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Picture quote by Winston Churchill about opportunity

A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty. ⏤ Winston Churchill

Picture quote by Maya Angelou about yourself

The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself. ⏤ Maya Angelou

Picture quote by Vincent Van Gogh about love

Love always brings difficulties, that is true, but the good side of it is that it gives energy. ⏤ Vincent Van Gogh

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Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.

Ronald E. Osborn,

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein, physicist

The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character.

Peter De Vries, novelist

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Real obstacles don't take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.

Barbara Sher, businesswoman

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.

Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.

Epictetus, philosopher

Out of clutter, find simplicity.

Albert Einstein, physicist

When I hear somebody sigh, 'Life is hard,' I am always tempted to ask, 'Compared to what?'

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary, explorer

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

Winston Churchill, politician

When man meets an obstacle he can't destroy, he destroys himself.

Ryszard Kapuscinski, journalist

If you can't go over, you must go under.

Yiddish Proverbs,

As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

William Ellery Channing, writer

The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.

Barbara De Angelis, writer

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.

George Herbert, poet

Into each life some rain must fall, some days be dark and dreary.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Winston Churchill, politician

Don't be afraid if things seem difficult in the beginning. That's only the initial impression. The important thing is not to retreat; you have to master yourself.

Olga Korbut, athlete

You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.

Les Brown, motivational speaker

We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, Blessed are they that morn.

C. S. Lewis, writer

An obstacle is something you see when you take your eyes off the goals you are trying to reach.


There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

When you are down and out something always turns up -- and it is usually the noses of your friends.

Orson Welles, actor

To solve any problem, here are three questions to ask yourself: First, what could I do? Second, what could I read? And third, who could I ask?

Jim Rohn, businessman

To fight fear, act. To increase fear -- wait, put off postpone.

Dr. David Schwartz,

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder, rhetorician

The difficulty is not so great to die for a friend, as to find a friend worth dying for.

Homer, poet

Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Press on. Obstacles are seldom the same size tomorrow as they are today.

Robert H. Schuller, clergyman

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

John Quincy Adams, president

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.


Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.

Richard Bach, writer

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.

William Bennett, politician

Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar, author

Obstacles will look large or small to you according to whether you are large or small.

Orison Swett Marden, writer

Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.

B. C. Forbes, journalist

For every mountain there is a miracle.

Robert H. Schuller, clergyman

In grave difficulties, and with little hope, the boldest measures are the safest.


Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

If we wait until our lives are free from sorrow or difficulty, then we wait forever. And miss the entire point.

Dirk Benedict, actor

Difficulties are stepping stones to success.


No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.

Sholom Aleichem, writer

The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor...

Robert Collier, publisher

I don't like people who have never fallen or stumbled. Their virtue is lifeless and it isn't of much value. Life hasn't revealed its beauty to them.

Boris Pasternak, novelist

The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.

Havelock Ellis, psychologist

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.

Bill Bradley, politician

We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.

Quintilian, educator

A Christian is like a tea bag -- he's not worth much until he's been through some hot water.


The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest of men have had to serve.

Samuel Smiles, author

When difficulties are overcome they begin blessing.


The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.


Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint

Don Marquis, poet

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest; success only comes later.

Confucius, philosopher

As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.

Edward W. Howe,

Don't be crazy to do a lot of things you can't do .

Edward W. Howe,

Now the difficulty with those warnings is that they were not specific.

Lee H. Hamilton, politician

Russia is a part of European culture. Therefore, it is with difficulty that I imagine NATO as an enemy.

Vladimir Putin, statesman

The sense organs experience the external light, sound, etc. with difficulty; the different sense organs only have a so-called specific receptivity for particular stimuli.

Johannes P. Muller, scientist

The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargain for.

Stanislaus I, royalty

The difficulty for Mr. Obama will be when the public sees where his decisions lead - higher inflation, higher interest rates, higher taxes, sluggish growth, and a jobless recovery.

Karl Rove, politician

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.

Henry Miller, author

Every life has dark tracts and long stretches of somber tint, and no representation is true to fact which dips its pencil only in light, and flings no shadows on the canvas.

Alexander Maclaren,

Those who commence deliberately. They plod on. They stick to it. They persevere and finally reap their rewards.

Charles E. Popplestone,

The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean; not to affect your reader, but to affect him precisely as you wish.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

I have always believed that I should have had no difficulty in causing my rights to be respected.

Eli Whitney, inventor

The best way out of a difficulty is through it.

Will Rogers, actor

I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life, but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely avoid a high degree of difficulty.

Barbara Kruger, artist

A barrier is of ideas, not of things.

Mark Caine,

A man does what he must -- in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers -- and this is the basis of all human morality.

John F. Kennedy, president

Hardship makes the world obscure.

Don Delillo, novelist

Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.

Neils Bohr,

The eternal stars shine out as soon as it is dark enough.

Thomas Carlyle, philosopher

The accumulation of skill and science which has been directed to diminish the difficulty of producing manufactured goods, has not been beneficial to that country alone in which it is concentrated; distant kingdoms have participated in its advantages.

Charles Babbage, mathematician

The marvelous richness of human experience would lose something of rewarding joy if there were no limitations to overcome. The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful if there were no dark valleys to traverse.

Helen Keller, author

Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.

William C. Bryant, poet

Almost any difficulty will move in the face of honesty. When I am honest I never feel stupid. And when I am honest I am automatically humble.

Hugh Prather, writer

Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.

Charles Spurgeon, preacher

Bumps are the things we climb on.

Warren Wiersbe,

Some people carry their hearts in their heads; very many carry their heads in their hearts. The difficulty is to keep them apart, yet both actively working together.

Augustus Hare, writer

Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.

John Carmack, scientist

When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.

Denis Waitley, motivational speaker

There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.

Terence (Publius Terentius Afer),

We have inherited new difficulties because we have inherited more privileges.

Abram Sacher,

We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.

Maxwell Maltz, scientist

It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficulties that make men.

William Mathews,

Hardship and opposition are the native soil of manhood and self-reliance.

John Neil,

When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word succeed, you find that it simply means to follow through.

F. W. Nichol,

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

The best way to avoid a bad action is by doing a good one, for there is no difficulty in the world like that of trying to do nothing.

John Clare, poet

All things are difficult before they are easy.

John Norley,

Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.

Marsha Sinetar, writer

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.

Epictetus, philosopher

There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them.

Phyllis Bottome, novelist

Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along too.

Lawrence Bixby,

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