Quotes by difficulty
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English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty helps us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.
Priest, confessor, theologian, and historian 347-420
A friend is long sought, hardly found, and with difficulty kept.
British writer 1815-1882
A man's love, till it has been chastened and fastened by the feeling of duty which marriage brings with it, is instigated mainly by the difficulty of pursuit.
English statesman 1874-1965
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
British author 1713-1768
All womankind, from the highest to the lowest love jokes; the difficulty is to know how they choose to have them cut; and there is no knowing that, but by trying, as we do with our artillery in the field, by raising or letting down their breeches, till we hit the mark.
American writer 1902-1983
An empty head is not really empty; it is stuffed with rubbish. Hence the difficulty of forcing anything into an empty head.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
Be wary of passing the judgment: obscure. To find something obscure poses no difficulty: elephants and poodles find many things obscure.
English poet 1612-1680
Because they did not see merit where they should have seen it, people, to express their regret, will go and leave a lot of money to the very people who will be the first to throw stones at the next person who has anything to say and finds a difficulty in getting a hearing.
American novelist, non-fiction writer, and journalist 1927-2010
But whatever the POV, and the difficulty of forcing the action into a particular frame, stay within it.
French sociologist, philosopher and cultural theorist 1929-2007
Deep down, no one really believes they have a right to live. But this death sentence generally stays tucked away, hidden beneath the difficulty of living. If that difficulty is removed from time to time, death is suddenly there, unintelligibly.
Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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.
William C. Bryant
American poet, editor 1794-1878
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
French philosopher and mathematician 1596-1650
Divide each difficulty into as many parts as is feasible and necessary to resolve it.
Rainer Maria Rilke
German poet 1875-1926
Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.
Danish tennis player 1990-
Even when my opponent hits a very good shot, I don't just want to get it back. I want to get it back so they have difficulty. And then I can control the point.
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