There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.— Paulo Coelho
Massive Overcoming quotations
Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.
Please remember that your difficulties do not define you. They simply strengthen your ability to overcome.
There's nothing inherently dirty about sex, but if you try real hard and use your imagination you can overcome that.
Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
History teaches us that unity is strength, and cautions us to submerge and overcome our differences in the quest for common goals, to strive, with all our combined strength, for the path to true African brotherhood and unity.
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
One thing about championship teams is that they're resilient.
No matter what is thrown at them, no matter how deep the hole, they find a way to bounce back and overcome adversity.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth.
Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
If God is for us, who can be against us?
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.
I have never seen where hatred overcomes love.
When you love, you overcome. Love is the most powerful weapon.
You become strong by defying defeat and by turning loss into gain and failure to success.
Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
Let us not tire of preaching love; it is the force that will overcome the world. Let us not tire of preaching love. Though we see that waves of violence succeed in drowning the fire of Christian love, love must win out; it is the only thing that can.
We have within us, a power that is greater than anything we shall ever contact in the outer, a power that can overcome every obstacle in our life and set us safe, satisfied and at peace, healed and prosperous, in a new light, and in a new life.
When you decide to walk by faith, you don't get rid of trials. You learn to overcome them.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.
An unarmed man can only flee from evil, and evil is not overcome by fleeing from it.
The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of like is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to befriend. The beauty of life is to give.
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.
And of what should we be afraid? Our captain on this battlefield is Christ Jesus. We have discovered what we have to do. Christ has bound our enemies for us and weakened them that they cannot overcome us unless we so choose to let them. So we must fight courageously and mark ourselves with the sign of the most Holy Cross.
Negligence in prayer withers the inner man.
Nothing can be a substitute for it, not even Christian work. Many are so preoccupied with work that they allow little time for prayer. Hence they cannot cast out demons. Prayer enables us first inwardly to overcome the enemy and then outwardly to deal with him.
Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
To overcome the intelligent by folly is contrary to the natural order of things;
to overcome the foolish by intelligence is in accord with the natural order. To overcome the intelligent by intelligence, however, is a matter of opportunity.
Achievers are resolute in their goals and driven by determination.
Discouragement is temporary, obstacles are overcome, and doubt is defeated, yielding to personal victory. You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals. Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
The specifically human capacity for language enables children to provide for auxiliary tools in the solution of difficult tasks, to overcome impulsive action, to plan a solution to a problem prior to its execution, and to master their own behavior.
Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges makes life worth living.
We acquire the strength we have overcome.
You create your own decoration. You choose your color, you choose your mood. ... If you are depressed, you put some bright yellow and suddenly you are happy.
If you want to be a reference librarian, you must learn to overcome not only your shyness but also the shyness of others!
It certainly strikes the beholder with astonishment, to perceive what vast difficulties can be overcome by the pigmy arms of little mortal man, aided by science and directed by superior skill.