Quotes About Height

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Ian Fleming
“Bond always mistrusted short men. They grew up from childhood with an inferiority complex. All their lives they would strive to be big - bigger than the others who had teased them as a child. Napoleon had been short, and Hitler. It was the short men that caused all the trouble in the world.”
Ian Fleming

Lisa Kleypas
“I'm not short," Daisy muttered. "Short women are never mysterious, or elegant, or pursued by handsome men. And they're always treated like children. I refuse to be short.”
Lisa Kleypas, Secrets of a Summer Night

Elizabeth Berg
“One thing I have always been is too short. It's adorable when you're in junior high. After that, it's a pain in the ass for the rest of your life.”
Elizabeth Berg, Talk Before Sleep

Kristin Chenoweth
“Life's too short. I'm not!”
Kristin Chenoweth

Ann Voskamp
“Is the height of my chara joy dependent on the depths of my eucharisteo thanks?”
Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

Douglas Adams
“I have always been absurdly, ridiculously tall. To give you an idea- when we went on school trips to Interesting and Improving Places, the form-master wouldn't say "Meet under the clock tower," or "Meet under the War Memorial," but "Meet under Adams.”
Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

Joss Stirling
“He[Crystal's father] had found my height amusing, referring to me as his "little girl" at every opportunity even though I could see the bald patch on top of his head fringed by curls when we stood side by side.”
Joss Stirling, Seeking Crystal

“I, a woman, find wearing high heels agreeable only on the very rare occasion that (1) I will be ferried between destinations upon a palanquin or (2) I am going to a cocktail party and, at five feet two, don't want to spend the evening discussing the latest movies with somebody's nipples.”
Lauren Collins

Karen Marie Moning
“I'm taller than my father, and taller than two of the stones at Ban Drochaid."
"I meant in feet," she clarified. Speaking of the mundane gave her a measure of calm.
He eyed his boots a moment and appeared to be doing some rapid calculations.”
Karen Marie Moning, Kiss of the Highlander

M.C. Beaton
“Ah, when love dies, women lose two and a half inches in height.”
M.C. Beaton, Love, Lies and Liquor

Leena Ahmad Almashat
“My ideas aren't afraid of height.”
Leena Ahmad Almashat, Harmony Letters

Dejan Stojanovic
“This dwarf still observes the world from his own self-imposed height.”
Dejan Stojanovic, The Sun Watches the Sun

Manprit Kaur
“Always remember, that YOU are the most beautiful woman in the world. Your weight, your height, your eyes, your scars, your idiosyncrasies, your complexion, and your sartorial choices have nothing to do with beauty. The mirror lies darling. It does. Your heart is where all the beauty rests. And of course, it’s your smile that sprinkles a dash of magic! The world is a better place because of your gorgeous smile. Never walk out without a smile on our face, a zing in your step, and a high dose of faith in your heart.”
Manprit Kaur

Miya Yamanouchi
“Don't tell me I'm "too tall" just because my height happens to threaten your rather fragile sense of masculinity. The fact that men cannot look down upon women who are taller than them is the very reason that many men find tall women so intimidating.”
Miya Yamanouchi, Embrace Your Sexual Self: A Practical Guide for Women

Israelmore Ayivor
“If your thoughts are as tall as the height of your ceiling, you can’t fly above your room.”
Israelmore Ayivor, You Can Rise

“The full length of a frog doesn't have to be seen when it's dead. It has to be seen when it jumps. Aim for greater heights always.”
Constance Chuks Friday

Patrick Rothfuss
“We all know that when the lights are out all women are the same height!”
Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man's Fear

“Flower is breathed in its height. (Fleur se respire - Dans sa hauteur.)”
Charles de Leusse

Israelmore Ayivor
“Leaders get to tall heights by taking short steps. Being faithful, diligent and consistent with little steps is the secret to mounting greater heights.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Ladder

“It is not enough to have a body to be qualified as a man. Animals too have bodies and we don’t call them man for some reasons – they don’t qualify. So such is man, such is human, who might not be qualified because he has not attained the height where he sees realities as God wants him to see it.”
Sunday Adelaja

“If you’re tall enough, there’s no good reason you should be a nerd. Unless you’re a nerd that’s kind of a dick, and you start your own company like Bill Gates or the Facebook guy or something, odds are you have a shitty job where you do most of the work and don’t make anything, while a tall former prep is an executive or in sales, which are both easy and primarily just involve taking credit for a nerd’s work, and also make a shitload more money.”
A.D. Aliwat, Alpha

James Hauenstein
“I loved Verti. Until she jumped. That is when I felt Vertigo.”
James Hauenstein

“For example, the citizens will live out the value of diligence in their enterprises. They will live out the value of prudence in their finances. They will live out the value of industry in the economy. They will live out the value of love in their neighbourhood. They will live out the value of dignity of labour in the market place, etc. All these will go a long way into propelling both the economy and political life of a nation to the greatest height possible.”
Sunday Adelaja

“Even God does not call every human a man. There are some who have not managed to attain the height of those who God refers to as men. They might be giving birth, eating and drinking, having fun, but yet, when they don’t live for what they were created for, they remain biomasses.”
Sunday Adelaja

Gina Marinello-Sweeney
“Caution: Danger ahead. Do not refer to Adriana as little in regards to either her age or stature. If you happen to disregard this most basic of laws, approach with caution. Much, much caution.”
Gina Marinello-Sweeney, The Rose and the Sword

Fredrik Backman
“He must be close to six and a half feet tall. Ove feels and instinctive skepticism towards all people taller than six feet; the blood can't quite make it all the way up to the brain.”
Fredrik Backman, A Man Called Ove

Jasleen Kaur Gumber
“I was overlooking the heights and I felt somewhere in between!”
Jasleen Kaur Gumber

Jasleen Kaur Gumber
“Something inside me stops the moment I see a mighty mountain.”
Jasleen Kaur Gumber

Munia Khan
“Night after night on starry wings
Night lovers soared so high
Miles apart, across the oceans
Their love forgot to sigh
In heavenly flight’s timelessness
That highest height treasured
Into the deepest of all blues
Their depth of love measured.

From the poem 'The Ballad of Night Lovers”
Munia Khan, To Evince the Blue

Eoin Colfer
“... even one centimetre can make an awful lot of difference when you don't have many to spare.”
Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl

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