Brick Walls

Written by on Jun 20 2008

Take the time to watch Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture. There are many great quotes in the video one of my favorites is…

“Brick Walls are there for a reason: they let us prove how badly we want things.”

There are many great quotes about facing or overcoming adversity and Randy’s is one to remember.

Here’s a few other quotes about adversity that I like:

  • “Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors.”
  • “Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember”
  • “Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.”
  • “There is no education like adversity”
  • “Adversity introduces a man to himself.”

There’s always a point in your career as a business owner or boot strapper of an app that you’ll look at greener pastures. The Dip of adversity only makes it harder for people to follow and overtake you.


Hi I'm Allan,

I wrote the article you're reading... I'm one of the co-founders of LessEverything. I love my family more than breathing and I love creating videos about our family adventures.

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