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  1. Picture quote by Winston Churchill about opportunity

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

  2. Picture quote by Maya Angelou about yourself

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

  3. 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

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

Peter De Vries

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Barbara Sher

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

Norman Vincent Peale

Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.


Out of clutter, find simplicity.

Albert Einstein

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.

Edmund Hillary

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

Sydney J. Harris

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

Winston Churchill

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

Ryszard Kapuscinski

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

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

William Ellery Channing

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

Barbara De Angelis

The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.

Winston Churchill

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.

George Herbert

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

C. S. Lewis

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

Les Brown

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

Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.

Richard Bach

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

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Orson Welles

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


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

Dr. David Schwartz

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

Henry Ward Beecher

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

John Quincy Adams

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

Robert H. Schuller

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


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

Zig Ziglar

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

Orison Swett Marden

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

For every mountain there is a miracle.

Robert H. Schuller

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

B. C. Forbes

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


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

Difficulties are stepping stones to success.


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

Havelock Ellis

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

Sholom Aleichem

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

Dirk Benedict

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

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

Robert Collier

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

Bill Bradley

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

Samuel Smiles

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


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


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

Edward W. Howe

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

Edward W. Howe

When difficulties are overcome they begin blessing.


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

Don Marquis

We excuse our sloth under the pretext of difficulty.


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


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

Vladimir Putin

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

Stanislaus I

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

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

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

Charles E. Popplestone

Hardship makes the world obscure.

Don Delillo

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

A barrier is of ideas, not of things.

Mark Caine

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

Thomas Carlyle

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

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

Lee H. Hamilton

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

The best way out of a difficulty is through it.

Will Rogers

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

Eli Whitney

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

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

The mind unlearns with difficulty what it has long learned.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

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

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

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

John Carmack

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

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

Charles Spurgeon

Bumps are the things we climb on.

Warren Wiersbe

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

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

You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call Failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.

Mary Pickford

All things are difficult before they are easy.

John Norley

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

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

John Neil

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

William Mathews

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

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.


People have a natural tendency to flee to the mountains when things get tough.

Stuart Briscoe

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

Phyllis Bottome

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

The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant: a man should not be ruled by them; they are obstacles in his path.

Bhagavad Gita

You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.

James G. Bilkey

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

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