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  If there is no struggle, there is no progress.  
 -  Frederick Douglass
  

  The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.  
 -  Albert Camus
  

  Life is a struggle, but not a warfare.  
 -  John Burroughs
  

  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
  

  Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.  
 -  Benjamin Disraeli
  

  Many great actions are committed in small struggles.  
 -  Victor Hugo
  

  If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success.  
 -  Will Smith
  

  It is when I struggle to be brief that I become obscure.  
 -  Lou Holtz
  

  Strength is Happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. When you wage a struggle, you might win or you might lose. But regardless of the short-term outcome, the very fact of your continuing to struggle is proof of your victory as a human being.  
 -  Daisaku Ikeda
  

  It is only through such real-life daily struggles and challenges that a genuine sensitivity to human rights can be inculcated. This is a truth that is not limited to school education: it applies to all of us.  
 -  Daisaku Ikeda
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  So the lover must struggle for words.  
 -  T. S. Eliot
  

  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
  

  And I think that, of course, there is some dysfunction of needing to be liked or noticed or to feel part of things, something going on there for most actors. For some there's not and I think they really struggle with it.  
 -  Hugh Jackman
  

  If you win without sacrifice you enjoy it but it's more satisfying when you have struggled.  
 -  Andres Iniesta
  

  Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.  
 -  Mao Zedong
  

  A brother who recognizes that we have shortcomings, we, in the struggle, have faults, and that he wanted to reconcile differences.  
 -  Louis Farrakhan
  

  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
  

  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 Henry Huxley
  

  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
  

  He that struggles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle.  
 -  Edmund Burke
  

  Hunger is a deep concern of mine, and I feel that no one should go without food in this world as long as there are caring people to lend a hand. I've had to struggle in my past and I know what it's like to go without, so I try to do as much as I can to help bring awareness to an issue that hits very close to home for me.  
 -  Nick Cannon
  

  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
  

  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
  

  But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  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
  

  The man whom God wills to slay in the struggle of life - he first individualizes.  
 -  Henrik Ibsen
  

  For me, the greatest obstacles are never on the ice itself. That's the area I excel in. That's where my passion is. I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.  
 -  Ann Bancroft
  

  I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.  
 -  Ann Bancroft
  

  The human race has been in a long struggle to eliminate murder. And we will succeed.  
 -  Bill James
  

  I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.  
 -  Ann Bancroft
  

  Our great struggle in medicine these days is not just with ignorance and uncertainty. It's also with complexity: how much you have to make sure you have in your head and think about. There are a thousand ways things can go wrong.  
 -  Atul Gawande
  

  I think initially, the record industry struggled a lot with digital media because there are a lot of aspects to it that can potentially destroy our industry.  
 -  Paloma Faith
  

  Don't feel entitled to anything you didn't sweat and struggle for.  
 -  Marian Wright Edelman
  

  Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  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
  

  Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.  
 -  Ansel Adams
  

  We knew that you don't get to be world champions without a struggle.  
 -  Eric Cantona
  

  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.  
 -  Alan Ball
  

  In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside, houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive.  
 -  Stephen Gardiner
  

  I'm one of the world's most self-conscious people. I really have to struggle.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  Some people harbour an awkward clash of feelings - homosexual attraction on the one hand and shame or embarrassment about that attraction on the other. It is well known that the mind struggles to sustain conflicting views.  
 -  Evan Davis
  

  My journey has been so full of struggle and I just want to be able to offer some help and some general ideas to people that really need it the most.  
 -  Linda Hamilton
  

  Top-down authority structures turn employees into bootlickers, breed pointless struggles for political advantage, and discourage dissent.  
 -  Ayumi Hamasaki
  

  Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.  
 -  James A. Baldwin
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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
  

  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.
  

  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.
  

  I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die, and there will be no hope for Tibet, after the Dalai Lama passes away.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  The political currents that topped the global agenda in the late 20th century - revolutionary nationalism, feminism and ethnic struggle - place culture at their heart.  
 -  Terry Eagleton
  

  I am a woman with a calling for social struggle and public service.  
 -  Michelle Bachelet
  

  I do struggle with how much and in which way, as an artist or celebrity, that you voice your political views.  
 -  Kevin Bacon
  

  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