Quotations on Struggle

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Sometimes when I see a performance that really takes me, I struggle. How can I express this to this person, I want this person to know how I felt. I want to get this across, and it's not very easy.
- John Astin
(Keywords: Performance, Struggle, Want)

I do struggle with how much and in which way, as an artist or celebrity, that you voice your political views.
- Kevin Bacon
(Keywords: Artist, Celebrity, Struggle, Voice)

The desire for liberty has also made itself felt as struggle against domestic tyranny or arbitrary rule.
- Emily Greene Balch
(Keywords: Desire, Liberty, Struggle, Tyranny)

Yet the wonder of it all is that, while engaged in a seemingly endless struggle, the Israelis have managed to turn a desert into a garden.
- George Ball
(Keywords: Garden, Struggle, Wonder)

In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.
- Albert Bandura
(Keywords: Life, People, Obstacles, Order, Self, Sense, Struggle, Succeed)

You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government.
- Bernard Baruch
(Keywords: Government, Capitalism, Communism, Living, Struggle, Talk)

The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings.
- Halle Berry
(Keywords: Love, People, May, Struggle, Will)

For about ten years now, the struggle for democracy and the respect of human rights has been in the focus point - if not a commodity - of political groups aiming to rise to power.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Power, Democracy, Focus, Rights, Human rights, Now, Respect, Struggle, Years)

He who receives a great many letters demanding answer, sees himself as if engaged in a hopeless struggle of one man against the rest of the world.
- Anna C. Brackett
(Keywords: Letters, Man, Rest, Struggle, World)

The force of the blow depends on the resistance. It is sometimes better not to struggle against temptation. Either fly or yield at once.
- F. H. Bradley
(Keywords: Force, Struggle, Temptation, Yield)

In that sense, I became politicized because the people in the coal mining villages who were involved in the struggle knew why they were there. But they couldn't understand why some pop star from London would want to be there.
- Billy Bragg
(Keywords: People, London, Sense, Struggle, Want)

When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.
- Pearl S. Buck
(Keywords: Men, People, Country, Evil, Struggle, Vigilance)

The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

But let there be no misunderstanding. The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War.
- Jim Bunning
(Keywords: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.
- Edmund Burke
(Keywords: Men, Sacrifice, Struggle, Will)

From a generation that came of age during the Great Depression, millions of our country's best and bravest took up arms in a worldwide struggle against tyranny.
- Steve Buyer
(Keywords: Age, Country, Depression, Struggle, Tyranny)

It is not in the interest of the German people or in the interest of world peace that Germany should become a pawn or a partner in a military struggle for power between the East and the West.
- James F. Byrnes
(Keywords: Peace, Power, People, Germany, Interest, Military, Struggle, World)

You know, the period of World War I and the Roaring Twenties were really just about the same as today. You worked, and you made a living if you could, and you tired to make the best of things. For an actor or a dancer, it was no different then than today. It was a struggle.
- James Cagney
(Keywords: War, Actor, Living, Struggle, Today, World, World war)

For the 95 per cent whose only means of schooling is the district or the city school, we must provide what we are not now providing, an education that will better fit them for the struggle of life.
- Arthur Capper
(Keywords: Education, Life, Now, School, Struggle, Will)

Those who have always had faith in its final success can do no less than rejoice as if it was our own triumph after five years of daily struggle to impose Cuban music on the European continent.
- Alejo Carpentier
(Keywords: Faith, Music, Success, Struggle, Years)

Much has been accomplished during the last year in the campaign against terrorism. This struggle will require vigilance, perseverance and sacrifice for many years to come.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Perseverance, Struggle, Terrorism, Vigilance, Will, Years)

For in this century, within the next decades, will be decided for generations whether all mankind is to become Communist, whether the whole world is to become free, or whether, in the struggle, civilization as we know it is to be completely destroyed or completely changed.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Civilization, Generations, Mankind, Struggle, Will, World)

Tragedy occurs when a human soul awakes and seeks, in suffering and pain, to free itself from crime, violence, infamy, even at the cost of life. The struggle is the tragedy - not defeat or death.
- Whittaker Chambers
(Keywords: Death, Life, Soul, Crime, Defeat, Pain, Struggle, Suffering, Tragedy, Violence)

In a world with no systems, with chaos, everything becomes a guerilla struggle, and this predictability is not there. And it becomes almost impossible to save lives, educate kids, develop economies, whatever.
- William J. Clinton
(Keywords: Chaos, Kids, Struggle, World)

Baseball is a red-blooded sport for red-blooded men. It's no pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out. It's a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest.
- Ty Cobb
(Keywords: Men, Survival, Baseball, Struggle, Tea)

Fastidious taste makes enjoyment a struggle.
- Mason Cooley
(Keywords: Enjoyment, Struggle, Taste)

Rosa Parks will be remembered for her lasting contributions to society. Her legacy lives on in the continued struggle for civil rights around the world. She will be missed.
- Jim Costa
(Keywords: Society, Civil rights, Struggle, Will, World)

As history since Hiroshima shows, the best, perhaps the only, way to curb war is to deter it with such overwhelming force as to turn it from a struggle into suicide.
- Martin van Creveld
(Keywords: History, War, Force, Struggle, Suicide)

All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That's all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It's that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that's where our performance lies, that's what the audience gets. They get the struggle.
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Keywords: Work, Performance, Day, Lies, Struggle, Trying)

In fact that is the struggle that most Americans - As rich as this country is, most Americans are very limited in their interaction with the world, unless the world comes to us in a very shocking way.
- Edwidge Danticat
(Keywords: Americans, Country, Fact, Struggle, World)

We have to struggle against the conservatives from all sides, not only the right-wingers, but also the left-wing conservatives who don't want to change anything.
- Jacques Delors
(Keywords: Change, Right, Struggle, Want)

Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
- Benjamin Disraeli
(Keywords: Age, Old, Regret, Struggle, Youth)

The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend. one of the great landmarks in men's struggle to be free of tyranny, to be decent and civilized.
- William O. Douglas
(Keywords: Men, Friend, Old, Struggle, Tyranny)

It has taken me years of struggle, hard work and research to learn to make one simple gesture, and I know enough about the art of writing to realize that it would take as many years of concentrated effort to write one simple, beautiful sentence.
- Isadora Duncan
(Keywords: Art, Work, Effort, Hard work, Research, Struggle, Writing, Years)

In our struggle to restrain the violence and contain the damage, we tend to forget that the human capacity for aggression is more than a monstrous defect, that it is also a crucial survival tool.
- Katherine Dunn
(Keywords: Survival, Aggression, Forget, Struggle, Violence)

Men who want to support women in our struggle for freedom and justice should understand that it is not terrifically important to us that they learn to cry; it is important to us that they stop the crimes of violence against us.
- Andrea Dworkin
(Keywords: Men, Women, Freedom, Justice, Struggle, Support, Violence, Want)

We have been helping, trying to help Afghanistan in many ways, even from the beginning of... the beginnings of the '20s, 1920s, when he we were fighting our own national struggle.
- Bulent Ecevit
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Beginning, Beginnings, Fighting, Help, Struggle, Trying)

Scientific views end in awe and mystery, lost at the edge in uncertainty, but they appear to be so deep and so impressive that the theory that it is all arranged as a stage for God to watch man's struggle for good and evil seems inadequate.
- Richard P. Feynman
(Keywords: God, Deep, End, Evil, Man, Mystery, Struggle, Theory, Uncertainty)

I dealt with legal questions in the interest of Adolf Hitler and the NSDAP and its members during the difficult years of struggle for the victory of the Movement.
- Hans Frank
(Keywords: Legal, Victory, Interest, Questions, Struggle, Years)

Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services - some have been doing so for 30 years. They struggle with difficult medical problems. They also try to deal with counselling, stolen generations issues, family relationships, violence, suicide prevention.
- Malcolm Fraser
(Keywords: Family, Health, Medical, Generations, Prevention, Problems, Relationships, Struggle, Suicide, Violence, Years)

But the question is to find and rear leaders that are really one with the masses. This can only be accomplished by the masses, the political parties and the Trade Unions, by means of the most severe struggle, also inwardly.
- Herman Gorter
(Keywords: Leaders, Question, Struggle, Trade)

While the struggle for religious liberty had proceeded without large-scale bloodshed in New England and elsewhere in the United States, the struggle for political liberty had not fared so well.
- Paul Harris
(Keywords: England, Liberty, Religious, states, Struggle, United)

Just as the constant increase of entropy is the basic law of the universe, so it is the basic law of life to be ever more highly structured and to struggle against entropy.
- Vaclav Havel
(Keywords: Life, Law, Struggle, Universe)

The Disarmament Conference has become the focal point of a great struggle between anarchy and world order... between those who think in terms of inevitable armed conflict and those who seek to build a universal and durable peace.
- Arthur Henderson
(Keywords: Peace, Anarchy, Conflict, Order, Struggle, World)

Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
- Adolf Hitler
(Keywords: Fight, Struggle, Want, World)

Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle.
- Adolf Hitler
(Keywords: Father, Humanity, Principles, Struggle, World)

But despite their heroic acts, the Vietnam Veterans of America continued to struggle to establish a combat badge in honor of these brave pilots and medics.
- Tim Holden
(Keywords: America, Honor, Struggle, Veterans, Vietnam)

I can assure you, that the gallant hearts that throb beneath its sacred folds, will only be content, when this glorious banner is planted first and foremost in the coming struggle for out independence.
- John B. Hood
(Keywords: Content, First, Independence, Struggle, Will)

In this life struggle, here I am among you fully cognizant that a true believer has no fear of what God has ordained for him. Those who are visited by fear live only for their present, under the illusion that the world began with them and will end with their departure.
- King Hussein I
(Keywords: Life, God, Fear, Departure, End, Illusion, Present, Struggle, Will, World)

The struggle for existence holds as much in the intellectual as in the physical world. A theory is a species of thinking, and its right to exist is coextensive with its power of resisting extinction by its rivals.
- Thomas Huxley
(Keywords: Power, Existence, Right, Struggle, Theory, Thinking, World)



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