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Overcoming Quotes
Sad Quotes about Overcoming

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

Related topics: Positive

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

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

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



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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

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

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

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

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

Families are about love overcoming emotional torture.
- Matt Groening

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.
- Virgil

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened
in the decades following Confederation,
there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome.
- Stephen Harper

Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.
- Thomas Kempis

I think it's your duty to overcome what you inherit in life.
- Kelsey Grammer

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

The ability to play the clarinet is the ability to
overcome the imperfections of the instrument.
There's no such thing as a perfect clarinet,
never was and never will be.
- Jack Brymer

Real obstacles don't take you in circles.
They can be overcome.
Invented ones are like a maze.
- Barbara Sher

To overcome a fear, here's all you have to do:
realize the fear is there,
and do the action you fear anyway.
- Peter McWilliams

Being idealistic really helps you overcome some of
the many obstacles put in your path.
- Andy Hertzfeld

The sense of danger is never, perhaps,
so fully apprehended as when the danger has been overcome.
- Arthur Helps

There is no prejudice that the work of art does not finally overcome.
- Andre Gide

I do think the heart can balance out the mind,
if your heart is in a good place it can give you the
strength to do the right thing and behave the right
way and overcome the mind.
- Alexis Arguello

Racism is still with us.
But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet,
and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
- Rosa Parks

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

This is a global effort we're going to have to lead
to overcome this jihadist effort.
It's more than Osama bin Laden.
But he is going to pay, and he will die.
- Mitt Romney

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
- Beverley Nichols

Not being beautiful was the true blessing.
Not being beautiful forced me to develop my inner resources.
The pretty girl has a handicap to overcome.
- Golda Meir

That's my gift.
I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back.
If it's not positive, I didn't hear it.
If you can overcome that, fights are easy.
- George Foreman

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

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

I was not afraid of what I did not like.
To overcome dislike of a thing often satisfied one's feeling of honour.
- Georg Brandes

Good men have the fewest fears.
He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong;
he has a thousand who has overcome it.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

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

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

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

We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.
- Frank Knight

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

When the sun is shining I can do anything;
no mountain is too high,
no trouble too difficult to overcome.
- Wilma Rudolph

It makes one a better person to have had hardships
and to have overcome hardships and not to blame anybody else for your mistakes.
- Maureen Forrester

The best people I know have had a lot of obstacles to overcome.
- Jayne Meadows

It's also ironic that in the old days of tape and tape
hiss and vinyl records and surface noise,
we were always trying to get records louder and louder to overcome that.
- T-Bone Burnett


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