200 Life Is Hard Quotes

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Life Is Hard Quotes

1. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington

2. “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

3. “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

4. “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

5. “Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.” – Jim Rohn

6. “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

7. “Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.” – L.M. Montgomery

8. “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

9. “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

10. “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

11. “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

12. “The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.” – Unknown

13. “Prosperity makes friends, adversity tries them.” – Publilius Syrus

14. “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

15. “He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.” – William Samuel Johnson

16. “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese Proverb

17. “Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.” – William Hazlitt

18. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” – Nelson Mandela

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

20. “I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.” – Jewish Proverb

21. “The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.” – Seneca

22. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert Schuller

23. “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

24. “Never give in. Never, never, never.” – Winston Churchill

25. “Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.” – Francis Bacon

26. “We have nothing to fear, but fear itself.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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

29. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

30. “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

31. “Use what you’ve been through as fuel, believe in yourself and be unstoppable!” – Yvonne Pierre

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

33. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.” – William James

34. “Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden

35. “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

36. “It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop.” – Confucius

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

38. “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

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

40. “Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.” – Albert Schweitzer

41. “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

42. “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

43. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.” – Robert Frost

44. “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

45. “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

46. “Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.” – Jacques Prevert

47. “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

48. “You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.” – James Allen

49. “When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better.” – Malcolm S. Forbes

50. “When the going gets tough – the tough get going!” – John Belushi

51. “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

52. “It’s a hard life if you don’t weaken.” – Stephen King

53. “The harder life is for a man when he is young, the easier it will be in the future.” – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

54. “try to don’t be killed and pray for healing, but be a killer and pray for forgiveness.” – Marouane LAASSAFAR

55. “What an ugly, loveless life for a girl.” – Sophocles

56. “If he knew one thing about life, it was this: look out for yourself. No one else would do it for you. If you were cheated or tricked, it was your own fault, and a lesson best learned before the world devoured you.” – Kelley Armstrong

57. “I feel so blessed to be alive and so blessed to have to have a father that loves me no matter how much wrong I do in this world.” – Jonathan Anthony Burkett

58. “The world won’t show you mercy when you need it most.” – Logan Egle

59. “People cry not because they are week but because they have been strong for too long.” – Jonny Depp

60. “But that’s only because we have to be that way in order to get on with our lives. Just because people are playing doesn’t mean their hearts aren’t in it.” – Banana Yoshimoto

61. “The best worship is to ease one’s hard life in any way possible; no holy books, no rules, no temples, none is necessary!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

62. “Our goodness is our wealth and when we close our eyes to the tragedies of the hard lives, we start losing our wealth!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

63. “Reality worked its way into my dreams where it wasn’t welcome.” – Emilyann Girdner

64. “Struggle to achieve your dreams! Live a hard and an honest Life. Never give up the struggle.” – Avijeet Das

65. “It doesn’t’ matter how hard your life is, was, or will be just don’t give up” – Dido Stargaze

66. “However hard life is, deep in our hearts we know that it is worth to continue till the end!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

67. “Whenever his mother was not lying on her back or down on her knees working, she would spend her money getting high.” – Jason Medina

68. “Your past history is NOT an excuse.” – Miya Yamanouchi

69. “The biggest weapon of billions of people against the difficulties of life is ‘the desperation solutions’ that sadden humanity instead of ‘real solutions’ that suit human dignity!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

70. “No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.” – Randy Pausch

71. “You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.” – Shaun Hick

72. “Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.” – Tim Fargo

73. “Life is at its best when everything has fallen out of place, and you decide that you’re going to fight to get them right, not when everything is going your way and everyone is praising you.” – Thisuri Wanniarachchi

74. “There had been times when he knew, somewhere in him, that he would get used to it, whatever it was, because he had learnt that some hard things became softer after a very little while.” – Nick Hornby

75. “Faith is why I’m here today and faith is why I made it through.” – Jonathan Anthony Burkett

76. “You start with a darkness to move through but sometimes the darkness moves through you.” – Dean Young

77. “May your life be filled, as mine has been, with love and laughter; and remember, when things are rough all you need is chocolate.” – Geraldine Solon

78. “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

79. “Affliction is a good man’s shining time.” – Edward Young

80. “Some people make a bad bed, they just have to lie in it.” – Virginia Euwer Wolff

81. “Regardless of the situation, don’t let the bastards win and have no regrets for it will be a good day!” – Richard Wakinyan

82. “Sometimes your bff in life is all you got so hold on to the person forever.” – Caitlynne Crawford

83. “It’s funny how, when things seem the darkest, moments of beauty present themselves in the most unexpected places.” – Karen Marie Moning

84. “Every adversity brings new experiences and new lessons.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

85. “Accept hardship as a necessary discipline.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

86. “A sense of the divine presence and indwelling bears the soul towards heaven as upon the wings of eagles.” – Charles Spurgeon

87. “It was the hardest time of my life, but the best part of my journey.” – Ellen DeGeneres

88. “When life hits hard, you have to patiently endure. Endurance builds capacity; with patience, character is developed. You can make a come back with good character.” – Martin Uzochukwu Ugwu

89. “Sometimes you have to go through a very difficult place! All you need to know is that you have to go through it, and just knowing this will be the biggest source of power for you!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

90. “Hard times and fake friends are like oil and water : they don’t mix.” – Nkwachukwu Ogbuagu

91. “There may be no light at the end of the tunnel, but there’s certainly enough air, enough oxygen for you to keep going. And you must keep going, because that is your duty.” – Mani Ashwin

92. “Trust yourself especially when nobody else does…” – Arshdeep Singh

93. “Challenges & hard times will try to ruin your spaghetti. Just don’t give them a fork.” – Saurabh Gusain

94. “At every single day, a better world is built by those who defy cowardness and take action in the face of difficulties.” – Prof. Vinícius Montgomery de Miranda

95. “I gulp pain like a sour taste of red wine!” – Somya Kedia

96. “The good life is not built on a foundation of ease… it’s the hard times that give us a rock solid foundation.” – Richie Norton

97. “Without hope, how can we survive hard times?” – Lailah Gifty Akita

98. “Hope is necessary for striving in hard times.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

99. “As the worst comes to us when we are unprepared, so shall we Strive when the best in unexpected” – Goitsemang Mvula

100. “In the hard times everything will be revealed, stay watching” – Gun Gun Febrianza

101. “Having the ability to activate your faith in the midst of hard times in life is a blessing.” – Angel Moreira

102. “Sometimes blessings come in ugly wrapping paper.” – Richie Norton

103. “Hard times don’t last for ever, hard people do.” – Rehan Khan

104. “We must all face the choice between what is right and what is easy.” – Albus Dumbledore

105. “There is always light in the midst of darkness, even if it is only a pinpoint int he distance.” – Millie Florence

106. “Endurance is the art of survival.” – Saim .A. Cheeda

107. “The most beautiful sunsets occur when the clouds try to prevent the sun from shining! Don’t forget that as you go through difficult times, the obstacles that appear lasting suddenly disappear and the sun comes out!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

108. “If they stay away during your hard times, they should also stay away during your great times.” – Gift Gugu Mona

109. “He’d trade anything to be back there in the past, rather than to deal with what was going on in the present.” – Jason Medina

110. “Always have faith to see it through.” – Allison Mierop

111. “Sometimes when hardships knock, it’s just life. Do not take it personal.” – Naide P Obiang

112. “Biker George says that life can be hard & it’s even harder if you don’t have Christ.” – Dano Janowski

113. “A deep rooted strength is the result of a difficult journey.” – Karen Gibbs

114. “In tough times will you whine or shine?” – Daren Martin

115. “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

116. “It is a blessing to experience hardship. Not because we suffer, but because we learn to endure.” – Saim .A. Cheeda

117. “Peace doesn’t deny difficulty, but it has an inner calm and quietness even while enduring the difficulty.” – Glenn C. Stewart

118. “It’s true that no one ever said life would be easy, but it is also true that no one ever said you had to go through it alone.” – Jellis Vaes

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

120. “There never was, for all I could ever learn, a time when living was easy and peaceful.” – Ellis Peters

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

122. “Just past hell lies paradise. Sometimes we have to remind ourselves of that.” – Serina Hartwell

123. “Be thankful to those painful moments of your life, because that has what shaped you to become who you are now.” – Pradeepa Pandiyan

124. “See your hard times through the spectacles of your experiences. They, too, shall pass away.” – Ogwo David Emenike

125. “We have reached a place too dark to see, so we shall go together.” – John Gregory Brown

126. “Poverty is apt to strike suddenly like influenza, it is well to have a few memories of extravagance in store for bad times.” – Graham Greene

127. “We shall overcome every barrier by divine grace.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

128. “Don’t get discouraged by present hardships. They are the reason to your success in future. Easy victory is less valued than a hard one.” – Jiten Bhatt

129. “When hardships keep coming back, do not take it personal. It’s just life.” – Naide P Obiang

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

131. “When you claim your power and follow your heart, by the time you reach any obstacles you see off in the distance, they will have been removed for you.” – Dragos Bratasanu

132. “Every single thing can change for the better, no matter however hard it is. Even a family in utter poverty can become prosperous in a couple of generations.” – Tarun Sharma

133. “If you never wished you were an ass, you are most probably an ass.” – Raheel Farooq

134. “The grace of endurance is the great power of God at work within us.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

135. “Even in hard times there’s a possibility to have fun.” – Eyden I.

136. “You get to know who your true friends are cause there will be lots of them around when times are easy and when times get so tough… they will leave you no matter how.” – Marouane LAASSAFAR

137. “It was easy to believe when everything was good. But when bad things happened, doubt sowed its seed in fertile soil and burrowed deep. It was my duty to root it out.” – Michele Dominguez Greene

138. “Hard times lifts the seeking souls to higher spiritual realms.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

139. “Hard is not relative. Hard is hard.” – Ash Beckham

140. “Hard times prepare us for hopeful future.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

141. “I still have a tendency to sit back and wait out the bad things that try and take over my life.” – Dean Bakopoulos

142. “With the power of God, we can scale any wall.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

143. “In hard times, hang on hope.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

144. “Sufferings test strength of endurance.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

145. “Hard times refine us like gold.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

146. “Hard times prepares the willing soul for define destiny.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

147. “Every new situation requires new strategy.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

148. “… anything I do to extend my life is just going to be outweighed by the agony of living it.” – Donald Ray Pollock

149. “There are no smooth paths to success. You have to straighten many rugged roads and scale numerous walls for the ultimate triumph.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

150. “Struggles test the strength of our faith.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

151. “God’s grace gives strength overcome any situation.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

152. “The word “Wisdom” was for the people who have high level of inferiority complex and who are battling with some hard times.” – Bikash Bhandari

153. “God continue to rescue us from mortal sufferings.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

154. “We face many trials, beyond our human ability to endure. We learn to depend on only God’s grace.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

155. “It takes a lot of courage to push through hard times. Never give up. Good things are coming your way.” – Robert Tew

156. “They that know their God shall not be disappointed. They will stand the test of time.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

157. “In the storm’s of life, you can survive by grace, faith and hope.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

158. “You can’t just run away from uncomfortable situation. You have to develop new strategy to graciously handle the situation.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

159. “Struggles are part of everyday life. May you have grace to overcome any struggle.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

160. “You may face many challenges. You must prepare spiritually and mentally to conquer each challenge.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

161. “It is the toughest time but the best.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

162. “Endure graciously the difficult times.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

163. “In times of suffering, may God strengthen you.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

164. “Don’t complain. Find the courage to be grateful for every circumstance.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

165. “I carry my burdens to the Lord. He lightens my shoulders.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

166. “Don’t be victim of circumstances but be victorious.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

167. “You can survive life by faith.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

168. “Pray about everything you want.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

169. “We need to develop new strategies overcome every challenge.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

170. “Life challenges are unavoidable. We only need to develop new strategies overcome every challenge. And by faith we can graciously triumph.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

171. “The Lord is the Lord of my life. He gives me hope.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

172. “If one door is closed, find another open door.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

173. “May the grace of God keep you strong through every difficulty.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

174. “Challenges make us grow in faith, in spirit and in strength.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

175. “May the Lord grant you grace to endure the times.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

176. “In the wilderness, be not afraid. Trust God to deliver you.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

177. “In times of trouble, fear not! God will deliver you.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

178. “What happen to you are tiny matters? You can overcome every hurdle with positive attitude.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

179. “Every difficulty draws us toward a higher power than ourselves.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

180. “A prayer and positive affirmation are the keys for a divine intervention in any situation.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

181. “Don’t be afraid to live life. There is grace for the living.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

182. “God supply my needs, one day at a time.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

183. “We came into existence with nothing. And, when our spirit departs, we will take nothing out of world.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

184. “In every situation, may we find the grace of endurance.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

185. “You have no control of uncertainties! You can only control your life and your reaction to any event. May you find grace for patient endurance.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

186. “We only need grace to endure every situation.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

187. “Don’t quit when you encounter an obstacle. Adapt a new strategy to conquer it.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

188. “Endure despite the pain. The key is grace of strength.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

189. “In any situation, listen and follow the first instinct, the sacred inner voice.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

190. “We came with nothing into the world. And certainly, we will take nothing out of it, when our spirit departs.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

191. “A joyful soul is the choice to dwell on amazing gift of life than the challenges.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

192. “The Lord will never forsake you.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

193. “In any situation, I ask “What can I do for myself”.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

194. “God grant me the strength to endure all things.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

195. “Search deep within your soul, you will find strength.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

196. “I have seen times of plentiful and times of scarcity.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

197. “Whatever your situation, may you find hope.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

198. “You must mentally prepare to conquer any situation.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

199. “Possibility exists in every adversity.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

200. “Divine-encounter exist any sacred-situation.” – Lailah Gifty Akita