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Top 100 Quotes About Lowly

#1. Pop artists deal with the lowly trivia of possessions and equipment that the present generation is lugging along with it on its safari into the future. - Author: J.G. Ballard
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#2. How terrible," said Eragon, "to die alone, separate even from the one who is closest to you."
Everyone dies alone, Eragon. Whether you are a king on a battlefield or a lowly peasant lying in bed among your family, no one can accompany you into the void. - Author: Christopher Paolini
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#3. Consider, o consider the lowly mole. His small hands are sore and his snout bleedeth. - Author: Margery Allingham
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#4. An exile from home splendour dazzles in vain,Oh give me my lowly thatched cottage again;The birds singing gayly, that came at my call,Give me them, and that peace of mind dearer than all. - Author: John Howard Payne
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#5. She said that I was highly gifted.
Are people lowly gifted?
Or medium gifted?
Or just gifted? It's possible that all labels are curses. Unless they're on cleaning products.
In my opinion, it's not really a great idea to see people as just one thing. - Author: Holly Goldberg Sloan
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#6. 12:16 Esteem everyone with the same respect; no one is more important than the other. Associate yourself rather with the lowly than with the lofty. Do not distance yourself from others in your own mind. ("Take a real interest in ordinary people." - JB Phillips) - Author: Francois Du Toit
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#7. True praise comes often even to the lowly; false praise only to the strong. - Author: Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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#8. Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing. - Author: Kenneth Grahame
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#9. How much does a beam of light weigh? - Author: Ijosephi Lowly Worm
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#10. Oh, and Knievel stared you down, and you gave in so quick." Jed laughed lowly, rubbing his hand over Redford's stomach. "You're now my cat's bitch. - Author: Robin Saxon
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#11. Heaven is for thee too high
To know what passes there; be lowly wise.
Think only what concerns thee and thy being;
Dream not of other worlds, what creatures there
Live, in what state, condition, or degree,
Contented that thus far hath been revealed. - Author: John Milton
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#12. The wind is awake, pretty leave, pretty leaves, Heed not what he says, he deceives, he deceives; Over and over To the lowly clover He has lisped the same love (and forgotten it, too). He will be lisping and pledging to you. - Author: John Vance Cheney
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#13. There's beauty all around our paths,
If but our watchful eyes
Can trace it 'midst familiar things,
And through their lowly guise. - Author: Felicia Hemans
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#14. How much does a thought weigh? - Author: Ijosephi Lowly Worm
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#15. Lowly, with a broken neck, The crocus lays her cheek to mire. - Author: George Meredith
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#16. There is so little of the meek and lowly Lamb of God in those who are called by His name. Let us consider how our lack of love, indifference to the needs and feelings of - Author: Andrew Murray
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#17. Shoot, I must have lived such a doggoned sheltered life as a normal, independent American up there in the Last Frontier, schooled with only public education and a lowly state university degree, because obviously I haven't learned enough to dismiss common sense. - Author: Sarah Palin
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#18. The hand of benevolence is everywhere stretched out, searching into abuses, righting wrongs, alleviating distresses, and bringing to the knowledge and sympathies of the world the lowly, the oppressed, and the forgotten. - Author: Harriet Beecher Stowe
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#19. I hymn and bless Your uncountable compassion and philanthropy, as You desired to number me with Your chosen servants. Look down, now, upon me the lowly one, O God and Master, Lord of mercy, Ruler of all and All-powerful One, hearken to my prayer, and fulfill my entreaties in praise. - Author: Marina Of Aguas Santas
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#20. It is pathetic to observe how lowly the motives are that religion, even the highest, attributes to the deity ... To be given the best morsel, to be remembered, to be praised, to be obeyed blindly and punctiliously - these have been thought points of honor with the gods. - Author: George Santayana
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#21. I'd much rather fall to my death than admit my weakness to you."
"The captain of the Royal Guard wants to impress a lowly handmaiden?"
"A clumsy young man wants to impress a beautiful young woman. - Author: Renee Ahdieh
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#22. Rest assured that whatever station of life we are placed, princely or lowly, it contains the lessons and experiences necessary at the moment for our evolution, and gives us the best advantage for the development of ourselves. - Author: Edward Bach
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#23. Seeking the face of God in everything, everyone, all the time, and his hand in every happening; This is what it means to be contemplative in the heart of the world. Seeing and adoring the presence of Jesus, especially in the lowly appearance of bread, and in the distressing disguise of the poor. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#24. The lowly squabble over trifles. The great wage secret wars for power and wealth, and they call it government. Wars of words, and tricks, and guile, but no less bloody for that. - Author: Joe Abercrombie
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#25. Higher yet and higher out of clouds and night, nearer yet and nearer rising to the light - light, serene and holy where my soul may rest, purified and lowly, sanctified and blest. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#26. I accept refreshment at any hands, however lowly. - Author: W.S. Gilbert
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#27. Do not criticize any other martial arts or speak ill of others, as it will surely come back to you. The mountain does not laugh at the river because it is lowly, nor does the river speak ill of the mountain because it can not move. - Author: Koichi Tohei
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#28. I am always able to speak with him (Christ) inwardly. But I am nevertheless just a lowly little man who does not always reach all the way up to him. - Author: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
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#29. The Divine mind is as visible in its full energy of operation on every lowly bank and mouldering stone as in the lifting of the pillars of heaven, and settling the foundation of the earth. - Author: John Ruskin
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#30. The moon's my constant mistress,
And the lowly owl my marrow;
The flaming drake and the night crow make,
Me music to my sorrow. - Author: Anonymous
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#31. Welcome, wild harbinger of spring! To this small nook of earth; Feeling and fancy fondly cling, Round thoughts which owe their birth, To thee, and to the humble spot, Where chance has fixed thy lowly lot. - Author: Bernard Barton
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#32. Hadst thou sought the whole earth over," said he, looking darkly at the clergyman, "there was no place so secret- no high place nor lowly place, where thou couldst have escaped me,- save on this very scaffold! - Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
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#33. In a sense, evolution adheres to the classic twelve-step program: it takes things one day at a time. It does not strive for perfection; it does not strive at all. There is no progress, no plans, no scala natura, or scale of nature, that ranks organisms from lowly to superior, primitive to advanced. - Author: Natalie Angier
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#34. I've always been an actor, a lowly actor without power, so I've never been corrupted. I've never even directed. - Author: Laura Fraser
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#35. In a society where the degradation of man was (and is still) being proclaimed, humans defined in lowly terms, and Deity described as an abstract, impersonal concept, the heavens were opened and God and his Son Jesus Christ appeared to Joseph Smith and taught him the real nature of man. 14. - Author: Gilbert W. Scharffs
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#36. There are no fairy tales in the wild, no Cinderella stories. The lowly wolf that seems to rise to the top of the pack was really the alpha all along - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#37. When I pastored a country church, a farmer didn't like the sermons I preached on hell. He said, Preach about the meek and lowly Jesus. I said, That's where I got my information about hell. - Author: Vance Havner
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#38. We observe that one of the great attributes of discretion is that it can mask ignorance of all the most common and lowly varieties, and - Author: Eleanor Catton
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#39. Thus God's work and His eyes are in the depths, but man's only in the height. - Author: Martin Luther
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#40. Before it is too late, we must narrow the gaping chasm between our proclomations of peace and our lowly deeds which precipitate and perpetuate war. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#41. Theater publicly reveals the human condition through appealing to both intellect and emotion. Architecture, whether lowly or exalted, can do the same. - Author: Hugh Hardy
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#42. I will be satisfied if my epitaph shall be written thus: 'Here lies one who never rose to any eminence, who only courted the low ambition to have it said that he striven to ameliorate the condition of the poor, the lowly, the
downtrodden of every race and language and color.' - Author: Thaddeus Stevens
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#43. The rich and powerful want to believe in their right to be rich and powerful, so they justify it by saying they are inherently superior to the poor and lowly. - Author: Gwen Bristow
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#44. Linnea ... A plant of Lapland, lowly, insignificant, disregarded, flowering but for a brief space - from Linnaeus who resembles it. - Author: Carl Linnaeus
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#45. Proclaiming resurrection turns the world upside down (cf. Acts 17:1-9) and holds out to the poor and lowly the hope of being vindicated while posing a worrisome prospect to those who have already received their consolation in the present life (cf. Luke 6:24).322 - Author: Ellen F. Davis
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#46. When I arrived at the point where I received public acclaim, I felt the most lowly, because I knew within myself that I had but begun to tap my inner resources. - Author: Walter Russell
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#47. Are we proud and passionate, malicious and revengeful? Is this to be like-minded with Christ, who was meek and lowly? - Author: John Tillotson
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#48. No man made great by death offers more hope to lowly pride than does Abraham Lincoln; for while living he was himself so simple as often to be dubbed a fool. - Author: Thomas Vernor Smith
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#49. The physical ego, the active consciousness in man, should uplift its body-identified self into unity with the soul, its true nature; it should not allow itself to remain mired in the lowly delusive strata of the senses and material entanglement. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#50. Man has subdued the world, but woman has subdued man. Mind and muscle have won his victories; love and loveliness have gained hers. No monarch has been so great, no peasant so lowly, that he has not been glad to lay his best at the feet of a woman. - Author: Mary Abigail Dodge
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#51. It is better for people to mistakenly think lowly of you than for them to erroneously think highly of you. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#52. Thus Angels' Bread is made The Bread of man today: The Living Bread from Heaven With figures doth away: O wondrous gift indeed! The poor and lowly may Upon their Lord and Master feed. - Author: Thomas Aquinas
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#53. We beat the drum slowly and played the fife lowly,
and bitterly wept as we bore him along.
For we all loved our comrade so brave, young and handsome,
we all loved our comrade although he'd done wrong.
The Cowboy's Lament - Author: Leif Enger
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#54. Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self-sacrifice; The confidence of reason give, And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live! - Author: William Wordsworth
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#55. Not a single rumor whispered on the wind here. He was too high up for such lowly experiences, too removed from the mundane and the pain. For these few blessed moments the rushing sensations blew away his controversial existence. And he smiled. - Author: Jesikah Sundin
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#56. In time," he said with a sigh, "I found a woman in a lowly hut, a cunning woman, a healer, such a thing as men call a witch and a hag. Hesketh was her name. She was a prisoner of hideousness as was I. - Author: Anne Rice
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#57. If someone took the finest marble and knew how to shape it artfully: Prometheus' material was lowly clay, but his statues walked. - Author: Franz Grillparzer
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#58. Courtesy which oft is found in lowly sheds, with smoky rafters, than in tapestry halls and courts of princes, where it first was named. - Author: John Milton
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#59. The Christian is like the ripening corn; the riper he grows the more lowly he bends his head. - Author: Alfred Bertram Guthrie
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#60. The gentle race of flowers
Are lying in their lowly beds. - Author: William C. Bryant
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#61. God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise, and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong, and God chose the lowly and despised of the world, those who count for nothing, to reduce to nothing those who are something. - Author: Anonymous
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#62. For hearts that are kindly, with virtue and peace, and not seeking blindly a hoard to increase; for those who are grieving o'er life's sordid plan; for souls still believing in heaven and man; for homes that are lowly with love at the board; for things th - Author: Walter Mason Camp
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#63. Christ didn't worry about his reputation. He associated with those who desperately needed Him. The frowns of the religious leaders didn't stop Him from helping the lowly. - Author: Melissa Jagears
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#64. You have to remember that what we're dealing with here are Sumerian gallu demons. The next to the lowest form of demon on the demon food chain. They're simple demons really. Lowly. You know ... morons. (Jaden) - Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
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#65. Some people think humility is thinking lowly of yourself. Some people think it's not thinking about yourself. But, to me, the best definition of humility is radical self-awareness from a distance, seeing themselves from a distance and saying, what's my problem? - Author: David Brooks
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#66. Even someone as lowly as an assistant U.S. attorney has to undergo a background check, and you're asked a series of very invasive questions, and you're expected to tell the truth and they're under penalty of perjury. And you're asked those questions so you can't be blackmailed or extorted. - Author: Trey Gowdy
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#67. Awake, awake, my Lyre!And tell thy silent master's humble taleIn sounds that may prevail;Sounds that gentle thoughts inspire:Though so exalted sheAnd I so lowly beTell her, such different notes make all thy harmony. - Author: Abraham Cowley
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#68. I'm nothing, here. A lowly surveillance analyst. Being the hero could have meant something good for me. Could have changed my whole life.
I could have done it. I should have done it.
I sat there and I thought about you, instead. - Author: Julio Alexi Genao
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#69. No job, no matter how lowly, is truly 'unskilled. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#70. But sin should never consume our focus at the expense of our confidence in the power and sufficiency of Christ. There is little danger in thinking lowly of ourselves. The ever-present danger faced by the Christian is thinking too lowly of Christ. Christ is our identity, not indwelling sin. - Author: Tony Reinke
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#71. Constancy will always be the genius of love, the indication of that strength which constitutes the poet. A man should possess all women in his wife, like those squalid poetasters of the seventeenth century who made fair Irises and dazzling Chloes of their lowly Manons. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#72. Were I as base as is the lowly plain, And you, my Love, as high as heaven above, Yet should the thoughts of me, your humble swain,. - Author: Joshua Sylvester
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#73. after all had eaten, then Geraint, For now the wine made summer in his veins, Let his eye rove in following, or rest On Enid at her lowly handmaid-work, - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#74. In the heraldry of heaven goodness precedes greatness; so on earth it is more powerful. The lowly and the lovely may frequently do more in their own limited sphere than the gifted. - Author: Thomas Hartwell Horne
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#75. Now I find that in pure obedience the mind learns contentment, in appearing weak and foolish to the wisdom which is of this World; and in these lowly labors, they who stand in a low place, rightly exercised under the Cross, will find nourishment. - Author: John Woolman
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#76. The Son of God passed by the mansions and went down in a manger that He might sympathize with the lowly. - Author: Dwight L. Moody
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#77. People who do "lowly" jobs with love and energy find themselves being promoted and offered other "better" jobs very quickly. Because they understand what Robert Frost meant when he said, "The way out is through. - Author: Steve Chandler
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#78. The Lord's people are dear for another's sake. Such is the love which the Father bears to His only begotten, that for His sake He raises His lowly brethren from poverty and banishment, to courtly companionship, noble rank, and royal provision. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#79. God loves the lowly. When we live humbly, he takes our small efforts and creates great things. - Author: Pope Francis
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#80. I love her with a love as still As a broad river's peaceful might, Which by high tower and lowly mill, Goes wandering at its own will, And yet does ever flow aright. - Author: James Russell Lowell
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#81. Once in royal David's city Stood a lowly cattle shed, Where a Mother laid her Baby In a manger for His bed: Mary was that Mother mild Jesus Christ her little Child ... With the poor, and mean, and lowly, Lived on earth our Savior Holy. - Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
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#82. We're not going to fit together."
"We are," he says lowly. "In all ways. - Author: Krista Ritchie
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#83. I am alone in the world, and yet not alone enough to make each hour holy. I am lowly in this world, and yet not lowly enough for me to be just a thing to you, dark and shrewd. I want my will and I want to go with my will as it moves towards action. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#84. Though I have looked everywhere / I can find nothing lowly / in the universe. - Author: A.R. Ammons
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#85. And then I want to come back here, light all these candles ... ' He kisses me again. ' ... and tell you a story about a lowly Irish peasant bartender who falls in love with a beautiful American princess. - Author: K.A. Tucker
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#86. You, God, made yourself lowly and small to make us great! - Author: St. Catherine Of Siena
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#87. Just as the queen bee, the highest-ranking, peerless creature of her hive, is surrounded by lowly drones to please her, whereas the workers produce honey, the same way is the one who sits on the throne an equal only to himself, and no one's companion. - Author: Franz Grillparzer
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#88. Things can be low on the food chain, but that doesn't mean they're lowly ... - Author: Gary Larson
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#89. If a man says, "I have had such-and-such spiritual communications, I am a great man," he has never had any communion with Jesus at all; for "God hath respect unto the lowly: but the proud He knoweth afar off. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#90. The rich man in his castle, The poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, And order'd their estate. - Author: Cecil Frances Alexander
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#91. The more loftily we see Christ enthroned, and the more lowly we are when bowing before the foot of the throne, the more truly shall we be prepared to act our part towards Him. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#92. What babe new born is this that in a manger cries? Near on her lowly bed his happy mother lies. Oh, see the air is shaken with white and heavenly wings
This is the Lord of all the earth, this is the King of Kings. - Author: Richard Watson Gilder
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#93. Back in the 1980s, when I was a lowly editorial assistant by day and trying to be a novelist by night, no god reigned so supreme as the god of literary prose. - Author: Jean Hanff Korelitz
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#94. The message from the hedge-leaves, Heed it, whoso thou art; Under lowly eaves Lives the happy heart. - Author: John Vance Cheney
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#95. Overconfidence is a lowly bitch that easily fucked. - Author: Toba Beta
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#96. As the Almighty God, Jesus is high, but when He came to us as food He was lowly. He was a loaf of bread. He was even the crumbs under the table (Matt. 15:21-27). The very Jesus who came to us as life in the form of food was not tall and great; He was small and lowly. - Author: Witness Lee
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#97. Can one n/ever not think? ... Meditation the Art of Non-Thinking - Author: Ijosephi Lowly Worm
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#98. Let others emulate the eagle's flight, Life in the lowly plains may be as bright. - Author: Henrik Ibsen
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#99. How white are the fair robes of Charity as she walketh amid the lowly habitations of the poor! - Author: Hosea Ballou
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#100. Societies create their own history and tend to wipe out lowly beginnings, either by forgetting them or inventing totally fictitious heroic rescues. - Author: Isaac
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