The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted.Samuel Smiles
There is no fatigue so wearisome as that which comes from lack of work.Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
We are finally driven to monogamy not by morality but by exhaustion.Erica Jong
I've got a great ambition to die of exhaustion rather than boredom.Thomas Carlyle
Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion... the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.Dorothea Lange
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.Lao Tzu
An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted.Arthur Miller
At the moment when you feel like you have reached the point of absolute exhaustion, inspire yourself to take one last step, and that is when you have successfully arrived to the next level.Master Jin Kwon
Having enjoyed the wide world of heavenly sense pleasures they return to the mortal world upon exhaustion of their good Karma.Bhagavad Gita
Exhaustion and exasperation are frequently the handmaidens of legislative decision.Barber B. Conable Jr.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.Alphonse de Lamartine
The Vision of a Champion is someone who is bent over, drenched in sweat, and the point of exhaustion, when no one else is watching.Anson Dorrance
The becoming of man is the history of the exhaustion of his possibilities.Susan Sontag
Reasoning against a prejudice is like fighting against a shadow; it exhausts the reasoner, without visibly affecting the prejudice.Charles Mildmay