Difficult decisions Quotes

The very greatest things - great thoughts, discoveries, inventions - have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.

Samuel Smiles

A polite enemy is just as difficult to discredit, as a rude friend is to protect.

Bryant McGill

It is easier to be a lover than a husband, for the same reason that it is more difficult to be witty every day, than to say bright things from time to time.

Honor de Balzac

Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.

Joseph Conrad

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.

Amelia Earhart

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill

Self-hatred is a devastatingly difficult habit to break, especially when we are mostly unaware of it.

Moran Margaret Cho

The difficulty is that we try to perfect others before we perfect ourselves

Sri Chinmoy

For an interest to be rewarding, one must pay in discipline and dedication, especially though the difficult or boring stages which are inevitably encountered

Mira Komarovsky

Only during hard times do people come to understand how difficult it is to be master of their feelings and thoughts.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.

Alice Miller

I find it very difficult to relax. I find it increasingly difficult to find outlets for my frustration.

Judd Nelson

Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult.

Julia Cameron

Don't turn your back upon your doctrinal doubts and difficulties. Go up to them and examine them. Perhaps the ghastly object which looks to you in the twilight like a sheeted ghost may prove to be no more than a table-cloth hanging upon a hedge.

Andrew Kennedy Hutchison Boyd

No matter how difficult the challenge, when we spread our wings of faith and allow the winds of God's spirit to lift us, no obstacle is too great to overcome.

Roy Lessin

Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

Ronald E. Osborn

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.

Thich Nhat Hanh

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.

Homer

Oh may He look on us with love and pity and then we shall be able to do anything He wishes us to do, no matter how difficult to accomplish or painful to our feeling.

Catherine McAuley

To do good is difficult. One who does good first does something hard to do. I have done many good deeds, and, if my sons, grandsons and their descendants up to the end of the world act in like manner, they too will do much good. But whoever amongst them neglects this, they will do evil. Truly, it is easy to do evil.

Ashoka the Great

Peace demands the most heroic labor and the most difficult sacrifice. It demands greater heroism than war. It demands greater fidelity to the truth and a much more perfect purity of conscience.

Thomas Merton

It is difficult to realize how great a part of all that is cheerful and delightful in the recollections of our own life is associated with trees.

Wilson Flagg

People underestimate their capacity for change. There is never a right time to do a difficult thing. A leader's job is to help people have vision of their potential.

Anonymous

Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.

Buddha

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