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

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.
Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.
The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?
Into each life some rain must fall, some days be dark and dreary.
Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.
We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told, 'Blessed are they that mourn
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
You never will be the person you can be if pressure, tension and discipline are taken out of your life.
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
Stand still... and refuse to retreat. Look at it as God looks at it and draw upon His power to hold up under the blast.
Difficulties are stepping stones to success.
The very greatest things -- great thoughts, discoveries, inventions -- have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
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.
Trouble is the next best thing to enjoyment. There is no fate in the world so horrible as to have no share in either its joys or sorrows.
Times of great calamity and confusion have been productive for the greatest minds. The purest ore is produced from the hottest furnace. The brightest thunder-bolt is elicited from the darkest storm.
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.
When difficulties are overcome they begin blessing.
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.
As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster. The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people.
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.
The eternal stars shine out as soon as it is dark enough.
No matter how bad things get you got to go on living, even if it kills you.
Triumphs without difficulties are empty. Indeed; it is difficulties that make the triumph. It is no feat to travel the smooth road.
If things are natural, they're easy. If they're unnatural they're difficult. I have never met a man who found it difficult to marry, but I have never found a man who found it easy to divorce either.
A Christian is like a tea bag -- he's not worth much until he's been through some hot water.
Bear the inevitable with dignity.
The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them.
There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly.
Bumps are the things we climb on.
It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.
What is difficulty? Only a word indicating the degree of effort required to accomplish something! A mere notice of the necessity for exertion; a scarecrow to children and fools and a stimulus to real men.
When you are down and out something always turns up -- and it is usually the noses of your friends.
Many men owe the grandeur of their lives to their tremendous difficulties.
The work of many of the greatest men, inspired by duty, has been done amidst suffering and trial and difficulty. They have struggled against the tide, and reached the shore exhausted.
The apprenticeship of difficulty is one which the greatest of men have had to serve.
We have inherited new difficulties because we have inherited more privileges.
If you can't go over, you must go under.
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
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.
Life isn't meant to be easy. It's hard to take being on the top -- or on the bottom. I guess I'm something of a fatalist. You have to have a sense of history, I think, to survive some of these things. Life is one crisis after another.
Hardship and opposition are the native soil of manhood and self-reliance.
Every cloud has its silver lining but it is sometimes a little difficult to get it to the mint
It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficulties that make men.
In really hard times the rules of the game are altered. The inchoate mass begins to stir. It becomes potent, and when it strikes, it strikes with incredible emphasis. Those are the rare occasions when a national will emerges from the scattered, specialized, or indifferent blocs of voters who ordinarily elect the politicians. Those are for good or evil the great occasions in a nation's history.
It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
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.
Don't be crazy to do a lot of things you can't do .
As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.
Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
Hardship makes the world obscure.
People have a natural tendency to flee to the mountains when things get tough.
In grave difficulties, and with little hope, the boldest measures are the safest.