120 Rise Above Quotes To Inspire To Overcome Negativity

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Looking for some inspirational quotes about rising above the negative? We’ve have got the best collection of rise above quotes, sayings, messages, captions for Instagram, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to be positive and rise above all the negative feelings and emotions.

Rise above meaning: The phrase means to not allow oneself to be hurt or controlled by (something bad or harmful). Sometimes in life you get consumed by various negative emotions like hate, anger, betrayal, ego, etc., and tend to keep grudges for our friends or family.

These motivational quotes will show the power of letting go of all your fear, insecurities and rise above all adverse situations and be the successful in life.

Rise Above Quotes

  1. “Rise above it all.”

  2. “Rise above and beyond.”

  3. “Rise above your limitations.”

  4. “Rise and fly above all negativity.”
    Rise Above Hate Quotes
    Rise Above Hate Quotes

  5. “Rise above yourself.” – Thomas Leonard

  6. “Reality is something you rise above.” – Liza Minnelli

  7. “Rise above principle and do what’s right.” – Joseph Heller

  8. “You yourself are your own obstacle, rise above yourself.” – Hafiz

  9. “Rise above the storm and you will find sunshine.” – Mario Fernandez

  10. “It is important for the film industry to rise above ageism.” – Dia Mirza

  11. “When people try to put you down, have the courage to rise above hate.”
    Rise Above Quotes Images
    Rise Above Quotes Images

  12. “I’m going to always rise above the doubt that may exist about me.” – T.I.

  13. “The time has come for all good men to rise above principle.” – Huey Long

  14. “Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.” – Miguel de Cervantes

  15. “I was bullied as a child and used humor to rise above it.” – Vermin Supreme

  16. “Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

  17. “I have always been able to rise above the expectations.” – Kay Bailey Hutchison

  18. “We have to have the courage to rise above our circumstances. Action cures fear.”
    Quotes About Rising Above
    Quotes About Rising Above

  19. “No one man can rise above the masses or the condition of his people.” – Larry Johnson

  20. “To succeed it is necessary to accept the world as it is and rise above it.” – Michael Korda

  21. “On certain issues, one has to rise above party politics for the country to run.” – Amit Shah

  22. “Forgiveness isn’t approving what happened. It’s choosing to rise above it.” – Robin Sharma

  23. “Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.” – Mason Cooley

  24. “You have the power within you to rise above whatever is currently seeking to bring you down.”
    Rise Above Quotes
    Rise Above Quotes

  25. “Sometimes we just need to remember we have the power to rise above it all.” – Donna Martins

  26. “It’s a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.” – Georges Bernanos

  27. “Your dignity is in your hands. Don’t lend it to someone else. Rise above the pettiness.” – Kajal Kapur

  28. “Life’s hurdles can be great opportunities when we fix our minds ton rise above them.” – Lincoln Patz

  29. “Buckle up and know that it’s going to be a tremendous amount of work but embrace it.” – Tory Burch

  30. “We should rise, above the clouds of ignorance, narrowness, and selfishness.” – Booker T. Washington
    Rise Above All Quotes
    Rise Above All Quotes

  31. “In this world there is no force equal to the strength of a woman determined to rise.” – W. E. B Du Bois

  32. “We will never bring peace at the hands of war. As a species we have to rise above it.” – Rosie O’Donnell

  33. “I see couples fighting about the stupidest things. You just have to rise above everything.” – Sammy Hagar

  34. “One revolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: to rise above the little things.” – John Burroughs

  35. “We’re not defined by our circumstances, and we can always find a way to rise above it.” – Ashleigh Murray

  36. “Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.” – Washington Irving

  37. “If you have a crisis, whether on a ship or wherever, there are heroes who rise above it.” – Jerry Bruckheimer

  38. “It’s certainly true that presidents have confidantes who rise above what you would call just staff.” – Jon Lovett

  39. “I have smiled people who have said the most terrible things about me, and they think I don’t know.” – Mayor Boss

  40. “You learn to rise above a lot of bad things that happen in your life. And you have to keep going.” – Lauren Bacall

  41. “We are defined by our dignity to rise above debasement. We are certainly better people for doing so.” – Corey Taylor

  42. “It’s time to rise above negative circumstances and believe what God says about you. You are blessed, favored, loved.”
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    Rise Above Quotes Pics

  43. “’Ninnu Kori’ urges us to take a broader view of life, look past stumbling blocks, and rise above self sympathy.” – Nani

  44. “She was powerful not because she wasn’t scared but because she went on so strongly despite the fear.” – Atticus

  45. “Don’t let anyone drain you of your happiness today. Be drama free. Rise above the petty stuff.” – Trent Shelton

  46. “You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care, nor your nights without a want and a grief, but rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.” – Khalil Gibran

  47. “Your have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

  48. “F.E.A.R. has two meanings: ‘Forget everything and run’ or ‘ Face everything and rise.’ The choice is yours.” – Zig Ziglar
    Rise Above It Quotes
    Rise Above It Quotes

  49. “Don’t carry your mistakes around you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones to rise above them.”

  50. “Don’t get mad. Don’t get even. Do better. Rise above. Become so engulfed in your own success that you forget it ever happened.”

  51. “Within you is the power to rise above any situation or struggle, and transform into the brightest, strongest version of you ever!”
    Rise Above Negativity Quotes
    Rise Above Negativity Quotes

  52. “As a Southerner and as a Mormon you approach life in this aspirational way: ‘I will rise above my station.’” – Dustin Lance Black

  53. “Great leaders find a way to rise above politics while at the same time keeping their party’s loyalists in the fold.” – Mercedes Schlapp

  54. “I am proof that one person can rise above any challenge, and if I can, then so will others if they are given the chance.” – Emmanuel Jal

  55. “It’s when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.” – Mike Huckabee

  56. “I get a lot of email, so if you’re sending me an email, if you want to rise above the clutter, put something on it: say, ‘Hey!’” – Robert Scoble

  57. “To rise above the crowd, you must discipline yourself unceasingly to the strict demand and realities of your ambition.” – Arturo Sandoval

  58. “You won’t often find me in a pair of killer heels: my heel height doesn’t rise above two and a half inches, as I would just fall over!” – Twiggy

  59. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian D. Larson

  60. “My interest in life comes from setting myself huge, apparently unachievable challenges and trying to rise above them.” – Richard Branson

  61. “There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.” – Alexander Hamilton

  62. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” – Nelson Mandela
    Motivational Rise Above Quotes
    Motivational Rise Above Quotes

  63. “I think I will be able to, in the end, rise above the clouds and climb the stairs to Heaven, and I will look down on my beautiful life.” – Yayoi Kusama

  64. “The fact is I’m always going to have naysayers. You’re always going to have haters. It really doesn’t bother me because I just rise above it.” – The Miz

  65. “Unanimity is important because it signals that the justices can rise above their differences and interpret the law without partisanship.” – Neal Katyal

  66. “People will always spread rumors about you. People will always cause drama involving you; but the only thing you can do is rise above them, and smile.”
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    Rise Above Drama Quotes.jpg

  67. “Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions… Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.” – Muhammad Iqbal

  68. “You learn who you really are in a fight – what you’re really made of. You have to face yourself and rise above your own fears and failings.” – Tami Hoag
    Rise Above Quotes Pictures
    Rise Above Quotes Pictures

  69. “Everybody seems to be imprisoned in their own sectarian or political affiliations. They don’t seem to be able to rise above these things.” – Adnan Pachachi

  70. “Should you ever find yourself the victim of other people’s bitterness, smallness, or insecurities, remember things could be worse… You could be them.”

  71. “There is always something we can be concerned about. The secret is to rise above it and do whatever we can to make the world a better place.” – Vera Lynn

  72. “Rise above your circumstances, change the world one person at a time starting with you and be the inspiration you’ve been searching for.” – Lindsey Stirling

  73. “Today if anything is trying to hold you back, give no attention to it. Get your hopes up, get your faith up, look up, and get ready to rise up.” – Germany Kent

  74. “We want to blame people who have brain disorders – they should somehow be able to magically rise above it. It’s a profound misconception.” – Drew Pinsky

  75. “On my back, I have the cross and angel wings: rise above it, no matter what life throws at you. And also, you know, Jesus rose from the grave.” – Lewis Hamilton

  76. “As leaders, we need to rise above petty politics and lead, rather than follow, the various interests and pressure groups in our respective countries.” – Hassan Rouhani

  77. “In politics and in society, we can use our reason to rise above our parochial natures. Too bad that our elected officials don’t choose to do so more often.” – Paul Bloom

  78. “How beautiful it is to stay silent when someone expects you to be enraged from them. And how beautiful it is to laugh when someone thinks you are going to shed tears.”

  79. “Life isn’t fair. It’s true, and you still have to deal with it. Whining about it rarely levels the playing field, but learning to rise above it is the ultimate reward.” – Harvey Mackay

  80. “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Inspirational Rise Above Quotes
    Inspirational Rise Above Quotes

  81. “As an anthropology major, I wanted to understand the cultural significance of poverty – why it exists and why some countries can rise above it while others can’t.” – Lauren Bush

  82. “We have to rise above bad fortune. We have to be in the good and enjoy the good, study and work and adventure and friendship and community and love.” – Joshua Prager

  83. “I, personally, have had to rise above my feelings of inferiority to my sister Anjelica, not to mention feeling sorry for myself because I lost my mother so young.” – Allegra Huston

  84. “A lot of people feel that the realm of poetry and the realm of the lyric is personal feeling and should rise above politics, which, in fact, good poetry has never done.” – Claudia Rankine

  85. “If the world’s nations can set aside their petty bickering over religion, politics, and territory, certainly I can ‘get that Olympic Spirit’ and rise above my prejudices.” – Colson Whitehead

  86. “Growth is ugly, it’s hideous, it’s all the things we don’t like but my God, once you walk through the fire of confusion you will feel burning passion within your flame.” – Nikki Rowe

  87. “Self-acknowledgment boosts your emotional and spiritual immunity, giving you the strength you need to release the past and rise above fear, doubt or resignation.” – Debbie Ford

  88. “The world helps you to keep evolving and hope it’s for better. You have to rise above all the tragedies in life. You have to grow, and if you stop growing, you are old.” – Hrithik Roshan

  89. “As an anthropologist, I believe strongly in our common humanity. We can rise above the tribal divisions that have caused so much anguish and real damage in the past.” – Alice Roberts

  90. “Everything we are is anchored in our childhoods. The drama comes in how we deal with it. Are we slaves to our past, or can we rise above it? This is the stuff of great stories.” – Robert Crais

  91. “Every civilization is founded on sins – every single one. Dispossession, violence, appropriation. What distinguishes civilizations are the ones who rise above it.” – Charles Krauthammer

  92. “Sometimes you see how humanity can rise above any kind of cultural ills and hate that a person’s capacity to love and communicate and forgive can be bigger than anything else.” – Viola Davis

  93. “I think right now we need to look back at the founding values of our country. Rise above partisanship, be less bitter when it comes to important matters that have to be solved.” – Walter Isaacson

  94. “I met children who want to be social workers, lawyers, doctors, community activists and soldiers so they can help their people rise above still difficult economic circumstances.” – Craig Kielburger

  95. “Excuses, criticisms, and superstitions are vitamins for haters, but poison for the successful. Rise above!” – Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflection On Life And The Human Experience

  96. “Digital imaging allows both groups to rise above the limitations of mess and clutter and mechanics, and apply our talents to creating images limited only by our imaginations.” – Buffy Sainte-Marie

  97. “It is not only our duty but our moral obligation to break from the oppression of debt. We must rise above the political considerations and do what is right for the future of our nation.” – Dan Coats

  98. “When your jealousy is triggered it could be fat sign pointing to where you should be investing your energy and what the Universe is wanting to create with you.” – Rebecca Campbell, Rise Sister Rise

  99. “The first stage in a technology’s advance is that it’ll fall below a critical price. After it falls below a critical price, it will tend, if it’s successful, to rise above a critical mass, a penetration.” – Chris Anderson

  100. “The women why women effect so little and are so shallow is because their aims are low, marriage is the prize for which they strive; if foiled in that they rarely rise above disappointment.” – Sarah Grimke

  101. “Most important lesson I learned in the past year is, don’t let anyone turn you cruel. No matter how badly you wanna give the world a taste of its own bitter medicine. It’s never worth losing yourself over.”

  102. “Whatever understanding is reached with Pakistan has to be followed honestly, and everybody will have to rise above party politics and be actively committed to make India prosperous.” – Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  103. “I am confident that this legislature will rise above partisan bickering, especially after the public promises its members made last fall, and that it will demonstrate a high capacity for civil service.” – Charles Edison

  104. “Judges certainly have political connections and strong political views, but that doesn’t mean they can’t rise above politics when they hear cases. We expect them to, and the law presumes they do.” – George T. Conway III

  105. “Just as it is true that a stream cannot rise above its source, so it is true that a national literature cannot rise above the moral level of the social conditions of the people from whom it derives its inspiration.” – James Connolly

  106. “Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.” – Nancy Lopez

  107. “True, most Americans give lip service to the proposition that even the most exalted among us have their flaws, but we are eager to believe that presidents manage to rise above the limitations that beset the rest of us.” – Robert Dallek

  108. “Soaps are a double-edged sword. There can be prejudice from some writers and producers who feel you will lower the currency of their work if you’ve been in one. You have to rise above such ludicrous prejudice.” – Sarah Lancashire

  109. “I know it is very hard to rise above the influences of party prejudice. Often, it almost drowns the sentiment of patriotism. Party rancor and party hatred are the last serpents which the genius of patriotism can crush.” – Joseph P. Bradley

  110. “When you lose someone whose life was so extraordinary like my dad’s, you have two options: You can curl up in a dark corner… or rise above it and dust yourself off and continue with their work. He will always be with me.” – Bindi Irwin

  111. “We cannot be any stronger in our foreign policy for all the bombs and guns we may heap up in our arsenals than we are in the spirit which rules inside the country. Foreign policy, like a river, cannot rise above its source.” – Adlai Stevenson II

  112. “The biggest crime in England is to rise above your station. It’s fine to be a pop star. ‘Oh, it’s great, lots of fun, aren’t they sweet, these pop stars! But to think you have anything to say about how the world should work? What arrogance!’” – Brian Eno

  113. “There is undoubtedly a lot of pressure that comes with recognition, which can be a good thing and bad thing all at the same time. But if you stay focused and don’t lose sight of what you’re doing and who you are, you can rise above it.” – Prabal Gurung

  114. “If we aim to act in harmony with the laws of Good, we rise above all other laws and become a law unto ourselves; co-workers with God and helpers in nature. Ours is the privilege, ours the loss, if we fail to live up to our highest possibilities.” – Max Heindel

  115. “We still have it in our power to rise above the fears, imagined and real and to shoulder the great burdens which destiny has placed upon us, not for our country alone, but for the benefit of all the world. That is the only destiny worthy of America.” – Helen Keller

  116. “My parents taught me the way to deal with being picked on was to be compassionate. I had to defend myself physically, but I had to be compassionate and understand the position of those abusing me. I had to figure it out and then rise above it.” – Saul Rubinek

  117. “We all have slow days, off days, days we feel tired or uninspired, but they are nothing to concern yourself with. Like the ocean, the stillness is just another of our natural states. Soon, the winds will return, the waves will rise, and your imagination will flow freely again.” – Beau Taplin

  118. “Women are against women, and men are against women. Like, women have to rise above so much to get ahead. I feel guilty that sometimes I hate being a woman. I hate it because there’s so much weight on your shoulders at all times. Maybe I’m just really sensitive.” – Natalie Prass

  119. “You become a true master of your life when you learn how to master your focus – where your attention goes. Value what you give your energy to. Rise above the pettiness trying to draw you in. Focus on what matters. Where attention goes, energy flows. Where energy flows, things grow.”

  120. “I think, in storytelling, people want to see triumph, and so it’s usually nice to start with failure and see someone somehow rise above it. People like to see people try. And they like to see people fail for comedy, and they like to see people succeed for the drama and emotion.” – Nick Kroll

  121. “Lift others and yourself as you rise above this mess of comparison. Thank God for those who embraced their true selves and gave us gifts that only they could give: from Steve Jobs to Michael Jackson to Ray Charles to Mark Twain. There are so many more, and the list goes on.” – Grace Gealey

  122. “Inner-life questions are the kind everyone asks, with or without benefit of God-talk: ‘Does my life have meaning and purpose?’ ‘Do I have gifts that the world wants and needs?’ ‘Whom and what shall I serve?’ ‘Whom and what can I trust?’ ‘How can I rise above my fears?’” – Parker Palmer

  123. “My fiction is almost always inspired by a character’s need or desire to rise above him- or herself. No one is perfect and some of us have much adversity in our lives; it is those people who struggle to rise above their nature or background that I find the most interesting and heroic.” – Robert Crais

  124. “I’d argue that in the last few decades in America, when people are asked what they hope the future will look like, they still turn to ‘Star Trek.’ They hope we put aside our differences and come together as humanity, that we rise above war, poverty, racism, and other problems that have beset us.” – Ronald D. Moore

  125. “Rise above hate. Every single time. There’s no need of developing negative emotions, it’s hard to hate a certain someone or something but remember you are manifesting negative emotions within yourself. Developing hatred makes us a bad person, and I believe everyone is a beautiful person. Never let hatred rule you.”

  126. “When you challenge other people’s ideas of who or how you should be, they may try to diminish and disgrace you. It can happen in small ways in hidden places, or in big ways on a world stage. You can spend a lifetime resenting the tests, angry about the slights and the injustices. Or, you can rise above it.” – Carly Fiorina

  127. “Having realised that in cooking there was a vast field of study and development, I said to myself, ‘Although I had not originally intended to enter this profession, since I am in it, I will work in such a fashion that I will rise above the ordinary, and I will do my best to raise again the prestige of the chef de cuisine.’” – Auguste Escoffier

  128. “The English don’t like concepts, really, not from a pop star. It’s alright if they come from an ‘intellectual,’, but from a pop star you’re getting ahead of yourself. Part of the class game is that you shouldn’t rise above your station, and to start talking about concepts if you’re in the pop world is getting a bit uppity, isn’t it?” – Brian Eno

  129. “What I like to think I’ve done is try to teach all women and my three female daughters, to teach them to rise above stuff, to find things that move you, to bring humor and laughter to everything that you do, and to realize that no other person defines you. Find what’s great about yourself, and band together as women.” – Joely Fisher

  130. “I know who Queen Elizabeth represents. I know she’s the head of the British state. I know she has all sorts of titles in relation to different regiments in the British army. She knows my history. She knows I was a member of the IRA. She knows I was in conflict with her soldiers, yet both of us were prepared to rise above all of that.” – Martin McGuinness

  131. “Always, for me, when I am dealing with subjects related to my country that are very emotional, I have to find the right tone and distance because, obviously, I start with anger, asking ‘why that happened’ and ‘why it is still happening.’ I work to rise above my personal anger but still stay connected to my emotions. That’s a big challenge.” – Jasmila Zbanic

  132. “I am planning to start a K. D. Jadhav Memorial International Championship in which I will have wrestling tournaments all over India. I will make a foundation and, through that, encourage youngsters to participate in sports activities. Jadhavji was my idol, and he inspired people like me to rise above our disabilities and achieve success in life.” – Sangram Singh

  133. “There’s this little box that African-American actors have to work in, in the first place, and I was able to rise above that box. I could have done a bunch of movies where I stayed as the Axel Foley or Reggie Hammond persona. But I didn’t want to be doing the same thing all the time. Every now and then, you crash and burn, but that’s part of it.” – Eddie Murphy

  134. “Southern politicians who have tried to rise above the passionate rhetoric surrounding the Civil War have frequently found themselves dragged back into the mire. Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, a Republican, was forced to apologize when his proclamation declaring April Confederate History Month failed to make any reference to slavery.” – Amanda Foreman


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