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life is not always easy.
What are the benefits of reading these emergency quotes?
Sometimes we have to look within ourselves to overcome adversity and believe in our daily power to get ahead.
Life is hard and unpredictable.
No matter how well thought out your plans may be, at some point they will be interrupted.
These difficult phrases will help you:
- Remember that everyone goes through difficult times.
- understand that challenges and opportunities help you grow
- realizing that hard times don't last forever
When life knocks you down, you can either get back on your feet and move on, or stay down and live the rest of your life with resentment and regret.
If you are going through a difficult time in your life, reading some inspirational words can help you remember that both "the best of times and the worst of times" will soon be over.
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Powerful Hard Times Quotes About Life And This Too Shall Pass
1. "A problem is an opportunity for you to do the best you can."Herzog Ellington
2. "Hard times never last, but tough people do."Roberto H. Schuller
3. “We have overcome many difficult moments and we will continue working to improve them. I wish the record was better." –mike quade
4. "We must accept a finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope."-Martin Luther King
5. "We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey."Kenji Miyazawa
6. "You're going to go through difficult times, that's life. But I say: 'Nothing happens to you, it happens to you.' See the positive in negative events." -joel this
7. "Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines."Roberto Schuller
8. "The greatest glory of life is not in never failing, but in getting up every time we fail."Nelson Mandela
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9. "No matter how bad it is, you can always make it worse" ―Randy Pausch
10. "Life is most beautiful when everything is out of order and you decide you'll fight to fix it, not when everything goes right and everyone praises you."Thisuri Wanniarachchi
11. "It's funny how moments of beauty appear in the most unexpected places when things seem the darkest."Karen Marie Moning
Inspirational quotes from hard times when life gets hard
12. "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he is in moments of comfort and ease, but where he is in times of challenge and controversy."Martin Luther King hijo.
13. "When you get to the end of the rope, tie a knot and hold."—Franklin D. Roosevelt
14. "Being tested is good. The challenged life can be the best therapist."—Gail said
15. "Let resistance be your engine and hope your fuel."—H.Jackson Brown, Jr.
16. “Tonight we cry, despair and fear. Tomorrow we go back to work trying to build the world we want.” –sam altman
17. "If you're going through hell, keep going."Winston Churchill
18. "Hard times don't make heroes. It's in hard times that the 'hero' within us is revealed." –Bob Riley
19. "I'm not afraid of storms, because I'm learning to sail my boat."Luisa May Alcott
20. "I have no regrets in my life. I thinkeverything happens to you for something. The difficult times you go through build your character and make you a much stronger person.” –Rita Mero
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Quotes about going through hard times
21. "Hard times always lead to great things."betsey johnson
22. “Sometimes the tide is with us and sometimes against it. But we will keep swimming one way or another.” –charlie munger
23. "Life's challenges aren't meant to paralyze you, they're meant to help you discover who you are."Bernice Johnson Reagon
24. "New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings."Lao Tse
25. “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; because we dare not, they are difficult.”—seneca
26. "When the time comes, the hard start."jose kennedy
27. "Never give up something you can't think about for a day."Señor Winston Churchill
28. "The most important things in the world have been accomplished by people who kept trying when there seemed to be no hope."Dale Carnegie
29. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you have to keep moving.”–Albert Einstein
30. "Not that I'm that smart, I just stick with problems longer."Albert Einstein
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Uplifting Quotes From Hard Times To Help You Stay Strong
31. "Our greatest glory is not to never fall, but to get up every time we fall."-Confucius
32. "We need to rise to the challenge instead of wishing it wasn't ahead."William J. Brennan, Jr.
33. "A lot of the failures in life are people who didn't realize how close they came to success when they gave up."Thomas Edison
34. “Take responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will take you where you want to go, no one else.” –read brown
35. "You have to spend time crawling alone through the shadows to really appreciate what it's like to stand in the sun."shaun hick
36. When God sends us on firm paths, we are provided with strong shoes.~Corrie diez Boom
37. "I'm not asking for a lighter load, just broader shoulders."~jewish proverb
38. "I didn't fail. I just found 10,000 ways that don't work." ~Thomas Alva Edison
39. “Fortunately, persistence is a great substitute for talent.”-steve martin
40. "I think that little by little I will be able to solve my problems and survive."-Frida Kahlo
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Phrases of difficult times that make you strong
41. “if you want to give upGive up that feeling and surrender to the realization that there are infinite possibilities waiting to be discovered in front of you. –tom althouse
42. "Cheer up, believe in yourself and love yourself. Never doubt who you are."Stephanie Lahart
43. “Pain is your friend; it's your alien. Pain reminds you to finish work and go home. Pain tells you when you have been badly hurt. And you know what the best part of pain is? It tells you that you are not dead yet!” –gi jane
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44. "A problem is an opportunity for you to do the best you can."Herzog Ellington
45. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the plane takes off against the wind, not with it.”-Henry Ford
46. “In times of great stress or adversity, it is always better to stay busy, channel anger and energy into something positive.”-Lee Iacocca
47. "If someone is strong enough to make you fall, show them that you are strong enough to get up again."A. Josland
48. "Don't pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one."-Bruce Lee
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49. You have to stay strong to be strong in tough times. –Tilman J. Fertitta
50. Storms make trees take deeper roots. –parton doll
Hard Times Quotes To Remind You Of Your Strength
51. "All of life is a test and we all have to face our challenges."Marjory Sheba
52. “It is a blessing to experience adversity. Not because we suffer, but because we learn to endure."―Saim .A. Cheeda
53. “Look at your hard times through the lens of your experiences. They too will perish." –Ogwo David Emenike
54. "It's true that no one said life would be easy, but it's also true that no one said you had to go through it alone."jelly go
55. “It takes a lot of courage to get through tough times. Never give up. Good things are coming for you.”—Roberto Tau
56. "In my experience, people who aren't there when times are tough aren't worth being there anyway."kimberly belle
57. “Hard times are like thunder. They make a lot of noise but do little damage. Do not fear hard times.”―Debasish Mridha
58. "Some roses grow through concrete. Remember that."-Brandi L Bates
59. "If the problems continue, don't take it personally. It's just life."-Naide P Obiang
60. “I'll tell you about the hard times. They almost killed you, but if you decide to keep working on them, you'll find your way." -joan bauer
61. “Life keeps throwing stones at me. And I keep finding the diamonds..."-Ana Claudia Antunes
62. "Flexibility of attitude is the mindset that helps us navigate turbulent times smoothly." -Dr. A.S. A. S. AS. Jacintha Mpalyenkana is not following anyone.
63. “You will have bad moments, but it will always wake you up to the good things that you were not paying attention to.”-petirrojo williams
64. “Tough times will come.” It's a fact of life, isn't it? There are good and bad times in everyone's life.Paradise after Kosaraj
65. “Hard times lift seeking souls to higher spiritual realms.” -Lailah Gifty Akita
Phrases of difficult times to motivate you
66. "I like to use hard times from the past to motivate me today."Dwayne Johnson
67. “Hard times may have held you back, but they won't last forever. When all is said and done, you will grow." —joel this
68. "Difficult times, when carried out with open hands and a tender heart, can prepare us for the future."Cindee Snider Re
69. “Life will put obstacles in your way to make sure you really want it.”-maximo lagace
70. “Hard times may have brought you down at times, but they won't last forever. When all is said and done, you will be wise and strong." –Rayo Anurag Prakash
71. “If you are positive and strong in difficult times, half of your problems will be solved automatically.”-Anurag Prakash
72. “Hard times are good in their own way. True happiness can only be achieved when one also experiences true sadness. –gabrielle williams
73. "Difficult times support and strengthen others and inspire them to strive for personal growth."lady roy
74. "Hard times inspire an instinctive desire for authenticity."Coco Chanel
75. “Hard times come upon everyone. Whatever it is, we're going to get out of there."Mike Tyson
Uplifting Quotes From Difficult Times
76. "You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth might be the best thing in the world for you."walt disney
77. “Misfortune is like a strong wind. It rips everything from us except the things that cannot be torn apart so we can see ourselves as we really are." –golden arthur
78. "Man needs difficulties in life because they are necessary in order to enjoy success."Abdul Kalam
79. "One no longer realizes the importance of mountain peaks unless they are occasionally seen from the deepest valleys."Dr. Al Lorin
80. "If you can find a path without obstacles, it probably won't get you anywhere."franco a clark
81. "I've been wild, desperate, extremely unhappy at times, but through it all, I still know for a fact that just being alive is a great thing."Agatha Christie
82. "In the middle of winter, I finally learned that inside of me is an invincible summer."Albert Camus
83. "In the midst of difficulty lies opportunity."-Albert Einstein
84. “I know God won't give me anything I can't handle. I wish he didn't trust me so much."Teresa murmured
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85. "If it's dark enough you can see the stars" -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Phrases of difficult times that lift your spirits
86. “The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.”-unknown
87. "The signature of the really great is not a lack of difficulty, but the ability to bounce back from setbacks."jim collins
88. “What is behind you and what is in front of you pales in comparison to what is inside you.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
89. "Don't let what you can't interfere with what you can do."John R. Wood
90. “Never lower your head. Never give up and sit down and cry. find another way And don't pray when it rains, unless you pray when the sun shines." -Leroy Satchel Paige
91. "You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."Margaret Thatcher
92. “The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man fighting against adversity.”-seneca
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93. "It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees."Emiliano Zapata
94. “Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you hit a wall, don't turn around and give up. Find out how to climb it, walk through it, or avoid it.” –Michael Jordan
95. “You will never regret what you do in life. You'll only regret what you don't do."—dr. Wayne Dyer
More Hard Times Quotes and Sayings
96. "Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live it."-Tim Fargo
97. "Faith is the reason I'm here today, and faith is the reason I did it."jonathan anthony burkett
98. "You start with a darkness that you must move through, but sometimes the darkness moves through you."dean jung
99. "Some people make a bad bed, they just have to lie in it."Virginia Euwer Wolff
100. "Accept difficulties as a necessary discipline."Lailah Gifty Akita
101. "Hard times and false friends are like oil and water: they don't get along" -Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu
102. "The good life is not built on a comfortable foundation...it's the hard times that give us a solid foundation."richie norton
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103. "Just as the worst hits us when we are unprepared, so we will push ourselves when the best is unexpected."goitsemang rain
104. "How can we survive hard times without hope?" -Lailah Gifty Akita
105. "During difficult times everything is revealed, be attentive."-Gun Gun Fever
Difficult Times Quotes To Help You Overcome The Challenges You Face
106. "A good half of the art of living is resilience."- Alain de Botton
107. "My barn burned down. I can see the moon now."– Mizuta Masahide
108. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming.”- Helen Keller
109. “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to let that get me down."—Maya Angelou
110. “Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving. We become stronger and more resilient.”Steve Maraboli
111. "It may sound strange, but many champions become champions through setbacks."– Bob Richards
112. "Human resilience is like bamboo: much more flexible than it appears."– Jodi Picoult
113. “No matter how much it falls on us, we keep plowing. This is the only way to keep the streets clear.”–Greg Kincaid
114. "It is your reaction to adversity, not the adversity itself, that determines how your life story unfolds."— Dieter F. Uchtdorf
115. “On the other side of a storm is the power that comes from sailing through it. Hoist your sails and begin.—Gregory S. Williams
Difficult Times Quotes To Help You Move On
116. "Tough times call for tougher decisions."— Prabhas
117. "Anyone is free to judge me, but they weren't there during my hard times."— S. Sreesanth
118. "Hard times show true color and personality."– Didier Deschamps
119. "Once you've been through hard times, you can only get stronger."– Alesha Dixon
120. “Never give up. There are always hard times no matter what you do in life. Be able to overcome these times and maintain your ultimate goal."– Nathan Chen
121. “Anyone can take the helm of the ship in calm water, but it is not so easy when the water is not calm. Not only can you enjoy the good times, you also have to be resilient in the hard times.”—Sean Dyche
122. “I think you need to go through some things to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those hard times make you a stronger person.”– Judith Colina
123. “God already knows what we are made of, but perhaps he wants us to learn what we are made of. I think we can all agree that we learn more from our hard times than from our easy times."– John Bytheway
124. "Never give up, andhave confidencein what you do There may be difficult times, but the difficulties you face will make you more determined to achieve your goals and win against all odds.”— Martha
125. “I think as humans we sometimes indulge in self-pity for what is necessary. Throughout my life, I have realized that reflecting on your problems and feeling sorry for yourself is not the solution to get through difficult times.”Sonali Bendre
Thought Provoking Quotes Hard Times Moving On
126. “If you stop, you will lose everything. Yo have to go ahead." –Greyson Chance
127. “When faced with a new challenge or asked to do something you've never done before, don't be afraid to take the plunge. You have more abilities than you think, but you'll never see them unless you push yourself." -joyce meyer
128. “Expect obstacles and face them head on. They will show up, so how you treat them will make a difference.” –Lance Dale, An Injection of Positivity: Overcoming Obstacles
129. "A winner is a dreamer who never gives up."-Nelson Mandela
130. "A word of encouragement can be enough to motivate someone to continue with a difficult challenge."-Roy T Bennett
131. “Go and leave your mark on the world. Be a world changer! Live boldly for Christ no matter the cost.”—glass wood miller
132. “You should never see your challenges as a handicap. Instead, it is important that you understand that your experience of facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your greatest assets.” -MichelleObama
133. “If you have a positive attitude and constantly push yourself to be your best, you will eventually overcome your immediate problems and discover that you are ready for bigger challenges.” –Pat Riley
134. "There were some difficult moments, the people around me supported me."-Laura Manado
135. "It's easier going down a hill than up it, but the view is much better at the top."Henry Ward Beecher
Additional hard times quotes to inspire you in hard times
136. "With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."Eleanor Roosevelt
137. "I understand that you have to go through difficult times to improve."-Dirk Nowitzki
138. "Most people go through hard times at some point."Esther Mcvey
139. “There will be obstacles. There will be skeptics. There will be mistakes. But with hard work there are no limits.” –Michael Phelps
140. “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can endure today's difficulties." –Thich Nhat Hanh
141. “In three words I can summarize everything I have learned about life. Keep going." -Roberto Frost
142. "Each generation has its challenge."-Jon Stewart
143. "Going through challenging things can teach you a lot, and they also make you appreciate the moments that aren't so challenging."Carrie Fischer
144. "If you've exhausted all possibilities, remember: you didn't." –Thomas A Edison
145. “Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."doctor seuss
Hard Times Quotes When Life Gets Hard
146. "I'm saying find a true friend to get you through the hard times."kelly osbourne
147. “Hard times don't come just so you can survive; God uses these times in your life to form and ennoble you.” –joel this
148. "I walk slowly, but I never walk backwards."-Abraham Lincoln
149. "In difficult times, everyone must bear their share of the pain."teresa mai
150. "Difficult paths always lead to beautiful goals."-zig ziglar
151. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The surest way to succeed is to always try again.” –Thomas Edison
152. "Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up."Silvestre Stallone
153. “As people endure difficult times, people emerge from adversity with a stronger sense of effectiveness.” –Alberto Bandura
154. “You have to believe that God is in control of your life. It can be a difficult time, but you have to believe that God has a reason and will make everything work out." -joel this
155. "It's not about being knocked down, it's about getting up."-I come Lombardi
Hard Times Quotes To Build Strength Within You
156. "I think an inspirational quote can get you through the tough times."Tuba-Maryam
157. “Even in hard times, there is a way to have fun.” ―eyden yo
158. “Hard times are sometimes a blessing in disguise. We must suffer, but in the end it makes us stronger, better and wiser." —Rayo Anurag Prakash
159. "When you encounter difficulties, don't panic, but pray." ―Lailah Gifty Akita
160. "A hero is an ordinary person who, despite overwhelming obstacles, finds the strength to persevere and persevere."cristobal rev
161. "In difficult times nothing is visible, life seems to knock you down, with courage defeated the ball of problems will be in your court." ―kishore-bansal
162. "You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only option."Bob Marley
163. "Smile even when you're going through hard times" ―Alcurtis Turner
164. "I should be thankful for hard times because Allah chose me even though I was good enough to get through it."Numan Ali Khan
165. "Hard times never last. Let your hope keep you happy." ―Lailah Gifty Akita
Phrases of difficult times that encourage you to persevere in adversity
166. "Once I learn all these things and get through the hard times, I feel really strong."Skylar Grey
167. “No matter what you are going through, there is no pit so deep that God cannot reach and pull you out.” ―joyce meyer
168. "In the midst of these difficult times, it is our good health and good sleep that bring us joy."nelson knot
169. "No matter how many mistakes you have made in the past or what difficulties you are struggling with now, you are destined to live in victory." ―joel this
170. "He who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength that can overcome adversity."swiss alberto
171. “The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory of overcoming it. Skilled pilots earn their reputation through storms and storms.” ―the epic
172. "Adversity is just a change we haven't adapted to yet."Aimee Mullins
173. "Friends and family are the most important thing in difficult times" ―Lisa Miller
174. “I have failed over and over again in my life and that is why I am successful.” ―Michael Jordan
175. "In the dark times, if you have something to hold on to and you are yourself, you will survive." ―Whoopie Goldberg
Hard Times Quotes To Help You Get Through Hard Times
176. "Only in difficult times do people understand how difficult it is to be in control of their feelings and thoughts."Anton Chekhov
177. "Life has many ways of testing a person's will, either by doing nothing or by having everything happen at once." —Paulo Coelho
178. “It took me a while and many difficult moments to discover my purpose, I am very happy with my life. I just want to help make other people happy.” —vanilla ice cream
179. "Hard times make you bitter or more compassionate."joya
180. "I think most art comes from poverty and hard times."willi nelson
181. "Among the greatest adversities is the greatest potential to do good, both for oneself and for others."Dalai Lama
182. "I don't know if I've had my share of drama, but I've definitely had my share of hard times."Serena Williams
183. “I understand now; So I didn't get it. That life is about losing and doing it as gracefully as possible...and enjoying everything else." —Mia Farrow
184. "Everyone goes through a difficult time in their life."Kirsten Dunst
185. "Walk around with a negative attitude and it will naturally bring trouble and hard times upon you."Karl von Lint
Have these tough times quotes inspired you?
We all face difficulties or difficulties in our lives.
But remember, if life weren't hard, it wouldn't be worth living.
AsOprah WinfreyHe once said, "It doesn't matter how far you can climb." At some point you will definitely stumble."
I hope these quotes have inspired you.never give upeven when it comes to pushing.
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April 3, 2020 at 6:49 am
These are amazing, I am in the process of recovering from a very draining addiction and reading there has really helped ease the pain.
My love, we all face difficulties or difficulties at some point in our lives. But remember, if life weren't hard, it wouldn't be worth living.
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