Hardship Quotes

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

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

Adversity is a severe instructor, set over us by one who knows us better than we do ourselves, as he loves us better too. He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This conflict with difficulty makes us acquainted with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.

Burke

If you would not have affliction visit you twice, listen at once to what it teaches.

Burgh

Adversity introduces a man to himself.

Anon

If you want to be miserable, think about yourself; about what you want, what you like, what respect people ought to pay you, what people think of you; and then to you nothing will be pure. You will spoil everything you touch; you will make sin and misery for yourself out of everything God sends you; you will be as wretched as you choose.

Charles Kingsley

Let your mistakes be a comma, and not a period.

Unknown

To sit alone with my conscience will be judgment enough for me.

Charles William Stubbs j

What is difficult to endure is sweet to recall.

Continental Proverb

You can discover what your enemy fears most by observing the means he uses to frighten you.

Eric Hoffer

Adventure is hardship aesthetically considered.

Barry Targan

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Bottome

Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.

Theodore N. Vail

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

Princess Masako

The best way to mend a broken heart is time and girlfriends.

Gweneth Paltrow

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.

Seneca

This depression was deep, and you don't climb out of anything as quick as you fall in.

Will Rogers

The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem.

Theodore Rubin

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

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Updated On : October 09, 2012
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