Quotes about Hard Times
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• It isn't so much that hard times are coming; the change observed is mostly soft times going.
—Groucho Marx (1890-1977)
• There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted, but now it happens to everybody.
—Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965)
• Anyone who has every struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
—James Baldwin (1924-1987)
• He who limps still walks.
—Stanislaw Lec (1909-1966)
• Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming
—Helen Keller (1880-1968)
• In the midst of winter, I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
—Albert Camus (1913-1960)
• No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
—William Penn (1644-1718)
• Experience is the hardest kind of teacher. It gives you the test first, and the lesson afterward.
• Obstacles cannot crush me, every obstacle yields to stern resolve.
—Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)
• You know what makes a good loser? Practice.
—Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961)
• To get it right, be born with luck, or else make it. Never give up.
—Ruth Gordon (1896-1985)
• When all else is lost, the future still remains.
—Christian Bovee (1820-1904)
• The only cure for grief is action.
—George Henry Lewis (1833-1911)
• A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities, and an optimist is one who make opportunities of his difficulties.
—Harry Truman (1884-1972)
• Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
—Winston Churchill (1874-1965)
• Accidents occur in the best regulated families.
—Charles Dickens (1812-1872)
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• Death and taxes and childbirth! There's never any convenient time for any of them!
—Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)
• Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long shot.
—Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977)