50+ Best Challenge Quotes: Exclusive Selection

We all would prefer an easy life with no major challenges. But we have to understand why challenges are important for our personal growth. Inspirational challenge quotes will change how you see the world by allowing you to see more meaning and purpose in life.

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Most Famous Challenge Quotes

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory. – George S. Patton

Our ability to handle life’s challenges is a measure of our strength of character. – Les Brown

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. – Robert H. Schuller

It is not in the still calm of life, or the repose of a pacific station, that great characters are formed. The habits of a vigorous mind are formed in contending with difficulties. – Abigail Adams

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist. – Gail Sheehy

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. – Molière

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A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it. – Ray Davis

Challenges are meant to be met and overcome. – Liu Xiang

Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. – Cicely Tyson

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. – Bernice Johnson Reagon

I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run towards it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your foot. – Nadia Comaneci

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. – Chinese proverb

Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars. – Brian Tracy

It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out; it’s the grain of sand in your shoe. – Robert W. Service

When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back. – Paulo Coelho

There is a tendency at every important but difficult crossroad to pretend that it’s not really there. – Bill McKibben

The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. – Arnold Palmer

Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things. – Henry Ward Beecher

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist. – Gail Sheehy

Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change. – Martin Luther King Jr.

You see a mousetrap; I see free cheese and a challenge! – Scroobius Pip

I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don’t work out, that’s when I’ve really learned. – Carol Burnett

The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. – Bertrand Russell

Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to others. – Amelia Earhart

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein

To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can’t just accept the ones you like. – Mike Kafka

There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man. – Sean Connery

Embrace each challenge in your life as an opportunity for self-transformation. – Bernie S. Siegel

I like the challenge of trying different things and wondering whether it’s going to work or whether I’m going to fall flat on my face. – Johnny Depp

We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things. Not because they are easy, but because they are hard. – John F. Kennedy

You have to meet all of the challenges, big and small. Because how you start is how you finish. – Bernie Mac

Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth. Tame the dragon and the gift is yours. – Noela Evans

There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself. – Michael F. Staley

If you compared your troubles, or challenges, with those of others, you would surely find that there are those whose troubles make yours look like minor inconveniences. – Catherine Pulsifer

Be thankful for each new challenge, because it will build your strength and character. – Author Unknown, Be Thankful

You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle. – Shannon L. Alder

A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it. – Ray Davis

Challenges in life can either enrich you or poison you. You are the one who decides. – Steve Maraboli

Understand that it is ok to be scared or uncertain, however right beyond those barriers ultimately lies your dreams. – Josh Hinds

If you compared your troubles, or challenges, with those of others, you would surely find that there are those whose troubles make yours look like minor inconveniences. – Catherine Pulsifer

When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out. – David Weatherford

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser. – Lou Holtz

We must allow ourselves to be adorned by lessons derived through hardships and challenges. – Tony Narams, Top Secret: You Can Fly Like An Eagle

Accept the challenges of life and you’ll continue to find that winning is the spirit of living . . . it’s merely a state of mind. – Mychal Wynn

Challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges. – Carlos Castaneda

Part of the challenge that comes with striving for success is how the entire journey comes with its own fair share of failures and disappointments. – Rupert Johnson, Build for Success

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. – Oprah Winfrey

The challenges in our lives are there to STRENGTHEN our CONVICTIONS. They are NOT there to run us over. – Nick Vujicic

Sometimes, instead of climbing over the barricades, you’ve got to walk around them. – Bono

Sometimes the darkest challenges, the most difficult lessons, hold the greatest gems of light. – Barbara Marciniak

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