Difficult- Difficulty Quotes

Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts.

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.

When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.

For our own good, we should scorn the easy way and the second best; the “digging principle” is important. When we match our abilities against something hard each day, some task that seems beyond our capacity, we are exercising will, mind, and body to good purpose. As we master hard things, we gain the ability […]

The difficulty in life is the choice.

The first step is an intuition and it comes with a burst, then difficulties arise – this thing gives out and then that – ‘Bugs’ – as such little faults and difficulties are called – show themselves, and months of intense watching, study and labor are requisite before commercial success – or failure – is […]

Remember when life’s path is steep to keep your mind even.

“Where do you come from?” It is the Indian question, and to people who think in terms of the village, the district, the province, the community, the caste, my answer that I am a Trinidadian is only puzzling. “But you look Indian.” – “Well, I am Indian. But we have been living for several generations […]