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I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me.

Here is a list of the best positive inspirational & motivational hard times quotes that will give you strength & uplift your spirit when trying to overcome adversity.

1.” You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
2.” You are so much more than what you are going through.” – John Tew
3.” Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack.”
4.” You don’t gain anything from stressing. Remember that.”
5.” We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa
6.” Someday you will look back, and know exactly why it had to happen.”
7.” Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis
8.”Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.”
9.” Courage is one step ahead of fear.” – Coleman Young
10.”Remember it’s just a bad day, not a bad life.”
11.”Be patient, good things are coming your way.”
12.”The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow.”
13.” Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.” – Demi Lovato
14.”There are no mistakes, only lessons. Growth is a process of trial and error.”
15.”Success is what happens after you have survived all of your disappointments.”
16.”Tough people are not born. They’re made when there’s no one there to dry their tears.”
17.”Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes them meaningful.”
18.”Everything will work out in the end. You don’t need to know-how. You just have to trust that it will.”
19.”Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” – Bob Riley
20.”Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy T. Bennett
21.”Mistakes are proof that you are trying.”
22.”Stay strong. You never know who you are inspiring.”
23.”Be gentle with yourself. You’re doing the best you can.”
24.”Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.” ― Emma Donoghue
25.”It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning.” – Colin Powell
26.”No matter how much it hurts, hold your head up, and keep going.”
27.”Nobody said it would be easy, so don’t ever give up when it gets hard.”
28.”Replace those thoughts of worry with thoughts of hope, faith, and victory.” – Joel Osteen
29.”Keep your head up. God gives His hardest battles to His strongest soldiers.”
30.”You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.”
31.”Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there.” – Robert Downey Jr
32.”Don’t be afraid to start over. It’s a brand new opportunity to rebuild what you truly want.”
33.”Don’t get discouraged by what you’re going through. Your time is coming. Where you are is not where you’re going to stay.”
34.”No matter what you’re going through, you are not alone. The Light is always with you. You might not see it, but you can trust it.”
35.”A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington
36.”Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.”
37.” If you can’t find the opportunities you’re looking for…create them.”
38.”Remember, most of your stress comes from the way you respond, not the way life is.”
39.”When things are bad, remember: it won’t always be this way. Take one day at a time.”
40.”Everyone is breakable, but not everyone is aware that it’s a choice to stay broken.” – Stanley Behrman
41.”Stop worrying about what can go wrong, and get excited about what can go right.”
42.”Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”
43.”When you stop chasing the wrong things you give the right things a chance to catch you.”
44.”There are two ways to be happy: change the situation, or change your mindset towards it.”
45.”Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill
46.”We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” – Carlos Castaneda
47.”I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be.”
48.”Starting today, I need to forget what’s gone. Appreciate what still remains and look forward to what’s coming next.”
49.”It’s gonna get harder before it gets easier. But it will get better, you just gotta make it through the hard stuff first.”
50.”Whatever is worrying you right now, forget about it. Take a deep breath, stay positive and know that things will get better.”
51.”Being optimistic really has nothing to do with happiness, it’s just taking whatever life chucks at you and not letting it break you down.”
52.”When you can’t control what’s happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond to what’s happening. That’s where your power is!”
53.”Nothing is a coincidence. Everything you’re experiencing is meant to happen exactly how it’s happening. Embrace the lessons. Be grateful.”
54.”Before you sleep, remember that it’s ok to not be ok. We all have our struggles. God loves you for who you are, but too much to leave you that way.”
55.”As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.”
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