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Tough Quotes

Some people are born brave and bold or tough while others have the ability to withstand difficulty and overcome it with grit and courage. Meanwhile, a tough person can also possess negative qualities such as aggression, violence and disruptive behavior and could be demanding or troubling. Sometimes problems prove to be tough because we are unable to overcome it and solve. The real challenge in life is to beat the game itself! Given here are some of the popular quotations and sayings on being tough and hard.

Ryan Gosling

As a kid I decided that a Canadian accent doesn't sound tough. I thought guys should sound like Marlon Brando. So now I have a phony accent that I can't shake, so it's not phony anymore.

Paul Ryan

If we don't make tough decisions today our children are going to have to make much, much tougher decisions tomorrow.

Bella Thorne

Start going to bed earlier! It is a tough adjustment when you have had a summer of staying up late and waking up late.

Michael Schumacher

I have to say it's been tough to leave the Ferrari family, which has been a big part of my career.

Dominic Thiem

It's a joke how tough it is to win a Slam.

Doc Rivers

Everybody likes each other until things get tough. Then you will find out what kind of team you have, and I understand that as much as anyone.

Bill Maher

If you think you have it tough, read history books.

Michael Douglas

I come from a tough stock.

Tyler Perry

The key to life when it gets tough is to keep moving. Just keep moving.

Alexandra Daddario

I do consider myself to be a smart, tough girl.

My first acting lessons were Shakespeare. The first time I ever started working with a coach was doing scenes from 'Measure for Measure,' which were tough dramatic scenes. And then 'Taming of the Shrew,' which required comedic timing. And that's the kind of stuff I love.

Hailey Baldwin

For me, I like to be a little bit tomboy but still look like a lady. Pretty tough. Or really, really, really pretty.

Bill Skarsgard

I can deal with it now, but 13 is a tough age to be recognized and famous. It's a tough age, period.

Post Malone

You can't get tired in the studio. It's really tough. But you just gotta keep on going.

Kristin Kreuk

It's not that easy to find someone I can relate too. I'm tough to crack because I'm shy.

Ridley Scott

People have no idea how physically tough doing a film is.

Salma Hayek

Life is tough; and if you have the ability to laugh at it, you have the ability to enjoy it.

Tulsi Gabbard

In the military, I learned that 'leadership' means raising your hand and volunteering for the tough, important assignments.

Harry Kane

The double sessions are tough. The manager wants us to get fit, wants us to work hard. And that's because the Premier League is so tough. We need it. Something we have to do.

Khabib Nurmagomedov

I'm from Dagestan, I'm born in Dagestan, and Dagestan is a different level for people living a tough life, people living in the mountains.

Marvin Olasky

Baseball needs to put the steroids era behind it by having and enforcing tough rules against all kinds of artificial advantages, so that spring can return.

Rita Rudner

My grandmother was a very tough woman. She buried three husbands and two of them were just napping.

Ivana Trump

I'm a lady, and I run my business with dignity. I don't need to be tough. You get nowhere screaming.

Burt Reynolds

If I was as tough as I'm made out to be in movies, I wouldn't have to worry.

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Elon Musk

Patience is a virtue, and I'm learning patience. It's a tough lesson.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

What I learned from my go-round with 'In the Heights' is that it's tough to make a movie. In Hollywood, even the people in charge have people in charge.

Tiger Woods

I'm aware if I'm playing at my best I'm tough to beat. And I enjoy that.

Georges St-Pierre

I am very honored and excited to be part of UFC 100; it's going to be the hardest challenge of my career so far and it's going to be pretty tough - I can't wait.

Mitch Albom

Detroit is a place where we've had it pretty tough. But there is a generosity here and a well of kindness that goes deep.

River Phoenix

I've been wanting to go into music ever since I can remember. I mean even before I became an actor. I just thought it would be a tough field to break into, so I became an actor instead.


I can't be a manager, because I think it's too tough managing 30 players thinking in different ways.

Chi Chi Rodriguez

The caddies are so overlooked out here, and I remember the tough times I had making ends meet when I used to carry the bag.

LeBron James

My mom and I have always been there for each other. We had some tough times, but she was always there for me.

Timothee Chalamet

Learning the Italian was tough. I tried to really come at from a purist perspective, really learn the grammar, syntax and conjugations.

Henry Thomas

I would inevitably get the girls who were interested in me because I was the guy from E.T. It was kind of tough. I can't deny ever capitalizing upon it but on the whole in my teens I was pretty virtuous.

Kelly Preston

We moved to Australia for two years though and that was a little bit tough trying to fit in.

Keanu Reeves

My name can't be that tough to pronounce!

Sachin Tendulkar

Beating Pakistan is always special because they are a tough team and we have a bit of a history regarding Pakistan.


Paolo Maldini. He was tough, tough, every time we played against each other. And I played against him many times. He's a very good friend.

Vijay Mallya

I am pretty tough as a boss.

Jack Nicholson

In this industry, there are only two ways up the ladder. Rung by rung or claw your way to the top. It's sure been tough on my nails.

Tulsi Gabbard

What I'm saying is it is our responsibility to exercise due diligence, to ask the tough questions, to get the evidence before we make those very costly decisions about how and when and where our military is used.

Kelsey Grammer

Life is supposed to get tough.

Wilson Mizner

Life's a tough proposition, and the first hundred years are the hardest.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

I got a bike when I was little, a BMX. I called it 'Fido Dido' after the tough little cartoon guy with spiked hair. I thought he was the coolest thing ever.

Ron Howard

There is something inherently tough about Americans. They will not accept defeat.

Emilio Estevez

When people ask what were the qualities of Bobby Kennedy that they most admired, it was first that he was tough. Second, he told the truth and third, he stood up for the little guy.

Bill Gates

Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.

Madonna Ciccone

I'm tough, ambitious, and I know exactly what I want.

Rhea Chakraborty

I have realised taking a stand is tough, but what's tougher is maintaining it and letting go of all those who doubt your intent.

Shaquille O'Neal

This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.

Alec Baldwin

To be in this business and have tremendous integrity and only make distinguished choices is very tough.

Frank Sinatra

In Hoboken, when I was a kid, I lived in a plenty tough neighborhood.

Jodie Foster

Adolescence is a tough one to be a child actor.

Tony Blair

Labour is the party of law and order in Britain today. Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.

Billie Jean King

It is very hard to be a female leader. While it is assumed that any man, no matter how tough, has a soft side... and female leader is assumed to be one-dimensional.

Kevin Durant

I just loved being in the gym. It was tough at times. Sometimes I wanted to quit, but I'm glad I stuck with it.

Alexandra Daddario

Growing up, when I was younger, I didn't feel all that tough or smart or strong. As I got older, I was able to discover my own strength.

Bill Murray

I came out of the old Second City in Chicago. Chicago actors are more hard-nosed. They're tough on themselves and their fellow actors. They're self-demanding.

Paul Ryan

We will not duck the tough issues, we will lead.

I train to quite an intense level because Formula 1 is so physical - the G-forces, the demands on your body. Your heart rate is 150, 160 through the whole race. On qualifying lap, your heart rate can be up to 180, 190, under tough conditions.

Patrick Bamford

It will be a tough task to break into the first team at Chelsea.

George H. W. Bush

Losing is tough.

David Letterman

We make a lot of fun at President Clinton's expense. But this transition is going to be tough because it's been 25 years since this guy has gotten laid in the private sector.

Mookie Betts

Contract things are kind of tough to come up with, especially with both sides and kind of how the economics and all those things work.

Dick Cheney

A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues.

Idris Elba

When I was a kid, I thought it was tough.

Zig Ziglar

When you are tough on yourself, life is going to be infinitely easier on you.

Clayton Kershaw

If I don't go 200 innings, it's been a tough year.

Donald Trump, Jr.

It's tough to be 12. You're not quite a man, but you think you are.

Idris Elba

I'd rather a young black actor read about success as opposed to how tough it was. I get these roles because I can act and that's it. Hopefully that's it.

Jennifer Lopez

By nature I am not tough, believe it or not.

Liam Hemsworth

The first few years in L.A. were really tough and scary, but I had to figure things out for myself.

Kamala Harris

Generally speaking, the public appetite for criminal justice policy is just tough talk.

Vin Diesel

My mom used to say that I became a fighter and a scrapper and a tough guy to protect who I am at my core.

Rita Rudner

My mother's mother is a very tough cookie. She buried three husbands. Two of them were just napping.

Shia LaBeouf

The comic book world is a tough business.

Liza Minnelli

He's a good tough producer, yes. But I don't think that he's unreasonable unless he feels threatened. And when somebody's in your home, I think everybody in the home gets threatened.

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

I usually play tough guys and stuff like that.

Virat Kohli

There are two bowlers who I think are very tough to play against - Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel.

Noah Cyrus

The first song I wrote was for my friend. She was going through a really tough time.

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Conor McGregor is a tough competitor. He proved throughout the years in the UFC that he can fight standing up.

Channing Tatum

But I'm not a tough guy or a street fighter for real. I'm just an actor.

Robin Williams

I love kids, but they are a tough audience.

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Vince Lombardi

They'd better be physically tough when they start pulling on their football pants.

Boris Johnson

I am hoping very much to get re-elected but it is going to be a tough fight.

Jason Momoa

I'm not really tough.

Boris Johnson

Times have been tough, the economy has been tough. But I want to bring forward a fantastic manifesto for taking the city forwards.

Mitt Romney

I'm a policy guy, believe it or not. I love policy. I love solving tough problems.

Scottie Pippen

It's tough to lose and lose and lose and get a little closer, but you still lose.

Rajon Rondo

When I had older guys around me, I kind of leaned on them for advice and went through tough times.

Nicole Kidman

I would rather be tough on myself than have other people be tough on me.

Alexandra Daddario

It's cool to be a female character who gets to be really strong and tough.

Leonardo DiCaprio

I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?

Jennifer Garner

The outside world can be very tough.

Ryan Reynolds

It's tough. It's very tricky to throw a morally flexible character onto the screen and have an audience empathize. It's always an exercise in restraint.

Jeff Bridges

If you're married you'll have tough times.

Conor McGregor

We come bulletproof in Ireland. We're reared tough, and we fight.

Robert Redford

I love making films more than anything, but it's tough.

Paul Walker

'The Fast' is tough; it's not easy. It represents too much to too many people. But that's what also makes it fun.