Difficulty Quotes

The greatest obstacle to progress is prejudice.


A barrier is of ideas, not of things.

Mark Caine

It is not necessary to hope in order to undertake, nor to succeed in order to persevere.

Charles The Bold

Hardship makes the world obscure.

Don Delillo

There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People need trouble -- a little frustration to sharpen the spirit on, toughen it. Artists do; I don't mean you need to live in a rat hole or gutter, but you have to learn fortitude, endurance. Only vegetables are happy.

William Faulkner

He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles

Harry Emerson Fosdick

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.

Kahlil Gibran,

When man meets an obstacle he can't destroy, he destroys himself.

Ryszard Kapuscinski

We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, Blessed are they that morn.

C.S. Lewis

Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.

Maxwell Maltz

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

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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