15 Quotes to Help You Through Hard Times

We decided to put together a list of quotes that will inspire you to keep moving on to better things in your life. The world has been gifted with many amazing people full of fine truths and words of wisdom. If you’re going through a difficult time and need a place to go to find a little hope, check out these quotes from some of our favorites.


“There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is merely the comparison of one state to the other. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.”—Alexandre Dumas


“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”—Thomas Edison

You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.“—Maya Angelou


“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”– Henry Ford


“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”– Robert Frost


If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”– Mary Engelbreit


“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”– Henry David Thoreau


“If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else. It will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”– Bruce Lee


“The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.”– Leonardo da Vinci


“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.“– Friedrich Nietzsche


“Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.”— John Lennon


“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.” —William Shakespeare


“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”— Ludwig Jacobowski


The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can.”— Neil Gaiman


“In the midst of winter, I found there was within me an invincible summer.”—Albert Camus


If you know someone who is going through hardship, do them a favor and share this blog! We all need a little hope or at the very least a reminder that the pain is temporary and when it is done, we have grown into better more loving individuals because of it.

Sending much love your way today and always.


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