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I've said consistently that no employer ever really accepts a union. They tolerate the unions. The very minute they can get a pool of unemployment they'll challenge the unions and try to get back what they call managements prerogatives, meaning hire, fire, pay what you want.
Jimmy Hoffa

Authors on Challenges Quotes: Barack Obama Richard Branson Stephen Covey Eckhart Tolle Hillary Clinton Pope Francis George W. Bush Paulo Coelho Iyanla Vanzant Nelson Mandela Tony Blair Marianne Williamson Edmund Hillary Jim Rohn Noam Chomsky Al Gore John C. Maxwell Joel Osteen Henry A. Kissinger Mehmet Murat Ildan Donald Trump Bill Gates Ralph Marston Daisaku Ikeda Frederick Lenz Marco Rubio Dalai Lama Narendra Modi Vladimir Putin Edsger Dijkstra Andy Stanley Sheri L. Dew John McCain
What we should really fear is not failure but the heart that is no longer brave enough to take risks and embrace challenges

We should dread not defeat but the heart that is no longer strong enough to take chances and accept hurdles.
I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you respect for the use of power. I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity.
Mary McLeod Bethune

I depart with adoration. I bequeath optimism. I task you to nurture confidence in each other. I leave behind esteem for the application of authority. I bestow trust. I provide racial poise.
Poverty is the deprivation of opportunity.
Amartya Sen

Scarcity of chances.
Challenge yourself; it’s the only path which leads to growth.
Morgan Freeman

Test yourself; it's the exclusive route to development.
If you don’t learn constantly, you don’t grow and you will wither. Too many people wither on the vine. Sure, it gets a little harder as you get older, but new experiences and new challenges keep it fresh.
Iris Apfel

The oil is a gift bestowed by God on the Arab nation, to use after centuries of poverty, backwardness and servitude - in raising its living standards, developing its economic, social and cultural conditions, and building up its own power to meet the challenges and conspiracies besetting it.
Saddam Hussein

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy. The true neighbor will risk his position, his prestige, and even his life for the welfare of others. In dangerous valleys and hazardous pathways, he will lift some bruised and beaten brother to a higher and more noble life.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

To be very honest, I cannot drape a saree myself. I have never draped one on my own, ever. But it has been done on me so many times, that now I have memorised all the steps, and if someone challenges me, I will surely be able to do it.
Sonakshi Sinha

In death, you once more challenge people from every strata, religion, and position to think about how their own actions do and can change the world for better or worse.
Ahmed Kathrada

In passing, you provoke individuals from all walks of life, faiths, and status to contemplate how their behavior can modify the world for good or ill.
Some of the best people with whom you can have a relationship are the people who challenge your thinking.
T. D. Jakes

'Some of the best people with whom you can have a rapport are those who provoke your intellect.'
In a growth mindset, challenges are exciting rather than threatening. So rather than thinking, oh, I'm going to reveal my weaknesses, you say, wow, here's a chance to grow.
Carol S. Dweck

In a growth mindset, difficulties are thrilling instead of intimidating. Thus rather than believing, oh, I'm going to uncover my deficiencies, you state, wow, here's an opportunity to expand.
The challenge of modernity is to live without illusions and without becoming disillusioned.
Antonio Gramsci

The trial of contemporaneity is to exist without fantasies and without succumbing to disenchantment.
Having a dream is what keeps you alive. Overcoming the challenges makes life worth living.
Mary Tyler Moore

Pursuing a vision is what sustains you. Conquering hurdles renders life meaningful.
Learning Indian mannerisms, how to wear saris, and the language were a challenge.
Amy Jackson

Absorbing Indian customs, donning traditional garments, and grasping the vernacular was a test.
Either we heal now, as a team, or we will die as individuals.
Al Pacino

'Either we recover now, collectively, or we will perish as separate entities.'
The hard thing when you get old is to keep your horizons open. The first part of your life everything is in front of you, all your potential and promise. But over the years, you make decisions; you carve yourself into a given shape. Then the challenge is to keep discovering the green growing edge.
Howard Thurman

Every disciple needs three types of relationships in his life. He needs a 'Paul' who can mentor him and challenge him. He needs a 'Barnabas' who can come along side and encourage him. And he needs a 'Timothy,' someone that he can pour his life into.
Howard G. Hendricks

Intelligent people surround themselves with people who challenge them, not yes people.
Hamza Yusuf

Savvy individuals associate with those who provoke them, not people who always agree.
Change is the nature of life but challenge is the future of life. So challenge the changes. Never change the challenges.
Amitabh Bachchan

Transform is the essence of life but testing is the destiny of life. So test the transformations. Never alter the tests.
The peace that we are looking for is not peace that crumbles as soon as there is difficulty or chaos. Whether we’re seeking inner peace or global peace or a combination of the two, the way to experience it is to build on the foundation of unconditional openness to all that arises. Peace isn’t an experience free of challenges, free of rough and smooth, it’s an experience that’s expansive enough to include all that arises without feeling threatened.
Pema Chodron

If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow-creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large.
William Wilberforce

If being deeply conscious of the anguish of my companions is to be viewed as an extremist, I am one of the most inveterate extremists ever allowed to roam freely.
All rising to great places is by a winding stair.
Gautama Buddha

Climbing to high positions is by a serpentine route.
None dare challenge me when i say i am an Afrikan.
Thabo Mbeki

No one dares dispute my assertion that I am an African.
Instead of being afraid of the challenge and failure, be afraid of avoiding the challenge and doing nothing
Soichiro Honda

Instead of dreading the test and disappointment, be scared of sidestepping the exam and being inactive.
Your life, all of your life, is your path to awakening. By resisting or not dealing with its challenges, you stay asleep to Reality. Pay attention to what life is trying to reveal to you. Say yes to its fierce, ruthless, and loving grace.

We only have one future, and it will be made of our dreams, if we have the courage to challenge convention.
Soichiro Honda

We only have one destiny, and it will be constructed from our aspirations, if we have the audacity to oppose convention.
Don't wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don't wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don't wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom. The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.
Jim Rohn

For me there is only the traveling on paths that have heart, on any path that may have heart, and the only worthwhile challenge is to traverse its full length--and there I travel looking, looking breathlessly.
Carlos Castaneda

We live in an age in which the fundamental principles to which we subscribe - liberty, equality and justice for all - are encountering extraordinary challenges, ... But it is also an age in which we can join hands with others who hold to those principles and face similar challenges.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
Kofi Annan

Gender parity is an essential step towards ameliorating poverty, promoting long-term development and instituting solid governance.
When you face difficult times, know that challenges are not sent to destroy you. They're sent to promote, increase and strengthen you.
Joel Osteen

When times are tough, bear in mind that hardships are not designed to crush you. Rather, they are meant to invigorate, amplify and fortify you.
People with high assurance in their capabilities approach difficult tasks as challenges to be mastered rather than as threats to be avoided.
Albert Bandura

Because life constantly poses challenges, living demands courage
Manuel Neuer

I'm no longer sceptical. I no longer have any doubt at all. I think climate change is the major challenge facing the world.
David Attenborough

Bipolar disorder can be a great teacher. It's a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything else in your life.
Carrie Fisher

The duty of youth is to challenge corruption.
Kurt Cobain

A leader is someone who has the courage to say publicly what everybody else is whispering privately. It is not his insight that sets the leader apart from the crowd. It is his courage to act and speak up when everyone else is silent....are those who would rather challenge what needs to change and pay the price than remain silent and die on the inside.
Andy Stanley

While on top of Everest, I looked across the valley towards the great peak Makalu and mentally worked out a route about how it could be climbed. It showed me that even though I was standing on top of the world, it wasn't the end of everything. I was still looking beyond to other interesting challenges.
Edmund Hillary

Economics, as it has emerged, can be made more productive by paying greater and more explicit attention to the ethical considerations that shape human behaviour and judgment.
Amartya Sen

Only through suffering can we find ourselves.
Fyodor Dostoevsky

The challenge for a human now is to be more interesting to another than his or her smartphone.
Alain de Botton

To create a new standard, you have to be up for that challenge and really enjoy it.
Shigeru Miyamoto

My challenge is, do not run away from the hard questions. Truly ask yourself what's worth living for in this life.
Jon Foreman

For human beings, the most daunting challenge is to become fully human. For to become fully human is to become fully divine.
Thomas Keating

This is the great challenge: to maintain passion for the everyday routine and the endlessly repeated act, to derive deep gratification from the mundane.
Thomas Keller

Life itself is always a trial. In training, you must test and polish yourself in order to face the great challenges of life.
Morihei Ueshiba

Relish the challenge of overcoming difficulties that would crush ordinary men...learn to suffer.
Mark Twight

There may be challenges or crosses that may have delayed your goals temporarily, but now it’s time to move forward.
T. D. Jakes

Failure is a reality; we all fail at times, and it's painful when we do. But it's better to fail while striving for something wonderful, challenging, adventurous, and uncertain than to say, " I don't want to try because I may not succeed completely.
Jimmy Carter