Quotes on Stepping Stones

Use pain as a stepping stone, not a camp ground. Alan Cohen

Failure is a stepping stone to success. Arianna Huffington

Failures are the stepping stones to success. Farrhad Acidwalla

Mistakes are the stepping stones to success. John C Maxwell

Every obstacle is a stepping stone. My good cannot be stopped. Louise Hay

Cross the creek on the stepping stones of your failures. Jerry Spinelli

Failing is another stepping-stone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey

Failure is a stepping-stone to greatness. Oprah Winfrey

Football has always been a stepping stone for my education. Cardale Jones

Never treat anything you do as a stepping stone. Do it fully, and follow it completely. Mira Nair

Fear is like the wilderland - Stepping stones or sinking sand Joni Mitchell

I've always seen modeling as a stepping stone. Tyra Banks

Everything in my life has been a stepping-stone to something else. Stacy Keibler

The past is a stepping stone, not a millstone. Robert Plant

I have always thought of poems as stepping stones in one's own sense of oneself. Seamus Heaney

Failure can either be a stepping stone to success or a stumbling to defeat. Ron Holland

A good education is a stepping-stone to wealth. Helen Keller

Don't let the negatives of life control you. Rise above them. Use them as your stepping stones to go higher than you ever dreamed possible Mary Kay Ash

Mortality is but a stepping-stone to a more glorious existence in the future. Gordon B Hinckley

Success is a continuing thing. It is growth and development. It is achieving one thing and using that as a stepping stone to achieve something else. John C Maxwell

Love is the stepping stone to new beginnings. Thomas Kinkade

MMA for me was a stepping stone in my life as a man to grow. Enson Inoue

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune. Henry David Thoreau

Failures to heroic minds are the stepping stones to success. Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Anarchy is the stepping stone to absolute power. Napoleon Bonaparte

I do not recognize these as defeats. They are but interesting experiences of life. They are valuable stepping stones to success. Walter Russell

Yesterday in a 25 to 24 vote, Republicans welcomed back Lott back into their leadership and named him minority whip. That is great for Trent. They say minority whip is a stepping stone to Grand Wizard. Stephen Colbert

What do you do when disappointment comes? When it weighs on you like a rock, you can either let it press you down until you become discouraged, even devastated, or you can use it as a stepping-stone to better things. Joyce Meyer

Never be afraid to fail. Failure is only a stepping stone to improvement. Never be overconfident because that will block your improvement. Tatchakorn Yeerum

One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better. Colonel Sanders

Every now and then one paints a picture that seems to have opened a door and serves as a stepping stone to other things. Pablo Picasso

All diseases and disorders have some spiritual connection and serve as stepping stones for us to listen to and learn from. Marlo Morgan

Everybody has the blues. Everybody longs for meaning. Everybody needs to love and be loved. Everybody needs to clap hands and be happy. Everybody longs for faith. In music, especially this broad category called jazz, there is a stepping-stone to all of these. Martin Luther King, Jr.

See every difficulty as a challenge, a stepping stone, and never be defeated by anything or anyone. Eileen Caddy

Every fresh act of benevolence is the herald of deeper satisfaction; every charitable act a stepping-stone towards heaven. Henry Ward Beecher

In every failure is the seed of success... Our failures are stepping stones in the mechanics of creation, bringing us even closer to our goals. In reality, there is no such thing as failure. What we call failure is just a mechanism through which we can learn to do things right. Deepak Chopra

....If you are guided toward a faith, use it as a stepping stone to God, not as a barrier between yourself and God's other children or as a tower to hold you aloft from others. If you are not guided toward a faith (or even if you are) seek God in the silence - seek within. Peace Pilgrim

For athletes traditionally it's such a fantastic stepping stone to greater things down the track and in the future. Don't undermine the Commonwealth Games! Cathy Freeman

Don't let failure deter you; use it as a stepping-stone and an educational experience towards making your mark on the world. Ben Parr

The most successful men have used seeming failures as stepping stones to better things. Grenville Kleiser

Our wounds ultimately give us wisdom. Our stumbling blocks inevitably become our stepping stones. And our setbacks lead us to our strengths Robin S. Sharma

Often, you'll fail. But, as my mother also taught me, failure isn't the opposite of success - it's a stepping stone to success. Arianna Huffington

Men may rise on stepping stones of their dead selves to higher things. Zane Grey

I kind of look at my modeling career and the Hitchcock years as stepping stones to what I'm doing now. Tippi Hedren

No individual is alone responsible for a single stepping stone along the path of progress, and where the path is smooth progress is most rapid. Ernest Lawrence

Australians are very provincial in many ways. If they feel that you've used them as a stepping stone to bigger things, they resent it. Graham Russell

Hoods are good parts because they're always flashy and attract attention. If you've got any ability, you can use that as a stepping stone. Richard Widmark

I don't see my show as a stepping stone to something else like some people, who get a job then have a foot out the door looking for their next job. Craig Ferguson

Religion is to be used as a stepping stone to God but it must never be used as a tower to hold one aloft from others. We are all cells in the body of humanity. When anyone attempts to isolate another, they only isolate themselves more. Peace Pilgrim

A stepping-stone can be a stumbling block if we can't see it until after we have tripped over it. Cullen Hightower

You see, you cannot draw lines and compartments, and refuse to budge beyond them, sometimes you have to use your failures as stepping stones to success Rohinton Mistry

Consider the possibility that the little obstacles in life are not obstacles at all, but stepping stones. Neale Donald Walsch

Mistakes are the stepping stones to wisdom, we learn from trial & error, we become wise by understanding problems. Leon Brown

In the end, it all comes to choices to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones. Scott Peterson

I've always wanted to be an actor. I didn't get into this game to be the best improviser in the world. I didn't choose improv as a stepping stone, it just happened to become one. Rob Corddry

Embrace the work opportunity you have today. It may be the stepping-stone you need on your way to success. Dan Miller

There are no successes and failures in life, only achievements - stepping stones. Ian Gardner

Failure is an event, never a person; an attitude, not an outcome; a temporary inconvenience; a stepping stone. Our response to it determines just how helpful it can be. Zig Ziglar

All loves should be simply stepping stones to the love of God. So it was with me; and blessed be his name for his great goodness and mercy. Plato

Every experience of love, bliss, belonging, inspiration, and insight provides a stepping stone back to your true self. Deepak Chopra

Is the NAFTA a stepping stone toward the New World Order? Absolutely! Kent Hovind

God often uses our challenges as stepping stones to the higher purposes of God. James Robison

It therefore should be possible for even the photographer - just as for the creative poet or painter - to use the object as a stepping stone to a realm of meaning completely beyond itself. Clarence John Laughlin

In all our Yogas this renunciation is necessary. This is the stepping-stone and the real centre and the real heart of all spiritual culture - renunciation. This is religion - renunciation. Swami Vivekananda

Clearly drive, IQ, and hard work are incredibly important. But ultimately what matters most is resilience-the ability to quickly rebound from failures, indeed to see failure as a stepping stone to success. Arianna Huffington

What are stumbling blocks and defeat to the weak and vacillating are but stepping stones to victory to the determined soul. Orison Swett Marden

Remember that all success is based on long-term commitment, faith, discipline, attitude and a few stepping stones along the way. Jim Rohn

Heartbreaks, disappointments and even our own weaknesses can serve as stepping-stones to the second half of life transformation. Failings are the foundation for growth. Those who have fallen, failed or 'gone down' are the only ones who understand 'up.' Richard Rohr

The ideal that marriage aims at is that of spiritual union through the physical. The human love that it incarnates is intended to serve as a stepping stone to diving or universal love. Mahatma Gandhi

Do not be afraid of your difficulties.Do not wish you could be in other circumstances than you are. For when you have made the best of an adversity, it becomes the stepping stone to a splendid opportunity. H. P. Blavatsky

Handicaps can be converted into stepping stones on which one may climb toward some worthy goal, unless they are accepted as obstacles, and used as alibis. Napoleon Hill

The path to inspiration starts upon the trails we've known; each stumbling block is not a rock, but just a stepping stone. Charles Ghigna

In science its main worth is temporary, as a stepping-stone to something beyond. Even [Newton's] Principia ... is truly but the beginning of a natural philosophy. Co-author with his brother Julius Hare. Augustus William Hare

Failure is not the opposite to success, it's a stepping stone to success. If our primary goal is to be approved of, then we are not going to take risks, we are not going to speak out, we are going to try to blend in. Arianna Huffington

Everyone faces defeat. It may be a stepping-stone or a stumbling block, depending on the mental attitude with which it is faced. Napoleon Hill

Events are never absolute, their outcome depends entirely upon the individual. Misfortune is a stepping stone for a genius, a piscina for a Christian, a treasure for a man of parts, and an abyss for a weakling. Honore De Balzac

The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but the stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich; a war growing in intensity and bitterness. Stephen Johnson Field

Goals are like stepping-stones to the stars. They should never be used to put a ceiling or a limit on achievement Denis Waitley

Are you going to let the obstacles in your life be stumbling blocks or stepping stones? Choose the positive. You are the master of your attitude. Bruce Lee

There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them. Friedrich Nietzsche

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