quote by Samuel Smiles

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.

— Samuel Smiles

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Uphill battles quote Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behi

Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.

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.

Uphill battles quote Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

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 man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.

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.

Uphill battles quote There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealous

There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.

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.

If you cast a film incorrectly, then you're going to be fighting an uphill battle.

Uphill battles quote Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, don't make every problem a war.

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.

Innovations seem inevitable in retrospect, but at the time it's an uphill battle.

Uphill battles quote The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle!

The more you sweat in practice, the less you bleed in battle!

I can't get hired in a studio movie. Everything is so uphill.

The big hurdle is going out and raising the revenue.

There's no doubt about that; it's an uphill battle.

The dialogue is out there, the veil has been lifted.

We all know that there's a ways to go. We're still fighting uphill battles, and you just have to hone in on making change, one dialogue at a time, one course of action at a time.

Uphill battles quote Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

Be selective in your battles, dont make every problem a war.

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I think that female musicians are constantly fighting an uphill battle in general. Even when I'm not writing heartbreak songs... the fact that songwriting is so difficult and music criticism has become so content driven means that sometimes critics can go for the easy descriptors rather than an in-depth analysis.

But you also are facing an uphill battle if you are trying to be the first teacher who asks students to think in class and they are already 16 years old.

If you're fighting against a minimum wage increase, you're fighting an uphill battle, because most Americans, even most Republicans, are okay with raising the minimum wage.

Uphill battles quote Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.

Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.

But until we get rid of that shame, then people are going to stay underground, they are not going to get tested, and we're facing an uphill battle [with AIDS].

And the stigma hasn't really changed that much in 31 years.

You are still getting people - it's a shame-based disease. It's based on sexual transmission. And it's still shame-based. And until people feel strong enough and feel loved enough to actually open up and say, listen, I'm HIV-positive, then we are facing an uphill battle.

Most ideas never happen. It's an uphill battle against the status quo and our own tendencies.

Uphill battles quote Everyone is fighting a battle that you don´t know about. Be Kind. Always.

Everyone is fighting a battle that you don´t know about. Be Kind. Always.

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Given the brief - and generally misleading - exposure most people have to mathematics at school, raising the public awareness of mathematics will always be an uphill battle.

I'm grateful that I had that uphill battle for 10 years of going onstage and having nobody know who I was, because you have to win them over.

My hair is a battle. It's an uphill, fine, baby-haired battle.

Uphill battles quote A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.

A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.

The casting is the most important thing.

If you cast a picture really well a lot of things take care of themselves. You get actors that like to give a lot to the role and who appreciate the role on the same level that you do. If you miscast it, you're working an uphill battle a little bit and maybe you can come out okay but you can't always come out great.

It's a real uphill challenge to battle the white-guyness.

It's always an uphill battle to defeat a Supreme Court nominee, but this is a fight worth having.

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