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«It is surmounting difficulties that makes heroes.»
«Difficulty need not foreshadow despair or defeat. Rather achievement can be all the more satisfying because of obstacles surmounted.»
«Life affords no higher pleasure than that of surmounting difficulties, passing from one step of success to another, forming new wishes and seeing them gratified.»
Author: Samuel Johnson
«All experiences of life seems to prove that the impediments thrown in the way of the human advancement may for the most part be overcome by steady good conduct, honest zeal, activity, perseverance and above all, by a determined resolution to surmount»
Author: Samuel Smiles
, for the most part
, The Conduct of Life
«He who, before he leaves his body, learns to surmount the promptings of desire and anger is a saint and is happy.»
«Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths.»
«I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.»
Author: Mahatma Gandhi
, due to
«Difficulties exist to be surmounted»
«If the obstacles of bigotry and priestcraft can be surmounted, we may hope that common sense will suffice to do everything else»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, common sense
«It is part of the American character to consider nothing as desperate - to surmount every difficulty by resolution and contrivance.»