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  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    He that humbleth himself wishes to be exalted.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Even on the most exalted throne in the world we are only sitting on our own bottom.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Every idol, however exalted, turns out, in the long run, to be a Moloch, hungry for human sacrifice.
  • Jeremy Taylor
    Jeremy Taylor
    British churchman and writer 1613-1667
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    He that is proud of riches is a fool. For if he is exalted above his neighbors because he has more gold, how much inferior is he to a gold mine.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism.
  • Elizabeth Bowen
    Elizabeth Bowen
    Anglo-Irish Novelist 1899-1973
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    It is not our exalted feelings, it is our sentiments that build the necessary home.
  • Charles Caleb Colton
    Charles Caleb Colton
    English writer 1780-1832
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    Love is an alliance of friendship and animalism; if the former predominates it is passion exalted and refined; if the latter, gross and sensual.
  • E. M. Forster
    E. M. Forster
    English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
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    Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
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    Painful for a person is rebellious independence, only in loving companionship with his associates does a person feel safe: Only in reverently bowing down before the higher does a person feel exalted.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    The more humble a man is before God the more he will be exalted; the more humble he is before man, the more he will get rode roughshod.
  • John W. Gardner
    John W. Gardner
    American Educator, Social Activist 1912-
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    The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    To one, science is an exalted goddess, to another it is a cow which provides him with butter.
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    What was my body to me? A kind of flunkey in my service. Let but my anger wax hot, my love grow exalted, my hatred collect in me, and that boasted solidarity between me and my body was gone.
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