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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
It is energy -- the central element of which is will -- that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action.
– Samuel Smiles
It is entirely possible to win against the enemy, it is possible, even, to kill the enemy... and still be defeated by the battle.
– Walter Wangerin, Jr., Book of the Dun Cow
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals.
– Homer
It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave.
– Homer

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