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Letter "O" » Overcoming
«Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.»
«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.»
«Great minds have purposes; little minds have wishes. Little minds are subdued by misfortunes; great minds rise above them.»
«The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.»
, The Tempest
«In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.»
Author: Lee Iacocca
, Something Positive
«He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind, and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.»
«Art begins with resistance-at the point where resistance is overcome. No human masterpiece has ever been created without great labor.»
«Let a man once overcome his selfish terror at his own finitude, and his finitude is, in one sense, overcome»
«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.»
Author: Stephen R. Covey
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«Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune.»