39 Quotes About Overcoming Hard Times


Finding a way to overcome adversity is no easy feat. These quotes about overcoming hard times can offer the hope and encouragement that is needed to strengthen your resolve.

“A career in sport is almost impossible to manage without the support, and guidance, and reassurance of family and friends. During tough times, and there always are, this is whom we go to.”

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”

“Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”

“Don’t cry for a man who’s left you; the next one may fall for your smile.”

“Everybody goes through some tough times in their life, no matter what you do. Man, I’ve had my tough times.”

“Everybody has to deal with tough times. A gold medal doesn’t make you immune to that. A skater is used to falling down and getting up again.”

“Faith is why I’m here today and faith is why I made it through.”

“God already knows what we’re made of, but perhaps He wants us to learn what we’re made of. I think we would all agree that we learn more from our tough times than from our easy times.”

“I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.”

“I know each fund has its supporters, and that some will not want to see the surplus go to schools. But, in tough times, you have to set priorities. And our priority is education.”

“I know that there’s a god because I was able to survive everything that I’ve been through – all of the tough times – and I’m still at the top of my game.”

“I say find one true friend to help you get through the tough times.”

“I think we’re going to have some difficulty in front of us. I have absolutely no doubt the next three, four years Europe are going to be at best stagnation. We are preparing for tough times.”

“I think you need to go through some stuff to really appreciate life and understand what it means to persevere, overcome and have faith. I think those tough times make you a stronger person.”

“If you’re married you’ll have tough times.”

“In prosperous times, the marginal workers get by. But in tough times, they get the shaft.”

“In tough times, everyone has to take their share of the pain.”

“Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.”

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”

“Martial arts is what pulled me through tough times, and it is one of the reasons for my happiness.”

“Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.”

“No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.”

“Nobody can make you to feel inferior without your consent.”

“Some children are tackling tough times without the support that can help them because the adults in their life are scared to ask.”

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear that you will make one.”

“The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.”

“There had been times when he knew, somewhere in him, that he would get used to it, whatever it was, because he had learnt that some hard things became softer after a very little while.”

“Tough times don’t last, but tough people do. And I’ve been through some tough times, and I know a lot of people can recall tough times, and maybe are going through some tough times right now, but they don’t last.”

“Tough times don’t last, tough people do, remember?”

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”

“When I see my own people going through the tough times, it’s a wake-up call. I hope my influence can impact someone else’s decision to get out here and vote.”

“Winning in women’s singles felt surreal. I felt that everything I had done – the hard work, the tough times – was all worth it.”

“You always feel for your fellow players when they are going through tough times, losing and things like that.”

“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.”

“You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.”

“You start with a darkness to move through, but sometimes the darkness moves through you.”

“Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.”

“You’ve got to stay strong to be strong in tough times.”

One way to work against the negativity in life is to avoid it and focus on the good.

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