70+ Best Getting Through Hard Times Quotes: Exclusive Selection

If you’ve fallen on hard times, you’re experiencing a period of great difficulty, especially financially. Inspirational getting through hard times quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Getting Through Hard Times Quotes

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

Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going. Yasmin Mogahed

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

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

By the darkness, stars are revealed. Evette Carter

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

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

Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there. Robert Downey Jr

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog. Mark Twain

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Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. John Wooden

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. Haruki Murakami

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

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

You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages. Michelle Obama

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D. Roosevelt

We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. Randy Pausch

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

Amazing Getting Through Hard Times Quotes

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

You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. Bob Marley

The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. Epictetus

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life. J.K. Rowling

We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. Carlos Costaneda

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

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

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. Latin Proverb

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work. Harry Golden

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are. Bernice Johnson Reagon

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Dr. Wayne Dyer

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength. Corrie ten Boom

My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present. Steve Goodier

Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese Proverb

I am strong because I’ve been weak. I am fearless because I’ve been afraid. Unknown

Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations. Zig Ziglar

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

Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems. Gever Tulley

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas Edison

Top Getting Through Hard Times Quotes

Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome. Unknown

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

The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground. Author Unknown

Never give in. Never, never, never. Winston Churchill

There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is merely the comparison of one state to the other. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. Alexandre Dumas

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. Sylvester Stallone

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

She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails. Elizabeth Edwards

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

Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create. Roy T. Bennett

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. Carl Bard

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations. Chuck Swindoll

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

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

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

We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us. William J. Brennan, Jr., Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius

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

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

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

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

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

We tend to forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have. Frederick Keonig

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

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

Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done. Now, if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hit, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you are because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain’t you. You’re better than that! Rocky Balboa

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain. Vivian Greene

The difference between a strong man and a weak one is that the former does not give up after a defeat. Woodrow Wilson

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

Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful. Joshua J. Marine

Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. Ovid

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

We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. Barbara De Angelis

A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure. Henry Kissinger

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves. Edmund Hillary

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

If you’re going through hell, keep going. Winston Churchill

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

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

Energy and persistence conquers all things. Benjamin Franklin

The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people. Randy Pausch

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

Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again. Nelson Mandela