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13 Quotes About Overcoming Obstacles

13 Quotes About Overcoming Obstacles

“Something can dramatically change your life in a matter of 3.5 seconds. It is up to you to make every single second count after.” - Adrianne Haslet-Davis

“The first step to solving any problem is to not hide from it, and the first step to any form of action is awareness.” - Mellody Hobson

“The challenges that I have faced - among them material poverty, chronic illness, and being raised by a single mother - are not uncommon, but neither have they kept me from uncommon achievement.” - Sonia Sotomayor

“I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed. Never...What’s to be ashamed of? I went through a really rough time and I am quite proud that I got out of that.” - J.K. Rowling

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” - Helen Keller

“When life sucks you under, you can kick against the bottom, break the surface and breathe again.” - Sheryl Sandberg

“The only way to endure the quake is to adjust your stance.” - Oprah Winfrey

“When you get into a tight place, and everything goes against you till it seems as if you couldn’t hold on a minute longer, never give up then, for that’s just the place and time that the tide’ll turn.” - Harriet Beecher Stowe

“There’s nothing like overcoming something that scares you so much. Nothing feels better.” - Laura Wilkinson

“I know it’s possible to overcome even very big problems in life, to heal yourself and move on.” - Jodi Ann Bickley

“You’re never going to be able to control the environment, but you can control the way you react to it.” - Alison Levine

“We all must deal with our shadows the best we can. No one can conquer them for us.” - Anna Lee Huber

“You may not know it now, but you are stronger. You are going to weather storms that come your way.” - Robin Roberts


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