The tests we face in life's journey are not to reveal our weaknesses but to help us discover our inner strengths. We can only know how strong we are when we strive and thrive beyond the challenges we face.
We start feeling uneasy as soon as the initial euphoria or happiness from our achievement fades away. We then raise the bar further so that we can strive more and achieve even higher success thereby deliberately making ourselves unhappy. However, our lifelong chase of success only gives us suffering and unhappiness.
We must not only survive but strive.
With hope you can strive in any hardship.
Don't wish...DO! Don't try...BE! Don't think...KNOW! And above all: Bless a stranger with a small, yet powerful, random act of kindness. You feel me?
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.
If you hold a candle close to you, its flame rises. And if you hold it away from you, its flame shrinks. The same way you hold a candle close to you, keep all your plans, aspirations, projects, and dreams close to you too. Do not share your plans or goals until you complete them, because as you hold your candle away from you — envy, jealousy, and resentment may put out your flame before it grows.
We do not need to strive to be average.
Whatever you strive to do, as long as you do it your best, its enough.
A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them: they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.
So far as we live and strive at all, our lives are various, are needed for the whole, and are unique.
Providence has its appointed hour for everything. We cannot command results, we can only strive.
The architect should strive continually to simplify; the ensemble of the rooms should then be carefully considered that comfort and utility may go hand in hand with beauty.
Some of the 'aha' insights that scientists strive for may have to await the emergence of post-human intellects.
Competition has been shown to be useful up to a certain point and no further, but cooperation, which is the thing we must strive for today, begins where competition leaves off.
I strive to be brief but I become obscure.
Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?
Chaos is inherent in all compounded things. Strive on with diligence.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
Really, the only thing that makes sense is to strive for greater collective enlightenment.