Challenges Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old challenges quotes, challenges sayings, and challenges proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory. George S. Patton
Our ability to handle life's challenges is a measure of our strength of character. Les Brown
Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. Robert H. Schuller
Challenges are meant to be met and overcome. Liu Xiang
Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew. Cicely Tyson
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are. Bernice Johnson Reagon
Only by contending with challenges that seem to be beyond your strength to handle at the moment you can grow more surely toward the stars. Brian Tracy
It isn't the mountain ahead that wears you out; it's the grain of sand in your shoe. Robert W. Service
The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done. Arnold Palmer
Troubles are often the tools by which God fashions us for better things. Henry Ward Beecher
To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist. Gail Sheehy
I have always grown from my problems and challenges, from the things that don't work out, that's when I've really learned. Carol Burnett
The greatest challenge to any thinker is stating the problem in a way that will allow a solution. Bertrand Russell
To be successful you must accept all challenges that come your way. You can't just accept the ones you like. Mike Kafka
There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man. Sean Connery
Embrace each challenge in your life as an opportunity for self-transformation. Bernie S. Siegel
You have to meet all of the challenges, big and small. Because how you start is how you finish. Bernie Mac
Challenge is a dragon with a gift in its mouth. Tame the dragon and the gift is yours. Noela Evans
There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself. Michael F. Staley
You will face your greatest opposition when you are closest to your biggest miracle. Shannon L. Alder
A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it. Ray Davis
Challenges in life can either enrich you or poison you. You are the one who decides. Steve Maraboli
If you compared your troubles, or challenges, with those of others, you would surely find that there are those whose troubles make yours look like minor inconveniences. Catherine Pulsifer
When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out. David Weatherford
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser. Lou Holtz
Accept the challenges of life and you'll continue to find that winning is the spirit of living . . . it's merely a state of mind. Mychal Wynn
Challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges. Carlos Castaneda
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand. Oprah Winfrey
The challenges in our lives are there to STRENGTHEN our CONVICTIONS. They are NOT there to run us over. Nick Vujicic
Sometimes the darkest challenges, the most difficult lessons, hold the greatest gems of light. Barbara Marciniak
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny... C.S. Lewis
A new challenge keeps the brain kicking and the heart ticking. E.A. Bucchianeri
Only those who never step, never stumble. Richard Paul Evans
Only by seeking challenges can we hope to find the best in ourselves. Robert Rodriguez
If you take each challenge one step at a time, with faith in every footstep, your strength and understanding will increase. James E. Faust
The next time you face a challenge, remember that the cost of success is far cheaper than the price of failure. Tsem Tulku Rinpoche
Never back down from a real challenge. They give the best lessons in life. Lil Wayne
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein
Every problem has in it the seeds of its own solution. If you don't have any problems, you don't get any seeds. Norman Vincent Peale
There is no such thing as a problem without a gift for you in its hands. You seek problems because you need their gifts. Richard Bach
Every problem is a gift - without problems we would not grow. Anthony Robbins
Our problems are man-made, therefore they may be solved by man. And man can be as big as he wants. No problem of human destiny is beyond human beings. John F. Kennedy
One should never impose one's views on a problem; one should rather study it, and in time a solution will reveal itself. Albert Einstein
No problem is so formidable that you can't walk away from it. Charles M. Schulz
Never underestimate your problem or your ability to deal with it. Robert H. Schuller
Problems in relationship occur because each person is concentrating on what is missing in the other person. Wayne Dyer
The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble. They can never be solved but only outgrown. Carl Gustav Jung
Be thankful for problems. If they were less difficult, someone with less ability might have your job. James A. Lovell
Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding the life you need to live. Paulo Coelho
All problems become smaller if you don't dodge them but confront them. William F. Halsey, Sr.
Most of the challenges in life are the ones we create for ourselves. Rick Berman
The challenge, is to improve yourself. To enrich yourself. Enjoy it. Christian Tod
Our very strength incites challenge. Challenge incites conflict. And conflict... breeds catastrophe. Christopher Markus
It's time to get to work / I challenge you to work / There's no secret about this / You reap what you sow Youssou N'Dour
For spirit thrives where darkness comes to challenge you / Be more than words / Be more than strength and kind / Be love and blind / To those who come to you William Hugh Cashion
It's the eye of the tiger / It's the thrill of the fight / Rising up to the challenge / Of our rival Frank Sullivan
Listen as your day unfolds / Challenge what the future holds / Try and keep your head up to the sky Des'ree Weekes
When you grasped the question / Did you miss the meaning? / When you met your challenge / Did you go out fighting? / We will discover / Ripeness twice over? Ian Stephen Mcculloch
Thousands of lives wasting away / People living from day to day / It's a challenge just staying alive Norman Whitfield
Colored in pastures of chance / Dancing leaves cast spells of challenge / Amused but real in thought / We fled from the sea whole Alan White
Faced with a challenge of finding right and wrong / In a brand new world that recognizes none / It's hard for me to believe in all my travels / I'm the only one Farris
Another journey for me / Another challenge to win / I'm here again to complete / My mission impossible / I'm not ready to die / The fear's become my ally Marco Pastorino
The more that you think you ain't getting to the end / Focus on the challenge / And it will begin Talib Matin
We're fighting tooth and nail / Our backs may be against the wall / But there's no way we can fail / Rising to the challenge / Take our chances with both hands John Lynton Gallagher
If you rise for every challenge, if you run to catch your dreams / That star that you keep reaching for is closer than it seems Tony Haselden
But balance is good / The world isn't fair / The challenge is great / It's bitter and sweet / Just balance the hate Carlos Coleman
Live for the challenge, only make me stronger / One more reason to turn up on them Kehlani
Find your challenge, suffer miles / Colors gray, he brings them out / Don't mind the challenge, suffer miles / A little shallow, if I don't say Peter Loeffer
Cause there's a passion / Moving at the speed of light / We're fighting the challenge / Of troubles deep inside Michelle Williams
They take the challenge to their hearts / Challenging preconceived ideas / Saying goodbye to long standing fears Howard Jones
Shallow dreams undone / Fruitless and unsung / No challenge towers so steep / Seven horses deep Ian Mcnabb
But at my heels there’s a strong wind that blows / I’ll celebrate the highs and learn from the lows, / And face the challenges of life, / With my shoulders back and my head held high Andrew Oxspring
Which challenges itself as honors born, / And is not like the sire: honors thrive, / When rather from our acts we them derive, / Than our fore-goers Shaks. All's Well
Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua Maxine
Challenges come in every size, shape, and form we can imagine. Some are seasonal. And the challenges of this life just keep coming like a waves on the seashore. Bill Hybels
Because it's hard, it does not mean it is not worth doing. / The difficult we do immediately. / The impossible takes a little longer. / Accept bold and audacious challenges. Horatius
It is wisdom to brazen out challenges and deal with the problem directly to fling down the gauntlet of difficulties. Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
No matter the challenges you are going through, great people went through and came out of it. You are coming out a success; you are a success. Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
No matter the intensity of your challenges in this life, increase your curiosity find a way out of the challenging circumstance. Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
When you face the adversity of challenging experiences head on, you develop the skills, abilities, and strength, to face other adversities in the future. James A. Murphy
The adversity and challenges you experience are just a part of your life, a part of your personal growth. James A. Murphy
From the day we take our first breath, life is all about the challenges we experience, and the lessons we need to learn from them. James A. Murphy
Life is always throwing challenges at us, and as students, it's up to us to learn the lesson from every one of them. James A. Murphy
The more we face our challenges and the more we overcome the bigger one's, the easier life gets, the easier life becomes for us. It's because of our past challenges; that we have the skills, knowledge, and tools to our current challenges. James A. Murphy
No one searches for adversity. Bad experiences are simply part of life. The likelihood that you will encounter adversity at some point in your lifetime comes with a 100 percent guarantee. Eileen S. Lenson
When we are faced with numerous decisions, problems, and challenges, the refusal to give up, and instead, to persist even when facing continued discouragement and ongoing problems, helps us achieve the goals we want. Eileen S. Lenson
To every life there are challenges and some happenings, which may come up as one continues the journey of making life worth it and achieving said tasks and goals. Edward Kwarteng
Being mindful of your state gives you the power to prove something against the challenges in your life. Edward Kwarteng
Challenges are less if we hold on to the power to resist the frustrations of our life. Edward Kwarteng
One way or the other, one can also overcome life and its challenges by aspiring to use the power, knowledge and wisdom given them from above. Edward Kwarteng
Those challenges you are battling with in your life have their main sources and you need to deal with them fast whenever they approach you. Edward Kwarteng
One of our greatest challenges is to allow hard, painful, and tear-filled experiences to be our teacher in the classroom of life. Bill Crowder
Life is hard and what you do with your difficult life experiences will determine how you turn out in the end. Franca Lawrence
There will always be problems and challenges as long as we live. Franca Lawrence
Challenges and obstacles exist because we are called to learn something new to achieve goals. Tony Fahkry
But if we understand the underlying reason of our challenges, we can move through them with less discomfort. Tony Fahkry
Accepting your challenges opens the door to major breakthroughs, and the hidden opportunities surrounding them. Tony Fahkry
Success is due to our stretching to the challenges of life. Failure comes when we shrink from them. John C Maxwell
The key to accepting challenges lies in engaging your inner resolve and personal fortitude. Tony Fahkry
Acknowledging your challenges means to welcome what is taking place in your life, instead of pushing it away hoping it will resolve itself; it seldom does. Tony Fahkry
Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they are supposed to help you discover who you are and what you are made of. Spence Finlayson
Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain. Spence Finlayson
Facing those challenges can be difficult, as it often requires a great deal of self-reflection and introspection. Don Mann
Knowledge and experience can play a critical role in identifying obstacles, allowing us to better understand and evaluate the challenges we face at any given time. Don Mann
Life has a beautiful way of teaching lessons through the challenges you face. Jennifer Pullara
Challenges are part of life and can redefine who you are. Jennifer Pullara
Those who are unprepared to handle challenges and adversity will become frustrated, discouraged, and are likely to give up long before their goals are achieved. Donna Daisy
When adversity occurs, you always have a choice. You can become helpless and give up, believing that nothing you do will make a difference. Or, you can choose to become empowered by acquiring the mindset, the lifestyle, and the skills. Donna Daisy
One of the biggest challenges we all face in our lives is continuing to work toward our goals when life throws obstacles in our paths, or when we just get discouraged. Donna Daisy
We also need a strong belief in our ability to respond effectively to life's challenges. Donna Daisy
Journalism is the ability to meet the challenge of filling space. Rebecca West
Absolutely nothing in this world gives you more satisfaction than knowing you're on the road to success and achievement. John A. Andrews
Whenever a problem presents itself, we view it as a challenge and we either go through it, over it, under it or around it. John A. Andrews
As a leader, one of the greatest challenges you may face is how to convey your message to the people looking to you for guidance. Monica L. Wofford
Accept bold and audacious challenges. Vincenzo Berghella
Because it's hard, it does not mean it is not worth doing. Vincenzo Berghella
The difficult we do immediately. The impossible takes a little longer. Vincenzo Berghella
The hurrier I go, the behinder I get. David Allen
Things rarely get stuck because of lack of time. They get stuck because of doing of them has not been defined. David Allen
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work. Vince Lombardi
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Vincenzo Berghella
Work is fun, and there is no fun like work. Noel Coward
Hard work and good deeds are reward enough. Elisa Medhus
It's amazing what two can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. Jason K. Baxter
The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. Theodore Rubin
Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua J. Marine
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. Dale Carnegie
What is to give light must endure burning Viktor Frankl
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. Richard Bach
Don't get stuck thinking that your life can't and won't change for the better. Jon Gordon
Don't go through life focusing on your problems with your head down. Instead keep your eyes open and your head up. Jon Gordon
Complainers talk about problems. Jon Gordon
Instead of complaining about problems, look for solutions. Jon Gordon
Focus on the positive and help overcome negativity. Jon Gordon
He did not see his problems. He only saw all these people who could use his help. Bob Weinstein
The challenge is not to be perfect. It's to be whole. Jane Fonda
Childcare is a challenge for almost all employed parents. Ann C. Crouter
Every problem is an opportunity in disguise. Jason K. Baxter
To any problem, you can choose to ignore or to cure. John Taylor
The best way to solve any problem is to remove its cause. John Taylor Wood
As tides of life rise and fall, life is constant, like the waves crashing upon the shore. Persistence is the key in high and low times. James A. Murphy
We must also look into our feelings of grief and loss. When we accept that everything is constantly changing, when we accept the inevitability that people and animals die, we can deal with pain in a much better fashion. Aaron Soltys
Embrace your grief and your sadness felt towards those that have passed and remember them with love. Aaron Soltys
Replace your grief with love and appreciation. That is truly what any who have departed from our lives would wish for us. Aaron Soltys
You are more powerful than your circumstances. They don't define you. You do. Jon Gordon
The story you tell yourself defines the life you live and the actions you take. It's important to tell yourself a positive story. Jon Gordon
Sometimes life is hard. How do you hang on when things seem hopeless? You can tackle your problems as you would climb a mountain. Andrew Matthews
Through hard times. It puts your life into perspective. It will get you back on track. Andrew Matthews
Fruitful times are waiting those who are patient in the hard times. Jonathan H. Wilson
Those who do not have worthy struggles in their lives never enjoy the pleasure of celebrating a hard-won victory. Eric Greitens