Quotes on Easy Things

All things are possible with God, but all things are not easy. George Macdonald

Judging the mistakes of strangers is an easy thing to do - and it feels pretty good. Haruki Murakami

It's so easy to love. The only hard thing is to be loved. [Vincent Van Gogh] Irving Stone

Your life's course will not be determined by doing the things that you are certain you can do. Those are the easy things. It will be determined by whether you try the things that are hard. Sheryl Sandberg

We are not filled with the Spirit of God to do easy things. He fills us with His Spirit so we can do impossible things. Joyce Meyer

To plant and maintain a flower border, with a good scheme for colour, is by no means the easy thing that is commonly supposed. Gertrude Jekyll

It isn't an easy thing to give your loyalty to someone you don't know, especially when that person chooses to reveal nothing of himself. Megan Whalen Turner

My cats, the ones that I have, were feral when I found them so the relationship that I have with them 10 years in is very mutual, earned, and evolved over time. It was never an easy thing. I like that they have a certain distance and have their own sense of selves. Marc Maron

Americans really don't understand the Japanese nature, but it's not an easy thing to understand. Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Putting off an easy thing makes it hard. Putting off a hard thing makes it impossible. George C. Lorimer

It's very easy to become selfish and narrow-minded and see ballet as the only thing in life, but there's lots more. Darcey Bussell

It's easy to have principles when you're rich. The important thing is to have principles when you're poor. Ray Kroc

It's not easy to see things from the middle, rather than looking down on them from above or up at them from below, or from left to right or right to left: try it, you'll see that everything changes. Gilles Deleuze

Sometimes it comes out in what I call tricksy behavior. That's not always easy to deal with, but it's fascinating. The key thing is to make sure that somebody's tricks don't trip up somebody else. Kenneth Branagh

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

We don't wish for the easy stuff. We wish for big things. Things that are ambitious, out of reach. Taylor Swift

Bush the younger has two things going for him that his father never had. One: an easy charm with regular people and two: the power to make them disappear without a trial. Bill Maher

Life is not easy and comfortable, with nothing ever going wrong as long as you buy the right product. It's not true that if you have the right insurance everything is going to be fine. That's not what it's really like. Terrible things happen. And those are the things we learn from. Madeleine L'Engle

The process of finding the truth may not be a process by which we feel increasingly better and better. It may be a process by which we look at things honestly, sincerely, truthfully, and that may or may not be an easy thing to do. Adyashanti

For me, acting is torturous, and it's torturous because you know it's a beautiful thing. I was young once, and I said, that's beautiful and I want that. Wanting it is easy, but trying to be great - well, that's absolutely torturous. Philip Seymour Hoffman

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

If gymnastics were easy, it would be called football. 10% talent, 90% hard workEnergy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin

Happy he With such a mother! faith in womankind Beats with his blood, and trust in all things high Comes easy to him; and tho' he trip and fall, He shall not blind his soul with clay. Alfred Lord Tennyson

Do you know that the harder thing to do and the right thing to do are usually the same thing? Nothing that has meaning is easy,"Easy" doesn't enter into grown-up life. Michael Caine

In my early 40s I started to feel that I had neglected the spiritual side of my life. It had always been there, but I'd neglected it. In fashion, that's really easy because we live in the future, and we can place too much importance on material things. Tom Ford

Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all things easy. Benjamin Franklin

Trust is a fragile thing - difficult to build, easy to break. It cannot be bargained for. Only if it is freely given it can be expected in return Peter Lerangis

I think the most important thing in skiing is you have to be having fun. If you're having fun, then everything else will come easy to you. Lindsey Vonn

It's not going to be easy to change things. Daniel Berrigan

But they that hold God to be [an incorporeal substance]do absolutely make God to be nothing at all. But how? Were they atheists? No. For though by ignorance of the consequence they said that which was equivalent to atheism, yet in their hearts they thought God a substanceSo that this atheism by consequence is a very easy thing to be fallen into, even by the most godly men of the church. Thomas Hobbes

It is very fashionable for good-looking ladies to say how hard it is to be beautiful, but that's not true. There are times when itdepresses and bothers me to see just how easy things are made for a beautiful woman. Catherine Deneuve

Some of the longest home runs I've hit, I didn't actually realize they were going that far. Everyone says, 'What does it feel like to hit the ball that far?' Actually, there's no feeling at all. I know when the ball meets the bat whether or not it's left the park. It's a nice easy thing. Mark Mcgwire

It is not an easy thing to put on a wet sock. Connie Willis

That's the easy thing about falling: there is only one choice after that. Lauren Oliver

It's not the easy things that let you get to know a person. David Levithan

It is not an easy thing to inflate a dog. Edward Abbey

It is easy to follow, but it is uninteresting to do easy things. We find out about ourselves only when we take risks, when we challenge and question. Magdalena Abakanowicz

It's a very easy thing to say, 'Go get a backup quarterback.' Now tell me where to get them. You just can't dial them up. Bill Parcells

It's not an easy thing to be let go. Alice Barrett

It is an easy thing to talk of patience to the afflicted. William Blake

Yes, actually. Animation's a very easy thing to watch on tour. Dave Rowntree

To act well isn't an easy thing. Philip Seymour Hoffman

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

There was no mistake in us making abortion legal and available on demand. That was what we call progress. Just like it was no mistake that we abolished institutional racism in this country around the same time. The easy thing to do is lay low, but then are we who we say we are? Do we actually stand for anything, if what we do stand for is under attack and we say nothing? There is nothing to be ashamed of here except to allow a radical and recessive group of people to bully and intimidate our mothers and sisters and daughters for exercising their right of choice. Mark Ruffalo

I'm done waiting. Done doing things the easy way and letting things happen as they will." Her heart caught. "What does that mean?" "It means this is too important to let slip away again. You're too important." He leaned back against the truck with a low grunt of effort, eyes dark, jaw clenched. "I love you too, Tara. Jill Shalvis

Easy things should be easy, and hard things should be possible. Larry Wall

Doing the easy thing makes you popular. Doing the hard thing makes you a leader. Rick Warren

Forgiving is not an easy thing to do. Amanda Lindhout

How easy it is to be unknown! Sophia Lee

At times it is not easy for me to take up living again. Vincent Van Gogh

It was easy to idealize someone you barely knew. Nicholas Sparks

I've been readen th Bible an a hunten God fer a long while-off an on- but it ain't so easy as picken up a nickel off the floor. Harriette Simpson Arnow

Drama is the most difficult of all arts. In it two things are to be satisfied - first, the ears, and second, the eyes. To paint a scene, if one thing be painted, it is easy enough; but to paint different things and yet to keep up the central interest is very difficult. Another difficult thing is stage - management, that is, combining different things in such a manner as to keep the central interest intact. Swami Vivekananda

Becoming a real researcher has been the ultimate humbling experience for me. Nature is the examiner from hell; if you find new things at all, you always find them the hard way, with sweat and tears. Only then do you notice that there was a really easy way to find them. But this insight rarely arrives before you have been utterly humiliated and reduced to despair. Joao Magueijo

The busyness of things obscures our concentration on God ... Never let a hurried lifestyle disturb the relationship of abiding in Him. This is an easy thing to allow, but we must guard against it. Oswald Chambers

I"ve been thinking," he said. "Which is not an easy thing for a teacher to admit to. John Barnes

I've been thinking," he said. "Which is not an easy thing for a teacher to admit to. John Barnes

A schizophrenic war is not an easy thing to deal with. Andrew Niccol

I want to give people easy things to wear. Claudia Schiffer

I'm not a bad person. I'm just doing my thing... I'm, you know, running, I want to do something that's good. It's not an easy thing to do. Donald Trump

I never felt being an actor or making a movie was an easy thing to do. Juliette Binoche

When you give, give from the place of the heart because it is the right thing to do, not the easy thing to do. Suze Orman

Rest easy and go with the faith you lived with Walter Mosley

The man (or woman) who can make hard things easy is the educator. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Writing wasn't easy to start. After I finally did it, I realized it was the most direct contact possible with the part of myself I thought I had lost, and which I constantly find new things from. Writing also includes the possibility of living many lives as well as living in any time or world possible. I can satisfy my enthusiasm for research, but jump like a calf outside the strict boundaries of science. I can speak about things that are important to me and somebody listens. It's wonderful! Virpi Hameen-Anttila

People have one of two extreme reactions to my book. They either throw it across the room, or they rush out and buy 10 copies. The message I'm giving out, that what we think about becomes true for us, and negative thoughts mean good things don't happen, isn't always easy for some people to take. Louise Hay

That is a simple rule, and easy to remember. When I, a thoughtful and unblessed Presbyterian, examine the Koran, I know that beyond any question every Mohammedan is insane; not in all things, but in religious matters. Mark Twain

I'm going to be happy. I'm going to skip. I'm going to be glad. I'm going to be easy. I'm going to count my blessings. I'm going to look for reasons to feel good. I'm going to dig up positive things from the past. I'm going to look for positive things where I stand. I'm going to look for positive things in the future. It is my natural state to be a happy person. It's natural for me to love and to laugh. This is what is most natural for me. I am a happy person. Esther Hicks

I never, ever wanted to be the Rolling Stones. Bless their hearts, but I dont necessarily want to go on doing the same old thing for the next 10, 20 years... I could see how easy it is to get into that rut, the whole touring mindset. Paul Weller

I was deluding myself that the song was almost not important, but I think the real thing that was happening was almost like self-hypnosis or mediation. The guitar lick was the transcendental key that unlocked my brain. It freed me. And then it all became easy. It's funny now, because I've had times when it wasn't easy. John Fogerty

The computer needs...even by accident, offers incredible beautiful things that are very seductive. And if you forget about, or if you don't have an idea to begin with, it is very easy to be seduced and that is not a good use of the computer. Massimo Vignelli

As we grow older, we should learn that these are two quite different things. Character is something you forge for yourself; temperament is something you are born with and can only slightly modify. Some people have easy temperaments and weak characters; others have difficult temperaments and strong characters. We are all prone to confuse the two in assessing people we associate with. Those with easy temperaments and weak characters are more likable than admirable; those with difficult temperaments and strong characters are more admirable than likable. Sydney J Harris

I?m going to kill her," Francesca said to no one in particular. Which was probably a good thing, as there was no one else present. "Who are you talking to?" Hyacinth demanded. "God," Francesca said baldly. "And I do believe I have been given divine leave to murder you." "Hmmph," was Hyacinth?s response. "If it was that easy, I?d have asked permission to eliminate half the ton years ago." Francesca decided just then that not all of Hyacinth?s statements required a rejoinder. In fact, few of them did. Julia Quinn

I don't necessarily look for what I respond to in a script. I look for things that scare me, and take that as an indication that I should probably do it. I don't want to be bored. I look for challenges. I look for a variety of different things because it's so easy to go the cliche route. Liana Liberato

The tough thing is figuring out what questions to ask, but [...] once you do that, the rest is really easy. Elon Musk

The only good thing about having your back to the wall is that it makes it really easy to choose which way you're going to go. Jim Butcher

When you own nothing, it's easy to let things go. Jerry Spinelli

Do it or don't. It's amazing how many things in life are that easy. Henry Rollins

He who accounts all things easy will have many difficulties. Laozi

There are a lot of other parts on this team that do great things to make it easy for me to go out there. Colin Kaepernick

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