The difference between people who believe they have books inside of them and those who actually write books is sheer cussed persistence - the ability to make yourself work at your craft every day - the belief even in the face of obstacles that you've got something worth saying.
Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it go through it or work around it.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
If you're trying to achieve there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it go through it or work around it.
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.
I can hardly express in words my deep feeling and sympathy for them knowing as I do the many serious handicaps and obstacles that will confront them in almost every walk of life.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling as in all careers of importance victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
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.
I think a hero is an ordinary individual who finds strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.
One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.
Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.
Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes in times of difficulty can be important role models.
For a long time society put obstacles in the way of women who wanted to enter the sciences.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
When a man and a woman have an overwhelming passion for each other it seems to me in spite of such obstacles dividing them as parents or husband that they belong to each other in the name of Nature and are lovers by Divine right in spite of human convention or the laws.
I decided to make music again at a time when I couldn't have had more obstacles.
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.
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.
I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately the most learning I've done in my life is between jobs.
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
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.
The majority see the obstacles the few see the objectives history records the successes of the latter while oblivion is the reward of the former.
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.