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"High School is the place where poetry goes to die." - Billy Collins

"High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation." - Charles Kettering

"When you place a high value on truth, you have to think for yourself." - Cornel West

"As if they were our own handiwork we place a high value on our characters." - Epicurus

"High school is a dark place; I hung out with 'freaks.'" - Jared Leto

"No matter how I say it, Donghae hyung holds a very high place in my heart." - Cho Kyuhyun

"High school is a dark place; I hung out with "freaks."" - Jared Leto

"As if they were our own handiwork, we place a high value on our characters." - Epicurus

"If you have come with high expectations of anything, you have come to the wrong place." - R. A. Lafferty

"If I must fall, may it be from a high place." - Paulo Coelho

"College is a place to keep warm between high school and an early marriage." - George Gobel

"Humble birth did not retard his genius, nor high place corrupt his soul." - Cass Gilbert

"When you come to a place like Kauai, you don't go for a high tech world." - Todd Rundgren

"You only are free when you realize you belong no place - you belong every place - no place at all. The price is high. The reward is great." - Maya Angelou

"Play may not have so high a place in the divine economy, but is has as legitimate a place as prayer." - J. G. Holland

"Oh England is a pleasant place for them that's rich and high, But England is a cruel place for such poor folks as I" - Charles Kingsley

"Play may not have so high a place in the divine economy, but is has as legitimate a place as prayer." - Josiah Gilbert Holland

"Alaska is just such an incredibly beautiful place. Of any place that I have ever been to, it speaks such high volumes about God and creation." - Alan Robertson

"The fight against corruption is not bound to high-profile arrests and high-profile investigations. The fight against corruption is successful if you prevent corruption taking place in the first place." - Ahmed Chalabi

"Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors." - Ernest Hemingway

"Computers will never take the place of books. You can't stand on a floppy disk to reach a high shelf." - Sam Ewing

"I believe you should place a woman on a pedestal: high enough so you can look up her dress." - Steve Martin

"I can love only what I can place so high above me that I cannot reach it." - Franz Kafka

"Here and there some stern high patriot stood, Who could not get the place for which he sued." - Lord Byron

"Scriptures are like packets of light that illuminate our minds and give place to guidance and inspiration from on high." - Richard G Scott

"On what high-performing companies should be striving to create: A great place for great people to do great work." - Marilyn C. Nelson

"We ought at all times to be very careful that high-mindedness shall never have place in our hearts." - Joseph Smith Jr

"Oh that I were seated as high as my ambition, I'd place my naked foot on the necks of monarchs." - Horace Walpole

"Today they're praising you sky high, place you on a pedestal and tomorrow they don't want to know you." - Mark Mcgrath

"The high desert has an effect on people. The place has a way of swallowing you up." - Campbell Scott

"I'm not against high-tech medicine. It has a secure place in the diagnosis and treatment of serious disease." - Andrew Weil

"The strong argument for Heaven as a place centers in and clusters about Jesus. The man Jesus, bearing a man's form, the body He wore on earth, has a place assigned Him - a high place." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"High quality water is more than the dream of the conservationists, more than a political slogan; high quality water, in the right quantity at the right place at the right time, is essential to health, recreation, and economic growth." - Edmund Muskie

"I've always wanted to do a movie that takes place in the 70's and was about rock and roll and getting high, like Dazed and Confused or Fast Times at Ridgemont High." - Edward Furlong

"Buyers of powerful cars place a high premium on the exhaust note, and manufacturers spend a lot of money getting it right. At the same time, high-end cars are expected to filter out the sounds of the mundane world." - Serge Schmemann

"I come from a place where people get high, the grades get low, and if someone has a secret EVERYONE KNOWS." - Wiz Khalifa

"When the last history of high-frequency trading is written, Hunsader, like Joe Saluzzi and Sal Arnuk of Themis Trading, deserves a prominent place in it." - Michael Lewis

"I want the privilege of guiding the arrows of my children and giving them the exhortations that can shoot them into the high place." - Laurel Lee

"Embraces are comminglings from the head even to the feet, And not a pompous high priest entering by a secret place." - William Blake

"I think people don't place a high enough value on how much they are nurtured by doing whatever it is that totally absorbs them." - Jean Shinoda Bolen

"Politics is an obsolete way of doing things. Although it was good a hundred years ago, it has no place in today's high tech society." - Jacque Fresco

"If someone is starving, excessively exercising or using purging behaviors, then we know they are in a high-risk place for turning on the psychiatric illnesses," - Craig Johnson

"I threw down my enemy, and he fell from the high place and broke the mountain-side where he smote it in his ruin." - J R R Tolkien

"The big reason why I became an actor in the first place was to communicate. I never acted in high school...I was desperate to communicate." - Bruce Dern

"Though mean and mighty, rotting Together, have one dust, yet reverence, That angel of the world, doth make distinction Of place 'tween high and low." - William Shakespeare

"Dust, to its narrow house beneath! Soul, to its place on high! They that have seen thy look in death, No more may fear to die." - Felicia Hemans

"OBLIVION, n. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock." - Ambrose Bierce

"A sovereign of high character and intelligence must be able to know the right man, should place the responsibility on him, and expect results." - Sun Tzu

"Fill the brain with high thoughts, highest ideals, place them day and night before you, and out of that will come great work." - Swami Vivekananda

"We set the treatment of bodies so high above the treatment of souls, that the physician occupies a higher place in society than the school-master." - Florence Nightingale

"What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait" - Hattie Mcdaniel

"Starving for a high, a place to hang out inside my own head. Starving for touch. Pain, even. A way to feel. I need to feel." - Ellen Hopkins

"Politics is an obsolete way of doing things. Although it was good a hundred years ago, it has no place in today's high tech society." - Jacque Fresco

"As political commentator Mark Shields observed, the moral high ground is a place where [Senator Alfonse] D'Amato is subject to nosebleeds." - Leonard Lurie

"But whether on the scaffold high Or in the battle's van, The fittest place where man can die Is where he dies for man!" - Michael Joseph Barry

"We were high-strung people. Possessive, jealous and liable to explode fast. When I lose my temper, you can't find it any place. He's the same." - Ava Gardner

"I was as pure as the morning When I first looked on your face; I knew I never could reach you In your high, exalted place..." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Embraces are Cominglings from the head even to the feet, and not a pompous high priest entering by a secret place." - William Blake

"It was spring break, so the theater was always packed with high schools students. It was an animal house. I wanted to burn the place down." - Haruki Murakami

"A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place." - Paulo Coelho

"There are clearly some policies that need to change, and the reputation of the credit card industry is not high. Reforms need to take place." - Kenneth Chenault

"We would like to have every middle and high school become a place where there will be lots of examples of youth competence and confidence." - Bill Drayton

"A society in which there are high levels of voluntary activity will simply be a better, happier place than one where there are not." - Jonathan Sacks

"I want the privilege of guiding the arrows of my children and giving them the exhortations that can shoot them into the high place." - Laurel Lea

"What is the thing that Hollywood demands most? Sincerity. No place in the world will pay such a high price for this admirable trait." - Hattie Mcdaniel

"The mosque was the neighbourhood house of worship, but it was also the place where my high school friends and I came to study." - Ahmed Zewail

"I had three jobs my junior and senior year of high school. I worked for the gas station and worked for a pizza place." - Curt Schilling

"I did the whole struggling actor thing and lucked into being in the right place at the right time and getting involved in the first 'High School Musical.'" - Drew Seeley

"I love Japan. I love the collision of the modern and ancient worlds coming together in that place. It's so high-tech and cool." - John Lasseter

"I've never done acid, finding it hard to go willingly to a place that could be frightening, hellish, and totally beyond my control. A place much like high school." - Libba Bray

"Risk, then, is not just part of life. It is life. The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place. It's the high-anxiety zone, but it's also where you discover who you are." - Nick Vujicic

"Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work - I am the grass; I cover all. And pile them high at Gettysburg And pile them high at Ypres and Verdun. Two years, ten years, and passengers ask the conductor: What place is this? Where are we now?" - Carl Sandburg

"High valuations entail high risks." - Benjamin Graham

"The backstreet cafe in Casablanca was for me a place of mystery, a place with a soul, a place with danger. There was a sense that the safety nets had been cut away, that each citizen walked upon the high wire of this, the real world. I longed not merely to travel through it, but to live in such a city." - Tahir Shah

"Come Sleep! Oh Sleep, the certain knot of peace, the baiting-place of wit, the balm of woe, the poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, the indifferent judge between the high and low." - Philip Sidney

"In high school I was an outcast I wasn't cool to hang out with. I ate my lunch in a bathroom stall because that was the one place I could go where I wouldn't been seen." - Shay Mitchell

"I don't see why I should bow my head when I could hold it high, or place it in the hands of my enemies when I can defeat them." - Jose Rizal

"When we are high and airy hundreds say That if we hold that flight they'll leave the place, While those same hundreds mock another day Because we have made our art of common things ..." - William Butler Yeats

"It's so much easier to get high than how scary it must be to see who you actually are and take responsibility for it. Denial is an easy place to live in." - Rosario Dawson

"The one thing I never want to do is act drunk or act high. You don't do it from a mental kind of place because then you're just acting." - Eva Mendes

"Unfortunately, it is all too often true that suppressors to a creative action must be removed before construction and creation takes place. Any person very high on the Tone Scale may level destruction toward a suppressor." - L Ron Hubbard

"When you get a poem [in a public place], it happens to you so suddenly that you don't have time to deploy your anti-poetry deflector shields that were installed in high school." - Billy Collins

"You have to begin to put the infrastructure in place to put in high-speed trains...It should be a national priority. If the French can do it, why cant we?" - Gordon Bethune

"So dull and dark are the November days. The lazy mist high up the evening curled, And now the morn quite hides in smoke and haze; The place we occupy seems all the world." - John Clare

"Chin held high, Miss Ohio beamed at an imagined crowd. "I want to be a motivational speaker." "What are you going to motivate people to do?" Smile still in place, she cut her eyes at Adina. "You know. Motivational ... stuff." - Libba Bray

"Those who have high thoughts are ever striving; they are not happy to remain in the same place. Like swans that leave their lake and rise into the air, they leave their home and fly for a higher home." - Dhammapada

"Some opulent force of genius, soul, and race, Some deep life-current from far centuries Flowed to his mind and lighted his sad eyes, And gave his name, among great names, high place." - Joel Benton

"My hopes were high, and I looked every day for some change to take place. What it was to be I knew not, but that it would come I felt certain if I kept on. One day the chance came." - Andrew Carnegie

"Human knowledge and skills alone cannot lead humanity to a happy and dignified life. Humanity has every reason to place the proclaimers of high moral standards and values above the discoverers of objective truth." - Albert Einstein

"Sometimes a great wound or concussion of the head, especially which happens by falling headlong from an high place, brings a prejudice and weakness to the animal faculty, dulling the understanding" - Thomas Willis

"I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance, but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place." - Xunzi

"Washington is not a place to live in. The rents are high, the food is bad, the dust is disgusting and the morals are deplorable. Go West, young man, go West and grow up with the country." - Horace Greeley

"What is learned in high school, or for that matter anywhere at all, depends far less on what is taught than on what one actually experiences in the place." - Edgar Friedenberg

"Degrade first the Arts if you'd Mankind Degrade. Hire Idiots to Paint with cold light & hot shade: Give high Price for the worst, leave the best in disgrace, And with Labours of Ignorance fill every place." - William Blake

"There are places in this world where fable, myth, preconception, love, longing or prejudice step in and so distort a cool, clear appraisal that a kind of high colored magical confusion takes permanent hold...Surely Texas is such a place..." - John Steinbeck

"Jumping off that cliff in Jamaica.It was years ago. It was at this place called Rick's Cafe. Actually, it was two cliffs. They were pretty high, probably a good 40- 50-foot jump into the ocean. That was crazy." - Queen Latifah

"As a child there was no place for adventure or experimentation. I guess that kind of freedom started in high school with punk rock. That's what enlightened me to not being afraid to express myself." - Mark McNairy

"Come sleep, O sleep, the certain knot of peace, The baiting place of wit, the balm of woe, The poor man's wealth, the prisoner's release, The indifferent judge between the high and low." - Philip Sidney

"Current lifestyles and consumption patterns of the affluent middle class - involving high meat intake, the use of fossil fuels, electrical appliances, home and work-place air-conditioning, and suburban housing - are not sustainable." - Maurice Strong

"I love to play hide and seek with my kid, but some days my goal is to find a hiding place where he can't find me until after high school." - Anonymous

"I like to iron. Ironing is comfort. It's control. I'm a nutty person who likes to make sure everything is in its place. I am a big ball of high energy and organization and structure. Don't forget, I'm half-German." - Sandra Bullock

"High school isn't a very important place. When you're going you think it's a big deal, but when it's over nobody really thinks it was great unless they're beered up." - Stephen King

"Berkeley , Hume, Kant , Fichte , Hegel , James , Bergson all are united in one earnest attempt, the attempt to reinstate man with his high spiritual claims in a place of importance in the cosmic scheme." - David Hume

"So when he asked about getting high, I didn't think, I agreed. We smoked some good California green. Took three tries to put me in the place he said I should be." - Ellen Hopkins

"they say every man needs protection, they say every man must fall. yet I swear I see my reflection,some place high above this wall.....and someday I shall be released." - Bob Dylan

"I haven't taught since 2004, but I taught high school English for seven years, primarily at a place called Haddonfield Memorial, which is in a very well-to-do-community in Southern New Jersey." - Matthew Quick

"I once tried standing up on my toes to see far out in the distance, but I found that I could see much farther by climbing to a high place." - Xun Zi

"I stayed with them for about a year up there and, at night, worked over in Long Island at a club called The High Hat Club which was like a pseudo jazz / blues place." - William Bell

"Paris enjoys a high reputation for the style of its public edifices, and, while there is a very great deal to condemn, compared with other capitals, I think it is entitled to a distinguished place in this particular." - James Fenimore Cooper

"We need to be aware of what we are capable of first and realize that if you place your dreams really really high, you do have the potential to get to that level." - Vicente Fox

"You can't work in a steel mill and think small. Giant converters hundreds of feet high. Every night, the sky looked enormous. It was a torrent of flames - of fire. The place that Pittsburgh used to be had such scale." - Jack Gilbert

"I did get to go to the Olympic trials in '88 and '92. I was 7th and 11th, so I didn't place high enough to go to the games, but, still, it was a blast." - Dot Jones

"Avon is a unique place to work; we've got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company; 46 percent of our officers are women." - Andrea Jung

"I'm at the transition place myself, still playing high school girls but moving to a stage when I'm playing older roles and going to the places of stillness and wisdom and knowledge and weight. It's exciting and scary." - Tatiana Maslany

"It would be very, very dangerous for a wire walker to experience fear while he is balancing on the wire. Fear has its place on earth, before and maybe after a high-wire walk, but not during for me." - Philippe Petit

"The nature of the place...whether high or low, moist or dry, whether sloping north or south, or bearing tall trees or low shrubs...generally gives hint as to its inhabitants." - John James Audubon

"In high school I was an outcast... I wasn't cool to hang out with. I ate my lunch in a bathroom stall because that was the one place I could go where I wouldn't been seen." - Shay Mitchell

"But at school, I wasn't athletic, and if you're not athlete in high school, it's kind of hard to find your place, so play practice seemed perfect, especially if you were as uncoordinated as I was." - Piper Perabo

"Being an American doesn't mean that you're guaranteed a high wage. You have to be productive, and we have to create a very low-cost, efficient place to do business, and we've let all that slip in America." - Michael Porter

"When I was in the 9th grade I was flunking out of high school. And that's why I'm so encouraged by the fact that America is the place where opportunity and American exceptionalism is alive and well." - Tim Scott

"I am not against all forms of high-tech medicine. Drugs and surgeries have a secure place in the treatment of serious health conditions. But modern American medicine treats almost every health condition as if it were an emergency." - Andrew Weil

"Sometimes a great wound or concussion of the head, especially which happens by falling headlong from an high place, brings a prejudice and weakness to the animal faculty, dulling the understanding." - Thomas Willis

"Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel them under and let me work- I am the grass; I cover all. And pile them high at Gettysburg. And pile them high at Ypres and Verdun. Shovel them under and let me work. Two years, ten years,and passengers ask the conductor- What place is this? Where are we now? I am the grass. Let me work." - Carl Sandburg

"For those who aspire to live in a high cost, high tax, big government place, our nation and the world offers plenty of options. Vermont, Canada and Venezuela all offer you the opportunity to live in the socialist, big government paradise you long for." - Marco Rubio

"I honestly don't know where the high voice thing came from in the first place. Why do people have high voices? Emotional problems? What is that? It could easily be that. And now I'm getting more normal, and my voice is getting deeper." - Leslie Mann

"I'll admit, right away, that I am disappointed that we did not have a major trophy to show for our efforts. We were in four and we had a good side, but when you count second place as failure, then standards are becoming fantastically high. We never celebrate second place here." - Bob Paisley

"It is the music which makes it what it is; it is the music which changes the place from the rear room of a saloon in back of the yards to a fairy place, a wonderland, a little comer of the high mansions of the sky." - Upton Sinclair

"You know what I'd really like to do the most right now? Climb up to the top of some high place like the pyramids. The highest place I can find. Where you can see forever. Stand on the very top, look all around the world, see all the scenery, and see with my own eyes what's been lost from the world." - Haruki Murakami

"Un homme n'a jamais pu e lever sa ma|"tresse jusqu'a' lui; mais une femme place toujours son amant aussi haut qu'elle. A man can never elevate his mistress to his rank, but a woman can always place her lover as high as she." - Honore De Balzac

"Probable nor'east to sou'west winds, varying to the soutard and westard and eastard and points between; high and low barometer, sweeping round from place to place; probable areas of rain, snow, hail, and drought, succeeded or preceded by earthquakes with thunder and lightning." - Mark Twain

"If a country is an attractive place for foreigners to invest their funds, then that country will have a relatively high exchange rate. If it's an unattractive place, it will have a relatively low exchange rate. Those are the fundamentals that determine the exchange rate in a floating exchange rate system." - Milton Friedman

"In that high place in the darkness the two oddly sensitive human atoms held each other tightly and waited. In the mind of each was the same thought. "I have come to this lonely place and here is this other," was the substance of the thing felt." - Sherwood Anderson

"I know exactly what it's like to stand on top of a tall building or in a high place and look down and go, 'Ohhhh my God.' I try to get into that place every time I write a scene like that. And definitely when I write the action scenes, I get overheated and my heart goes really fast. I get very involved." - Veronica Roth

"I was born in Patterson, New Jersey, and raised pretty much all around the country. My family tended to move from place to place following economic prospects and jobs and looking for new opportunities, so we changed schools, colleges, grade schools, high schools every 6 months to a year - depending on the breaks." - J Michael Straczynski

"Un homme n'a jamais pu e lever sa ma|"tresse jusqu'a' lui; mais une femme place toujours son amant aussi haut qu'elle. A man can never elevate his mistress to his rank, but a woman can always place her lover as high as she." - Honore De Balzac

"I think one of the problems I think with a lot of people in high school is that people don't think of the Internet as a real place or a place that has physical consequences in the physical world. This happens with adults who ought to know better, too." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"High thoughts must have high language." - Aristophanes

"There's a reason Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Phoenix are our four fastest-growing areas. They offer an astonishingly high standard of living for ordinary Americans. New York City is a great place to be really rich and not a terrible place to be really poor, but it's a pretty hard place to live on $60,000 a year. You don't experience anywhere near the basic standard of living you would in Houston on the same income." - Edward Glaeser

"Develop high expectations." - Jesse Ventura

"I'm high energy." - Karl Urban

"Aim High, Drive hard." - Donald Trump

"I'm not high maintenance." - Sienna Miller

"Envy aims very high." - Ovid

"A free society depends upon a high degree of mutual trust. The public will not give that trust to officials who are not seen to be impartially dedicated to the general public interest, nor will they give trust to those high in government who violate the rule of law they ask citizens to obey at the expense of self-interest, or to those who present government as the place where one feathers his own nest, [or] exchanges favors with friends and former associates." - Archibald Cox

"Our lives are full of supposes. Suppose this should happen, or suppose that should happen; what could we do; how could we bear it? But, if we are living in the high tower of the dwelling place of God, all these supposes will drop out of our lives. We shall be quiet from the fear of evil, for no threatenings of evil can penetrate into the high tower of God." - Hannah Whitall Smith

"I did a show in New Jersey in the auditorium of a technical high school ... Technical high school, that's where dreams are narrowed down. We tell our children, "You can do anything you want." Their whole lives. "You can do anything!" But this place, we take kids - they're 15, they're young - and we tell them, "You can do eight things. We got it down to eight for you."" - Louis C K

"High quality water is more than the dream of the conservationists, more than a political slogan; high quality water, in the right quantity at the right place at the right time, is essential to health, recreation, and economic growth. Of all our planet's activities - geological movements, the reproduction and decay of biota, and even the disruptive propensities of certain species (elephants and humans come to mind) - no force is greater than the hydrologic cycle." - Richard Bangs

"High school was the first time I ever saw spoken word poetry. The first place I ever performed a poem was at my school, so in some ways it was the nucleus of how it all started. For me I think high school was a period of trying to figure myself out, and poetry was one of the ways I did that, and was a very helpful avenue to try to do that." - Phil Kay

"I would model well-being by presenting myself as a high-energy person who loves what I am doing and who is thrilled to be able to offer books, tapes, and products designed to make people feel good. I would explain that they are in a store filled with this kind of energy and that creating such a space is exactly why I got into the business in the first place. If you want to feel good, then my store is the place you should visit on a regular basis. I would stay very informed about what's out there and make sure I carry many things with very high energy." - Wayne Dyer

"Suppose you stand on a high place to enjoy the beauty of the sparkling sea below. You need do nothing to create that beauty; you need only BE IN THE SAME PLACE WHERE IT IS, and let nature do the rest. So it is with the inner life. There is nothing we can DO to gain psychic beauty. It already exists without our effort. We need only be where we belong, that is, in self-union. Then, beauty IS." - Vernon Howard



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