Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven. And again I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.
In societies with fewer opportunities for amusement, it was also easier to tell a mere wish from a real desire. If, in order to hear some music, a man has to wait for six months and then walk twenty miles, it is easy to tell whether the words, "I should like to hear some music," mean what they appear to mean, or merely, "At this moment I should like to forget myself." When all he has to do is press a switch, it is more difficult. He may easily come to believe that wishes can come true.wystan hugh auden
Can we find "The Universe in a grain of sand"? Well perhaps, but a stone seems easier to visualize.peter j. carroll
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.
It is undoubtedly easier to believe in absolutes, follow blindly, mouth received wisdom. But that is self-betrayal.john ralston saul
Art hurts. Art urges voyages and it is easier to stay at home.gwendolyn brooks
To describe drunkenness for the colorful vocabulary is rather cynical. There is nothing easier than to capitalize on drunkards.Anton Chekhov
The sense of unhappiness is so much easier to convey than that of happiness. In misery we seem aware of our own existence, even though it may be in the form of a monstrous egotism: this pain of mine is individual, this nerve that winces belong to me and to no other. But happiness annihilates us: we lose our identity.graham greene
Kerala 's capital Tiruvanathapuram or Trivandrum which is infinitely easier to say and write was named after the Serpent God Anantha, on whom Lord Vishnu reclines.
It is easier to declaim like an orator against a thousand sins in others than to mortify one sin in ourselves; to be more industrious in our pulpits than in our closets; to preach twenty sermons to our people than one to our own hearts.
If it's a good idea, go ahead and do it. It is much easier to apologize than it is to get permission.grace hopper
It is easier to run a revolution than a government.Ferdinand Edralin Marcos
It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.alfred adler
I’ll know how to die with courage; that is easier than living.georg büchner
It is easier to destroy knowledge, Ignosi, than to gather it.h. rider haggard
Ah, my brother, it is a far harder thing, and it is afar higher proof of a thorough-going, persistent, Christian principle woven into the very texture of my soul, to go on plodding and patient, never taken by surprise by any small temptation, than to gather into myself the strength which God has given me, and, expecting some great storm to come down upon me, to stand fast, and let it rage. It is a great deal easier to die once for Christ than to live always for Him.alexander maclaren
It was easier to conquer it [the East] than to know what to do with it.horace walpole
To die for a religion is easier than to live it absolutely.jorge luis borges
If a man dies of cancer in fear and despair, then cry for his pain and celebrate his life. The other man, who fought like hell and laughed in the end, but also died, may have had an easier time in his final months, but took his leave with no more humanity.stephen jay gould
The light dove, cleaving the air in her free flight, and feeling its resistance, might imagine that its flight would be still easier in empty space.Immanuel Kant
I know it's weird, but it does make it easier to write poetry in perl .larry wall
One whom it is easier to hate, but still easier to quote Alexander Pope.augustine birrell
I wish I were a little girl again, because skinned knees are easier to fix than broken heart.julia roberts
Nevertheless it is evident if only from the Greek example just cited that proto-nationalism, where it existed, made the task of nationalism easier, however great the differences between the two, insofar as existing symbols and sentiments of proto-nacional community could he mobilized behind a modern cause or a modern state. But this is far from saying that the two were the same, or even that one must logically or inevitably lead into the other. For it is evident that proto-nationalism alone is clearly not enough to form nationalities, nations, let alone states.
Nothing in this world is harder than speaking the truth, nothing easier than flattery.
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