Top 50 Lofty Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Lofty Quotes from famous people such as Rick Smolan, Ivanka Trump, Geisha Williams, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Xi Jinping, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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The ability to collect, analyze, triangulate and visualize vast amounts of data in real time is something the human race has never had before. This new set of tools, often referred by the lofty term ‘Big Data,’ has begun to emerge as a new approach to addressing some of the biggest challenges facing our planet.
Rick Smolan
As president, my father will take on the bold and worthy fights. He will be unafraid to set lofty goals, and he will be relentless in his determination to achieve them.
Ivanka Trump
I’m the first person in my family to go to college, and I’m an immigrant. My aspirations coming out of college weren’t particularly lofty. I wanted a good job with a good company.
Geisha Williams
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
In the modern era, our nation experienced constant hardship and difficulties. The Chinese nation reached the most dangerous period. Since then, countless people with lofty ideals to realise the great revival of the Chinese nation rose to resist and fight, but failed one time after another.
Xi Jinping
There are fully forty towers, which are lofty and well built, the largest of which has fifty steps leading to its main body, and is higher than the tower of the principal tower of the church at Seville.
Hernan Cortes
It’s really hard to chase a lofty dream.
Brett Young
Books have become our dearest companions, yielding exquisite delights and inspiring lofty aims.
George Henry Lewes
Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian.
Emma Goldman
As an actor, you generally don’t get to choose what projects you are part of, so I’ve been very fortunate that ‘The Book of Mormon’ was something I got to be part of. I don’t want to be lofty, but it was groundbreaking, in many ways, for musical theater, so that was really thrilling to be part of.
Andrew Rannells
The U.N. had such lofty goals to eliminate poverty and stop war and cure diseases and help refugees – things that no one country could do.
Ted Turner
I’m really just trying… to write what feels true to me. I don’t think about a lofty responsibility. I think I’d be paralyzed by that. Like any of my male colleagues, I’m writing the stories that interest me in a way that feels true to me.
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Your Highest Self is not just an idea that sounds lofty and spiritual. It is a way of being. It is the very first principle that you must come to understand and embrace as you move toward attracting to you that which you want and need for this parenthesis in eternity that you know as your life.
Wayne Dyer
We’re a pretty strong bunch, and we have pretty lofty goals. For us, the manager is very important in a lot of ways, but also, we have a job to do, and that’s to go out and win.
Megan Rapinoe
Walking at random through the streets, we came by chance upon the Cathedral of Notre Dame. I shall long remember my first impression of the scene within. The lofty gothic ceiling arched far above my head and through the stained windows the light came but dimly – it was all still, solemn and religious.
Bayard Taylor
I was a ‘bathroom actor’ and people used to laugh at me, listening to my lofty aims and ambitions.
Ashish Vidyarthi
I now bid farewell to the country of my birth – of my passions – of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies – whose factions I sought to quell – whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim – whose freedom has been my fatal dream.
Thomas Francis Meagher
Fellini was a little lofty for a teenage boy, but certainly he was a huge influence.
John Waters
As a kid, I think I wanted to be the on-set dresser for ‘Charlie’s Angels’. My goals weren’t lofty. No. I just wanted to someday quit my paper round and that was about it.
Ryan Reynolds
The average commercial radio listener in America is not looking for lofty, intellectual subjects. This isn’t brain surgery. It’s about striking the passion of the people.
Ed Schultz
Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
James Naismith
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
Leonardo da Vinci
When you’re trying to accomplish lofty goals, and when you’re attacking something of great magnitude, you have to have help.
Zach Johnson
When the people gave them the mandate to govern in 2008, these UDP leaders had one thing in mind: They run things. They forgot all their lofty promises to the people. They set out to crush the PUP and to erase all the accomplishments of the PUP years in government.
Said Musa
The duties of the ruler are like those of the helmsman of a great ship. From his lofty position, he makes slight movements with his hands, and the ship, of itself, follows his desires and moves. This is the way whereby the one may control the ten thousand and by quiescence may regulate activity.
Han Fei
We have lofty goals, and we thrive on that.
Marco Verratti
A risk for a poet-novelist is imbalance: The poems can flatten into prose or lose their intensity of focus; the novels can stall amid lofty writing or literary preciousness and ignore the engine of plot and character.
Floyd Skloot
But we can hold our spirits and our bodies so pure and high, we may cherish such thoughts and such ideals, and dream such dreams of lofty purpose, that we can determine and know what manner of men we will be, whenever and wherever the hour strikes and calls to noble action.
Joshua Chamberlain
Being an actor and a successful one at that, is the stuff fairy-tales are made of, as you reach unimaginable heights. But it is a tough world and most people do not realise the personal sacrifices made to get to these lofty positions.
Shweta Bachchan Nanda
Remember, you and you alone are responsible for maintaining your energy. Give up blaming, complaining and excuse making, and keep taking action in the direction of your goals – however mundane or lofty they may be.
Jack Canfield
It is possible to rise to the lofty standard set by the Lord for priesthood holders in making decisions in quorums. It is possible when there is great faith and love and the absence of contention.
Henry B. Eyring
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We achieved our mission to the moon. Let’s look home from that lofty perch and reimagine our mission on Earth – that is what we need to do here. Together, we can upcycle everything. The world will be better for our positive visions and actions.
William McDonough
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
Thornton Wilder
Lofty questions about the mind are fascinating to ask, philosophers have been asking them for three millennia both in India where I am from and here in the West – but it is only in the brain that we can eventually hope to find the answers.
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
The term ‘pashmina’ is often used interchangeably with ‘cashmere,’ but in reality, pashmina is a specific type of very fine, lofty cashmere, woven from a specific type of goat – one indigenous to northern India, Nepal, and Pakistan, and harvested and woven there as well.
Hanya Yanagihara
Great men are like eagles, and build their nest on some lofty solitude.
Arthur Schopenhauer
If your mom asks you to do the dishes, do not pull out your pirate attitude. But if someone tells you you’re not good enough, says your dreams are too lofty, or claims there is no room in showbiz for a dancing violinist – well then, by all means, pull out your eye patch, my friend, and take to the high seas.
Lindsey Stirling
I wanted people to talk about the finale of ‘The Vampire Diaries’ as one of their favorites, which is a lofty ambition, but it certainly drove me hard creatively to make sure that we had put as much thought and love into it as we possibly could.
Julie Plec
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
I never had lofty dreams of doing important things.
Karen Katz
I set some lofty goals for myself and I think you have to.
When you drive, you are doing several things at once. You are using your eyes, ears, hands, your mind. If you have meditated for many years and have reached a lofty height in your meditation, as I have, you can meditate while running and cycling and painting.
Sri Chinmoy
No matter how lofty a film is, it becomes a product after entering the market. It has a price. I think no matter what your purpose of shooting it, it has to have artistic value and then sell. But you can’t make money if it doesn’t have artistic value.
Jiang Wen
The original home of the Aryan race appears to have been somewhere among the mountains and lofty table-lands of Central Asia. The word ‘Arya,’ meaning the high or the excellent, indicates their superiority over the neighboring races long before the beginning of history.
Bayard Taylor
I love to write about Nabokov and also to think about him. I love his attitude that he is incomparable, his lofty judgments and general scorn of other writers – not all of them, of course.
James Salter
Fame is the inheritance not of the dead, but of the living. It is we who look back with lofty pride to the great names of antiquity.
William Hazlitt
There is a need for a vision that’s compelling and uplifting, especially in a time when people are worried. At the same time, in this era, hard work and lofty rhetoric are not going to compel you to the presidency.
Jeff Fortenberry
I was thrust into a really lofty, enviable, but isolated position with ‘Princess Diaries’ in that I could carry a film before I really knew if I could act.
Anne Hathaway
The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build, Her humble nest, lies silent in the field.
Edmund Waller
I have a goal so lofty it’s almost embarrassing to talk about. And that’s to be the best restaurant in the world.
Charlie Trotter