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Asking For A Raise Quotes


"Asking Wall Street to provide financial education is the same as asking a fox to raise your chickens." - Robert Kiyosaki

"When it comes to asking for raise, you just have to do it in the right way. You may get a no, and that's fine, but ask and make sure you know when you can come back and ask again." - Alexis Maybank

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"It's hard for a black man to raise a family." - Snoop Dogg

"New Year, the season for changes in positions and advances in salaries, approaches. If you have in your employ some who deserve more salary, do not compel them to go through the unpleasant ordeal of asking a raise, but, rather, voluntarily increase their remuneration. A raise that comes from the boss without asking is worth a lot more than one that has to be gouged out of him. Is it not true that a great many employers who would not dream of overcharging their customers have no qualms whatever about underpaying their employees if the latter will submit without protest?" - B C Forbes

"Try for a goal that's reasonable, then gradually raise it." - Emil Zatopek

"CEOs of top companies could probably use a dose of not-asking-for-raise behavior and less self-entitlement, rather than us trying to change girls in order to fit into the common mold of what we think a CEO looks like." - Adora Svitak

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"Pain is a message asking for our help." - Gerald Epstein

"Fear is just your feelings asking for a hug." - Danielle Sanchez-Witzel

"A writer who isn't writing is asking for trouble." - Walter Kirn

"Asking for financial advice from a financial planner is like asking a barber if you need a hair cut." - Warren Buffett

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"I think that our whole country needs to have more love and compassion for all children. All life is valuable and a gift from God. Pregnancy is not something that "just happens." Pregnancy is a gift from God. I think it is God telling us "OK, you are responsible enough to raise this new young life that I, God, am going to give you." And for people who can't conceive children, God may be asking you for an even more generous response - to adopt and raise a child." - Kim Alexis

"I have been dealing with the minimum wage issue for the last 28 years that I have been in elective office. And when you raise the price of employment, guess what happens? You get less of it. At a time when the American people are still asking the question, where are the jobs, why would we want to make it harder for small employers to hire people?" - John Boehner

"Answering a letter from a church asking what else they should try after having failed to raise enough money on bake sales, bazaars, suppers, etc. Why not try religion?" - Horace Greeley

"Maybe God's goal wasn't for me to raise a good rule-following child. Instead, His goal was for me to raise a God-following adult." - Lysa TerKeurst

"Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries, like a trip to the water slides. Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have." - Kirk Gibson

"Raise a hue and cry." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country?" - Khalil Gibran

"Asking an incumbent member of Congress to vote for term limits is a bit like asking a chicken to vote for Colonel Sanders." - Bob Inglis

"I finally understand for a woman it ain't easy trying to raise a man." - Tupac Shakur

"In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Looking for love is like asking for a new point of departure ... another chance in life." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"Is it common for people to become a pothead at 40? Asking for myself." - Gary Gulman

"All giving is asking, and all asking is an asking for love." - Sigmund Freud

"Fools may our scorn, not envy, raise. For envy is a kind of praise." - John Gay

"The lesson for the next U.S. president: Raise the taxes on fuel. A lot." - Serge Schmemann

"People work for a living. They got families to raise. Their lives are tough." - Ann Richards

"A friend who offers help without asking for explanations is a treasure beyond price" - Robert A Heinlein

"Asking God for a specific thing will amount to limiting God to a specific answer." - T. B. Joshua

"Asking a sociologist to solve a problem is like prescribing an enema for diarrhea." - Saul Alinsky

"A creationist can embarrass an evolutionist by asking for a definition of species." - Walter Lang

"My hair is such a statement that it's like a neon sign asking for trouble." - Natasha Lyonne

"A man asking for help ought to at least give directions." - Barbara Mertz

"Forever," he vowed, still a little staggered. "That's all I'm asking for," I said," - Stephenie Meyer

"You already gave me forever, Aislinn. I'm asking for a chance at right now." - Melissa Marr

"Getting your news from Twitter is like asking a cat for directions." - Andy Borowitz

"Anyone know if the shuttles to Hell will have Wifi? Asking for a friend." - Jim Gaffigan

"Healing takes time, and asking for help is a courageous step." - Mariska Hargitay

"Asking for money is better over coffee than over a computer." - Jeff Henderson

"a constant process of giving and receiving - of asking for and receiving help." - Keith Ferrazzi

"Desire is a bonfire that burns with greater fury, asking for more fuel..." - Sathya Sai Baba

"I'm just a simple man standing alone with my old brushes, asking God for inspiration." - Peter Paul Rubens

"Instead of wishing things would change, I'm asking God for His strength to make a change." - Lysa TerKeurst

"Got everything I'm asking for but you." - Drake

"I appreciate folks asking for my autograph." - Wolfman Jack

"In asking for miracles, we are seeking a practical goal: a return to inner peace. We're not asking for something outside us to change, but for something inside us to change. We're looking for a softer orientation to life." - Marianne Williamson

"Is it normal to make a minute-to-minute schedule for the timing of thanksgiving? I'm asking for a friend." - Casey Wilson

"In my country, families are raised as though they are one. Although I am from the Dinka tribe, my parents didn't raise us as the Dinka tribe. They raised us as the Wek family, in the way they believed their children should grow up. So when you leave, the first thing you think is the ones you left behind. It's natural to help them in any way you can. I found a way to support myself rather than asking my Mum to give me money. I would work before school and send money back to pay for their rent and food." - Alek Wek

"I will never stand for a national anthem again. I will turn my back and I will raise a fist." - Jesse Ventura

"Patrick Kenzie asking a bemused waitress for a newspaper in smalltown USA. 'It's like a homepage without a scroll button?'" - Dennis Lehane

"Movies and life become a little more symmetrical when you start asking for and looking for connections." - Josh Lucas

"An 'almost gospel' doesn't raise a corpse." - Russell D. Moore

"A lot of people can raise money." - Andrew Mason

"I'm determined to raise a strong girl." - Lisa Ling

"I did send a girl a plane ticket asking her for a visit, I guess that's quite romantic." - Orlando Bloom

"What Mexicans want and aspire to, is to go there and work temporarily and raise some money and come back home. That's what they want, so nobody's asking for those two, three million Mexicans that are illegally in the United States to become American citizens." - Vicente Fox

"If by good government I could raise a memorial in my people's hearts, that would be the statue for me." - Peter III of Russia

"The bottom line is that five million low-income Americans working full time for minimum wage, deserve a raise." - Jim Clyburn

"I'm not going to raise taxes; I'm not going to have a wage increase for public employees." - Andrew Cuomo

"Sinclair Lewis may be ripe for a revival; his books raise several interesting issues of art and fashion." - Jane Smiley

"God afflicts with the mind of a father, and kills for no other purpose but that he may raise again." - Robert South

"Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time." - Bill Vaughan

"I'm not asking for more entitlement programs; I'm asking for more enterprise." - Van Jones

"I have served a sufficiently long sentence. I am not asking for a pardon of my conviction." - Chelsea Manning

"A player dreams of being a superstar, but he doesn't want people flocking all over him asking for an autograph." - Dennis Rodman

"It was a struggle financing CNN, but I did it without ever asking the government for a nickel." - Ted Turner

"I get e-mails from mothers asking me to call their daughters for a date. I have a great life." - Shaun White

"If you ask the government to solve all of your problems, it's a bit like asking your wife to cook and clean, to raise the children, to hold down a second job to help with the family finances, to keep her parents happy and well and keep your parents happy and well, and to also - to do the lawn and clean the gutters." - P J Orourke

"That's a question mark everyone's asking" - Bruce Grobbelaar

"I love going out and it is a bit sad when the photographers stop asking you for your picture." - Alice Evans

"Atheists who keep asking for evidence of God's existence are like a fish in the ocean wanting evidence of water." - Ray Comfort

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"If I had a dog I would not feel so lonely, but I suppose that is asking for too much." - Eva Braun

"There is a basket of fresh bread on your head, yet you go door to door asking for crusts." - Rumi

"Love cannot be had for the asking; it comes only as a gift from the heart of another" - Paramahansa Yogananda

"People keep asking me about it but I don't want to be famous for being a former anorexic." - Kate Beckinsale

"Simon Peter, who embarrassed the other disciples at the Last Supper by asking for seconds. Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"In talking about equality and asking vehemently for its realization, nobody advocates a curtailment of his own present income." - Ludwig Von Mises

"I always think if you are asking somebody for something it is a good idea to give them something first." - Bono

"Sixty-four thousand dollars for a question, I hope they are asking you the meaning of life." - Paul Scofield

"What I'm asking for is a new economic order. I don't know how to construct that; I'm not an economist." - Michael Moore

"At a time of massive inequality, I think we can raise substantial sums of revenue to address the needs of working families, the elderly, and the children, by asking those people who are doing phenomenally well to start paying their fair share." - Bernie Sanders

"So, for instance, let me make this clear: You know I signed a statement. I will not raise taxes on anybody. I don't want to raise taxes on the American people." - Mitt Romney

"There is a fundamental difference, however, between asking to be permitted to keep a vegetative relative on costly machinery, and asking the taxpayers or society as a whole to pay for such machinery." - Jacob M. Appel

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest." - Thomas Jefferson

"We have to design a health delivery system by actually talking to people and asking, 'What would make this service better for you?' As soon as you start asking, you get a flood of answers." - Paul Farmer

"You don't raise $15 million by accident. I'm asking him to come forward and quit claiming he doesn't know what's going on in his own campaign." - Steve Rauschenberger

"My mum said she remembers me asking her if she'd take me to ballet lessons when I was about two and a half. She said I could barely speak, and yet was asking for ballet lessons." - Joanne Froggatt

"I see a lot of that on Tumblr - people asking advice from people they don't know. That's so odd to me. Asking an anonymous person for advice seems very odd." - Chris Black

"In the Investment Phase, however, asking users to do a bit of work comes after users have received variable rewards, not before. The timing of asking for user investment is critically important. By asking for the investment after the reward, the company has an opportunity to leverage a central trait of human behavior.
" - Hooked

"John Kerry is busy trying to raise money right now for his campaign. It was reported today that Kerry's hoping to raise $80 million before the Democratic convention. That's a lot of money. Yeah, Kerry has two ways to raise the $80 million: soliciting Democratic donors and going through his wife's purse." - Conan O'Brien

"Don't apologize for asking for what you deserve." - Mika Brzezinski

"People perceive me as a commodity. They just don't think anything of asking for five minutes of my time. It never occurs to them that if they're asking for it and another thousand people are asking, I don't have 1,000 five minutes to give." - Stephen Jay Gould

"I raise a glass, to make a toast wishing everything good for you, so happy birthday for today and health and happiness too." - Susan Smith

"You cannot believe how hard it is to try and raise money for a film. I did it for six years and it was such a failure." - Virginia Madsen

"We need to reevaluate that women who ask for a pay raise or ask for a promotion - it's actually an okay thing." - Jessica Chastain

"I have tried raising money by asking for it, and by not asking for it. I always got more by asking for it." - Millard Fuller

"Asking politicians to give up a source of money is like asking Dracula to forsake blood." - Cal Thomas

"Asking a seamstress to mend is like asking Michelangelo to paint your garage." - Anonymous

"Asking an artist to talk about his work is like asking a plant to discuss horticulture." - Jean Cocteau

"Asking art to express ideas is like asking a Sumo wrestler to play charades." - Walter Darby Bannard

"When you raise girls, you're raising children for strangers." - Maxine Hong Kingston

"Helping raise money for kids - there's nothing better than that." - Tim Tebow

"For I can raise no money by vile means." - William Shakespeare

"Success for me its to raise happy, healthy human beings." - Kelly Lebrock

"The woman who thinks she can choose femininity, can toy with it like the social drinker toys with wine - well, she's asking for it, asking to be undone, devoured, asking to spend her life perpetrating a new fraud, manufacturing a new fake identity, only this time it's her equality that's fake." - Rachel Cusk

"Medicare debates in Congress should result in better Medicare benefits for all our nation's seniors. We're not asking for special treatment for rural America, just a fair deal." - Bennie Thompson

"Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar." - Orrin Woodward

"How do you dare to ask me for a solution? It's like asking Seneca for a solution. You remember what he did? He committed suicide!" - Oriana Fallaci

"I have so fixed the habit in my own mind that I never raise a glass of water to my lips without a moment's asking of God's blessing. I never seal a letter without putting a word of prayer under the seal. I never take a letter from the post without a brief sending of my thoughts heavenward. I never change classes in the section room without a minute's petition on the cadets who go out and those who come in." - Stonewall Jackson

"What Plato was really asking was perhaps why a horse was a horse, and not, for example, a cross between a horse and a pig." - Jostein Gaarder

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Prayer is asking for guidance. Meditation is listening to it." - Sonia Choquette

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible." - Giovanni Niccolini

"Many things are lost for want of asking." - George Herbert

"They don't know that I'm already asking for the moon." - Suzanne Collins

"The Chinese in this country aren't asking for integration." - Malcolm X

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the possible." - Proverbs

"You create your opportunities by asking for them." - Shakti Gawain

"Think carefully before asking for justice. Mercy might be safer." - Mason Cooley

"I can be unbearable sometimes asking for so many takes." - Alejandro Gonzalez Inarri

"I'm not asking people to feel sorry for me." - Jack Abramoff

"Hold'em is a game of calculated aggression. If your cards are good enough for you to call a bet, they are good enough to raise with." - Al Alvarez

"I taught in a small teacher's college for three or four years, at which point all the administrators got a pay raise and the teaching faculty didn't." - David Eddings

"Nebraskans are known for giving of themselves and that quality is part of what makes our state such a wonderful place to live, work and raise a family." - Dave Heineman

"Meeting people who want to start a charity, help out their families, or raise money for a good cause has been really fun." - Joe Jonas

"I live in the country. I'm a bird-watcher, an oyster-raiser. You know, I'll do anything that - raise dogs for the blind as a volunteer." - Isabella Rossellini

"We're going to raise a lot of money for cancer awareness, give some to the American Cancer Society and hopefully make a big difference." - Ll Cool J

"There is only one excuse for a speaker's asking the attention of his audience: he must have either truth or entertainment for them." - Dale Carnegie

"For me, books have been a life-long resource-to learning, laughter, solace, excitement, inspiration. At your library, the world awaits you, free for the asking." - Lady Bird Johnson

"To ask for a purely intellectual proof of the existence of God is like asking for the privilege of being able to see with your ears!" - Meher Baba

"Every problem in history is due to men, so I'm basically asking for humanity to nest itself in a feminine culture, probably for the next 1,000 years." - Patch Adams

"We are in for a very, very long haul.... I am asking for everything you have to give. We will never give up..." - Jill Ruckelshaus

"Some candidates can sit in an office for 10 hours a day asking for money. That's just not who I am." - Paul Sadler

"I think every year, my role changes. And I am an open house for advice, for anyone to use. It's just a matter of asking questions." - John Cena

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"I will be asking for forgiveness, but hopefully I won't have to be asking for much forgiveness." - Donald Trump

"You can raise the bar or you can wait for others to raise it, but it's getting raised regardless." - Seth Godin

"It will be almost impossible for any other candidate to raise the money that the Clintons can raise." - John Catsimatidis

"I play to lift a city, and raise a banner." - Prince Fielder

"How slight a chance may raise or sink a soul!" - Philip James Bailey

"It takes a village to raise a child." - Hillary Clinton

"He used to raise a storm in a teapot." - Cicero

"It takes a village to raise a child." - Proverbs



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