What Are the Best Overcoming Obstacles Quotes?

Here are some overcoming obstacle quotes to help you deal with challenges in your life. Obstacles can make you stronger if you let them. Don’t lose hope. Soldier on.

“Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.” – Denis Waitley

“Worry never accomplishes anything. When you have a problem, it is best to concentrate on the solution to that problem, not the problem itself.” – Thomas D. Willhite

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” – Helen Keller

“There are two big forces at work, external and internal. We have very little control over external forces such as tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, disasters, illness and pain. What really matters is internal force. How do I respond to those disasters? Over that I have complete control.” – Leo Buscaglia

“Looking back, we see with great clarity, and what once appeared as difficulties now reveal themselves as blessings.” – Dan Millman

“No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward.” – Amar Gopal Bose

“Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.” – Isak Dinesen

“In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.” – Robert Collier

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If you have made mistakes, even serious ones, there is always another chance for you. What we call failure is not the falling down but the staying down.” – Mary Pickford

“I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will.” – Clint Eastwood

“You’re a winner. The tests of life are not meant to break you, but to make you.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.” – Gail Sheehy

“Imaginary obstacles are insurmountable. Real ones aren’t. But you can’t tell the difference when you have no real information. Fear can create even more imaginary obstacles than ignorance can. That’s why the smallest step away from speculation and into reality can be an amazing relief…The Reality Solution means: Do it before you’re ready.” – Barbara Sher

“Even the most daring and accomplished people have undergone tremendous difficulty. In fact, the more successful they became, the more they attributed their success to the lessons learned during their most difficult times. Adversity is our teacher. When we view adversity as a guide towards greater inner growth, we will then learn to accept the wisdom our soul came into this life to learn.” – Barbara Rose

“Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember-the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.” – Zig Ziglar

“No one can go back and make a brand new start. Anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” – Unknown

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill

“Its not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye

“If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.” – Dale Carnegie

“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.” – Edwin Louis Cole

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.” – Ross Perot

“We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.” – Earl Nightingale

“Nothing of great value in life comes easily. The things of highest value sometimes come hard. The gold that has the greatest value lies deepest in the earth, as do the diamonds.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“Sometimes humans beg for battles to be taken away from them, not realizing that only in struggling with shadows is the Light made manifest.” – W. Michael Gear

“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.” – Albert Einstein

“The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.” – John Ruskin

“You don’t drown by falling in water. You drown by staying there” – Anonymous

“I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.” – Rita Mero

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

“When I hear somebody sigh, “Life is hard,” I am always tempted to ask, “Compared to what?” – Sydney J. Harris

“The word “crisis” is from the Greek, meaning “a moment to decide.” The recurrent moments of crisis and decision when understood, are growth junctures, points of initiation which mark a release from one state of being and a growth into the next.” – Jill Purce

“In our deepest moments of struggle, frustration, fear, and confusion, we are being called upon to reach in and touch our hearts. Then, we will know what to do, what to say, how to be. What is right is always in our deepest heart of hearts. It is from the deepest part of our hearts that we are capable of reaching out and touching another human being. It is, after all, one heart touching another heart.” – Roberta Sage Hamilton

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