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Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The diversity in the faculties of men, from which the rights of property originate, is not less an insuperable obstacle to an uniformity of interests. The protection of these faculties is the first object of government.
The biggest obstacle was mixing abortion with overpopulation. These are two things that have nothing to do with each other.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
There is no obstacle in the path of young people who are poor or members of minority groups that hard work and preparation cannot cure.
Romantic love can be terrifying. We experience another human being as enormously important to us. So there is surrender - not a surrender to the other person so much as to our feeling for the other person. What is the obstacle? The possibility of loss.
Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
Adversity isn't an obstacle that we need to get around in order to resume living our life. It's part of our life.
You see, revolution sounds like something that happens, like turning on the light switch, but actually it's moving a large obstacle, and a lot of folks' efforts to push it in one direction or the other have to combine.
The big problem of our modern society is that we feel that we are separated from the nature. But it's just the opposite. We are interrelated and our DNA is the same. And only when human beings understand that, the nature will not be obstacle.
The authority of those who teach is often an obstacle to those who want to learn.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid.
Simone de Beauvoir
An excuse becomes an obstacle in your journey to success when it is made in place of your best effort or when it is used as the object of the blame.
The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you want to go further.
The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.
Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive.
The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes, who are highly influential and tend to view religion as primitive superstition. They believe that science has left atheism as the only respectable intellectual stance.
Nothing is an obstacle unless you say it is.
I don't really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself.
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
Clement Clarke Moore
The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon.
A romantic comedy has to be funny and make you think about life; but the obstacle that has to be overcome is key.
I learned to focus and work hard and not give up. I learned that every obstacle is really an opportunity.
One major challenge within happiness is loneliness. The more I've learned about happiness, the more I've come to believe that loneliness is a terrible, common, and important obstacle to consider.
I honestly don't know, but if America continues to refuse to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, I see a bleak future not only for American society, but for the world as a whole. This is a global problem that is not going away, and the United States is an obstacle to solving it.
Our opponents maintain that we are confronted with insurmountable political obstacles, but that may be said of the smallest obstacle if one has no desire to surmount it.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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