Rise Above It Quotes by Carly Fiorina, Vince McMahon, James Connolly, Eve Ensler, Emmet Fox, Jennie Finch and many others.
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.
You can rise above it. This country gives you opportunity if you want to take it, so don’t blame your environment. I look down on people who use their environment as a crutch.
Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.
Terence McKenna says, “The culture is not your friend.” I am not sure we can change this culture. But I think we can rise above it and create a new world. That’s why I so deeply believe in alternative spaces. That’s why I believe in the power of art and activism.
Most people who have a problem concentrate on the problem. They take it to bed with them and stay awake all night thinking it over. Let go of that problem. Rise above it in consciousness.
Looking back, I’ve learned the most from the bad coaches, really, how not to act, how not to coach, how not to treat people. So I always say no matter what situations you’re faced with, how bad it is, you can always walk away and learn. You can always rise above it.
Do you think its possible to live without wanting to put your name on your paintings? To belong to a group so securely you don’t need to rise above it?
A person who pulls himself up from a low environment via the bootstrap route has two choices. Having risen above his environment, he can forget it; or, he can rise above it and never forget it and keep compassion and understanding in his heart for those he has left behind him in the cruel upclimb.
Everything we are is anchored in our childhoods. The drama comes in how we deal with it. Are we slaves to our past, or can we rise above it? This is the stuff of great stories.
Unfortunately, I have realized that we cannot completely erase all the evil from the world, but we can change the way we deal with it, we can rise above it and stay strong and true to ourselves.
We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life isn’t fair. It’s true, and you still have to deal with it. Whining about it rarely levels the playing field, but learning to rise above it is the ultimate reward.
Life is full of troubles and vexations, that one must either rise above it by means of corrected thoughts, or leave it.
It’s gonna be okay, no matter how hard your rock bottom is, you can rise above it and you can come back.
You can be angry and pissed off at the coach and put your head down and pout. Or you can rise above it, respect the decision, but also know that you’re going to go and work that much harder and prove everybody wrong. And that’s the road that I chose.
We are obliged to place ourselves on the level of our age before we can rise above it.
You learn nothing form your successes except to think too much of yourself. It is from failure that all growth comes, provided you can recognize it, admit it, learn from it, rise above it, and then try again.