Overcoming Quotes

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.

Helen Adams Keller

The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.


Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

William James

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

Booker T. Washington

In war, the stronger overcomes the weaker. In business, the stronger imparts strength to the weaker.

Claude Bastiat

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

Albert Schweitzer

Overcoming fear and worry can be accomplished by living a day at a time or even a moment at a time. Your worries will be cut down to nothing.

Dr. Robert Anthony

Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.

Paul Seeney

I truly believe that we can overcome any hurdle that lies before us and create the life we want to live. I have seen it happen time and time again.

Gillian Anderson

The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.

Ben Okri

To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.

Arthur Schopenhauer

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.

William James

The soft overcomes the hard.The slow overcomes the fast.Let your workings remain a mystery.Just show people the results.

Stephen Mitchell

Awakening is the process of overcoming your false self and discovering your True Self. It begins when you decide to grab the tiger by the tail and ends with the tiger tenderly licking the sweat off your brow and face.

Steve Baxter

Our false self is the last remnant of the animal nature within our psyche: the last problem humans are to overcome in order to be fully human.

Steve Baxter

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.


The greater the obstacle, the more the glory in overcoming it.

Jean Baptiste Moliere

Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.

T. T. Munger

Art begins with resistance-at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.

Andre Gide

We are in bondage to that which overcomes us.

Neal A. Maxwell

Who overcomes By force, hath overcome but half his foe.

John Milton

The lion who breaks the enemy's ranks is a minor hero compared to the lion who overcomes himself.

Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi

Happiness is the overcoming of not unknown obstacles toward a known goal.


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Updated On : September 03, 2007
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