Overcoming Obstacles Quotes (Page 7)

“Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better to take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.”

~Carl Jung~

“If we do not rise to the challenge of our unique capacity to shape our lives, to seek the kinds of growth that we find individually fulfilling, then we can have no security: we will live in a world of sham, in which our selves are determined by the will of others, in which we will be constantly buffeted and increasingly isolated by the changes round us.”

~Nena O’Neil~

“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”

~Edwin Louis Cole~

“No one ever won a chess game by betting on each move. Sometimes you have to move backward to get a step forward.”

~Amar Gopal Bose~

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.”

~Ross Perot~

“I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will.”

~Clint Eastwood~

“Nothing of great value in life comes easily. The things of highest value sometimes come hard. The gold that has the greatest value lies deepest in the earth, as do the diamonds.”

~Norman Vincent Peale~

“Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before, how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way, and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever”

~Isak Dinesen~

“If you believe in what you are doing, then let nothing hold you up in your work. Much of the best work of the world has been done against seeming impossibilities. The thing is to get the work done.”

~Dale Carnegie~

“We can let circumstances rule us, or we can take charge and rule our lives from within.”

~Earl Nightingale~

“To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.”

~Gail Sheehy~

“The happiest of people don’t necessary have the best of everything; they just make the most of everything that comes along their way.”


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