Famous Quotes & Quotations About Hardship:
A man is insensible to the relish of prosperity 'til he has tasted adversity.
~ Sa'di (Musharrif-uddin).
Even cowards can endure hardship, only the brave can endure suspense.
~ Mignon McLaughlin.
Hardship is a severe instructor, set over us by one who knows us better than we do ourselves, as he loves us better too. He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This conflict with difficulty makes us acquainted with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.
~ Edmund Burke.
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.
~ Jewish Proverb.
If all misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.
If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don't embrace trouble; that's as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you'll see a lot of it and had better be on speaking terms with it.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes.
In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.
~ Gregory Alan Elliott.
Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself. The great chain of necessity wherewith we are bound has divine significance; and nothing happens which has not some service in working out the sublime destiny of the human soul.
~ Henry Fielding.
God uses suffering as a whetstone, to make men sharp with.
~ Henry Ward Beecher.
In the US and Europe over the last year we've been focused on the prices of gasoline at the pump. While many worry about filling their gas tanks, many others around the world are struggling to fill their stomachs. And it's getting more and more difficult every day.
~ Robert Zoellick.
What is to give light must endure burning.
~ Viktor Frankl.
What ought one to say then as each hardship comes? “I was practicing for this, I was training for this.”
You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave.
~ Henry Ward Beecher.
It is always in the midst, in the epicenter, of your troubles that you find serenity.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
~ Marcus Tullius Cicero.
Paradoxical as it may seem, God means not only to make us good, but to make us also happy, by sickness, disaster and disappointment.
~ C.A. Bartol.
People don't ever seem to relate that doing what's right is no guarantee against misfortune.
~ William McFee, Casuals of the Sea.
Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy
~ Yevgeny Yevtushenko.
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.
~ Bernard M. Baruch.
The roughest roads often lead to the top.
~ Christina Aguilera.
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