Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
— Honore de Balzac

Expecting is the greatest impediment to living. In anticipation of tomorrow, it loses today.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca impediments quote

My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.
— Jimmy Durante

There is no greater impediment to progress in the sciences than the desire to see it take place too quickly.
— G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
— impediments quotation by Thomas Reid