“Contentment is for cows; a challenging purpose is for people.”
“Problems are only opportunities in work clothes.”
-Henry J. Kaiser-
“The most rewarding things you do
in life are often the ones that look
like they cannot be done.”
“When you’ve got something to prove,
there’s nothing greater than a challenge.”
“Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
“There aren’t any great men.
There are just great challenges
that ordinary men like you and me
are forced by circumstances to meet.”
-William F. Halsey-
“I will say this for adversity:
People seem to be able to stand it,
and that is more than I can say for prosperity.”
“When we long for life without difficulties,
remind us that oaks grow strong
in contrary winds and diamonds
are made under pressure.”
“Challenges make you discover things
about yourself that you never really knew.
They’re what make the instrument stretch
—what makes you go beyond the norm.”
“A feeling of confidence and personal power comes
from facing challenges and overcoming them.”
“Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships and decide
not to surrender, that is strength.”
“The walking of Man is falling forwards.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson-
“Fortunately, problems are in everyday part of our life.
Consider this: If there were no problems,
most of us would be unemployed. Realistically, the
more problems we have, and the larger
they are, the greater our value to our employer.”
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”