
The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity.
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.
Who is also aware of the tremendous risk involved in faith – when he nevertheless makes the leap of faith – this [is] subjectivity … at its height.
Am I a romantic? I’ve seen ‘Wuthering Heights’ ten times. I’m a romantic.
Nothing so casts down the manly mind from it’s height as the fondling of women and those bodily contacts which belong to the married state.
Kennedy was like a rock star. Carter was the earnest outsider at the height of Washington cynicism. Clinton was a bad boy who proposed his ‘third way’ of Democratic politics, and Obama brought hope and change to a country that so desperately needed it.
Norbit operates on the principle that vulgarity is automatically funny. Crassness doesn’t need a joke attached because it is (in and of itself) the height of hilarity.
Not that there weren’t great shows, and not that there wasn’t plenty of fine music played. It’s just that the consistency and the height of where we could take it, with the help of the audience, was less, I felt, in the ’90s.
I felt like my career started late, and I think it was because of my height – and maybe some of my confidence issues.
Everyone knows that Jews control the media and banks and stuff. But did you know that when you go to a carnival and you have to be a certain height to go on a ride, Jews control that height? It has nothing to do with safety. It’s just us flexing our Semitic muscles.
Musical theatre goes through cycles. I came in when it was at the absolute height of musical theatre as I remember it. It was the age of the long-runners.
At my height, I’ve got to be fast.
But enough is enough. One turns at last even from glory itself with a sigh of relief. From the depths of mystery, and even from the heights of splendor, we bounce back and hurry for the latitudes of home.
The height of my athletic achievement was in 8th grade when I was the point guard for my Jewish day school basketball team. We played in a public school league and, amazingly, went undefeated. I say ‘amazingly’ because our power forward was 5 ft. 6 in.
I have lived for over three hundred years. In that time, the ideal of beauty has changed many times. Large breasts, small, thin, curved, tall, short, they have all been the height of beauty at one time or another. But in all that time, ma petite, I have never desired anyone the way I desire you.” – Jean-Claude
You can build a brain the size of a room, theoretically. You could also build a silicone based life form and it could be sentient. There’s no limit to the height that you can reach in terms of design once we figure out how to design things, theoretically.
I cannot help wondering sometimes what I might have become and might have done if I had lived in a country which had not circumscribed and handicapped me on account of my race, that had allowed me to reach any height I was able to attain.
Men have hitherto treated women like birds which have strayed down to them from the heights; as something more delicate, more fragile, more savage, stranger, sweeter, soulful–but as something which has to be caged up so that it shall not fly away.
On the RFactor model that comes with the ‘Pro-Sim,’ everything is balanced and measured. If you go up on the rear ride height, for example, it changes the airflow and the downforce of the car. You learn by trying different things, which gives you a better idea when you’re on a race weekend.
Into this neutral air Where blind skyscrapers use Their full height to proclaim The strength of Collective Man, Each language pours its vain Competitive excuse.
If you feel yourself to be above the mass, speak so as to raise the mass to the height of your argument.
The most interesting parts of the natural world are the edges, places where ocean meets land, meadow meets forest, timberline touches the heights.
I just want to be known as a clown because to me, that’s the height of my profession. It means you can do everything – sing, dance and, above all, make people laugh.
All in the dark we grope along, And if we go amiss We learn at least which path is wrong, And there is gain in this. We do not always win the race By only running right; We have to tread the mountain’s base Before we reach its height.
In the end, I’m a racer, I’m not a model, obviously. I lost about a foot of my height for that. And in the end, I’m not trying to be one. I’m trying to be a real person. Try to be a racer.
He is truly great that is little in himself, and that maketh no account of any height of honors.
Growing up, my height was faithfully tracked from infancy to my late teens on the door frame of my mom’s office – the only place in my family’s home in Toronto where writing on the walls was encouraged.
There’s still nearly the same amount of slavery, if not more, in the world today, as there was at the height of the slave trade.
Large organizations cannot be versatile. A large organization is effective through its mass rather than through its agility. Fleas can jump many times their own height, but not an elephant.
Taking possession of your positive self will put you on the success beam that you may ride triumphantly to whatever heights of achievement you desire.
Now people all across America are starting to believe in America again. We are coming back, back to the heights of greatness, back to America’s proud role as a temple of justice and a champion of peace.
Height doesn’t mean everything.
Too often we forget that the great men of faith reached the heights they did only by going through the depths.
Obama destroyed this party, folks, literally has destroyed the Democratic Party while elevating himself to whatever heights, if he’s really achieved them, I still don’t believe it, but I’ll go along with the flow for now.
At a time when we are pleading with foreign governments to stop the export of cocaine, it is the height of hypocrisy for the United States to export tobacco.
Encouragement is oxygen to the soul. Good work can never be expected from a worker without encouragement. No one ever climbed spiritual heights without it. No one ever lived without it.
When I was at my height on TV, I was always busy – rehearsing, practising my impressions, learning new material. When that faded, I had to find another way to be creative. Houses were something to do instead. They saved me.
The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.
Next I must tell about the machine of Ctesibius, which raises water to a height.
The height of success is when you break your business, that is what I say! Just when you think things are really really going well that’s the time to change.
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Words are like eggs dropped from great heights; you can no more call them back than ignore the mess they leave when they fall.
I love the pole vault because it is a professor’s sport. One must not only run and jump, but one must think. Which pole to use, which height to jump, which strategy to use. I love it because the results are immediate and the strongest is the winner. Everyone knows it. In everyday life that is difficult to prove.
Well, I don’t know about the dizzy height, but I always thought they were going to be pretty big.
Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.
Students need to decide, ‘All right, well, does the height matter? Does the side of it matter? Does the color of the valve matter? What matters here?’ – such an underrepresented question in math curriculum.
Was it that you wanted to pull my leg by transporting me to the frozen Himalayan heights of ‘mahatmaship’ and claiming for yourself absolution from having to follow my precepts?
Brings [O’Brian’s] achievement to a new height….Such is O’Brian’s power to possess the imagination that I found I was living in his world as much as my own, wanting to know what happens next. That is the real test. Any contemporary novelist should recognize in Patrick O’Brian a Master of the Art.
Satire must not be a kind of superfluous ill will, but ill will from a higher point of view. Ridiculous man, divine God. Or else, hatred against the bogged-down vileness of average man as against the possible heights that humanity might attain.
Confidence is sexy. That’s what ‘Sports Illustrated Swim’ stands for. They have this movement where you can just be beautiful no matter what shape, what size, your height, your body type, your ethnicity.
My biggest fear, I think falling from a great height. If I want to keep myself awake at night I imagine I’m on the top of the North or South Tower in 9/11, wondering whether I’m going to be burnt to death or I’m going to jump. And I think I would burn to death. And yet I’m impressed by the fact that hundreds didn’t.
When I poked Baker Mayfield in the ribs – police video, height – poked him in the ribs, kind of a reach. Oh, it bothered him. He fired back every time. Every time. Because Baker was not ready to go from best college team to lousy NFL team. That’s a certain level maturity and self-esteem that few have.
One year, I went to Cannes with the film ‘The Indian Runner’ that Sean Penn directed. Everyone else in the film was all the same height, and on the red carpet, when they were taking photos, none of them would stand next to me, and I totally got it.
There is more danger of numerical sequences continued indefinitely than of trees growing up to heaven. Each will some time reach its greatest height.
Sometimes my success is attributed to my height (which is 7’2″), which I won’t deny does help to an extent. But honestly, the rest comes from a healthy mix of workout and practice everyday.
Measure your minds height by the shadow it casts.
When the Constitution declares that ‘all men are created equal,’ it is not referring to intelligence, good looks, good humor, height, weight, or income. It is talking about certain rights, ‘inalienable’, in that they cannot be taken away.
To reach the height of our ambition is like trying to reach the rainbow; as we advance it recedes.
It is the height of stupidity to claim that men who for a thousand years have had the power to berate us, to fleece us and to oppress us with impunity, will now agree, with good grace, to be our equals.
What I find most disturbing about Valentine’s Day is, look, I get that you have to have a holiday of love, but in the height of flu season, it makes no sense.
Alexander McQueen’s heartbreakingly premature death, at the height of his creativity and influence, has robbed the fashion world of a soaring and unique talent.
A dwarf is small even if he stands on a mountain; a colossus keeps his height, even if he stands in a well.
We cannot hope to scale great moral heights by ignoring petty obligations.
To take my work seriously would be the height of folly.
If you remember only one thing I’ve said, remember that an idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor. If you have never made a good metaphor, then you don’t know what it’s all about.
Her form, though not so correct as her sister’s, in having the advantage of height, was more striking; and her face was so lovely, that when in the common cant of praise she was called a beautiful girl, truth was less violently outraged than usually happens.
There are depths in man that go to the lowest hell, and heights that reach the highest heaven, for are not both heaven and hell made out of him, everlasting miracle and mystery that he is.
If the selection process is right and its members GOOD, then there could be no reason why the collection of the teammates be not BETTER and bright who would work in the BEST interest of the organization, either individually or jointly, to bring sustainability in achieving newer growth height.
To attempt the destruction of our passions is the height of folly. What a noble aim is that of the zealot who tortures himself like a madman in order to desire nothing, love nothing, feel nothing, and who, if he succeeded, would end up a complete monster!
You must acquire the best knowledge first, and without delay; it is the height of madness to learn what you will later have to unlearn.
Telling the truth after proper investigation is the height of courage.
I find it actually the height of romance to legally bind yourself to someone because you’re really taking care of someone, and letting them take care of you. I actually have no cynicism about that.
I’m not afraid of heights, but the idea of falling from them, well, that I’m afraid of.
Healing proceeds from the depths to the heights.
When I volunteered for the draft as a 20-year-old, mischievous guy at the height of the Vietnam War, most thought I was destined to pass from this earth early!
I have got height so I am little bit too tall for ‘keeping.
How frightening it is to have reached the height of human accomplishment in art that must forever borrow from life’s abundance.
For too long, and despite what people told me, I had fallen for what the culture said about beauty, youth, features, heights, weights, hair textures, upper arms.
I looked back at the summit of the mountain, which seemed but a cubit high in comparison with the height of human contemplation, were in not too often merged in the corruptions of the earth.
She can tell you the height of the attacker from the trigonometry of the blood spatter, while I’m fuzzy on what trigonometry is.
I’ve had a lot of stories done on me because of my height, but that’s OK. I don’t feel like an exhibit. If that’s what it takes to get noticed, that’s fine.
Tis not to see the world
As from a height, with rapt prophetic eyes,
And heart profoundly stirred;
And weep, and feel the fullness of the past,
The years that are not more.
As from a height, with rapt prophetic eyes,
And heart profoundly stirred;
And weep, and feel the fullness of the past,
The years that are not more.
In Greek tragedy, they fall from great heights. In noir, they fall from the curb.
And as he held his first true lover against him, feeling that familiar difference in their heights and smelling that wonderful cologne, part of him wanted to debate this break up until they both gave in and kept trying. But that wasnвЂ™t fair.
Shakespeare is, essentially, the emanation of the Renaissance. The overflow of his fame on the Continent in later years was but the sequel of the flood of the Renaissance in Western Europe. He was the child of that great movement, and marks its height as it penetrated the North with civilization.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
You’ve no fear of heights,” puffed the girl. “None,” I said. “I’ve heard that about you.
The biggest issue about the height factor is the bias that the NFL has about it.
Since January 2003, at the height of the debate on the possible unilateral strike against Iraq, I have advocated for a reinstatement of the military draft to ensure a more equitable representation of people making sacrifices in wars in which the United States is engaged.
At the height of rush hour, people on the London underground actually say “excuse me.” Imagine what would happen if you tried an insane stunt like that on the New York City subway. The other passengers would take it as a sign of weakness, and there’d be a fight over who got to keep your ears as a trophy.
I’ve found that often, just when you think you’ve hit a wall, you experience a breakthrough that takes you to new heights in accomplishment
The high-heeled shoe is a marvellously contradictory item; it brings a woman to a man’s height but makes sure she cannot keep up with him.
I have my father to thank for my build and height, and my mother to thank for my lips and eyes.
You do wonder – when you are at 28,000 feet, the height that aeroplanes cruise at, when you are struggling to draw breath and every limb aches – why do I do this?
The height of stupidity is most clearly demonstrated by the individual who ridicules something he knows nothing about.
Life everywhere is in vast and endless variety. So it is with life eternal, that gift of God, constituting, in its length and breadth and height and depth, the reward of the righteous. The penitent, dying thief is not going into heaven like the triumphant, dying Paul.
Politicians, no matter who they are, shouldn’t be able to manipulate the public on a single issue and then call an election at the height of support – that’s a little bit of a manipulation of democracy.
With buildering, I get to keep that element of danger. Plus, I very much like the feeling of height, and buildings have even more of a feeling of height than rock faces.
Some people don’t have hands, some don’t have eyes – these people’s struggle in life is real. We have been blessed with everything – a pair of eyes, ears, hands. What do we have to worry about? About having one more foot added to our height? Just because I am not six feet, won’t I be respected?
The difference between the ground and the heights you achieve.
I guess what I’ve been told makes me dangerous is my height and length, so I just use that.
We may distinguish six kinds of terrain, to wit: (1) Accessible ground; (2) entangling ground; (3) temporising ground; (4) narrow passes; (5) precipitous heights; (6) positions at a great distance from the enemy.
Maybe it’s only those who’ve made such chaos of their lives who can understand the heights and depths of God’s mercy.
We know so little about the future that to worry about it would be the height of foolishness.
It is the middle and pure height and whole of summer and a summer night, the held breath, of a planet’s year; high shored sleeps the crested tide: what day of the month I do not know, which day of the week I am not sure, far less what hour of the night.
The height of my goals will not hold me in awe, though I may stumble often before they are reached.
Although we will hate and fight the machines, we will be supplanted anyway, and rightly so, for the intelligent machines to which we will give birth may, better than we, carry on the striving toward the goal of understanding and using the Universe, climbing to heights we ourselves could never aspire to.
Barbra Streisand developed overwhelming performance anxiety at the height of her career; for 27 years she refused to perform for the general public, appearing live only in private clubs and at charity events, where she presumably believed the pressure on her was less intense.
Tall men come down to my height when I hit ’em in the body.
Please stop waiting for a better and more appropriate time to become happy and focus on the moment you live in. Happiness is not an arrival, it is the journey itself. Many people seek for happiness above the height of human beings, some below. Yet, happiness is exactly at the exact height of human beings.
Our liberty will not be secured at the sword’s point… We must secure it by making ourselves worthy of it. And when the people reaches that height, God will provide a weapon, the idols will be shattered, tyranny will crumble like a house of cards, and liberty will shine out like the first dawn.
Love is the only way on which even the dim-witted reaches certain heights.
But more impressive than the facts and figures as to height, width, age, etc., are the entrancing beauty and tranquility that pervade the forest, the feelings of peace, awe and reverence that it inspires.
The various estimates of the height of the true summit vary considerably, but by taking an average of these figures it is possible to say confidently that the summit of Rum Doodle is 40,000 1/2 feet above sea level.
My desire for knowledge is intermittent; but my desire to commune with the spirit of the universe, to be intoxicated with the fumes, call it, of that divine nectar, to bear my head through atmospheres and over heights unknown to my feet, is perennial and constant.
I really hate heights. I always like to live on the first floor.
At the height of creative activity fueled by enthusiasm, there will be enormous intensity and energy behind what you do. You will feel like an arrow that is moving toward the target-and enjoying the journey.
Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead, he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself… By giving me this height to reach people, he has also given me great responsibilities.
As long as you have any floor space at all, you have room for books! Just make two stacks of books the same height, place them three or four feet apart, lay a board across them, and repeat. Viola! Bookshelves!
America is capable at single moments of receiving the depth and the breadth of the homiletical vision of black America when a black preacher rises to his or her craft at the height of his or her ambition and the desire to tell America the truth.
When he utilizes combined energy, his fighting men become, as it were, like rolling logs or stones… The energy developed by good fighting men is as the momentum of a round stone rolled down a mountain thousands of feet in height.
After having struggled madly to solve all problems, after having suffered on the heights of despair, in the supreme hour of revelation, you will find that the only answer, the only reality, is silence.
You’re afraid of heights,’I say. ‘How do you survive in the Dauntless compound?’ ‘I ignore my fear,’ he (Four) says. ‘When I make decisions, I pretend it doesn’t exist.
I think when you love music, you love a lot of it. Now when it comes to jazz, it’s very much in the hyperions of height. You go exploring every night.
Your mind has some clearness and capacity for right thinking; it opens towards the heights, but for its own sake, – to receive light from above for its own activity.
I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach.
One day in 1984, at the height of his fame, Michael Jackson made a visit to the White House. President and Nancy Reagan may not have dug his music, but they understood the power Mr. Jackson commanded as a common pop-cultural touchstone for just about everyone else.
On a starred night Prince Lucifer uprose, Tired of his dark dominion swung the fiend . . . He reached a middle height, and at the stars, Which are the brain of heaven, he looked, and sank. Around the ancient track marched, rank on rank, The army of unalterable law.
You know you’ve completely descended into madness when the matter of shampoo has ascended to philosophical heights.
Tim Miller’s idea of Colossus was to be bigger and stronger than everyone else, so for the motion capture, they needed an extremely tall man. I’m 6-foot-4, but he wanted Colossus to be over 7 feet, so they used a stunt double to recreate his height, and he did very good job there.
When you dance, you own everything you have. You are really in your own body. You do it with your muscles and your bones and your weight and your height – it’s how to love yourself by moving.
Memories are the height of poetry only when they are memories of happiness. When they graze wounds over which scars have formed they become an aching pain.
Man pays deference to woman instinctively, involuntarily, not because she is beautiful or truthful or wise or foolish or proper, but because she is a woman, and he cannot help it. If she descends, he will lower to her level; if she rises, he will rise to her height.
As a seer, I naturally can see the evolutionary potential of a being. But the potential will not necessarily be actualized. A particular being will not necessarily realize their full height.
The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
I first got involved in theater in 1968, at the height of a social tumult. I was a poet.
Sleeping is the height of genius
Undoubtedly the Afghans must be, by our standards, the best-looking people in the world. They have everything; height, proportions, carriage, features and complexion.
A city is not gauged by its length and width, but by the broadness of its vision and the height of its dreams.
You must not be afraid of small bits of silence. To use it well is the height of confidence and skill for a comedian. It increases the tension in a good way and adds contrast like a curveball complements the fastball of a good pitcher.
I think that when people look at me, and they look at my height and my voice and my coloring, they automatically think, “Tough.”
I never had any problems with my height. I was always the smallest kid, at school and in my teams.
When my reputation was at its height, classmates insulted me right to my face as I walked down the hall. When a teacher called on me, boys snickered and girls rolled their eyes. My body and face burned. I felt mortified. I contemplated suicide.
Height gives you the initiative.
Whether it is your height, your weight or your skin, someone is going to pick on something and make fun of it. My legs were just a more obvious target.
I can tell when men are threatened by my height.
Jayne Anne Phillips . . . is at the height of her powers in Lark and Termite. . . . This is a major novel from one of America’s finest writers.
In a liberal scientific society, to claim that you are above error is the height of irresponsibility.
It has been observed that the height of a man from the crown of the head to the sole of the foot is equal to the distance between the tips of the middle fingers of the two hands when extended in a straight line.
Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of Grace. The gift of Grace increases as the struggle increases.
Columbia Heights was a poor, messed up area, and the church was in the middle of it. What happened inside was a reflection of the community. I actually saw my first rock concert on the altar of that church [St. Stephen’s].
In many respects, I think a lot of businessmen have become highly insensitive to the world, the environment, to everything around them. What are they doing with the millions and millions of dollars they’re making? Why don’t they give anything back? That, to me, is the height of insensitivity.
I want to ski down Mount Cho Oyu in the Himalayas when I am 85, descending from a height of 8,201 meters.
Through nonviolent resistance the Negro will be able to rise to the noble height of opposing the unjust system while loving the perpetrators of the system.
Which of the two powers, Love or Music, can elevate man to the sublimest heights? … It is a problem, and yet it seems to me that this is the answer: ‘Love can give no idea of music; music can give an idea of love.’ … Why separate them? They are two wings of the soul.
I am as one
Who doth attempt some lofty mountain’s height,
And having gained what to the upcast eye
The summit’s point appear’d, astonished sees
Its cloudy top, majestic and enlarged,
Towering aloft, as distant as before.
Who doth attempt some lofty mountain’s height,
And having gained what to the upcast eye
The summit’s point appear’d, astonished sees
Its cloudy top, majestic and enlarged,
Towering aloft, as distant as before.
From the rough, I’d use a 6-iron, play the ball back an inch or two and swing down on a steeper angle to catch the ball first. It also helps to aim slightly left and open the clubface at address. You’ll get more height on the shot, and the club will cut through the grass more easily.
As an artist, you’re always trying to reach a new height, do something new, try something you haven’t done before, and push your boundaries.
When I was about 25, I went to a hand reader, this Indian guy in a funky neighborhood. He said: The height of your success won’t happen until you’re in your late 40s.
Harry Truman’s decision to fire Douglas MacArthur at the height of the Korean War in April 1951 shocked the American political system and astonished the world. Much of the world didn’t realize the president had the power to fire a five-star general; much of America didn’t realize Truman had the nerve.
The most spectacular UFO incident in Indonesia occurred when during the height of President Sukarno’s confrontation against Malaysia, UFOs penetrated a well-defended area in Java for two weeks at a stretch, and each time were welcomed with perhaps the heaviest anti-aircraft barrage in history.
Hillary Clinton had scheduled an interview while I was at the height of the Weinstein reporting, and her folks got in touch and said, ‘We hear you’re working on a big story,’ sounded very concerned, and tried to cancel the interview.
Tom and I didn’t have a problem with the height differential but Paramount did, so we tried to hide it.
I didn’t have a lot of good film coming out of college. Also, my height didn’t help me at all. I ran a decent 40, but no one would call it blazing speed.
I knew when I did get a consistent run that I could go from height to height.
Only as far as the masters of the world have called in nature to their aid, can they reach the height of magnificence. This is the meaning of their hanging-gardens, villas, garden-houses, islands, parks, and preserves.
We fight wars from progressively great heights and distances, the blessings of technology steadily removing the personal human element from what was historically an extremely personal experience.
There we will, I pray, remain and learn and grow until the time when we will rise together to the ultimate heights, changing in appearance but never in devotion, sharing the transcendent glory of our love through all eternity.
All I have to say is, Love one another – that is the height of all philosophy. It is beyond all religions. It is the secret of joy – the fountain of Perpetual Youth – the only rainbow on life’s dark cloud.
When the intellectual part of guitar playing overrides the spiritual, you don’t get to extreme heights.
I’d been raised by my parents to believe barfing your feelings on other people was the height of impoliteness.
I think that asserting that former President Obama wasn’t born in the United States was just the height of irresponsibility, of course. And Donald Trump corrected that one. There are others that have yet to be corrected.
Let your love flow outward through the universe, To its height, its depth, its broad extent, A limitless love, without hatred or enmity. Then as you stand or walk, Sit or lie down, As long as you are awake, Strive for this with a one-pointed mind; Your life will bring heaven to earth.
There are times when the utmost daring is the height of wisdom.
It is the height of professionalism to be able to make an ordinary piece of music sound good. When playing routine melodic studies the player must treat them as if they are musical value.
I don’t think that your height affects how good of a spokesperson, how well you can be, how well you can communicate your ideas as a beauty queen or as a public figure.
We stand against fate, as children stand up against the wall in their father’s house, and notch their height from year to year. But when the boy grows to a man, and is master of the house, he pulls down that wall and builds it new and bigger.
I had placed my stick on the table, as I do every evening. It had been specially made to suit my height, to enable me to walk without too much difficulty. As I was standing up, a customer called to me: ‘Monsieur, don’t forget your pencil.’ It was very unkind, but most funny.
Doing something else and just adding whatever Pusha T nuances on it, now you’re doing something cheaper. You started one place and took it to its heights, and now you’re regressing. I don’t think I should be exploring that right now.
The sum and substance of my teaching is this: Don’t be dishonest to your vital breath; worship that only, abide in that only, accept it as yourself. And when you worship in this manner, it can lead you anywhere, to any heights- this is the quintessence of my talks.
There is such a thing as looking through a person’s eyes into the heart, and learning more of the height, and breadth, and depth of another’s soul in one hour than it might take you a lifetime to discover, if he or she were not disposed to reveal it, or if you had not the sense to understand it.
I remember being in Vietnam in my early 20s, at the height of Lonely Planet’s fame, and all the travellers would converge on internet cafes to send emails back home. It was a great place to exchange tips and recommendations, so you actually interacted with people.
The height of cleverness is to be able to conceal it.
The only true riches are those that make us rich in virtue. Therefore, if you want to be rich, beloved, love true riches. If you aspire to the heights of real honor, strive to reach the kingdom of Heaven. If you value rank and renown, hasten to be enrolled in the heavenly court of the Angels.
The warm dampness of her breath made me shiver at the mix of the familiar and the unknown, with a soft exhalation she shifted her head and her lips found my collarbone, teasingly shy of my old scar. Tendrils pulsed in time with my heart, building on the ones before to an unseen height.
If you can bow in front of the justice at the height of your power, it means that you are really a just person!
I have a fear of heights that borders on mania.
Like most animals, we’re wired to associate height with power.
Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation.
Hair is also a problem. I remember once, when I was reporting from Beirut at the height of the civil war, someone wrote in to the BBC complaining about my appearance.
We can bolster human spirits, clothe cold bodies, feed hungry people, comfort grieving hearts, and lift to new heights precious souls.
I dearly believe in my heart that Goldberg is a family man who has a profound love for his wife and son and wants his family to see him as that superhero that people romanticize him being during the height of his fame.
We broke up in ’91, but we didn’t fade out, we didn’t burn ourselves out, we were on pause for 26 years. We stopped at the height, we were No. 1 and we just broke up.
There is no wisdom save in truth. Truth isВ everlasting, but our ideas about truth are changeable. Only a little of theВ first fruits of wisdom, only a few fragments of the boundless heights, breadthsВ and depths of truth, have I been able to gather.
The little boy nodded at the peony and the peony seemed to nod back. The little boy was neat, clean and pretty. The peony was unchaste, dishevelled as peonies must be, and at the height of its beauty.(…) Every hour is filled with such moments, big with significance for someone.
My mom used to be a basketball player so I was really into it. Plus of course my height made it easier for me to decide what kind of sport I wanted to play, so at the age of nine I went to my first basketball practice.
Dartmoor proper consists of that upland region of granite, rising to nearly 2,000 feet above the sea, and actually shooting above that height at a few points, which is the nursery of many of the rivers of Devon.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace.
People are so phobic and crazed about this word ‘commitment.’ It’s weird. Everyone has taken this word to a new height of morality.
I’m terrible at heights. I hate it. I’m glad I’m only 5’7″.
I can pull off anything; I have the height and the attitude. The only thing I can’t wear is a leotard, but I can wear anything else.
Hillary Clinton will travel to Vietnam with the president this Friday. It’s a fact that at the height of the war in 1971, she tried to enlist in the Marines, but they turned her down. Apparently we weren’t that mad at the Viet Cong.
God planted the seeds of all the trees,” continued Hetty, after a moment’s pause, “and you see to what a height and shade they have grown! So it is with the Bible. You may read a verse this year, and forget it, and it will come back to you a year hence, when you least expect to remember it.
I don’t believe that you can be too short as a quarterback. It’s not about height.
I reached my full height at age 11, and I was clumsy as all get-out – all elbows and knees, couldn’t get up a flight of stairs without falling down. I wanted to be a cute, petite blonde, but I’m a big ol’ strapping thing, so I just accept it.
Life is a journey. В Part of that journey is not just using your talents, but trying to decide what is your gift and then directing your talents to support your gift so you can soar to new heights.
On the heights it is warmer than people in the valley suppose, especially in winter. The thinker recognizes the full import of this simile.
At the height of my film career I joined politics because I felt I had more to do than just act.
I do have height envy. I’m 5’1 and my sisters are giants so I do have height envy.
At the height of the British Empire very few English novels were written that dealt with British power. It’s extraordinary that at the moment in which England was the global superpower the subject of British power appeared not to interest most writers.
The Montreal Olympics were in July 1976, the bicentennial, at the height of patriotism.
For me, prayer is an upward leap of the heart, an untroubled glance towards heaven, a cry of gratitude and love which I utter from the depths of sorrow as well as from the heights of joy.
To be honest, after all the crap that happened with ‘Summer Heights High,’ I was like, ‘I’m not going to write anything controversial or edgy ever again; I just can’t handle the blame.’
No child wants to fall off a jungle gym or slide. Accidents are an unfortunate fact of life, but to lower every last slide and jungle gym to a height that would only interest a toddler is doing our children a grave disservice.
Measure your mind’s height by the shade it casts.
I have the power of my height. Growing up, it was a total drawback. There was nothing good about it at all.
I’ve got a height advantage over everyone but when they do get at me I can fight just as well inside.
Worldly Wisdom Do not stay in the field! Nor climb out of sight. The best view of the world Is from a medium height.
I have seen the sea lashed into fury and tossed into spray, and its grandeur moves the soul of the dullest man; but I remember that it is not the billows, but the calm level of the sea from which all heights and depths are measured.
You cannot properly bring up children when you are 69 or 70 and they are 12 and at the height of their madness. You can physically do it, but I don’t think it’s morally justified.
A civilization without insanity, without criminals and without war, where the able can prosper and honest beings can have rights, and where man is free to rise to greater heights, are the aims of Scientology.
If I wasn’t an actor, I think I’d have gone mad. You have to have extra voltage, some extra temperament to reach certain heights.
You must realize that if you are going to reach the heights you have been called to reach, you may elicit some criticism from those who are jealous, petty or angry because they were left behind.
I have acquired – some would say deservedly – quite a few rivals: former Israeli politicians, some of whom at their height were stars beloved by large parts of the public. But today, they aren’t in politics, and when they sit alone in their room, they say to themselves that Barak is the one who showed them out the door.
No matter what heights you achieve, even if you’re Brad Pitt, the slide is coming, sure as death and taxes.
I was in the black silence of a medieval street, and blindly I followed its sharp turns, comforted by the height of its narrow tenements, which seemed at any moment capable of falling together, closing this alleyway under indifferent stars like a seam.
For me, the struggle for women’s human rights began the moment I was born in Tehran at the height of the Iranian Revolution, a time when the status of women was quickly deteriorating.
The height of foolishness is to discard an opportunity without full investigation
I really pulled from that repertoire that Billie Holiday was singing, and the way she sang it. It’s sort of this beautiful, not really midpoint, but a period of her career where she really still had her voice. She had that deep wisdom that we’ve come to associate her with. To me, that’s her at the height of her powers.
Dolls fire our collective imagination, for better and – too often – for worse. From life-size dolls the same height as the little girls who carry them, to dolls whose long hair can ‘grow’ longer, to Barbie and her fashionable sisters, dolls do double duty as child’s play and the focus of adult art and adult fear.
Someone who knows enough to become the owner of a tree, and gives thanks to you for the benefits it brings him, is in a better state, even if ignorant of its height in feet and the extent of its spread, than another who measures and counts all its branches but neither owns it nor knows its creator nor loves him.
It isn’t the height that scares me – the height makes me feel alive with energy, every organ and vessel and muscle in my body singing at the same pitch. Then I realize what it is. It’s him. Something about him makes me feel like I am about to fall. Or turn to liquid. Or burst into flames.
I had to read Wuthering Heights for English and I never enjoyed a book in all my life as much as that one.
The height, the deity of man is to be self-sustained, to need no gift, no foreign force. Society is good when it does not violate me, but best when it is likest to solitude.
Some girls are intimidated by my height, obviously. But a lot of girls do like it, so that’s cool.
And the great spirit of darkness spread a shroud over me…everything was silent-everything. But upon the heights soughed the everlasting song, the voice of the air, the distant, toneless humming which is never silent.
Friendship was another illusion like love, though it did not reach the same mad heights. People pretended that they were friends, when the fact was they were brought together by force of circumstances.
A soft and sheltered Christianity, afraid to be lean and lone, unwilling to face the storms and brave the heights, will end up fat and foul in the cages of conformity.
I love wearing heels but don’t wear it too often because I am comfortable about my height. And for me, comfort comes first.
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.
It will be seen that we contemplate a time when man’s will shall be law to the physical world, and he shall no longer be deterredby such abstractions as time and space, height and depth, weight and hardness, but shall indeed be the lord of creation.
I piss on you all from a considerable height.
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.
I was born with the genetic condition called ‘achondroplasia,’ which I inherited from my dad: my mam is average height, and my dad is also a little person. I am the oldest of five children, and I am the only one who is a little person.
[I would like to be] one of [the first pop singers to perform in a free Cuba]. I know the list is huge. And it would be hard to pull off — I’d have a lump as big as a tostone [fried green plantain] in my throat. But oh my God, what a dream — it would be the height of my personal and professional career.
I went to stand-up when my rock n’ roll dreams weren’t coming true. I knew it wasn’t going to happen when I was in a New Wave band in 1992 – at the height of grunge. Then I heard No Doubt’s ‘Spiderwebs’ and I said, ‘Well, we’re done.’ They did – and succeeded at – what we were trying to do.
Science can never be a closed book. It is like a tree, ever growing, ever reaching new heights. Occasionally the lower branches, no longer giving nourishment to the tree, slough off. We should not be ashamed to change our methods; rather we should be ashamed never to do so.
In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor.
Three or four drops of height have nothing to do with savageness.
We are like dwarfs [the moderns] sitting on the shoulders of giants [the ancients]. Our glance can thus take in more things and reach farther than theirs. It is not because our sight is sharper nor our height greater than theirs; it is that we are carried and elevated by the high stature of the giants.
Each person on this planet is inherently, intrinsically capable of attaining “dizzying heights” of happiness and fulfillment.
It wasn’t until my teenage years that a book really left a mark, and that was George Orwell’s ‘Nineteen Eighty-Four.’ It was on the syllabus at school when I was about 16, and I went on to read more of his books. It was the height of the Cold War, so a lot of the messages really resonated at the time.
I am the only high-ranking U.S. official to ever meet with Kim Jong-il, and we are the same height and both wear high heels.
My husband says that I’m afraid of heights, but that’s not true. What I’m afraid of is falling.
Even at the height of my fame, 50 per cent of the people who saw me wanted a fight; itвЂ™s the downside of being a star player.
There are people who fly to the height of stardom in a single day, and then there are people like me. I used to have this ridiculous idea that I absolutely had to be a big, big movie star. Now all I’m after is happiness.
I’ve always been drawn to the Edwardian period in England. To me, it seems like such a fascinating time, when the British Empire was at the height of its powers and the strict mores of the Victorian age were dissipating into the decadence of King Edward’s reign.
Many people who say they’re looking for love are merely looking for superficial comfort. They’re not looking yet for the true romantic adventure. For that entails a readiness to die to who we were, in order to be born again prepared for love, truly worthy of the romantic heights.
I can’t really say my height has hindered me in the theater, though it really has hindered me in TV. It’s just something you have to embrace, your height.
Like so many others, I came to romance during the golden age of it – Judith McNaught, Julie Garwood, Johanna Lindsey and Jude Deveraux were at the height of their historical domination. Without those women, I wouldn’t be a romance novelist.
If suffer we must, let’s suffer on the heights.
I had the brain for football, but I didn’t have the height. So I started using my brain to overcome those weaknesses and discovered football isn’t just about size or power: it’s about what’s up there. That was the making of me.
When I paint, I never think of selling. People simply fail to understand that we paint in order to experiment and to develop ourselves as we strive for greater heights.
A country that is governed by its national army can never be morally free and, therefore, its so-called weakest member can never rise to his full moral height.
The deep of your maturity determines the height of your marriage.
While planting woodlands along rivers has been shown to work in small areas, it has been unclear whether it would be effective on a larger scale. But computer modelling indicates that restoring forests on floodplains could slow floodwaters and reduce the height of the flood downstream.
When one drives away the negligent through vigilance, he climbs the heights of wisdom, and can see the suffering masses. Serene, you look upon the lost like one that stands on a mountain sees those that stand upon the plain.
She has slimmed down since the height of impeachment, her thick blow-dried hair as shiny as Russian sable and her creamy cleavage, as historic in its own way as Mount Rushmore, was quite wonderful to behold.
My school uniform in primary school was yellow, North Ryde Public School. When I did ballet, you wear a particular ribbon depending on your height and I was always yellow.
I have memories of the clearest crystal mountain days imaginable, when we fortunates in the height seemed to be sky people living in light alone.
Strange, that some of us, with quick alternate vision, see beyond our infatuations, and even while we rave on the heights, behold the wide plain where our persistent self pauses and awaits us.
The height of ability consists in a thorough knowledge of the real value of things, and of the genius of the age in which we live.
But it is the same with man as with the tree. The more he seeketh to rise into the height and light, the more vigorously do his roots struggle earthward, downward, into the dark and deep вЂ” into the evil.
Just as a diamond can only be polished by another diamond, it is only through genuine, all-out engagement with others that people can polish their character, and help each other to reach greater heights.
The soul attracts that which it secretly harbors; that which it loves, and also that which it fears. It reaches the height of its cherished aspirations. It falls to the level of its unchastened desires – and circumstances are the means by which the soul receives its own.
Fear – It’s a fine line between that and pushing yourself. You definitely reach new heights when you push. But fear is good. Fear keeps us alive. If we didn’t have it, we’d be doing crazy things and getting in sticky situations.
Other heights in other lives, God willing.
I try to help my teammates, and they help me with the offense. It’s good. We play together, and they use my height, and I feel comfortable when I go out on the court.
An idea is a feat of association, and the height of it is a good metaphor.
Chess can never reach its height by following in the path of science … Let us, therefore, make a new effort and with the help of our imagination turn the struggle of technique into a battle of ideas.
In 2009, at the height of the global economic crisis, it was clear that we were seeing something new: the impacts of the crisis were flowing across borders at unprecedented velocity.
Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
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.
At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Form your life humanly, and you have done enough: but you will never reach the height of art and the depth of science without something divine.
When the pursuit of natural harmony is a shared journey, great heights can be attained.
It is from out of the depths of our humility that the height of our destiny looks grandest. Let me truly feel that in myself I am nothing, and at once, through every inlet of my soul. God comes in, and is everyone in me.
No one expects to attain to the height of learning, or arts, or power, or wealth, or military glory, without vigorous resolution, strenuous diligence, and steady perseverance. Yet we expect to be Christians without labour, study, or inquiry.
I respect Hulk Hogan because his career lasted some 30 odd years. I think I lasted about 15, but during my peak years, I took the business to a height it never seen before.
We are known in a depth of darkness through which we ourselves do not even dare to look. And at the same time, we are seen in a height of a fullness which surpasses our highest vision.
It’s still the height of every four years for me, regardless of Tours de France and everything: it’s all about the Olympics.
I was sure ‘Summer Heights High’ would be a cult ABC thing; I had no idea it would be such a big hit.
I hate the point where you have to get off the ladder, or get back on. I don’t know if that’s a fear of heights, or literally a fear of falling. I want to be afraid to fall. That seems like a good fear.
Let us not disdain glory too much; nothing is finer, except virtue. The height of happiness would be to unite both in this life.
When I was writing for children, I was writing genre fiction. It was like making a good chair. It needed four legs of the same length, it had to be the right height and it had to be comfortable.
As with Steinitz, Fischer’s genius has often been concealed by controversies away from the board. Like Lasker, Fischer has raised chess to new financial heights despite frequent retreats from serious play. And, like Capablanca, Fischer is recognized by millions of non-players and has won the game many new enthusiasts.
A lot of the city boys in London, a lot of the hedge-fund, young city workers at the height of the financial boom were a lot of working-class, brilliantly minded young fellows and women.
Personally, I am uneasy about the notion of “a politically engaged university,” for reasons I wrote about over 30 years ago, at the height of protest and resistance (reprinted in For Reasons of State).
If any personal description of me is thought desirable, it may be said, I am, in height, six feet, four inches, nearly; lean in flesh, weighing on an average one hundred and eighty pounds; dark complexion, with coarse black hair, and grey eyes — no other marks or brands recollected.
Ah, what a life is theirs who live in Christ; How vast the mystery! Reaching in height to heaven, and in its depth The unfathomed sea!
Birds teach us something very important: To whatever height you rise, you will finally come down to the ground!
The depth of our despair measures what capability and height of claim we have to hope.
Our sun is one of a 100 billion stars in our galaxy. Our galaxy is one of billions of galaxies populating the universe. It would be the height of presumption to think that we are the only living thing in that enormous immensity.
I always wanted to be less tall. When I was at school I was the same height as all of my girlfriends and then suddenly I was turning 12 and almost overnight I got really tall.
Did I not feel that the time has come for the questions of women’s wrongs to be laid before the public? Did I not believe that women herself must do this work, for women alone understand the height, the depth, the breadth of her degradation. – Seneca Falls Convention, 1848
My height is no longer growing, but my muscle is still growing.
Reality show TV star is a familiar job, and to knock it would be the height of hypocrisy for someone like me who has made their career on television.
Phillip Roth uses his Black women characters to make anti intellectual remarks about Black history month, begun by a man who reached intellectual heights that Roth will never attain. Roth is a petty bigot and his ignorant remarks about black culture expose him as a buffoon to scholars the world over.
I can’t do much about my height, but I can do a lot of things in strength and speed and work on that. I’m going to try to do that the best I can to make me a better ballplayer.
One of the most stupid things to do is to pretend you are smart. When you pretend to be smart, you are at the height of stupidity.
I feel like I’m a matchup problem, but that’s of course because of my height and the height difference at my position sometimes.
‘Course, ‘Santini’ bombed in England, y’know. It came out at the height of the New Wave, which couldn’t have been a worse time for a solo singer trying to sell rock melodies.
God’s given me so much talent, and my height doesn’t define my skill set. I believe that God has given me a right arm, and for some reason, even though I’m 5’11, to be able to make the throws and make great decisions on the field and all that.
When you livin’ this high you can’t be afraid of heights.
A fall from such a height is rarely straight downwards.
I hate being the only mortal in a gathering full of Immortals who think killing each other cleverly is the height of good manners.
Just how we fit into the plans of the Great Architect and how much he has assigned us to do we do not know, but if we fail in our assignment it is pretty certain that a part of the job will be left undone.
As the valley gives height to the mountain, so can sorrow give meaning to pleasure; as the well is the source of the fountain, deep adversity can be a treasure.
The depth of my sorrow is the height of my joy.
Courage is the price that Life exacts for granting peace, The soul that knows it not, knows no release, From little things; Knows not the livid loneliness of fear Nor mountain heights where bitter joy can hear The sound of wings.
In the early stages, when I realized I was going to be probably the shortest player on the teams I was on, it was hard. I felt like girls were getting recruited over me strictly because of their height, and it made me self-conscious.
I learned that strength, like height, is measured by who you’re standing next to.
Many young people come to me and tell me that ‘You inspire us with the way you perform, even if you are a girl with a short height.’
For decades, the men at Area 51 thought they’d take their secrets to the grave. At the height of the Cold War, they cultivated anonymity while pursuing some of the country’s most covert projects. Conspiracy theories were left to popular imagination.
What is truth? What is falsehood? Whatever gives wings to men, whatever produces great works and great souls and lifts up a man’s height above the earth – that’s true. Whatever clips off man’s wings – that’s false.
I’m trying not to focus on the height of my opponent, just to play my tennis and to open the angles because it’s the most important.
In those dark times, one rose to the very heights of humanity by simply remaining human.
I will not doubt, though sorrows fall like rain, And troubles swarm like bees about a hive; I shall believe the heights for which I strive Are only reached by anguish and by pain; And though I groan and tremble with my crosses, I yet shall see, through my severest losses, The greater gain.
With my height, I probably wouldn’t be able to make money playing pingpong, but I would just have fun with it. The table is too low for me.
We attain freedom as we let go of whatever does not reflect our magnificence. A bird cannot fly high or far with a stone tied to its back. But release the impediment, and we are free to soar to unprecedented heights.
If you are under the impression you have already perfected yourself, you will never rise to the heights you are no doubt capable of.
God blessed me with a lot of heart and no height, and I’ll take that any day.
Commandments and covenants of God are like navigational instructions from celestial heights and will lead us safely to our eternal destination. It is one of beauty and glory beyond understanding. It is worth the effort. It is worth making decisive corrections now and then staying on course.
The height of your success is determined by the depth of your belief.
Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity.
A raised weight can produce work, but in doing so it must necessarily sink from its height, and, when it has fallen as deep as it can fall, its gravity remains as before, but it can no longer do work.
Plus, I very much like the feeling of height, and buildings have even more of a feeling of height than rock faces.
The heathen spirit is wingless. It cannot lift itself to heights from which the totality of being is visible, and it therefore loses itself in details.
I always think a good sports movie is emblematic in the same way that a great Greek tragedy really has a certain kind of structure, or a Shakespearean play if you’re looking at a comedy or a tragedy, is that these are the heights and depths of human emotion.
I think I would play well in England. With my height I am suited to the long ball and with the kind of crosses they put in, in England I think it would be better for me to play there.
Certainly I’m not overweight. I’m the perfect weight for my height.
For even as love crowns you so shall he crucify you. Even as he is for your growth so is he for your pruning. Even as he ascends to your height and caresses your tenderest branches that quiver in the sun, so shall he descend to your roots and shake them in their clinging to the earth.
I was lucky enough to see the original cast of ‘In the Heights.’ This one blew my mind. The infusion of Latin, hip hop and rap with musical theatre, great storytelling and talent was a powerful combination to me during a time when I’d not been moved by much!
It is in fact the height of selfishness to merely consume what others create and to retreat into a shell of limited goals and immediate pleasures.
When I was writing for children, I was writing genre fiction. It was like making a good chair. However beautiful it looked, it needed four legs of the same length, it had to be the right height and it had to be comfortable.
Education is a process by which the individual is developed into something better than he would have been without it. … The very though seems in a way the height of presumption. For one thing, it involves the premise that some human beings can be better than others.
Even if it doesn’t fit the woman, like, let’s say a very short skirt, and the woman doesn’t have the legs or the height to wear the skirt, but she has to wear it because it’s fashionable. Don’t do it! If it doesn’t look good on you, don’t worry about it.
To think that the ruler of the universe will run to my assistance and bend the laws of nature for me is the height of arrogance.
I remembered being young in the late ’70s and early ’80s and growing up at the height of the Cold War. I remembered how scared I was of nuclear weapons, how often I though about them and about the possibility of everything and everyone I knew vanishing in a second in temperatures hotter than the centre of the sun.
When love is not at its height, it always creates a mess.
When I started out in this business, dance was not at the height it is now. It was almost like, you’re either a dancer or an actress.
I became obsessed watching fashion TV shows when I was a teenager and recognized that I had the height and body frame. I especially became hooked when I saw on ‘E! True Hollywood Story’ how much a model can make and how I can achieve a better living for my family and me.
Men often treat others worse than they treat themselves, but they rarely treat anyone better. It is the height of folly to expect consideration and decency from a person who mistreats himself.
Being involved in movies is my passion. What’s gotten me off the mat is the sense of the child in all of us. I feel like the same guy as I did back in the mail room, but with more wisdom, from the depths of experience to the heights.
I’m not afraid of heights. I’m afraid of widths.
(I was) happily contended to be climbing the heights and the clouds by the brush method.. …rendering the God-spirit in the mountains.
For some reason, people love to hate a Cyrus. I don’t know what it is, but I remember when I was a kid, and my dad was at the height of his success, all people wanted to do was make fun of me for it.
If we climb high enough, we will reach a height from which tragedy ceases to look tragic.
Your success in investing will depend in part on your character and guts, and in part on your ability to realize at the height of ebullience and the depth of despair alike that this too shall pass.
Hark, dumbass, the error is not to fall but to fall from no height. Don’t fall off a curb, fall off a cliff.
We may have broken up at the height of our fame, but it was not the height of our success.
I had an opportunity to meet Elvis, only once. It was at the MGM Grand. It was certainly not at the height of his career. No, it wasn’t at the height of his career, but it was still a thrill to see him and meet him anyway. You know?
I am comfortable at the height where destiny has put me.
It was Ba’s inspiration which helped me reach the heights of my inner self. She was my priceless jewel.
I love my height because when I’m doing gymnastics, it really benefits the sport – and also, I think being short is kind of cute.
If there’s no fire, there’s no scream. If there’s no scream, then no one hears you and no one comes to help you in the first place. The depth of my struggle has definitely determined the height of my success. To be able to teach my kids not just about success but about the struggle that comes with it.
Beautiful things grow to a certain height and then they fail and fade off, breathing out memories as they decay.
Julie Dryfus and I were both afraid of heights and in one scene, I had to be quite high up and I was rather terrified, but Julie was very kind, encouraging me and we got through that together.
Earthly joy can take but a bat-like flight, always checked, always limited, in dusk and darkness. But the love of Christ breaks through the vaulting, and leads us up into the free sky above, expanding to the very throne of Jehovah, and drawing us still upward to the infinite heights of glory.
No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you.
When you drive, you are doing several things at once. You are using your eyes, ears, hands, your mind. If you have meditated for many years and have reached a lofty height in your meditation, as I have, you can meditate while running and cycling and painting.
Once, when I tried to calculate the height of the balcony, I broke my arm. Another time, I wanted to see if water moves faster than kerosene. When my father came out to smoke, a fire broke out.
There is no age, height, or weight requirement to skate. It is good exercise no matter what your age is. If you want to be competitive, most start young. But, I practice with many adult competitors.
God’s given me so much talent, and my height doesn’t define my skill set. I believe that God has given me a right arm, and for some reason, even though I’m 5’11”, to be able to make the throws and make great decisions on the field and all that.
Somebody finally has to get out an ad, often after hours. Somebody has to stare at a blank piece of paper. Probably nothing was ever more bleak. This is probably the very height of lonesomeness. He is one person and he is alone
There’s a slope down toward evil, a gentle gradient that can be ignored at each step, unfelt. It’s not until you look back, see the distant heights where you once lived, that you understand your journey.
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.
Everything in my house has had to be specially adapted, from the height of the bed to the positioning of doorknobs. Even my Rolls Royce had special stacked pedals and an extra-low steering wheel.
Those who look for filth, can find it at the height of noon.
As a criminal you have scarcely more rights, and arguably less respect, than a black man living in Alabama at the height of Jim Crow. We have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.
It’s very cool to be short, very cool. When I was in eighth grade, and the height I am now, I would just look at the cute little short girls and think, ‘If only, if only.’
I’d like to pretend to be all Olympian and above it, as if this is a phenomenon I’m observing from a great height, nothing to do with my own behavior at all – but the fact is I’m absolutely one of those people in the cafe staring at my phone.
New York… is a city of geometric heights, a petrified desert of grids and lattices, an inferno of greenish abstraction under a flat sky, a real Metropolis from which man is absent by his very accumulation.
When I went to Brooklyn in 1948 Jackie Robinson was at the height of his brilliant career.
When the soul wants to depend upon nothing, not even upon life, that is the height of philosophy, the height of manhood.
There are manifold tones of mental life, or, in other words, our psychic life may be lived at different heights, now nearer to action, now further removed from it, according to the degree of our attention to life.
Like mighty eagle soaring light. O’er antelopes on Alpine height. The anchor heaves, the ship swings free, The sails swell full. To sea, to sea!
Sometimes I think that if we have to go back, then it certainly won’t be to Jerusalem. Not to the Jerusalem beset with racism that we left at the height of the last Gaza war.
Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.
IвЂ™m afraid of heights. Not unreasonably, but rationally afraid of heights. I think everyone is.
Fighting in England, for me, is the height of my career. It really is.
Even at its height, ‘The Daily Show’ would do one great show a week, one pretty good show a week, and then two ‘meh’ ones. It was filler.
If you have a nation of men who have risen to that height of moral cultivation that they will not declare war or carry arms, for they have not so much madness left in their brains, you have a nation of lovers, of benefactors, of true, great, and able men.
It’s the height of the Cold War, but I grew up in apolitical family and politics wasn’t on the agenda.
Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
Those who can soar to the highest heights can also plunge to the deepest depths and the natures which enjoy most keenly are those which also suffer most sharply.
If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.
Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region.
Alas! if the principles of contentment are not within us, the height of station and worldly grandeur will as soon add a cubit to a man’s stature as to his happiness.
Emily BrontГ«’s “Wuthering Heights” was extremely important to me.
The height of cleverness is in one’s ability to be very clever without seeming clever at all.
I was told I would never make it because I’m too short. Well, I’m still too short, but I’ve got 10 All-Star games, two World Series championships, and I’m a very happy and contented guy. It doesn’t matter what your height is, it’s what’s in your heart.
Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation – not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
My height does help me. I can hide a multitude of sins in my height.
When Freedom from her mountain height Unfurled her standard to the air, She tore the azure robe of night, And set the stars of glory there.
My height might be a disadvantage in some parts of my game, but it is a big advantage in rushing the passer.
I get mad at my mom. I really wish she’d put me into hockey. I’m not gifted with height, but look at Martin St-Louis. He’s unbelievable. He’s small, but he’s so fast, so skilful. I think I could have been pretty good.
I can easily get a gold in the 48 kg. category, but 51 kg., it’s difficult because other boxers may have a height advantage.
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 looked always for the unusual, for the wonderful, for the mysteries at the heart of life.
I had a lot of fear of height, but ‘Baahubali’ has helped me overcome it.
From the height from which the great look down on the world all the rest of mankind seem equal.
Even Alexia, spinster that she was, was given an allowance large enough to dress her to the height of fashionвЂ” although she did tend to stick to trends a little too precisely. The poor thing could not help it. Her choice of clothing simply lacked soul.
Love is the dynamic motivation behind every worthy purpose; it is the upward thrust that lifts men to the heights.
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 was a teenager in the ’80s – and maybe I’m wrong about this – but it seemed like a bad era for movies that were scary. It was really the height of movies that were disgusting.
One need not scale the heights of the heavens, nor travel along the highways of the world to find Ahura Mazda. With purity of mind and holiness of heart one can find Him in one’s own heart.
I imagine the earth when I am no more: Women’s dresses, dewy lilacs, a song in the valley. Yet the books will be there on the shelves, well born, Derived from people, but also from radiance, heights.
A single God – touch From God’s Compassion – Height Can transform man’s unimaginable And countless weaknesses Into God’s own infinite,Immortal and omnipotent Power.
When mom and dad were at the height of their careers, and things were super-crazy, and they couldn’t leave their houses, there wasn’t social media. It was all about autographs. Now, everyone’s the press. I feel fame is perforated: it can be glorious, but it can completely destroy a human, too.
All my life I’ve tried to hide my height. I was taller than everybody else and stood out, so I would slouch and try to hide it.
As a big man you may struggle to get much height when jumping for a ball – but by training with your defender team-mates you can develop a technique for making strong challenges in the air, making defenders uncomfortable and work on taking the ball down.
I’d never been a tall guy, and the girls I’d dated had all been my height–teenaged girls grow faster than guys, which is a cruel trick of nature.
Here’s Brian Flynn. His official height is five feet five and he doesn’t look much taller than that
We can either build a Star Trek future, in which our civilization rises to new heights, or descend into a Mad Max world. It is up to us.
I have lost every respect for U.S. justice. The judgment by the Supreme Court and the other, even more absurd judgment by a New York circuit court deciding that Iran should pay damages for 9/11 are the height of absurdity.
Out of the lowest depths there is a path to the loftiest heights.
I was always very, very insecure about my height. Even as a 15-year-old I was a foot and a half taller than everyone.
The height of artistic skill is to know how to conceal the mechanical effort and strain beneath harmonious calm.
Literature as a whole is not an aggregate of exhibits with red and blue ribbons attached to them, like a cat-show, but the range of articulate human imagination as it extends from the height of imaginative heaven to the depth of imaginative hell.
Impossible desires are the height of unreason.
Although my mother didn’t necessarily approve of teenage girls wearing heels, she made an exception for me when I was 14 because she didn’t want me to be self-conscious about my height – or to slouch.
But people need lift, too. People don’t get moving, they don’t soar, they don’t achieve great heights, without someone buoying them up.
Every man is in some sort a failure to himself. No one ever reaches the heights to which he aspires.
In order for once to get a glimpse of our European morality from a distance, in order to compare it with other earlier or future moralities, one must do as the traveller who wants to know the height of the towers of a city: he leaves the city.
My parents treated my height as a wonderful thing to be celebrated, but also normal.
We all place ourselves at various levels, and we are constantly falling from these heights. It is the falls we are ashamed of. Self-esteem is the cause of our shame, of our fall. It is this self-esteem that must be understood, and not the fall.
Honestly, being a 5’11” quarterback, not too many people think that you can play in the National Football League. And so for me, you know, I knew that my height doesn’t define my skill set, you know? I believed in my talent. I believed in what God gave me. I believed in the knowledge that I have of the game.
Whether you’re 7 feet 6 inches or normal height, stealing someone’s bike is low.
If a man lets all of my dogs sleep in the bed with us, then that is the most romantic thing. You must love my dogs in order to love me. A man who is nice to my animals and doesn’t shoo them away – well, that’s the height of romance.
Heights of the spirit can only be climbed by passing through the portals of humility.
The height of the mountaintop is measured by the drab drudgery of the valley.
August is the time when I can feel myself getting stronger as a comedian. I’m at the height of my powers come September.
The one noticeable similarity with almost all serial killer victims is their short height and low weight.
To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.
I want to reach the heights of stardom beyond my imagination.
Sometimes love needed a lift from its guardian angels, to get its feet off the ground. But once it made its first early beats toward flight, it had to be trusted to take wing on its own and soar past the highest conceivable heights, into the heavens-and beyond.
The body sprang At once to the height, and stayed; but the soul,-no!
Well, I like to think that my illness has prevented me from rising to any number of dizzy heights.
No one can usurp the heights…
But those to whom the miseries of the world
Are misery, and will not let them rest.
But those to whom the miseries of the world
Are misery, and will not let them rest.
Even now when I am answering a question I am at the height of my own meditation.
If the height of the heel is the same as the length of your foot, it starts to look wrong. And if the heel is positioned badly on the sole, you get into ballerina territory, where the body is pushed into a very strange posture. You can exaggerate the arch only so much.
As we’re standing there I realize we’re almost exactly the same height. We must look like the dark and light side of an Oreo cookie, and I think how just as easily it could have been the other way around. She could be blocking my path; I could be trying to slip around her into the dark.
It is in vain a daring author thinks of attaining to the heights of Parnassus if he does not feel the secret influence of heaven and if his natal star has not formed him to be a poet.
In every human society, there is an effort continually tending to confer on one part the height of power and happiness, and to reduce the other to the extreme of weakness and misery. The intent of good laws is to oppose this effort and to diffuse their influence universally and equally.
I can understand why people laugh and make jokes, but I’m comfortable with being this tall. It’s not as if I’ve had a sudden growth spurt. I’ve always been like this, so I get used to the constant height references.
From hence, no question, has sprung an observation … confirmed now into a settled opinion, that some long experienced souls in the world, before their dislodging, arrive to the height of prophetic spirits.
For I am the size of what I see / not my height’s size.
I think it is the height of ignorance to believe that the sexual act is an independent function necessary like sleeping or eating. Seeing, therefore, that I did not desire more children, I began to strive after self-control. There was endless difficulty in the task.
You see, I remember myself as a tall, lanky, awkward college fellow who was cast in school theatricals, on the strength of his height alone.
The greatest height of heroism to which an individual, like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule.
I never had a postup game, which really hurt me eventually. Later in my career, teams would put smaller guys on me to stop my shooting and driving and I wasn’t able to exploit my height advantage. I would just take bigger guys outside and drive or shoot my setshot.
Let us each day search from the scriptures and from the prophetsвЂ¦. The scriptures that are never read will never help us. If read, the words of God will nourish our souls and carry us to great heights in our endeavors.
A lonely fir-tree is standing On a northern barren height; It sleeps, and the ice and snow-drift Cast round it a garment of white.
We could have made peace with Syrian dictator Bashar Assad a long time ago. It didn’t happen, because Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t want to give up the Golan (Heights).
Those who would judge us merely by the heights we have achieved would do well to remember the depths from which we started.
A South Korean teenager, 18-year-old male, is about five inches taller than his North Korean counterpart. And there are many soldiers who are only about 4’6″. The height requirement is supposed to be 4’9″. That’s the size of my 12-year-old son.
When the young Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret were growing up, that was at it’s height and the War cemented that with photographs of the Royal Family having breakfast together and so on, by pinning their reputation so firmly on that particular issue.
Though the human heart may have to pause for rest when climbing the heights of affection it rarely stops on the slippery slope of hatred.
It was hard to speed the male child up the stony heights of erudition, but it was harder still to check the female child at the crucial point, and keep her tottering decorously behind her brother.
In a mist the heights can for the most part see each other; but the valleys cannot.
Neither the depth of despondency nor the height of euphoria tells you how long either will last.
I am proud of my height.
Earth, left silent by the wind of night,Seems shrunken ‘neath the gray unmeasured height.
He who calls in the aid of an equal understanding doubles his own; and he who profits by a superior understanding raises his powers to a level with the height of the superior standing he unites with.
I’m not afraid of heights. I rock climb. I can repel off the side of a building.
Height has been very, very central to the development of my personality.
Capitalism has been called a system of greedвЂ”yet it is the system that raised the standard of living of its poorest citizens to heights no collectivist system has ever begun to equal, and no tribal gang can conceive of.
Motherhood is the second oldest profession in the world. It never questions age, height, religious preference, health, political affiliation, citizenship, morality, ethnic background, marital status, economic level, convenience, or previous experience.
If eternity had a season, it would be midsummer. Autumn, winter, spring are all change and passage, but at the height of summer the year stands poised. It’s only a passing moment, but even as it passes the heart knows it cannot change.
‘Luke Cage’ came out in 1972 at the height of the blaxploitation era. It was a literary response to this notion of blaxploitation movies. It was the first time in American culture that Hollywood was embracing black movies.
New York is a town of my height.
I was by birth a gentleman, living neither in any considerable height nor yet in obscurity.
Height, width, and depth are the three phenomena which I must transfer into one plane to form the abstract surface of the picture, and thus to protect myself from the infinity of space.
To love the public, to study universal good, and to promote the interest of the whole world, as far as lies within our power, is the height of goodness, and makes that temper which we call divine.
And, I may add, from what totally unexpected sources come many of those who from the comparatively modest beginning in the chorus rise to the heights of really great achievement in the theatrical profession.
I like normal stuff people fear – like spiders and heights. I’m frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard to figure out and get a grip on.
What I lack in height, I make up for in wicked good hearing.
I’m 5’9”. So, my height’s an issue. If I’m feeling sexy, I’ll put on some heels-if that makes me a little taller than you, so be it. You have to be secure enough to stand next to a stallion. For a woman to feel her best, her man has to support her.
While once it was the rank and file that cheered with all the partisan passions at their heights, today it is the party leaders who are cheering themselves; and all by themselves. The mob that is their audience is in one vast universal trance, thinking about something else.
There’s got to be a fine line where I can find I’m still throwing the ball how I usually throw it, but it’s able to dive down after a certain height and get to the guy.
According to String Theory, what appears to be empty space is actually a tumultuous ocean of strings vibrating at the precise frequencies that create the 4 dimensions you and I call height, width, depth and time.
He who cultivates that quiet, unobtrusive ecstasy of inner joyousness can scale any heights and be a leader in his field, no matter what that field is.
Every good thought, every good word, every good emotion, and every act of kindness, is lifting the vibration of your being to new heights. And as you begin to raise your vibration, a new life and a new world will reveal itself to you.
War is the supreme test of man in which he rises to heights never approached in any other activity.
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.
On every level of life, from housework to heights of prayer, in all judgment and efforts to get things done, hurry and impatience are sure marks of the amateur.
Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
At the height of the Cold War, when Ronald Reagan was president, the Soviets and their allies and satellites did not shirk human rights debates with the West. They had their arguments ready.
I failed to make the chess team because of my height.
I used to be super self-conscious about my height. I mean, going everywhere and someone just looking at you – you’re never not in the spotlight.
I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I’d been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn’t have been a comic.
I, God, am in your midst. Whoever knows me can never fall. Not in the heights, nor in the depths, nor in the breadths. For I am love, which the vast expanses of evil can never still.
Forgetting: that is a divine capacity. And whoever aspires to the heights and wants to fly must cast off much that is heavy and make himself light–I call it a divine capacity for lightness.
You wish to be great, begin from the least. You are thinking to construct some mighty fabric in height; first think of the foundation of humility. And how great soever a mass of building one may wish and design to place above it, the greater the building is to be, the deeper does he dig his foundation.
It’s tricky territory, height and co-stars. The only thing I can say is that it’s never been an issue in my life.
People ask me who I’d like to dance with. I think that Lucy Fallon – she’s seems… She’s a good height. I saw her at a party once and I thought, blonde, yep – perfect. Lifts, we could work it.
When my eye rested on an arid height, spirit partook of the barrenness. – Heartily wish Niebuhr & Strauss to the dogs. The deuce take their penetration & acumen. They have robbed us of the bloom.
On how to make the game more exciting – Eliminate the referees, raise the basket four feet, double the size of the basketball, limit the height of the players to 5 feet 9 inches, bring back the centre jump, allow taxi drivers in for free and allow the players to carry guns.
Height is probably 95 per cent genetic.
At the height of Iraq’s clandestine nuclear weapons program, which nearly succeeded in building a bomb in 1991, Tuwaitha incorporated research reactors, uranium mining and enrichment facilities, chemical engineering plants and an explosives fabrication center to build the device that detonates a nuclear core.
Condemnation without investigation is the height of ignorance
Things happen along the way in our path. Instead of looking at it as a wall that’s being put up in front of us, look at it as as opportunity to scale new heights and to climb that wall – to see and do things you didn’t think you were capable of.
Physically, IвЂ™m not tough. I may think tough. I would say IвЂ™m kinda tough and calloused inside. I could use a foot more in height and fifty more pounds and fifteen years off my age and then God help all you bastards.
Nobody can fall so low unless he has a great depth. If such a thing can happen to a man, it challenges his best and highest on the other side; that is to say, this depth corresponds to a potential height, and the blackest darkness to a hidden light.
My mom used to take me down to the Jersey Shore when I was 7, 8, 9 years old. I can remember being down in that area – Belmar, Seaside Heights, Asbury Park and all those places that I went back and revisited.
Kids are taking PCs and the Internet to new heights. They’re the ones that are designing the cutting-edge web sites.
Be like a solid tower whose brave height remains unmoved by all the winds that blow; the man who lets his thoughts be turned aside by one thing or another, will lose sight of his true goal, his mind sapped of its strength.
A lot of people judge you on your height, your wingspan, but it’s really about the will and the determination that defines a person.
The United States imprisons a larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid. In Washington, D.C., our nationвЂ™s capitol, it is estimated that three out of four young black men (and nearly all those in the poorest neighborhoods) can expect to serve time in prison.
My fans tell me my height is my biggest asset.
What has changed is that when I photographed, most people that I photographed didn’t have the right of refusal on their work. It would take a Marilyn Monroe at her height to be able to dictate that.
I know there are a lot of tall, beautiful actresses like Uma Thurman and Nicole Kidman who are my height, but they’re still half the size of me!
For some, a perfect body means having muscle mass and fat in proportion to one’s height. For others, it may mean more than just muscle mass and body fat. For me, it’s also about having amazing features.
Hermione drew herself to her full height; her eyes were narrowed and her hair seemed to crackle with electricity. “No,” she said, her voice quivering with anger, “but I will write to your mother.
The combination of lentils with rice or bulgur is the absolute height of Levantine comfort food. I could eat it every day.
I’m still pretty terrified of heights.
I fear that to fall in love with you is to fall from a great and gruesome height.
We can scale the heights of mountains and see the world rayed out before us, but we fail to recognize that which is before us
The higher the mountain on which you stand, the less change in the prospect from year to year, from age to age. Above a certain height there is no change.
I jumped from a height of 45 feet and though I landed on the boxes. I broke my leg.
Every specific tax, as well as the nation’s whole tax system, becomes self-defeating above a certain height of the rates.
The recognition thing started to happen in 2009 when ‘Skins’ season three had come out and we were on TV. It used to happen much more when we were in the height of our success, but I never really saw it as a chore or anything like that. It was just quite exciting – you had fans.
The superior man honors his virtuous nature, and maintains constant inquiry and study, seeking to carry it out to its breadth and greatness, so as to omit none of the more exquisite and minute points which it embraces, and to raise it to its greatest height and brilliancy.
When the war broke out I decided I would be very patriotic. Standing my full height. I presented myself to the Wacs and the to the Waves. And I was rejected – I was an inch too tall.
Praise to the Holiest in the height, And in the depth be praise; In all His words most wonderful, Most sure in all His ways.
There are many paths to God. What really bothers me – and what I think is the height of arrogance and stupidity – is when one group believes their way is the only way. That really gets my dander up.
Most American cities shop to their best advantage when seen from a height or from a distance, at a point where the ugliness of the buildings dissolves into the beauty of an abstraction.
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.
We are not here to give challenges to anyone, but we will also not take challenges casually. Our defence mechanisms would be the best in the world. A secure India is the first requirement for the country to progress and achieve new heights.
You’ve got to stand as you exist. You can change the height of the podium to accommodate your height, but you cannot have a stool. You cannot have footstool or any of that.
My downfall raises me to infinite heights.
From the U.S. point of view, negotiations are, in effect, a way for Israel to continue its policies of systematically taking over whatever it wants in the West Bank, maintaining the brutal siege on Gaza, separating Gaza from the West Bank and, of course, occupying the Syrian Golan heights, all with full U.S. support.
The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny; flattery to treachery; standing armies to arbitrary government; and the glory of God to the temporal interest of the clergy.
There were times, I could say, later in the career, that I wished that my voice would be deeper for materials that I might’ve wanted to select to do. But that’s the style of my voice. There’s nothing I can do about the height of my voice. And so I learned to deal with it.
In modeling, my height was a big challenge to overcome, because I was pretty much the shortest girl on the runway whenever I was doing the catwalk. The clothes didn’t fit and the shoes didn’t fit. It was an issue, but luckily, it didn’t prevent me from working.
Truth travels down from the heights of philosophy to the humblest walks of life, and up from the simplest perceptions of an awakened intellect to the discoveries which almost change the face of the world. At every stage of its progress it is genial, luminous, creative.
I love going for a swim. Growing up in England, anywhere with a pool seems like the height of glamour to me.
My run cannot be touched. If you want to talk about longevity, you can speak the name Hogan. If you want to talk about white-hot, selling tickets, and taking the business to a height it’s never been – and, with a hell of a supporting cast, I might add – you’re talking about Stone Cold Steve Austin.
The silence in the room had width, height, depth, mass and substance.
My appearance was always good and my ability to play on the piano, especially ragtime, which was then at the height of its vogue, made me a welcome guest.
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
Friendship has splendors that love knows not. It grows stronger when crossed, whereas obstacles kill love. Friendship resists time, which wearies and severs couples. It has heights unknown to love.
Keep on pushing the boundaries and reaching for higher heights.
We must not expect simple answers to far-reaching questions. However far our gaze penetrates, there are always heights beyond which block our vision.
Everyone who went to college and especially people working in media seem to know at least one person from Shaker Heights. There’s just something about that place that made people go to the coast.
It’s hard enough to break into my industry when you’re my height and my size but adding the tattoos on top of it, there’s not many clients that will hire you if you have Miss Piggy tattooed on your arm.
What I’ve tended to do is to use my own experiences to get into someone else’s mind, like in Wuthering Heights.
Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height, and there was a noticeable disproportion between the long trunk of his body and his short legs. His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs.
The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks, thrust up to a great height above the sea-level.
The other day, I was walking my dog around my building . . . on the ledge. Some people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.
The height of the pulleys from the ground was twelve yards, and consequently, when the weights had descended through that distance, they had to be wound up again in order to renew the motion of the paddle.
No miles of level desert, no jagged mountain heights, no sea of endless blue Neither words nor tears, nor silent fears will keep me from coming back to you.
A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom when he can no longer be led by the nose.
The successful teacher is no longer on a height, pumping knowledge at high pressure into passive receptacles.
The human heart may find here and there a resting-place short of the highest height of affection, but we seldom stop in the steep, downward slope of hatred.
I think a moment of critical energy has suddenly emerged. But moments like this come and go unless we seize them at their height.
Construction of the first gas pipeline system was started during the 1960s, at the height of the Cold War, and for all those years, from the 1960s until this day, Russia has been fulfilling its contract obligations in a very consistent and reliable way, regardless of the political situation.
In good company your thoughts run, in solitude your thought is still … In talk your mind can be stretched, widened, exhilarated to heights, but it cannot be deepened; you have to deepen it yourself.
Concrete examples of successful women and their stories of achievement are the best inspiration and [means of] empowerment for other women to seek the heights in their professional career and take a leading role in society.
When I first went to New York, I didn’t really go out to clubs. It was the height of Culture Club so I didn’t really have a social life. It was only after I had been to New York a few times that I started going out.
It is in meeting the great tests that mankind can most successfully rise to great heights. Out of danger and restless insecurity comes the force that pushes mankind to newer and loftier conquests.
Okay everybody, line up in alphabetical order according to your height.
Much more frequent in Hollywood than the emergence of Cinderella is her sudden vanishing. At our party, even in those glowing days, the clock was always striking twelve for someone at the height of greatness; and there was never a prince to fetch her back to the happy scene.
We rise to great heights by a winding staircase of small steps.
My mum, a strange creature from the time when pickles on toothpicks were still the height of sophistication.
A human being is not attaining his full heights until he is educated.
People make mistakes all the time. We learn and grow. If theres patience and love, and you care for people, you can work them through it, and they can find their greatest heights.
I hated to miss games… at the height of my career, I missed a lot of games due to… just a hamstring pull. And I hated sitting out. I just hated it. You play for your team, but you also play for the people who attend the games.
I’m scared shitless of heights.
Giant oak trees… have deep root systems that can extend two-and-one-half times their height. Such trees rarely are blown down regardless of how violent the storms may be.
Is life worth living? Aye, with the best of us, Heights of us, depths of us- Life is the test of us!
Height would be an issue for those who are uneducated.
As soon as we climb higher than those who had at one time admired us, we appear to them as though we have sunken and fallen down:for, in any event, they had at one time supposed that they were with us (even if it were through us) on the heights.
The height of mediocrity is still low.
Yet again, the more you strive for some kind of perfection or masteryвЂ”in morals, in art or in spiritualityвЂ”the more you see that you are playing a rarified and lofty form of the old ego-game, and that your attainment of any height is apparent to yourself and to others only by contrast with someone else’s depth or failure.
To attempt social reform, educational reform, industrial expansion, the moral improvement of the race without aiming, first and foremost, at political freedom is the very height of ignorance and futility.
Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wantedto build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home
Poetry criticism at its worst today is mean in spirit and spiteful in intent, as if determined to inflict the wound that will spur the artist to new heights if it does not cripple him or her.
Instead of plastic surgery, I’d rather have a height enhancement surgery.
Once I had asked God for one or two extra inches in height, but instead he made me as tall as the sky, so high that I could not measure myself.
I love that as a black person I’ve experienced not being a minority. I think that’s helped me to combat the minority mentality people can have here, which can stop them scaling the heights.
From the Olympian heights of an executive suite, in an atmosphere where your success is judged by the extent to which you can maximise profits, the overwhelming tendency must be to see people as units of production, as indices in your accountants’ books.
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.
In Christ and through Christ man has acquired full awareness of his dignity, of the heights to which he is raised, of the surpassing worth of his own humanity, and of the meaning of his existence.
The lawyer has not reached the height of his vocation who does not find therein… scope for a peculiar but genuine artistic function.
I don’t know where I got the height from; dad was only five-foot-seven and my brother’s five-foot eight.
O that our souls could scale a height like this, A mighty mountain swept o’er by the bleak Keen winds of heaven; and, standing on that peak Above the blinding clouds of prejudice, Would we could see all truly as it is; The calm eternal truth would keep us meek.
After the Oscar for ‘Shampoo,’ I had a sense, even as I was walking up to get it, that this was the height of where I was going to go as an actress. And I felt that now was the time, if I wanted a longer life in the arts, that I had to jump from acting to directing.
I’m not attracted to dangerous men. I’m attracted, apparently, to height. One ex was 6’6; the one before was 6’4, then 6’3. I like freakishly tall people.
I didn’t respond to that. I’m not scared of heights. I’m just scared of falling from heights.
I had four compression fractures in my spine. They were repaired, but it cost me two inches of height.
Set your heights more than what you see around you, see beyond.
The idea of beauty is the fundamental idea of everything. In the world we see only distortions of the fundamental idea, but art, by imagination, may lift itself to the height of this idea. Art is therefore akin to creation.
I’m open to all kind of scripts. As long as there’s enough scope to perform, I’d take up the offer. In fact, before Yuvan and ‘TT’ happened, I got an opportunity to work with a top actor-director combination. But my height proved to be a setback.
One of the great things about children is that they have no other concern than to be simply interested in things. It is considered by some the height of mindfulness to approach the world afresh like a child.
Thus understanding and love, that is, the knowledge of and delight in the truth, are, as it were, the two arms of the soul, with which it embraces and comprehends with all the saints the length and breath, the height and depth, that is the eternity, the love, the goodness, and the wisdom of God.
Don’t point your finger to the heights your children should go. Start climbing and they will follow.
There’s no secret on how to attain a greater height, just keep climbing the ladder, don’t look at the dreadful distance, lock up that negative thoughts today, and fulfil your dreams.
IвЂ™m terrified of heights, but I think thereвЂ™s something really beautiful about birds and soaring, having a birdвЂ™s-eye view of the world.
I love seeing the people that I have worked with reach new career heights.
We are born to inquire after truth; it belongs to a greater power to possess it. It is not, as Democritus said, hid in the bottom of the deeps, but rather elevated to an infinite height in the divine knowledge.
The height of ability in the least able consists in knowing how to submit to the good leadership of others.
As soon as a redwood is cut down or burned, it sends up a crowd of eager, hopeful shoots, which, if allowed to grow, would in a few decades attain a height of a hundred feet, and the strongest of them would finally become giants as great as the original tree.
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.
The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity … the ability to express the utmost with the minimum. It is the halfway cultivation that leads to ornamentation.
One time or another we all face adversity’s chilling wind. One man flees from it, and like an unresisting kite falls to the ground. Another yields no retreating inch, and the wind that would destroy him lifts him as readily to the heights. We are not measured by the trials we meet, only by those we overcome.
The policy of letting the free market determine the height of wage rates is the only reasonable and successful full-employment policy.
Adversity is a natural part of being human. It is the height of arrogance to prescribe a moral code or health regimen or spiritual practice as an amulet to keep things from falling apart.
Forbear, you things
That stand upon the pinnacles of state,
To boast your slippery height! when you do fall,
You dash yourselves in pieces, ne’er to rise:
And he that lends you pity, is not wise.
That stand upon the pinnacles of state,
To boast your slippery height! when you do fall,
You dash yourselves in pieces, ne’er to rise:
And he that lends you pity, is not wise.
I thought I was pretty average height. And then it just clicked to me – ‘Yo, you’re undersized.’ I guess when I got older and my body started hurting, I’m like, ‘I’m not as big as I thought I was.’ So I always played with the mentality that I was bigger than I actually was.
Of old sat Freedom on the heights
The thunders breaking at her feet:
Above her shook the starry lights;
She heard the torrents meet.
The thunders breaking at her feet:
Above her shook the starry lights;
She heard the torrents meet.
Modeling and pageants help me overcome feeling insecure about the way that I look and my height.
I critique market-based medicine not because I haven’t seen its heights but because I’ve seen its depths.
I didn’t want to be a boy, ever, but I was outraged that his height and intelligence were graces for him and gaucheries for me.
The depths of the self are the heights of God.
Enthusiasm is the height of man; it is the passing from the human to the divine.
It would be the height of absurdity to label ignorance tempered by humility “faith”! (Institutio III.2.3)
She walks–the lady of my delight– A sheperdess of sheep. Her flocks are thoughts. She keeps them white; She guards them from the steep. She feeds them on the fragrant height, And folds them in for sleep.
At the height of my career, prior to the injuries, I never thought I could break the barrier of Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Murray, and now I did it with everything that happened.
The difference between me and a lot of other people is I can feel the effect of light, space, furniture, height, scale, distance, all these micro-environments affect me in a strong way.
Our Saviour would love at no less rate than death; and from the supereminent height of glory, stooped and debased Himself to the sufferance of the extremest of indignities, and sunk himself to the bottom of abjectness, to exalt our condition to the contrary extreme.
You can, when Time is ripe, swope to your feet – at your full height – at a single gesture. Ready to go where? Why… Wherever God motions.
It’s very atmospheric. It’s not a building that is a severe statement in the skyline. We need the height; otherwise, the building almost disappears because it is so slender.
The mathematical giant [Gauss], who from his lofty heights embraces in one view the stars and the abysses.
I had spinal surgery to correct scoliosis when I was 16 years old. The only thing that scared me about the procedure was that it would make me two inches taller. At the time, I had a crush on a boy who was about my height – and I was worried that if I were taller than him, it would never happen!
The subject and the reality of having children came at the height of my career.
India’s role is not to interfere in what Nepal does but to support Nepal in their development. Nepal should scale new heights of progress.
This is your captain speaking. Welcome aboard flight…one, from…here to there. We’ll be cruising at a height of ten feet, going up to twelve and a half feet if we see anything big. And our copilot today is a flask of coffee.
Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.
I need words that mean more than they mean, words not just with height and width, but depth and weight and, and other dimensions that I cannot even name.
there is no ascent to the heights without prior descent into darkness, no new life without some form of death.
In Jesus, God wills to be true God not only in the height but also in the depth – in the depth of human creatureliness, sinfulness and mortality.
I think I could have become an outstanding professional baseball player, but I don’t think I could have reached the heights that I have in football – being one of the very top players in the game, being a world champion.
Many people today believe that cynicism requires courage. Actually, cynicism is the height of cowardice. It is innocence and open-heartednes s that requires the true courage — however often we are hurt as a result of it.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
‘Summer Heights High’ is one of my favourite shows of all time. I’m obsessed. I re-watch it all the time.
Filming ‘Eclipse’ – Eclipse was my favorite book so I was really excited to start filming the movie. I just love that it’s the height of the love triangle. ‘Twilight’ develops Edward and Bella’s relationship, ‘New Moon’ develops Jacob and Bella’s and in ‘Eclipse,’ the three of them are physically together.
I scooted over, patting the bed next to me. “No such luck. And now you get to watch forty straight hours of Easton Heights with me!” He turned on the first disk, shaking his head, then got onto the bed next to me. “Small price to pay for getting to hold your hand.” I wasn’t cold anymore.
I refuse for any person or organized group to dictate to me what God is. That is really the height of insufferable hubris. I believe in just immediately putting to death or just putting over the cliff people who assume they know about God.
I had a fear of heights but I overcame that while shooting for ‘Luck.’ I jumped from a height of 2,000 feet for one shot.
At the height of the first great dot-com boom, Craig Kanarick, then in his early 30s, was running Razorfish, a Web design firm he’d co-founded with an old friend, which at its peak had 2,300 employees in nine countries.
A single Dallas Cowboys football game uses up as much electricity as the entire nation of Liberia in those same three hours – one reason the globe, if looked at from a certain height, is a cluster of lights surrounded by enormous patches of dark.
The true way goes over a rope which is not stretched at any great height but just above the ground. It seems more designed to make people stumble than to be walked upon.
I see, but cannot reach, the height That lies forever in the light.
I personally don’t identify with the character of a man who suffers inferiority complex due to a difference in height with his wife. I am a very confident person in real life and have no such hang-ups.
I don’t like heights. This is why I stopped growing at fifth grade.
In the giraffe with a total height of 5 m., the heart is at a height of about 2.5 m., and it would be extremely interesting to know just how the giraffe avoids the development of filtration oedema in its long legs.
The grass is a very big challenge for me. There are these low bounces and different movements, which is very difficult, especially for my height and weight. When the surfaces change, and I start to play on grass, I start to feel it in the lower back and the lower hamstring.
Your ecstasy is a movement towards the height and your meditation is a movement towards the depth. And once you have both, your life becomes a celebration.
A musical, in its true form, is where emotions reach a height where true spoken word cannot be enough, and you must sing. That’s all it is. It’s not posh; it’s not out of your reach. It’s the most visceral way to tell a story.
I hate talking about my height, because I don’t feel like a tall person… When I see a tall woman, I’m always slightly like, ‘Whoa.’ It looks weird, but that could be because of my complex about it, my worry over whether it’s womanly to be that tall.
If a man has a tent made of linen of which the apertures have all been stopped up, and be it twelve bracchia across (over twenty-five feet) and twelve in depth, he will be able to throw himself down from any height without sustaining injury. [His concept of the parachute.]
That is the American experiment. An ethnic group arriving on America’s shores, to be reviled and hazed, living in squalor, or if they are lucky Squalor Heights, working hard to give their children or grandchildren the opportunity to sh*t on the next group landing on our shores.
People stared. Maybe because they were giants compared to everyone else, both in height and muscle mass. Maybe because of the telltale bulge of weapons at their waist. Or maybe because William opened a bag of Doritos and ate while he shopped. Hard to tell.
It helps me get rebounds, I can see over the defense pretty easily, and yeah, I thank God he blessed me with height.
Marriage is not comfortable and harmonious. Rather it is a place of individuation where a person rubs up against oneself and against the partner, bumps up against the person in love and in rejection, and in this fashion learns to know oneself, the world, good and evil, the heights and the depths.
When we go deep enough or high enough, we meet. It is only on the surface that we differ and sometimes clash. True, we do not always find our way to the depth or the height, or we do not take the trouble to do so.
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.
As we gaze upon the wonders of creations, we look up towards the heights of a God who is merciful in His ways and magnificent in His deeds. The life of worship always points us upwards.
I love heights. I love speed. Im on the verge of being a pyromaniac. Maybe my phobia is boredom.
Woe is me!
The winged words on which my soul would pierce
Into the heights of love’s rare universe,
Are chains of lead around its flight of fire–
I pant, I sink, I tremble, I expire.
The winged words on which my soul would pierce
Into the heights of love’s rare universe,
Are chains of lead around its flight of fire–
I pant, I sink, I tremble, I expire.
Throwing Ronald Reagan out of office at the height of his popularity, with inflation and interest rates down, the economy moving and the country at peace, would have required God on the ticket and She was not available!
An unselfish dream, goal, or service can help us to the height of spiritual living.
People tend to assume I was terribly self-conscious about my height. In fact, I’ve always been perfectly comfortable with the way I am. And if anyone gave me any stick, they soon found I was quite capable of giving it back.
A man of over thirty might be held to be at the height of his powers, but not necessarily of his wisdom.
Whatever comes out of despair cannot bear the title of valor, which should be lifted up to such a height that holding all things under itself, it should be able to maintain its greatness, even in the midst of miseries.
I conquered a fear of heights and water by bungee jumping from a crane over a lake. And if thats not crazy enough, I also wrestled a greased pig in a mud pit.
My height was not a deterrent, and it did not make me the person I am. It was like my long brown hair or my brown eyes – a physical characteristic that differentiated me from quite a percentage of the population.
Moderation is caused by the fear of exciting the envy and contempt which those merit who are intoxicated with their good fortune; it is a vain display of our strength of mind, and in short the moderation of men at their greatest height is only a desire to appear greater than their fortune.
As a working woman at the height of my career, I know age has only enhanced my professional and personal abilities. It has brought a sense of calm to the drive for success.
For Leicestershire, through the age groups, I didn’t bowl at all. My height was below average for my age up until 17 when I had a big growth spurt. My bowling kicked on from there because I could get bounce from a fuller length and shape the ball away.
Meditation … must be power of will and strength of attention, being like a flight to great heights wherein wings must be plied hard though joyfully.
That’s exactly how I want you to feel. When you finish this book, I want you to be filled with curiosity. I want you to say, вЂњI have to find out what happens next,вЂќ and then I want you to head to your nearest library or bookstore to pick up a copy of Wuthering Heights.
Angels are spirits on mission, and that mission is God’s. So, we can say that God, out of his love, sends angels to aid us in our redemption. Angels are sent for our redemption, and that redemption leads us all the way into the heights of worship.
I know I’ve accomplished a great deal for a man of my height. It’s been a blessing, and I thank God for the talent. I’ve always given 110%.
I think there’s something about being absolutely at the height of intensity at almost every moment of one’s job that makes it a lot easier if you don’t have time to think much, just sort of barrel through the next crisis.
The onward march of the human race requires that the heights around it constantly blaze with noble lessons of courage. Deeds of daring dazzle history and form one of man’s guiding lights.
I personally love heights and roller coasters, I’m such an adrenaline junkie.
It’s good to have a fear of heights. I mean, it’s kind of crazy not to because if you just lean out a little bit and there’s a gust of wind or somebody bumps you or something and you fall, you’re splat.
Somewhere in your make-up there lies sleeping, the seed of achievement which, if aroused and put into action, would carry you to heights, such as you may never have hoped to attain.
It is always easier to deny reality than to allow our worldview to be shattered, a fact that was as true of die-hard Stalinists at the height of the purges as it is of libertarian climate change deniers today.
I’m a healthy weight for my height, and I like how I look on most days.
Love is like a roller coaster. It can take you to the highest, most spectacular heights or drop you to bottom in seconds. However, even with the risks, love is undoubtedly worth it in the end.
It is certainly accurate, as it has often been said and as his letters reveal, that Grandpa supplied his tenth college reunion with alcohol in 1922 at the height of Prohibition.
If I find a good pair of jeans, I’ll buy two, and get them hemmed to my height, and then I’ll end up wearing those two for everything.
Height is a funny thing in tennis because it definitely helps the serve, but it can hinder agility and movement. I think I have to spend a lot more time working on movement and flexibility than some of my shorter colleagues.
We mourn the blossoms of May because they are to whither; but we know that May is one day to have its revenge upon November, by the revolution of that solemn circle which never stops – which teaches us in our height of hope, ever to be sober, and in our depth of desolation, never to despair.
I was 13 when I reached my present height. I was so skinny I looked like one of those starving people in Africa. The boys in my class would beat me up because I was too tall.
There were lots of Spanish teams who didn’t want to sign me because of my height when I was 15, 16 years old.
Americans enjoy uniformity in a way that the British don’t; they wanted everybody of a sort of nice chorus line height and here I was, this person who was a good three inches taller than anyone else on the end of the line.
Thus, in a middle course between these heights and depths, they drifted through life rather than lived, the prey of aimless days and sterile memories, like wandering shadows that could have acquired substance only by consenting to root themselves in the solid earth of their distress.
I was initially planning to write about grief in terms of Eurydice and the myth thereof. By that point the overall metaphor of height and depth and flat and falling and rising was coming into being in my mind.
Fundamentally, adopting rules without any estimate of the impact is the height of arbitrary decision-making.
I was going to study business administration at Florida A&M, at the height of Reaganomics.
I think it’s the height of patriotism to continue to exercise your right as a citizen and to hold your government to account. Isn’t that what the very essence of democracy is about?
The height of all philosophy is to know thyself; and the end of this knowledge is to know God.
I absolutely adored Wuthering Heights and fell in love with Heathcliff as most girls do.
Masquerading the heart is the height of haunting souls.
I felt all the ways in which this world seemed so, so enormous–the height of the trees, the hush and tick of the forest, the shift of the sunlight and shadows–but also so, so removed.
The height of success is when you break your business, that is what I say! Just when you think things are really, really going well, that’s the time to change.
Just to show I had everything working against me: I’m small, my memory isn’t all there, but I was a hard worker and I wanted people to realize, you may have weight problems working against you, height problems, whatever, but you can still conquer it and go for your dreams.
The way we built ‘Future Shock,’ you have a height map and instanced 3-D objects rendering on top – that, believe it or not, is still how we build today. It’s our basic paradigm for how to build a space.
Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force.
To get a traveling salesman drunk is the height of impossibility.
When a love-relationship is at its height there is no room left for any interest in the environment; a pair of lovers are sufficient to themselves
And literature frequently rises to heights that make it international.
My height doesn’t matter, as I want to keep playing my natural game.
Overcoming fear doesn’t have to be skydiving, if you’re afraid of heights. Overcoming fear is an everyday thing. We do it all day long.
I’ve got my dad’s height and smoking habit. But I think I’ve got my mum’s looks and sensibilities.
No other country in the world imprisons so many of its racial or ethnic minorities. The United States imprisons a larger percentage of its black population than South Africa did at the height of apartheid
In all great arts, as in trees, it is the height that charms us; we care nothing for the roots or trunks, yet it could not be without the aid of these.
There are tons of people who have made great music, great art, great whatever, but you don’t know about them until the people lift you to a certain height so that you could even be visible and get any kind of recognition.
I think technology is such that we can reach new heights but we need some of the basics of the pre-technological age. It’s counter-productive to be able to type a hundred words a minute but not know what the words mean.
Is it conceivable that a newly emancipated people can soar to the heights of liberty, and, unlike Icarus, neither have its wings melt nor fall into an abyss? Such a marvel is inconceivable and without precedent. There is no reasonable probability to bolster our hopes.
All the great political music was made at the height of political confrontations.
A lot of times I blend in a little bit easier because I’m not like a basketball player who’s going to stand out because of his height.
Let it Ride channels Elmore Leonard at the height of his powers, with dialogue Quentin Tarantino would kill for.
At the height of the McCarthy period, writers were being hounded.
Five-foot-8 is a perfectly normal height for a woman – it’s slightly but not at all unusually tall and certainly shouldn’t be causing you any torment.
People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.
I tried to make up for being 5 ft. 3 in. by affecting a strut and adopting the voice of a much bigger man… dating tall, beautiful women… But nothing I could do, after Ava had left me, would add a single inch to my height.
You are not judged by the height you have risen, but from the depth you have climbed.
I used to go to work with Dad on the weekend. We’d drive past an indoor go-kart track every now and then, and we went there a few times. I was never tall enough, so I always left upset. I think I was seven when I was the right height, and I was like, ‘Please let me have a go.’ It was love at first sight.
While you’re in space, you grow in height! Without the constant force of gravity on your spine, it stretches out, and you’re actually taller when you land. It doesn’t last long though.
Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
For a moment man is a boy, for a moment a lovesick youth, for a moment bereft of wealth, for a moment in the height of prosperity; then at life’s end with limbs worn out by old age and wrinkles adorning his face, like an actor he retires behind the curtain of death.
Let us praise the noble turkey vulture: No one envies him; he harms nobody; and he contemplates our little world from a most serene and noble height.
I have mentally overcome situations most of you would be terrified to ever attempt: heights, fire, needles, spiders, snakes, angry monkeys, being shot, being hit by a car, going blind – you name it, I have been in a situation where I have had to mentally overcome my inherent fears to do my job.
With regard to precipitous heights, if you are beforehand with your adversary, you should occupy the raised and sunny spots, and there wait for him to come up.
One of the Life Saving men snapped the camera for us, taking a picture just as the machine had reached the end of the track and had risen to a height of about two feet.
One forgets the fear of heights when one cannot fall
Knowing thyself is the height of wisdom.
I think the height of ridiculousness was when I was playing Elizabeth in ‘The Golden Age’ while preparing to start shooting ‘I’m Not There.’ I literally finished filming Elizabethan grandeur on Friday, flew to Montreal, and started being Bob Dylan on Monday.
I used to be very unathletic. I was always so gangly and self-conscious about my height. I had convinced myself I was uncoordinated. And as a result, I didn’t want to try stuff.
The famous statue of Christ the Redeemer that overlooks Rio de Janeiro is only 130 feet tall. McGuinty’s eco-idols [Wind Turbines] will be three times that height, but will serve the same imposing purpose.
It wasn’t as if she was terrified of heights, she simply preferred to be closer to solid ground, where words like plummet and plunge did not linger in her mind.
My thing I liked was to challenge guys that were smaller, guys that were supposed to be quicker. Because I think self-consciously I was trying to prove to people it wasn’t just my height that was getting me across in these various sports. It was some other intrinsic things that I had that made me a good athlete.
I first got to know Charles in the late seventies when I wrote an article and then a book about him and I think at the time he came across as quite appealing, it was probably the height of his popularity.
In 1975, which was the height of the women’s movement, I thought I’d write a book on women’s history. But in searching for a topic, I realized that there were few places in history where men and women interacted. Finally, it hit me: ‘Oh, look at the family. That’s the one place.’
There is no top. There are always further heights to reach.
To us who remain behind is left this day of memories. Every year–in the full tide of spring, at the height of the symphony of flowers and love and life–there comes a pause, and through the silence we hear the lonely pipe of death.
A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I’m afraid of widths.
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.
Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down.
One does not accumulate but eliminate. It is not daily increase but daily decrease. The height of cultivation always runs to simplicity.
Self-censorship, whether known or unknown, is an unwelcome brake on creativity; it stifles self-expression and hence prevents a work from reaching the heights of great art.
Against my will, I became a witness to the most terrible defeat of reason and to the most savage triumph of brutality ever chroniclednever before did a generation suffer such a moral setback after it had attained such intellectual heights.
I watch the ball fiercely to see its height and speed off my opponent’s racket so I can decide how I want to hit it.
“Then we are living in a place abandoned by God,” I said, disheartened. “Have you found any places where God would have felt at home?” William asked me, looking down from his great height.
A true Vor, Miles told himself severely, does not bury his face in his liegewoman’s breasts and cry–even if he is at a convenient height for it.
To me, lawyering is the height of service – and being involved in this profession is a gift.
Impulse arrested spills over, and the flood is feeling, the flood is passion, the flood is even madness: it depends on the force of the current, the height and strength of the barrier. The unchecked stream flows smoothly down its appointed channels into a calm well being.
The idea that even the brightest person or group of bright people, much less the U.S. Congress, can wisely manage an economy has to be the height of arrogance and conceit.
Every man at three years old is half his height
Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
This is it–what all the hoopla is about, what Wuthering Heights is about–it all boils down to this feeling rushing through me in this moment with Joe as our mouths refuse to part. Who knew all this time I was one kiss away from being Cathy and Juliet and Elizabeth Bennet and Lady Chatterley!?
Bears, dragons, tempestuous on mountain and river, Startle the forest and make the heights tremble. Clouds darken beneath the darkness of rain, streams pale with a pallor of mist. The gods of Thunder and Lightning Shatter the whole range.
Censorship is the height of vanity.
Tomorrow we will only give them a leaf of the tree of our love, a leaf which will fall on the earth like if it had been made by our lips like a kiss which falls from our invincible heights to show the fire and the tenderness of a true love.
I’m a tall woman. At work, that means a lot of my co-stars have to stand next to me on apple crates. But apparently, my height bodes well in the fashion world.
If a man will comprehend the richness and variety of the universe, and inspire his mind with a due measure of wonder and awe, he must contemplate the human intellect not only on its heights of genius but in its abysses of ineptitude.
My goal is just to get healthy as far as what my ideal weight has to be for my height.
Merripen, despite his fear of heights, had often climbed a ladder to wash the second floor window for her. He had wanted her view of the outside world to be clear. He had said the sky should always be blue for her.
Tony Blair adopted the accent of the audience he was speaking to, which worked very well initially, but then voters began to perceive him as phoney. The ‘man of the people’ act is the height of condescension.
Who can describe the bond of God’s love? Who is able to explain the majesty of its beauty? The height to which love leads is indescribable. … In love the master received us, Jesus Christ our Lord, in accordance with God’s will gave his blood for us, and his flesh for our flesh, and his life for our lives.
When I was 22, I thought I couldn’t wear heels because of my height.
I decided to write a crime novel. That genre was at the height of its popularity in Poland, so I thought it might earn me a bit of cash to go on with my work on ‘The Books of Jacob.’ I shut myself away for a few months and devoted myself entirely to ‘Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead.’
I don’t want to see the military falling. I want to see the military rising to dignified heights of professionalism and true patriotism.
All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
If someone is quite tall, the people will sing songs about his height. We don’t have to overreact. You just have to do your job.
At my size and height you have to be able to do everything.
Name one practical, down-to-earth effect of spirituality,” said the skeptic who was ready for an argument. “Here’s one,” said the Master. “When someone offends you, you can raise your spirits to heights where offenses cannot reach.
The final flight make your last journey from this strange world soar for the heights where there is no more God has created your wings not to be dormant as long as you are alive you must try more and more to use your wings to show you’re alive.
In the height of thy prosperity expect adversity, but fear it not. If it come not, thou art the more sweetly possessed of the happiness thou hast, and the more strongly confirmed. If it come, thou art the more gently dispossessed of the happiness thou hadst, and the more firmly prepared.
He is a fool who looks at the fruit of lofty trees, but does not measure their height.
Let a man of genius make use [of photography] as it should be used, and he will raise himself to a height that we do not know.
Placing your stick at the end of the shadow of the pyramid, you made by the sun’s rays two triangles, and so proved that the pyramid [height] was to the stick [height] as the shadow of the pyramid to the shadow of the stick.
He who excels in his art so as to carry it to the utmost height of perfection of which it is capable may be said in some measure to go beyond it: his transcendent productions admit of no appellations.
My height can be a problem. A lot of directors and photographers are sometimes not happy because I’m pretty tall and especially if I work with short actors the difference can be pretty massive.
It is difficult to age because society won’t let you. People expect you to look how you did at the height of your fame.
My parents are OK with me wearing a small heel, up to 1.5 inches high. Heels give me height when I wear such long dresses. For me, they complete the outfit.
All things must come to pass as one, so hope should never die. There is no height or bloody might that a freeman canвЂ™t defy. There is no source or foreign force can break one man who knows that his free will no thing can kill вЂ¦ and from that, freedom grows.
Ahimsa is the height of Kshatriya dharma as it represents the climax of fearlessness.
Every time I think youвЂ™ve reached the limits of arrogance, you show me new heights. Truly, your egotism is like the UniverseвЂ”ever expanding.
Has no one ever told you that it is the height of impropriety to kiss any gentleman, unless you have the intention of accompanying him immediately to the altar?
I’d like to jump out of a plane. I have a fear of heights I’d like to face.
But even at the height of these scandals, even at the time when our finances were at their worst, the NAACP branches – the grassroots – kept plugging away. They kept doing what they do, and they do it well.
I am quite short, but that never comes across when I’m onstage in front of people. When I get offstage and greet an audience afterwards, their first reaction is to comment on my height because it seems like a very drastic difference.
Madam Walker was an incredible woman, but she wasn’t the only one of her time who was. She just took it to the highest height.
It is not for the world to judge, but to crown them all alike. Each and all lived out their own being, did their work in their own way, and carried a reluctant, stupid humanity to greater
possibilities and grander heights.
possibilities and grander heights.
Perhaps after all the most breathtaking quality about San Francisco is these unexpected glimpses that you are always getting of beautiful hill-heights and beautiful valley-depths. … City lights, like nests of diamonds, glitter and glisten in the depths of those valleys.
As you get older, you can suffer from painful hips, and our joints wear a lot quicker than for people of average height.
When I play Raven, I have to play her at the height of my intelligence.
Bare heights of loneliness…a wilderness whose burning winds sweep over glowing sands, what are they to HIM? Even there He can refresh us, even there He can renew us.
When one stops working at the height of one’s career, it’s just stupid not to say, ‘I want to make sure I have a house.’
My height doesn’t define my skill set. To be a great quarterback, you have to have great leadership, great attention to detail and a relentless competitive nature – and I try to bring that on a daily basis.
I think when average-size people start taking roles that were meant for dwarfs, that’s a little frustrating because there aren’t that many roles out there for height-challenged actors.
It is no religion to have for one’s wife a girl who is fit only to sit in one’s lap, it is the height of irreligion.
Knowledge is the ability to love, the ability to feel, the ability to probe the depths and the heights of life. It is the experience of the experiencer, and at the same time, it is beyond that.
No, I’m at full height, I’m in the studio, I can actually catch actors by the eye, it’s fantastic.
In South Korea, they believe that when you turn 60, you’ve become a baby again and the rest of your life should be totally about joy and happiness, and people should leave you alone, and I just think that that’s the height of intelligence.
I couldn’t be happier that President Bush has stood up for having served in the National Guard, because I can finally put an end to all those who questioned my motives for enlisting in the Army Reserve at the height of the Vietnam War.
At the height of our fame, we didn’t see anything. We didn’t leave the hotel because we were doing interviews all day. We may have traveled the world, but we saw nothing.
It is a gentle and affectionate thought, that in immeasurable height above us, at our first birth, the wreath of love was woven with sparkling stars for flowers.
The depth of your struggle determines the height of your success.
It makes oneвЂ™s head heavy and giddy, as if one were not looking back down the receding perspectives of time but rather down on the earth from a great height, from one of those towers whose tops are lost to view in the clouds
My profession lent itself nicely to my vocation for heights. It freed me of any bitterness towards my fellow men, who were alwaysin my debt, without my owing them anything. It placed me above the judge whom, I in turn judged, above the defendant whom I forced into gratitude.
The courage to soar to great heights is inside all of us.
We ascend to the heights of contemplation by the steps of action.
Over all, there are now more people under вЂњcorrectional supervisionвЂќ in America-more than six million-than were in the Gulag Archipelago under Stalin at its height.
The purpose of battle is to attain the greatest heights within your own limits!
IMDB is ridiculous… First of all, they had me down as my height being 5ft 7ins. I’m 5ft 10ins. But now they’ve got me down as 6ft 1ins and three quarters. They also have me down as doing Voyage of the Dawn Treader. I wish they had me down as doing Francis Ford Coppola’s next film. That would be a great rumour.
Hostile armies may face each other for years, striving for the victory which is decided in a single day. This being so, to remain in ignorance of the enemy’s condition simply because one grudges the outlay of a hundred ounces of silver in honors and emoluments, is the height of inhumanity.
Many girls prepare their whole lives for this one moment. For me, I see Miss USA as an opportunity to reach new and greater heights in the future.
I also read about Heathcliff’s unexpected three-year career in Hollywood under the name Buck Stallion and his eventual return to the pages of Wuthering Heights.
For some people, ‘ten feet tall’ is just a metaphor. For me, it’s more than twice my height!
What is more tragic than to see a person who has risen to the disciplined heights of tough-mindedness but has at the same time sunk to the passionless depths of hard-heartedness?
There are people who fly to the height of stardom in a single day, and then there are people like me. I used to have this ridiculous idea that I absolutely had to be a big, big movie star. Now all Im after is happiness.
With Bolshoi technique, the movements are quite large, the jumps are big, and I’m a tall dancer, so I’ve learned to use my height more, to elongate my moves, jumps and positions. I’m physically using my body more to my advantage.
The Church is a home for all to come together, regardless of the depth or the height of our testimony. I know of no sign on the doors of our meetinghouses that says, вЂњYour testimony must be this tall to enter.вЂќ
To double your net worth, double your self-worth. Because you will never exceed the height of your self-image.
Well, I believe that the depth of your struggle can determine the height of your success. I was inspired to come out of everything I’ve been through and end up in a place where I never thought that I would be.
And the most difficult of tasks to keep Heights which the soul is competent to gain.
I’ve always been short and stocky. So when I got into repertory theatre after graduation, I found myself doing character roles: because of my deep voice, shape and height, I was playing 40-year-old, 50-year-old roles at the age of 23.
The GRAMMY was a huge deal. It’s the height of any musical career.
The world is divided into 2 streams – the one of ‘Vistarvaad’ & and the other of ‘Vikasvaad’. Vikasvaad is indispensable in 21st Century! India & Japan need to join hands to take the pride of Vikasvaad to greater heights.
Music at its best…is the grand archeology into and transfiguration of our guttural cry, the great human effort to grasp in time our deepest passions and yearnings as prisoners of time. Profound music leads us–beyond language–to the dark roots of our scream and the celestial heights of our silence.
Israel should withdraw from all the areas which it won from the Arabs in 1967, and in particular Israel should withdraw completely from the Golan Heights, from south Lebanon and from the West Bank.
It stands in the light transfigured, It speaks from the heights above, “Each Soul Is Its Own Redeemer; There Is No Law But Love.”
I started wearing high heels when I first worked with Mario Testino. He is tall; I had to be at his height. And I have never stopped since then.
I had now arrived at my seventeenth year, and had attained my full height, a fraction over six feet. I was well endowed with youthful energy, and was of an extremely sanguine temperament.
If youre serious about what youre doing, youve got to keep your head and follow your instinct. Maybe you wont reach the same dizzy heights as others, but you will get something back.
You may have had unfair things happen to you, but the depth of your pain is an indication of the height of your future.
The height and value of true virtue consists in the facility, utility, and pleasure of its exercise; so far from difficulty, that boys, as well as men, and the innocent as well as the subtle, may make it their own; and it is by order and good conduct, and not by force, that it is to be acquired.
I liked teaching Henry James. When you look down at a Henry James novel from a helicopter height, you find an intricate spider web that all clings together.
I was a black boy at the height of the crack era, which meant that my instructors pitched education as the border between those who would prosper in America, and those who would be fed to the great hydra of prison, teenage pregnancy and murder.
Making fun of anyone’s size, height, scarring, anything like that equals dumb.
Failure is not fatal. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It should challenge us to new heights of accomplishments, not pull us to new depths of despair. From honest failure can come valuable experience.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
Slash was about my height, and he used the alignment of our bodies to his greatest advantage. I let it go on for a few minutes. Right up until he unzipped his leather pants and pulled out Mr. One Eye.
It might sound like I’m a dreamer, but economic models have reached their height of evolution. Technology has evolved. What hasn’t evolved is mankind’s spirituality; everything is from 3,000 years ago. With spirituality comes morals, a better way of thinking.
I love vintage clothes. But they don’t love me very much. It is difficult to find anything that fits me because of my height, but if I do fall in love with something, I’ll buy it and display it like a work of art at home.
Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue I’ve topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace, Where never the lark, nor even eagle flew- And, while with silent lifting mind I’ve trod The high, untrespassed sanctity of space, Put out my hand and touched the face of God.
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‘Hold Me’ was a nightmare! It was the middle of the desert in Palm Springs, in the height of summer. I don’t know what possessed us to do that. But we sometimes do crazy things.
Something doing every minute’ may be a gesture of despair-or the height of a battle against boredom.
There is nothing more man needs than Divine Mercy – that love which is benevolent, which is compassionate, which raises man above his weakness to the infinite heights to the holiness of God.
I’m having to deal with the LeBrons, Paul Georges, Gianniss, KDs, the 6ft 8in to 6ft 11in guys who can do everything at my height, shoot, play make, block shots, defend. They set the precedent I’ve got to uphold. There’s no excuse for me. That’s my goal, to be at their level.
I spent my entire life being afraid. I was afraid of everything – height, flights – I had no idea why.
The fall of a given weight from a height of around 365 meters corresponds to the heating of an equal weight of water from 0В° to 1В°.
I’m always looking at the ball and making sure it goes in. I’m not looking at where I’m at or what level I’m at in height.
Human nature seems to me like the Alps. The depths are profound, black as night, and terrifying, but the heights are equally real, uplifted in the sunshine.
Life has a way of testing our anchors and tempting us to drift. Nevertheless, if our anchors are correctly placed in the rock of our Redeemer, they will holdвЂ”no matter the force of the wind, the strength of the tide, or the height of the waves.
I was drawn into acting due to the fact that I could express myself better. I could use my voice – my entire body – not just my looks, height, and physical expressions.
It happened very providentially, to the honor of the Christian religion, that it did not take its rise in the dark illiterate ages of the world, but at a time when arts and sciences were at their height.
Because in the midst of happiness there is always a seed of unhappiness; it consumes itself like fire–it can’t burn forever, sooner or later it must die; and this presentiment of the end destroys my happiness when it is at is height.
Seemed to me important in writing about people to be able to describe the sexual transactions between them. It’s – for many people it’s the height of, what they see, of ecstasy and poetry is in their sexual encounters. And furthermore, personality – human personality does not end in the bedroom, but persists.
Throughout her career, many women would view Mrs. Clinton as an imperfect vessel for the feminist cause. She was a Yale-educated lawyer who, at the height of the 1970s women’s movement, moved to Arkansas to put her own ambitions on hold in furtherance of her husband’s career.
Now I am steel-set: I follow the call to the clear radiance and glow of the heights.
My earliest memories are when my father was the attorney general at the height of the Civil Rights Movement. We would go to visit him at the Justice Department and take the tunnel over to the FBI building and watch the sharpshooters at practice.
I’m afraid one thing – I don’t like heights. Heights bug me out. I’m not cool with heights. I refuse to do a comedy show 12 stories up. I’m fearless about everything else.
Height doesn’t matter. You see guys like Tyrod Taylor, Brees, Russell Wilson: they’ve proven that it doesn’t matter.
What has made it work, or what makes certain paintings successful or not, has to do with my being a painter and a thinking, feeling person, more than my sex, color, height, origin.
I’m a bit of an attention seeker, so I’m always looking for a table or some height to get up on and dance.
I’m glad nobody has asked me to adapt ‘Wuthering Heights’ because I think I would make a mess of it. Everybody makes a mess of it. I think the Bronte Sisters are mad.
The only limit to the height of your achievements is the reach of your dreams and your willingness to work hard for them.
Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.
That headlong ivy! not a leaf will grow But thinking of a wreath, . . . I like such ivy; bold to leap a height ‘Twas strong to climb! as good to grow on graves As twist about a thyrsus; pretty too (And that’s not ill) when twisted round a comb.
To be bound by traditional martial art style or styles is the way of the mindless, enslaved martial artist. But to be inspired by the traditional martial art and to achieve further heights is the way of genius.
If heaven had a height, you would be that tall
I was told I would never make it because I’m too short. Well, I’m still too short. It doesn’t matter what your height is, it’s what’s in your heart.
You gotta be the right size, height, speed – all those are a big factor in what position you play.
Then to the depths! – I could as well say height: It’s all the same.
Even though a man may be unable to attain such a height of sanctity, he ought to desire it, so as to do at least in desire what he cannot carry out in effect.
I am 5 ft. tall myself, and it is rare that I meet someone new who doesn’t comment on my height.
It was a weird stage of my life, to leave Simon & Garfunkel at the height of our success and become a math teacher. I would talk them through a math problem and ask if anyone had any questions, and they would say, ‘What were the Beatles like?’
In real life, I’m afraid of heights – and people who get moral convictions… Adolf Hitler in London.
The lotus’ stem is as long as the depth of water,
So men’s height is just as great as their inner strength.
So men’s height is just as great as their inner strength.
President John F. Kennedy demonstrated the value of presidential credibility at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, when he sent emissaries to America’s allies in October 1962 to secure support for the quarantine of Cuba.
You won’t often find me in a pair of killer heels: my heel height doesn’t rise above two and a half inches, as I would just fall over!
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.
That cross inmate of your household, who has hitherto made life a burden to you, and who has been the Juggernaut car to crush your soul into the dust, may henceforth be a glorious chariot to carry you to the heights of heavenly patience and long-suffering.
I have big hands – I wear either a XXXL or XXL glove. I have a 6-8 wingspan on a 5-11 body – I can dunk. My wingspan allows me to do a lot of things that other people at my height might not be able to do.
I was in Peru and visited a building near Lima built by the Incas. It was low in height, with no windows at all, but all the way in the back there was air movement. And I couldn’t figure out how they’d done it; it was incredible.
Men go forth to wonder at the height of mountains, the huge waves of the sea, the broad flow of the ocean, the course of the stars-and forget to wonder at themselves. Beware of despairing about yourself: you are commanded to put your trust in God, and not in yourself.
I think Oprah who is the height of aspiration and inspiration recognizes something in me that is germane.
My wigs are ever changing in height, width, color, size. They make me feel happy. Wearing them makes me feel like I can be a different person every day and that is kind of exciting.
When someone offends you, you can raise your spirits to heights where offenses cannot reach.
Dawn came and matters were worse for it. Because now, emerging from the darkness, I could see, what before I had only felt, the great curtains of rain crashing down on me from towering heights and the waves that threw a path over me and trod me underfoot one after another.
If I associate with chickens, I will learn to scratch at the ground and squabble over crumbs.В If I associate with eagles, I will learn to soar to great heights.
Those who, relying upon themselves only, not looking for assistance to anyone besides themselves, it is they who will reach the top-most height.
The pitch is always going to be the same lines, same goal height. It’s just a game of football.
The world’s deteriorating ecology poses as great a danger to mankind today as did the nuclear standoff between the superpowers at the height of the Cold War.
I came to N.Y.C. in 1988 and got very involved with Act Up. I also started making movies, including two very gay shorts, ‘Vaudeville’ and ‘Lady.’ It was the height of the AIDS epidemic, and New York City was both dying and very alive at the same time.
Reaching the height of 6 ft. 5 in.; I never expected to be that tall. I just shot up.
It’s very kind of ‘Wuthering Heights’ where my parents’ house is, moors and deserted. It’s very wild and mystic.
I love chess, but it’s the height of decadence.
If I can’t blow to significant heights, at least I can inspire the niggas that’s doing the big numbers.
Much of a poet’s experience takes place in imagination only; the life he tells is oftenest the life that he strongly desires to live, and the power, the purity and height of his utterance may not seldom be the greater because experience here uses the voices of desire.
It’s very cool to be short, very cool. When I was in eighth grade, and the height I am now, I would just look at the cute little short girls and think, ‘If only, if only.
Joy is at its keenest when contrasted with sorrow, courage at its height when it follows fear, faith at its noblest when it grows from doubt.
Heathcliff. The “hero” of Wuthering Heights. Although no one knows why. He’s mean, moody, and possibly a bit on the pongy side. Cathy loves him, though. She shows this by viciously rejecting him and marrying someone else for a laugh. Still, that is true love on the moors for you.
Height is definitely an advantage no matter what position you are at.
A bird without wings and a man without art are both condemned to wander in low places; they can never soar up to those unrivalled heights.
Do not lower your goals to the level of your abilities. Instead, raise your abilities to the height of your goals.
One can imagine a kind of hormonal arms race or genetic arms race, whether it’s to do with height or IQ, conceivably, in the future. So it’s limitless, and that’s another of the features that sets it apart from medical intervention.
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
Love is not love
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove.
O, no! It is an ever-fixed mark,
That looks on tempests and is never shaken.
It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken.
Which alters when it alteration finds,
Or bends with the remover to remove.
O, no! It is an ever-fixed mark,
That looks on tempests and is never shaken.
It is the star to every wandering bark,
Whose worth’s unknown, although his height be taken.
I didn’t jump a lot of trees because I didn’t like heights. I liked getting a mirror and walking around with it facing the sky. I’d imagine I was walking in the tops of the trees and falling into the sky, or walking up the stairs whilst going down.
Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down.
I never planned to be at the height of my career when I was 30 years old and going to my fourth Olympics. I watched the 1998 Olympics when I was 14 years old. That’s what I wanted to do with my life. I thought I might have a shot at three Olympics max. This is way beyond the parameters of what I set out to do.
At the height of his popularity in 1977, Cat Stevens converted to Islam and dedicated his life to educational and philanthropic causes.
At the end of life thoughts hitherto impossible come to the collected mind, like good spirits which let themselves down from the shining heights of the past.
About the time of the expulsion of the Tarquins from Rome, the Etruscan power had reached its height.
Proportion is that agreeable harmony between the several parts of a building, which is the result of a just and regular agreement of them with each other; the height to the width, this to the length, and each of these to the whole.
I am 5ft 10in. I got my height from my dad, who was very rangy. I like being tall.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
I am uncomfortable with heights, I’m scared of the dark and I am scared of big crowds.
Vis a vis the Golan Heights, the present government of Israel, under my leadership, is the first government that is ready to speak about a withdrawal.
It’s very important with an artificial leg that all high heels are exactly the same height.
The language of art is a ‘parabolic’ language, with a special openness to the universal: the ‘Way of Beauty’ is a way capable of leading the mind and heart to the Lord, to elevate them to the heights of God.
With my height in high school, I was really thinking basketball. But I guess I wasn’t that good, because my sophomore year I didn’t make the team. That was a really brutal moment for me.
Humor is not a postscript or an incidental afterthought; it is a serious and weighty part of the world’s economy. One feels increasingly the height of the faculty in which it arises, the nobility of things associated with it, and the greatness of services it renders.
I have a love/hate relationship with my height – I am 6 ft. 4 in.
I took my fear to literal heights and went skydiving over a year ago. It was in that moment, gazing over the precipice of the plane, when I realized what scared me the most, the unknown.
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.
I started doing work as an extra and began taking acting classes. My height didn’t seem to matter and no one was making fun of me. I found where I belonged.
I have read that, on the average, the Japanese are getting taller, but at the moment they seem to be about the same height as American junior-high-school students, only with fewer guns.
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
A revolution is to bring on change and we’re spiritual people trying to bring on spiritual change. It might sound like I’m a dreamer, but economic models have reached their height of evolution. Technology has evolved. What hasn’t evolved is mankind’s spirituality; everything is from 3,000 years ago.
Even at our height, we were never very polished.
Just as the difference in height between males is no longer a realistic issue, now that lawsuits have been substituted for hand-to-hand encounters, so the difference in strength between men and women is no longer worth elaboration in cultural institutions.
…You know the mistrust of heights is the mistrust of self, you don’t know whether you’re going to jump.
Your truth should be so pure that if lifts a person’s soul to the heights.
French courts are backward and politically correct, which is the height of stupidity.
When I was coming up through the programs with the Amateur Basketball Association, it was height: they looked for the tall players, and they looked to develop us. I was 15 when they first got me.
A skyscraper is at the same time a triumph of the machine and a tremendous emotional experience, almost breath-taking. Not merely its height but its mass and proportions are the result of an emotion, as well as of calculation.
The prevalence of suicide, without doubt, is a test of height in civilization; it means that the population is winding up its nervous and intellectual system to the utmost point of tension and that sometimes it snaps.
Invariably something happens at a U.S. Open where the golf course gets out of control one day, they have one pin that’s out of control. It always seems to happen. But they’ve gotten better about the height of the rough.
I definitely feel confidence with more height!
If I can join hands with FIFA and other continental bodies to promote football globally, then I can do more than that to raise African football to new heights.
When you play arenas you can create whatever you want. At a theater the height of the stage and the limitations of the theater can make you feel more separate from the audience.
I think Harry Potter’s very important. Every opportunity I will get for the rest of my life, I would not have got if it wasn’t for Harry Potter. And it would be height of ingratitude if I was ever anything but proud to be associated with these films.
I was a normal height back in the day.
‘A Spy in the House’, the first of Y. S. Lee’s ‘The Agency’ novels, is pure confection, an historical romp through England at the height of The Great Stink that imagines a secret spy ring for women tucked away where few notice but powerful factions clamor for their services.
I’ve never turned blue in someone else’s
bathroom. I consider that the height of bad
bathroom. I consider that the height of bad
I’ve never been the tallest or the strongest or the fastest. But I’d like to think that I can read the game well enough, that I can position myself well enough, that I can level the playing field when it comes to physical differences. When it comes to height, whoever wants the ball more is going to win it.
I have a major phobia of height and water.
Our human awareness is so powerful that even if we tap only a small part of it we can accomplish more that we ever thought possible. Using our complete potential, we can soar to the height where our accomplishments have great and lasting value for both ourselves and for future generations.
A good scientist values criticism almost higher than friendship: no, in science criticism is the height and measure of friendship.
Thou hidden love of God, whose height, Whose depth unfathomed no man knows, I see from far thy beauteous light, Only I sigh for thy repose.
When you have the ball above the net height on grass, it’s easier to play, and when the ball comes at you more slowly, it’s easier to play. But when a guy hits hard and deep, I think you have to have been out there playing to understand, but it’s hard to really hit the ball.
I had fractures in my spine that had to be repaired that came as a big surprise; nobody warned me that I might get some really severe, threatening fractures. It was painful, and I lost two inches of height, bang!
The great trap for non-American actors trying to play Americans, I think, is to start thinking of American-ness as a characteristic. It isn’t. It is no more a character trait than height. It is just a physical fact, and that’s all there is to it.
When I was young, I didn’t play like I do today. So these kids are starting at the height that I’ve reached. Think what they might do over time.
When women are at the height of their beauty power and exercise it, we call it marriage. When men are at the height of their success power and exercise it, we call it a mid-life crisis.