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Top 56 Looking Down Upon Quotes

#1. Troy sat down next to Sherri, examining her tray. "Are you going to eat that?" he asked. "I know what went in there." He smiled, looking mysterious. Troy's mother worked in the cafeteria.
Sherri immediately dropped the turkey roll. - Author: Amy LaPalme
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#2. Andrade [who was looking after wartime inventions] is like an inverted Micawber, waiting for something to turn down. - Author: Henry Tizard
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#3. I'm not looking for people to bow down to me or do things in my name or even pass around a collection plate for me. I say that I'd like to be God for a while because He really can get away with anything. I mean, ANYTHING. - Author: Paul Feig
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#4. Guarda il cielo. Non troverai mai un arcobaleno se stai guardando per terra.
Look up to the sky. You'll never find rainbows if you're looking down. - Author: Charlie Chaplin
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#5. Day had now given away to night and as we wandered along the great avenue lighted by the two moons of Barsoom, and with Earth looking down upon us out of her luminous green eye, it seemed that we were alone in the universe, and I, at least, was content that it should be so - Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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#6. He went down trying not to look long at her, as though she were the sun, but he saw her, as one sees the sun, without looking. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#7. One minute I'm just another rabbit and happy about it, next minute whazzaam, I'm thinking. That's a major drawback if you're looking for happiness as a rabbit, let me tell you. You want grass and sex, not thoughts like What's it all about, when you get right down to it? - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#8. I've always been looking ahead, which is a good thing, but getting married slows you down and kids slow you down, a little bit. You look ahead, but you've gotta learn to enjoy what you have. - Author: Brendan Fehr
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#9. The times I am most frustrated in homeschooling is when I become focused more on my plans than His plans. I must spend more time daily looking up for his divine direction than I do looking down at my lesson plans. - Author: Tamara L. Chilver
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#10. We've gone from looking up at the moon to looking down at Instagram. - Author: Bill Whittle
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#11. Why exactly are we so frightened of death that we avoid looking at it altogether? Somewhere, deep down, we know we cannot avoid facing death forever. We know, in Milarepa's words: "This thing called 'corpse' we dread so much is living with us here and now." - Author: Sogyal Rinpoche
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#12. If we now find ourselves looking down on the cheap and convenient, it is only because we now have better things which are affordable. - Author: Julian Baggini
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#13. We get such a kick out of looking forward to pleasures and rushing ahead to meet them that we can't slow down enough to enjoy them when they come. - Author: Alan Watts
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#14. Too often, our minds are locked on one track. We are looking for red - so we overlook blue. Many Nobel Prizes have been washed down the drain because someone did not expect the unexpected. - Author: John Turner
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#15. I don't feel 'vibes' when I enter a building - don't feel the previous owners looking down on me. But I do know when a place feels friendly. - Author: Penelope Keith
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#16. It was the kind of magic that comes after a lifetime of searching, when you stumble upon something so perfect, you stop looking, and you say: Yes. This. I know this. I feel this. I've heard its footsteps echo down the hallways of my soul. We - Author: Leylah Attar
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#17. I never behold them [the heavens filled with stars] that I do not feel I am looking in the face of God. I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how he could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.- Abraham Lincoln - Author: Louise Bachelder
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#18. The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us. - Author: Jean Paul
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#19. He is looking down at her peaceful, rigid face fading into the dusk as though darkness were a precursor of the ultimate earth, until at last the face seems to float detached upon it, lightly as the reflection of a dead leaf. - Author: William Faulkner
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#20. Soldiers, forty centuries are looking down upon you from these pyramids. - Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
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#21. Sometimes while gazing at the night's sky, I imagine stars looking down making wishes on the brightest of us. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#22. The moon is bland in color. I call it shades of gray. You know, the only color we see is what we bring or the Earth, which is looking down upon us all the time. And to find orange soil on the moon was a surprise. - Author: Eugene Cernan
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#23. Our membership in this Church ... should never be any cause for self-righteousness, for arrogance, for denigration of others, for looking down upon others. All mankind is our neighbor. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#24. I woke up and all I could see was Iraqis standing all around me, looking down upon me. I knew at that moment something terrible had happened and I wasn't in the right place. - Author: Jessica Lynch
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#25. I know Great Spirit is looking down upon me from above, and will hear what I say ... - Author: Sitting Bull
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#26. They must go out of the theatre with the strength they live by strengthened from looking upon some passion that could, whatever its chosen way of life, strike down an enemy, fill a long stocking with money or move a girl's heart. - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#27. Our minds do unusual things sometimes, Tamara. When we're looking for things it takes it upon itself to go down its own route. All we can do is follow - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#28. Oh, Ron! Hermione flung her arms around Ron's neck and broke down completely. Ron, looking quite terrified, patted her very awkwardly on the top of the head. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#29. When we reached the bus-stop we were a long way behind in the queue and when the bus came it took only half a dozen people. I noticed a group of priests looking down on us from the upper deck and I felt that somehow the Pope and his Dogmas had triumphed after all. - Author: Barbara Pym
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#30. If I'm in ya starting five you will never need a sub and I'm never looking down, so I always know what's up. - Author: Drake
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#31. I sit on it's edge, looking down at the man who feels like he just materialized out of nowhere. My head still swims with euphoria from the moment...a moment I was just in with one man whilst sleeping next to another. Suddenly feeling dirty, I pull the sheets wrapped in front of my body closer. - Author: E.J. Mellow
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#32. When you drive down Cemetery Road, the angel appears to be looking directly at you. Yet once you pass the monument and look back over your shoulder, the angel is still looking at you. Thus the appellation: the Turning Angel. - Author: Greg Iles
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#33. Sugar" he starts, before turning his attention back over to Dee, " I have thought about sex, hard fucking sex, about a hundred times since we sat down to eat." Looking back over to me, " Does that clear it up for you? - Author: Harper Sloan
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#34. There's a long pause.
But it's not a bad pause, because Mik is looking at me like I'm the treasure from the high shelf that someone's just taken down and put into his hands. I find I don't mind being looked at like this. I don't mind it at all. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#35. For the rest of my life I'll be thinking about that hamburger. I'll be sitting there at the counter, holding it in my hands with tears streaming down my cheeks. The waitress will be looking away because she doesn't like to see kids crying when they are eating hamburgers ... - Author: Richard Brautigan
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#36. Worlds can be found by a child and an adult bending down and looking together under the grass stems or at the skittering crabs in a tidal pool. - Author: Mary Catherine Bateson
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#37. In 'Sisters of War,' I got to do one of my own stunts. Running out of the building because the Japanese were firing, with all these little spark plugs are going off, looking like explosions and bullets flying down. That was really fun. - Author: Sarah Snook
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#38. I know: If you're looking down at Earth, you're looking through an atmosphere that has a bit of haze in many places and not just occasional clouds. - Author: Buzz Aldrin
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#39. Who ever lives looking for pleasure only, his senses uncontrolled, immoderate in his enjoyments, idle and weak, the tempter will certainly overcome him, as the wind blows down a weak tree. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#40. I don't believe in God, but I have this idea that if there were a God, or destiny of some kind looking down on us, that if he saw you taking anything for granted he'd take it away. - Author: Hugh Laurie
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#41. When they see those fourteen lights, they're looking at a miracle. And deep down, they feel that whatever's going to happen, there will be someone there to help them. And that fills them with hope. - Author: M. Night Shyamalan
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#42. Then I have a head mounted display which actually was designed for the military to do synchronized building entries and that's looking down at my hands, so projected on the big screen behind me, you can see my hands as I'm putting the tracks together. - Author: Thomas Dolby
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#43. I'm looking for the binding energy of a look
a crop of reflections to be reaped
in a winter of thorn
when icebergs of illusion will melt
to be served at high tea
and the spaces between the poles pinned down - Author: Nancy Peters
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#44. There are so many paths in life. Some we choose, and some are chosen for us. We walk our paths without looking down and that's the life we lead. The only things you'll get from guessing where another path would have gone are questions you can't answer and heartache you can't ever soothe. - Author: Abigail Roux
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#45. Have you ever watched a deer walking out from cover? They step, stop, and stay, motionless, nose to the air, looking and smelling. A nervous twitch might run down their flanks. And then, reassured that all is safe, they ankle their way out of the brush to graze. - Author: Helen Macdonald
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#46. You can't change anything from the outside in. Standing apart, looking down, talking the overview, you see pattern. What's wrong, what's missing. You want to fix it. But you can't patch it. You have to be in it, weaving it. You have to be part of the weaving. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#47. When you turn up for work, especially with looking down the barrel of a show, you're hoping the person you're acting opposite of is going to be on your kind of crazy wavelength. - Author: Raza Jaffrey
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#48. Because I'm associated with an avant-garde sensibility, people think I'm looking down on popular culture, but I don't want to be part of a new elitism. - Author: Robert Wyatt
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#49. The moon is looking down into the canyon, and how marvelously the great rocks kindle to her light! Every dome, and brow, and swelling boss touched by her white rays, glows as if lighted with snow. - Author: John Muir
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#50. Warn you, Lannister, you'll find no inns at the Wall," he had said, looking down on him. "No doubt you'll find some place to put me," Tyrion had replied. "As you might have noticed, I'm small. - Author: George R R Martin
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#51. Holding her gaze, he closed the final distance between them and went down to his knees, that beautiful bruised face looking up at her. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#52. I've made a dozen films in the English language. But then, for love, for my family and friends, I returned to Europe ... I annoyingly - looking back - turned down films like 007, 'For Your Eyes Only,' written specially for me. - Author: Ornella Muti
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#53. It began with your eyes cast down, and mine looking right at you,
I watched you rule out hundreds of questions and accept only mine. I poured my stories into your eager heart, and you sparked faith inside the stubbornness of mine. Our beginning was written in the stars - how could it not be? - Author: Emalynne Wilder
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#54. I'm drawing a diagram of what time looks like if you're looking straight into it - like looking down a tunnel and seeing a circle, if the tunnel were an angry ten-dimensional crab, which is what, in vastly oversimplified terms, we mean by the human word time. - Author: Austin Grossman
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#55. People are funny. They look down from all sorts of heights and then if the looking down has no effect they get unsure. - Author: John McGahern
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#56. Compassion and pity are not the same: pity is looking down on someone, feeling sorry for them and offering nothing; compassion is seeing their pain and offering them understanding. - Author: Jasinda Wilder
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