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Motivational Sayings on Obstacles
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The will to persevere in the face of obstacles is often the difference between success and failure.
-- Unknown Author

Even though circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, never lose sight of your goal. Instead, prepare yourself in every way you can by increasing your knowledge and adding to your experience, so that you can make the most of opportunity when it occurs.
-- Mario Andretti

Winners are like teabags. You never see their true strength until they're in hot water.
-- Unknown Author

Many people believe that support is something that you give to someone you feel sorry for or that it means propping up someone who would fail unless you were there to give him a boost. But that's not the way I see it. Support is the boost you can give someone who can help himself but who needs a partner to open a window or push aside a roadblock.
-- Dave Thomas

No road is long with good company.
-- Turkish Proverb

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
-- Frederick Douglass

It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.
-- Howard Ruff

All the fun is locking horns with impossibilities.
-- Claes Oldenburg

We can choose to see life as a series of trials and tribulations, or we can choose to see life as an accumulation of treasures.
-- Unknown Author

When all is said and done, the ride of life is one of great pleasure, hard times and all. To avoid the bumps is to deny growth, happiness, and life's purpose.
-- Art Berg

The world is made of stairs, and there are those who go up and those who go down.
-- Unknown Author

You cannot really get hurt mountain climbing over molehills.
-- Unknown Author

You don't have to be a fantastic hero to do certain things--to compete. You can be just an ordinary chap, sufficiently motivated to reach challenging goals.
-- Sir Edmund Hillary

We have met the enemy...and it is us.
-- Pogo

The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way you use them.
-- American Proverb

I fully believe that we can alter the course of our destiny in wondrous ways when we invite into our lives the very lessons that frighten us the most.
-- Sarah Ban Breathnach

Always a valley before a hill.
-- American Proverb

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All adventures, especially into new territory, are scary.
-- Sally Ride

Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
-- German Proverb

Little trials without God can break you. Big trials with Him can make you great.
-- Unknown Author

A weak faith is weakened by predicaments and catastrophes, whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.
-- Victor Frankl

The Seven Ages of Man Are: spills, drills, thrills, bills, ills, pills, and wills.
-- Richard Needham

Life is a candle before the wind.
-- Japanese Proverb

To become you have to overcome.
-- Unknown Author


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LATEST THOUGHTS

Motivation
Don't worry about what the world wants from you, worry about what makes you come more alive. Because what the world really needs are people who are more alive.

-- Lawrence Leshan

Worries
A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.

-- Unknown Author

Judging
He who laughs at others' woes finds few friends and many foes.

-- American Proverb

Time
It's only when we truly know and understand that we have limited time on earth - that we have no way of knowing when our time is up - that we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it were the only one we had.

-- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

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