quote by Simon Napier-Bell

A kite can't really fly free,that's just an expression. In order to soar high in the sky the string of a kite needs to be anchored. If the string breaks the kite drops back to the ground. The kite's freedom depends on it not being as free as he thinks it is.

— Simon Napier-Bell

Lust High Ground quotations

High ground quote The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.

The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.

I find Indian music very funky. I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it's the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground.

Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will.

Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of your spiritual environment.

High ground quote Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.

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Set your goals high; make friends with different kinds of people; enjoy simple pleasures. Stand on high ground; sit on level ground; walk on expansive ground.

I'm too high, but I ain't left the ground.

Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark proved that you could fight a war with high- level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action.

High ground quote Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, wit

Knowing when to walk away is wisdom. Being able to is courage. Walking away, with your head held high is dignity.

Humility forms the basis of honor, just as the low ground forms the foundation of a high elevation.

In the restaurant business, you never want to have enemies, whereas it seems that many politicians judge their success by how high their enemies are and whether they can show that they can hold their ground and give a punch for every punch they take.

The lizard that jumped from a high Iroko tree to the ground said he would praise himself if no-one else did.

High ground quote Keep your head and standards high!

Keep your head and standards high!

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In setting out the walls of a city the choice of a healthy situation is of the first importance: it should be on high ground, neither subject to fogs nor rains; its aspects should be neither violently hot nor intensely cold, but temperate in both respects.

In setting out the walls of a city the choice of a healthy situation is of the first importance: it should be on high ground, neither subject to fogs nor rains; its aspects should be neither violently hot nor intensely cold, but temperate in both respects.

An e-mail from a reader says that liberals like to take the moral high ground, even though their own moral relativism means that there is no moral high ground.

High ground quote Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face.

Looking back on 200 years of feminist agitation in this country, we've got to get it that the moral high ground doesn't get us anything. Pleading with powerful men never gets us what we need. Talking doesn't do it. Being right doesn't do it. Hardball politics does it ... and a political strategy.

That's how hatred is created: two different groups, each insisting they're on the moral high ground

I don't walk down the street like, "I'm famous.

" It's still weird to me when people ask for pictures. My close friends from high school keep me grounded - they don't care about what I do. I'm still the same person I was, and I try hard not to change.

High ground quote True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class i

True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.

I never forget my old days and I never fly too high I have my feet fixed firmly on the ground!

Aim for a star, and keep your sights high! With a heart full of faith within, your feet on the ground and your eyes in the sky.

He did not feel the ground under his feet - he thrust himself into the capriole, rose high in the air-forelegs and hind legs horizontal. He soared above the ground, he head in jubilation. Conquering!

High ground quote Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced

Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced a coherent story in his mind, not necessarily that the story is true.

It was a morning of ground mist, yellow sunshine, and high rifts of blue, white-cloud-dappled sky. The leaves were still thick on the trees, but de-spangled gossamer threads hung on the bushes and the shrill little cries of unrest of the swallows skimming the green open park spaces of the park told of autumn and change.

When the leaves rustle, they sound very much like the stealthy movement of a woman in evening dress, and when they shiver suddenly, and fall, and scatter away along the ground, they might be the patter of a woman’s hurrying footsteps, and the mark in the gravel the imprint of a high-heeled shoe.

Don't forget that birds with broken wings walking on the ground were once flying high up in the sky.

High ground quote The 7 habits of highly effective people.1. Be proactive. 2. Begin with the end i

The 7 habits of highly effective people.1. Be proactive. 2. Begin with the end in mind.3. Put first things first.4. Think win-win.5. Seek first to understand and then to be understood.6. Synergize. 7. Sharpen the saw.

Iris all hues, roses, and jessamine Reared high their flourished heads between, and wrought Mosaic; underfoot the violet, Crocus, and hyacinth with rich inlay Broidered the ground, more coloured than with stone Of costliest emblem: other creature here Beast, bird, insect, or worm durst enter none; Such was their awe of man.

And now the herald lark Left his ground-nest, high tow'ring to descry The morn's approach, and greet her with his song.

And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.

High ground quote Don't be scared to be ambitious. It's not a humiliation to have a high target an

Don't be scared to be ambitious. It's not a humiliation to have a high target and to fail. The real humiliation is to have a target and not to give everything to reach it.

And it's absolutely true that male sexual behaviour and female responses to male demands change a lot when they start communicating - and the levels of the communication that I've seen on the ground in very, very poor areas are so high and I think why don't we have that here?

Materialist philosophies that treat human beings as machines or animals possess the high ground in our culture - academia, the most powerful media and many of our courts.

Politicians must set their aims for the high ground and according to our various leanings, Democratic, Republican, Independent, we will follow. Politicians must be told if they continue to sink into the mud of obscenity, they will proceed alone.

High ground quote Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any de

Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.

We have come to think of taking offence as a fundamental right.

We value very little more highly than our rage, which gives us, in our opinion, the moral high ground. From there we can shoot down at our enemies and inflict heavy fatalities.

If he who has little wit needs a master to inform his stupidity, he who has much frequently needs ten to keep in check his worldly wisdom, which might otherwise, like a high-mettled charger, toss him to the ground.

Want a happier, more content life? I highly recommend the down-to-earth methods you'll find in 'Mindfulness.' Professor Mark Williams and Dr Danny Penman have teamed up to give us scientifically grounded techniques we can apply in the midst of our everyday challenges and catastrophes.

High ground quote Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in high

Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in high school.

My music has a high irritation factor.

I`ve always tried to say something. Eccentric lyrics about eccentric people. Often it was is joke. But I would plead guilty on the grounds that I prefer eccetricity to the bland.

You know that things are not going well when you lose the moral high ground to a TMZ reporter.

Don’t take the high ground and assume you already know what you’ll do.

The truth is, when it comes to someone you love, you’ll find there isn’t anything you won’t do.

David O. Russell's best films are thrilling high wire acts that run the moment to moment risk of tumbling to the ground. In his latest, "Joy," Russell has more trouble than usual keeping his balance on the wire.

You can take the high moral ground intellectually, but if it ever happens to you personally, I don't know that I could honestly say that I wouldn't want to kill someone who took someone away from me. So, it's a rich, fertile ground for great characters and great storytelling. That was the impetus.

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