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Positive Quotes about Rough

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I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Difficulties show men what they are.
In case of any difficulty,
remember that God has pitted you
against a rough antagonist
that you may be a conqueror,
and this cannot be without toil.
- Epictetus

Anyone can be confident with a full head of hair.
But a confident bald man - there's your diamond in the rough.
- Larry David

The birth of any show is always a rough one.
- Genevieve Gorder

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News is the first rough draft of history.
- Philip L. Graham

These are really terribly rough times,
and we really should try to be as nice to each other as possible.
- Lou Reed

I lived rough, by my wits, was homeless,
lived on the streets, lived on friends' floors,
was happy, was miserable.
- Ben Okri

 

I come from Detroit where it's rough and I'm not a smooth talker.
- Eminem

It was a pretty rough neighborhood where I grew up
The really tough places were over around Third Avenue
where it ran into the Harlem River,
but we weren't far away.
- Norman Rockwell

My acting career helped pull me through the rough times.
- Shirley Knight

Men should have rough hands and be strong.
- Scott Caan

I'm not the kind of guy who deserves to play a vintage
guitar because I'm too rough on instruments.
- Tommy Shaw

California has a beautiful coastline.
It can be a rough coastline.
The waves are huge.
The rocks are steep.
Same thing in Vancouver.
It has a beautiful coastline.
It's dramatic.
- Jennifer Granholm

As in nature, as in art, so in grace;
it is rough treatment that gives souls,
as well as stones, their luster.
- Thomas Guthrie

We were too rough at the edges to be a pop group.
- Roger Daltrey

It didn't get into Sundance although I showed a rough
cut which is a mistake to all filmmakers out there.
- Donal Logue

My life was pretty rough.
- Yoko Ono

I got to talking to an old actor, and he had a bunch
of stories about the Rough Riders.
- Tom Berenger

Caricature is rough truth.
- George Meredith

People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only
because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
- George Orwell

I was little impressed with this rough and ready way
of persuading people to renew their contracts and decided
that I was now quite free of any obligations.
- Pietro Mascagni

If the track is tough and the hill is rough,
THINKING you can just ain't enough!
- Shel Silverstein

I travel in so many different ways; I travel high,
I rough it...
it all depends on who I travel with.
- Diane von Furstenberg

The way of the pioneer is always rough.
- Harvey S. Firestone

It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Don't learn to do, but learn in doing.
Let your falls not be on a prepared ground,
but let them be bona fide falls in the rough and tumble of the world.
- Samuel Butler

I kept giving up runs.
It was, for sure, a rough road and a very rocky one.
I enjoyed my time there, but not as much as I could
have if I would have pitched well.
- Billy Koch

Hitler had this deal where he was supposed to make
it rough on them so they would all get out and migrate
to Israel because they needed people there to fight the Arabs.
- Hutton Gibson

With the fight scenes, they would take a video camera
and shoot alongside the camera so we would piece it
together on the computer and had an extremely rough
cut of what we were doing.
- Kelly Hu

Chicago sounds rough to the maker of verse.
One comfort we have - Cincinnati sounds worse.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond,
and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.
- Daniel Defoe

Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of
heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds,
shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
- Juvenal

Truth has rough flavours if we bite it through.
- George Eliot

You don't know who you messing with man,
I slap people for fun.
That's what I do man!
You wanna play rough, huh, I kill for fun!
- Chris Tucker

Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses,
which if given occasional release would encourage the
living of life with salt in it,
in place of dust.
- Henry S. Haskins

Financial hardships were rough on us,
even though Mom had a good job at G.M.
- Ryan White

The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble;
and the rough male kiss of blankets.
- Rupert Brooke

Nostalgia is a file that removes the rough edges from the good old days.
- Doug Larson

If I have a rough day, and I'm angry,
I'll just go into Kirk Douglas and throw over a table.
And when I need to lift my spirits, Kermit can always do the trick.
- Rich Little

When I tested for Billy Budd, I had that kind of confidence
that comes with the certainty that you're not going to get something.
I was very rough around the edges.
- Terence Stamp

It's not to hurt anyone, but basketball can be rough.
- Sue Wicks

He's a TV producer, a theatrical impresario,
and he wants to be treated as Mr. Windsor but when
the going gets rough he wants to be treated like a
member of the Royal Family.
- Andrew Morton

I've gone for each type: the rough guy;
the nerdy,
sweet, lovable guy; and the slick guy.
I don't really have a type.
Men in general are a good thing.
- Jennifer Aniston

New England has a harsh climate, a barren soil,
a rough and stormy coast, and yet we love it,
even with a love passing that of dwellers in more favored regions.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

Rough Riders took 13 weeks to shoot,
plus a week of training.
The same guy trained us trained the cast in Platoon.
Except, instead of radios, we used bugles to signal.
- Tom Berenger

God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church.
He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
- Billy Sunday

The competition is pretty rough these days.
- Tony Randall

Yeah, touring can get rough some times and draining,
but I always have to pinch myself and realize that I'm doing what I love.
- Jonny Lang

Army life was rough.
Would you believe it, they actually wanted me to pitch three times a week.
- Whitey Ford

The only society I like is rough and tough,
and the tougher the better.
There's where you get down to bedrock and meet human people.
- Robert W. Service

There is nothing so agonizing to the fine skin of vanity
as the application of a rough truth.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

A test of what is real is that it is hard and rough.
Joys are found in it, not pleasure.
What is pleasant belongs to dreams.
- Simone Weil

Critics can be your most important friend.
I don't read criticism of my stuff only because when it's bad,
it's rough-and when it's good, it's not good enough.
- Kevin Bacon

We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready
in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
- George Orwell

I think any girl who comes to Hollywood with sex symbol
or bombshell hanging over her has a rough road.
- Kim Basinger

I had already done a lot of research for Rough Riders,
keeping notebooks and old photographs.
Some of the books were antiques for that time period,
with the covers falling off.
- Tom Berenger

I had, early in life, a love for staging,
but it is fast dying out.
Nine hours over a rough road are enough to root out
the most passionate love of that kind.
- Maria Mitchell

My mom was sarcastic about men.
She would tell me Adam was the rough draft and Eve was the final product.
She was a feminist minister, an earth mom who wore a bra only on Sundays.
- Daphne Zuniga

It was a real rough year and a half.
I was getting 80 shots every four weeks.
- David Gest

I finally did work out a very good relationship with my father,
but it was rough growing up.
We had a lot of conflict, and I think it surfaced in many of my works.
- Ira Levin

The last decade has been a little rough,
so I'm hoping to start this one on the right foot.
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Carrying those double tanks around all the time got
to be a little rough on me.
I had to put that damn wetsuit on and take it off,
sometimes three or four times a day.
- Lloyd Bridges

Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.
- David Letterman

I was a tomboy who liked to play rough just like my two older brothers.
That's probably why I liked the athletic part of skating -
especially the jumping!
- Nancy Kerrigan

Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

My friends, no matter how rough the road may be,
we can and we will, never, never surrender to what is right.
- Dan Quayle

SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline.
Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery.
Like working without a net.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

We never had it as rough as the kids have it today.
Look at the price of a gallon of gas or a piece of
real estate or a college education.
- Suze Orman

I may be smelly and I may be old, Rough in my pebbles,
reedy in my pools, But where my fish float by I bless their swimming,
And I like the people to bathe in me especially women.
- Stevie Smith

Invest in the human soul.
Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.
- Mary McLeod Bethune


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