If you don’t learn constantly, you don’t grow and you will wither. Too many people wither on the vine. Sure, it gets a little harder as you get older, but new experiences and new challenges keep it fresh.— Iris Apfel
Practical New Challenges quotations
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
The night before my amputation, my former basketball coach brought me a magazine with an article on an amputee who ran in the New York Marathon. It was then I decided to meet this new challenge head on and not only overcome my disability, but conquer it in such a way that I could never look back and say it disabled me.
Challenge is what makes men. It will be the end when men stop looking for new challenges.
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!
The population suffers from a fear of change, for their conditioning assumes a static identity, and challenging ones belief system, usually results in insult and apprehension, for being wrong is erroneously associated with failure. When in fact, to be proven wrong should be a celebrated, for it is elevating someone to a new level of understanding.
Picture your brain forming new connections as you meet the challenge and learn. Keep on going.
Even if I am simply one more woman laying one more brick in the foundation of a new and more humane world, it is enough to make me rise eagerly from my bed each morning and face the challenge of breaking the historic silence that has held women captive for so long.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
The end is never the end. A new challenge awaits. A test no man could be prepared for. A new hell he must conquer and destroy. A new level of growth he must confront himself. The machine in the ghost within. This is the journey of the man on the moon.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity.
Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The new Rwanda is about building an economy that delivers prosperity and opportunity for our citizens based on a robust private sector. Foreign adventures would be costly and counterproductive distractions from these challenging objectives.
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
Whether we want them or not, the New Year will bring new challenges;
whether we seize them or not, the New year will bring new opportunities.
History is malleable. A new cache of diaries can shed new light, and archeological evidence can challenge our popular assumptions.
If you have a goal in life that takes a lot of energy, that requires a lot of work, that incurs a great deal of interest and that is a challenge to you, you will always look forward to waking up to see what the new day brings.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
I always want to have a new challenge involved.
I need to put myself to the test, and if I make mistakes, it doesn't matter. What matters to me, instead, is making my dreams come true and putting them on display.
You will enrich your life immeasurably if you approach it with a sense of wonder and discovery, and always challenge yourself to try new things.
If the present White House leadership runs the gauntlet of common sense and the people's will for peace and challenges us by starting MX missile deployment, then the Soviet Union will respond by deploying a new intercontinental ballistic missile of the same class, with its characteristics in no way inferior to those of the MX.
Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax.
The challenge we now face is to build on the record of the past, to continue accepting new responsibilities and seeking new opportunities to serve.
Take life one day at a time because every day is a different day with new challenges.
The biggest challenge in New Orleans has been to find workers who can climb a ladder after lunch.
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges.
The danger sensation is exciting. The challenge is to find new dangers.
The development of the Internet has posed new challenges to national sovereignty, security and development interests.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
The joy in motherhood comes in moments.
There will be hard times and frustrating times, but amid the challenges there are shining moments of joy and satisfaction.
I'm a bit sad because I'm leaving my cherished team in a city where I grew up and where I played for nine years in Santos. But I'm even happier to be facing a new challenge and for making a dream come true.
Look on each day that comes as a challenge, as a test of courage.
The pain will come in waves, some days worse than others, for no apparent reason. Accept the pain. Little by little, you will find new strength, new vision, born of the very pain and loneliness which seem, at first, impossible to master.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
If you do the same thing as others, it will wear you out.
Nintendo is not good at competing so we always have to challenge the status quo by making something new, rather than competing in an existing market.
There are always new, grander challenges to confront, and a true winner will embrace each one.
For me photography is just a way to collect material to realize the ideas in my mind. I get inspired by things around me in my daily life and all kinds of things I see. Every new project is a new challenge and my goal is to realize them as realistic as possible.
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.
Human entertainment will have moved on to something new.
Then the ultimate challenge for us is, can we figure out what that new form of entertainment is?
For many people, change is more threatening than challenging.
They see it as the destroyer of what is familiar and comfortable rather than the creator of what is new and exciting.
The current generation of world leaders -- our generation -- is also being called to face significant challenges concerning peace, collective security and the environment. We have been unable to solve old disputes and to prevent new threats. The use of force is incapable of eliminating the underlying causes of conflict.
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
We're living in a whole new social and economic order with a whole new set of problems and challenges. Old assumptions and old programs don't work in this new society and the more we try to stretch them to make them fit, the more we will be seen as running away from what is reality.
September 11 was, and remains, above all an immense human tragedy.
But September 11 also posed a momentous and deliberate challenge not just to America but to the world at large. The target of the terrorists was not only New York and Washington but the very values of freedom, tolerance and decency which underpin our way of life.
For me, each game is a new challenge, which has to be dealt with rationally and systematically. At that time, every other thought fades into oblivion.
I get clarity through quiet time, reflection, reading, and meditation.
Finding the space between thoughts gives me the energy to take on new challenges with enthusiasm.
If you wait until everything in your life is perfect before you begin something challenging and new, you'll be waiting forever. The best time is NOW.