145 Getting Through Hard Times Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of getting through hard times quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about going through hard times.

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The Most Famous Getting Through Hard Times Quotes (Best in 2024)

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You have to go through good times and bad times to get where you're trying to go. — Allen Iverson

Tough times go away, tough people do not. — Walter Payton

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

If things are going bad and life is tough, hang in there. Ride it out. Come out on top. — Ashton Irwin

Hard times always lead to something great. — Betsey Johnson

Real strength is being able to carry on when times are hard. — Miep Gies

Tough times don't last, tough people do, remember? — Gregory Peck

Nothing will carry you through hardship like a sincere devotion to Christ. — T. B. Joshua

You can't appreciate the good times without the bad ones. — Beyonce Knowles

The true strength of any relationship is measured in bad times not good. — Miles J. Stanford

Short Getting Through Hard Times Quotes

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  • If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it. — Michael Jordan
  • Once you choose hope, anything's possible — Christopher Reeve
  • If you can't change it.. change the way you think about it — Mary Engelbreit
  • Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. — Satchel Paige
  • Why bad things happen to good people — Harold S. Kushner
  • Nelson Mandela said: 'It always seems impossible until it's done.' Peace is possible. — John Bonifaz
  • Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation. — Elizabeth Gilbert
  • An Airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. — Henry Ford
  • Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. — Michael Jordan
  • In life, nothing happens to you. It happens for you. — Rorion Gracie

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Getting through hard times quote by Mary Engelbreit

If you can't change it.. change the way you think about it — Mary Engelbreit

Getting through hard times quote One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you'v
One day, you will wake up and there won't be any more time to do the thing you've always wanted. Do it now.

Getting Through Tough Times Quotes

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We all want things to stay the same. Settle for living in misery because we are afraid of change, of things crumbling to ruins. Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation. — Elizabeth Gilbert

Don't confuse drive and passion. Drive pushes you forward. It's a duty, an obligation. Passion pulls you. It's the sense of connection you feel when the work you do expresses who you are. Only passion will get you through the tough times. — Randy Komisar

I hope you live a life you're proud of... — F. Scott Fitzgerald

Getting through hard times quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

When times get tough, at some point, people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it. — Allen Klein

I definitely use my music to kind of alleviate my stress and get me through specific moments in time where I'm just being really tough on myself. — Idina Menzel

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. — Bow Wow

Getting through hard times quote Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.

My secret to survival has been embracing life's challenges and not letting them dictate my frame of mind or determine my fate... Learning to stand strong in the face of challenge and adversity is the only way to get through the tough times. — Sandra Lee

I say find one true friend to help you get through the tough times. — Kelly Osbourne

I think that everybody needs somebody to really look up to and know that even though you're going through a tough time, you'll get over it. — Bella Thorne

Every one of us gets through the tough times because somebody is there, standing in the gap to close it for us. — Oprah Winfrey

Going Through Hard Times Quotes

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When you go through a hard period, When everything seems to oppose you, ... When you feel you cannot even bear one more minute, NEVER GIVE UP! Because it is the time and place that the course will divert! — Rumi

There's a lot of people out there who go through hard times, and they feel alone. They feel like nobody is there. But I'm in the same boat. — Brandy Norwood

I think what it takes to succeed remains the same. You have to have a real love of your sport to carry you through all the bad times, you still want to go ski even when things aren't working. You must have a commitment to work hard and to never give up. — Nancy Greene

Getting through hard times quote Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.

I should be grateful for the tough times because Allah chose me, thought I was good enough to go through it. — Nouman Ali Khan

I've always heard that you'll know, but I never understood it. With Peter, we even broke up after we dated for a year, for two or three months, but I still knew. I knew there was something different about this union. Even through the hard times, it was like "How are we going to get through this? — Mariska Hargitay

Before we left, Grandmother talked a lot about the arctic night we would fly through. 'Isn't it a mystical word, "arctic"? Pure and quite hard. And meridians. Isn't that pretty? We're going to fly along them, faster than the light can follow us... Time won't be able to catch us. — Tove Jansson

Getting through hard times quote How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.

The Niagara on a bicycle. It's like trying to cross the Niagara on a bicycle, which is impossible, but it's an expression in the Dominican Republic that basically says that someone is going through a hard time. — Juan Luis Guerra

People are going through tough times. I want to say to them, "Live your joy." I know I can tell them that because I went through a lot of hard times. I had a choice of either succumbing to the hard times or figuring it out. — Bonnie St. John

After hurting myself like that, I could not go back immediately to racing. I was in no condition, mentally or physically. That helped me to strengthen myself to go through the hard times that were ahead with my business, and to be successful. — Nelson Piquet

We all have to go through hard times. Tragedies. Those are given to us to see what we're going to do with them. — Gwen Stefani

Through Hard Times Quotes

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Dreams can come true, but there is a secret. They're realized through the magic of persistence, determination, commitment, passion, practice, focus and hard work. They happen a step at a time, manifested over years, not weeks. — Elbert Hubbard

I am thankful for all the hard times I've been through and all the tears I've cried because that has put me as closer to God and made me the strong woman I am today! — Angela Merkel

What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully. — Victor Cherbuliez

Getting through hard times quote Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.

Whatever you see you gotta keep a sense of humor; you gotta be able to smile through all the bullshit. — Tupac Shakur

When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. — Haruki Murakami

Marriage can be work, it can be difficult, it can be hard, but I think working through those times makes you stronger as a couple and as a unit. — Brian Littrell

Getting through hard times quote Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.

It's hard to say goodbye for good at any time or any place. It's harder still to say it through a meshed wire. It crisscrossed his face into little diagonals, gave me only little broken-up molecules of it at a time. It stenciled a cold, rigid frame around every kiss. — Cornell Woolrich

Anybody who's ever gone through a hard time - any outsider's perception, no matter how much information they're given, they have no idea what the person's life is like. — Amy Grant

It is always the case with the best work, that it is misrepresented, and disparaged at first, for it takes a curiously long time for new ideas to become current, and the older men who ought to be capable of taking them in freely, will not do so through prejudice. — Francis Galton

When she walked through the woods (infrequently now) she picked her way along the path, making way for the boy inside to run along before her. It could be hard to choose the time outside over the time within. Almondine from The Story of Edgar Sawtelle — David Wroblewski

Strength In Hard Times Quotes

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I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. — Leonardo da Vinci

I learned about the strength you can get from a close family life. I learned to keep going, even in bad times. I learned not to despair, even when my world was falling apart. I learned that there are no free lunches. And I learned the value of hard work. — Lee Iacocca

He who conquers others is strong; He who conquers himself is mighty. — Lao Tzu

Getting through hard times quote Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise

I suppose there is hardly any one in the civilized world - particularly of those who do just a little more every day than they really have strength to perform - who has not at some time regarded bed as a refuge. — J. E. Buckrose

I think Democrats are always challenged to have a unified message, and it's in part because our strength is our diversity as a party, but our weakness is also the fact that because we're so diverse, we have a hard time getting on one page on message. — Martin Heinrich

When Times Are Tough Quotes

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There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there. — Paulo Coelho

Character isn't who you are when life goes your way. Character is who you really are when the bottom falls out. — LeCrae

The brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough. They are there to stop the other people! — Randy Pausch

Getting through hard times quote Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.

when times are tough, the weak bail and the tough get creative. — Kelley Armstrong

I have a theory that women are generally given space and appointed to jobs when the situation is tough. I've observed that in many instances. In times of crisis, women eventually are called upon to sort out the mess, face the difficult issues and be completely focused on restoring the situation. — Christine Lagarde

I'm careful not to give into theatrics when times are tough, I don't like it when somebody gives into outside pressure and puts on a show for others. — Tony La Russa

Getting through hard times quote Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.
Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.

This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain. — Shaquille O'Neal

Instead of staying strong and working through when times are really tough, I usually quit this recipe for failure and start a whole new recipe. So if something is too challenging, I tend to chalk it up as not a good fit, and move on to something else. — Derek Sivers

I know that spinning sets me in a trance; it soothes me and charges my batteries at the same time. When times are tough I sit down to spin during the news-broadcasts, with therapeutic results. — Elizabeth Zimmermann

You're tough when you need to be, and you can charm the pants off men who have three times your experience. Well, yes. Although I try not to take advantage of that too often. Very awkward negotiating with people who are sitting around in their underwear. — Julie James

When Times Get Tough Quotes

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When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent. — RuPaul

In Russia, we had tough times. Only one puck, I always wanted the puck, so I learn how to keep it and make space and get puck when other guy has it. — Pavel Datsyuk

Character produces endurance and persistence when the going gets tough, and life truly is an endurance race, not a sprint. — Zig Ziglar

Getting through hard times quote Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at al
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.

And hey, it's okay to laugh at yourself sometimes, I do dumb things all the time (haha). But when it get's too personal, get your tough skin on and stand firm. — Christina Grimmie

When the going gets tough, the tough make cookies. — Erma Bombeck

When it’s too easy to get money, then you get a lot of noise mixed in with the real innovation and entrepreneurship. Tough times bring out the best parts of Silicon Valley. — Sergey Brin

When the going gets tough, the tough get a librarian. — Joan Bauer

When the going gets tough, the tough eat ribs. — Nora Roberts

When the going gets tough, the tough go drinking. — Bret Easton Ellis

Being optimistic is like a muscle that gets stronger with use. Makes it easier when the tough times arrive. You have to change the way you think in order to change the way you feel. — Robin Roberts

When Things Are Tough Quotes

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Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A 'you can do it' when things are tough. — Richard M. DeVos

Journalists are accused of being lapdogs when they don't ask the hard questions, but then accused of being rude when they do. Good thing we have tough hides. — Gwen Ifill

You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round. — James J. Corbett

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A "you can do it" when things are tough. — Richard DeVos

When things get tough, there are two things that make life worth living: Mozart, and quantum mechanics — Victor Frederick Weisskopf

When things are tough, French athletes tend to pull out great performances. — Didier Deschamps

Players who are committed to the team first will find a way to help when things are going bad, they will do whatever it takes. Kids that are more into themselves will not do that. They will take care of themselves and get more individual when things are tough. — Dick Bennett

If you, like me, lived through 1973-74 or even the early 1990s... There was a waiting list to get OUT of the country club - that's when you know things are tough. If you live long enough, you'll see it. — Charlie Munger

Children are amazing. Believe in yourself and stay strong. And remember that there are people out there who can help you when things get tough. — Stephen Mulhern

Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A you can do it when things are tough. — Richard M. DeVos

When Things Get Tough Quotes

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Don’t give up when things get tough, just hang in there, stay focused and be patient. — Folorunsho Alakija

People have a natural tendency to flee to the mountains when things get tough. — Stuart Briscoe

​W​e're so used to having everything we want at our fingertips so I think that when things get tough it's ​difficult ​for people to persist through that. — John Legend

Can you hang in there with your investigators when things get going tough? Don't give up on investigators because they have a little weakness. Work with them until the Holy Ghost tells you not to. — Richard G. Scott

It's a tough thing to know that when you're making your album, you're going to end up collaborating with, say, Wal-Mart, on your artwork. That just sucks. And the pressure behind getting the numbers real fast is, to me, dizzying. — Ben Folds

Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all other ways that life can go wrong. And when things get tough, this is what you should do. Make good art. — Neil Gaiman

Even when things are stable, that's not easy [to work in Africa] because there are not roads, and the weather is tough, the education system hasn't been there. But this is how you get great countries, is step by step. — Bill Gates

I think the most important thing is to stay hopeful, to believe wonderful things are possible and do your best. Basically, to not give up when things get tough, and to learn to truly enjoy and appreciate life, with everything that it brings. — Irena A. Hoffman

Happiness is about being proud of who you are. Be a good friend, be a good daughter, be reliable, be willing to laugh when things get tough, compliment other girls, care about your job, believe in yourself, be vulnerable, tell the truth, apologize when needed, forgive people... — Erin Foster

There's an old saying that when it gets tough the tough get going. You have to work your way through these things. — Ed Belfour

Tough Times Quotes

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Holding on to hope when everything is dark, is the greatest test of faith — Yasmin Mogahed

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

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Dark clouds become heaven's flowers when kissed by light. — Rabindranath Tagore

Storms draw something out of us that calm seas don't. — Bill Hybels

You may be in a tough time but that setback is simply a setup for a greater comeback. — Joel Osteen

The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people. — Randy Pausch

Behind the cloud the sun is still shining. — Abraham Lincoln

You are the sky. The clouds are what happens, what comes and goes. — Eckhart Tolle

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I love those who can smile in trouble. — Leonardo da Vinci

You've got to believe that God is in control of your life. It may be a tough time but you've got to believe that God has a reason for it and he's going to make everything good. — Joel Osteen

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Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger. Instead of getting angry nurture a deep caring and respect for troublemakers because by creating such trying circumstances they provide us with invaluable opportunities to practice tolerance and patience. — Dalai Lama

The process of grief has a beginning a middle and an end. The hard part is holding on in the middle. You can hold on. There's transformation happening in these times bringing you to a new place. It's a place you can only get to through the pain. — Mary Gauthier

My own father had always said the measure of a man wasn't how many times or how hard he got knocked down, but how fast he got back up. I made a pledge to myself that I would get up and emerge from this debacle better for having gone through it. I would live up to the expectation I had for myself. I would be the kind of man I wanted to be. — Joe Biden

You know, this technology that we have, and the Internet and Twitter and Facebook - I get so many of those emails that talk about hard times that kids have gone through, how books have helped them, but also happy times. — Lauren Myracle

How hard is it for God to get your attention? Do you regularly practice turning aside in your day? That is, taking a moment to listen to God- because God, through the Holy Spirit, really is speaking, because we know, every place is filled with the presence of God. There is not an inch of space, not a moment of time, that God does not inhabit. — John Ortberg

My relationship with my mom has really evolved since The Hills. We had a very hard time getting through that, and I didn't talk to her for almost two years, but since then we have learned to get over the past and move forward. — Heidi Montag

In America, we met this guy who'd been in the army. He'd been over in the Iraq war. He said that our CD helped him get through a hard time in the Iraq war. It's amazing to know that we helped him in some way. It's definitely cool. — Mattew Nicholls

Between us and the writers, it was comedy hour the whole time. We could hardly get through it. — Buddy Rice

That was my way of getting through difficult times of low confidence - hard work. — David Beckham

I want to support young girls who are in their 20s now and tell them: You're not just imagining things. It's tough. Everything that a guy says once, you have to say five times. Girls now are also faced with different problems. I've been guilty of one thing: After being the only girl in bands for 10 years, I learned - the hard way - that if I was going to get my ideas through, I was going to have to pretend that they - men - had the ideas. — Bjork

I think Black Nativity movie has a very clear message. It's about a family in crisis facing some of the very familiar struggles we face in our communities. It's really about love, redemption, forgiveness, faith and family, the things that have gotten us through so many hard times, and that continue to get us through them. When times are hard, we need each other. — Kasi Lemmons

Passion is the rocket fuel that helps you perform at your best. It helps you get through bad days, injustices, hardships and disappointments. It is hard to perform at a high level for a sustained period of time without passion for what you're doing. — Robert S. Kaplan

Especially when you're faced with hard times, you need to remember that life is either tragedy or comedy. For me, that's what the magic is. Life has remarkable, surprising moments that get you through the hard times. — Katherine Applegate

I've learned that each time you go through a breakup, the pain isn't any more or less intense or hard, but the way you process and get back up can be different when you learn the tools to get yourself back to equilibrium. There are so many lessons that can be learned during times of heartbreak, and there's an opportunity to grow and become more emotionally healthy. — Amy Chan

There's all these people involved, and it becomes this huge machine - it stops being just me making my own little songs for myself, or for the world. And it's hard to stop the machine. If you want to take time to write a record, they're like, "OK, tour through March, April, and June, then you can take a few weeks off to record in July before getting back on the road for the European festival circuit." After a while, I had to put my foot down. — Zachary Cole Smith

Finding the form was really a very dynamic process. I went through a lot of shifting, trying to get it right. Because the writing took place over such a long time, it's hard for me to pinpoint when specific things happened, but basically the final version only materialized in the last two or so years. It was there, but it took me a while to see it and then to refine it after I'd seen it. — Danielle Dutton

I'm the kind of person where you're never done, you just keep perfecting and perfecting and perfecting, or trying to fix things that drive you crazy. Often times when you watch a film, "if I could just get through this minute, I'll be fine." So I think I'm just hard on myself. — Cary Fukunaga

When you become rich and famous and you get a lot of attention, very few people get to go through that cycle without having a hard time. Everybody in their lives has a hard period. I don't know anybody who's ever been alive who hasn't had like, heartbreak, despair, depression, death, drug or alcohol, or weight problems, or health problems. — Kelly Cutrone

You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through. — Marie Osmond

I never grew up thinking the goal in life was to be a millionaire. All the way through college, I had a part-time job. I worked hard to get the things that you need at that age. — Cecelia Ahern

Things that I have a hard time being able to fully grasp, sometimes writing the poem helps me work through it. Or I get to the end of the poem and I still haven't figured anything out, but at least I have a new poem out of it. — Sarah Kay

Sometimes I'll write a song. When I've gone through something really hard in my life, sometimes it's other people's music. Other times it's actually writing the songs and getting out of mind and into the song. — Jack Johnson

Yes, I did have to struggle very hard to get this [the vote on the Iraq war] through, but the reason I did it was because I thought it was the right thing to do. I didn't take this on myself... just because I thought, 'Let's give myself a really hard time for a couple of years!' — Tony Blair

I just worry a lot. I'm a worrier. Michelle and Barack are really dear to me. I mean, I love them. And I don't want to see them get hurt. Just the nature of politics is hurtful. So every time they are hurt, I get hurt. It's a lot to ask of people, and it's a lot to see your friends go through. It's hard not to get emotional. — Valerie Jarrett

A few minutes ago, I had a hard time getting through the lobby because of all the people. After today, that won't be happening. — Bear Bryant

It is a powerful statement that a good man suffered for me, that a just God was looking out for me, and if I lived a good life, I would be rewarded after death. Those beliefs, sincerely held, can get a human being through many hard times. — Sayings

It's hard to train that in practice time. You can make calls, you can make adjustments, but just that pressure, 'This is what it is, this is reality, I need to concentrate on every play,' that's what we've got to get through. — Bret Bielema

Marriages go through hard times. Sometimes you have to get in there and fight for your love. That's the only way for it to get better. — Kristin Hannah

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