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A man does what he must, in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and this is the basis of all human morality.

John F. Kennedy (1917-1963) Thirty-fifth President of the USA

Defeat may test you; it need not stop you. If at first you don't succeed, try another way. For every obstacle there is a solution. Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. The greatest mistake is giving up.

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The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) British historian and essayist.

As long as a man stands in his own way, everything seems to be in his way.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) U.S. poet, essayist and lecturer.

When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.

Obstacles will look large or small to you according to whether you are large or small.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.

Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.

Orison Swett Marden (1850-1924) American author and founder of Success magazine.

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly; 'Tis dearness only that gives everything its value.

Thomas Paine (1737-1809) English intellectual.

Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have.

Norman Vincent Peale (1898-1993) Protestant preacher and author.

There's always free cheese in the mouse traps, but the mice there ain't happy.

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