Difficult- Difficulty Quotes

Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.

It’s not the load that breaks you down – its the way you carry it.

Let us bear with magnanimity whatever it is needful for us to bear.

When you are up to your ass in alligators it is difficult to remind yourself your initial objective was to drain the swamp.

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing, and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.

There is an island of opportunity in the middle of every difficulty.

Difficult, say you? Difficult to be a man of virtue, truly good, shaped and fashioned without flaw in the perfect figure of four-squared excellence, in body and mind, in act and thought?

If you have a difficult task, give it to a lazy person – they will find an easier way to do it.

Whatever is done for men or classes, to a certain extent takes away the stimulus and necessity of doing for themselves… Help from without is often enfeebling, but help from within invigorates… It is not the man of the greatest natural vigor and capacity who achieves the highest results but he who employs his powers […]

The difficult must become habitual. The habitual must become natural. The natural must become beautiful. The beautiful will become magical.