Rise Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rise quotes, rise sayings, and rise proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility. Saint Augustine
Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers. Lord Byron
You'll never rise any higher than the way you see yourself. Joel Osteen
It is best to rise from life as from a banquet, neither thirsty nor drunken. Aristotle
The way for a young man to rise is to improve himself in every way he can, never suspecting that anybody wishes to hinder him. Abraham Lincoln
To rise from error to truth is rare and beautiful. Victor Hugo
We rise in glory as we sink in pride. Andrew Young
We have to rise above bad fortune. We have to be in the good and enjoy the good, study and work and adventure and friendship and community and love. Joshua Prager
'Rise' has a lot of different meanings. It's a call to action to rise from the dead and actually live. Trip Lee
No one rises to low expectations Les Brown
Rise above oneself and grasp the world. Archimedes
Rise with the hour for which you were made. Georgia Douglas Johnson
Rise up and be you. Your rise is your growth. Anita R. Sneed-Carter
Rise up nimbly and go on your strange journey! Rumi
We rise with the lark and go to bed with the lamb. Nicholas Breton
Rise up and become the person you were meant to be. Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine. Mario Fernandez
We cannot rise higher than our thought of ourselves. Orison Swett Marden
Rise free from care before the dawn, and seek adventures. Henry David Thoreau
Rise in great might to fulfill your special specific mission. Lailah Gifty Akita
No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going. Oliver Cromwell
In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn. Octavia E. Butler
We rise to great heights by a winding staircase of small steps. Francis Bacon
You learn to rise above a lot of bad things that happen in your life. And you have to keep going. Lauren Bacall
I rise to taste the dawn, and find that love alone will shine today. Ken Wilber
Some rise by sin, and some by virtue fall. William Shakespeare
It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so. Georges Bernanos
The rise or fall of Shanghai means the birth or death of the whole nation. Chiang Kai-shek
The rise of man from the animal to the human level was prolonged by the necessity of rising from a state of barbarism and violence to one of order and peace. Leon Bourgeois
Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one. Horace Greeley