Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.
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.
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
And literature frequently rises to heights that make it international.
I failed to make the chess team because of my height.
In contentment and joy are found the height and perfection of all love towards our neighbor.
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.
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.
From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us.
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.
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Narrative is linear, but action has breadth and depth as well as height and is solid.
Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
You seek the heights of manhood when you seek the depths of God.
Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body.
Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic.
You can't reason yourself back into cheerfulness any more than you can reason yourself into an extra six inches in height.
To achieve harmony in bad taste is the height of elegance.
To pay out millions upon millions of dollars in bonuses for incomplete work, poor performance, and unacceptable products is the height of government waste and mismanagement.
To take my work seriously would be the height of folly.
Censorship is the height of vanity.
Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity.
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.
When I went to Brooklyn in 1948 Jackie Robinson was at the height of his brilliant career.
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