Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.
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.
In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.
Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.
Everyone has talent at twenty-five. The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty.
Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.
Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for.
I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool, which is a matter of no small difficulty.
I am, really, a great writer; my only difficulty is in finding great readers.
Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.
Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.
Technological society has succeeded in multiplying the opportunities for pleasure, but it has great difficulty in generating joy.
The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest of men have had to serve.
The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
The difficulty in life is the choice.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behavior lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behavior.
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
The greatest difficulty with the world is not its ability to produce, but the unwillingness to share.
The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.
The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.
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.
Where there is no choice, we do well to make no difficulty.
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.
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.