98+ 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

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up. – Robert Tew

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

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

Strength comes from struggle. 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

Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. – Napoleon Hill

struggle quotes

Look at my success. I didn’t achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years’ struggle, and every year, my times have shown gradual improvement. – Mo Farah

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

Sometimes, struggles are exactly what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles, we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Give every opportunity a chance, leave no room for regrets. – Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

She didn’t struggle and so she didn’t grow. – Paulo Coelho

There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up. – Booker T. Washington

quotes about struggle

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle. – Swami Sivananda

You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging – Brene Brown.

No matter how many mistakes you’ve made in the past, or what sort of difficulties you struggle with now, you are destined to live in victory. – Joel Osteen

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

The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. – Helen Keller

A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. – Vernon Howard

I like criticism. It makes you strong. – LeBron James

Don’t compare your struggles to anyone else’s. Don’t get discouraged by the success of others. Make your own path and never give up. – MJ Korvan

Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for. – Marian Wright Edelman

motivational struggle quotes

Not all legends are about victory. Some are about struggle, finding out who you are and your reason for being. – John Posey

There is always a struggle, a striving for something bigger than yourself in all forms of art. And even if you don’t achieve greatness, even if you fail, which we all must, everything you do in your work is somehow connected with your attitude toward life – Rex Harrison

My story is a freedom song of struggle. It is about finding one’s purpose, how to overcome fear and to stand up for causes bigger than one’s self. – Coretta Scott King

We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome. – R. C. Allen

If there is no Struggle, there is no progress. – Frederick Douglass

There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher. – Usain Bolt

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions. – Louisa May Alcott

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

inspiring struggle quotes

The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. – Abraham Lincoln.

The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory. – Blaise Pascal

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength. – Oprah Winfrey

Don’t struggle about the struggle. In other words, life’s full of ups and downs. So if you’re struggling, don’t worry, everyone else has or will at some point. – Sean Covey

Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it. – Joel Osteen

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

What we all need to do is find the wellspring that keeps us going, that gives us the strength and patience to keep up this struggle for a long time. – Winona LaDuke

Whatever the struggle, continue the climb. It may be only one step to the summit. – Diane Westlake

famous struggle quotes

Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times, they can only make you stronger. – unknown

The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me. – Oprah Winfrey

To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals – this alone is worth the struggle. – William Osler

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

Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears. – Demi Lovato

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. – Audrey Hepburn

Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win. – Bernadette Devlin

Life is one long struggle in the dark. – Lucretius

encouraging struggle quotes

The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. – Pierre de Coubertin

Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more. – Ossie Davis

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. – Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness. – Susan Gale

Be very strong… be very methodical in your life if you want to be a champion. – Alberto Juantorena

I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. – Alex Elle

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

I’m glad I’ve had to struggle. It’s made me the artist I am now. – Jessie J.

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

empowering struggle quotes

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

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

The trick is to not struggle, but to find balance. The moment you think it’s a struggle, that’s when you fall. – Andrew W. Marlowe

I like feeling strong. It keeps my mental floor higher. – Pink

Struggle is the food from which change is made, and the best time to make the most of a struggle is when it’s right in front of your face. – Danny Dreyer

I disagree. I look at struggle as an opportunity to grow. True struggle happens when you can sense what is not working for you and you’re willing to take the appropriate action to correct the situation. Those who accomplish change are willing to engage the struggle. – Danny Dreyer

I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death. – Thomas Paine

Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice. – Shawn Johnson

We all struggle with something and need help. Whatever it is that you can’t conquer on your own, I encourage you to give it to the Lord; He can fix anything! Your struggle is no more because VICTORY has taken its place!! Have a VICTORIOUS day! – Anita R. Sneed-Carter

The more you’ve struggled to heal and love yourself, the more inspiring your story will be to others when you come out the other side full of triumph, awareness, and honor. Don’t give up. Your struggle today is the source of your wisdom tomorrow. – Vironika Tugaleva

In everyday struggle maintain your cool and emotion. To heal a wound, you need to stop touching it. Keeping yourself calm in times of stress will not only have immediate smoothing effects; it can also, over time, help you lead a healthier, happier life. – Dr Anil Kr Sinha

deep struggle quotes

Unfortunately, this earth is not. a fairyland, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh. – Martin Bormann

The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there’s a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding — that existence is a struggle. – Harvey Keitel

The life of man is a struggle on earth. But without a cross, without a struggle, we get nowhere. The victory will be ours if we continue our efforts courageously, even when at times they appear futile. – Boniface Wimmer

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

There is no perfect. There will always be struggle. You just need to choose who you wanna struggle with. – Ronald Bass

In order to appreciate your successes, you must first appreciate your struggles. – Nishan Panwar

I’m determined though the struggle is on. / At any given point in life don’t give up “fight the good fight” and hold on / yes the struggle is on. – Albertina Cameron

In the heart of every struggle lies an opportunity to grow. – Melanie M. Koulouris

We struggle for life, but we dying to love / We live for greatness / Dye for greatness. – L.Mont

The struggle ends when the gratitude begins. – Neale Donald Walsch

In the struggle between the stone and water, in time, the water wins. – Japanese Proverb

Say not the struggle naught availeth / The labour and the wounds are vain, / The enemy faints not, nor faileth, / And as things have been they remain. – Arthur Hugh Clough

When we finally give up the struggle to find fulfillment ‘out there’, we have nowhere to go but within. It is at this moment of total surrender that a new light begins to dawn. – Shakti Gawain

There are men who struggle for a day and they are good. There are men who struggle for a year and they are better. There are men who struggle many years, and they are better still. But there are those who struggle all their lives: These are the indispensable ones. – Bertolt Brecht

Onward, then, to dare the struggle, / Though we fall upon the field; / Better be struck down in battle. – Owen Suffolk

Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

Every step is fraught with struggle / Hopes are falling fast around us / Yet our courage must not falter / We must fight Care hand to hand / Other hopes will soon support us / If we firmly take our stand. – Owen Suffolk

Having nothing to struggle against they have nothing to struggle for. – Charles Bukowski

It is when I struggle that I strengthen. It is when challenged to my core that I learn the depth of who I am. – Steve Maraboli

I’ve struggled a long time with survivin’, but no matter what you have to find something to fight for. – Neil Druckmann

Struggle isn’t fun but it’s an opportunity to be brave. – Rae Smith

Confidence comes from victory, but strength comes from the struggle. – Arnold Schwarzenegger

The difficulties and struggles of today are but the price we must pay for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow. – William Boetcker

It is better to have struggled and lost than never to have struggled at all. – Pete Seeger

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

In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time. – Leon Trotsky

There is no alternative to class struggle. – Vyacheslav Molotov

Smiling at the thought of what will happen once I reach the Top. / It’s a struggle with hopes that it will eventually pay off, but sometimes the pay off isn’t worth the struggle, almost like an amateur clown using knives to juggle. – Lamont Bennerman

If You Stop Struggling, Then You Stop Life – Huey Newton

Success is never so interesting as struggle. – Willa Cather

Don’t struggle so much, the best things happen when not expected. – Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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