Quotations that match 'raises'.

The pride of dying rich raises the loudest laugh in hell. John W. Foster
[ Dying Hell Laugh Loudest Pride Raises Rich]
The hoopla, the applause, the praises have never excited me. Martin Yan
[ Applause Excited Never Praises]
There are glimpses of heaven to us in every act, or thought, or word, that raises us above ourselves. Robert Quillen
[ Above Act Every Glimpses Heaven Ourselves Raises Thought Us Word]
What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities. Augustus Hare
[ Abilities Character Condemns Even His Information Own Perhaps Person Praises Standard Surer Than]
The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and its rewarded as such. Og Mandino
[ Anyone Art Benefactor Better Crown Does Else End Energy Even His Knows Mankind Merits Only Person Raises Raising Receives Rewarded Such Than Thing]
The worst thing that we could do is raises taxes. It would only hurt the economy. Dan Bartlett
[ Could Economy Hurt Only Raises Taxes Thing Worst Would]
Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich. Evita Peron
[ Aid Charity Him Level Needy Poor Raises Rich Same Separates Sets]
I adopt a very simple approach. I observe and reflect real life and ordinary people and sooner or later that raises a laugh. Alberto Sordi
[ Adopt Approach Later Laugh Life Observe Ordinary Raises Real Reflect Simple Sooner Very]
I love working with children and this young boy, Thomas Sangster, is quite a remarkable young actor. He raises your game, you know. He certainly raised mine. Liam Neeson
[ Actor Boy Certainly Children Game Know Love Mine Quite Raised Raises Remarkable Thomas Working Young Your]
When a member of the House moves over to the Senate, he raises the IQ of both bodies. Everett Dirksen
[ Bodies Both House Iq Member Moves Over Raises Senate]
I think the Bravo test is really important for a number of reasons. It's kind of symbolic. It raises a lot of the issues that are related to the whole controversy over nuclear testing. Martha Smith
[ Bravo Controversy Important Issues Kind Lot Nuclear Number Over Raises Really Reasons Related Symbolic Test Testing Think Whole]
In addressing a task, one almost always has several possible options, sometimes only a few, and they may all be practical and functional. But they lack the aesthetic aspect that raises it to architecture. Arne Jacobsen
[ Addressing Aesthetic Almost Always Architecture Aspect Few Functional Lack May Only Options Possible Practical Raises Several Sometimes Task]
Mr. Gonzales' failure to respond to questions legitimately posed to him by the Senate raises grave doubts in my mind as to his fitness to serve the people of the United States as their Attorney General. Daniel Inouye
[ Attorney Doubts Failure Fitness General Gonzales Grave Him His Legitimately Mind Mr Posed Questions Raises Respond Senate Serve States Their United]
It would not be possible to praises nurses too highly. Stephen Ambrose
[ Highly Nurses Possible Praises Too Would]
All elections revolve around and are often resolved by who raises the most money. That's unfair. I'd like to see that process changed, but it seems once you win and get to Congress, that doesn't happen. John Murray
[ Around Changed Congress Elections Get Happen Money Most Often Once Process Raises Resolved Revolve See Seems Unfair Win]
True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher. John Petit-Senn
[ Contrary Courage Higher Kite Raises True Wind]
According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
[ According Any Cannot Certain Change Criticism Criticizes Every Everyone His Itself Leave Master Only Own Praise Praises Principles Therefore True Value Work]
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity. Horace
[ Adversity Blood Brave Bravely Courage Crimson Front Life Live Present Raises Splendor]
The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament. Igor Stravinsky
[ Able Better Building Church Decoration God Greatest Him Knew Music Ornament Praise Praises Than Well]
It's the opinion of some that crops could be grown on the moon; which raises the fear that it may not be long before we're paying somebody not to. Franklin P. Jones
[ Before Could Crops Fear Grown Long May Moon Opinion Paying Raises Some Somebody Which]
Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird. Paul Eldridge
[ Bird Dead Feathers Our Past Praises Triumphs]
Of present fame think little, and of future less; the praises that we receive after we are buried, like the flowers that are strewed over our grave, may be gratifying to the living, but they are nothing to the dead. Charles Caleb Colton
[ After Buried Dead Fame Flowers Future Gratifying Grave Less Little Living May Nothing Our Over Praises Present Receive Think]
I do not espouse the unitarian position. President Clinton's assertion of directive authority over administration, more than President Reagan's assertion of a general supervisory authority, raises serious constitutional questions. Elena Kagan
[ Administration Assertion Authority Clinton Constitutional Directive General More Over Position President Questions Raises Reagan Serious Than Unitarian]
Growing up human is uniquely a matter of social relations rather than biology. What we learn from connections within the family takes the place of instincts that program the behavior of animals; which raises the question, how good are these connections? Elizabeth Janeway
[ Animals Behavior Biology Connections Family Good Growing How Human Instincts Learn Matter Place Program Question Raises Rather Relations Social Takes Than These Uniquely Up Which Within]
But music raises a lot of issues. Music is something that matters to people a lot, and they put a lot of passion into it. And I think when you have an area like that, you're gonna find a lot of issues coming up. Kurt Loder
[ Area Coming Find Gonna Into Issues Lot Matters Music Passion Put Raises Something Think Up]
He who praises you for what you lack wishes to take from you what you have. Don J. Manuel
[ Lack Praises Take Wishes]
In speech after speech on his health care plan, the President has tried to convince us that what he is proposing will be good for America. But, how can it be good for America if it raises taxes by a half trillion dollars and costs a trillion dollars or more to implement? Scott Brown
[ After America Care Convince Costs Dollars Good Half Health His How Implement More Plan President Proposing Raises Speech Taxes Tried Trillion Us Will]
The idea of eternity lives in all of us. We thirst to live in a belief which raises our small personality to a higher coherence - a coherence which is human and yet superhuman, absolute and yet steadily growing and developing, ideal and yet real. Christian Lous Lange
[ Absolute Belief Coherence Developing Eternity Growing Higher Human Idea Ideal Live Lives Our Personality Raises Real Small Steadily Superhuman Thirst Us Which Yet]
But this Veterans Day, I believe we should do more than sing the praises of the bravery and patriotism that our veterans have embodied in the past. We should take this opportunity to re-evaluate how we are treating our veterans in the present. Nick Lampson
[ Believe Bravery Day Embodied How More Opportunity Our Past Patriotism Praises Present Re-Evaluate Should Sing Take Than Treating Veterans]
The facility of obtaining food is beneficial in two ways to the owners of capital, it at the same time raises profits and increases the amount of consumable commodities. David Ricardo
[ Amount Beneficial Capital Commodities Facility Food Increases Obtaining Owners Profits Raises Same Time Two Ways]
There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row. Golda Meir
[ Average Blame Blames Doubt His Instinct Kicks Man More Most Much Nothing Praises Row Satisfied Says Than Up]
Life is not an easy matter... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness. Leon Trotsky
[ Above Baseness Before Cannot Cynicism Easy Falling Frustration Great Idea Into Kinds Life Live Matter Misery Personal Raises Through Unless Weakness Which Without]
If a man were living in isolation his income would be literally his product. Make him the monarch and owner of an island, and the fruits that he raises and the clothing that he makes constitute, in themselves, his income. This ceases to be true when trading begins. John Bates Clark
[ Begins Ceases Clothing Constitute Fruits Him His Income Island Isolation Literally Living Make Makes Man Monarch Owner Product Raises Themselves Trading True Were Would]
Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the one who fares badly; and there is no prophet of the future for mortal men. Sophocles
[ Badly Both Brings Fares Fortune Future Low Man Men Mortal Prophet Raises Up Well]
Arnold Schwarzenegger's gubernatorial campaign raises a series of fascinating questions, the most perplexing of all being why an international star of his stature would ever want to run in the first place. Michael Medved
[ Arnold Being Campaign Ever Fascinating First His International Most Perplexing Place Questions Raises Run Schwarzenegger Series Star Stature Want Why Would]
The French want no-one to be their superior. The English want inferiors. The Frenchman constantly raises his eyes above him with anxiety. The Englishman lowers his beneath him with satisfaction. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Above Anxiety Beneath Constantly English Englishman Eyes French Frenchman Him His Inferiors Lowers No-One Raises Satisfaction Superior Their Want]
The men who made the war were profuse in their praises of the man who kicked the P.M. out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal, dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State. John Burns
[ Degrades Dishonest Disloyal Greatest His Kicked Lying Made Man Men Now Office Out Praises Presence State Their War Were]
The bar raises as you go. William H. Macy
[ Bar Go Raises]
The meaning of this observation is unclear, but it raises the unfortunate possibility of ambiguous triplets; that is, triplets which may code more than one amino acid. However one would certainly expect such triplets to be in a minority. Francis Crick
[ Acid Ambiguous Amino Certainly Code Expect However May Meaning Minority More Observation Possibility Raises Such Than Triplets Triplets Unclear Unfortunate Which Would]
It is not possible to eat me without insisting that I sing praises of my devourer? Fyodor Dostoevsky
[ Devourer Eat Insisting Possible Praises Sing Without]
Any father whose son raises his hand against him is guilty of having produced a son who raised his hand against him. Charles Peguy
[ Against Any Father Guilty Hand Having Him His Produced Raised Raises Son Whose]
The ability to speak is a short cut to distinction. It puts a man in the limelight, raises him head and shoulders above the crowd. Lowell Thomas
[ Ability Above Crowd Cut Distinction Head Him Limelight Man Puts Raises Short Shoulders Speak]
Taxes are like abortion, and not just because both are grotesque procedures supported by Democrats. You're for them or against them. Taxes go up or down; government raises taxes or lowers them. But Democrats will not let the words "abortion" or "tax hikes" pass their lips. Ann Coulter
[ Abortion Against Because Both Democrats Down Go Government Grotesque Hikes Just Lips Lowers Pass Procedures Raises Supported Tax Taxes Their Them Up Will Words]
Experience praises the most happy the one who made the most people happy. Karl Marx
[ Experience Happy Made Most Praises]
When a book raises your spirit, and inspires you with noble and manly thoughts, seek for no other test of its excellence. It is good, and made by a good workman. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Book Excellence Good Inspires Made Manly Noble Other Raises Seek Spirit Test Thoughts Workman Your]
In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them. Alexis de Tocqueville
[ America Around Author Barriers Beyond Formidable Goes Him Liberty Majority May Opinion Pleases Raises Them These Within Woe Write]
And so popular culture raises issues that are very important, actually, in the country I think. You get issues of the First Amendment rights and issues of drug use, issues of AIDS, and things like that all arise naturally out of pop culture. Kurt Loder
[ Actually Aids Amendment Arise Country Culture First Get Important Issues Naturally Out Pop Popular Raises Rights Things Think Use Very]
Enthusiasm is the yeast that raises the dough. Paul J. Meyer
[ Dough Enthusiasm Raises Yeast]
Everything that is new or uncommon raises a pleasure in the imagination, because it fills the soul with an agreeable surprise, gratifies its curiosity, and gives it an idea of which it was not before possessed. Joseph Addison Imagination
[ Agreeable Because Before Curiosity Everything Fills Gives Gratifies Idea Imagination New Pleasure Possessed Raises Soul Surprise Uncommon Which]
That one woman is capable of loving another is an historical truth; but never yet lived one who could not listen to her own praises at the expense of her adored friend. Minna Antrim
[ Adored Another Capable Could Expense Friend Her Historical Listen Lived Loving Never Own Praises Truth Woman Yet]
A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration. Kurt Lewin
[ Above Achievement Aspiration Goal His Individual Last Level Much Next Raises Sets Somewhat Steadily Successful Too Typically Way]
The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers. Will Durant
[ Another Answers Being Bothered Day Get Him His Human Interesting Knowing Last Life Most Never Questions Raises Suffers Thing Will Wonders World]
Let America first praise mediocrity even, in her children, before she praises... the best excellence in the children of any other land. Herman Melville
[ America Any Before Best Children Even Excellence First Her Land Mediocrity Other Praise Praises She]
When someone sings his own praises, he always gets the tune too high. Mary H. Waldrip
[ Always Gets High His Own Praises Sings Someone Too Tune]
The poets, therefore, however much they adorned the gods in their poems, and amplified their exploits with the highest praises, yet very frequently confess that all things are held together and governed by one spirit or mind. Lactantius
[ Adorned Amplified Confess Exploits Frequently Gods Governed Held Highest However Mind Much Poems Poets Praises Spirit Their Therefore Things Together Very Yet]
And it raises a fundamental question: How long can we move the world in one direction while we move in another direction, and do we want to backslide into an era that we finally emerged from where we had a nuclear weapon for every tactical mission? John Spratt
[ Another Direction Emerged Era Every Finally Fundamental Had How Into Long Mission Move Nuclear Question Raises Tactical Want Weapon Where While World]
And the smile that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears. Ella Wheeler Wilcox
[ Earth Praises Shines Smile Tears Through Worth]
The death of chief justice Rehnquist and the president's nomination of John Roberts raises the stakes for the court and the American people exponentially. Ralph Neas
[ American Chief Court Death Exponentially John Justice Nomination President Raises Roberts Stakes]
In my ballets, woman is first. Men are consorts. God made men to sing the praises of women. They are not equal to men: They are better. George Balanchine
[ Ballets Better Equal First God Made Men Praises Sing Woman Women]
Protein engineering is a technology of molecular machines - of molecular machines that are part of replicators - and so it comes from an area that already raises some of the issues that nanotechnology will raise. K. Eric Drexler
[ Already Area Comes Engineering Issues Machines Molecular Nanotechnology Part Protein Raise Raises Some Technology Will]
Hope raises no dust. Paul Eluard
[ Dust Hope Raises]
Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others. James S. Coleman
[ Achievement Almost Class Completely Effect Extra Grades His Lowers Only Others Position Raises Ranking Relative Student Students Their Thus]
Certainly, we are hurt by the high fuel prices because it raises our cost. David Neeleman
[ Because Certainly Cost Fuel High Hurt Our Prices Raises]