highest quotes

The highest qualities of character... must be earned.Lyman Abbott

The very essence of rationalism is that it assumes that the reason is the highest faculty in man and the lord of all the rest.Lyman Abbott

Susceptibility to the highest forces is the highest genius.Henry Adams

It's very hard to be an innovator at the highest level in any discipline. For some chefs it's merely about combining ingredients, but that's something you can do with your eyes closed.Ferran Adria

I think that for the highest achievements nowadays... need to have the stable as a rock scientific base. And also need to own modesty.Alexander Alekhine

I believe I am the highest power, absolutely.GG Allin

Above all else, we need a reaffirmation of political commitment at the highest levels to reducing the dangers that arise both from existing nuclear weapons and from further proliferation.Kofi Annan

If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.Susan B. Anthony

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.Thomas Aquinas

The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing.Thomas Aquinas

Several speeches were made by the chiefs during the council, all expressive in the highest degree of their friendly disposition towards our government, and their conduct in every particular manifested the sincerity of their declarations.William Henry Ashley

The principal or highest part of the mountain having changed its direction to east and west, I ascended it in such manner as to leave its most elevated ranges to the south and travelled north west over a very rough and broken country generally covered with snow.William Henry Ashley

My highest point was the first thing I won, a short story competition in a women's magazine in the Eighties. It was the first time I'd had my writing validated, and the first thing I'd ever shown anyone else.Kate Atkinson

To seek the highest good is to live well.Saint Augustine

In the world, there are countless Sadhus, Mahatmas, Mahapurushas, Saints, Yogis, and Walis, though the number of genuine ones is very, very limited. I am neither a Mahatma nor a Mahapurush, neither a Sadhu nor a Saint, neither a Yogi nor a Wali. I am the ancient One. The Highest of the High!Meher Baba

We may affirm, then, that the main drift of the later Renaissance was away from a humanism that favored a free expansion toward a humanism that was in the highest degree disciplinary and selective.Irving Babbitt

There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence.Philip James Bailey

Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct is of more importance than the highest.Thomas John Barnardo

Both the Democratic and Republican parties are bought and paid for by corporate America and cater to the needs of the highest bidder as opposed to the people they claim to represent. I cannot be bought.Roseanne Barr

Wherefore for the public interest and benefit of human society it is requisite that the highest obligations possible should be laid upon the consciences of men.Isaac Barrow