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Thursday, November 26, 2009

THOUGHTS ON CHALLENGES

“Contentment is for cows; a challenging purpose is for people.”
—Denis Waitley

“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.”
—Arnold Palmer

“When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.”
—Terry Bradshaw

“Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.”
—Albert Einstein

“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.”
—Kin Hubbard

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”
—Peter Marshal

“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.”
—Cicely Tyson

“A feeling of confidence and personal power comes from facing challenges and overcoming them.”
—Brian Tracy

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
—Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The walking of Man is falling forwards.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Fortunately, problems are an 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.”
—Zig Ziglar

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”
—Margaret Thatcher