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overcome Quotes

13 of the best book quotes about overcome
  1. #1
    “They hacked down trees in widening rings around their central halls and blistered the land with peasant huts and pigpen fences till the forest looked like an old dog, dying of mange. They thinned out the game, killed birds for sport, set accidental fires that would burn for days. Their sheep killed hedges, snipped valleys bare, and their pigs nosed up the very roots of what might have grown... There was nothing to stop the advance of man.”
  2. #2
    “Working carefully from a small beginning, he soon had a roaring fire, over which he thawed the ice from his face and in the protection of which he ate his biscuits. For the moment the cold of space was outwitted.”
  3. #3
    ″ When we are succeeding — that is, when we have overcome our self-doubt and self-sabotage, when we are advancing in our craft and evolving to a higher level.”
  4. #4
    “Fear doesn’t go away.”
  5. #5
    “She wipes her memory instantly and with purpose; it’s a way of preserving herself.”
  6. #6
    “Don’t surrender all your joy for an idea you used to have about yourself that isn’t true anymore.”
  1. #7
    “What you resist will persist; what you befriend, you will transcend.”
  2. #8
    “And that was how, after twelve years of never thinking for as much as five minutes about myself, I became able finally to muster the nerve, and the strength, to start facing the facts, to think for myself.”
  3. #9
    “I just... I caught myself thinking about it over and over. And then I realized that I was simply remembering it as something that was wrong with me. That was the story I was telling myself - that I was somehow inferior. Isn’t that interesting? The past is just a story we tell ourselves.”
  4. #10
    “Without belittling the courage with which men have died, we should not forget those acts of courage which men--have lived.”
  5. #11
    “Once we overcome our fear of being tiny, we find ourselves on the threshold of a vast and awesome Universe that utterly dwarfs--in time, in space, and in potential-- the tidy anthropocentric proscenium of our ancestors.”
  6. #12
    “Such fear can destroy us completely. You’ve got to get rid of it, you’ve simply got to, if you want to turn into someone decent.”
  7. #13
    “Feeling motivated and energized, we can overcome almost anything. Feeling bored and restless, our minds shut off and we become increasingly passive.”

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