Quotation Explorer - 'Lift'

We can lift the soul to the heavens with daily dance. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When you think no one sees you and you are so clouded in your messy state that you begin to think maybe just maybe even GOD is fed up. Know this: He sees the tears, collects them, pays you double for them, fortifies you with encouragement even through them and He will lift up your spirit. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
One who practices pure religion soon discovers it is more rewarding to lift a man up than to hold him down. - Marvin J. Ashton
The power lies within you. Lift yourself to elevate your innerself. Feel yourself". - Rhouveyzz
It's not what you lift, it's where you carry it. - David Foster Wallace
A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good. - Colbie Caillat
The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else. - Arnold Bennett
There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good; it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to angelship. - Mark Twain
Your job is not to judge. Your job is not to figure out if someone deserves something. Your job is to lift the fallen, to restore the broken, and to heal the hurting. - Joel Osteen
The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body; use yours to lift someone up today. - Terri Ann Armstrong
PHOSPHORESCENCE. Now there's a word to lift your hat to... to find that phosphorescence, that light within, that's the genius behind poetry. - Emily Dickinson
We gave ourselves for lost men, and prepared for death. Yet we did lift up our hearts and voices to God above, who "showeth His wonders in the deep". - Francis Bacon
Every day is a gift. Every thought is a lift. Every hour is a prize. Use it and be wise. - Debasish Mridha
Real men don't lift weights, they lift women. - Every male ballet dancer
Pride is the common forerunner of a fall. It was the devil's sin, and the devil's ruin; and has been, ever since, the devil's stratagem, who, like as expert wrestler, usually gives a man a lift before he gives a throw.
When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head! - William Blake
We're reaching the point where the Earth will have to end the burden we've placed on her, if we don't lift the burden ourselves. - Steven M. Greer
Lift up your heads, ye people,lift up your faces, too,open your mouths to sing His praise,and the rain will fall on you. - Aimee Semple McPherson
I pray every single moment of my life; not on my knees but with my work. My prayer is to lift women to equality with men. Work and worship are one with me. - Susan B. Anthony
The peace of heaven is theirs that lift their swords, in such a just and charitable war. - William Shakespeare
They may hail you like an Angel. They may claim you are the world's prince of princes. They may lift you with praise many kilometers above sea level. They may say you are the best of the bests. ....But always remember "you are a human being" with flesh and blood. - Israelmore Ayivor
I find out in a relationship each person should support each other; they should lift each other up.When the sadness come's they make sure to put smile on each other face. And that's the best thing to do. - Redzel Romulo
Dare not to criticise self, lift yourself up and set the boundaries for your worth. Speak kindly to self and hand your worries over to the wind,if you are here; you are successful already, start believing in your story, the destination will be meaningless if the journeys never been truly lived - Nikki Rowe
To lift up the hands in prayer gives God glory, but a man with a dungfork in his hand, a woman with a slop pail, give Him glory, too. God is so great that all things give Him glory if you mean that they should. - Gerard Manley Hopkins
Never eat more than you can lift. - Miss Piggy
Girls...only lift the veil over your body to the spouse who is worthy to see the glory of that unveiled mystery. - Jason Evert
Snowflakes fall from high.Flurries lift and twirl below.The world has turned white. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Always remember people who have helped you along the way, and don’t forget to lift someone up. - Roy Bennett
When you are sad, do not bow your head in despair, lift it up; you can see and fight better when your head is up! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The sky's gray and there's mizzle. It's so soft on my skin--it's nothing like rain. It's even softer than the lightest drizzle! Lift my face up, so it can kiss my skin." The Panopticon - Jenn Fagan
The spirit of Christmas is found when we lift the load of others. - Toni Sorenson
Ideas are the factors that lift civilization. They create revolutions. There is more dynamite in an idea than in many bombs.
The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted. - George Bernard Shaw
The leaven of true leadership cannot lift others unless we are with and serve those to be led.
Many who despise you believe it is the only way to lift themselves up. Many who want to be like you do not know who you really are. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Tears are a river that takes you somewhere…Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off dry ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better. - Clarissa Pinkola Estés
Gratitude is an excellent attitude which can lift you to a greater altitude if you put it on as a vesture. - S. E. Entsua-Mensah
Please lift your snowy skies off my soul -Your diamond dreams slice through my veins - Else Lasker-Schüler
I guess in this culture of ever-shortening attention spans, it's good if a song can lift us out of the madness, even if only for a few minutes. - Peter Bradley Adams
All fled—all done, so lift me on the pyre—The Feast is over, and the lamps expire. - Robert E. Howard
To amaze yourself, lift your spirit and see through your love the beauties of life. - Debasish Mridha
The fame is birthed through the opposition. The success through the dynamism of fighting the despair. No fight, No lift! - Paul Gitwaza
Hard times lift the seeking souls to higher spiritual realms. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Darling, when things go wrong in life, you lift your chin, put on a ravishing smile, mix yourself a little cocktail... - Sophie Kinsella
Some achieve greatness through people who lift them higher. Others find it when they have to stand alone. - Rachel Hamilton
Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit- a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor- that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.
Dance above the surface of the world. Let your thoughts lift you into creativity that is not hampered by opinion. - Red Haircrow
Two words. Three vowels. Four constenants. Seven letters. It can either cut you open to the core and leave you in ungodly pain or it can free your soul and lift a tremendous weight off you shoulders. The phrase is: It's over. - Maggi Richard
Life is a matter of choices live it or lift it ! - Jaya Bhateja
Revive your inner spirit! Break free from all things weighing you down, grab hold of your strong rope and lift yourself out of hopelessness! - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
You cannot lift the wage earner up by pulling the wage payer down. - Abraham Lincoln
God doesn't call us to mediocrity. He calls us to a greater standard that doesn't teach us to tear people down to reach him, but to lift others up. Be the type of person that when people walk away from you, they know who you represent! - Shannon L. Alder
You can't lift a relationship up if you keep walking over the other person's mistakes. - Anthony Liccione
If we walk steadily and faithfully...God will lift us up to greater things. - Francis de Sales
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency. - William Carlos Williams
Acts of sacrifice and decency without regard to what's in it for you create ripple effects. Ones that lift up families and communities, that spread opportunity and boost our economy. - Barack Obama
You can curse the moonCurse the day your’re bornBut the pilot of your plane is youWe’re all in this world, by a greater plan Look up, lift your wings, Because you canThe Light Said (The First Song album) - Phyllis Wheaton
I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle. - Winston S. Churchill
If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. - Booker T. Washington
There are some men who lift the age they inhabit, till all men walk on higher ground in that lifetime. - Maxwell Anderson
They say compassion is the only voice; a gift which can help mend the broken, lift the fallen and soften the hardened. - Aisha Mirza
You will not lift the veil of my body until you lift the veil over my face. - Jason Evert
One word can lift a mind.One smile can soothe a heart.One touch can heal a soul.One act can change the world. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When we lift our hands in praise and worship, we break spiritual jars of perfume over Jesus. The fragrance of our praise fills the whole earth and touches the heart of God. - Dennis Ignatius
When you encourage others, you boost their self-esteem, enhance their self-confidence, make them work harder, lift their spirits and make them successful in their endeavors. Encouragement goes straight to the heart and is always available. Be an encourager. Always. - Roy Bennett
Keep your finger on the pulse of society, take controversies with a grain of salt, lick your finger and then lift it to the wind; always know what is going on, my friend, so this world can never steer you wrong again. - Criss Jami
A man only has the right to look down at another when he helps him to lift himself up. - Gabriel García Márquez
For every Aruna story we hear there are hundreds of thousands that will never be heard, swept under the great rug of shame societies have so eloquently woven. It is up to us to speak up, to lift this heavy rug and reveal the ugliness it conceals. - Aysha Taryam
Everybody wants to be a bodybuilder, but nobody wants to lift no heavy-ass weights. - Ronnie Coleman
Surround yourself with only people who are going to lift you higher. - Oprah Winfrey
America has never been united by blood or birth or soil. We are bound by ideals that move us beyond our backgrounds, lift us above our interests and teach us what it means to be citizens. - George W. Bush
Whatever your problems may be, they pale in insignificance in the light of eternity. No matter how great your failures, God's grace is greater still. Lift up your heart and face life head-on. - Prince Akwarandu
Shepherds lift their heads,not to gaze at a new lightbut to hear angels. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Encourage, lift and strenthen one another. For the positive energy spread to one will be felt by us all. - Deborah Day
gimme thousands of choices of joy and glory. gimme dreaming promises that lift up my intention.I won't take one of them at all cos I've chosen my own and it's you - neo wasiman
It’s all right to tell a man to lift himself by his own bootstraps, but it is cruel jest to say to a bootless man that he ought to lift himself by his own bootstraps. - Martin Luther King Jr.
He felt, rather than saw, her chin lift toward him. But instead of pulling her hand from his grip and turning away, she tightened her own fingers and unceremoniously, unexpectedly, threw herself down the incline, dragging him with her.Dragging him with her! - V.S. Carnes
If you cannot lift the load off another's back, do not walk away. Try to lighten it. - Frank Tyger
When you lift up others, you rise up together. - Debasish Mridha
At times I was desperate and could find no solace anywhere. Nothing seemed to work, and the weight of being trapped in my own body made it difficult to lift even a hand off the sheets. - Lucy Grealy
Encourage, lift and strengthen one another. For the positive energy spread to one will be felt by us all. For we are connected, one and all. - Deborah Day
She was worried these thoughts would crush her if she let them come, but they didn't. You didn't know how heavy they were until you tried to lift them. You didn't know how strong you were. - Ann Brashares
Now hollow fires burn out to black,And lights are fluttering low:Square your shoulders, lift your packAnd leave your friends and go.O never fear, lads, naught’s to dread,Look not left nor right: In all the endless road you treadThere’s nothing but the night. - A.E. Housman
These temple destroyers, devotees of ravaging commercialism, seem to have a perfect contempt for Nature, and, instead of lifting their eyes to the God of the mountains, lift them to the Almighty Dollar. - John Muir
The highest prayers lift you out of the lowest places. - Matshona Dhliwayo
God is going to lift you up higher, day by day and from prayer to prayer. - Sunday Adelaja
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