Resistance quotes that can change your life: Do you know the stumbling block of creativity is resistance? This destructive force which is inside in all of us; rears it ugly head, whenever we consider a difficult long-term course of action that might do us good or for others.
We all have two live. The life we live and the one which we wish we should have lived. Or the unlived life. Resistance is the one which is the obstacle that stands between these two live. This invisible internal force can bring down our spirit, stunt us and make us less than we are and were born to be.
Resistance is from within us. It is self-generated and self-perpetuated. This negative enemy is powerful and has no conscience. It acts objectively.
You can read learn how to overcome this internal foe which block you from achieving your dream and success in life. Get this book by Steven Pressfield called “The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles“. In this book, you get to learn how to identify, defeat and unlock the resistance.
Anyway, here are selected quotes about resistance in life:
“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear” – Mark Twain
“The mind commands the body and it obeys. The mind orders itself and meets resistance.” – Saint Augustine
“The resistance of a woman to a mans advances is not always a sign of virtue. Sometimes its just a sign of experience.” – Ninon De Lenclos
“What is happiness? The feeling that power increases – that resistance is being overcome” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“The first resistance to social change is to say it’s not necessary.” – Gloria Steinem
“It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down all resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.” – Claude M. Bristol
“The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.” – Honore de Balzac
“Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” – Sun Tzu
“There is no sin punished more implacably by nature than the sin of resistance to change” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
“The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger
“Paralyze resistance with persistence” – Woody Hayes
“Adaptability is not imitation. It means power of resistance and assimilation.” – Mahatma Gandhi