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  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    But mercy is above the sceptred sway; it is enthroned in the hearts of kings; it is an attribute to God himself.
  • Donald Trump
    Donald Trump
    American businessman 1946-
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    Any violation of civil rights will be aggressively pursued and prosecuted by my administration. No one will be above the law.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that's above you.
  • David Gemmell
    David Gemmell
    British author of heroic fantasy 1948-2006
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    A warrior feeds his body well; he trains it; works on it. Where he lacks knowledge, he studies. But above all he must believe. He must believe in his strength of will, of purpose, of heart and soul.
    Source: Quest For Lost Heroes (2011) 43
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    And so our goal on health care is, if we can get, instead of health care costs going up 6 percent a year, it's going up at the level of inflation, maybe just slightly above inflation, we've made huge progress. And by the way, that is the single most important thing we could do in terms of reducing our deficit. That's why we did it.
  • Guillaume Apollinaire
    Guillaume Apollinaire
    French poet, criticus 1880-1918
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    Artists are, above all, men who want to become inhuman.
  • Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
    German philosopher 1770-1831
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    As high as mind stands above nature, so high does the state stand above physical life. Man must therefore venerate the state as a secular deity. The march of God in the world, that is what the State is.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.
  • Luigi Pirandello
    Luigi Pirandello
    Italian Author, Playwright 1867-1936
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    Every true man, sir, who is a little above the level of the beasts and plants does not live for the sake of living, without knowing how to live; but he lives so as to give a meaning and a value of his own to life.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
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    Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
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    Freedom consists not in refusing to recognize anything above us, but in respecting something which is above us; for by respecting it, we raise ourselves to it, and, by our very acknowledgment, prove that we bear within ourselves what is higher, and are worthy to be on a level with it
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
    Harriet Beecher Stowe
    American Novelist 1811-1896
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    Human nature is above all things lazy.
    Source: Household Papers and Stories (1864) Ch. 6
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Knowledge is that which, next to virtue, truly raises one person above another.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Sages speak of the immutable Tree of Life, with its tape root above and its branches below.
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