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Struggle Quotes

The word ‘struggle’ can be described as an energetic attempt to achieve something or to get recognized. We all know how great personalities like Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey or even Bollywood star, Shahrukh Khan have gone through the phase of struggle to be what they are today. While struggling can turn out into a frustrating affair, sometimes, it has its own fair share of positive effects too. It makes you realize who you really are and may help you to connect with others more efficiently. Now, let’s get into detail and read some of the famous struggle quotations & sayings.

I wish everyone well, but you need to focus on yourself. You need to stop putting your hand out. Everyone wants hand outs. Everyone wants things for free. You've got to put in the work. You've got to grind. You've got go through the struggle, and you've got to get it.

Election days come and go. But the struggle of the people to create a government which represents all of us and not just the one percent - a government based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice - that struggle continues.

Bill Skarsgard

A character on screen that's the 'good guy' or the 'bad guy,' they're never interesting. There's got to be an internal struggle, the duality is important to find.

Donald Glover

Black men struggle with masculinity so much. The idea that we must always be strong really presses us all down - it keeps us from growing.

Halle Berry

The times may have changed, but the people are still the same. We're still looking for love, and that will always be our struggle as human beings.

Thomas Paine

A writer must teach himself that the basest of all things is to be afraid.

Lily James

I love clothes but it's a struggle for me to get out of jeans and a baggy jumper.

Kangana Ranaut

I had no work after 'Gangster' for two years, and my sister Rangoli met with an accident that destroyed her looks. My struggle with my parents combined with the industry not accepting me made me feel alienated.

Nicki Minaj

So, my happiness doesn't come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle.

Jack White

I keep guitars that are, you know, the neck's a little bit bent and it's a little bit out of tune. I want to work and battle it and conquer it and make it express whatever attitude I have at that moment. I want it to be a struggle.

Mukesh Ambani

All of us, in a sense, struggle continuously all the time, because we never get what we want. The important thing which I've really learned is how do you not give up, because you never succeed in the first attempt.

Initially, I think I was eager to get off Staten Island and go away for school, that kind of thing. Then what you do maybe 10 years after that, you start maybe appreciating all the great things about the place you grew up. You can go back and enjoy it because you don't have that angst or sense of struggle to get away anymore.

Linda Cardellini

Yes, I'm very close to my family. And being that close to your family, I think you also struggle with how to become your own person.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.

Napolean Hill

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.

I know a lot of people struggle with the idea of Jesus and their idea of God. I think, if you don't even know what you're praying to or who you're praying to, based on what I know to be true, regardless, God's always listening.

Stephen Curry

I struggle off the tee. If I can hit my driver straight, then I'm usually playing well.

I really don't like to take the easy way out, if I can help it, on anything I do, I like to really make it a challenge. I don't know how to create by taking the easy routes. I've tried, you know, I've tried to let myself, but I always struggle to compensate.

Adolf Hitler

Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.

Nick Foles

I think when you look at a struggle in your life, just know that's just an opportunity for your character to grow.

Kim Jong-un

Socialism is a sacred cause for realizing the demand and desire of the masses of the people for independence; it is a revolutionary cause that advances amid a fierce struggle against imperialism and all other counterrevolutionary forces.

Pedro Pascal

Being Latino and being an actor has been a unique struggle and opportunity. When you don't fit into what may be a more stereotypical vision of somebody whose name is Pedro is, it can be a little bit harder to navigate.

Albert Camus

The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.

Benjamin Disraeli

Youth is a blunder; Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.

Nicole Kidman

I think that the most difficult thing is allowing yourself to be loved, so receiving the love and feeling like you deserve it is a pretty big struggle. I suppose that's what I've learnt recently, to allow myself to be loved.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.

Compromise is not such ignoble and deplorable a thing as we generally think. It is rather an indispensable factor in the political strategy. Any nation that rises against the oppressors is bound to fail in the beginning and to gain partial reforms during the medieval period of its struggle through compromises.

Dave Bautista

For some reason, I struggle seeing myself as a leading man.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent.

Ethan Hawke

I met a lot of famous people when I was about 24. And none of them seemed very appealing. And so I didn't know why I would struggle to be that kind of person.

Napolean Hill

Education comes from within; you get it by struggle and effort and thought.

Terri Guillemets

Art is the struggle to understand.

Thomas Hobbes

The condition of man... is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.

James Brown

Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that.

Frederick Douglass

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Golda Meir

We Jews have a secret weapon in our struggle with the Arabs; we have no place to go.

William Osler

To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle.

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Mao Zedong

Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.

Kate Walsh

I struggle with control.

Oprah Winfrey

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.

Kangana Ranaut

I don't think there is anything unusual about my struggle. It's a very typical struggle where you meet bad people, and then you meet good people, and then you finally have a breakthrough.

Caitlyn Jenner

I'm so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self. Welcome to the world, Caitlyn. Can't wait for you to get to know her/me.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

I didn't go out looking for negative characters; I went out looking for people who have a struggle and a fight to tackle. That's what interests me.

Leon Trotsky

In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time.

In the '80s, we were living in the U.S.S.R., where anti-Semitism was a deeply ingrained part of the culture. Being a Jewish person in the Soviet Union was not easy. Not that I remember any of that - I was barely old enough to chew back then - but for my parents, both Uzbekistan-born Jews, life was a struggle.

I had parents who believed I could do anything - and I know how that made me feel. I think both my parents, having careers in the medical profession, feel they are helping people on a daily basis, and that was inculcated in me as a value. I had to struggle with giving up the idea of becoming a doctor myself.

There were days I could barely struggle into a size 46 or 48, months of larges and XXLs, and endless rounds of leggings with the elastic at the waist stretched to its limit and beyond - topped with the fashion equivalent of a tea cozy. And always black, because I was in mourning for my slimmer self.

Fred Rogers

Love isn't a perfect state of caring. It's an active noun, like 'struggle.'

Thanks to the great Juche idea and Songun politics of the Workers' Party of Korea and the devoted struggle of our service personnel and other people who are unfailingly loyal to the Party, proud victories have been achieved in socialist construction and lasting foundations for accomplishing the cause of the Juche revolution have been laid.

Pearl S. Buck

When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail.

Adolf Hitler

Mankind has grown strong in eternal struggles and it will only perish through eternal peace.

Simone Weil

In struggling against anguish one never produces serenity; the struggle against anguish only produces new forms of anguish.

Tupac Shakur

It's a struggle for every young Black man. You know how it is, only God can judge us.

Anurag Kashyap

I am still where I started. I am still struggling. In fact, the struggle has only got bigger. I always try to go beyond my means, and this where the struggle comes in.

Che Guevara

It is unnecessary to say that Fidel Castro possesses the high qualities of a fighter and statesman: our path, our struggle, and our triumph we owed to his vision.

Cynthia Nixon

I never felt like there was an unconscious part of me around that woke up or that came out of the closet; there wasn't a struggle, there wasn't an attempt to suppress.

T. S. Eliot

So the lover must struggle for words.

Cardi B

The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.

T. S. Eliot

It's strange that words are so inadequate. Yet, like the asthmatic struggling for breath, so the lover must struggle for words.

Charlize Theron

Countries and states which have capital punishment have a much higher rate of murder and crime than countries that do not, so that makes sense to me, and the moral question - I struggle with it morally.

Robert Burns

I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.

I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle; I've been fighting so hard to have an education. It's been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros' pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.

The relevance for 9/11 is that what 9/11 marked was the beginning of a struggle in which the terrorists come at us and strike us here on our home territory. And it's a global operation. It doesn't know national boundaries or national borders.

I know that it's a big struggle with a lot of women to dress up - especially now women have been working - because it can be uncomfortable. So it was important to me with my role to make clothes that are slightly more dressed up but easy to wear.

Andre Gide

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.

Marvin Olasky

Many American Muslims are peaceful and define jihad primarily as an internal struggle to improve.

Denzel Washington

I never really had the classic struggle. I had faith.

The travail of freedom and justice is not easy, but nothing serious and important in life is easy. The history of humanity has been a continuing struggle against temptation and tyranny - and very little worthwhile has ever been achieved without pain.

Alicia Vikander

In any relationship, when you go through any big change, you struggle to find your new constellation, your new ground. It takes a while to determine what the new relationship between you is.

Audre Lorde

It's a struggle but that's why we exist, so that another generation of Lesbians of color will not have to invent themselves, or their history, all over again.

Winona Ryder

Even though I never really had to pound the pavement as an actor, I always worked really hard. But, at the same time, I always felt like people thought that I didn't have to struggle even though I was struggling.

My biggest thing has always been privacy. With an interview such as this where the questions are about me, I struggle to express myself. I have an immediate answer in my head of what I'd say, but sometimes I feel that it would be too honest. So these wheels of censorship start going around my head.

Amid the historic struggle to accomplish the cause of the Juche revolution in this long period after its founding, it has developed into a revolutionary party of Juche, into the great party of Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, and wonderfully performed its role as the organization that guides our people to all victories.

Vladimir Lenin

Despair is typical of those who do not understand the causes of evil, see no way out, and are incapable of struggle. The modern industrial proletariat does not belong to the category of such classes.

Douglas MacArthur

The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other.

We've seen the struggle, and we know that most American families are dealing with some sort of struggle like we are. And I think they can relate to us, you know, as parents who are hopeful and are supportive of our son, and we will continue to be supportive. And I think that makes us more empathetic about helping other Americans.

Robert Kennedy

The United States was born in revolution and nurtured by struggle. Throughout our history, the American people have befriended and supported all those who seek independence and a better way of life.

Kim Jong-un

The year 2015 was a year of gigantic struggle, which is adorned with meaningful events and eye-opening successes, a year of victory and glory, in which socialist Korea fully demonstrated its prestige and might.

Dan Bongino

As a proud former Secret Service agent, it's tough to stand by and watch the agency struggle.

Daniel Craig

You know, I think the film business is its own worst enemy because it sells movies on DVD footage and 'behind the scenes,' and now it's a real struggle trying to keep storylines and plotlines a secret.

I don't differentiate between black and Latino actors. We're in the same struggle to be represented in a way that's even close to honest. And I can tell you that the amount of Latino characters I can point at and say, 'That's what my life experience looks like' - I can't think of any off the top of my head besides Jimmy Smits in 'Mi Familia.'

Judy Garland

From the time I was thirteen, there was a constant struggle between MGM and me - whether or not to eat, how much to eat, what to eat. I remember this more vividly than anything else about my childhood.

Paul Walker

I sometimes struggle, because my job is like the antithesis of what surfing is all about. Surfing's simple. It's real.

Brandy Norwood

I went through a struggle, and I really needed to get myself together and connect with my purpose, which is music.

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Washington Irving

It is not poverty so much as pretense that harasses a ruined man - the struggle between a proud mind and an empty purse - the keeping up of a hollow show that must soon come to an end.

I've become more and more aware of the promise and struggle to teach the global mind nowadays because I use every chance I get to ask faculty and administrators of management education programs why we don't offer at least one course - not even required, just an elective - on the world's religions.

Norman Vincent Peale

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.

LeBron James

It's always a struggle growing up in Akron.

Bill Clinton

In a world with no systems, with chaos, everything becomes a guerilla struggle, and this predictability is not there. And it becomes almost impossible to save lives, educate kids, develop economies, whatever.

David Bowie

Everything I read about hitting a midlife crisis was true. I had such a struggle letting go of youthful things and learning how to exist and have enthusiasm while settling into the comfort of an older age.

Today we are engaged in a deadly global struggle for those who would intimidate, torture, and murder people for exercising the most basic freedoms. If we are to win this struggle and spread those freedoms, we must keep our own moral compass pointed in a true direction.

Ashton Kutcher

There's no sense in making life seem like it's a struggle, because that doesn't make anybody feel better.

Amber Heard

I think the main struggle for women in Hollywood and women in my position is to fight for true representation in the media and accurate representation of our many diverse qualities in stories.

Oprah Winfrey

The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.

The universal utilization of water power and its long-distance transmission will supply every household with cheap power and will dispense with the necessity of burning fuel. The struggle for existence being lessened, there should be development along ideal rather than material lines.

Mao Zedong

Classes struggle, some classes triumph, others are eliminated. Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.

Mitch McConnell

Our nation has a regrettable history of drawing down our forces and readiness after each conflict, only to find ourselve ill-prepared for the next great struggle.

Pete Buttigieg

I was well into adulthood before I was prepared to acknowledge the simple fact that I am gay. It took years of struggle and growth for me to recognize that it's just a fact of life, like having brown hair, and part of who I am.

Jack White

The fact that we elected Obama was a sign that the black struggle inherent in the blues and so much of the music I have loved can triumph.