78+ Best Overcoming Obstacles Quotes to Reach Your Best Life

Whatever your goal, there will be obstacles in your way. How do you overcome obstacles? Profoundly inspirational overcoming obstacles quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

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Famous Overcoming Obstacles Quotes

Energy and persistence conquer all things. Benjamin Franklin

Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds. Ana Claudia Antunes

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy

One who conquers the sea today is ready to conquer the ocean tomorrow. Matshona Dhliwayo

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Martha Graham

The broken heart. You think you will die, but you keep living, day after day after terrible day. Charles Dickens

Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done, and why. Then do it. Robert A. Heinlein

We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Barbara De Angelis

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. Napoleon Hill

Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Martha Graham

You can make mistakes, but you’re not a failure until you start blaming others for those mistakes. John Wooden

Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity. Lou Holtz

Courage is one step ahead of fear. Coleman Young

You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity. Golda Meir

There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits. Michael Phelps

There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you. Woody HayesLife keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds. Ana Claudia Antunes

There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Malcolm X

Don’t be afraid to do something you’re not qualified to do. Dan Carlin

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. Kenji Miyazawa

Yesterday’s mistakes cannot affect today’s possibilities unless you dwell on them. Benjamin Lotter

There is no education like adversity. Benjamin Disraeli

Rock bottom became the solid foundation in which I built my life. J. K. Rowling

The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. Elizabeth Kübler Ross

Success is performing to the limit of your potential.  Bob Knight

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trial.

Achieving success is a challenge but so is struggling so you may as well choose success. Rob Liano

Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you’re doing the impossible. Francis of Assisi

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

He who doesn’t want to face his challenges shall always face challenges! Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

I am more than my scars. Andrew Davidson

Because some people see a wall, and assume that’s the end of their journey. Others see it, and decide it’s just the beginning. Angeline Trevena

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals. Henry Ford

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

He who sweats more in training bleeds less in war.

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

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.

If you are facing a new challenge or being asked to do something that you have never done before don’t be afraid to step out. You have more capability than you think you do but you will never see it unless you place a demand on yourself for more. Joyce Meyer

Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life a champion. Muhammad Ali

A new challenge keeps the brain kicking and the heart ticking. E. A. Bucchianeri

Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records. William Arthur Ward

There are many people in the world who have succeeded in climbing the ladder of achievement. Some of these people have persevered throughout their career having met what appeared insurmountable obstacles yet overcame these challenges to keep moving forward. Byron Pulsifer

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote

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

The annoyance you ignore today only gets worse tomorrow. Solve it now Auliq Ice

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. Haruki Murakami

If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try. Seth Godin

When you meet obstacles with gratitude, your perception starts to shift, resistance loses its power, and grace finds a home within you. Oprah Winfrey

Always listen to experts. They’ll tell you what can’t be done, and why. Then do it. Robert A. Heinlein

One who conquers the sea today is ready to conquer the ocean tomorrow.  Matshona Dhliwayo

Some people will just go with the flow of things and sway in life, while others will fight against the currents and go upstream to reach their destiny. Anthony Liccione

It is easier to dig up the past than to save the present Even though our past actions, have presently dug us in so deep. Kyle Fox

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming. Helen Keller

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

Love overcomes obstacles. Craig Groeschel

Those who wish to sing, always find a song.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle

Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t. Rikkie Rogers

When you see an obstacle approaching, grab your courage and speed up. Angela Lynne Craig

We acquire the strength we have overcome. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am thankful for all of those who said no to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself. Albert Einstein

Strength and courage aren’t always measured in medals and victories. They are measured in the struggles they overcome. The strongest people aren’t always the people who win, but the people who don’t give up when they lose. Ashley Hodgeson

Some fish love to swim upstream. Some people love to overcome challenges. Amit Ray

I really believe in the old expression that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. It’s through adversity that you find the strength you never knew you had. Christie Brinkley

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. Michael Jordan

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. Ernest Hemmingway

In fact, stories of people of achievement often show that obstacles and struggles are the stepping stones to success. Michal Stawicki

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. Vernon Howard

Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself. Lucille Ball

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.  Louisa May Alcott

You have to understand that people have to pay a price for peace. If you dare to struggle, you dare to win. Fred Hampton

You have power over your mind not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. Marcus Aurelius

It is better to anticipate than to react. Bob Knight

There is a saying in Tibetan, Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength. No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster. Dalai Lama XIV

Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune. William James

Temper us in fire, and we grow stronger. When we suffer, we survive. Cassandra Clare