PROVERBS WITH THE TITLE : "difficulty"
A drowning man will catch at a straw.
is said for:
A burden of one’s own choice is not felt.
After a storm comes a calm.
conveys the idea that:
After rain comes fair weather.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
Between the upper and nether millstone.
Calamity is man’s true touchstone.
Don’t cross the bridge before you come to it.
Crosses are ladders that lead to heaven
expresses the belief that :
That’s where the shoe pinches!
To go through fire and water.
said to mean:
Every cloud has a silver lining.
Soft beds make hard battles
Even a worm will turn.
said for :
Every path has its puddle.
used to say that:
It is always darkest before the dawn.
If it's not one thing it's another.
You must eat a peck of dirt before you die.
Every man for himself and God for us all
When the going gets tough, the tough get going.
Life isn't all beer and skittles
Whatever man has done, man may do
The harder the storm, the sooner it’s