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Raising Quotes

We’ve collected the best Raising Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Gail Collins, Josie Bissett, Sonali Bendre, Faith Hill, Alex Smith. Use them as an inspiration.

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One line I’d draw would be on raising the eligibility age for Social Security and Medicare. It sounds fair, since people are living longer. But it isn’t. Lower income workers are the ones who find it hardest to keep working after 65. And they’ll get penalized with lower benefits.
2
I can’t imagine my life without my kids. Raising them has been the greatest joy in my life.
3
My mother has done a great job with her kids. The daily struggle of raising three daughters with a very limited income yet seeing to it that they get a good upbringing, giving her daughters wings even after not being so educated – that person is my hero.
4
We’re raising our girls to understand the real meaning of Christmas, and to know that it’s most important to have Christmas in your heart. We go to our local mall and donate toys, and we say prayers for all the people in the world who might not be as lucky as we are.
5
I’ve been to so many deals with so many of my peers. I hate to say it, but you go, and it’s some tournament or big party or dinner, and you don’t even know what you’re raising money for. It’s like, ‘Oh, it’s for the kids.’ Thanks. But what are you doing?
6
Performing is very much like cooking: putting it all together, raising the temperature.
David Tudor
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‘La Lupe’ is my passion project. I’ve done it as a one-woman show, but I’m raising money to turn it into a film. It’s a story of a Cuban singer who became the Queen of Latin Soul, the first woman on the N.Y. salsa scene.
Lauren Velez
8
Raising three boys is a huge responsibility for me, especially in this day and time when I look around and there’s a lack of good, strong, upstanding Christian men who are not afraid to be men and just own up to their responsibility.
9
I look at raising funds for The Perlman Music Program as a challenge and as a way to provide opportunities for people who care about the future of classical music.
10
The reality is what Black Lives Matter are raising as an issue is an issue.
11
As human pastoralists discovered 8,000 years ago, raising animals can be an efficient way of harnessing otherwise unusable resources such as grass.
12
I don’t pretend to have all the answers on raising children (and outside of taking care of my own that I was in labor with for 16 hours), I say do what works for you and your child.
13
Toxic Shock Syndrome cost me my leg, but, years later, I have since dedicated myself to raising awareness about TSS prevention. I am comfortable in my new role as an advocate against an affliction that affects thousands.
14
I flew into New York for the Raising Arizona audition, and we just started joking around.
John Goodman
15
In the South, everyone speaks, if you know each other or not. I’m raising my daughter more Southern, like how her father and I were raised.
16
My daily life is mostly spent with my three kids and raising them.
17
Empowering women in Pakistan would mean raising them equal to boys, providing them the same education, giving them the same job opportunities, equal wages and equal respect.
18
The Republican argument that raising the debt ceiling encourages additional future spending is logically irresponsible. The debt ceiling has to be raised to authorize spending already approved by Congress. Despite that fallacy, the GOP has been able to score political points with its argument.
19
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one’s children just because they are one’s children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
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I get so much out of being married and raising my kids – that’s really important to me.
Tracy Pollan
21
Business cycles lengthened greatly during the 20th century, as central banks learned to manage national economies by raising and lowering interest rates.
22
My first exhibition oriented towards raising awareness was in 2008 in Paris. That was the first time I felt like I actually did something related to wildlife protection, and ever since that time, I haven‘t stopped.
Laurent Baheux
23
My mom was essentially a single mother raising three boys. If anyone could have had any reason to give up, it was her. But she didn’t, and neither did we.
24
I gave my heart to the Americans and thought of nothing else but raising my banner and adding my colors to theirs.
25
I suspect the Left’s obsession with raising tax rates is not about helping the poor or middle class or about lowering the budget deficit, but about tearing down the rich.
26
I had a world of people who were raising me; it was like a little village.
27
I ran around with the other youngsters, hunting, fishing and raising tadpoles and all the rest.
DeForest Kelley
28
I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much.
29
The fact that we are here today to debate raising America’s debt limit is a sign of leadership failure. America has a debt problem and a failure of leadership. Americans deserve better. I, therefore, intend to oppose the effort to increase America’s debt.
30
We never knew we’d have kids playing pro football or going to Super Bowls. That wasn’t ever a part of our plan in raising kids, so we really feel blessed.
31
You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time raising your own. Some people may whisper, complain and judge. But for the most part, it’s all in your head. People care less about your actions than you think. Why? They have their own problems!
32
Ultimate success for a carbon tax would mean so complete a shift to renewable energy that the tax would stop raising much revenue at all.
33
Why dictator Musharraf, raising the slogan of ‘Pakistan First,’ did not think about construction of Dasu and Basha dams?
34
When I was in Baltimore, it was all about raising me and not having players come in and out of there. It was about raising men, and there was a reason why it built up to the success.
35
Obama broke his no-new-taxes pledge 15 days after he took office when he signed legislation on Feb. 4, 2009 raising the tax on cigarettes 158 percent – 62 cents per pack.
36
My mom was a single mother, raising my sister and me. My mom has an incredible talent for living in the world without traditional structure, and her friend, who was in advertising, put me in a commercial when I was five. It was just to make money.
37
Now we are raising the debt limit 3 times, up to $8 trillion, so that our children and our grandchildren will have to pay for the cost of our expenditures.
38
I didn’t know why dessert was invented or what function it was meant to perform. Raising livestock and the harvesting of grains are ancient activities, but when did humankind decide it also needed creme brulee?
39
Despite broad public support, raising the minimum wage is always difficult owing to the disproportionate influence that wealthy firms and donors have in Congress.

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