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Quotes of rises

  1. Men think highly of those who rise rapidly in the world; whereas nothing rises quicker than dust, straw, and feathers. – George Byron
  2. The form of my poem rises out of a past that so overwhelms the present with its worth and vision that I'm at a loss to explain my delusion that there exist any real links between that past and a future worthy of it. – Hart Crane
  3. No one rises so high as he who knows not whither he is going. – Oliver Cromwell
  4. I get up at an unholy hour in the morning my work day is completed by the time the sun rises I have a slightly bad back which has made an enormous contribution to American literature. – David Eddings
  5. There really can be no peace without justice. There can be no justice without truth. And there can be no truth, unless someone rises up to tell you the truth. – Louis Farrakhan
  6. As long as every generation rises to its challenges and stands up in defense of liberty- as Americans have done in the past and as our men and women continue to do today- our nation will remain free and strong. – Doc Hastings
  7. But, I know enough people in that court, through the years, to know one thing: There's always somebody who surprises you, who rises above what they thought they appointed him for, and stays with the separation of powers, and with the right of the law to decide. – Arthur Hertzberg
  8. The usefulness of a meeting rises with the square of the number of people present. – Lane Kirkland
  9. Scouting rises within you and inspires you to put forth your best. – Juliette G. Low
  10. When will the day come that our dignity will be fully restored, when the purpose of our lives will no longer be merely to survive until the sun rises tomorrow! – Thabo Mbeki
  11. The incompetence regarding body and vehicle armor rises almost to a level of criminal negligence. – John Olver
  12. Everything that rises sets, and everything that grows, grows old. – Sallust
  13. You have to open your mind. I like the ability to express myself in a deep way. It's the closest music to our humanity- it's like a folk music that rises up out of a culture. – Sonny Terry
  14. The sigh of History rises over ruins, not over landscapes, and in the Antilles there are few ruins to sigh over, apart from the ruins of sugar estates and abandoned forts. – Derek Walcott
  15. There are moments when a man's imagination, so easily subdued to what it lives in, suddenly rises above its daily level and surveys the long windings of destiny. – Edith Wharton

Usage examples for rises

  1. When the moon rises I will tell you." – In the Border Country by Josephine Daskam Bacon
  2. The ridge again rises and passes 13, 000 feet in the neighbourhood of the Ecrins. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  3. Either she rules by force- for she has more than her share of the man in her- and makes war and trouble for herself and others; or she learns her lesson and rules by loving tact; in which case her husband rises up and calls her blessed. – Happiness and Marriage by Elizabeth (Jones) Towne
  4. A mountain is land that rises to a very great height above the country about it. – Home Geography For Primary Grades by C. C. Long
  5. Courage rises to the occasion; pluck is found ready for it. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  6. And wherever in a heart there springs up heavenward a thought, a wish, a prayer, a trembling confidence, it is because that came down first from heaven, and rises to seek its level again. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  7. " After that they get on in a trade, and the more they think of making a fortune, the less they think of virtue; for when riches and virtue are placed together in the balance, the one always rises as the other falls. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  8. Peechee is still remembered in the splendid peak which rises behind Mount Inglismaldie. – Among the Canadian Alps by Lawrence J. Burpee
  9. Behind the wall rises the cairn, overgrown with grass and bushes and even trees; but below the skin of earth is the pile of stones, heaped above the chambers of the dead. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  10. For when the sun rises the waters will be frozen still. – The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story by Various
  11. What is this castle that rises above us, and lords it over a land so wide? – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  12. One goes to bed oppressed with fatigue, sleeps heavily, and rises without refreshment; there is no fresh morning air, nothing but a weary looking forward to the next twelve hours of heat. – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  13. He rises and goes to the open door. – 'O Thou, My Austria!' by Ossip Schubin
  14. The milk is pure white in color and the cream rises very slowly. – A Living from the Land by William B. Duryee
  15. Her courage rises clean again. – Poems New and Old by John Freeman
  16. The priest alone rises above the rank of his flock, and all below him are equal. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  17. " I believe the moon rises to- morrow afternoon," said Patty. – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  18. The Island is small and rises perhaps fifty feet above the water. – The Portland Sketch Book by Various
  19. I began to say within myself, is there a drove of cattle coming, that rises such a dust? – The Forbidden Gospels and Epistles, Complete by Archbishop Wake
  20. But since it is down, my friend, and it may be long before it rises again, let us make as good a night of it as we can. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.

Rhymes for rises

  • surmises, revises, surprises;
  • dieses, guises, prizes, sizes, mises;
  • chastises, despises, comprises, devises, advises, disguises, arises;
  • sensationalizes;

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