In my ninety-plus years, I have learned a secret. I have learned that when good men and good women face challenges with optimism, things will always work out! Truly, things always work out! Despite how difficult circumstances may look at the moment, those who have faith and move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.— Gordon B. Hinckley
Provocative Difficult Moments quotations
I believe that we start to see our true personalities when we go through the most difficult moments. This is when we get stronger
Difficult things provoke all your irritations and bring your habitual patterns to the surface. And that becomes the moment of truth. You have the choice to launch into your lousy habitual patterns, or to stay with the rawness and discomfort of the situation and let it transform you.
What I treasure most in life is being able to dream.
During my most difficult moments and complex situations I have been able to dream of a more beautiful future.
Happy moments, PRAISE GOD Difficult moments, SEEK GOD Quiet moments, WORSHIP GOD Painful moments, TRUST GOD Every moment, THANK GOD
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
Above all, don’t fear difficult moments. The best comes from them
I am a very positive thinker, and I think that is what helps me the most in difficult moments.
There are opportunities even in the most difficult moments.
If you're someone people count on, particularly in difficult moments, that's a sign of a life lived honorably.
As the time goes by, you change, your learn new things, your attitude is different. For the moment, I'm still enjoying ski racing so much that it would be difficult for me to think about ending my career.
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.
No matter how difficult your situation is, you can get through it if you don't look too far into the future, and focus on the present moment. You can get through anything one day at a time.
At the most difficult moments of my life, when it seemed that every door was closed to me, the taste of those apricots comes back to comfort me with the notion that abundance is always within reach, if only one knows how to find it.
If we hope to live not just from moment to moment, but in true consciousness of our existence, then our greatest need and most difficult achievement is to find meaning in our lives.
Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear.
If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
It's important that the drivers stay together, because in difficult moments we have each other. If we are not together the financial and political interests of the organisers and constructors come to the fore.
Never did she find anything so difficult as to keep herself from losing her temper when she was suddenly disturbed while absorbed in a book. People who are fond of books know the feeling of irritation which sweeps over them at such a moment. The temptation to be unreasonable and snappish is one not easy to manage.
The real relatedness between two people is experienced in the small tasks they do together: the quiet conversation when the day's upheavels are at rest, the soft word of understanding, the daily companionship, the encouragement offered in a difficult moment, the small gift when least expected, the spontaneous gesture of love.
Don't open that door," she said. "The hallway is full of difficult dreams." And I asked her: "How do you know?" And she told me: "Because I was there a moment ago and I had to come back when I discovered I was sleeping on my heart.
I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment.
All of our great traditions, religious, contemplative and artistic, say that you must a learn how to be alone - and have a relationship with silence. It is difficult, but it can start with just the tiniest quiet moment.
We do not err because truth is difficult to see.
It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.
In some situations I was difficult, in odd moments impossible, in rare moments loathsome, but at my best unapproachably great.
Hypocrisy is the most difficult and nerve-racking vice that any man can pursue;
it needs an unceasing vigilance and a rare detachment of spirit. It cannot, like adultery or gluttony, be practiced at spare moments; it is a whole-time job.
No past to make us sentimental, no future to embarrass us.
..a difficult moment when you are out of practice - a moment that makes you go cold, cold and wary.
There is something about the aroma of fresh books that's totally intoxicating.
A new book has a certain clean, crisp smell full of promise that is difficult to define. Sort of like the scent and feeling of just-washed bed linens at the moment you slide your legs between them.
The moment the average golfer attempts to play from long grass or a bunker or from a difficult lie of any kind, he becomes a digger instead of a swinger.
There are neither winners nor losers;
there are only stages that must be gone through. When the human heart understands this, it is free and able to accept difficult times without being deceived by moments of glory
The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times.
..the best moments usually occur when a person's body or mind is stretched to it's limited in voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.
It is a peculiarity of man that he can only live by looking to the future.
..And this is his salvation in the most difficult moments of his existence, although he sometimes has to force his mind to the task.
The saints have always been the source and origin of renewal in the most difficult moments in the Church's history.
Too often, we decide to follow a path that is not really our own, one that others have set for us. We forget that...in both cases we will pass through both difficult and happy moments. But when we are living our dream, the difficulties we encounter make sense.
Life demands sacrifice and difficult decisions from us at every moment.
Living does not mean passing through a void of nothingness but rather through a web of relationships among beings, each with their own weight and volume and texture.
Ive had my share of difficult moments, but whatever difficulties Ive gone through, Ive always gotten a prize at the end.