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