Quotation Explorer - 'Rough'

A chic type, a rough type, an odd type - but never a stereotype
It is not the rough times endured that define your relationship, it's how you deal with them and bounce back. - Mark W. Boyer
Now is the right time for you to become excellent. By taking action on your dreams of excellence, you start polishing the rough diamond you are. As you buff and shine yourself with practice, sparkling success becomes yours. - Mark F. LaMoure
Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through. - George Eliot
With rough hands and gentle heart, I'll seduce you. You will feel my power and surrender to desire. - John Mark Green
During rough time in a Business, a Leader should act like a ship captain. His first and foremost priority should be to put his employees to security before thinking of his own welfare. - Indy Bissessur
Loving a man shouldn't have to be this rough - Tim McGraw
If your social consciousness seems stuck in 1975, 2014 is gonna be a rough ride. - John Scalzi
Dreams are rough copies of the waking soul Yet uncorrected of the higher will, So that men sometimes in their dreams confessAn unsuspected, or forgotten, self; -Since Dreaming, Madness, Passion, are akinIn missing each that salutory reinOf reason, and the grinding will of man. - Pedro Calderón de la Barca
I know I won't live long. So I'm going to stand strong and not sit down in disbelief, hold my head up high and not waste my time wondering why my life has to be so rough and unfair. I'm going to strive and live everyday for the better until that day arrives. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Ever notice the word 'rough' in through? There is truth to that, though the way may be rough, we are still able to get through it. - Anthony Liccione
She leaned forward and kissed me on the lips. He mouth was cold, her lips rough from the winter wind, and if the mystics are right and we are doomed to repeat our squalid lives ad infinitum, at least I will always return to that kiss - David Benioff
Snooki is a bestselling author? Huh? What? I don't know if I should dumb down my book, shoot myself or find a publisher who'll settle for a rough draft written on a Pop-Tart and a coconut lotion handie.. - Geoffrey Hill
Darkness does not leave without the light to chase it away. You need to have spiritual strength to pull you through the rough times. - Keith Shaver
I will always appreciate those who made me go through rough times because without those, I wouldn't have the wisdom and power that lies within me now. - Gugu Mona
Maintain balance in life; not unlike a tire, a life out of balance results in a rough ride and needless wear and tear. - Glenn A. Maltais
Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines. - David Letterman
Traveling there was really boring so I headed for the ditch. It was a rough ride but I met more interesting people there. - Neil Young
I have found that it don't really matter if you're brought up fine or rough, but that it helps to have someone to spill your sorrows to. - Erica Eisdorfer
When your pain gets tough, your game needs to get rough. - Janna Cachola
A federation of all humanity, together with a sufficient measure of social justice, to ensure health, education, and a rough equality of opportunity to most of the children born into the world, would mean such a release and increase of human energy as to open a new phase in human history. - H.G. Wells
Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil. - Epictetus
When people go through something rough in life, they say, "I'm taking it one day at a time." Yes, so is everybody. Because that's how time works. - Hannibal Buress
For a permanent solution to easing tension and soothe the rough waters of the world that cause people to go to drugs, drinking, gambling, pornography, overeating, or anything that will give them some temporary relief, you can’t beat the support and encouragement of a friend. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Everything made by human hands looks terrible under magnification--crude, rough, and asymmetrical. But in nature every bit of life is lovely. And the more magnification we use, the more details are brought out, perfectly formed, like endless sets of boxes within boxes. - Roman Vishniac
Holiness is found in how we treat others, not in how we contemplate the cosmos. As our experiences in marriages, families, and friendship teach us, it takes relationships to provide the friction that wears down our rough edges and sanctifies us. - Terryl Givens
The waves are rough in a sea of adversity. Learning to swim in that setting provides you with one heck of an opportunity. - -Shandel Slaten
There are still some wonderful people left in this world! They are diamonds in the rough, but they're around! You'll find them when you fall down– they're the ones who pick you up, who don't judge, and you had to fall down to see them! When you get up again, remember who your true friends are! - C. JoyBell C.
She was smooth and beautiful under his rough, callused hands-an amorous balm to soothe the ugliness of war. - Madeline Martin
News is only the first rough draft of history. - Alan Barth
Those eerie diamond eyes shifted over to her and she stilled, as if he's willed her to do so.There was a moment of silence. And then in a rough voice the man whose life she saved spoke four words that changed everything...changed her life, changed her destiny: "She. Comes. With. Me. - J.R. Ward
Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
That frontier operated as a rough and ready homeostatic device; the more a state pressed its subjects, the fewer subjects it had. The frontier underwrote popular freedom. - James C. Scott
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. - George Orwell
Blessed be childhood which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Under the greenwood tree who loves to lie with me ... Here shall he see no enemy but winter and rough weather. - William Shakespeare
Becoming successful is a rough journey that carries pain and requires perseverance. - Auliq Ice
If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death. - Pythagoras
When you put fear behind the wheel, you're bound to crash, but when you drive in faith the ride will be rough, but preceding into a journey of your lifetime. - Anthony Liccione
Behold yon rough and flinty roadWhere youth, now youth no more,Gropes whining, seeking crumbs of loavesHe cast away of yore. - Emma Ghent Curtis
I was a normal person, living in a rough area with a foreign mother, I endured it and came out of the other side to help hundreds of thousands of people worldwide to change their lives just like I had mine. - Stephen Richards
But it isn’t a rough draft either. The one I turned in several months ago was rough. There were some bad plot holes, some logical inconsistencies, pacing problems, and not nearly enough lesbian unicorns. - Patrick Rothfuss
Be mild with the mild, shrewd with the crafty, confiding to the honest, rough to the ruffian, and a thunderbolt to the liar. But in all this, never be unmindful of your own dignity. - John Brown
Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date. - William Shakespeare
I really feel as if the things we create together are not things we devised, but things we discovered, as if, in some sense, they were always there in us, waiting to be revealed, like the figure of Mercury waiting in a rough lump of marble. - Raymond Joseph Teller
If I were born a woman, my clothes would be for any man with rough hands to tear down and my body to be made love to by any heart lost enough to love - Prabhukrishna M
No fairy tale, this. This was by no stretch of the imagination a polished fantasy. This was a searing, living force, rough around the edges, unfamiliar and bittersweet.And precious. - V.S. Carnes
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. - George Orwell
In this funny debut, flashy Filipino fashion designer Boy Hernandez sees his American dream become a nightmare when he’s ensnared in a terrorist plot and shipped to Guantanamo. Gilvarry nails the couture scene, but Boy’s rough journey from Manolo to Gitmo is no joke. - Andrew Abrahams
When you're already going through a rough patch of life; a slight wave from past thrash you down so gracefully that journey bcms an unending shore ! - Monika Arora
Those who are ill informed about change will be at risk for a rough future - Jason Canton
The rough must always accompany the smooth. Without one or the other one learns nothing about oneself. - Solange nicole
To say that a writer's hold on reality is tenuous is an understatement-it's like saying the Titanic had a rough crossing. Writer's build their own realities, move into them and occasionally send letters home. The only difference between a writer and a crazy person is that a writer gets paid for it. - David Gerrold
If Love be rough with you, be rough with Love, prick Love for pricking, and you beat Love down. - William Shakespeare
Apparent failure may hold in its rough shell the germs of a success that will blowwom in time, and bear fruit throughout eternity.
Is love a tender thing? It is too rough, too rude, too boist'rous, and it pricks like a thorn. - William Shakespeare
You have to touch the tree to know whether it's smooth or rough. - Marty Rubin
Don’t try to fit me in a box… My life is not one dimensional. I’m the summer breeze and the hurricane… I’m the serene lake and the raging ocean… I’m the gentle poet and the rough warrior… Your labels don’t limit me… they limit your experience of me. Don’t confuse the two. - Steve Maraboli
Anger is a rough water; if you can canalize it into a watermill, you can benefit from it. Anything bad can be transformed into good. - Mehmet Murat ildan
this is the rough part, okay? so just stay tuned for the good part. i promise it'll come soon. - John Green
Rough palms cradled my face while my fingers gripped the pillow on either side of his. Lips, teeth, tongue, mingled together. I ate him up and didn’t let go until I had to come up for air. - Priya Ardis
The middle [those rough patches that come before the completion of our milestones] is only a temporal place, never settle there or cut corners to get out! - Dionna L. Hayden
The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear. - Daniel Defoe
Thank God I have the seeing eye, that is to say, as I lie in bed I can walk step by step on the fells and rough land seeing every stone and flower and patch of bog and cotton pass where my old legs will never take me again. - Beatrix Potter
Poems are soft kitten furs. smoothing out the rough edges of my world. - Sanober Khan
One of the greatest feelings in life is the conviction that you have lived the life you wanted to live-with the rough and the smooth, the good and the bad-but yours, shaped by your own choices, and not someone else's. - Michael Ignatieff
If rough be love with you, be rough with love. - William Shakespeare
A circle's unity and never ending smoothness is how we can aim to feel inside. Smooth, gentle, accepted, no rough edges, only love for all parts of our selves. - Amy Leigh Mercree
When you invite people to share in your miracle, you create future allies during rough weather. - Shannon L. Alder
Her heart longed for some ark into which it could fly and be at rest. Rough or smooth she did not care, so long as it was warm. - Thomas Hardy
Sometimes LIFE is rough and tough. That's still NO excuse for you to be. - Tanya Masse
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