Difficult Days Quotes and Quotations
Everyone gets their rough day. No one gets a free ride. Today so far, I had a good day. I got a dial tone.
Thy fate is the common fate of all, Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Some days you tame the tiger. And some days the tiger has you for lunch.
Some days the dragon wins.
The one law that does not change is that everything changes, and the hardship I was bearing today was only a breath away from the pleasures I would have tomorrow, and those pleasures would be all the richer because of the memories of this I was enduring.
Experience cold or heat, pleasure or pain. These experiences are fleeting; they come and go. Bear them patiently.
To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven.... A time to weep, and a time to laugh, A time to mourn, and a time to dance.
Let nothing disturb thee, Let nothing affright thee, All things are passing, God changeth never.
This, too, shall pass.
The present will not long endure.
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a little joy, then a sorrow, now a sin, then a generous or brave action.
I feel successful when the writing goes well. This lasts five minutes. Once, when I was number one on the bestseller list, I also felt successful. That lasted three minutes.
Sadness and gladness succeed each other.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
I don't think that ... one gets a flash of happiness once, and never again; it is there within you, and it will come as certainly as death....
Life comes in clusters, clusters of solitude, then clusters when there is hardly time to breathe.
If winter comes, can spring be far behind?
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.
There are trees that seem to die at the end of autumn. There are also the evergreens.
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; the flowers appear on the earth.
If matters go badly now, they will not always be so.
Pain is never permanent.
You will suffer and you will hurt. You will have joy and you will have peace.
Pain is part of being alive, and we need to learn that. Pain does not last forever, nor is it necessarily unbearable, and we need to be taught that.
Pain is hard to bear.... But with patience, day by day, Even this shall pass away.
Everything in life that we really accept undergoes a change. So suffering must become love. That is the mystery.
I've been failing for, like, ten or eleven years. When it turns, it'll turn. Right now I'm just tryin' to squeeze through a very tight financial period, get the movie out, and put my things in order.
I've never been poor, only broke. Being poor is a frame of mind. Being broke is a temporary situation.
In the darkest hour the soul is replenished and given strength to continue and endure.
He that can't endure the bad will not live to see the good.
Our toil is sweet with thankfulness, Our burden is our boon; The curse of earth's gray morning is The blessing of its noon.
Were it possible for us to see further than our knowledge reaches, perhaps we would endure our sadnesses with greater confidence than our joys. For they are moments when something new has entered into us, something unknown.
We may draw good outof evil; we must not do evil, that good may come.
You will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.
What we call the beginning is often an end. And to make an end is to make a beginning. The end is where we start from.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Death is a door life opens.
The world is round, and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.
Perhaps someday it will be pleasant to remember even this.
One day in retrospect the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
Sometimes I found that in my happy moments I could not believe that I had ever been miserable.
If our education had included training to bear unpleasantness and to let the first shock pass until we could think more calmly, many an unbearable situation would become manageable, and many a nervous illness avoided. There is a proverb expressing this. It says, trouble is a tunnel through which we pass and not a brick wall against which we must break our head.
Time, in the turning-over of days, works change, for better or worse.
Experience is what really happens to you in the long run; the truth that finally overtakes you.
Time is like a river of fleeting events, and its current is strong; as soon as something comes into sight, it is swept past us, and something else takes its place, and that too will be swept away.
Time cools, time clarifies; no mood can be maintained quite unaltered through the course of hours.
Time bears away all things.
Come what come may, time and the hour runs through the roughest day.
Time brings all things to pass.
We undo ourselves by impatience. Misfortunes have their life and their limits, their sickness and their health.
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.
That's the advantage of having lived sixty-five years. You don't feel the need to be impatient any longer.
Who longest waits most surely wins.
Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.
No emergency excuses you from exercising tolerance.
I believe the sign of maturity is accepting deferred gratification.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
Being human, we should bear all we can.
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
You can't have genius without patience.
The most potent and sacred command which can be laid upon any artist is the command: wait.
How poor are they that have not patience? What wound did ever heal but by degrees?
All things come round to him who will but wait.
Panic is not an effective long-term organizing strategy.
Self-denial is painful for a moment, but very agreeable in the end.
And he shall reign a goodly king And sway his hand o'er every clime With peace writ on his signet ring, Who bides his time.
It takes time to succeed because success is merely the natural reward of taking time to do anything well.
Patience and fortitude conquer all things.
Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
Wisely and slow. They stumble that run fast.
No great thing is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig. If you tell me that you desire a fig, I answer you that there must be time. Let it first blossom, then bear fruit, then ripen.
Time deals gently only with those who take it gently.
Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.
Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience.
All human wisdom is summed up in two words: wait and hope.
Genius is eternal patience.
Serene I fold my hands and wait.
The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.
Everything comes if a man will only wait.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
The secret of patience ... to do something else in the meantime.
Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections, but instantly set about remedying them-every day begin the task anew.
Let us then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate, Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait.
God will wait as long as it takes for us.
Waiting is not mere empty hoping. It has the inner certainty of reaching the goal.
All things come to him who waits- provided he knows what he is waiting for.
Hope and patience are two sovereign remedies for all, the surest reposals, the softest cushions to lean on in adversity.
The strongest of all warriors are these two-Time and Patience.
Who bides his time tastes the sweet Of honey in the saltiest tear; And though he fares with slowest feet Joy runs to meet him drawing near.
God grant us patience!
Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.
There is nothing so bitter that a patient mind cannot find some solace for it.
Patience is the best remedy for every trouble.
For ye have need of patience....
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they see nothing but sea.