47 Quotes About Hindrances

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Dealing with obstacles are something that we are sure to encounter at some point in our life. These quotes about hindrances show the spirit and endurance needed to come out ahead.

“A certain degree of physical harmony and comfort is necessary, but above a certain level it becomes a hindrance instead of a help. Therefore the ideal of creating an unlimited number of wants and satisfying them seems to be a delusion and a snare.”

“A determined will, grounded on a clear order of rank of values, coupled with organic strength of outlook, will also one day – despite all hindrances – enforce its realisation in all domains.”

“A lot of people relate me to the blues but I don’t think it’s a hindrance at this point. I’ve been doing it long enough that I can do different things and be accepted.”

“A monk’s extraordinary patience can be a hindrance to desperate decision-making.”

“Anybody who says that love is a hindrance on the path of self-realization is not a sage.”

“As a female I think it’s a terrible hindrance in business. I think it’s a terrible hindrance for any female to have a lot of intelligence in private life, but I think in business sometimes it’s even worse because there’s deep resentment.”

“Attention to health is life greatest hindrance.”

“Books are the food of youth, the delight of old age; the ornament of prosperity, the refuge and comfort of adversity; a delight at home, and no hindrance abroad; companions by night, in traveling, in the country.”

“Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot.”

“Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.”

“Having a track record to live up to and the history of successes had become a hindrance. It becomes harder to break out of what people expect you to do.”

“I am a hindrance to the world, and the world is a hindrance to me.”

“I can write anywhere. I actually wrote more than I ever did when I had small children. My children were never a hindrance.”

“I dislike frontiers, political or intellectual, and I find that ignoring them is an essential catalyst for creative thought. Ideas should flow without hindrance in their natural course.”

“I have already explained to you that what is out of the common is usually a guide rather than a hindrance.”

“I must learn that the purpose of my life belongs to God, not me. God is using me from His great personal perspective, and all He asks of me is that I trust Him.”

“I suspect the fault… is in me: that I hate any job on earth, as a job and a hindrance and a semi-suicide.”

“I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free.”

“I think functioning as a business manager can be a hindrance to having a real dialogue with the artist. I do think that artists need good lawyers and accountants, because they’re dealing with serious money.”

“I think in general I personally have a tendency to protect other people’s feelings, and I’ve noticed that becomes a major hindrance to communication. It’s better to just be honest, even if it’s painful.”

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.”

“Impatience is a hindrance. As with all things if you attempt to take shortcuts, the final destination will rarely be as good and may even be attainable.”

“It is natural that we face obstacles in pursuit of our goals. But if we remain passive, making no effort to solve the problems we meet, conflicts will arise and hindrances will grow.”

“Let every hindrance to joy become the soil out of which joy blossoms.”

“Liberty is the freedom of individual to express, without external hindrances, his personality.”

“Many of us have a mental conception of what a Christian should be, and the lives of the saints become a hindrance to our concentration on God.”

“Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”

“Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.”

“My looks mean nothing to me. If anything, they are a hindrance.”

“No living being is held by anything so strongly as by its own needs. Whatever therefore appears a hindrance to these, be it brother, or father, or child, or mistress, or friend, is hated, abhorred, execrated.”

“No practice can take you to liberation. That is important to know. It can be a little step that is useful until you realize you don’t need it anymore, because after a certain point it becomes a hindrance.”

“One view of photography is that it is a zen-like act which captures reality with its pants down – so that the vital click shows the anatomy bare. In this, the photographer is invisible but essential.”

“Sickness is a hindrance to the body, but not to your ability to choose, unless that is your choice. Lameness is a hindrance to the leg, but not to your ability to choose.”

“Sometimes you need to be terrified to your bones, in order for you to find your way to safety. Pain somewhat has this ability to push you beyond your comfort zone so that you can come back even stronger.”

“The consciousness of self is the greatest hindrance to the proper execution of all physical action.”

“The despotism of custom is everywhere the standing hindrance to human advancement.”

“The liberty of thinking and publishing whatsoever each one likes, without any hindrances, is not in itself an advantage over which society can wisely rejoice. On the contrary, it is the fountainhead and origin of many evils.”

“The man who gives up accomplishes nothing and is only a hindrance. The man who does not give up can move mountains.”

“The neglect of prayer is a grand hindrance to holiness.”

“The real democratic American idea is, not that every man shall be on a level with every other man, but that every man shall have liberty to be what God made him, without hindrance.”

“The single most important hindrance to world evangelization right now is the lack of total involvement by the body of Christ.”

“The surest hindrance of success is to have too high a standard of refinement in our own minds, or too high an opinion of the judgment of the public. He who is determined not to be satisfied with anything short of perfection will never do anything to please himself or others.”

“The world isn’t perfect, and some days it wears you down. You can either accept that, and face it, and be a help to others instead of a hindrance.”

“Too much attention to health is a hindrance to learning, to invention, and to studies of any kind, for we are always feeling suspicious shootings and swimmings in our heads, and we are prone to blame studies from them.”

“Traveling is not a hindrance for me; it’s something I actually enjoy.”

“When one is young, aspiring to play for the country, doing well, any hindrance, like injury or being out of form, can be frustrating and a cause of annoyance or even anger.”

“You see, nature will do exactly what it must, and if we are a hindrance to its development, to even its destructive powers to reform itself and we are in a way, we will go.”

It can take a lot of overcome obstacles and end up on a pathway to pursuing our lifelong ambitions.