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Difficulties Quotes

There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Author: Publius Terentius Afer (185-159 B.C.)

Profession: Roman Dramatist

No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.

Author: Sholom Aleichem (1859-1916)

Profession: Ukraine-Born American Writer

Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.

Author: Barbara De Angelis

Profession: American Expert on Relationships, Author

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.

Author: James G. Bilkey


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

Author: Phyllis Bottome (1884-1963)

Profession: American Writer

People have a natural tendency to flee to the mountains when things get tough.

Author: Stuart Briscoe


As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.

Author: Jean De La Bruyere (1645-1696)

Profession: French Classical Writer

The eternal stars shine out as soon as it is dark enough.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

Author: William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)

Profession: American Unitarian Minister, Author

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

Hardship makes the world obscure.

Author: Don Delillo (1926)

Profession: American Author

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Author: Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

Profession: German-born American Physicist

Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist