113 Inspirational Quotes About Life and Struggles

Be encouraged by these inspirational quotes about life and struggles. Life has hills and valleys, challenges and struggles but it is by far not all doom and gloom. Amidst the vagaries of life is happiness, success, comfort, compassion and the joy as obstacles are overcome. Each person along the way can appeal to others for assistance, or guidance, or just a friendly discussion. These inspirational and motivational quotes serve to provide a resource to help you and others move over or around the hurdles and potholes of life. Share these inspirational words with those who are experiencing difficulties.

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  1. A friendship kindled is a friendship of value; struggles and problems seem much less pervasive with a trusted friend by your side. Victoria L. Adenson
    Friendship Poems



  2. Take solace in your garden; it never denies that you are needed, and gives you what you need to manage life's torments. Samatha Anne Marie Lynch
    Garden Poems



  3. Everyone faces struggles at one time or another but a Christian never faces them alone with God by their side. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Christian Poems



  4. There is no value to life without purpose, nor is there any purpose worth pursuing without struggle.
  5. There is no value to life without purpose, nor is there any purpose worth pursuing without struggle. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Poems About Life



  6. The Word of God I think of as a straight edge, which shows up our own crookedness. We can’t really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture. Elisabeth Elliot
    Quotes About The Bible



  7. Luxuries unfit us for returning to hardships easily endured before. Mary Mapes Dodge
    Famous Poets



  8. If we face a life stumble and fall - our family pick us up and get us going again...without them, life is hard to do. Catherine Pulsifer, Family Relationships
    Poems About Family



  9. Life is not a smooth road. If it was, there would be no way to test perseverance or resilience.
  10. Life is not a smooth road. If it was, there would be no way to test perseverance or resilience. Robert Rivers
    Short Quotes



  11. I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. Author Unknown
    Be Thankful Poems



  12. When trials are pressing, I'll joyfully bear, and wait for the blessing, but never despair Daniel C. Colesworthy, I'll Never Despair
    Life Mottos



  13. Storms make the oak grow deeper roots. George Herbert
    The Oak Tree Poem



  14. When everything is dark and dreary the yellow flower seems so cheery. The next dandelion you see - see this flower as pretty Catherine Pulsifer, First To Appear
    Dandelion Poems



  15. God gives us His grace in the hour we need it. If we worry about the future now, we double our pain without having the grace to deal with it. John MacArthur
    Bible Verses about Anxiety and Fear



  16. Every hardship you go through today prepares you for a better and glorious tomorrow if you only allow it to shape and mold you by learning from its hard lessons. Dr. Lucas D. Shallua
    Life Lessons Quotes



  17. We know such hours, when after days of pain and nights when sleep was not, God gives us ease and peace and calm again. Lucy Fletcher, True Rest
    Poems About Peace



  18. Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for.
  19. Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for. Marian Wright Edelman
    Poems of Encouragement



  20. The Moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness in order to be seen. Shannon L. Alder
    Moon Quotes



  21. The pages of the Bible are full....It helps with life's small and big climbs. Catherine Pulsifer, Take A Look
    Poems About Books



  22. The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity. Seneca
    Adversity Poems



  23. Fate is never fair. You are caught in a current much stronger than you are; struggle against it and you'll drown not just yourself but those who try to save you. Swim with it. and you'll survive Cassandra Clare
    Fate Quotes



  24. I have clawed my way up mountains, and I have muddied and bruised my body and mind on the way down into the valleys but, I have never been accused of ignoring any one in need on either side of the valleys of life. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Poems About Helping Others



  25. In life’s ring let’s be clowns; laugh and sing at ups and downs! Wilhelmina Stitch, Let's Be Clowns
    Smile Poems



  26. If there is only one thing I've learned throughout the challenges and tribulations of life it is that God has always been with me to guide me forward no matter whether or in spite of any circumstance in life. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Inspirational God Quotes



  27. When you feel the reward of pursuing your passion is bigger than the risk, you may have found the magic combination of strength and courage. Dale Roberts
    Motivational Poems



  28. Each must win his way through struggles and efforts to all noble attainments. J. R. Miller, Aspiration and Energy
    Poems About Strength



  29. Lovingly, sorrowing, oft do we sigh, when the shadows of life bring tears to the eye W. J. Slater
    True Friendship Poems



  30. Life is a struggle for peace, a longing for rest, a hope for the battles to cease, a dream for the best... Edgar A Guest, The Struggle
    Poems About Change



    Allow positive thoughts to shape your life.
  31. Allow positive thoughts to shape your life. Christopher Michaels
    Short Positive Quotes



  32. The Church is like a great ship being pounded by the waves of life’s different stresses. Our duty is not to abandon ship, but to keep her on her course. St. Boniface
    Quotes About Church



  33. Whether losing, whether winning, trust in God and do the right. Norman McLeod, Trust In God, And Do The Right
    Trust In God



  34. The course of true love never did run smooth. William Shakespeare
    True Love Poems



  35. In life's ups and its downs, in its crosses or crowns, you must never go back on a friend! John Imrie, Never Go Back On A Friend
    Famous Friendship Poems



  36. Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. Marilyn vos Savant
    Never Give Up



  37. Don’t admit that life’s getting your goat...when you’ve come to the end of your rope, tie a knot in the end and hang on. Margaret Nickerson Martin, The End Of The Rope
    Poems About Hope



  38. Look misfortune in the face. Brave the beldame's rude grimace; ten to one 'twill yield its place if you have the wit and grit - just to laugh a little bit. Edmund V. Cooke, Laugh A Little Bit
    Poems About Laughter



  39. Life is a journey with big rocks to climb, little ones to trip over, and milestones to mark where we have been. David Cuschieri
    Journey Of Life



  40. If you feed your mind more positive self-talk than negative self talk you will create more positive results in your life. Ben Samson
    Positive



  41. Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it - you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory.
  42. Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it - you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory. Franco Harris
    Attitude



  43. Life can be like a grave unless you choose to kick out an end and get moving. Robert Rivers
    Letting Go Poem



  44. So when we are weak and wretched.....Then it is that God's great patience holds us closest, loves us best. Saxe Holm, The Love Of God
    Poems About God's Love



  45. A person can do incredible things if he or she has enough hope. Shannon K. Butcher
    Hope Quotes



  46. 'Tis well to feel there's one somewhere, as with life's struggles we contend...whom we may call a friend. Lillian E Curtis, A Friend
    Inspirational Friendship Poems



  47. It's easy to be independent when you've got money. But to be independent when you haven't got a thing - that's the Lord's test. Mahalia Jackson
    Independent



  48. For love...is the purpose of life; the purpose of struggle and turmoil and strife. Edgar A. Guest, If Somebody Loves You
    A Little Loving



  49. Concentrate on your strengths instead of your weaknesses, on your powers instead of your problems. Paul J. Meyer
    Life Is Too Short



  50. First of all, self-care is not an indulgence. It is an essential component of prevention of exhaustion and/or professional burnout. Patrice Palmer, The Teacher Self-Care Manual
    Take Care Of Yourself



  51. Keeping your judgment to yourself and simply accepting people as they are, you are able to make more friendships on a positive basis. Joanna Jackson
    Meaningful Friendship



  52. You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
  53. You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. Paul Brown
    Defeat



  54. By racing and chasing, you soon lose your ground - be patient and still; in good time you will with wisdom be found. Daniel C. Colesworthy
    Don't Be Impatient



  55. Consoling words the Savior speaks to all who are dismayed, and whispers to the lost he seeks, "'Tis I; be not afraid." Amos E. Flint, 'Tis I; Be Not Afraid
    Journey With Jesus



  56. You are my friend, for you have smiled with me, my help and hope in fair and stormy weather Nixon Waterman, You Are My Friend
    New Friends and Old Friends



  57. Quitting because of extreme struggle is sort of success, but quitting because of little inconvenience is insanity. Amit Kalantri
    Quotes About Quitting



  58. It’s not realistic to expect yourself to have unshakable self-confidence. Everyone struggles with self-doubt and lack of confidence from time to time. Barbara Markway PhD, The Self Confidence Workbook
    Self Doubt



  59. Why be happy when you can be ecstatically filled with joy and love. Rosy Lee Anderson
    Happy



  60. Retirement is one of life’s significant transitions. Virtually everything changes.
  61. Retirement is one of life’s significant transitions. Virtually everything changes. Larry Swedroe, Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement
    Retirement



  62. Seeing that a Pilot steers the ship in which we sail, who will never allow us to perish even in the midst of shipwrecks, there is no reason why our minds should be overwhelmed with fear and overcome with weariness. John Calvin
    Overwhelmed



  63. Talent gracefully adorns life, but it is will which carries us victoriously through the struggle. George Henry Lewes
    Poems About Character



  64. Truly, life is hard enough, encourage me with flowers, but better still, do pray for me through all these lonely hours. Greta Zwaan, Give Me Flowers
    Flower Poem



  65. In each problem lies an opportunity to make better, to resolve, or to commence positive change. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Quotes About Positive Change



  66. Do not let defeat be a failure, let defeat be a means of moving on to better things with new knowledge - if you take that type of attitude you will find success even in defeat!
  67. Do not let defeat be a failure, let defeat be a means of moving on to better things with new knowledge - if you take that type of attitude you will find success even in defeat! Catherine Pulsifer
    Success Poem



  68. 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
    Poems About Mistakes



  69. The truth is this: we all have troubles in life but our attitude and how we view things will determine how we face and overcome any challenge or obstacle in life. Byron Pulsifer
    Solitude Poem



  70. If you stand very still in the turmoil of life - and you wait for the voice from within - you'll be led down the quiet ways of wisdom and peace -in a mad world of chaos and din Patience Strong, Silence
    Wisdom Poems



  71. I want to deserve all men’s respect; but here in the struggle for fame and self I want to be able to like myself.
  72. I want to deserve all men’s respect; but here in the struggle for fame and self I want to be able to like myself. Unknown, Myself
    Inspirational Poems



  73. Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Og Mandino
    Life



  74. Don't keep sitting in the audience of your own life. It is time to become the star of your own show. Rosemary Peck
    Cute



  75. In fact, the best lessons you have to offer in life come from your struggles in the darkness and grit of life. Lashawnda Jones
    Poems on Life Lessons



  76. In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
  77. In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends. John Churton Collins
    Best Friend Captions



  78. Always think extra hard before crossing over to a bad side, if you were weak enough to cross over, you may not be strong enough to cross back! Victoria Addino
    Strong



  79. When I feel overwhelmed and my stress levels rise, I stop and step back from the situation and put the even in perspective. I always ask myself - what difference will this make in five years time? Catherine Pulsifer
    Stress



  80. Sometimes we can feel like we are not good enough but it is important to remember that we have nothing to prove others. Love and respect yourself each and every day. Lisa Lieberman-Wang
    Respect Poem



  81. Being the best version of yourself is the most important aspect of your life to master.
  82. Being the best version of yourself is the most important aspect of your life to master. Zac Dixon
    Inspirational



  83. Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What’s in it for me? Brian Tracy
    Helping Others



  84. Then weep with the sad and laugh with the gay, making life brighter to all whom you meet Mary C Ryan
    Tis Only A Rosebud



  85. As we journey on Life's way. It's the simple things that please us like a willing kindness done. John McLeod
    Life Journey



  86. Look at my success. I didn’t achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years’ struggle, and every year, my times have shown gradual improvement.
  87. Look at my success. I didn’t achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years’ struggle, and every year, my times have shown gradual improvement. Mo Farah
    Improvement



  88. Those who overcome great challenges will be changed, and often in unexpected ways. For our struggles enter our lives as unwelcome guests, but they bring valuable gifts. And once the pain subsides, the gifts remain. These gifts are life's true treasures, bought at great price, but cannot be acquired in any other way. Steve Goodier
    Challenge



  89. The real sign of onward movement comes when the winds are blowing the strongest against you not with you Byron Pulsifer
    Never Say Fail



  90. Let me but live my life from year to year, with forward face and unreluctant soul; not hurrying to, nor turning from, the goal Henry VanDyke, The Three Best Things
    If All The Skies



  91. ... look at each of these difficult situations as an opportunity to see the good, the elements that can help you become a better person, or as a catalyst to change, or to appreciate what you already have. Catherine Pulsifer
    Difficult Situation



  92. Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify. Henry David Thoreau
    Simplicity



  93. Nearly everyone struggles with loneliness at some point; you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who hasn't suffered at least a short stint of painful loneliness.
  94. Nearly everyone struggles with loneliness at some point; you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who hasn't suffered at least a short stint of painful loneliness. Kira Asatryan, Stop Being Lonely
    Poems About Life And Love



  95. Quitting because of extreme struggle is sort of success, but quitting because of little inconvenience is insanity. Amit Kalantri
    Quotes About Quitting



  96. Improving your quality of life should not be a struggle; if you are not satisfied with your state of being, then throw your habits out the window. Thomas Matt, Maximize Your Quality Of Life
    Positive Thoughts



  97. Remember, you will not get any awards for struggling alone, or suffering the most. Fran Curcio, Simple Life Lessons from a Soul Sister now Grown
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  98. Life, for all, might become a bright dream, by assisting those whose trials and struggles are rife.
  99. Life, for all, might become a bright dream, by assisting those whose trials and struggles are rife. Lillian E. Curtis
    Lend A Hand



  100. Just as the roots of trees take firmer hold when they are contending with the wind; so faith takes firmer hold when it struggles with adverse appearances. Robert Murray McCheyne
    Adversity



  101. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, some of them kept records of their troubles. You'll learn from them—if you want to. Just as someday, if you have something to offer, someone will learn something from you. It's a beautiful reciprocal arrangement. And it isn't education. It's history. It's poetry. J.D. Salinger
    Learning



  102. When I am struggling with my life I look up towards the sky and say; LORD you take over.
  103. When I am struggling with my life I look up towards the sky and say; LORD you take over. Joan Disantis
    Five Finger Prayer



  104. Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free. Jim Morrison
    Stress Relief



  105. Talent gracefully adorns life, but it is will which carries us victoriously through the struggle. George Henry Lewes
    Poems About Character



  106. My regrets to the man without vision of youth...Who quits on the turnpike of struggle and pain, and ceases to win as he deems it all vain. David V. Bush
    My Regrets To The Man Who Gives Up



  107. When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first.
  108. When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first. Kyo Shirodaira
    Graduation Sayings



  109. Whether you choose to move on from your struggles and enjoy life or waddle in your misery, life will continue. Germany Kent
    Life Choices



  110. There is strength in every struggle. Struggles create opportunities for you to become stronger, wiser and better. The moment you shift your thinking from "I cannot" to "I must," you will begin to see 'Beyond the Pain' and draw strength from within. Learn to see each obstacle as a stepping stone and watch your life change significantly. Kemi Sogunle
    Opportunity



  111. Positive emotions give the child the motivation he or she needs to build up a set of useful skills, skills that will be valuable all through life. Zayne Parker
    Motivational Quotes



  112. Memories are meant to serve you, not enslave you.
  113. Memories are meant to serve you, not enslave you. A.J. Darkholme
    Memories



  114. The awareness that we are fragile human beings experiencing a finite lifetime on earth and appreciating our lives can be powerful motivators for us to take action on our goals each day. Steve Constantine
    Appreciation



  115. Oft 'mid the ruthless struggle for the simple life I yearn; and back to the home of my boyhood my restless thoughts will turn. David V. Bush, The Simple Life
    Simple Things



  116. We must let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell
    Expectations



  117. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.
  118. You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try. Beverly Sills
    Failure



  119. Get motivated, stay focused and work towards worthy goals each day with dogged determination. Matt Bishop
    Goals



  120. Shadows never overtake the wisdom and attitude of those who see good rather than evil. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Attitude Poem



  121. Will your- anchor hold in the storms - of life? When the clouds unfold their wings of strife? William J. Kirkpatrick, We Have An Anchor
    The Soul's Desire



  122. Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.
  123. Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle. Wilma Rudolph
    Life Journey Quotes



  124. What we all need to do is find the wellspring that keeps us going, that gives us the strength and patience to keep up this struggle for a long time. Winona LaDuke
    Patience



  125. The courage to admit when you're wrong doesn't show weakness. It shows your strength. Your integrity speaks volumes about you as a person. Blaque Diamond
    Courage



  126. Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. Arnold Schwarzenegger
    Difficult Times



  127. A positive attitude is the resilience to life's tribulations.
  128. A positive attitude is the resilience to life's tribulations. Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Cheer Up



  129. Christmas for some is a struggle, but others can help and bring the gift of giving to life. Victoria L. Adenson
    Inspirational Christmas Messages



  130. All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. Walt Disney
    Trouble Quotes



  131. Each soul is a ship upon Life's sea - must bear both calms and gales Arthur Franklin Fuller
    A Reckoning



  132. Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears. Demi Lovato
    Smile



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