The Easy and The Hard

Bad is easy. Good is hard.

Losing is easy. Winning is hard.

Talking is easy. Listening is hard.

Watching TV is easy. Reading is hard.

Giving advice is easy. Taking advice is hard.

Flab is easy. Muscle is hard.

Stop is easy. Go is hard.

Dirty is easy. Clean is hard.

Take is easy. Give is hard.

Dream is easy. Think is hard.

Lying is easy. Truth is hard.

Sleeping is easy. Waking is hard.

Holding a grudge is easy. Forgiving is hard.

Telling a secret is easy. Keeping a secret is hard.

Play is easy. Work is hard.

Falling is easy. Getting up is hard.

Spending is easy. Saving is hard.

Doubt is easy. Faith is hard.

Laughter is easy. Tears are hard.

Criticizing is easy. Taking criticism is hard.

Letting go is easy. Hanging on is hard.

Pride is easy. Humility is hard.

Excusing oneself is easy. Excusing others is hard.

Borrowing is easy. Paying back is hard.

Sex is easy. Love is hard.

Going alone is easy. Walking alone is hard.

 Messy is easy. Neat is hard.

Cowardice is easy. Bravery is hard.

War is easy. Peace is hard.

Poor is easy. Rich is hard.

An F is easy. An A is hard.

Can’t do is easy. Can do is hard.

Following is easy. Leading is hard.

Having friends is easy. Being a friend is hard.

Dying is easy. Living is hard.

If you ask why all this is so, why is life so hard, I’ll tell you, “It just is. Nothing in life that is good and worthwhile comes without effort. Easy is its own reward. Hard is much finer!


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