Quotation Explorer - 'Difficulty'

No difficulty can come to you (your way). If the mind wavers, difficulty will embrace you! That is all, the law of the universe is just this. - Dada Bhagwan
No matter the difficulty, no matter the danger. He inspire them like no other since or before. - Arthur Flowers
Everyone suffers personal setbacks. If you're experiencing difficulty in your career or personal life, keep it in perspective - by persevering through your difficulties, you're building a stronger personality in you. Never give up!. - Auliq Ice
It's through difficulty that we must discover our true ability. - Chris Burkmenn
When this low self-worth is hidden, one can understand why the person becomes hypersensitive to the opinions of others and has a great deal of difficulty accepting criticism no matter how warranted or gently said. - David W. Earle
The difficulty in life is the choice. - George Moore
The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping from the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds. - John Maynard Keynes
It is a total mystery how we evolved minds capable of piloting cars through wild maneuvers using a wrist to steep while shouting at a cell phone. The creationists are fools for focusing on animal evolution. Darwin explains nature! He has more difficulty explaining us. - David Brin
Difficulty provides a platform for exposing Jesus to the world through your joy in the Lord. - Jim George
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. - Epicurus
The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration. - Confucius
In the mist of Difficulty lies Opportunity. - Oprah Winfrey
The past is behind us," said Boudicca,"but the difficulty there is we keep looking over our shoulders. - Michelle Franklin
Cease to think of an impossibility and you will seize an opportunity for productivity. Excellence comes when you leave thoughts of imposibilities behind and live by the focus of faith and hope in the face of difficulty. - Israelmore Ayivor
Literature is the human activity that takes the fullest and most precise account of variousness, possibility, complexity, and difficulty. - Lionel Trilling
It is a friend's duty that he does not leave his friend in a difficult position but provide intimacy and support to him. In difficulty who leaves is a false and the one not quitting is a true friend. - Acharya Mahapragya
Also, always encourage 'being good' over 'doing good.' Acts of goodness are the difficulty for us and should, of course, be avoided. 'Being good' is far less problematic, largely because it lacks definition and can be solely a state of mind completely unattached to reality. - Geoffrey Wood
Together with God you can successfully handle any difficulty. - Jim George
The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for. - Homer
What is the difference between an obstacle and an opportunity? Our attitude toward it. Every opportunity has a difficulty, and every difficulty has an opportunity. - J. Sidlow Baxter
Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts. - Edward R. Murrow
Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion to its real difficulty and its apparent ease. - Charles Caleb Colton
I go into ecstasies every time I see the naked figure of a woman, such as Venus, for example. It strikes me as so wonderful and exquisite that I have difficulty in stopping the tears rolling down my cheeks. - Anne Frank
The human mind adjusts itself to a certain point of view, and those who have regarded nature from one angle, during a portion of their life, can adopt new ideas only with difficulty. - Antoine Lavoisier
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping the old ones. - John Maynard Keynes
Writing is a profession that has no real career structure and your best advice when you hit a difficulty is probably going to come from another writer one or two rungs on the career ladder ahead of you. - Sara Sheridan
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
The dogmas of the quiet past, are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and then we shall save our country. - Abraham Lincoln
People with power listen less carefully, and have difficulty taking into account what others already know. - Dean M. Schroeder
The greater the difficulty to be overcome, the more will it be seen to the glory of God how much can be done by prayer and faith. - George Müller
Overcast does not always forecast rain neither does difficulty always forecast failure. - Kevin A. McKoy
WHEAT, n. A cereal from which a tolerably good whisky can with some difficulty be made, and which is used also for bread. The French are said to eat more bread _per capita_ of population than any other people, which is natural, for only they know how to make the stuff palatable. - Ambrose Bierce
The best way to solve a problem is not to think of it as a problem but just as a difficulty or a challenge. Technically, the obstacle is the same, but you'll be able to approach it with a positive attitude that sharpens the mind and beats a path towards more solutions in the future. - A. G. Roemmers
People with true passions have difficulty relating to the ordinary. - April Mae Monterrosa
But, my dearest Agathon, it is truth which you cannot contradict; you can without any difficulty contradict Socrates. - Plato
In framing a government, which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty is this: You must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place, oblige it to control itself. - James Madison
The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. - John Maynard Keynes
Write it as easy as you think about the difficulty - Cucuk Espe
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. - Winston S. Churchill
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. - Albert Einstein
Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty... Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Spend your leisure time in cultivating an ear attentive to discourse, for in this way you will find that you learn with ease what others have found out with difficulty. - Isocrates
Difficulty is only a matter of the willingness to do. - Winston Samuels
Our Problem and Difficulty in Life is that we Never know if we Give our Heart away to the Right Person. - Jan Jansen
Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking; - Arthur Machen
I believe the difficulty that lies in growth, is the struggle of letting go of all you know to learn about the unknown. When in all actuality the unknown that you're learning about is yourself. - Turcois Ominek
Whatever your difficulty, whatever your hardship in life: Dance and make the song you sing your prayer. Sing it courageously, and with each step strengthen yourself with the knowledge and wisdom of your elders, so that whatever next happens, you can survive and not lose your rhythm. - Red Haircrow
Every difficulty is an opportunity for personal growth. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity - Reed Markham
A man of character finds a special attractiveness in difficulty, since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities. - Charles de Gaulle
Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil. - Epictetus
We have a criminal jury system which is superior to any in the world; and its efficiency is only marred by the difficulty of finding twelve men every day who don't know anything and can't read. - Mark Twain
What is life but a series of inspired follies? The difficulty is to find them to do. Never lose a chance: it doesn't come every day. - George Bernard Shaw
The real difficulty about volcanism is not to see how it can start, but how it can stop. - Harold Jeffreys
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary line and adding to one's liberty. - Henri-Frédéric Amiel
The longer a life, the challenge is not the distance between destinations, but the difficulty of travelling light. My soul’s a portmanteau packed full, one half filled with what was, the other with what is, what should be. - Jamie A. Hughes
I don't profess any religion; I don't think it’s possible that there is a God; I have the greatest difficulty in understanding what is meant by the words ‘spiritual’ or ‘spirituality.'[Interview, The New Yorker, Dec. 26, 2005] - Philip Pullman
One difficulty that someone who has been in military/government service during war has, is reconciling his/her pride with their horror. - Kari Martindale
Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty. - Anne Rice
The habit of love cuts through confusion and stumbles or contrives its way out of difficulty, it remembers the way even when it forgets, for a dumfounded moment, its reason for being. The path is the thing that matters. - Eudora Welty
The only real difficulty with becoming disciplined is when you buy into the notion that happiness comes at the price of sacrifice. The reality is this: Discipline becomes freedom when you are doing what you love. - Shannon L. Alder
I wish to live without hate, whim, jealousy, envy, and fear. I wish to be simple, honest, frank, natural . . to face any obstacle and meet every difficulty unabashed and unafraid. - Elbert Hubbard
If a philosophical writer cannot be followed, the difficulty of his subject can be placed only in mitigation of his offense, not in condonation of it. There are too many expert witnesses on the other side. - William Zinsser
It is not the difficulty of achieving greatness that stops us but the fear of being great. - Chinonye J. Chidolue
There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer; no disease that enough love will not heal; no door that enough love will not open. - Emmet Fox
Be systematically heroic in little unnecessary points, do every day or two something for no other reason than its difficulty, so that, when the hour of need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved or untrained to stand the test. - Daniel Akst
The mind, placed before any kind of difficulty, can find an ideal outlet in the absurd. Accommodation to the absurd readmits adults to the mysterious realm inhabited by children. - André Breton
There is something mysterious yet definitely accessible to us all under the agitated waves of difficulty that allows us to feel and flow along a more comprehensive intuitive and spiritual understanding of true meaning. And to find solace, accepting serenity and even beauty within it. - Darrell Calkins
The difficulty lies, not in the new ideas, but in escaping the old ones, which ramify, for those brought up as most of us have been, into every corner of our minds. - John Maynard Keynes
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
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