Hardship Quotes

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

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

Mignon McLaughlin

Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.

Wally Lamb

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

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong.

Philip Emeagwali

The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.

Norman Douglas

When certain branches of the economy become obsolete, as in the case of the steel industry, not only do jobs disappear, which is obviously a terrible social hardship, but certain cultures also disappear.

Peter L. Berger

Tears are often the telescope by which men see far into heaven.

H.W. Beecher

Let us be thankful that our sorrow lives in us as an indestructible force, only changing in form, as forces do, and passing from pain to sympathy. To have suffered much is like knowing many languages. Thou hast learned to understand all.

Eliot

How fast we learn in a day of sorrow! Scripture shines out in a new effulgence; every verse seems to contain a sunbeam, every promise stands out in illuminated splendor; things hard to be understood become in a moment plain.

H. Bonar

Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.

Horace

Stars may be seen from the bottom of a deep well, when they cannot be discerned from the top of a mountain. So are many things learned in adversity which the prosperous man dreams not of.

Spurgeon

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.

Frank A. Clark

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

Aeschylus ;

When a deep injury is done to us, we never recover until we forgive.

Alan Paton

Victory becomes, to some degree, a state of mind. Knowing ourselves superior to the anxieties, troubles, and worries which obsess us, we are superior to them.

Basil King

All the miseries of mankind come from one thing, not knowing how to remain alone.

Blaise Pascal

Solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom.

Colette

Do the thing you fear to do and keep on doing it... that is the quickest and surest way ever yet discovered to conquer fear.

Dale Carnegie

There is nothing in life so difficult that it cannot be overcome. This faith can move mountains. It can change people. It can change the world. You can survive all the great storms in your life.

Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.

Edward W. Ziegler

Time and thinking tame the strongest grief.

English proverb

When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time.

Francis de Sales

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line. and adding to one's liberty.

Henri Frédéric Amiel

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Updated On : October 09, 2012
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