The Prophet said, "No prayer is harder for the hypocrites than the Fajr and the 'Isha' prayers and if they knew the reward for these prayers at their respective times, they would certainly present themselves (in the mosques) even if they had to crawl." The Prophet added, "Certainly I decided to order the Mu'adh-dhin (call-maker) to pronounce Iqama and order a man to lead the prayer and then take a fire flame to burn all those who had not left their houses so far for the prayer along with their houses."
Often, the less there is to justify a traditional custom, the harder it is to get rid of it.
Few things are harder to put up with thantheannoyance of a good example.
That a lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright, But a lie which is part a truth is a harder matter to fight.Tennyson
You can't change a regime on the basis of compassion. There's got to be something harder.nadine gordimer
We shall have a harder Christmas than we have known since the war.edward heath
When peace comes, we will perhaps in time be able to forgive the Arabs for killing our sons, but it will be harder for us to forgive them for having forced us to kill their sons.Golda Meir
People say it's hard at the top, but it's even harder at the bottom.ozzy osbourne
No man rides harder than my Lord Scamperdale – always goes as if he had a spare neck in his pocket.Robert Smith Surtees
Clearly, one can obfuscate one's ideas with a compiler language but it's harder. To some extent one is talking about what one wants rather than how one wants to do it. The trouble with machine code, of course, is that when you look at a random section of machine code you don't know what properties of the instructions the programmer really wanted to exploit.fernando j. "corby" corbató
It is fashionable to wax apocalyptic about the threat to humanity posed by the AIDS virus, "mad cow" disease, and many others, but I think a case can be made that faith is one of the world's great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate.Richard Dawkins
In fact, my main conclusion after spending ten years of my life working on the T E X project is that software is hard. It’s harder than anything else I’ve ever had to do.donald knuth
Virtue is harder to be got than knowledge of the world; and, if lost in a young man, is seldom recovered.john locke
The tragedy of virtue is that the more obvious, boring, unoriginal, and sermonizing the proverb, the harder it is to implement.nassim nicholas taleb
I remember, when I was young, How easily my mood changed from sad to gay. ... But now that age comes, A moment of joy is harder and harder to get.
To achieve satisfactory investment results is easier than most people realize; to achieve superior results is harder than it looks.
I know that you are looking for the Blue Bird, that is to say, the great secret of things and of happiness , so that Man may make our servitude still harder.
Nothing is harder for Satan to bear than a person who recites the Qur’an by looking at the pages (of the Qur’an).
They end up working the claims that are the least attractive, and yet they make a success in them, because they work harder, because they have a technique and a willingness to struggle longer. They're willing to work on the Sundays, they're willing to give up all play and concentrate. And so even when they've been driven out of the workable mines and they turn to the most, seemingly, desert-like places, barren places, they succeed, and this aggravates and angers the Americans even more.j. s. holliday
"Will the United States pull the rug on New Zealand? The answer is no. They might polish the lino a bit harder and hope that I execute a rather unseemly glide across it."david lange