Challenge Quotes

Time on its back bears all things far away - Full many a challenge is wrought by many a day - Shape, fortune, name, and nature all decay

Plato

If we do not rise to the challenge of our unique capacity to shape our lives, to seek the kinds of growth that we find individually fulfilling, then we can have no security: we will live in a world of sham, in which our selves are determined by the will of others, in which we will be constantly buffeted and increasingly isolated by the changes round us

Nena O'Neil

Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.

Mason Cooley

I’m no longer sceptical. I no longer have any doubt at all. I think climate change is the major challenge facing the world.

Sir David Attenborough

Beijing's biggest challenge is to sustain growth, sufficient to keep unemployment and rural discontent from rising to destabilizing levels, and to maintain increases in living standards.

John Negroponte

Happiness includes chiefly the idea of satisfaction after full honest effort. No one can possibly be satisfied and no one can be happy who feels that in some paramount affairs he failed to take up the challenge of life.

Arnold Bennett

Poor people will do almost anything to avoid problems. They see a challenge and they run…the secret to success, my friends, is not to try to avoid or get rid of or shrink from your problems; the secret is to grow yourself so that you are bigger than your problems.

T. Harv Eker

Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team

Scottie Pippen

To repeat what others have said, requires education, to challenge it, requires brains

Mary Pettibone Poole

Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression

Margaret Sanger

There is space within sisterhood for likeness and difference, for the subtle differences that challenge and delight; there is space for disappointment-and surprise

Christine Downing

The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned

Antonio Gramsci

A stream is music and motion: smooth glides, fast, turbulent riffles and deep pools, each posing a special challenge

Nelson Bryant

Don't be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.

Colin Powell

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption

Kurt Cobain

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully

Graham Greene

The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart

Dorothy Day

There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.

Sean Connery

The challenge for me is still to do something that hasn't been beaten into the movie going consciousness. Otherwise what am I in it for?

Johnny Depp

This has been a time of dramatic transformation, and you have risen to every new challenge

Bill Clinton

When you have a challenge and the response is equal to the challenge, that's called "success". But once you have a new challenge, the old, once-successful response no longer works. That's why it is called a "failure

Stephen R

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty

William Bennett

The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge while an ordinary man takes everything either as a blessing or a curse

Carlos Casteneda

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. A week is more than enough time for us to decide whether or not to accept our destiny

Paulo Coelho

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