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A religious life is a struggle and not a hymn.
Madame de Stael
And in which we say that life is eternal but continue to struggle to survive.
Neale Donald Walsch
There's something in human nature, the trying-to-get-on-with-it quality of people, the struggle to maintain or keep the show going can be exhausting.
I am known for a life spent in the struggle for freedom, and freedom includes the freedom of religion.
The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings.
It doesn't feel good when you have to struggle to get your pants on.
We have to struggle against the conservatives from all sides, not only the right-wingers, but also the left-wing conservatives who don't want to change anything.
In Arab capitals, the failure of the United States to stop Iran's nuclear program is understood as American weakness in the struggle for dominance in the Middle East, making additional cooperation from Arab leaders on Israeli-Palestinian issues even less likely.
Tunisia was not for the United States an important country in the way, let's say, Algeria was because of its gas, because of its size, because of its struggle against terrorism that sometimes turned bloody.
All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That's all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It's that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that's where our performance lies, that's what the audience gets. They get the struggle.
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.
The struggle for morality never stays won. It's always in process.
You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government.
The literature of the inner life is very largely a record of struggle with the inordinate passions of the social self.
Charles Horton Cooley
You know, after all these years, it's just like we are who we are and it's a struggle for me and sometimes I'm heavier and sometimes I'm thinner.
Songwriting's never been a natural art for me; it's always been a bit of a struggle.
The institutionalization of Black Studies, Feminist Studies, all of these things, led to a sense that the struggle was over for a lot of people and that one did not have to continue the personal consciousness-raising and changing of one's viewpoint.
Why, for example, should a group of simple, stable compounds of carbon, hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen struggle for billions of years to organise themselves into a professor of chemistry? What's the motive?
Robert M. Pirsig
Making art, good art, is always a struggle. It can make you happy when you pull it off. There's no better feeling. It's beauteous. But it's always about hard work and inspiration and sweat and good ideas.
I've had my share of struggle. I believe, never take success to your head or failure to your heart.
I never had an intellectual struggle with the Bible, with the gospel, with the claims of Christ.
In the struggle between capital and labor, more often than not capital has won, because the real source of value for most companies has historically been the hard assets that they owned and controlled.
Everything's been a struggle for me.
Clashes of values and the struggle for primacy constitute a constant in human history that accounts for that other constant - conflict and war.
When I write, what I long for is not more realism or fiction but more courage. That's what I always find myself short on and what I have to struggle to achieve in order that the work might live.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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