Quotes of hardship

  1. Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream. – Lucille Roybal-Allard
  2. When certain branches of the economy become obsolete, as in the case of the steel industry, not only do jobs disappear, which is obviously a terrible social hardship but certain cultures also disappear. – Peter L. Berger
  3. I remember people who'd had a lot of hardship during the war. They'd thought we'd won. – Barbara Castle
  4. No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent. – William Ellery Channing
  5. Hardship makes the world obscure. – Don DeLillo
  6. The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship – Norman Douglas
  7. As I grew older, I came to feel more responsible for any hardship or trouble my career caused my family. – Annette Funicello
  8. Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty. – John F. Kennedy
  9. Human behavior in the midst of hardship caught my attention very early on, and my first stories were all pictures, no words. – Wally Lamb
  10. Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty. – Alice Foote MacDougall
  11. We have to remember that no matter how much hardship we go through in our life, there is always going to be that fragile place in our heart. – Angie Martinez
  12. South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk. – Kim Il Sung

Usage examples for hardship

  1. The greatest hardship experienced by the homeless refugees was on the first Sunday night following the fire. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  2. After all, it was no such bitter hardship for the citizens of Gertruydenberg to participate in the prosperity of the rising and thriving young republic, and to enjoy those municipal and national liberties which her sister cities had found so sweet. – History of the United Netherlands, 1594 by John Lothrop Motley
  3. He thought bitterly of all the suffering and hardship the hunger of body and soul, that he had endured for her sake. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  4. And, though it did not cost them many lives, yet their following us in such desolate regions must have proved very expensive, and must have been a source of great hardship to themselves. – In the Shadow of Death by P. H. Kritzinger and R. D. McDonald
  5. She would be a delightful, a perfect companion during those wild, free forest marches- day after day, night after night, fraught with peril and hardship at every step, but- how would civilization affect her? – The Sign of the Spider by Bertram Mitford
  6. Such a wild life was naturally full of adventures and involved much hardship and danger. – Arizona Sketches by Joseph A. Munk
  7. He had deliberately made way with all of his and Karin's money, so she would suffer hardship after his death. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  8. He has never known what poverty means, or sickness, or hardship – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  9. We know, however, that it was a lot of almost incredible hardship – Elizabethan Sea Dogs by William Wood
  10. In routine even in mild hardship he had believed that he had discovered a world outside of self. – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  11. The fatigue and hardship I endured in this journey, performed almost wholly on foot, at any other time would have overcome me; but my mind was so occupied by the danger I was avoiding that these lesser evils were disregarded. – A Sicilian Romance by Ann Radcliffe
  12. If you still loved me as you once did, he said, in a lower voice, this would be no hardship – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  13. Even those who joined the army after more preparation often had business that called them home, in which case they considered it a hardship to be denied. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  14. You're too young to know the hardship there was in rearing you. – Three Plays by Padraic Colum
  15. In my day I have beheld great suffering and hardship and none of it compared to this. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. There was more hardship perhaps but also more clear beauty in Colonial days than in our own. – Definitions by Henry Seidel Canby
  17. I wish to work no hardship on any one. – The Cross-Cut by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  18. Many of our families today are suffering hardship because of the high cost of living. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  19. Many, including most women, ignorant of rewards, refuse to venture because they fear hardship – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  20. The first ten years following upon his marriage were years of anxiety, self- denial and even hardship but other men, Alcott, for example, have suffered as much and yet lived to a good old age. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns