Obstacles Quotes

The obstacles you face are... mental barriers which can be broken by adopting a more positive approach.

Clarence Blasier

Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.

Orison Swett Marden

Press on. Obstacles are seldom the same size tomorrow as they are today.

Robert H. Schuller

You can surmount the obstacles in your path if you are determined, courageous and hard-working. Never be fainthearted. Be resolute, but never bitter.... Permit no one to dissuade you from pursuing the goals you set for yourselves. Do not fear to pioneer, to venture down new paths of endeavor.

Ralph J. Bunche

The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant: a man should not be ruled by them; they are obstacles in his path.

Bhagavad Gita

The abundant life does not come to those who have had a lot of obstacles removed from their path by others. It develops from within and is rooted in strong mental and moral fiber.

William Mather Lewis

It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.

Claude M. Bristol

One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity.

Andrew Carnegie

Goals are a means to an end, not the ultimate purpose of our lives. They are simply a tool to concentrate our focus and move us in a direction. They only reason we really pursue goals is to cause ourselves to expand and grow. Achieving goals by themselves will never make us happy in the long term; its who you become, as you overcome the obstacles necessary to achieve your goals, that can give you the deepest and most long-lasting sense of fulfillment.

Anthony Robbins

The obstacles you face are... mental barriers which can be broken by adopting a more positive approach

Clarence Blasier

A desire can overcome all objections and obstacles.

Gunderson

Real obstacles don't take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.

Barbara Sher

Every sale has five basic obstacles: no need, no money, no hurry, no desire, no trust.

Zig Ziglar

As human beings we all want to be happy and free from misery we have learned that the key to happiness is inner peace. The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.

Dalai Lama

A person who is worried about the outcome of his work does not see his goal; he sees only his opposition and the obstacles before him.

Mohandas K. Gandhi

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.

Albert Schweitzer

Success is not measured by the heights one attains, but by the obstacles one overcomes in its attainment.

Booker T. Washington

By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.

Christopher Columbus

When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.

Orison Swett Marden

Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.

John Quincy Adams

A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve

Water its living strength first shows, When obstacles its course oppose

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The majority see the obstacles; the few see the objectives; history records the successes of the latter, while oblivion is the reward of the former.

Alfred A. Montapert

History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.

B. C. Forbes
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