There is a thin line between dreaming and turning dreams into reality. Making the crossover from one side to the other depends on nothing but your state of mind. Quotes about staying strong will refuel your enthusiasm and positivity to stay on track.
Life is about taking risks. And with risks comes the possibility of failure. It is said that only those succeed in life who not only fail, but who dare to fall and then get up again. Staying strong in situations of adversity is what differentiates a winner from a loser. As Shiv Khera says, “Winners don’t do different things, they do things differently.”
From time to time we need to refill our tank of motivation and determination, because the world has never been an encouraging place when it comes to taking a new course in life. However, if your heart fails to agree with the world, if you feel that your existence is more than just following the conventional views of the society, or, if you are chasing a dream that calls for a difficult path.
Quotes for Staying Strong during Hard Times
“Build upon strengths, and weaknesses will gradually take care of themselves.”
― Joyce C. Lock
“What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Hard things are put in our way, not to stop us, but to call out our courage and strength.”
― Author Unknown
“Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds. The mediocre mind is incapable of understanding the man who refuses to bow blindly to conventional prejudices and chooses instead to express his opinions courageously and honestly.”
― Albert Einstein
“The greatest oak was once a little nut who held its ground.”
― Author Unknown
“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”
― Michael Jordan
“Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgement that something is more important than fear; The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all.”
― Meg Cabot, The Princess Diaries
“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but cannot be taken away unless it is surrendered.”
― Michael J. Fox
“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in, and where you want to go.”
― Sheila Murray Bethel
“It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.”
― Sir Edmund Hillary
“Stubbornly persist, and you will find that the limits of your stubbornness go well beyond the stubbornness of your limits.”
― Robert Brault
“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.”
― Ernest Hemingway
“I’ve missed over 9,000 shots in my career.
I’ve lost almost 300 games.
26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life.
And that is why I succeed. “
― Michael Jordan
“We can do anything we want as long as we stick to it long enough.”
― Helen Keller
“People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can’t find them, make them.”
― George Bernard Shaw
“The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling.”
“If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.”
― Masaru Emoto
“In this world, lots of people will try to grind you down. They need you to be small so they can be big. You let them think whatever they want, but you make sure you get yours. You get yours.”
― Holly Black
“Always do what you’re afraid to do.
I will prove myself strong when they think I am sick.
I will prove myself brave when they think I am weak.”
― E. Lockhart
“In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it.”
― Lao Tzu
“Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does no one else.”
― Author Unknown
“When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.”
― LL Cool J
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'”
― Eleanor Roosevelt
“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
― A.A. Milne
“And yet, anything real, anything strong, was never easy. She’d been taught from an early age that the things that mattered most were the hardest to obtain.”
― Nora Roberts
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
― Dale Carnegie
These were some inspirational quotes that undoubtedly make us all realize that even the most famous and successful people have attained success after having their fair share of failures. We are sure that these quotes have made you resilient enough to stay strong in a testing situation and given you the confidence to come out of it clean and triumphant!