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English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.
German American professor of political and social ethics 1851-1933
Love of country is like love of woman - he loves her best who seeks to bestow on her the highest good.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
American Novelist 1811-1896
I am speaking now of the highest duty we owe our friends, the noblest, the most sacred - that of keeping their own nobleness, goodness, pure and incorrupt. If we let our friend become cold and selfish and exacting without a remonstrance, we are no true lover, no true friend.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
If happiness is activity in accordance with excellence, it is reasonable that it should be in accordance with the highest excellence.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. 1835-1922
The highest qualities of character… must be earned.
American industrialist 1863-1947
There is one rule for the industrialist and that is: Make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages possible.
A. Philip Randolph
American labor unionist and civil rights activist 1889-1979
A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.
American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.
Irish writer 1854-1900
A man's very highest moment is, I have no doubt at all, when he kneels in the dust, and beats his breast, and tells all the sins of his life.
American statesman 1743-1826
A strict observance of the written laws is doubtless one of the high virtues of a good citizen, but it is not the highest. The laws of necessity, of self-preservation, of saving our country when in danger, are of higher obligation.
English writer and poet 1819-1880
A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and exalts habit into partnership with the soul's highest needs, is not to be had where and how she wills.
Action is the highest perfection and drawing forth of the utmost power, vigor, and activity of man's nature.
American musician, singer and songwriter 1967-
Actually, I was having dinner with Michael (Stipe, of R.E.M.) when our second album went platinum, which up until that point was the highest success we'd ever had. And he turned to me during dinner and said, 'Welcome to the deep waters, kid.' I'll never forget that.Source: Icon Magazine. April 1998
American industrialist 1835-1919
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