Best Quotes About Hurdles

With our Reserve and Guard units playing increasingly important roles in the war on terror and in Iraq, it is unacceptable to make them jump through any unnecessary hurdles. -Pat Roberts

Governments must give to all those who have hit life's hurdles the chance to rebuild and have a future. -Pauline Hanson

But I think funny and talent will always win out; I mean, of course there are hurdles, but I think if you're funny you will get over all of that. -Wanda Sykes

Despite these hurdles, manufacturers in the U.S. and their employees are doing remarkable work. -John Engler

There are hurdles to overcome in sport and in life. Sport is a very valuable learning ground for how to live your life in the best possible way. -Lynn Davies

On immigration, there are a lot of hurdles before anything arrives at the White House. -Gwen Ifill

I've been motivated by overcoming challenge and overcoming the hurdles and obstacles that face me. There still is plenty out there to get motivated by. -Andre Agassi

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. -Maya Angelou

For a few years, more people have been leaving our country than entering it. Wherever it is possible, we must lower the entry hurdles for those who bring the country forward. -Angela Merkel

'Somebody That I Used to Know,' like a lot of the record, was a bit of a struggle to finish. It was written fairly quickly – I wrote it in November 2010 – but it took six months to find Kimbra and really realize she was the right vocalist to make the female part come to life. There were constant hurdles. -Gotye

When I was in high school, I ran hurdles, but I was really short, so I'd barely clear them. I was pretty quick, but I had little legs, so I had to take 50 steps in between each hurdle. -Chris Kirkpatrick

When I was younger, I used to be a high jumper before I switched to hurdles. -Liu Xiang

My theory is that one needs to be loved completely, unconditionally, and unfettered by parental disapproval, if one is to get happily through life which, after all, presents its own hurdles. -Arabella Weir

There are hurdles, there are handicaps, hardships you have to face in life, but you hope for a great future. -Anil Kapoor

The sum of all the current regulations presents ever increasing hurdles. -Scott Rigell

We always spend more time on the throwing events and a little bit more on the long jump. They're my weaker events – they don't come as naturally to me as running and jumping. I like the hurdles and the high-jump, I'm a springy, speedy athlete so those suit me. -Jessica Ennis-Hill

If you hold back in hurdles, you are going to fall over. -Sally Pearson

There's always hurdles. So I just keep moving, just constantly redefining myself. That's how you stay in the race. -Isaac Hayes

As we women know, there are so many other hurdles that we have to cross that I would love it if we could stop having the race conversation so that we can get women further on. You know, a female president now that we have an African American president. Maybe we can get an Asian female, a gay person? -Octavia Spencer

Delayed energy projects and regulatory hurdles to domestic oil production not only cost the United States economy billions of dollars and millions of jobs, but they also stand in the way of an elusive goal: true American energy security. -John Hoeven

From zoning to labor to food safety to insurance, local food systems daily face a phalanx of regulatory hurdles designed and implemented to police industrial food models but which prejudicially wipe out the antidote: appropriate scaled local food systems. -Joel Salatin

Whether I'm trying to figure out what the U.S. military is doing in Latin America or Africa, Afghanistan or Qatar, the response is remarkably uniform – obstruction and obfuscation, hurdles and hindrances. In short, the good old-fashioned military runaround. -Nick Turse

I think everybody has tragedy in their life. Everybody has hurdles in their life. Everybody has tough things to overcome. My kids say to me, 'This isn't fair.' I said, 'Life isn't fair.' Everybody has their issues. It's how you handle your issues that distinguishes you. -Maria Shriver

Being a typical teenager isn't easy. When you have autism, it can be extra difficult. We need more public awareness about these hurdles as well as compassion towards these young people. -Holly Robinson Peete

When I started Biocon in 1978, the obstacles I needed to navigate were manifold – ranging from infrastructural hurdles to issues related to my credibility as a business woman. With no access to venture capital, money was scarce and high-cost, debt-based capital was all I had. -Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

What you need, above all else, is a love for your subject, whatever it is. You've got to be so deeply in love with your subject that when curve balls are thrown, when hurdles are put in place, you've got the energy to overcome them. -Neil deGrasse Tyson

Artists who take on curatorial activities have the advantage of negating the professional hurdles and limitations comprising institutions. -Michelle Grabner

Sometimes when you're given hurdles, it makes you more creative in the end. -Judy Greer

Four of my children are daughters, and I've watched them devote themselves to reading books about how little girls learn to become women – how they learn to deal with boys and men, and the different hurdles females have to go over. -Robert K. Massie

Regardless of the obstacles or hurdles that are ahead of you, regardless of the opponent, regardless of the odds, your goal and objective always is to win. I think that's part of sports. -Grant Hill

I'm so grateful for everything that's happened. I love my work. People have such hurdles – I just wanted to perform, and I wanted my parents to be proud, and they were proud. -Liza Minnelli

I hate leg exercises. I hate one-legged squats. I hate the hurdles and the split squats. I hate all the leg exercises. I know they help me, and I'm able to move around and don't have knee problems, and my hip doesn't hurt anymore, but when my trainer tells me I have to do them, I almost feel like my body goes into convulsions. -Michael Strahan

One of the biggest hurdles about Foursquare is you need to remember to use it. -Dennis Crowley

In February 1991, I was rushed to the hospital in Los Angeles to have my feet amputated. Three years earlier, I had broken the national 100 meters hurdles record while a student at UCLA and was a favourite for the event at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. -Gail Devers

In my race, there's 10 hurdles, but in life, there is always a hurdle. There is always something you gotta get over, and it's what you do, you know. -Gail Devers

Many people who try to do big bold things in the world find out it's not about the money or the technology: It's about the regulatory hurdles that will try and stop you. -Peter Diamandis

I'm not thin, but I'm strong – plus my balance is such that I can navigate a flight of stairs with a basket of laundry and a stack of Pottery Barn catalogs, vaulting over cat-and-dog hurdles, never once spilling my coffee. -Jen Lancaster

The development agenda is not a straightforward one; it's a process with serious hurdles, but it's a path we've chosen to go down. -Augustin Matata Ponyo

The fold is that place where He keeps His flock shut behind the hurdles of the Ten Commandments. Every now and then, a sheep leaps one of these hurdles or pushes his way between them and runs away into forbidden pastures. Then the Good Shepherd goes after the erring sheep and brings it back. -Sabine Baring-Gould

I played small forward on the basketball team. I also ran the 300 hurdles. -Gabriel Luna

I am constantly struggling to show people that there is more to me than my appearance. You do have to try and overcome those hurdles. Female actresses need to be given the chance to be more than how they look. -Amber Heard

There is a need to be the best you can be. You can't panic; you concentrate. When I run up to the hurdles, I'm very nervous, but I'll tend to think about technical things to keep my mind focused. -Jessica Ennis-Hill

Sometimes they are big hurdles, but good players can overcome them. I am trying to do my best. -Sonny Bill Williams

Every international meeting or championship I do, I can cope a lot better because I can say I did the 100 m. hurdles, opened up the athletics at an Olympic Games in front of a home crowd, 80,000 people. -Katarina Johnson-Thompson

I'm not saying that in order to be a great jazz musician you have to be a great classical pianist first. But I am saying that it makes things easier when you can get around the instrument, and you have some idea of how to approach the various hurdles. -Aaron Diehl

Sometimes the hurdles aren't really hurdles at all. They're welcome challenges, tests. -Paul Walker

I'm always looking to the next thing. There are always hurdles, whether it's the White House dinner or hosting charity events or that night's show: Until they're over, I worry, then I move right on to the next thing. It's hard for me to enjoy the moment. I'm just thinking about not failing. -Jimmy Kimmel

After 'Muriel's Wedding,' I first went to America, and I was sent all these scripts about fat girls overcoming hurdles. Something in me knew not to go down that road, even if it was a good script. -Toni Collette

Everyone has to face obstacles. Everybody has to face hurdles. It's what you do with those that determines how successful you're going to be. -Craig Sager

No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity. -Ella Wheeler Wilcox

We've all got hurdles we have to overcome, and mine are not necessarily any bigger than anyone else's. -Zach Anner

I thought, 'Let's make it a check list. What if I got my education even though I lost my mother, even though my dad is in a shelter?' and looking at these things as hurdles to go over. I could inspire myself. -Liz Murray

You can't predict the future, and you've got to go with your gut on these things, and I'm sure if you speak to a laundry list of CEOs and people who have gone through the startup process themselves, they'll say it's an endless hurdle race, and you are inevitably going to catch your legs on hurdles, and it's just how you roll with that. -Thomas Middleditch

I think there are a lot of hurdles between a normal consumer brand figuring out their mobile strategy – let alone their chat app strategy – and programming a Facebook Messenger chatbot. -Harper Reed

It's unacceptable for any past or present service member to lose access or go through increased hurdles to get the medical services they rely on. -Dan Donovan

I think most people who try to start a business, they realise very quickly that one of the biggest hurdles is having to be self-determined. -Mark Manson

I want to create a platform for those people who want to come to this field. These people will face hurdles and problems that don't allow them to show their talent. So I want to make a platform that they can easily access, and then, at least, they won't be a victim of these problems. -Qandeel Baloch

A power of recall that depended solely on the electorate and was not subject to unnecessary hurdles of Parliamentary procedures would show trust in the good sense and fairness of the British people. In return, they might trust Parliamentarians a little more. -Jacob Rees-Mogg

I've been making music for so long, and the main hurdles I've run when dealing with any public exposure is that many of my projects are so different from each other. -Devin Townsend

I thought that basketball and soccer were hard. And then I went to track practice. It's just running and running and running. And my event was the 400 hurdles. I ended up qualifying for state. But looking back on it, track was hard. -Sue Bird

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