Struggle Quotes

The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born; now is the time of monsters

- Antonio Gramsci

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My daily conversation, it consists of hustle. Grinding from the bottom sick and tired of struggle.

- Kevin Gates

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All who surrender will be spared; whoever does not surrender but opposes with struggle and dissension, shall be annihilated.

- Genghis Khan

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We have no right to believe that freedom can be won without struggle.

- Che Guevara

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Turnin' nothin' into somethin' is God work, and you get nothin' without struggle and hard work

- Nas

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The way to paradise is an uphill climb whereas hell is downhill. Hence, there is a struggle to get to paradise and not to hell.

- Al-Ghazali

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Once you make it to your point of making it, you'll appreciate the struggle.

- Nas

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The struggle hasn't ended. It's only just begun in our view. In the sense that if all goes well during the elections and we emerge as the government there will still be another form of struggle. But there's going to be lots of work in reconstruction, resettling people. In the initial period we will expect all the support groups we have here in Britain and elsewhere to concentrate their efforts in enabling us to resettle our people.

- Robert Mugabe

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When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.

- Queen Elizabeth II

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If you want peace then you must struggle for social justice.

- Chris Hani

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Filipinos don't realize that victory is the child of struggle, that joy blossoms from suffering, and redemption is a product of sacrifice.

- Jose Rizal

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Beauty is not defined by the clothes you wear or the makeup on your face BUT by the way you carry your struggles with smiles, hard work & love

- Lauren Jauregui

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If you dare to struggle, you dare to win. If you dare not struggle, then damn it, you don't deserve to win.

- Fred Hampton

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Growth occurs when individuals confront problems, struggle to master them, and through that struggle develop new aspects of their skills, capacities, views about life.

- Carl Rogers

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There are some fires you can't get out of- you've got to go through the fire - you've got to go through the flood - you've got to go through the test - you've got to go through the struggle that you might decrease and he might increase.

- T. D. Jakes

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The history of architecture is the history of the struggle for light.

- Le Corbusier

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Struggle is a never ending process. Freedom is never really won, you earn it and win it in every generation.

- Coretta Scott King

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Simplify your life. Don't waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Don't burden yourself with possessions. Keep your needs and wants simple and enjoy what you have. Don't destroy your peace of mind by looking back, worrying about the past. Live in the present. Simplify!

- Henry David Thoreau

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Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.

- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Revolution is a serious thing, the most serious thing about a revolutionarys life. When one commits oneself to the struggle, it must be for a lifetime.

- Angela Davis

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A revolution is a struggle to the death between the future and the past.

- Fidel Castro

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There is no thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.

- Audre Lorde

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The point is change can come about, but it only comes about when millions of people are actively involved in political struggle, the billionaires may have the money, but we have the people.

- Bernie Sanders

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Just because they say they're praying for you in your face, doesn't mean they aren't laughing at your struggle behind your back.

- Trent Shelton

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The struggle to create a nation and world of economic and social justice and environmental sanity is not an easy one. The struggle to try and create a more peaceful world will be extremely difficult. But this I know: despair is not an option if we care about our kids and grandchildren. Giving up is not an option if we want to prevent irreparable harm to our planet.

- Bernie Sanders

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He who struggles is better than he who never attempts

- Swami Vivekananda

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The philosophy of Africanism holds out the hope of a genuine democracy beyond the stormy sea of struggle

- Robert Sobukwe

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Our resistance will be long and painful, but whatever the sacrifices, however long the struggle, we shall fight to the end, until Vietnam is fully independent and reunified.

- Ho Chi Minh

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Better to fight for something than live for nothing.

- George S. Patton

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We must bear in mind that imperialism is a world system, the last stage of capitalism-and it must be defeated in a world confrontation. The strategic end of this struggle should be the destruction of imperialism. Our share, the responsibility of the exploited and underdeveloped of the world, is to eliminate the foundations of imperialism: our oppressed nations, from where they extract capital, raw materials, technicians, and cheap labor, and to which they export new capital-instruments of domination-arms and all kinds of articles, thus submerging us in an absolute dependence.

- Che Guevara

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Don't judge my problems when you don't know my purpose. I'm only struggling now so I can pull you through later.

- Bishop Noel Jones

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A revolutionary woman can't have no reactionary man. If he's not about liberation, if he's not about struggle, if he ain't about building a strong Black family, if he ain't about building a strong Black nation, then he ain't about nothing.

- Assata Shakur

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Face your fear, empty yourself, trust your own voice, let go of control, have faith in outcomes, connect with a larger purpose, derive meaning from the struggle.

- Kano Jigoro

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Che Guevara taught us we could dare to have confidence in ourselves, confidence in our abilities. He instilled in us the conviction that struggle is our only recourse. He, was a citizen of the free world that together we are in the process of building. That is why we say that Che Guevara is also African and Burkinabè.

- Thomas Sankara

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We have only one task, to stand firm and carry on the racial struggle without mercy.

- Heinrich Himmler

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Life is a struggle and not a matter of privilege. It is nothing but one's knowledge of the temporal and the spiritual world.

- Muhammad Iqbal

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The weak are dominated by their ego, the wise dominate their ego, and the intelligent are in a constant struggle against their ego.

- Hamza Yusuf

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To make a revolution, people must not only struggle against existing institutions. They must make a philosophical/ spiritual leap and become more 'human' human beings. In order to change/ transform the world, they must change/ transform themselves.

- Grace Lee Boggs

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My sin in the past: forgiven. My current struggles: covered. My future failures: paid in full all by the marvelous, infinite, matchless grace found in the atoning work of the cross of Jesus Christ.

- Matt Chandler

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A Native American elder once described his own inner struggles in this manner: Inside of me there are two dogs. One of the dogs is mean and evil. The other dog is good. The mean dog fights the good dog all the time. When asked which dog wins, he reflected for a moment and replied, The one I feed the most.

- George Bernard Shaw

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The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Struggling souls catch light from other souls who are fully lit and willing to show it.

- Clarissa Pinkola Estes

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In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.

- Albert Bandura

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Sometimes I think that Jesus watches my neurotic struggles, and shakes his head and grips his forehead and starts tossing back mojitos.

- Anne Lamott

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The real struggle is not between East and West, or capitalism and communism, but between education and propaganda.

- Martin Buber

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Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach the height of Grace. The gift of Grace increases as the struggle increases.

- Rose of Lima

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We need to make a change while there’s still time, it is hard, and at times I struggle trying to reveal mine.

- Hopsin

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Happiness is the struggle towards a summit and, when it is attained, it is happiness to glimpse new summits on the other side.

- Fridtjof Nansen

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Pride is a terrible and dangerous thing. It can take so many forms; it can even assume the appearance of humility. Pride can lead not only to self-exaltation, but also to self-abasement. The key to battling pride is not found in struggling against thinking too highly of ourselves or in striving to think of ourselves as lowly. The key is found in simply not thinking about ourselves at all, but setting our minds on Christ and the needs of others.

- Paul Washer

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The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.

- Cesar Chavez

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