Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed.
– Booker Taliaferro Washington, 1856 – 1915
Inquisitiveness and strength make me want to rise above my valley-bound brothers. I must reach the summit to see the truth.
– Delores Seats
Rise above principal and do what’s right.
– Joseph Heller, 1923 – 1999
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 Kerrigan
Great minds have great purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
– Washington Irving, 1783 – 1859
Reality is something you rise above.
– Liza Minnelli