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Definition of Uphill

Uphill

  1. Upwards on, or as on, a hillside; as, to walk uphill.
  2. Ascending; going up; as, an uphill road.
  3. Attended with labor; difficult; as, uphill work.

Uphill Quotations

The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved.
Samuel Smiles

All ballplayers should quit when it starts to feel as if all the baselines run uphill.
Babe Ruth

The way to Heaven is ascending; we must be content to travel uphill, though it be hard and tiresome, and contrary to the natural bias of our flesh.
Jonathan Edwards

I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle; I've been fighting so hard to have an education. It's been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros' pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.
Emma Watson

A liberal is a person who believes that water can be made to run uphill. A conservative is someone who believes everybody should pay for his water. I'm somewhere in between: I believe water should be free, but that water flows downhill.
Theodore White
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Uphill Translations

uphill in German is bergan, bergan, bergauf

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