Difficulty Quotes

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.

George Washington

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

Winston Churchill

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

Homer

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.

George Herbert

When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.

Denis Waitley

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

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

Dirk Benedic

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Our lives improve only when we take chances -- and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves.

Walter Anderson

God will not look you over for medals, degrees, or diplomas, but for scars.

Elbert Hubbard

The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant: a man should not be ruled by them; they are obstacles in his path.

Bhagavad Gita

The eternal stars shine out as soon as it is dark enough.

Thomas Carlyle

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Sir Winston Churchill

Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.

Barbara De Angelis

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

Epictetus

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats. Yet each struggle, each defeat, sharpens your skills and strengths, your courage and your endurance, your ability and your confidence and thus each obstacle is a comrade-in-arms forcing you to become better or quit. Each rebuff is an opportunity to move forward; turn away from them, avoid them, and you throw away your future.

Og Mandino

Hardship and opposition are the native soil of manhood and self-reliance.

John Neil

Press on. Obstacles are seldom the same size tomorrow as they are today.

Robert H. Schuller

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

It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.

Edward W. Ziegler

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.

Alcott, Louisa May

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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