Motivational Sayings – Difficulties
Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
Theodore N. Vail
The individual who know the score about life sees difficulties as opportunities.
Norman Vincent Peale
There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties, or you alter yourself to meet them.
You can’t fly a kite unless you go against the wind and have a weight to keep it from turning a somersault. The same with man. No man will succeed unless he is ready to face and overcome difficulties and is prepared to assume responsibilities.
William J.H. Boetcker
The greatest difficulties lie where we are not looking for them.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
When I hear somebody sigh that Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask, Compared to what?
Sydney J. Harris
Undertake something that is difficult; it will do you good. Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
Ronald E. Osborn
If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.
Louis D. Brandeis
Our greatest battles are that with our own minds.
The man of character finds an especial attractiveness in difficulty since it is only by coming to grips with difficulty that he can realize his potentialities.
Charles de Gaulle
No matter how difficult the challenge, when we spread our wings of faith and allow the winds of God’s spirit to lift us, no obstacle is too great to overcome.
If I were asked to give what I consider the single most useful bit of advice for all humanity, it would be this: Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, “I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.
Difficulties should act as a tonic. They should spur us to greater exertion.
B. C. Forbes
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little longer.
It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.
Into each life some rain must fall, some days be dark and dreary.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William E. Channing
Triumphs without difficulties are empty. Indeed, it is difficulties that make the triumph. It is no feat to travel the smooth road.
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
It is a good rule to face difficulties at the time they arise and not allow them to increase unacknowledged.
Edward W. Ziegler
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.
To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like.
Troubles, like babies, grow larger by nursing.
For every mountain there is a miracle.
Robert H. Schuller
I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above it.
A desire can overcome all objections and obstacles.
Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them… they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.
Orison Swett Marden
The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges.
Martin Luther King Jr.
Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
It’s not whether you get knocked down. It’s whether you get up again.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.
Bernice Johnson Reagon