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To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

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In the midst of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

Three Rules of Work:
Out of clutter find simplicity;
From discord find harmony;
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it.
Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
- Epictetus

 

Facing a difficulty requires a willingness of heart.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.
- Edward R. Murrow

The great difficulty in education is to get experience out of ideas.
- George Santayana

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality,
but must live with a character.
- Peter De Vries

The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
- Epicurus

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

It seems that the greatest difficulty is to find the end.
Don't try to find it, it's there already.
- Tom Cora

Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible
and necessary to resolve it.
- Rene Descartes

The work of many of the greatest men,
inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty.
They have struggled against the tide,
and reached the shore exhausted.
- Samuel Smiles

The difficulty with this conversation is that it's
very different from most of the ones I've had of late.
Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.
- Douglas Adams

Now the difficulty with those warnings is that they were not specific.
- Lee H. Hamilton

The sense organs experience the external light,
sound, etc.
with difficulty; the different sense organs only have
a so-called specific receptivity for particular stimuli.
- Johannes P. Muller

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

We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

Some people carry their hearts in their heads;
very many carry their heads in their hearts.
The difficulty is to keep them apart,
yet both actively working together.
- Augustus Hare

The difficulty in life is the choice.
- George A. Moore

I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life,
but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely
avoid a high degree of difficulty.
- Barbara Kruger

In regard to education, something has been done by
the Provincial Legislature;
but to build churches,
and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty.
- John Strachan

The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is
that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible.
- Alan Watts

Owing to the difficulty of obtaining horses,
Mr. Henry returns from this place.
In descending the Mississippi I will request him to pay his respects to you.
- Zebulon Pike

The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest
of men have had to serve.
- Samuel Smiles

Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick
you harder than you bargain for.
- Stanislaus I

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility
and leaves the memory with difficulty.
Magical music never leaves the memory.
- Thomas Beecham

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

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds.
Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
- Bill Bradley

Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class,
race, religion, and geography.
- Lance Loud

The difficulty is to try and teach the multitude that
something can be true and untrue at the same time.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The difficulty of IVF or of any fertility issues is
the hope and the shattered hope,
the dream that it might happen this time and then it doesn't happen.
- Brooke Shields

Russia is a part of European culture.
Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.
- Vladimir Putin

The honest truth is that if this government were to
propose the massacre of the first-born,
it would still have no difficulty in getting it through the Commons.
- Diane Abbott

No problem can be solved until it is reduced to some simple form.
The changing of a vague difficulty into a specific,
concrete form is a very essential element in thinking.
- J. P. Morgan

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

A friend is long sought, hardly found,
and with difficulty kept.
- St.
Jerome

The Occultists, however, know that the traditions of
Esoteric Philosophy must be the right ones,
simply because they are the most logical,
and reconcile every difficulty.
- H. P. Blavatsky

Of course, we also have the responsibility to win games
and the difficulty in the job is to combine both.
- Arsene Wenger

The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one,
for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing.
- John Clare

Evil is always possible.
Goodness is a difficulty.
- Anne Rice

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

I have absolutely no difficulty myself with the playing
of God Save the Queen in the presence of Her Majesty.
- John Howard

What parent has it easy? I just never make the difficulty of it an obstacle.
I just do it.
- Marlee Matlin

Sometimes I write notes that I have difficulty singing.
- Elvis Costello

The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas
as in escaping from old ones.
- John Maynard Keynes

Our admiration of fine writing will always be in proportion
to its real difficulty and its apparent ease.
- Charles Caleb Colton

It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually,
when it went from TV to film.
You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.
- Rowan Atkinson

Test a servant while in the discharge of his duty,
a relative in difficulty, a friend in adversity,
and a wife in misfortune.
- Chanakya

The difficulty of literature is not to write,
but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader,
but to affect him precisely as you wish.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The chief difficulty which prevents men of science
from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
- H. P. Blavatsky

Little Sparta is a garden in the traditional sense.
It is perhaps not like other modern gardens,
but I think that other times would have had no difficulty with it.
- Ian Hamilton Finlay

The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public
sees where his decisions lead -
higher inflation,
higher interest rates, higher taxes,
sluggish growth,
and a jobless recovery.
- Karl Rove

Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty.
When I am honest I never feel stupid.
And when I am honest I am automatically humble.
- Hugh Prather

The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
- Will Rogers

The difficulty, the ordeal, is to start.
- Zane Grey

But whatever the POV, and the difficulty of forcing
the action into a particular frame,
stay within it.
- Arthur Herzog

The difficulty about all this dying,
is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it,
so where does the fun come in?
- Alice James

The human imagination...
has great difficulty in living strictly within the
confines of a materialist practice or philosophy.
It dreams, like a dog in its basket,
of hares in the open.
- John Berger

Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.
- John Carmack

I have no difficulty with the recognition of civil
unions for non-traditional relationships but I believe
in law we should protect the traditional definition of marriage.
- Stephen Harper

Everyone has talent at twenty-five.
The difficulty is to have it at fifty.
- Edgar Degas

I write for somebody who has my own limitations.
My reader has a certain difficulty with concentrating,
which in my case comes from being a film viewer.
- Manuel Puig

I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty
in causing my rights to be respected.
- Eli Whitney

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

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

Perpetual pushing and assurance put a difficulty out
of countenance and make a seeming difficulty gives way.
- Jeremy Collier

But the basic difficulty still remains:
It is the expansion of Federal power,
about which I wish to express my alarm.
How easily we embrace such business.
- Everett Dirksen

Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
- Tony Robbins

The difficulty is capturing surprise on film.
- F. Murray Abraham


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