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Happiness and misery depend not on how high up or low down you are, they depend not upon these, but on the direction in which you are tending. - Samuel Butler

Overwork: A dangerous disorder affecting high public functionaries who want to go fishing. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce

It was one of those dangerous moments when speech is at once sincere and deceptive, when feeling, rising high above its average depth, leaves flood-marks which are never reached again. - George Eliot

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country. - Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

The breaking waves dashed high On a stern and rock-bound coast; And the woods against a stormy sky, Their giant branches toss'd. - Felicia Dorothea Hemans

I don't measure a man's success by how high he climbs but how high he bounces when he hits bottom. - George S. Patton

No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. - William Blake

The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. - Abraham Lincoln