Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself
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
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
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
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
Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance
This has been a time of dramatic transformation, and you have risen to every new challenge
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?
The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart
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
Don't be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.
A stream is music and motion: smooth glides, fast, turbulent riffles and deep pools, each posing a special challenge
The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned
There is space within sisterhood for likeness and difference, for the subtle differences that challenge and delight; there is space for disappointment-and surprise
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
There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation
To repeat what others have said, requires education, to challenge it, requires brains
There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now
My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school fight, tell them you won't wait-you can kick their ass right now
The new American finds his challenge and his love in the traffic-choked streets, skies nested in smog, choking with the acids of industry, the screech of rubber and houses leashed in against one another while the town lets wither a time and die
What is genius, anyway, if it isn't the ability to give an adequate response to a great challenge
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.
Irony regards every simple truth as a challenge.
You may not ever travel to Maine to see the Furbish lousewort. But the weeds in any patch of natural vegetation issue the same challenge. We have survived, say the weeds, since the Cretaceous. Man is a mere novice in evolution compared with us. He hasn't yet learnt the secret of the weeds: how to create fail-safe communities.
The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.