Quotes about Hardship! 50 Best Hardship Quotes and Sayings

Quotes about Hardship

  • “There is no success without hardship.”—Sophocles
  • “Hardship makes the world obscure.”—Don DeLillo
  • “God tests His people through hardship.”—John Piper
  • “Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men.”—Seneca
  • “For every dark night, there’s a brighter day.”—Tupac Shakur
  • “We acquire the strength we have overcome.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief.”
  • “I just don’t want to die without a few scars.”
  • “The pine stays green in winter, wisdom in hardship.”—Norman Douglas
  • “The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”—Moliere
  • “The salvation of the world is in man’s suffering.”—William Faulkner
  • “Given a choice between grief and nothing, I’d choose grief.”—William Faulkner
  • “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.”—Harry Golden
  • “To learn patience is not to rebel against every hardship.”—Henri Nouwen
  • “Even cowards can endure hardship; only the brave can endure suspense.”—Mignon McLaughlin
  • “The real tragedy of the poor is the poverty of their aspirations.”—Adam Smith
  • “It was no hardship to me to spend long hours reading and writing.”
  • “You can’t run away from trouble. There ain’t no place that far.”—Uncle Remus
  • “After great pain, a formal feeling comes. The Nerves sit ceremonious, like tombs.”—Emily Dickinson
  • “Sometimes adversity is what you need to face in order to become successful.”—Zig Ziglar
  • “Everybody’s at war with different things. I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.”—Tupac Shakur
  • “The only thing that’s the end of the world is the end of the world.”—Barack Obama
  • “In the midst of winter, I finally learned there was in me an invincible summer.”—Albert Camus
  • “If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.”—Frank A. Clark
  • “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem.”—Captain Jack Sparrow
  • “It seems like every time you come up something happens to bring you back down.”—Tupac Shakur
  • “Don’t know how I kept going. You just do. You have to, so you do.”—Elizabeth Wein
  • “Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.”—Tim Fargo
  • “Say not that this or that thing came to thwart you; it only came to test you.”—Muriel Strode
  • “I shall come, not as one who has escaped pain, but as one who has glorified it.”—Muriel Strode
  • “You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.”
  • “Nothing is predestined. The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings.”—Ralph H. Blum
  • “Sometimes the issue isn’t that your problems are so big, it’s that you see yourself as being so small.”—Steve Maraboli
  • “Life keeps throwing me curve balls and I don’t even own a bat. At least my dodging skills are improving.”
  • “If a man cannot understand the beauty of life, it is probably because life never understood the beauty in him.”—Criss Jami
  • “What a weary time those years were, to have the desire and the need to live but not the ability.”—Charles Bukowski
  • “You have come into a hard world. I know of only one easy place in it, and that is the grave.”
  • “I think men, growing up, you have to go through some form of hardship. You’ve got to harden the metal.”—Ice T.
  • “I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.”—Mother Teresa
  • “Never be afraid to fall apart because it is an opportunity to rebuild yourself the way you wish had been all along.”—Rae Smith
  • “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.”—Haruki Murakami
  • “Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties.”—Helen Keller
  • “Enclose your heart in times of need with the steel of your determination and your strength. In doing this, all things will be bearable.”—Lora Leigh
  • “As athletes, we’re used to reacting quickly. Here, it’s come, stop, come, stop. There’s a lot of downtime. That’s the toughest part of the day.”—Michael Jordan
  • “The very greatest things, great thoughts, discoveries, inventions have usually been nurtured in hardship, often pondered over in sorrow, and at length established with difficulty.”—Samuel Smiles
  • “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”—Anne Bradstreet
  • “The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he’s got an abscess on his knee or in his soul.”—R Barrett
  • “I’m full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties and any kind of complications. I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.”—Alfred Hitchcock
  • “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.”—Maya Angelou