Challenges quotes

  • There is more similarity in the marketing challenge of selling a precious painting by Degas and a frosted mug of root beer than you ever thought possible.
    -- A. Alfred Taubman

    #Beer #Roots #Challenges

  • Difficulties and obstacles are God's challenges to faith. When hindrances confront us in the path of duty, we are to recognize them as vessels for faith to fill with the fullness and all-sufficiency of Jesus.
    -- A. B. Simpson

    #Jesus #Challenges #Path

  • Each day was a challenge of enjoyment, and he [Hemingway] would plan it out as a field general plans a campign.
    -- A. E. Hotchner

    #Challenges #Each Day #Fields

  • The challenge to be the best is what drives me and to just improve my body every day.
    -- Aaron Rodgers

    #Challenges #Body #Being The Best

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

    #Nfl #Challenges

  • Playing behind a first-ballot Hall of Famer, who also is the all-time record holder for consecutive starts by a quarterback, it's a different mind-set. You just have to challenge yourself in ways that you never challenged yourself before.
    -- Aaron Rodgers

    #Nfl #Challenges #Mind

  • You have to find it in the moment, and that's one of the challenges of being an actor - especially a film actor - is that you have to maintain these heightened emotions for long periods of time. There's no trick to it. You just have to do.
    -- Aaron Stanford

    #Long #Challenges #Actors

  • For me, I am left leaning when it comes to health and education, on the right when it comes to defense. So I don't know where I come on the political spectrum. And I think this the challenge that a lot of Jordanians have to deal with.
    -- Abdallah II

    #Thinking #Political #Challenges

  • The habits of a vigorous mind are born in contending with difficulties.
    -- Abigail Adams

    #Challenges #Mind #Habit

  • There is a self-love solution for every challenge.
    -- Abiola Abrams

    #Self #Self Love #Challenges

  • Creating something new is easy, creating something that lasts is the challenge.
    -- Adam Braun

    #Creating #Challenges #Lasts

  • Young people often serve as scapegoats for the challenges communities face. At the same time, they are routinely pushed away from connecting to their communities as serious problem-solvers capable of changing the world.
    -- Adam Fletcher

    #People #Community #Challenges

  • History is made every day. The challenge is getting everyone to pay attention to it.
    -- Adora Svitak

    #Challenges #Attention #Pay

  • King Crimson is never easy; it's challenging. That's why I like it.
    -- Adrian Belew

    #Kings #Challenges #Easy

  • The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche.
    -- Adrian Lyne

    #Challenges #Trying #Film

  • Your life, all of your life, is your path to awakening. By resisting or not dealing with its challenges, you stay asleep to Reality. Pay attention to what life is trying to reveal to you. Say yes to its fierce, ruthless, and loving grace.
    -- Adyashanti

    #Reality #Grace #Challenges

  • Can our Society meet the Challenge of a Technological Future?
    -- Aharon Katzir

    #Challenges #Our Society #Technological

  • It is very clear that one way to challenge insults is to submit to them.
    -- Aime Martin

    #Challenges #Way #Insult

  • I always want to set myself a challenge by doing something no-one would expect me to do! But, having said that, I don't feel as a musician you can steer too far away from what you normally do.
    -- Akon

    #Challenges #Musician #Want

  • Changing technologies, changing marketplaces, and even changing trends in anti-competitive practices have all presented challenges to antitrust enforcement.
    -- Al Franken

    #Technology #Practice #Challenges

  • Our world faces a true planetary emergency. I know the phrase sounds shrill, and I know it's a challenge to the moral imagination.
    -- Al Gore

    #Our World #Imagination #Challenges

  • The good news is, we have everything we need now to respond to the challenge of global warming. We have all the technologies we need, more are being developed.... But we should not wait, we cannot wait, we must not wait.
    -- Al Gore

    #Technology #Waiting #Challenges

  • Either we heal now, as a team, or we will die as individuals.
    -- Al Pacino

    #Team #Challenges #Individual

  • Drawing is like the first kiss. It carries within it the deepest emotion and the challenge of the first step. It is the first cry after birth
    -- Ala Bashir

    #Kissing #Drawing #Challenges

  • The challenge of modern relationships: how to prove more interesting than the other's smartphone.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Smartphones #Interesting #Challenges

  • It is impossible to remain indifferent to Japanese culture. It is a different civilisation where all you have learnt must be forgotten. It is a great intellectual challenge and a gorgeous sensual experience.
    -- Alain Ducasse

    #Challenges #Sensual #Intellectual

  • Performing a one-man Macbeth feels like the greatest challenge.
    -- Alan Cumming

    #Men #Challenges #Performing

  • Once in a while it's good to challenge yourself in a way that's really daunting.
    -- Alan Cumming

    #Challenges #Way #Challenge Yourself

  • I try to challenge myself as much as possible, as often as possible.
    -- Alan Dean Foster

    #Challenges #Trying

  • If you're not failing 90% of the time, then you're probably not working on sufficiently challenging problems.
    -- Alan Kay

    #Challenges #Problem #Failing

  • You try to find things that are challenging and interesting and hopefully it will be the same to the audience.
    -- Alan Rickman

    #Interesting #Challenges #Trying

  • Then there was the challenge to keep doing better and better, to fly the best test flight that anybody had ever flown. That led to my being recognized as one of the more experienced test pilots, and that led to the astronaut business.
    -- Alan Shepard

    #Challenges #Pilots #Tests

  • I'm not able to go in with an act that I use month to month year to year all the time. It's constantly evolving and changing and that keeps me on my toes but certainly adds to the challenge.
    -- Alan Thicke

    #Years #Challenges #Add

  • They're different kinds of challenges depending upon what phase of life I'm in.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Challenges #Different #Phases

  • People with high assurance in their capabilities approach difficult tasks as challenges to be mastered rather than as threats to be avoided.
    -- Albert Bandura

    #People #Challenges #Tasks

  • Slave camps under the flag of freedom, massacres justified by philanthropy or the taste of the superhuman, cripple judgment. On the day when crime puts on the apparel of innocence, through a curious reversal peculiar to our age, it is innocence that is called on to justify itself. The purpose of this essay is to accept and study that strange challenge.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Challenges #Age #Taste

  • Even injustice has it's good points. It gives me the challenge of being as happy as I can in an unfair world.
    -- Albert Ellis

    #Giving #Challenges #World

  • Carlsen came with a line that was not very theoretical, trying to challenge the World Champion to play chess. [...] But Anand proved that even this obscure line is something he has studied before, and it was Carlsen that was set back.
    -- Alejandro Ramirez

    #Play #Challenges #Champion

  • My greatest challenge is not what's happening at the moment, my greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f*****g perch. And you can print that.
    -- Alex Ferguson

    #Inspirational #Challenges #Moments

  • Amateurs look for challenges; professionals look for easy trades. Losers get high from the action; the pros look for the best odds.
    -- Alexander Elder

    #Business #Odds #Challenges

  • Time passes faster and faster, but with every project I always want to find the next challenge and the next challenge is just as exciting as the previous one.
    -- Alexander Wang

    #Challenges #Want #Next

  • I think everyone shares a fear of failure - that you're only as good as your most recent collection. That's definitely a fear, but it's a fear that fuels me, that makes me want to work harder, that makes me take on more challenges.
    -- Alexander Wang

    #Hard Work #Thinking #Challenges

  • Don't worry, Beth; there's nothing I love more than a challenge.
    -- Alexandra Adornetto

    #Worry #Challenges #Beth

  • I did six series for the BBC and that was enough. I've been writing for ten years, which is more challenging artistically.
    -- Alexei Sayle

    #Writing #Years #Challenges

  • I'm interested in new worlds, new universes, new challenges. I always said the only reason to make a film is not for the result but for what you learn for the next one.
    -- Alfonso Cuaron

    #Challenges #Next #World

  • I guess I have a short attention span! I'm interested in new worlds, new universes, new challenges.
    -- Alfonso Cuaron

    #Challenges #Attention #World

  • Truth is born into this world only with pangs and tribulations, and every fresh truth is received unwillingly. To expect the world to receive a new truth, or even an old truth, without challenging it, is to look for one of those miracles which do not occur.
    -- Alfred Russel Wallace

    #Miracle #Challenges #Looks

  • In a world where millions of human beings live in extreme poverty, die of malnutrition and lack medical care, where pandemics continue to kill, it is imperative to pursue good faith disarmament negotiations and to shift budgets away from weapons production, war-mongering, surveillance of private persons and devote available resources to address global challenges including humanitarian relief, environmental protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation, prevention of pandemics, and the development of a green economy.
    -- Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

    #War #Challenges #Environmental

  • Human consciousness becomes a terrible gift which challenges the power that gave it.
    -- Alison Jolly

    #Challenges #Consciousness #Human Nature

  • Internally, you experience rowing as a graphic microcosm of life - solitude, learning, work, rest, nourishment, sharing and ultimately challenge.
    -- Allen Rosenberg

    #Challenges #Solitude #Rowing

  • Sometimes fake laughing is hard once you've done a scene 18 times. I don't want to brag, but I have a reputation for being very, very good at that. It's funny finding what's challenging about acting as you go.
    -- Allison Williams

    #Laughing #Fake #Challenges

  • Don't put your characters on a treadmill. They need to go new places, face new challenges and do new things.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Character #Challenges #Needs

  • I think the challenge for an actor is always to see which parts of you you can explore and go have fun with.
    -- Ally Walker

    #Fun #Thinking #Challenges

  • Once my doctor began treating my kidney disease, my greatest challenge was the constant exhaustion. Fortunately, my doctor explained that anemia was causing my exhaustion and that people with serious illnesses, like kidney disease, may be at increased risk for anemia.
    -- Alonzo Mourning

    #Doctors #People #Challenges

  • Tradition is a challenge to innovation..
    -- Alvaro Siza Vieira

    #Challenges #Innovation #Architecture

  • By challenging anthropocentricism and temporal provincialism, science fiction throws open the whole of civilization and its premises to constructive criticism.
    -- Alvin Toffler

    #Civilization #Challenges #Criticism

  • True character is revealedby the way people react to the bigger challenges in life.
    -- Alyson Noel

    #Character #People #Challenges

  • The challenge in my life really is keeping the balance between feeling creatively energized and fulfilled without feeling overwhelmed and like Im in the middle of a battlefield.
    -- Amanda Palmer

    #Challenges #Feelings #Balance

  • Bands like Nirvana had theatrical sensibilities, playing with image, challenging assumptions people were making about them, the apex being Kurt Cobain in a dress to make a point.
    -- Amanda Palmer

    #People #Challenges #Dresses

  • Economics, as it has emerged, can be made more productive by paying greater and more explicit attention to the ethical considerations that shape human behaviour and judgment.
    -- Amartya Sen

    #Challenges #Inspire #Attention

  • Poverty is the deprivation of opportunity.
    -- Amartya Sen

    #Opportunity #Challenges #Inspire

  • SACERDOTALIST, n. One who holds the belief that a clergyman is a priest. Denial of this momentous doctrine is the hardest challenge that is now flung into the teeth of the Episcopalian church by the Neo-Dictionarians.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Challenges #Church #Teeth

  • Never do things others can do and will do if there are things others cannot do or will not do.
    -- Amelia Earhart

    #Challenges #Ability

  • As a child, I didn't know what I didn't have. I'm thankful for the challenges early on in my life because now I have a perspective on the world and kind of know what's important.
    -- America Ferrera

    #Children #Perspective #Challenges

  • Life throws challenges and every challenge comes with rainbows and lights to conquer it
    -- Amit Ray

    #Light #Rainbow #Challenges

  • I have to say I've been lucky in that way in that I've been able to go from different films and different genres with different challenges.
    -- Amy Adams

    #Challenges #Different #Lucky

  • It's always challenging when you're shooting a film. Shooting things out of order and keeping continuity on all levels is always for me the most challenging thing.
    -- Amy Adams

    #Order #Challenges #Shooting

  • Something that's fun for me is a challenge. When you have a challenge and you take on that challenge and succeed, that's the best feeling.
    -- Amy Lee

    #Fun #Challenges #Feelings

  • Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you, spend a lot of time with them, and it will change your life.
    -- Amy Poehler

    #People #Challenges #Inspire

  • Instead of looking at our challenges and limitations as something negative or bad, we can begin to look at them as blessings, magnificent gifts that can be used to ignite our imaginations and help us go further than we ever knew we could go.
    -- Amy Purdy

    #Blessing #Imagination #Challenges

  • We all have disabilities. Just some are more visible than others. We all have challenges, we all have obstacles
    -- Amy Purdy

    #Challenges #Obstacles #Disability

  • Books are challenging and inspirational to me.
    -- Amy Sedaris

    #Book #Challenges

  • I would love to do a period piece - in the 18th or 17th century. To me, it would be such an incredible challenge because of the way people carried themselves. There are so many incredible stories within those centuries - just the language and the way they carried themselves and what they were going through.
    -- Amy Smart

    #People #Challenges #Way

  • I want to take roles that challenge me and I want to like the script and obviously feel connected with the director because the director to me is so important.
    -- Amy Smart

    #Challenges #Important #Directors

  • I really started writing music to challenge myself, to see what I could write.
    -- Amy Winehouse

    #Writing #Challenges #Writing Music

  • Writers tend to hate recurring characters; there's this writer snob thing about it. But I don't have that. I feel like the challenge is always to find a cool and innovative way to do it and, obviously, to not repeat your jokes.
    -- Ana Gasteyer

    #Hate #Character #Challenges

  • Perhaps we underestimated the challenges in Afghanistan in the past. That's why we are now strengthening and intensifying our commitment.
    -- Anders Fogh Rasmussen

    #Commitment #Past #Challenges

  • I've been motivated by overcoming challenge and overcoming the hurdles and obstacles that face me. There still is plenty out there to get motivated by.
    -- Andre Agassi

    #Challenges #Overcoming #Faces

  • Sometimes it's just harder to remind yourself about what you're doing and why you're doing it... Other times, you have a great desire for it, but physically you're not responding the way you want. That presents other challenges. Then sometimes it all comes together.
    -- Andre Agassi

    #Sports #Challenges #Desire

  • The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wishes to avoid confusion. I must add that the public must be kept panting in expectation at the gate by a system of challenges and provocations.
    -- Andre Breton

    #Expectations #Confusion #Challenges

  • Every fighter is my toughest challenge to date. After I get done with one fight, the next challenge is the toughest.
    -- Andre Ward

    #Motivation #Fighting #Challenges

  • I create little challenges for myself, like, 'Okay, whatever you do in this song, you've got to somehow work in Greek Cypriots,' or something like that.
    -- Andrew Bird

    #Song #Challenges #Greek

  • For humans, the challenge is to unite soul and role, to discover the hidden wholeness that enables us to be in the world who we are in our souls, and to act in accordance with our deepest and truest natures.
    -- Andrew Himes

    #Integrity #Challenges #Soul

  • An artist strives to frame his ideals in an image; to challenge his audience and to make his vision immortal. But the parasites say 'no, your art must serve the cause... your ideals endanger the people!'
    -- Andrew Ryan

    #Art #People #Challenges

  • I'm twice as funny, I'm twice as smart, I'm twice as whatever when I'm around other people that challenge me.
    -- Andrew Stanton

    #Smart #People #Challenges

  • I should and can play better. That is going to be the challenge for me.
    -- Andrew Strauss

    #Play #Challenges #Should

  • This is a timely and relevant initiative. The environmental challenges facing Singapore and the region are becoming more complex. Tackling them will require inter-disciplinary approaches combined with a good understanding of science, economics and governance aspects. The NUS Bachelor of Environment programme will fill a much needed gap in the current framework. NEA is pleased to be a partner to this programme.
    -- Andrew Tan

    #Challenges #Understanding #Environmental

  • Rock n roll is what I would die for, but I love music and I love exploring, taking the challenge of playing, writing or singing... or producing.
    -- Andrew Taylor

    #Writing #Rocks #Challenges

  • I've always been stimulated by the sense of challenge.
    -- Andrew W.K.


  • Pure mathematicians just love to try unsolved problems - they love a challenge.
    -- Andrew Wiles

    #Challenges #Trying #Problem

  • When confronted with a challenge, the committed heart will search for a solution. The undecided heart searches for an escape.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Determination #Heart #Challenges

  • Challenges are gifts, opportunities to learn.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Opportunity #Challenges

  • Do battle with the challenges of your present, and you will unlock the prizes of your future.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Challenges #Battle #Your Future

  • Of course it does, Jomes answered earnestly. Many of life's treasures remain hidden from us simply because we never search for them. Often we do not ask the proper questions that might lead us to the answer to all our challenges. We are so caught up in fear and regret, that hope seems a foolish endeavor. Proof of hope, however, is not only possible, it is an overlooked law of the universe.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Regret #Law #Challenges

  • Next generation leaders are those who would rather challenge what needs to change and pay the price than remain silent and die on the inside
    -- Andy Stanley

    #Leader #Challenges #Needs

  • A leader is someone who has the courage to say publicly what everybody else is whispering privately. It is not his insight that sets the leader apart from the crowd. It is his courage to act and speak up when everyone else is silent....are those who would rather challenge what needs to change and pay the price than remain silent and die on the inside.
    -- Andy Stanley

    #Leader #Challenges #Needs

  • Leadership is all about taking people on a journey. The challenge is that most of the time, we are asking people to follow us to places we ourselves have never been.
    -- Andy Stanley

    #Journey #People #Challenges

  • The most important factor in determining whether you will succeed isn’t your gender, it’s you. Be open to opportunity and take risks. In fact, take the worst, the messiest, the most challenging assignment you can find, and then take control.
    -- Angela Braly

    #Opportunity #Challenges #Risk

  • The prison is not the only institution that has posed complex challenges to the people who have lived with it and have become so inured to its presence that they could not con­ceive of society without it. Within the history of the United States the system of slavery immediately comes to mind.
    -- Angela Davis

    #People #Challenges #Mind

  • Global climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the twenty-first century.
    -- Angela Merkel

    #Challenges #Humanity #Twenties