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,

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

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

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

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

Mackenzi Lee
“Someday, you little twat, it's going to be more than that. The way we start doesn't have to be where we end up.”
Mackenzi Lee, The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky

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

Hagir Elsheikh
“Inspiring others can come in many forms; it can simply be by sharing your story, your struggles, and how you managed to overcome your obstacles.”
Hagir Elsheikh, Through Tragedy and Triumph: A Life Well Traveled

Sarah  Pullen
“Seek out success but don’t be fearful of failure along the way.”
Sarah Pullen, Healthy Profits: How to promote healthy choices that grow your food business

Dana Arcuri
“It's not always easy to admit that we can step out of the Lord's will when we want our own way. Yet, these are teachable moments to grow our faith in the dark. To live and learn. To be spiritually strengthened. To deepen our trust in Him, especially when His will and our will are opposite.”
Dana Arcuri, Sacred Wandering: Growing Your Faith In The Dark

Anthon St. Maarten
“Every challenge of the human self expands the divinity of the higher self.”
Anthon St. Maarten

Anthon St. Maarten
“Someday you will rejoice your brave decision to come into the theme park of life refusing to settle for a mediocre ride on the merry-go-round. You chose to go on the big loop roller-coaster instead. So, stop sulking, raise up your hands and enjoy the thrill of the ride!”
Anthon St. Maarten

Anthon St. Maarten
“The shadows of life add depth and dimension to our journey, like route markers along our path. They are never intended to dominate our life with darkness, neither do they determine our ultimate destiny.”
Anthon St. Maarten

Stewart Stafford
“Every setback is a pitstop en route to nirvana.”
Stewart Stafford

“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

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