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  When the hardship is at its height, relief is near.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  He who puts his hands on his lap will suffer hardships in life.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  Patience makes all hardships light.  
 -  Estonian proverb
  

  There is no hardship that cannot be surmounted.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  The higher the position, the greater the hardship.  
 -  Vietnamese proverb
  

  The mouth is the cause of calamity.  
 -  Japanese proverb
  

  Rest comes only after hardship.  
 -  African proverb, Swahili
  

  Where there is no hardship, there is no pleasure and happiness.  
 -  Philippine proverb
  

  Someone else's calamity doesn't add to your own wisdom.  
 -  Russian proverb
  

  If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.  
 -  Anne Bradstreet
  

  Happiness does not consist in amusement. In fact, it would be strange if our end were amusement, and if we were to labor and suffer hardships all our life long merely to amuse ourselves... The happy life is regarded as a life in conformity with virtue. It is a life which involves effort and is not spent in amusement.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  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
  

  Everyone faces hardships along their chosen path. What carries them through? Makes them work and pray with no thought of quitting? Enthusiasm!  
 -  Conrad Hilton
  

  The most beautiful people I've known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.  
 -  Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
  

  For love, we will climb mountains, cross seas, traverse desert sands, and endure untold hardships. Without love, mountains become unclimbable, seas uncrossable, deserts unbearable, and hardships our lot in life.  
 -  Gary Chapman
  

  When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about.  
 -  Haruki Murakami
  

  A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  For love, we will climb mountains, cross seas, traverse desert sands, and endure untold hardships. Without love, mountains become unclimbable, seas uncrossable, deserts unbearable, and hardships our lot in life.  
 -  Gary Chapman
  

  When you come out of the storm you won’t be the same person who walked in. That's what this storm's all about.  
 -  Haruki Murakami
  

  A happy life consists not in the absence, but in the mastery of hardships.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  I cannot understand how anyone can be an Indian and not be proud - the richness and infinite variety of our composite heritage, the magnificence of the people's spirit, equal to any disaster or burden, firm in their faith... even in poverty and hardship.  
 -  Indira Gandhi
  

  Sometimes we must undergo hardships, breakups, and narcissistic wounds, which shatter the flattering image that we had of ourselves, in order to discover two truths: that we are not who we thought we were; and that the loss of a cherished pleasure is not necessarily the loss of true happiness and well-being.  
 -  Jean-Yves Leloup
  

  You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It won't happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, 'I don't care how hard this is, I don't care how disappointed I am, I'm not going to let this get the best of me. I'm moving on with my life.'  
 -  Joel Osteen
  

  There is no calamity greater than lavish desires. There is no greater guilt than discontentment. And there is no greater disaster than greed.  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

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

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

  My goal is to encourage you to overcome your own challenges and hardships so you can find your own purpose and pathway to a ridiculously good life.  
 -  Nick Vujicic
  

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

  One if the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.  
 -  Oprah Winfrey
  

  Human happiness is defined by the hardships and conflicts you have been through. The greater they are, the greater is your happiness.  
 -  Peter Deunov
  

  Love is our steady guide on this road full of hardships.  
 -  Rumi
  

  Most men ebb and flow in wretchedness between the fear of death and the hardship of life; they are unwilling to live, and yet they do not know how to die.  
 -  Seneca
  

  There is no success without hardship.  
 -  Sophocles
  

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

  I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.  
 -  Thomas A. Edison
  

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

  Do not tell of your past troubles of a financial nature, if you have had them, do not think of them at all. Do not tell of the poverty of your parents, or the hardships of your early life; to do any of these things is to mentally class yourself with the poor for the time being, and it will certainly check the movement of things in your direction.  
 -  Wallace D. Wattles
  

  With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself, or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.  
 -  Wayne Dyer
  

  Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.  
 -  Zig Ziglar