39 Hardship Quotes

In life we all face hardship at one time or another. Let these hardship quotes encourage you during the trying times in your life.


  1. When hardship occurs, it is easy to focus on hurt feelings attributed to the individuals you thought would show up that don't - but I encourage you to instead embrace all the individuals that come out of the woodwork and surprise you. Steph Gold, Now Is Your Time
    Words of Encouragement



  2. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. Thich Nhat Hanh
    Believe



  3. Hardship is a blessing when it spurs effort and development; ease is a curse when it increases complacency and self-indulgence. Muso Kokushi
    Blessed



  4. A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship is finding strength in the Word of God. Walter Martin
    Spiritual



  5. Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny. C.S. Lewis
    Destiny



  6. A meaningful life can be extremely satisfying even in the midst of hardship whereas a meaningless life is a terrible ordeal no matter how comfortable it is. Yuval Noah Harari
    Meaningful



  7. No person can become strong without struggle, without the effort of pitting himself against trouble and hardship. And to meet and deal with life creatively we will always need to be alert and thoughtful and to think in a positive manner, constantly rallying personality forces into effective and desirable action. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, The Positive Principle Today
    Quotes about being Strong



  8. You cannot go through life without going through hardship, pain, failures, or challenges, but, you also cannot turn your life to point in the right direction unless you have a constant supply of positive influences as you can easily find through a daily inspirational or motivational quote. Catherine Pulsifer, The Little Steps
    Inspirational Quotes



  9. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Og Mandino
  10. There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Og Mandino
    Famous



  11. But if the past is any indication, no hardship can really kill the unusual humor and world view of the Irish. Robert Sullivan, Unusual Irish Quotes and Quotations
    Irish Quotes and Sayings



  12. Challenge is the defining context for leadership... dealing with challenge, with adversity, with turbulence, and with unexpected difficulties and hardships. James M. Kouzes, Turning Adversity Into Opportunity
    Challenge



  13. You know that the Scripture gives promise, that the Lord is aware of all things,
    He knows the path you must travel, even the hardship that life brings.
    Greta Zwaan, Be Patient
    Inspirational Poems



  14. The more you read, the more you realize how important it is to help other people through hardship, rough times, challenging days or problems they currently experience. Catherine Pulsifer, Inspirational People
    Helping Others



  15. Some people see being forced to retire as a hardship, as life is not fair, but if your attitude is one of a new opportunity, a new beginning, the hardship turns into opportunity to work at your passion rather than working for the money. Kate Summers
    Retirement



  16. Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it. Cicero
  17. Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity by dividing and sharing it. Cicero
    Adversity



  18. Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage - to move in the opposite direction. E.F. Schumacker
    Simplicity



  19. You are the friend, I could always count on. Without looking hard, you'd always be there. Through struggles and fights, some from you and of mine. No matter the issue, you'd always be there. Catherine Pulsifer, You'd Always Be There
    Friendship Poems



  20. Blaming, whining, deflecting accountability, risk aversion, and resistance to change are but a handful of symptoms of the adversity-beaten individual and organization. Paul G. Stoltz PhD, Adversity Quotient Work
    Accountability



  21. All of us need a bit of hardship, struggle, learning to overcome obstacles, understanding perseverance, and developing an attitude that speaks loudly about accepting responsibility for one's own destiny. Byron Pulsifer, Flying With Struggle
    Learning



  22. What I know for sure is that there is no strength without challenge, adversity, resistance, and often pain. The problems that make you want to throw up your hands and holler "Mercy!" will build your tenacity, courage, discipline, and determination. Oprah Winfrey
    Determination



  23. Motherhood is full of seasons and as many of the seasoned moms said, 'This too shall pass.'" Jennifer Roskamp, A Realistic Action Plan For the Weary Mom
    Mother



  24. Courage is the ability to conquer fear or despair, to be brave or have a quality of mind or temperament that enables you to stand fast in the face of opposition, hardship or danger. J. Baer
    Courage



  25. Don't give up in times of difficulty. Persevere on as there will be an end to these. Edward Dunedin
  26. Don't give up in times of difficulty. Persevere on as there will be an end to these. Edward Dunedin, Inspirational Quotes And Idioms On Life
    Perseverance



  27. The fact that you are still alive and you have survived whatever challenges that came your way in that 10-year period should give you confidence about the future. Garrett Kingston, How to Stop Worrying
    Confidence



  28. There is no doubt that some people would refuse to think that life is an appealing adventure where they seem to prefer to think that life is either a real drag filled with hardship or feel that life is simply a whole bunch of routines repeated over and over again. Life is only what you make it and it is a choice that you make everyday not every month or every year. Catherine Pulsifer, Life An Adventure
    Life



  29. Through it all, we see Mary the Mother as an individual who was more than willing to be a servant of God through it all. This is testament to believers today to endure whatever hardship may come their way. Whatever is being faced today is nothing in comparison to what Mary had to endure, yet she came out victorious Sarah Lawrence, Mary Mother Of Jesus
    Faith



  30. People who are appreciative of the gifts of life tend to bear experience with less anxiety, hardship with greater composure, and generally have happier lives and healthier relationships. D.D. Tai, Mind: How To Pleasure Your Mind Everyday
    Appreciation



  31. Gradually I learned to cease looking upon challenges as difficulties and began to see tense situations as opportunities to put my growing love to use. Eknath Easwaran, Patience
    Opportunity



  32. The best way to share your beliefs with others is to live according to your faith when you are under pressure, when challenges arise, and even when life seems to be piling one hardship upon another on you. Nick Vujicic, Be the Hands and Feet
    Poems about Faith



  33. You won't have to read many stories of successful people to know that they didn't accomplish a dream without hardship or difficulty. All you need to do is read about Thomas Edison, Walt Disney, or Abe Lincoln to have a bird's eye view of what it took to succeed. And, make no mistake. If you run across those who say it can't be done, this should be your clue to stay away from them. You don't need naysayers in your corner; you need those who can encourage, motivate and provide enthusiasm for your quest. Byron Pulsifer
    Motivational



  34. If we choose to fill our minds with destructive limiting negative thoughts then our life will be less than it could be and most likely on a road filled with hardship, misery and worry. Bernadette Dimitrov, The HoHOHo Factor
    Worry



  35. The one law that does not change is that everything changes, and the hardship I was bearing today was only a breath away from the pleasures I would have tomorrow, and those pleasures would be all the richer because of the memories of this I was enduring. Louis L'Amour
    Change



  36. Love is a mighty power, a great and complete good. Love alone lightens every burden, and makes rough places smooth. It bears every hardship as though it were nothing, and renders all bitterness sweet and acceptable. Thomas A Kempis
    Love



  37. Loss and hardships are unavoidable in life, however, "how" we deal with our pain is what will make us or break us. Melanie Willard, Dare to be Raw
    Pain



  38. We often face hardships we can't endure on our own and need patience to abide. Like passing through a long tunnel, we have no choice but to be patient until we reach the end. Joshua Choonmin Kang, Spirituality of Gratitude
    Patience



  39. At the end of hardship comes happiness. Don't dream your life, live your dream. If it matters to you, you'll find a way. Charlie Gilkey
    Happiness



  40. 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
    Winning



  41. God is always with us and will bring us through every calamity and hardship ... Erol Woods
  42. God is always with us and will bring us through every calamity and hardship if (and this is the key word) we remain faithful and process these difficulties correctly. Erol Woods, Spirital Wisdom
    God



  43. I am an ordinary person (much like you) who has had an ordinary life (much like you) complete with its assortment of ups and downs, ins and outs, highs and lows, moments of calamity and tranquility (much like you). Mary White, ReSTYLEing your LIFE
    Poems about Life


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