The pressures on gay teens can be overwhelming--to keep secrets, tell lies, deny who you are, and try to be who you're not. Remember: you are special and worth being cared about, loved, and accepted just as you are. Never, ever let anyone convince you otherwise. - Alex Sanchez
The pressures of life and influence of society have caused many to become something and someone they are not. Remove the layers. Dig through the dust and debris. Find the genuine jewel - YOU. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Diamonds are the result of extreme pressures. So is success. - Harsh Malik
When you have lived your life under such dominant image-leadership, its pressures put a certain invisible English on the cue ball of your development: It influences all of your ideas about who you should be, all the ways in which you become yourself. - Cintra Wilson
I can be alone without being lonely. In fact, those times of solitude are necessary respite for a beleaguered soul, set upon by the pressures of life. I need to take whatever moments I can to just be still. - Steve Goodier
The pressures of business relationships: so I tell the guy I usually have my tea time at 10 o’clock every morning. He calls me at noon (very upset) because I didn’t meet him on the golf course. - Eric Christopher Jackson
Nothing seems to me more tragic than the pressures we put on artists to do what we think we'll like, and our refusal to prize what is most ornery and special about them. - Marcia B. Siegel
In all things that involve social pressures, if we want to see change we have to force the envelope outwards.
The great omission in American life is solitude. . . that zone of time and space, free from the outside pressures, which is the incinerator of the spirit. - Marya Mannes
It is important not to allow ever wider coalition-building to become an end in itself. As we saw in the Gulf War of 1990, international pressures, particularly those exerted from within an alliance, can result in the failure to follow actions through and so leave future problems unresolved. - Margaret Thatcher
God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest. - Charles R. Swindoll
How productive you are under pressures determines your POTENTIAL - Harsh Malik
If you want a sense of purpose for experiencing pressures, use your knowledge of Jesus Christ's comforting, enlivening, energizing presence to be a comfort to others. - William P. Barker
Its not easy being a man you know. I had to get dressed today… and there are other pressures. - Dylan Moran