Quotation Explorer - 'Obstacles'

A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Obstacles are real, but we must determine to succeed in life no matter how big and many they are. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
May you find inner strength to overcome obstacles in life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Life is filled with obstacles that confuse the mind. But once you understand it's pattern then you will see why it was there for you in the first place. - Zainab Alsaati
If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere. - Frank A. Clark
Courage is not the absence of fear. Hope is not the absence of trouble. Joy is not the absence of pain. Love is not the absence of obstacles. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Persistence is a unique mental strength; a strength that is essential to combat the fierce power of the repeated rejections and numerous other obstacles that sit in waiting and are all part of winning in a fast-moving, ever-changing world. - Bob Proctor
Some people need a super hero to save them, but I am my own super hero. All I need is myself, my strengths and the fiery passions in my heart to overcome the obstacles in my life. - Imania Margria
Push through the pain, and conquer the obstacles. Regardless of what you think today, it won’t matter 5 years from now. - Anonymous
A good businessman must have nose for business the same way a journalist has nose for news. In places where people see a lot of obstacles, I see a lot of opportunities. A good businessman sees where others don’t see. - Orji Uzor Kalu
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 while trying to succeed. - Booker T. Washington
The limiting factor on your success is not the size of the obstacles, but the size of your dream. - Orrin Woodward
The greater the destiny, the greater obstacles you’ll have to overcome. No great destiny comes without great challenges and sacrifices. - Jeanette Coron
All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. - Walt Disney Company
Obstacles are opportunities turned upside down...or prisons self-imposed. - Chriscinthia Blount
failure and obstacles are not the ultimate cause that deteriorate purpose but attitude and the mind - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
From the systems point of view, it is evident that one of the main obstacles to organizational change is the largely unconscious embrace by business leaders of the mechanistic approach to management. - Fritjof Capra
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off the goal. - Hannah More
SEX is designed for people who like overcoming obstacles. - Philip Larkin
One of the major obstacles impeding any positive future change in our lives is that we are too busy with our current work or activity. Levi quit his tax-work, Peter stopped fishing at lake, Paul ceased being a priest. They all left their jobs because they thought it was necessary. - John Ruskin
Of the obstacles we face while traversing life, the most challenging are often the ones we create from within and project onto our path. - Glenn A. Maltais
Don’t fear obstacles; offer a better path to walk on. - Debasish Mridha
When you're involved in the work of the Lord, the power behind you is always greater than the obstacles before you. - Dallin H. Oaks
When you only focus on your goals you never see any obstacles. - Stephen Richards
Growth occurs unabated free of obstacles. - Phil Wohl
Faith and perseverance is the key to overcoming obstacles. - Lorna Jackie Wilson
One of the serious obstacles to the improvement of our race is indiscriminate charity. - Andrew Carnegie
The obstacles of life is meant to make us better, not bitter. - Akshay Dubey
Obstacles are weak walls without foundations; if you fear them, they will defeat you. But the fact is that they are even afraid of you. So why frightened? - Israelmore Ayivor
Be inspired by possibilities and never be discouraged by obstacles - Joshua Okello
On the way toward success, obstacles are the barrier to build the power of the mind. - Debasish Mridha
Never trust someone that claims they care nothing of what society thinks of them. Instead of conquering obstacles, they simply pretend they don't exist. - Tiffany Madison
No one chooses his parent or childhood, but you can choose your own direction. Everyone has problems and obstacles to overcome. - Anonymous
To be a success, intensely focus on success oriented action not on roadblocks or obstacles. - Debasish Mridha
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way - Sam Raimi
Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings. - Ralph H. Blum
Obstacles are the stepping stones to success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Replace the word can’t with can. Know that you can, believe that you can, and know with ALL of your heart that you will. You will succeed in spite of any obstacles that may try to hinder you! There’s so much power in having a positive attitude, positive mindset, and positive outlook. - Stephanie Lahart
Life has let me down several times, that I have learnt to cope with my pain in different situations while at the same time, learning through comparing my past problems and the current obstacles am facing. - Auliq Ice
We find no real satisfaction or happiness in life without obstacles to conquer and goals to achieve. - Maxwell Maltz
Despite what you think you know, sometimes your plans may be interrupted. Because you were designed for a purpose. You are on a mission to achieve greatness. No matter what obstacles lie in your path, you will reach your destination. Remember God's grace is sufficient. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
No doubt the foregoing litany of obstacles in the path of success stands out more sharply in retrospect than it did at the time. Hindsight can distort; prophets become prophets only in time. - Fredrik Logevall
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient. - Eugene S. Wilson
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal. - Vince Lombardi
As to the gods, I have no means of knowing either that they exist or do not exist. For many are the obstacles that impede knowledge, both the obscurity of the question and the shortness of human life. - Diogenes Laërtius
High walls and deep precipices on your path or hard rocks and big holes are not real obstacles! There is only one real obstacle on your path: Absence of self-confidence! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal. - E. Joseph Cossman
...prose unfolds in time; and time contains both obstacles and revelations. Prose develops, the way characters and situations do. It requires a flow. A poem is an instant, lightning across the sky. Prose is before the storm, the storm, after the storm. - Molly Peacock
Obstacles must be overcome.Problems must be solved.Doubt must be resisted.Fear must be defeated. - Matshona Dhliwayo
There seemed to be endless obstacles preventing me from living with my eyes open, but as I gradually followed up clue after clue it seemed that the root cause of them all was fear. - Joanna Field
Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them. - Orison Swett Marden
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
Those who, while they disapprove of the character and measures of a government, yield to it their allegiance and support are undoubtedly its most conscientious supporters, and so frequently the most serious obstacles to reform. - Henry David Thoreau
When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there. - Zig Ziglar
Success means you have succeeded in overcoming the obstacles and finally realizing the goal. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Accept obstacles as a strength building exercise on the way to success. - Debasish Mridha
Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. - John Quincy Adams
God doesn't hand you an easy life because you will grow in it. He hands you a dream with hurdles, obstacles, setbacks, battles and challenges because he knows the real you is at the finishing line. - Shannon L. Alder
If I had a dream or a goal… then maybe I would be able to overcome the obstacles in my way. - Paradise Kiss
Life seems to be fashioned and formed best out of the obstacles that seem unbearable. - John Paul Warren
Gratitude was never meant to be an excuse for giving up on the obstacles God has put before you. Some of the most magical things he can bring us require faith and a lot of planning. - Shannon L. Alder
Follow your bliss on the way to success; all the obstacles will melt away. - Debasish Mridha
Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture...Do not build up obstacles in your imagination. - Norman Vincent Peale
...obstacles do not exist to be surrendered to, but only to be broken. - Adolf Hitler
School is the worst choice, it teach us that we can focus on a lot of stuff at first view it's like preparing to work hard as a villager use to do or somebody else with such type hard work. From other it's selfish and from last it's full of obstacles... - Deyth Banger
If there had once been a chance and there had once been love, then it will still be there in spite of time and obstacles. If you can get past that, you can get past a lot. - Donna Lynn Hope
Obstacles are those frightening things you see when you take you eyes off your goal. - Henry James
Great obstacles are no match for a great God. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Resistance is a powerful motivator precisely because it enables us to fulfill our longing to achieve our goals while letting us boldly recognize and name the obstacles to those achievements. - Derrick A. Bell
Replace the word can’t with can. Know that you can, believe that you can, and know will ALL of your heart that you will. You will succeed in spite of any obstacles that may try to hinder you! There’s so much power in having a positive attitude, positive mindset, and positive outlook. - Stephanie Lahart
Visible obstacles shine a light on hidden opportunities. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Jump every hurdle. If you feel like everything negative has happened to you, you were given these obstacles because the Universe knows that you are strong enough to handle it. - Karen A. Baquiran
When it comes to education all obstacles must be removed. This must become a priority for humanity. - Alex Zar
Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don't just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles. We've all worked with that person. That person is a drag. - Tina Fey
Obstacles cannot crush me. Every obstacle yields to stern resolve. He who is fixed to a star does not change his mind. - Leonardo da Vinci
The greatest obstacles I ever had to overcome had been my own insecurities. - Charles Shoenfeld
Big obstacles shrink when you confront them; small obstacles expand when you dodge them. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Working with children with autism has provided me with an opportunity to see the world in a different way. I see them strive to overcome obstacles and persevere, and learn to persevere myself. They are my inspiration.
Obstacles accelerate transformation - Pooja Ruprell
You measure the size of the accomplishment by the obstacles you have to overcome to reach your goals. - Booker T. Washington
The scientific definition of intelligence is the capacity to overcome obstacles - Mark Colenutt
Never allow others to put obstacles in the pathway of your dreams.
God has a way of picking a nobody and turning their world upside down, in order to create a somebody that will remove the obstacles they encountered out of the pathway for others. - Shannon L. Alder
Every great achiever overcame the greatest obstacles. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Problems are part of life and within the obstacles it creates are brilliant miracles for the enduring folks. - Darmie Orem
If want to succeed, you must work to overcome the obstacles on your path. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistence and sweeps away all obstacles.
Stop seeing the obstacles you face as reasons why you can't do something. See them as a reason why you can. And celebrate your accomplishments on a daily basis. - Ali Vincent
We are currently facing countless hurdles and obstacles, BUT will never lose the sight of infinite hope. - Widad Akreyi
Obstacles are maps inside out.Troubles are opportunities inside out.Failures are lessons inside out.Burdens are blessings inside out. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Power of persistence can overcome any obstacles. - Debasish Mridha
If the people you talk to on a daily basis are not the ones living your life dealing with your daily obstacles, are not uplifting for your well being then why should you buy into their opinion? - Matthew Donnelly
Obstacles? Don't be Stopped by them be Strengthen by them - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Our job is not to find the peace or create peace, but to find and eliminate all the obstacles on the way to the peace. - Debasish Mridha
Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solved each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They kept going regardless of the obstacles they met.
You can overcome any obstacles by asking the right questions of the right people at the right time, then act on that advice with passion.
When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time. - Orison Swett Marden
LIVE TO LOVE THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE WITH YOULIVE TO LEARN TO EARN YOUR LIVINGLIVE TO MAKE YOUR PRESENCE FELT IN SPITE OF YOUR ABSENCE LEARN TO FIGHT IN SPITE OF OBSTACLES DO NOT FORGET JUST LIVING DO NOT MAKE ANY DIFFERENCE TO THE WORLD - Dr.T.V.Rao MD
There are two types of obstacles in life; those we put in our on way to prohibit growth. And those that life puts in our way to promote growth. - Glenn A. Maltais
Most people live life on the path we set for them. Too afraid to explore any other. But once in a while people like you come along and knock down all the obstacles we put in your way. People who realize free will is a gift, you'll never know how to use until you fight for it. - the adjustment bureau
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. - Henry Ford
Those are not obstacles, those are just small rocks. Kick them to the side and keep it moving. - Andrea L'Artiste
Good preparation destroys all obstacles - Sunday Adelaja
It is easy to lead from the front when there are no obstacles before you, the true colors of a leader are exposed when placed under fire. - Mark W. Boyer
If you have a big destiny, you're going to have to meet and face some big demons. But the good news is that your strength and power is big enough to conquer them all. You are strong enough to overcome all obstacles in your way and to fulfill your Destiny. - Jeanette Coron
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
When you start living the life of your dreams, there will always be obstacles, doubters, mistakes and setbacks along the way. But with hard work, perseverance and self-belief there is no limit to what you can achieve. - Roy Bennett
Choose to believe the promise of God over the obstacles of man. - Chris Burkmenn
Seeing either Obstacles or Opportunities is a CHOICE! - Harrish Sairaman
Every stage of life is unique.At any age and every stage of life there are obstacles and opportunities, trials and triumphs. Never allow the negative bring to you to sudden halt.Make the most of the positive opportunities and stay positive. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Learn and train yourself to take the hits in life. Obstacles, barriers and setbacks will come. What matters is how you tackle them, work your way around or find your way through them. - Roopleen
If you are positive, you'll see opportunities instead of obstacles. - Widad Akreyi
Success isn't measured by the position you reach in life: it's measured by the obstacles you overcome. - Booker T. Washington
Obstacles (antray) are indeed due to desires. As desires keep on decreasing, so do the obstructions (antray) keep on getting destroyed. Then, everything is acquired (at that stage). - Dada Bhagwan
Thorns do not keep a rose from blooming, neither should obstacles keep you from success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Get on top of the obstacles and they become vantage points. - Tom Althouse
The Christian journey is truly an exciting endeavor be-cause we become eyewitnesses to the holy activity of a wonderful God in our lives on a daily basis. One of the great marvels of the faith is that we are transformed into testifiers of His strength and grace in the midst of major obstacles. - Malcolm Walls
We had a policy of "no looking back". Once a decision was made, all members of our team were expected to stop talking about obstacles and instead focus intensely on solutions."Don't tell us all the reasons this might not work. Tell us all the ways it could work. - John Wood
If the leader is filled with high ambition and if he pursues his aims with audacity and strength of will, he will reach them in spite of all obstacles. - Carl von Clausewitz
A flower can only grow through concrete if it believes in itself, not its obstacles. - Matshona Dhliwayo
People who are driven by their values will overcome hurdles, difficulties, and obstacles in ways that people driven only by profit will never be able to - Simon S. Tam
Every stage of life is unique.At any age and stage of life there are obstacles and opportunities, trials and triumphs. Never allow the negative bring to you to sudden halt.Make the most of the positive opportunities and stay positive. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Without overcoming the obstacles on the path, how can you get to the top of the mountain? - Lailah Gifty Akita
It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities. - Eric Hoffer
Lets not use obstacles as excuses for not achieving our dreams, use them as signs that the dream is worth it. - Steven Aitchison
Disregard nuisances and obstacles, for they are merely a brush-stroke on the bigger picture - Connor Skey
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles. - Christopher Reeve
If worries begin, then realize that the task at hand is going to be disturbed and if worries do not occur, then know that the task will not be disturbed. Worries are obstacles to the work. - Dada Bhagwan
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