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Uplifting Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Uplifting

Please enjoy these Uplifting Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few.
It's equally humbling and uplifting.
- Michael Stipe

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The highest grossing films have great,
moral messages - not dirty, base themes,
so we're trying to get producers to make more of the uplifting movies.
- Morgan Brittany

Christianity is the greatest civilizing,
moulding, uplifting power on this globe.
- Mark Hopkins

Major religions are examples of 'noble lies' aimed
at uplifting human stature.
- Jack Miller

 

I believe I am doing the work for humanity.
This show is so uplifting.
- Howard Stern

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

This CD became something of a personal journey for me.
The tone of the whole CD is uplifting and inspirational.
It's an upper.
We have enough downers in the world.
- Roma Downey

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I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting.
That's how much a son wishes to avenge his father.
That is how much two young people can love each other.
- Ben Kingsley

I Did Not Die
Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn's rain,
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there. I did not die.
- Anonymous

It is clear that he does not pray, who,
far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God
shall lower Himself to him,
and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills,
but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.
- Thomas Aquinas

It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide
blueprints for insurrection,
or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the
benefit of the opposition.
The naming of what is there is what is important.
- Ian Mcewan

The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best.
- Epictetus

There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
- Mickey Hart

Personality has power to uplift, power to depress,
power to curse, and power to bless.
- Paul Harris

Hip-hop is supposed to uplift and create,
to educate people on a larger level and to make a change.
- Doug E. Fresh

A nation that continues year after year
to spend more money on military defense
than on programs of social uplift
is approaching spiritual doom.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain
words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice,
some uplift of the heart and spirit.
- Robert MacNeil

We all have a responsibility, and since I've been so wonderfully blessed,
I really want to share and to make life at least a little better.
So every chance I get to share the gospel or uplift people,
I will take full advantage of that opportunity.
- Gladys Knight

This assumption of Negro leadership in the ghetto,
then, must not be confined to matters of religion,
education, and social uplift; it must deal with such
fundamental forces in life as make these things possible.
- Carter G. Woodson

The closer the bird is to the surface of the water,
the firmer and more inelastic is the uplift of the rising air.
The bird appears to almost feel the surface with the tip of its weather wing.
- Lawrence Hargrave

All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance
and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star.
It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.
- John Ruskin

Our young people have come to look upon war as a kind of beneficent deity,
which not only adds to the national honor but uplifts
a nation and develops patriotism and courage.
- Rebecca H. Davis

People come to the theatre to be excited and uplifted -
I want to inspire my audience.
- Edward Hall

Man cannot be uplifted; he must be seduced into virtue.
- Don Marquis

Jazz was uplifted by what I did.
- Norman Granz

I really, really love music.
I'm affected by it and uplifted by it,
and made to laugh and cry, and almost fall in love
with the person who has made me feel so brilliant and
communicated so profoundly to me.
- Siobhan Fahey

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

The meeting of two personalities is
like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
- Carl Jung

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

Love cures people - both the ones who give it
and the ones who receive it.
- Karl A. Menninger

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is the answer to all questions about relationship.
When two people sing their lives in harmony,
their lives are grand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have the right to love many people at once
and to change my prince often.
- Anais Nin

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inspire people to do things for themselves.
Inspire people to think for themselves.
- Bono

We are injured and hurt emotionally,
not so much by other people
or what they say and don't say,
but by our own attitude and our own response.
- Maxwell Maltz

Friends are those rare people who ask how we are
and then wait to hear the answer.
- Anonymous

Nothing other people do is because of you.
It is because of themselves
- don Miguel Ruiz

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity
opinions which differ from
the prejudices of their social environment.
Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.
- Albert Einstein

I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life
as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.
- Joseph Campbell

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

You can make more friends in two months
by becoming interested in other people
than you can in two years by trying
to get other people interested in you.
- Dale Carnegie

One is taught by experience to put a premium
on those few people who can appreciate you for what you are.
- Gail Godwin

The easiest kind of friendship for me
is with ten thousand people.
The hardest is with one.
- Joan Baez

Real love is accepting other people the way they are
without trying to change them.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions.
Small people always do that,
but the really great make you feel that
you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great minds discuss ideas;
average minds discuss events;
small minds discuss people.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Most truths are so naked
that people feel sorry for them
and cover them up,
at least a little bit.
- Edward R. Murrow

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness.
Just because they're not on your road
doesn't mean they've gotten lost.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I'm actually starting to like more and more people
who have convictions that are unpopular.
-Bono


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