Struggle Quotes

Here are some inspirational quotes of struggle, because if you don’t struggle hard enough or if you haven’t struggled in life, chances are, you are not as successful as you would have wanted to be. There are the lucky ones and the prodigies who had it easy all their life, but most of us had to struggle and struggle hard and we got it, because it seldom go unrewarded.

OK, here are the struggle quotes.

The strongest have their moments of fatigue.
~Friedrich Nietzsche
My Comment: You would have to agree that even the strongest have to struggle. I think of it having different levels of tolerance. The stronger aim for more and they struggle at a different level, but they do.

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.
~ Albert Einstein

And in which we say that life is eternal but continue to struggle to survive.
~Neale Donald Walsch

Nothing is given to man on earth – struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible – the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen.
~ Andrew Bernstein
Comment: Weaker Men beg, and cajole, but the ones who chose to earn it are the ones who relishes it the most.

A victorious army first wins and then seeks battle. A defeated army first battles and then seeks victory.
~ Sun Tzu
Comment: This is one of the most deep and thoughtful quotes, which is slightly different from all the other struggle quotes. Like all Sun Tzu teaching, he is telling you put your effort in the right place. You could struggle by fighting it out with your Might, or you could do so by first spending time on the strategy to win it. Don’t doubt his way to be the easier way. They are the surer way, but definitely not the easier way.

If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have always struggled to achieve excellence. One thing that cycling has taught me is that if you can achieve something without a struggle it’s not going to be satisfying.
~Greg Lemond
Comment: Like we always say, those who get it easy won’t know the true pleasure of a win.

It would not be better if things happened to men just as they wish.
~ Heraclitus

The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves.
~ William Wells Brown

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

The highest reward for a man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what he becomes by it.
~ John Ruskin. This is one of the most inspiring quotes on struggle.

So shall I fight, so shall I tread, In this long war beneath the stars; So shall a glory wreathe my head, So shall I faint and show the scars, Until this case, this clogging mould, Be smithied all to kingly gold.
~John Edward Masefield

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.
~Napoleon Hill’s inspiring quote on struggle

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
~ Arthur C. Clarke

We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
~Norman Vincent Peale

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

All glory comes from daring to begin.
~ Eugene F. Ware

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4 Comments

  1. hamzah hussain says:

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    life’s a gift but a struggle for the truth,
    living and experiencing regardless of the situation is a treat.
    tests are given, ways of living are shown.
    Truth is the wisdom of knowledge written for you.
    Death is inevitable, the only way truth will be declared.

  2. Sushil Lawrence says:

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    Life is struggle, and definitely we have struggle until and unless we have the way.May be we have to face many obsticles may many of u-Turns comes but we follow the straight and never look back that what had happened because tomorrow never dies and they will be light after night.and the life after light and new doors can be open but it’s obvious that we may continue our efforts and struggle.

    Be the best !!!

  3. Dottscinea says:

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    Reading these quotes makes me feel better.

  4. Delisa Burrell says:

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    Reading these quotes made me feel good about myself.

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