37 Quotes About Overcoming Struggle


There are many times that come up in life where we are confronted with struggle. These quotes about overcoming struggle will offer you many wise words of encouragement you need to move beyond the difficulty of life.

“She was nothing in particular. But at least she had a purpose.”

“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”

“Achieving success is a challenge but so is struggling so you may as well choose success.”

“Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.”

“All problems become smaller if you don’t dodge them but confront them.”

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”

“Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

“Film can’t just be a long line of bliss. There’s something we all like about the human struggle.”

“I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying.”

“I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position one has reached in life as by the obstacles which one has overcome while trying to succeed.”

“If you are going through hell, keep going.”

“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed.”

“Life is a voyage across troubled waters where our days are often spent clinging to the top of the highest mast, scouting for a comforting glimpse of shore.”

“Life’s a climb. But the view is great.”

“Never consider the possibility of failure; as long as you persist, you will be successful.”

“Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.”

“No one stands at the beginning of a race and then finds himself in the end having never taken a step forward. And if that were to happen—the sweat and struggle avoided—what stories would he have to tell? The goal includes the journey; it’s all part of the dream.”

“Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.”

“On top of the world, or in the depths of despair.”

“One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.”

“Others can stop you temporarily — you are the only one who can do it permanently.”

“Our power of perseverance is as that of an eagle. We soar above our challenges.”

“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”

“The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow.”

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.”

“The real achievers are those who, in the dreary pit of sacrifice, still smile up at the goal”

“The struggle of life is one of our greatest blessings. It makes us patient, sensitive, and Godlike. It teaches us that although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”

“The things that let you down are the things that let you see how far you have rose.”

“There is no life without struggle.”

“There is scarcely any passion without struggle.”

“There’s a lot of activisms that doesn’t deal with empowerment, and you have to empower yourself in order to be relevant to any type of struggle.”

“They key of persistence opens all door closed by resistance.”

“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.”

“We grow when the walls press in. We grow when life steals our control. We grow in darkness.”

“When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.”

“You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”

“You will never be entirely comfortable. This is the truth behind the champion – he is always fighting something. To do otherwise is to settle.”

When faced with adversity in life, it is the time to awaken the inner strength and unleash the power of success.

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