Overcoming Obstacles Quotes

Of course, we all face obstacles in life. Sometimes, we need a little nudge to help us press on to overcome those obstacles. Hopefully, these overcoming obstacles quotes will help you to push through towards your goals.

To your success in overcoming whatever adversity you're facing....

Overcoming Obstacles Quote by William F. Halsey:

"All problems become smaller if you don't dodge them but confront them."
~ William F. Halsey
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Overcoming Adversity Quote from the Ancient Roman Philosopher Horace:

"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant."
~ Horace
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A Great Simile on Overcoming Obstacles, by Jack Penn:

"One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks."
~ Jack Penn
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A Classic Quote on the Passing of Difficult Times, made popular by Abraham Lincoln:

"It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: 'And this, too, shall pass away.'"
~ Abraham Lincoln
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Classic Moliere Quote on Overcoming Obstacles:

"The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."
~ Moliere
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Helen Keller Quote on Dealing with Adversity:

"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."
~ Helen Keller
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Great Overcoming Obstacles Motto by Zig Ziglar:

"Others can stop you temporarily -- you are the only one who can do it permanently."
~ Zig Ziglar
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Henry Ford Quote Dealing with Obstacles to Our Goals:

"Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal."
~ Henry Ford
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Famous Booker T. Washington Quote on Life and Overcoming Adversity:

"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed."
~ Booker T. Washington
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John Wooden Quote on Working Past Difficulties:

"Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do."
~ John Wooden
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Helen Keller Quote on the Importance of Adversity in Life:

"The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it."
~ Helen Keller
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Great Edwin Louis Cole Quote on Overcoming Obstacles:

"You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there."
~ Edwin Louis Cole
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