Quotes: obstacles

Quotes 46 till 60 of 60.

  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier
    American author 1885-1950
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    The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor...
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
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    The more you can remove the obstacles between you and the world as a woman, the easier and simpler life becomes.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant: a man should not be ruled by them; they are obstacles in his path.
  • Giuseppe Mazzini
    Giuseppe Mazzini
    Italian writer 1805-1872
    Giuseppe Mazzini
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    The theory of rights enables us to rise and overthrow obstacles, but not to found a strong and lasting accord between all the elements which compose the nation.
  • Alfred P. Sloan
    Alfred P. Sloan
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    There has to be this pioneer, the individual who has the courage, the ambition to overcome the obstacles that always develop when one tries to do something worthwhile, especially when it is new and different.
  • Henry Drummond
    Henry Drummond
    Scottish evangelist, biologist, writer and lecturer 1851-1897
    Henry Drummond
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    Therefore keep in the midst of life. Do not isolate yourself. Be among men and things, and among troubles, and difficulties, and obstacles.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
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    Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
    Maxwell Maltz
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    We are built to conquer environment, solve problems, achieve goals, and we find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    We know the battle ahead will be long, but always remember that no matter what obstacles stand in our way, nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change.
    Source: New Hampshire Primary Night (8 Jan. 2008)
  • Nicolas Chamfort
    Nicolas Chamfort
    French writer, journalist and playwright 1741-1794
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    When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other, it seems to me, in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband, that they belong to each other in the name of Nature, and are lovers by Divine right, in spite of human convention or the laws.
  • Bob Harper
    Bob Harper
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    When I came out, when I was 17 years old, it was one of those things where I realized that there was going to be so many obstacles, but being gay doesn't mean being weak.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    When you face your fear, most of the time you will discover that it was not really such a big threat after all. We all need some form of deeply rooted, powerful motivation - it empowers us to overcome obstacles so we can live our dreams.
  • Bobby Scott
    Bobby Scott
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    While there are many obstacles that deter students from going to college, finances by no means should be the deciding factor.
  • With traps and obstacles and hazards confronting us on every hand, only blindness or indifference will fail to turn in all humility, for guidance or for warning, to the study of examples.
    Source: Law and Literature and Other Essays and Addresses
  • Jack Youngblood
    Jack Youngblood
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    You learnt that, whatever you are doing in life, obstacles don't matter very much. Pain or other circumstances can be there, but if you want to do a job bad enough, you'll find a way to get it done.