"There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires."
"It is difficult to make our material condition better by the best law, but it is easy enough to ruin it by bad laws."
"The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is."
"A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture."
"We in the Labour party know better than most that opposition is the easy part. What's more difficult is governing and setting out an agenda for government."
"Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do."
"If to do were as easy as to know what were good to do, chapels had been churches, and poor men's cottage princes' palaces."
"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."
"In this world without quiet corners, there can be no easy escapes from history, from hullabaloo, from terrible, unquiet fuss."
"Bathroom humor, fart, and poo poo humor in movies gets a laugh. It's a pretty easy audience, and that's been around for ages."