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Overcame Quotes and Sayings
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If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

I have had dreams, and I have had nightmares.
I overcame the nightmares because of my dreams.
- Jonas Salk

I overcame size with mechanics.
- Edwin Moses

What I never overcame is a kind of shyness.
- Kurt Masur


I took the hardest possible route that you could take,
and I still overcame and succeeded.
- David Allan Coe

Avoid problems, and you'll never be the one who overcame them.
- Richard Bach

Lance Armstrong is the guy that I would put up there as one of my heroes.
He's done something that no one else has done and when
you put into it what he overcame,
it's absolutely unbelievable.
- Craig T. Nelson

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All of us gave it all we've got, overcame a whole lot
just being on the show and learned a lot about ourselves.
We're just normal people trying to do what we love and follow our dreams.
- Carrie Underwood

No two wars are ever the same.
Some are just, some are unjust, but the basic commonality
shared between them all is that young men and women
heeded a call to service,
overcame their fear, and fought for their side.
- Bob Riley

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I tried to remember how to exhale.
I had to look away before it came back to me.
- Bella, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

If someone had told me I would be Pope one day,
I would have studied harder.
- Pope John Paul I

Everyone who got where he is,
had to begin where he was.
- Richard L. Evans

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

What work I have done I have done because it has been play.
If it had been work I shouldn't have done it.
- Mark Twain

We occasionally stumble over the truth
but most of us pick ourselves up and
hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

If the tongue had not been framed for articulation,
man would still be a beast in the forest.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A person isn't who they are during
the last conversation you had with them -
they're who they've been
throughout your whole relationship.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

The soul would have no rainbow,
Had the eyes no tears.
- John Vance Cheney

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

If I had no sense of humor,
I would long ago have committed suicide.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I had three chairs in my house;
one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
- Henry David Thoreau

I was wise enough to never grow up
while fooling most people into believing I had.
- Margaret Mead

I once had a rose named after me
and I was very flattered.
But I was not pleased to read
the description in the catalogue:
no good in a bed, but fine up against a wall.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,
I'd spend six hours sharpening my ax.
- Abraham Lincoln

Touch me in the morning
Then just walk away
We don't have tomorrow
But we had yesterday
- Ron Miller/Michael Masser

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

I do not fear death.
I had been dead for billions and billions
of years before I was born,
and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
- Mark Twain

We thought that we had the answers,
it was the questions we had wrong.
- Bono

If i had known... i would have lingered
over my coffee a little longer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

I am certainly not an authority on love because there
are no authorities on love,
just those who've had luck with it and those who haven't.
- Bill Cosby

Men occasionally stumble over the truth,
but most of them pick themselves up
and hurry off as if nothing had happened.
- Winston Churchill

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I have found that hollow,
which even I had relied on for solid.
- Henry David Thoreau

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,
to front only the essential facts of life,
and see if I could not learn what it had to teach,
and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes,
I had one thousand and sixty.
- Imelda Marcos

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was so jazzed about sobering up
and starting a new life;
I had to stop at a bar
to get a drink just to calm down.
- the television series Glee

I only wish that ordinary people
had an unlimited capacity for doing harm;
then they might have an unlimited power for doing good.
- Socrates

My Father had a profound influence on me.
He was a lunatic.
- Spike Milligan

You ask me if I keep a notebook
to record my great ideas.
I've only ever had one.
- Albert Einstein

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Getting fired is nature's way to telling you
that you had the wrong job in the first place.
- Hal Lancaster

No stream rises higher than its source.
Whatever man might build, could never
express or reflect more than he was.
He could record neither more nor less
than he had learned of life.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

In every country and every age,
the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

My uncle Sammy was an angry man.
He had printed on his tombstone: What are you looking at?
- Margaret Smith

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
That person did the very best they could,
given the knowledge, emotions, and prior experience
they had to draw upon at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words,
and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
- Winston Churchill

I wish I had the nerve not to tip.
- Paul Lynde


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