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150+ Uplifting Quotes For Difficult Times


Uplifting Quotes For Difficult Times: You are most likely going through a stage in your life. Reading these uplifting quotes is the best way to divert one’s attention and concentrate on the positive aspects of the situation.

150+ Uplifting Quotes For Difficult Times

Uplifting Quotes For Difficult Times

Everybody experiences setbacks, disappointments, and tragedies at some point in their lives, but these painful periods are only temporary and will soon pass.

Finding a little boost can help you remember that life isn’t always horrible when you’re going through a difficult period.

So, whatever you’re going through in life, let this collection of uplifting quotes for tough times serve as a source of inspiration and motivation.

Uplifting Quotes and Sayings

Life has a tendency of knocking us down, but reading inspirational quotations will help you get back up.

Our ability to persevere through the most difficult situations without giving up will primarily determine if we are able to find joy in the everyday fight of life and achieve achievement.

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill

“Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.” — Lou Holtz

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

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” — Benjamin Franklin

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” — Chuck Swindoll

“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

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

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

“Problems are not stop signs; they are guidelines.”—Robert Schuller

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

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

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

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

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” — Helen Keller

“I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me.” — Dr. Seuss

“If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don’t, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way.” – Matt D. Miller

Storms make trees take deeper roots.-Dolly Parton

Gray skies are just clouds passing over.-Duke Ellington

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” — Walt Disney

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

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.-Jim Rohn

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

We have nothing to fear but fear itself.-Franklin D. Roosevelt

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.-Henry Ford

Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.-Napoleon Hill

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.-Duke Ellington

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.-William Samuel Johnson

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

“The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith

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

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

Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.-Dale Carnegie

Believe you can and you’re halfway there.-Teddy Roosevelt

In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.-Albert Einstein

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

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

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

Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.-Golda Mier

A big part of being a well-adjusted person is accepting that you can’t be good at everything.-Kelly Williams Brown

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.-Og Mandino

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.-Robert F. Kennedy

Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.-H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Nothing I accept about myself can be used against me to diminish me.-Audre Lorde

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.-Jewish Proverb

Your dreams don’t have to be lofty; they just have to be lived.-Kelly Bouchard

Tough Times Quotes

If you’re dealing with tough times and quotes don’t seem like enough, these sayings will help you overcome them.

“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.-Christopher Reeve

Light tomorrow with today.-Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.-Frank A. Clark

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.-Les Brown

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

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.-Chinese Proverb

Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache carries with it the seed of an equivalent or a greater benefit.-Napoleon Hill

“If I persist long enough I will win.” – Og Mandino

If you embrace your flaws, nobody can use them against you.-Cara Alwill Leyba

Never give in. Never, never, never.-Winston Churchill

The oak sleeps in the acorn. The bird waits in the egg, and in the highest vision of the soul, a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings of reality.-Napoleon Hill

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me.-Ayn Rand

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.-Truman Capote

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.-Earl Nightingale

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.-William James

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.-Albert Schweitzer

Use what you’ve been through as fuel, believe in yourself, and be unstoppable!-Yvonne Pierre

It’s not exactly like you thought it would be, you think it’s a failure. What about the spectrum of colors in between.-Sara Evans

It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.-Confucius

I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me.-Dr. Seuss

The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it, skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.-Epictetus

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

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.-Kenji Miyazawa

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.-Mary Engelbreit

People who wonder whether the glass is half empty or half full miss the point. The glass is refillable.-Simon Sinek

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.-John Wooden

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.-James Allen

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.-Robert Frost

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.-Jodi Picoult

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.-Maya Angelou

On the other side of a storm is the strength that comes from having navigated through it. Raise your sail and begin.-Gregory S. Williams

The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.-Robert Jordan

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.’-Mary Anne Radmacher

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey

When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.-Arnold Schwarzenegger

It may sound strange, but many champions are made champions by setbacks.-Bob Richards

My barn having burned down, I can now see the moon.-Mizuta Masahide

If you’re going through hell, keep going.-Winston Churchill

“A good half of the art of living is resilience.” – Alain de Botton

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.-Charles R. Swindoll

When you do not know what you are doing and what you are doing is the best – that is inspiration.-Robert Bresson

What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment.-Roy, T. Bennett

If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces.-Shane Koyczan

Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.-J.K. Rowling

There is meaning in every journey that is unknown to the traveler.-Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.-Thomas Edison

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.-Louisa May Alcott

Resilience is based on compassion for ourselves as well as compassion for others.-Sharon Salzberg

Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.-Demi Lovato

We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.-Stephen Covey

When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.-Jaeda Dewalt

Hard times are sometimes blessings in disguise. We do have to suffer but in the end, it makes us strong, better, and wise.-Anurag Prakash Ray

I realized sometimes the worst possible thing isn’t really that bad.-Ben Shenkman, Billions

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.-Leo Buscaglia

Hard times may have held you down, but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be increased.-Joel Osteen

The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.-Seneca

Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.-Publilius Syrus

Hard Times Quotes

Everyone experiences hardships, but how we handle them defines who we are.

There are many various ways to respond to challenging situations, and developing stronger coping mechanisms is essential for better living.

These quotes are meant to encourage you when times are tough so you may figure out how to make things easier once more.

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.-Coco Chanel

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it.-Helen Keller

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

“…I’ve discovered that if you want to reach your true potential, it’s much more effective to ignite a new passion for life than to dwell on past problems.” – Neil A. Fiore

Hard times lift the seeking souls to higher spiritual realms.-Lailah Gifty Akita

The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.-Rita Mero

Hard times always lead to something great.-Betsey Johnson

And hard times are good in their own way, too. Because the only way you can achieve true happiness is if you experience true sadness as well. It’s all about light and shade. Balance.-Gabrielle Williams

“We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, maybe the very reason why you don’t have something better.” – C. JoyBell C.

Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.-Gever Tulley

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

Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.-Francis Bacon

Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them, we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger.-Dalai Lama

“Every goal first started as something in our mind. You have it all within you!” – Deborah Day

“At the root of all misery is unfulfilled desire.” – Scott Hahn, ‘Hope for Hard Times

“In life, we make the best decisions we can with the information we have on hand.” – Agnes Kamara-Umunna

 “He worked with her as she was and not as he wanted her to be.” – Colin Clark

“How can you love people without encouraging them? And how can you be loyal to people without educating them.” – Confucius

It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop.-Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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

“For the rest of his life, Oliver Twist remembers a single word of blessing spoken to him by another child because this word stood out so strikingly from the consistent discouragement around him.” – Charles Dickens

“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

“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” — Epictetus

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

Confidence, courage, and a determined spirit are vital for surviving hard times.-Lailah Gifty Akita

Man is fond of counting his troubles but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up, as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.-Fyodor Dostoevsky

Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.-Mario Fernandez

 “We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.”— Carlos Castaneda

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” — Randy Pausch

“Hard times are sometimes blessings in disguise. We do have to suffer but in the end, it makes us strong, better, and wise.” — Anurag Prakash Ray

Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.-Helen Keller

“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy T. Bennett

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

“My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.” — Steve Goodier

“Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.” – Muhammad Ali

“The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.” – Marjorie Pay Hinckley

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

“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

 “There have been some hard times, but people around me supported me.” – Laure Manaudou

“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

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“Going through challenging things can teach you a lot, and they also make you appreciate the times that aren’t so challenging.” – Carrie Fisher

“Hard times may have put you down sometimes but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be wise and strong.” – Anurag Prakash Ray

“Hard times, when held with open hands and a tender heart, can prepare us for the future.” ― Cindee Snider Re

Final Thoughts

There is nothing wrong with occasionally needing a little boost. The sun shines again after even the worst storms, so the difficult times won’t last forever.

So keep your head up and prepare to experience better times after the challenging ones. It’s never too late to get back up or to cheer someone else up who is down.

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