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The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Everybody wants to be famous, but nobody wants to do the work. I live by that. You grind hard so you can play hard. At the end of the day, you put all the work in, and eventually it'll pay off. It could be in a year, it could be in 30 years. Eventually, your hard work will pay off.
Learning something new is a fabulous way to be refreshed. When work can grind you down, something about learning a new activity thrills the soul. It reminds you that the world is bigger than your desk and your to-do list.
What I lack in talent, I compensate with my willingness to grind it out. That's the secret of my life.
My confidence comes from the daily grind - training my butt off day in and day out.
When you're in the day-to-day grind, it just seems like it's another step along the way. But I find joy in the actual process, the journey, the work. It's not the end. It's not the end event.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
As long as you're having fun, that's the key. The moment it becomes a grind, it's over.
Nothing can substitute for just plain hard work. I had to put in the time to get back. And it was a grind. It meant training and sweating every day. But I was completely committed to working out to prove to myself that I still could do it.
All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.
I've accentuated the look over the years. As a comic, you try something and if it works you go with it and grind it to death.
In any profession it gets to be a grind.
The thing that drives most coaches out of coaching in college is they get tired of the grind of recruiting.
Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it.
If every woman who's had an abortion took tomorrow off in protest, America would grind to a halt. And that would be symbolic: because women grind to a halt if they are not in control of their fertility.
I think that if you grind your spices and keep them in small batches, you can use them in endless ways. The key thing is to have a spice mill or a coffee grinder, and to keep your spices cold and in tightly lidded boxes.
Sometimes the wheels of justice grind slowly.
The mill cannot grind with the water that is past.
Daniel D. Palmer
I love using rice as a flour; I'll grind roasted rice and dip fish in that. It gives a beautiful, crunchy texture.
At 'SNL,' I wrote political stuff, but I never felt the show should have an axe to grind. But when I left in '95, I could let my own beliefs out.
You're confronted with the quandary: do I grind things to a halt? Ideally you would, but I have better things to do than educate people.
I have been a figure skater for so long that when I stopped that competitive day-to-day grind, I didn't know what to do with myself. I don't know how the world works outside of being barked at by a Ukrainian woman and watching my weight.
My career has been successful, but it's been a grind of hard work.
I see N.Y. hip-hop like I see N.Y. streets. N.Y. streets are grimy; it's a grind. N.Y. rappers are hustlers - whatever sound is in, we can adapt to that; there's nothing wrong with that.
I don't think I'm a gay icon. I have no axe to grind. I mean, I'm clearly not homophobic! I'm not pro or con.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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