Quotes about Difficulties

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity."

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best known scientists and intellectuals of all time. A German-Swiss Nobel laureate, he is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".


"The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempsts."

Epicurus (341 BCE – Athens, 270 BCE) was an ancient Greek philosopher and the founder of the school of philosophy called Epicureanism.


"Man needs difficulties, they are necessary for health."

Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist, an influential thinker and the founder of analytical psychology.


"The difficulty in life is the choice."

George Augustus Moore (24 February 1852 – 21 January 1933) was an Irish novelist, short-story writer, poet, art critic, memoirist and dramatist.


"Difficulty is the excuse history never accepts."

Edward Roscoe Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American broadcast journalist. He first came to prominence with a series of radio news broadcasts during World War II, which were followed by millions of listeners in the United States and Canada.


"The problem with troubleshooting is that trouble shoots back."

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"The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter."

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"There are two insults no human being will endure, that he has no sense of humor, and that he has never know trouble."

Harry Sinclair Lewis (February 7, 1885 – January 10, 1951) was an American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. In 1930, he became the first writer from the United States to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.


"The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was."

Walt West (Walter James West) (October 26, 1917) former professional NFL player.


"The unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones."

William Somerset Maugham (25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965) was an English playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era, and reputedly, the highest paid author during the 1930s.