Inspirational Quotes for Difficult Times

We’ll all face difficult times. If you just got through one, you could bet on facing more in the future. This isn’t being pessimistic, it’s just how life is. Challenges in life can often be seen as a curse but often times, it’s in enduring these challenges that we grow in some way. You can gain more wisdom, learn to appreciate something or someone more, or simply know not to do what you did again.

During these trying times, it helps to shift your mindset from one of self defeat and despair to one of empowerment and hope. The following is a collection of inspirational quotes for difficult times which I found to be useful. Not all of them will speak to you but I hope some will. As usual, I’ll add more to this list of quotes about hard times as I find them.

1. “This too shall pass.” – Proverb

2. “Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.” – Barbara De Angelis

3. “Time eventually heals all wounds.”

4. “You’ll always be stronger than what you’re going through. Believe that to be true and you’ll have an easier time getting through it.” –

5. “I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.” – Rita Mero

6. “If we could all just laugh at ourselves, in hard times or good times, it would be an incredible world.” – Jena Malone

7. “Hard times always lead to something great.” – Betsey Johnson

8. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert Schuller

9. “Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.” – Unknown

10. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

11. “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” – Lee Iacocca

12. “Pain is your friend; it is your alie. Pain reminds you to finish the job and get the hell home. Pain tells you when you have been seriously wounded. And you know what the best thing about pain is? It tells you you’re not dead yet!” – G.I Jane

13. “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King

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

15. “If personal growth occurs most during difficult times, it would be unfair rob someone of that just because you don’t want them to be disappointed.” –

16. “You’ll get through this.”

17. “No matter what you’re going through, it will pass. Even the Great Depression had to eventually end.” –

18. “A loss of a loved one can be the most painful thing to go through. You could either let this event cripple you for life or you could decide to live your life more fully now that you know how precious life really is.” –

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