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Above All Else Quotes


"Place principle above all else." - Haile Selassie

"Above all else, be consistent." - Stephen King

"Above all else show the data." - Edward Tufte

"My daughter loves singing above all else." - Vanessa Paradis

"The word "hedonistic" to me means pleasure above all else. My pleasure above all else." - Fred Melamed

"Who values gold above all, considers all else as trifling." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"Above all else, never think you're not good enough." - Anthony Trollope

"Above all else I am a dilettante in life." - Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

"Love is, above all else, the gift of oneself." - Jean Anouilh

"Lolitas value independence and beauty above all else." - Novala Takemoto

"That which the Fascists hate above all else, is intelligence." - Miguel De Unamuno

"Adoration is caring for God above all else." - Evelyn Underhill

"What Ireland needs now above all else is peace." - Albert Reynolds

"Strategy is, above all else, the search for above average returns." - Gary Hamel

"Society values cooperation over independence, obedience over individuality, and niceness above all else." - Sue Grafton

"Above all else , the devil can not stand to be mocked." - C S Lewis

"The human body is something that I truly love, above all else." - Giorgio Armani

"I love poetry and my country above all else in the world," - Fyodor Tyutchev

"Anyone developing new products and new technology needs one characteristic above all else: hope." - James Dyson

"Success in the sport is, above all else, about enduring suffering." - Chris McCormack

"If there is one thing golf demands above all else, it is honesty." - Jack Nicklaus

"Music is still above all else the thing that does it for me" - Bob Geldof

"Men honor property above all else; it has the greatest power in human life." - Euripides

"Above all else, align with customers. Win when they win. Win only when they win." - Jeff Bezos

"Above all else, deep in my soul, I'm a tough Irishwoman." - Maureen O'Hara

"Above all else, products spread when they're useful and they're usable" - Kevin Systrom

"I care about life and I have a record of fighting for people above all else." - Wendy Davis

"Above all else, tragedy requires the finest appreciation by the writer of cause and effect." - Arthur Miller

"What I learned on the road. Above all else - to love my native land." - Charles Kuralt

"Men honor property above all else; it has the greatest power in human life." - Euripides

"Careerism: the self-centered philosophy of governing to win the next election above all else." - Tom Coburn

"Mostly, he taught me about friendship and selflessness and, above all else, unwavering loyalty." - John Grogan

"Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it." - Solomon

"Above all else, deep in my soul, I'm a tough Irishwoman." - Maureen Ohara

"Deregulation has been, above all else, a means of reducing corporate business's accountability to the public." - Herbert Schiller

"Music is still above all else the thing that does it for me." - Bob Geldof

"I wanted above all else not to be like my mum." - Julie Walters

"No one can be a painter unless he cares for painting above all else." - Edouard Manet

"I'm an intellectual, but I've always had jobs that required physical labor above all else." - Niall Matter

"Doggedness depends on emotional traits - enthusiasm and persistence in the face of setbacks - above all else." - Daniel Goleman

"I am a woman above everything else." - Jackie Kennedy

"Above anything else, I hate to lose." - Jackie Robinson

"What raises great poetry above all else-it is the entire person and also the entire world." - Franz Grillparzer

"Valuing knowledge above all else results in a lust for power, and that leads men into dark and empty places." - Veronica Roth

"Those who seek peace above all else, they say, will always deceive to keep the water calm." - Veronica Roth

"Self is the great antichrist and anti-God in the world, that sets up itself above all else." - Stephen Charnock

"Happiness is impossible for longer than 15 minutes. We are the descendants of creatures who, above all else, worried." - Alain De Botton

"God aims to look valuable in the world, and that happens when we treasure him above all else." - John Piper

"Incestuous, homogeneous fiefdoms of self-proclaimed expertise are always rank-closing and mutually self-defending, above all else." - Glenn Greenwald

"I think above all else [The Social Network] is a love story. And something of a tragic one, I suppose." - Andrew Garfield

"I have a responsibility to the woman of today - to make her feel confident, modern and above all else beautiful." - Carolina Herrera

"Man is above all else mind, consciousness - that is, he is a product of history, not of nature." - Antonio Gramsci

"People need a parental divine love which will attend to them above all else, no matter what happens" - Masahisa Goi

"I was never motivated by money. I think above all else about the happiness of my family, regardless of money." - Neymar

"Above all, try something" - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Before anything else, above all else, beyond all else God love us. God loves us extravagantly, ridiculously, without limit or condition. God is in love with us... God yearns for us." - Roberta Bondi

"The immigrant experience of all of us is what makes us Americans, because we value in our DNA liberty and opportunity above all else." - Ted Cruz

"I am a Doctor, but above all else I consider myself an activist for peace, justice and care for all people." - Patch Adams

"Above all, discard the irrelevant." - Barbara Tuchman

"Above all remember your humanity." - Joseph Rotblat

"Above all, tell the truth." - Grover Cleveland

"Christ rises above all things." - A. B. Simpson

"Above all nations is humanity," - Goldwin Smith

"Above all things, respect yourself." - Pythagoras

"Above all-we were wet." - Frank Mccourt

"Above all, keep it simple." - Auguste Escoffier

"Humankind above all is lazy." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"Above all, ignore the audience." - Minnie Maddern Fiske

"Above all things, reverence yourself." - Pythagoras

"Above all nations is humanity." - Goldwin Smith

"Above all, I dislike vulgarity." - Diane Kruger

"Beware in your prayers, above everything else, of limiting God, not only by unbelief, but by fancying that you know what He can do. Expect unexpected things above all that we ask or think." - Andy Murray

"The man who loves his wife above all else on earth gains the freedom and power to pursue other noble, but lesser, loves." - David Jeremiah

"I think jewelry can change an outfit more than anything else. Transformation, punch, individuality: One or all of the above are why you should wear jewelry." - Iris Apfel

"What our species needs, above all else, is a generally accepted ethical system that is compatible with the scientific knowledge we now possess." - Derek Freeman

"Above all, have a good time. If you are' enjoying writing it, you can hardly expect someone else to enjoy reading it." - Tom Robbins

"Books, the books that I loved above all else to spend my time with, were the great tools for understanding one's life and the lives of other people." - Ellen Douglas

"In life's brief game to be a winner A man must have...oh yes, above All else, of course, someone to love." - Vikram Seth

"Time is love, above all else. It is the most precious commodity in the world and should be lavished on those we care most about." - Sydney J Harris

"I think the sheer fact of women talking, being, paradoxical, inexplicable, flip, self-destructiv e but above all else public is the most revolutionary thing in the world." - Chris Kraus

"You must achieve the confidence of knowing that you possess absolute, unbending, unimpeachable integrity. Everyone must know that. Above all else, it is integrity that defines your character." - Dave Calhoun

"The theatre, like the fresco, is art fitted to its place. And therefore it is above all else the human art, the living art." - Romain Rolland

"Texas is a state of mind. Texas is an obsession. Above all else, Texas is a nation in every sense of the word." - John Steinbeck

"I'm most proud of my work in the LGBTQ space. Feels like, above all else, that's something I want to do for the rest of my life." - Troye Sivan

"The child must come first above all else. And pace yourself every day. There is quite a lot you will have to give up." - Iman Abdulmajid

"Above all, have a good time. If you aren't enjoying writing it, you can hardly expect someone else to enjoy reading it." - Tom Robbins

"She knew that he loved her above all else, more than anything in the world, but only for his own sake." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"I like good stories above all else... and kickin' art really goes the final stretch to ensure a comic is good." - Robert Kirkman

"To do good whenever one can, to love liberty above all else, never to deny the truth, even though it be before the throne." - Ludwig Van Beethoven

"Really big people are, above everything else, courteous, considerate and generous - not just to some people in some circumstances - but to everyone all the time." - Thomas J Watson

"In poetry, rhythm is a priority above everything else." - Kim Hyesoon

"You have to stay one level above everyone else." - Jim Otto

"Above all else, know this: Be prepared at all times for the gifts of God and be ready always for new ones. For God is a thousand times more ready to give than we are to receive" - Meister Eckhart

"Almsgiving above all else requires money, but even this shines with a brighter luster when the alms are given from our poverty. The widow who paid in the two mites was poorer than any human, but she outdid them all." - Saint John Chrysostom

"It has taken awhile, but I certainly do know it now - the most wonderful gift I had, the gift I finally learned to cherish above all else, was the gift of all those perfectly ordinary days." - Katrina Kenison

"I'm easy driving, But I'm not a person who loves living pleasantly above all else. I'm not that way at all. I might think I'm that, but I'm not really that." - Ray Davies

"We were sweet, lovely people who wanted to throw out all the staid institutions who placed money and wars above all else. When you're young you think that's how life works." - Margot Kidder

"Above all, keep your colors fresh!" - Edouard Manet

"Friendship reaches well above all currency." - Robert M. Hensel

"To bee beloved is above all bargaines." - George Herbert

"Above all, learn to breathe correctly." - Joseph Pilates

"Above all, learn how to breathe correctly." - Joseph Pilates

"Above all shadows rides the sun." - J R R Tolkien

"Chess is, above all, a fight." - Emanuel Lasker

"Man is, above all, he who creates." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Above all, art should be fun." - Alexander Calder

"Above all things, I believe in love." - Ewan Mcgregor

"Above all, do not lie to yourself." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Above all, don't lie to yourself." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"Above all have respect for yourself." - Pythagoras

"People's Fury is above all the furies." - Chanakya

"Above and before all things, worship GOD!" - Pythagoras

"Above all things reverence thy Self." - Pythagoras

"Human nature is above all things - lazy." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"What people want, above all, is order." - Stephen Gardiner

"I'm a mama's boy above all." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Grass grows at last above all graves." - Julia Caroline Dorr

"Human nature is above all things lazy." - Harriet Beecher Stowe

"I'm a mama's boy above all." - Shaquille Oneal

"Peter Kubelka is the perfectionist of the film medium; and, as I honor that quality above all others at this time finding such a lack of it now elsewhere, I would simply like to say: Peter Kubelka is the world's greatest filmmaker - which is to say, simply: see his films! all means/above all else...etcetera." - Stan Brakhage

"I exist only because inside of me and above all else I am only and above all a Neapolitan. Naples exists inside of me, and always will. Fortunately for me there is this treasure that I have inside of me and, when I need it, then I pull it out." - Sophia Loren

"My great idea is that we must forgive the Pope. First of all, he needs it more than anyone else. Besides, it is the only way of placing oneself above him." - Albert Camus

"You can't let doubt or fear or guilt eat away at you. You are good and you need to remember that above all else. Love is stronger than hatred, and you are made of love." - Amanda Hocking

"A living language is like a man suffering incessantly from small hemorrhages, and what it needs above all else is constant transactions of new blood from other tongues. The day the gates go up, that day it begins to die." - H L Mencken

"It was very much a cry for democratic control at that time. Above all, breaking the accomplished power of a few people to rule the lives of everybody else." - Barbara Castle, Baroness Castle of Blackburn

"I want to inspire people to desire to see the praise that comes from the one and only true God. Above all else. That is what God has laid on my heart and the message that I bring to you." - R. T. Kendall

"She is, above all else, tired; she wants more than anything to return to her bed and her book. The world, this world, feels suddenly stunned and stunted, far from everything." - Michael Cunningham

"The fingers on his flesh told him he was loved, that he had always been loved, and that the world was a place where above all else things that were good would find a way to burrow into you." - Steven Galloway

"Above all else, I had learned the one thing every person has to learn to make it through life: the only person you can truly count on is yourself." - CJ Roberts

"The grandeur of the Institute never failed to impress Magnus - the way it towered high and mighty above everything else, timeless and unmoving in its Gothic disapproval of all that was modern and changeable." - Cassandra Clare

"More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else... All our lauded technological progress - our very civilization - is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal." - Albert Einstein

"If what you seek is Truth, there is one thing you must have above all else." "I know. An overwhelming passion for it." "No. An unremitting readiness to admit you may be wrong." - Anthony De Mello

"Adventure is allowing the unexpected to happen to you. Exploration is experiencing what you have not experienced before. How can there be any adventure, any exploration, if you let somebody else - above all, a travel bureau - arrange everything before-hand?" - Richard Aldington

"More and more I come to value charity and love of one's fellow being above everything else...All our lauded technological progress-our very civilization-is like the axe in the hand of the pathological criminal." - Albert Einstein

"The human heart will seek to be known, understood, and connected with above all else. If you do not connect, the ones you care about will find someone who will." - Henry Cloud

"Practice the game the way you're going to play the game. Practice hard and play hard. Run hard and above all else, hustle every moment you're on the field where you are practicing or playing in a game." - Pete Rose

"I am essentially a painter of the kind of still life composition that communicates a sense of tranquillity and privacy, moods which I have always valued above all else." - Giorgio Morandi

"The work I care about is terribly simple. I observe. I try to entertain. But above all I want my pictures to be emotional. Little else interests me in photography." - Elliott Erwitt

"Since we astronomers are priests of the highest God in regard to the book of nature, it befits us to be thoughtful, not of the glory of our minds, but rather, above all else, of the glory of God." - Johannes Kepler

"People who are obsessed with Jesus aren't consumed with their personal safety and comfort above all else. Obsessed people care more about God's kingdom coming to this earth than their own lives being shielded from pain or distress." - Francis Chan

"What the artist must aim at above all else is this: to produce, by any process whatever, a work which by the life and humanity emanating from it communicates to the beholder . . . ." - Medardo Rosso

"Art gives its vision to beauty not always recognized. And it surrenders freely - whatever power it possesses to every sincere soul that seeks it. But above all else-it presents us with the gift of ourselves." - Aberjhani

"Above all else, children need to know and feel they are loved, wanted, and appreciated. They need to be assured of that often. Obviously, this is a role parents should fill, and most often the mother can do it best." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Ultimately, the reason why love and compassion bring the greatest happiness is simply that our nature cherishes them above all else. The need for love lies at the very foundation of human existence." - Dalai Lama

"Above all else, He loves you and chose to measure that love out not in words, but in blood. He loves you enough to give you the greatest gift conceivable. Would such a love allow you to suffer without purpose?" - David Jeremiah

"I no longer think that learning how to manage people, especially subordinates, is the most important for executives to learn. I am teaching above all else, how to manage oneself." - Peter Drucker

"Above all else: go out with a sense of humor. It is needed armor. Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lips is a sign that the person down deep has a pretty good grasp of life." - Hugh Sidey

"In I had attacked the British poets' nervous preference for gentility above all else, and their avoidance of the uncomfortable, destructive truths both of the inner life and of the present time." - Al Alvarez

"Above all else she mustn't think that using her body will help her attain her goal. Men use women who play seductively, and then they look down on them." - Dacia Maraini

"I know that wine is, above all else, a blessing, a gift of nature, a joy as pure and elemental as the soil and vines and sunshine from which it springs." - Robert Mondavi



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