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Difficult

Total Quotes : 297
Some Very

During my time I had some very difficult years, and I had very pronounced competition, all by men.

- Ada Yonath

Passionate About

I find it difficult to turn down an entrepreneur who's both passionate and knowledgeable about their space.

- Adam Draper

Thinking About

For me, most of the anxiety and difficulty of writing takes place in the act of not writing. It's the procrastination, the thinking about writing that's difficult.

- Adam Mansbach

Envy Admire

You know, writing is really difficult, and it takes a real patience and a skill. I don't know if I have that. I admire it in others, so much, and I envy it.

- Adam Scott

Phone How

You'd be surprised how difficult it is relinquish a cell phone.

- Adrien Brody

Failure Emotions

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes... we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions - especially selfish ones.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Get Once

It's difficult to get to know a Swede. But once you do, you're in.

- Alexander Skarsgard

Ghost Lay

There is no ghost so difficult to lay as the ghost of an injury.

- Alexander Smith

Love Lifelong

You can have an intense connection to someone without being a good, lifelong mate for him. Love is complicated and difficult that way.

- Alexandra Fuller

Work Read

I know from personal experience that it is extremely difficult to read while you work out, especially on a Stairmaster.

- Alexandra Petri

Servant Very

It is a very difficult job, being the servant of two masters.

- Allison Janney

Maintain

It's difficult to maintain the six-pack abs. They demand a specific workout and diet plan. Even professional bodybuilders sport six-pack abs on and off.

- Allu Arjun

Think Understand

I do think, in general, children are so perceptive, and they watch and they get so much, and that's wonderful. And it's also difficult for them because they see so much, but they don't understand.

- Amity Gaige

Through Been

But my experience is that people who have been through painful, difficult times are filled with compassion.

- Amy Grant

Team Necessary

As the leadership team, we're taking bold and decisive action to evolve our organization and culture. This includes difficult steps, but they are necessary to position Microsoft for future growth and industry leadership.

- Amy Hood

Beginning Issues

My parents are aging and there are difficult issues. It's strange to have children at the beginning of life and parents nearing the end.

- Amy Waldman

Through Everyone

The time during bombings was definitely difficult for everyone. My parents, they really protected me from it, and we came through together.

- Ana Ivanovic

Job Very

I have a very, very difficult job.

- Ana Patricia Botin

Sometimes Become

It's difficult sometimes to become friends with actors.

- Andie MacDowell

More Infinitely

I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.

- Andrew Carnegie

Your Very

Once you have something so deeply infused in your culture and your brand, it would be very difficult to reverse that inertia if you wanted to.

- Andrew Mason

Doing Like

I had a lot of respect for Biggie, and it was just a weird, kinda difficult thing. When I'm doing touchy interviews like that, I just try to be fair to both parties.

- Angie Martinez

About Them

My parents are older, and they lead a somewhat sheltered life. It was difficult to talk with them about things that were embarrassing to me, and that I had never spoken to them about.

- Anita Hill

Famous Substance

To be famous these days with no grounding and no substance is not especially difficult. I urge you instead to seek to be relevant, to be agile and educated.

- Anna Wintour

Year Took

The most difficult novel I have had to write in terms of just getting it done was The Vampire Lestat. It took a year to write.

- Anne Rice

Very Which

I cry a lot, you know. Which is very difficult for a man to recognise, but I do. I cry in movies, you know, just watching movies.

- Antonio Banderas

Future Always

Foreseeing the future is always difficult.

- Antonio Conte

Defend Very

To defend - it is very difficult to win two titles in a row.

- Antonio Conte

Yourself Judge

It's difficult to judge yourself.

- Anushka Sharma

Character Play

It's easy to play a character, but playing yourself is difficult.

- Anushka Shetty

Remember Forget

If it's hard to remember, it'll be difficult to forget.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Most Which

The most difficult crime to track is the one which is purposeless.

- Arthur Conan Doyle

Piece Faces

When a piece gets difficult, make faces.

- Artur Schnabel

My Life Big

One of the big lessons I have learnt from my life is that things are never as difficult as they seem. When you actively plunge into it, you realize you can easily do it.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Bad Extremely

It is not easy to do something good, but it is extremely difficult to do something bad.

- Charles Eames

Like Kind

I like titles that are a little difficult, because it's kind of counterintuitive.

- Charlie Kaufman

Athlete Deal

Being an athlete in a cold-weather sport is really difficult to deal with the asthma.

- Charlie White

Me Vegetarian

I'm vegetarian, so it's difficult for me to eat Tourtiere.

- Charlotte Le Bon

Artist Equally

Every successful artist comes from a family - parents or siblings or both - who, although equally gifted, chose not to pursue the treacherous and difficult path of the artist.

- Chris Abani

Trying Military

After I was discharged from the military, it was difficult trying to become a civilian.

- Chris Kyle

Want Could

If I could, I'd be a recluse. I do want to be one. I'm trying really hard. But it's a difficult thing to pull off in this job.

- Chris Lowe

Divorce Had

My parents had a difficult divorce.

- Christian Camargo

Becoming Dad

My parents had a difficult divorce. My dad had to take a backseat for a few years, and my grandfather came in. He was also my inspiration for becoming an actor. I really respected him.

- Christian Camargo

More Go

It's more difficult playing a real-life person than a fictional character - you can go easy on yourself with a fictional character.

- Christian McKay

Very Trace

It can be very difficult to trace your birth parents.

- Christopher Eccleston

Rather Reasons

All writers are obviously neurotic... For various reasons, writers retreat into an imaginary world because they find ordinary life rather difficult or boring or both.

- Christopher Koch

Help Understand

It's really difficult for fanatic churchgoers to understand God can't help me. I'm the only one who can help me.

- Chuck Yeager

Flourish Meal

Breakfast is a notoriously difficult meal to serve with a flourish.

- Clement Freud

Coaches Compare

It's difficult to compare coaches. You really can't compare them.

- Cobi Jones

Girlfriend Had

I had my first girlfriend at 15. Life was difficult then.

- Coco Martin

Understand Fans

It was so difficult for the fans to understand my problems with baseball.

- Curt Flood

Know Too

It's good to be difficult to know. Too many people are too easy to know.

- Daley Thompson

Goes Utter

It's a little difficult when something goes from being an utter obsession - a thing where your skill defines you as a person - to it just being a thing you occasionally do.

- Damien Chazelle

Pretty Teenager

I was a pretty difficult teenager.

- Dan Stevens

More Characters

I'm more interested in characters who are a little difficult.

- Daniel Clowes

Steel Going

It's difficult to talk to people... I walk into a room and I'm Danielle Steel, and whatever I say is going to be taken apart.

- Danielle Steel

Very Japanese

Japanese is a very difficult language.

- David Anders

Think France

In France they don't think I'm difficult.

- David Bailey

Design Separate

It is difficult to separate oneself from one's design moralities.

- David Chipperfield

Big League

A major league pitching coach is a really difficult job. It takes a big commitment in terms of time, travel and workload.

- David Cone

Ensure Medium

As intelligent and responsible filmmakers, working in a free society, we have a duty to ensure that our chosen medium is a force for good. Especially in this ever-more complex and difficult world.

- David Puttnam

Learned Prodigy

I was a prodigy who learned how difficult writing was only after getting published. I paid my dues later.

- David Quammen

Think I Think

I think if we ever encountered aliens, even communicating with them would be really, really difficult.

- David S. Goyer

Settle New

A lot of new signings find it difficult to settle because they don't realise how fast and how physical it is and how fast the games come round.

- David Seaman

Artist Real

One of the most difficult things for any artist to do is create a world that looks both completely alien yet real and possible.

- Jim Lee

More Top

It's not that difficult to win. It's more difficult to win consistently and stay on top.

- Jim Otto

American Very

It's very difficult for the American people to believe that our government, one of the richest on Earth, is also one of the stingiest on Earth.

- Jimmy Carter

More Made

With 'Survivor' - I didn't get any sleep, there was no food, we had to boil our water... plus, it was physically taxing during the day. That's what made it more difficult than three-a-day practices.

- Jimmy Johnson

About Making

As comedians, we are all laughing because life is so horrible. Life is so difficult, and I cope with it by making jokes about absolutely everything.

- Joan Rivers

Feet Bring

It's an incredibly difficult thing to bring a giraffe down. They can kill a lion with a single blow from their feet.

- Joanna Lumley

Go Making

Eventually, it is found out but it takes time especially in the conditions when communication is difficult, when the enemy is making it extremely awkward for information to come out, to go.

- Joe Slovo

Soccer Play

Soccer is simple, but it is difficult to play simple.

- Johan Cruyff

Always Many

I have always worked hard, and seeing so many Icelanders make tremendous efforts to cope with difficult tasks and decisions inspires me.

- Johanna Siguroardottir

Association Very

The feedback that I get from my association with Gomez is heartwarming. It is very difficult for me to take anything but a positive view of the Gomez phenomenon.

- John Astin

Imagine Very

I don't know if there is a personal identity. We all imagine that we are absolute individuals. But when we begin to look for where this individuality resides, it's very difficult to find.

- John Banville

Subjective Makes

What makes a classic is difficult to define. It's entirely subjective, of course. And the term is employed far too promiscuously.

- John Boyne

Man Wise

A wise man thinks what is easy is difficult.

- John Churton Collins

Fool Often

A fool often fails because he thinks what is difficult is easy.

- John Churton Collins

Affect Very

I had a very, very difficult relationship with my mother, who was supremely self-centred. She was hilariously self-centred. She did not really take interest in anything that didn't immediately affect her.

- John Cleese

London Crowded

I don't miss London much. I find it crowded, vast and difficult to get around. Cabs are incredibly expensive.

- John Cleese

More Tell

Working overseas is more difficult in that it's much more complicated to get people to open their hearts to you and to tell you information.

- John Pomfret

Execution More

It is far more difficult to be simple than to be complicated; far more difficult to sacrifice skill and easy execution in the proper place, than to expand both indiscriminately.

- John Ruskin

Many Levels

It's difficult to have any animosity towards someone if you recognize that on so many levels they're exactly the same as you.

- Jonathan Taylor Thomas

Futile Attend

To busy oneself with what is futile when one can do something useful, to attend to what is simple when one has the mettle to attempt what is difficult, is to strip talent of its dignity.

- Jose Marti

Shock Days

It's so difficult to shock America these days.

- Judd Apatow

More Less

We are hungry for more; if we do not consciously pursue the More, we create less for ourselves and make it more difficult to experience More in life.

- Judith Wright

More Than

The legislature are a little more difficult to educate than the governor is.

- Judy Martz

Street Like

It's difficult to feel that people are looking at you in the street. I don't like the fuss.

- Audrey Tautou

Doing Rap

If women dabble in rap but they're not rappers, to get from dabbling to doing it is really difficult, confidence-wise.

- Awkwafina

Some Laws

It's difficult to believe that Al Gore was oblivious to the existing laws. He has to respond at some point.

- Barbara Olson

Understand More

I tried to keep it secret, but the story got into the newspapers. It was more difficult for my family, who couldn't understand why the media wouldn't leave me in peace.

- Grete Waitz

Luck Nothing

It's difficult because nothing's preordained by plan and you can't control it. That's one of those joys and thrills and nerve-racking realities of being an actor. A lot has to do with luck, no matter what your talent or contribution can be.

- Benedict Cumberbatch

Learn Very

Lines are very difficult to learn.

- Benedict Cumberbatch

Very Public Life

The thing is, I live a very public life, and I have to keep things personal, or else I have no personal life. It's very difficult.

- Hailey Baldwin

Impact More

Fame is easy to acquire; impact is much more difficult.

- Hans Rosling

More Distort

Live interviews are more difficult to distort.

- Bianca Jagger

Going Cliff

It's going to be difficult to stimulate the real economy in the U.S. at a faster rate than 2 percent and perhaps even less if we have that fiscal cliff in December or January 2013.

- Bill Gross

Shaped Figure

Music has shaped men's fashion, and transposed in a playful and witty manner its riding or military heritage. It is difficult to figure out who leads, but music and fashion are connected genetically.

- Hedi Slimane

Resources Many

When I was at BMW and Aston Martin, I realized how difficult and how many resources it takes to create a car - let alone a car company.

- Henrik Fisker

Conviction Break

Once you have a felony conviction on your record, one of the most difficult things to do is to break the cycle of recidivism.

- Hill Harper