Quotation Explorer - 'Tough'

Work is tough for everyone but for Kyle Shannon, it's just murder. - Linda Mickey
I won't say ours was a tough school, but we had our own coroner. We used to write essays like "What I'm Going to be If I Grow Up - Lenny Bruce
When times get tough, and you are feeling isolated, remember that you are not alone. - Stacy A King
I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn't a professional, the knife had butter on it. - Rodney Dangerfield
Being intellectually perfect is a very easy task, but being experiential perfect is the very tough task, needs very much courage and equanimity. - - Abhinav Rajput
If you don't love yourself it's tough to love anything about your life. Appreciating who you are is essential to your happiness. - Karen Salmansohn
The meat smelt rank and was very tough, the soup was greasy and of a curious flavour, but it was a wonderful meal after all these hungry weeks. - Wilfred Thesiger
I came from a real tough neighborhood. Why, every time I shut the window I hurt somebody's fingers. - Rodney Dangerfield
In tough and desperate times when your creativity begs to be birthed, loose the confines of the ground; stand up in your faith and walk atop the waves… - Stanice Anderson
It's not that easy to find someone I can relate to. I'm tough to crack because I'm shy. - Kristin Kreuk
We should not expect everyone to be tough and not feel anything when offended. No one is meant to hate and be hated we are all meant to love and be loved. - Auliq Ice
When someone hurts you time and time again, accept the fact that they don't care about you. Its a tough pill to swallow, but its necessary medicine. - Melchor Lim
A strong and well-constituted man digests his experiences (deeds and misdeeds all included) just as he digests his meats, even when he has some tough morsels to swallow. - Friedrich Nietzsche
English can be weird. It can be understood through tough thorough thought, though. - Anonymous.
He’d have denied it to his dying breath but Derwent wasn’t as tough as he pretended to be. For the very small number of people he cared about, Derwent would give his all. It made him vulnerable, and every now and then that vulnerability showed. - Jane Casey
Poetry is ordinary language raised to the nth power. Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions, all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words. - Paul Engle
In life you’ll face difficulties that postpone some of your dreams. Regardless, life goes fast by reminding us youth is finite and old age is stable. So you mustn’t stop dreaming and running while your strength is yet tough. - Darmie Orem
Am I tough? Am I strong? Am I hard-core? Absolutely. Did I whimper with pathetic delight when I sank my teeth into my hot fried-chicken sandwich? You betcha. - James Patterson
When life is tough, use Cosmic Ordering. When life is great, use Cosmic Ordering. - Stephen Richards
Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent. - Dave Barry
When I was on "StarSearch", one of the producers told the other contestants, "She'll never be famous; she's too tough, she's too New York, and she's too heavy." And I remember thinking, "Gosh, he's gonna feel like a jerk when I'm famous. Through the negativity I learned to hear myself quite loudly. - Rosie O'Donnell
If you're searching for something out in the world to bring you happiness, wealth or love, then you are in for a tough journey. The key to success is never out there, but rather within. It is merely a side effect of awakening the divine within! - Erin Fall Haskell
Look what pressure(cooker) does to Rice. It makes the hard and tough rice go soft. - gaurav rao
When the going gets tough, people bail. When the going gets easy, people get lazy. Honest, smart, hard work is the way to get results. - Richie Norton
When the tough get going, the going gets easier. - Joe Siciliano Sr.
When it rains it pours. Maybe the art of life is to convert tough times to great experiences: we can choose to hate the rain or dance in it. - Joan F. Marques
[Home educator] sometimes teaching and parenting is tough stuff. That is the reality of the calling. I hope ... [do] not quit or give up hope but keep moving forward on the path where God guides you. - Tamara L. Chilver
Life tries you at a time whether you want to follow your dreams or you want to fulfill your desires!No doubts path to the dreams is tough one and tiresome yet more valuable. - raja shakeel mushtaque
Tough people in your Life only make you TOUGH ! - Harrish Sairaman
My trials may not be as hard as yours or as painful as yours but hey, I've gone through tough times as well! And yes God's love may be invisible, but I know the wonder of invisible Love... God is the Greatest! - Aireen C. Pontillo
They sit there shouting "Don't do it." Someone told them revolution looked like the Cosby Show. A slight tug with a good lesson. Revolution is a tough struggle between what was and what needs to be. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Everything is Not Lost, We always judge the present situation the way it is and we become judgemental rather than trying to analyse. We need to keep hopes,circumstances may change. Its true that life throws us in some tough situations and that is not the end, in short Everything is still not lost. - Nitesh Kammar
Marriage is really tough because you have to deal with feelings... and lawyers. - Richard Pryor
Life is tough, and if you have the ability to laugh at it you have the ability to enjoy it. - Salma Hayek
There is so much drama in most people’s lives that many persons, more often than not, do not even realize it; and one who is not like them will always have a tough time in going along with the others. - Anuj Somany
He's (God's) always preparing you for that glorious life, even in your tough times. - Steven Chopade
I started living when I learnt to be patient with myself and others, I have learnt to forgive myself and others and I have learnt to continually cheer myself when the going gets tough. - Stan The Man SA
Maxim 36: When the going gets tough, the tough call for close air support.-The Seventy Maxims of Maximally Effective Mercenaries - Howard Tayler
I'm tough, I'm ambitious, and I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, okay. - Madonna
Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end. - Roy Bennett
All roads are tough, but you have to choose the one you know you'll never be sorry for taking. - Chris Burkmenn
When the going gets tough, the tough get going - Billy Joel
Why is it so tough to forget pain and tougher to remember happiness.We treasure our scars but forget to live on our smiles. - Hanif Hassan Barbhuiya
Striking a balance in life is tough, but trying to strike balance and remain fair in the face of imbalance and oppression is even tougher. - Aisha Mirza
Museum education has the power and the responsibility to do the challenging inner work of tackling tough topics and turning them into teachable moments. - Monica O Montgomery
Sometimes in life, you have to take difficult steps and tough decisions, in order to achieve something bigger. - Saad Salman
In 1963, while my brothers were engaged in their lives, I call this period of my life 'my character-building years.' I adhered to the saying, 'When the going gets tough, the tough get going. - Marc Ashton
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
I realized up there that our planet is not infinite. It's fragile. That may not be obvious to a lot of folks, and it's tough that people are fighting each other here on Earth instead of trying to get together and live on this planet. We look pretty vulnerable in the darkness of space. - Alan Shepard
You're all so busy trying to be tough that you've forgotten how to be brave. - K. Towne Jr.
The economy is getting tough yet we all needs to be happy. It may be difficult to get a job yet we needs to be happy. We may not have money in our pocket yet we needs to be happy so what can you offer to make someone happy even when you don't have a job, money or gifts to offer. Just Smile..... - Anthony Iwuchukwu
You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. - Rosalynn Carter
Cynicism is not realistic and tough. It's unrealistic and kind of cowardly because it means you don't have to try. - Peggy Noonan
We must make tough decisions to see if it’s worth it in the end. - Dominic Riccitello
Let failure be your workshop. See it for what is is: the world walking you through a tough but necessary semester, free of tuition. (from Workbook) - Steven Heighton
Life can get tough, but it's never impossible with a good attitude to your latitude. - Mary-Ellen Peters
wounds make you awake in the memories but tears makes tough and dry in real life. - Kishore Bansal
Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child.He needs guidance.If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. - Bette Davis
Maidens who stay maidens turn into saints. Old women become sorceresses. Tough jobs, both of these. - Tanith Lee
With an easy life you can never grow mature; with a tough life you can never remain immature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Tough topics are only tough for those who don't want to approach conversation, who don't like problematizing the status quo and nuancing the narrative. - Monica O Montgomery
Piracy of Bollywood; or Bollywood of Piracy, Tough to Say. - Kalyan C. Kankanala
Make it dark, make it grim, make it tough, but then, for the love of God, tell a joke. - Joss Whedon
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push - a smile. A word of optimism and hope, a 'you can do it!' when things are tough - Richard M DeVos
Thoughts make life tough. - Bharath Mamidoju
It's alright! From the very beginning, I chose to take the most tough way. Consequences are meant to be. There's no way to change a thing. - Rola Mahmoud
When life is tough or even unbearable and we want to give up, God will send us a partner to help us make the journey - 1 Kings 19 & Luke 1:39 - 56 - John Nix-McReynolds
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
You need a strong light for a tough journey? A light like the sun? Then you need a wise thinking! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The tough challenges we encounters, makes us stronger, and wiser. With each victory we gain something of value; our character is strengthened. - Ellen J. Barrier
A tough lesson in life that one has to learn is that not everybody wishes you well. - Dan Rather
The truth is, I can choose to view tough times as growing times, I can choose to see aging as seasoning and I can choose to focus on whatever good there is to be found in living. I choose. After all, it’s my point of view. - Steve Goodier
All the tough lessons in life are meant for negative ending to positive beginning. Like fall to spring. During such time nature warn us to alter everything in our life including mind. Such transformation are vital and essential. If we don't alter nature create force of destruction. - Aditya Ajmera
Tough times don't last, tough people do, remember? - Gregory Peck
Look those tough and hard decisions in the face and make them; keep making them until you are confident in what you see. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
No matter how fast weapons and technology evolve in the 21st century, one thing remains constant is that war is a human endeavor, a grueling contest between two learning and adaptive forces. Victory, therefore rests on how smart, how tough, and how dedicated our boots on the ground. - Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono
He's always preparing you for that glorious life, even in your tough times. - Steven Chopade
Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
Children are gentle and heed. Adults are tough and seize. Wise men and women have the strength and flexibility to do what's right. - Stefan Emunds
The tough times start," he said, "the day the last casserole dish is returned. - Michael Perry
It’s been a tough couple of years for condescending nerds. And if bookstores fall, Jon, America will be inundated with a wandering, snarky underclass of unemployable purveyors of useless and arcane esoterica. - John Hodgman
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
You haven't lived a full life until you have been in a very tough situation when you thought you were going to die. War does that to you. - William E. Peterson
Why do people say "grow some balls"? Balls are weak and sensitive. If you wanna be tough, grow a vagina. Those things can take a pounding. - Sheng Wang
I am no nihilist. I am not even a cynic. I am, actually, rather romantic. And here’s my idea of romance: You will soon be dead. Life will sometimes seem long and tough and, god, it’s tiring. And you will sometimes be happy and sometimes sad. And then you’ll beold. And then you’ll be dead. - Tim Minchin
Life is tough, then you die. - George Carlin
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The soul is renewed through tough times. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I think people need hope when times are tough. I think they also need escape and adventure and fantasy. Books are like cheap mini vacations. - Michelle M. Pillow
Drinking beer is easy. Trashing your hotel room is easy. But being a Christian, that's a tough call. That's real rebellion. - Alice Cooper
Life can be tough at times, but each time you fall, is another lesson to learn from. - Auliq Ice
If you doubt you can accomplish something, then you can't accomplish it. You have to have confidence in your ability, and then be tough enough to follow through. - Rosalynn Carter
Tough times should serve only one purpose in your life; to teach you how to be tougher on the inside than your circumstances are on the outside. - DeWayne Owens
It is easy to make friends.But, it is tough to honor that friendship with'em.If you find those people,hold on to them.If you don't,move on. - Sachin Panwar
A tough life can be defeated only by the tougher person! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Life is a tough proposition and the first hundred years are the hardest. - Wilson Mizner
Life's been one tough little shit, but there's a very obvious reason why she hasn't let me get too comfy, settle too long or sink too deep. She knows she has to kick me in the ass sometimes to get me moving on my journey. - Jennifer DeLucy
These guys are tough, this world is crazy and the wind here is crazy strong! However if I want a normal life for once I have to try harder! Angel - From Revenge of the Gloobas. Coming soon! - Angel Ramon Medina
You are on the floor crying,and you have been on the floor crying for days.And that is you being brave.That is you getting through itas best you know how. No one else can decideWhat your tough looks like. - Clementine von Radics
It’s tough when markets change and your people within the company don’t. - Harvard Business Review
When life puts you in tough situations, don’t say why me, say try me - ?????????????????
Sometimes LIFE is rough and tough. That's still NO excuse for you to be. - Tanya Masse
In a tough situation, don't avoid acting just because it's easier or comfortable. Don't lapse into a passive state. People who give up, die. - Gregory Benford
you get to know who your true friends are cause there will be lots of them around when times are easy.. and when times get so tough.. they will leave you no matter how.. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
The idea that Love Must Be Tough dictates that we be willing to set another person free- even if it causes us great pain to let go. When we do this, we maximize the chances that that loved one will not leave, because the cage door has been opened and self-respect has been affirmed. - James Dobson
I'm tough, ambitious and I know exactly what I want. - Madonna
Every tough situation, toughen the soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I measure my friends not by being there with me when everything is going well, but embracing me when I'm criticized and when I endure tough times. - Terraine Francois
Pregnancy is a very tough experience for a female, have no doubt. But, it's not a walk in the park for a man either. Understanding on both sides is key - James Perrin
Be Brave be Rough,Whenever you Fail, You will be Tough. - Juliana Azmi
Don’t be disappointed if the whole world is against you, maybe it is because you are a tough ass. - M.F. Moonzajer
Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us. - Oprah Winfrey
A lot of people say, 'Well, I like a challenge.' I don't like challenges. Life is tough enough without any challenges. - Jackie Gleason
Tough times never last. Tough people do - Robert H. Schuller
When your pain gets tough, your game needs to get rough. - Janna Cachola
Music is, to me, proof of the existence of God. It is so extraordinarily full of magic, and in tough times of my life I can listen to music and it makes such a difference. - Kurt Vonnegut
Tough love and brutal truth from strangers are far more valuable than Band-Aids and half-truths from invested friends, who don’t want to see you suffer any more than you have. - Shannon L. Alder
If you love your dad, it’s tough when he dies. If you don’t like your dad, it’s tough when he dies. Because you lose that guy. Whatever you didn’t get, you miss. And what you did get, you miss. - Jimmy Iovine
It's tough to get out of one's inherited imbecilic culture, and a thus inherited or endowed lunatic belief system. A freethinker must overcome every deadened system. Especially one's own. - Fakeer Ishavardas
One of the really tough things is figuring out what questions to ask. Once you figure out the question, then the answer is relatively easy. - Ashlee Vance
I Know not everyone will like me, but this is who I am So if you don't like it, Tough! - Britney Spears
Those who say life is knocking them down and giving them a tough time are usually the first to beat themselves up. Be on your own side. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A word of optimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough.
Every time when it rains it stops raining... After darkness there is always a light... Every time you sleep you get up fresh.. Never Give Up at your tough time. You are successful if you have ability to handle your nervousness and go on with confidence.. - Ahad Aadi
Life can be tough and harsh at times. That's what makes it great. Every day is a celebration of survival. - Jonathan Heatt
Be the compassionate observer. No labels, just unconditional compassion. Fun times pass, tough times pass. Compassion will be eternal. - Matthew Donnelly
Adults tend to repress their pleasure. Sad to say, I think we become adults only through disappointment, grief, and lies. So of course gradually we become tough, less sensitive. - Jean-Louis Gassee
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