Quotes: overcoming

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  • Molière
    Molière
    French playwriter (ps. of J. B. Poquelin) 1622-1673
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    The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
  • St. Francis of Assisi
    St. Francis of Assisi
    Italian Preacher, Founder of the Franciscan Orde 1181-1226
    St. Francis of Assisi
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    Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
  • Helen Keller
    Helen Keller
    American writer 1880-1968
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    Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
    William James
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    Be willing to have it so. Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
  • Matt Groening
    Matt Groening
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    Families are about love overcoming emotional torture.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.
  • Charles Edward Jerningham
    Charles Edward Jerningham
    English aphorist 1854-1921
    Charles Edward Jerningham
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    Genius is an infinite capacity for overcoming the opposition of mediocrities.
    Source: The maxims of Marmaduke
  • Cate Campbell
    Cate Campbell
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    Injuries aren't anything foreign to me. I am used to overcoming illness and injury; you can't complain about it. When you're standing up there on the blocks, it doesn't really matter: it's all about the next minute.
  • Ben Stiller
    Ben Stiller
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    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.
  • 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.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
  • Dr. Robert Anthony
    Dr. Robert Anthony
    American author
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    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.
  • Bono
    Bono
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    Overcoming my dad telling me that I could never amount to anything is what has made me the megalomaniac that you see today.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
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    Overcoming the Cold War required courage from the people of Central and Eastern Europe and what was then the German Democratic Republic, but it also required the steadfastness of Western partner over many decades when many had long lost hope of integration of the two Germanys and Europe.
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