Hardship Quotes

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.

Mignon McLaughlin

Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.

Alice Foote MacDougall

No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.

William Ellery Channing

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

John F. Kennedy

At times I experience hardship in trying to find the proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality.

Princess Masako

Adventure is hardship aesthetically considered.

Barry Targan

Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Hardship makes the world obscure.

Don Delillo

Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself

Elias A. Ford

Cutting stalks at noontime. Perspiration drips to the earth. Know you that your bowl of rice each grain from hardship comes?

Chang Chan-Pao

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.

Samuel Smiles

The greatest hardship of poverty is that it tends to make men ridiculous.

Juvenal

He who is greedy is disgraced; he who discloses his hardship will always be humiliated; he who has no control over his tongue will often have to face discomfort.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

When Jesus was nailed to the cross and hung there in torment - he cried out "God, my God! Why hast thou forsaken me?" He cried out as loud as he could. He thought that his heavenly father had abandoned him. He believed everything he'd ever preached was a lie. The moments before he died, Christ was seized by doubt. Surely that must have been his greatest hardship? God's silence.

Ingmar Bergman
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