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
Genuine Life Is Hard 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.
If I have accomplished anything in life it is because I have been willing to work hard.
Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
The purpose of life is to glorify God in both good and hard times alike.
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.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
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.
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.
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!
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
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.
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.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
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?'
Life's a climb. But the view is great.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
My experience tells me the hard road is almost always the right road.
Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
Human lives are hard, even those of health and privilege, and don't make much sense. This is the message of the Book of Job: Any snappy explanation of suffering you come up with will be horseshit.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
Often people ask what I'm photographing, which is a hard question to answer.
And the best what I've come up with is I just say: Life today.
My challenge is, do not run away from the hard questions.
Truly ask yourself what's worth living for in this life.
I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint - and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
In an honest service there is thin commons, low wages, and hard labor;
in this, plenty and satiety, pleasure and ease, liberty and power; and who would not balance creditor on this side, when all the hazard that is run for it, at worst, is only a sour look or two at choking. No, a merry life and a short one, shall be my motto.
Good things come to those who hustle
Has it ever struck you ... that life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going? It’s really all memory ... except for each passing moment.
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.
Life is sentimental. Why should I be cold and hard about it? That's the main content. The biggest thing in people's lives is their loves and dreams and visions, you know.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
The mind is everything. What we think, we become.
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
The key question to keep asking is, Are you spending your time on the right things? Because time is all you have.
You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes.