Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
— James Allen

Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Arthur Schopenhauer lofty quote

Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
— Leonardo da Vinci

The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
— Christopher Dawson