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«Dancing is the loftiest, the most moving, the most beautiful of the arts, because it is no mere translation or abstraction from life; it is life itself.»
Author: Havelock Ellis
, Beautiful Life
«Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.»
Author: James Allen
, one day
, The Prophecy
«Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.»
«Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.»
«There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.»
«Keep your feet on the ground and your thoughts at lofty heights.»
Author: Peace Pilgrim
, ground out
, in height
«Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.»
Author: Saint Augustine
«Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.»
«Some men can live up to their loftiest ideals without ever going higher than a basement»
«There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.»
Author: Victor Hugo