Motivational Lifting Quotes About Life, Strength

These lifting quotes will inspire you. Lifting raise to a higher position or level; or to raise or direct upward.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging lifting quotes, lifting sayings, and lifting proverbs.

Best Lifting Quotes

  1. “All men seek esteem; the best by lifting themselves, which is hard to do, the rest by shoving others down, which is much easier.” ~ Mary Renault
  2. “To be the best, you need to spend hours and hours and hours running, hitting the speed bag, lifting weights, and focusing on training.” ~ Sugar Ray Leonard
  3. “We rise by lifting others.” ~ Robert Green Ingersoll
  4. “He stands erect by bending over the fallen. He rises by lifting others.” ~ Douglas Horton

  5. “Leadership is lifting a person’s vision to high sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.” ~ Peter Drucker
  6. “All revival begins, and continues, in the prayer meeting. Some have also called prayer the “great fruit of revival.” In times of revival, thousands may be found on their knees for hours, lifting up their heartfelt cries, with thanksgiving, to heaven.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  7. “I used to fight the pain, but recently this became clear to me: pain is not my enemy; it is my call to greatness. But when dealing with the Iron, one must be careful to interpret the pain correctly. Most injuries involving the Iron come from ego. I once spent a few weeks lifting weight that my body wasn’t ready for and spent a few months not picking up anything heavier than a fork. Try to lift what you’re not prepared to and the Iron will teach you a little lesson in restraint and self-control.” ~ Henry Rollins
  8. “I like sports, and I enjoy playing basketball and lifting weights.” ~ Joel Osteen

  9. “For ‘X-Men’ I was lifting a lot of weights. I actually lost a lot of mass when I quit ‘X-Men’ because I was working out so much and very muscular and strong.” ~ Jennifer Lawrence
  10. “Opposition is a natural part of life. Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition – such as lifting weights – we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.” ~ Stephen Covey
  11. “It is an old custom of the servants of God to have some little prayer ready and to be frequently darting them up to heaven during the day, lifting their minds to God out of the mire of this world.” ~ Philip Neri
  12. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” ~ Booker T. Washington

  13. “Your job isn’t to judge. – Your job isn’t to figure out if someone deserves something or decide who is right or wrong. – Your job is to lift the fallen, restore the broken, and heal the hurting.” ~ Joel Osteen
  14. “So, let us, you and I, for the sake of our brother man, individually strive by example and influence to lift the standard of thought and conduct from the low level of selfishness and self-indulgence up to the lofty realms of aspirational thought and self-denial.” ~ Ossian Everett Mills
  15. “Don’t ever forget that you’re a citizen of this world, and there are things you can do to lift the human spirit, things that are easy, things that are free, things that you can do every day: civility, respect, kindness, character.” ~ Aaron Sorkin
  16. “Your emptiness is but the preparation for your being filled, and your casting down is but the making ready for your lifting up.” ~ Charles Spurgeon

  17. “Fear is like a giant fog. It sits on your brain and blocks everything – real feelings, true happiness, real joy. They can’t get through that fog. But you lift it, and buddy, you’re in for the ride of your life.” ~ Albert Brooks , Lifting quotes about life
  18. “Every good thought, every good word, every good emotion, and every act of kindness is lifting the vibration of your being to new heights. And as you begin to raise your vibration, a new life and a new world will reveal itself to you.” ~ Rhonda Byrne
  19. “What Sri Chinmoy has done in his weightlifting is an absolute miracle. He is a man of unique strength, a spiritual man exemplifying mind over matter. He is not merely lifting a dumbbell – he is trying to lift the attitude of the world.” ~ Bill Pearl
  20. “Last time I checked, lifting theory has a PR of zero.” ~ Steve Shaw

  21. “The world is a glorious place, and filled with so many unexpected moments that I’d get lumps in my throat, as though I were watching a bride walk down the aisle – moments as eternal and full of love as the lifting of veils, the saying of vows and the moment of the first wedded kiss.” ~ Douglas Coupland
  22. “The highest ideal of cure is the rapid, gentle and permanent restoration of health; that is, the lifting and annihilation of the disease in its entire extent in the shortest, most reliable, and least disadvantageous way, according to clearly realizable principles.” ~ Samuel Hahnemann
  23. “And so, lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving, and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ere long. With courage, born of success achieved in the past, with a keen sense of the responsibility which we shall continue to assume, we look forward to a future large with promise and hope. Seeking no favors because of our color, nor patronage because of our needs, we knock at the bar of justice, asking an equal chance.” ~ Mary Church Terrell
  24. “Running long offers a dress rehearsal. Running long teaches the stress of lifting feet 5,000 times per hour. Running long builds confidence.” ~ Hal Higdon

  25. “But the thing that stands eternally in the way of really good writing is always one: the virtual impossibility of lifting to the imagination those things which lie under the direct scrutiny of the senses, close to the nose. It is this difficulty that sets a value upon all works of art and makes them a necessity. The senses witnessing what is immediately before them in detail see a finality which they cling to in despair, not knowing which way to turn. Thus this so-called natural or scientific array becomes fixed, the walking devil of modern life.” ~ William Carlos Williams
  26. “Poor Englishwomen! When it comes to their clothes- well, the French reaction is a shrug, the Italian reaction a spreading of the hands and a lifting of the eyes and the American reaction simply one of amused contempt.” ~ James Laver
  27. “I am a skateboarder, and to stay fit for skating I have to stay away from a lot of things. I go to parties and that’s fun for me, but between skating and lifting and everything, I know what I have to do the next day, so I’m very conscious about my schedule and keeping it.” ~ Ryan Sheckler
  28. “The first place to start is on enforcement. We who got the ADA passed did the hard part, the heavy lifting.” ~ Major Owens

  29. “Under the sacred and compelling trust we have as members of the Church of Jesus Christ, ours is a work of redemption, of lifting and saving those who need help. Ours is a task of raising the sights of those of our people who fail to realize the great potential that lies within them.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  30. “Through the higher love the whole life of man is to be elevated from temporal selfishness to the spring of all love, to God: man will again be master over nature by abiding in God and lifting her up to God.” ~ Meister Eckhart
  31. “Kicking leaves you momentarily on one foot, and for that moment you are in a very weak position. If you were to be swept off your feet, you would be finished. This is why lifting your feet off the ground is crazy.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  32. “Lifting whole passages from someone else’s speeches is not change you can believe in. It changes you can Xerox.” ~ Hillary Clinton

  33. “Progress in human affairs is more often a pull than a push, a surging forward of the exceptional man, and the lifting of his duller brethren slowly and painfully to his vantage-ground.” ~ W. E. B. Du Bois
  34. “The learning is the heavy lifting. You need to get the words into your brain.” ~ Tom Hiddleston
  35. “It’s all about mechanics; all the weight-lifting in the world can’t help you if you’re not running correctly.” ~ Ron Bramlett
  36. “When at length we tire of putting people down, this self-inflicted fatigue can give way to the invigorating calisthenics of lifting people up.” ~ Neal A. Maxwell

  37. “I am a creative artist. I have the ability to radiate. Lifting my arms above me, I soar above the earth. Lowering my arms, I continue to soar. In the air moving around my head and shoulders, I experience the power of thoughts. In the air moving around my chest, I experience the power of feelings. In the air moving around my legs and feet, I experience the power of will. I am that” ~ Michael Chekhov
  38. “The worst violence we can do to each other often is psychological, especially in families. I dwell a lot on domestic danger. That’s the backdrop of most of my novels – what kind of damage is done without ever lifting a finger.” ~ Lisa Unger
  39. “The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal.” ~ Olympia Brown
  40. “Saving our planet, lifting people out of poverty, advancing economic growth – these are one and the same fight.” ~ Ban Ki-moon

  41. “I want people of faith on my side, not just voting on election day but by hoisting me up by getting down on your knees and lifting me up in prayer. Those who have a different view of things are already organizing…Will you stand in the gap with those of us who believe there’s a God, and a God who is strong? We can stand in the gap together and speak about issues we believe in and we will be victorious.” ~ Rick Perry
  42. “It is harder to be a lifter than a bodybuilder…lifting is purely masculine whereas bodybuilding entails feminine traits. Bodybuilding reminds me of a woman getting ready to go somewhere. Can you tell me that greasing your body up and posing in front of a mirror is masculine? A bodybuilder puts strength secondary to his physique, whereas the lifter puts strength foremost because it is more masculine to do so.” ~ Doug Hepburn
  43. “Oh, without prayer what are the church’s agencies, but the stretching out of a dead man’s arm, or the lifting up of the lid of a blind man’s eye? Only when the Holy Spirit comes is there any life and force and power.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  44. “I am for lifting everyone off the social bottom. In fact, I am for doing away with the social bottom altogether.” ~ Clare Boothe Luce

  45. “This spring as it comes bursts up in bonfires green,
    Wild puffing of emerald trees, and flame-filled bushes,
    Thorn-blossom lifting in wreaths of smoke between
    Where the wood fumes up and the watery, flickering rushes.
    I am amazed at this spring, this conflagration
    Of green fires lit on the soil of the earth, this blaze
    Of growing, and sparks that puff in wild gyration,
    Faces of people streaming across my gaze.” ~ D. H. Lawrence
  46. “Moses lifting up his wand, and dividing the Red Sea, and Pharaoh in his chariot overwhelmed with the waters. This motto: “Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.”” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  47. “If a man seriously proposes to go in for lifting heavy weights, he should make a point of practicing certain lifts every day. This daily practice is essential to the achievement of any real success.” ~ Arthur Saxon
  48. “Imagination comes from yourself and can deceive you, but vision is a gift from outside yourself – like light striking on your closed eyelids and lifting them to see what’s really there.” ~ Elizabeth Goudge

  49. “When you go to a church and you see the pastor of that church with a philosophy and a program that’s designed to bring black people together and elevate black people, join that church. Join that church. If you see where the NAACP is preaching and practicing that which is designed to make black nationalism materialize, join the NAACP. Join any kind of organization, civic, religious, fraternal, political, or otherwise that’s based on lifting the black man up and making him master of his own community.” ~ Malcolm X
  50. “Within every man and woman a secret is hidden, and as a photographer, it is my task to reveal it if I can. The revelation, if it comes at all, will come in a small fraction of a second with an unconscious gesture, a gleam of the eye, a brief lifting of the mask that all humans wear to conceal their innermost selves from the world. In that fleeting interval of opportunity, the photographer must act or lose his prize.” ~ Yousuf Karsh , Lifting quotes woman
  51. “We can choose to humble ourselves by conquering enmity toward our brothers and sisters, esteeming them as ourselves, and lifting them as high or higher than we are. . . .” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  52. “The only really good thing about acting in movies is that there’s no heavy lifting.” ~ Cary Grant

  53. “You get as big as possible from becoming as strong as possible. When I started lifting I went into the gym with that ‘how much can I bench, curl, squat, and deadlift?’ attitude. That’s when I discovered how fast my strength could increase, and it made me crazy intense to get even stronger.” ~ Kevin Levrone
  54. “There’s always [on women’s magazines] that great photo of the actress or model lifting up her shirt just to show you the bone structure and the six-pack of her own. It’s almost like when horses are auctioned and they show you their teeth. ‘Am I good enough?'” ~ Janeane Garofalo
  55. “Contempt is not a thing to be despised. It may be borne with a calm and equal mind, but no man, by lifting his head high, can pretend that he does not perceive the scorns that are poured down on him from above.” ~ Edmund Burke
  56. “No matter how carefully you plan it, there are times when you suddenly find yourself a committee of one, in charge of lifting the entire world with a lever.” ~ Ivy Baker Priest

  57. “The Divine mind is as visible in its full energy of operation on every lowly bank and moldering stone as in the lifting of the pillars of heaven, and settling the foundation of the earth.” ~ John Ruskin
  58. “A little lifting of the heart suffices; a little remembrance of God, one act of inward worship are prayers which, however short, are nevertheless acceptable to God.” ~ Brother Lawrence
  59. “This is about Americans getting off the sidelines and getting onto the playing field, .. This is about each and every one of us who have been blessed by the wealth of this country sharing that blessing by reaching down and reaching back and lifting up somebody in need. That’s what America is all about. That’s what being American is all about.” ~ Colin Powell
  60. “Prayer is fundamentally a transformation of will, a lifting of the heart and will to God.” ~ Peter Kreeft

  61. “When I started ‘Third Watch,’ I knew I was going to be with the firefighters and lifting, so I was doing yoga, running, and swimming – all at the same time. I didn’t have a kid then. Now I don’t have time for that. I want to spend time with my son and my husband, so it’s mainly just yoga now.” ~ Kim Raver
  62. “One of the age-old truths about love is that while it offers unparalleled opportunities for union and the lifting of ego boundaries, it also washes us up on the shores of the loved one’s otherness. Sooner or later, love makes us feel inescapably separate.” ~ Mark Epstein
  63. “We went to a small lake, Bass Lake. It was beautiful. It was perfectly still when we got there in the morning. The fog was lifting off the water. It was just magical. And we did catch some fish, 13 fish.” ~ Jennifer Granholm

  64. “And so, lifting as we climb, onward and upward we go, struggling and striving, and hoping that the buds and blossoms of our desires will burst into glorious fruition ere long.” ~ Mary Church Terrell
  65. “I think everyone should sing – it’s so good for you, as it makes you breathe deeply, and it’s good for you emotionally, too. It’s a brilliant release way of lifting the spirits.” ~ Twiggy

Lifting is the action of moving something from a lower to a higher position.

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