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  I understand that it's hard for everyone, but one cannot give in to emotions... we'll have to draw lessons from the current crisis and now we'll have to work on overcoming it.  
 -  Boris Yeltsin
  

  Identifying and overcoming natural fear is one of the pleasing struggles intrinsic to climbing.  
 -  Seth Low
  

  When faced with a challenge, happy families, like happy people, just add a new chapter to their life story that shows them overcoming the hardship. This skill is particularly important for children, whose identity tends to get locked in during adolescence.  
 -  Bruce Feiler
  

  I truly believe that we can overcome any hurdle that lies before us and create the life we want to live. I have seen it happen time and time again.  
 -  Gillian Anderson
  

  I think after overcoming breast cancer, you sort of become fearless and somehow going up to your boss to talk about a possible promotion doesn't seem like such a daunting task anymore.  
 -  Hoda Kotb
  

  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
  

  Fresh activity is the only means of overcoming adversity.  
 -  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  

  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.  
 -  Stephen R. Covey
  

  Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.  
 -  William James
  

  I hear music that comes out of need, out of grief, sorrow, suffering and out of overcoming these things, as well. That journey to freedom still goes on today. It's an incremental change, the culmination of many events in your own life and the lives of your children and grandchildren.  
 -  Kathleen Battle
  

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

  Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  I just feel that my competitive drive is far greater than anyone else that Ive met and I think that I thrive on that. I think that is my biggest motivation in life; to compete, find different competitions in certain things in life and try to overcome that, be it positive or negative.  
 -  Michael Jordan
  

  The U.S. Olympic spirit award is an award that is given to an athlete who embodies the Olympic spirit in more ways than just on the playing field, in showing incredible perseverance, in overcoming obstacles, and what we wanted to do is have everybody can vote on-line.  
 -  Brian Boitano
  

  Overcoming my dad telling me that I could never amount to anything is what has made me the megalomaniac that you see today.  
 -  Bono
  

  Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  If you ask me why I've succeeded, it's because I was in the Royal Marines. You have this unbelievable sense of achievement and of overcoming adversity. That's the confidence it breeds.  
 -  Brian McDermott
  

  We are lagging far behind comparable countries in overcoming the disadvantages Indigenous people face.  
 -  Malcolm Fraser
  

  I like underdogs, I like anti-heroes - people that have a hard time overcoming things in life.  
 -  Matthias Schoenaerts
  

  Very rarely do you have a perfect race, and it's about overcoming your mistakes in the race and remaining composed.  
 -  Allen Johnson
  

  You know, it shouldn't just be about women as heroic figures overcoming things, it just needs to be about women in general getting the opportunity to play a multitude of roles, telling a multitude of stories - just to express human experience from a woman's perspective. I hope, someday, we can get to that point. I'm all about representation.  
 -  Diablo Cody
  

  To overcome difficulties is to experience the full delight of existence.  
 -  Arthur Schopenhauer
  

  The overcoming of adversity and, ultimately, denying it the rite of passage, has been a constant and perpetual motive throughout my life.  
 -  Heather Mills
  

  I love overcoming challenges and fear.  
 -  Laura Wilkinson
  

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

  Being aware of your fear is smart. Overcoming it is the mark of a successful person.  
 -  Seth Godin
  

  Sports is a metaphor for overcoming obstacles and achieving against great odds. Athletes, in times of difficulty, can be important role models.  
 -  Bill Bradley
  

  Fairy tales to me are never happy, sweet stories. They're moral stories about overcoming the dark side and the bad.  
 -  Joe Wright
  

  I think I mainly climb mountains because I get a great deal of enjoyment out of it. I never attempt to analyze these things too thoroughly, but I think that all mountaineers do get a great deal of satisfaction out of overcoming some challenge which they think is very difficult for them, or which perhaps may be a little dangerous.  
 -  Edmund Hillary
  

  Families are about love overcoming emotional torture.  
 -  Matt Groening
  

  The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.  
 -  Moliere
  

  I think we all have blocks between us and the best version of ourselves, whether it's shyness, insecurity, anxiety, whether it's a physical block, and the story of a person overcoming that block to their best self. It's truly inspiring because I think all of us are engaged in that every day.  
 -  Tom Hooper
  

  Libertarians believe that any government interference is bad. Anyone with a brain knows that climate change needs governmental leadership, and they can smell this is bad news for their philosophy. Their ideology is so strongly held that, remarkably, it's overcoming the facts.  
 -  Ulysses S. Grant
  

  Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.  
 -  Ben Stiller