Quotes and Sayings about Struggle



"Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Truth, Myths, World)

"Your determination, selflessness and courage have brought the freedom struggle towards its fulfilment."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Courage, Determination, Freedom, Struggle)

"In the past I have defended the right of the IRA to engage in armed struggle. I did so because there was no alternative for those who would not bend the knee, or turn a blind eye to oppression, or for those who wanted a national republic."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Blind, Eye, Oppression, Past, Right, Struggle)

"When you are covering a life-or-death struggle, as British reporters were in 1940, it is legitimate and right to go along with military censorship, and in fact in situations like that there wouldn't be any press without the censorship."
- Kate Adie
(Related: Life, Censorship, Fact, Military, Press, Right, Struggle)

"Success is sweet and sweeter if long delayed and gotten through many struggles and defeats."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Success)

"We are succeeding in Iraq. It's a tough struggle with setbacks, but we are succeeding."
- Iyad Allawi
(Related: Iraq, Struggle)

"Bringing democratic control to the conduct of foreign policy requires a struggle merely to force the issue onto the public agenda."
- Eric Alterman
(Related: Policy, Control, Force, Foreign policy, Public, Struggle)

"It was an ongoing struggle to say no, I don't want to be a part of the perpetuation of this stereotype."
- John Amos
(Related: Struggle, Want)

"I have always fought for ideas - until I learned that it isn't ideas but grief, struggle, and flashes of vision which enlighten."
- Margaret Anderson
(Related: Ideas, Vision, Grief, Struggle)

"The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Character, Acceptance, American, Fact, Respect, Struggle)

"His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Time, Conversation, Day, Evening, Living, Public, School, Struggle)

"If you make a film normally it's all right, the distributors are helpful and cooperative. But if you make a film that's a little stange, a little bizarre, then all the time it's a struggle with them."
- Dario Argento
(Related: Time, Bizarre, Film, Right, Struggle)

"Tell me about yourself - your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number."
- Peter Arno
(Related: Dreams)

"I think all good writing is a struggle. To write as well as you feel you can has to be a struggle, almost by definition, because you could always improve."
- Jane Asher
(Related: Struggle, Writing)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Artist, Celebrity, Struggle, Voice)

"And no book gives a deeper insight into the inner life of the Negro, his struggles and his aspirations, than, The Souls of Black Folk."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Life, Aspirations, Folk)

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

"Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Poor, Poverty)

"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
(Related: Garden, Struggle, Wonder)

"Painting what I experience, translating what I feel, is like a great liberation. But it is also work, self-examination, consciousness, criticism, struggle."
- Balthus
(Related: Experience, Work, Consciousness, Criticism, Painting, Self, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Life, People, Obstacles, Order, Self, Sense, Struggle, Succeed)

"What I am proposing this year are not lofty concepts far removed form the daily struggle so of ordinary Georgians. They are proposals that directly effect the lives of the people we serve."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: People, Effect, Struggle)

"I've been wanting to sing for a long time. I've been singing all my life, and I've tried different record companies, but it seemed like - it was such a struggle and so hard to get out there. So, I said, 'I'm gonna go on American Idol and see how far it takes me.'"
- Fantasia Barrino
(Related: Life, Time, American, Singing, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Government, Capitalism, Communism, Living, Struggle, Talk)

"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases which our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence."
- Charles A. Beard
(Related: Fathers, Founding, Independence, Reputation, Struggle)

"My life has been a bit special, this is true. I participated in the liberation of my country. I was one of the organisers of its struggle for liberation. I likewise actively participated in all the struggles for liberation."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Life, Country, Struggle)

"When I was engaged in the struggle for my country, I was very young. My horizons were open."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Country, Open, Struggle)

"Everywhere that the struggle for national freedom has triumphed, once the authorities agreed, there were military coups d'etat that overthrew their leaders. That is the result time and time again."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Time, Freedom, Leaders, Military, Result, Struggle)

"I too have my own demons, and I have struggled. I've made my own mistakes, and I'm not proud of them."
- Michael Bergin
(Related: Mistakes)

"We lived in the bowels of New York City. It was a struggle just to survive. This nice suburban kid hadn't had to do much of that before."
- Peter Bergman
(Related: Struggle)

"Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen."
- Andrew Bernstein
(Related: Nature, Life, Values, Conflict, Earth, Man, Nothing, Struggle)

"You have to struggle to stay alive and be of use as long as you can."
- Daniel Berrigan
(Related: Struggle)

"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
(Related: Love, People, May, Struggle, Will)

"In the final analysis, the whole cause of world revolution hinges on the revolutionary struggles of the Asian, African and Latin American people who make up the overwhelming majority of the world's population."
- Lin Biao
(Related: People, African, American, Cause, Revolution, Majority, Population, World)

"My mother's sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Government, War, Mother, Strength, Months, Struggle)

"All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: Conflict, Existence, states, Struggle)

"The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me."
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Related: Idea, Winning, Fight, Struggle)

"The difficulties and struggles of today are but the price we must pay for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow."
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Related: Accomplishments, Difficulties, Today, Tomorrow)

"This is another major feature of thought: Thought doesn't know it is doing something and then it struggles against it is doing. It doesn't want to know that it is doing it."
- David Bohm
(Related: Thought, Want)

"And thought struggles against the results, trying to avoid those unpleasant results while keeping on with that way of thinking. That is what I call 'sustained incoherence."
- David Bohm
(Related: Thought, Results, Thinking, Trying)

"I do think that some of us began to realize that this was going to be a long struggle that was going to go on for decades, and you'd have to knuckle down. A lot of people in our generation did that. They didn't drop out and run away."
- Julian Bond
(Related: People, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Power, Democracy, Focus, Rights, Human rights, Now, Respect, Struggle, Years)

"But what is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?"
- William Booth
(Related: Men, Attention, Preaching, Struggle)

"Unfortunately this earth is not a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh."
- Martin Bormann
(Related: Life, Earth, Struggle)

"I think I'd struggle to get excited by synchronised swimming."
- Ian Botham
(Related: Struggle)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: People, London, Sense, Struggle, Want)

"I think that my biggest role models are people that have maybe struggled for a while and then finally gotten to their destination."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: People)

"Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Related: Success, Struggle)

"Our struggle is to identify the sources of revenue and the means to obtain the funds.Without funds, all the planning and research studies can't help us."
- John Breaux
(Related: Help, Planning, Research, Struggle)

"'Twas drink made me fall in love, And love made me run into debt, And though I have struggled and struggled and strove, I cannot get out of them yet."
- Alexander Brome
(Related: Love, Debt)

"I knew I could not maintain that leadership in open struggle against Moscow influence. Only two Communist leaders in history ever succeeded in doing this - Tito and Mao Tse-tung."
- Earl Browder
(Related: History, Leadership, Influence, Open, Struggle)

"We happen to be the vanguard of that revolutionary struggle because we are the most dispossessed."
- H. Rap Brown
(Related: Struggle)

"Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that."
- James Brown
(Related: Family, Forget, Needs, Spiritual, Struggle)

"We struggle to understand how any mother could kill her own children."
- Pat Brown
(Related: Mother, Children, Struggle)

"Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet."
- Sherrod Brown
(Related: Leadership, Blind, Congress, Energy, Eye, Republican, Trying)

"The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves."
- William Wells Brown
(Related: Civilization, Battle, Rights, Struggle)

"The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest."
- Steven Brust
(Related: Defeat, End, Reason, Struggle)

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

"Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it."
- Young Buck
(Related: Struggle, Trying)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

"He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Nerves, Skill)

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

"I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence."
- Robert Burns
(Related: Existence, Mind, Quotations, Struggle)

"I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams."
- Augusten Burroughs
(Related: Dreams, People, Alcohol, Childhood, Drugs, Feeling, Lonely)

"Life is a struggle, but not a warfare."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"I don't tend to think of these characters as losers. I like the struggles that people have, people who are feeling like they don't fit into society, because I still sort of feel that way."
- Steve Buscemi
(Related: Society, People, Feeling)

"I rejected the armed struggle because, as a Christian, I am committed to a nonviolent and peaceful struggle. But people take their own initiatives, because it is a Lebanon type of situation here."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: People, Christian, Struggle)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: War, Actor, Living, Struggle, Today, World, World war)

"The story of civilization is, in a sense, the story of engineering - that long and arduous struggle to make the forces of nature work for man's good."
- L. Sprague de Camp
(Related: Nature, Work, Civilization, Engineering, Man, Sense, Struggle)

"The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Heart, Man, Struggle)

"We knew that you don't get to be world champions without a struggle."
- Eric Cantona
(Related: Struggle, World)

"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
(Related: Education, Life, Now, School, Struggle, Will)

"We were aware of the fact that death walks hand in hand with struggle."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Death, Fact, Struggle)

"One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: People, Now, Racism, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Faith, Music, Success, Struggle, Years)

"Yes, thanks to God... my life has a goal, much more important than my artistic activities, that is the struggle against Leukemia."
- Jose Carreras
(Related: Life, God, Goal, Struggle)

"I have to struggle to change people's perceptions of me. I grew very frustrated with the perception that I'm this shy, retiring, inhibited aristocratic creature when I'm absolutely not like that at all. I think I'm much more outgoing and exuberant than my image."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Change, People, Perception, Perceptions, Struggle)

"I'm concerned about a lot of serious border issues. This book is about the border reality and the struggles of the undocumented worker."
- Ana Castillo
(Related: Reality)

"Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: African, American, Civil rights, Famous, Literature, Struggle)

"A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past."
- Fidel Castro
(Related: Death, Future, Revolution, Past, Struggle)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Death, Life, Soul, Crime, Defeat, Pain, Struggle, Suffering, Tragedy, Violence)

"Somebody who was born in this country who visited China would later face difficulty getting back in to the USA. We have to keep in mind that the struggles of the Chinese against these exclusion laws really laid down the foundations of civil rights law."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Civil rights, Country, Difficulty, Law, Laws, Mind)

"Reduced to its lowest terms, the great struggle which now rocks the whole earth more and more takes on the character of a struggle of the individual versus the state."
- J. Reuben Clark
(Related: Character, Earth, Now, State, Struggle)

"It is the cells which create and maintain in us, during the span of our lives, our will to live and survive, to search and experiment, and to struggle."
- Albert Claude
(Related: Struggle, Will)

"I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: Dream, American, Struggle)

"An atmosphere of beliefs and conceptions has been formed by the labours and struggles of our forefathers, which enables us to breathe amid the various and complex circumstances of our life."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Life, Beliefs, Circumstances)

"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
(Related: Chaos, Kids, Struggle, World)

"The worst thing that can happen to us in an ideological struggle is to become what we are fighting."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Fighting, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Men, Survival, Baseball, Struggle, Tea)

"It is the nature of truth to struggle to the light."
- Wilkie Collins
(Related: Nature, Truth, Light, Struggle)

"The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Life, Literature, Self, Struggle)

"Fastidious taste makes enjoyment a struggle."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: 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
(Related: Society, Civil rights, Struggle, Will, World)

"The second song is called 'Easy As Life,' which really describes the complete conflict of the whole story, her struggle of being in love with the enemy and also being in love with her people."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Love, Life, People, Being, Conflict, Enemy, Song, Struggle)

"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
(Related: History, War, Force, Struggle, Suicide)

"You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman, but you can identify with a real man who in times of crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle."
- Timothy Dalton
(Related: Quality, Crisis, Man, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Americans, Country, Fact, Struggle, World)

"Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more."
- Ossie Davis
(Related: Power, Battle, Evil, Struggle)

"We don't often look into these unpleasant details of our great struggle. We all prefer to think that every man who wore the blue or gray was a Philip Sidney at heart."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Heart, Man, Struggle)

"This is a struggle of good and evil. And we're the good."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Evil, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Change, Right, Struggle, Want)

"Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win."
- Bernadette Devlin
(Related: Struggle, Today, Yesterday)

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

"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
(Related: Work, Performance, Day, Lies, Struggle, Trying)

"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
(Related: Men, Friend, Old, Struggle, Tyranny)

"Without a struggle, there can be no progress."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Progress, Struggle)

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Progress, Struggle)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Men, Women, Freedom, Justice, Struggle, Support, Violence, Want)

"Many times I've sat with a camera and another actor and seen all their fears and insecurities and struggles. You want to support them and help them as much as you can."
- Christopher Eccleston
(Related: Actor, Help, Support, 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
(Related: Afghanistan, Beginning, Beginnings, Fighting, Help, Struggle, Trying)

"Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Struggle)

"There is a strange kind of human being in whom there is an eternal struggle between body and soul, animal and god, for dominance. In all great men this mixture is striking, and in none more so than in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart."
- Alfred Einstein
(Related: Men, God, Soul, Being, Body, Struggle)

"It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Struggle, Words)

"So the lover must struggle for words."
- T. S. Eliot
(Related: Struggle, Words)

"The conflict between the need to belong to a group and the need to be seen as unique and individual is the dominant struggle of adolescence."
- Jeanne Elium
(Related: Adolescence, Conflict, Struggle)

"My Struggles is a record close to me. It's about what I went through at home living with an abusive father."
- Missy Elliot
(Related: Home, Father, Living)

"All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development."
- Friedrich Engels
(Related: History, Development, Class)

"Every now and then you get a nice Jewish kid who likes black people and they would come in, and it would be a stream of them, and have black friends and really feel the black struggle on the acting tip and it's a reason why all of us are not dying in the movie."
- Mike Epps
(Related: People, Acting, Dying, Friends, Now, Reason, Struggle)

"I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Life, Religion, Freedom, Struggle)

"A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings, we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted to reconcile differences."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Brother, Faults, Struggle)

"We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: God, People, Glory, Struggle)

"Qaddafi is hated because he is the leader of a small country that is rich, but he uses his money to finance liberation struggles."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Finance, Money, Leader, Country)

"My dreams for the future are simple: work, a happy, healthy family, a lovely long motorcycle ride, and continuing the struggle to awaken people to the need for serious human rights reform."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: Dreams, Family, Work, People, Future, Rights, Human rights, Reform, Struggle)

"Early in my career, I struggled with consistency, but I couldn't get more consistent than this year."
- Roger Federer
(Related: Consistency, Career)

"Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle."
- Edna Ferber
(Related: Death, Being, Old, Struggle)

"A woman can look both moral and exciting... if she also looks as if it was quite a struggle."
- Edna Ferber
(Related: Struggle, Woman)

"Both the historian and the novelist view history as the struggle of a tiny minority, able and determined to make judgments, which is up against a vast and densely packed majority of the blind, who are led by their instincts and unable to think for themselves."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: History, Blind, Majority, Minority, Struggle)

"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
(Related: God, Deep, End, Evil, Man, Mystery, Struggle, Theory, Uncertainty)

"I try to put myself into unusual and difficult situations as often as I can in order to capture the element of struggle in the music."
- Neil Finn
(Related: Music, Order, Struggle)

"I haven't had to struggle very much. I haven't paid my dues. I think I have been lucky."
- Colin Firth
(Related: Struggle)

"Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Happiness, Life, Defeat, Pleasure, Struggle)

"Only a struggle twists sentimentality and lust together into love."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Love, Lust, Sentimentality, Struggle)

"Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while, until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted, when she quietly yields to the power of the art."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Art, Nature, Power, Measure, Treatment)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Family, Health, Medical, Generations, Prevention, Problems, Relationships, Struggle, Suicide, Violence, Years)

"You struggle with your demons and you conquer them."
- Kinky Friedman
(Related: Struggle)

"And so many of the kinds of labels you get stuck with don't really tell the story; Progressive, Art Rock, Noise Music, Downtown - it ends up being a struggle to stay out of debates that other people are having around you."
- Fred Frith
(Related: Art, Music, People, Being, Struggle)

"I was ready to accept the philosophy that the Party is right and that in the coming struggle you could not permit yourself any doubts after the party had made a decision."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Decision, Party, Philosophy, Right, Struggle)

"In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside, houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Houses, Struggle)

"Both organizations are growing rapidly due in part to answering the urgent need in the community for services and programs to help with the day-to-day struggles that come with memory disorders."
- Leeza Gibbons
(Related: Community, Day, Help, Memory)

"Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change."
- Andre Gide
(Related: Change, Work, Evil, Struggle)

"I believe we are now in a struggle over whether or not we are going to save America."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: America, Now, Struggle)

"I try to find hope in struggle and resistance in small places as much as I can."
- Danny Glover
(Related: Hope, Struggle)

"Lately Fish and I have been hooking up more, which is a good thing because it's just been a struggle for me as a bass player to play with someone who's so creative on the drums, and lately it's been really good, especially during sound checks."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Fish, Play, Sound, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Leaders, Question, Struggle, Trade)

"I always say, dare to struggle, dare to grin."
- Wavy Gravy
(Related: Struggle)

"The surest guide to the correctness of the path that women take is joy in the struggle. Revolution is the festival of the oppressed."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Women, Revolution, Joy, Struggle)

"The business manager was doing fine back in his office while they were out on the line, hungry. And, so they started to see a lot of that and there was, that maybe the leadership had its own cause. More so than the miners, you know, it was like a power struggle."
- Richard Grimes
(Related: Business, Leadership, Power, Manager, Cause, Office, Struggle)

"Without struggle, no progress and no result. Every breaking of habit produces a change in the machine."
- George Gurdjieff
(Related: Change, Progress, Habit, Machine, Result, Struggle)

"It used to be that creative music was most of the music that you heard back in the '30s and '40s, and now it's like 3 percent. So, its kind of a struggle getttin' it out there."
- Charlie Haden
(Related: Music, Now, Struggle)

"So long as the opposing forces are at the outset approximately equal in numbers and moral and there are no flanks to turn, a long struggle for supremacy is inevitable."
- Douglas Haig
(Related: Numbers, Struggle)

"I believe I'm going to die doing the things I was born to do. I believe I'm going to die high off the people. I believe I'm going to die a revolutionary in the international revolutionary proletarian struggle."
- Fred Hampton
(Related: People, Struggle)

"I really struggle with that feeling of helplessness. That's why I really try to get my blogs, and even myself, to point to the positive and look at all the inspiring things that are happening."
- Daryl Hannah
(Related: Positive, Feeling, Inspiring, Struggle)

"Pollock said several times that he couldn't separate himself from his art. Not knowing much about modern art when I began to read about him, I was much more his persona - his struggles as a human being - that was interesting to me."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Art, Being)

"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
(Related: England, Liberty, Religious, states, Struggle, United)

"The most painful moral struggles are not those between good and evil, but between the good and the lesser good."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Evil)

"Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow out of a shared confrontation with survival. Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill. They grow out of a shared struggle. Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community."
- Larry Harvey
(Related: Survival, Community, Goodwill, Sentiment, Struggle)

"While few religious leaders and scholars would doubt the commonalities that exist among the various religious groups, the followers of these religions unfortunately struggle in their effort to peacefully coexist."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Doubt, Effort, Followers, Leaders, Religious, Struggle)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Peace, Anarchy, Conflict, Order, Struggle, World)

"Thus, the struggle for peace includes the struggle for freedom and justice for the masses of all countries."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Peace, Countries, Freedom, Justice, Struggle)

"I started off as a model and struggled for some time until I got a break as an actress. I was too stubborn to let go and was sure I was in the right place at the right time. I just fought and I think that's how I am where I am today."
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Time, Right, Today)

"The third stage was the reaction that came when the body struggled to compensate for its ills - when, for instance, the white count not only returned to normal but increased to much higher than normal levels."
- John Hersey
(Related: Body)

"I argue that the Talmud is about the constant struggle to understand."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Struggle)

"You sweat out the free agent thing in November then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms."
- Whitey Herzog
(Related: December, February, Numbers, Struggle)

"Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Nature, Will)

"Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Growth, Strength, Effort, Struggle)

"Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Education, Thought, Effort, Struggle)

"We have only one task, to stand firm and carry on the racial struggle without mercy."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Mercy, Struggle)

"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
(Related: Fight, Struggle, Want, World)

"Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggles and it will only perish through eternal peace."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Peace, Mankind, Will)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: 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
(Related: Content, First, Independence, Struggle, Will)

"It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure."
- Horace
(Related: Struggle)

"Will you, my countrymen, the descendants of these men, warmed by their blood, inheriting their language, and having the principles for which they struggled confided to your care, allow them to be violated in your hands?"
- Joseph Howe
(Related: Men, Blood, Care, Language, Principles, Will)

"Many great actions are committed in small struggles."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Actions)

"Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer; he died as we shall die, and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil."
- Basil C. Hume
(Related: Experience, Christ, Evil, Struggle)

"The Clinton administration hated us, and it was a terrible struggle with them. I think that they felt if they didn't play, they could strangle us in our crib."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Play, Struggle)

"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
(Related: 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
(Related: Power, Existence, Right, Struggle, Theory, Thinking, World)

"The man whom God wills to slay in the struggle of life - he first individualizes."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Life, God, First, Man, Struggle)

"One of the qualities of liberty is that, as long as it is being striven after, it goes on expanding. Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says, "I have it," merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Being, Liberty, Man, Struggle)

"A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Difficulties, Fighting, Man, Saying, Spirit, Struggle, Training, Trials, Youth)

"You are just in the middle of a struggle with words which are really very stubborn things, with a blank page, with the damn thing that you use to write with, a pen or a typewriter, and you forget all about the reader when you are doing that."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Forget, Pen, Struggle, Words)

"It is not poverty so much as pretense that harasses a ruined man - the struggle between a proud mind and an empty purse - the keeping up of a hollow show that must soon come to an end."
- Washington Irving
(Related: End, Man, Mind, Poverty, Struggle)

"It is possible to read the history of this country as one long struggle to extend the liberties established in our Constitution to everyone in America."
- Molly Ivins
(Related: History, America, Constitution, Country, Struggle)

"All in all this is a difficult political struggle which will go on for years, in which our people won't die anymore; I'm not sure how much we will be able to win, but I'm certain that we won't loose anything that we have now."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: People, Now, Struggle, Will, Years)

"Our goal: the Islamization of Muslims. Our methods: to believe and to struggle."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: Struggle)

"I've had a lot of struggles and I would be in a lot of trouble, I think, if I wasn't a Christian."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Christian, Trouble)

"As the class struggle sharpens in the U.S. Marxism will come into its own as a great popular study."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: Class, Marxism, Popular, Struggle, Study, Will)

"Du Bois marked a great stage in the history of Negro struggles when he said that Negroes could no longer accept the subordination which Booker T. Washington had preached."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: History, Washington)

"First of all, Bolshevism represents revolution and the revolutionary struggle."
- C. L. R. James
(Related: First, Revolution, Struggle)

"No struggle can ever succeed without women participating side by side with men."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Men, Women, Struggle, Succeed)

"Anytime there is a struggle between doing what is actually right and doing what seems right, then your ego is interfering with your decision."
- Darren L. Johnson
(Related: Decision, Ego, Right, Struggle)

"I struggled for 15 years in this business before Miami Vice came along."
- Don Johnson
(Related: Business, Vice, Years)

"It is a struggle; for though the black man fights passively, he nevertheless fights; and his passive resistance is more effective at present than active resistance could possibly be. He bears the fury of the storm as does the willow tree."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Man, Present, Struggle)

"Oh, God, I struggle with low self-esteem all the time! I think everyone does. I have so much wrong with me, it's unbelievable!"
- Angelina Jolie
(Related: God, Self, Struggle, Wrong)

"Out of labor's struggle in Arizona came better conditions for the workers, who must everywhere, at all times, under advantage and disadvantage work out their own salvation."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Work, Labor, Salvation, Struggle, Workers)

"I would not go so far as to say that the French trade unions attached greater importance to the struggle for peace than the others did; but they certainly seemed to take it more to heart."
- Leon Jouhaux
(Related: Peace, Heart, Importance, Struggle, Trade)

"Often the hands will solve a mystery that the intellect has struggled with in vain."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Intellect, Mystery, Will)

"If America would withdraw from South Korea, there could be a power struggle between such as China and Japan."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Power, America, Struggle)

"That is why I came to conclusion that the election must take place, so that the republic can have a government. If I were to say that everything will change for the better immediately, that would not be true. The struggle will continue for a long time."
- Akhmad Kadyrov
(Related: Change, Time, Government, Struggle, Will)

"In the struggle between yourself and the world second the world."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Struggle, World)

"Adolescence represents an inner emotional upheaval, a struggle between the eternal human wish to cling to the past and the equally powerful wish to get on with the future."
- Louise J. Kaplan
(Related: Adolescence, Future, Past, Struggle)

"I've struggled a lot for what I have today."
- Raj Kapoor
(Related: Today)

"Underground literature only began in the '70s, when technical developments made it possible. Before that, we were involved in a game with the censors. That was our struggle."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Literature, Struggle)

"It's hard enough to get any movie made, and when you take on these tough genres - and I've done it a couple times - it just makes the whole struggle more."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Struggle)

"Caring for children is a dance between setting appropriate limits as caretakers and avoiding unnecessary power struggles that result in unhappiness."
- Charlotte Davis Kasl
(Related: Power, Dance, Caring, Children, Limits, Result, Unhappiness)

"I was an outsider... but I was also sympathetic with people that were struggling to get up, because I struggled to get up."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: People)

"You have to remind people of their own struggles. It's a responsibility."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: People, Responsibility)

"The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding - that existence is a struggle."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Life, Existence, Reward, Struggle, Understanding)

"I don't think about those things, really. I work hard on everything I do. Everything is a struggle, everything is hard, everything is difficult."
- Harvey Keitel
(Related: Work, Struggle)

"It is fatal for any body of workers to have forever hanging from the fringes of its skirts other bodies on a level just below its own; for that means continual pressure downward, additional difficulty to be overcome in the struggle to maintain reasonable rates of wages."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Body, Difficulty, Pressure, Struggle, Wages, Workers)

"It is idle to say that nations can struggle to outdo each other in building armaments and never use them. History demonstrates the contrary, and we have but to go back to the last war to see the appalling effect of nations competing in great armaments."
- Frank B. Kellogg
(Related: History, War, Building, Effect, Nations, Struggle)

"I never had to pound the pavement and really struggle after college."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: College, Struggle)

"I was the seventh of nine children. When you come from that far down you have to struggle to survive."
- Robert Kennedy
(Related: Children, Struggle)

"I saw courage both in the Vietnam War and in the struggle to stop it. I learned that patriotism includes protest, not just military service."
- John F. Kerry
(Related: Patriotism, War, Courage, Military, Protest, Service, Struggle, Vietnam)

"Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world."
- Zalmay Khalilzad
(Related: Success, Future, Iraq, Security, Struggle, Will, World)

"I've always struggled so much just to appreciate myself."
- Chaka Khan
"I think that the most difficult thing is allowing yourself to be loved, so receiving the love and feeling like you deserve it is a pretty big struggle. I suppose that's what I've learnt recently, to allow myself to be loved."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Love, Feeling, Pretty, Struggle)

"Listen to the cry of a woman in labor at the hour of giving birth - look at the dying man's struggle at his last extremity, and then tell me whether something that begins and ends thus could be intended for enjoyment."
- Soren Kierkegaard
(Related: Birth, Dying, Enjoyment, Giving, Labor, Man, Struggle, Woman)

"Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation."
- Coretta Scott King
(Related: Ending, Freedom, Struggle)

"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Change, Work, Freedom, Man, Struggle)

"Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Sacrifice, Progress, Goal, Concern, Justice, Struggle, Suffering)

"Human curiosity, the urge to know, is a powerful force and is perhaps the best secret weapon of all in the struggle to unravel the workings of the natural world."
- Aaron Klug
(Related: Curiosity, Force, Struggle, World)

"If something in your writing gives support to people in their lives, that's more than just entertainment-which is what we writers all struggle to do, to touch people."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: People, Entertainment, Struggle, Support, Writers, Writing)

"The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their neck for something they believe, never know the taste of moral struggle, and never have the thrill of victory."
- Jonathan Kozol
(Related: Victory, Pity, Struggle, Taste)

"This is a struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party, which in too many cases has become so corporate and identified with corporate interests that you can't tell the difference between Democrats and Republicans."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Soul, Corporate, Democrats, Difference, Party, Republicans, Struggle)

"The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting."
- Milan Kundera
(Related: Power, Man, Memory, Struggle)

"Our bodies must always be wherever that struggle and the moment we forget that, the moment we become lazy, the moment we sit back, then then the evil ones do their ordained tasks to us."
- William Kunstler
(Related: Evil, Forget, Struggle)

"In my opinion, terrorism is a question which is not a short- term problem for all of us. It is a long-term fight. And NATO can play, and will play, a very crucial role in this struggle."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Fight, Opinion, Play, Question, Struggle, Terrorism, Will)

"The struggle for democracy and human rights in Burma is a struggle for life and dignity. It is a struggle that encompasses our political, social and economic aspirations."
- Aung San Suu Kyi
(Related: Life, Aspirations, Democracy, Dignity, Rights, Human rights, Struggle)

"Hand in hand with nationalist economic isolationism, militarism struggles to maintain the sovereign state against the forward march of internationalism."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: March, State)

"All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Strength, Survival, Chance, Existence, Fact, Struggle)

"It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I've got it down I don't it is a constant struggle."
- Christine Lavin
(Related: Business, Time, Goals, Losing, Sight, Songs, Struggle, Trying, Writing)

"The only history is a mere question of one's struggle inside oneself. But that is the joy of it. One need neither discover Americas nor conquer nations, and yet one has as great a work as Columbus or Alexander, to do."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: History, Work, Columbus, Joy, Nations, Question, Struggle)

"Life is always struggle with eternal forces."
- Eino Leino
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it's not going to be satisfying."
- Greg LeMond
(Related: Excellence, Struggle)

"Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes."
- Vladimir Lenin
(Related: Causes, Despair, Evil, Struggle)

"I am a smoker, I'm ashamed to say. I had given it up for many years, then picked it up again. It's a horrible habit. I struggle with myself all the time. And I love to smoke."
- Melissa Leo
(Related: Love, Time, Habit, Struggle, Years)

"What motivated me? My mother. My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman, struggled all her life, worked in the garment center."
- Al Lewis
(Related: Life, Mother, Woman)

"Understood what the struggle was about. My mother. Couldn't read or write, but she had more sense than many a graduate from Harvard."
- Al Lewis
(Related: Mother, Sense, Struggle)

"The struggle goes on. The victory is in the struggle, for me. And I accepted that a long time ago."
- Al Lewis
(Related: Time, Victory, Struggle)

"I've been in the struggle over seventy years - it doesn't bother me I may not win."
- Al Lewis
(Related: May, Struggle, Years)

"If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Enemies, Existence, Struggle)

"Studies indicate that most of young adults struggle to grasp even the most basic financial principles that will allow them to manage money and prepare for their future."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Money, Financial, Future, Principles, Struggle, Will)

"In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites, as the official legend would have us believe, but one is the means and the expression of the other."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: History, Class, Expression, Opposites, Struggle)

"Class struggle: external peace, international solidarity, peace among peoples. This is the sacred slogan of international socialist democracy that liberates nations."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Peace, Class, Democracy, Nations, Solidarity)

"Just as invasion is the true and tried weapon in the hands of capital against the class struggle, so on the other hand the fearless pursuit of the class struggle has always proven the most effective preventative of foreign invasions."
- Karl Liebknecht
(Related: Class, Pursuit, Struggle)

"I struggled with each of these studies and I was uncertain about what they meant, and often confused, and then I tried to put together what I was seeing."
- Robert Jay Lifton
"The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it."
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot
(Related: Future, Struggle)

"The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Cause, May, Struggle, Support)

"There was a generation of people who moved here to make something of themselves. They had to really struggle and created really something on their own apart from a lot of attention. It was a really exciting time here."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Time, People, Attention, Struggle)

"I had heard about how people struggle and how hard it is to get into acting. But I did not care because it's something I love."
- Bai Ling
(Related: Love, People, Acting, Care, Struggle)

"Ultimately, it has been a struggle- but I was in Minneapolis and Austin a couple of weeks ago, sitting in theaters with complete strangers watching this weird movie that Kirk and I thought up and I was excited to be making film."
- Donal Logue
(Related: Thought, Film, Strangers, Struggle)

"It's a struggle but that's why we exist, so that another generation of Lesbians of color will not have to invent themselves, or their history, all over again."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: History, Struggle, Will)

"Identifying and overcoming natural fear is one of the pleasing struggles intrinsic to climbing."
- Alex Lowe
(Related: Fear, Overcoming)

"Sweet it is, when on the high seas the winds are lashing the waters, to gaze from the land on another's struggles."
- Lucretius
(Related: Land)

"Life is one long struggle in the dark."
- Lucretius
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Mother, Shadows)

"However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph of humanist and progressive values that mankind has achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness."
- Tran Duc Luong
(Related: History, Belief, Values, Mankind, Struggle)

"Marxism is a revolutionary worldview that must always struggle for new revelations."
- Rosa Luxemburg
(Related: Marxism, Struggle)

"Social democracy seeks and finds the ways, and particular slogans, of the workers' struggle only in the course of the development of this struggle, and gains directions for the way forward through this struggle alone."
- Rosa Luxemburg
(Related: Development, Democracy, Struggle, Workers)

"The working classes in every country only learn to fight in the course of their struggles."
- Rosa Luxemburg
(Related: Country, Fight)

"In the present epoch of struggle between two worlds the two opposing and antagonistic trends penetrating the foundations of nearly all branches of biology are particularly sharply defined."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Present, Struggle)

"In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores."
- Lorin Maazel
(Related: Music, Values, Country, Struggle)

"The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Age, Conscience, Voice, World)

"The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life."
- Ernst Mach
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Desire, End, Man, Struggle, World)

"It is a rare privilege to watch the birth, growth, and first feeble struggles of a living mind; this privilege is mine."
- Anne Sullivan Macy
(Related: Growth, First, Living, Mind, Privilege)

"I was in jail four and a half years. When I came out, I continued the same struggle against injustice, but instead of using weapons, I began to use art and cinema."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Art, Cinema, Injustice, Struggle, Weapons, Years)

"We do not believe that the Marxist program, which embodies the continuity of the experience of the actual class struggle and real revolutions of the last one hundred and fifty years, is a definitely closed book."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Experience, Class, Struggle, Years)

"Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats."
- Og Mandino
(Related: Success, Selling, Victory, Careers, Importance, Obstacles)

"I think Ellenor is embarrassed and ashamed and has devoted all of her energy to the law and to helping other people get justice because it's too difficult for her to face her own struggle for justice."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: People, Energy, Justice, Law, Struggle)

"For a long time, I really struggled with the idea of being an actor because I really felt that I should be in the Peace Corps."
- Camryn Manheim
(Related: Peace, Time, Idea, Actor, Being)

"Every day sees humanity more victorious in the struggle with space and time."
- Guglielmo Marconi
(Related: Time, Day, Humanity, Space, Struggle)

"It may be that the most interesting American struggle is the struggle to set oneself free from the limits one is born to, and then to learn something of the value of those limits."
- Greil Marcus
(Related: American, Limits, May, Struggle, Value)

"Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Success, Courage, Opposition, Struggle)

"A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Success, Battle, Struggle)

"The struggles waged by nations are weak only when they lack support in the hearts of their women."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Women, Nations, Support)

"The history of all previous societies has been the history of class struggles."
- Karl Marx
(Related: History, Class)

"When I finished the juniors I felt, perhaps for about a year and a half, that everything was going to be the same and that I would be able to go out there and win any match. But it wasn't the case. I struggled."
- Amelie Mauresmo
"Together we have travelled a long road to be where we are today. This has been a road of struggle against colonial and apartheid oppression."
- Thabo Mbeki
(Related: Oppression, Road, Struggle, Today)

"I have stood on the front lines of the health care system as a doctor, patient and concerned parent. Those experiences have served as my guideposts throughout the struggle to reform America's health care system. And it's those same experiences that tell me that fear and election hysteria should not overshadow the reality of reform."
- Jim McDermott
(Related: Health, Fear, America, Care, Reality, Reform, Struggle)

"I had one year of struggle. My parents were always there, but I didn't want to rely on them. Now it's moving pretty fast. I'm not rich, but obviously this is fantastic. All I know to do with money is put it in a shoebox anyway."
- Ben McKenzie
(Related: Money, Now, Parents, Pretty, Struggle, Want)

"Life is not a struggle. It's a wiggle."
- Peter McWilliams
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born it compels humility: what we began is now its own."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Baby, Now)

"This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity."
- Kendrick Meek
(Related: Peace, People, Character, Hope, Democracy, Prosperity, Road, Struggle)

"We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Struggle)

"Hope is the struggle of the soul, breaking loose from what is perishable, and attesting her eternity."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Soul, Hope, Eternity, Struggle)

"I am perhaps a late follower of Zoroaster and I believe that the foundation of life is built upon the struggle between the two opposing forces of Good and Evil."
- Eugenio Montale
(Related: Life, Evil, Struggle)

"The struggle is so great that the triumph over fascism alone is worth the sacrifice of our lives."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: Sacrifice, Fascism, Struggle, Worth)

"Farmers, merchants, manufacturers, and the traveling public have all had their troubles with the transportation lines, and the difficulties to which these struggles have given rise have produced that problem which is even now apparently far from solution."
- John Moody
(Related: Difficulties, Now, Public, Solution, Traveling)

"Discipline in art is a fundamental struggle to understand oneself, as much as to understand what one is drawing."
- Henry Moore
(Related: Art, Discipline, Struggle)

"There's always got to be a struggle. What else is there? That's what life is made of. I don't know anything else. If there is, tell me about it."
- Van Morrison
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"I never struggled with injury problems because of my preparation - in particular my stretching."
- Edwin Moses
(Related: Injury, Preparation, Problems)

"All art is a struggle to be, in a particular sort of way, virtuous."
- Iris Murdoch
(Related: Art, Struggle)

"As a person who has spent my career as a child psychologist and have dealt with many children who have struggled with many problems in families, I have seen families ripped apart by so many things that sometimes law has tried to deal with."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Career, Children, Law, Problems)

"Somebody said us artists have trouble with success because art is derived from struggle. I disagree with that, because truely doing your art is success, whether you make money from it or not."
- Joe Murray
(Related: Art, Money, Success, Artists, Struggle, Trouble)

"I have always regarded global development as a struggle between the forces of good and evil. Not to be simplified as a struggle between Jesus and Satan, since I do not consider that the process is restricted to our own sphere of culture."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Development, Culture, Evil, Satan, Struggle)

"I don't believe in nirvana. If nirvana was handed to us on a silver platter, this would be the first day of our struggle to keep it."
- Holly Near
(Related: Day, First, Struggle)

"The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Being, Lonely, Privilege, Struggle, Will)

"Some words having to do with the death of the people in the World Trade Center attack had been added, and when I got to it, I had this overwhelmingly emotional experience. I struggled to get through the words; tears were streaming down my cheeks."
- Leonard Nimoy
(Related: Death, Experience, People, Tears, Trade, Words, World)

"You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you're willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I'll make the first film that costs zero dollars."
- Nick Nolte
(Related: Film, First, Freedom, Struggle)

"If I thought that any of this was pre ordained, then it takes away any kind of incentive to struggle, or to put up with things, to reach for those impossible dreams, all those dramatic things."
- Gary Numan
(Related: Dreams, Thought, Struggle)

"Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction."
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Direction, Murder, Struggle, Today)

"I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Equality, People, Actions, Country, Intentions, Liberty, Mistakes, Promise, World)

"Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Concern, Dedication, Democracy, Force, Law)

"It is wrong to expect a reward for your struggles. The reward is the act of struggle itself, not what you win."
- Phil Ochs
(Related: Act, Reward, Struggle, Wrong)

"Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: American, Struggle)

"I tell my brethren in Palestine: be patient and continue your blessed struggle. We did not forget you. We are still healing another wound in the Muslim nation, which is the occupation of our land by the Americans. Your battle and ours are one and the same."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: Muslim, Americans, Battle, Forget, Healing, Land, Nation, Occupation, Struggle)

"Certain struggles never end."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: End)

"The people of Nicaragua were suffering oppression. This made us develop an awareness which eventually led us to commit ourselves to the struggle against the domination of the capitalists of our country in collusion with the U.S. government, i.e. imperialism."
- Daniel Ortega
(Related: Government, People, Awareness, Country, Oppression, Struggle, Suffering)

"We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose."
- George Orwell
(Related: Class, May, Middle class, Nothing, Will)

"It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane."
- George Orwell
(Related: Nothing, Personality, Prose)

"To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle."
- William Osler
(Related: Effort, Ideals, Struggle, Worth)

"The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Gold)

"The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Victory, Struggle)

"Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom."
- Alan Paton
(Related: Men, Wisdom, Purpose, Books, End, Struggle, Words)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Struggle)

"I always look at films as real stories with real people in real situations. That's why I struggle with the whole notion of calling someone the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' because I think we all have potential to do good things and all have the potential to do bad things."
- Guy Pearce
(Related: People, Potential, Struggle)

"Doubt is an uneasy and dissatisfied state from which we struggle to free ourselves and pass into the state of belief; while the latter is a calm and satisfactory state which we do not wish to avoid, or to change to a belief in anything else."
- Charles Sanders Peirce
(Related: Change, Belief, Doubt, State, Struggle)

"A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Time, Animals, Rights, Law, Struggle, Will)

"The struggle you see in the Republican Party today is the country club Republican versus the bowling alley Republican. Colin Powell brings us back to the country club image. He's an insider. He's a moderate."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Country, Party, Republican, Struggle, Today)

"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Life, Peace, Time, Women, Thought, Clothes, Now, Struggle)

"It's been a struggle for me because I had a chance to be white and refused."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Chance, Struggle)

"I believe the ability to think is blessed. If you can think about a situation, you can deal with it. The big struggle is to keep your head clear enough to think."
- Richard Pryor
(Related: Ability, Struggle)

"I've really been sick with this cold, but I think I might have kept the columns going anyhow except I was just so low in spirit, I didn't have the will to struggle against them when my deadline was so close and I felt so lousy."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Spirit, Struggle, Will)

"Religious power, which, as I have already said, frequently identifies itself with political power, has always been a protagonist of this bitter struggle, even when it seemingly was neutral."
- Salvatore Quasimodo
(Related: Power, Religious, Struggle)

"The struggle to get weapons is continuous, but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Peace, Israel, states, Struggle, United, Weapons, Will)

"The Social-Democratic Federation took part in all the political and economic struggles of the English working class; it took pains to bring Socialist views home to them, not only through agitation and propaganda, but also by actions."
- Karl Radek
(Related: Home, Actions, Agitation, Class, English, Propaganda)

"Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship."
- A. Philip Randolph
(Related: Fact, Freedom, Justice, Religious, Struggle)

"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today."
- Ralph Ransom
(Related: Life, Work, Values, Building, Hard work, Struggle, Today)

"There was a whole language that I could never make function for myself in relationship to painting and that was attitudes like tortured, struggle, pain."
- Robert Rauschenberg
(Related: Language, Pain, Painting, Struggle)

"In the past I've had a bad injury, and then struggled when I've got back because I've been unfit."
- Jamie Redknapp
(Related: Injury, Past)

"In terms of the feeling of the piece, I cant think about what people are gonna think about it, what are the critics gonna say, I'm trying to bring some resolution, and realize that myself. It's a struggle; it's a process that gets us this."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: People, Feeling, Resolution, Struggle, Trying)

"No idea can succeed except at the expense of sacrifice; no one ever escapes without enduring strain from the struggle of life."
- Ernest Renan
(Related: Life, Idea, Sacrifice, Struggle, Succeed)

"Because I actually find the next take after they've controlled it a little bit and repressed the laughter is actually a really interesting take, because that's still going on underneath the surface. That struggle to maintain composure becomes part of the joy of the scene."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Joy, Laughter, Struggle)

"Could I say that the reason that I am here today, you know, from the mouth of the State Department itself, is: I should not be allowed to travel because I have struggled for years for the independence of the colonial peoples of Africa."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Travel, Independence, Reason, State, Today, Years)

"Through the years I have received my share of recognition for efforts in the fields of sports, the arts, the struggle for full citizenship for the Negro people, labor's rights and the fight for peace."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, Sports, People, Citizenship, Fight, Rights, Labor, Struggle, Years)

"I said it was my feeling that the American people would struggle for peace, and that has since been underscored by the President of these United States."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, People, American, Feeling, President, states, Struggle, United)

"Crime butchers innocence to secure a throne, and innocence struggles with all its might against the attempts of crime."
- Maximilien Robespierre
(Related: Crime, Innocence)

"I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice."
- Zack de la Rocha
(Related: Sacrifice, Tension, World)

"I wanted to express myself. I wanted to be creative and I didn't want to worry about someone bossing me around in the process. You have to struggle no matter where you are to get to where you're going, so I'm like, working it honey!"
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Struggle, Want, Worry)

"There was a village watercolour society and they'd come and paint in my field. I watched them from the window, the way they would struggle this way and that to find the perfect moment. God has made every angle on that beautiful, and I felt that tremendously."
- Nicolas Roeg
(Related: Society, God, Struggle)

"Clearly, children's charities struggle to find private sources of money to sustain their benevolent programs."
- Dana Rohrabacher
(Related: Money, Children, Struggle)

"I think right now the jury is out on where and how much profit is available in the consumer electronics industry, because if you look at the current consumer electronics players, the biggest ones on the planet struggle to make profit consistently."
- Kevin Rollins
(Related: Jury, Now, Profit, Right, Struggle)

"If I was 14 and knew some gay people, I wouldn't nearly have had the struggle I had. Our world is definitely changing."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: People, Gay, Struggle, World)

"I justified it in so many ways. I had a very, very long and difficult struggle with my sexuality."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: Sexuality, Struggle)

"When I was 15, I changed my name legally. I think it was largely due to my struggle about being gay. Everything just didn't fit, and I was trying to find things I could identify myself with, and it started with my name."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: Being, Gay, Name, Struggle, Trying)

"The triumph can't be had without the struggle."
- Wilma Rudolph
(Related: Struggle)

"Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle."
- Wilma Rudolph
(Related: Reward, Struggle)

"It seems to be the fate of idealists to obtain what they have struggled for in a form which destroys their ideals."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Fate, Ideals)

"It's the unusual leading man. Most of the Hollywood leading men are powerful and capable and strong, heroes. He has this vulnerability, he's fragile, he struggles to find a way to live from day to day that we can identify with, that we can understand."
- Mark Rydell
(Related: Men, Day, Heroes, Hollywood, Leading, Man, Vulnerability)

"Only he can understand what a farm is, what a country is, who shall have sacrificed part of himself to his farm or country, fought to save it, struggled to make it beautiful. Only then will the love of farm or country fill his heart."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Love, Heart, Country, Will)

"Throughout its history, the international Olympic Committee has struggled to spread its ideal of fraternity, friendship, peace and universal understanding."
- Juan Antonio Samaranch
(Related: Peace, Friendship, History, Committee, Understanding)

"Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?"
- George Sand
(Related: Heart, Blush, Joy, Reason, Regret, Shame, Struggle, Suffering)

"I struggled many times when maybe it didn't look like I was struggling, and I had to work hard every day."
- Ryne Sandberg
(Related: Work, Day)

"Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression."
- Margaret Sanger
(Related: Challenge, Expression, Woman)

"Have you ever noticed that when you must struggle to hear something, you close your eyes?"
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Eyes, Struggle)

"The labour movement had the best opportunity in 50 years to transform not merely an industrial situation and win an important battle for workers in struggle, but an opportunity to change the government of the day."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Change, Government, Opportunity, Battle, Day, Struggle, Workers, Years)

"With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Gods, Struggle, Stupidity)

"The greater part of humanity is too much harassed and fatigued by the struggle with want, to rally itself for a new and sterner struggle with error."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Error, Humanity, Struggle, Want)

"As the ancient commander addressed his soldiers before battle, so should the moralist speak to men in the struggle of the era."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Men, Battle, Soldiers, Struggle)

"The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is."
- Robert H. Schuller
(Related: Man, Struggle)

"And as you point out, for American families who struggle every day to figure out how do they pay, we talk about gasoline prices. That throws budgets into a real problem when you have budgeted really tight."
- Allyson Schwartz
(Related: American, Budgets, Day, Struggle, Talk)

"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
(Related: Strength, Winning, Surrender)

"So, the struggle for equal educational opportunity continues."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Opportunity, Struggle)

"I've always been very interested in the struggle for human rights, not just here but abroad, and I wanted to be an inside player in that struggle. I wanted to make the laws reflect our ideals and ideas in this democracy that is America."
- Leah Ward Sears
(Related: Ideas, America, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Ideals, Laws, Struggle)

"Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home."
- Victoria Secunda
(Related: Home, War, Father, Daughter, Fathers, Protection, Temptation, World)

"It was amazing to watch him in the darkroom at an advanced age, still get excited when the results were pleasing. He still struggled like we all do in the darkroom and he struggled behind the camera, and when he had a success he was beaming."
- John Sexton
(Related: Success, Age, Results)

"It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us."
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: God, Man, Struggle)

"I think things get a lot better after high school. I think the ones that struggle during that time tend to have better experiences after."
- Molly Shannon
(Related: Time, School, Struggle)

"My parents had always preached the virtues of hard work. But hard work is one thing; economic struggle is another."
- Sargent Shriver
(Related: Work, Hard work, Parents, Struggle)

"Art allows people a way to dream their way out of their struggle."
- Russell Simmons
(Related: Art, People, Dream, Struggle)

"It is a struggle for the minds of the people... No cause justifies recourse to terrorism."
- Manmohan Singh
(Related: People, Cause, Struggle, Terrorism)

"The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle."
- Swami Sivananda
(Related: Self, Struggle)

"Therefore, our fight must primarily be a political mass struggle with revolutionary goals."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Goals, Fight, Struggle)

"Reality shows that, contrary to other countries in southern Africa, we have no basis for a classical guerilla struggle. We have never had a hinterland, and we do not expect to."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Countries, Reality, Struggle)

"On the other hand, one factor helps us that no other liberation struggle in this region could count on - our liberation front is characterized by relatively highly developed class forces, tested in political struggles."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: Class, Struggle)

"No movement finding itself in this stage of struggle can operate by getting authority from the leading body of the political organs for even minor action that is taken and we don't even know in the case of the actions which have publicize whether they are in fact our people."
- Joe Slovo
(Related: People, Action, Actions, Authority, Body, Fact, Leading, Struggle)

"The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Work, Men, Difficulty, Duty, Suffering)

"The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Success, Battle, Difficulties, Honor, Nothing, Struggle)

"With all our mastery over the powers of Nature we have adhered to the view that the struggle for existence is a permanent and necessary condition of life."
- Frederick Soddy
(Related: Life, Nature, Existence, Struggle)

"We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Love, People, Fear, Failure, Struggle)

"My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being."
- Wole Soyinka
(Related: Music, Being, Humanity, Listening, Nothing, Opera, Painting, Poems, Reading, Struggle, Writers)

"A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn."
- Madame de Stael
(Related: Life, Religious, Struggle)

"The history of the past is but one long struggle upward to equality."
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: Equality, History, Past, Struggle)

"The Christian community latched onto a lot of my music, because there were a lot of things about my struggle they related to. But I didn't really want to come out and be identified as a Christian, because I didn't want to be a hypocrite, because my life wasn't right."
- Scott Stapp
(Related: Life, Music, Christian, Community, Right, Struggle, Want)

"There is no struggle, rift, fight between those who claim the banner of the tea party and those who are in the Republican Party. We work together."
- Michael Steele
(Related: Work, Fight, Party, Republican, Struggle, Tea)

"Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely voted ninety per cent Republican. That was the political origins, that's what their political voice was in the Republican party. During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history, the Republican party effectively walked away from the community. They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even though they embraced civil rights legislation. And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper, you gotta actually show up and be in the community, and understand what that struggle was really about."
- Michael Steele
(Related: History, African, Civil rights, Community, Legislation, Party, Republican, Struggle, Voice, Years)

"A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Journey, Struggle, Years)

"I would vote for the man who's lived life, who's done different occupations, who's been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I'd vote for experience, honest experience."
- Oliver Stone
(Related: Experience, Life, Family, Living, Man, Occupations, Vote, World)

"Mankind advances only through struggle."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Mankind, Struggle)

"In every man the memory of the struggles and the heroes of the past is alive. But these memories are not incompatible with the desire for peace in the future."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Peace, Desire, Future, Heroes, Man, Memories, Memory, Past)

"It was a struggle treating Claude Rains as my lover, but we were friendly. It was no great love affair."
- Gloria Stuart
(Related: Love, Struggle)

"The peoples of Asia, Africa, and Latin America have common interest and are in the position to support each other in their anti-imperialist and anti-U.S. struggle. As long as Africa and Latin America are not free."
- Kim Il Sung
(Related: America, Interest, Struggle, Support)

"The oppressed peoples can liberate themselves only through struggle. This is a simple and clear truth confirmed by history."
- Kim Il Sung
(Related: History, Truth, Struggle)

"It is wrong to try to avoid the struggle against imperialism under the pretext that independence and revolution are important, but that peace is still more precious."
- Kim Il Sung
(Related: Peace, Independence, Revolution, Struggle, Wrong)

"Our plan is to struggle against terrorism and have security for the country and help draft a democratic constitution as soon as possible."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Constitution, Country, Draft, Help, Security, Struggle, Terrorism)

"I married at a tender age during my early stage and radio struggles."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Age)

"I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He's always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness. Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life."
- Lee Tergesen
(Related: Life, Forgiveness, Character, Questioning, Trying)

"Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally."
- Charlize Theron
(Related: Countries, Crime, Murder, Punishment, Question, Sense, states, Struggle)

"We got the vote, which we should've been born with, in 1920. Everything we've had to struggle for - it's ridiculous."
- Helen Thomas
(Related: Struggle, Vote)

"Well, today, we are in the struggle brought on to us by the terrorists of Islam. It is a war that we did not choose. It was a war that was declared against us as Americans, against our people, against our Constitution."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: War, People, Islam, Americans, Constitution, Struggle, Today)

"I've had a normal life, but I have struggled to get here. It hasn't been handed to me and it hasn't been easy."
- Ashley Tisdale
(Related: Life)

"It goes without saying that when survival is threatened, struggles erupt between peoples, and unfortunate wars between nations result."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Survival, Nations, Result, Saying)

"To some it is Napoleon, to some it is a philosophical struggle, to me it is allegro con brio."
- Arturo Toscanini
(Related: Struggle)

"Acceptance of one's life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes and injustices."
- Paul Tournier
(Related: Life, Acceptance, Heredity, Nothing, Resignation, Running, Struggle, Suffering)

"In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time."
- Leon Trotsky
(Related: Time, Cruelty, Struggle)

"Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Miracles, Struggle)

"When life is victorious, there is birth; when it is thwarted, there is death. A warrior is always engaged in a life-and-death struggle for Peace."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Life, Peace, Death, Struggle)

"The victory of the working people over the exploiters and slave holders is at the same time the victorious struggle for liberation by the German people."
- Walter Ulbricht
(Related: Time, People, Victory, Struggle)

"I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps, the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel, and the Irish."
- Leon Uris
(Related: Inspiration, Irish, Israel, Palestine, Struggle)

"I've struggled just as much as anyone else."
- Kathy Valentine
"People who talk about revolution and class struggle without referring explicitly to everyday life, without understanding what is subversive about love and what is positive in the refusal of constraints, such people have a corpse in their mouth."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Love, Life, People, Positive, Class, Revolution, Struggle, Talk, Understanding)

"For me, half the joy of achieving has been the struggle and the fight, the pitting myself against the world and all its competition - and winning."
- Conrad Veidt
(Related: Winning, Competition, Fight, Joy, Struggle, World)

"Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle to live up to his own highest idea, and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near as possible to the Truth."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: Time, Truth, Idea, Duty, Struggle)

"My life is a struggle."
- Voltaire
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"I think it's safe to say that each of us has at least one issue we are passionate about and struggle with, issues that robs us of our peace, our joy and our ability to experience love."
- Lindsay Wagner
(Related: Experience, Love, Peace, Ability, Joy, Struggle)

"My youth passed at the time of the country's reconstruction from the ruins and ashes of the war in which my nation never bowed to the enemy paying the highest price in the struggle."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Time, War, Country, Enemy, Nation, Struggle, Youth)

"The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Democracy, Fascism, Fighting, Germany, Struggle, Will)

"And in which we say that life is eternal but continue to struggle to survive."
- Neale Donald Walsch
(Related: Life, Struggle)

"It is a struggle. But I don't mind. I will just keep fighting on."
- J. T. Walsh
(Related: Fighting, Mind, Struggle, Will)

"The IRA has abandoned its armed struggle in pursuit of its goals by political means. This must be fully acknowledged. Continued challenge does nothing but obstruct and inhibit the peace process."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Peace, Goals, Challenge, Nothing, Pursuit, Struggle)

"Happiness is not a brilliant climax to years of grim struggle and anxiety. It is a long succession of little decisions simply to be happy in the moment."
- J. Donald Walters
(Related: Happiness, Anxiety, Decisions, Struggle, Years)

"I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith."
- Denzel Washington
(Related: Faith, Struggle)

"This nation has always struggled with how it was going to deal with poor people and people of color. Every few years you will see some great change in the way that they approach this. We've had the war on poverty that never really got into waging a real war on poverty."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Change, War, People, Nation, Poor, Poverty, Will, Years)

"Some struggle is healthy. If you can embrace it rather than be angry, you can use it as your pilot light."
- Damon Wayans
(Related: Light, Struggle)

"In struggling against anguish one never produces serenity; the struggle against anguish only produces new forms of anguish."
- Simone Weil
(Related: Serenity, Struggle)

"Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent. They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect."
- George Weinberg
(Related: Men, Women, Fight, Independence, Struggle)

"Fate determines many things, no matter how we struggle."
- Otto Weininger
(Related: Fate, Struggle)

"Life ought to be a struggle of desire toward adventures whose nobility will fertilize the soul."
- Rebecca West
(Related: Life, Soul, Desire, Nobility, Struggle, Will)

"The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy."
- Rebecca West
(Related: American, English, Reason, Struggle, Vote)

"For eons, humans have struggled to find less destructive ways of living together."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Living)

"No one could understand the bond between me and my brother. I struggled to understand the forces that drove his soul in one direction and mine in another."
- Barry White
(Related: Brother, Soul, Direction)

"There are many people that struggle and struggle and have all the talent in the world, but for some reason they are not successful. You never know why those things happen."
- Bryan White
(Related: Talent, People, Successful, Reason, Struggle, World)

"Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Life, Salvation, Struggle)

"Every major religion today is a winner in the Darwinian struggle waged among cultures, and none ever flourished by tolerating its rivals."
- E. O. Wilson
(Related: Religion, Struggle, Today)

"Some people suggest that the problem is the separation of powers. If you had a parliamentary system, the struggle for power would not result in such complex peace treaties that empower so many different people to pursue so many contradictory aims."
- James Q. Wilson
(Related: Peace, Power, People, Result, Separation, Struggle)

"Every war results from the struggle for markets and spheres of influence, and every war is sold to the public by professional liars and totally sincere religious maniacs, as a Holy Crusade to save God and Goodness from Satan and Evil."
- Robert Anton Wilson
(Related: War, God, Evil, Goodness, Influence, Public, Religious, Results, Satan, Struggle)

"Where there is no struggle, there is no strength."
- Oprah Winfrey
(Related: Strength, Struggle)

"Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain."
- Mary Wollstonecraft
(Related: Women, Virtue, Freedom, Present, Struggle)

"Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!"
- Stevie Wonder
(Related: Life, Gods, Defeat, Meaning, Struggle)

"As another has well said, to handicap a student by teaching him that his black face is a curse and that his struggle to change his condition is hopeless is the worst sort of lynching."
- Carter G. Woodson
(Related: Change, Struggle, Teaching)

"I've struggled so hard to reign in my temper because it actually terrifies me."
- Susannah York
(Related: Temper)

"There's a constant flow of child actors. It's kind of funny to watch the new crew come through. I think, You poor little things. You're going to have to struggle for a long time."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: Funny, Time, Actors, Poor, Struggle)

"It's definitely a struggle to prove yourself just as a good human being. I'm so proud of who I am and what I've become, the morals I have, and the people that I'm surrounded by."
- Tina Yothers
(Related: People, Being, Morals, Struggle)

"I've learned that getting what you want gives you a pretty high batting average, and leaves you plenty to struggle for."
- Loretta Young
(Related: Pretty, Struggle, Want)

"Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years."
- Mao Zedong
(Related: History, Civilization, Struggle, Years)

"Each reform, therefore, improving the economical and political situation of the workers proves to be an arm that increases the energy with which the proletarian struggle of classes is fought."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Energy, Reform, Struggle, Workers)

"Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Women, Class, Consciousness, Importance, Propaganda, Questions, Struggle)

"Human nature is such that people are born with a love of profit If they follow these inclinations, they will struggle and snatch from each other, and inclinations to defer or yield will die."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Love, Nature, People, Human nature, Profit, Struggle, Will, Yield)

"I was lucky to come from a difficult area. It teaches you not just about football but also life. There were lots of kids from different races and poor families. People had to struggle to get through the day."
- Zinedine Zidane
(Related: Life, People, Day, Football, Kids, Poor, Struggle)

"I am little concerned with beauty or perfection. I don't care for the great centuries. All I care about is life, struggle, intensity."
- Emile Zola
(Related: Beauty, Life, Care, Perfection, Struggle)