Challenges Quotes

Most popular challenges quotes

Weary the path that does not challenge.
You can't choose the ways in which you'll be tested.
To be tested is good.  The challenged life may be the best therapist.

losing our way

The fruit that can fall without shaking,
Indeed is too mellow for me.
If you hit a hole in one on every hole, you wouldn't play golf for very long.

adversity

Providence has hidden a charm in difficult undertaking, which is appreciated only by those who dare to grapple with them.
Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition, such as lifting weights, we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.

adversity character

Disasters will always come and go, leaving their victims either completely broken or steeled and seasoned and better able to face the next crop of challenges that may occur.

disasters

Now civilizations, I believe, come to birth and proceed to grow by successfully responding to successive challenges.  They break down and go to pieces if and when a challenge confronts them which they fail to meet.

civilization

There comes a time in the life of every human when he or she must decide to risk "his life, his fortune, and his sacred honor" on an outcome dubious.  Those who fail the challenge are merely overgrown children, can never be anything else.

risk-taking