Overcoming Obstacles Quotes

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George Bernard Shaw
“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don't believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can't find them, make them.”
George Bernard Shaw, Mrs. Warren's Profession

Robert A. Heinlein
“Always listen to experts. They'll tell you what can't be done, and why. Then do it.”
Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

Molière
“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”
Molière

Andrew Davidson
“I am more than my scars.”
Andrew Davidson, The Gargoyle

Sun Tzu
“Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm”
Sun Tzu

E.A. Bucchianeri
“Well, if it can be thought, it can be done, a problem can be overcome,”
E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly,

Ming-Dao Deng
“Those who don't know how to suffer are the worst off. There are times when the only correct thing we can do is to bear out troubles until a better day.”
Deng Ming-Dao, Everyday Tao: Living with Balance and Harmony

Sarah Dessen
“It was so risky and so scary, and yet at the same time, so beautiful. Maybe the truth was, it shouldn't be easy to be amazing. Then everything would be. It's the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth. When something's difficult to come by, you'll do that much more to make sure it's even harder -if not impossible- to lose.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

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

“Mary’s childhood was rough. She was frequently beaten and chastised by the nuns who served as her protectors and brutalized by the older girls in the orphanage.

Oh how I wept those first few years of my life. My tears came like tropical storms. Every pore in my body wept. I heaved and shuddered and sighed. Everything around me seemed dark and terrifying.”
Maria Nhambu, Africa's Child

Holly Mosier
“The most important reason for your “no” is that you need your downtime so you won’t behave like a jerk because you’re depleted. And you don’t want to battle an appetite spiked by the stress of overcommitment. But that’s your secret; others don’t need that information. So just smile, say no, thank you, and keep moving.”
Holly Mosier

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, Killosophy

Jo Franz
“Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!”
Jo Franz

Amit Ray
“Some fish love to swim upstream. Some people love to overcome challenges.”
Amit Ray, Walking the Path of Compassion

Kemi Sogunle
“The tests we face in life's journey are not to reveal our weaknesses but to help us discover our inner strengths. We can only know how strong we are when we strive and thrive beyond the challenges we face.”
Kemi Sogunle

Rob Liano
“If you expect life to be easy, challenges will seem difficult. If you accept that challenges may occur, life will be easier.”
Rob Liano

Stephan Labossiere
“Many times we are our worst enemy. If we could learn to conquer ourselves, then we will have a much easier time overcoming the obstacles that are in front of us.”
Stephan Labossiere

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Without being push to the wall, we will have remained in our comfortable zone. But this circumstance challenges us to find the courage to move on.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, On Eagles Wings:Rise

Ana Claudia Antunes
“Life always gives us another change: It's called "To Move On".”
Ana Claudia Antunes, A-Z of Happiness: Tips for Living and Breaking Through the Chain that Separates You from Getting That Dream Job

“We are the same, you and I. Whether samurai or night-hawk, the Suruga Dainagon or member of the Toudouza, it makes no difference. My sword is the proof....”
Takayuki Yamaguchi, シグルイ 15

“We are the same, you and I. Whether samurai or night-hawk, the Suruga Dainagon or member of the Toudouza, it makes no difference. My sword is the proof...."

These words, wrung from the very depths of his soul, surprised even Seigen himself. He had not risen in the world merely in order to satisfy his ambition, but in order to repudiate hierarchical society and the fixed class system.”
Takayuki Yamaguchi, シグルイ 15

“The monster is only scary while it is in the closet.
Once in the light,
you can see its many flaws
and weaknesses.

And often,
we end up laughing,
at what we shield our eyes from
no more.”
Tom Althouse, The frowny face cow

Kyle  Fox
“It is easier to dig up the past, than to save the present – Even though our past actions, have presently dug us in so deep.”
Kyle Fox, Exiles of Eden: The Demonic Dodecahedron

Mitta Xinindlu
“You're powerful enough to overcome it all.”
Mitta Xinindlu

Bruce Springsteen
“[When asked where his drive comes from] " You're bullied, you're miserable...every artist has someone who told them they weren't worth dirt and someone who told them that they were the second coming of the baby Jesus and they believed them both, and that's the fuel that stirs the fire.”
Bruce Springsteen

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Success in life depends on your desire to keep moving forward despite the odds.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

“On the road to success
while you try
be wary of eyes that pry
and fears that fly.”
Temi O'Sola

“Many people would love to change others, or they wished they can change their spouses. How do you know it's not them but you who needs a change?”
Beta Metani'Marashi

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