Uplifting Quotes For Difficult Times

Setbacks, failures, and catastrophes are all part of life, no matter how painful they are. Life has a tendency of knocking us down, but reading inspiring quotations can help you get back on your feet.

Our ability to endure through even the most difficult hardship and achieve achievement is mainly based on our ability to find joy in the everyday struggle of life.

If you’re having a bad day, finding something to cheer you up can help you remember that life isn’t always so horrible. These seemingly interminable periods of anxiety, disappointment, pain, and heartache are only fleeting moments in time.

We’ve compiled a compilation of the top inspirational quotes to help you get through tough times. We’re here to encourage you no matter what you’re going through.

Uplifting Quotes

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


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


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


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


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


Quotes to Overcome Adversity

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


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


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 a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.___William Hazlitt


Tough times never last, but tough people do.___Robert 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


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


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


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


Quotes about Pushing Through

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


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


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


Quotes about Learning from Difficult Times

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


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


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


To have darkness behind me, in front of me a bright sky, flickering lights on the water and to feel it on the stony face of the southern sun.___Julia Hartwig


Fall seven times, stand up eight.– Japanese Proverb


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


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


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