Overcoming Quotes

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

William James

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

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.


He overcomes a stout enemy who overcomes his own anger.


The key to overcoming aloneness and a feeling of uselessness for one who is physically able is to step outside yourself by helping others who are truly needy. We promise those who will render this kind of service that, in some measure, you will be healed of the loss of loved ones or the dread of being alone. The way to feel better about your own situation is to improve someone else's circumstances.

Ezra Taft Benson

Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude is, in one sense, overcome

George Santayana

12 Things Happy People Do Differently

Quote of the Day

From around the web

Updated On : September 03, 2007
Social Media
Our Partners
Quote of the Day App
Android app on Google Play