Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances—it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life.
Difficult- Difficulty Quotes
I can be very difficult if somebody takes me for granted.
Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible.
The difficult we do immediately; the impossible takes a bit longer.
There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it with reluctance.
Though all afflictions are evils in themselves, yet they are good for us, because they discover to us our disease and tend to our cure.
He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it- namely, in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain.
As we advance in life, it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties, the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
What is difficulty? Only a word indicating the degree of strength requisite for accomplishing particular objects; a mere notice of the necessity for exertion; a bugbear to children and fools; only a stimulus to men.
Humanity either makes, or breeds, or tolerates all its afflictions.