Quotes about Difficulties

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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.

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