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

A desire can overcome all objections and obstacles.

Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression

You have to erect a fence and say, ‘Okay, scale this

If I thought he’d been valiant and so cunning in fence, I’d have seen him damned ere I’d have challenged him

Women must try to do things as men have tried. When they fail their failure must be but a challenge to others

Adversity causes some men to break, others to break records

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it

The hardest times for me were not when people challenged what I said, but when I felt my voice was not heard

Don’t be a cynic and disconsolate preacher. Don’t bewail and moan. Omit the negative propositions. Challenge us with incessant affirmatives

Competing at the highest level is the greatest test of one’s character

Are we simply romantically challenged, or are we sluts

There is no Challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself

Opposition is a natural part of life. Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition – such as lifting weights – we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity

When someone tells me there is only one way to do things, it always lights a fire under my butt. My instant reaction is, “I’m going to prove you wrong

Every hardship; every joy; every temptation is a challenge of the spirit; that the human soul may prove itself

I think we’re going to the moon because it’s in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It’s by thenature of his deep inner soul … we’re required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.

The challenge for me is still to do something that hasn’t been beaten into the movie going consciousness. Otherwise what am I in it for?

Accept the challenges, so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.

The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly

Time on its back bears all things far away – Full many a challenge is wrought by many a day – Shape, fortune, name, and nature all decay

Impossibilities are merely things which we have not yet learned.

The manager accepts the status quo; the leader challenges it

The real challenge in life is to choose, hold, and operate through intelligent, uplifting, and fully empowering beliefs.

Let your language be a source of unity but not a separating tool

On a scale of 1 to 10, 1 being the lowest, imagine you are a person with a level 2 strength of character and attitude looking at a level 5 problem. Would this problem appear to be big or little? From a level 2 perspective, a level 5 problem would seem like a big problem.Now imagine you­ve grown yourself and become a level 8 person. Would the same level 5 problem be a big problem or a little problem? Magically, the identical problem is now a little problemFinally, imagine that you­ve really worked hard on yourself and become a level 10 person. Now, is this same level 5 problem a big problem or a little problem? The answer is that it­s no problem. It doesn­t even register in your brain as a problem. There­s no negative energy around it. It­s just a normal occurrence to handle, like brushing your teeth or getting dressed

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things the forerunners of pleasure

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena; whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows the great enthusiasms, the great devotions, and spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement; and who, at worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat

There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you; no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation

Rich and successful people are solution-oriented; they spend their time and energy strategizing and planning the answers to challenges that come up, and creating systems to make certain that problem doesn­t occur again

But the most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you can find someone to love the you you love, well, that’s just fabulous

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

The challenge is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible

You must maintain unwavering faith that you can and will prevail in the end, regardless of the difficulties, AND at the same time, have the discipline to confront the most brutal facts of your current reality, whatever they might be

Don’t be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance. Never settle for the path of least resistance. Livin’ might mean takin’ chances but they’re worth takin’. Lovin might be a mistake but it’s worth makin

Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one

Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street.

I love the challenge

we all have them. The difference is how we handle our challenges. To have less stress in your life – deal with your challenges

There are only two problems in my life. The political ones are insoluble and the economic ones are incomprehensible.

I don’t run away from a challenge because I am afraid. Instead, I run toward it because the only way to escape fear is to trample it beneath your feet

There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now

A challenge is an opportunity to prove your ability to yourself, and others

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down

In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it

Check the position of your capacity gauge, before tackling any challenge as it may take more or less than you ‘have’

I thoroughly disapprove of duels. If a man should challenge me, I would take him kindly and forgivingly by the hand and lead him to a quiet place and kill him.

Leadership cannot just go along to get along. Leadership must meet the moral challenge of the day

Make every revulsion(dislike) into Attraction

Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors

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

Tackling challenges that are too big for you is what makes you grow as a human being. Why do you think this problem keeps coming up in your life, staring you in the face? Do you think you­re supposed to ignore it and hide from it and wait for someone else to solve it for you? If you notice it, you own it.

Extraordinary individuals take one step back and two steps forward with most every challenges and sometimes two steps back to one step forward. They harvest useful lessons and knowledge from what does not work, and they display a remarkable resiliency; and ability to bounce back from adversity.

If someone says ‘can­t’, that shows you what to do

Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it.

I wanted to be scared again… I wanted to feel unsure again. That’s the only way I learn, the only way I feel challenged.

The challenge of social justice is to evoke a sense of community that we need to make our nation a better place, just as we make it a safer place

If we don’t see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach, but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect, we will immediately feel overwhelmed