Quotes: hard

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  • Henry Ford
    Henry Ford
    American industrialist 1863-1947
    Henry Ford
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    Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
  • Meister Eckhart
    Meister Eckhart
    German mystic 1260-1326 AD
    Meister Eckhart
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    A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
    Calvin Coolidge
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    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance, you will not easily arrive at better. If they know what is good, and require it. you will aspire and burn until you achieve it. But from time to time, in history, men are born a whole age too soon.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.
  • Algernon Sydney
    Algernon Sydney
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    'Tis hard to comprehend how one man can come to be master of many, equal to himself in right, unless it be by consent or by force.
  • William M. Thackeray
    William M. Thackeray
    British writer 1811-1863
    William M. Thackeray
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    'Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard... 'Tis the living up to it that's difficult.
  • Fred Allen
    Fred Allen
    American comedian 1894-1956
    Fred Allen
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    A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
  • Denzel Washington
    Denzel Washington
    American actor, director, and producer 1954-
    Denzel Washington
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    A film is just like a muffin. You make it. You put it on the table. One person might say, ''Oh, I don't like it.'' One might say it's the best muffin ever made. One might say it's an awful muffin. It's hard for me to say. It's for me to make the muffin.
  • John Heywood
    John Heywood
    English writer, playwright and poet 1497-1580
    John Heywood
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    A hard beginning maketh a good ending.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
    Alfred Adler
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    A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet 1819-1892
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
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