Struggle: (endeavor...strive...toil... )

Better shun the bait, than struggle in the snare. --- John Dryden 1631

Better that we should die fighting than be outraged and dishonored… better to die than live in slavery. --- Emmeline Pankhurst

But then if I do not strive, who will? --- Chuang Tzu

Concerns for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations. --- Albert Einstein 1879

I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears, and sweat. --- Sir Winston Churchill 1874

If a man lives without inner struggle, if everything happens in him without opposition… he will remain such as he is. --- G.I. Gurdjieff 1877

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he had imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. --- Confucius 551BC

Passion is in all great searches and is necessary to all creative endeavors. --- W Eugene Smith

The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night. --- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

The highest reward for man's toil is not what he gets for it but what he becomes by it. --- John Ruskin 1819

The possibility that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. --- Abraham Lincoln 1809

To give and not to count the cost; to fight and not to heed the wounds; to toil and not to seek for rest; to labor and not ask for any reward save that of knowing that we do Thy will. --- St Ignatius Loyloa 1491

Unjust laws exist; shall we be content to obey them, or shall we endeavor to amend them, and obey them until we have succeeded, or shall we transgress them at once? ... if it is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law. Let your life be a counter-friction to stop the machine (governement). What I have to do is to see, at any rate, that I do not lend myself to the wrong which I condemn. --- Henry David Thoreau 1817

Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change. --- Andre Gide 1869

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