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He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
William Butler Yeats
Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
Pierre de Coubertin
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Man has set for himself the goal of conquering the world but in the processes loses his soul.
It's not just a question of conquering a summit previously unknown, but of tracing, step by step, a new pathway to it.
The bear is what we all wrestle with. Everybody has their bear in life. It's about conquering that bear and letting him go.
Everyone has determination - it's a question of how you use it. Hers is based on power and success and conquering; she doesn't care what she has to do or who gets hurt in the process. In that way we're very, very different.
And, these Islamic fundamentalists, these radical terrorists, these Middle Eastern monsters are committed to destroying the Jewish nation, driving her into the Mediterranean, conquering the world.
No doubt that the U.S. is a super-power capable of conquering a relatively small country, but is it able to control it?
All genius is a conquering of chaos and mystery.
It's also true, however, that having conquered the regional writer ghetto, I am now intent on conquering the nationalist writer ghetto and moving out into the world more.
Too often, people think that solving the world's problems is based on conquering the earth, rather than touching the earth, touching ground.
I gladly accepted the commission but was uncertain about what the end result would be. On the one hand, Cuban music was conquering the world; being heard everywhere, and our small island was already producing one of the popular musical genres of the 20th century.
For 200 years we've been conquering nature. Now we're beating it to death.
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