On Challenge

‘When you come to a roadblock, take a detour.’
— Mary Kay Ash
‘The creative person pays close attention to what appears discordant and contradictory and is challenged by such irregularities.’
— Frank Barron
‘Great things are done when men and mountains meet.’
— William Blake
‘Adversity is the first path to truth.’
—George Byron
‘In order to exist, man must rebel.’
— Albert Camus
‘An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered; an adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.’
— G. K. Chesterton
‘The best cure for a sluggish mind is to disturb its routine.’
— William H. Danforth
‘God could cause us considerable embarrassment by revealing all the secrets of nature to us: we should not know what to do for sheer apathy and boredom.’
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
‘Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.’
— Dag Hammarskjöld
‘If you hit every time the target’s too near.’
— Tom Hirshfield
‘Adversity makes men.’
— Victor Hugo
‘Every great advance in natural knowledge has involved the absolute rejection of authority.’
— Thomas Huxley
‘With the pride of an artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists, the small trumpet of your defiance.’
— Norman Mailer
‘The greater the obstacle the more glory in overcoming it.’
— Jean Baptiste Molière
‘Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.’
— George S. Patton