Life is a hard battle anyway. If we laugh and sing a little as we fight the good fight of freedom, it makes it all go easier. I will not allow my life's light to be determined by the darkness around me.— Sojourner Truth
Relaxing Hard Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
There's nothing inherently dirty about sex, but if you try real hard and use your imagination you can overcome that.
If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Success isn't about how much money you make, it's about the difference you make in people's lives.
When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat;
instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
The time will pass anyway.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
People know that I have adopted four principles in living my life: simple living, punctuality, hard work and prudence.
Do you know what it's like going through life being better than everybody? It's hard.
My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Don't be pushed by your problems. Be led by your dreams.
Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid.
The purpose of life is to glorify God in both good and hard times alike.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
I've always been my own person. Everything I've ever done in my life I did the hard way.
It's a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you're ready.
I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.
Life is hard. After all, it kills you.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one
In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.
And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.
The first aim of a good college is not to teach books, but the meaning and purpose of life. Hard study and the learning of books are only a means to this end. We develop power and courage and determination and we go out to achieve Truth, Wisdom and Justice. If we do not come to this, the cost of schooling is wasted.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
You have your whole life ahead of you.
Be smart. Study hard and be independent. I'm afraid the chances of your getting a dowry are slim. You must rely on yourself. No matter what else people may steal from you, they will never be able to take away your knowledge. The world is changing. You must make your own life outside this home.
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.
No one will hit you harder than life itself.
It doesn't matter how hard you hit back. It's about how much you can take, and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward. That's how you win.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
There is one thing sure about life: Life will push us hardly many times! When you are pushed, don't be surprised; stay firm like a plane tree or be elastic like a bamboo!
The hard thing when you get old is to keep your horizons open.
The first part of your life everything is in front of you, all your potential and promise. But over the years, you make decisions; you carve yourself into a given shape. Then the challenge is to keep discovering the green growing edge.
God has allowed hard things in your life so you can show the world that your God is great and that knowing Him brings peace and joy, even when life is hard.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
Nothing has saddened me so much in life as the hardness of heart of educated people.
Times may be hard and people may be demanding, but never forget that life is special. Every single day is a special day. God is at work in you!
The Goddess doesn't enter us from outside;
she emerges from deep within. She is not held back by what happened in the past. She is conceived in consciousness, born in love, and nurtured by higher thinking. She is integrity and value, created and sustained by the hard work of personal growth and the discipline of a life lived actively in hope.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
Like life, basketball is messy and unpredictable.
It has its way with you, no matter how hard you try to control it. The trick is to experience each moment with a clear mind and open heart. When you do that, the game - and life - will take care of itself.
Bad times, hard times, this is what people keep saying;
but let us live well, and times shall be good. We are the times: Such as we are, such are the times.
We kill at every step, not only in wars, riots and executions.
We kill when we close our eyes to poverty, suffering and shame.In the same way all disrespect for life, all hard-heartedness,all indifference, all contempt is nothing else than killing.
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.
I feel like relationships are a beautiful thing, period.
Relationships can be really beautiful, they can be really hard, they can be really rewarding, or they can be bad relationships where it's really detrimental and hurtful, but that's life, period.
The term of life of a dynasty does not normally exceed three generations.
For in the first generation are still preserved the characteristic features of rough, uncivilized rural life, such as hard conditions of life, courage, ferocity, and partnership in authority. Therefore the strength of the 'Asabiya is maintained.
Hate no one, no matter how much they've wronged you.
Live humbly, no matter how wealthy you become. Think positively, no matter how hard life is. Give much, even if you've been given little. Keep in touch with the ones who have forgotten you, and forgive who has wronged you, and do not stop praying for the best for those you love.
You must make a decision that you are going to move on.
It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.
When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'