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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

“Whatever the challenge, you will always overcome. Then why not use it as a fuel to rise up instead of constantly fearing it?”
Hiral Nagda

Aida Mandic
“If your inner light is a fierce shade
If you never let your fire fade
If you know how the game is played
Then you know how winners are made

If you have gone through pain
If you ever went against the grain
If you thought you might go insane
Then you have the power to reign”
Aida Mandic, How Winners Are Made

Rob Liano
“If you are struggling with something it means you need to give it more time and attention.”
Rob Liano

Laurie E. Smith
“Whenever we reach an unexpected barrier in the way of honoring our souls' truth through action, it is essential to dust ourselves off and keep flying toward our dreams.”
Laurie E. Smith, Spirit in Disguise: A Guide to Miraculous Living, Book 2

“Focus on the blessings and the logistics will disappear…”
Tiffany Luard

Janet Frame
“I matter. I fly lone, apart from the flock, on long journeys through storm and clear skies to another summer. Hear me!”
Janet Frame, Towards Another Summer

Matt Cain
“Well, I know what it's like when bad stuff happens - really bad stuff. But the thing is, when it comes down to it, it's not the bad stuff that's important. What's important is how you deal with it.”
Matt Cain, The Secret Life of Albert Entwistle

Connie Kerbs
“As anyone's ratio of trials to triumph grows to a complex, incalculable thing, so does their verve and valor become an immeasurable impact and influence.”
Connie Kerbs, Whatsoever Things: A Little Theme of Faith & Inspiration With Wings

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