Difficulty Quotes

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

Sri Chinmoy

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

Homer

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill

We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you.

John W. Gardner

The tenacity and desire to win which he has worked with since he was a child have carried him to the top in a sporting discipline of enormous difficulty.

Fernando Alonso

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

If we wait until our lives are free from sorrow or difficulty, then we wait forever. And miss the entire point.

Dirk Benedic

If most people are not willing to see the difficulty, this is mainly because, consciously or unconsciously, they assume that it will be they who will settle these questions for the others, and because they are convinced of their own capacity to do this.

Friedrich August von Hayek

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.

Rabindranath Tagore

An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.

Eric Hoffer

Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.

Rene Descartes

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

The honest truth is that if this government were to propose the massacre of the first-born, it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.

Diane Abbott

The difficulty, my friends, is not in avoiding death, but in avoiding unrighteousness; for that runs faster than death.

Socrates

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line. and adding to one's liberty.

Henri Frédéric Amiel

To treat a big subject in the intensely summarized fashion demanded by an evening's traffic of the stage when the evening, freely clipped at each end, is reduced to two hours and a half, is a feat of which the difficulty looms large.

Henry James

One would think that in writing about literary men and matters there would be no difficulty in finding a title for one\'s essay, or that any embarrassment which might arise would be from excess of material. I find this, however, far from being the case.

James Payn

Where there is no choice, we do well to make no difficulty.

George MacDonald

To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.

Lao Tzu

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.

Confucius

The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The greatest difficulty with the world is not its ability to produce, but the unwillingness to share.

Roy L. Smith

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

Epicurus

The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.

M. Scott Peck
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