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Reason Part

Everything doesn't happen for a reason, if by this we mean evil is a part of God's plan. But God does ensure that evil will not prevail and that light will always, ultimately, overcome the darkness. If we follow God's lead, our work is to push back the darkness.

- Adam Hamilton

Show Constantly

I am constantly struggling to show people that there is more to me than my appearance. You do have to try and overcome those hurdles. Female actresses need to be given the chance to be more than how they look.

- Amber Heard

Obstacles Other

Since losing my legs, I've found out that I am able to help other people by sharing how I've overcome my obstacles.

- Amy Purdy

Boss Husband

To believe that your husband, wife, parents, kids, boss, job, bank account, or body is even partly responsible for your emotions, to think that there are bullets 'out there' that you have to contend with, that there are stressful life events to overcome, is to miss something vital.

- Andrew J. Bernstein

Think I Think

I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.

- Ann Bancroft

Obstacles I Think

For me, the greatest obstacles are never on the ice itself. That's the area I excel in. That's where my passion is. I think we all strive to push ourselves, to overcome our struggles. And when we do, we get to know ourselves better.

- Ann Bancroft

Study Another

It takes a certain type of man to become a boxer, to fight for a living. To be able to have the confidence to hit another man, to control your fears. You must overcome the psychical aspect and believe in the art, the discipline of the sport. You need to study. You need to be smart.

- Anthony Joshua

Going Affect

I know the position I'm in. Guys are going to try and take me out, but I got to be able to overcome it all and not let those type of things affect me.

- Antonio Brown

Over Given

There is no doubt that life is given us, not to be enjoyed, but to be overcome; to be got over.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Troubles Placed

When you start in life, if you find you are wrongly placed, don't hesitate to change, but don't change because troubles come up and difficulties arise. You must meet and overcome and conquer them. And in meeting and overcoming and conquering them, you will make yourself stronger for the future.

- Charles M. Schwab

Question Having

For me, it was never a question of whether or not I was transgender. It was a question of what I'd be able to handle transitioning and having to do it in the public eye. One of the issues that was hard for me to overcome was the fear of that.

- Chaz Bono

Drew Barrymore

From Drew Barrymore to Robert Downey Jr., there's a long list of people who have faced their troubles, wildly overcome them, and succeeded.

- Chris Pine

Good Great

Good men have the fewest fears. He has but one great fear who fears to do wrong; he has a thousand who has overcome it.

- Christian Nestell Bovee

Message Had

The Apostle Paul did what he had to do to spread the message of God. I realize that that is what I have to do; I have to bite the bullet and overcome my shyness.

- Chuck Norris

Play Always

It's always appealing to play a character that has to overcome himself as well as an obstacle. It makes the drama so much deeper.

- Clint Eastwood

Going Charities

In the meantime, we see there are charities that spend much of their scarce resources that should be going directly to the children to overcome this gulf that separates them from both the donors and the needy.

- Dana Rohrabacher

Other Very

Growing up, I would have to watch the other children and learn from my mistakes. I would have to push myself to overcome the things most people don't have to think about. Brushing my teeth was very difficult because of the noise of the brush.

- Daniel Tammet

Sense Aircraft

It does not make sense that we are allowing known potential weapons, not unlike those the 9-11 hijackers used to overcome the crews of four airplanes, to be taken aboard passenger aircraft.

- Dave Reichert

Strength Lord

In the strength of the Lord we can do and endure and overcome all things.

- David A. Bednar

Game Some

I know better than anyone else that my time is near. I've had a good life, and you don't stop and complain at this stage of the game. I've made some mistakes, and I'd like to stay around a little longer and overcome them, but there isn't time. I'll miss baseball. That I know.

- Joe Tinker

Trust Want

In a time when consumers desperately want to trust businesses - but they just don't - influencer marketing is one way to overcome this problem.

- John Rampton

Face Deal

But to be the best, you must face the best. And to overcome your fear, you must deal with the best.

- Barry Bonds

Work Actress

I have to work extra hard because I am dyslexic. People said that I couldn't be an actress, but I'm proving them wrong. Acting has helped me overcome the challenge.

- Bella Thorne

You Anything

You can overcome anything if you don't bellyache.

- Bernard Baruch

Better Even

To overcome any sort of fear is satisfying, and to overcome it well is even better.

- Hannah Kearney

Help Short-Story

Goals help you overcome short-term problems.

- Hannah More

Love Hundred

I found my love when I was 17-years-old and my love is one hundred percent honest. We've never had any ugly, rocky things to overcome.

- Bo Derek

Feel Your

Even if you overcome a tremendous challenge and feel the personal victory, it's simply not powerful enough. It may activate your left brain, which says, 'I have achieved,' but it will not activate your more social right brain, which desperately desires to say, 'Look, Ma, I did it!'

- Brendon Burchard

Defeated Fathers

We have overcome economic devastation, defeated mighty oppressors, and lifted up generation after generation of Americans. We can - and we will - do it again. For that is our birthright as members of the American family - white, black, Hispanic, Asian, immigrant, or descendant of the Founding Fathers themselves.

- Brian Sandoval

Been Your

Do not test out your mind on the grounds that you are examining what seductive and impure thoughts look like, imagining that, as you do this, you will not be overcome by them. Even the wise have in this way been thrown into confusion and become infatuated.

- Isaac of Nineveh

Read Very

While 'The Help' is in so many ways a celebration of these women's friendships and what they overcome, it's also very truthful and very painful, and it was intense for my mom to read that.

- Bryce Dallas Howard

Jazz Aim

When you're playing jazz, you have to somehow overcome that feeling of being intimidated because your aim is to portray that freedom in what you're playing.

- Buddy DeFranco

Game Direct

Running is a great metaphor for life. You set a goal, and then you get to work. How well you do is a direct reflection of how hard you work. It's a mental game, too. There are setbacks along the way, but the true test of a runner is how you overcome and push past them.

- Ivanka Trump

Love How

When I meet large women who walk with confidence and are articulate and really have an understanding of how they walk in this world, I love them so deeply for being able to overcome such unbelievable odds.

- Camryn Manheim

Adapt New

'Adapt and overcome' is my new motto.

- Jack Osbourne

Career Achieve

It's not what you achieve, it's what you overcome. That's what defines your career.

- Carlton Fisk

Obstacles Lot

The best people I know have had a lot of obstacles to overcome.

- Jayne Meadows

Every Day Very

I find I have to touch what I am working on every day, or a deep-seated dread kicks in that is very hard to overcome.

- Jennifer Gilmore

Love Jennifer

The biggest thing I've had to overcome was clinical depression. Your mind is the most powerful weapon you have once you can get control of your mind... I had to stop hearing the negative voices where Jennifer was not worthy of love or living.

- Jennifer Holliday

Happy TV

The final phone call that said we're going to be picked up again was just a miracle. We've overcome the impossible and we're still pushing forward. I know John is smiling and so happy that he gets to watch us on TV.

- Kaley Cuoco

Myself Very

I get enough sleep. I take very good care of myself. Growing up as a dancer, you know your body so well, you know what to do to overcome something.

- Elizabeth Berkley

Simple Obstacles

To me, obstacles in life build character. You have to be able to overcome adversity in order to succeed and appreciate the simple things life has to offer... that's where most of my inspiration for writing and singing comes from.

- Elliott Yamin

Modeling About

Modeling and pageants help me overcome feeling insecure about the way that I look and my height.

- Katherine Webb

Dreams Use

I might be writing what people expect me to write, writing from that place where I might be ruled by economic considerations. To overcome that, I started working with my dreams, because I'm not so censored when I use dream material.

- Kathy Acker

Works Witnessing

The whole Bible is the story of men and women trying to get back to God, to overcome that sin with sacrifices, good works, sermons, prophesy, witnessing, giving all kinds of things. It never worked.

- Keith Miller

Like Learned

I learned that lack of budget can be overcome by fan passion if you can get your content to the people who like what you do.

- Felicia Day

Death Homeland

Homeland or death! Socialism or death! We shall overcome!

- Fidel Castro

Space Costs

Man must at all costs overcome the Earth's gravity and have, in reserve, the space at least of the Solar System.

- Konstantin Tsiolkovsky

Sexuality Your

A lot of kids are bullied because of their sexuality, and that breaks my heart, because they're going to have to - high school's hard enough to overcome. Middle school is hard enough to overcome when we get out of it. They say life is what you spend your time getting over because of high school, you know what I mean?

- Kristin Chenoweth

Know Until

You don't know what bravery is until you overcome fear.

- Kurt Elling

How Extravagant

I don't know how to overcome this perception that I'm extravagant.

- Frank Gehry


We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do.

- Frank Knight

Evil Greater Good

We can overcome evil with greater good.

- Laura Bush

Depend Tendency

During a large disaster, like Hurricane Katrina, warnings get hopelessly jumbled. The truth is that, for warnings to work, it's not enough for them to be delivered. They must also overcome that human tendency to pause; they must trigger a series of effective actions, mobilizing the informal networks that we depend on in a crisis.

- Gary Wolf

Cannot Defect

The lack of belief is a defect that ought to be concealed when it cannot be overcome.

- Lillian Smith

War Essence

Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.

- George S. Patton

Challenges Meant

Challenges are meant to be met and overcome.

- Liu Xiang

Learning Very

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way.

- Lynn Davies

Common Very

It is possible and very common to overcome and manage a mental illness.

- Madchen Amick

Had Unrest

Experience proves that in this life peace and satisfaction are had, not by the listless but by those who are fervent in God's service. And rightly so. For in their effort to overcome themselves and to rid themselves of self-love, they rid themselves of the roots of all passion and unrest.

- Saint Ignatius

Want Correct

Correct one fault at a time. Concentrate on the one fault you want to overcome.

- Sam Snead

Family Your

If you have your family's support, you can overcome anything.

- Sangram Singh

Good Through

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

Pain Makes

Sarcasm helps me overcome the harshness of the reality we live, eases the pain of scars and makes people smile.

- Mahmoud Darwish

Foes Enemies

If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even a single man, by right action, can overcome a host of foes.

- Saskya Pandita

Fiction Before

To overcome poverty and the flaws of the economic crisis in our society, we need to envision our social life. We have to free our mind, imagine what has never happened before and write social fiction. We need to imagine things to make them happen. If you don't imagine, it will never happen.

- Muhammad Yunus

Death Achievement

Illness and problems are the specialties of life. But the death of a child is a cause of mental agony which can be overcome if one concedes this world to be a stage or stadium wherein praiseworthy are those who are not proud of their achievement and those who do not cry at their defeat.

- Munshi Premchand

Strong Feel

The person who lets them get you down, any kind of problem, is the person that fades out. So you've got to be strong enough; you don't like it, but you've got to be strong enough to accept what's going on and that you're going to fight it or whatever it takes to overcome this matter. That's the way I feel.

- Tom Benson

Own Idea

No matter what problem you encounter, whether it's a grand challenge for humanity or a personal problem of your own, there's an idea out there that can overcome it. And you can find that idea.

- Ray Kurzweil

Other About

All I can do is seek the information that'll make me stronger, that'll help me overcome my toxic masculinity, my male privilege, because that's something you never think about. You don't think about other people.

- Nate Parker

I Think Everybody

I think everybody has tragedy in their life. Everybody has hurdles in their life. Everybody has tough things to overcome. My kids say to me, 'This isn't fair.' I said, 'Life isn't fair.' Everybody has their issues. It's how you handle your issues that distinguishes you.

- Maria Shriver

Lazy Other

Unfortunately, there are mental invalids of every age who exist on other people's terms. It's lazy for older persons to let others make up their minds for them. People have to overcome that.

- Marian Seldes

Minority Had

I had to overcome a lot of barriers. Until 1947, it was illegal for people from the subcontinent to migrate to the U.S. The subcontinentals were the last ethnic minority to gain citizenship. You assimilate. My name was too hard. They said, 'Shad is what we are calling you.' You go with the flow.

- Shahid Khan

About Ease

There is something strange about me. I don't ever feel at ease in a group of people. I have to fight hard to overcome my fears.

- Marion Cotillard

More Grieve

People who are underprivileged have more to grieve and have more to overcome.

- Sheryl Sandberg

Facing Had

The story of FDR as U.S. Commander in Chief is a heroic war story of a president who had already overcome great adversity in facing polio but who went on to take the reins of our armed forces in the greatest conflagration in human history - on our behalf.

- Nigel Hamilton

Best Differences

At the end of the day, all the best negotiating techniques can't overcome the most substantive policy differences.

- Rob Portman

Strength Calamity

Every calamity is to be overcome by endurance.

- Virgil

Fear Will

Thinking will not overcome fear but action will.

- W. Clement Stone

Fact Tabloid

Trying to overcome addiction is one of the hardest things for a person to do. And the fact that I had to do it under the scrutiny of tabloid press at first made it seem even more difficult. But in fact, it oddly ended up being a plus. Because of the tabloid stuff, it wasn't like I could walk into a bar and order a drink.

- Matthew Perry

Think I Think

I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened in the decades following Confederation, there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome.

- Stephen Harper

Reasons Tendency

For me, one of the major reasons to move beyond just the planting of trees was that I have tendency to look at the causes of a problem. We often preoccupy ourselves with the symptoms, whereas if we went to the root cause of the problems, we would be able to overcome the problems once and for all.

- Wangari Maathai

Young Brothers

Our publicist at Warner Brothers is a young guy who has worked so hard for seven years with us and when we saw him backstage he broke down and cried. He couldn't believe it happened. It was seeing him so overcome when we realised how much it really meant.

- Wayne Coyne

Software Behind

When we look at government in Washington or what's happening on Wall Street, we see so much centralization. But really, our goals should be to eliminate and overcome these central institutions. And in recent years we have gained powerful new tools to do this, and most significant among those is the block chain, which is the software behind Bitcoin.

- Patrick M. Byrne

Trust Turn

This is where the block chain is most useful and revolutionary: It helps us to overcome the problem of mutual trust in exchange, which will, in turn, make many of our modern central institutions unnecessary.

- Patrick M. Byrne

Been Named

I had to overcome the name Rock. If I'd been as hip then as I am now, I would have never consented to be named Rock.

- Rock Hudson

Nation Within

We are a fighting nation, continually struggling to overcome diseases from within... and to face up to foreign intervention from without.

- Sukarno

Soul Other

Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbour is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.

- Paulo Coelho

Characters Wound

I was too ashamed and afraid to confide in friends, and wanted to convince others and myself that my marriage was a success. I lost myself in my writing. Finding ways for my characters to overcome their problems and make their relationships work helped plaster over the wound caused by my inability to make things right at home.

- Penny Jordan

More Some

When you overcome a profound loss, or there's some catalyst in your life that shifts everything, if you're able to take it in stride and heal, it can make for much more three-dimensional and empathetic people.

- Rose McIver

Brutality Fought

I've overcome physical and mental brutality - and fought back.

- Tatum O'Neal

Abuse Deprivation

I've overcome neglect and deprivation, abandonment and abuse.

- Tatum O'Neal

Magic Anything

Black Girl Magic means that I have the power to overcome anything. Especially when we're in a world where you're told that you can't do something or you're less than, I'm reminded that my ancestors have overcome so much. There's still so much work to be done, and I have the power to overcome it.

- Michelle Carter

Show Had

When I had just started 'Cheers,' my nerves were ajangle, to put it mildly. I was absolutely terrified. What you're learning is to not show the fear, and to ultimately overcome it so that the level of relaxation is commensurate with the level of tension.

- Woody Harrelson

Action Here

To overcome a fear, here's all you have to do: realize the fear is there, and do the action you fear anyway.

- Peter McWilliams

Enemy Own

If any among you covet riches, let him endeavour to overcome, for the victorious not only preserve their own possessions but acquire those of the enemy.

- Xenophon

Mine Bigger

We've all got hurdles we have to overcome, and mine are not necessarily any bigger than anyone else's.

- Zach Anner