Quotations that match 'surpass'.

We were astonished by the beauty and refinement of the art displayed by the objects surpassing all we could have imagined - the impression was overwhelming. Howard Carter
[ Art Astonished Beauty Could Displayed Imagined Impression Objects Overwhelming Refinement Surpassing Were]
In sports, people reach their peak very early. You have to move on. I don't know if I will ever surpass what I did at the Olympics, but I'm still doing the work I always wanted to do. Greg Louganis
[ Always Did Doing Early Ever Know Move Olympics Peak Reach Sports Still Surpass Their Very Wanted Will Work]
And there have certainly been movies I wanted to be in and milestones I wanted to surpass that did not happen. Thomas Haden Church
[ Been Certainly Did Happen Milestones Movies Surpass Wanted]
It was a sight surpassing all precedent, and one we never dreamed of seeing. Howard Carter
[ Dreamed Never Precedent Seeing Sight Surpassing]
He who surpasses or subdues mankind, must look down on the hate of those below. Lord Byron
[ Below Down Hate Look Mankind Must Surpasses Those]
True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. Arthur Ashe
[ Cost Heroism Others Remarkably Serve Sober Surpass True Urge Very Whatever]
If somebody has a better idea than me, I'll take it if it surpasses what we have on the page because at the end of the day, it's me that takes the credit anyway! Guy Ritchie
[ Anyway Because Better Credit Day End Idea Page Somebody Surpasses Take Takes Than]
In everything truth surpasses the imitation and copy. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Copy Everything Imitation Surpasses Truth]
Honestly achieved results surpass all others. Michael Diamond
[ Achieved Honestly Others Results Surpass]
The gracious, eternal God permits the spirit to green and bloom and to bring forth the most marvelous fruit, surpassing anything a tongue can express and a heart conceive. Johannes Tauler
[ Anything Bloom Bring Conceive Eternal Express Forth Fruit God Gracious Green Heart Marvelous Most Permits Spirit Surpassing Tongue]
Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe; for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families. Hernando Cortes
[ Able Among Architectural Describe Details Enough Families Far Five Grandeur Human Hundred Lofty Precincts Rest Room Surpasses Surrounded Temples These Tongue Town Wall Which Whose Within]
The day before the anniversary of D-Day, we lost a man who was equaled by few and surpassed by none as a leader in the cause of freedom: Ronald Reagan. Mac Thornberry
[ Anniversary Before Cause Day Equaled Few Freedom Leader Lost Man None Reagan Ronald Surpassed]
When, according to habit, I was contemplating the stars in a clear sky, I noticed a new and unusual star, surpassing the other stars in brilliancy. There had never before been any star in that place in the sky. Tycho Brahe
[ According Any Been Before Brilliancy Clear Contemplating Habit Had Never New Noticed Other Place Sky Star Stars Surpassing Unusual]
To supervise people, you must either surpass them in their accomplishments or despise them. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Accomplishments Despise Either Must Supervise Surpass Their Them]
There was no race - but to the extent that there was an arms competition, it was almost entirely on the Soviet side, first to catch up and then to surpass the Americans. Herman Kahn
[ Almost Americans Arms Catch Competition Entirely Extent First Race Side Soviet Surpass Then Up]
In fact, we just surpassed our first 1 million simultaneous users online. Niklas Zennstrom
[ Fact First Just Million Online Our Simultaneous Surpassed Users]
Now the reason the enlightened prince and the wise general conquer the enemy whenever they move and their achievements surpass those of ordinary men is foreknowledge. Sun Tzu
[ Achievements Conquer Enemy Enlightened Foreknowledge General Men Move Now Ordinary Prince Reason Surpass Their Those Whenever Wise]
The system of idolatry, invented by modern christianity, far surpasses in absurdity anything that we have ever heard of. Orson Pratt
[ Absurdity Anything Christianity Ever Far Heard Idolatry Invented Modern Surpasses System]
In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it. Lao Tzu
[ Attacking Hard More Nothing Strong Submissive Surpass Than Water Weak Which World Yet]
I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect. John Philip Sousa
[ Audiences Believe Best Cities English Equal Found Had Highly Larger Listeners Our Perhaps Respect Satisfactory Some Surpassed World]
Life is occupied in both perpetuating itself and in surpassing itself; if all it does is maintain itself, then living is only not dying. Simone de Beauvoir
[ Both Does Dying Itself Life Living Maintain Occupied Only Perpetuating Surpassing Then]
This whole mission has surpassed all of our expectations. Steven Squyres
[ Expectations Mission Our Surpassed Whole]
Make the workmanship surpass the materials. Ovid
[ Make Materials Surpass Workmanship]
A man's life is interesting primarily when he has failed - I well know. For it's a sign that he tried to surpass himself. Georges Clemenceau
[ Failed Himself Interesting Know Life Man Primarily Sign Surpass Tried Well]
China is not only formidable, it is also aggressively building its own economic infrastructure. Just a few years from now, China will rival the U.S. and the European Union in global market power. It already has surpassed us in population. Jo Ann Emerson
[ Aggressively Already Also Building China Economic European Few Formidable Global Infrastructure Just Market Now Only Own Population Power Rival Surpassed Union Us Will Years]
We will ensure that associates continue to possess unsurpassed product knowledge and maintain their dedication to customer service and respect for their colleagues and for the communities in which they work and live. Arthur Blank
[ Associates Colleagues Communities Continue Customer Dedication Ensure Knowledge Live Maintain Possess Product Respect Service Their Which Will Work]
Right now, a majority of the debt is owed to foreign interests, Japan being the largest purchaser of government debt today, soon to be surpassed by China as the number one purchaser of our debt in this Nation. Ron Kind
[ Being China Debt Foreign Government Interests Japan Largest Majority Nation Now Number Our Owed Purchaser Right Soon Surpassed Today]
Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it. Camille Paglia
[ Art Awash Bodybuilding Chemistry Defying Mathematics Modern Nature Religion Ritual Science Sport Surpasses Western]
The One, the Good, the True, and the Beautiful, these are what we call the transcendental attributes of Being, because they surpass all the limits of essences and are coextensive with Being. Hans Urs von Balthasar
[ Attributes Beautiful Because Being Call Essences Good Limits Surpass These Transcendental True]
My talent is such that no undertaking, however vast in size... has ever surpassed my courage. Peter Paul Rubens
[ Courage Ever However Size Such Surpassed Talent Undertaking Vast]
Progress will always have as its recourse to exaggerate what it cannot surpass. Franz Grillparzer
[ Always Cannot Exaggerate Progress Recourse Surpass Will]
I am such a pessimist that every project has surpassed what I envisioned. Colin Mochrie
[ Am Envisioned Every Pessimist Project Such Surpassed]
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval. Denis Waitley
[ Achievement Approval Constant Most Own Splendid Striving Surpass Worthy Your Yourself]
Some versions of patriotism come close to the tribal, which we all want to surpass, and some don't. Todd Gitlin
[ Close Come Patriotism Some Surpass Tribal Versions Want Which]
I support development and deployment of a limited national missile defense. Few if any of our duties surpass our obligation to provide for the common defense of our nation. Joe Lieberman
[ Any Common Defense Deployment Development Duties Few Limited Missile Nation National Obligation Our Provide Support Surpass]
Nothing surpasses the beauty and elegance of a bad idea. Craig Bruce
[ Bad Beauty Elegance Idea Nothing Surpasses]
And if, happy in the lot of no created thing, he withdraws into the center of his own unity, his spirit, made one with God, in the solitary darkness of God, who is set above all things, shall surpass them all. Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
[ Above Center Created Darkness God Happy His Into Lot Made Own Set Shall Solitary Spirit Surpass Them Thing Things Unity]
How individuals of the same species surpass each other in these sensations and in other bodily faculties is universally known, but there is a limit to them, and their power cannot extend to every distance or to every degree. Maimonides
[ Bodily Cannot Degree Distance Each Every Extend Faculties How Individuals Known Limit Other Power Same Sensations Species Surpass Their Them These Universally]
This is not writing at all. Indeed, I could say that Shakespeare surpasses literature altogether, if I knew what I meant. Virginia Woolf
[ Altogether Could Indeed Knew Literature Meant Say Shakespeare Surpasses Writing]
It is commonly said that a teacher fails if he has not been surpassed by his students. There has been no failure on our part in this regard considering how far they have gone. Edmond H. Fischer
[ Been Commonly Considering Fails Failure Far Gone His How Our Part Regard Said Students Surpassed Teacher]
This is not bad, but the pace of globalisation has surpassed the capacity of the system to adjust to new realities of a more interdependent and integrated world. Anna Lindh
[ Adjust Bad Capacity Globalisation Integrated Interdependent More New Pace Realities Surpassed System World]
This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I'm there for. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Absurd Article Awards Bit Ceremony Completely Doing Enjoyment Ever Feel Finished Going Hasn Joy Making Pride Really Sometimes Sound Surpassed Work]
There are reasons for believing that the English increase will far surpass others, and that the diffusion of the United States will ultimately produce the general population of America. Ezra Stiles
[ America Believing Diffusion English Far General Increase Others Population Produce Reasons States Surpass Ultimately United Will]
Being able to fantasize for a couple of days at being a rock singer surpassed most things I've done on stage. Gary Cole
[ Able Being Couple Days Done Fantasize Most Rock Singer Stage Surpassed Things]
Human salvation demands the divine disclosure of truths surpassing reason. Thomas Aquinas
[ Demands Disclosure Divine Human Reason Salvation Surpassing Truths]
Man is the only creature that strives to surpass himself, and yearns for the impossible. Eric Hoffer
[ Creature Himself Impossible Man Only Strives Surpass Yearns]