The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
— Marcus Aurelius

Writing is the hardest way of earning a living, with the possible exception of wrestling alligators.
Olin Miller wrestling quote

One hearty laugh together will bring enemies into a closer communion of heart than hours spent on both sides in inward wrestling with the mental demon of uncharitable feeling.
— William James

She was no longer wrestling with the grief, but could sit down with it as a lasting companion and make it a sharer in her thoughts.
— George Eliot

Life is a series of pulls back and forth... A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match...Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins
— Mitch Albom