Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher.
I know of no higher fortitude than stubborness in the face of overwhelming odds.
There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supercedes all other courts.
Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.
On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.
The lower you are, the higher your mind will want to soar. It was natural that, bereft and desperate as I was, in the throes of unremitting suffering. I should turn to God
Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science.
The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.
We now need to look beyond our immediate future and aim higher and farther.
Life isn't a race to win, it's a school for our higher education.
In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, literally dozens across the entire State.
The emotional stakes a memoirist bets with could not be higher, and it's physically enervating. I nap on a daily basis like a cross-country trucker.
I find the practice of yoga very spiritual and taking the time to just be and to reflect through meditation and chanting helps me to connect to a higher energy.
So the Marine Corps really did teach me to conquer fear, and then to go for higher causes, higher purposes.
In the final analysis, a drawing simply is no longer a drawing, no matter how self-sufficient its execution may be. It is a symbol, and the more profoundly the imaginary lines of projection meet higher dimensions, the better.
A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power.
A higher rate of urgency does not imply ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent.
It is a commonplace by now to say that the urban school systems of America contain a higher percentage of Negro children each year.
As a matter of record, New York City spends a higher portion of its budget on instruction and associated costs within the schools themselves than any of the other 100 largest districts in the nation.
There are times you can't really see or even feel how sweet life can be. Hopefully its mountains will be higher than its valleys are deep. I know things that are broken can be fixed. Take the punch if you have to, hit the canvas and then get up again. Life is worth it.
If you want to know what the biggest thing in your way to an improved standard of living, higher pay, a more rewarding career is: Barack Obama and the Democrat Party and their economic policies. They are the roadblock.
The true snob never rests; there is always a higher goal to attain, and there are, by the same token, always more and more people to look down upon.
Like it or not, life is a series of competitions. You may be competing for a grade, a spot on a team, a job, or the largest account in town. The higher your self-esteem is, the better you get along with yourself, with others, and the more you'll accomplish.
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