Dictionary.net

Loading...

Quotes of challenges

  1. I will stay very focused on my responsibilities as Secretary of Commerce and the economy's doing well. I mean, you asked about some of the challenges that we have or what is going on in the world and you know I, I'm pleased to report that the economy is doing extremely well. – Donald Evans
  2. At the same time, it is obvious that clinicians in Haiti are faced with different, and, in fact, greater, challenges when attempting to treat complications of HIV disease. – Paul Farmer
  3. Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day -to -day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life. – Marilu Henner
  4. There are challenges in terms of the measurement of VAR for what are known as nonlinear derivatives, where things like gamma and vega are important dimensions of the risk. – John Hull
  5. Are there challenges Absolutely. But in aggregate, this is a very strong and valuable company. – Robert Iger
  6. As a former small business owner, I recognize both the important role small businesses play in our economy and the broad universe of challenges that small business owners face in trying to make ends meet. – Sue Kelly
  7. We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges – Tim Berners Lee
  8. I think each role has had different challenges – Chad Lowe
  9. But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate. – John M. McHugh
  10. But despite the challenges I love being your Mayor. – Laura Miller
  11. Yes, I would love to play one of the leads in one these movies and have all those challenges and deal with all those complications, but the business being what it is, there is a slot for me in these kinds of films, so I enjoy them, and I enjoy the people that I work with. – Joe Morton
  12. San Francisco businesses face many challenges including high rents, regulatory burdens, and the rising cost of workers compensation insurance and employee health plans. – Gavin Newsom
  13. I have to say. I kind of love all that stuff- those physical challenges I guess there will come a time when I'll get sick of it but at this stage, I just like it all. – Richard Roxburgh
  14. All of us have read the stories about young people in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there, and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand the commercial side of the film business, so I went back to a purely artistic setting. – Marisa Tomei
  15. There were challenges with production because of the special effects. There are just some things that, although written, special effects just isn't able to do. – Shawn Wayans

Usage examples for challenges

  1. The challenges encountered there and afterward have renewed within me the will to work for something better, and a desire to better understand why I work at all. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  2. We have emerged from bitter experiences chastened but proud, confident once again, ready to face challenges once again, and united once again. – State of the Union Addresses of Jimmy Carter by Jimmy Carter
  3. Our industrial and commercial civilization has been both the effect and the cause of certain more or less unconscious beliefs as to what is worth while; in China one becomes conscious of these beliefs through the spectacle of a society which challenges them by being built, just as unconsciously, upon a different standard of values. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  4. Death challenges and with no shadow of faltering, but perhaps with a smile, the challenge is accepted, and the lad goes under. – Over the Top With the Third Australian Division by G. P. Cuttriss
  5. I was witness at Wagram of an act which furnished a fine illustration of the Emperor's kindness of heart and consideration for others, of which I have already given several instances; for, although in the one I shall now relate, he was forced to refuse an act of clemency, his very refusal challenges admiration as an exhibition of the generosity and greatness of his soul. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  6. But not in Spanish but in French are the challenges given; the town is in the hands of the French; it is under martial law. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  7. Indeed to read the same writer's account, for instance, of Ralegh's adventures with the Irish chieftains, his challenges and single combats, his escapes at fords and woods, is like reading bits of the Faery Queen in prose. – Spenser (English Men of Letters Series) by R. W. Church
  8. The brave steed, leaping lightly, 'Neath his double burden sprightly, Challenges with scornful note, Every horse in Pharaoh's boat. – Fringilla: Some Tales In Verse by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  9. The results were submitted to the representatives of the nation in July, 1861. No shorter, more decisive, or more triumphant answer could have been given to the sarcasms and challenges of the old Protestant party." – Irish Race in the Past and the Present by Aug. J. Thebaud
  10. From this point to the close of the entertainment the vigorous person in question did not cease from raising cries and challenges in an unfaltering and many- fathomed stream, while at the same time he continued to spring from one extremity of the stage to the other surrounded by every external attribute of an insatiable tiger- like rage. – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  11. He heard no more the sentry challenges nor sensed the menace in every slightest sound of the dark night outside. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  12. 2. Accept all the challenges of the law, let it enter till your mouth be stopped. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  13. All the five hundred prove at the most is that human nature can get on with religion, but the one case proves that human nature can get on without it, and that challenges the whole religious position. – A Grammar of Freethought by Chapman Cohen
  14. It is the absolute helplessness of the human infant which challenges the maternal instinct to rush to his rescue, lest he should die at once. – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  15. This young man heads an organization of night- riders- and challenges Towers. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  16. It was here that I heard of the brag of the Marechal de Villeroy concerning the struggle he had had with Dubois, and of the challenges and insults he had uttered with a confidence which rendered his arrest more and more necessary. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  17. No man opens his ware with greater seriousness, or challenges your judgment more in the operation. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
  18. At once he challenges him and they arrange to have a duel in a grove near the town. – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  19. When ye see the broken covenant, ye fall upon doing something, to mend your faults, with some good turns, and some will make a few good works answer all the challenges of sin. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  20. Talk it over with May and- you see that Gulmore challenges you to prove the corruption or else withdraw the imputation? – Gulmore, The Boss by Frank Harris