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"Ardua molimur; sed nulla nisi ardua virtus."
I attempt a difficult work; but there is no excellence without difficulty.

-: [ Ars Amatoria, II. 537. ]
~ Ovid | ( Roman poet. ) | BC 43-AD 18 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
"Die grössten Schwierigkeiten liegen da, wo wir sie nicht suchen."
The greatest difficulties lie where we are not looking for them.

-: [ Sprüche in Prosa, p. 236. ]
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Difficulty
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
"Nil agit exemplum, litem quod lite resolvit."
The illustration which solves one difficulty by raising another, settles nothing.

-: [ Satires, II. 3. 103. ]
~ Horace | ( Latin lyric poet. ) | BC 65-8 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
As favor and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Can anybody remember when the times were not hard, and money not scarce?
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Difficulties are things that show a person what they are.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Difficulty
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
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.
~ Epictetus | ( Greek philosopher. ) | 50 - 120 BC | Difficulty
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Difficulties strengthen the mind, as well as labor does the body.
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Difficulty is a severe instructor, set over us by the supreme ordinance of a paternal guardian and legislator, who knows us better than we know ourselves, as he loves us better too. He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper.
~ Edmund Burke | ( British political writer. ) | 1729-1797 | Difficulty
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.
~ Norman Vincent Peale | ( Protestant preacher and author. ) | 1898-1993 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
~ Albert Einstein | ( German-Swiss-U.S. scientist. ) | 1879-1955 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
Into each life some rain must fall, some days be dark and dreary.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
It is as hard to come as for a camel
To thread the postern of a small needle's eye.

-: [ Richard II (c. 1595), Act V, scene 5, line 16. ]
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.
~ George Herbert | ( British poet. ) | 1593-1632 | Difficulty
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The best way out of a difficulty is through it.
~ Robert Frost | ( American Poet. ) | 1875-1963 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
The difficulties which I meet with in order to realize my existence are precisely what awaken and mobilize my activities, my capacities.
~ JosA© Ortega y Gasset | ( Spanish Essayist, and Philosopher. ) | 1883-1955 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
The eternal stars shine out as soon as it is dark enough.
~ Thomas Carlyle | ( British historian and essayist. ) | 1795-1881 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Historians   
     
The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
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.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
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.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
We were promised sufferings. They were part of the program. We were even told: ''Blessed are they that morn.''
~ C. S. Lewis | ( Irish author and scholar. ) | 1898-1963 | Difficulty
quotes Division : Irish writers   
     
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Difficulty
quotes Division : American poets   
     

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