Struggling Quotes

Just as the humble, unassuming, assenting 'O.K.' has deposed the more affirmative 'Yes,' so the little cringe and hesitation and approximation of 'like' are a help to young people who are struggling to negotiate the shoals and rapids of ethnic identity, the street, and general correctness.
Affirmative
Correctness
Cringe
Ethnic
General
Help
Hesitation
Humble
Identity
Just
Like
Little
More
Negotiate
In struggling against anguish one never produces serenity; the struggle against anguish only produces new forms of anguish.
Against
Anguish
Forms
Never
New
New forms
Only
Produces
Serenity
Struggle
I began writing poems when I was about eight, with a heavy assist from my mother. She read me Arthur Waley's translations and Whitman and Robinson Jeffers, who have been lifelong influences on me. My father read Keats to me, and then he read more Keats while I was lying on the sofa struggling with asthma.
About
Arthur
Assist
Asthma
Been
Began
Eight
Father
He
Heavy
Influences
Keats
Lifelong
Lying
Jazz in itself is not struggling. That is, the music itself is not struggling... It's the attitude that's in trouble. My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history.
Attitude
Away
Forget
History
Insist
Itself
Jazz
Music
Our
Plays
Should
Toss
Trouble
When you deal with a person who's experiencing dementia, you can see where they're struggling with knowledge. You can see what they forget completely, what they forget but they know what they once knew. You can tell how they're trying to remember.
Deal
Dementia
Experiencing
Forget
How
Knew
Know
Knowledge
Once
Person
Remember
See
Tell

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