30+ Phoenix Quotes To Rise From The Ashes And Be Reborn

Martha Martins
Sep 19, 2023 By Martha Martins
Originally Published on Aug 03, 2021
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Phoenix is a bird that came into a dictionary from Greek mythology.

In simple terms, the Phoenix is a figment of imagination that originated in the Greek myth. It is known for its speciality to be reborn from its own ashes.

In today's world, being called a Phoenix means that an individual can return even after being disappeared or being completely destroyed with a new rage and hope.

Rise like a Phoenix quotes are inspirational because they give people new aspiration and renewed confidence to overcome something even if they are at that moment feel burnt in a flame and have turned into ashes.

One of the Phoenix inspirational quotes by Janet Fitch goes like this, "The phoenix must burn to emerge." Another quote by  Jens Lekman is, "Sometimes you have to burn yourself to the ground before you can rise like a phoenix from the ashes."

Phoenix quotes for tattoos, by Ashley Scott, was popular when she quoted, "My tattoo is a phoenix.

I got the first when I was 16. I hid it for years."

For more such Phoenix poems quotes, and rise up quotes, or the fire quote and dark Phoenix quotes check the list below. You might also like these mermaid quotes and unicorn quotes.

Inspiring Phoenix Rising Quotes

Phoenixes rising from ashes has become a strong statement. Check these beautiful quotes to motivate yourself.

1. "I no longer feared the darkness once I knew the phoenix in me would rise from the ashes."

- William C. Hannan.

2. "Hope rises like a phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams."

- S.A. Sachs.

3. "And just as the Phoenix rose from the ashes, she too will rise. Returning from the flames, clothed in nothing but her strength, more beautiful than ever before."

- Shannen Heartz.

4. "I’m like a phoenix. I rise from the ashes."

- Bess Myerson.

5. "Whether we remain the ash or become the Phoenix is up to us."

- Ming-Dao Deng.

Popular Phoenix Quotes

HOPE pebble creating ripples on sand

A Phoenix rises from the flame and is reborn. This myth has been metaphorically inspiring generations, these quotes will clarify how.

7. "Like the phoenix, socialism is reborn from every pile of ashes left day in, day out, by burnt-out human dreams and charred hopes."

- Zygmunt Bauman.

8. "Don't hoard the past. Don't cherish anything. Burn it. The artist is the phoenix who burns to emerge."

- Janet Fitch.

9. "If there is in fact, a heaven and a hell, all we know for sure are that hell will be a viciously overcrowded version of Phoenix."

- Hunter S. Thompson.

10. "Stars are phoenixes, rising from their own ashes."

- Carl Sagan.

11. "Dead news like dead love has no phoenix in its ashes."

- Enid Bagnold.

Famous Phoenix Bird Quotes-Sayings

Rising from ashes is a beautiful sight. And these fire, rising, ashes, and Phoenixes quotes are the perfect inspiration for any reader.

12. "It’s best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes."

- Anne Baxter.

13. "Who has not been amazed to learn that the function y = ex, like a phoenix rising from its own ashes, is its own derivative?"

- Francois Le Lionnais.

14. "Up then, fair phoenix bride, frustrate the sun;

Thyself from thine affection,

Takest warmth enough, and from thine eye,

All lesser birds will take their jollity."

- John Donne, 'Epithalamion, or Mariage Song on the Lady Elizabeth', 1613.

15. "There was a silly damn bird called a phoenix back before Christ, every few hundred years he built a pyre and burnt himself up. He must have been the first cousin to Man."

- Ray Bradbury, 'Fahrenheit 451', 1953.

16. "In order to rise from its own ashes, a phoenix first must burn."

- Octavia Butler.

17. "From the ashes, a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king."

- Arwen, 'L.O.T.R - The Return Of The King', 2003.

Beautiful Phoenix Quotes To Remember

Burn into ashes and rise with double power; innocence is how Phoenixes are known to be mesmerizing. This quote-list raises everyone's spirits.

18. "But from the ashes of old humanity, new humanity shall arise like the phoenix."

- Joe Dixon, 'The Insanity Wars: Why People Are Crazier Than Ever', 2018.

19.  "And let it direct your passion with reason, that your passion may live through its own daily resurrection, and like the phoenix rises above its own ashes."

- Khalil Gibran.

20. "Our passions are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes."

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

21. "The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune’s spite; revive from ashes and rise."

- Miguel de Cervantes.

Metaphorical Rising Phoenix Quotes

If you believe in the Phoenix and would want to 'wing her way', these metaphorical allusions to Phoenix quotes are perfect for you.

22. "Often it’s the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self."

- Karen Salmansohn.

23. "What matters most is how well you walk through the fire."

- Charles Bukowski.

24. "Darling, you're not falling apart. You're getting rid of the pieces that no longer serve your purpose, this is a surgery of the spirit, and it can be painful as hell."

- Kalen Dion.

25. "Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."

- Confuscious.

26. "Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person."

- Gerard Way.

'Phoenix' Book Quotes

Here are a few best quotes from the book by S. F. Said, published in the year 2013.

27. "Inside them burned impossible energies, stronger than the fires in the nuclear furnace, bigger than the blast of a billion atom bombs. He reached out his hands to touch them - "

- Chapter One, 'Phoenix'.

28. "The Wolf is rising, the Astraeus of the Sky cannot stop it, for the Wolf will eat the Stars."

- Narration, 'Phoenix'.

29. "The mystery of the burned sheet remained there, unexplained."

- Chapter Two, 'Phoenix'.

30. "A shadow. The shadow he'd seen on the wall. It was moving, all on its own. And now it was coming after them."

- Chapter Six, 'Phoenix'.

31. "The Wolf is coming, the Astraeus of the Sun cannot see it, for one by one the Suns go out..."

- Narration, 'Phoenix'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotesfor everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Phoenix Quotes then why not take a look at fairy quotes, or stardust quotes.

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Written by Martha Martins

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

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Martha MartinsBachelor of Arts specializing in Linguistics

Martha is a full-time creative writer, content strategist, and aspiring screenwriter who communicates complex thoughts and ideas effectively. She has completed her Bachelor's in Linguistics from Nasarawa State University. As an enthusiast of public relations and communication, Martha is well-prepared to substantially impact your organization as your next content writer and strategist. Her dedication to her craft and commitment to delivering high-quality work enables her to create compelling content that resonates with audiences.

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