Strangely, Dante's Divine Comedy did not produce a prose of that creative height or it did so after centuries.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
The greatest height of heroism to which an individual, like a people, can attain is to know how to face ridicule.
Never stay up on the barren heights of cleverness, but come down into the green valleys of silliness.
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.
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.
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.
Such are the heights of wickedness to which men are driven by religion.
Condemnation without investigation is the height of ignorance
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.
No, I'm at full height, I'm in the studio, I can actually catch actors by the eye, it's fantastic.
I critique market-based medicine not because I haven't seen its heights but because I've seen its depths.
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.
Michael Owen isn't the tallest of lads, but his height more than makes up for that.
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 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.
The interior of Mexico consists of a mass of volcanic rocks, thrust up to a great height above the sea-level.
Whatever fortune has raised to a height, she has raised only to cast it down.
I want to know what they look like, their height, and colouring, physique and speech pattens.
I can tell when men are threatened by my height.
I have the power of my height. Growing up, it was a total drawback. There was nothing good about it at all.
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.
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.
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.
Warfare has been marvelously developed. It will soon be impossible to raise it to further heights.
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