Challenge Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Challenge

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Death is a challenge. It tells us not to waste time... It tells us to tell each other right now that we love each other.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


I tend to arrive in the rehearsal process with very strongly developed ideas about what I want to do. But I don't like those ideas to be things that are not subject to change, or subject to development, or subject to challenge.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


Just as a puppy can be more of a challenge than a gift, so too can the holidays.
~By John Clayton ~


Clearly a big challenge for Christianity is how to remain in contact with the millions of people who look for God but do not come to Church.
~By Timothy Radcliffe ~


I'm challenged by people like Russell Crowe and Sean Penn who come in with such incredible discipline and power.
~By Josh Lucas ~


It is definitely a challenge to play Nathan, but the more different he is from myself, the more interesting the character becomes for me.
~By James Lafferty ~


The 1980s will seem like a walk in the park when compared to new global challenges, where annual productivity increases of 6% may not be enough. A combination of software, brains, and running harder will be needed to bring that percentage up to 8% or 9%.
~By Jack Welch ~


My father instilled in me the attitude of prevailing. If there's a challenge, go for it. If there's a wall to break down, break it down.
~By Donny Osmond ~


Greater public recognition will also be critical in encouraging prevention and early intervention, and more generally in building public support to meet the challenges of dementia.
~By Julie Bishop ~


I like the way words go together and I like the gamesmanship of writing poetry. It is such a challenge.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


My friends, history, history calls us to this time and to this place. A solemn choice rests with us - where do we go from here? Do we move slowly and incrementally? Or do we seize the challenge of our time and tackle the great issues of our day.
~By Thomas Vilsack ~


I don't think art is a goal orientated business. I don't do things for the challenges, I only do them because I love them, I'm not really a goal orientated, achiever type of person.
~By Greg Lake ~


Rather than viewing a brief relapse back to inactivity as a failure, treat it as a challenge and try to get back on track as soon as possible.
~By Jimmy Connors ~


When you remove the risk, you remove the challenge. When you remove the challenge, you wither on the vine.
~By Alex Lowe ~


A woman's life can really be a succession of lives, each revolving around some emotionally compelling situation or challenge, and each marked off by some intense experience.
~By Wallis Simpson ~


Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


I challenge you to be dreamers; I challenge you to be doers and let us make the greatest place in the world even better.
~By Brian Schweitzer ~


I came into a strong organization, and I hope I strengthened it more and expanded its capacity to deal with some of the challenges that might not have seemed as great 10 years ago, such as H.I.V., AIDS and children affected by war.
~By Carol Bellamy ~


Our communities face many challenges, from keeping our kids safe in public, to the war on terrorism. But few have such immediate consequences as we face from methamphetamine.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


We have fun, we listen to one another, we challenge one another, we trust one another. We're doing what we enjoy, and we're not just playing for each other, we're playing for the people.
~By Benny Green ~


I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


Neither the wording of the amendment itself nor common practice challenged the widely held belief that government guaranteed freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
~By Linda Chavez ~


My goal in the new administration is to engage all of the stakeholders, everyone who can help us meet the challenges of the 21st century, and ensure that we work together.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


We have to remember that Dr. King was not an idle dreamer. Dr. King was a man of action. If Dr. King were here, he would challenge us and exhort us.
~By Marc Morial ~


San Francisco businesses face many challenges, including high rents, regulatory burdens, and the rising cost of workers compensation insurance and employee health plans.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


You'll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you'll be challenged and growing and having fun.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


We know we're up against the wall. We know how difficult a challenge it is, being in the minority.
~By Tom Daschle ~


I work with structure, but I go outside the box and give it my own spin. I adore the challenge of creating truly modern clothes - where a woman's personality and sense of style are realized.
~By Vera Wang ~


For me life is a challenge. And it will be a challenge if I live to be 100 or if I get to be a trillionaire.
~By Beah Richards ~


To those of you who study history, economics, sociology, literature and language I present the challenge of the utilization of the enormous resources in our grasp to the problem of creating a genuinely good life for yourselves and your children.
~By Polykarp Kusch ~


I get bored very easily. I have a voracious appetite and I do not feel alive if I'm repeating something I'm good at. So I'm always looking for new challenges.
~By Jewel ~


My greatest challenge has been to change the mindset of people. Mindsets play strange tricks on us. We see things the way our minds have instructed our eyes to see.
~By Muhammad Yunus ~


Sure I faced the troubles and challenges that most actors and actresses face until they get noticed, but I was always confident of myself and my capabilities.
~By Christine Lahti ~


The private sector can go forward, if it must, with destruction of embryos for questionable and ethically challenged science. But spend the people's money on proven blood cord, bone marrow, germ cell, and adult cell research.
~By Roger Wicker ~


Where every moment is about truth and I think it's a great challenge every night. That's what really drove me to wanting to do theatre, and it's great.
~By Deborah Cox ~


It was depressing, very depressing. I worried about how I would make a living. I didn't want to stay on the farm. It didn't offer the challenge I wanted and yet, without a college education, I felt that I was really out of luck.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


Crises are challenges, not calamities.
~By Guy Verhofstadt ~


And secondly, I would impose a significant state landfill tipping fee and use that tipping fee to fund the billion dollar bond issue that I want to create to produce the funds for all of the environmental challenges that we just went over.
~By Ed Rendell ~


Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all the ends aren't tied up and they're not told what to think in films. And if they're challenged, they think it's something wrong with the film.
~By Alan Cumming ~


What's the challenge in writing a novel that few people will read? I'm more than happy writing what I do and have no plans to change that.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


Proving yourself in a field where the casualty rate is so notoriously high is an ongoing challenge.
~By Richard E. Grant ~


If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


Our aim, during our Presidency in the next six months will be to lead this challenge, to show that Europe can function in a mature and responsible way, to start delivering tangible results that show we are taking people's concerns seriously.
~By John Hutton ~


Acting is an art form and you want to take roles that are challenged and it's more of a challenge I think to play dark characters. Not that I want to always play those, but it is a challenge and challenges are rewarding and fun.
~By James Franco ~


I think the challenges for me was to go into the studio with these incredible jazz players and come up to their level of excellence. That's always a challenge.
~By Rita Coolidge ~


I was the Secretary of State of New Jersey in November 2000. I paid careful attention to the challenges that stemmed from inadequate voting systems in various places.
~By DeForest Soaries ~


The issues and challenges surrounding nuclear non-proliferation are continuously evolving. They've changed dramatically at several junctures in recent memory.
~By Spencer Abraham ~


Look, the president is elected to lead and to face the country's biggest challenges. The country's biggest challenge domestically speaking, no doubt about it, is a debt crisis, and I'm really hoping that he is going to give us a budget that tackles this debt crisis.
~By Paul Ryan ~


When we are no longer able to change a situation - we are challenged to change ourselves.
~By Viktor E. Frankl ~


Sometimes even the greatest joys bring challenge, and children with special needs inspire a very, very special love.
~By Sarah Palin ~


People should not be imprisoned without having the ability to challenge the legality of that imprisonment.
~By Jeff Bingaman ~


Truly, the challenges we face are not Democratic challenges or Republican challenges. In fact, they are not political challenges at all; they are fiscal challenges, and educational challenges, and the challenges of figuring out how to take care of each other.
~By Christine Gregoire ~


No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer's mind.
~By Tom Watson ~


I think the tougher the challenge the better.
~By Jim Otto ~


When the Australian Government looked at how to meet the challenges, and the opportunities, presented by our ageing population, it saw that an all-encompassing approach was a prerequisite.
~By Julie Bishop ~


The challenge for me has first been to see things as they are, whether a portrait, a city street, or a bouncing ball. In a word, I have tried to be objective.
~By Berenice Abbott ~


I really believe deep in my soul that we're going to have to step up and face these challenges and be tough and pull together and unify and be creative and be willing to sacrifice.
~By Zach Wamp ~


My family gave me values that have sustained me through situations that would challenge any person. My personal relationship with the Lord inspires me in all I do.
~By Kathy Ireland ~


There is never time in the future in which we will work out our salvation. The challenge is in the moment; the time is always now.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


Our reports about civilian casualties here, about the resistance of the Iraqi forces, are going back to the United States. It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge the policy to develop their arguments.
~By Peter Arnett ~


I actually thrive on all the challenges, and I don't feel like ADD has impaired my ability.
~By David Neeleman ~


South Africa has all the tools to compete in the new global village - an eager workforce, ready to take on any challenge.
~By Tom Peters ~


The greatest grand challenge for any scientist is discovering how to prevent the spread of HIV and finding the cure or an effective vaccine for AIDS.
~By Philip Emeagwali ~


It's been years and years and years I've been playing the drums, and they're still a challenge. I still enjoy using drumsticks and a snare drum.
~By Charlie Watts ~


For Astrid, no matter what challenges they go through, they are going to face each other. It's hard for a daughter to accept that her mother is that selfish and that terrible.
~By Alison Lohman ~


The largest challenge that we face, from my perspective, is the ability to continue moving forward so the agency will have a single mission: that is, to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing.
~By Alphonso Jackson ~


After Land I wanted to continue exploring the theme but I needed a new challenge so turned to colour. I explored Bradford and produced a series of urban landscapes that I liked, but because Land had made such an impact on the general public my colour work wasn't reviewed.
~By Fay Godwin ~


I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.
~By Marsha Sinetar ~


Congress should pass legislation to remove from the federal courts their jurisdiction to hear these outrageous challenges to the Ten Commandments and the Pledge of Allegiance.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


The progress in Iraq is still fragile. And it could still be reversed. Iraq still faces innumerable challenges, and they will be evident during what will likely be a difficult process as the newly elected Council of Representatives selects the next prime minister, president, and speaker of the council.
~By David Petraeus ~


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


The lopsided attitudes of college professors pose a serious challenge to learning because students are so susceptible to becoming lopsided sheep.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


So I think it's fair to say it's even more of a challenge for some of these actors that are coming up, because there's such a pressure to look good, to be sexy and be palatable to people on whatever level.
~By Anthony Michael Hall ~


With the recent news that the State of Florida has agreed to purchase 181,000 acres of U.S. Sugar land, we have an historic opportunity for our larger restoration efforts and for the people of Florida. This too will not come without difficult challenges, but it reminds us that anything is possible.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?
~By Dorothy Day ~


I deliberately, in a way, went for something that was a huge challenge and was a big period film. I was excited about the canvas on which I could tell the story as much as the story itself.
~By Sam Mendes ~


Roosevelt's magic lay in one facet of his personality: He knew how to take the risk. No other man in public life I knew could so readily take the challenge of the new.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


Our Parliamentary system has simply failed to meet the challenge of judicial activism.
~By Stockwell Day ~


Being able to pit your wits against literally hundreds of other people is really exciting and ultimately the biggest single challenge for a poker player.
~By Tim Page ~


We might be too proud to admit it as guys, but we still need to learn how to manage responsibility, how to face our challenges.
~By Ryan Reynolds ~


I report to you that our country is challenged at home and abroad: that it is our will that is being tried and not our strength; our sense of purpose and not our ability to achieve a better America.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


The specifics of Cathy?s and my life are different now, but the basic life challenges are exactly the same.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


We took this challenge before our Lord and our conscience, and it must be done, because this man, Hitler, he is the ultimate evil.
~By Claus von Stauffenberg ~


I'm just looking as always for something that's stimulating and I hope to find a good story that's a challenge, whether it's big or small. Or that it finds me. I don't have like a career plan. Maybe I should, but I don't.
~By Viggo Mortensen ~


I didn't want to write a biographie romancee especially since I already write novels, nor did I want to challenge the rules of the biography game, arbitrary as those rules might be.
~By Edmund White ~


I suggest to you that increasing the size of America's economic pie - which can be achieved only if everybody has a seat at the table - is the most important challenge facing our country today.
~By William Weld ~


I think life is full of challenges and problems. I don't believe that anyone is perfect. We all make mistakes. It's not a bed of roses, and you have to work real hard at it.
~By Nigel Mansell ~


Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we're going forward to tomorrow or whether we're going to go past to the - to the back!
~By Dan Quayle ~


I've never done an improvised movie as a fictitious character. I think that's the challenge.
~By Martin Short ~


Every theory presented as a scientific concept is just that; it's a theory that tries to explain more about the world than previous theories have done. It is open to being challenged and to being proven incorrect.
~By Marvin Harris ~


I feel like I've reached an age where I can relax a little bit with the knowledge of what I've been through, take all that experience and use it. I love the challenge of trying to get back to where I've been, and beyond it.
~By Cathy Freeman ~


If I stay alert, then I can challenge myself, and by challenging myself, that helps me to stay alive and to hopefully take something away from the experience.
~By Thomas Jane ~


When you coach as long as I did, you can't help but miss those Saturdays - dealing with the players, the game preparation, the challenges, the excitement.
~By Tom Osborne ~


We've got to ensure that the quality and the capability of these forces will be good enough to withstand the challenges that the insurgents and the terrorists will present to the new Iraqi government.
~By John Abizaid ~


And obviously, from our own personal point of view, the principal challenge is a personal challenge.
~By Richard Branson ~


That was my challenge as a composer. Like with anything, to keep yourself interested in doing what you do, you set yourself challenges. So I said, Okay, I'll try to write a hundred tunes in a year.
~By John Zorn ~


With a theatre audience there's always the additional sense of a sustained challenge of which I'm acutely aware and for which you need to have the tools ready - your voice, physicality, brain.
~By Greta Scacchi ~


Unless we rise to the challenge, instead of American youth being able to live the American dream, the Chinese will fulfill their dream of overtaking America.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


Writing in English was a major challenge. I didn't want other songwriters to write for me. I wanted to preserve the spirit of my songs in Spanish. I am the same Shakira in English as I am in Spanish.
~By Shakira ~

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April 15 ,2024
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