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Quotes About Overcoming

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Helen Keller
“Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to attain something beautiful is ever lost.”
Helen Keller

J.A. Konrath
“One of the greatest journeys in life is overcoming insecurity and learning to truly not give a shit.”
J.A. Konrath

C. JoyBell C.
“Never do a single thing in the anticipation to prove something to someone who has hurt you. If someone has hurt or offended you (whoever that person may be), never perform anything or strive for anything in your life with the mind of proving something to that someone/ to those people. May nothing that you do be done with any thought of them in mind. There is nothing that needs to be proven.”
C. JoyBell C.

“...I started to realize how many great things could happen by confronting the things that scare you most.”
David Archuleta, Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance

Vera Nazarian
“If you are faced with a mountain, you have several options.

You can climb it and cross to the other side.

You can go around it.

You can dig under it.

You can fly over it.

You can blow it up.

You can ignore it and pretend it’s not there.

You can turn around and go back the way you came.

Or you can stay on the mountain and make it your home.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

“A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.”
Ray Davis

Tiffany Madison
“Never trust someone that claims they care nothing of what society thinks of them. Instead of conquering obstacles, they simply pretend they don't exist.”
Tiffany Madison

Martha Gellhorn
“Nothing is better for self-esteem than survival.”
Martha Gellhorn, Travels With Myself and Another

Steve Chandler
“Write down 10 things you would do in your life if you had absolutely no fear. Then pick one of them and do it.”
Steve Chandler, Reinventing Yourself: How to Become the Person You've Always Wanted to Be

Criss Jami
“The pressure of adversity is the most powerful sustainer of accountability. It's as though everything you do is multiplied by 50 in order to surpass those with a head-start. I was never capable of slacking when at the threshold of failure.”
Criss Jami

Shannon L. Alder
“Feelings are something you have; not something you are.”
Shannon L. Alder

Thomas S. Monson
“The future will present insurmountable problems- only when we consider them insurmountable. ”
Thomas S. Monson, Pathways To Perfection: Discourses Of Thomas S. Monson

Shannon L. Alder
“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.”
Shannon L. Alder

Solange nicole
“My burden is my purpose. Without it, I wouldn't be.”
Solange nicole

Shannon L. Alder
“If you want to know if someone was meant to be in your future, then remove all the worldly things about them from your mind. Don’t think about their looks, the intimate moments or their personality. Now, think about how they made you feel, how they improved your life and what virtues they possess that push you to want to become better. Did they bring you closer to God? Did they bring you to your life mission? Did they ever lie to you, betray you or made it impossible for you to feel comfortable speaking your mind? When you remove all the shine from a diamond, it becomes a glass rock. What value is it then? See beneath the surface and you will know who your future is with.”
Shannon L. Alder

Edmond Rostand
“Cyrano: I can see him there---he grins---
He is looking at my nose---that skeleton
---What's that you say? Hopeless?---Why, very well!---
But a man does not fight merely to win!
No---no---better to know one fights in vain!...
You there---Who are you? A hundred against one---
I know them now, my ancient enemies---
Falsehood!...There! There! Prejudice---Compromise---Cowardice---
What's that? No! Surrender? No!
Never---never!...
Ah, you too, Vanity!
I knew you would overthrow me in the end---
No! I fight on! I fight on! I fight on!
Yes, all my laurels you have riven away
And all my roses; yet in spite of you,
There is one crown I bear away with me,
And to-night, when I enter before God,
My salute shall sweep all the stars away
From the blue threshold! One thing without stain,
Unspotted from the world, in spite of doom
Mine own!---
And that is...
Roxane: ---That is...
Cyrano: My white plume....”
Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac

Shannon L. Alder
“God built lighthouses to see people through storms. Then he built storms to remind people to find lighthouses.”
Shannon L. Alder

Orrin Woodward
“You won't find your dream until you lose your excuses.”
Orrin Woodward

Karen Marie Moning
“Nobody looks good in their darkest hour. But it's those hours that make us what we are. We stand strong, or we cower. We emerge victorious, tempered by our trials, or fractured by a permanent damning fault line.”
Karen Marie Moning, Faefever

“Some are professors and others are possessors.”
Lawrence Kennedy

“The beautiful thing about setbacks is they introduce us to our strengths.”
― Robin Sharma

“Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the reward in their error be that at least they cannot blame you because you did show your teeth.”
Johnnie Dent Jr.

“The greater the difficulty to be overcome, the more will it be seen to the glory of God how much can be done by prayer and faith.”
George Muller

Amaka Nkosazana
“As you travel along the roads in life, there is a certain kind of peace that comes with knowing you're on the right path. And when you are faced with adversity, it challenges you but makes you stronger. The road is not always an easy route. Nevertheless, you must not allow your fears to keep you from reaching the destination.”
Amaka Nkosazana, Sweet Destiny

“Never be afraid to offer a smile; sure the risk is that a few foolish people may misinterpret your kindness as weakness, but the sweet reward of their error will be that at least they cannot blame you because you did show your teeth.”
Johnnie Dent Jr.

Rob Liano
“Many people see a brick wall as an obstacle, when it's really a how to for success. You build both, one brick at a time.”
Rob Liano

Anna White
“I am not enough in myself; I can barely make it through buying milk and school supplies. Thank goodness there is a Guardian to come before me and throw off the dark.”
Anna White, Mended: Thoughts on Life, Love, and Leaps of Faith

Jeffrey Eugenides
“You never get over it", she said, "but you get where it doesn't bother you so much".”
Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides

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