Difficulty Quotes

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.

Tony Robbins

Sometimes I write notes that I have difficulty singing.

Elvis Costello

Some people carry their hearts in their heads; very many carry their heads in their hearts. The difficulty is to keep them apart, yet both actively working together.

Augustus Hare

Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.

Jeremy Collier

No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form. The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific, concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.

J. P. Morgan

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.

Baruch Spinoza

It's often difficult for us to act compassionately, but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us.

Huston Smith

In that sense, film is superior, but the difficulty is your lack of control as a writer.

Terry Southern

God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.

Peter Marshall

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

Henri Frederic Amiel

A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding must undergo the danger of trusting.

George Savile

Difficulty need not foreshadow despair or defeat. Rather achievement can be all the more satisfying because of obstacles surmounted.

William Hastie

Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.

Epictetus

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

William Bennett

The great difficulty with politics is, that there are no established principles.

Napoleon Bonaparte

But what of the voice and judgment of conscience? The difficulty is that we have a conscience behind our conscience, an intellectual one behind the moral. We can see quite well that our opinions of what is noble and good, our moral valuations, are powerful levers where action is concerned; but we must begin by refining these opinions and independently creating for ourselves new tables of values.

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes

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

Peter De Vries

The difficulty with color is to go beyond the fact that it's color to have it be not just a colorful picture but really be a picture about something. It's difficult. So often color gets caught up in color, and it becomes merly decorative. Some photographers use it brilliantly to make visual statements combining color and content; otherwise it is empty.

Mary Ellen Mark

The Three Rules of Work: 1. Out of clutter, find simplicity. 2. From discord, find harmony. 3. In the middle of difficulty, lies opportunity

Albert Einstein

The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

Epicurus

Necessity, oftener than facility, has been the mother of invention; and the most prolific school of all has been the school of difficulty.

Samuel Smiles

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.

Marcus Tulius Cicero

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty, a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity, and a wife in misfortune.

Chanakya

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

Epicurus
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