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"The idea of an entrepreneur is really thinking out of the box and taking risks and stepping up to major challenges." - Steve Case

"I love taking challenges, as my name Leander means 'lion's heart.'" - Leander Paes

"The challenges we face are never as important as the challenges we face up to." - Ziggy Marley

"Set impossible challenges. Then catch up with them." - Richard Branson

"I don't allow challenges to trip me up." - Tori Amos

"Young people recognize the big challenges that are coming up..." - Barack Obama

"In order to do great things, you have to take on challenges in your life. Im doing nothing but taking on different challenges." - Tracy Mcgrady

"I've always been willing to take challenges, I grew up taking challenges: being an only child, having a mother, no father, I've always been one who has always done things the way I thought they should be done and not, and not having to answer to anybody for it and I've always taken my own chances and I've always followed by instincts according, mother would follow, follow wit, instincts, wisdom, whatever, always followed that." - Teddy Pendergrass

"Like all actors, I was open to taking on new challenges, including those outside my comfort zone." - Robert Redford

"People who are in politics to be right all the time would be better off taking up fly-fishing. It's less dangerous. Politics that is not applied in the real world and doesn't address the real challenges and paradoxes and agonies is a hobby." - Neil Kinnock

"Taking up marriage is a good excuse for taking up cursing, I think." - Nancy E. Turner

"You can be entrepreneurial even if you don't want to be in business. You can be a social entrepreneur focused on the not-for-profit sector. You can be an agriculture entrepreneur if you want to change how people think about farming. You can be a policy entrepreneur if you want to go into government. The idea of an entrepreneur is really thinking out of the box and taking risks and stepping up to major challenges." - Steve Case

"You can be entrepreneurial even if you do' want to be in business. You can be a social entrepreneur focused on the not-for-profit sector. You can be an agriculture entrepreneur if you want to change how people think about farming. You can be a policy entrepreneur if you want to go into government. The idea of an entrepreneur is really thinking out of the box and taking risks and stepping up to major challenges." - Steve Case

"Say no to an ephemeral, superficial and throwaway culture, a culture that assumes that you are incapable of taking on responsibility and facing the great challenges of life!" - Pope Francis

"I think being an artist and taking on those challenges is just how it is for me. Because I was always a foreigner, I was always the outsider." - Tavares Strachan

"We are taking challenges and turning them into opportunities by developing homegrown, local energy production to become independent from foreign sources." - Mitch Daniels

"I keep forcing, I keep learning new things in the game, and so far I have been taking challenges as they come." - Viswanathan Anand

"Dream big by setting yourself seemingly impossible challenges. You then have to catch up with them." - Richard Branson

"Life is made up of challenges that cannot be solved but only accepted." - Roger Ebert

"I always end up taking people that are morally ambiguous." - Billy Crudup

"I've always slightly regretted not taking up Chicago." - John Travolta

"Go at life every day with passion and enthusiasm... and when challenges arrive, simply do not give up." - G. Richard Wagoner, Jr.

"He's stepping up to challenge me. Anybody that challenges me, has got to get dogged out. That's my job." - James Toney

"I think sometimes in life the biggest challenges end up being the best things that happen in your life." - Tom Brady

"It's time for the sensible center to rise up and push for a rational approach to our fiscal challenges." - Steven Rattner

"We need to be clear that there is no such thing as giving up one's privilege to be 'outside' the system. ONE IS ALWAYS IN THE SYSTEM. The only question is whether one is part of the system in a way which challenges or strengthens the status quo. Privilege is not something I take and which I therefore have the option of not taking. It is something that society gives me and unless I change the institutions which give it to me, they will continue to give it, and I will continue to have it, however noble and egalitarian my intentions." - Harry Brod

"One of the biggest challenges is for women to find an organization thats willing to accept them back after they leave the work force to raise children without taking a cut in compensation and responsibility." - Diane Garnick

"Being born is easy. So is taking your last breath. Everything in between, that's the hard part. Life is in between, and it will offer challenges and opportunities beyond measure." - Avery Johnson

"One doesn't accept bad challenges. Part of it is always the risk-taking without seeing that the risks are rational and the rewards are commensurate.. are more than commensurate.. with the risks." - Sumner Redstone

"The more you learn about the real vastness of space and the real challenges of space travel, the more completely you appreciate the necessity of taking very good care of this world and being good stewards of it." - Jon Spaihts

"One of the biggest challenges is for women to find an organization that's willing to accept them back after they leave the work force to raise children without taking a cut in compensation and responsibility." - Diane Garnick

"Optimistic people play a disproportionate role in shaping our lives. Their decisions make a difference; they are inventors, entrepreneurs, political and military leaders - not average people. They got to where they are by seeking challenges and taking risks." - Daniel Kahneman

"I think that retiring the baby boomers is going to be one of the great challenges in America, that you cannot make fiscal sense out of the future of our children without taking on entitlements." - Richard Lamm

"Senator Obama will be taking office at a critical juncture. There are many pressing challenges facing the international community, including the global financial crisis and global warming. We look forward to working closely with President-elect Obama and his team to address these challenges." - Helen Clark

"I moderated a panel focusing just on women and the specific challenges that women entrepreneurs face. And we found that around the world, the challenges are the same, whether it is gaining access to capital, risk-taking, or the ability to expand beyond a small business and grow." - Valerie Jarrett

"Technology sounds quick and easy, but it ends up taking up too much of your time." - Elaine Equi

"I most often land up taking up the roles that I most detest." - Christine Lahti

"Machines taking over jobs - it's the history of civilization. Replacing farm animals, old forms of manual labor, now taking over small, menial aspects of cognition. But there's still plenty of room for creativity, for curiosity - many things that are related to passion, like art. But also, things about human communication and challenges, massive challenges that we left behind because we didn't want to take so much risk, such as space exploration, deep ocean exploration." - Garry Kasparov

"One of the challenges we set up for 'Puscifer' was to come up with a core identity and see how far we can push it." - Maynard James Keenan

"See challenges vs. roadblocks." - Robyn Benincasa

"Merit challenges envy." - John Dryden

"We all love challenges." - Dwayne Johnson

"I love challenges." - Max Baucus

"Everyone has their challenges." - Wentworth Miller

"One of the greatest challenges in creating a joyful, peaceful and abundant life is taking responsibility for what you do and how you do it. As long as you can blame someone else, be angry with someone else, point the finger at someone else, you are not taking responsibility for your life." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Challenges are opportunities for me to grow. The more I learn, the more equipped I am to handle whatever situations come up." - Louise Hay

"I don't have any personal challenges about throwing away the past. If you're not changing, you're giving others a chance to catch up." - Pete Cashmore

"Boston didn't always have the best reputation, nor did I, growing up in Boston, as a kid with challenges and obstacles in front of me." - Mark Wahlberg

"I went through some real challenges growing up. I joined the Army two weeks out of high school when I was 17, and never looked back." - Geoff Davis

"I love the new technology. New things give you a reason to want to go to the studio. New challenges mean you have to keep up, you know?" - Dr Dre

"As you become more successful, the gender barrier disappears. The credibility challenges you have during your growing up years starts disappearing when you start demonstrating success." - Kiran Mazumdarshaw

"Game developers know that people have more fun when they're in large groups. They feel more fired up when the challenges are more epic." - Jane Mcgonigal

"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." - Danica Mckellar

"Life presents itself in constantly changing ways, but you're able to accept the challenges, rather than recoil, throw up your hands, and go on a binge." - Carnie Wilson

"I'm officially disabled, but I'm truly enabled because of my lack of limbs. My unique challenges have opened up unique opportunities to reach so many in need." - Nick Vujicic

"I have a tendency to pick up my own challenges. The more difficult something it is, the more I want to try it." - Joanne Harris

"As you become more successful, the gender barrier disappears. The credibility challenges you have during your growing up years starts disappearing when you start demonstrating success." - Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

"Big up to Flex. Stop taking so much cizock in his mizouth." - Nas

"When the eye wakes up to see again, it suddenly stops taking anything for granted." - Frederick Franck

"Growing up is like taking down the sides of your house and letting strangers walk in." - Maureen Daly

"You end up taking your sugar with your salt and your kicks with your kisses." - Kami Garcia

"If you're not living on the edge then you're taking up a little too much space." - Morgan Freeman

"I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically" - Gavin Degraw

"We will have to give up taking things for granted, even the apparently simple things." - John Desmond Bernal

"There's nobody taking center from me until I give it up." - Joe Dimaggio

"The decision to give ourselves to others is a daily taking up of the cross." - Charles R Swindoll

"You can fill my appetite without me taking up a bite." - Paul Mccartney

"Success comes from taking the initiative and following up or persisting." - Tony Robbins

"Sophia got up, taking one last look at the extraordinary daughter Councilor Nikita Duncan had borne." - Nalini Singh

"Taking up my cross means a life voluntarily surrendered to God." - Arthur W. Pink

"There's nobody taking center from me until I give it up." - Joe Dimaggio

"Sometimes if you talk trash, you end up taking out the garbage." - Len Elmore

"The best way to improve perspective taking is to see users up close." - David Livermore

"Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes." - Mickey Mouse

"They take it up the ass. This is only for taking a shit." - Mel Gibson

"If you're not living on the edge you're taking up too much space." - Stephen Hunt

"I'm not good at taking pictures. I can't give a good face. I crack up." - Chrissy Teigen

"I grew up taking piano lessons and liking Wagner when I was in second grade." - Tom Verlaine

"I'm thinking of taking up golf, but the idea of spending time with golfers frightens me." - Harlan Coben

"I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically." - Gavin Degraw

"Today's kids aren't taking up arms against their parents; they're too busy texting them." - Nancy Gibbs

"I'm not good at taking pictures. I can't give a good face. I crack up." - Christine Teigen

"Enjoy the little fun things - like taking your kids to school - before they're all grown up." - Will Ferrell

"I actually did not have a date to my prom. I ended up taking a friend." - Rachelle Lefevre

"When you interview somebody, you wind up taking away so much." - Wyatt Cenac

"Faith came by just believing God's word and taking Him up on His word." - Andrae Crouch

"The ultimate step in taking responsibility is making sure our actions line up with our words." - John C Maxwell

"I love taking things out of context and playing with them and chopping up rules." - Helen Oyeyemi

"It ended up taking eight years to finish college because I got deployed and went overseas." - Jon Huertas

"Part of growing up is just taking what you learn from that and moving on and not taking it to heart." - Beverley Mitchell

"Taking jobs to build up your resume is the same as saving up sex for old age." - Warren Buffett

"It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action." - Al Batt

"I grew up taking it for granted that missionaries were what American boys grew up to be." - Huston Smith

"It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action." - Honore De Balzac

"Big challenges are an accumulation of small challenges." - Anne Wojcicki

"Every movie presents its challenges." - Jack Black

"I always expect unexpected challenges." - Sugar Ray Leonard

"Challenges mean opportunities as well." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"Challenges ONLY make you STRONGER!!!" - Jon Gordon

"I'm always looking for challenges." - Aaron Rodgers

"There's always challenges to everything." - Howard Berger

"Crises are challenges, not calamities." - Guy Verhofstadt

"Global challenges require collective responses." - Hassan Rouhani

"Challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges." - Carlos Castaneda

"Remember that setbacks are only challenges in disguise. Look at them as lessons . . . don't waste time beating yourself up. Just get back on track and focus on what you want. It's up to you , and you will do it!" - Jorge Cruise

"I don't know if I'm so much fueled by trying to one-up myself so much as passionate about coming up with new and greater challenges. I don't see it as a contest, but as a natural progression." - Dean Karnazes

"These often unsung heroes understand...that poverty, disease and famine are just as deadly and destructive as earthquakes, hurricanes and tsunamis. Individuals ...are taking on these challenges in their communities, volunteering to make a difference. They remain the true champions of our work towards the Millennium Development Goals." - Kofi Annan

"Detroit is a metaphor for America, for America's challenges and America's opportunities. It is a hothouse for new innovation, for ingenuity and risk taking. That doesn't happen in a lot of American cities. We need to be in Detroit because of that." - Darren Walker

"One reason that the task of inventing manners is so difficult is that etiquette is folk custom, and people have emotional ties to the forms of their youth. That is why there is such hostility between generations in times of rapid change; their manners being different, each feels affronted by the other, taking even the most surface choices for challenges." - Judith Martin

"Sometimes we want to have growth without challenges and to develop strength without any struggle. But growth cannot come by taking the easy way. We clearly understand that an athlete who resists rigorous training will never become a world-class athlete. We must be careful that we don't resent the very things that help us put on the divine nature." - Paul V. Johnson

"I love taking on challenges. I think one of the funnest things in acting is creating a character - wrapping yourself around a character and bringing him to life. I love a lot of different genres. I'm not a big horror guy by any means but I love the challenge. But the fifties and sixties is where I feel the most comfortable." - Drew Waters

"I think that one of our most difficult international challenges is clearly climate change and making sure that the Paris agreement goes forward. While I think the international community understands that President Trump is not taking the same position as President Obama." - Gina Mccarthy

"One of our objectives today is very important for many people, for millions of people on our planet - it is joining efforts in the fight against terrorism and other similar challenges: countering drug trafficking and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, fighting famine, preserving environment and biodiversity, taking efforts to make the world more predictable, more stable." - Vladimir Putin

"I think today's young women are an especially powerful breed. They will be taking on even greater challenges, which is why achieving personal empowerment is so important for them. These women are going to be holding positions of significant authority, owning more businesses, and shaping public policy." - Mary Pope Osborne

"It's the uncertainty, the challenge and the willingness to put it all on the line that draws a lot of people to climb mountains. That can also apply to a lot of other challenges in life, whether it's running for office, starting a family, going to grad school or taking all of your cash and assets and starting a business." - Mark Udall

"While Washington pays lip service to the challenges facing small businesses, it repeatedly chooses its own expansion over results. In effect, government has become a huge silent partner in all businesses, often taking a majority of the profits and forcing many unprofitable business decisions without the risk that it will be fired." - David Malpass

"Big Ben just kept building up. It ended up coming off the field. It kept taking over. Superman kept taking over Clark Kent and you just never saw who Ben Roethlisberger was any more." - Ben Roethlisberger

"The main thing I'm into is going about on a bike, taking random routes; I'm really into the idea of making up journeys, and just seeing where they take you, because they always end up taking you someplace freaky." - Squarepusher

"The main thing I'm into is going about on a bike, taking random routes; I'm really into the idea of making up journeys, and just seeing where they take you, because they always end up taking you someplace freaky." - Tom Jenkinson

"Women are holding up the world. We're taking care our children and, very often, our parents and sometimes our grandparents." - Susan L Taylor

"Being a Christian means renouncing ourselves, taking up the cross and carrying it with Jesus. There is no other way." - Pope Francis

"If you don't participate, you're just taking up oxygen. (Bunny) Life is a banquet. Approach it with hunger. (Chuck)" - Deb Caletti

"There's a responsibility in being a person. It's more than just taking up space where air would be." - John Steinbeck

"Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another." - Anatole France

"You keep worrying you're taking up too much space. I wish you'd let yourself be the milky way." - Andrea Gibson

"Papa wasn't man enough, couldn't stand up to his responsibilities. Instead of taking care of me, he'd rather live lavishly." - Tupac Shakur

"Fitness to me isn't about a crunch or a push up, it's about taking your power back." - Jillian Michaels

"You keep worrying you're taking up too much space. I wish you"d let yourself be the milky way." - Andrea Gibson

"I guess, people like myself and Roxy Music that had a different agenda about taking up music." - David Bowie

"I most enjoy helping to build something up, taking an unformulated enterprise and making it into what it could become." - Frederick Terman

"I saw a lot of people taking the wrong routes, coming up as a kid, just doing the wrong things." - Akeem Ayers

"The only exercise I ever take is walking up hospital stairs to visit friends who've damaged themselves by taking exercise." - Stormont Mancroft, 2nd Baron Mancroft

"Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labour by taking up another." - Anatole France

"Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them." - Jim Carrey

"I could produce spurts of speed and after taking up athletics I found myself running quite quickly over 400m." - Michael East

"The process of change is made up of subtraction and addition. Taking something off and then puttin something on." - Creflo A. Dollar

"Right now I'm taking a break from hip-hop documentaries. But I would do it if things lined up." - Michael Rapaport

"In spring, nature is like a thrifty housewife ... taking up the white carpets and putting down the green ones." - Mary Baker Eddy

"I talk a lot about taking risks, and then I follow that up very quickly by saying, 'Take prudent risks.'" - Irene Rosenfeld

"I'm supposed to be taking time off. But I'm still writing and I have this Gap advert lined up." - Joss Stone

"Rich and successful people are solution-oriented; they spend their time and energy strategizing and planning the answers to challenges that come up, and creating systems to make certain that problem doesn't occur again." - T Harv Eker

"Purify your heart. Cleanse it. Make it a wake-up routine. Your environment may be harsh, difficult and tumultuous but if you work on your heart, you can be calm amidst all those challenges." - Rita Zahara

"There are very real obstacles and challenges to any course of action. And there's no need to add to them, by making up obstacles of your own. Unchain yourself from the bondage of your own thinking." - Ralph Marston

"Don't get hung up on the hard times, the challenges. Tell your story by highlighting the victories. Because it's your victories that will inspire, motivate, encourage other people to live their stories in grander ways." - Iyanla Vanzant

"One of many challenges is of course to create a legal basis for copyright issues that's up to date with both modern distribution, consumer behavior and the rights and needs of creators and copyright holders." - Lisa Langseth

"The New Frontier of which I speak is not a set of promises, it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intend to ask of them." - John F Kennedy

"The New Frontier I speak of is not a set of promises - it is a set of challenges. It sums up not what I intend to offer the American people, but what I intent to ask of them." - John F Kennedy

"Our Father in Heaven does not wish us to cower. He does not want us to wallow in our misery. He expects us to square our shoulders, roll up our sleeves, and overcome our challenges." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"Think about this: terrorism, epidemics, poverty, the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction-all challenges that know no borders-the reality is that climate change ranks right up there with every single one of them." - John F Kerry

"Challenges aren't frightening, defeats aren't terrifying either. A principle that I now insist and persist on is the understanding that you can fulfill your dreams when you work hard and don't give up." - Seungri



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