Best Hard Times Create Strong Men Quotes| Through Hard Times and Staying Strong

Quotes About Strength in Hard Times

  1. It’s in hard times that you find out who your real friends are.
  2. Faith is the bird that feels the light when others cannot see it.
  3. A great power comes from being able to sustain one’s own happiness no matter what difficulties may come to pass.
  4. It is said that in a crisis, real strength begins to show.
  5. If you want to test your strength, put it to the test.
  6. It is better to understand how to live than to pretend how you would like to die.
  7. It takes more strength and courage to be alone than with others who are content and happy and the world says nothing of their existence.
  8. The only time when we can truly see who is in front of us, and who behind us, is in hard times.
  9. Fear is a strong feeling that shadows your actions. It makes the person feel weak and incapable of fighting against the reality of the situation; fear fears, fearing fears itself.
  10. There are no people who forced people to be able to fight. If you need to fight, you must be strong enough to fight.
  11. Stick out your chest and say ‘I am a man.’
  12. Sticks and stones can break my bones, words can harm my reputation and thoughts can hurt my mind, but nothing ever will destroy who I am inside.”
  13. The secret is strength in hard times. You just have to accept that there are difficult times ahead and be strong enough to overcome them.
  14. Be strong when you are weak and courageous when you are afraid.
  15. You will never know your true strength until you stand up against your fears and conquer them. This way you will realize that nothing is impossible, not even for you.
  16. You can not wear a coat of courage or some armor of perseverance to protect yourself from life’s dangers and difficulties; only your own heart can do that for you!
  17. Time is more merciless than any weapon and never forgives.
  18. I will not whine or complain about what can not be changed – only find the strength to change what should be changed, for that is what life has given us to do.
  19. One must never give up in hard times and in hardships. The power of perseverance you will find in your heart.
  20. It takes more strength to say: “Never again,” than to say: “If I have to.”
  21. You can not be strong and brave if you’re always worried about tomorrow.
  22. However often you fall, get up again, for you will fall yet again. That is the reality of life.
  23. Sometimes in life it takes a lot of inner strength to stand up and do what is right rather than what is easy or convenient.
  24. The value of perseverance lies in its ability to take on the challenges before us with courage and fortitude, even when we are not equipped with the skills needed to accomplish them .
  25. How lucky you are to be free of the worries and fears that haunt your dreams, now that you have found the courage to face them.
  26. A lot of people get stuck in their pain and suffering, and most of them due to fear to get out, but you must understand that fear is only a feeling that will never last forever.
  27. If something bad happens, don’t let it get inside of you – instead, let it strengthen your resolve to do what’s in your heart!
  28. There is no one who can determine your destiny but you.
  29. If the sky is red, then it’s time to fight.
  30. If you never fight, you will never know how strong you are!
  31. If someone tells you that you can not do something, don’t just walk away, prove them wrong!
  32. There are many paths to achieve our dreams – do not let anyone tell you what works for them is right for you!
  33. Being strong means that you can be different; being different means you can be strong.
  34. You are not a victim of your circumstances, you’re a victor of your choice!
  35. It is not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog!
  36. You will never know what I wish for you until you’ve fought for it yourself!
  37. It takes strength not to give up when you’re not sure that you can do something, but I believe there is no one who can never do anything.
  38. The only person in your life that will make you feel weak is yourself.
  39. You must be strong enough to choose what is best for you and not be afraid of the consequences. Do not let anyone tell you that you’re too young or old to do something, or that somewhere there’s a better person for the job than yourself!
  40. Do not be afraid of life’s possibilities and do what you love!
  41. If you are afraid of failure, then you have already failed!
  42. You must always stand up for what you believe in – if not only for yourself, but also for those who cannot fight for themselves.
  43. If someone tells me that I can not do something, I will try it until I succeed!
  44. I must stay strong so as not to become a burden to others.
  45. The only things that will hold you back in life are your own thoughts.
  46. Before you can use your strength for good, first you must overcome the evil within yourself!
  47. You do not know what is impossible until you have gone through it!
  48. The only thing that makes me afraid is the thought of losing!
  49. Don’t just walk away, fight for what you really want!
  50. If we should always follow others or go with the flow, there wouldn’t be any progress in life.
  51. Stand up for what you believe in and fight for who you are!
  52. The harder I work, the luckier I get!
  53. My weakness is not a burden to me, because I can always rely on myself.
  54. Although it may be hard to be strong, it’s always worth it!
  55. When all is said and done, life is only this moment here and now – we must recognize and appreciate its value and make the most of everyday!

Spiritual Inspirational Quotes for Difficult Times

  1. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.”- Albert Einstein
  2. “The light of one candle can be seen by a passerby, but the light of two candles can be seen by someone coming from afar.”- Chinese proverb
  3. “You’ve got to take risks in life because that’s how it grows up.”- Unknown
  4. “Love is not so much about what you say, but about what you do.”- Dalai Lama
  5. “Be yourself, everyone else is already taken.”- Oscar Wilde
  6. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.”- Lao Tzu
  7. “If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.”- Buddha
  8. “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so.” – William Shakespeare
  9. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”- Carl Jung
  10. “The greatest joy of life is doing what people say you cannot do.”- Charles Kingsley
  11. “Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.”- Paul Tillich
  12. “Meeting someone caring, someone with values, can change your life forever.”- Unknown
  13. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”- Mother Teresa
  14. “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”- Wayne Dyer
  15. “Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets.” – Dr. Seuss
  16. “A year from now, you may wish you had started today.”- Mark Twain
  17. “The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.”- Albert Einstein
  18. “Somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps, and preside over the White House as the President of the United States. I wish him well.”- Barack Obama
  19. “Words can not describe the strength and beauty I felt, which will forever be with me.”- L.A.W
  20. “It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt” – Mark Twain
  21. “The most beautiful women are the most dangerous!”- Unknown
  22. “Life is not tied up with a bow, but it’s like a box of chocolates, and you never know what you’re gonna get.”- Forrest Gump
  23. “Life is like a mirror, and we cannot adjust it.”- Confucius
  24. “When you love someone, you do not love them all the time in exactly the same way, from moment to moment. It is an impossibility. It is even a lie to pretend to. And yet this is exactly what most of us demand. We have so little faith, so little trust. We cannot love simply and entirely. It wears us out and exhausts us and often destroys us. And yet without it, life is not worth living.”- C.S. Lewis
  25. “There is a fine line between being strong and being insensitive.” – Unknown
  26. “He who finds a true friend finds a treasure beyond price.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  27. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”- Eleanor Roosevelt
  28. “A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.”- Mark Twain
  29. “Always the larger soul, not the smaller, is of the stronger nature.”- Robert Louis Stevenson
  30. “There are some persons who, looking steadily at you, would make you feel small if you were a large object; there are others whose steady gaze would make a mountain less impressive if it were a mere hill.”- Sigmund Freud
  31. “One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.”- Bertrand Russell
  32. “He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.”- Louisa May Alcott
  33. “The evil men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones.” – William Shakespeare
  34. “The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money. That’s the first thing to consider.” – Unknown
  35. “I am old and tired, my days are outlived with use, and as I walk in twilight through the dim passage of the world, I have forgotten many things.” – William Shakespeare
  36. “There is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved.” – George Sand
  37. “More people are living off credit than they are in credit.”- Anonymous
  38. “Everyone is a Genius… Some just refuse to get out of bed in the morning”- Albert Einstein
  39. “A surgeon’s best tool is his scalpel, but an artist’s best tool is his imagination.”- Vincent van Gogh
  40. “The richest man in Babylon was a bag lady.”- Unknown
  41. “Money is like dirt. You can’t help but flaunt it.”- Unknown
  42. “If you have enough money, they call you rich. If you don’t they call you poor.”- Unknown
  43. ” It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”- Mark Twain
  44. “We are each our own devil and we make this world our hell” – Oscar Wilde
  45. “She is a devil! A fiend! A mischievous little imp who sets the world on fire, and then giggles.”- William Shakespeare
  46. “He that thinks too much of himself is seldom wise, never witty.” – Benjamin Franklin
  47. “It’s difficult for those who are not involved to realize what a tragedy it is to be involved.”- Saul Bellow
  48. “Honesty is the best policy; in small things, but not in great ones.”- Horace
  49. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings can alter their lives by altering their attitudes of mind.”- William James
  50. “An idea whose time has come is a pretty good thing.” – Thomas Edison
  51. “The only thing I am absolutely sure of is that I am absolutely sure.” – Albert Einstein
  52. “In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King Jr
  53. “It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson
  54. “The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie — deliberate, contrived and dishonest — but the myth — persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.” – John F. Kennedy

Quotes About Going Through Hard Times and Staying Strong.

  1. “And then I found out that there’s only one way to deal with hard times. You just go on with life and you do the best you can, and if you get knocked down, then you stand up again.”
  2. “I always think of Sherlock Holmes’ observation that the world is like a giant spider web, and every time anything moves in it, the vibration reverberates,” she said.
  3. “Patience is bitter but its fruit is sweet.”
  4. “To be of service, one must be willing to do the thing that is not pleasant.”
  5. “I’ve learned that you can’t move forward in life without falling down and getting up again”
  6. “Don’t let your life become a pile of regrets”-from “Fools for Love” by Barbara Pym
  7. “Some people say things happen for a reason. I say things happen for a cause. There’s a constant cause and effect. We create our own universe, whether we like it or not.”
  8. “Life is hard. It is harder if you’re stupid.”
  9. “They that endure in peace and patience shall possess the earth.” – God
  10. “Strive to be happy, though in your endeavours you should encounter a thousand sufferings.” – The Quran
  11. “I know the road will be long, it’s difficult and sometimes I don’t think I’ll make it. But I will if I follow my passion for music.” – James Morrison
  12. “I feel blessed to have been able to overcome all of the difficulties in my life and still be standing today”
  13. “If you can find your treasure, no matter how lowly, anywhere; then take it with you and hold on tight.” – Omar Khayyam
  14. “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars”
  15. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”
  16. “Life is a game, play it.” – Zen Proverb
  17. “I’ve learned that if you don’t try at anything, then you can’t fail.”- Conan O’Brian
  18. “Easy come, easy go.” – Proverbs
  19. “The best way out is always through. ” – Robert Frost
  20. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
  21. “Life is an endurance test that we all have to take, and the sooner one starts out with this attitude, the better.” – Andy Rooney
  22. “Do not be afraid of death or of life. What is death but birth into another life?” – Unknown
  23. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. That is all that counts.” – Mary Baker Eddy
  24. “All we really have to do is get up, get dressed, learn how to treat each other right and give ourselves away for each other.” -Zora Neale Hurston (author)
  25. “You may have everything you want in life, but if you don’t have the things you enjoy, then it’s all worthless.” – Unknown
  26. “It’s life, but not as we know it.” – Joe Jackson
  27. “Let’s face it, life is hard. It’s even harder when you’re stupid.” – John Wayne
  28. “Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance.” – Unknown
  29. “So instead of worrying about what you can’t control, just be happy with what you can do.” – Ed Sheeran
  30. “Success is never final, failure is never fatal.” – Unknown
  31. “If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.”-Unknown
  32. “I’ve learned that if you don’t try at anything, then you can’t fail.” – Conan O’Brien
  33. “When I grow up I want to be somebody that everybody looks up to and says ‘he was a real man.’ Not ordinary, he was extraordinary”
  34. “People aren’t perfect… but that’s what makes them interesting.” – Andy Cohen
  35. “Life is difficult. It’s even more difficult when you’re stupid.” – John Wayne
  36. “Do not be discouraged by the past, learn from it and move on”
  37. “Every defeat is just a victory over yourself” – Muhammad Ali
  38. “Be who you are, say what you feel, do what you do… and with originality!”- Albus Dumbledore
  39. “Thank you for being such a wonderful teacher; I couldn’t have done it without you.” – Unknown
  40. “To be afraid is to be blind, and to be blind is to be hated and despised. To see is to be wise, and those who are wise are feared.”- Unknown
  41. “Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard
  42. “Life is all about finding people who are your soul mates and sticking with them as long as you can.” – Unknown
  43. “The best way to get started in the morning is to get up early.” – Mark Twain
  44. “Life is but a dream, it only seems real!” – Eule Farinha
  45. “Misdirection” – Bruno Mars 45  – Jessie J (song)
  46. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
  47. “Life is a series of lessons.” – The Bible
  48. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  49. “You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
  50. “Forgive your enemies but never forget their names.”
  51. “It is your choice what you do, how you do it and why you are doing it.”
  52. “To thine own self be true.” – William Shakespeare
  53. “Question everything,” – Marilyn Vos Savant, Thinker
  54. “Your actions will either love or hate you.” – Unknown
  55. “If the only prayer you ever say in your life is thank you, that will be enough” – Meister Eckhart

Uplifting Quotes for Hard Times

  1. “The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it.”
  2. “Do not be discouraged by the world’s attitude, because you’re doing something good that will help other people.”
  3. “It is impossible for someone to be angry and laugh at the same time.”
  4. “Process even the smallest victory each day and watch your confidence grow until one day you wake up feeling unstoppable.”
  5. “Who you are is not measured by what you have but by what you have done with what you have.”
  6. “I am more afraid of an army of 100 sheep led by a lion than an army of 100 lions led by a sheep.”
  7. “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tunes without words and never stops at all.”
  8. “It is always darkest before dawn. The dawn will come, it’s just not always evenly distributed.”
  9. “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
  10. “No one ever drowned in sweat.”
  11. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.”
  12. “There is value in pain. It demands to be felt. Fears only exist in the darkness we try to avoid.”
  13. “You can’t stop the waves but you can learn to surf!”
  14. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.”
  15. “I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.”
  16. “You are a work in progress and your worth is not determined by what others think but by who you are in your heart.”
  17. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”
  18. “You can either suffer the pain of discipline or suffer the pain of regret.”
  19. “The best does not always come to those who wait.”
  20. “Don’t take life too seriously – no one gets out alive.”
  21. “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit.”
  22. “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!”
  23. “You are a living proof of the power of love and the beauty of friendship.”
  24. “The first step in changing your life is changing your mind.”
  25. “When you don’t know where to start, just begin!”
  26. “You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true.”
  27. “All things are possible for those who can believe.”
  28. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”
  29. 29 .”Whenever someone is angry with you, try to remember that he was once that way.”
  30. “The best revenge is massive success on your own terms”
  31. “Be true to yourself and the rest will follow.”
  32. “Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
  33. “Believe in something bigger than you.”
  34. “It is better to have tried and failed than to have never tried at all.”
  35. “The best revenge is massive success on your own terms”
  36. “The more we let things bother us, the less we accomplish.”
  37. “You cannot connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So, you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”
  38. “It is not what happens to us that matters, but how we react to it.”
  39. “A little sincerity is a dangerous thing, and a lot of it is absolutely fatal.”
  40. “If you do not dream of doing great things, you will accomplish nothing.”
  41. “Choose Joy! Choose Happiness! Choose Love!”
  42. “There is nothing to stop you from achieving your dreams as long as there is love in your heart.”
  43. “It’s not too late!”
  44. “The best way to live with reality is to pretend it’s make-believe.”
  45. “One day, you will wake up and you will wonder how you ever survived without the simple joy of believing in magic.”
  46. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”
  47. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
  48. “Things which hurt, instruct.”
  49. “You have the right to be happy, don’t ever let anyone tell you different.”
  50. “If you can dream it, you can do it!”
  51. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”
  52. “What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone?”
  53. “Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
  54. “Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all.

Quotes About Strength in Hard Times

  1. What the great God of Heaven hath not given us yet, we can borrow. Strength comes from remembering who you are and what you have.-Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. It is easier to resist at the beginning than at the end. It is easier to say no today than tomorrow, yesterday or an hour ago, it is always easier to do something when there are no consequences involved but only potential rewards.
  3. I can live without money but I cannot live without esteem. – John Ruskin
  4. There is a time to be born and a time to die, and a time to plant and a time to pluck up that which is planted. – Thomas Fuller
  5. To have the strength of faith or not…that is the choice every man makes for himself; -C A T S Clark
  6. Nothing is more certain than fortune very often favours those who are in confusion.-Seneca
  7. “How can I stop worrying if the only time I stop worrying is when I am dead.” -Herman Melville
  8. “Trust your strength, not your weakness.” – Thomas Fuller
  9. “Strength does not come from winning. Your strength comes from a strong will to succeed, and that will comes from your faith in yourself and your belief that you can do whatever it is you decide to do.”-Og Mandino
  10. “Stupidity is the enemy of strength and cunning is its friend.” -Friedrich Nietzsche
  11. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning to sail my ship.”-Robert Browning
  12. “Be strong and healthy and wise, your work will show you how much you have to give”-Socrates
  13. “The soul of a man is stronger than his body put together.”-Pierre Corneille
  14. “Strength lies not in defense but in attack.” -George Santayana
  15. ” The power of imagination makes us infinite.” -John Muir
  16. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  17. “The foundation of all power is self-confidence.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  18. “It is easy to stand up to the little guy. It is hard to stand up to the big guy.” Arnold Schwarzenegger
  19. “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle
  20. “I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another.” -Alexander Pope
  21. “Don’t ever let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what’s right.” -Isaac Asimov
  22. “It is always important to us that the odds be on our side.” -Chester W. Nimitz
  23. “Great acts are made up of small deeds. The greatest victory is the conquest of self.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  24. “It is better to burn out than to fade away.”- Robert Frost
  25. “The only real strength lies in the ability to adapt.” -Arthur Ashe
  26. “If we are wise, we shall respect ourselves, and if we let ourselves be led by our fears, we shall be stupid.” -Maya Angelou
  27. “A man’s worst enemies should be his doubts.” -Confucius
  28. “I fight because my hands are stronger than your threats.”-Aeschylus
  29. “Strength does not come from winning. Your strength comes from a strong will to succeed, and that will comes from your faith in yourself and your belief that you can do whatever it is you decide to do.”-Og Mandino
  30. “The beginning of wisdom is the awareness that one is ignorant.” -Socrates
  31. “We are what we repeatedly do; excellence then, is not an act, but a habit. ” Aristotle
  32. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” -Mahatma Gandhi
  33. “It is easier to stand up to the little guy. It is hard to stand up to the big guy.” -Arnold Schwarzenegger
  34. “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself – and you are the easiest person to fool.”-Richard Feynman
  35. “Strength of mind lies in knowing your own limitations and limitations of others. Strength of character lies in overcoming your own limitations, and the weakness of others.” -Tsunetomo Yamamoto
  36. “Nothing is more certain than fortune; very often it favors those who are in confusion.” -Seneca
  37. “There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” -Nelson Mandela

Tough Times Make Tough People Quotes

  1. “For it is in giving that we receive, and it is in passing on that we are truly blessed.” – Calvin Coolidge
  2. “Some folks call the rain; some folks call the drizzle; everyone calls it a shower when they get wet”
  3. “If you don’t live life to its fullest potential, you might as well be dead.”
  4. “Your worth isn’t determined by your performance on any given day but rather by what you learned from those past days. If you learned that your life belongs to you, then you are worth letting go of everything else and functioning at your best.” – Charlie Brown
  5. “Don’t ever give up on yourself. You’re worth fighting for.” – Tim McGraw
  6. “You can put a man on the moon, but it takes someone with a lot of imagination to make him walk back again.” – Will Rogers
  7. “You can’t expect to succeed if you never try.” – Calvin Coolidge
  8. “The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” – Mark Twain
  9. “We all get knocked down in life but the key is to get up again with a smile. Failure gives great experience which brings success.” – Robert Schuller
  10. “You become what you think about all day long.” – Earl Nightingale
  11. “If you want to know what God thinks about everything, just look at the birds and the bees. They’re doing quite well without him.” – Will Rogers
  12. “Whenever I feel like giving up, I just remember my father always said there were three things he never expected to happen in his life… 1) death 2) bankruptcy 3) failure at work.” – Calvin Coolidge
  13. “You can’t get up and be greater than the problems you lie down to, but you can get up and be better.” – Unknown
  14. “The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus.” – Bruce Lee
  15. “Your greatest strength may well be your ability to overcome adversity.” – Tony Robbins
  16. “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill
  17. “Fall down seven times, get up eight.” – Japanese Proverb
  18. “If you want to accomplish something in life, it takes hard work. If you’re not willing to work hard then you’re most likely won’t accomplish anything in life.” – Terrell Owens
  19. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” – Max Lucado
  20. “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
  21. “If you want to accomplish anything in life you have to get up and make it happen.” – Pernell Whitaker
  22. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says I’m possible” – Audrey Hepburn
  23. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote
  24. “The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain
  25. “If you’re going to be thinking, you may as well think big.” – Donald Trump
  26. “There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.” – Roger Staubach
  27. “When an opportunity knocks, build a door.” – Milton Berle
  28. “You can’t take a stand unless you know where you stand.” – Davey O’Brien
  29. “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
  30. “True greatness is when you do all the little things that help the team be successful.” – John Wooden
  31. “Boldness is doing what you’re scared to do. Courage is being scared to death and doing it anyway.” – Robert Schuller
  32. “Never, never, never, never give up.” – Winston Churchill
  33. “Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is.” – Vince Lombardi
  34. “He who fails to prepare, prepares to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
  35. “Courage is fear that has said its prayers.” – General Douglas MacArthur
  36. “Failure allows us to recognize our strengths and weaknesses so we can begin to work on them.” – Unknown
  37. “It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.” – Vince Lombardi
  38. “Success is never final. Failure is never fatal.” – Winston Churchill
  39. “Your problem isn’t your environment, it’s your attitude.” – Denis Waitley
  40. “You cannot rise and fall with the ebb and flow of ‘likes’ on social media platforms like Facebook or Twitter. ” – Unknown
  41. “If you’re out getting dirty every day, before long you’ll be able to see dirt on the walls of your home!” – Gordon B. Hinckley
  42. “A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.” – Barbara Reynolds
  43. “When I become discouraged, I take a little walk around the block and return to my work refreshed and ready to struggle on.” – Abraham Lincoln
  44. “The reason you’re not successful is that you’re not willing to reject what doesn’t work by changing your methods and your attitude toward life.” – Rip Esselstyn, Jr.
  45. “Success is waking up each day and knowing you’re going to have an opportunity to make a positive contribution to the lives of those around you.” – Greg Anderson
  46. “Blessed is he who has learned to bear what he cannot change.” – Unknown
  47. “If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching in your own mind before you actually arrive at your destination.” – Zig Ziglar
  48. “I did then what I knew how to do. Today I know better.

Hard Times Create Strong Men Quotes

  1. “We learn from our mistakes but not from our successes.” – John F. Kennedy
  2. “I never let my schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain
  3. “The man who is swimming against the stream knows the strength of it.” – Woodrow Wilson
  4. “You will never be strong if you never meet your weakness head on.” – Aaliyah Loxx, The Diary of a Pimp Series
  5. “Nothing is more difficult than understanding the realities of another person’s life.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  6. “Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood.” – Marie Curie
  7. “”How do you know if you are happy? Look at your face in the mirror and smile.” – Groucho Marx
  8. “Don’t look down on trouble, that’s where it can hide an opportunity”  – Sir Francis Bacon
  9. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” – Charles Darwin
  10. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
  11. “I am a slow walker, but I never walk back.” – Abraham Lincoln
  12. “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  13. “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  14. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  15. “You become what you pretend to be.”  – Paulo Coelho
  16. “You gotta know when to walk away, and when to run away… and when to stand still” – Eminem
  17. “Do or do not, there is no try. “ – Yoda
  18. “I’ve never been disappointed by a man’s character. I’m always disappointed by his lack of it.”  – Robert A. Heinlein
  19. “The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” – Hemingway
  20. “We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities; we are eaten up by nothing. ” – Charles Bukowski
  21. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” – Lou Holtz
  22. “I am not bound to win but I’m bound to be true. I’m not bound to succeed but I’m bound to live up to what light I have.” – Abraham Lincoln
  23. “You’ve got a brain like a 4 year old child and an ego like a 6 year old me.”  – Rob Schneider
  24. “A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” – John Barrymore
  25. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.” –  Edmund Burke
  26. “One man with courage makes a majority” – Andrew Jackson
  27. “We must master fear, and we must master ourselves.” – Confucius
  28. “To be a winner, you’ve got to expect to lose. You’re always gonna get knocked down, but the important thing is getting back up.” – Rocky Balboa
  29. “You’ve got to swing for the fences every time you step up to the plate.” – Cal Ripken Jr
  30. “I’m not ready yet…and I never will be.” –  Walt Disney
  31. “I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”- Maya Angelou  ~*~*~
  32. “Forgiveness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  33. “Hope is a good breakfast for a bad day.”  – Tom Heyman
  34. “There are no totally useless men. All of them do something. That is their whole glory and their whole tragedy.” – William Shakespeare.
  35. “You are what you do, not what you say.” – Walt Disney
  36. “The grass is always greener and the sky is always bluer, but it’s never closer. Have fun in your life.” – Kevin J. Anderson
  37. “When one door closes another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door as though it were the end.” – Charles Dickens
  38. “Rejection doesn’t just hurt, it¹s also a strange kind of compliment.”- Marilyn Monroe
  39. “To my mind, there’s no worse thing than regretting the days when you had time to do the things you’ve always wanted to do.” –  Katharine Hepburn
  40. “It is what it is.”  – Groucho Marx ~*~*~
  41. “If you aren’t living on the edge, you’re taking up too much space.

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