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Raise Up Quotes


"But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust." - Walter Raleigh

"There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us." - Patrick Henry

"Crooked Hillary Clinton wants to raise your taxes up to the sky. She wants to raise." - Donald Trump

"We ring the bells and we raise the strain We hang up garlands everywhere And bid the tapers twinkle fair, And feast and frolic - and then we go Back to the same old lives again." - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"You cannot raise a man up by calling him down." - William J H Boetcker

"It is the duty of man to raise up man." - Jose Marti

"It is time that conservative people of faith jointly commit to praying for our nation (daily, fervently!) and also rise up hand in hand in an effort to raise up a new generation of Franklins and Washingtons and Lincolns and Reagans." - Jonathan Falwell

"If you can raise up leaders, you will always have followers, but if you can't raise up leaders, you will only have followers." - John C Maxwell

"Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also." - Joseph Barber Lightfoot

"If you are ambitious of climbing up to the difficult, and in a manner inaccessible, summit of the Temple of Fame, your surest way is to leave on one hand the narrow path of Poetry, and follow the narrower track of Knight-Errantry, which in a trice may raise you to an imperial throne." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Much certainly of the happiness and purity of our lives depends on our making a wise choice of our companions and friends. If our friends are badly chosen they will inevitably drag us down; if well they will raise us up." - Eric Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury

"Often have brief words laid men low and then raise them up." - Sophocles

"You can raise her up a lady but there's one thing you just can't avoid..." - Trace Adkins

"Raise up your glasses against evil forces; Whiskey for my men, beer for my horses." - Toby Keith

"You can raise her up a lady but there's one thing you just can't avoid..." - Trace Adkins

"Lay me down like a stone oh God, and raise me up like a new bread"." - Leo Tolstoy

"Beauty is to enthuse us for work, and work is to raise us up" - Cyprian Norwid

"Raise up the people beside you & quit worshipping those above you." - Chris Brogan

"Plots, true or false, are necessary things, To raise up commonwealths and ruin kings." - John Dryden

"I'll pour a cup to you my darling, raise it up, say Cheerio." - Jethro Tull

"Plots, true or false, are necessary things, To raise up commonwealths and ruin kings." - John Dryden

"Raise up the people beside you & quit worshipping those above you." - Chris Brogan

"Too many people are setting up ways to raise money that are questionable." - Joe Vitale

"Keep up the old standards, and day by day raise them higher." - John Wanamaker

"But when once the earth has sucked up a dead man's blood, there is no way to raise him up." - Aeschylus

"The true mark of a Christian leader is trying to build up other people. Raise up other leaders!" - Charles Colson

"Hollywood can jack you up and then help you fall, but it can also raise you up." - Rutina Wesley

"No. What would I look like fighting for equality with the white man? I don't want to go down that low. I want the true democracy that'll raise me and that white man up raise America up." - Fannie Lou Hamer

"No. What would I look like fighting for equality with the white man? I don't want to go down that low. I want the true democracy that'll raise me and that white man up raise America up." - Fannie Lou Hamer

"How can you raise the level of consciousness on this? How can you get the federal government to take the responsibility? Florida does not have a foreign policy. This is a federal policy or absence of federal policy. It's so clear that we're not being treated fairly. We have to come up with a solution. It hurts your head trying to figure out what to do." - Lawton Chiles

"Is your ego small enough, and your backbone strong enough, to raise others up high on your shoulders?" - Bear Grylls

"Take those kids and raise them up, teach them how to drink out of a righteous cup." - James Brown

"The function of the wing is to take what is heavy and raise it up in the region above." - Plato

"Strive with all your hearts, raise up your voices and shout, until this dark world be filled with light." - Abdu'l-Baha

"Sometimes I just wanted to raise my hands and stop. But stop what? Maybe just growing up." - Patti Smith

"I don't care what job you get. I care about if you put people down or raise people up." - Nick Vujicic

"Our mandate is simple: raise up a generation that can openly display the raw power of God" - Bill Johnson

"I didn't really like 'You Raise Me Up' at the time we recorded it; now it's my favourite Westlife song." - Shane Filan

"Your own nature is pure, spotless, and pristine. Through association we drag ourselves down or we can raise ourselves up." - Frederick Lenz

"When you raise kids, you want them to grow up and be successful. If they can grow up and be like you, it's quite flattering." - Craig Sager

"Smee! Raise the Ladies!" - Dave Barry

"The thirst for equality can express itself either as a desire to draw everyone down to one's level, or to raise oneself and everyone else up." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Through lack of education, we're not teaching kids to read and write. So there is the danger that you raise up a generation of morons." - Ray Bradbury

"I try with my pictures to raise a question, to provoke a debate, so that we can discuss problems together and come up with solutions." - Sebastiao Salgado

"He's a better person when she's around, and isn't that what friends are for, to raise you up and keep you at your best?" - David Nicholls

"You love each other - anyone can see that, looking at you - that kind of love that can burn down the world or raise it up in glory." - Cassandra Clare

"Fortune may raise up or abuse the ordinary mortal, but the sage and the soldier should have minds beyond her control." - Walter Scott

"The key to success is to raise your own energy; when you do, people will naturally be attracted to you. And when they show up, bill 'em!" - Stuart Wilde

"I think we have a very skewed idea of what sex is nowadays. TV, video games and the Internet are set up to raise men to be predators." - Pamela Anderson

"It is the obligation of each person in Israel to raise up the Fallen Bride from the dust into which She has fallen." - Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

"It's not good to dig in the past, raise the ghost up from the grave, and have it walk with the flesh." - Anthony Liccione

"Buildings are tools to reach people, raise disciples, reach students, train up our kids, heal marriages and families and worship God." - Kevin Myers

"Every member of the priesthood should understand the divine plan designed by the Lord to raise up the first free people in modern times." - Ezra Taft Benson

"Perhaps we cannot raise the winds. But each of us can put up the sail, so that when the wind comes we can catch it." - E F Schumacher

"What is left over if I subtract the fact that my arms goes up from the fact that I raise my arm?" - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Philosophy cannot raise the commonalty up to her level: so, if she is to become popular, she must sink to theirs." - Augustus William Hare

"Now you must raise your children up in a world where that union of man and box turtle is on the same legal footing as man and wife" - John Cornyn

"Most mother-women give up whatever ghost of a unique and human self they may have when they 'marry' and raise children." - Phyllis Chesler

"If you got beauty, beauty, just raise em up. Cause every inch of you is perfect from the bottom to the top." - Meghan Trainor

"If you seek Him, God can raise you up, and replace the darkness of the ocean, with the light of His Sun." - Yasmin Mogahed

"The key to success is to raise your own energy; when you do, people will naturally be attracted to you. And when they show up, bill "em!" - Stuart Wilde

"When you think of dog movies, that genre, Old Yeller is sort of the benchmark and you hope that you can raise your game up to that." - Jennifer Aniston

"I grew up with heroes, people who made me aspire to raise my game, to dream bigger and I like to keep it that simple." - Mike Vallely

"Philosophy cannot raise the commonalty up to her level: so, if she is to become popular, she must sink to theirs." - Augustus Hare

"Down, wanton, down! Have you no shame That at the whisper of Love's name, Or Beauty's, presto! up you raise Your angry head and stand at gaze?" - Robert Graves

"We must resist wandering thoughts in prayer. Raising our hands reminds us that we need to raise up our minds to God, setting aside all irrelevant thoughts." - John Calvin

"Most troublesome is the legalization of 'crowd funding,' the ability of start-up companies to raise capital from small investors on the Internet." - Steven Rattner

"We cannot look backwards. What we have to do is raise our heads, look forward, roll up our sleeves and work." - Roberto Azevedo

"Bloody Christmas, here again, let us raise a loving cup, peace on earth, goodwill to men, and make them do the washing up." - Wendy Cope

"My icons do not raise up the blessed savior in elaborate cathedrals. They are constructed concentrations celebrating barren rooms. They bring a limited light." - Dan Flavin

"My biggest blast-off hit was 'You Raise Me Up.' If you ever have a wedding or a funeral, it's a good pick." - Josh Groban

"Of all the parts that make up my somewhat quirky life, there are few things that raise a stranger's eyebrows faster than discovering I love country music." - Lz Granderson

"Freedom under law is hard work. If rulers cannot be trusted with arbitrary power, it is up to citizens to raise their voices at injustice." - Anthony Lewis

"Generation after generation of women have pledged to raise their daughters differently, only to find that their daughters grow up and fervently pledge the same thing." - Elizabeth Debold

"There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move." - Daniel Smith

"My mom was an opera singer, and she gave up her career to raise a family. But she also taught my sisters how to sing." - Tika Sumpter

"I'm going to ask the three executives here to raise their hand if they flew here commercial. Let the record show, no hands went up. Second, I'm going to ask you to raise your hand if you are planning to sell your jet in place now and fly back commercial. Let the record show, no hands went up." - Brad Sherman

"One of these days I'm gonna stop my listening Gonna raise my head up high. One of these days I'm gonna raise up my glistening wings and fly. But that day will have to wait for a while. Baby I'm only society's child. When we're older things may change, But for now this is the way they must remain." - Janis Ian

"If you can't raise consciousness, at least raise hell." - Rita Mae Brown

"You don't raise kids. You raise carrots. You sponsor kids." - Jess Lair

"Creative Arts raise a person to another level of consciousness as if you could imagine life before words." - Charlie Haden

"Almost all war making states borrow extensively, raise taxes, and seize the means of combat - including men - from reluctant citizens..." - Charles Tilly

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

"I never raise my voice!" - Kristin Scott Thomas

"If Mr. [Donald] Trump is up 10 or 15 points on Election Day and ends up losing, then, you know, maybe he can raise some questions. That doesn't seem to be the case at that moment." - Barack Obama

"The idea of bringing young people up to Literature is doubtless calculated to raise the eyebrows almost as much as the suggestion of bringing them up to the Stage." - James Payn

"Artists raise their kids differently. We communicate to the point where we probably annoy our children. We have art around the house, we have books, we go to plays, we talk. Our focus is art and painting and dress-up and singing. It's what we love. So I think you can see how artists in some way raise other artists." - Angelina Jolie

"A company invites their employees to sign up for a plan where every time they get a raise, some part of that raise goes to increasing their contribution rate to the 401k plan. In the first company we convinced to adopt this plan, saving rates tripled." - Richard Thaler

"I spoke to my dad, and he said it took close to 90 dollars to raise me. But that was me and my sister, and my sister moved out when she was 16, so sometimes it can knock you up to triple digits to raise a kid." - Adam Carolla

"When test scores go up, we should worry, because of how poor a measure they are of what matters, and what you typically sacrifice in a desperate effort to raise scores." - Alfie Kohn

"The realms of light exist everywhere forever. But it is up to an individual to raise their mind to a level of stillness at which they can perceive these most beautiful realms of light." - Frederick Lenz

"I have advocated for rolling back regulations, simplifying the tax code and moving to zero-based budgeting - policies that will support small businesses and raise up the middle class." - Carly Fiorina

"Nobody can have your psychedelic experience for you; you just have to screw your courage up and raise the cup to your lips or smoke the pipe or whatever it is and face what's in there." - Dennis McKenna

"The greatest gift a church can receive is to have a group of families who take their responsibilitie s with such Christian seriousness that they are willing to completely alter their lifestyle to raise up disciples for Jesus Christ." - Abraham Kuyper

"We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain; attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism." - Frederica Montseny

"So this judge in Virginia rules that a lesbian wasn't fit to raise her own daughter because she might grow up to be a lesbian, and gives custody to the lesbian's mother. And I'm thinking, "She's already raised one lesbian."" - Chris Cannon

"It's so important to raise people to grow up to be who they are and not be forced to be who they're not. What an awful thing to do to people - it's like being in prison." - Marlo Thomas

"I raise up my voice-not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back." - Malala Yousafzai

"The aim of morality is to give people a standard of action and a motive to work by which, they will not intensify each person's selfishness, but raise them up above it." - Cecil J. Sharp

"We should ask God to increase our hope when it is small, awaken it when it is dormant, confirm it when it is wavering, strengthen it when it is weak, and raise it up when it is overthrown." - John Calvin

"Commitment is different in males and females. In females it is a desire to get married and raise a family. In males it means not picking up other women while out with one's girlfriend." - Rita Rudner

"As a concept [androgyny] raise[s] anxiety levels by conjuring up a conformist, unisex vision, the very opposite of the individuality and uniqueness that feminism actually has in mind." - Gloria Steinem

"Clam chowder is one of those subjects, like politics or religion, that can never be discussed lightly. Bring it up even incidentally, and all the innumerable factions of the clam bake regions raise their heads and begin to yammer." - Louis Pullig De Gouy

"I will raise up prophets to make conflicting pronouncements that inevitably will be garbled in transcription, resulting in mutually exclusive definitions of orthodoxy from which the open-minded will flee in dismay." - Sheri S Tepper

"We need fathers to step up, to realize that their job does not end at conception; that what makes you a man is not the ability to have a child but the courage to raise one." - Barack Obama

"There has to be a moment when you choose happiness, when you stand up, raise your face towards the sun, and just grab joy and put it in a place where no one can ever take it away from you." - Kris Radish

"The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up. Make sure you're very courageous: be strong, be extremely kind, and above all be humble." - Serena Williams

"I love Chicago. It was an awesome place to grow up. It's a big city but it doesn't feel like one. I can't imagine that if I had kids I would raise them anywhere else besides Chicago." - Chris McCaughan

"If we're serious about building an economy that lasts, we have got to get serious about education. We are going to have to pick up our games and raise our standards." - Barack Obama

"I think I've set some big goals. The American people haven't had a raise in 15 years. Getting incomes up is a huge goal. Now maybe it's not as exciting to some people, but it's a huge goal." - Hillary Clinton

"I think we are in a time where the youth play such a huge role. It's up to us to go the extra mile to vote and raise our voices." - Zendaya

"The missionaries should be men of apostolic zeal, patience, endurance, willing to be all things to all men. May the Lord raise up suitable instruments, and fit me for this work." - James Hudson Taylor

"Up with the banner of your new Lord, Jehovah Jesus! Raise it in firm decision, with quiet earnestness and with humble prayer; keep it with unflinching fortitude, and be ready to die rather than dishonor it." - William Mackergo Taylor

"It is difficult to live up to one's posters...When I pass my name in such large letters I blush, but at the same time instinctively raise my hat." - Herbert Beerbohm Tree

"We ring the bells and we raise the strain We hang up garlands everywhere And bid the tapers twinkle fair, And feast and frolic - and then we go Back to the same old lives again." - Sarah Chauncey Woolsey

"If somebody else is achieving more than I am, that means I can do it, too. Everybody has the ability to raise themselves up, and my life has been marked by that." - Rob Lowe

"I wanted to raise the voice of a lot of the people that I knew growing up, and this was, for the most part, poor people who had extraordinary dreams but also very amazing obstacles." - Edwidge Danticat

"I go farther, and say, that it is plainly our duty to desire pastors and teachers to take the care of such congregations, and that God did raise up such in the church as we see it in the word." - John Nelson Darby

"You can't climb up to the second floor without a ladder. When you set your aim too high and don't fulfill it, then your enthusiasm turns to bitterness. Try for a goal that's reasonable, and then gradually raise it." - Emil Zatopek

"I look forward to a time when my career in a place where I can get out of Los Angeles and find a nice small town like I grew up in to raise my family." - Patrick Dempsey

"After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise." - Shirley Jones

"I try to write stories that are thrilling and full of mystery and funny all at the same time, stories that raise moral questions but come up with very few moral answers, stories that emotionally touch readers through the characters." - William Lashner

"Gauguin says that when sailors have to move a heavy load or raise an anchor, they all sing together to keep them up and give them vim. That's just what artists lack!" - Vincent Van Gogh

"I joined the after-school club, School of Comedy, which progressed wildly, and in quite a Hollywood way. It sounds like 'School of Rock', right up to trying to raise money to pay for a venue in Edinburgh." - Will Poulter

"Just because you're a man doesn't mean that you can't raise your kid. I think that families should stay together, but if you are a single father, don't give up no matter what they say." - Nicolas Cage

"Montana's ranchers raise the best cattle in the world. If Taco Bell needs to beef up, they can give their customers the highest quality meat around by using Montana beef, and in the process, supporting agriculture jobs in Montana." - Jon Tester

"Ryan and I didn't grow up like this at all, with this much attention. We'll just try to keep their feet on the ground and raise them with the values we were raised with." - Reese Witherspoon

"I want to do a character in a one-woman show who's a yoga teacher from the Bronx. I could do the best accent: 'Raise yaw ahms up! Reach faw da sky!'" - Cara Buono

"We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain; attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism." - Federica Montseny

"No I don't miss fighting, I still got my wits about me and there are a lot of people who do it and get beat up, and I don't want to be one of them, I have children to raise." - Michael Moorer

"The Woman's Party is made up of women of all races, creeds and nationalities who are united on the one program of working to raise the status of women." - Alice Paul

"The last thing you want to do is raise taxes in the middle of the recession because that would just suck up and take more demand out of the economy and put businesses in a further hole." - Barack Obama

"Other countries have outeducated us. They have made this a priority. And a big part of what I'm trying to do, frankly, is raise the profile of education and get America to wake up." - Arne Duncan

"With a congressional mandate to run the deficit up as high as need be, there is no reason to raise taxes now and risk aggravating the depression. Instead, Obama will follow the opposite of the Reagan strategy. Reagan cut taxes and increased the deficit so that liberals could not increase spending. Obama will raise spending and increase the deficit so that conservatives cannot cut taxes. And, when the economy is restored, he will raise taxes with impunity, since the only people who will have to pay them would be rich Republicans." - Dick Morris

"Raising children is like making biscuits: it is as easy to raise a big batch as one, while you have your hands in the dough." - E W Howe

"Too much work, and no vacation, Deserves at least a small libation. So hail! my friends, and raise your glasses, Work's the curse of the drinking classes." - Oscar Wilde

"Christ the Lord is risen to-day, Sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply." - Charles Wesley

"A leader's role is to raise people's aspirations for what they can become and to release their energies so they will try to get there." - David Gergen

"Every child has to raise itself." - Otto Frank

"Question authority; but, raise your hand first." - Alan Dershowitz

"What passion cannot music raise and quell!" - John Dryden

"We should raise the national minimum wage." - Hillary Clinton

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

"Raise your words, not your voice." - Rumi

"What passion cannot Music raise and quell?" - John Dryden

"Perhaps it takes courage to raise children.." - John Steinbeck

"What passions cannot music raise or quell?" - John Dryden

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

"My sun sets to raise again." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Raise boys and girls the same way." - Jenny Holzer



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