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Difficult

Definition: Needing much effort or skill to accomplish, deal with, or understand.
Number of Quotes: 16

By definition, risk-takers often fail. So do morons. In practice it's difficult to sort them out.
Scott Adams

Hundreds of people who've never written before send in Dr. Who scripts. They may have good ideas, but what they fail to realise is that writing for TV is incredibly complicated. They have no idea how difficult it is and what the financial commitment is.
Douglas Adams

The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.
Douglas Adams

I tell you the solemn truth, that the doctrine of the Trinity is not so difficult to accept for a working proposition as any one of the axioms of physics.
Henry Adams

In youth we run into difficulties; in old age difficulties run into us.
Josh Billings

The man of virtue makes the difficulty to be overcome his first business, and success only a subsequent consideration.
Confucius

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
Isak Dinesen

After The Real Thing, I thought about giving up acting because it's difficult to have a rich life outside your work when you're an actress, a private life that can survive being picked up and put down. That's what I thought, anyway.
Jennifer Ehle

It is difficulties that show what men are.
Epictetus

Attempt easy tasks as if they were difficult, and difficult as if they were easy: in the one case that confidence may not fall asleep, in the other that it may not be dismayed.
Baltasar Gracián

Our achievements speak for themselves. What we have to keep track of are our failures, discouragements, and doubts. We tend to forget the past difficulties, the many false starts, and the painful groping.
Eric Hoffer

We must face up to a difficult paradox: The U.S. can maintain a leading position in science only by giving up its desire to be number one.
Priyamvada Natarajan

The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little longer.
George Santayana

Lack of confidence is not the result of difficulty; the difficulty comes from lack of confidence.
Seneca

I think giving up people is a difficult thing.
Sissy Spacek

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.
Mother Teresa

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