Definitions: (1) an emotional or spiritual exaltation; (2) a bettering of conditions; (3) bringing to a higher moral, cultural, intellectual, or spiritual level

• If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. — Booker Taliaferro Washington (1856 –1915) American author & orator
Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting, and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something. — Ralph Fulsom “Red” Marston (1904-1967) American inspirational writer
• Remembering what you’ve been through and how that has strengthened your mindset can lift you out of a negative brain loop and help you bypass those weak, one-second impulses to give in. Even if you’re feeling low and beat down by life right now, I guarantee you can think of a time or two when you overcame odds and tasted success. — David Goggins (1975-) American SEAL & ultra-marathoner