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

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

Author: Epictetus (50-120)

Profession: Stoic Philosopher

Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty, God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.

Author: Epictetus (50-120)

Profession: Stoic Philosopher

Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.

Author: B. C. Forbes (1880-1954)

Profession: American Publisher

The best way out of a difficulty is through it.

Author: Robert Frost (1875-1963)

Profession: American Poet

The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.

Author: Jose Ortega Y Gasset (1883-1955)

Profession: Spanish Essayist, Philosopher

As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster. The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people.

Author: Thomas Guthrie

Profession:

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.

Author: George Herbert (1593-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

Don't be crazy to do a lot of things you can't do .

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

In grave difficulties, and with little hope, the boldest measures are the safest. Livy Never make a defense or apology before you be accused.

Author: King Charles I (1887-1922)

Profession: Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary

Don't be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That's only the initial impression. The important thing is not to retreat; you have to master yourself.

Author: Olga Korbut (1955)

Profession: Soviet Gymnast

It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.

Author: Louis Kossuth

Profession: