There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.
It's when ordinary people rise above the expectations and seize the opportunity that milestones truly are reached.
Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.
It's a fine thing to rise above pride, but you must have pride in order to do so.
Rise above principle and do what's right.
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.
Reality is something you rise above.
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.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.