The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.— Michelangelo
Empowering Highs And Lows quotations
The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.
Man treats woman as his own property and not as being capable of feelings, like himself. The way man treats women is much worse than the way landlords treat servants and the high-caste treat the low-caste. These treat them so demeaningly only in situations mutually affecting them; but men treat cruelly and as slaves, from their birth till death.
When routine bites hard, and ambitions are low.
When resentment rides high, but emotion won't grow...and we're changing our ways, taking different roads. Love will tear us apart.
I come from a place where people get high, the grades get low, and if someone has a secret EVERYONE KNOWS.
NAFTA recognizes the reality of today's economy - globalization and technology.
Our future is not in competing at the low-level wage job; it is in creating high-wage, new technology jobs based on our skills and our productivity.
The greater danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we hit it.
Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you.
One living daily in the Way carries their head low and their eyes high;
reserved in speech and possessing a kind heart, they steadfastly continue in their training efforts.
Think left and think right and think low and think high.
Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!
Blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are true super foods.
Naturally sweet and juicy, berries are low in sugar and high in nutrients - they are among the best foods you can eat.
Everything I know now . . . the pitfalls, the highs and lows, everything . . . it taught me and made stronger.
I still get very high and very low in life.
Daily. But I've finally accepted the fact that sensitive is just how I was made, that I don't have to hide it and I don't have to fix it. I'm not broken.
Country music to me is heartfelt music that speaks to the common man.
It is about real life stories with rather simple melodies that the average person can follow. Country music should speak directly and simply about the highs and lows of life. Something that anyone can relate to.
Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, 'It's going to be a good day!'.
The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy.
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide, No escape from reality. Open your eyes, Look up to the skies and see, I'm just a poor boy, I need no sympathy, Because I'm easy come, easy go, Little high, little low, Any way the wind blows doesn't really matter to me, to me.
My phone rings, they call me up and say, 'Chael, your testosterone level is too high.' I say, 'Well, how high was it?' They say, '0.7.' I said, 'What's normal?' They say, '0.6.'; I said, 'One-tenth? You're telling me I'm one-tenth higher than the average man? Re-test that - you must have caught me on a low day.'
The attack on untouchability is an attack on this high-and low-ness.
I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.
Greenwich Village... the village of low rents and high arts.
Keep costs low and spirits high, and the people of Southwest Airlines will keep LUV in the air.
On the Internet, companies are scale businesses, characterized by high fixed costs and relatively low variable costs. You can be two sizes: You can be big, or you can be small. It's very hard to be medium. A lot of medium-sized companies had the financing rug pulled out from under them before they could get big.
You can learn more from the lows than the highs.
The highs are great but the lows make you really look at things in a different way and want to improve. Every player will have both in their careers and I have, but what you get is that experience which is so important to perform at your best.
The working classes may be injuriously degraded and oppressed in three ways: 1st - When they are neglected in infancy 2nd - When they are overworked by their employer, and are thus rendered incompetent from ignorance to make a good use of high wages when they can procure them. 3rd - When they are paid low wages for their labour.
One of the most difficult things to learn is to render service without bossing, without making a fuss about it, and without any consciousness of high and low. In the world of spirituality, humility counts at least as much as utility.
So the first thing I learned about how to get superior performance is not to buy stocks that are near their lows, but to buy stocks that are coming out of broad bases and beginning to make new highs.
No passion is stronger in the breast of a man than the desire to make others believe as he believes. Nothing so cuts at the root of his happiness and fills him with rage as the sense that another rates low what he prizes high.
When the divine vision is attained, all appear equal;
and there remains no distinction of good and bad, or of high and low.
The cost of appearing with a bloviating ignoramus is obvious, it seems to me.
Donald Trump is redundant evidence that if your net worth is high enough, your IQ can be very low and you can still intrude into American politics.
Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions.
And now let me address all of you, high and low, rich and poor, one with another, to accept of mercy and grace while it is offered to you; Now is the accepted time, now is the day of salvation; and will you not accept it, now it is offered unto you?
Oh, my ways are strange ways and new ways and old ways, And deep ways and steep ways and high ways and low, I'm at home and at ease on a track that I know not, And restless and lost on a road that I know.
Don’t get high off praises, and don’t get too low on critiques.
There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles.