75+ Best Life Is Tough Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Life Is Tough Quotes

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

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance. Jodi Picoult

All warriors of a free life share a hardcore mantel that brindles them through troubled times. Kilroy J. Oldster

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it. Maya Angelou

I get it now; I didn’t get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible and enjoying everything in between. Mia Farrow

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

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

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

The way I see it, hard times aren’t only about money, or drought, or dust. Hard times are about losing spirit, and hope, and what happens when dreams dry up. Karen Hesse

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

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. Thisuri Wanniarachchi

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

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

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

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

A good half of the art of living is resilience. Alain de Botton

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else. Les Brown

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 to this absolutely anything in the world is possible. Mike Norton

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

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

In tough times, everyone has to take their share of the pain. Theresa May

Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient. Steve Maraboli

Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Thomas A. Edison

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

Life is tough, and things don’t always work out well, but we should be brave and go on with our lives. Suga

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

It’s hard at times, but it makes a kid strong in ways that most people can’t understand. Nicholas Sparks

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

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

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

To succeed, you have to be willing 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

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

Nothing good comes cheaply, so we shouldn’t be surprised when we meet the hard while going for the best. Hard times are not quiet times. Terry Mark

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

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be a reality. Lao Tzu

Some knowledge is too heavy you cannot bear it your Father will carry it until you are able. Corrie ten Boom

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. Haruki Murakami

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

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

It may sound strange, but many champions are made champions by setbacks. Bob Richards

When you come to the edge of all that you know, you must believe one of two things There will be ground to stand. Or you will grow wings to fly. O.R. Melling

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

Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes. Francis Bacon

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. Audrey Hepburn

Life has many ways of testing a person’s will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen all at once. Paulo Coelho

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

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

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 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

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

The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead. Marjorie Pay Hinckley

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

We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us. William J. Brennan Jr.

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

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

Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare. Angela Duckworth

Trying to run away is never the answer to being fully human. Running away from the immediacy of our experience is like preferring death to life. Pema Chödrön

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

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

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

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough. Richard M. DeVos

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

We face up to awful things because we can’t go around them. The sooner you say Yes, it happened, and there’s nothing I can do about it, the sooner you can get on with your own life. Annie Proulx

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

We all have an unsuspected reserve of strength inside that emerges when life puts us to the test. Isabel Allende

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

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

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

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

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

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

Resilience isn’t a single skill. It’s a variety of skills and coping mechanisms. To bounce back from bumps in the road as well as failures, you should focus on emphasizing the positive. Jean Chatzky

You’re going to go through tough times that’s life. But I say, Nothing happens to you, it happens for you. See the positive in negative events. Joel Osteen