You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.— Maya Angelou
Helpful Going Gets Tough quotations
You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.
When the going gets tough, you have to lie.
The thing about life is that you must survive.
Life is going to be difficult, and dreadful things will happen. What you do is move along, get on with it, and be tough. Not in the sense of being mean to others, but being tough with yourself and making a deadly effort not to be defeated.
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
Leadership is getting players to believe in you.
If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got. Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players.
When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent.
Being a successful trader also takes courage: the courage to try, the courage to fail, the courage to succeed, and the courage to keep on going when the going gets tough.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
You gotta make your own way. You gotta find a way. You gotta get it done. It's hard. It's tough. That's what I tell my students every day in class. I've been very fortunate. Some people might call me a hardhead, but I'm not going to let other people dictate to me who I should be or the stories I should tell. That doesn't register with me.
Why bad things happen to good people
Without discipline, no matter how good you are, you are nothing! One day, and I might not be around; you're going to meet a tough guy who takes your best shot. He'll keep coming because he's tough. Don't get discouraged. That's when the discipline comes in.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Character produces endurance and persistence when the going gets tough, and life truly is an endurance race, not a sprint.
There's a bluebird in my heart that wants to get out but I'm too tough for him, I say, stay in there, I'm not going to let anybody see you.
When the going gets tough, the tough take a coffee break.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Do something that you love. Whatever you're going to do is going to be tough enough. Find something that gets you so excited that the sun can't come up early enough in the morning because you want to go do your thing.
It's a tough world out there. You're going to prepare yourself for politics, bad bosses, hating employees - and usually when you're the absolute best, you get hated on the most.
When the going gets tough that should be your inspirational reason to drive on.
Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you asked for.
I've reached a point where I'm comfortable in my own skin, and I do what I need to do, to feel good, but I'm built the way I am. The dancer's feet, the bruises on my legs, they're not going to go away. I think real girls have bruises. Tough chicks get bruised. They get dirty. And they have fun.
An Airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
When the going gets tough, the tough make cookies.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
A leader, once convinced that a particular course of action is the right one, must....be undaunted when the going gets tough.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
I have an amazing mother who's a real tough cookie.
She taught me not to get emotional about [sexism in Hollywood], just be really practical and objective. Later, in the privacy of my own home, maybe I'll bawl or break some dishes, but you just have to keep going. It's not about fighting, it's about educating.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
When the going gets tough, the tough get a librarian.
Over the years, I have pushed myself mentally and I have pushed myself physically. A lot of people say, 'John Havlicek never gets tired.' Well, I get tired. It's just a matter of pushing myself. I say to myself, 'He's as tired as I am; who's going to win this mental battle?' It's just a matter of mental toughness.
When the going gets tough, the tough eat ribs.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
You carry on no matter what are the obstacles.
You simply refuse to give up - and, when the going gets tough, you get tougher. And, you win.
There is an English saying, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
" Women often become these tough ones.
When the going gets tough, the tough go drinking.
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
It was tough getting fired by the NBA.
I really didn't know where I was going, until [ESPN] called me. I said, "Hey, 'ESPN?' Never heard of it. It sounds like a disease." Now I have that same disease as a sports fanatic. All this sports madness we didn't have years ago, now I'm very blessed and fortunate to be part of it.
I believe that when the going gets tough, you should just hit pause.
Assimilate what is happening for 10 minutes. Your thoughts will be much clearer.
Players who are committed to the team first will find a way to help when things are going bad, they will do whatever it takes. Kids that are more into themselves will not do that. They will take care of themselves and get more individual when things are tough.
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
And lastly, when other things in life get tough, when you're going through family troubles, when you're heartbroken, when you're frustrated with money problems, focus on your work. It has saved me through every single difficult thing I have ever had to do, like a scaffolding that goes far beyond any traditional notions of a career.
When I see my own people going through the tough times, it's a wake-up call.
I hope my influence can impact someone else's decision to get out here and vote.
When the going gets tough, the tough hang in there.
Can you hang in there with your investigators when things get going tough? Don't give up on investigators because they have a little weakness. Work with them until the Holy Ghost tells you not to.
It's a tough thing to know that when you're making your album, you're going to end up collaborating with, say, Wal-Mart, on your artwork. That just sucks. And the pressure behind getting the numbers real fast is, to me, dizzying.