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It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome. That's what defines your career.
We do not show the Negro how to overcome segregation, but we teach him how to accept it as final and just.
Carter G. Woodson
Overcome your barriers, intend the best, and be patient. You will enjoy more balance, more growth, more income, and more fun!
Obviously, because of my disability, I need assistance. But I have always tried to overcome the limitations of my condition and lead as full a life as possible. I have traveled the world, from the Antarctic to zero gravity.
There has to be this pioneer, the individual who has the courage, the ambition to overcome the obstacles that always develop when one tries to do something worthwhile, especially when it is new and different.
Alfred P. Sloan
For an artist, a good place to be is you have some kind of influence and power to get things done, but in your essence you remain a nomad or a soldier facing a difficulty to be overcome.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Norman Vincent Peale
I loved to make people laugh in high school, and then I found I loved being on stage in front of people. I'm sure that's some kind of ego trip or a way to overcome shyness. I was very kind of shy and reserved, so there's a way to be on stage and be performing and balance your life out.
Real obstacles don't take you in circles. They can be overcome. Invented ones are like a maze.
You can be extremely bright and still have dyslexia. You just have to understand how you learn and how you process information. When you know that, you can overcome a lot of the obstacles that come with dyslexia.
There are moments when the human body can overcome things you would never expect.
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way.
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.
A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit.
What you need, above all else, is a love for your subject, whatever it is. You've got to be so deeply in love with your subject that when curve balls are thrown, when hurdles are put in place, you've got the energy to overcome them.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
But to be the best, you must face the best. And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best.
I understood, through rehab, things about creating characters. I understood that creating whole people means knowing where we come from, how we can make a mistake and how we overcome things to make ourselves stronger.
Samuel L. Jackson
You've got to love what you're doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.
No matter what problem you encounter, whether it's a grand challenge for humanity or a personal problem of your own, there's an idea out there that can overcome it. And you can find that idea.
Again and again, universities have put a low priority on the very programs and initiatives that are needed most to increase productivity and competitiveness, improve the quality of government, and overcome the problems of illiteracy, miseducation, and unemployment.
That's what protagonists do. They work hard, they have a conflict, they overcome the obstacles.
A man who has not passed through the inferno of his passions has never overcome them.
The former colonies, in Latin America in particular, have a better chance than ever before to overcome centuries of subjugation, violence and foreign intervention, which they have so far survived as dependencies with islands of luxury in a sea of misery.
When you know that you can overcome challenges, you do gain that self-respect, and then you won't end up in a situation that you regret later on.
You can look at my palm and see the storm coming. Read the book of my life and see I've overcome it.
Mary J. Blige
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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