Don’t despair if your heart has been through a lot of trauma. Sometimes that’s how beautiful hearts are remade: they are shattered first.— Yasmin Mogahed
Mind-blowing Been Through A Lot quotations
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
Through my life, [there have been] a lot of devils and a lot of situations, so I'm just goin' hard, maintaining, regardless of what people got to say about Ace Hood.
I am not driven by any bitterness by what happened in Athens.
I learnt a lot of lessons from it and probably came through it a stronger person in the end. There have been a lot of near misses, and that's taught me to keep persevering and that there is a chance it can come right.
Trust yourself. You have survived a lot and you will survive whatever is coming.
The way Americans most understand the history of Latinos in this country, a lot of it is being told now through the lens of what's happening with the immigration debate. While that's an important debate that has security and moral implications, in my view, there's also a huge history of Latinos in the United States that's never been told.
I believe a lot of our lives are spent asleep, and what I've been trying to do is hold on to those moments when a little spark cuts through the fog and nudges you.
My mother was a gypsy, and she had a lot of dark blood in her, and her hair was very, very thick - she couldn't even get a brush through it. So I have been very fortunate. And every time I go to cut it off, hairdressers refuse to do it.
Don't use a lot where a little will do.
It's been a long time since I've stood on a stage in London.
Was about 14 or 15 years ago, I was 60 years old, just a kid with a crazy dream. Since then I've taken a lot of Prozac, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Ritalin, Focalin. I've also studied deeply in the philosophies and the religions, but cheerfulness kept breaking through.
We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past, but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell.
I love my mother. She's my first love. She has been through a lot and is a sole survivor.
We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.
A lot of my students are Asian-American, and it has been thrilling to watch them break through the stereotypes into something alive and surprising.
I hope they're present in their lives and feel some kind of empathy.
I think a lot of the mistakes that have been made in the world have been through a lack of empathy. If you can identify with someone else and empathise with someone else, then activism is a short step away, she explained in an interview with Parade.
People think of my entire image as a kid who lives a straight and narrow life, so I can feel myself not being able to act comfortably. I've been thinking that I want to go through some different life experiences and have been learning a lot while living with my other members.
Being honest may not get you a lot of friends but it'll always get you the right ones.
The only way that has ever been discovered to have a lot of people cooperate together voluntarily is through the free market. And that's why it's so essential to preserving individual freedom.
I've been YouTube surfing a lot lately so I'll Shazam a song that I find or some s - - and type that in on YouTube and just go through all the relateds for it. So it's been a lot of random jazz s - - lately. Like I found Lonnie Liston Smith, and Ahmad Jamal, s - - like that. So that's been very tight.
I've gone through the village of my songwriting and my artistry, and I've gone through lots of different phases, including one where it has been very quiet and abandoned me for a few years.
Your body will be around a lot longer than that expensive handbag. Invest in yourself.
I've been through a lot of ups and downs.
Just willing to get back up and grind every day to try and get better.
I've been writing since I was six. It is a compulsion, so I can't really say where the desire came from; I've always had it. My breakthrough with the first book came through persistence, because a lot of publishers turned it down!
It's quite a traumatic thing for a lot of our veterans that come back.
.. You're in a war zone, you're dodging IED's and bullets one day and a couple days later you're back in society again with a bunch of people that have no idea of what you've been through.
HATE. Caused a lot of problems but not solved one!
I mean, I was just one of the ones who got exposed, and because of the position I was in, where I was in my life, it went mainstream. A lot of people got out of it after my situation, not because I went to prison but because it was sad for them to see me go through something that was so pointless, that could have been avoided.
I think because I did a lot of modelling and appeared in lads mags a lot of women didn't necessarily warm to me. But now I have been through childbirth, post-natal depression and struggled with my weight, women seem to relate to me a lot more.
Every season is so much different and you go through your ups and downs, you figure your team out, you get to play against great teams. Some of the best competition there's been since I've been in the league. Just every night, night in and night out we get to play against the top guys, the top teams. It's a lot of fun.
I think a lot, but i don't say much
But...as bad as it was, I learned something about myself. That I could go through something like that and survive. I mean, I know it could have been worse--a lot worse-- but for me, it was all I could have handled at the time. And I learned from it.
Tramaine Hawkins has been a mentor, a confidante and an example of greatness.
She has been through a lot in her life, and her career has spanned over 50 years. To me, that's what you call a legend.
I know a lot of Eastern Europeans, and because of what they have been through and what they have seen, they have an attitude where they are not easily fooled.
Be curious! A good question can take you a lot farther than a quick answer.
I've always been pretty much a quiet person.
When I was little, I got picked on a lot. After I went through all that, I pretty much kept to myself.
I think we've been through a lot this season and it will be nice to move on.
It's one step at a time though. The focus of our hockey club was great. We really stuck to our game plan and didn't get too high or too low and we definitely didn't get over excited.
I had never been to the playoffs, and it was exciting.
The fans went through the roof. They were excited about the whole team. It was great to be traded to a city like Chicago, which was a lot like Boston.
Sometimes quiet people really do have a lot to say. They're just being careful about who they open up to.
I don't know the vast majority of you personally and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times. And some very difficult ones... I can't tell you how grateful I am...
A lot of joblessness in the black community doesn't seem to be reachable through fiscal and monetary policies. People have not been drawn into the labor market even during periods of economic recovery.
I've been through a lot of things in my personal and family life.
That turned me into a fighter. I always strive to be the best I possibly can.
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
My mother is a very fun-loving person.
She has been through a lot in her life. She has had a couple of divorces. When I was in high school she was a single mother. That's when I learned to do my own laundry.
It's important to at least break through many of the conventional approaches.
I'm not sure my way is better. I will say it's a new alternative, at least. I think my personal contribution over the last 25 years has really been to give a lot of young entrepreneurs a lot of hope: Acer can, they can. Stan can, they can.
I have been through a lot of medical trauma. I was diagnosed with breast cancer .
Ideally I'd like to be working steadily as an actor: movies, a TV series, that sort of thing. I've been through a few different TV development cycles, and they didn't work out. When the time and project are right, it'll come together. Like I tell a lot of guys, it's not a race; there's no finish line.
I think there's just a lot of compassion in art.
Again, when you're doing something that resonates with somebody else, you're going through an experience another person has had, whether it's been a painful experience or a joyous experience or a happy experience.