Be free all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves, for greatness and for height.
– George Chapman
Like most animals, we’re wired to associate height with power.
– Helen Fisher
If a hermit lives in a state of ecstasy, his lack of comfort becomes the height of comfort. He must relinquish it.
– Jean Cocteau
At the height of the McCarthy period, writers were being hounded.
– Irwin Shaw
Everybody line up alphabetically according to your height.
– Casey Stengel
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
– Adlai E. Stevenson
The Montreal Olympics were in July 1976, the bicentennial, at the height of patriotism.
– Caitlyn Jenner
I can tell when men are threatened by my height.
– Allison Janney
The ideal gymnast would be between 4 feet 7 and 5-2. I wouldn’t be able to pinpoint an ideal height, however. It would be foolish to say that a gymnast above 5-2 could not be great.
– Bela Karolyi
All right everyone, line up alphabetically according to your height.
Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region.
– Antony Hewish
Reaching the height of 6 ft. 5 in.; I never expected to be that tall. I just shot up.
– Calvin Harris
To take my work seriously would be the height of folly.
– Edward Gorey
I have been stared at my whole life because of my height.
– Meredith Eaton
I was really influenced by Joan Didion and Pauline Kael; they were both at the height of their influence when I was coming into my own as a reader.
– Caitlin Flanagan
The biggest issue about the height factor is the bias that the NFL has about it.
– Doug Flutie
It’s the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.
– Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Michael Owen isn’t the tallest of lads, but his height more than makes up for that.
– Mark Lawrenson
With Bolshoi technique, the movements are quite large, the jumps are big, and I’m a tall dancer, so I’ve learned to use my height more, to elongate my moves, jumps and positions. I’m physically using my body more to my advantage.
– David Hallberg
Your waist size should not be more than half your height.
– Mehmet Oz
Learning is pleasurable but doing is the height of enjoyment.
She had the height, she had the beauty, she had the skin – the whole thing…She was crazy, but these are minor details.
– Donald Trump
I would like to be an actress in Hollywood and win an Oscar. The only difference is my height.
– Jyoti Amge
I was always very, very insecure about my height. Even as a 15-year-old I was a foot and a half taller than everyone.
– Joan Smalls
Bigotry and judgment are the height of insecurity.
– Jasmine Guy
No, I’m at full height, I’m in the studio, I can actually catch actors by the eye, it’s fantastic.
– John Leeson
Tom and I didn’t have a problem with the height differential but Paramount did, so we tried to hide it.
– Kelly McGillis
The length of a man’s outspread arms is equal to his height.
– Leonardo da Vinci
The height of the pulleys from the ground was twelve yards, and consequently, when the weights had descended through that distance, they had to be wound up again in order to renew the motion of the paddle.
– James Prescott Joule
Censorship is the height of vanity.
– Martha Graham