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«Faith - the ability to believe the ridiculous for the sublime»
«Duty is the most sublime word in our language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more. You should never wish to do less.»
«Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man»
«[I kiss the soil] as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment.»
«Everything here but the soul of man is a passing shadow. The only enduring substance is within. When shall we awake to the sublime greatness, the perils, the accountableness, and the glorious destinies of the immortal soul?»
Author: William Ellery Channing
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«Genius creates, and taste preserves. Taste is the good sense of genius; without taste, genius is only sublime folly.»
«A supreme love, a motive that gives a sublime rhythm to a woman's life, and exalts habit into partnership with the soul's highest needs, is not to be had where and how she wills.»
«Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer.»
«From sublime to ridiculousness there is only one step.»
«Advertisements are now so numerous that they are very negligently perused, and it is therefore become necessary to gain attention by magnificence of promises and by eloquence sometimes sublime and sometimes pathetic»
Author: Samuel Johnson