Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it.
— Young Buck

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.
Charles A. Beard grinds quote

Society is always trying in some way to grind us down to a single flat surface.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

The daily grind of hard work gets a person polished.
— Unknown

Don't let the bastards grind you down.
— Margaret Atwood