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Rough Quotes

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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.

Related topics: Spiritual Christian Religious

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

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

My teachers treated me as a diamond in the rough,
someone who needed smoothing.
- Mother Jones

 

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

I have a rough idea when I walk into a studio though.
- Tom Jenkinson

Unfortunately, a lot of executives aren't like producers,
and can't hear the diamond in the rough.
- Kenneth Edmonds

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Virtue rejects facility to be her companion.
She requires a craggy, rough and thorny way.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

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

You can find a diamond in the rough a lot of times.
- Kenneth Edmonds

Rough diamonds may sometimes be mistaken for worthless pebbles.
- Thomas Browne

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

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

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

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

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

We usually never got out of there before four or five o'clock in the morning.
Every morning.
So it was rough.
- Cab Calloway

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every human being has within him an ideal man,
just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state
a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the
Greek made of the god Apollo.
- Jose Marti

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

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

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

The competition is pretty rough these days.
- Tony Randall

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

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

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

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

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

The pressures having grown up in this business can be really rough.
And it is a testament to you that you have remained
focused and NOT lost your mind.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

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

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

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

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 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

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

Caricature is rough truth.
- George Meredith

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Towards the end it got really rough.
I take my hat of to Alice, he's still doing it.
This is probably more work than going on the road for 2-3 months.
I wish I was 25 again!
- Michael Owen Bruce

There is a destiny that shapes our ends rough,
hew them as we will.
- Frank Harris


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