Best 25 of Tough love quotes - MyQuotes
Don’t break my heart. Crush it. Destroy it. Let me wallow it until I feel hollow in it. I’ll bash in the pain. I’ll scream your name and then one day I suddenly won’t.
Gotta love a woman that can hand you your own ass.
Five words that were the hardest words I would ever have to say, Five pillars of my faith that couldn't save him that day. Five rivers, the Panj Aab, that didn't flow through his veins. Five minutes that changed our world forever.
The wrath of God is never an evil wrath. God gets angry because he loves people like a mother would love her child if someone were to harm it. There is something wrong if the mother never gets angry; it is safe to say that that is the unloving mother.
The bar is high. But now you have a ladder.
It quickly became apparent that to Mr. K, there was no such thing as an untalented kid—just a kid who didn’t work hard enough. You are going to fix this problem, he said when he diag- nosed whatever was wrong, and there was never any question. Of course you would. It was just a matter of trying and trying and trying some more. He yelled not because we’d never learn, but because he was absolutely certain that we would.
You realize that tough love is also tough on the lover.
If someone offers you 'tough love', run screaming for the door.
Hope is important. It allows you to survive. But there's a point where tough love is required if you want to change. Action is necessary. It allows you to live.
When people tell you that you aren't something or you can't accomplish your dreams, you can either cry about it or prove them wrong.
One cannot prevent abuse through discipline, when abuse and discipline feel exactly the same.
Because the whole world loves to tell us what we can’t do, that we aren’t good enough. The people in your own house should be on your side. It’s the people who never learn the word impossible who make history, because they’re the ones who keep trying.
Agatha: I don't want anyone dying on my behalf. Not even you! Tarvek: Why, that's the nicest thing you've said to me since Sturmhalten. Agatha: Treasure it, and get out!
Stop begging God to increase your territory when you can't even maintain the territory you already have. Work with what you got first.
S. E. Hinton
I mean, most parents would be proud of a kid like that - good-lookin' and smart and everything, but they gave in to him all the time. He kept trying to make someone say 'No' and they never did. They never did. That was what he wanted. For somebody to tell him 'No.' To have somebody lay down the law, set the limits, give him something solid to stand on. That's what we all want, really.
We promise it's all going to be okay There is one way to make it And if necessary you will fake it You see, it's not a spiral pattern Of tears and trial and your denial Love, we won’t let you crawl And sprawl and get lost in despair We will hold you tight, you'd feel your Ribcage filled with intense heat of Our love for you
[B]y not standing firm and by not exercising tough love, we often cause the figurative “death” of others and sometimes ourselves, our goals, our destiny.
...they grab you off the street without warning, sack over your head and into the back of a van. Variation on tough love, but incredible success rate...
Charles E Hudson
I am real I don't do fake. What you see is what you get. Love me or hate me the choice is yours.
You said you wanted the truth. Now what are you willing to do with it?
When someone is hard on you it may have very little to do with you.
Mal dragged the last few inches of the sword free of his flesh, wincing at the raw pain. She's stabbed him. She'd f**king pinned him to the wall like a bug. She'd fed from him and used his own blood and power against him. He hadn't seen that coming. He was both affronted by - and admiring of - her resourcefulness.
What parents need to teach their children is not how to keep from falling down but rather to understand that, no matter how many times they fall down, they can always get up again! Right! ...It's like that proverb! The one about the lion pushing his own cubs over the cliff to make them tough... Hey! I got it, Mayama!! Next time you see Yamada, drag her up to the roof and throw her over! That's not tough love, that's homicide!
Ana Claudia Antunes
How can I shut down If you don't open up??
... Sometimes you must seem to hurt something in order to do good for it.