Elevation Sayings and Quotes

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


Stairs elevate you; ethics elevates you; goodness elevates you; awareness elevates you; wisdom elevates you.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Seeking higher ground is not a destination, but an elevation. Wings up, eyes shut open.     

T.F. Hodge

Separation before elevation. You have to let some people and things go so you can go to the next level.     

Tony Gaskins

Elevate. Each day, live to elevate yourself, each day elevate one person. Make elevation your religion and you shall reach infinity.     

Harbhajan Singh Yogi

There is a kind of elevation which does not depend on fortune; it is a certain air which distinguishes us, and seems to destine us for great things; it is a price which we imperceptibly yet upon ourselves.     

Francois de La Rocherfoucauld

While fear depletes power, faith gives wings for the soul’s elevation.     

T.F. Hodge

I like anything that is thought provoking and elevates one's consciousness to the highest and out of it's safety net, making one breathe aspiration.     

Petra Remes

The first shall be the last. Humiliation precedes elevation.     

Sunday Adelaja

Our elevation must be the result of self-efforts and work of our own hands. No other human power can accomplish it. If we but determine it shall be so, it will be so.     

Martin Delany

The true grandeur of humanity is in moral elevation, sustained, enlightened and decorated by the intellect of man.     

Charles Sumner

I think that if you have a sense of the sacredness of nature and of human relations, I think you will be uplifted in some sort of spiritual elevation.     

Eugene Green

Encountering sufferings will definitely contribute to the elevation of your spiritual practice, provided you are able to transform calamity and misfortune into the path.     

Dalai Lama

Sometimes what appears to be a setback is God's mode of elevation.     

Roderick L. Evans

When emulation leads us to strive for self-elevation by merit alone, and not by belittling another, then it is one of the grandest possible incentives to action.     

Samuel Johnson

Merit has rarely risen of itself, but a pebble or a twig is often quite sufficient for it to spring from to the highest ascent. There is usually some baseness before there is any elevation.     

Walter Savage Landor

There is no real elevation of mind in a contempt of little things; it is, on the contrary, from too narrow views that we consider those things of little importance which have in fact such extensive consequences.     

François Fénelon

Eat not to dullness; drink not to elevation.     

Benjamin Franklin

Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.     

Denis Diderot

Your elevation is definite. The time for it, not really. You are the infinite. The time for realization, not guaranteed.     

Namita Satija

The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what’s truly important.     

Barack Obama

Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only indispensible, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.     

Henry David Thoreau

Even the juncture in history and the zeitgeist we live in is something we choose, setting the scene for the spiritual fodder we need to grow and achieve deeper elevation of our souls.     

Raquel Cepeda

You can cease to be influenced by people who tease you... Just neglect their help and elevate your steps...You can do it!     

Israelmore Ayivor

Discipline is a fast track to elevation in life.     

Sunday Adelaja

Failure is not the time of rejection, but is the time of our next challenge of elevation.     

S Roses S

Once I buried my fear I got my elevation.     

Ingenious

The art which is grand and yet simple is that which presupposes the greatest elevation both in artist and in public.     

Henri Frederic Amiel

Having influence is not about elevating self, but about lifting others.     

Sheri Dew

The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church.     

Edith Stein

What wealth is it to have such friends that we cannot think of them without elevation.     

Henry David Thoreau

Humility forms the basis of honor, just as the low ground forms the foundation of a high elevation.     

Bruce Lee

Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture.     

Muhammad Iqbal

Honor is the currency of elevation.     

Pastor John Gray

The principal advantage of a democracy, is a general elevation in the character of the people.     

James Fenimore Cooper

Nothing contributes more to nourish elevation of sentiments in a people, than the large and free character of their habitations.     

John Stuart Mill