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.

55+ Uplifting Quotes to Bring You Up

Whatever happens, do not lose heart!― Lailah Gifty Akita

In difficult times, do not get discouraged, seek divine grace.― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Problem is never a pain.― Lailah Gifty Akita

A person who knows to withstand knows to stand.― J. Nedumaan

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

In times of diffculty, do not lose faith.― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

No matter what you’re going through, no matter the challenges that seem insurmountable whether personal or professional, you can get through it if you don’t give up.― Miles Anthony Smith

God doesn’t give the hardest battles to His toughest soldiers, He creates the toughest soldiers through life’s hardest battles.― Unknown

The moment you realize there is incredible beauty in not knowing.― Azra Gregor

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.___William Hazlitt

It’s the difficult years that makes you ready for a phenomenal life.― Hiral Nagda

Don’t miss the blessing disguised as shit.― Jennifer Ho-Dougatz

The treasures of life is hidden in troubles.― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

With faith, we can conquer the mightiest mountain.― Lailah Gifty Akita

Never give in. Never, never, never.___Winston Churchill

See your hard times through the spectacles of your experiences. They, too, shall pass away.― Ogwo David Emenike

Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.____Francis Bacon

Don’t stop breathing just because night has fallen! Don’t stop breathing just because you are sleeping.― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

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

In times of trouble, turn to God.― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Some days are like folding fitted sheets…― Nanette L. Avery

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

With strong spirit, you will survive any situation.― Lailah Gifty Akita

Contrast is the spiritual spice of life. It’s a foolish mistake to assume that when the going gets tough, the magic must stop. The darkest, most difficult times are the most powerful for manifesting miracles.― Anthon St. Maarten

Whatever you went through in past equipped you for today. What you experience now prepares you for the future.― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

You can strive in life with courage, faith and hope.― Lailah Gifty Akita

I can’t control the waves of the ocean, but I can learn how to navigate my ship.― Debasish Mridha

Feelings all your feelings is hard, but that’s what they’re for. Feelings are for feeling. All of them. Even the hard ones.― Glennon Doyle

In any circumstance, call on God.― Lailah Gifty Akita

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

It does not matter what the difficulties are, if we are of Christ the difficulties are only the fuel that drives us unto the loving arms of eternity.― John M. Sheehan

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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