It would be so simple to allow children, when tired of sitting, to rise, and when tired of writing, to desist, and then their bones would not be twisted.
From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.
You may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lines. You may trod me in the very dirt, but still, like dust, I’ll rise.
He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity’s sun rise.
Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy.
Young leading cadres have risen up by helicopter. They should really rise step by step.
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.
It is an hypothesis that the sun will rise tomorrow: and this means that we do not know whether it will rise.
The weeping voices rise straight up and strike the clouds. A passer-by at the roadside asks a conscript why, The conscript answers only that drafting happens often.
All I demand for the black man is, that the white people shall take their heels off his neck, and let him have a chance to rise by his own efforts.