There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.— Paulo Coelho
Successful Toughness quotations
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.
Mental Toughness is doing the right thing for the team when it's not the best thing for you.
Success is a combination of effort, talent and hard work.
There's got to be hard work and mental toughness. It's not just one thing that gets you there it's an accumulation of things
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
Every relationship has tough days. Don't let the grudge last. Be the first to try to make things right and stop waiting for an apology.
Yes, I'm a feminist, because I see all women as smart, gifted and tough.
Life is rough so you gotta be tough.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
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.
Holding on to hope when everything is dark, is the greatest test of faith
It isn't the mountains ahead to climb that wear you down. It's the pebble in your shoe.
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough.
The average person is either a weakling, or just a happy person who wants to get along, or thinks being tough is having big muscles and strutting around town and having a good-looking girlfriend.
I do not allow myself to be overcome by hopelessness, no matter how tough the situation. I believe that if you just do your little bit without thinking of the bigness of what you stand against, if you turn to the enlargement of your own capacities, just that itself creates new potential.
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay.
The worst thing you can do is nothing.
Joy is love exalted; peace is love in response; long-suffering is love enduring; gentleness is love in society; goodness is love in action; faith is love on the battlefield; meekness is love in tough situations; and temperance is love in training.
What's important is that you stay true to yourself.
Because when you enter the real world, the most valuable thing you can bring is all your you-ness. The world doesn't need any more hot chicks or tough guys or smooth talkers - the world needs more you. And don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
The climb is tough, but the view from the top is worth it.
If you find yourself under lethal attack don't be kind. Be harsh. Be tough. Be ruthless.
For the choke, there are no "tough guys".
With an arm lock he can be tough and resist the pain. With the choke he just passes out, goes to sleep.
Sampling out corruption is a very tough job, but I say so in all seriousness that we would be failing in our duty if we do not tackle this problem seriously and with determination.
It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
When the going gets tough, you have to lie.
Dark clouds become heaven's flowers when kissed by light.
Cows run away from the storm while the buffalo charges toward it - and gets through it quicker. Whenever I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment, I become the buffalo.
If you have been smiling through tough times, then that smile is really true.
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
I'm strong, I'm tough, I still wear my eyeliner.
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. He does not set out to be a leader, but becomes one by the equality of his actions and the integrity of his intent.
One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to test and you didn't fall apart.
Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't.
If the going is tough and the pressure is on, If the reserves of strength have been drained and the summit is still not in sight, then the quality to seek in the person is neither great strength nor quickness of hand, but rather a resolute mind firmly set on its purpose that refuses to let its body slack or rest.
Nothing is easy, and life can be extremely tough, but there's always a yin to the yang, so to speak. It's up to you to seek it out, embrace it, and live happily ever after. No matter how bad the hand you've been dealt may seem, there's always a way to play it.
Life is tough but so are you.
The only acceptable response to the threat of lethal violence is immediate and savage counterattack. If you resist, you just may get killed. If you don't resist you almost certainly will get killed. It is a tough choice, but there is only one right answer.
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.
The human soul doesn't want to be fixed, it simply wants to be seen and heard.
The soul is like a wild animal - tough, resilient and shy. When we go crashing through the woods shouting for it to come out so we can help it, the soul will stay in hiding. But if we are willing to sit quietly and wait for a while, the soul may show itself.
Tough times dont last. Tough people DO.
People talk about cold weather and it'd be tough to catch balls.
But the greatest catcher of all time, Michael Crabtree, catches everything. It's unbelievable. In the northern snowlands, down to the tropics' sunny scenes, he's catching the football. Where they throw a football, he'll be catching it.
You may be in a tough time but that setback is simply a setup for a greater comeback.
Leaders must be tough enough to fight, tender enough to cry, human enough to make mistakes, humble enough to admit them, strong enough to absorb the pain, and resilient enough to bounce back and keep on moving.
Physically, I’m not tough. I may think tough. I would say I’m kinda tough and calloused inside. I could use a foot more in height and fifty more pounds and fifteen years off my age and then God help all you bastards.