Hurdles Sayings and Quotes

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


You're either changing your life or you're not. No waiting for this or that or better weather or other hurdles. Hurdles are the change.     

Terri Guillemets

Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.      

Neils Bohr

God doesn't hand you an easy life because you will grow in it. He hands you a dream with hurdles, obstacles, setbacks, battles and challenges because he knows the real you is at the finishing line.     

Shannon L. Alder

The biggest hurdle is figuring out who your friends are. Your real friends.     

Eleanor Mondale

No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity.     

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Each handicap is like a hurdle in a steeplechase, and when you ride up to it, if you throw your heart over, the horse will go along, too.     

Lawrence Bixby

Life's problems wouldn't be called "hurdles" if there wasn't a way to get over them.      

Author Unknown

Your biggest hurdle isn't your opponent, it is yourself.     

Brandon Todd

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.     

Moliere

Take heart again; put your dismal fears away. One day, who knows? Even these hardships will be grand things to look back on.     

Virgil

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope.     

Maya Angelou

It cannot be too often repeated that it is not helps, but obstacles, not facilities, but difficulties that make men.     

William Matthews

The chief obstacle to the progress of the human race is the human race.     

Don Marquis

Storms make the oak grow deeper roots.      

George Herbert

Most obstacles are imaginary; the rest are only temporary.      

Scott Sorrell

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

There are hurdles, there are handicaps, hardships you have to face in life, but you hope for a great future.     

Anil Kapoor

When faced with a hurdle then give it all you've got to jump over it because it can't be done in two stages.     

Stephen Richards

Persistence is recognizing that there are challenges and hurdles to be crossed before life's visions are realized.     

Joycelyn Dankwa

Each day is a special gift from God, and while life may not always be fair, you must never allow the pains, hurdles, and handicaps of the moment to poison your attitude and plans for yourself and your future.     

Og Mandino

Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.      

Henri Frederic Amiel

We are the hurdles we leap to be ourselves.      

Michael McClure

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.     

Henry Ford

Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.     

Michael Jordan

The obstacle is the path.     

Zen Proverb

Most obstacles melt away when we make up our minds to walk boldly through them.     

Orison Swett Marden

Many a wretch has rid on a hurdle who has done less mischief than utterers of forged tales, coiners of scandal, and clippers of reputation.     

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

Success is determined not by whether or not you face obstacles, but by your reaction to them. And if you look at these obstacles as a containing fence, they become your excuse for failure. If you look at them as a hurdle, each one strengthens you for the      

Ben Carson

Where the loser saw barriers, the winner saw hurdles.      

Robert Brault

Into each life some rain must fall, some days be dark and dreary.     

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow