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Heights & lows

Posted by R. Berg on July 07, 2004

In Reply to: Pharse meaning posted by *Jane* on July 07, 2004

: Does anyone know what this phrase means "if I lose the heights,at least I'm spread the lows"?

It should be "spared the lows." A person who avoids extreme risks won't enjoy great triumphs; as compensation, the person won't suffer great disasters.