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Virtue rejects facility to be her companion. She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.
Michel de Montaigne
Coming up through the ranks of any calling can be rough, but that battered soul who survives the early years of courting the comic muse comes close to knowing what only the soldier knows: What combat is like.
When people go through something rough in life, they say, 'I'm taking it one day at a time.' Yes, so is everybody. Because that's how time works.
Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
As a rough rule of thumb, I would say the smaller the pond, the more belligerent the fish.
Growing up, me and my brother, we were kind of exact opposites. We were completely yin and yang. He was more rough and tumble, and I just wanted to play with my girlfriends.
Heroes have a rough time because they stand up when they ought not to, they speak when they ought not to; they always have to go that extra mile.
My neighborhood was rough, but I live a great life now. I don't fight that much now. I don't look for it anyway, but if someone hits your mother, whether you're a star, an accountant, or an astronaut or anything... I mean it's your mother, so I lost my mind.
Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Henri Frederic Amiel
I lived rough, by my wits, was homeless, lived on the streets, lived on friends' floors, was happy, was miserable.
It's expensive to raise a child with special needs, which people don't even think about. Emotionally it can be a struggle, but financially it's really rough.
Elena Delle Donne
All that is worth seeing in good boxing can best be witnessed in a contest with soft gloves. Every value is called out: quickness, force, precision, foresight, readiness, pluck, and endurance. With these, the rowdy and 'rough' are not satisfied.
John Boyle O'Reilly
Caricature is rough truth.
My life is simple and rough.
I come from Detroit where it's rough and I'm not a smooth talker.
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
Comedy is a very rough beat. It's no holds barred, as it should be.
No matter how rough things can be at times, many Americans are optimistic and on the move.
The only society I like is rough and tough, and the tougher the better. There's where you get down to bedrock and meet human people.
Robert W. Service
There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity as the application of a rough truth.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
We never had it as rough as the kids have it today. Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of real estate or a college education.
Don't learn to do, but learn in doing. Let your falls not be on a prepared ground, but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
I don't like to play rough, but I will if I have to.
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
I've gone for each type: the rough guy; the nerdy, sweet, lovable guy; and the slick guy. I don't really have a type. Men in general are a good thing.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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