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101+ Stay Strong Quotes for When Life is Hard

Filed in Quote by on October 5, 2022

Do you ever feel as though all hope is lost? When everything seems to be working against you, how are you supposed to maintain composure?

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In this article, we share with you our collection of stay-strong quotes that will keep you upbeat in trying circumstances. These quotes are from individuals who have struggled throughout life.

Quotes to Help You Stay Strong

Robert Schuller

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

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

 “Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.” – Napoleon Hill

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer

“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

“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen

“He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” – Louisa May Alcott

“I like criticism. It makes you strong.” – LeBron James

 “A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing.” – George Bernard Shaw

Bruce lee

 “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee

“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.” – Henry Ford

“We acquire the strength we have overcome.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” – Napoléon Bonaparte

 “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” – Og Mandino

“Love does not dominate; it cultivates.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” – Unknown

“The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” – R. G. Ingersoll

“We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” – J.K. Rowling

“Concentration is the secret of strength.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” – Drew Barrymore

“It takes more courage to reveal insecurities than to hide them, more strength to relate to people than to dominate them, more ‘manhood’ to abide by thought-out principles rather than blind reflex. Toughness is in the soul and spirit, not in muscles and an immature mind.” – Alex Karras

 “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale

“When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded, and press on.” – LL Cool J

Honore de balzac

“The more one judges, the less one loves.”– Honore de Balzac

“When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” – John F. Kennedy

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott

“Stress is caused by being ‘here’ but wanting to be ‘there.’ – Eckhart Tolle

 “Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.”– John Wooden

“Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.” – Lou Holtz

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher

“We can easily manage if we will only take, each day, the burden appointed to it. But the load will be too heavy for us if we carry yesterday’s burden over again today, and then add the burden of the morrow before we are required to bear it.” – John Newton

“You can’t really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.” – Ken Kesey

“When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.” – Christopher Reeve

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

“Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.”– Ann Landers

 “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Our strength grows out of our weaknesses” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu

“Where there is no struggle, there is no strength” – Oprah

“Strength is the ability to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of those pieces.” – Judith Viorst

“Don’t brood. Get on with living and loving. You don’t have forever.” – Leo Buscaglia

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.” – Joel Osteen

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” – Hermann Hesse

 “Man can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope” – Hal Lindsey

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Colin Powell

“It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.” – Colin Powell

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”– Dale Carnegie

 “Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.” – Arthur Golden

 “A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep.” – Vernon Howard

“It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.” – J.K. Rowling

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because, without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” – Maya Angelou

“Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.” – Marie Curie

And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran

Quotes to Help You When Life is Hard

Wayne Dyer

“Maxim for life: You get treated in life the way you teach people to treat you.” – Wayne Dyer

 “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” – Marcus Aurelius

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

“A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.” – John Burroughs

“Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” – William Ellery Channing

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” – Anais Nin

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.

Richard Branson

 ”Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.” – Richard Branson

“Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.” – Jerome Fleishman

Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?

 “At any given moment you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end.” – Christine Mason Miller

 “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” – Thomas Edison

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

“It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.” – John Steinbeck

Micheal Jordan

“Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan

“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

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

”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.” – Brian Tracy

“When I hear somebody say ‘Life is hard, I am always tempted to ask ‘Compared to what?’” – Sydney J. Harris

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

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassions, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

Eleanor Roosevelt

“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.” – Helen Keller

 “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.” – Flavia Weedn

“Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.” – Muhammad Ali

 “It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Soren Kierkegaard

“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. To not dare is to lose oneself.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” – Maya Angelou

“If you always put limit on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.” – Bruce Lee

 “It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.

 “I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits.” – Anaïs Nin

“Adversity is like a strong wind. It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn, so that we see ourselves as we really are.” – Arthur Golden

Chinese Proverb

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

“When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free.” – Catherine Ponder

“I must not fear.

Fear is the mind-killer.

Fear is a little death that brings total obliteration.

I will face my fear.

I will permit it to pass over me and through me.

And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.

Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.

Only I will remain.” – Frank Herbert

The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; because there is no effort without error and shortcomings; but who does actually strive to do the deed; who knows the great enthusiasm, the great devotion, who spends himself in a worthy cause, who at the best knows, in the end, the triumph of high achievement and who at the worst, if he fails, at least he fails while daring greatly. So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett

Sanhita Baruah

“Life is, at times, tough. And all we need to do is to prove that we are tougher than it.” – Sanhita Baruah

“When the Japanese mend broken objects, they aggrandize the damage by filling the cracks with gold. They believe that when something’s suffered damage and has a history it becomes more beautiful.” – Barbara Bloom

 “Anyone can give up, it’s the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that’s true strength.” – Unknown

“The greatest test of courage on the earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” – R. G. Ingersoll

“When things go wrong as they sometimes will,

When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,

When the funds are low and the debts are high,

And you want to smile but you have to sigh,

When care is pressing you down a bit

Rest if you must, but don’t you quit.

Success is failure turned inside out,

The silver tint on the clouds of doubt,

And you can never tell how close you are,

It may be near when it seems afar.

So, stick to the fight when you’re the hardest hit

It’s when things go wrong that you mustn’t quit.” – Edgar A. Guest

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

“He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty.” – Lao Tzu

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

“I think people are always going to say things about you or disapprove of your relationships or your ideals or your beliefs or something, but I think you have to stand up and stay strong in who you are and not let it affect you.” – Kirstin Maldonado

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

 “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ’Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” – Thomas Paine

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’” – Eleanor Roosevelt

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

Their attitudes and actions are only a reflection of our own.

The whole world and its condition have its counterparts within us all.

Turn the gaze inward. Correct yourself and your world will change.” – Kristen Zambucka

“Flexibility makes buildings to be stronger, imagine what it can do to your soul.” – Carlos Barrios

“Even when matches don’t work out the way you planned, you’ve always got to stay strong in defense; it’s a matter of willpower and intelligence.” – Becky Sauerbrunn

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” – Walt Disney

 “Though I might travel afar, I will meet only what I carry with me, for every man is a mirror. We see only ourselves reflected in those around us.

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