Sad man siting on a bench

Many have ended their lives because of tough times, many have chosen to live in fear because of tough times, and many have chosen to give up and not try again, because of tough times.

If you are facing tough times, these quotes are for you.

1. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”Duke Ellington

2. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”Vivian Greene

3. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.”Mary Anne Radmacher

4. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”Joshua J. Marine

5. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.”Christopher Reeve

6. “After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.”William R. Alger

7. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.”Thomas Edison

8. “Why worry? If you’ve done the very best you can, worrying won’t make it any better.”Walt Disney

9. “Believe in yourself and you can be anything.”Katy Perry

10. “The brick walls are there for a reason.  The brick walls are not there to keep us out.  The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.  Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough.  They’re there to stop the other people.”Randy Pausch

11. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”Henry Ford

12. “The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”

Chinese Proverb

13. “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

14. “The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.” – Epicetus