We’ve collected the best Challenged Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Josh Peck, Nina Dobrev, Joely Fisher, Peter Maurer, Megan Phelps-Roper. Use them as an inspiration.
Anytime where you‘re challenged, physically or mentally, you rise to the occasion in different ways.
I like to be challenged.
I think we are challenged in how we define humanitarian action today and how we relate to long-term needs. We are also confronted with legitimate expectations from the people who want us to respond far more thoroughly to their basic pleas than we would have done in a much more contained form of conflict.
Westboro’s fire and brimstone message was the air I breathed all my life. But after joining Twitter at the age of 23, I encountered people who challenged my beliefs and unearthed contradictions my blind faith had missed.
One of the things that’s influenced me musically was my experience at Brown University. I was surrounded by musicians that I really admired, and felt challenged to come up with music, lyrics, and recordings that stood up to the expectations of those musicians and myself.
As the Kindle’s dread grip on digital publishing is challenged by tablet computers and Android smartphones, with their bright screens and high resolution, the need for illustration is growing.
I need to be challenged so I can get better.
I like the encouragement I get from doing new things. I like to feel scared or challenged in the hope that I can pull it off. That little bit of fear creates an energy that I can channel into the performance.
For growth, I need to be challenged and excited about the project. I need to venture out into unknown territories.
What to do with a leading business that’s challenged by a new technology wave without hurting an existing profit stream? The single greatest example of recent memory is Apple‘s willingness to decimate iPod sales by incorporating all the category-defining product‘s features into a new gizmo, the iPhone.
We have grown comfortable not having our perspective challenged. It’s unhealthy.
I’d love to go back to Europe in the ’20s and ’30s, for the beginning of the Psychoanalytic Movement, and Freud and Jung, and all that was going on with discoveries in quantum physics. The whole nature of reality was changing and being challenged.
I have successfully challenged the Western world’s existing model of pharmaceutical innovation, which leads to the creation of monopolistic markets for novel, life-saving drugs that deliver high margins at low volumes.
One thing about being in Metallica is I’ve always felt challenged.
If you’re not challenged, you’ll get bored.
I’ve always had aspirations to play other characters, but over the years I’ve always felt so happy and so challenged at ‘Emmerdale.’
If men were meant to be a dominant power, men would be on this earth by themselves. So, I don’t understand when women‘s rights are challenged – because you’re talking about human rights. You talk about subjugating an entire culture that we heavily depend on for everything we need for survival.
Dancers, like all performing artists, like nothing better than to be challenged.
Having our fundamental assumptions about life challenged is never a comfortable thing.
Censorship in all its forms must be challenged.
As a director, just to be able to jump in to do something that’s different, and to explore comedy and be challenged by that, is great. Some directors never get that opportunity.
You can look at Bad Religion, and, really, almost everything I’ve ever done was an exercise in creativity. I’ve always had a desire to challenge and question authority, and that’s where the fire inside comes from. I challenged authority out of a desire to make things better, not to be nihilistic about it.
Why do I want to be challenged or have challenges? That’s why I don’t go climb mountains.
When analysis and opinion are invited, various viewpoints should be represented. Allegations of political blame, when they occur, should be reasonably challenged on all sides, as good journalism requires.
I wish I wasn’t so technically challenged, because it puts you at a distinct disadvantage. I wish I could figure out a way to get more up to speed.
Yes, horoscopes still persist in popular newspapers, but they are there only for the severely scientifically challenged, or for entertainment; the idea that the stars determine our fate has lost all intellectual currency.
People are tired of simple things. They want to be challenged.
I challenged things that needed to be challenged at Purdue.
Our economic, civil, and constitutional rights are being challenged and, frankly, they are being lost.
We got our revolution out of the way long before the French and the Americans. The monarchy was restored, but the sovereignty of our parliament, made up of and elected by a slowly widening constituency of the people, has never been seriously challenged since then.
I want to be known for having a recognizable style. I believe having your own personal identity is what makes you competitive. On the other hand, I would like to be versatile and be challenged to go in new directions.
When those with wealth and power fear that their privilege is even mildly challenged, they invariably clothe themselves in the garbs of victimhood.
When I was younger I really challenged the boundaries of fashion, I guess I always have.
Games are the way we keep romance alive. They’re based in human hardwiring. Playing hard-to-get or leaving a little to the imagination allows the woman to be wooed and appreciated and the man to be challenged and intrigued.
The House of Commons has the undoubted rights to expel members for misconduct. This is an absolute authority which cannot be challenged in any court, as it derives from the twin concept of the High Court of Parliament being the most senior court in the land and of each House’s right to regulate its own affairs.
People care for their community and will invest in their community and will look out for each other if they are challenged to do so.
Princeton ignited my intellectual curiosity and introduced me to a new social world. It… challenged me on the most fundamental levels imaginable. It was where I became a man.
I’m the kind of person who needs to be challenged all the time. I need my brain to go, or else I just end up playing video games all day, you know? That’s cool too, I guess, at times.
As an actor I like to be challenged all the time.
I think, as an artist, it’s very important to continue to be challenged and feel challenged all the time.
Once you achieve a goal and you are on that high, you have to consciously pull yourself in to say, ‘I need to have the same hunger and desire as when I had nothing.’ That’s the hardest thing to do in life. That is getting challenged every single day once you win titles.
I just would like to be challenged. I want to push myself to the limit, and constantly challenge myself and grow as an artist. That’s where I want to go. Explore different things, different characters, in film, and just everything!
I don’t like doing the same thing over and over again, because I learn from being challenged.
You see who the real people are when they’re challenged.
I love working with smart people and being challenged. I also like working on stuff that’s relevant. That’s my adrenaline shot.
I don’t put the pressure on myself to be a very successful movie star. I want to enjoy being an actor and I want to be challenged by the roles I take.
We should all be able to have faith that our governments are working in our best interests – and if they aren’t, then they should be challenged and held to account.
I think that we are so challenged as women to be everything and do everything and make it look easy.
Human affairs require some combination of moral commitment with disciplined political action. And that is what keeps me intrigued and challenged and wanting to influence events.
I’d earned enough money, I had a flat in Wimbledon, I did some corporate things, but I was really unhappy. After being challenged all my life, suddenly there were no challenges any more.
I’ve been very blessed as far as my faith sustaining me because it’s not like I haven‘t been challenged and I haven’t been tested and disappointed. But my faith does really bind me and keep me.
The threat from terrorists – from extreme ideologies – needs to be challenged head-on.
I never worked hard until I got to the Howard Law School and met Charlie Houston… I saw this man’s dedication, his vision, his willingness to sacrifice, and I told myself, ‘You either shape up or ship out.’ When you are being challenged by a great human being, you know that you can’t ship out.
I’m challenged by people like Russell Crowe and Sean Penn who come in with such incredible discipline and power.
A lot of fitness has that very masculine energy and drive, and that never worked for me. I want to be challenged. I don’t want to be told that I’m terrible and that I suck and that I’m not good enough – that’s not motivating.
As an NBA fan, there is nothing more irritating than when the league‘s credibility is challenged by cockamamy conspiracy theories.
I’ve been writing for years, you know, and when I get to a particular place, city, or different locale, I find myself first of all being challenged by those that love me to write more.
Betty Shabazz was the wife of a man who challenged a government that was historically unjust. She was harassed and placed under surveillance by the Nation of Islam (NOI), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Some people are physically or mentally challenged. I’m emotionally challenged!
I made lots of talks and challenged lots of people.
I went to the University of San Francisco on an athletic scholarship. I didn’t study in high school. I was just there to get by and to play basketball. But a funny thing happened to me when I got to college. I got challenged by the work and the professors.
There will be times in South Africa when we will be challenged as a team. We have to stand up to that.
You’re supposed to be challenged in college.
The renaissance movement and social reformers have taught us that superstitious beliefs and customs should be challenged and opposed.
If you’re a human being walking the earth, you’re weird, you’re strange, you’re psychologically challenged.
I’m on a mission to make people aware that I’m not a solo artist. I’m sometimes challenged by the branding of Tim Crouch.
Coronavirus has challenged daily life in Britain in a way not seen for generations.
I’m involved with Kid One Transport and Studio by the Tracks in Alabama. Kid One literally transports kids to better health by giving them transportation they may need to get medical care. Studio by the Tracks is an art outlet for mentally challenged children.
I love to be challenged, and I’m never sitting comfortable in the mediocrity chair.
One way that whites protect their positions when challenged on race is to invoke the discourse of self-defense. Through this discourse, whites characterize themselves as victimized, slammed, blamed, and attacked.
I actually tried replying to what I thought were some unfair comments on the Internet once or twice, and I never heard back. What seems to happen with some people is they’re very much interested in voicing their own opinions, but not in having them challenged.
In our system of government, the Supreme Court ultimately decides on the constitutionality of laws passed by Congress or of presidential actions. When their actions are challenged, both Congress and the president are entitled to have their positions forcefully advocated in court.
It was when ’21’ came out. I was in Los Angeles and my face was everywhere: on buses, on posters, on the side of buildings. I didn’t feel that blown away by it. I was still hungry to prove myself. I realised that quite quickly, that I had to find something that challenged me from an acting point of view.
Abstracted hatred is incredibly potent. There’s never the risk of having it challenged by the reality of living human beings.
As the technology is developed, autonomous driving could provide driving opportunities for the physically challenged or enable the elderly to continue driving longer. This will be vital as many nations experience an aging population.
Everyone has tests in their life. They come in lots of different forms. I had two or three together, which definitely challenged me as a person and as a sportsman. The big thing is how you react to those situations. You want to come out positively at the other end, and that’s what I focused on doing.
For me, anything that you take on, you want to be challenged. That’s what makes the job exciting.
I was a bit challenged when I was younger to stay on the right path.
Always, as a player, you are questioned and challenged about the next step. That’s what drives the very best: they want to continually win.
I was flying with my brother, and he challenged me to work out on the airplane. He thought it was funny – and I did it!
We’re being challenged to do something so profound, it’s unprecedented in the history of our species, and there couldn’t be more at stake. It’s not even our species at stake; it’s the whole dream of life on earth that’s taken 4.5 billion years to realize – all this beautiful pastoral life on earth.
I believe that any politician has to be constantly challenged. It is very easy for the rest of us to seduced into thinking they’re smarter than us, or that they are privy to more information.
I want to keep on the move, keep stimulated and challenged.
I’ve always challenged authority.
Being productive at work is rewarding, and feeling supported, challenged, and appreciated allows us to be our most efficient selves.
Prince was unapologetically different, and he made it okay for his fans to be different and to celebrate their individuality. His social conscience challenged us to look deeper than the skin color of our neighbors.
I cannot illustrate huge differences between male and female spiritualities except in their starting points, style and fascinations along the way. This is significant, however, and has huge pastoral implications: men must be challenged in the world of doing; women must be challenged in the world of relating.
President Trump, when challenged on facts, says that many people feel the way he does. But feelings should not take the place of reason in matters of public policy.
I’m a relatively shy person, but I love being challenged and putting myself in positions that are scary.