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.
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
If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Hardship is a blessing when it spurs effort and development;
ease is a curse when it increases complacency and self-indulgence.
A key to strengthening spiritual muscles and enduring hardship
is finding strength in the Word of God.
Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
You know that the Scripture gives promise, that the Lord is aware of
He knows the path you must travel, even the hardship that life brings.
Greta Zwaan, Be Patient
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
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.
Friendship makes prosperity more brilliant, and lightens adversity
by dividing and sharing it.
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.
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
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
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
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,
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
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
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