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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.
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.
British author 1713-1768
All womankind, from the highest to the lowest love jokes; the difficulty is to know how they choose to have them cut; and there is no knowing that, but by trying, as we do with our artillery in the field, by raising or letting down their breeches, till we hit the mark.
E. M. Forster
English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist 1879-1970
Curiosity is one of the lowest of the human faculties. You will have noticed in daily life that when people are inquisitive they nearly always have bad memories and are usually stupid at bottom.
American humorist 1925-2007
Every time you think television has hit its lowest ebb, a new program comes along to make you wonder where you thought the ebb was.
French writer 1897-1977
Falsity cannot keep an idea from being beautiful; there are certain errors of such ingenuity that one could regret their not ranking among the achievements of the human mind.
Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
Happy the man who can endure the highest and the lowest fortune. He, who has endured such vicissitudes with equanimity, has deprived misfortune of its power.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Hatred is something peculiar. You will always find it strongest and most violent where there is the lowest degree of culture.
American entrepreneur 1971-
If I gamble, I go for the lowest-end blackjack or slots. It's because I don't like to lose!
If I hadn't won at the Worlds and claimed so many ranking points, I would have been struggling for Rio. I'm in a good place now, though, and having the chance to fight for gold in Rio after everything I've been through would be a dream.
American feminist writer 1934-
If women are supposed to be less rational and more emotional at the beginning of our menstrual cycle when the female hormone is at its lowest level, then why isn't it logical to say that, in those few days, women behave the most like the way men behave all month long?
Syrian poet 1e century BC
If you wish to reach the highest, begin at the lowest.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
In all societies, it is advisable to associate if possible with the highest; not that the highest are always the best, but because, if disgusted there, we can descend at any time; but if we begin with the lowest, to ascend is impossible.
Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
It is an absurdity to believe that the Deity has human passions, and one of the lowest of human passions, a restless appetite for applause.
Engels writer 1948-
Literature is where I go to explore the highest and lowest places in human society and in the human spirit, where I hope to find not absolute truth but the truth of the tale, of the imagination and of the heart.
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