Quotation Explorer - 'Hardest'

Books aren't written - they're rewritten. Including your own. It is one of the hardest things to accept, especially after the seventh rewrite hasn't quite done it. - Michael Crichton
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. - Henry Ford
One of the hardest tasks of leadership is understanding that you are not what you are, but what you're perceived to be by others. - Edward L. Flom
To save myself I must face myself, which may be the hardest of all things to face. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. - Roy Bennett
Goodbyes are on of the hardest things about life. One way or another people were always leaving... Always moving on. - Karen Kingsbury
I write description in longhand because that's hardest for me and you're closer to the paper when you work by hand, but I use the typewriter for dialogue because people speak like a typewriter works. - Ernest Hemingway
The hardest thing of all, is just standing in front of a mirror and not recognizing the reflection. - Klaudio Marashi
The hardest calling in our lives is to be truly ourselves. - J.R. Rim
The luckiest people are the hardest working people." - L. R. W. Lee - L.R.W. Lee
Suffering is just about the easiest of all human activities; being happy is just about the hardest. And happiness requires, not surrender to guilt, but emancipation from guilt. - Nathaniel Branden
One of the hardest and truest things a grown-up learns is that sometimes it's not okay. - Christopher Buehlman
Facing my mistakes from years ago has been one of the hardest things I've ever dealt with. - Justin Bieber
Do not ask God the way to heaven; he will show you the hardest one. - Stanislaw J. Lec
The hardest thing when you think about focusing. You think focusing is about saying "Yes." No. Focusing is about saying "No." And when you say "No," you piss off people. - Steve Jobs
Success is the sweetest thing to taste,the bitterest thing to lose,and the hardest thing to earn. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The night is the hardest time to be alive and 4am knows all my secrets. - Poppy Z. Brite
To say something nice about yourself, this is the hardest thing in the world for people to do. They'd rather take their clothes off. - Nancy Friday
Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute. - Josh Billings
The hardest thing in this world, is to live in it. - Mutant Enemy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
One of the hardest things in this world is to admit you are wrong. And nothing is more helpful in resolving a situation than its frank admission. - Benjamin Disraeli
Sometimes the hardest thing is admitting you were wrong. It’s hard to say you need to be forgiven. - Jane Casey
The hardest things to write are often the best things to read. And the most deserving to be written. - David Alejandro Fearnhead
Your hardest time will be the most memorable time of your life if you can endure it. - Debasish Mridha
He spoke in polished honesty free of liar's filth. He said the hardest words with an unshakable voice, a wide smile, with fear and doubt freezing over his core. The truth was the best route, but the truth could always be costly... another truth. A sad truth. - Hubert Martin
The hardest thing to do in life is to be yourself. - Debasish Mridha
Imaginary diseases are the hardest to cure. - Marty Rubin
This is perhaps the hardest truth of any to grasp. Do we wake up every morning amazed that we are loved by God? - David Ford
Sometimes the hardest power to master is the power of yielding. -Hestia - Rick Riordan
What is hardest to accept about the passage of time is that the people who once mattered the most to us are wrapped up in parentheses. - John Irving
Hardship is the hardest moment to soften the soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I think the hardest part of being a teenage, or any age really, is the misconception that you're alone. You're not alone. You're not the only one going through what you're going through, and life does get better if you want it to. - Ellie Elisabeth
The hardest and greatest thing a human being can do is submit to his Creator. - Habeeb Akande
Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it. - Henry Ford
The softest things in the world to overcome the hardest things in the world. - Lao-Tzu
The hardest thing to do often comes with no earthly reward; but it supernaturally affects eternity, so it turns into huge deposit in heaven. - Alisa Hope Wagner
There is so much more to marriage than who makes the money. Some of the hardest parts don't come with a paycheck. - Michelle M. Pillow
The hardest part of life is living it. - Kinsey
Forgiving other people does not mean that they will get away with what they did to you, it means that You are set free from the pain they have caused you. Forgiveness is the hardest lesson we are here to learn to master, but it is possible with time and patience. - Jeanette Coron
You don't ask for all that you get. You don't get all that you ask for. That shouldn't stop you from working the hardest for what you wan't the most. - Shefali Batra
Truly it is the hardest of all trials to see souls so dear in pains we cannot remedy. - Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton
The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective. - Henry David Thoreau
It's so curious: one can resist tears and 'behave' very well in the hardest hours of grief. But then someone makes you a friendly sign behind a window, or one notices that a flower that was in bud only yesterday has suddenly blossomed, or a letter slips from a drawer... and everything collapses. - Colette
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. - Fred Astaire
I think the saddest people always try their hardest to make people happy because they know what it’s like to feel absolutely worthless and they don’t want anyone else to feel like that. - Robin Williams
The hardest mistakes to learn from are those that lack consequence. - Jasper Sole
Sometimes we think the hardest part of life is letting go, but what we fail to realize is that learning to start over makes it hard for us to let go." - W.J. Dolor - Wilfred James Dolor
I used to think as I looked out on the Hollywood night there must be thousands of girls sitting alone like me, dreaming of becoming a movie star. But I'm not going to worry about them. I'm dreaming the hardest. - Marilyn Monroe
In my experience, the hardest thing about having someone "come out" to you is the "pretending to be surprised" part. - Tina Fey
The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat. - Confucius
The hardest part is setting the camera on the tripod, or making the decision to bring the camera out of the car, or just raising the camera to your face, believing, by those actions, that whatever you find before you, whatever you find there, is going to be good. - Sally Mann
Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
When weight loss becomes a goal in your life, eating right and exercising are just two pieces of the puzzle. Figuring out why you've put on the extra weight is the hardest part. - Ali Vincent
True friendship is the hardest thing to break... - Mykyta Isagulov
Poetry is an art, and chief of the fine arts; the easiest to dabble in, the hardest to reach true perfection.
You were the hardest year of my life and I’ve never been so happy. What does that say about me? - Charlotte Eriksson
And it's true what I read about joy. It's the kind of happiness that not only fills you up but spills over. Really, all you have to do is look for it, and then have the strength to let it in. And believe it or not, that's the hardest part. - Jolene Perry
Love is a cowboy's hardest ride. - C.B. Smith
The hardest work in the world is that which should have been done yesterday.
Nature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay. - Robert Frost
Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world--to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want. - Ayn Rand
Don't duck the most difficult problems. That just ensures that the hardest part will be left when you are most tired. Get the big one done - it's downhill from then on. - Norman Vincent Peale
The great Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa said that to be an artist means never to avert your eyes. And that's the hardest thing, because we want to flinch. The artist must go into the white hot center of himself, and our impulse when we get there is to look away and avert our eyes. - Robert Olen Butler
The hardest thing in the world is to let go of who you once thought you were and to manifest your true self, at the risk of being unloved. This is self-actualization. - Kamand Kojouri
Life during the wedding day can be so simple, but life after the wedding day can be THE HARDEST. - Auliq-Ice
It is obvious that most people are not living the life they want to live! The easiest solution for this problem is to give up the life you want to live. And the hardest solution is this: Give up everything which prevents you to live the life you want to live! - Mehmet Murat ildan
One of the hardest expressions of self-assertiveness is challenging your limiting beliefs. - Nathaniel Branden
The books that help you most are those which make you think that most. The hardest way of learning is that of easy reading; but a great book that comes from a great thinker is a ship of thought, deep freighted with truth and beauty. - Theodore Parker
A mother's hardest to forgive.Life is the fruit she longs to hand youRipe on a plate. And while you live,Relentlessly she understands you. - Phyllis McGinley
So much for endings. Beginnings are always more fun. True connoisseurs, however, are known to favor the stretch in between, since it's the hardest to do anything with. That's about all that can be said for plots, which anyway are just one thing after another, a what and a what and a what. - Margaret Atwood
To me the hardest thing is hating you.Even harder than walking away still loving you. - Wordions
One of the hardest things for a writer to do is delete words. - Alessandra Torre
The most hardest thing in life is letting go of the person whom you dearly love. - Luffina Lourduraj
No matter your political affiliation, it’s an honor and a privilege to meet the sitting president of the United States. You are in the presence of someone who commands respect for taking the hardest job in the world.Fairy Tale Interrupted: A Memoir of Life, Love, and Loss - RoseMarie Trenzio
When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone. - Autumn Morning Star
The hardest thing to do is watch the one you love, love someone else - Poise
Allowing children to fight their own battles is one of the hardest parenting skills to learn.
Sticks and stones may break my bones but your words were always the hardest. - Dominic Riccitello
The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. - Albert Einstein
People strive hardest to save face, when the beauty they value is solely extrinsic. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth. - Katherine Mansfield
You've broke me so many times, that putting myself back together, isn't the hard part anymore. I can do it with my eyes closed. The hardest part is watching you dangle from your own eyelids, trying to escape the mistake of planting me there.When I bloomed you left, like a cold wind. - Amber Dawn H.
The hardest time in this world is for the sensitive and intelligent people. - Swami Dhyan Giten
You break me the hardest, make me the strongest, and keep me the softest. - Coco J. Ginger
I came in haste with cursing breath,And heart of hardest steel;But when I saw thee cold in death,I felt as man should feel.For when I look upon that face,That cold, unheeding, frigid brown,Where neither rage nor fear has place,By Heaven! I cannot hate thee now! - Alfred Tennyson
That is the hardest thing of all. It is much harder to judge yourself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself, it's because you're truly a wise man. - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Coming up with ideas is the easiest thing on earth. Putting them down is the hardest. - Rod Serling
Our greatest pretenses are built up not to hide the evil and the ugly in us, but our emptiness. The hardest thing to hide is something that is not there. - Eric Hoffer
The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. - Eric Hoffer
The easiest kind of relationship for me is with ten thousand people. The hardest is with one. - Joan Baez
Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning. - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
The hardest thing to do in the world is overcome the mind but it just so happens that it's also the most rewarding. - Matthew Donnelly
The hardest period in life is one’s twenties. It’s a shame because you’re your most gorgeous, and you’re physically in peak condition. But it’s actually when you’re most insecure and full of self-doubt. When you don’t know what’s going to happen, it’s frightening. - Helen Mirren
The hardest - the part that's hard is to kill, but once you kill, that becomes easier, to kill the next person and the next one and the next one." -Varnado Simpson, Charlie Company of My Lai - Jonathan Glover
The hardest thing is to do something which is close to nothing because it is demanding all of you. - Marina Abramović
You may not be the smartest, or the fastest, or the most talented. But you CAN work the hardest. - Kevin J. Donaldson
We cannot be judge and jury, the hardest thing is to understand the unknown and in knowing the hidden all things are revealed giving truth.God is watcher during all moments and at the end the real Judge. - Zarina Bibi
Falling in love might be the hardest one, as it encompasses a lot. - Auliq Ice
the hardest thing in life is to accept the facts that are hard to accept and to accept the things you can't accept. - yassi tan
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything. - Muhammad Ali
After being alive, the next hardest work is having sex. - Andy Warhol
Nature is not cruel, pitiless, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn. We cannot admit that things might be neither good nor evil, neither cruel nor kind, but simply callous -- indifferent to all suffering, lacking all purpose. - Richard Dawkins
Teaching was the hardest work I had ever done, and it remains the hardest work I have done to date. - Ann Richards
Letting go of someone we love is the hardest thing we will ever do. Some people never surrender to love for the fear of being hurt. But to not have loved, to not have felt the immense joy it brings, would have been a far worse kind of death. - Goldie Hawn
If you work your hardest, and you do your best, then the rest is not in your control, but in God's Hands. - Chrostoph Morris
Sonetimes the hardest person to forgive is yourself. - Sarah Sundin
Even though everybody hates you, you'll always have a friend who protects you and wishes to uplift you from pain, misery and suffering and that will always turn and remain the hardest blow to those who hate you. - Auliq Ice
The hardest thing to do in this world is to have a steadfast mind & will to be who God called you to be. - Okisha Jackson
...sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same... - The Fray
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self. - Aristotle
I believe in whatever gets you throught the night. [...] Night is the hardest time to be alive. For me, anyway. It lasts so long, and four A.M.knows all my secrets. - Poppy Z. Brite
The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.Through this I know the advantage of taking no action. - Lao-tzu
Perhaps the hardest lesson to learn is not to be attached to the results of your actions. - Joan Borysenko
It is the truth which is always the hardest to believe. - Debasish Mridha
There comes a point in your life when you realize your hardest times are your best times, too—you will see the rainbow of your life. - Roy Bennett
Sometimes the hardest one to see . . .is the one standing right before you. - Lenore Wolfe
I have witnessed the softening of the hardest of hearts by a simple smile. - Goldie Hawn
The hardest thing: not to take loss personally. - Marty Rubin
Maybe the hardest thing in writing is simply to tell the truth about things as we see them. - John Steinbeck
If you work your hardest and you do your best, then the rest is not in your control, but in God's Hands. - Christopher Morris
Dancing is about enjoying life. One of the hardest things for us to do is to dance. - Suzette Hinton
One of the hardest things in life is to have words we want to say but for many reasons we have to keep these words deep down in our soul and sometimes, we have to find another way to spread our message. - Steeven Shaw
Kindness is very soft but it creates the hardest bond. - Debasish Mridha
God always gives his hardest battles to his strongest warriors. - Shannon L. Alder
Sometime it's really hardest things to keep yourself alone. - Anuj Kr. Thakur
SACERDOTALIST, n. One who holds the belief that a clergyman is a priest. Denial of this momentous doctrine is the hardest challenge that is now flung into the teeth of the Episcopalian church by the Neo-Dictionarians. - Ambrose Bierce
The hardest battle you are ever going to have to fight is the battle to be just you. - Leo Buscaglia
The hardest thing about depression is that it is addictive. It begins to feel uncomfortable not to be depressed. You feel guilty for feeling happy. - Pete Wentz
Sometimes the guy you think is too nice, is just the guy trying his hardest to love you. - Stephan Labossiere
It's the hardest thing in the world to go on being aware of someone else's pain. - Pat Barker
The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn. - David Russell
To be nobody-but-yourself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting. - e e cummings
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting. - E.E. Cummings
God will walk beside us in hell if he wants us to remember the type of the people he needs us to help. Our suffering is our training for the hardest job he could ask us to do. - Shannon L. Alder
Autumn is the hardest season. The leaves are all falling, and they're falling likethey're falling in love with the ground. - Andrea Gibson
The hardest tumble a man can take is to fall over his own bluff. - Ambrose Bierce
One of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror. - George W. Bush
Sometimes the best ways aren't always the easiest and the hardest ways aren't always the funniest ways but if you really loved him then you push though all boundaries - Laini Hammond
Liberty is the hardest test that one can inflict on a people. - Paul Valéry
The hardest part about walking away from someone is the part where you realize that, no matter how slowly you go, they will never run after you. - Genereux Philip
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