Quotes by difficulties

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  • Andrei Sakharov
    Andrei Sakharov
    Russian nuclear physicist, dissident and activist 1921-1989
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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.
  • Anne Sullivan Macy
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    I cannot explain it; but when difficulties arise, I am not perplexed or doubtful. I know how to meet them.
  • Augustus William Hare
    Augustus William Hare
    British writer
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    I have ever gained the most profit, and the most pleasure also, from the books which have made me think the most: and, when the difficulties have once been overcome, these are the books which have stuck the deepest root, not only in my memory and understanding, but likewise in my affections.
  • Asa Gray
    Asa Gray
    American botanist 1810-1888
    Asa Gray
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    I know some people who never have any difficulties to speak of. The moment I understood your premisses, I felt sure you had a real foundation to hold on.
  • Alfred Hitchcock
    Alfred Hitchcock
    English moviedirector 1899-1980
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    I'm full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties and any kind of complications. I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.
  • 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.
  • Calvin Klein
    Calvin Klein
    American fashion designer 1942-
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    If you really love someone and care about him, you can survive many difficulties.
  • 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
    Austrian and Czechoslovak architect 1870-1933
    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
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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.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Man is to himself the most wonderful object in nature; for he cannot conceive what the body is, still less what the mind is, and least of all how a body should be united to a mind. This is the consummation of his difficulties, and yet it is his very being.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
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