Above Quotes

โ€œBest of all he loved the fall. The leaves yellow on the cottonwoods, leaves floa...

โ€œBest of all he loved the fall. The leaves yellow on the cottonwoods, leaves floating on the trout streams, and above the hills the high blue windless skies โ€ฆNow he will be a part of them forever.โ€ -Ernest Hemingway, an epitaph he wrote for a friend
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"Patriotism is often an arbitra...

"Patriotism is often an arbitrary veneration of real estate above principles." โ€” George Jean Nathan
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"All bird find the shelter during rain. But ea...

"All bird find the shelter during rain. But eagle avoids rain by flying above the cloud. Problems are common, but attitude makes the difference."
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"A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and que...

"A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all." โ€” Friedrich Nietzsche
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"That the birds of worry and care fly above your he...

"That the birds of worry and care fly above your head, this you cannot change. But that they build nests in your hair, this you can prevent." ~ Chinese proverb
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โ€œAbove all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own ...

โ€œAbove all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.โ€
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โ€œThe more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that y...

โ€œThe more you struggle to live, the less you live. Give up the notion that you must be sure of what you are doing. Instead, surrender to what is real within you, for that alone is sure....you are above everything distressing.โ€โ€• Spinoza
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โ€œManagement is, above all, a...

โ€œManagement is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet.โ€ โ€“ Henry Mintzberg
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โ€œWe never lose our demon...

โ€œWe never lose our demons. We only learn to live above them." -The Ancient One
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"Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This ...

"Rise above the deceptions and temptations of the mind. This is your duty. You are born for this only; all other duties are self-created and self-imposed owing to ignorance." โ€“Swami Sivananda
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A living being seeks above all else to discharge its strength...

A living being seeks above all else to discharge its strength, life itself is will to power; self-preservation is only one of the indirect and most frequent of results. โ€• Friedrich Nietzsche
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"Genius lives only ...

"Genius lives only one storey above madness". Arthur Schopenhauer
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โ€ชโ€œTo Be Cunningly Witty To Say Something To Hurt Someone I...

โ€ชโ€œTo Be Cunningly Witty To Say Something To Hurt Someone Is Very Easy But To Be Cunningly Witty & Funny To Make Someone Rise Above & SMILE Is Something Specialโ€โ€ฌ-Hassan Patel
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I seek the stars above worlds to ...

I seek the stars above worlds to be the guides, But they all pale against the light in your eyes. -Starset
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โ€œNo one is special, because...

โ€œNo one is special, because your value as a person is not above anyone elseโ€™sโ€ - myself
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If more of us valued food and cheer...

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. -J. R. R. Tolkien
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"Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the gras...

"Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace." - Oscar Wilde
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โ€œAnd above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around yo...

โ€œAnd above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.โ€ โ€•Roald Dahl
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"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human value...

"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human valuesโ€”reconciling conflicts, sharing forgiveness and gratitude, deepening a sense of loving intimacy, and rising above our myopic experience of ourselves, our lives, and the world." โ€”Joseph Loizzo
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โ€œIf more of us valued food and chee...

โ€œIf more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.โ€ โ€• J.R.R. Tolkien
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"Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie co...

"Above all, don't lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love." -Fyodor Dostoevsky
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"The effort to understand the universe is one of the very fe...

"The effort to understand the universe is one of the very few things that lifts human life a little above the level of farce, and gives it some of the grace of tragedy." โ€” Steven Weinberg
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"We are and we will continue to mistrust the abilities of AI initially; the turnin...

"We are and we will continue to mistrust the abilities of AI initially; the turning point will be when we begin to trust them above our own selves, and when people overwhelmingly prefer the assistance of an AI in some field than a human." - Ravi Silari
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โ€œThe one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gend...

โ€œThe one thing that unites all human beings, regardless of age, gender, religion, economic status, or ethnic background, is that, deep down inside, we all believe that we are above-average drivers.โ€ โ€• Dave Barry
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"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dan...

"May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds." โ€” Edward Abbey
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Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grass...

Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde,
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"A billion stars go spinning through the night, glitt...

"A billion stars go spinning through the night, glittering above your head, But in you is the presence that will be when all the stars are dead." - Rainer Maria Rilke.
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โ€œA man can be morally perfec...

โ€œA man can be morally perfect, but no man is above learning a new lesson.โ€ - Accented Cinema
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An individual has not started living until he can rise a...

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broad concerns of all humanity -- Martin Luther King Jr
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"One resolution we must ...

"One resolution we must keep is: 'To rise above little things.'" -John Burroughs
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"The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to esc...

"The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work." - George Orwell
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Oh Beautiful for smoggy skies, insecticided grain, For strip-mined mountain's...

Oh Beautiful for smoggy skies, insecticided grain, For strip-mined mountain's majesty above the asphalt plain. America, America, man sheds his waste on thee, And hides the pines with billboard signs, from sea to oily sea. - George Carlin
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โ€œAlmost everyone in this room has a higher IQ than Darwin did. Yet Darwinโ€™s body now lies next...

โ€œAlmost everyone in this room has a higher IQ than Darwin did. Yet Darwinโ€™s body now lies next to Newtonโ€™s in Westminster Abbey. What a diligent, objective curiosity will do for you in life is elevate you above your intellectually betters who have minds that work faster.โ€ โ€” Charles Munger
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โ€œDeath must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the gras...

โ€œDeath must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace...โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
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Questions like that are above ...

Questions like that are above my pay grade and below my sense of wonder. โ€”Harvey Bullock, Gotham
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"Rise above the st...

"Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine " -UNKOWN
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โ€œThe little cares that fretted me, I lo...

โ€œThe little cares that fretted me, I lost them yesterday Among the fields above the sea, Among the winds at play.โ€ - Unknown
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"Wit ought to be five or six degree...

"Wit ought to be five or six degrees above the ideas that form the intelligence of an audience." - Homer Simpson
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"I am king of the Roma...

"I am king of the Romans and above grammar." Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor
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"No one should be defined by the challenges th...

"No one should be defined by the challenges theyโ€™ve faced, rather the strength it took to rise above them, and the knowledge gained along the way"
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"Above all, do not lie to yourself. A man who lies to himself and listens to his own ...

"Above all, do not lie to yourself. A man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point where he does not discern any truth either in himself or anywhere around him, and thus falls into disrespect towards himself and others." - Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Above all, tr...

Above all, try something. Franklin D. Roosevelt
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โ€œIf more of us valued food and chee...

โ€œIf more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.โ€ โ€• J.R.R. Tolkien
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The time will come, when you'll have to r...

The time will come, when you'll have to rise above the rest and prove yourself your spirit never dies. -Imagine Dragons [Warriors]
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The wind is level now, the earth is wet with dew. The storm of star...

The wind is level now, the earth is wet with dew. The storm of stars in the sky will turn to quiet. And soon all of us will sleep under the earth, we who never let each other sleep above it. (Marina Tsvetaeva)
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โ€œA champion needs a ...

โ€œA champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.โ€Pat Riley
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โ€œExceed the limits...

โ€œExceed the limits and rise above expectations.โ€ - PsycloneFX
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May the stars carry your sadness away. May the flowers fill...

May the stars carry your sadness away. May the flowers fill your heart with beauty. May hope forever wipe away your tears, And above all, may silence make you strong. โ€” Chief Dan George
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"What is above all needed is to le...

"What is above all needed is to let the meaning choose the word and not the other way around" -George Orwell
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"It is possible to be belo...

"It is possible to be below flattery as well as above it." โ€” Thomas Babington Macaulay
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"What does the money machine eat? It eats youth, spont...

"What does the money machine eat? It eats youth, spontaneity, life, beauty and, above all, it eats creativity. It eats quality and shits quantity." โ€”William S.Burroughs
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"Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the gras...

"Death must be so beautiful. To lie in the soft brown earth, with the grasses waving above one's head, and listen to silence. To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace."-----Oscar Wilde
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"Doth some one say that there be gods above? Th...

"Doth some one say that there be gods above? There are not; no, there are not. Let no fool, Led by the old false fable, thus deceive you." -Euripides
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โ€œTrain yourself to remain polite even in the most difficult situation. Stand your ground firmly but...

โ€œTrain yourself to remain polite even in the most difficult situation. Stand your ground firmly but politely. Let them curse & swear. Choose to rise above cheap, verbal abuse which is widespread today. Sooner or later theyโ€™ll realize their mistake & how offensive they were!.โ€ - Mufti Ismail Menk
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"Great political questions stir the deepest natur...

"Great political questions stir the deepest nature of one-half the nation, but they pass far above and over the heads of the other half."-Wendell Phillips
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"All Birds find shelter during a ...

"All Birds find shelter during a rain. But Eagle avoids rain by flying above the Clouds"-A.P.J Abdul Kalam
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"Favored above Kings ...

"Favored above Kings and Emperors is the stillborn child" - Mark Twain
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โ€œAim above morality. Be no...

โ€œAim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.โ€ Henry David Thoreau
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Above all thin...

Above all things, reverence yourself. Pythagoras
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"We Are All Mad Here"--...

"We Are All Mad Here"--The Cheshire Cat. (Also posted above my office door)
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Love is a dangerous necessity that people ...

Love is a dangerous necessity that people seek without regard to where they are. The human heart is curious, above all things. -M.D.
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"Question everything; above ...

"Question everything; above all, always question your motivations." - Christopher Hitchens
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Listen Morty, I hate to break it to you, but what people calls "love" is just a chemical rea...

Listen Morty, I hate to break it to you, but what people calls "love" is just a chemical reaction that compels animals to breed. It hits hard, Morty, then it slowly fades, leaving you stranded in a failing marriage. [...] Break the cycle, Morty. Rise above. Focus on science. - Rick
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โ€œAbove all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to h...

โ€œAbove all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others.โ€ โ€“ Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Above all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie com...

Above all, donโ€™t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love. โ€“ Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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โ€œA thinker sees his own actions as experiments and que...

โ€œA thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all.โ€ โ€• Friedrich Nietzsche
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"Happiness is living in the Land of Good Enough. No matter how hig...

"Happiness is living in the Land of Good Enough. No matter how high you climb, there's always going to be rungs above you and below you. Somewhere has to be good enough" - Old Man I met in a Rehab Hospital
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"To live an enchanted life is to be challenged, to be awakened, to be gripped and shake...

"To live an enchanted life is to be challenged, to be awakened, to be gripped and shaken to the core by the extraordinary which lies at the heart of the ordinary. Above all, to live an enchanted life is to fall in love with the world all over again." (~Sharon Blackie)
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"If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above a...

"If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot. There's no way around these two things that I'm aware of, no shortcut." - Stephen King
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This above all: to thine own self be true, / And...

This above all: to thine own self be true, / And it must follow, as the night the day, / Thou canst not then be false to any man. -William Shakespeare
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"Aim above morality. Be no...

"Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.โ€ - Henry David Thoreau
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