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"Life is full of obstacle illusions." - Grant Frazier

"I really do believe that anything in life, any obstacle or challenge, can be made better with humor." - Amy Poehler

"Looking back, my life seems like one long obstacle race, with me as the chief obstacle." - Jack Paar

"Rather then focusing on the obstacle in your path, focus on the bridge over the obstacle." - Mary Lou Retton

"Adversity isn't an obstacle that we need to get around in order to resume living our life. It's part of our life." - Aimee Mullins

"In most cases there are obstacle standing between you and those opportunities in life but, I just want you to know that front row seat is available everywhere." - Zig Ziglar

"A lot of the time [in the U.S.], I was thinking about how spending time is always questionable or is always the biggest obstacle in my life." - Ai Weiwei

"My friends and family definitely helped me with the biggest obstacle in my life, which was just staying in L.A. long enough to really give it a shot." - Robbie Amell

"Anything that becomes an obstacle in life is only an opportunity to learn and it's the same in any profession I think." - Olivia Wilde

"The emotion, and the other aspect is that this relate to many different obstacle in life. Emotion, yes, I love emotion, for your information, very much so." - Tommy Wiseau

"I think the hardest obstacle I've ever had to overcome in my life is the illness and passing of my mother to cancer." - Edwina Findley

"I can be capable of anything if I allow myself to be. I really realized what an obstacle I was being in my own life." - Erin Willett

"Oh, do the Overlords of Life and Death always provide some obstacle to prevent what all of us have known in youth was possible from ever coming true?" - James Branch Cabell

"The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it." - Moliere

"Sometimes a perceived obstacle is just an opportunity in disguise." - Michael Hyatt

"The obstacle in the path becomes the path. Never forget, within every obstacle is an opportunity to improve our condition." - Ryan Holiday

"I think sometimes the hardest obstacle is yourself. I can certainly be my own worst critic and oftentimes forget to enjoy the here and now. Physically, the hardest obstacle I have overcome was severe back issues. [This] resulted in finally getting surgery to replace four discs, which changed my life back to active - which is how I am happiest." - Tricia Helfer

"The things you want are always possible; it is just that the way to get them is not always apparent. The only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life is you, and that can be a considerable obstacle because you carry the baggage of insecurities and past experience." - Les Brown

"As I look back on my life, I see it as one long obstacle course with myself as the main obstacle." - Jack Paar

"Preoccupation with efficacy is the main obstacle to a poetic, elegant, robust and heroic life." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Try not to turn your life into a race, least of all an obstacle race." - Jose Bergamin

"This deep sense of feeling that, 'I am' blessed can help you overcome any obstacle in life. It gives you courage and confidence and it will open you up for grace to pour in." - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"With every obstacle that has happened to me in my life, my brain immediately says, "Where is the hidden blessing?" In starting a business and growing a business, every day is learning how to manage obstacles." - Sara Blakely

"With every obstacle that has happened to me in my life, my brain immediately says, 'Where is the hidden blessing?' In starting a business and growing a business, every day is learning how to manage obstacles." - Sara Blakely

"Faith has played a major role in my life. Whenever I feel an obstacle is too great, I can always go to God in prayer and He'll help me through it." - Patrick Henry Hughes

"Those who see worldly life as an obstacle to Dharma see no Dharma in everyday actions. They have not yet discovered that there are no everyday actions outside of Dharma." - Dogen

"Being rich is an obstacle to loving. When you are rich, you want to continue to be rich, and so you end up devoting all your time, all your energy, in your daily life to stay rich." - Nhat Hanh

"Every single experience, every single thing that's happened in my life, struggle, obstacle, trials and tribulations, I think they've all molded me to become the character and the person who I am." - Apolo Ohno

"The hardest obstacle I've ever had to overcome in my life is losing my mom four years ago. I wouldn't even say that I've overcome it, really. I don't imagine that I ever will." - Annie Wersching

"The face of a woman, whatever be the force or extent of her mind, whatever be the importance of the object she pursues, is always an obstacle or a reason in the story of her life." - Madame De Stael

"In war one must lean on an obstacle in order to overcome it." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"I became an ifrit to save the lives of my fellow jinn. What kind of life saver would I be if I let you sit here and wither away in paradise? Just an obstacle. Just an obstacle. I meet the ifrit's eyes. What happened to all your talk about birds and fish having nowhere to live? The ifrit shrugs. I suggest you start holding your breath, my friend, he says, then pushes through the hearing room doors." - Jackson Pearce

"Often the biggest obstacle in meeting life's challenges is actually our own fear of failure." - Daisaku Ikeda

"The biggest obstacle I've had to overcome is being a woman in a man's world." - Zoe Saldana

"Steady, patient, persevering thinking will generally surmount every obstacle in search of truth." - Nathanael Emmons

"Often the biggest obstacle in meeting life's challenges is actually our own fear of failure." - Daisaku Ikeda

"Sometimes consciousness devises an obstacle in order to have the experience of transcending it." - Mooji

"I don't really think in terms of obstacles. My biggest obstacle is always myself." - Steve Earle

"There is not one obstacle standing in the way of your success anymore." - Jon Taffer

"In the face of an obstacle which is impossible to overcome, stubbornness is stupid." - Simone De Beauvoir

"For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life." - James Patterson

"For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin - real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way. Something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life." - Alfred D'Souza

"Feeling unworthy is like putting a huge obstacle into the God force, into the life force which is everywhere." - Wayne Dyer

"The biggest obstacle to taking a bigger perspective on life is that our emotions capture and blind us." - Pema Chodron

"Life is an obstacle and forest, when you have accomplished it all, you get a reward. The reward is Heaven." - Dean F. Bryson

"We have within us, a power that is greater than anything we shall ever contact in the outer, a power that can overcome every obstacle in our life and set us safe, satisfied and at peace, healed and prosperous, in a new light, and in a new life." - Ernest Holmes

"Don't let fear stop you. Don't give up because you are paralyzed by insecurity or overwhelmed by the odds, because in giving up, you give up hope. Understand that failure is a process in life, that only in trying can you enrich yourself and have the possibility of moving forward. The greatest obstacle in life is fear and giving up because of it." - Sonia Sotomayor

"One thing people often want me to talk about is my public love life. When it comes to my love life, the perception seems as though I am a player. But that's not true. Love is something I am still learning. It's just an obstacle that I haven't yet mastered. I think that's my biggest hurdle in life." - Chris Brown

"Life... by Marshall Mathers... What is life ? Life is like a big obstacle put in front of your optical to slow you down... And everytime you think you gotten past it It's gonna come back around and tackle you to the damn ground" - Eminem

"For a long time it seemed to me that real life was about to begin, but there was always some obstacle in the way. Something had to be got through first, some unfinished business; time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life." - Bette Howland

"One thing people often want me to talk about is my public love life. When it comes to my love life, the perception seems as though I am a player. But that's not true. Love is something I am still learning. It's just an obstacle that I have' yet mastered. I think that's my biggest hurdle in life." - Chris Brown

"Life is an obstacle course. You succeed at one thing and then you move on to the next. When an obstacle is tough, you try harder. When an obstacle is insurmountable, you change course. But you never sit down and refuse to finish." - Bethenny Frankel

"To engage in a battle, one must know oneself, believe in oneself, and overcome one's own obstacle" - Yuu Watase

"In my mind the city of Ariel is a thorn in Israel's side and a serious obstacle to peace." - Theodore Bikel

"Definite gifts render their possessors capable of overcoming any obstacle this side of death; they create an impetus of far more genuine value than external advantages in some other career where the impulse to make use of them remains weak or non-existent. The work that one enjoys is the greatest source of happiness and vitality in life." - Vera Brittain

"The deduction of effect from cause is often blocked by some insuperable extrinsic obstacle: the true causes may be quite unknown. Nowhere in life is this so common as in war, where the facts are seldom fully known and the underlying motives even less so." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"Early in life I learned, just through observation, that right always wins out over wrong. If a person has good intentions in his heart and wants to do the right thing, then there are certain ways that any obstacle can be overcome." - Monte Irvin

"Freedom doesn't mean the absence of all restrictions. It means possessing unshakable conviction in the face of any obstacle." - Daisaku Ikeda

"The greater the obstacle the more glory in overcoming it. - What does not destroy makes me stronger." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"The tendency of aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the most powerful obstacle to culture." - Sigmund Freud

"The thornbush is old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you want to go further." - Franz Kafka

"Just because fate had thrown another obstacle in my way didn't mean I had to give up my dreams." - Jodi Picoult

"The greatest obstacle in the apostolate of the Church is the timidity or rather the cowardice of the faithful." - Pope Pius X

"Perhaps the biggest obstacle in destroying white supremacy is the hatred and hostility that Africans have for each other." - Runoko Rashidi

"Woman [in the 14th century] was the Church's rival, the temptress, the distraction, the obstacle to holiness, the Devil's decoy." - Barbara Tuchman

"He who is content with what has been done is an obstacle in the path of progress." - Helen Keller

"Being patient even in the thickest of storms can be the one device that may catapult you over any obstacle." - Noelle Scaggs

"The obstacle is the USA administration. I know there is a strong Israeli lobby in America, no doubt of it." - Yasser Arafat

"The tendency to aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the powerful obstacle to culture." - Sigmund Freud

"Immaterial art is the strongest because there's no obstacle; there's just energy, and I believe in energy." - Marina Abramovic

"There's definitely an obstacle in developing a brand for yourself that people can rely on when you're so eclectic." - Fred Durst

"The thornbush is the old obstacle in the road. It must catch fire if you want to go further." - Franz Kafka

"I like to write about love plus an obstacle. Not a really big obstacle; not too serious and not too funny. Just somewhere nicely in between - a combination of the two." - Victor Levin

"The child's conquest of independence begins with his first introduction to life. While he is developing, he perfects himself and overcomes every obstacle that he finds in his path. A vital force is active within him, and this guides his efforts towards their goal. It is a force called the 'horme', by Sir Percy Nunn." - Maria Montessori

"I realized that if I was going to achieve anything in life I had to be aggressive. I had to get out there and go for it... I know fear is an obstacle for some people, but it's an illusion to me." - Michael Jordan

"Dreams are a projection of the kind of life you want to lead. Dreams can drive you. Dreams can make you skip over obstacles. When you allow your dreams to pull you, they unleash a creative force that can overpower any obstacle in your path." - Jim Rohn

"A devotee who can call on God while living a householder's life is a hero indeed. God thinks: 'He is blessed indeed who prays to me in the midst of his worldly duties. He is trying to find me, overcoming a great obstacle - pushing away, as it were, a huge block of stone weighing a ton. Such a man is a real hero'." - Ramakrishna

"A devotee who can call on God while living a householder's life is a hero indeed. God thinks: 'He is blessed indeed who prays to me in the midst of his worldly duties. He is trying to find me, overcoming a great obstacle - pushing away, as it were, a huge block of stone weighing a ton. Such a man is a real hero." - Ramakrishna

"A little bit of pain is good for you. I feel alive. Everybody needs struggle. Once you overcome an obstacle, you springboard into the future. Life is interesting and short and it's not supposed to be easy, and if it is, you're probably just in denial and you're existing here like a zombie." - Pamela Anderson

"Leaps over walls - especially when taken late in life - can be extremely perilous. To leap successfully, you need a sense of humor, the spirit of adventure and an unshakable conviction that what you are leaping over is an obstacle upon which you would otherwise fall down." - Monica Baldwin

"As a person with cerebral palsy who walks with crutches, people have the assumption that I've had to overcome a lot of obstacles in my life because of it, and to some degree, I have. However, the most difficult obstacle to overcome is other people's perception of who a person with a disability is." - Greg Walloch

"The biggest obstacle I've had to overcome is loving myself 100%. And that's still a battle. I love myself, but sometimes you can be your own worst enemy. And I think I've been my worst enemy in life, because others haven't been able to do anything to me unless I allowed them to do it." - Mike Epps

"The Allied Powers having proclaimed that the Emperor Napoleon is the sole obstacle to the re-establishment of peace in Europe, he, faithful to his oath, declares that he is ready to descend from the throne, to quit France, and even to relinquish life, for the good of his country." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The greatest obstacle to the welfare state is not greed but private charity that makes the welfare state irrelevant; the greatest obstacle to re-education of children in the name of the collective is allegiance to a higher power. More than that, the greatest obstacle to the state as god is an actual God above the state." - Ben Shapiro

"Desire, instead of being an obstacle to an inspired and fulfilled life, is the very thing that propels you toward it." - Rod Stryker

"Fear is your greatest obstacle - so question your fear. If it does not serve your greatest life then do not make it your master." - Joy Page

"A romantic comedy has to be funny and make you think about life; but the obstacle that has to be overcome is key." - Jennifer Lopez

"The obstacle is the path." - Sara Shepard

"Every obstacle is a test." - Wayne Dyer

"Make an obstacle an opportunity." - Linda Armstrong

"The obstacle is the path." - Proverbs

"I squeezed my eyes shut and took several deep breaths, trying not to smell Jace in front of me, not to taste him on my lips. But it was useless. In that moment, Jace was everywhere. He was in my mind, he was in my heart, and he was in my memory. He smelled good. He tasted good. And the blissful aftershock still throbbing in my most sensitive places felt wonderful, when everything else in my life was an obstacle to be overcome." - Rachel Vincent

"She thinks, I failed twice. If I failed twice I'm going to fail forever. No! That is not the law of life. If you failed twice that means you can learn. It's just a learning experience. It's an obstacle. An imaginary obstacle. She made it real. She made failing a journey of life... Instead do again and make a journey of your life." - Cesar Millan

"After I had been studying with him for two years, Schoenberg said, 'In order to write music, you must have a feeling for harmony.' I explained to him that I had no feeling for harmony. He then said that I would always encounter an obstacle, that it would be as though I came to a wall through which I could not pass. I said, 'In that case I will devote my life to beating my head against that wall.'" - John Cage

"Life . . . is a joyful expression of love, praise and thanksgiving instead of a hopeless struggle which eventually ends in death. Giving thanks in every circumstance, we forego the logic and reason which asks, "Why me?" and open our hearts and learn to trust. Every obstacle becomes an occasion for rejoicing. We put love at the center of our universe and we are lifted beyond the world of limitation, doubt, and fear into the realm of love, hope, and eternal happiness." - Robert Scheid

"After I had been studying with him for two years, Schoenberg said, "In order to write music, you must have a feeling for harmony." I explained to him that I had no feeling for harmony. He then said that I would always encounter an obstacle, that it would be as though I came to a wall through which I could not pass. I said, "In that case I will devote my life to beating my head against that wall."" - John Cage

"Maintaining joy in God takes 'work'; that is, it's a fight against every impulse for alien joys and every obstacle in the way to seeing and savoring Christ." - John Piper

"In one hand I have a dream, and in the other I have an obstacle. Tell me, which one grabs your attention?" - Henry Parkes

"Thanksgiving was nothing more than a pilgrim-created obstacle in the way of Christmas; a dead bird in the street that forced a brief detour." - Augusten Burroughs

"Many's very human habit of trusting in himself is generally the last great obstacle blocking his pathway to victory in Christian experience." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"The biggest obstacle in interacting with China is the difference in perspectives about basic values. These include issues such as human rights, the concept of law and constitution." - Ai Weiwei

"The block of granite which is an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong." - Thomas Carlyle

"The block of granite, which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong." - Thomas Carlyle

"Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacle s, discouragement s, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak." - Thomas Carlyle

"The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak, became a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong." - Thomas Carlyle

"We do not succeed in changing things according to our desire, but gradually our desire changes. The situation that we hoped to change because it was intolerable becomes unimportant. We have not managed to surmount the obstacle, as we were absolutely determined to do, but life has taken us round it, led us past it, and then if we turn round to gaze at the remote past, we can barely catch sight of it, so imperceptible has it become." - Marcel Proust

"I think what was special about 'Music by Prudence' was the classic story of the title subject's life path - from being an outcast in her society because she was disabled, to someone who picked herself from that despair and elevated herself within that community, and now that society accepting her as much as they formerly rejected her. People identified with that journey, overcoming an obstacle, but still triumphing." - Roger Ross Williams

"Since most of the action of the war actually happens off the page (offstage), I wanted to give the characters something they had to contend with on a daily basis, some sort of obstacle. Weather seemed to be the one great equalizer regardless of your station in life - when it snows, everyone is inconvenienced to a certain degree. Plus it's tactile, weather, it affects the skin." - Said Sayrafiezadeh

"The sexual wishes in regard to the mother become more intense and the father is perceived as an obstacle to the; this gives rise to the Oedipus complex." - Sigmund Freud

"... health is the obstacle, which ... must stand in the way of a girl's acquiring the intellectual strength, which ... is so invaluable to a boy." - Elizabeth Missing Sewell

"There's a place in me that can really relate to being the underdog. I'm always fighting to overcome the obstacle. I can really understand what's that about." - Halle Berry

"Think of every character as a main character. They believe they're the main characters in their stories. No one should just be an obstacle." - Ben Edlund

"When a man, however passively, becomes an obstacle to the fulfillment of a woman's desires, he becomes an odious thing in her eyes, - or will, given time enough." - Theodore Dreiser

"If this obstacle is from Thee, Lord, I accept it; but if it is from Satan, I refuse him and all his works in the name of Calvary." - Isobel Kuhn

"I've seen the Rhine with younger wave, O'er every obstacle to rave. I see the Rhine in his native wild Is still a mighty mountain child." - Bayard Ruskin

"Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle." - Christian D. Larson

"The floods of nonsense printed in the form of critical opinions seem to me a chief curse of the times, a chief obstacle to true culture." - George Eliot

"Fear's the only obstacle that gets in the way of doing what we love. Fear holds us back from living the lives we're made to live." - Miley Cyrus

"Overpopulation in various countries has become a serious threat to the health of people and a grave obstacle to any attempt to organise peace on this planet" - Albert Einstein

"Nothing puts a greater obstacle in the way of the progress of knowledge than thinking that one knows what one does not yet know." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"Put no obstacle in her path and this will surely die a natural death; obstruct her, and it will give the situation an importance to worth fighting for." - Alexandra Adornetto

"The cost of testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2, at more than $3,000 in the United States, remains an obstacle for many women." - Angelina Jolie

"Every time I overcome an obstacle, it feels like success. Sometimes the biggest ones are in our head - the saboteurs that tell us we can't." - Lupita Nyong'o

"Nothing is a greater obstacle to our progress in knowledge, then a bad performance of a celebrated author; because, before we instruct we must begin with undeceiving." - Charles De Montesquieu

"Thus you are led from moment to moment in your halter of preoccupation with self, and kindled instantly to displeasure, impatience or anger if an obstacle intervenes." - Tito Colliander

"In the modern view, unbridled personal freedom is the only good to be pursued; any obstacle to it is a problem to be overcome." - Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)

"When you want something badly enough, you will develop the confidence and the ability to overcome any obstacle in your way." - Brian Tracy

"It's not a defeat nor an obstacle that is going to get in the way of our dream, my dream continues, the journey continues" - Lyoto Machida

"I've seen the Rhine with younger wave, O'er every obstacle to rave. I see the Rhine in his native wild Is still a mighty mountain child." - John Ruskin

"I can now see to the bottom of my own depths, there is nothing stopping my gaze, no obstacle is in the way. And there is nothing there." - Georges Bernanos

"Your ego can become an obstacle to your work. If you start believing in your greatness, it is the death of your creativity." - Marina Abramovic

"I need to be in front of my obstacle. I like to have a back dialogue; I like to talk with people; I like to share ideas." - Maiwenn

"In the modern view, unbridled personal freedom is the only good to be pursued; any obstacle to it is a problem to be overcome." - Anthony Daniels

"Part of my driving desire as a pastor is to remove every obstacle except the cross that would keep people from coming to faith in Christ." - Mark Batterson

"Thus in Christianity the alienation had become total, and it was this total alienation that was the biggest obstacle to the progress of self-consciousness." - Bruno Bauer

"Lebanon can choose to be either a partner in ridding the scourge of terrorism or another obstacle that cows to the most radical elements of society." - Vito Fossella

"In my career I have never felt that my being a woman was an obstacle or an advantage. I guess I've been oblivious." - Carole King

"Every obstacle must at first be put in the path of the aspiring artist. For it is only those whom you cannot discourage who are worth encouraging." - Harold Speed

"The greatest obstacle to love is fear. It has been the source of all defects in human behavior throughout the ages." - Mahmoud Mohammed Taha

"Most success springs from an obstacle or failure. I became a cartoonist largely because I failed in my goal of becoming a successful executive." - Scott Adams

"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." - Barbara Jordan

"I wanted to know the best of the life of one (Muhammad) who holds today an undisputed sway over the hearts of millions of mankind. I became more than ever convinced that it was not the sword that won a place for Islam in those days in the scheme of life. It was the rigid simplicity, the utter self-effacement of the Prophet the scrupulous regard for pledges, his intense devotion to his friends and followers, his intrepidity, his fearlessness, his absolute trust in God and in his own mission. These and not the sword carried everything before them and surmounted every obstacle." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Every obstacle yields to stern resolve." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Story is a yearning meeting an obstacle." - Robert Olen Butler

"An obstacle is often an unrecognized opportunity" - Robert South

"Every obstacle is destroyed through rigor." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Never let any obstacle stop you," - Ruth Gruber

"Reality is the only obstacle to happiness." - Russell Baker

"The greatest obstacle to progress is prejudice." - Bavee

"The obstacle became his alibi for weakness." - Anais Nin



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