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Overcoming Quotes

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All the world is full of suffering.
It is also full of overcoming.
- Helen Keller

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

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

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

 

Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
My optimism, then, does not rest on the absence of evil,
but on a glad belief in the preponderance of good
and a willing effort always to cooperate with the good,
that it may prevail.
- Helen Keller

Above all the grace and the gifts
that Christ gives to his beloved
is that of overcoming self.
- St. Francis of Assisi

This overcoming of all the usual barriers
between the individual and the Absolute
is the great mystic achievement.
In mystic states we both become one with the Absolute
and we become aware of our oneness.
This is the everlasting and triumphant mystical tradition,
hardly altered by differences of clime or creed.
- William James

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Beauty saves.
Beauty heals.
Beauty motivates.
Beauty unites.
Beauty returns us to our origins, and here lies the ultimate act of saving,
of healing, of overcoming dualism.
- Matthew Fox

We are lagging far behind comparable countries in overcoming
the disadvantages Indigenous people face.
- Malcolm Fraser

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds.
Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
- Bill Bradley

I've been motivated by overcoming challenge and overcoming
the hurdles and obstacles that face me.
There still is plenty out there to get motivated by.
- Andre Agassi

Families are about love overcoming emotional torture.
- Matt Groening

True success is overcoming the fear of being unsuccessful.
- Paul Sweeney

It is obvious that putting the Arab-Israeli dispute
on a resolution track would be an important element
of overcoming the confidence problem in the region.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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

But with the right kind of coaching and determination
you can accomplish anything and the biggest accomplishment
that I feel I got from the film was overcoming that fear.
- Reese Witherspoon

Identifying and overcoming natural fear is one of the
pleasing struggles intrinsic to climbing.
- Alex Lowe

I understand that it's hard for everyone,
but one cannot give in to emotions...
we'll have to draw lessons from the current crisis
and now we'll have to work on overcoming it.
- Boris Yeltsin

Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming
the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
- Ben Stiller

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

You didn't just pay lip service to the goal of overcoming
the division of Europe and Germany...
Rather, you put yourself at the forefront of those
who encouraged us on the way to unity.
- Helmut Kohl

We are of the opinion that an important and irreversible
process is taking place among the white population.
Just as with the blacks, the whites,
too,
are currently overcoming a psychological barrier.
- Joe Slovo

It is true I had been successful on a small scale in
overcoming one of the main difficulties in the new process,
but there was still much to invent, and much that at
that period I necessarily knew nothing about.
- Henry Bessemer

The U.S.
Olympic spirit award is an award that is given to an
athlete who embodies the Olympic spirit in more ways
than just on the playing field,
in showing incredible perseverance, in overcoming obstacles,
and what we wanted to do is have everybody can vote on-line.
- Brian Boitano

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.
- W. Clement Stone

The softest things in the world overcome
the hardest things in the world.
- Lao Tzu

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.
- Virgil

Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Overcome obstacles - grow and bloom anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

Success is to be measured not so much
by the position that one has reached in life
as by the obstacles which he has overcome.
- Booker T. Washington

There are nine requisites for contented living:
HEALTH enough to make work a pleasure;
WEALTH enough to support your needs;
STRENGTH enough to battle with difficulties and forsake them;
GRACE enough to confess your sins and overcome them;
PATIENCE enough to toil until some good is accomplished;
CHARITY enough to see some good in your neighbor;
LOVE enough to move you to be useful and helpful to others;
FAITH enough to make real the things of God;
HOPE enough to remove all anxious fears concerning the future.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

The most intense conflicts, if overcome,
leave behind a sense of security and calm
that is not easily disturbed.
It is just these intense conflicts
and their conflagration
which are needed to produce
valuable and lasting results.
- Carl Jung

We acquire the strength we have overcome.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions
has never overcome them.
- Carl Jung

Great designers seldom make great advertising men,
because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture -
and forget that merchandise must be sold.
- James Randolph Adams

You need to overcome the tug of people against you
as you reach for high goals.
- George S. Patton

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

We fear the unknown,
perhaps more than we fear anything else,
and yet we are, at heart, adventurers.
We seek to expand our realm of knowledge and dominion.
Perhaps we are attempting to overcome and crush the unknown,
but our duel with the unknown is such a one-sided clash
that we must know in our hearts
that our adventure is no more than a child's game.
Perhaps we hope that the unknown
is like the darkness of a cave
and that the brief light of our adventurer's candle
can illuminate the entire cave.
Nonetheless, the path of the adventurer
is a path of joy, while the way of fear is one of suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

So it's mainly a question of helping the Third World
overcome the effects of global warming.
- Bjorn Lomborg

We can overcome evil with greater good.
- Laura Bush

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.
- William Bennett

Understanding can overcome any situation,
however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
- Norman Vincent Peale

It is more noble by silence to avoid an injury than
by argument to overcome it.
- Francis Beaumont

You need a vanguard organization in order to overcome
the dangerous potential brought about by the uneven
development of class militancy and class consciousness.
- Ernest Mandel

I've overcome physical and mental brutality -
and fought back.
- Tatum O'Neal

It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong;
the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can
be overcome by physical means.
- Lydia M. Child

The only force that can overcome an idea and a faith
is another and better idea and faith,
positively and fearlessly upheld.
- Dorothy Thompson

Today Americans are overcome not by the sense of endless
possibility but by the banality of the social order
they have erected against it.
- Christopher Lasch

But to be the best, you must face the best.
And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best.
- Barry Bonds

The odds are always against you no matter what your previous history is.
You have to overcome the tendency to relax.
- Tom Osborne

If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it,
you have reason to rejoice.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome
by his enemies? Even a single man,
by right action, can overcome a host of foes.
- Saskya Pandita

Shining through tears, like April suns in showers,
that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em.
- Thomas Otway

It stands to the everlasting credit of science
that by acting on the human mind
it has overcome man's insecurity
before himself and before nature.
- Albert Einstein

It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome.
That's what defines your career.
- Carlton Fisk

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest;
success only comes later.
- Confucius

Willpower is the key to success.
Successful people strive no matter what they feel by
applying their will to overcome apathy,
doubt or fear.
- Dan Millman

The problem with emotion was that it was clearly something important,
but-at least according to the old philosophy-it was something to overcome.
- Donald Norman

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing
so to overcome the passive,
indifferent life.
- Elie Wiesel

Difficulties are just things to overcome,
after all.
- Ernest Shackleton

In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome,
stubbornness is stupid.
- Simone de Beauvoir

I advise you to say your dream is possible and then
overcome all inconveniences,
ignore all the hassles and take a running leap through the hoop,
even if it is in flames.
- Les Brown

If you have a setback, and you're not doing well and
then you overcome it somehow,
it always sticks with you.
You know it could happen again.
- Sam Donaldson

The defense of our rights and our dignity,
as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome
by the feeling of hatred -
this is the road we have chosen.
- Lech Walesa

One person can take papers, photograph them without getting excited,
return them, and give them away without any scruples;
while someone else has to overcome an enormous obstacle.
- Markus Wolf

A nail is driven out by another nail.
Habit is overcome by habit.
- Desiderius Erasmus

The want of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed
when it cannot be overcome.
- Jonathan Swift


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