Look up to the sky. You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.— Charlie Chaplin
Most Powerful Ups Downs quotations
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.
Real change never occurs from the top on down, [but] always from the bottom on up.
I had to make my own living and my own opportunity.
But I made it! Don't sit down and wait for the opportunities to come. Get up and make them.
For those to whom much is given, much is required.
It is not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up. There is no substitute for victory.
Ups and downs in life are very important to keep us going, because a straight line even in an ECG means we are not alive
Life is a carousel. It goes up and down. All U gotta do is just stay on.
I'm satisfied and proud of the things I did - even the bumps and the bruises that I've had on the way. You fall down, you get up, you brush yourself off and you keep going. And that's what we're doing.
If you think down, you will go down. If you think up, you will go up. You’ll always travel in the direction of your thinking.
Don't expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong.
Sometimes people put up walls, not to keep others out, but to see who cares enough to break them down.
The pleasure and joy of man lies in treading down the rebel and conquering the enemy, in tearing him up by the root, in taking from him all that he has.
So remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet.
Try to make sense of what you see and hold on to that childlike wonder about what makes the universe exist.
We look up for inspiration, down for desperation, right and left for information.
If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again! And now they is asking to do it, the men better let them.
You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.
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.
All the ups and downs are grace in different wrappings, sent to refine consciousness. Say thanks to them all.
We are slowed down sound and light waves, a walking bundle of frequencies tuned into the cosmos. We are souls dressed up in sacred biochemical garments and our bodies are the instruments through which our souls play their music.
I cannot switch my voice. My voice is not like an elevator going up and down.
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
And the seasons they go 'round and 'round And the painted ponies go up and down We're captive on the carousel of time We can't return we can only look behind From where we came And go round and round and round In the circle game.
It's time for Black people to stop playing the separating game of geography, of where the slave ship put us down. We must concentrate on where the slave ship picked us up.
The whole world is drunk and we're just the cocktail of the moment.
Someday soon, the world will wake up, down two aspirin with a glass of tomato juice, and wonder what the hell all the fuss was about.
Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything.
... It's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it's a cactus.
Instead of concentrating on your problems and getting discouraged, focus on God and meditate on His promises for you. You may have fallen down, but you don't have to stay down. God is ready, willing and able to pick you up.
Last time I was down South I walked into this restaurant, and this white waitress came up to me and said: 'We don't serve colored people here.' "I said: 'that's all right, I don't eat colored people. Bring me a whole fried chicken.
Life will knock us down, but we can choose whether or not to stand back up.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
I knew the profanity used up and down my street would not go over the air.
.. So I trained myself to say 'Holy Cow' instead.
We live in a highly competitive world - and we Indians have to struggle to catch up. So modesty is necessary, even if there is also a need for a certain amount of national pride. When it comes down to it, we have managed our country's economy poorly for long enough. There is really no reason to now think that we can conquer the world.
I realize that if I were stable, prudent and static;
I'd live in death. Therefore I accept confusion, uncertainty, fear and emotional ups and downs; because that's the price I'm willing to pay for a fluid, perplexed and exciting life.
Psychedelics are illegal not because a loving government is concerned that you may jump out of a third story window. Psychedelics are illegal because they dissolve opinion structures and culturally laid down models of behaviour and information processing. They open you up to the possibility that everything you know is wrong.