Top 40 Quotes To Overcome Your Obstacle

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An obstacle is anything that stands in the way of progress, it is something that holds you back or causes problems. An obstacles slows down or completely breaks down progress.
In the journey to success there could be many obstacles, it could be money, age, race, education, friends or family. But the get to your goal you have to find a way around that obstacle or completely break it down.
Here are some quotes that will inspire you to succeed despite the obstacles.

Inspiring Obstacle Quotes

“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.” Michael Phelps

“Obstacles do not block the path, they are the path.” Anonymous

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” Frank A. Clark

“Sometimes life gives you obstacles. Obstacles that may seem unfair or too extreme. But you are given choices. Break through the obstacles or let the obstacles break you.” Anonymous

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” Moliere

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

Henry Ford

“An obstacle is often a stepping stone.” Anonymous

“It still holds true that man is most uniquely human when he turns obstacles into opportunities.” Eric Hoffer

“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there.” Zig Ziglar

“Obstacles are put in your way to see if what you want is really worth fighting for.” Anonymous

“Love overcomes obstacles.” Craig Croeschel

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.” Daniel J. Boorstin

“Go through obstacles, never let them prevent you from getting things done.”


“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

“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

“Obstacles are designed to make you stronger, only the weak avoid them.” Anonymous

“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

“The obstacles that are in your way aren’t meant to stop you. They’re designed to point the way to a new route, new possibilities, and new doorways.” Anonymous

“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

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

Christopher Reeve

“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

“Life is full of challenges, obstacles, and problems. But learn to face them courageously with joy. Live every moment with happiness and positivity, for we never know.” Sai Kaustuv

“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

“Be grateful for all the obstacles in your life. They have strengthened you as you continue with your journey.” Anonymous

“The true test of a champion is not whether he can triumph but whether he can overcome obstacles.” Garth Stein

“It is by overcoming obstacles that you develop new skills and new ways of handling what the rest of your life has in store for you.” Anonymous

“You have to be stronger than your obstacles, and braver than your fears.”


“The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.” Don Marquis

“Faith and perseverance is the key to overcoming obstacles.” Lorna Jackie Wilson

“The biggest obstacles in our lives are the barriers our mind creates.” Anonymous

“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

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

“Success in life comes when you simply refuse to give up, with goals so strong that obstacles, failure, and loss only act as motivation.”


“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

“No matter what obstacles may come your way, stay focused, stay positive and you will overcome them.” Anonymous

“There are plenty of difficult obstacles in your path. Don’t allow yourself to become one of them.” Ralph Marston

“Concern yourself more with accepting responsibility than with assigning blame. Let the possibilities inspire you more than the obstacles discourage you.” Ralph Marston

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

Christian Larson

“Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven’t half the strength you think they have.” Norman Vincent Peale

“Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome.” Booker T. Washington

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