In the days of Obama Care and government gridlock, things can look pretty glim. Both sides of the aisle seemingly cannot agree on anything, are constantly attacking each other, and even fighting amongst their own party. As congress’ approval rating his record lows (8%?) and the President’s continues to plummet, nobody seems to be trustworthy. The good news is… we can work through it. Refer to these quotes for inspiration in your times of disappointment.
Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength. – Unknown
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. – Chinese Proverb
Right in the difficult we must have our joys, our happiness, our dreams: there against the depth of this background, they stand out, there for the first time we see how beautiful they are. – Rainer Maria Rilke
We must be willing to let go of the life we planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. – Jewish Proverb
I’m sure there are many more as well, but these are a few just to wet your whistle. We must stay positive to keep looking, and searching, for that compromise that benefits all.