"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
"The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. But the greatness comes when you're really tested, when you take some knocks, some disappointments, when sadness comes. Because only if you've been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain." -- Richard M. Nixon
"The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in moments of comfort and convenience but how he stands at times of controversy and challenges." -- Martin Luther King Jr.
"Never look down to test the ground before taking your next step; only he who keeps his eye fixed on the far horizon will find his right road." -- Dag Hammarskjold
"Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down." -- Charles F. Kettering
"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." -- Henry Ford
"Stand up to your obstacles and do something about them. You will find that they haven't half the strength you think they have." -- Norman Vincent Peale
"Don't let setbacks get you down. Studying successful people will show you that they did not attain their success without first overcoming challenges." -- Catherine Pulsifer, from EVERYTHING GOING AGAINST YOU
"As you grew, we helped you find solutions.
As you leave, always remember there is a solution to every problem." -- Catherine & Byron Pulsifer, from As You Grew
"In our lifetime, we meet many types of people. The ones that stand out for me are the ones who overcome challenges and have a positive outlook on life." -- Catherine Pulsifer, from AN INSPIRATIONAL PERSON, JAYMAC