ᐅ143+ Inspirational Quotes About Life and Struggles

“No difficulty can discourage, no obstacle dismay, no trouble dishearten the man who has acquired the art of being alive. Difficulties are but dares of fate, obstacles but hurdles to try his skill, troubles but bitter tonics to give him strength; and he rises higher and looms greater after each encounter with adversity.”― Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“Never give up. There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.”― Nathan Chen

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome,

“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”― Ben Okri

“When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“Don't go through life, grow through life.” ―Eric Butterworth

“If in trouble, focus on where you want to be rather than where you are!” ― Somya Kedia

“Every day's a new day.” ―Nathan Chen

“I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you're going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.” ― C. JoyBell C.

“Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!”―Stevie Wonder

“It can be easy to get swept up into catastrophizing the situation once your thoughts become negative. When you begin predicting doom and gloom, remind yourself that there are many other potential outcomes.”―Amy Morin

“Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“If you're reading this... Congratulations, you're alive. If that's not something to smile about, then I don't know what it is.” ― Chad Sugg, Monsters Under Your Head

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”―Helen Keller

“Success is the sum of small efforts – repeated day in and day out.”

“Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out.”―Robert Collier

“Mindfulness practices enhance the connection between our body, our mind and everything else that is around us. Mindful living is the key to understanding our struggles with weight and to empowering us to control our weight.”―Thich Nhat Hanh

“There's a time in your life where you're not quite sure where you are. You think everything's perfect, but it's not perfect... Then one day you wake up and you can't quite picture yourself in the situation you're in. But the secret is, if you can picture yourself doing anything in life, you can do it.”― Tom DeLonge

“Life is full of tough decisions, and nothing makes them easy. But the worst ones are really your personal koans, and tormenting ambivalence is just the sense of satori rising. Try, trust, try, and trust again, and eventually you'll feel your mind change its focus to a new level of understanding.” ―Martha Beck

“I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter's tough, but spring's coming. I believe that there's a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better.”― Steve Southerland

“You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.”―Paulo Coelho

“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

“Striving for success is healthy - but believing you need to succeed the first time around may backfire. Mentally strong people believe failure is part of the process toward a long journey to success. By viewing failure as a temporary setback, they're able to bounce back and move forward with ease.” ―Amy Morin

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ―Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Take your mind off the problems for a moment, and focus on the positive possibilities. Consider how very much you are able to do.”―Ralph Marston

“I allow myself to fail. I allow myself to break. I'm not afraid of my flaws.”―Lady Gaga

“Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win.” ― Bernadette Devlin

“Don't let yesterday use up too much of today.” ― Will Rogers

“The key to life when it gets tough is to keep moving. Just keep moving.”―Tyler Perry

“In a time of destruction, create something.”― Maxine Hong Kingston

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”― Marie Curie

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

“Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.”― Gail Devers

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” ― Maya Angelou

“I'm pretty easily overwhelmed and pretty tough as well. I think I'm tougher than I used to be. There's been a lot of hardship along the way. But that's what life is. And it's how you deal with those things, and how you let them shape you that makes you a better person and defines what sort of person you're going to be.”―Nathaniel Rateliff

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”―Khalil Gibran

“There is no success without hardship.” ―Sophocles

“God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.”― Peter Marshall

“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”― H. G. Wells

“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.” ― Robert Fulghum, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

“I like to use the hard times in the past to motivate me today”― Dwayne Jonhson.

“There are uses to adversity, and they don't reveal themselves until tested. Whether it's serious illness, financial hardship, or the simple constraint of parents who speak limited English, difficulty can tap unexpected strengths”. ― Sonia Sotomayor

“Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” ― Newt Gingrich

“A really strong woman accepts the war she went through and is ennobled by her scars”. ― Carly Simon

“When I dare to be powerful - to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid”. ― Audre Lorde

“Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence. Inaction is not only the result, but the cause of fear. Perhaps the action you take will be successful; perhaps different actions or adjustments will have to follow. But any action is better than no action at all.” ― Norman Vincent Peale

“No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.”― Demi Lovato

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ―E. M. Forster

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.”

“You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― William Faulkner

“You've done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.” ― Ralph Marston

“But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr.

“We must be relentless and resilient”.― Toto Wolff

“I think scars are like battle wounds - beautiful, in a way. They show what you've been through and how strong you are for coming out of it.”―Demi Lovato

“Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.”― Oprah Winfrey

“No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.” – Randy Pausch

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

“Our biggest struggle as human beings is to project ourselves as something that society has deemed admirable or likable instead of being honest.” – Matthew Shultz

“Hard times are like thunder. They make a lot of noise but do little harm. Don’t fear hard times.” – Debasish Mridha

“Somehow I can’t believe that there are any heights that can’t be scaled by a man who knows the secrets of making dreams come true. This special secret, it seems to me, can be summarized in four C s. They are curiosity, confidence, courage, and constancy, and the greatest of all is confidence. When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.” – Walt Disney

“Never give up. Things may be hard, but if you quit trying they’ll never get better. Stop worrying and start trusting God. It will be worth it.” – Germany Kent

“Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison

“All of life is a test and we all have our challenges to meet.” – Marjory Sheba

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon

“You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.” – Shaun Hick

“It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” – Seneca

“To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.” – Gail Sheehy

“I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive.” – Frida Kahlo

“Hard times lifts the seeking souls to higher spiritual realms.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

“Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown

“Struggle happens when you do something which you don’t love.” – Kubra Sait

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Hellen Keller

“Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.” – Susan Taylor

“Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.” – Steve Martin

“It is a blessing to experience hardship. Not because we suffer, but because we learn to endure.” – Saim .A. Cheeda

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D Roosevelt

“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” – Sir Winston Churchill

“This too shall pass.” – Persian Sufi Poets

“Difficult times will come. It’s a fact of life, isn’t it? There are good times and bad times in everybody’s life.” – Raj Kosaraju

“I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Life is at its best when everything has fallen out of place, and you decide that you’re going to fight to get them right, not when everything is going your way and everyone is praising you.” – Thisuri Wanniarachchi

“I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason.

“I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.” – Rita Mero

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” – Joseph Kennedy

“The first step to greatness is believing that greatness exists within you.” – Channique Nathan

“Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“Never regret something that once made you smile.” – Amber Deckers

“Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless.” – Kevin Ngo

“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” – Lao Tzu

“I’ll tell you something about tough times. They just about kill you, but if you decide to keep working at them, you’ll find your way through.” – Joan Bauer

“Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.” – Calvin Coolidge

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” – Nelson Mandela

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get back up.” – A. Josland

“If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

“The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” – Bob Riley

“When hardships keep coming back, do not take it personal. It’s just life.” – Naide P Obiang

“Attitude-flexibility is the mentality that helps us to smoothly persevere through turbulent times.” – Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana

“You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.” – Joel Osteen

“Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds…” – Ana Claudia Antunes

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein

“Hard times always lead to something great.” – Betsey Johnson

“It’s funny how, when things seem the darkest, moments of beauty present themselves in the most unexpected places.” – Karen Marie Moning

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King

“Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.” – Anne Frank

“Life is a circle of happiness, sadness, hard times, and good times. If you are going through hard times, have faith that good times are on the way.”

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein

“The triumph can’t be had without the struggle.

“The triumph can’t be had without the struggle.” – Wilma Rudolph

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

“When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.” – Les Brown

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert Schuller

“Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.” – R. Brault

“We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.”

“We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.” – William J. Brennan, Jr.

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.”

“Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill

“Some roses grow through concrete. Remember that.” – Brandi L. Bates

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Confucius

“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a

“The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just.” – Abraham Lincoln

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King

“Life is like photography. You use the negatives to develop.” – Ziad K. Abdelnour

“All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.” – Pope Paul VI

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