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In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself.

Tags: Order, Sheep  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.

Tags: Evil, Good  ✍ Author: Albert Einstein

When red-haired people are above a certain social grade their hair is auburn.

Tags: Hair, Social  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

This above all; to thine own self be true.

Tags: Self, True  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

It is the stars, The stars above us, govern our conditions.

Tags: Conditions, Stars  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Exceeds man's might: that dwells with the gods above.

Tags: Gods, Might  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Judges ought to be more leaned than witty, more reverent than plausible, and more advised than confident. Above all things, integrity is their portion and proper virtue.

Tags: Integrity, Virtue  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

I have a horror of not rising above mediocrity.

Tags: Horror, Mediocrity  ✍ Author: Robert Baldwin

Thought is a key to all treasures; the miser's gains are ours without his cares. Thus I have soared above this world, where my enjoyment have been intellectual joys.

Tags: Key, Thought  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

Caesar's wife must be above suspicion.

Tags: Suspicion, Wife  ✍ Author: Irving Caesar

Britain is characterized not just by its independence but, above all, by its openness.

Tags: Britain, Openness  ✍ Author: David Cameron

Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky.

Tags: Sky, Wonder  ✍ Author: Lewis Carroll

The wise are above books.

Tags: Books, Wise  ✍ Author: Clifton Daniel

A fellow has to have faith in God above and Rollie Fingers in the bullpen.

Tags: Faith, God  ✍ Author: Alvin Dark

Be amusing: never tell unkind stories; above all, never tell long ones.

Tags: Stories, Tell  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

We aim above the mark to hit the mark.

Tags: Aim, Hit  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.

Tags: Mind, Water  ✍ Author: Sigmund Freud

In addition, California spends nearly $1 billion a year in Medi-Cal services for an average of 780,000 illegal immigrants a month, over and above emergency health services.

Tags: Health, Year  ✍ Author: Elton Gallegly

What people want, above all, is order.

Tags: Architecture, Order  ✍ Author: Stephen Gardiner

Be above it! Make the world serve your purpose, but do not serve it.

Tags: Purpose, Serve  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every person above the ordinary has a certain mission that they are called to fulfill.

Tags: Mission, Ordinary  ✍ Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I see couples fighting about the stupidest things. You just have to rise above everything.

Tags: Fighting, Rise  ✍ Author: Sammy Hagar

If there's one thing above all that sets me apart from Tony Blair it is this - I am not embarrassed to articulate the instincts of the British people.

Tags: Apart, British  ✍ Author: William Hague

Protecting Americans from nuclear terrorism rises above politics.

Tags: Politics, Terrorism  ✍ Author: Lee H. Hamilton

Liberalism, above all, means emancipation - emancipation from one's fears, his inadequacies, from prejudice, from discrimination, from poverty.

Tags: Means, Poverty  ✍ Author: Hubert H. Humphrey
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We've removed the ceiling above our dreams. There are no more impossible dreams.

Tags: Dreams, Impossible  ✍ Author: Jesse Jackson

Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.

Tags: Write, Yourself  ✍ Author: John Jakes

One of the things about my ministry is that I have never branded myself as being above the people or superior to people.

Tags: Ministry, Superior  ✍ Author: T. D. Jakes

I don't like recording studios - except my own, which is just a little room above the garage.

Tags: Except, Room  ✍ Author: Keith Jarrett

Above all, it is not decency or goodness of gentleness that impresses the Middle East, but strength.

Tags: Goodness, Strength  ✍ Author: Meir Kahane

I am a woman above everything else.

Tags: Else, Woman  ✍ Author: Jackie Kennedy

Caesar's wife should be above suspicion.

Tags: Suspicion, Wife  ✍ Author: Bonnie Langford

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.

Tags: Aim, Hit  ✍ Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The spy boom has been a beautiful windfall for architects, construction companies, IT specialists, and above all defense contractors, enriching thousands of private companies and dozens of local economies hugging the Capital Beltway.

Tags: Beautiful, Private  ✍ Author: Rachel Maddow

It may be said that poems are in one way like icebergs: only about a third of their bulk appears above the surface of the page.

Tags: May, Said  ✍ Author: Howard Nemerov

To set the cause above renown.

Tags: Cause, Renown  ✍ Author: Henry Newbolt

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.

Tags: Human, Woman  ✍ Author: Anais Nin

I'm a mama's boy above all.

Tags: Boy, Mama  ✍ Author: Shaquille O\'Neal

The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely ruinous to the novel, the most anarchical of all forms of literature.

Tags: Literature, Novel  ✍ Author: George Orwell

My daughter loves singing above all else.

Tags: Else, Singing  ✍ Author: Vanessa Paradis

Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them.

Tags: Against, Faith  ✍ Author: Blaise Pascal

Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them.

Tags: Faith, Tell  ✍ Author: Blaise Pascal

What for centuries raised man above the beast is not the cudgel but the irresistible power of unarmed truth.

Tags: Power, Truth  ✍ Author: Boris Pasternak

Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.

Tags: God, Works  ✍ Author: William Penn

There is a certain majesty in simplicity which is far above all the quaintness of wit.

Tags: Far, Simplicity  ✍ Author: Alexander Pope

The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort.

Tags: Effort, Win  ✍ Author: Colin Powell

To this day the Arab influence is evident in southern Italy, northern Africa and, above all, in Spain.

Tags: Africa, Influence  ✍ Author: Carroll Quigley

What I'm dealing with is so vast and great that it can't be called the truth. It's above the truth.

Tags: Great, Truth  ✍ Author: Queen Rania of Jordan

We need above all, I think, a certain remoteness from urban confusion.

Tags: Confusion, Urban  ✍ Author: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

I'm severely overrated. I'm just above a hack.

Tags: Hack, Overrated  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Doubt is not below knowledge, but above it.

Tags: Doubt, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Francoise Sagan

Whoever loves above all the approach of love will never know the joy of attaining it.

Tags: Joy, Love  ✍ Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics, and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.

Tags: Both, Rise  ✍ Author: Buffy Sainte-Marie

I've never really viewed myself as particularly talented. I've viewed myself as slightly above average in talent.

Tags: Average, Talent  ✍ Author: Will Smith

Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.

Tags: Clowns, Writers  ✍ Author: John Steinbeck

Google has helped raise the importance of DNS above the network engineering community, which has been really good.

Tags: Community, Good  ✍ Author: David Ulevitch

That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence.

Tags: Else, Hate  ✍ Author: Miguel de Unamuno

I support an all of the above energy policy, so that's not only just Keystone, that's not only just drilling, that's clean coal, that's safe nuclear.

Tags: Energy, Support  ✍ Author: Fred Upton

The great thing about irony is that it splits things apart, gets up above them so we can see the flaws and hypocrisies and duplicates.

Tags: Great, Irony  ✍ Author: David Foster Wallace

Could we forbear dispute, and practise love, We should agree as angels do above.

Tags: Angels, Love  ✍ Author: Edmund Waller

I wanted above all else not to be like my mum.

Tags: Else, Wanted  ✍ Author: Julie Walters

I installed a skylight in my apartment... the people who live above me are furious!

Tags: Apartment, Furious  ✍ Author: Steven Wright

I want to live perfectly above the law, and make it my servant instead of my master.

Tags: Law, Master  ✍ Author: Brigham Young

I've discovered that I value simplicity above all in dressing. I don't like anything I wear to be too complicated or fussy.

Tags: Simplicity, Value  ✍ Author: Ziyi Zhang

When I came to town and saw the price of diesel went above regular gas, that burnt me up.

Tags: Price, Town  ✍ Author: Ron Ziegler

There is no cloud above my head - there is not even a mist.

Tags: Cloud, Head  ✍ Author: Jacob Zuma

But Barry, to me, is head and shoulders above everybody.

Tags: Everybody, Head  ✍ Author: Marcus Allen

Love is, above all, the gift of oneself.

Tags: Gift, Love  ✍ Author: Jean Anouilh

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.

Tags: Business, Enthusiasm  ✍ Author: Edward Appleton

This above all, to refuse to be a victim.

Tags: Refuse, Victim  ✍ Author: Margaret Atwood

No one in the Emirates is above the law and accountability.

Tags: Emirates, Law  ✍ Author: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

No age, sex, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.

Tags: Age, Sex  ✍ Author: Bernard Barton

No sex, age, or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.

Tags: Age, Sex  ✍ Author: Bruce Barton

People are fascinated about the world above them because it seems so out-of-reach.

Tags: Fascinated, Seems  ✍ Author: Felix Baumgartner

Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them.

Tags: Average, Results  ✍ Author: Michael Bergdahl

Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis.

Tags: Public, Taxes  ✍ Author: Michael Bloomberg

We all love the environment, but we have placed creatures above people. A rat is a rat.

Tags: Love, Rat  ✍ Author: Sonny Bono

I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams... Man... is above all the plaything of his memory.

Tags: Dreams, Memory  ✍ Author: Andre Breton

I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.

Tags: Creation, Obligation  ✍ Author: Nick Cave

Hello from above our magnificent planet Earth.

Tags: Earth, Planet  ✍ Author: Laurel Clark

Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what's known as infinity.

Tags: Known, Mystery  ✍ Author: Jean Cocteau

When you're in the muck you can only see muck. If you somehow manage to float above it, you still see the muck but you see it from a different perspective. And you see other things too. That's the consolation of philosophy.

Tags: Float, Philosophy  ✍ Author: David Cronenberg

A deck of cards is built like the purest of hierarchies, with every card a master to those below it, a lackey to those above it.

Tags: Cards, Master  ✍ Author: Ely Culbertson

To be clear... no one is above the law.

Tags: Clear, Law  ✍ Author: Andrew Cuomo

These critics organize and practice in my case a sort of obsessive personality cult which philosophers should know how to question and above all, to moderate.

Tags: Practice, Question  ✍ Author: Jacques Derrida

I have been through two wars in my 24 years, and I know what it's like to be without anything, to see the bombs flying above your head.

Tags: Flying, Head  ✍ Author: Novak Djokovic

Fool that I was, upon my eagle's wings I bore this wren, till I was tired with soaring, and now he mounts above me.

Tags: Fool, Tired  ✍ Author: John Dryden

Above all, be suspicious of your fatherland. Nobody is more inclined to become a murderer than a fatherland.

Tags: Become, Nobody  ✍ Author: Friedrich Durrenmatt

Waiters are like actors waiting in the wings, bantering whenever we passed each other on the restaurant floor, shouting at each other backstage in the kitchen and winking and corpsing above the heads of our audience, the unsuspecting customers.

Tags: Audience, Waiting  ✍ Author: Richard Eyre

Above all, ignore the audience.

Tags: Audience, Ignore  ✍ Author: Minnie Maddern Fiske

Never charge a player and, above all, no pointing your finger or yelling.

Tags: Charge, Player  ✍ Author: Ford Frick

Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level of income is guilty of some offense.

Tags: Guilty, Level  ✍ Author: Max Frisch

Music is still above all else the thing that does it for me.

Tags: Else, Music  ✍ Author: Bob Geldof

The only question where there is disagreement is should the highest income rates above a quarter million dollars a year go back to where they were under Bill Clinton. That is the dispute about the taxes.

Tags: Question, Year  ✍ Author: Austan Goolsbee

In short, the animal and vegetable lines, diverging widely above, join below in a loop.

Tags: Animal, Short  ✍ Author: Asa Gray

To get ready to climb Everest, I did a lot of hill running with a daypack on and a lot of underwater swimming. I would swim a couple of lengths underwater and then a couple above. It gets your body going with limited oxygen.

Tags: Body, Ready  ✍ Author: Bear Grylls

I have a nest egg, and I don't buy above my means.

Tags: Egg, Means  ✍ Author: Mariska Hargitay

Rise above principle and do what's right.

Tags: Principle, Rise  ✍ Author: Joseph Heller

This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first.

Tags: Politics, Time  ✍ Author: Brad Henry

Remember above all that mental stability comes by examining the contents of the mind, not by avoidence.

Tags: Mind, Remember  ✍ Author: Vernon Howard

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