If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.— Michael Jordan
Mind-blowing Getting Through Hard Times quotations
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.
Once you choose hope, anything's possible
If you can't change it.. change the way you think about it
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
Why bad things happen to good people
Nelson Mandela said: 'It always seems impossible until it's done.' Peace is possible.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
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.
Ruin is a gift. Ruin is the road to transformation.
An Airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
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.
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.
Do not set aside your happiness. Do not wait to be happy in the future. The best time to be happy is always now.
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?
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.
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.
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass away.
In life, nothing happens to you. It happens for you.
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.
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.
Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise
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.
Between us and the writers, it was comedy hour the whole time. We could hardly get through it.
That was my way of getting through difficult times of low confidence - hard work.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
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.
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.
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.
Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself.
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.
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.
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.
Life has a way of testing a person's will, either by having nothing happen at all or by having everything happen at once.
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.
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.
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.
Sometimes there is no next time, no time-outs, no second chances. Sometimes it's now or never.
You need to be able to manage stress because hard times will come, and a positive outlook is what gets you through.
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.
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.
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.
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!'