155 Raising Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Raising Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Your greatest accomplishment may not be something you do but someone you raise. — Andy Stanley

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made. — Bill Cosby

As far as rearing children goes, the basic idea I try to keep in mind is that a child is a person. Just because they happen to be a little shorter than you doesn't mean they are dumber than you. — Frank Zappa

Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them. — P. J. O'Rourke

You don't raise heroes, you raise sons. And if you treat them like sons, they'll turn out to be heroes, even if it's just in your own eyes. — Walter Schirra Sr.

Whoever raises a righteous child, it is as if he did not die. — Rashi

We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters. — Gloria Steinem

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves. — Marcelene Cox

Success for me its to raise happy, healthy human beings. — Kelly LeBrock

Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted. — Garrison Keillor

Short Raising Quotes

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  • Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. — Rumi
  • Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it. — Rene Descartes
  • In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves. — Ann Landers
  • The winds of grace are always blowing, but you have to raise the sail. — Ramakrishna
  • Don’t let Negative and Toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out. — Zig Ziglar
  • Celebrate what you've accomplished, but raise the bar a little higher each time you succeed. — Mia Hamm
  • I want your sun to reach my raindrops, so your heat can raise my soul upward like a cloud. — Rumi
  • We cannot protect our children from life. Therefore, it is essential that we prepare them for it. — Rudolf Dreikurs
  • Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time. — Ali ibn Abi Talib
  • If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much. — Jackie Kennedy

Raising Image Quotes

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Raising quote by Rumi

Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. — Rumi

Raising quote by Nelson Mandela

The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children. — Nelson Mandela

Raising quote The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop
The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop your progress.
Raising quote by William Allen White

My advice to the women of America is to raise more hell and fewer dahlias. — William Allen White

Raising quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

My downfall raises me to infinite heights. — Napoleon Bonaparte

Raising quote by Kristen Johnston

I was born in Washington, D.C., and I was raised in Milwaukee. — Kristen Johnston

Raising quote by Tony Robbins

If you want to change your life you have to raise your standards. — Tony Robbins

Raising quote by Tony Robbins

For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent. — Tony Robbins

Raising quote by Virgil

If I cannot move heaven, I will raise hell. — Virgil

Raising quote by Rick Riordan

Percy scowled. "I-I know you." Nico raised his eyebrows. "Do you? — Rick Riordan

Raising quote by Lisa Guerrero

So my dad raised me, and he's a huge football fan. — Lisa Guerrero

Raising quote Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and
Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!

Flag Raising Quotes

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The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years. — James Forrestal

Success is not just the crowning moment, the spiking of the ball in the end zone or the raising of the flag on the summit. It is the whole process of reaching for a goal and, sometimes, it begins with failure. — Erik Weihenmayer

As long as I live, I will never forget that day 21 years ago when I raised my hand and took the oath of citizenship. Do you know how proud I was? I was so proud that I walked around with an American flag around my shoulders all day long. — Arnold Schwarzenegger

Raising quote If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them,
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.

We might have been better off if the question of Obama's patriotism had been raised before he was first elected. Never should we ignore so many red flag warnings again. — Thomas Sowell

Even if only one guerilla cub survives the prolonged struggle, I am confident that he will raise the flag of Palestine overJerusalem... Jerusalem is destined to be the eternal capital of our sovereign, independent Palestinian state under the P.L.O. leadership. — Yasser Arafat

There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag. — Jesse Ventura

Raising quote Nobody raises his reputation by lowering others.
Nobody raises his reputation by lowering others.

Let us remember with devotion that the flag we love and honor is the flag of freedom that flew in victory at Yorktown, the flag the United States Marines raised on Mount Suribachi, the flag Francis Scott Key saw by the dawn's early light. Long may it wave. — Ronald Reagan

Let not his mode of raising cash seem strange, Although he fleeced the flags of every nation, For into a prime minister but change His title, and 'tis nothing but taxation. — Lord Byron

What I'm trying to do is to at least raise a flag to the blinding light of technology. — Godfrey Reggio

My goal is people associate November with COPD awareness month as much as they notice October with breast cancer and pink. That'd be a great thing if it happened. The fact that COPD kills more people than breast cancer and diabetes put together should raise some red flags. — Danica Patrick

Fundraising Quotes

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"Be Prepared." "Be prepared for what?" "Why, for any old thing." — Robert Baden-Powell

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy. — Meryl Streep

The British Red Cross asked me to help them spearhead a fundraising campaign for the victims of the war in Nicaragua. It was a turning point in my life. It began my commitment to justice and human rights issues. — Bianca Jagger

Raising quote Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.
Don't raise your voice, improve your argument.

There really is a camaraderie among chefs and a willingness to help out whenever we can. — Rocco DiSpirito

The essential difference between emotion and reason is that emotion leads to action while reason leads to conclusions. — Donald Calne

In the long run we get no more than we have been willing to risk giving. — Sheldon B. Kopp

Everybody can be great...because anybody can serve. You don't have to have a college degree to serve. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

There exists a shadowy Government with its own Air Force, its own Navy, its own fundraising mechanism, and the ability to pursue its own ideas of the national interest, free from all checks and balances, and free from the law itself. — Daniel Inouye

Appreciation can make a day - even change a life. — Margaret Cousins

I have tried raising money by asking for it, and by not asking for it. I always got more by asking for it. — Millard Fuller

Self Raising Quotes

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I saw a sign at a gas station. It said 'help wanted'. There was another sign below it that said 'self service'. So I hired myself. Then I made myself the boss. I gave myself a raise. I paid myself. Then I quit. — Steven Wright

If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic. — Jean Sibelius

If you overcome your fear to ask someone for a date, a raise, or help with a project, that is an act of self-assertiveness. You are moving out into life rather than contracting and withdrawing. — Nathaniel Branden

I choose gentleness... Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may it be only of myself. — Max Lucado

Our labor unions are not narrow, self-seeking groups. They have raised wages, shortened hours, and provided supplemental benefits. Through collective bargaining and grievance procedures, they have brought justice and democracy to the shop floor. — John F. Kennedy

Even the self-assured will raise their perceived self-efficacy if models teach them better ways of doing things. — Albert Bandura

If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is, too. — Tim Ferriss

Travel challenges truths that we were raised thinking were self-evident and God-given. Leaving home, we learn other people find different truths to be self-evident. We realize that it just makes sense to give everyone a little wiggle room. — Rick Steves

We hold ourselves back in ways both big and small, by lacking self-confidence, by not raising our hands, and by pulling back when we should be leaning in. — Sheryl Sandberg

My mom raise me so wonderfully. She gave me self esteem and made me appreciate my flaws, as well as my strengths. — Kirsten Dunst

Eyebrow Raising Quotes

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Percy scowled. "I-I know you." Nico raised his eyebrows. "Do you? — Rick Riordan

Bite me, Goth princess,” Shane called from the back. “Not literally or anything.” “Maybe you should say that to Michael.” “Not funny, Eve,” Michael said. Eve raised her eyebrows and held her fingers up, measuring off about an inch. “Little bit,” she said. — Rachel Caine

Hikmah (Wisdom) is knowing when to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice. — Boonaa Mohammed

This tragic brow, these closed eyes, eyebrows raised and knotted. — Frederick Leboyer

Left eyebrow raised, right eyebrow raised. — Roger Moore

Lord Vetinari lifted an eyebrow with the care of one who, having found a piece of caterpillar in his salad, raises the rest of the lettuce. — Terry Pratchett

Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice. — Anonymous

Well, I’m not kissing the mundane," said Jace. "I’d rather stay down here and rot." "Forever?" said Simon. "Forever’s an awfully long time." Jace raised his eyebrows. "I knew it," he said. "You want to kiss me, don’t you? — Cassandra Clare

Football season: The only time of the year when a man can walk down the street with a blond on one arm and a blanket on the other without encountering raised eyebrows. — Bennett Cerf

It wasn't easy once I started running 20th Century Fox. There were a lot of eyebrows raised, and it wasn't easy, that transition, because, you know, I had big shoes to fill and I was very young, 27. — Richard D. Zanuck

Raising Children Quotes

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With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relative, my children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned my commission in the Army. — Robert E. Lee

We are not taught to be thinkers, but reflectors of our culture. Let's teach our children to be thinkers. — Jacque Fresco

If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much. — Jacqueline KennedyOnassis

It takes a village to raise a child. — Hillary Clinton

I always tell kids, you have two eyes and one mouth. Keep two open and one closed. You never learn anything if you're the one talking. — Gordie Howe

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The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children. — Nelson Mandela

Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be — David Bly

Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes. — Nancy Pelosi

Don't let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one. — Glennon Melton

A child needs encouragement like a plant needs water. — Rudolf Dreikurs

Raising Kids Quotes

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The country is making a big mistake not teaching kids to cook and raise a garden and build fires. — Loretta Lynn

No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind. — Dick Gregory

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world. — Zig Ziglar

We need to raise our artificially intelligent infants in a way that is different from our usual western approach. Rather than just teaching them skills, intelligence, and how to achieve targets, can we also raise them to be loving, caring kids? — Mo Gawdat

84% of working women say staying home to raise kids is a financial luxury they aspire to. — Chris Williamson

I lived in Beverly Hills for years. I always had a line, “I hate the rich.” From what I witnessed after living there for 15 years, these people just don’t raise their kids. I used to see the lineup of cars in front of the schools and it was all the nannies. — Andrew Dice Clay

I am so lucky to have really good parents. They didn't hesitate to let us go to L.A. They didn't hesitate, because they knew that they raised their kids the right way: to be able to live by themselves and not get caught up by L.A. — Jake Paul

Live your life. Do the dishes. Do the laundry. Take your kids to kindergarten. Raise your children and your grandchildren. Take care of the community in which you live. Make all of that your path, and follow your path with heart. — Dipa Ma

Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them. — Bill Ayers

My mother doesn't cook; my grandmother didn't cook. Her kids were raised by servants. They would joke about Sunday night dinner. It was the only night she would cook, and apparently it was just horrendous, like scrambled eggs and Campbell's soup. — Katharine Weymouth

Child Raising Quotes

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One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety. — Nick Lampson

It's important to talk about it. You raise awareness. But you can also prevent it (child abuse) by not letting it be a secret. — Chris Witty

Raising a child is like taking care of someone who's on way too many shrooms, while you yourself are on a moderate amount of shrooms. I am not confident in my decisions, but I know you should not be eating a mousepad. — Ron Funches

The worth of a child born and bred in Nigeria cannot be compared to that in the United States. — Yakubu Gowon

My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can. — Frank Zappa

Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into wars, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves... They do everything but watch television. — Lewis Thomas

Motherhood is about raising and celebrating the child you have, not the child you thought you would have. It's about understanding that he is exactly the person he is supposed to be. And that, if you're lucky, he just might be the teacher who turns you into the person you are supposed to be. — Joan Ryan

A man is a man in every part of the world. It has nothing to do with race. It has to do with the culture and education that each man has received since he was a child, in his home. It has to do with how he was raised. — Alicia Machado

A child raised on a desert island, alone, without social interaction, without language, and thus lacking empathy, is still a sentient being. — Daniel Dennett

The guys who fear becoming fathers don't understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child-raising is not the child but the parent. — Frank Pittman

Raising Money Quotes

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It is the growing custom to narrow control, concentrate power, disregard and disenfranchise the public; and assuming that certain powers by divine right of money-raising or by sheer assumption, have the power to do as they think best without consulting the wisdom of mankind. — W. E. B. Du Bois

I am one of those who do not believe that a national debt is a national blessing, but rather a curse to a republic; inasmuch as it is calculated to raise around the administration a moneyed aristocracy dangerous to the liberties of the country. — Andrew Jackson

At the same time, given the situation of the Central Bank's liabilities, which is worse than it was during hyperinflation, in a very short time the amount of money could quadruple and thus raise inflation to levels of 15,000 percent per year. — Javier Milei

I felt that no boy should have to depend either for his leg or his life upon the ability of his parents to raise enough money to bring a first-class surgeon to his bedside. — Tommy Douglas

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For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent. — Tony Robbins

Billions raised, billions spent. No idea where the money has gone. With a record like that the chancellor should be running for treasurer of the Labour Party. — David Cameron

We're going to raise a lot of money for cancer awareness, give some to the American Cancer Society and hopefully make a big difference. — LL Cool J

Covertly invest into non-White areas, invest in ghetto abortion clinics. Help to raise money for free abortions, in primarily non-White areas. Perhaps abortion clinic syndicates throughout North America, that primarily operate in non-White areas and receive tax support, should be promoted. — Margaret Sanger

The thing that fascinates me is that the way I came to film and television is extinct. Then there were gatekeepers, it was prohibitively expensive to make a film, to be a director you had to be an entrepreneur to raise money. — Tom Hooper

Drug prohibition has caused gang warfare and other violent crimes by raising the prices of drugs so much that vicious criminals enter the market to make astronomical profits, and addicts rob and steal to get money to pay the inflated prices for their drugs. — Michael Badnarik

Raising Awareness Quotes

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You live and you learn, man. I've learned you can't wait on anybody. You have to raise your awareness yourself. — Big Sean

I recently formed a foundation to raise awareness for prostate cancer. I feel it's very necessary that men be more aware about prostate cancer and their health in general. — Herbie Mann

You have to raise your game to the level of those around you. Then you have to maintain that high level, and by doing this I think I am improving naturally. — Kylian Mbappe

Raising awareness on the most pressing environmental issues of our time is more important than ever. — Leonardo DiCaprio

Raising children, be aware that the piles and piles of laundry will disappear all too soon and that you will, to your surprise, miss them profoundly. — Thomas S. Monson

I’m lucky my parents raised me well. — Antoine Griezmann

The purpose of art is to raise people to a higher level of awareness than they would otherwise attain on their own. — Brassai

I was slightly brain damaged at birth, and I want people like me to see that they shouldn't let a disability get in the way. I want to raise awareness - I want to turn my disability into ability. — Susan Boyle

I was raised with the idea that you can feel sorry for yourself, but then, get over it, because it doesn't get you anywhere. There was always this awareness that you have to be responsible for yourself in order to have what you want — Charlize Theron

As artists, we have an opportunity to help the public evolve, raise consciousness and awareness, teach, heal, enlighten and inspire in ways the democratic process may not be able to touch. So we keep it moving. — Lauryn Hill

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More Raising Quotes

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If you strike at, imprison, or kill us, out of our prisons or graves we will still evoke a spirit that will thwart you, and perhaps, raise a force that will destroy you! We defy you! Do your worst! — James Connolly

Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth. — William Faulkner

The oil is a gift bestowed by God on the Arab nation, to use after centuries of poverty, backwardness and servitude - in raising its living standards, developing its economic, social and cultural conditions, and building up its own power to meet the challenges and conspiracies besetting it. — Saddam Hussein

The only way that I could figure they could improve upon Coca-Cola, one of life's most delightful elixirs, which studies prove will heal the sick and occasionally raise the dead, is to put bourbon in it. — Lewis Grizzard

You need to associate with people who inspire you, people that challenge you to raise higher, people that make you better. Don't waste your valuable time with people that are not adding to your growth. Your destiny is too important. — Joel Osteen

Even if [the Pope an incarnate devil], we ought not to raise up our heads against him, but calmly lie down to rest on his bosom... He who rebels against our Father is condemned to death, for that which we do to him we do to Christ: we honor Christ if we honor the Pope; we dishonor Christ if we dishonor the Pope. — St. Catherine of Siena

In life, it's not the genetic guy who wins or the guy with the most potential who wins; it's the person with the greatest perseverance who wins. Always be willing to get up and go at it again and again. That's the guy who has his hands raised later in life. That's the guy you guys need to be. — Greg Plitt

You grow old when you lose interest in life, when you cease to dream, to hunger after new truths, and to search for new worlds to conquer. When your mind is open to new ideas, new interests, and when you raise the curtain and let in the sunshine and inspiration of new truths of life and the universe, you will be young and vital. — Joseph Murphy

Momma tried to raise me better, but her pleading I denied, and that leaves only me to blame, cause Momma tried. — Merle Haggard

The tendency to conformity in our society is so strong that reasonably intelligent and well-meaning young people are willing to call white black. This is a matter of concern. It raises questions about our ways of education and about the values that guide our conduct. — Solomon Asch

It became the middle finger I couldn’t raise in PR photographs. The mustache became my silent last word in the verbal battles I was losing with higher headquarters on rules, targets, and fighting the war. — Robin Olds

At the age of nineteen, on my own initiative and at my own expense, I raised an army by means of which I restored liberty to the republic, which had been oppressed by the tyranny of a faction. For which service the senate, with complimentary resolutions, enrolled me in its order. — Augustus

So now the perception is, yes, women are here to stay. And when I'm sometimes asked when will there be enough [women on the Supreme Court]? And I say when there are nine, people are shocked. But there'd been nine men, and nobody's ever raised a question about that. — Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Brevity is the soul of command. Too much talking suggests desperation on the part of the leader. Speak shortly, decisively and to the point–and couch your desires in such natural logic that no one can raise objections. Then move on. — Cyrus the Great

Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops that can be, on any pretence, raised in the United States. — Noah Webster

We cannot convince a man to believe any more than we can raise the dead. Such things are the work of God's Spirit. Men are brought to faith only through the supernatural working of God, and He has promised to work-not through human wisdom or intellectual expertise, but through the preaching of Christ crucified and resurrected from the dead! — Paul Washer

Knowledge has always been important, of course. The ancient Egyptians did not raise the stones for the pyramids relying on the incantations of their gods. The waters in the irrigation canals of the great Indus Civilisation did not flow according to the laws of ignorance. Knowledge has always been power and wealth. — Mahathir Mohamad

I want that love that moved the mountains. I want that love that split the ocean. I want that love that made the winds tremble. I want that love that roared like thunder. I want that love that will raise the dead. I want that love that lifts us to ecstasy. I want that love that is the silence of eternity. — Rumi

Prayer is the raising of the mind to God. We must always remember this. The actual words matter less. — Pope John XXIII

we were raising our standard of living at the expense of our standard of character. — Ida Tarbell

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