Overcomer Sayings and Quotes

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


We acquire the strength we have overcome.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe.     

John Milton

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.     

Wilma Rudolph

When you know that you can overcome challenges, you do gain that self-respect, and then you won't end up in a situation that you regret later on.     

Danica Mckellar

A child who has overcome challenges with proper emotional support will emerge stronger.     

Kate Middleton

You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals.     

George S. Patton

Give yourself an even greater challenge than the one you are trying to master and you will develop the powers necessary to overcome the original difficulty.     

William Bennett

It makes one a better person to have had hardships and to have overcome hardships and not to blame anybody else for your mistakes.     

Maureen Forrester

So many objections may be made to everything, that nothing can overcome them but the necessity of doing something.     

Samuel Johnson

When you accept the fact that your true identity includes being an overcomer, you will never settle for less than a miracle.     

Craig Groeschel

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.     

Albert Schweitzer

Everyone wants to be an overcomer, but nobody wants anything to overcome.     

Joyce Meyer

They who overcome their desires once can overcome them always.     

Pierre Corneille

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

Channing Pollock

You were not built for comfort and convenience. You were built to overcome.     

Cory Booker

Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.     

Thomas a Kempis