Difficulty Quotes

Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Unknown

Where there is no difficulty there is no praise.

Samuel Johnson

What is difficulty? Only a word indicating the degree of effort required to accomplish something! A mere notice of the necessity for exertion; a scarecrow to children and fools and a stimulus to real men.

Samuel Warren

We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.

Marcus Fabius Quintilian

The Western poet and writer of romance has exactly the same kind of difficulty in comprehending Eastern subjects as you have in comprehending Western subjects.

Lafcadio Hearn

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 human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open.

John Berger

The difficulty is capturing surprise on film.

F. Murray Abraham

The difficulty about all this dying, is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it, so where does the fun come in?

Alice James

The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.

H. P. Blavatsky

Sometimes my mother had difficulty communicating with me about certain topics.

Gloria Estefan

Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.

Charles Caleb Colton

Of course, we also have the responsibility to win games and the difficulty in the job is to combine both.

Arsene Wenger

I am continually fascinated at the difficulty intelligent people have in distinguishing what is controversial from what is merely offensive.

Nora Ephron

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.

William C. Bryant

Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class, race, religion, and geography.

Lance Loud

Because of the tension and difficulty, I remember trying to do the silliest things when we weren't rolling cameras, anything to lift the spirits. But once on set, it was important to have full concentration.

Madeleine Stowe

And I really do think that the difficulty of research makes it more real to you than punching a thing to find out how many men were killed at this particular action.

Shelby Foote

Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest I never feel stupid. And when I am honest I am automatically humble.

Hugh Prather

What is difficulty? Only a word indicating the degree of strength requisite for accomplishing particular objects; a mere notice of the necessity for exertion; a bugbear to children and fools; only a stimulus to men.

Samuel Warren

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.

Sir Thomas Beecham

Grace is the absence of everything that indicates pain or difficulty, hesitation or incongruity.

William Hazlitt

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.

Robert Louis Stevenson

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