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Raise Your Standards Quotes


"We only get what we believe that we deserve. Raise the bar, raise your standards and you will receive a better outcome." - Joel Brown

"Keep your heel, head and standards high." - Coco Chanel

"Enjoy your work and have ethical standards." - Walter Schloss

"Raise your quality standards as high as you can live with, avoid wasting your time on routine problems, and always try to work as closely as possible at the boundary of your abilities. Do this, because it is the only way of discovering how that boundary should be moved forward." - Edsger Dijkstra

"Raise your standards for the one thing over which you have complete control-yourse lf. It means you're committed to being intelligent, flexible, and creative enough to consistently find a way to look at your life in a fashion that makes any experience enriching." - Tony Robbins

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

"When God blesses you financially, don't raise your STANDARD OF LIVING. raise your STANDARD OF GIVING." - Mark Batterson

"The results of your life reflect the standards you've set." - Robin S. Sharma

"Lower your standards and relax as it is." - Pema Chodron

"Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards. When people ask me what really changed my life eight years ago, I tell them that absolutely the most important thin was changing what I demanded of myself. I wrote down all the things I would no longer accept in my life, all the things I would no longer tolerate, and all the things that I aspired to becoming." - Tony Robbins

"Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards. When people ask me what really changed my life eight years ago, I tell them that absolutely the most important thin was changing what I demanded of myself. I wrote down all the things I would no longer accept in my life, all the things I would no longer tolerate, and all the things that I aspired to becoming." - Anthony Robbins

"You have only one chance to raise your child." - Jackie Kennedy

"Don't cry Don't raise your eye Its only teenage wasteland." - Pete Townshend

"Issac Stern rule: the better your technique, the more impossible your standards." - Richard Sennett

"You must regulate your life by the standards you admire when you are at your best." - John M. Thomas

"If you like me, raise your hand. If you don't, raise your standards" - Shahrukh Khan

"Have you ever thought, headmaster, that your standards might perhaps be a little out of date? Of course they're out of date. Standards are always out of date. That is what makes them standards." - Alan Bennett

"Keep your standards high, and any guy who is worth it will rise to meet them." - Ed Westwick

"If you raise your standards but don't really believe you can meet them, you've already sabotaged yourself. You won't even try; you'll be lacking the sense of certainty that allows you to tap the deepest capacity that's within you... Our beliefs are like unquestioned commands, telling us how things are, what's possible and impossible and what we can and can not do. They shape every action, every thought and every feeling that we experience. As a result, changing our belief systems is central to making any real and lasting change in our lives." - Tony Robbins

"What polluters do is raise the standards of living for themselves, while lowering the quality of living for everybody else, and they do that by escaping the disciplines of the free market." - Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

"The wage of a people has meaning only when it arises from production. Every increase in production should benefit the whole people and raise the people's standards of living." - Adolf Hitler

"My father always used to say, "Don't raise your voice. Improve your argument."" - Desmond Tutu

"Creating breathing room financially may lower your standard of living but raise your quality of life." - Andy Stanley

"Don't be embarrassed by your achievements. Being an overarchiever is nothing despicable. It is only admirable. Never lower your standards." - Martha Stewart

"Set higher standards for your own performance than anyone else around you, and your only competition will be with yourself" - Rick Pitino

"If you want to change your life you have to raise your standards." - Tony Robbins

"When you raise your standards, you'll filter out people that you don't need in your life." - Faisal Khokhar

"You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes." - Wally Schirra

"If you do not raise your eyes you will think that you are the highest point." - Antonio Porchia

"The criminals will be humiliated... To hurt the enemy more, raise the level of your attacks." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"Don't raise your expectations too high. It's the surest way of being disappointed." - Mary Louisa Molesworth

"Never raise your hand menacingly, but only in a friendly gesture!" - Sophie von La Roche

"If you don't raise the bar, how will you ever know your potential?" - L. Tom Perry

"Raise your glass if you are wrong in all the right ways." - Pink

"When you raise an animal, you live it like your own child." - Deb Caletti

"You must raise your aspirations, set higher goals, and make detailed plans to achieve them." - Brian Tracy

"By weaker accents, what's your praise When Philomel her voice doth raise?" - Henry Wotton

"Raise your limits as high as you dare and then take them a little further." - Tony Clark

"High heels can literally raise your status because you're taller when you wear them." - Helen Fisher

"When someone offends you, you can raise your spirits to heights where offenses cannot reach." - Anthony De Mello

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

"Makeup can give you the confidence to...change your job, move abroad, get a pay raise." - Charlotte Tilbury

"Raise the stakes! Always push your luck because no one else would push it for you." - Terry Pratchett

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

"You don't have to judge the whole world by your own standards. Not everybody is like you, you know." - Haruki Murakami

"Stop bullshitting yourself. You're not satisfied. You lowered your standards and are settling for a lot less." - Tony Robbins

"I want your sun to reach my raindrops, so your heat can raise my soul upward like a cloud." - Rumi

"In putting together your standards, remember that it is essential to involve your entire team. Standards are not rules issued by the boss; they are a collective identity. Remember, standards are the things that you do all the time and the things for which you hold one another accountable." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Only the mediocre are always at their best. If your standards are low, it is easy to meet those standards every single day, every single year. But if your standard is to be the best, there will be days when you fall short of that goal. It is okay to not win every game. The only problem would be if you allow a loss or a failure to change your standards. Keep your standards intact, keep the bar set high, and continue to try your very best every day to meet those standards. If you do that, you can always be proud of the work that you do." - Mike Krzyzewski

"It's your life - but only if you make it so. The standards by which you live must be your own standards, your own values, your own convictions in regard to what is right and wrong, what is true and false, what is important and what is trivial. When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else . . . you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"As a coach, your high standards of performance, attention to detail and - above all - how hard you work set the stage for how your players perform." - Don Shula

"When you live your life by poor standards, you inflict damage on everyone who crosses your path, especially those you love." - Jordan Belfort

"Don't let Negative and Toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out." - Zig Ziglar

"I wish I could tell him I understand: the higher you raise your hopes, the farther you have to fall." - Jodi Picoult

"If you're not thinking about a negative thought, your vibration is going to raise to its natural positive place." - Esther Hicks

"Do' let Negative and Toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out." - Zig Ziglar

"You're training a new employee,' says Mrs. Clark, 'to take over your boring old job.' When you raise a child." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Things that raise your energy usually don't involve humans; things that cause energy loss usually involve humans." - Frederick Lenz

"You live and you learn, man. I've learned you can't wait on anybody. You have to raise your awareness yourself." - Big Sean

"We need to reduce military budgets; raise living standards; engender respect for learning; support science, scholarship, invention, and industry; promote free inquiry; reduce domestic coercion; involve the workers more in managerial decisions; and promote genuine respect and understanding derived from an acknowledgement of our common humanity and our common jeopardy." - Carl Sagan

"Letting your customers set your standards is a dangerous game, because the race to the bottom is pretty easy to win. Setting your own standards-and living up to them-is a better way to profit. Not to mention a better way to make your day worth all the effort you put into it." -" - Seth Godin

"Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards." - Tony Robbins

"Do not judge others by your own standards, for everyone is making their way home, in the way they know best." - Leon Brown

"Who you spend time with is who you become! Change your life by consciously choosing to surround yourself with people with higher standards!" - Tony Robbins

"I don't care about what brand you are, I'm concerned what type of man you are, what your principles and standards are." - Mos Def

"Believe passionately in what you do, and never knowingly compromise your standards and values. Act like a true professional, aiming for true excellence, and the money will follow." - David Maister

"Set high standards for yourself and don't settle for anything less. You are the best judge of yourself and your capabilities." - Tony Robbins

"Set exorbitant standards, and give your people hell when they don't live up to them. There is nothing so demoralizing as a boss who tolerates second rate work." - David Ogilvy

"Oh, Fortuna, blind, heedless goddess, I am strapped to your wheel,' Ignatius belched, 'Do not crush me beneath your spokes. Raise me on high, divinity." - John Kennedy Toole

"Your children are your legacy to the world. As you raise them with love, you contribute to making this world a better place." - Kristine Carlson

"Don't raise your voice, improve your argument." [Address at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Houghton, Johannesburg, South Africa, 23 November 2004]" - Desmond Tutu

"Smee! Raise the Ladies!" - Dave Barry

"Men respect standards- get some!" - Steve Harvey

"God is the only being who is good, and the standards are set by Him. Because God hates sin, He has to punish those guilty of sin. Maybe that's not an appealing standard. But to put it bluntly, when you get your own universe, you can make your own standards." - Francis Chan

"Explore your limits and get to know yourself. You'll never feel more real than after the hardest workout, the longest run, the toughest week, or the best race of your life. Constantly make your own standards tougher." - Luke Watson

"Educators, long disturbed by schoolchildren's lagging scores in math and reading, are realizing there is a different and more alarming deficiency: emotional literacy. And while laudable efforts are being made to raise academic standards, this new and troubling deficiency is not being addressed in the standard school curriculum. As one Brooklyn teacher put it, the present emphasis in schools suggests that "we care more about how well schoolchildren can read and write than whether they'll be alive next week."" - Daniel Goleman

"Most helmsmen would"ve been satisfied with a pilot's wheel or a tiller. Leo had also installed a keyboard, monitor, aviation controls from a Learjet, a dubstep soundboard, and motion-control sensors from a Nintendo Wii. He could turn the ship by pulling on the throttle, fire weapons by sampling an album, or raise sails by shaking his Wii controllers really fast. Even by demigod standards, Leo was seriously ADHD." - Rick Riordan

"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

"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

"I have something to say. I know how to do something. I'm doing it. If you want me to do it with you, raise your hand." - Seth Godin

"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

"Make every decision-even decisions about whether to expand the business, raise money, or promote someone-according to what's best for your customers." - Derek Sivers

"Cultivate the heart to raise a harvest of Truth, Righteousness, Peace and Love. This crop has to be raised in your heart and should be shared with others." - Sathya Sai Baba

"If you, as a parent, raise your children well, they won't need you anymore. If you did it properly, they go away." - Neil Gaiman

"If you have self-respect, you will take satisfaction in being well groomed and will not allow yourself to perform shabbily. You will continue to work toward high standards and goals to serve others, to continue and to practice self-discipline. You will not compromise your standards or beliefs." - Marvin J Ashton

"It's a Tenth Amendment issue. If you want Washington, if you want to implement their standards, that's your call... We certainly had higher standards than Common Core, so it was a very easy decision for Texans, myself and the legislature included, to basically say we still believe that Texans know how to best run Texas." - Rick Perry

"Philosophy is an odd thing... There is no particular Socratic or Dimechian or Kantian way to live your life. They don't offer ethical codes and standards by which to live your life." - Stephen Fry

"The greatest leverage you can create for yourself is the pain that comes from inside, not outside. Knowing that you have failed to live up to your own standards for your life is the ultimate pain." - Tony Robbins

"When you adopt the standards and the values of someone else ... you surrender your own integrity. You become, to the extent of your surrender, less of a human being." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Consciousness, unprovable by scientific standards, is forever, then, the impossible phantom in the predictable biologic machine, and your every thought a genuine supernatural event. Your every thought is a ghost, dancing." - Alan Moore

"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

"Too bad guys are' like Mr. Potato Head Where you can pick and choose which parts you want. Then we might come up with a guy who meets your standards. - Maggie" - Susane Colasanti

"It's the same at a rock-and-roll concert. You have an opening number with a strong entrance; then you go through a lot of the old standards, building up to your hit song at the end." - Marjoe Gortner

"Let not the titles of consanguinity betray you into a prejudicial trust; no blood being apter to raise a fever, or cause a consumption sooner in your poor estate, than that which is nearest your own." - Frances Osborne

"If you raise the bar and offer your best to others then you deserve the same or better. Sometimes you have to divorce people who add no value to your life because they have nothing to offer but drama." - Bindu

"Cleverness is a burden after that. You are supposed to settle down and be a good person, raise your children, and be good to your friends, which you may not have been back when you were clever." - Garrison Keillor

"Let not the titles of consanguinity betray you into a prejudicial trust; no blood being apter to raise a fever, or cause a consumption sooner in your poor estate, than that which is nearest your own." - Francis Osborne

"When you hold positive thoughts and images in your mind, you raise your power level and you create a vibratory energy around those thoughts - those thoughts are more likely to manifest." - Frederick Lenz

"Multiculturalism is a good reminder that when standards are relative, there are no standards at all." - Victor Davis Hanson

"I have standards. Well, okay, they're love standards, but I have them." - Rachel Vail

"Standards are always out of date. That's what makes them standards." - Alan Bennett

"Of course my standards are out of date! That's why they're called standards." - Alan Bennett

"Live your life. Do the dishes. Do the laundry. Take your kids to kindergarten. Raise your children and your grandchildren. Take care of the community in which you live. Make all of that your path, and follow your path with heart." - Dipa Ma

"Do not waste time trying to overcome your weaknesses and failures. Simply raise your consciousness, transcend and free your thoughts from limitation and illusion, and find within the very center of your being a wholeness and completeness! Cease wallowing in your imperfections and never accept limitations! Aim high, and you will get there. It is only your thoughts that hold you back." - Eileen Caddy

"The idea of perfect closes your mind to new standards. When you drive hard toward one ideal, you miss opportunities and paths, not to mention hurting your confidence. Believe in your potential and then go out and explore it; don't limit it." - John Eliot

"You must open a little, or rather raise on high your corolla so that the Bread of Angels may come as divine dew to strengthen you, and to give you all that is wanting to you." - Therese Of Lisieux

"People say it takes a village to raise a child. People ask me how my daughter is doing. She's only doing good if your daughter's doing good. We're all one family." - Kanye West

"Wish and learn to smooth away the surly wrinkles, to raise your lids frankly, and change the fiends to confident, innocent angels, suspecting and doubting nothing, and always seeing friends where they are not sure of foes." - Emily Bronte

"People say it takes a village to raise a child. People ask me how my daughter is doing. She's only doing good if your daughter's doing good. We"re all one family." - Kanye West

"I suppose it is one time when you can really use your name to raise money. And if I am going to use it for anything, what more of a better opportunity (than) to use it here." - Prince Harry

"The key to maintaining your inspiration in the day-to-day work of meditation practice is to approach it as play-a happy opportunity to master practical skills, to raise questions, experiment, and explore." - Thanissaro Bhikkhu

"You want to raise your child in such a way that you don't have to control him, so that he will be in full possession of himself at all times. Upon that depends his good behavior, his health, his sanity." - L Ron Hubbard

"My mission is to raise incomes for hard working middle class families. If you work hard and do your part you should be able to get ahead and stay ahead." - Bernie Sanders

"Please raise your children with love and non-judgement. Tell them everyone has the right to love who they want to love. It should' threaten you or who you are." - Ellen Degeneres

"Oh, raise your deep-fringed lids that close To wrap you in some sweet dream's thrall; I am the spectre of the rose You wore but last night at the ball." - Theophile Gautier

"Raise your hand if you had no idea you"d see so much nudity in one week of jury duty." Twelve hands flew straight into the air. And unbelievably, Payton laughed." - Julie James

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

"Aspire to decency. Practice civility toward one another. Admire and emulate ethical behavior wherever you find it. Apply a rigid standard of morality to your lives; and if, periodically, you fail - as you surely will adjust your lives, not the standards." - Ted Koppel

"Don't judge yourself by others' standards...have your own. And don't get caught up into the trap of changing yourself to fit the world. The world has to change to fit you. And if you stick to your principles, values and morals long enough, it will." - Berry Gordy

"We who are in the arts are at the risk of being in a popularity contest rather than a profession. If that fact causes you despair . . . pick another profession. Your desire to communicate must be bigger than your relationship with the chaotic and unfair realities . . . We have to create our own standards of discipline." - Anna Deavere Smith

"Go, all of you poor people, in the name of God the Creator, and let him forever be your guide. And henceforth, do not be beguiledby these idle and useless pilgrimages. See to your families, and work, each one of you, in your vocation, raise your children, and live as the good Apostle Paul teaches you." - Francois Rabelais

"Who says you cannot hold the moon in your hand? Tonight when the stars come out and the moon rises in the velvet sky, look outside your window, then raise your hand and position your fingers around the disk of light. There you go . . . That was easy!" - Vera Nazarian

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Nothing worthwhile is easy. Your ability to overcome unfavorable situations will provide you with time to demonstrate your true strength and determination for success. Always set your standards high, your greatest achievements lie within the infinite feats you achieve in your life." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Your solution for a customer has to be either amazingly valuable to someone who will pay an enormous amount of money for it or has to be valuable to an enormous number of people who pay a small amount. And also the person you're talking to-especially if you want to raise capital or raise support-has to personally say, "I want that. I like that. That sounds really great. I want that for myself."" - Brian Tracy

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

"We make no apologies for setting high standards." - Nancy L. Zimpher

"In the Western standards of modesty, there are different guidelines." - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"I have no two separate moral standards for the sex." - Caroline Wells Healey Dall

"Web standards keep you out of the dustbin of history." - Joshua Greenberg

"Set high standards and few limitations for yourself." - Anthony J. D'Angelo

"If you don't meet the standards, then you don't qualify." - Harold Ford

"Men respect women who have standards - get some!" - Steve Harvey

"[John] Belushi was an extreme experience even by my standards." - Keith Richards

"Did you get your money by fraud? By pandering to men's vices or men's stupidity? By catering to fools, in the hope of getting more than your ability deserves? By lowering your standards? By doing work you despise for purchasers you scorn? If so, then your money will not give you a moment's or a penny's worth of joy. Then all the things you buy will become, not a tribute to you, but a reproach; not an achievement, but a reminder of shame." - Ayn Rand

"You must be deadly serious in training. When I say that, I do not mean that you should be reasonably diligent or moderately in earnest. I mean that your opponent must always be present in your mind, whether you sit or stand or walk or raise your arms." - Gichin Funakoshi

"Never lose hope when the beloved sends you away. If you're abandoned if you're left hopeless tomorrow for sure you'll be called again. If the door is shut right in your face keep waiting with patience don't leave right away. Seeing your patience your love will soon summon you with grace raise you like a champion." - Rumi

"What you want is already here, in the unified field of pure potential. Everything you need to fulfill your greatest desire is already part of your being. But it ca' come out until you align with it, let go of the obstructions to it, and raise your vibration to the level at which it already exists." - Derek Rydall

"In developing teams, I don't believe in rules. I believe in standards. Rules don't promote teamwork, standards do" - Mike Krzyzewski

"Don't settle for anybody just to have someone. Set your standards. What kind of love do you want to attract? List the qualities you really want in the relationship. Develop those qualities in yourself and you will attract a person who has them." - Louise Hay

"A society like ours, which professes no one religion and has allowed all religions to decay, which indulges freedom to the point of license and individualism to the point of anarchy, needs all the support that responsible, cultivated homes can furnish. I hope your generation will provide a firmer shelter for civilized standards." - Alan K Simpson

"I was born in California, raised a vegetarian, and love science fiction, so don't tell me how I need to be in order to fit your standards. When I was younger, those kinds of comments bothered me, but eventually got to a point where I realized I wasn't going to change who I was." - Aisha Tyler

"You're an expatriate. You've lost touch with the soil. You get precious. Fake European standards have ruined you. You drink yourself to death. You become obsessed by sex. You spend all your time talking, not working. You are an expatriate, see? You hang around cafes." - Ernest Hemingway

"Keep your heels, head & standards high!" - Coco Chanel

"Keep your heels, head & standards high!" - Coco Chanel

"And loneliness. I should say something of loneliness. The panic, the sweeping hysteria that comes not when you are without others, but when you are without yourself, adrift. I should describe the filthy province of mind, the blighted district inside, the place so crowded you cannot raise the eyelids of your eyes. Your shoulders are drawn and your head has fallen and your chest is bruised by the constant assault of your heart." - Hilary Thayer Hamann

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

"There's a Drunk Midget in My House Ah, babies! They're more than just adorable little creatures on whom you can blame your farts. Like most people who have had one baby, I am an expert on everythiing and will tell you, unsolicited, how to raise your kid!" - Tina Fey

"When you're feeling joyful, you are giving joy, and you'll receive back joyful experiences, joyful situations, and joyful people, wherever you go. From the smallest experience of your favorite song playing on the radio to bigger experiences of receiving a pay raise - all of the circumstances you experiences are the law of attraction responding to your feeling of joy." - Rhonda Byrne



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