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    struggle Quotes

    The art of walking on quicksand is still beyond me. What I learned is only how difficult this art is to master and how hard people need to struggle to learn it.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  master  struggle  learn 
    Fully "biodegradable" structures are nowadays the ideal and the standards to which most, if not all structures, struggle to measure up.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: struggle  standard 
    Wildlife needs wilderness-not just to survive, but also to live freely. Sadly, many species struggle to survive due to increased human activity and expansion into habitats they call home.
    — Zoe Helene
    tags: live  human  struggle 
    I was lucky to come from a difficult area. It teaches you not just about football but also life. There were lots of kids from different races and poor families. People had to struggle to get through the day.
    — Zinedine Zidane
    tags: people  struggle  poor  kids  race  football 
    Do not struggle. Go with the flow of things, and you will find yourself at one with the mysterious unity of the Universe.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: struggle  universe 
    Therefore, the truly great man, although he does not injure others, does not credit himself with charity and mercy (these are natural to him). He does not seek gain, but does not despise his followers who do. He struggles not for wealth, but does not take credit for leaving it alone... The ranks and emoluments of the world are to him no cause for joy, it's punishments and shame no cause for disgrace.
    — Zhuangzi
    Now, when ordinary people attempt to find happiness, I am not sure whether the happiness is really happiness or not. I study what ordinary people do to find happiness, what they struggle for, rushing about apparently unable to stop.
    — Zhuangzi
    Truth can be sifted out from falsehood only if the government is vigorously and consistently cross-examined, so that the fundamental issues of the struggle may be clearly defined
    — Zechariah Chafee
    A great deal of world politics is a fundamental struggle, but it is also a struggle that has to be waged intelligently.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Success in Iraq will be a major setback for terrorists and a major asset for the security of this region. The struggle for Iraq is the struggle for the future of the world.
    — Zalmay Khalilzad
    I'm in this band to give volume to various struggles throughout the world. To me, the tension in this band is a minimal sacrifice.
    — Zack de la Rocha
    I have a hard time with scheduling, and with hunkering down and planning. That's always been a struggle for me.
    — Zachary Levi
    tags: time  struggle 
    To say I live a cursed life is an understatement. I have to get up every day and work with people who are not as successful as me nor will they ever be as successful as me. Nobody knows the struggles I go through.
    — Zach Braff
    CP is a struggle, but it's also been quite the tool for me to find success and deliver a message. It's something about me that's unique, so it'll open a few doors as well as keep a few closed. If you have the other tools that you develop as an individual, talents, things like that, you can harness this to do positive things in the world.
    — Zach Anner
    There's a tendency to treat anyone with a physical disability as inspiring. I call it a pedestal of prejudice, in that you're lifting people up to dismiss them. My whole thing is bringing us down to everyone else's level and saying we're all the same. The struggle is the same.
    — Zach Anner
    Means are more important than ends in the civilized struggle for ideas. Our dreams may be the loveliest on earth, but if we wade through blood and terror to achieve them, we will arrive to find ourselves destroyed. Don't kill.
    — Yuri Orlov
    It is impossible to ignore a highly important factor of the chess struggle - psychology.
    — Yuri Averbakh
    I don't just do music for the clubs, I do music for the struggle. I do music for everyday niggas, the kids who ain't got no sense of direction. I'm trying to restore some of the morals back into the game, as far as the street.
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: struggle  music  morals  kids  games 
    Everybody was in struggle, in the grind trying to make it.
    — Young Buck
    tags: struggle 
    To write about a struggle amidst the struggling: one must hope that the muddling will end someday.
    — Yiyun Li
    tags: struggle  write  hope 
    The struggle to get weapons is continuous, but the United States will aid us, if it finds Israel displaying a willingness for peace.
    — Yitzhak Rabin
    tags: peace  struggle 
    The latest literary discussions reflect a struggle between two artistic methods - romanticism and realism, with the latter clearly ascendant for the time being.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    tags: time  struggle 
    Anyone can relate to struggle, whether you're European or Asian. Anyone can relate to having to get up and go to work and eat.
    — Yelawolf
    tags: work  struggle 
    We shall never stop until we can go back home and Israel is destroyed... The goal of our struggle is the end of Israel, and there can be no compromises or mediations... the goal of this violence is the elimination of Zionism from Palestine in all its political, economic and military aspects... We don't want peace, we want victory. Peace for us means Israel's destruction and nothing else.
    — Yasser Arafat
    Even if only one guerilla cub survives the prolonged struggle, I am confident that he will raise the flag of Palestine overJerusalem... Jerusalem is destined to be the eternal capital of our sovereign, independent Palestinian state under the P.L.O. leadership.
    — Yasser Arafat
    The goal of our struggle is the end of Israel, and there can be no compromises...
    — Yasser Arafat
    tags: struggle  goal 
    I was 17 when it was being filmed and so I was at an age where you are learning a lot about yourself. I came out of school to film it, and I hadn't been having a good time in school before that. I get quite shy around big groups of people. If I meet people, especially my peers and people my own age, I always struggle because I've always worked with adults and they have a tendency to molly coddle you a bit when you're the youngest on-set.
    — Yasmin Paige
    Do you struggle with confusion? Not knowing which way to go? Here's why: We turn to means (help of creation, our own mind) before turning to God.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    If you study your own struggles, the struggles of others, even in movies or novels you'll see the root of all their suffering is always attachments
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    Human nature is such that people are born with a love of profit If they follow these inclinations, they will struggle and snatch from each other, and inclinations to defer or yield will die.
    — Xunzi
    tags: nature  people  human  struggle  die 
    Everything comes out in blues music: joy , pain , struggle . Blues is affirmation with absolute elegance.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: pain  joy  struggle 
    This was not after all a conventional war, a struggle between equally predacious powers; it was a war to end all wars.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: struggle  war 
    ...men are not put into this world to go the path of ease, they are put into this world to go the path of pain and struggle.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  pain  world  struggle  path 
    We wasted a lot of creative energy in that immediate post colonial era, when there was a struggle between, you know, the Cold War between the capitalism and communism. Many writers just wasted their energy and their talent because they want to be ideologically correct and of course all they produced was propaganda.
    — Wole Soyinka
    The British inclined more towards the feudal mentality, the feudal structures rather than the more radical progressive elements who would re-shape society and institute pretty egalitarian systems of governance with opportunity for even disadvantaged people and so I found that decolonisation was not just the end of political struggle in Nigeria.
    — Wole Soyinka
    My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.
    — Wole Soyinka
    I think I'm a very lazy writer and by that I mean that I do not battle, I don't struggle too hard against it. If I have difficulties in the writing, I just go and do other things. I don't feel a compulsion to write.
    — Wole Soyinka
    tags: lazy  struggle  battle  writing  write 
    Difficult struggle in mountaineering is our rise above himself, is the voice of freedom.
    — Wojciech Kurtyka
    tags: freedom  struggle 
    Even though I never really had to pound the pavement as an actor, I always worked really hard. But, at the same time, I always felt like people thought that I didn't have to struggle even though I was struggling.
    — Winona Ryder
    Most actors don't know what they're going to do next, so you get into this thing where you have to force yourself to have another life outside of acting. And then, as soon as you start something in this sort of normal life that you're trying to live, you get a job. So you have this constant struggle because you want to be able to commit to things and to finish things in your life, but then you also want to be able to act.
    — Winona Ryder
    tags: live  struggle  job 
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