Quotes on Difficult And Easy

All difficult things have their origin in that which is easy, and great things in that which is small. Laozi

O, how easy it would appear to be to live in simplicity and love, and yet how difficult it is for our corrupt hearts to live in love! John of Kronstadt

Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. Laozi

Meet the difficult while it is easy. Laozi

Start with the difficult and when it gets easy, everything else is easier. Frank Delaney

Choosing to be with you, isn't a difficult decision, Jacqueline...It's easy. Incredibly easy. Tammara Webber

Repeating easy tasks again and again gets you not very far. Attacking only steep cliffs where no progress is made isn't particularly effective either. No, the best path is an endless series of difficult (but achievable) hills. Seth Godin

It is Easy to be a Hater. Go for the difficult Task: be a Lover! Paulo Coelho

When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad. Being and non-being create each other. Difficult and easy support each other. Long and short define each other. High and low depend on each other. Before and after follow each other. Therefore the Master acts without doing anything and teaches without saying anything. Things arise and she lets them come; things disappear and she lets them go. She has but doesn't possess, acts but doesn't expect. When her work is done, she forgets it. That is why it lasts forever. Laozi

To choose what is difficult all one's days, as if it were easy, that is faith W H Auden

It's easy, of course, for two teams to collude, but somewhat more difficult for twenty-eight Howard Raiffa

Multilateralism is not an easy option. We're going to find that the world is very difficult. And relationships between America and the rest of the world are very difficult. Chris Patten

When things get difficult it can be easy to complain. How you respond makes all the difference Tony Dungy

it is easy to surpass a predecessor, but difficult to avoid being surpassed by a successor. Eiji Yoshikawa

Taking good pictures is easy. Making very good pictures is difficult. Making great pictures is almost impossible Constantine Manos

The writing's easy, it's the living that is sometimes difficult. Charles Bukowski

...people are by nature fickle, and it is easy to persuade them of something, but difficult to keep them persuaded. Niccolo Machiavelli

destruction is easy for humans but creation is too difficult. Daniel J Boorstin

What is difficult in training will become easy in a battle Alexander Suvorov

The most difficult in the world must be easy in its beginning. Laozi

Being good is easy, what is difficult is being just. Victor Hugo

Pity is easy, but it is difficult to care. Ray Davies

We would do well to ask why governments seem to find it so easy to raise the money required to wreck the biosphere, and so difficult to raise the money required to save it. George Monbiot

When you are tough on yourself, life is inevitably easy. When you are easy on yourself, life will be inevitably difficult. Zig Ziglar

Evil was seductive and easy, and virtue was difficult and unappreciated. Melissa De La Cruz

It is easy for us to criticize the prejudices of our grandfathers, from which our fathers freed themselves. It is more difficult to distance ourselves from our own views, so that we can dispassionately search for prejudices among the beliefs and values we hold Peter Singer

Saying that you love is easy, but living up to those simple words is the most difficult thing you'll ever do. Kay Hooper

Habits are like comfortable beds. They are easy to get into, but difficult to get out of. Denis Waitley

Letting go has never been easy, but holding on can be as difficult. Yet strength is measured not by holding on, but by letting go. Lenny Santos

It is difficult to be a good noncommissioned officer. If it had been easy, they would have given it to the officer corps. William A. Connelly

We must love Christ and always seek Christ's embraces. Then everything difficult will seem easy. St Jerome

Difficult as it often is to grasp someone else's pain, it is easy to judge another's behavior. Marcia Falk

...it is easy not to believe in monsters, considerably more difficult to escape their dread and loathsome clutches. Stanislaw Lem

Recognize when your peak energy occurs during the day. Allocate the most difficult projects to that period. Work on easy projects at low-energy times Denis Waitley

The sonatas of Mozart are unique; they are too easy for children, and too difficult for artists. Artur Schnabel

It is easy to fool yourself. It is possible to fool the people you work for. It is more difficult to fool the people you work with. But it is almost impossible to fool the people who work under you. Harry Bates Thayer

I've been trying to get away from physical violence; it's too easy; it doesn't satisfy me artistically to work with it. Dramatic violence is much more interesting, but it's much more difficult. Nicolas Winding Refn

One may go wrong in many different ways, but right only in one, which is why it is easy to fail and difficult to succeed. Aristotle

The masses think that is is easy to flee from reality, when it is the most difficult thing in the world. Jose Ortega Y Gasset

To glorify the past and paint the future is easy, to survey the present and emerge with some light and understanding is difficult. Lin Yutang

Have patience. Everything is difficult before it is easy. Saadi

The tough player is the one who is difficult to play against and easy to play with Jay Bilas

There is nothing so easy but that it becomes difficult when you do it reluctantly. Terence

The most difficult thing about an easy match is to make a weak opponent play bad football. Johan Cruijff

Deal with difficult tasks while they are easy. Act on large issues while they are small. Laozi

In the Universe the difficult things are done as if they were easy. Laozi

Dump "Em is the non-confrontationalist's dream. With her easy-to-follow scripts and step-by-step plans, Jodyne Speyer provides a clear roadmap for ending even the most difficult relationships. Marci Shimoff

It's easy to have a great attitude when things are going our way...It's when difficult challenges rise before us...that attitude becomes the difference maker. John C Maxwell

To struggle is difficult but to surrender is easy. Surrender is the beginning of devotion. Bhakti Charu Swami

It was not always easy because I was always an individual and found it difficult to be one of a group. Sharon Stone

Why is it so easy to acquire the solutions of past problems and so difficult to solve current ones Marshall Mcluhan

Every worthy act is difficult. Ascent is always difficult. Descent is easy and often slippery. Mahatma Gandhi

In most fields of endeavor there are no easy jobs; there are only graceful ways of performing difficult ones. Lynda Obst

So easy it is to see the errors of past ages, so difficult to acknowledge our own! Lydia M Child

The only people who think writing is easy are people who don't write. Writing's a difficult, courageous act. Bravery is required, as well as a great deal of slogging along. A lot of our work is work. Gillian Roberts

Conversation is much like a tennis game except that in tennis you try to put the ball in the most difficult position for the one who must hit it - while in conversation you must try to put it where it will be easy to hit. Margery Wilson

Fate being unfavorable( or without god's grace, even an easy task becomes difficult to accomplish) Chanakya

We tend to think of innovation as difficult, but with the creative use of The 80/20 Principle innovation can be both easy and fun! Richard Koch

There is no country in Europe which is so easy to over-run as Spain; there is no country which it is more difficult to conquer. Thomas B. Macaulay

It is always easy enough to take up arms, but very difficult to lay them down; the commencement and the termination of war are notnecessarily in the same hands; even a coward may begin, but the end comes only when the victors are willing. Sallust

I seldom know what I'm going to write when I sit down. There isn't much agony and sweat of the human spirit involved in doing it. The writing's easy, it's the living that is sometimes difficult. Charles Bukowski

People just don't know how to write down a simple easy line. It's difficult for them; it's like trying to keep a hard-on while drowning - not many can do it. Charles Bukowski

The idea of being given things that you don't necessarily deserve was always a difficult one for me to negotiate, and so I really always felt that I had to prove myself. Being the daughter of a famous man I guess is more easy than being the daughter of a famous woman, but at the same time there was a sense of really, with me, of wanting to earn my own way. Anjelica Huston

What is easy and obvious is never valued; and even what is in itself difficult, if we come to knowledge of it without difficulty, and without and stretch of thought or judgment, is but little regarded. David Hume

. . . She knew only that if she did or said thus-and-so, men would unerringly respond with the complimentary thus-and-so. It was like a mathematical formula and no more difficult, for mathematics was the one subject that had come easy to Scarlett in her schooldays. Margaret Mitchell

Its very comforting to know that you are faced with a difficult job. If someone gives you a job which shows every sign of being easy, then you are a prisoner of effortlessness. Raymond Aubrac

It is as easy to deceive one's self without perceiving it, as it is difficult to deceive others without their finding out. Francois de La Rochefoucauld

It is difficult to know oneself, but it isn't easy to paint oneself either. Vincent Van Gogh

I meant I'm not afraid of love being difficult. If it was easy, then everyone would find it. Kim Harrison

There are almost too many possibilities. Photography is in direct proportion with our time: multiple, faster, instant. Because it is so easy, it will be more difficult. Ernst Haas

Expressing emotion is not so easy. He has to remind himself that English is not her first language. Expressing emotion can be difficult even when the words are familiar. Elise Valmorbida

There is always risk in relationships, but bottom line? The world has no meaning apart from relationships. Some are just messier than others, some are seasonal, others are difficult, and a few are easy, but every one of them is important. William P Young

To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Abstinence is as easy to me as temperance would be difficult. Samuel Johnson

It is difficult to bring people to goodness with lessons, but it is easy to do so by example. Seneca the Younger

I think the two most difficult things to deal with in life are failure and success David Lee Roth

Education makes a people easy to lead but difficult to drive easy to govern, but impossible to enslave. Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

The period of greatest gain in knowledge and experience is the most difficult period in one's life. Dalai Lama

To do easily what is difficult for others is the mark of talent. Henri Frederic Amiel

It's easy .... it's a mind that is open to everything, yet attaches to nothing ... it's called freedom that's what it is, plain and simple! Gary Busey

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