Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it.
All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat surface.
The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
Don't let the bastards grind you down.
When life seems just a dreary grind; and things seem fated to annoy; say something nice to someone else and watch the world light up with joy.
Grind hard, shine hard !
You're confronted with the quandary: do I grind things to a halt? Ideally you would, but I have better things to do than educate people.
The dark war consciousness and pride have seized upon the weak, with great cynicisms and glib, soulless intellects, that grind away like robotic gears at what they despise and can never understand.
For nothing is fixed, forever and forever and forever, it is not fixed;
the earth is always shifting, the light is always changing, the sea does not cease to grind down rock. Generations do not cease to be born, and we are responsible to them because we are the only witnesses they have. The sea rises, the light fails, lovers cling to each other, and children cling to us. The moment we cease to hold each other, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.
The lessons of history? There are four: The bee fertilizes the flower it robs;
whom the gods would destroy they first make mad with power; the mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceeding small; when it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Illegitimis non carborundum.Lat., Don't let the bastards grind you down.
There is no way to success in art but to take off your coat, grind paint, and work like a digger on the railroad, all day and every day.
When a milestone is conquered, the subtle erosion called entitlement begins its consuming grind. The team regards its greatness as a trait and a right. Half hearted effort becomes habit and saps a champion.
I've never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline... I firmly believe that any man's finest hour-this greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear--is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle -- victorious.
The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.
When I appear in public people expect me to neigh, grind my teeth, paw the ground and swish my tail - none of which is easy.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I don't lecture and I don't grind any axes. I just want to entertain.
As long as you're having fun, that's the key. The moment it becomes a grind, it's over.
The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.
Poets yearn, of course, to be published, read, and understood, but they do little, if anything, to set themselves above the common herd and the daily grind.
Interviews are usually a follow-up, like a press junket or a publicity junket, or something like that, and I'm not doing any of that right now. I don't have any axes to grind.
Caltech was a meat grinder like I could never have imagined.
I wish everyone well, but you need to focus on yourself.
You need to stop putting your hand out. Everyone wants hand outs. Everyone wants things for free. You've got to put in the work. You've got to grind. You've got go through the struggle, and you've got to get it.
In the '60s and '70s and early '80s, the trainers would grind you, and eventually they would break something - they would break an ankle in ways that it would heal. It was just the way of the business, to ensure that you learned respect for wrestling.
The greatest heroes are those who do their duty in the daily grind of domestic affairs whilst the world whirls as a maddening dreidel.
Let me tell you something about Tunechi - about that boy.
That boy comes to the studio every day and grind as if he doesn't have a dollar in his pocket.
When our forbears - yours and mine - came to America, they came because this country promised them something. It promised them an opportunity, nourished by education, not merely to grind for a bare living, but to strive for a good life.
I grind my teeth and keep my thumbs in so tight that I've dislocated them, just not to scream. Sometimes as an actor one is lucky enough to be asked to scream.