Life can be tough when everything seems to go wrong no matter how much we try. Even in our lowest moments, we get kicked even more.
It’s important to remember in times like these that circumstances, setbacks, failures, and tragedies – however painful they maybe – are a part of life.
If you’re going through a rough time, remember that life isn’t always bad. These seemingly unpleasant situations, disappointment, pain, and heartache are just insignificant moments of time that will soon be a thing of yesterday.
We’ve put together a list of the very best uplifting quotes for tough and difficult times. Whatever you’re facing, we’re here to help inspire you.
“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”– Duke Ellington
“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.”– Thich Nhat Hanh
“Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”– Leroy Satchel Paige
“It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.” – Doe Zantamata
“Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.” – Jim Rohn
“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.” – Unknown
“Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”– L.M. Montgomery
“Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.”– Elie Weisel
“Have great hopes and dare to go all out for them. Have great dreams and dare to live them. Have tremendous expectations and believe in them.”– Norman Vincent Peale
“We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.”– John H. Groberg
“Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.” – Publilius Syrus
“The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.”– Ulysses S. Grant
“He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.”– William Samuel Johnson
“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”– Chinese Proverb
“Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.”– William Hazlitt
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fail.”– Nelson Mandela
“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.” – Jewish Proverb“
The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.”– Seneca“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”– Robert H Schuller
“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”– Lee Iacocca
“Never give in. Never, never, never.” – Winston Churchill“Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.”– Francis Bacon
“We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt
Quotes On Pushing Through Your Challenges
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”-Robert Schuller
“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”– Kenji Miyazawa
“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”– Michael Jordan
“Use what you’ve been through as fuel, believe in yourself and be unstoppable!”– Yvonne Pierre“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.”– Epicetus
“Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James
“Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.”-John Wooden
“The best way to get rid of the pain is to feel the pain. And when you feel the pain and go beyond it, you’ll see there’s a very intense love that is wanting to awaken itself.”– Deepak Chopra
“It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.”– Confucius
“If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”– Mary Engelbreit
“To succeed, you have to do something and be very bad at it for a while. You have to look bad before you can look really good.”– Barbara DeAngelis.
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