This country will not be a good place for any of us to live in unless we make it a good place for all of us to live in.— Theodore Roosevelt
Uplifting Inspirational Adversity quotations
I knew when I met you an adventure is going to happen.
And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. 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.
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.
Just because my path is different doesn't mean I'm lost.
Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.
Cows run away from the storm while the buffalo charges toward it - and gets through it quicker. Whenever I’m confronted with a tough challenge, I do not prolong the torment, I become the buffalo.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Fear has two meanings - Forget Everything And Run or Face Everything And Rise. The choice is yours.
The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.
The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us
In the dark times, if you have something to hold on to, which is yourself, you'll survive.
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.
You must make a decision that you are going to move on.
It wont happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me. I’m moving on with my life.
It's not the disability that defines you;
it's how you deal with the challenges the disability presents you with.
Above all, don’t fear difficult moments. The best comes from them
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.
The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.
What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem--he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved. It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills.
If we had not winter, the spring would not be so pleasant;
if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.
Failure is success if we learn from it.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
The troubles of this world pass, and what we have left is what we have made of our souls.
Great men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
I thank God for my handicaps. For through them, I have found myself, my work and my God.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Adversity introduces a man to himself.
I love those who can smile in trouble.
Let your cares drive you to God. I shall not mind if you have many of them if each one leads you to prayer. If every fret makes you lean more on the Beloved, it will be a benefit.
Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today.
Remind thyself, in the darkest moments, that every failure is only a step toward success, every detection of what is false directs you toward what is true, every trial exhausts some tempting form of error, and every adversity will only hide, for a time, your path to peace and fulfillment.
Never let life's hardships disturb you. No one can avoid problems, not even saints or sages.
Of course you'll encounter trouble. But behold a God of power who can take any evil and turn it into a door of hope.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days, or great days.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity.
Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.
The pain will leave once it has finished teaching you.
True friends visit us in prosperity only when invited, but in adversity they come without invitation.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
All problems become smaller if you don't dodge them, but confront them.
Touch a thistle timidly, and it pricks you; grasp it boldly, and its spines crumble.
Just put one foot in front of the other.
Adversity is the source of our deepest growth and greatest blessings; embrace it, dare to seek it.