Best Quotes About Hardship

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

Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. -Arnold Schwarzenegger

The pine stays green in winter… wisdom in hardship. -Norman Douglas

Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense. -Mignon McLaughlin

The true test of a leader is whether his followers will adhere to his cause from their own volition, enduring the most arduous hardships without being forced to do so, and remaining steadfast in the moments of greatest peril. -Xenophon

Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s. -William Blake

He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles. -Harry Emerson Fosdick

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

There is no success without hardship. -Sophocles

Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words. -Wally Lamb

Let me say no danger and no hardship ever makes me wish to get back to that college life again. -Joshua Chamberlain

We assume that celebrities have it easy and so love to watch them having to endure a bit of hardship. -Shirley Jones

According to the Sutras, evil deeds result in hardships and good deeds result in blessings. -Bodhidharma

The hardship of living in a refugee camp made me psychologically strong. -Philip Emeagwali

The hardships that I encountered in the past will help me succeed in the future. -Philip Emeagwali

I remember people who'd had a lot of hardship during the war. They'd thought we'd won. -Barbara Castle

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

We have to remember that no matter how much hardship we go through in our life, there is always going to be that fragile place in our heart. -Angie Martinez

I like doing a challenging class because it makes me more brave in life. My perception of hardships is now completely different. I'm not whining and moaning inside as much. -Ione Skye

Even during the worst hardships, when the other things in our lives seem to fall apart, we can still find peace in the eternal love of God. -Armstrong Williams

We are weak, writing is difficult, but for my own sake I do not regret this journey, which has shown that Englishmen can endure hardships, help one another, and meet death with as great a fortitude as ever in the past. -Robert Falcon Scott

Financial hardships were rough on us, even though Mom had a good job at G.M. -Ryan White

A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God. -Walter Martin

As I grew up, I was continually to suffer hardships in different realms of life – in my family, in my relationship to Japanese society and in my way of living at large in the latter half of the twentieth century. -Kenzaburo Oe

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

As I grew older, I came to feel more responsible for any hardship or trouble my career caused my family. -Annette Funicello

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

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

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

All travellers who had preceded me into the Barren Grounds had relied on the abundant game, and in consequence suffered dreadful hardships; in some cases even starved to death. -Ernest Thompson Seton

It makes one a better person to have had hardships and to have overcome hardships and not to blame anybody else for your mistakes. -Maureen Forrester

I belong to a nation which over the past centuries has experienced many hardships and reverses. The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force. -Lech Walesa

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

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

So we need people who will remain steadfast in any hardship and who have a high degree of resistance. -Moshe Sharett

To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships. -W. E. B. Du Bois

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

Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy. -Yevgeny Yevtushenko

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

There's a way of dealing with hardships that are healthier than going out. That's what I've learned. -Lindsay Lohan

Poverty entails fear and stress and sometimes depression. It meets a thousand petty humiliations and hardships. Climbing out of poverty by your own efforts that is something on which to pride yourself but poverty itself is romanticized by fools. -J. K. Rowling

And at no point did making 'Brothers McMullen' feel like work or hardship. It was really just a matter of 11 days of fun over the course of 8 months. -Edward Burns

I started skating because I loved it. I started when I was three and I didn't know all the sacrifices and all the hardships and how difficult day-in and day-out it would be. -Sarah Hughes

I mean, we are tribal by nature, and sometimes success and material wealth can divide and separate – it's not a new philosophy I'm sharing – more than hardship, hardship tends to unify. -Colin Farrell

There are hurdles, there are handicaps, hardships you have to face in life, but you hope for a great future. -Anil Kapoor

There's a mindset of flexibility and adaptability that comes with us. We don't mind hardship. We don't mind somebody saying, 'Go in and do this nasty job.' Whatever the job is, we can do it. That's why the nation has a Marine Corps. -James F. Amos

Most of us have unhealthy thoughts and emotions that have either developed as a result of trauma or hardships in their childhood, or the way they were raised. -Steven Seagal

I think it's my personality to overcome things, learn from them and become stronger, both personally and professionally. To be honest, I welcome those hardships. -Hope Solo

Even when we have physical hardships, we can be very happy. -Dalai Lama

Since 1994, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have considered it politically risky to offer a plan to fix America's broken health care system. The American public, though, has paid the price for this silence as health care costs skyrocketed, millions went uninsured, and millions more grappled with financial insecurity and hardship. -Ron Wyden

When you're playing somebody who's going through a lot – frustration and hardship – you're just purging all your emotions, and it feels really good to do that. -Amanda Seyfried

Even if you were to fall into extreme financial hardship and file for bankruptcy, you need to understand that your student loan debt will not be discharged in bankruptcy. It is the Velcro of all debts. -Suze Orman

I think men, growing up, you have to go through some form of hardship. You've got to harden the metal. -Ice T

I was for civil unions and believed strongly that the flow of benefits and protections that would be provided in a civil union for same-sex couples, the decisions that have to be made, when health hardships are faced, when economic hardships are faced, I wanted all of those protections. I never strayed from them. -Harold Ford, Jr.

I'm trying to raise the awareness of the troops that, when they deploy and go to war, it's not just them at war – it's also their family. Their family is having to go through all the hardships and the stresses. -Chris Kyle

During the financial crisis and bailouts of 2008, it probably occurred to very few average people that we were entering a period of hardship for billionaires. -Thomas Frank

In the past, missionaries have traveled to far countries with the message of the gospel – with great hardship and often with the loss of life. In contrast, we can reach millions instantly from the comfort of our homes by merely hitting the 'send' button on our computers, or with iPads, or phones. -Ray Comfort

In the modern era, our nation experienced constant hardship and difficulties. The Chinese nation reached the most dangerous period. Since then, countless people with lofty ideals to realise the great revival of the Chinese nation rose to resist and fight, but failed one time after another. -Xi Jinping

Much good art got made while money ruled; I like a lot of it, and hardship and poverty aren't virtues. The good news is that, since almost no one will be selling art, artists – especially emerging ones – won't have to think about turning out a consistent style or creating a brand. They'll be able to experiment as much as they want. -Jerry Saltz

My background is not typical hip-hop. I didn't grow up in the projects. I grew up in a single family home in a middle-class suburb. That doesn't mean I didn't experience hardship, but to me it's not about that, it's about the future and where we are trying to take it. -Kid Cudi

In war and in peace, in prosperity and times of economic hardship, America has no better friend or more dependable ally than the United Kingdom. -Louis Susman

If you never know hardship, you can't really support people around you. -Natalia Vodianova

Life is a series of punches. It presents a lot of challenges. It presents a lot of hardship, but the people that are able to take those punches and able to move forward are the ones that really do have a lot of success and have a lot of joy in their life and have a lot of stories to tell, too. -Josh Turner

We get these lives for free. I didn't do anything to get this life, and no matter what the hardships are, it is free and, in a way, it's an extraordinary bargain. -Junot Diaz

Listening to the type of music I grew up with, like King Sunny Ade, Fela Kuti and experiencing different things and conditions and hardship, as well as the good times in Nigeria, has definitely carved me into who I am. -Nneka

The origin of all revolutions and corruption, and the spur and source of all base morals are just two sayings: The First Saying: 'So long as I'm full, what is it to me if others die of hunger?' The Second Saying: 'You suffer hardship so that I can live in ease; you work so that I can eat.' -Said Nursi

A defining reality for me is what Scripture teaches in Hebrews 12, that God is our father, and that a sign that he loves us is that he disciplines us, he takes us through hardship to build character in us that could not be shaped apart from difficulty. -Joshua Harris

Whatever hardships there have been in my life I still live in a very privileged position. Fear is not knowing where your next meal is coming from. Fear is seeing a child get hurt. Fear is watching someone you love waste away. Fear is knowing you are going to die yourself. But there's no fear in what I do. I write books. -James Frey

God tests His people through hardship. -John Piper

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. -Thich Nhat Hanh

My husband was in the war of the Crimea. It is terrible the hardships he went through, to be two months without going into a house, under the snow in trenches. And no food to get, maybe a biscuit in the day. And there was enough food there, he said, to feed all Ireland; but bad management, they could not get it. -Lady Gregory

If you tell your own story to your children – that includes your positive moments and your negative moments, and how you overcame them – you give your children the skills and the confidence they need to feel like they can overcome some hardship that they've felt. -Bruce Feiler

When faced with a challenge, happy families, like happy people, just add a new chapter to their life story that shows them overcoming the hardship. This skill is particularly important for children, whose identity tends to get locked in during adolescence. -Bruce Feiler

I think we live in a culture that relentlessly pursues comfort. Ease is related to disease. We shouldn't always be fleeing hardship. Hardship also brings people together. We should welcome it. -Dan Buettner

There will always be places in the world where good schools don't exist and good teachers don't want to go, not just in the developing world but in places of socioeconomic hardship. -Sugata Mitra

For most Olympic athletes, their training is their hardest challenge and where they push themselves to the limit. For Paralympians, training and competition is an escape from the hardships and struggles of their everyday life. That is the difference. -Giles Duley

Poverty leads to hardship and failure. -Irwin Redlener

It's incredible to see the creativity, beauty and hardships people capture when filmmaking is opened up and shared with the world. -Jehane Noujaim

There are uses to adversity, and they don't reveal themselves until tested. Whether it's serious illness, financial hardship, or the simple constraint of parents who speak limited English, difficulty can tap unexpected strengths. -Sonia Sotomayor

This character matters so much to so many people. I want to get that right. I want to do it justice. I want people to believe in the character and have faith in the character and kids to grow up wanting to be Superman. Or, God forbid, there's people who are going through hardship and wishing that this character would turn up and save them. -Henry Cavill

In the midst of hardship, it was the music that restored my soul. -Ji-Hae Park

When I started, I faced a lot of hardships. People used to call me a Rafi clone because I used to sing my favourite singer's songs. Then 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' happened. It gave me a good break. -Sonu Nigam

Our ancestors are totally essential to our every waking moment, although most of us don't even have the faintest idea about their lives, their trials, their hardships or challenges. -Annie Lennox

I've experienced many hardships, but mentally, I've always been older, and that reflects in my actions, too. -Kailash Kher

Because God gave you your makeup and superintended every moment of your past, including all the hardship, pain, and struggles, He wants to use your words in a unique manner. No one else can speak through your vocal cords, and, equally important, no one else has your story. -Charles R. Swindoll

I'm interested in that thing that happens where there's a breaking point for some people and not for others. You go through such hardship, things that are almost impossibly difficult, and there's no sign that it's going to get any better, and that's the point when people quit. But some don't. -Robert Redford

As a filmmaker, like any artist, when something affects me emotionally I think about it in those terms. It's my way of dealing with my thoughts, my fears and my hardships. I think the same can be said with any artist. For a musician, you're going to write a song about something that affects you emotionally. -Ryan Coogler

I usually give a book 40 pages. If it doesn't grab me by then, adios. With young adult books, you can usually tell by Page 4 if it's worth the time. The author establishes the conflict early, sometimes in the first sentence. The themes of hope, family, friendship and overcoming hardship appeal to most everyone. -Regina Brett

To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship. -Henri Nouwen

I think women of our generation went through Cultural Revolution, went through hardship, coming from nowhere, and suddenly see China's amazing opportunity. So women just seized the opportunity. -Zhang Xin

It was no hardship to me to spend long hours reading and writing. -Patti Smith

I'm often drawn to characters that are more obviously one thing. They're passionate, and there is always an element of strength because I think every person possesses that in some way, even if they've experienced hardship in their lives. -Kate Winslet

The fact that a baby can be born today and condemned to a life of hardship, struggle, and discrimination simply because of sex is enraging. -Adora Svitak

One knew in advance that life in New York would not be easy, but there were cheap rents in cold-water lofts without heat, and the excitement of being here made up for those hardships. I didn't move to New York to make a fortune. -David Byrne

Some folks believe that hardship breeds artistic creativity. I don't buy it. One can put up with poverty for a while when one is young, but it will inevitably wear a person down. -David Byrne

I must thank my good friend Nigel Brennan. His strength of character in the midst of extreme hardship inspired me during the darkest days. Despite our separation, he always managed to find small ways to remind me that there are gentlemen in the world, even when I was surrounded by just the opposite. -Amanda Lindhout

Whenever I write about immigration, I hear heart-wrenching stories of computer workers who are unemployed and facing severe hardship. -Vivek Wadhwa

I will not leave South Africa, nor will I surrender. Only through hardship, sacrifice and militant action can freedom be won. The struggle is my life. I will continue fighting for freedom until the end of my days. -Nelson Mandela

While we can't begin to repay the debt we owe our veterans for their brave service, we can certainly take steps to ease the physical, psychological and financial hardships they may be experiencing. -Kirsten Gillibrand

In Kurdistan, there's a lot of hardship – a lot of wars, a lot of bitter and difficult lifestyles. And witnessing all those made me a director. -Bahman Ghobadi

Every true Christian is a soldier – of Christ – a hero 'par excellence'! Braver than the bravest – scorning the soft seductions of peace and her oft-repeated warnings against hardship, disease, danger, and death, whom he counts among his bosom friends. -Charles Studd

I think the most useful thing you can do as a writer is to reconstruct real life with all its color, hardship, joy, and intrigue. If you're interested in people, you honor them best, I think, by making the fullest possible picture of them. Your subjects may – and from my experience probably will – protest your portrait of them. -Rosemary Mahoney

Most Americans have parents or grandparents who immigrated to this country, and we know the hardships they faced, from learning the language to dealing with prejudice. -Hank Johnson

A mother deserves a day off to care for a sick child or sick parent without running into hardship – and you know what, a father does, too. It's time to do away with workplace policies that belong in a 'Mad Men' episode. -Barack Obama

I can take hardship. I can sleep on the cold floor anytime. I can also sleep on a feather bed. -Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Everything is an open book. I don't speak on other people's hardship, but if it happened in my life or something that has been an experience on my particular journey, I'm going to talk about it. That's what my fan base appreciates the most. I'm universal. You can relate to the things I say or that I go through. -Kevin Hart

Post office closures in the Dakotas and Minnesota will impact many communities, but the White Earth reservation villages, and other tribal towns of Squaw Lake, Ponemah, Brookston in Minnesota, and Manderson, Wounded Knee and Wakpala (South Dakota) as well as Mandaree in North Dakota will mean hardships for a largely Native community. -Winona LaDuke

There seem to be many causes of depression. One cause is profound loss, grief. Economic hardship we know is linked to depression. We don't have a full picture. -Irving Kirsch

Out of economic hardship can come change – we are suddenly cast onto our wits and our talents and our resources and our strengths, as we lose all the choices we once had. -Michael Leunig

You wouldn't wish hardship on anyone, but when it comes, you would be crazy not to see the huge growth that will come from it. -Michael Leunig

The bond between the United States and Britain has always been strong. It has survived through war and peace, periods of prosperity and economic hardship. -Louis Susman

The purposeful restriction of knowledge has been at the heart of untold misery and hardship in this world. Serfs were kept illiterate so as to not jeopardize the feudal system. Slaves were kept in the dark on a variety of subjects so as to not provide them the possibility of escape. -Niger Innis

While salvation is a free gift, the 'winning Christ' can only be through unreserved consecration and unquestioning obedience. Nor is this a hardship, but the highest privilege. -Hudson Taylor

This might sound masochistic or narcissistic, I don't know, but when I'm not playing the game, the validations I feel about life are always through the hardships. I relate more to sadness, in a lot of ways, when I'm not playing. -Abby Wambach

I don't wish hardship on anybody. My background was one of being very difficult, very hard, and they were subject to the times I lived in. I wouldn't wish that on anybody. -Kerry Stokes

When I staged the play and narrated my story to the audience, people found it amazing that after facing so many hardships, I have gone on to do 482 films. -Anupam Kher

I believe it is the flaws that make us interesting, our backgrounds, the hardships. -Jane Green

I interviewed dozens and dozens of African women who had endured more hardship and trauma than most Westerners even read about, and they ploughed on. I often openly cried during interviews, unable to process this violence and hatred towards women I was witnessing. -Lynsey Addario

What an encouraging thought that Jesus – our beloved Husband – can find comfort in our lowly feeble gifts! Can this be, for it seems far too good to be true? May we then be willing to endure trials or even death itself if through these hardships we are assisted in bringing gladness to Immanuel's heart. -Charles Spurgeon

I like files. I like editing a CSS file without necessarily having to edit an HTML file. I like fixing a problem by replacing a corrupted file with a clean one. Maybe I'm set in my ways, but I don't consider it a hardship to open a folder or replace a file. -Jeffrey Zeldman

Specifically, in Canada, the First Nations are often overlooked in pop culture or in general, and when things are reported about our First Nations, it's often negative things – about the hardships they face and what-not. -Jeff Lemire

Immigrant parents dream that their children will find a place in their new home, and they willingly suffer hardships in service to that dream. That was certainly true of my parents. -Gene Luen Yang

My prospects for life, though in a measure shaded with uncertainty, hardship and danger, are very animating and bright. My prospects for another life, blessed be God, are still brighter. -Adoniram Judson

What shall I say further? Shall I not stop short and leave to your imaginations to portray the tragic deeds of war? Is it not enough that I here leave it even to unexperience to fancy the hardships, the anxieties, the dangers, even of the best life of a soldier? -Deborah Sampson

I think we're programmed for hardship. In my experience, human beings are happiest when they're working themselves to the bone. People are more likely to feel adrift and unsatisfied when they have too much leisure time. Obstacles are good. -Jeff Carlson

I'm from an Indian family of professionals, and my parents had to go through hardships themselves to send me to IIT-Mumbai. -Romesh Wadhwani

I am simply the most conspicuous part of a large, thoroughly dedicated and professional staff that extends from just behind these cameras, across this country and around the world, in too many instances, in places of grave danger and personal hardship. They're family to me. -Tom Brokaw

The people who founded America, who fought for its freedom, did not look to anyone else to get them out of their troubles. They took matters into their own hands and answered only to God and their peers. In today's world, sacrifice and hardship are not in the everyday language, and instant gratification is foremost. -Ann Rinaldi

I'm pretty easily overwhelmed and pretty tough as well. I think I'm tougher than I used to be. There's been a lot of hardship along the way. But that's what life is. And it's how you deal with those things, and how you let them shape you that makes you a better person and defines what sort of person you're going to be. -Nathaniel Rateliff

Honestly, I think there's a cycle to the popularity of fantasy and fairytales that usually coincides with times of unrest or hardship in our own world. By retelling these legends or immersing ourselves in fantasy realms, we can safely explore the very real, very day-to-day darkness of our own lives. -Sarah J. Maas

The economic situation, the high cost of undertaking manufacturing, the supply chain – which is, by the way, dying out also as manufacturing undergoes hardship – make the U.K. not the first place you would look at to make a manufacturing investment. -Ratan Tata

To expose the hardships experienced by children who are deprived of the right to attend school, Camfed has produced a series of films about educational exclusion. 'Every Child Belongs in School' provides a glimpse into the lives of children who have been forced by poverty to leave school at a very young age and take a difficult life path. -Ann Cotton

After living and working in Milan and Paris, I arrived in New York City 20 years ago, and I saw both the joys and the hardships of daily life. On July 28, 2006, I was very proud to become a citizen of the United States – the greatest privilege on planet Earth. -Melania Trump

I have passed all the physical hardships known to man. -Miriam Defensor-Santiago

Trump has seized the Republican nomination by finding scapegoats for the economic hardships and disintegrating lives of working-class whites while giving these voters a reassuring but false promise of their restoration to the center of American life. -George Packer

Many of the patients in military and veterans hospitals require long stays, which can place a large financial hardship on families who don't live near the hospital, which is very common. -John Delaney

I don't think of investing in Cuba after all the hardships of the people there as a profit-making thing for us. I have thought of it as revitalizing the island. -Jorge M. Perez

When only a minority consisting of capitalists can enjoy the good life, while the majority of workers must endure hardship, they will naturally not be able to live together in peace and harmony. -Sun Yat-sen

I didn't really experience any hardship like people tend to think of when they hear the words 'Detroit, Michigan.' I think Big Sean is a much better ambassador for the city. -Mike Posner

If we abandon our values by completely shutting our doors to those who seek the freedom we enjoy or mistreating our neighbors who made it here after enduring unimaginable hardships, the terrorists win. -Bill Haslam

Like all Americans, Arkansans hurt for the Syrian refugees. The hardships they face are beyond most of our understanding, and my thoughts and prayers are with them, but I will not support a policy that poses real risk to Americans. -Asa Hutchinson

Through all the hardships and all the operations and all the hospitals, all that stuff each part of my life, there's been some goodness, some greatness that comes in here and helps me to be strong, to continue what I'm doing. -Clarence Clemons

Basically, it's hard for me to assess myself, a hardship not only prompted by the immodesty of the enterprise, but because one is not capable of assessing himself, let alone his work. However, if I were to summarize, my main interest is the nature of time. That's what interests me most of all. What time can do to a man. -Joseph Brodsky

There are large numbers of people in India below the poverty line; there are large numbers of people who lead a meager existence. They want to find a little escape from the hardships of life and come and watch something colorful and exciting and musical. Indian cinema provides that. -Amitabh Bachchan

Together, we will determine the course of America and the world for years to come. We will face challenges. We will confront hardships. But we will get the job done. -Donald Trump

It's one of the things that movies do offer you, despite all of their hardships – they offer you moments of transcendence. -Michael Cimino

Since I was first nominated to serve as Treasury Secretary, I have been maligned as taking advantage of others' hardships in order to earn a buck. Nothing could be further from the truth. -Steve Mnuchin

I have been maligned as taking advantage of others' hardship in order to make a buck. Nothing could be further from the truth. -Steve Mnuchin

You can be going through hardships sometimes, and you're struggling, and then you're wondering if you're ever gonna make it. -Becky Lynch

I'm very very happy for my hardships and misfortunes: they build character and make you a better person. Even if I think it's something you have to carry with you, it's definitely something that makes you more empathic towards other people, makes you understand people and relationships so much better. -Jens Lekman

Ledger art represents a spirit which has lasted through the hardships and turmoil. It is my goal and ambition that this style of pictograph art continues to pay tribute to the perseverance of my ancestors who adapted and created works of art during a period of life changing turmoil and injustice. -Michael Horse

Humor is always important. There are people who help us deal with difficulty or hardship; from the concentration camps to the court jester, there was a need for humor. As long as these kinds of things exist, with repressive regimes, you need it to deal with the weight of daily life. -Maz Jobrani

A community that sees so clearly its own disadvantage or its own hardships also has a harder time seeing its potential: its ability to work together to change the community and change their lives. -Matthew Desmond

The texture and hardship of poverty and eviction is something that I think left the deepest impression on me, and I hope that I try to convey a little bit of that to the reader. -Matthew Desmond

I know the hardships that my compatriots working abroad are facing. -Coco Martin

It is definitely true that adversity and hardship are not evenly distributed. -Sheryl Sandberg

I think whenever any kind of hardship or tragedy comes along, it usually pulls a family closer together or, at least, hopefully. -Justin Hartley

Public life has many more privileges than hardships. -John McCain

I've never actually been exposed to the hardships that proper soldiers endure. I also think you need a particular constitution to be a soldier – built a certain way and wired a certain way. I don't know if I'd be too good with being told what to do all the time. I am a law-abider, but I've got a lot of questions and opinions, so maybe not. -Tom Glynn-Carney

Growing up in Buffalo, I saw shuttered factories that once housed thousands of steel manufacturing jobs. I remember the hollowing-out of the middle class in our community. I witnessed hope turn to hardship as a once-thriving city reckoned with a fast-changing world. -Tom Perez

I know my ticket is vulnerability. Most people point to some emotional experience, some hardship, some high or low when they talk about my music… a time when they need to feel those feelings more. -Kelela

Among the difficulties I encountered, economic problems were the worst. I found that financial hardships could limit one's ability to realize one's dream, no matter how desperate and earnest you are. -Lee Hyeon-seo

My imagination was really hyperactive as a child and animated. I had those elements, but as you live and go through the hardships, it fades. 'Pete's Dragon' reawakened that. It rekindled the feeling of the invisible dragon. -Wes Bentley

I took revenge on hardship from my earlier life by forgetting it. -Alija Izetbegovic

The Chinese nation is a great nation; it has been through hardships and adversity but remains indomitable. -Xi Jinping

I see, in this life, the hardship many suffer. I see the joy that music can give. How we deal with all this is part of a preparation for the next life. -Andris Nelsons

I'm sure there are many more people who can identify with failure and hardship in life than with the success of an Alexander Hamilton or a John D. Rockefeller. -Ron Chernow

Most times, Mother Earth's resources are used up without the realisation that these thoughtless actions might just be the root cause for the hardships future generations may face. It is everyone's responsibility to hand over a green, clean, and healthy environment to them. -Tulsi Tanti

My parents did not come to the U.S. with much; they had a lot of hardship. -Nathan Chen

The specter of climate change threatens worsening natural disasters, rapid urbanization, forced migration, and economic hardship for the most vulnerable. Despite significant global advances, inability to effectively address epidemics and health emergencies still prevail and continuously threaten global health security and economic development. -Tedros Adhanom

Matching tattoos don't ensure the longevity of a friendship, any more than any other mutual hardship. -Jenna Wortham

It was tough to get to where I am, to get the following that I do have on social media and all the fans out there, which I greatly appreciate, but I would love to have a template so the next girl who grows up doesn't have to go through a lot of the hardships that we faced in our generation. -Hilary Knight

Life throws surprises, sorrows, sadness, and hardship, and I think that writing has actually grounded me. It kept me grounded when everything else was falling apart. -Sandra Brown

If we avail ourselves to serve in terms of the Constitution, we should be prepared if, indeed, those we serve deem it appropriate to suffer the hardship that comes with our constitutional obligations. -Jacob Zuma

Waco is such a resilient town… this city has seen its fair share of hardships, but it always bounces back better and stronger. -Joanna Gaines

I was born in 1928, so in 1943, 1944, we had the war in Rome. There were a lot of hardships, a lack of food, many shortages. So when I worked with the Americans, the English, and the Canadians soon after the war, when I played with them, they paid me with food. That will give you an idea how widespread poverty was at that time. -Ennio Morricone

All that I have achieved has been possible not only because of my own strength and perseverance, gained through hardship, but also through other people's support and belief in me. -Clemantine Wamariya

I am that lucky woman who has been living my life all my life. Anything can happen now. Anything. And it will be only whip cream and delightful things. Even in the conflict and the hardship. -Melissa Leo

All commitments require sacrifice and hardship. -Adrien Brody

We're all fascinated by the way other people live their lives, how they cope with hardship and triumph, what they put in their home movies and family albums. -Kevin Macdonald

This overpowering relief of love conquering any kind of difficulty and hardship in life – that love is forever, even with people that we lost in the physical world. -Rob Halford

Unlike Frank Sinatra, I have no regrets in my life. Zero. Whatever hardships I have faced, or have caused myself, are moments I have to embrace in order to move forward. I have no problem coming to grips with either the highs or lows in my life. -Paul Heyman

I'm a huge history buff. It was no hardship to read history textbooks for homework. -Noah Wyle

The truth is, we all face hardships of some kind, and you never know the struggles a person is going through. Behind every smile, there's a story of a personal struggle. -Adrienne C. Moore

A family shares hardships and a connected history. -Kamala Harris

When I first started coming to Calcutta, it brought back a lot of memories… the hardships I went through, the situations I was placed in, and the possibilities of those situations becoming so hostile. -Saroo Brierley

It's definitely a reason I game so much: to forget about the pressures of fighting and the hardships of training and everything. -Robert Whittaker

I've seen a great deal of hardship in my life. -Luka Modric

When I was struggling to get recognition as a wrestler, I faced innumerable hardships. I even slept on the ring itself after finishing my practice. Those days, I did not have a house to live. -The Great Khali

The government's goal is to provide income support for families most affected by socio-economic hardship. The support… will be conditional on vocational training and job reintegration. -Giuseppe Conte

After watching my poor mother being sometimes neglected by my father, it was almost tattooed on my brain that I would never cause hardship or despair to a partner. -Steven Berkoff

Prison is no hardship, really. I'm in the art room as an assistant to the tutor, and basically, I'm doing what I like. -Rolf Harris

Coming from N.Y.C., I learned that with every hardship that you face, things are always going to get better once you put your mind to it. -Timothy Weah

The carer of the disabled person is always in the background. People don't want to hear about the sleaze and the nitty-gritty and the hardship. -Jane Hawking

One of the things that pains me is we have so tragically underestimated the trauma, the hardship we create in this country when we treat people unfairly, when we incarcerate them unfairly, when we condemn them unfairly. -Bryan Stevenson

'Music Is Worth Living For' is an exaltation of my love for music itself. It's also me pleading with myself to recognize music's eternal power and glory, in the face of hardship and pain. -Andrew W.K.

The pain and hardship the Trudeau Liberals are causing Canadians is just temporary. -Andrew Scheer

I'm always trying to tell fans to love themselves. I see them going through a ton of hardships on Twitter and being bullied. It's really important and easier said than done to take care of yourself. A lot of people put themselves out for others and don't really think about mending themselves. Sometimes, they get a little lost that way. -Kirstin Maldonado

I was ecstatic when I got my first film. But it took me some time to realise that the struggles and hardships would never be over. -Kirti Kulhari

After my father died, we faced hardship but never asked anybody for help. We were self-sufficient. -Mamata Banerjee

I have seen several hardships since I was a child. As a result, I don't perceive things the way most people do. -Nana Patekar

In our most desperate times, people going through true hardships use humor to cope. -Sean Baker

I am hurt that some people criticise very harshly without even realising the hardships which we go through. -Hima Das

Back in the '80s, if someone's happy, someone's doing well, someone's getting hardships, you cheered for that person. -Xavier Woods

While television can help normalize the lives of marginalized people, it also can exploit their hardships and reinforce stereotypes, reducing their lives to mere entertainment. -Zoey Tur

We must remember that self-reliance and eradication of poverty demands – indeed, compel – the present generation to bear hardship and make sacrifices. Those who are employed have a duty to the future of India. They have to be more productive and consume less so that resources can be made available for investment and for programmes to help poor. -Rajiv Gandhi

Many great composers have died in poverty. I have not faced hardships, like having to struggle for food, thanks to reasonable producers. -Ilaiyaraaja

Music has given me great solace in my times of hardship. It has also brought me fame and wealth, and I owe everything to music. -Asha Bhosle

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