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.
Life is not a smooth road. If it was, there would be no way to test perseverance or resilience.
It seems to me the road called life,
Is a windy, bumpy road.
It's not easy like told in fairytales,
Life can't be changed by kissing a toad...
Julie Hebert, Bumpy Road Called Life
Poems About Life Struggles
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
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
God Inspirational Quotes
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Never Give Up
If you feed your mind more positive self-talk than negative self talk you will create more positive results in your life.
Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it - you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory.
Life can be like a grave unless you choose to kick out an end and get moving.
Letting Go Poem
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.
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
Keeping your judgment to yourself and simply accepting people as they are, you are able to make more friendships on a positive basis.
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
Don’t feel entitled to anything you didn’t sweat and struggle for.
Marian Wright Edelman
Poems of Encouragement
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
Why be happy when you can be ecstatically filled with joy and love.
Rosy Lee Anderson
Retirement is one of life’s significant transitions. Virtually everything changes.
Larry Swedroe, Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement
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.
In each problem lies an opportunity to make better, to resolve, or to commence positive change.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Quotes About Positive Change
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!
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.
Poems About Mistakes
Don't keep sitting in the audience of your own life. It is time to become the star of your own show.
In prosperity, our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends.
John Churton Collins
Best Friend Captions
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!
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?
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.
Being the best version of yourself is the most important aspect of your life to master.
Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What’s in it for me?
As we journey on Life's way. It's the simple things that please us like a willing kindness done.
There is no value to life without purpose, nor is there any purpose worth pursuing without struggle.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Poems About Life
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.
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.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Henry David Thoreau
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
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
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
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
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.
When I am struggling with my life I look up towards the sky and say; LORD you take over.
Five Finger Prayer
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first.
Memories are meant to serve you, not enslave you.
Whether you choose to move on from your struggles and enjoy life or waddle in your misery, life will continue.
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.
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.
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.
In fact, the best lessons you have to offer in life come from your struggles in the darkness and grit of life.
Poems About Life Lessons
We must let go of the life we had planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.
Get motivated, stay focused and work towards worthy goals each day with dogged determination.
Shadows never overtake the wisdom and attitude of those who see good rather than evil.
Byron R. Pulsifer
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.
Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.