50+ Best Life Is Tough Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Tough is strong; not easily broken or made weaker or defeated. Profoundly inspirational life is tough quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Life Is Tough Quotes

All around you are people whose lives are filled with trouble and sorrow, and they need your compassion and encouragement. — Billy Graham

If things are going bad and life is tough, hang in there. Ride it out. Come out on top. — Ashton Irwin

The best way to predict the future is to study the past, or prognosticate. — Robert Kiyosaki

When the going gets tough, the tough make cookies. — Erma Bombeck

Life is a cruel, horrible joke and I am the punch line. — Carrie Fisher

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

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

Life is tough; thank God there’s design. — Paola Antonelli

Life is tough, but if you are stupid, it’s a lot tougher. — John Wayne

Greater is he who suffers through the pain and comes through the other side improved. Greater is he who accepts discouragement and keeps forward momentum, never retreating. Greater is he who sees the light at the end of the tunnel and keeps their eye on the light. Greater is he who gets knocked off his feet and gets back up, dusts himself off and gets back in the fight. Life is tough, but you are stronger. — Rich Barnes

The more you believe it, the more it starts to become real for you. This is why it is so very important to believe in positive things, rather than negative things. Whatever you believe, you will find that you are correct. The universe has a way of presenting to you exactly what you believe. If you think life is great, you are correct. If you think life is tough, you will be proved correct too. — Anita Moorjani

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life. — William Arthur Ward

Desperate times call for desperate measures. That’s a saying, or a bit of advice, or a catchprase, or a string of words used to confuse people less intelligent than you. In any case, it means: Life is tough, so you’d better fight hard-or something like that. — Obert Skye

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

Don’t lose faith in the good things, even when life is tough. The good things come in waves, along with the bad. — Julianne MacLean

If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. — Maya Angelou

Life is tough, and if we don’t laugh, we’re going to – our head will explode. — Jeff Ross

In a dating and courtship relationship, I would not have you spend five minutes with someone who belittles you, one who is constantly critical of you, one who is cruel at your expense and may even call it humor. Life is tough enough without the person who is supposed to love you leading the assault on your self-esteem, your sense of dignity, your confidence, and your joy. In this person’s care, you deserve to feel physically safe and emotionally secure. — Jeffrey R. Holland

Avoiding problems you need to face is avoiding the life you need to live. — Paulo Coelho

When I was growing up, my mother, who had been through a lot of terrible things in life, taught me that when life is tough your instinct is to close your heart. But if you can accept what happened and reach out to someone, there will always be someone less fortunate, or someone that can bring a solution and help your life. — Jane Seymour

The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved. — Samuel Smiles

Don’t be sad by what you see It’s true life has it’s miseries But one thing’s always worked for me Worry ends when faith begins. — Sami Yusuf

No pit is so deep that He is not deeper still; with Jesus even in our darkest moments, the best remains and the very best is yet to be. — Corrie Ten Boom

Life is tough; and if you have the ability to laugh at it, you have the ability to enjoy it. — Salma Hayek

Life is tough, then you die. — George Carlin

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

Life is tough, and it’s really tough when you’re stupid. — Damon Runyon

A kingdom man understands that God never said a godly life would be easy; He just said it would be worth it. — Tony Evans

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. — John F. Kennedy

When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap. — Tom Hodgkinson

Keep passing the open windows. — John Irving

If you can’t change it.. change the way you think about it — Mary Engelbreit

Life is tough, man. No one is spared from obstacles and trials, but there is such a beautiful plan for each of us. Just gotta let it happen. — Taylor York

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. — Maya Angelou

The best way to predict the future is to create it. — Peter Drucker

I’ve learned… That life is tough, but I’m tougher. — Andy Rooney

When the going gets tough, the tough get a librarian. — Joan Bauer

Sweatpants are a sign of defeat. You lost control of your life so you bought some sweatpants. — Karl Lagerfeld

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. — Richard M. Nixon

Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid. — John Wayne

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

Life is overwhelming. Life is not easy. Life is tough and you need something that really works and helps you actually, not promises to help you, then fail. — John Travolta

Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want — Randy Pausch

When you think life is tough, it can get a lot tougher. — Kate Gosselin

Life is tough and it’s tough whether you’re famous or not famous. And in the end it’s probably better to be famous because the perks are better. You get better seats at the basketball game, and you get better tables and reservations places. If I call a doctor on Saturday morning I can get him. There’s a lot of things, indulgences that you don’t get, if you’re not famous. Now I’m not saying it’s fair. But I can’t say that I don’t enjoy it. — Woody Allen

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist. — Gail Sheehy

When the going gets tough, the tough eat ribs. — Nora Roberts

Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. — Satchel Paige

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

I don’t believe in revenge. When people are bullies it’s because of a deeper-rooted issue – either their family life is tough or they’re being bullied by someone bigger than they are. — Khloe Kardashian

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