49 Quotes About Overcoming Challenges in Life


No matter your challenge, finding a way to adapt and overcome will ensure you can reach out to any opportunity and reward life has to offer. These quotes about overcoming challenges in life will offer the right kind of encouragement you need to be successful.

“A positive attitude can destroy every negative obstacle.”

“Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.”

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”

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

“Choose rather to be strong of soul than strong of body.”

“Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.”

“Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one’s liberty.”

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

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

“Don’t run from your weakness, you will only give it strength.”

“Don’t settle for your human capacity. Live up to your God-given potential.”

“Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.”

“Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.”

“I breathe in my courage. I exhale my fear.”

“I have a motto on my bedroom wall: ‘Obstacles are what you see when you take your eye off the goal.’ Giving up is not my style. I just want to do something that’s worthwhile.”

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

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

“It is common sense to take a method and try it. If it fails, admit it frankly and try another. But above all, try something.”

“It’s part of life to have obstacles. It’s about overcoming obstacles; that’s the key to happiness.”

“I’ve always found that anything worth achieving will always have obstacles in the way and you’ve got to have that drive and determination to overcome those obstacles on route to whatever it is that you want to accomplish.”

“Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.”

“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 complain about your troubles; they are responsible for more than half of your income.”

“Never give in to the obstacles that lie in your path towards the achievement of your dreams.”

“Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”

“Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.”

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

“One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.”

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

“Others can stop you temporarily — you are the only one who can do it permanently.”

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

“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.”

“Replace the word can’t with can. Know that you can, believe that you can, and know with ALL of your heart that you will.”

“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.”

“Stand in your Light and Shine brightly because that is how you defeat darkness.”

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.”

“Standing in the inspiring vision of my future, I boldly take every step – large and small – with courage and intent.”

“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.”

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

“The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor.”

“They key of persistence opens all door closed by resistance.”

“Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.”

“Today is a new day. Yesterday’s mistakes cannot affect today’s possibilities unless you dwell on them.”

“Training yourself to live in the present – without regretting the past or fearing the future – is a recipe for a happy life.”

“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.”

“When the goal seems difficult to reach, take a break but never give up.”

“When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realize that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.”

“When you are in the valley, keep your goal firmly in view and you will get the renewed energy to continue the climb.”

Dealing with difficult times in life can require patience and perspective.

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