A lot of people are afraid of challenges. But it is only through challenges that we can make a better self.
Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths. -- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
You have powers you never dreamed of. You can do things you never thought you could do. There are no limitations in what you can do except the limitations of your own mind. -- Darwin P. Kingsley
"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're supposed to help you discover who you are." Bernice Johnson Reagon
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
"“Only as a warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge, and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges.”" Carlos Castaneda
"Opposition is a natural part of life. Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity." Stephen R. Covey
"The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he's dead." Bette Davis
"It's lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself." Muhammad Ali
Extraordinary individuals take one step back and two steps forward with most every challenge—and sometimes two steps back to one step forward. They harvest useful lessons and knowledge from what doesn’t work, and they display a remarkable resiliency; and ability to bounce back from adversity - j. porras