Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
Author: John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)
Profession: Sixth President of the USA
The greatest obstacle to progress is prejudice.
The senses have been conditioned by attraction to the pleasant and aversion to the unpleasant: a man should not be ruled by them; they are obstacles in his path.
Author: Bhagavad Gita
Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata
Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along too.
Author: Lawrence Bixby
The obstacles you face are... mental barriers which can be broken by adopting a more positive approach.
Author: Clarence Blasier
The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -- it is the illusion of knowledge.
Author: Daniel J. Boorstin (1914)
Profession: American Historian
It's the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.
Author: Claude M. Bristol (1891-1951)
Profession: American Author of ''The Magic of Believing''
You are the only real obstacle in your path to a fulfilling life.
Author: Les Brown (1945)
Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer
A barrier is of ideas, not of things.
Author: Mark Caine
It is not necessary to hope in order to understand, nor to succeed in order to persevere.
Author: Charles The Bold (1437-1477)
Profession: Duke of Burgundy
The mere fact that you have obstacles to overcome is in your favor...
Author: Robert Collier
Profession: American Writer, Publisher
The Promised Land always lies on the other side of a Wilderness.
Author: Havelock Ellis (1859-1939)
Profession: British Psychologist
As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.
Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
Profession: American Poet, Essayist
A desire can overcome all objections and obstacles.
It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.
Author: Sir Edmund Hillary (1919)
Profession: New Zealand Mountaineer