Difficulty Quotes

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

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.

Peter De Vries

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 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

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

The difficulty in life is the choice.

George A. Moore
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