Hard Quotes

Fantastic tyrant of the amorous heart. How hard thy yoke, how cruel thy dart. Those escape your anger who refuse your sway, and those are punished most, who most obey.

Matthew Prior

Life is not a continuum of pleasant choices, but of inevitable problems that call for strength, determination, and hard work

Indian Proverb

Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.

David Bly

It is hard to believe that a man is telling the truth when you know that you would lie if you were in his place.

Henry Louis Mencken

Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Vince Lombardi

I never knew an early-rising, hard-working, prudent man, careful of his earnings, and strictly honest who complained of bad luck.

Henry Ward Beecher

Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

To do good is difficult. One who does good first does something hard to do. I have done many good deeds, and, if my sons, grandsons and their descendants up to the end of the world act in like manner, they too will do much good. But whoever amongst them neglects this, they will do evil. Truly, it is easy to do evil.

Ashoka the Great

Easy reading is damned hard writing.

Anonymous

He who is cruel to animals becomes hard also in his dealings with men. We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals.

Immanuel Kant

I never diet. I smoke. I drink now and then. I never work out. I work very hard, and I am worth every cent.

Naomi Campbell

It is a hard matter, my fellow citizens, to argue with the belly, since it has no ears.

Plutarch

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, learning from failure.

Colin Powell

There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self.

Benjamin Franklin

Success for an athlete follows many years of hard work and dedication.

Michael Diamond

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