Rising quotes

  • We stand at the end of the Age of Reason. A new era of the magical explanation of the world is rising.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Scary #Age #Rising

  • Everyone has his food, and his time of life is reckoned.Their tongues are separate in speech,And their natures as well;Their skins are distinguished,As thou distinguishest the foreign peoples.Thou makest a Nile in the underworld,Thou bringest forth as thou desirestTo maintain the peopleAccording as thou madest them for thyself,The lord of all of them, wearying with them,The lord of every land, rising for them,The Aton of the day, great of majesty.
    -- Akhenaton

    #Land #Skins #Rising

  • George Bush taking credit for the wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sun rising.
    -- Al Gore

    #Wall #Roosters #Rising

  • Death is the inseparable antecedent of life; the seed dies in order to produce the plant, and earth itself is rent asunder and dies at the birth of Dionusos. Hence the significancy of the phallus, or of its inoffensive substitute, the obelisk, rising as an emblem of resurrection by the tomb of buried Deity at Lerna or at Sais.
    -- Albert Pike

    #Order #Deities #Rising

  • Volatility may be rising simply because investors must digest more information every day.
    -- Alex Berenson

    #Rising #May #Information

  • It so depends on each script, because you can say... I always thought I wouldn't have wanted to do something that was kind of like as big and commercial as 'The Dark is Rising,' but I really liked the script. I thought it was really clever.
    -- Amelia Warner

    #Clever #Dark #Rising

  • You're like a cake when you're young. You can't rush it or it will fall, or just turn out wrong. Rising takes patience, and heat.
    -- Anna Quindlen

    #Fall #Cake #Rising

  • Sweet to think on it, that when we are last weary of all this world there is the rising sun
    -- Anne Rice

    #Sweet #Thinking #Rising

  • The talkers are rising above the thinkers.
    -- Barbara Kingsolver

    #Talking #Rising #Rise Above

  • While rising delinquencies and foreclosures will continue to weigh heavily on the housing market this year, it will not cripple the U.S.
    -- Ben Bernanke

    #Years #Rising #Delinquency

  • I have no influence with the rising generation. All my arguments have failed to induce them to set bounds to their wants.
    -- Benjamin Banneker

    #Want #Generations #Rising

  • Proust had his madeleines; I am devastated by the scent of yeast bread rising.
    -- Bert Greene

    #Food #Rising #Scent

  • I have read more about Oprah Winfrey’s ***** than I have about the rise of China as an economic superpower. I fear this is no exaggeration. Perhaps China is rising as an economic superpower because its women aren’t spending all their time reading about Oprah Winfrey’s ass.
    -- Caitlin Moran

    #Reading #Rising #Ass

  • The Negroes are facing the alternative of rising in the sphere of production to supply their proportion of the manufacturers and merchants or of going down to the graves of paupers.
    -- Carter G. Woodson

    #Alternatives #Rising #Spheres

  • The waters are rising, but so am I. I am not going under, but over.
    -- Catherine Booth

    #Water #Rising #Christianity

  • In most bull markets there comes a time when the public controls fluctuations and the efforts of the largest operators are insufficient to check the rising tide.
    -- Charles Dow

    #Effort #Investing #Rising

  • Those who keep learning, will keep rising in life
    -- Charlie Munger

    #Rising #Keep Learning

  • The moon is nothing But a circumambulating aphrodisiac Divinely subsidized to provoke the world Into a rising birth-rate
    -- Christopher Fry

    #Moon #Rising #Aphrodisiac

  • It is education that will arm us with the tools that will enable us to succeed and put a stop to the rising rates of preventable death.
    -- Christy Turlington

    #Hands #Tools #Rising

  • People have accused me of being in favor of globalization. This is equivalent to accusing me of being in favor of the sun rising in the morning.
    -- Clare Short

    #Morning #People #Rising

  • The greatest glory never comes from falling, but from rising each time you fall.
    -- Clay Aiken

    #Fall #Rising #Glory

  • Some international relations scholars would posit that interest in zombies is an indirect attempt to get a cognitive grip on what U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld famously referred to as the "unknown knowns" in international security. Perhaps, however, there also exists a genuine but publicly unacknowledged fear of the dead rising from the grave and feasting upon the entrails of the living.
    -- Daniel Drezner

    #Zombie #Defense #Rising

  • At issue is not whether the global economy will pass away. It is passing away. Rising populations and debt combined with depletion of freshwater sources and fossil fuel make the status quo untenable. The only question is whether civil society will survive the transition.
    -- Daniel Suarez

    #Issues #Passing Away #Rising

  • Isn't it easier to forgive than to hate? Until we learn how to forgive, that sort of thing is going to keep on happening." He pointed at the tall pillars of smoke rising to the north. "Hate is a sterile thing, Belgarion.
    -- David Eddings

    #Hate #Forgiving #Rising

  • It is hard to be angry when one has seen the sun rise,' she said. It seems to be true,' he admitted. 'I wonder why.' Because it makes one feel so small and insignificant. It has been rising forever and will rise forever no matter what we do or do not do. All our problems are as nothing to the sun.
    -- David Gemmell

    #Forever #Rising #Matter

  • EFR has incredible leverage to the rising uranium price and its projects have massive potential.
    -- David Talbot

    #Rising #Incredibles #Projects

  • In spite of where we were, how we had gotten here and why we had come, I felt that at this moment of our lives, this place was exactly where we belonged. We were not drifting but rising, rising toward something right and of significance.
    -- Dean Koontz

    #Rising #Moments #Spite

  • ... the world of nature is by no means absent from the eschatological program set out in the NT. While rarely rising to the level of an explicit emphasis, and never the chief concern in and of itself, the world of nature is an integral component of God's new creation work.
    -- Douglas J. Moo

    #Mean #Rising #World

  • The national deficit is not rising.
    -- Ed Balls

    #Rising #Deficit

  • The ever-rising cost of living: Someday soon, the corporate technicians will be locking meters on our noses and charging us a royalty on the air we breathe.
    -- Edward Abbey

    #Air #Cost #Rising

  • Setting is preliminary to brighter rising; decay is a process of advancement; death is the condition of higher and more fruitful life.
    -- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

    #Death #Advancement #Rising

  • I must go in, the fog is rising.
    -- Emily Dickinson

    #Halloween #Fog #Rising

  • Over one in five American children is living in poverty, and the number is rising.
    -- Eric Alterman

    #Children #Numbers #Rising

  • With rising incomes, the share of expenditures for food products declines. The resulting shift in expenditures affects demand patterns and employment structures.
    -- Ernst Engel

    #Income #Employment #Rising

  • America is rising with a giant's strength. Its bones are yet but cartilages.
    -- Fisher Ames

    #America #Giants #Rising

  • I believe in the literal rising of the body of Christ. It's the cornerstone of my Christian faith.
    -- Francis Collins

    #Christian #Believe #Rising

  • Nicolas Sarkozy said he could see a wave rising. For once he was right. The wave's coming; it's high, its strong, and it's going to smack him in the face.
    -- Francois Hollande

    #Strong #Rising #Faces

  • I think the one overwhelming emotion that we had was when we saw the earth rising in the distance over the lunar landscape . . . . It makes us realize that we all do exist on one small globe. For from 230,000 miles away it really is a small planet.
    -- Frank Borman

    #Distance #Thinking #Rising

  • An early-rising man is a good spouse but a bad husband.
    -- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

    #Husband #Men #Rising

  • Tea would arrive, the cakes squatting on cushions of cream, toast in a melting shawl of butter, cups agleam and a faint wisp of steam rising from the teapot shawl.
    -- Gerald Durrell

    #Cake #Tea #Rising

  • For human nature is so made that only what is unusual and infrequent excites wonder or is regarded as of value. We make no wonder of the rising and the setting of the sun which we see every day; and yet there is nothing in the universe more beautiful, or worthy of wonder. When, however, an eclipse of the sun takes place, everyone is amazed - because it happens rarely.
    -- Gerald of Wales

    #Beautiful #Rising #Sun

  • There ought to be a law against the sun rising and setting for you in somebody else.
    -- Harry Crews

    #Law #Rising #Sun

  • Life is nothing but an occassional burst of laughter rising above the interminable wail of grief.
    -- Henry Roth

    #Laughter #Grief #Rising

  • Nor deem the irrevocable Past As wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at last To something nobler we attain.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Past #Rising #Wrecks

  • Labor with what zeal we will, Something still remains undone, Something uncompleted still Waits the rising of the sun.
    -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    #Waiting #Rising #Sun

  • Peoples of the Americas are rising once again, saying no to imperialism, saying no to fascism, saying no to intervention - and saying no to death.
    -- Hugo Chavez

    #Rising #Saying No #Imperialism

  • The Dance - it is the rhythm of all that dies in order to live again; it is the eternal rising of the sun.
    -- Isadora Duncan

    #Dance #Order #Rising

  • It is ill changing the creed to meet each rising temptation. The soul is truer than it seems, and refuses to be trifled with.
    -- James Anthony Froude

    #Temptation #Soul #Rising

  • The world has not warmed up very much since the millennium. Twelve years is a reasonable time… it (the temperature) has stayed almost constant, whereas it should have been rising — carbon dioxide is rising, no question about that,
    -- James Lovelock

    #Years #Twelve #Rising

  • What an economy really wants, after all, is not more investment per se but better investment. It wants capital to flow to companies that will create value - not in the form of a rising stock price but in the form of more goods for less cost, more jobs, and rising wages - by enhancing productivity.
    -- James Surowiecki

    #Jobs #Wages #Rising

  • Synchronized with the rising moon Even with the evening star They were true love written in stone They were never alone, they were never that far apart
    -- James Taylor

    #Stars #Moon #Rising

  • Your 40s are a major trough. About the age of 50, feelings of satisfaction begin to rebound and keep rising into your 50s, 60s and 70s, with health being a major factor.
    -- Jane Pauley

    #Feelings #Age #Rising

  • The price of oil is rising because of all the unrest in the Middle East. And the unrest in Wisconsin is causing the price of cheese to go through the roof.
    -- Jay Leno

    #Oil #Middle East #Rising

  • The rumble of the life outside was like the sound of the sea which was rising gradually around her.
    -- Jean Rhys

    #Sea #Sound #Rising

  • Love is vivid. I never wanted the pale version. Love is full strength. I never wanted the diluted version. I never shied away from love's hugeness but I had no idea that love could be as reliable as the sun. The daily rising of love.
    -- Jeanette Winterson

    #Love Is #Ideas #Rising

  • The promise of Western capitalism of ever rising rates of pay has turned out to be the cheque that bounced
    -- Jeremy Paxman

    #Promise #Rising #Pay

  • So we are being systematically trained to fear this false 'rising crime' tide. This is all part of a system to lock up more people, and impose more control and surveillance.
    -- Jerry Brown

    #People #Locks #Rising

  • When I'm bearish and I sell a stock, each sale must be at a lower level than the previous sale. When I am buying, the reverse is true. I must buy on a rising scale. I don't buy long stocks on a scale down, I buy on a scale up.
    -- Jesse Lauriston Livermore

    #Long #Rising #Levels

  • American families, families back home in Minnesota, know only too well that out-of-pocket expenses for health care have been rising at an astonishing rate.
    -- Jim Ramstad

    #Home #Pockets #Rising

  • The majority of Americans receive health insurance coverage through their employers, but with rising health care costs, many small businesses can no longer afford to provide coverage for their employees.
    -- Jim Ryun

    #Majority #Cost #Rising

  • In the centre of the cyclone one is off the wheel of Karma, of life, rising to join the Creators of the Universe, the Creators of us. Here we find that we have created Them who are Us.
    -- John C. Lilly

    #Karma #Cyclones #Rising

  • As they say on my own Cape Cod, a rising tide lifts all the boats. And a partnership, by definition, serves both partners, without domination or unfair advantage. Together we have been partners in adversitylet us also be partners in prosperity.
    -- John F. Kennedy

    #Together #Capes #Rising

  • A rising tide (in the economy) lifts all boats.
    -- John F. Kennedy

    #Political #Rising #Tides

  • The rising tide lifts all the boats.
    -- John F. Kennedy

    #Rising #Tides #Boat

  • It's a combination of targeting higher paying jobs in these growth areas and fostering closer cooperation with higher education; a rising tide that lifts all boats.
    -- John Hoeven

    #Jobs #Growth #Rising

  • One can make a day of any size and regulate the rising and setting of his own sun and the brightness of its shining.
    -- John Muir

    #Garden #Shining #Rising

  • My custom is to read four or five chapters of the Bible every morning immediately after rising. It seems to me the most suitable manner of beginning the day. It is an invaluable and inexhaustible mine of knowledge and virtue.
    -- John Quincy Adams

    #Morning #Godly #Rising

  • Our large trading cities bear to me very nearly the aspect of monastic establishments in which the roar of the mill-wheel and the crane takes the place of other devotional music, and in which the worship of Mammon and Moloch is conducted with a tender reverence and an exact propriety; the merchant rising to his Mammon matins, with the self-denial of an anchorite, and expiating the frivolities into which he maybe beguiled in the course of the day by late attendance at Mammon vespers.
    -- John Ruskin

    #Self #Cities #Rising

  • A man must make of his life a ladder that he never ceases to climb -- if you're not rising, you are slipping down the rungs, my friend.
    -- John Shirley

    #Men #Rising #Ladders

  • Few ever lived to old age, and fewer still ever became distinguished, who were not in the habit of early rising.
    -- John Todd

    #Age #Rising #Kick Ass

  • Oh, how I like those little mortifications that are seen by nobody, such as rising a quarter of an hour sooner, rising for a little while in the night to pray!
    -- John Vianney

    #Night #Suffering #Rising

  • Success is not in never failing, but rising everytime you fall!
    -- Jonathan Taylor Thomas

    #Fall #Rising #Failing

  • When all thy mercies, O my God, My rising soul surveys, Transported with the view I'm lost, in wonder, love and praise.
    -- Joseph Addison

    #Views #Soul #Rising

  • I did my undergraduate work at the University of California when it was still affordable. But tuition keeps on rising.
    -- Joseph DeRisi

    #California #Rising #Tuition

  • If any such lover be in earth which is continually kept from falling, I know it not: for it was not shewed me. But this was shewed: that in falling and in rising we are ever preciously kept in one Love.
    -- Julian of Norwich

    #Life #Fall #Rising

  • Revolution always unfolds inside an atmosphere of rising expectations.
    -- June Jordan

    #Expectations #Atmosphere #Rising

  • Don't be afraid to step out and trust God. He is more faithful than the rising of the sun.
    -- Kari Jobe

    #Faithful #Rising #Sun

  • I now resolved to go to bed early, with a firm purpose of also rising early the next day to revisit this charming walk; for I thought to myself, I have now seen this temple of the modern world imperfectly; I have seen it only by moonlight.
    -- Karl Philipp Moritz

    #Bed #Purpose #Rising

  • What a liberating thing to realize that our problems are probably our richest sources for rising to the ultimate virtue of compassion.
    -- Krista Tippett

    #Compassion #Rising #Problem

  • Dear friends of Haiti, we are indeed on the right track. Slowly but surely we are rising from the ashes.
    -- Laurent Lamothe

    #Track #Ashes #Rising

  • Hope is like yeast, you know, rising under warmth.
    -- Leif Enger

    #Rising #Yeast #Warmth

  • I am very proud of this work because it is more about the meaning of the Easter Rising and its relationship to what this whole century has been about, people liberating themselves, freeing themselves.
    -- Leon Uris

    #Easter #People #Rising

  • The way prices are rising, the good old days are last week.
    -- Les Dawson

    #Rising #Way #Lasts

  • Girl Rising reminds us that educating the girls of today is an investment in everyone's tomorrow.
    -- Liam Neeson

    #Girl #Rising #Today

  • If the conquest of a great peak brings moments of exultation and bliss, which in the monotonous, materialistic existence of modern times nothing else can approach, it also presents great dangers. It is not the goal of ‘grand alpinisme’ to face peril, but it is one of the tests one must undergo to deserve the joy of rising for an instant above the state of crawling grubs.
    -- Lionel Terray

    #Goal #Joy #Rising

  • The rising productivity of labor is a myth, a statistical illusion created by measuring combined output in terms of labor input.
    -- Louis O. Kelso

    #Rising #Politics #Input

  • Woman stock is rising in the market. I shall not live to see women vote, but I'll come and rap on the ballot box.
    -- Lydia M. Child

    #Rap #Justice #Rising

  • It was almost like fear, in the way it filled me, rising in my chest. It was almost like tears, in how swiftly it came. But it was neither of those, buoyant where they were heavy, bright were they dull.
    -- Madeline Miller

    #Tears #Rising #Dull

  • In the morning when thou risest unwillingly, let this thought be present - I am rising to the work of a human being. Why then am I dissatisfied if I am going to do the things for which I exist and for which I was brought into the world?
    -- Marcus Aurelius

    #Morning #Rising #World

  • I am living with a rising generation which talks like people coming out of ether.
    -- Margaret Halsey

    #People #Generations #Rising

  • Sometimes I worry I don't want to get married as much as I'd like to be dipped in a vat of warm, rising bread dough.
    -- Maria Bamford

    #Worry #Rising #Want

  • No rising hope on the political scene who offered his services to Labour when I happened to be its leader can be dismissed as an opportunist.
    -- Michael Foot

    #Leader #Political #Rising

  • He's passed from rising hope to elder statesman without any intervening period whatsoever.
    -- Michael Foot

    #Political #Rising #Periods

  • Heaven's help is better than early rising.
    -- Miguel de Cervantes

    #Heaven #Rising #Helping

  • All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.
    -- Miyamoto Musashi

    #Falling In Love #Rising #Able

  • It is true that we are made of dust. And the world is also made of dust. But the dust has motes rising.
    -- Muhammad Iqbal

    #Dust #Rising #World

  • The truth is that a life well lived is always lived on a rising scale of difficulty.
    -- N.D. Wilson

    #Rising #Truth Is #Scales

  • The stronger that women grow, the more prestige, fame, and money is accorded to the display professions: They are held higher and higher above the heads of rising women, for them to emulate.
    -- Naomi Wolf

    #Self Esteem #Stronger #Rising

  • Families are always rising and falling in America.
    -- Nathaniel Hawthorne

    #Fall #America #Rising

  • Looking back, I underestimated the risks. The planet and the atmosphere seem to be absorbing less carbon than we expected, and emissions are rising pretty strongly. Some of the effects are coming through more quickly than we thought then
    -- Nicholas Stern

    #Risk #Atmosphere #Rising