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When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.
I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature.
John D. Rockefeller
Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles, which knows triumph.
William Butler Yeats
It is not always by plugging away at a difficulty and sticking to it that one overcomes it; often it is by working on the one next to it. Some things and some people have to be approached obliquely, at an angle.
With a great poet the sense of Beauty overcomes every other consideration, or rather obliterates all consideration.
The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.
A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway.
Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe.
The catchword I use with my classes is: The authority of the writer always overcomes the skepticism of the reader.
Fame overcomes everything.
It is certain that at certain times talent entirely overcomes thought or poetry.
John Singer Sargent
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion.
He who overcomes himself is divine. Most see their ruin before their eyes; but they go on into it.
Leopold Von Ranke
My stories are not Christianized at all. I don't even have any Christians in my stories. What they are, are stories about ordinary people going through extraordinary circumstances in which I'm exploring truth. How light overcomes darkness in a way that's unmistakable to anyone who has any kind of faith.
In Christ we see a maturity of love that flowers in self-sacrifice and forgiveness; a maturity of power that never swerves from the ideal of service; a maturity of goodness that overcomes every temptation, and, of course, we see the ultimate victory of life over death itself.
I see music as an aid. It overcomes my internal editor, especially when the music evokes the character or the mood I'm trying to build.
I have to phrase this perfectly: I'm just not convinced that the attention we give to creating what we think of as a character isn't actually quite often the means by which an actor overcomes his own terror of standing there onstage and creating a mask to hide behind.
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