Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word. Never get too big for your britches. Trust in God. Have no fear; and Never forget a friend.— Harry S. Truman
Breathtaking Hard Words quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
The American story has never been about things coming easy.
It has been about rising to the moment when the moment is hard. About rejecting panicked division for purposeful unity. About seeing a mountaintop from the deepest valley. That is why we remember that some of the most famous words ever spoken by an American came from a president who took office in a time of turmoil: "The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.
It's hard for me to put my feelings into words.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
Sometimes you search so hard for words.
You look for a way to interpret the language of this heart and the unspoken bond you feel. But in the end you are left with nothing but silence. And deep down you hope it’s understood.
Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.
But why should we not place implicit confidence in God and rely upon His word of promise? Is anything too hard for the Lord? Has His word of promise ever failed? Then let us not entertain any unbelieving suspicions of His future care of us. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but not so His promises.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't.
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans, born in this century, tempered by war, disciplined by a hard and bitter peace, proud of our ancient heritage, and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today at home and around the world. Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
Use soft words and hard arguments.
Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.
The obvious goals were there- State Champion, NCAA Champion, Olympic Champion.
To get there I had to set an everyday goal which was to push myself to exhaustion or, in other words, to work so hard in practice that someone would have to carry me off the mat.
Behind the cloud the sun is still shining.
My father was a man of love. He always loved me to death. He worked hard in the fields, but my father never hit me. Never. I don't ever remember a really cross, unkind word from my father.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes.
Hard words are very rarely useful. Real firmness is good for every thing. Strut is good for nothing.
They must find it hard to take Truth for authority who have so long mistaken Authority for Truth.
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
Everything is hard before it is easy.
Words are easy, like the wind; Faithful friends are hard to find.
I love experienced people. I love people who are phenomenally talented. I love people who've worked so hard and been so courageous and are the leaders in their fields. For me to meet somebody like that and learn from them and share words with them -to me that's magic.
Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.
I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.
Every storm runs out of rain, just like every dark night turns into day.
It is on record that when a young aspirant asked Faraday the secret of his success as a scientific investigator, he replied, 'The secret is comprised in three words- Work, Finish, Publish.'
Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.
Adversity is just change that we haven't adapted ourselves to yet.
All men are created equal. Now matter how hard they try, they can never erase those words. That is what America is about.
Your words surround you like fog and make you hard to see.
You must tell yourself "No matter how hard it is, or how hard it gets, I'm going to make it".
Not everybody wants to call sin 'sin'! Some call it mischief.
Some call it rebellion. And hardly anybody can agree where we should draw the line. ... Our courts are ... trying to define pornography, yet moral law is very specific to any reader of God's Word.
Change is such hard work.
It's tremendously hard work. Yes, I love arranging the words and having them fall on the ear the right way and you know you're not quite there and you're redoing it and redoing it and there's a wonderful thrill to it. But it is hard.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
If you love deeply, you're going to get hurt badly. But it's still worth it.
Sometimes it was hard to express how much you loved someone.
You said the words, but you could never quite capture the depth of it. You could never quite hold someone tightly enough.
I hate that word — 'lucky.' It cheapens a lot of hard work
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
There is hardship in everything except eating pancakes.
It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others.
It is really hard to be lonely very long in a world of words.
Even if you don't have friends somewhere, you still have language, and it will find you and wrap its little syllables around you and suddenly there will be a story to live in.
Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time.
You have to write up, not down. Children are demanding. They are the most attentive, curious, eager, observant, sensitive, quick, and generally congenial readers on earth.... Children are game for anything. I throw them hard words and they backhand them across the net.
It is hard to keep that which has not been obtained through personal development.