Quotes by exaltation

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  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
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    Common sense is only a modification of talent. Genius is an exaltation of it. The difference is, therefore, in degree, not nature.
  • Adam Ferguson
    Adam Ferguson
    Scottish philosopher and historian 1723-1816
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    In every commercial state, notwithstanding any pretension to equal rights, the exaltation of a few must depress the many.
    Source: An Essay on the History of Civil Society
  • Phillips Brooks
    Phillips Brooks
    American Minister, Poet 1835-1893
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    Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity.
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    British author 1859-1930
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    My mind rebels at stagnation. Give me problems, give me work, give me the most abstruse cryptogram, or the most intricate analysis, and I am in my own proper atmosphere. I can dispense then with artificial stimulants. But I abhor the dull routine of existence. I crave for mental exaltation.
  • Edith Hamilton
    Edith Hamilton
    American educator and author 1867-1963
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    None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry.
  • Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
    Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
    American advertising executive
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    Teenagers travel in droves, packs, swarms....To the librarian, they're a gaggle of geese. To the cook, they're a scourge of locusts. To department stores they're a big beautiful exaltation of larks... all lovely and loose and jingly.
  • Andre Breton
    Andre Breton
    French writer 1896-1966
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    No one who has lived even for a fleeting moment for something other than life in its conventional sense and has experienced the exaltation that this feeling produces can then renounce his new freedom so easily.
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