96+ Best Struggle Quotes To Build You Up

Everybody loves to experience comfort, but struggling can also be an incredible opportunity for growth. Powerful collection of profoundly inspirational struggle quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Most Famous Struggle 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 hardship today. Thich Nhat Hanh

A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people. Thomas Mann

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

It was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice. Joseph Conrad

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

Those who do not move, do not notice their chains. Rosa Luxemburg

Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle. Wilma Rudolph

There is scarcely any passion without struggle. Albert Camus

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 Weisel

When you struggle with your partner, you are struggling with yourself. Every fault you see in them touches a denied weakness in yourself. Deepak Chopra

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

Long is the way and hard, that out of Hell leads up to light. John Milton

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today. Pope Paul VI.

She was like a drowning person, flailing, reaching for anything that might save her. Her life was an urgent, desperate struggle to justify her life. Jonathan Safran Foer

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

You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun. Shaun Hick

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

I will be stronger than my sadness. Jasmine Warga

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

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow. Thomas Paine

No matter what struggles I come across, I will keep going, because I have the will and strength to overcome it all. All my greatest accomplishments, I once thought I would never achieve, but I keep on succeeding every challenge that faces me. No matter what is beyond my control, nothing will ever make me less than a woman. I am and will always be a powerful woman. Victoria Enriquez

You see, the point is that the strongest man in the world is he who stands most alone. Henrik Ibsen

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

You’ve got to have someone who loves your body. Who doesn’t define you, but sees you. Who loves what he sees. Who you don’t have to struggle to be good enough for. Deb Caletti

When you learn to see your struggles as opportunities to become stronger, better, wiser, then your thinking shifts from I can’t do this to I must do this. Toni Sorenson

Use what you’ve been through as fuel, believe in yourself and be unstoppable! Yvonne Pierre

A Nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it’s lowest ones. Nelson Mandela

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

He struggled with himself, too. I saw it  I heard it. I saw the inconceivable mystery of a soul that knew no restraint, no faith, and no fear, yet struggling blindly with itself. Joseph Conrad

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

You stay safe, You love. You survive. You laugh and cry and struggle and sometimes you fail and sometimes you succeed. You Push. Carrie Ryan

The best way to get rid of the pain is to feel the pain. And when you feel the pain and go beyond it, you’ll see there’s a very intense love that is wanting to awaken itself. Deepak Chopra

There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow. Aaron Lauritsen

The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. Friedrich Nietzsche

Life is, in fact, a battle. Evil is insolent and strong; beauty enchanting, but rare; goodness very apt to be weak; folly very apt to be defiant; wickedness to carry the day; imbeciles to be in great places, people of sense in small, and mankind generally unhappy. But the world as it stands is no narrow illusion, no phantasm, no evil dream of the night; we wake up to it, forever and ever; and we can neither forget it nor deny it nor dispense with it. Henry James

If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Mary Engelbreit

They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seeds. Dinos Christianopoulos

To succeed, you have 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

Life’s a climb. But the view is great. Miley Cyrus

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. Albert Schweitzer

Maybe the truth was, it shouldn’t be so easy to be amazing. Then everything would be. It’s the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth. When something’s difficult to come by, you’ll do that much more to make sure it’s even harder if not impossible to lose. Sarah Dessen

It’s not exactly like you thought it would be, you think it’s a failure. What about the spectrum of colors in between. Sara Evans

Faith is why I’m here today and faith is why I made it through. Jonathan Anthony Burkett

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

You will never be entirely comfortable. This is the truth behind the champion he is always fighting something. To do otherwise is to settle. Julien Smith

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

When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle. Edmund Burke

To have darkness behind me, in front of me a bright sky, flickering lights on the water and to feel it on the stony face of the southern sun. Julia Hartwig

There is no thing as a single issue struggle because we do not live singleissue lives. Audre Lorde

You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you. James Allen

No person, trying to take responsibility for her or his identity, should have to be so alone. There must be those among whom we can sit down and weep, and still be counted as warriors. Adrienne Rich

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

One day can change your life. One day can ruin your life. All life is is three or four big days that change everything. Beverly Donofrio

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

Some of the most beautiful things we have in life comes from our mistakes. Surgeo Bell

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

Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle. Helen Keller

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

They key of persistence opens all door closed by resistence. John Di Lemme

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

I will tell you one thing that will make you rich for life. There are two struggles: an Inner world struggle and an Outer world struggle you must make an intentional contact between these two worlds; then you can crystallize data for the Third World, the World of the Soul. G.I. Gurdjieff

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

The higher man is distinguished from the lower by his fearlessness and his readiness to challenge misfortune. Friedrich Nietzsche

You cannot protect yourself from sadness without protecting yourself from happiness. Jonathan Safran Foer

Anyway, you can be sure of one thing, a man’s got to fake just to stay alive. Osamu Dazai

Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible. Mao Zedong

Never believe for a second that your weak, within all of us we have a reserve of inner hidden strength, Victoria Addino

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

On top of the world, or in the depths of despair. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I’ve decided to be happy because it is good for my health. Voltaire

A great battle is a terrible thing, the old knight said, but in the midst of blood and carnage, there is sometimes also beauty, beauty that could break your heart. George R.R. Martin

I’m not interested in passion and love for their own sake without the struggle of life, they’re just fluff. Mira Nair

The time has come to lay that baggage down and leave behind all the struggling and striving. You can be set free as you journey forward into a balanced healthy and rewarding future. Sue Augustine

It is nice finding that place where you can just go and relax. Moises Arias

The teacher pulled out a pile of papers. They were Bennie’s tests and homework assignments. Mrs. Lewis said, Ma’am, here is the proof that Bennie isn’t up to a fourth grade level. He has an F on several of these assignments. In fact, a zero grade is too high for some of Bennie’s work this last year. Harold Phifer

Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. William Burroughs

There is a time for reciting poems and a time for fists. Roberto Bolaño

When someone tells me to just relax, I wonder why they don’t hand me a book? Richelle Goodrich

We’ve all lost something along the way. Po Bronson

Relax. No one else knows what they’re doing either. Ricky Gervais

Do not think that one has to be sad in order to be militant, even though the thing one is fighting is abominable. Michel Foucault

Take rest; A field that has rested, gives bountiful crop. Ovid

But you might as well bid a man struggling in the water, rest within arm’s length of the shore! I must reach it first, and then I’ll rest. Emily Brontë

Let the night take you. Let the stars evaporate into your dreams. Let sleep be the only comfort for you to believe. Anthony Liccione

Effort within the mind further limits the mind, because effort implies struggle towards a goal and when you have a goal, a purpose, an end in view, you have placed a limit on the mind. Bruce Lee

Sometimes the most productive thing you can do is relax. Mark Black

The world is larger and more beautiful than my little struggle. Ravi Zacharias

Turn off your mind, relax, and float downstream. John Lennon

All struggle, all resistance is must be concrete. And all struggle has a global resonance. If not here, then there. If not now, then soon. Elsewhere as well as here. Susan Sontag

Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax. Bryant McGill

There is no life without struggle. Santosh Kalwar

You can find magic, wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book. Dr. Seuss

Most of us try to do too much because we are secretly afraid we will not be able to do anything at all. Rick Aster

Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort. Jane Austen