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Overcoming Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Overcoming

Please enjoy these Overcoming Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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

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Although the world is full of suffering,
it is full also of the overcoming of it.
- Helen Keller

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles
possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
- Albert Schweitzer

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
- Moliere

 

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

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

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

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

Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds.
Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.
- Bill Bradley

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

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

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

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

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

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

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to
overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.
- William James

Families are about love overcoming emotional torture.
- Matt Groening

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

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

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

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

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

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle

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

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

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

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

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.
- Virgil

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's an insecure part of me that comes out of me,
I get nervous.
I don't know why, I wish I could overcome it because
it gives me an anxiety feeling.
- Fred Durst

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

The employment laws are completely unrealistic.
You cannot overcome that in only 10 years.
It will take at least another generation before young
people are properly qualified.
- Helen Suzman

Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition -
forget fatigue -
till,
by the strength of prayer and sacrifice,
the spirit of love shall have overcome .
- Maria W. Chapman

So it's mainly a question of helping the Third World
overcome the effects of global warming.
- Bjorn Lomborg

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

Buy me and you will overcome the anxieties I have just reminded you of.
- Michael Schudson

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile,
and I'll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
- Lou Holtz

The superior man makes the difficulty to be overcome his first interest;
success only comes later.
- Confucius

Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome,
seldom extinguished.
- Francis Bacon

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

I identified in a very deep way with the individuals
I was writing about because the theme that runs through
this story is of extraordinary hardship and the will to overcome it.
- Laura Hillenbrand

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

Strength of character means the ability to overcome
resentment against others,
to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe.
- John Milton

As Members of Congress and people of conscience,
we must work to overcome the indifference and distortions of history,
and ensure that future generations know what happened.
- Jerry Costello

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

I found my love when I was 17-years-old and my love
is one hundred percent honest.
We've never had any ugly, rocky things to overcome.
- Bo Derek

A nail is driven out by another nail.
Habit is overcome by habit.
- Desiderius Erasmus

I truly believe that we can overcome any hurdle that
lies before us and create the life we want to live.
I have seen it happen time and time again.
- Gillian Anderson

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

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

I have learned that success is to be measured not so
much by the position that one has reached in life as
by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed.
- Booker T. Washington

But to be the best, you must face the best.
And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best.
- Barry Bonds

If we can't face death, we'll never overcome it.
You have to look it straight in the eye.
Then you can turn around and walk back out into the light.
- Maya Lin

The bottom line is, it's a great script and that's
very inspiring and makes you want to overcome whatever
technical difficulties you come up against.
- John Crowley

The meaning I picked, the one that changed my life:
Overcome fear,
behold wonder.
- Richard Bach

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 lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed
when it cannot be overcome.
- Lillian Smith

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.
- Les Brown


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