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Raising The Bar Quotes


"Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day." - Caitlyn Jenner

"Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day." - Bruce Jenner

"Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation" - C Everett Koop

"Another show I really enjoyed working on was 'Raising The Bar.' I did four or five episodes of that show." - Max Greenfield

"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

"The standard has gone up, whether that's down to the split divisions or more professionalism. People are raising the bar and wanting to emulate the England team." - Stuart Law

"Be certain that you easily clear the minimum standards for service as a missionary and that you are continually raising the bar." - L. Tom Perry

"The biggest mistake in helping undeserved kids is not raising the bar high enough. Children will believe if you believe in them." - Oprah Winfrey

"We have had this massive effort on K-12 reform, raising standards, great teachers, great principals, turning around chronically failing schools, raising the bar, huge amount of progress. Let's continue that." - Arne Duncan

"Nothing that I can do will change the structure of the universe. But maybe, by raising my voice I can help the greatest of all causes - goodwill among men and peace on earth." - Albert Einstein

"Poetry operates by raising our curiosity, engaging the mind by degrees to take an interest in the event, keeping that event suspended, and surprising at last with an unexpected catastrophe." - Joshua Reynolds

"A competitor continually sets new goals. He feels the need to keep raising the bar. If the fist goal is to make the team, and he achieves it, he immediately resets the goal to: I want to be a starter." - Pat Summitt

"The changing economic situation, the changing global market means it is understandable that employers are constantly raising the bar. It is challenging the education system to come up with ever higher standards to meet the expectation of employers." - Jim Knight

"Only the mediocre die always at their best. Real leaders are always improving - and raising their bar on how superbly they can perform and how quickly they can move." - Jean Giraudoux

"Remember that consciousness is power. Consciousness is education and knowledge. Consciousness is becoming aware. It is the perfect vehicle for students. Consciousness-raising is pertinent for power, and be sure that power will not be abusively used, but used for building trust and goodwill domestically and internationally. Tomorrow's world is yours to build." - Yuri Kochiyama

"The feminists taught us about consciousness-raising." - Richard Dawkins

"I think that, back in the day, there used to be a lot of horror films that kind of had a checklist of what went into making the 'perfect horror film', and I think now people are raising the bar in the industry, as far as the types of horror films that are being made." - Elisha Cuthbert

"I want to be working with directors who are at the top of their game. I want to be raising the bar for myself, and to me, the best way to do that is to prove to them that I'm the best for this job." - Zachary Quinto

"If you're unwilling to leave someplace you've outgrown, you will never reach your full potential. To be the best, you have to constantly be challenging yourself, raising the bar, pushing the limits of what you can do. Don't stand still, leap forward." - Ronda Rousey

"Fear builds walls to bar the light." - Baal Shem Tov

"The bar raises as you go." - William H Macy

"Always have the highest bar for yourself." - Dave Grohl

"It's true that in chess as in politics, fund-raising and glad-handing matter." - Garry Kasparov

"I'm not raising the children-I'm raising the grown-ups that they're going to be." - Louis C K

"Raising the minimum wage means raising the living wage - and that's good news for Ohio." - Sherrod Brown

"Don't raise the bar and narrow the gap, but narrow the gap to raise the bar." - Andy Hargreaves

"I'm not raising my kids to survive the world. I'm raising them to change it." - Steven Furtick

"I'm not raising my kids to survive the world. I'm raising them to change it." - Steven Furtick

"I can't raise the bar of others if I haven't raised the bar for myself." - John C Maxwell

"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

"Ironically, my rabbi was a bar mitzvah Nazi. So I got bar mitzvahed. And though I didn't want to, the theme of my bar mitzvah party was Madonna." - Billy Eichner

"Leadership is all about raising the aspirations of people." - Narayan

"Who will take responsibility for raising the next generation?" - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

"Where I play, the greens always break toward the bar." - George Gobel

"Set the bar high - do the best you possibly can." - Donald Trump

"The problem is, women have stopped setting the bar high." - Steve Harvey

"The Olympic Snatch is gymnastics with a bar" - Mark Rippetoe

"I vill destroy de snickers bar!" Gazzy(The Gas Man)" - James Patterson

"In Mississippi the important thing is hooch, not bar equipment." - Florence King

"... man is eating the earth up like a candy bar." - Anne Sexton

"Take me down to the bar! We'll drink breakfast together!" - W C Fields

"The bar is so low in rap - mediocrity is king!" - Jay Electronica

"I've set the bar quite high in terms of storytelling." - E L James

"To the biographer all lives bar none are dramatic constructions." - Katharine Anthony

"Membership in the bar is a privilege burdened with conditions." - Benjamin Cardozo

"A jazz tune, melody, or composition is usually based on either a traditional twelve-bar, eight-bar, or four-bar blues chorus or on the thirty-two-bar chorus of the American popular song." - Albert Murray

"I did pass the bar in Pennsylvania. I can practice Amish law. But it's long expired, my bar license." - Rich Fulcher

"I feel like I've set the bar fairly high, and I want to keep living up to that bar." - Aaron Rodgers

"Instead, over the past thirty years, in the world of action and adventure sports, in situations where asses really were on the line, the bounds of the possible have been pushed further and faster than ever before in history. We've seen near-exponential growth in ultimate human performance, which is both hyperbolic paradox and considerable mystery. Somehow, a generation's worth of iconoclastic misfits have rewritten the rules of the feasible, not just raising the bar but often obliterating it altogether. And this brings up one final question: Where-if anywhere-do our actual limits lie?" - Steven Kotler

"You know, the Democrats want to balance the budget by raising spending and raising taxes. The Soviet Union had a balanced budget." - Tom Delay

"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance-that principle is contempt prior to investigation." - Herbert Spencer

"It's hilarious, because my guitar has what's known as a tremolo bar or a whammy bar. And the whammy bar is probably the most alien thing on my guitar that could possibly relate to a classical guitar." - Steve Vai

"There is an eternal conflict between the school-room and the bar-room. The school-room makes men, the bar-room destroys them." - Thomas Jordan Jarvis

"Yes. We do think that the stimulus package is raising GDP and raising employment relative to what would have happened otherwise." - Doug Elmendorf

"If you put a Mars bar in one of Glenn Hughes' hands and a bass in the other, he'll choose the Mars bar." - Gary Moore

"I'm a big fan of the Mars Bar Diet. You don't eat the Mars bar, you stick it up your arse and let a rottweiler chase you home." - Billy Connolly

"If you put a Mars bar in one of Glenn Hughes" hands and a bass in the other, he"ll choose the Mars bar." - Gary Moore

"The consciousness-raising, the advocacy, the passion, the youth of your movement is so critical." - Hillary Clinton

"We're bar room buddies and we're the best kind, nobody messes with that friend of mine. Chug-a-lug-a-lug-a-lugga, bar room buddy of mine." - Merle Haggard

"When you ask a girl out and she suggest a bar, you're answer shouldn't be great, I like that bar and they'll have the Rockets game on too." - Iliza Shlesinger

"We're not raising grass. We're raising boys." - Harmon Killebrew

"The end product of child raising is not the child but the parent." - Frank Pittman

"Raising children is the hardest job that there is on the face of the Earth." - Ann Romney

"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years." - James Forrestal

"Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead" - Saint John Chrysostom

"The business of the philosopher is well done if he succeeds in raising genuine doubt." - Morris Raphael Cohen

"Raising the standard of the work, not complaining about somebody not voting." - Denzel Washington

"Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead." - John Chrysostom

"Nothing lowers the level on conversation more than raising the voice." - Stanley Horowitz

"The raising of a child is the building of a cathedral. You can't cut corners." - Dave Eggers

"Hillary Clinton's raising the money from the people she wants to control." - Donald Trump

"On the basis of capitalism, victories like raising the minimum wage are only temporary." - Kshama Sawant

"Marriage is about raising children. That's the purpose of the institution." - Rush Limbaugh

"The Democrats are obsessing about raising tax rates, while the GOP talks about closing loopholes." - Bob Beauprez

"With the amount of money I have, it's difficult raising children the way I was raised." - Adam Sandler

"Poetry is the lifeblood of rebellion, revolution, and the raising of consciousness." - Alice Walker

"A triumph of consciousness-raising has been the homosexual hijacking of the word 'gay.'" - Richard Dawkins

"I ran around with the other youngsters, hunting, fishing and raising tadpoles and all the rest." - Deforest Kelley

"The piano bar is the gateway to the halls of masturbation." - Henry Miller

"The need to be right all the time is the biggest bar to new ideas." - Edward De Bono

"I'm like the drunk in the bar who wants just one more for the road." - Archie Moore

"Every single element, even the most hair-raising, can be improved." - Dmitry Bilozerchev

"OF COURSE I'd like to be the ideal mother. But I'm too busy raising children." - Bil Keane

"The toughest thing about raising kids is convincing them that you have seniority." - Gene Brown

"I work hard in social work, public relations, and raising the Grimaldi heirs." - Grace Kelly

"we were raising our standard of living at the expense of our standard of character." - Ida Tarbell

"If you don't believe in the innate unreasonableness of human beings, just try raising children." - Thomas Sowell

"One barrier to being a great parent is the mistaken belief that we are raising kids." - Bill Crawford

"Process improvement is most valuable in raising the floor of a community's practice." - Fred Brooks

"Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's level of aspiration and expectation." - Jack Nicklaus

"Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than raising of the next generation." - C Everett Koop

"The land too poor for any other crop, is best for raising men." - Roger S. Pocock

"The illustration which solves one difficulty by raising another, settles nothing." - Horace

"The real superstar is a man or a woman raising six kids on $150 a week." - Spencer Haywood

"A man is sometimes lost in the dust of his own raising." - David Ruggles

"There's no question raising the minimum wage excessively causes a loss of jobs." - Mitt Romney

"The land too poor for any other crop, is best for raising men." - Reginald Innes Pocock

"I was a fairly shy person - not the hand raising type." - John Green

"Millions of mind guerrillas, raising the spirit of peace and love, not war." - John Lennon

"Don't let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs," - Hillary Clinton

"The best way to get rid of criminals is to stop raising them." - John R. Rice

"Errol Flynn and I are the only ones left who do any good old hell raising." - Humphrey Bogart

"Raising kids may be a thankless job with ridiculous hours, but at least the pay sucks." - Jim Gaffigan

"Brought to you by raising your voice. The next best thing to being right." - Demetri Martin

"Do' let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs," - Hillary Clinton

"When Obama talks about raising taxes on the rich, he's looking at me." - Kenny Chesney

"Raising children pushed me to walk the walk and practice life as I preach it." - Candace Cameron

"I believe in raising the minimum wage and equal pay for work." - Hillary Clinton

"Achievement is largely the product of steadily raising one's levels of aspiration and expectation." - Jack Nicklaus

"I'm much more interested in raising revenues for businesses than for the government." - Dave Camp

"It was two weeks before Christmas. A slow time of year for raising the dead." - Laurell K Hamilton

"I have been raising money for the past 14 years for diabetes research." - John Ratzenberger

"You know raising a family in the lifestyle of a professional athlete can be very difficult." - Robin Yount

"I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA." - Brian Dennehy

"Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever." - Leonardo Dicaprio

"I'm raising my family in The Church, and I'm proud of that." - Brandon Flowers

"I flew into New York for the Raising Arizona audition, and we just started joking around." - John Goodman

"I'm raising my daughter with her grandparents in the picture, and that feels good." - Paula Cole

"The party currently is about fund-raising and occasionally blasting out ads." - Wes Boyd

"I am not for raising taxes on the American people in a soft economy." - John Boehner

"Compared to the challenges or raising an autistic child, weightlifting is a relief." - Melanie Roach

"As a mom I know that raising children is the hardest job there is." - Hilary Rosen

"Here's the problem if you keep raising tax rates: You slow down economic growth." - Paul Ryan

"We're not raising children with the love that we need to." - Bill Cosby

"One of my dreams in life is to do fund-raising for the youth." - Picabo Street

"Performing is very much like cooking: putting it all together, raising the temperature." - David Tudor

"Don't let anybody tell you that raising the minimum wage will kill jobs," - Hillary Clinton

"Britain leads the way in fund raising. I am so proud of Britain." - Sharon Osbourne

"Raising the minimum wage isn't just pro-worker; it's pro-economic growth." - Thomas Perez

"I would say raising capital is one of the weakest things for most entrepreneurs." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Well, folks. That's the greatest open in the history of television - bar none!" - Al Michaels

"It's as if there's a magnet on the outside of the posts and bar." - John Helm

"When Pleasure is at the bar the jury is not impartial." - Aristotle

"The mother- poor invaded soul- finds even the bathroom door no bar to hammering little hands." - Charlotte Perkins Gilman

"Comandante Fidel Castro is the greatest revolutionary of the 20th Century, bar none." - Louis Farrakhan

"The only time I set the bar low is for limbo." - Michael Scott

"I passed the Bar on the first shot, But I have never practiced law." - Walter Wager

"I'm ambitious in the sense that I raise the bar high for myself." - Darren Criss

"A complacent satisfaction with present knowledge is the chief bar to the pursuit of knowledge." - B H Liddell Hart

"'The Cosby Show' made an impact on comedy, television and culture. We rejected lowering the bar." - Bill Cosby

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

"Kill your television. Throw it out the darn window. Watch PBS in a bar." - Chris Thile

"A good story should provoke discussion, debate, argument...and the occasional bar fight." - J Michael Straczynski

"I spilt paint all over the bar, they almost fired me." - The Rev

"Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and by two sweet little words: "Open Bar." - William E Geist

"Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and by two sweet little words: "Open Bar."" - Bill Geist

"If you're going to get into music, you've got to learn the 12-bar blues." - Johnny Ramistella

"Its always my goal to raise the bar with each record I put out." - Lindi Ortega

"I never took the game home with me. I always left it in some bar." - Bob Lemon

"Never sit a table when you can stand at the bar." - Ernest Hemingway



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