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  • I’m looking for a small liberal-arts college that exalts the undergraduate experience.
  • looking for a community that does not exalt materialism
  • a libertarian who exalts liberty
  • These paintings exalt the imagination

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  • The true spirit of delight, the exaltation, the sense of being more than Man, which is the touchstone of the highest excellence, is to be found in mathematics as surely as in poetry.
    Bertrand Russell
  • The philosophical theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas sought to do justice to the natural knowledge of God while at the same time exalting the revealed knowledge in the gospel, and it wove the disparate parts of the tradition into a unified whole.
    Christianity - MSN Encarta  --  http://encarta.msn.com/text_761576315___0/Christianity.html(retrieved 05/21/06)
  • exalted the humble shoemaker to the rank of King’s adviser
  • It has never been my weakness to exalt the flesh—far from it; but there is enough of the artist in me to appreciate its wonder.
    London, Jack  --  The Sea Wolf
  • It is that Gotama, the exalted one, who is spreading that teachings.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • Or you may be such a thunderingly exalted creature as to be altogether deaf and blind to anything but heavenly sights and sounds.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Heart of Darkness

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  • The chariots of the exalted one are so near!
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • I have a dream today! I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, and every hill and mountain shall be...
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  I Have a Dream
  • Therefore let your soul exalt your reason to the height of passion, that it may sing; And let it direct your passion with reason, that...
    Kahlil Gibran  --  The Prophet
  • To allow the talentless to have exalted privileges and suppress what could be the greatest minds in the world for the sake of an archaic organization system is cruel, and it only stops us from becoming the best we can be.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Elite
  • She had expected him to be horrified, but instead he looked exalted.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • She was a marble white body with powerful flanks, something like a horse but at the same time completely unlike a horse, for from the magnificently modeled back sprang a nobly formed torso, arms, and a head resembling a man’s, but a man with a perfection of dignity and virtue, an exaltation of joy such as Meg had never before seen.
    Madeleine L’Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Everyone’s just thankful you stayed as long as you did; everyone’s falling all over themselves because it’s such a rare and exalted privilege when you honor us with your presence."
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • I had gone over some kind of line with the dogs, gone back into some primitive state of exaltation that I wanted to study.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • Then, to split the reverie of the mood, to shatter the spirit of exaltation over the successful crossing of the river and the return, Mrs. Brown poked her head in the doorway, saying " ’Scuse me, I’d like to have a word with your babies, Mr. Conroy."
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The insecurity I felt was due to my lack of true religion, and was like the small change of the exalted pessimism of our faith, the pessimism that can drive men on to do wonders.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • It was an exaltation really, lofty as the summer sun; I felt buoyed up by fraternal arms holding me in a snug, loving, compassionate embrace.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I learned about veneers and gilding, what a mortise and tenon was, the difference between ebonized wood and true ebony, between Newport and Connecticut and Philadelphia crest rails, how the blocky design and close-cropped top of one Chippendale bureau rendered it inferior to another bracket-foot of the same vintage with its fluted quarter columns and what he liked to call the "exalted" proportions of the drawer ratio.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • I say nothing when they exalt these military thugs who have made a mockery of our democracy.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • They are both so exalted that standing strictly to attention is probably not insisted on.
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • It was a joyous place, with the joy of exaltation that must be quiet.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • All day long she had been in a state of wonderful exaltation; and now it was leaving—and she would not let it go.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • After all, she owed Phileas Fogg her life, and she always regarded him through the exalting medium of her gratitude.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • For perhaps five seconds exaltation made him careless, and he stepped out on to the pavement without so much as a preliminary glance through the window.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • My mood, I say, was one of exaltation.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • Tom sulked in a corner and exalted his woes.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • A germ of religious exaltation, no bigger than a mustard seed, was sown in me and left to germinate.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The strange exaltation of his mood had brought on one of his rare fits of boastfulness.
    Edith Wharton  --  Ethan Frome
  • "Ask her for a date?" I had never asked any girl out, much less the exalted Dorothy Plunk.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • No distraction could come to his aid; his energetic spirit, that would have exalted in thus revisiting the past, was imprisoned like an eagle in a cage.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • The fulfillment thereof exalted her to dizzy realms of delight.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • To that Providence, my sons, I hereby commend you, and I counsel you by way of caution to forbear from crossing the moor in those dark hours when the powers of evil are exalted.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • "We have been," said Mr. Wopsle, exalted with his late performance,— "we have been indulging, Mr. Orlick, in an intellectual evening."
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • In her childhood, his statue had been Dagny’s first concept of the exalted.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • The Vatican exalted the perfection of the circle and insisted heavenly motion must be only circular.
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • His goal is light, goodness and its preservation, and he knows the exaltation of the blessed whose intelligence, sharpened by minute examinations of enormous tracts, is finally called upon to face what may be a bloody fight with the Fiend himself.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • Shall we weep for all the innocent, all martyrs, all children, the lowly as well as the exalted?
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • This union exalted him, wore away the rough edges of his character, emotionalised his mental life.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • "It is of great importance to me," she said, turning with a smile toward Anna Pavlovna, and Anna Pavlovna, with the same sad smile with which she spoke of her exalted patroness, supported Helene’s wish.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • I stayed late that night, Gatsby asked me to wait until he was free, and I lingered in the garden until the inevitable swimming party had run up, chilled and exalted, from the black beach, until the lights were extinguished in the guest-rooms overhead.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • O, how accursed is that system, which entombs the godlike mind of man, defaces the divine image, reduces those who by creation were crowned with glory and honor to a level with four-footed beasts, and exalts the dealer in human flesh above all that is called God!
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • This is a small hymn to an exaltation of women.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • ’Bless you for that,’ he said; ’one day, when you reach that exalted age of thirty-six which you told me was your ambition, I’ll remind you of this moment.
    Daphne du Maurier  --  Rebecca
  • There opposite upon the green enamel were shown to me the great spirits, whom to have seen I inwardly exalt myself.
    Dante Alighieri  --  Dante’s Inferno
  • A lad whose face had borne an expression of exalted courage, the majesty of he who dares give his life, was, at an instant, smitten abject.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
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