Famous quotes containing the word rises:

    There is no odor so bad as that which rises from goodness tainted. It is human, it is divine carrion.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Everything perfect in its kind has to transcend its own kind, it must become something different and incomparable. In some notes the nightingale is still a bird; then it rises above its class and seems to suggest to every winged creature what singing is truly like.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749–1832)

    When virtue rises one foot, the devil rises ten.
    Chinese proverb.