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How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver
All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.
Pope Paul VI
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for the truth, and have begun striving for ourselves.
Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty; it is its own reward. Everything else is in God's hands.
Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
After a century of striving, after a year of debate, after a historic vote, health care reform is no longer an unmet promise. It is the law of the land.
We're constantly striving for success, fame and comfort when all we really need to be happy is someone or some thing to be enthusiastic about.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Business and growing jobs is about taking risk, sometimes failing, sometimes succeeding, but always striving. It is about dreams. Usually, it doesn't work out exactly as you might have imagined. Steve Jobs was fired at Apple. He came back and changed the world.
Failure after long perseverance is much grander than never to have a striving good enough to be called a failure.
A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.
To think is of itself to be useful; it is always and in all cases a striving toward God.
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval.
A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.
W. E. B. Du Bois
Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness.
Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.
Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
When you're happy you find pure joy in your life. There are no regrets in this state of happiness - and that's a goal worth striving for in all areas of your life.
By striving to do the impossible, man has always achieved what is possible. Those who have cautiously done no more than they believed possible have never taken a single step forward.
I was striving to be the most muscular man, and it got me into the movies. It got me everything that I have.
People striving for approval from others become phony.
We are ever striving after what is forbidden, and coveting what is denied us.
I have tried to keep on with my striving because this is the only hope I have of ever achieving anything worthwhile and lasting.
The idea for which this nation stands will not survive if the highest goal free man can set themselves is an amiable mediocrity. Excellence implies striving for the highest standards in every phase of life.
John W. Gardner
Even the striving for equality by means of a directed economy can result only in an officially enforced inequality - an authoritarian determination of the status of each individual in the new hierarchical order.
Friedrich August von Hayek
The people that make this country work, the people who pay on their mortgages, the people getting up and going to work, striving in this recession to not participate in it, they're not the enemy. They're the people that hire you. They're the people that are going to give you a job.
The relationship to one's fellow man is the relationship of prayer, the relationship to oneself is the relationship of striving; it is from prayer that one draws the strength for one's striving.
Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
That's what we're striving for, making us a contender in every race.
I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there's nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.
The perfection of our union, especially our commitment to equality of opportunity, has been a story of constant striving to live up to our Founding principles. This is what Abraham Lincoln meant when he said, 'In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free - honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve.'
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