Quotes: difficult

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  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    Lots of people act well, but few people talk well. This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Barbara de Angelis
    Barbara de Angelis
    American relationship consultant, lecturer and author 1951-
    Barbara de Angelis
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    A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.
  • Morarji Desai
    Morarji Desai
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    It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
  • Charles Péguy
    Charles Péguy
    French poet, essayist, and editor 1873-1914
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    We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.
  • William M. Thackeray
    William M. Thackeray
    British writer 1811-1863
    William M. Thackeray
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    'Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard... 'Tis the living up to it that's difficult.
  • Adrian Smith
    Adrian Smith
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    A band is sort of like a star. It reaches a peak and burns out. To have five guys working in perfect harmony longer than a couple years is difficult.
  • Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
    French writer 1900-1944
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    A civilization is a heritage of beliefs, customs, and knowledge slowly accumulated in the course of centuries, elements difficult at times to justify by logic, but justifying themselves as paths when they lead somewhere, since they open up for man his inner distance.
  • John Churton Collins
    John Churton Collins
    British literary critic 1848-1908
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    A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
    William Cowper
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    A life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
  • John Berger
    John Berger
    English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-2017
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    A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but.
  • Henry Fielding
    Henry Fielding
    English writer 1707-1754
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    A rich man without charity is a rogue; and perhaps it would be no difficult matter to prove that he is also a fool.
  • John Churton Collins
    John Churton Collins
    British literary critic 1848-1908
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    A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.
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