ᐅ143+ Uplifting Quotes About Life, for Hard Times and Work

“Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.” – Joseph Campbell

“Adversity, similar to lava, appears to destroy everything in its way. But out of the ashes and smoke, new, better, and stronger things emerge that may have not been born in any other way.” – Zoe V.

“The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.” – Max Lerner

“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.” – Anonymous

“Everything that you are going through is preparing you for what you’ve asked for.” – Author Unknown

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C. S. Lewis

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino

“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 a hardship today.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you.” – Woody Hayes

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine

“Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”– L.M. Montgomery

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”– Japanese Proverb

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”– Truman Capote

“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”– Truman Capote

“The quality of your life is the quality of your relationships.” – Tony Robbins

“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.”– Oscar Wilde

“We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.”– John H. Groberg

“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa

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

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”– Chinese Proverb

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

“Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.”– Theodore N. Vail

“Prosperity makes friends; adversity tries them.”– Publilius Syrus

“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

“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

“If you’re going through hell keep going.”– Winston Churchill

“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”– Jewish Proverb

“He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.”– William Samuel Johnson

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

“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” – Jimmy Johnson

“No great achiever – even those who made it seem easy – ever succeeded without hard work.” – Jonathan Sacks

“If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing… success will be yours.” – Ray Kroc

“One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was from a horse master. He told me to go slow to go fast. I think that applies to everything in life. We live as though there aren't enough hours in the day but if we do each thing calmly and carefully we will get it done quicker and with much less stress.” – Viggo Mortensen

“Happiness is the real sense of fulfillment that comes from hard work.” – Joseph Barbara

“You are not your resume, you are your work.” – Seth Godin

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin