65 Highlight Quotes On Success In Life

These highlight quotes will inspire you. Highlight, something (such as an event or a detail) that is very interesting, exciting, or important, the best part of something or a bright or reflective area in a painting, picture, or design.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging highlight quotes, highlight sayings, and highlight proverbs.

Best Highlight Quotes

  1. “There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers’ battle with the heavens that cover them. Snow, rain, and mist highlight, drench, or conceal the vast towers, but those towers, hostile to mystery and blind to any sort of play, shear off the rain’s tresses and shine their three thousand swords through the soft swan of the fog.” ~ Federico Garcia Lorca
  2. “Food conditions the nature of the mind. Mind guides the thinking. Thinking results in action. Actions lead to commensurate or matching results and effects. This chain of action between the food we eat and the results of our actions highlights the fact that meat eating leads to beastly actions and the concomitant evil effects.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  3. “Here’s how much I know about hockey. Mike Royko and I were in a tiny bar one winter night, and the radio kept reporting goals by the Blackhawks. I mentioned how frequently the team was scoring. ‘You’re listening to the highlights,’ Royko observed.” ~ Roger Ebert
  4. “There hasn’t been one highlight that stands out… but touring and performing has been great.” ~ Christina Milian

  5. “I get my highlights touched up with Susan Henry at Shades in Beverly Hills. She developed hypo-allergenic hair color products with no ammonia because she’s allergic to others; she’s an incredible colorist. She does balayage instead of the foils, and I’ll go and she will do my entire head of highlights in an hour.” ~ Jennifer Morrison
  6. “It was the highlight of my life being in the Mae West show because I saw and did things I never had before.” ~ Joe Gold , Highlight quotes life
  7. “I couldn’t have left my career as an actor on a better note than to have done a cameo in the Lost In Space movie. Doing this part is the highlight of my career. What a way to leave the profession!” ~ Mark Goddard
  8. “Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white… to highlight that contrast.” ~ Leonard Nimoy

  9. “The high prices also highlight the fact that the U.S. is too heavily dependent on fossil fuels that we import from unstable parts of the world. To protect our national security, we must become more energy secure.” ~ Dan Lipinski
  10. “I would put belly laughing at the top of my highlights list. They always say that laughter is the best medicine.” ~ Carol Vorderman
  11. “I was brought up in the modern world of all the luxury and the highlight of show business. I was born into a Christian home.” ~ Cat Stevens
  12. “I think to just single out a highlight of Elvis’s career is pretty much impossible. As far as being a fan of his, a lifetime fan, there were just too many highlights.” ~ Jackie DeShannon

  13. “I would have to say News Radio is the highlight of my career. I love the character so much.” ~ Stephen Root
  14. “You have your structure, but within it, it gets fuller and you can highlight other parts of the performance.” ~ Marisa Tomei
  15. “However, in recent years our nation has seen a sizable influx of illegal immigration that at best highlights some alarming inadequacies and at worst indicates a broken system.” ~ Spencer Bachus
  16. “The issue I highlight in the book is welfare reform.” ~ Robert Scheer

  17. “The original Dean Martin Comedy Hour handed me some hysterical sketches. I’ve got highlights on tons of these variety shows, given to me by their great writers. I’d love to be doing all that again.” ~ Ruth Buzzi
  18. “I always need a couple of highlights to really spark the passion for a project.” ~ Lasse Hallstrom
  19. “The highlight of my career? The Olympics, of course.” ~ Tara Lipinski
  20. “Working with Bernardo Bertolucci was one of the greatest highlights of my whole life. It was such an incredible opportunity for me.” ~ Liv Tyler

  21. “There’s nothing like New Orleans. When it comes back, it will be a tremendous highlight for America.” ~ Peter Max
  22. “The things in my songs are the edited highlights of my life. I don’t go seeking out strange sexual experiences every day of the week.” ~ Jarvis Cocker
  23. “I recorded my hair this morning, tonight I’m watching the highlights” ~ Jay London
  24. “The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out of his nose.” ~ Garrison Keillor

  25. “I think I owe thanks to the people who have listened to me over the years, who tuned in on the radio. They have given me a warmth and loyalty that I’ve never been able to repay. The way they have reached out to me has certainly been the highlight of my life.” ~ Ernie Harwell
  26. “Where do I begin? I loved working with Kate Hepburn, which was one of the highlights of my life; Working with Richard Burton in Beckett was another great joy.” ~ Peter O’Toole
  27. “I wanted to highlight the destruction in Gaza by posting photos on my website – but on the internet, people only look at pictures of kittens.” ~ Banksy
  28. “The more you leave out, the more you highlight what you leave in.” ~ Henry Green

  29. “I see evil when I look in my shaving mirror. It is, philosophically, present everywhere in the universe in order, apparently, to highlight the existence of good. I think there is more to this theory, but I tend to burst out laughing at this point.” ~ Terry Pratchett
  30. “Freedom is not only the absence of external restraints. It is also the absence of irresistible internal compulsions, unmanageable passion, and uncensorable highlights.” ~ George Will
  31. “Idea-Advocacy Matrix highlights a couple of things: that good ideas need to be “sold” if they are ever going to see the light of day and bad ideas sometimes do quite well because of the skills of the proponent to sell them.” ~ John Daly
  32. “Meeting up with Paris and Paris was such a highlight in Greece. Dancing at the clubs was a blast. There are just certain people you know you’ll always have fun with, and Paris Hilton is definitely one of those people.” ~ Tara Reid

  33. “Under normal circumstances, you inviting me to the bedroom would be the highlight of my day.” ~ Richelle Mead
  34. “I wondered if I would appear on a temple wall painting someday. A blonde Egyptian girl with purple highlights running sideways through the palm trees, screaming “Yikes!” in hieroglyphics as Neith chased after me. The thought of some poor archaeologist trying to figure that out almost lifted my spirits.” ~ Rick Riordan
  35. “Utopianism also attempts to shape and dominate the individual by doing two things at once: it strips the individual of his uniqueness, making him indistinguishable from the multitudes that form what is commonly referred to as ‘the masses,’ but it simultaneously assigns him a group identity based on race, ethnicity, age, gender, income, etc., to highlight differences within the masses.” ~ Mark Levin
  36. “Music’s the soundtrack of my life and has been since I was a teenager. There’s always music. If I’m not playing it, I’m listening to it. With my writing… sometimes it inspires a story, sometimes it highlights something I’m working on, sometimes it simply helps me stay in the narrative mood.” ~ Charles de Lint
  37. “I love the melodies in the Old Testament, how preachers highlight them when they read from the Scripture. But I was influenced forever by the New Testament. I love the Beatitudes, informing us that the meek shall inherit the earth.” ~ Maya Angelou

  38. “None of my friends don’t have Facebook accounts. Op-eds and studies can highlight our decreased enthusiasm for Facebook ’til the cows come home, but it doesn’t change the fact that we are chained to the beast. Voluntarily, of course.” ~ Adora Svitak
  39. “The work that launched Snohetta into the architectural big leagues was their Oslo Opera House, which will certainly rank among the firm’s highlights whatever else they may do. Although this is by any measure a triumph of city planning, the building itself is not quite a masterpiece, though very fine indeed.” ~ Martin Filler
  40. “We do need to be born again, since Jesus said that to a guy named Nicodemus. But if you tell me I have to be born again to enter the Kingdom of God, I can tell you that you have to sell everything you have and give it to the poor, because Jesus said that to one guy, too. But I guess that’s why God invented highlighers, so we can highlight the parts we like and ignore the rest.” ~ Shane Claiborne
  41. “One of the highlights of the first Good Omens tour was Neil and I walking through New York singing Shoehorn with Teeth. Well, we’d had a good breakfast. And you don’t get mugged, either.” ~ Terry Pratchett

  42. “Her hair is ridiculous,” I said. “I know. That was the only thing I said about her that was true. When you say nasty things about people, you should never say the true ones, because you can’t really fully and honestly take those back, you know? I mean, there are highlights. And there are streaks. And then there are skunk stripes.” ~ John Green
  43. “When I think back about my immediate reaction to that redheads girl, it seems to spring from an appreciation of natural beauty. I mean the heart pleasure you get from looking at speckled leaves or the palimpsested bark of plane trees in Provence. There was something richly appealing to her color combination, the ginger snaps floating in the milk-white skin, the golden highlights in the strawberry hair. it was like autumn, looking at her. It was like driving up north to see the colors.” ~ Jeffrey Eugenides
  44. “White is poison to a picture: use it only in highlights.” ~ Peter Paul Rubens

  45. “There have been two [career highlights]. Waking up in New York to hear I’d been nominated for Best Actor for a Tony Award on Broadway, for An Ideal Husband. The other one was waking up the morning after the opening night of A Man For All Seasons and reading the reviews.” ~ Martin Shaw
  46. “I don’t score highlight reel goals. They come from work, from getting into the corners, getting a little dirty.?” ~ Zach Parise
  47. “Throwing out the first pitch at the Cubs game and having 40,000 people give me a standing ovation was probably one of the highlights of my life. You could see what a great sports town Chicago is.” ~ Patrick Kane
  48. “High Times magazine is a notch intellectually below Highlights for Children. I mean, they’re both great to read when you’re baked, but come on, ya know.” ~ David Cross

  49. “Everybody who’s ever done anything bad to me, anything that ever went wrong, I try to take it out on somebody-every game. It’s like when you see Michael Jordan’s highlights and your hair sits up on your arms? I’m like that the whole game.” ~ Jeremy Shockey
  50. “[Meeting Mandela] was the highlight of my career; to meet such a great man and a strong man and such a passionate man about sport and life will always stay with me.” ~ David Beckham
  51. “I was in The Wire for three years, and I left at the highlight of that.” ~ Idris Elba
  52. “The company Liberated People represents just not liberation of different nations around the world; it can be special liberation days. It can be what the company represents and helps highlight someone’s personal liberation date.” ~ Gbenga Akinnagbe

  53. “I’ve never dyed my hair or even gotten highlights. All the products I need for my hair are at the drugstore!” ~ Laura Osnes
  54. “I think it’s really good to create pockets and events throughout the year that highlight certain things that are really popular on YouTube.” ~ Felicia Day
  55. “It’s very, very special for me. This is where I’ve grown up, it’s my home, and winning the Monaco Grand Prix is the highlight of any racing driver’s career and for me a childhood dream. It being my home makes it all the more special, unbelievable.” ~ Nico
  56. “SPEAK OF TROUBLE highlights the abilities of Lowell Sostomi as singer/songwriter and brings together a talented band of musicians with amazing dexterity, loads of energy, and very original arrangements. Im impressed.” ~ Gordon Lightfoot

  57. “For me it’s a new experience every single time, because – The dance community has a great strength in synergizing immediately. So we recognize that opposed to being competition, which we are in the audition process, once we’re on the job is about cohesion, it’s about striving to highlight each individual in their own element, while also creating something that is visually tantalizing to the audience. While the ingredients of each movie has been different, the recipe for success is the same, which is to click immediately and make the best possible movie.” ~ Alyson Stoner
  58. “Satan’s aim is to destroy our joy and trust and delight in God, and to make God look worthless in the world’s eyes. Everytime someone forsakes God for the world, gets angry at God when part of the world is taken away from them, they highlight the world as valuable… and everytime someone stays with God, when the world is taken away, and praises God, they highlight the value and glory of God.” ~ John Piper
  59. “Twenty years ago the Oklahoma City bombing seared the concept of terrorism on American soil into our national consciousness and proved that we are all vulnerable, even in the heartland. I was in college at Rice University in 1995. All of us remember exactly where we were that day, and we will never forget the 168 people who were killed. Terrorism is evil, yet the incredible response to tragedies like we experienced in Oklahoma 20 years ago serve to highlight the strength, resolve, and resiliency of the American people to the world.” ~ Jim Bridenstine
  60. “The oceans are in trouble. There are some serious problems out there that I believe are not clear to many people. My hope is to continually find new ways of creating images and stories that both celebrate the sea yet also highlight environmental problems. Photography can be a powerful instrument for change.” ~ Brian Skerry

  61. “The Homebrew Computer Club was the highlight of my life. I was too shy to ever talk in the club meeting, but the way that I could communicate sometimes was by doing good designs. I was very skilled at a certain type of circuit design.” ~ Steve Wozniak
  62. “As Elders, we are fully committed to the principle that all human beings are of equal worth. You will see that we highlight equality for girls and women – not just women’s rights. That is important as girls, especially adolescent girls, have been almost invisible in debates on equal rights. Yet it is in adolescence that events can have a huge effect on a girl’s life.” ~ Mary Robinson
  63. “I am honored to be to be part of the biggest sports event in the world. The fact that the Games are returning to their birthplace and to the city where they were revived makes Athens 2004 very special. The opportunity to perform my music for billions of people around the globe will be the greatest highlight of my life.” ~ Tiesto
  64. “Liberty is only valued when it is threatened, therefore it is the threat that highlights the value. We should be grateful to the Nadir, since they heighten the value of our liberty.” ~ David Gemmell

  65. “You guys (Boko Haram) are trying so hard to convince everybody that you’re such badasses. But all you’ve done with this kidnapping is highlight who the real badasses are, the kids you kidnapped. Compared to a teenager who knows that her desire for an education could get her dragged into a snake infested jungle to be sold as a bribe to some demented, stick-chewing cartoon villain but still gets up and goes to class everyday, fully aware of that danger – compared to their courage – I’d say Boko Haram is a bunch of little girls. But, you know what? You don’t deserve that compliment.” ~ Jon Stewart

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