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There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.


Simone Weil


#baseness #because #degree #grandeur #laws

Stars wide of belt often cultivated a gentlemanly grandeur, a groomed refinement that filtered through their fingertips - the dainty fidgets of Hardy's plump digits, Orson Welles performing magic tricks with nimble dexterity, Jackie Gleason lofting a teacup to his lips as if he were Lady Bracknell - or through a fine set of twinkle-toes.


James Wolcott


#cultivated #dainty #filtered #fine #fingertips

There are accents in the eye which are not on the tongue, and more tales come from pale lips than can enter an ear. It is both the grandeur and the pain of the remoter moods that they avoid the pathway of sound.


Thomas Hardy


#avoid #both #come #ear #enter

The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.


Charles Sumner


#elevation #enlightened #grandeur #humanity #intellect

Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation.


Thomas Huxley


#grandeur #make #nation #size #territory

A high heart ought to bear calamities and not flee them, since in bearing them appears the grandeur of the mind and in fleeing them the cowardice of the heart.


Pietro Aretino


#bear #bearing #calamities #cowardice #flee

Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur.


Matthew Arnold


#baldness #bare #full #grandeur #mountain

For as long as I can remember, I have been passionately intrigued by 'Africa,' by the word itself, by its flora and fauna, its topographical diversity and grandeur; but above all else, by the sheer variety of the colors of its people, from tan and sepia to jet and ebony.


Henry Louis Gates


#africa #been #colors #diversity #else

Architects of grandeur are often the master builders of disillusionment.


Bryant H. McGill


#builders #disillusionment #grandeur #master #often

I want to run for the Senate from Tennessee. Not now, but when I'm 50, when music dies down a little bit. I know lots of artists and actors have those delusions of grandeur, but ever since I was a kid, it's been of interest to me.


Tim McGraw


#been #bit #delusions #dies #down






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