Quotes: challenges

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  • Marcel Proust
    Marcel Proust
    French novelist, critic, and essayist 1871-1922
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    A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.
  • Bill Owens
    Bill Owens
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    A renewed commitment to the freedom and opportunity of our people is the touchstone of our time. In this new century, where tests are many and challenges change with the shifting of the wind, we must hold fast to the principles that have made our nation the envy of the world.
  • George S. Patton
    George S. Patton
    American Army General during World War II 1885-1945
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    Accept the challenges, so you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
  • Carly Fiorina
    Carly Fiorina
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    Any work that's worth doing has its challenges as well as its opportunities. That's true if you're running a business, it's true if you're trying to help on a campaign.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    Anything you don't understand, Mr. Rankin, you attribute to God. God for you is where you sweep away all the mysteries of the world, all the challenges to our intelligence. You simply turn your mind off and say God did it.
    Source: Contact (1985) Ch. 10 (p. 166)
  • But as an amateur, the highest level you can box at is the Olympics. I did that at 18 and felt it was time to move on to other challenges as a professional.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
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    But, you know, we have these entrenched entities - and I'm talking about both Republicans and Democrats - who believe that when you're elected to office, you become some kind of member of the aristocracy, and that anyone who challenges you is attacking you and is unpatriotic. This is foolishness.
  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
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    Caution has its place, no doubt, but we cannot refuse our support to a serious venture which challenges the whole of the personality. If we oppose it, we are trying to suppress what is best in man -his daring and his aspirations. And should we succeed, we should only have stood in the way of that invaluable experience which might have given a meaning to life. What would have happened if Paul had allowed himself to be talked out of his journey to Damascus?
  • Challenge is the pathway to engagement and progress in our lives. But not all challenges are created equal. Some challenges make us feel alive, engaged, connected, and fulfilled. Others simply overwhelm us. Knowing the difference as you set bigger and bolder challenges for yourself is critical to your sanity, success, and satisfaction.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
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    Challenges give me a kick. The day I stop getting challenges, I would quit.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are - rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call 'global challenges,' which require global solidarity.
  • Ban Kimoon
    Ban Kimoon
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    Climate change does not respect border; it does not respect who you are - rich and poor, small and big. Therefore, this is what we call global challenges, which require global solidarity.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
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    Climate change is destroying our path to sustainability. Ours is a world of looming challenges and increasingly limited resources. Sustainable development offers the best chance to adjust our course.
  • Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.
  • Plutarch
    Plutarch
    Greek biographer and essayist 46-120 AD
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    Distressed valor challenges great respect, even from an enemy.
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