80 Phoenix Quotes For Rebirth And To Rise From The Ashes

Looking for powerful quotes about the Phoenix? We have rounded up the best collection of Phoenix quotes, sayings, phrases, captions, tattoo ideas, (with images and pictures) to motivate you to find strength from failures and rise and shine again.

Phoenix is a legendary bird from ancient Greek mythology.  The Phoenix is an immortal bird associated with Sun that has a unique trait of regenerating itself and obtains a new life from arising from the ashes of its predecessor.

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The phoenix bird symbolizes immortality, rebirth, healing, renewal, resurrection and life after death, and in ancient Greek and Egyptian mythology it is associated with the sun god.

Symbolically in the real world the term “Phoenix” is used for a person who rises from all the struggles and adversities and is successful again.

These inspirational Phoenix quotes will inspire you to rebuild your self after you have broken up emotionally, mentally, or physically. You have to power within you to heal your wounds and find the strength to be reborn as a winner even if you are falling apart.

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Powerful Phoenix Quotes

  1. “In the handful of ashes, lies the spirit of a phoenix.”                          

  2. “Rise and rise again like the Phoenix from the ashes.” – Maltreya                                                 

    phoenix rising from the ashes
    phoenix rising from the ashes

  3. “Stars are phoenixes, rising from their own ashes.” – Carl Sagan

  4. “How can you rise, if you have not burned.” – Hiba Fatima Ahmad

  5. “The phoenix must burn to emerge.” – Janet Fitch, White Oleander

  6. “Dead news like dead love has no phoenix in its ashes.” – Enid Bagnold

  7. “A heart filled with love is like a phoenix that no cage can imprison.” – Rumi

  8. “What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.” – Charles Bukowski

  9. “Whether we remain the ash or become the Phoenix is up to us.” – Ming-Dao Deng

  10. “Once you’ve had your life burn down, it takes time to be a Phoenix.” – Sharon Stone                                                                                                                                                 

    phoenix rising from the ashes images
    phoenix rising from the ashes images

  11. “No matter how many times we burst into flames, we can always rise from the ashes.”

  12. “A strong woman rises like a Phoenix from the ashes of a shattered girl.” – Mandy Arora

  13. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confuscious

  14. “Be like the phoenix from the midst of your ashes – get up and rise again!” – Timothy Pina

  15. “Often it’s the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self.” – Karen Salmansohn

  16. “Like the Phoenix, Scorpio must burn the worst of themselves and rise from the ashes, a greater being.”

  17. “We are like the phoenix,” said Abuelita. “Rising again, with a new life ahead of us.” – Pam Muñoz Ryan

  18. “Don’t hoard the past. Don’t cherish anything. Burn it. The artist is the phoenix who burns to emerge.” – Janet Fitch

  19. “Only the phoenix rises and does not descend. And everything changes. And nothing is truly lost.” – Neil Gaiman

  20. “The wild woman rises like a phoenix from the ashes of her life, to become the heroine of her own legend.” – Shikoba                                                                                                                    feminine phoenix rising from the ashes

  21. “Sometimes you have to burn yourself to the ground before you can rise like a phoenix from the ashes.” – Jens Lekman

  22. “Even death can’t separate us. Our love is invincible transformed to phoenix, will born again to a new life from that ashes!”

  23. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Kahlil Gibran

  24. “Sometimes you just have to die a little inside in order to be reborn and rise again as a stronger and wiser version of you.”                                                                                                   

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    phoenix quotes

  25. “As the legend goes, when the Phoenix resurrects from the flames, she is even more beautiful than before.” – Danielle LaPorte

  26. “I am fire, I am what was, what is, what will be… chaos-bringer! life incarnate.. I’m power.. inevitable as death, I am dark Phoenix.”

  27. “Our passions are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  28. “From the ashes, a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring…” – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

  29. “Which came first, the phoenix or the flame?” “…I think the answer is that a circle has no beginning.” “Well reasoned.”” – J. K. Rowling

  30. “Fawkes is a Phoenix, Harry. Phoenixes burst into flame when it is time for them to die and are reborn from the ashes.” – Dumbledore, Harry Potter

  31. “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

  32. “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

  33. “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

  34. “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

  35. “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

  36. “One day soon you will meet a man, and he will rise like a phoenix from the ashes, and it is my greatest hope that he will not give you syphilis.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

  37. “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

  38. “I feel the burn, watch the smoke as I turn rising, a Phoenix from the flames I have learned, we’re going to fight the world, fight. Now it feels with these wings that I will fly.”

  39. “And God help you if you are a phoenix, and you dare to rise up from the ash. A thousand eyes will smolder with jealousy while you are just flying past.” – Ani DiFranco

  40. “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

  41. “The Phoenix: In times of doubt and confusion, it symbolizes strength, transformation and renewal. For only from the ashes of who we were, can we rise up to become who we’re to be.”

  42. “Because of the phoenix’s rebirth from its own ashes, it became a symbol of immortality. Even today, a person who makes a comeback after suffering a great defeat is called a “Phoenix”.”

  43. “Nor shall this peace sleep with her; but as when the bird of wonder dies, the maiden phoenix, Her ashes new create another heir As great in admiration as herself.” – William Shakespeare

  44. “Once the pain is gone, the tears are dried, and the heart has healed… You are reborn. You are stronger. Then you look back at everything you’ve gone through, and realize… You’re a damn Phoenix!”

  45. “She told me she’d be a phoenix.” The image of the mythical creature rising from the ashes glitters in my mind. “They don’t really exist.” “She said that depends on whether or not there’s someone who can see them.” – Jodi Picoult

  46. “The phoenix then flew with these ashes to the Egyptian city of Heliopolis, the city of the sun, and buried the ashes in the temple of the sun God. Then it flew back to Arabia to live for 500 years, when the cycle would be repeated.”

  47. “And when all that was left was ashes, she would again clothe herself in flame. Rising from the dust of her past to rekindle the spark of her future. She was a Phoenix, her own salvation; rebirthed, renewed, resurrected.” – LaRhonda Toreson

  48. “The cycle of creation is as the dance of the Phoenix. One must be engulfed and taken by the rhythm of the flame. Within the flames transmutation, emerging from thy lessons, the ashes. Rebirth once more, wiser, stronger, invincible!”

  49. “You may kill a fire. And everything you know falls to dust and ash. Yet the remarkable treasure in this seemingly hopeless pile is hidden deep within. The burning embers incarnate the perpetual desire to go from spark to flame.” – Akilnathan Logeswaran

  50. “The phoenix. The gentlest and most wonderful of its kind. Mesmerizing beauty and brilliant colour. Its cry synonymous to a lovely song. But comes time, consumes itself in its own magnificent flame. And from its own ashes, will rise and reborn anew.” – Kahit Minsan

Best Phoenix Rising From Ashes Quotes

These powerful and short Phoenix quotes are very popular for tattoo designs for people who find it as a symbol of strength and power. Also see reinvent quotes to inspire you to recreate yourself.

  1. “I’m like a phoenix. I rise from the ashes.” – Bess Myerson

  2. “My heart is a phoenix bird. It will rise from its own ashes.”                                                                                 

    phoenix rising quotes
    phoenix rising quotes

  3. “Hope rises like a phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams.” – S.A. Sachs

  4. “I will rise like a phoenix from the ashes of the bridges I burned.” – Z. Elliott

  5. “Whether we remain the ash or become the Phoenix is up to us.” – Ming-Dao Deng

  6. “I no longer feared the darkness once I knew the phoenix in me would rise from the ashes.” – William C. Hannan

  7. “He was a phoenix of blood, rising from the ashes of those who had fallen and suffered before him.” – Nenia Campbell

  8. “Be like a phoenix. Just like it rises from ashes and turns into a beautiful bird. You can also rise from your insecurities and turn yourself into a better person.”

  9. “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

  10. “A bird of fire lives inside of me, let my tears revive me like a phoenix rising from the ashes. Mend these broken wings, I am born again from out of these ashes like a phoenix rising.” – Jasmine Crave, Phoenix Rising

Beautiful Phoenix Bird Sayings To Inspire You

Falling down and failing is a part of life, but real challenge is to rise up with endurance, resilience and strength.

To rise again to be a winner from failure, to rise up to light from darkness, and to rise up to hope from adversities is all a traits of a Phoenix.

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You replace your weaknesses with strength and power to are reborn as a better version of yourself. You refuse to give up and end up suffering. These amazing Phoenixes quotes are perfect for the much needed motivation if you are feeling down.

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  1. “In order to rise from its own ashes, a phoenix first must burn.” – Octavia Butler

  2. “The Phoenix burns itself to glory unlike mere birds who fade through their lives away.” – Mystical Mirror                                                                                                               

    phoenix bird quotes
    phoenix bird quotes

  3. “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

  4. “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

  5. “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

  6. “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

  7. “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

  8. “A phoenix bird is not afraid of burning to the ground because it believes in its own power of rising from the ashes. Just like that, believe in yourself and your abilities with the absolute conviction that you can rise from the ashes and scar.”

The Best ‘Phoenix’ Book Quotes

  1. “The mystery of the burned sheet remained there, unexplained.” – Chapter Two, ‘Phoenix’

  2. “The Wolf is rising, the Astraeus of the Sky cannot stop it, for the Wolf will eat the Stars.” – Narration, ‘Phoenix’

  3. “The Wolf is coming, the Astraeus of the Sun cannot see it, for one by one the Suns go out…” – Narration, ‘Phoenix’

  4. “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’

  5. “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’

What can we learn from a phoenix?

The phoenix shows great faith when it sets itself ablaze.

In Greek mythology, the phoenix lives a long life, exits spectacularly in flames, and then rises from the ashes of seemingly permanent death to live and flourish again.

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