The steps in front must be arranged so that there shall always be an odd number of them; for thus the right foot, with which one mounts the first step, will also be the first to reach the level of the temple itself.
And striving to be Man, the worm mounts through all the spires of form.ralph waldo emerson
This dead of midnight is the noon of thought,And Wisdom mounts her zenith with the stars.anna letitia barbauld
He is pure air and fire ; and the dull elements of earth and water never appear in him, but only in patient stillness while his rider mounts him. He is indeed a horse, and all other jades you may call beasts.
Lo! here the gentle lark, weary of rest, From his moist cabinet mounts up on high, And wakes the morning, from whose silver breast The sun ariseth in his majesty.william shakespeare
See! from the brake the whirring pheasant springs, And mounts exulting on triumphant wings: Short is his joy; he feels the fiery wound, Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground.Alexander Pope
'Tis but a base, ignoble mind That mounts no higher than a bird can soar.william shakespeare
No, no! The energy of life may be Kept on after the grave, but not begun; And he who flagg'd not in the earthly strife, From strength to strength advancing only he His soul well-knit, and all his battles won, mounts, and that hardly, to eternal life.Matthew Arnold
Till o'er the wreck, emerging from the storm, Immortal NATURE lifts her changeful form: mounts from her funeral pyre on wings of flame, And soars and shines, another and the same.erasmus darwin