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  Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.  
 -  Henry Ford
  

  When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way.  
 -  Sam Raimi
  

  I don't really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself.  
 -  Steve Earle
  

  A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  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.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it.  
 -  Ray Davis
  

  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.  
 -  Walt Disney
  

  I've been motivated by overcoming challenge and overcoming the hurdles and obstacles that face me. There still is plenty out there to get motivated by.  
 -  Andre Agassi
  

  The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats.  
 -  Theodore Roosevelt
  

  For me, the greatest obstacles are never on the ice itself. That's the area I excel in. That's where my passion is. I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.  
 -  Ann Bancroft
  

  It's our challenges and obstacles that give us layers of depth and make us interesting. Are they fun when they happen? No. But they are what make us unique. And that's what I know for sure... I think.  
 -  Ellen DeGeneres
  

  Man learns through experience, and the spiritual path is full of different kinds of experiences. He will encounter many difficulties and obstacles, and they are the very experiences he needs to encourage and complete the cleansing process.  
 -  Meher Baba
  

  Live each day like it's a new challenge, don't let the obstacles of yesterday stop you from moving forward.  
 -  Unknown
  

  If there is one thing that all players have in common it is that winning, competitive gene; the ability to overcome obstacles and fight for what you want from your career.  
 -  Andres Iniesta
  

  Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind a mental picture of yourself as succeeding. Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade. Your mind will seek to develop the picture... Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.  
 -  Norman Vincent Peale
  

  Some minds seem almost to create themselves, springing up under every disadvantage and working their solitary but irresistible way through a thousand obstacles.  
 -  Washington Irving
  

  I think that obstacles lead to growth and ultimately, the most learning I've done in my life is between jobs.  
 -  Anthony Michael Hall
  

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

  It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities.  
 -  Eric Hoffer
  

  I like to set up obstacles and defeat them.  
 -  Heath Ledger
  

  Being idealistic really helps you overcome some of the many obstacles put in your path.  
 -  Andy Hertzfeld
  

  I think great romance needs great obstacles and textures.  
 -  Ang Lee
  

  I left Russia in 1993 optimistic that democracy had taken hold despite the obstacles.  
 -  Robert Kagan
  

  You can be extremely bright and still have dyslexia. You just have to understand how you learn and how you process information. When you know that, you can overcome a lot of the obstacles that come with dyslexia.  
 -  Tim Tebow
  

  Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.  
 -  Og Mandino
  

  That's what protagonists do. They work hard, they have a conflict, they overcome the obstacles.  
 -  Jon Heder
  

  If you look at the history of big obstacles in understanding our world, there's usually an intuitive assumption underlying them that's wrong.  
 -  Jeff Hawkins
  

  No matter how many obstacles that are thrown in our path, there are ways to except them and to live through them.  
 -  Robert Zemeckis
  

  We have to embrace obstacles to reach the next stage of joy.  
 -  Goldie Hawn
  

  An obstacle is often an unrecognized opportunity.  
 -  Robert South
  

  I have a message for the young kids. Life is about obstacles, endeavors in life are not to be overlooked.  
 -  Wade Boggs
  

  Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles, which knows triumph.  
 -  William Butler Yeats
  

  Having achieved my own dreams, I want to give to kids who are less fortunate, who struggle with everyday obstacles. I want to give them something positive in their lives: support.  
 -  Kristi Yamaguchi
  

  Wonder knows that while you cannot look at the light, you cannot look at anything else without it. It is not exhausted by childhood, but finds its key there. It is a journey like a walk through the woods over the usual obstacles and around the common distractions while the voice of direction leads, saying, 'This is the way, walk ye in it.'  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn't lead anywhere.  
 -  Frank A. Clark
  

  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.  
 -  Michael Jordan
  

  If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But 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.  
 -  Michael Jordan
  

  Every walk that I do, there's obstacles in the way. There's always somebody or something that comes across negative, but I live for that sort of thing.  
 -  Nik Wallenda
  

  The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.  
 -  Marcus Tullius Cicero
  

  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.  
 -  Chuck Norris
  

  I can see clearly now, the rain is gone. I can see all obstacles in my way.  
 -  Johnny Nash
  

  Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals - Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want.  
 -  Marsha Sinetar
  

  Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.  
 -  Marilyn Manson
  

  When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.  
 -  Marilyn Manson
  

  I decided to make music again at a time when I couldn't have had more obstacles.  
 -  Marilyn Manson
  

  Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.  
 -  Marilyn Manson
  

  Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the next.  
 -  Ben Carson
  

  One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.  
 -  Albert Schweitzer
  

  Press on. Obstacles are seldom the same size tomorrow as they are today.  
 -  Robert H. Schuller
  

  Everyone who achieves success in a great venture, solves each problem as they came to it. They helped themselves. And they were helped through powers known and unknown to them at the time they set out on their voyage. They keep going regardless of the obstacles they met.  
 -  W. Clement Stone
  

  Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.  
 -  Bertrand Russell
  

  I remain convinced that obstinate addiction to ordinary language in our private thoughts is one of the main obstacles to progress in philosophy.  
 -  Bertrand Russell
  

  We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.  
 -  Bertrand Russell