Quotes: difficulties

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  • Dan Rather
    Dan Rather
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    If all difficulties were known at the outset of a long journey, most of us would never start out at all.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us.
  • William Mathews
    William Mathews
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    It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficulties that make men.
  • Adolf Loos
    Adolf Loos
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    It does not do to use it with forms whose origin is intimately bound up with a specific material simply because no technical difficulties stand in the way.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    It is not ease but effort, not facility but difficult, that makes man. There is perhaps no station in life in which difficulties do not have to be encountered and overcome before any decided means of success can be achieved.
  • Joseph De Maistre
    Joseph De Maistre
    French diplomat and philosopher 1753-1821
    Joseph De Maistre
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    It is one of man's curious idiosyncrasies to create difficulties for the pleasure of resolving them.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    Let us consider that we are all partially insane. It will explain us to each other; it will unriddle many riddles; it will make clear and simple many things which are involved in haunting and harassing difficulties and obscurities now.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
    Carl Gustav Jung
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    Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
    Abdul Kalam
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    Man needs his difficulties because they are necessary to enjoy success.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
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    Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
  • Aesop
    Aesop
    Greek fabulist and story teller 620-564 BCE
    Aesop
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    Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping. We see our past achievements as the end results of
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    Out of difficulties grow miracles.
  • John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams
    American statesman 1767-1848
    John Quincy Adams
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    Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.