Elevate Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Elevate Quotes from Edward Snowden, Louis XIV, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Marina Abramovic, Jessica Williams. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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It’s important that we elevate and primarily focus on the rights of American citizens, but it’s also important that we don’t forget, 95 percent of the world’s population lives beyond our own borders.
Edward Snowden
The ministers of kings should learn to moderate their ambition. The higher they elevate themselves above their proper sphere, the greater the danger that they will fall.
Louis XIV
I want to become one of the best players, so if you want to be one the best, you have to elevate all aspects of your game.
Giannis Antetokounmpo
The function of the artist in a disturbed society is to give awareness of the universe, to ask the right questions, and to elevate the mind.
Marina Abramovic
With ‘2 Dope Queens,’ we get the opportunity to love and enjoy each other and have fun being best friends and being women of color and talking about our personal experience. Also, we give an opportunity to elevate voices for many different people that otherwise would not get such a large platform.
Jessica Williams
I truly believe in the value that stories have in being able to elevate humanity and make the world a better place.
Stephanie Allain
My goal is to elevate the whole casual end of the guy’s wardrobe.
Michael Bastian
The next time you watch a villain or an actor whom you know to be a non-native speaker of the language, watch the lip-sync. You’ll know the amount of work that dubbing artistes have been putting in to elevate the performance of the actors.
The Talented Tenth is alive and well today and visible in all arenas of prominence. ‘That they may guide the mass away from the contamination and death of the worst, in their own and other races.’ As they elevate themselves from the masses, they ensure their success and that of their fellow Talented Tenth friends.
Burgess Owens
If I as a storyteller and performer get to participate in something that can potentially elevate something in society, morally? I’m all for it.
Rob Morgan
Elevate the humble sausage casserole to a new level by adding some Worcestershire sauce, some Muscovado sugar, mixed herbs and some red wine.
Dave Myers
Would we not do well to have the pleasing of God as our motive rather than to try to elevate ourselves above our brother and outdo another?
Ezra Taft Benson
We believe that business is good because it creates value. It is ethical because it is based on voluntary exchange; it is noble because it can elevate our existence, and it is heroic because it lifts people out of poverty and creates prosperity.
John Mackey
Drag Race’ is a huge opportunity for us to elevate drag culture, to tell our stories. It really is a career-maker.
Violet Chachki
Would that the simple maxim, that honesty is the best policy, might be laid to heart; that a sense of the true aim of life might elevate the tone of politics and trade till public and private honor become identical.
Margaret Fuller
Something that is very special today might not be special tomorrow, but to hold it, to grasp it, to keep it, to make it special, to elevate it from the ordinary, that’s when you open up the champagne. To make it sparkle.
Christoph Waltz
Humor borne out of cruelty happens to be the easiest and therefore lowest form of comedy: It is cheap stuff and it does not elevate the candidate, nor make him a more fundamentally sympathetic character.
Alex Wagner
It’s not my thing to dance in my living room on a livestream, so I’m really having to figure out ways to elevate the digital world and bring it to the level that I’ve held my drag at for so long.
Violet Chachki
As a Donald Trump supporter, the battle to elevate the will of the people above that of the establishment is one with which I empathize.
Kayleigh McEnany
When a father of a daughter dies, you elevate them. And you sort of deify them.
Mariella Frostrup
I like it when actors offer something new with their performances, and elevate the scene. I don’t restrict an actor.
Arbaaz Khan
To raise, to elevate, to endorse with timeless reverence the image of woman has been my mission.
Ruth Bernhard
The duties of a teacher are neither few nor small, but they elevate the mind and give energy to the character.
Dorothea Dix
Only passions, great passions can elevate the soul to great things.
Denis Diderot
There are very few actors who elevate a scene through their persona. Like for example, Rajinikanth does it with his style. He doesn’t need anything else.
Vijay Deverakonda
Bergdorf Goodman is positioned at the very top of the luxury pyramid, and I think that as we go through this next phase of renovation, we’re going to elevate it even further.
Karen Katz
Educate the masses, elevate their standard of intelligence, and you will certainly have a successful nation.
Alexander Graham Bell
As Members of Congress, we have a duty to elevate the discourse and unify during times of crisis.
Lauren Boebert
We need leadership that can elevate religion and morality to their position of paramount importance and thus eliminate growing selfishness, immorality and materialism.
George W. Romney
Confidence is a funny thing, and sometimes that’s all you need is just that little bit to elevate you to the next level.
DeAndre Yedlin
I think the ultimate sign of an icon or legend in any sport is the ability to elevate their teammates.
Jordan Burroughs
There are so many food shows, really beautiful ones, that exist to elevate professional cooking and professional chefs. But there aren’t that many that really celebrate home cooking or are for home cooks especially.
Samin Nosrat
It’s a good note for any young hopeful in this business to take: study up and make sure you are informed at all times because knowing how to anticipate someone’s subtle nuances in a performance will only elevate your own art!
Tisha Campbell-Martin
As I travel the world, it seems that younger people identify me merely with some of the folklore in the ‘Chuck Norris Facts’ – those hyperbolic sayings that elevate my abilities beyond my capabilities. Others view me in light of the character I played in ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ or in one of my 20 tough-guy films.
Chuck Norris
In every organization, there are many people, from senior leaders to first-time managers, who have the power to elevate women in the workplace. I wouldn’t be in the position I’m in today without several key people in power believing in me and giving me a chance to succeed.
Susan Wojcicki
I want to elevate the mundane.
Pamela Adlon
A Christian reveals true humility by showing the gentleness of Christ, by being always ready to help others, by speaking kind words and performing unselfish acts, which elevate and ennoble the most sacred message that has come to our world.
Ellen G. White
Being a food show and being me, I always kicked it up a notch, which means I would always elevate the spice level or the complexity of a particular dish. So, it was always like we’re going to kick this up a little bit.
Emeril Lagasse
Sometimes, whether you like it or not, people elevate you. It’s real easy to fall.
Eddie Vedder
Indian cricket fans are manic-depressive in their treatment of their favorite teams. They elevate players to god-like status when their team performs well, ignoring obvious weaknesses; but when it loses, as any team must, the fall is equally steep, and every weakness is dissected.
Raghuram Rajan
The whole notion of journalism being an institution whose fundamental purpose is to educate and inform and even, one might say, elevate, has altered under commercial pressure, perhaps, into a different kind of purpose, which is to divert and distract and entertain.
Tom Stoppard
There are jobs that come along in your life, if you’re lucky enough, that elevate you in a considerable way. And ‘Homeland’ was definitely one of those jobs.
Damian Lewis
I have the mindset of a mid-level guy or a minimum guy. My path here wasn’t expected: my path wasn’t that I was going to the NBA and making $16 million a year. So I identify more with those guys, and I want to be a voice for them. I want to help them elevate their status in the league. That’s my goal.
Draymond Green
I wish I had known that education is the key. That knowledge is power. Now I pick up books and watch educational shows with my husband. I’m seeing how knowledge can elevate you.
Mary J. Blige
We are dedicated to setting the standard for customer service among U.S. airlines, as we elevate the experience our customers have with us from booking to baggage claim.
Oscar Munoz
In general, what we want to do is to elevate Volvo’s brand positioning, and we feel the main lever to achieve that is to develop more higher-tier products.
Li Shufu
Chipotle was going to incorporate all the things I had learned at the Culinary Institute and Stars and really elevate typical fast food.
Steve Ells
We have such a weird celebrity culture in our country where we elevate talented, successful, or beautiful people to a level of perceived greater value.
Samantha Ponder
We have to think outside the box, inside the Constitution, find ways to do things that will elevate our security, reduce the risk of the incidence of terrorist attack.
John Ashcroft
There is so much art can do to enlighten people, no matter what their views might be. If art can’t go there or doesn’t elevate the social consciousness in some way, then we are in peril.
Octavia Spencer
I’ve really just been free-floating and letting my path take me where it will, but you can’t continue to do that if you want to elevate.
Jordyn Woods
My wardrobe falls into two camps most of the time: either very monochromatic and tailored or really vintagey, with ’30s and ’40s-style long floral dresses. I don’t buy that much, so every time I invest in something new, it has to elevate what I have hanging in my closet.
Emily Weiss
Hollywood likes to boast that it can elevate the national conscience.
Mike Royko
I got a dog and am trying to elevate. I’m working out, eating healthier, reading books. Making ‘Make it Out Alive’ is going to be a reflection of all of that.
Brent Faiyaz
We’re always trying to elevate the platform of Christian and gospel music, church music, worship music and not just elevate it to our comfortable corner of the earth that we maintain an international and global mindset for what we’re doing.
Israel Houghton
I think the main thing as far as the chemistry goes is that there’s a lot of groups that say they want to be tag teams, but they’re always wanting to elevate themselves instead of the group.
Xavier Woods
I would say the big cat people see tigers as sort of a status symbol, as you would a Ferrari or fancy car collection. They have the animals to elevate their position. It makes them special.
Eric Goode
We’re trying to elevate humanity and not preach to humanity in the way we approach our art. We’re always just trying to get a good party going.
Nancy Wilson
We need to find ways to elevate the expectations, particularly of those individuals who may start off on a lower socioeconomic rung, who might be seen as disadvantaged. But, you know, the reason I say be seen as disadvantaged, it’s because life is so short, and there’s so much that can change.
Ben Carson
Great sauces are like an insurance policy for venison roasts, which can easily overcook or dry out. Beyond their ability to rescue, however, is the power to elevate.
Jonathan Miles
I respect Israel as hugely special, especially given all the sensitivities around it. The Jews managed to build a country, to elevate it, without anything except people and brains.
Volodymyr Zelensky
Being an accompanist is very selfless in many ways because you’re really just trying to elevate the singer and help them shine, ultimately.
Simon Helberg
Design is about creating spaces for people to enjoy and of course, creating moments where you elevate the spirit, but ‘design for good’ is figuring out a program that not only creates better spaces, but creates jobs, creates new industry and really kind of raises the conversation about how we rebuild.
Cameron Sinclair
I don’t plan in terms of career ambitions. The only career ambition I have is to work with people who are going to bring you up and elevate your performance. They’ll let you know things that you didn’t know already and bring you places that you might not have gotten to otherwise.
Brendan Gleeson
Something that’s good in the mini-culture of ‘Happy Endings’ is that the goal is to try and make each other laugh. There is a pretty high bar, and you want to make the writers laugh, and you want to elevate what’s already great material – and also, we’re like, ‘Who is even watching this? Let’s just go for it.’
Casey Wilson
I’m at my best when people are depending on me. If it’s just on me and I don’t have nothing to do, I’m going to be lazy. On the football field, it’s every single day, every play, knowing that people are depending on me to make my play. That helps me elevate my game to another level.
Von Miller
In theatre, after the curtain rises, it’s all about me. I can either elevate myself with my performance or be mediocre.
Paresh Rawal
The most successful families embrace and elevate their family history, particularly their failures, setbacks and other missteps.
Bruce Feiler
The role of a clown and a physician are the same – it’s to elevate the possible and to relieve suffering.
Patch Adams
Actors, I have to say, most of the time, they elevate things; they don’t screw things up most of the time.
Michael Douglas
The greatest gift that an actor can have is good scripts because then you’re relieved of the responsibility of trying to elevate the material.
Holt McCallany
He who looks the higher is the more highly distinguished, and turning over the great book of nature (which is the proper object of philosophy) is the way to elevate one’s gaze.
Galileo Galilei
What is best to hope for and what everyone is working towards is to elevate the quality of women’s sport and to bring it to a level where it is seen as something that is very entertaining, something to be admired, to be looked up to, to put it in that level playing field as a product to be sold equal to the men.
Johanna Konta
I not only wanted to showcase lyrical skills but also continue to drop knowledge on the hiphop community. I’m looking to elevate through my music, and through my music I educate.
Talib Kweli
You have to know what your talent is, and you have to exploit it. And then, while you’re exploiting that talent, you find ways and tools to elevate other sides of you that are weaker.
The Miz
There were a few labels scouting me, but I felt like G.O.O.D. had my best interest at heart. They gave me the freedom to really do what I want, which is to expand my brand, make great music, and find ways to elevate my sound.
In calling someone a bad guy, I reassure myself that I’m good. I elevate myself. I call it the ‘Star Wars morality’. And unfortunately, it underpins most of the stories we tell.
Joshua Oppenheimer
Consciously be sensitive to others, and try to elevate their level of consciousness. Don’t do this by being preachy and telling them that they ‘should’ do this or that. Do it by raising your own level of energy and recognizing what’s best in others.
Srikumar Rao
I was full of pride when President Obama talked about coding in his last State of the Union address. I was proud when Chicago recently made computer science mandatory as a requirement for graduation. To see this elevate to the level of a bigger conversation is progress.
Reshma Saujani
As we lay hold upon the truth of God, its influence must affect us. It must elevate us. It must remove from us every imperfection.
Ellen G. White
When you elevate the heels more so than you elevate the sole of the foot, you trigger a cascade of compensations in the knees and hips that cause tight hip flexors, and then those hip flexors cause lower-back pain.
Tim Ferriss
Why do we cling to bigotry? Because bigotry, plainly, is convenient. It is a near-effortless way to both elevate one’s stature and make a pity grab in this culture of victims that we have become.
John Ridley
My philosophy on choreography is that the making of a ballet is a team effort, and we’re in this together. It’s not me hammering on them. It’s more about how we can elevate this piece collectively to something great.
Justin Peck
If you are working with high quality products, you can elevate the flavors more by cooking it at a low temperature than you can by searing it.
Daniel Humm
Every year I elevate. I just feel like it was God’s plan because I don’t even be trying hard for real. I just be doing me.
Moneybagg Yo
I want to be a champion, and win races as much as I can and elevate my platforms and become an icon in the sport. It’s going to take a lot of hard work and determination from my camp and for myself to get to where we need to be. I’m excited about the journey.
Bubba Wallace
Homosexuality is like an inside baseball thing. It’s like a gag that people share; ‘How is your husband?’ But when it comes to bringing diversity to a broader audience, suddenly it’s a different road. It’s what we call ‘a risk.’ Isn’t it our responsibility to elevate the standards and change people’s perceptions?
Xavier Dolan
Elevate those guns a little lower.
Andrew Jackson
Levo is Latin for ‘to polish’ and ‘elevate,’ and the name is essentially connoting the fact that we are coming together as a community to mutually enhance each other’s lives.
Caroline Ghosn
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Henry David Thoreau
As a person, I’m just trying to be better than I was yesterday and continue to elevate.
Gabriella Wilson
Our goal at Home Theater Films is to inspire and entertain our audience. We want to make great movies that everyone can enjoy and elevate them with contemporary, relatable characters that naturally demonstrate their faith in real world situations.
Corbin Bernsen
We do a lot of great things, but it’s a competitive league. A lot of great guys around us do the work and help us elevate our game, and that’s what makes the NFL so special. We have a lot of competitive players who are the best in the world at what they do, and they all compete against each other.
Antonio Brown
The pathway to housing should be fair and equitable for everyone, and access to affordable housing is the infrastructure people in our communities need to elevate families into the working class and the middle class. It is the foundation that helps people support their families and contribute to their economies.
Raphael Warnock
There are sections of the film that I don’t love. There are moments that really lift and elevate, and then there are parts that feel clunkier to me. But the totality of ‘Harold and Maude’ is so much greater than maybe other films that are more perfect or look more beautiful or handle every moment more exquisitely.
Peter Hedges
I was never one who sought to make the small man tall by cutting off the legs of a giant. I wanted to drag no man down to my size. Only to preserve a way of life which might make it possible for me, one day, to elevate myself until I at least partly matched his size.
Paul Harvey
I maintain that the past record of my race is a true index of the feelings which today animate them. They bear toward their former masters no revengeful thoughts, no hatreds, no animosities. They aim not to elevate themselves by sacrificing one single interest of their white fellow-citizens.
Hiram Rhodes Revels
Our country was not built to support blood dynasties or to elevate the rich and famous to a higher ethical or constitutional plain.
Andrew Breitbart
My job is to make grown men cry, to blow people’s minds and elevate them, make them transcend and unlock emotions that have been repressed by life, their job, situation – that’s what I do.
Richard Ashcroft
My second album was written while I was on the road promoting the first record. I tried to take my personal experiences and elevate them to universal experiences, so that I wasn’t writing songs about living on a tour bus or being on a TV set for the first time.
Kate Voegele