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It is easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows by like a song. But the man worth while is the one who can smile, when everything goes dead wrong. For the test of the heart is troubled, And it always comes with the years. And the smiles that is worth the praises of earth is the smile that shines through tears.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
It is easy enough to be virtuous When nothing tempts you to stray; When without or within No voice of sin Is luring your soul away. But it is only a negative virtue until it is tried by fire. For the soul that is worth the treasures of the earth is the soul that resists desire.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox
It is easy enough to define what the Commonwealth is not. Indeed this is quite a popular pastime.
– Elizabeth II
It is easy enough to praise men for the courage of their convictions. I wish I could teach the sad young men of this mealy generation the courage of their confusion.
– John Anthony Ciardi
It is easy enough to tell the poor to accept their poverty as Gods will when you yourself have warm clothes and plenty of food and medical care and a roof over your head and no worry about the rent. But if you want them to believe youtry to share some of their poverty and see if you can accept it as Gods will yourself!
– Thomas Merton
It is easy to be a moral perfectionist when one is politically unaccountable.
– Robert D. Kaplan, Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos (Book)
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
– Aesop
It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy - from lack of character.
– Dag Hammarskjld
It is easy to be popular. It is not easy to be just.
– Rose Elizabeth Bird
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
– Herbert Samuel
It is easy to bring others down to your level, Instead of bringing yourself up to their level, But it is never ever right.
– Unknown
It is easy to despise what you cannot get.
– Aesop
It is easy to die, anyone can die anywhere -- the difficulty lies in living.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is easy to fly into a passion--anybody can do that--but to be angry with the right person and at the right time and with the right object and in the right way--that is not easy, and it is not everyone who can do it.
– Aristotle
It is easy to forget that the most important aspect of comedy, after all, its great saving grace, is its ambiguity. You can simultaneously laugh at a situation, and take it seriously.
– Stephen Fry
It is easy to forget when you borrow money but easy to remember when you lend it.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is easy to go down into Hell night and day, the gates of dark Death stand wide but to climb back again, to retrace one's steps to the upper air - there's the rub, the task.
– Virgil
It is easy to lose important opportunities, and difficult to regain them; therefore when they present themselves it is the more necessary to make every effort to retain them.
– Guicciardini
It is easy to love the people far away. It is not always easy to love those close to us. It is easier to give a cup of rice to relieve hunger than to relieve the loneliness and pain of someone unloved in our home. Bring love into your home for this is where our love for each other must start.
– Mother Teresa
It is easy to pick out the best people. They will help you to do it.
– Vikrant Parsai
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
– George Eliot
It is easy to see the glow but hard to recognize the awakening of silence.
– Dejan Stojanovic
It is easy to sit and it is easy not to think; you do the opposite: You walk and think!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
– M. Grundler
It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
– Aeschylus

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