21 Quotes on Overcoming Obstacles for Social Media

Life is a series of challenges and obstacles. This adversity can crush you or simply make you stronger. It’s really your choice and I hope these quotes inspire you to push through the toughest of times.

Best Quotes About Overcoming The Biggest Obstacles in Life

1. Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

Henry Ford

2. Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

Michael Jordan

3. A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.

Christopher Reeve

4. There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.

Michael Phelps

5. Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.

Niccolo Machiavelli

6. Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.

Roger Crawford

7. When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.

Zig Ziglar

8. When you meet obstacles with gratitude, your perception starts to shift, resistance loses its power, and grace finds a home within you.

Oprah Winfrey

9. Obstacles are like wild animals. they are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them, they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will sink out of sight.

Orison Swett Marden

10. I certainly don’t regret my experiences because without them I couldn’t imagine who or where I would be today. Life is an amazing gift to those who have overcome great obstacles, and attitude is everything.

Sasha Azevedo

11. Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change.

Martin Luther King Jr.

12. The true test of a champion is not whether he can triumph but whether he can overcome obstacles.

Garth Stein

13. Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all, other people can’t stop you. Only you can stop you.

Jeoffrey Gitomer

14. Faith and perseverance is the key to overcoming obstacles.

Lorna Jackie Wilson

Side-note: How epic/funny is that quote card I made… 😅

15. Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.

Christian Larson

16. Permanence, perseverance, and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragement, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.

Thomas Carlyle

17. Worry never accomplishes anything. When you have a problem, it is best to concentrate on the solution to that problem, not the problem itself.

Thomas D. Willhite

18. Most of our obstacles would melt away if instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.

Orison Sweet Marden

19. Don’t be distracted by criticism. Remember-the only taste of success some people have is when they take a bite out of you.

Zig Ziglar

20. You augment your strength every time you overcome obstacles. Discover and use that unique potential you have in coping well in a positive way no matter how bad the situation can be.

Angelica Hopes

21. Achieving success is a challenge but so is struggling so you may as well choose success.

Rob Liano

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