The way to paradise is an uphill climb whereas hell is downhill. Hence, there is a struggle to get to paradise and not to hell.— Al-Ghazali
Useful Uphill quotations
The rivers of Grace cannot flow uphill, up the steep cliff of the proud man's heart.
The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill;
and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
If you are on the right path, it will always be uphill.
There's always gonna be another mountain, I'm always gonna wanna make it move, Always gonna be a uphill battle, Sometimes I'm gonna have to lose, Ain't about how fast I get there, Ain't about what's waiting on the other side, It's the climb
I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle;
I've been fighting so hard to have an education. It's been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros' pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.
The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
Making prohibition work is like making water run uphill; it's against nature.
You can curl up in the fetal position and try to wish away all the things that need doing, or you can get started on that uphill battle to reclaim your life. The difficulty isn’t what choice to make, because that part is obvious. The difficulty lies in finding the energy and inspiration to make the right choice.
The soul that journey's to God, but doesn't shake off it's cares and quiet it's appetities, is like someone who drags a cart of dirt uphill.
The man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.
He will be with you also, all the way, that faithful God.
Every morning when you awaken to the old and tolerable pain, at every mile of the hot uphill dusty road of tiring duty, on to the judgment seat, the same Christ there as ever, still loving you, still sufficient for you, even then. And then, on through all eternity.
When I came to Harvard, there were no tenured women except one, who was in a chair reserved for a woman. It's still an uphill battle, and I encountered great sexism in parts of my career, but I have to say that things are a lot better than they used to be. There are many women today doing wonderful work all over the academy.
What a joy it is that the road ahead is an uphill climb.
For where it leads is all the way to the top.
This is for writers yet to be published who think the uphill climb will never end. Keep believing. This is also for published writers grown jaded by the process. Remember how lucky you are.
The road to freedom must be uphill, even if it is arduous and frustrating.
Perhaps the most concise summary of enlightenment would be: transcending dualism . ... Dualism is the conceptual division of the world into categories ... human perception is by nature a dualistic phenomenon - which makes the quest for enlightenment an uphill struggle, to say the least.
If we want to end this lifetime higher than we began, we can expect an uphill road.
I believe that humanity has an uphill battle to wage in its fight to attain real health, and I honestly believe - from hard-earned experience - that homeopathy can offer some solution to this problem.
It's always a struggle. It's an uphill battle the whole time. But you know what? The rewards are so graet, I wouldn't trade it for the world.
All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.
You can't climb uphill by thinking downhill thoughts.
If you cast a film incorrectly, then you're going to be fighting an uphill battle.
It's a long, uphill fight to get back to original orthodoxy.
We have two 'originalists' on the Supreme Court. That's something.
The great thing about being an astronaut is you kind of get to do a little bit of everything. I mean, we're going to ride a rocket uphill.
I can't get hired in a studio movie. Everything is so uphill.
I keep trying to bring a more professional approach to New Zealand cricket.
It's an uphill battle. I stay in the game because I find it intriguing and interesting. I'm not interested in coaching international sides. I don't mind short-term coaching. I don't want to get involved in the politics of teams.
Casting a film is to me one of the most important things next to the writing.
If you cast it properly everything takes place very easily. If you cast it improperly you're fighting an uphill battle.
Water flows uphill towards money.
Innovations seem inevitable in retrospect, but at the time it's an uphill battle.
When the path ahead of you is uphill, surrounded by rough spots, hazards and obstacles: use a pitching wedge.
It isn't for the moment you are struck that you need courage, but for the long uphill climb back to sanity and faith and security.
The road to success runs uphill.
The Tour (de France) is essentially a math problem, a 2,000-mile race over three weeks that's sometimes won by a margin of a minute or less. How do you propel yourself through space on a bicycle, sometimes steeply uphill, at a speed sustainable for three weeks? Every second counts.
There is no law of progress. Our future is in our own hands, to make or to mar. It will be an uphill fight to the end, and would we have it otherwise? Let no one suppose that evolution will ever exempt us from struggles. 'You forget,' said the Devil, with a chuckle, 'that I have been evolving too.'