I used to hear such phrase during my younger days. “The going gets tougher, the tough gets going”. This phrase is indeed inspiring to some extent. It rhythms to some form of literature. Literature is a subject which is not to my liking during my schooling days. It is too complicated for some apprehension. I prefer a direct way of communication in which the purpose of the requirement is stated upfront. One can grasp the requirement and proceed to deliver the required information. I believe that this is the way in which the assessment comes into the picture during the schooling days. It’s far too complicated to apprehend. For the readers who are interested in literature, you can refer to the below link for the knowledge purpose.
With reference to the above-mentioned phrase, it is applicable for one’s FIRE journey. There is bound to have difficulties during the course of the journey. One will have to grit his/her teeth and preserve onward the goals. This is the way of earning the desired fruit of labour.