Difficulty Quotes

Great leadership does not mean running away from reality. Sometimes the hard truths might just demoralize the company, but at other times sharing difficulties can inspire people to take action that will make the situation better.

John Kotter

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

William Hastie

The hardest part of skating is the ice.

Unknown

You think it more difficult to turn air into wine than to turn wine into blood?

Graham Greene

Our difficulties of the moment must always be dealt with somehow, but our permanent difficulties are difficulties of every moment.

T.S. Eliot

With willing hearts and skillful hands, the difficult we do at once; the impossible takes a bit longer.

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To strive with difficulties, and to conquer them, is the highest human felicity.

Samuel Johnson

Anyone who proposes to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly if they even roll a few more upon it.

Albert Schweitzer

Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster.

Anne Wilson Schaef

Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed.

Corita Kent

Affliction is more apt to suffocate the imagination than to stimulate it.

Denise Levertov

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.

Helen Keller

The mystery of existence is the connection between our faults and our misfortunes.

Madame de Stael:

December is the toughest month of the year. Others are July, January, September, Aprll, November, May, March, June, October, August, and February.

Mark Twain

People are never more insecure than when they become obsessed with their fears at the expense of their dreams.

Norman Cousins

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.

Scott Alexander

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

George Savile

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

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

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

William Hazlitt

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

Terry Southern

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

Huston Smith

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

Baruch Spinoza

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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