Difficulty Quotes

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.

Peter Marshall

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: You alter the difficulties or you alter yourself to meet them.

Phyllis Bottome

Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.

Orison Swett Marden

Obstacles will look large or small to you according to whether you are large or small.

Orison Swett Marden

Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint

Don Marquis

It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficulties that make men.

William Mathews

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call Failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.

Mary Pickford

To fight fear, act. To increase fear -- wait, put off postpone.

Dr. David Schwartz

Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.

Marsha Sinetar

It is not ease but effort, not facility but difficult, that makes man. There is perhaps no station in life in which difficulties do not have to be encountered and overcome before any decided means of success can be achieved.

Samuel Smiles

Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties

C. H. (Charles Haddon) Spurgeon

Stand still... and refuse to retreat. Look at it as God looks at it and draw upon His power to hold up under the blast.

Charles Swindoll

An obstacle is something you see when you take your eyes off the goals you are trying to reach.

Unknown

When you are down and out something always turns up -- and it is usually the noses of your friends.

Orson Welles

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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