Quotations on Hardship
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Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Dreams, American, Americans, Festivities, Generations, Hardship, Pursuit, Racism)
When certain branches of the economy become obsolete, as in the case of the steel industry, not only do jobs disappear, which is obviously a terrible social hardship, but certain cultures also disappear.
- Peter L. Berger
(Keywords: Economy, Hardship, Jobs)
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.
- William Ellery Channing
(Keywords: Power, Society, Knowledge, Virtue, Hardship, Influence)
The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.
- Norman Douglas
(Keywords: Wisdom, Hardship, Winter)
As I grew older, I came to feel more responsible for any hardship or trouble my career caused my family.
- Annette Funicello
(Keywords: Family, Career, Hardship, Trouble)
I identified in a very deep way with the individuals I was writing about because the theme that runs through this story is of extraordinary hardship and the will to overcome it.
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Keywords: Deep, Hardship, Will, Writing)
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
- John F. Kennedy
(Keywords: Success, Friend, Survival, Burden, Hardship, Liberty, Nation, Support, Wishes)
Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words.
- Wally Lamb
(Keywords: Attention, Behavior, First, Hardship, Words)
Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.
- Alice Foote MacDougall
(Keywords: Food, Life, Hardship, Pain, Poverty, Privacy, Spiritual)
A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God.
- Walter Martin
(Keywords: God, Strength, Hardship, Key, Spiritual, Word)
At times I experience hardship in trying to find the proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality.
- Princess Masako
(Keywords: Experience, Balance, Hardship, Personality, Trying)
Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Keywords: Cowards, Hardship, Suspense)
Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage, yet the Republican leadership has done precious little to help address the financial hardship faced by American families.
- Kendrick Meek
(Keywords: Leadership, Marriage, Financial, American, Hardship, Help, Republican)
It matters not what your individual position is on either war we are currently prosecuting - in Iraq or Afghanistan - certainly we can all agree protesting at military funerals is a cruel and unnecessary hardship on our military families during their most difficult hour.
- Solomon Ortiz
(Keywords: War, Afghanistan, Funerals, Hardship, Iraq, Military)
So we need people who will remain steadfast in any hardship and who have a high degree of resistance.
- Moshe Sharett
(Keywords: People, Hardship, Will)
The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
- Samuel Smiles
(Keywords: Thoughts, Difficulty, Hardship, Inventions, Sorrow)
South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk.
- Kim Il sung
(Keywords: Home, Children, Evening, Games, Hardship, Teachers)
Maybe it's the music that enables them to function like that, to always take everything as it comes and never complain about the misery, hardship or injustice.
- Wim Wenders
(Keywords: Music, Hardship, Injustice, Misery)
Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy.
- Yevgeny Yevtushenko
(Keywords: Happiness, Hardship, Hell, Sorrow, Will)