Inspirational Quotes About Life Struggles

Here are 132 inspirational quotes for life struggles that I suggest you read

If you’re looking for inspirational quotes about life struggles to get your daily dose of motivation, help you overcome hardships, and start your day on a positive note, keep reading, as you’re in the right place.

Everyone faces challenges in life, but it’s crucial to keep in mind that you are not alone in facing these struggles. If you feel like you’re struggling, you should consider talking to a trusted friend or a mental health professional to gain support and discover coping mechanisms.

Additionally, there are other sources that can offer additional help, such as books, websites, and support groups.

BTW, I recently read an interesting article about why the struggle is kind of essential for the brain, and I found it really interesting, so I thought I’d share it with you as well.

Since I know you’re really eager to start reading these quotes, let’s just get started!

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Inspirational quotes about struggles in life that have helped me enormously

  1. “Life is like photography. You use the negatives to develop.” — Ziad K. Abdelnour
  2. “We must accept finite disappointment, but we never lose infinite hope.” — Martin Luther King
  3. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius
  4. “Some roses grow through concrete. Remember that.” — Brandi L. Bates
  5. “We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.” — William J. Brennan, Jr.
  6. “We don’t know who we are until we see what we can do.” — Martha Grimes
  7. “Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got.” — R. Brault
  8. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” — Robert Schuller
  9. “When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.” — Les Brown
  10. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” — Kenji Miyazawa
  11. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” — Louisa May Alcott
  12. “The triumph can’t be had without the struggle.” — Wilma Rudolph
  13. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein
  14. “It’s funny how, when things seem the darkest, moments of beauty present themselves in the most unexpected places.” — Karen Marie Moning
  15. “Hard times always lead to something great.” — Betsey Johnson
  16. “Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” — Bob Riley
  17. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  18. “If you are going through hell, keep going.” — Winston Churchill
  19. “If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get back up.” — A. Josland
  20. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
  21. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill
  22. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein
  1. “I’ll tell you something about tough times. They just about kill you, but if you decide to keep working at them, you’ll find your way through.” — Joan Bauer
  2. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” — Lao Tzu
  3. “Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless.” — Kevin Ngo
  4. “Never regret something that once made you smile.” — Amber Deckers
  5. “Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  6. “The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes
  7. “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” — Joseph Kennedy
  8. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” — Duke Ellington
  9. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” — Dale Carnegie
  10. “Difficult times will come. It’s a fact of life, isn’t it? There are good times and bad times in everybody’s life.” — Raj Kosaraju
  11. “This too shall pass.” — Persian Sufi Poets
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Short inspirational quotes about life struggles that I absolutely love

  1. “Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.” — Sir Winston Churchill
  2. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” — Franklin D Roosevelt
  3. “It is a blessing to experience hardship. Not because we suffer, but because we learn to endure.” — Saim .A. Cheeda
  4. “Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.” — Susan Taylor
  5. “Struggle happens when you do something which you don’t love.” — Kubra Sait
  6. “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  7. “You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.” — Shaun Hick
  8. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” — Thomas Edison
  9. “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” — Bruce Lee
  10. “Never give up. Things may be hard, but if you quit trying they’ll never get better. Stop worrying and start trusting God. It will be worth it.” — Germany Kent
  11. “Hard times are like thunder. They make a lot of noise but do little harm. Don’t fear hard times.” — Debasish Mridha
  12. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” — Robert H. Schuller
  13. “No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.” — Randy Pausch
  14. “We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here now with the power to shape your day and your future.” — Steve Maraboli
  15. “Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
  16. “When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first.” — Kyo Shirodaira
  17. “We become what we think about.” — Earl Nightingale
  18. “Life’s struggles are necessary for growth.” — Auliq Ice
  19. “Whenever you feel a little stricken down in pain, think about this. The knife has to be sharpened by striking and rubbing it against something strong before it can become useful. You are going to be great after the struggles.” — Israelmore Ayivor
  20. “Struggles not only make us into stronger, better and wiser people, they also let us learn more about ourselves and our purpose in life.” — Auliq Ice
  21. “Just because those around you do not constantly tell you what they are going through in their personal life, it does not mean they are living in a fairy tale.” — Auliq Ice
  22. “Don’t fill life with struggles, fill life with joy. A flower always struggles to survive, but it never forgets to bloom with joy.” — Debasish Mridha
  23. “Sometimes when hardships knock, it’s just life. Do not take it personally.” — Naide Obiang
  24. “Things always get better with time, just wait and see.” — Clavel Nelson
  25. “Once you make it to your point of making it, you’ll appreciate the struggle.” — Nas
  26. “Be proud of struggles in your life. They bring you closer to greatness.” — Auliq Ice
  27. “Only by facing your demons can you stop them from having power over you.” — Auliq Ice
  28. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” — Jimmy Dean
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Motivational quotes about life struggle

  1. “In the darkest time, I have always believed, the light will shine.” — Lailah Gifty Akita
  2. “No matter what happens, no matter how far you seem to be away from where you want to be, never stop believing that you will somehow make it.” — Brad Gast
  3. “Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change.” — Iyanla Vanzant
  4. “Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.” — Mao Zedong
  5. “Life has a way of broadsiding us with lessons that we need to learn but would rather avoid.” — Craig Groeschel
  6. “Don’t grieve for what doesn’t come. Some things that don’t happen keep disasters from happening.” — Rumi
  7. “There are far, far better things ahead than anything we’ve left behind.” — C.S. Lewis
  8. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” — A.A. Milne
  9. “Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up.” — Christopher Nolan
  10. “You always pass failure on the way to success.” — Mickey Rooney
  11. “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” — Eleanor Roosevelt
  12. “Life requires overcoming challenges and obstacles of many types. Battling our struggles and fears determines who we are.” — David Weatherford
  13. “Not many great things have ever been done without struggling, stand up for your dream, a definite plan and burning desire can get you there.” — Okorote Emmanuel
  14. “Sometimes, life’s challenges are tough to deal with. You will succeed if you focus your thoughts on how to overcome the challenge.” — Catherine Pulsifer
  15. “Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.” — Bruce Lee
  16. “Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.” — Wilma Rudolph
  17. “As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin
  18. “The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.” — Molière
  19. “Expect obstacles and face them head-on. They are going to come up so the way you handle them is what makes all the difference.” — Lance Dale
  20. “Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.” — Zig Ziglar
  21. “One who conquers the sea today is ready to conquer the ocean tomorrow.” — Matshona Dhliwayo
  22. “It isn’t where you come from. It’s where you’re going that counts.” — Ella Fitzgerald
  23. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.” — Frederick Douglass
  24. “We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.” — Barbara De Angelis
  25. “We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome.” — R. C. Allen
  26. “In the heart of every struggle lies an opportunity to grow.” — Melanie M. Koulouris
  27. “Whatever the struggle, continue the climb. It may be only one step to the summit.” — Diane Westlake
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Inspirational quotes about life and struggles to help you heal

  1. “The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.” — Elizabeth Kübler-Ross
  2. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” — Robert Tew
  3. “Because some people see a wall, and assume that’s the end of their journey. Others see it, and decide it’s just the beginning.” — Angeline Trevena
  4. “Remember that in difficult times, we don’t give up. We don’t discard our highest ideals. No! We rise up to meet them.” — Michelle Obama
  5. “Real difficulties can be overcome; it is the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” — Theodore Newton Vail
  6. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” — George Eliot
  7. “Life doesn’t get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.” — Steve Maraboli 
  8. “You only live one but if you do it right, once is enough.” — Mae West
  9. “The mind is everything. What you think, you become.” — Buddha
  10. “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” — Dolly Parton
  11. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.” — Will Rodgers
  12. “The struggles you face today develop the strength you need for tomorrow.” — Unknown
  13. “Difficulties in life are intended to make us better, not bitter.” — Dan Reeves
  14. “In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein
  15. “Strength doesn’t come from what you can do; it comes from overcoming the things you thought you couldn’t.” — Rikki Rogers
  16. “Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” — Napoleon Hill
  17. “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” — Chinese Proverb
  18. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” — Charles R. Swindoll
  19. “When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what the storm is all about.” — Haruki Murakami
  20. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Nelson Mandela
  21. “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.” — Theodore Roosevelt
  22. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” — Steve Jobs
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  1. “The only person you should strive to be better than is the person you were yesterday.” — Tony Robbins
  2. “You may face defeats in your life, but never let yourself feel defeated.” — Maya Angelou
  3. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” — Les Brown
  4. “Quit hanging on to the handrails. Let go. Surrender. Go for the ride of your life. Do it every day.” — Melody Beattie
  5. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus on the light.” — Aristotle
  6. “If it’s out of our hands, it deserves freedom from your mind too.” — Ivan Nuru
  7. “There is no limit to what we can, as women accomplish.” — Michelle Obama
  8. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey
  9. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Milton Berle
  10. “It is important that we forgive ourselves for making mistakes. We need to learn from our errors and move on.” — Steve Maraboli
  11. “No matter what happens, no matter how far you seem to be away from where you want to be, never stop believing that you will somehow make it.” — Brad Gast
  12. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.” — Helen Keller
  13. “Life is like a movie; write your own ending, keep believing, keep pretending.” — Jim Henson
  14. “You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” — Christopher Columbus
  15. “When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.” — Queen Elizabeth II
  16. “Struggles make you stronger and the changes make you wiser and happiness has its own way of taking its sweet time. Life isn’t always lovely, but it’s a beautiful ride.” — Gary Allan
  17. “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.” — Helen Keller
  18. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” — Wendy Mass
  19. “And know that every struggle in life is there to teach you a lesson It’s times like this that make you.” — Macklemore
  20. “Embrace the struggle and let it make you stronger. It won’t last forever.” — Tony Gaskins
  21. “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” — Chinese proverb
  22. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” — Bernice Johnson Reagon

These were the inspirational quotes about life struggles that you should read

What did you think of this blog post? What are your favorite inspirational quotes about life and struggle? Tell me in the comments below. I’d love to know!

4 thoughts on “Inspirational Quotes About Life Struggles”

  1. I absolutely love all of these quotes! I bookmarked your site for further reading! This is just one of the quotes that really spoke to me…

    “Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” — Bob Riley

    Thank you! ?


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