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.
  • One can quite understand vegetarianism. One can quite understand meat-eating. But it is difficult to understand why a person who is a flesh-eater should object to one kind of flesh, namely cow's flesh. This is an anomaly which call for explanation.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
    G. C. Lichtenberg
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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
    Charles Péguy
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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.
  • 'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
  • 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.
  • Blanche Lincoln
    Blanche Lincoln
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    A common misconception is that the costs of health care are cheaper in rural America, when in fact the reality is that they are more expensive and more difficult to access.
  • 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.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    A good engineering interview will include some set of difficult problems to solve. It might even require that the candidate write a short program. In addition, it will test the candidate's knowledge of the tools she uses in great depth.
  • William Cowper
    William Cowper
    English poet 1731-1800
    William Cowper
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    A life of ease is a difficult pursuit.
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