43 Quotes About Overcoming Barriers


There are many barriers that we are faced with in life. Finding a way to overcome these challenges will help you to grow as a person. These quotes about overcoming barriers show the amount of strength that is needed to endure for the long term.

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”

“A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.”

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

“By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination.”

“Convince your enemy that he will gain very little by attacking you; this will diminish his enthusiasm.”

“Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.”

“Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.”

“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.”

“Heroes need monsters to establish their heroic credentials. You need something scary to overcome.”

“If seeds saw dirt as their enemy, they would lose out on the opportunity to grow.”

“If you expect life to be easy, challenges will seem difficult. If you accept that challenges may occur, life will be easier.”

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.”

“Immigrants have faced huge obstacles to achieving the American Dream, yet have persevered to overcome them.”

“It takes a lot of confidence, and self-love and self-worth to realize that you are capable. And that you have every right to leave your lane, and to do things in the same way that other people do.”

“It was so risky and so scary, and yet at the same time, so beautiful. Maybe the truth was, it shouldn’t be easy to be amazing. Then everything would be.”

“Life is a series of waves to be embraced and overcome.”

“Many times we are our worst enemy. If we could learn to conquer ourselves, then we will have a much easier time overcoming the obstacles that are in front of us.”

“Never trust someone that claims they care nothing of what society thinks of them. Instead of conquering obstacles, they simply pretend they don’t exist.”

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”

“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.”

“One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.”

“Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.”

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”

“Sarcasm helps me overcome the harshness of the reality we live, eases the pain of scars and makes people smile.”

“Some fish love to swim upstream. Some people love to overcome challenges.”

“Soon, when all is well, you’re going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up.”

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

“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.”

“Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!”

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”

“The magic, grace, growth and wonder of life is that wisdom follows a fall and defeat not from a win.”

“The most important reason for your “no” is that you need your downtime so you won’t behave like a jerk because you’re depleted. And you don’t want to battle an appetite spiked by the stress of overcommitment. ”

“The pressure of adversity is the most powerful sustainer of accountability. ”

“Those who don’t know how to suffer are the worst off. There are times when the only correct thing we can do is to bear out troubles until a better day.”

“Wanting something is not enough. You must hunger for it. Your motivation must be absolutely compelling in order to overcome the obstacles that will invariably come your way.”

“We may not be able to cross a river by walking, but if your desire to cross the river is strong enough you can learn to swim.”

“Well, if it can be thought, it can be done, a problem can be overcome.”

“When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.”

“Whoever loses faith nor hope is double defeated , in the moment of time.”

“With faith in God, we shall overcome any situation.”

“You are no greater than the friends you keep, the books you read, the heroes you admire, and the obstacles you overcome.”

“You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.”

“You really don’t have to subscribe to the life that had been written for you.”

For some, being faced with a struggle can be demoralizing. Finding trust in yourself and your ability will offer you the encouragement you need to beat the odds.

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