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Scottish poet 1700-1748
I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?
George F. Will
American columnist 1941-
If your job is to leaven ordinary lives with elevating spectacle, be elevating or be gone.
American cinematographer and director 1944-
In 'Tree of Life,' the cinematography records a small story, a celebration of the courage of everyday life. But it does it so up close and so effortlessly that it has the effect of elevating the intimacy of the story to a grand scale.
American historian, author, and academic 1922-2020
It was an elevating, transforming vision: a new, fresh, vigorous, and above all morally regenerate people rising from the obscurity to defend the battlements of liberty and then in triumph standing forth, heartening and sustaining the cause of freedom everywhere.Source: The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Ch. V, TRANSFORMATION, p. 160
American film director and producer 1966-
It's not worth it, it's not about money, especially when you're dealing with a culture. It should be about elevating the idea of what we are and who we are as people in the cinema, and that kind of stuff keeps dragging us back down.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Napoleon affords us an example of the danger of elevating one's self to the absolute, and sacrificing everything to the carrying out of an idea.
Edgar Allan Poe
American poet, writer and critic 1809-1845
That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.
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