89 Quotes about going through Hard Times and Staying Strong

Are you going through hard times in life? Reading these 89 quotes on staying strong will definitely help you feel better and remember that life isn’t always bad.

  1. An arrow can be shot only by pulling it backward. So when life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means that it’s going to launch you into something great.
  2. Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times; they can only make you stronger.
  3. Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm. – Winston Churchill
  4. Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.
  5. Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extra ordinary destiny.
  6. From every wound there is a scar, and ever scar tells a story. A story that says “U Survived”.
  7. When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door, that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
  8. 3 lessons to be learnt from a pencil. (i) Pain always sharpens you! (ii) Everything you do leaves a mark! (iii) What’s inside you is useful, not what’s outside!
  9. The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.
  10. Keep going. Each step may get harder, but don’t stop. The view at the top is beautiful.
  11. Hard times are like a Washing Machine. They twist, turn and knock us around, But in the end we come out cleaner, brighter and better than before…
  12. You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life. Stay Strong.
  13. 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.
  14. Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
  15. Not a single effort of yours will go in vain. You will be rewarded for your pain. Your hard work will bring you a lot of gain.
  16. When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot & hang on. – Franklin. D. Roosevelt
  17. Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.
  18. When life gives you a hundred reasons to break down and cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile & live.
  19. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein
  20. Nothing is more beautiful than a smile that has struggled through tears.
  21. Comfort is the worst enemy of achievement. Keep going!
  22. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
  23. Always remember that your present situation is not your final destination. The best is yet to come.
  24. Don’t stop when you are tired. Stop when you are done! Just keep swimming.
  25. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.
  26. Stay Strong, make them wonder how you’re still smiling.
  27. Sometimes we just need to be like a pencil with an eraser, to write happiness and erase all the sadness.
  28. Don’t be upset. Things will get better. It may be stormy now, but it can’t rain forever.
  29. Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.
  30. I’m stronger because of my hard times, wiser because of my mistakes & happier because of my sad experience.
  31. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
  32. No pressure, no diamonds. You’re a Diamond, they can’t break you.
  33. Obstacles can’t stop you. Problems can’t stop you. Most of all other people can’t stop you. The only one who stops you is yourself.
  34. You’ve got to Stay Strong to be strong in tough times. -Tilman J. Fertitta
  35. A gem cannot be polished without a friction, nor a man perfected without trials. – Chinese Proverb
  36. Never give up. Stay focused, Stay positive, Stay Strong.
  37. If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get back up.
  38. Whatever life throws at you, even if it hurts you, just be strong and fight through it. Remember, strong walls shake but never collapse.
  39. When the world says “Give Up”, Hope whispers “Try One More Time”.
  40. A strong woman is one who can build a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at her.
  41. When it rains, all birds occupy shelter, But EAGLE avoids rain by flying above the clouds..Problem is common to all, But the attitude to solve the problem makes all the difference.
  42. You were given this LIFE, because you’re strong enough to live it.
  43. Fall down seven times, stand up eight. – Japanese Proverb
  44. A Diamond is just a piece of charcoal that handled stress exceptionally well. Stay Strong.
  45. Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
  46. Being strong doesn’t always mean you have to fight the battle. True strength is being mature enough to walk away from the nonsense with your head held high.
  47. No matter how many times we burst into flames, we can always rise from the ashes just like a phoenix.
  48. It always seems impossible until it’s done. Keep going.
  49. Don’t let these waves wash away your hopes. Stay Strong!
  50. Sometimes you just have to die a little inside in order to be Reborn and Rise again as a Stronger and Wiser version of you!
  51. Often it’s the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self.
  52. Successful people keep moving. They go through hard times, they make mistakes but they don’t quit.
  53. If you’ve ever fallen down and lost your spark, get back up as the whole damn fire…
  54. Dreams come true, if you survive the hard times.
  55. We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. -Martin Luther King
  56. Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.
  57. The pleasure of success feels best after experiencing the pain of failure.
  58. You have to be at your strongest when you’re feeling your weakest.
  59. When devil whispers “You’re not strong enough to withstand the storm”, whisper back in devil’s ear “I am the storm”.
  60. Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times, the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.
  61. Some of life’s best lessons are learned at the worst times.
  62. Life is like a camera: focus on what’s important, capture the good times, and develop from the negatives.
  63. A strong person is not the one who doesn’t cry. A strong person is the one who cries and sheds tears for a moment, then gets up and fights again.
  64. There’s something about being broken at various times in your life; that makes you a more complete person.
  65. Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.
  66. When you find no solution to a problem, it’s probably not a problem to be solved. But, rather a truth to be accepted.
  67. Running water never grows stale, so you just have to keep on flowing.
  68. You can’t change the direction of the wind, but you can adjust the sails to reach your destination…
  69. Pain makes people change, but it also makes them stronger.
  70. The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to go off yesterday. – Dr. Steve Maraboli.
  71. After the RAIN comes a RAINBOW, after a STORM comes a calm, after a NIGHT comes a MORNING and after an ENDING comes a new BEGINNING. Stay Strong!
  72. You can let bad things destroy you, define you, or strengthen you. Choice is yours.
  73. Feeling that your life is on the edge doesn’t mean that you’re going to end up falling. Find the balance to stay strong and carry on.
  74. Pretending to be happy when you’re in pain is just an example of how strong you are as a person.
  75. Life has a way of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once. The winner stands alone. – Paulo Coelho
  76. The sculptor produces the beautiful statue by chipping away such parts of the marble block as are not needed – it is a process of elimination. Only going through hard times can make a beautiful sculpture.
  77. Forget what hurt you, but never forget what it taught you.
  78. Until you’re broken, you don’t know what you’re made of. It gives you the ability to build yourself all over again, but Stronger than ever.
  79. You never know how Strong you are until being Strong is the only choice you have.
  80. Storms make trees take deeper roots. – Dolly Parton
  81. At the end of the day, all you need is HOPE and STRENGTH. Hope that it will get better and Strength to hold on until it does.
  82. Never let a bad situation bring out the worst in you. Choose to stay positive and be the strongest person that God created you to be!
  83. Stay Positive even when it feels like your life is falling apart.
  84. No matter how much it hurts now. One day you will look back and realize it changed your life for the better.
  85. A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
  86. One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you did not fall apart.
  87. These times are hard, but they will pass. Stay Strong!
  88. Life has knocked me down me down a few times, it showed me things I never wanted to see, I experienced sadness and failures. But one thing for sure, I always get up.
  89. Life will test you but remember this, when you walk up a mountain your legs get stronger.

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