Top Of The World Quotes by Matthew Henson, Tobin Heath, Jessica Day George, Laura Mvula, Felix Baumgartner, Dan O’Brien and many others.
I think I’m the first man to sit on top of the world.
Obviously in the world of sports, you go through different ups and downs than in normal life. You might be on top of the world playing or you’re sidelined with an injury.
It was a palace, made entirely of gold, sitting on an island of silver snow at the very top of the world. East of the sun, and west of the moon.
You don’t have to aim to be the best of everything, thinking that one day you’re going to be the top of the world; I don’t think it exists.
One of the most exciting moments was standing out on top of the world, 30 seconds before stepping off.
Through everything I’ve gone through- and I’ve been everywhere, at the top of the world, in jail, hung over drunk – I never gave up my dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
You find out who your true friends are not when you are on top of the world, but when the world is on top of you.
No one stands on the top of the world. Not you, not me, not even gods. But the unbearable vacancy of the throne in the sky is over. From now on… I will be sitting on it.
This is something that I do consider to be good advice: I took my first paycheck and I put it in the goddamn bank. Then I took my second paycheck and put it in the goddamn bank. I had seen the roller coaster of my father’s career – top of the world, then unemployed – and I never wanted to take a job because I needed money.
The terrible thing about having New York go stale on you is that there’s nowhere else. It’s the top of the world.
Building up a weakness just makes you less disabled. Building a strength can take you to the top of the world.
I feel like I’m on top of the world. Honestly, I feel like I’ve climbed a very giant mountain, and I’m just standing right on top with my arms wide open and breathing rarified air.
Straddling the top of the world, one foot in China and the other in Nepal, I cleared the ice from my oxygen mask, hunched a shoulder against the wind, and stared absently down at the vastness of Tibet.
Is it security you want? There is no security at the top of the world.
When I went to Philadelphia I was 26 years old and really sitting on top of the world. Family life, a professional career, plenty of friends and associates, and a good reputation, a wish list that could be the envy of many.
I climbed nine mountains because I love adventure, and I got addicted to that feeling and I never wanted to stop. I wanted to see what I could accomplish. I finally can say that I stood on top of the world.
There were times when I had maybe a couple of hundred dollars, and times I made myself think I was on top of the world.