The great moments of life are but moments like the others. Your doom is spoken in a word or two. A single look from the eyes, a mere pressure of the hand, may decide it; or of the lips, though they cannot speak.
Tears are the safety valve of the heart when too much pressure is laid on it.
You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.
A diamond is a chunk of coal that made good under pressure.
Pressure and stress is the common cold of the psyche.
It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.
There is no such thing as talent. There is pressure.
The best players in any high-stakes field - business, entertainment, law, surgery, as well as sport - recognize that pressure occurs at the moments when meaningful accomplishment is possible. In fact, that is the reason why performers perform: for the opportunity to tackle challenges head on, to do something significant, to demonstrate what their hard work and talent can produce
It may well be that our means are fairly limited and our possibilities restricted when it comes to applying pressure on our government. But is this a reason to do nothing? Despair is nor an answer. Neither is resignation. Resignation only leads to indifference, which is not merely a sin but a punishment
In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relives you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season
You don't know what pressure is until you've played for five dollars a hole with only two in your pocket
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.
There's understandable pressure to get money out quickly. But there inevitably will be waste and fraud.
No matter how much pressure you feel at work, if you could find ways to relax for at least five minutes every hour, you'd be more productive.
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
I`ve learned to relax more. Everybody feels pressure in what they do, maybe mine is just a little different because there doesn`t seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish what I want to.
You had to decompress the pressure before the race. I taught my heart to relax. I lay down before the race. It gave me more energy just before the race.
All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume.
The pressure of adversity does not affect the mind of the brave man... It is more powerful than external circumstances.
A lot of pressure for one human being.
Pressure is playing for ten dollars when you don't have a dime in your pocket
O happy hours when I may once more encircle within these arms the dearest object of my love- when I shall again feel the pressure of that 'aching head' which will delight to recline upon my bosom, when I may again press to my heart which palpitates with the purest affection that loved one who has so long shared its undivided devotion
As society becomes more and more mechanized, it will be more and more difficult for many people to stand the nervous strain, the high pressure, and the drabness of their lives. To escape these abominations, constantly growing numbers will seek the primitive for the fines features of life.
A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
I never relax on the year before. Every year I want to get more out of myself so I use it as a driving force, rather than a pressure thing.