Challenges Quotes

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong

Thomas Carlyle

Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road

Dag Hammarskjold

Check the position of your capacity gauge, before tackling any challenge as it may take more or less than you 'have'

William Maphoto

To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like.

Mike Gafka

Make every revulsion(dislike) into Attraction

William Ngwako Maphoto

Troubles, like babies, grow larger by nursing

Lady Holland

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale

You must do the thing you think you cannot do

Eleanor Roosevelt

Adversity introduces a man to himself.


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

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only as a warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge, and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges

Carlos Castaneda

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things the forerunners of pleasure

Mevlana Rumi

The best players in any high-stakes field - business, entertainment, law, surgery, as well as sport - recognize that pressure occurs at the moments when meaningful accomplishment is possible. In fact, that is the reason why performers perform: for the opportunity to tackle challenges head on, to do something significant, to demonstrate what their hard work and talent can produce

John Eliot

hen we give thanks in all things, we see hardships and adversities in the context of the purpose of life... We are meant to learn and grow through opposition, through meeting our challenges, and through teaching others to do the same... the Lord will not only consecrate our afflictions for our gain, but He will use them to bless the lives of countless others

Dallin Oaks

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Updated On : October 27, 2013
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