High Birth

Famous quotes containing the words high and/or birth:

    The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places how are the
    mighty fallen!
    Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon;
    Bible: Hebrew Second Samuel (l. I, 19–20)

    When we consider how much climate contributes to the happiness of our condition, by the fine sensation it excites, and the productions it is the parent of, we have reason to value highly the accident of birth in such a one as that of Virginia.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)