Quotes: difficulties

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  • William Ellery Channing
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
    William Ellery Channing
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    Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
  • John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams
    American statesman 1767-1848
    John Quincy Adams
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    Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
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    Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Difficulties increase the nearer we approach the goal.
  • James Cash Penney
    James Cash Penney
    American businessman and entrepreneur 1875-1971
    James Cash Penney
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    I am grateful for all my problems. After each one was overcome, I became stronger and more able to meet those that were still to come. I grew in all my difficulties.
  • Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
    Spanish writer and philosopher 1883-1955
    Jose Ortega Y Gasset
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    The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
    B. C. Forbes
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    A price has to be paid for success. Almost invariably those who have reached the summits worked harder and longer, studied and planned more assiduously, practiced more self-denial, overcame more difficulties than those of us who have not risen so far.
  • Bernard Pivot
    Bernard Pivot
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    All the English speakers, or almost all, have difficulties with the gender of words.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
  • B. C. Forbes
    B. C. Forbes
    American Publisher 1880-1954
    B. C. Forbes
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    Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
    Epictetus
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    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.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Do not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.
  • Boris Yeltsin
    Boris Yeltsin
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    Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation.
  • Andrei Sakharov
    Andrei Sakharov
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    For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.
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