In other words, art is a realm entirely separated from the interests of real life-a refuge for detached and gifted souls from sordid political and economic struggles.
Life turns, and returns death. Where death digs its claws into the grave only to pull out life, as a baby from a womb; and the recycle of air, the recycle of struggles that never achieve satisfaction, in a constant turning world, of an untuned universe.
When you can see the love of God through your struggles and you don't need another person to fill a void, you're in a pretty good place.
Songwriting and poetry are so commonly birthed from underdogs because one can make even the ugliest situations admirable, or more beautiful than the beautiful situations - they are the most graceful media in which the lines of society are distorted.
We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here NOW with the power to shape your day and your future.
Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.
It would be nice if life worked this way, stripping the dirt from our lives and sending us back out into the world clean. But some dirt is destined to lingered.
...you want the sweetness of our beginning without the bitterness of our struggle - what are you asking - do you want light without shadow? ...
Cheating and lying aren't struggles, they're reasons to break up.
Always think extra hard before crossing over to a bad side, if you were weak enough to cross over, you may not be strong enough to cross back!
The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.
You will bring yourself the suffering you need to bring yourself so that you may awaken.
I don't know what's worse by number in America, the vacant houses standing, or the homeless people falling into them.
The conception of each star was at the point of no return; of a desperate soul struggling to master the winds!
When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first.
Having beef with someone is unnecessary and avoidable. Whatever the issue, if not positive, it is an opportunity to cut the excess fat from an unhealthy dietary network. Simply excuse yourself from the table of negativity and lean forward in peace.
Momma, a welfare cheater. A criminal who couldn't stand to se her kids go hungry, or grow up in slumbs and end up mugging people in dar corners. I guess the system didn't want her to get off relief, the way it kept sending social workers around to be sure Momma wasn't trying to make things better.
We must learn from our struggles.
Struggle is proof that you haven't been conquered, that you refuse to surrender, that victory is still possible, and that you're growing.
...people with nothing to declare carry the most.