"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, Cheer
"Be thankful for each new challenge,
because it will build your strength and character."
Author Unknown, Be Thankful
"Understand that it is ok to be scared or uncertain,
however right beyond those barriers ultimately lies your dreams."
"In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it."
Norman Vincent Peale
"You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you."
"Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye."
"While he did have faith and passion he had many challenges to overcome.
It was not an easy ride to success, but his through his faith and a passion he did make it."
Catherine Pulsifer, Yanni in Words
"Focused will is incredible. If you have a dream and you don't give up no matter what obstacles come up, then life's problems will fall away and you will get what you want. It happens. It works."
"Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them."
Orison Swett Marden
"I have also worked with leaders who have a positive outlook, and the morale is so different. Even when faced with challenges, the people looked for solutions."
Byron and Catherine Pulsifer
"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."
"When faced with a challenge, look for a way, not a way out."
"Life's up and downs provide windows of opportunity to determine your values and goals. Think of using all obstacles as stepping stones to build the life you want."
"Sometimes, instead of climbing over the barricades, you've got to walk around them."
"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning how to sail my ship."
Louisa May Alcott
"Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths."
"Everything negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise."
"Life is a challenge,
Mother Theresa, Life Is
"It is not the mountain
Sir Edmund Hillary
has a gift for you
in its hands."