Posts Tagged ‘modern proverbs about being tough’

Drink deeply from every well they throw you into.

Rough times make tough lines.

Be tough, defer, shut up.

Tough needs no rough.

The tough free climb to beauty and remain after the glory has faded.

Resilient is emotionally brilliant.

Humble compliments tough.

Gruff is protection; rough is defection.

Spit, don’t quit.

Tough is not enough.

Hang in there, then climb the noose.

Perseverance is a choice offered by a disaster.

Some whine, some recline — some dine on the malign.

Moxie is epoxy; during difficulty it glues us together.

It’s guts or go nuts.

Pluck breeds luck; quitting totally ruins your odds.

Perseverance is periscopic; it sees around corners.

Grit is an abrasive; it can grind down difficulty.

On the other side of the canal of root is a delicious restaurant.

There is a time for everything, a time for nerve and a time to swerve.

Bawl your eyes out; stick them back in.