72+ Best Dark Times Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Dark Times Quotes

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

On the other side of a storm is the strength that comes from having navigated through it. Raise your sail and begin. Gregory S. Williams

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

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of overcoming it. Helen Keller

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

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity William Samuel Johnson

Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good. Elizabeth Edwards

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

Never say that you can’t do something, or that something seems impossible, or that something can’t be done, no matter how discouraging or harrowing it may be; human beings are limited only by what we allow ourselves to be limited by: our own minds. We are each the masters of our own reality; when we become self aware of this: absolutely anything in the world is possible. Mike Norton

We have nothing to fear, but fear itself. Franklin D. Roosevelt

It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop. Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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

We all have battles to fight. And it’s often in those battles that we are most alive: it’s on the frontlines of our lives that we earn wisdom, create joy, forge friendships, discover happiness, find love, and do purposeful work. Eric Greitens

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

No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That’s the only way to keep the roads clear. Greg Kincaid

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 oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived. Robert Jordan

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

You must bear losses like a soldier, the voice told me, bravely and without complaint, and just when the day seems lost, grab your shield for another stand, another thrust forward. That is the juncture that separates heroes from the merely strong. Margaret George

We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and inspiration to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of. John H. Groberg

Strong people alone know how to organize their suffering so as to bear only the most necessary pain. Emil Dorian

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

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

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

No one escapes pain, fear, and suffering. Yet from pain can come wisdom, from fear can come courage, from suffering can come strength  if we have the virtue of resilience. Eric Greitens

Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success. Dale Carnegie

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself and be lenient to everybody else. Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy

My barn having burned down, I can now see the moon. Mizuta Masahide

The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.

Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare. Angela Duckworth

Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing. L.M. Montgomery

Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. Golda Meir

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

Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel. H. Jackson Brown, Jr

One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered. Michael J. Fox

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Teddy Roosevelt

The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal. Criss Jami

In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

Successful people demonstrate their resilience through their dedication to making progress every day, even if that progress is marginal. Jonathan Mills

Nothing I accept about myself can be used against me to diminish me. Audre Lorde

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

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders. Jewish Proverb

With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt

Your dreams don’t have to be lofty; they just have to be lived. Kelly Bouchard

Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed. Bob Riley

A big part of being a well adjusted person is accepting that you can’t be good at everything. Kelly Williams Brown

What helps you persevere is your resilience and commitment. Roy T. Bennett

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere. Frank A. Clark

It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack. Germany Kent

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 Wiesel

If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces. Shane Koyczan

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

Happiness isn’t something that depends on our surroundings it’s something we make inside ourselves. Corrie ten Boom

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Khalil Gibran

Light tomorrow with today. Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Hard times may have held you down, but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be increased. Joel Osteen

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown

The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. Ernest Hemingway

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

Hard times are sometimes blessings in disguise. We do have to suffer but in the end it makes us strong, better and wise. Anurag Prakash Ray

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

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

The question isn’t who’s going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me. Ayn Rand

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote

I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. Rita Mero