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You'll never rise any higher than the way you see yourself.
In spite of everything I shall rise again: I will take up my pencil, which I have forsaken in my great discouragement, and I will go on with my drawing.
Vincent Van Gogh
To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful.
I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that and you believe in yourself and you believe that you're a person of influence and a person of purpose, I believe you can rise up out of any situation.
I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.
What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
When you challenge other people's ideas of who or how you should be, they may try to diminish and disgrace you. It can happen in small ways in hidden places, or in big ways on a world stage. You can spend a lifetime resenting the tests, angry about the slights and the injustices. Or, you can rise above it.
Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers.
The fact is that love is of two kinds, one which commands, and one which obeys. The two are quite distinct, and the passion to which the one gives rise is not the passion of the other.
Honore de Balzac
If we long to believe that the stars rise and set for us, that we are the reason there is a Universe, does science do us a disservice in deflating our conceits?
Stopping illegal immigration would mean that wages would have to rise to a level where Americans would want the jobs currently taken by illegal aliens.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
Chance gives rise to thoughts, and chance removes them; no art can keep or acquire them.
Most sets of values would give rise to universes that, although they might be very beautiful, would contain no one able to wonder at that beauty.
It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.
There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
Lives in eternity's sun rise.
Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
Honore de Balzac
Lulled in the countless chambers of the brain, our thoughts are linked by many a hidden chain; awake but one, and in, what myriads rise!
May not the complaint, that common people are above their station, often take its rise in the fact of uncommon people being below theirs?
A subtle thought that is in error may yet give rise to fruitful inquiry that can establish truths of great value.
In the human heart new passions are forever being born; the overthrow of one almost always means the rise of another.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
President Obama promised to begin to slow the rise of the oceans and heal the planet. My promise... is to help you and your family.
This man is freed from servile bands, Of hope to rise, or fear to fall; Lord of himself, though not of lands, And leaving nothing, yet hath all.
My sun sets to rise again.
It is the dissimilarities and inequalities among men which give rise to the notion of honor; as such differences become less, it grows feeble; and when they disappear, it will vanish too.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Fish die belly upward, and rise to the surface. Its their way of falling.
No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Something pretty mysterious had to give rise to the origin of the universe.
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