80+ Best Resilience Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Resilience is the ability to be happy, successful, etc. again after something difficult or bad has happened. Inspirational resilience quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Resilience Quotes

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

Everyone has the ability to increase resilience to stress. It requires hard work and dedication, but over time, you can equip yourself to handle whatever life throws your way without adverse effects on your health. Training your brain to manage stress won’t just affect the quality of your life, but perhaps even the length of it. Amy Morin

Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare. Angela Duckworth

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

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

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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

?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

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

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

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

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

Inspirational Resilience Quotes

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

It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment. Bram Stoker

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

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

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

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

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

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

It’s crazy, how similar we are. Here are both of us, working through our stuff, trying to make something positive out of something really bad. Jenny Han

I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget. Erin Van Vuren

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

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

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

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

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

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

When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realize that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

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

Grief and resilience live together. Michelle Obama

No matter how bleak or menacing a situation may appear, it does not entirely own us. It can’t take away our freedom to respond, our power to take action. Ryder Carroll

Motivational Resilience Quotes

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

I tried and failed. I tried again and again and succeeded. Gail Borden

No matter how you define success, you will need to be resilient, empowered, authentic, and limber to get there. Joanie Connell

There are two kinds of strength. Power and the ability to wield it is obvious, but a resilience, the ability to resist power, is the other. Raymond E. Feist

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

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

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

Forget mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you are going to do right now, and do it. Today is your lucky day. Will Durant

Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese Proverb

Indeed, this life is a test. It is a test of many things – of our convictions and priorities, our faith and our faithfulness, our patience and our resilience, and in the end, our ultimate desires. Sheri L. Dew

Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. James 1:12

Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord! Psalm 21:24

You will not have to fight this battle. Take up your positions; stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you, Judah and Jerusalem. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Go out to face them tomorrow, and the Lord will be with you. 2 Chronicles 20:17

Stand firm, and you will win life. Luke 21:19

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

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

When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience. Jaeda Dewalt

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

We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice. Stephen Covey

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 1 Corinthians 16:13

I am able to do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8:37

I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. Romans 8:18

Resilience is the ability to attack while running away. Wes Fessler

Resilience is based on compassion for ourselves as well as compassion for others. Sharon Salzberg

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

Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey

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

We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed. 2 Corinthians 4:8-9

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10

Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on. Les Brown

Like tiny seeds with potent power to push through tough ground and become mighty trees, we hold innate reserves of unimaginable strength. We are resilient. Catherine DeVrye

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

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

Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller

You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it. You have to go down the chute. Tina Fey

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear. Nelson Mandela

It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed. Theodore Roosevelt

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

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

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

I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance

Never settle for the path of least resistance Lee Ann Womack

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

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot. Eleanor Roosevelt

Fear of failure is the fuel of achievement. If you weren’t afraid to fail, you probably wouldn’t be highly motivated to work at the level that most of us have to work to do well. Ruth Simmons

A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work. Colin Powell

I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail … a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation. Mark Cuban

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