Struggle Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old struggle quotes, struggle sayings, and struggle proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome.

R. C. Allen

If there is no Struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don't give up.     

Robert Tew

The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.     

Blaise Pascal

Strength comes from struggle. When you learn to see your struggles as opportunities to become stronger, better, wiser, then your thinking shifts from 'I can't do this' to 'I must do this.'     

Toni Sorenson

Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.

Oprah Winfrey

Whatever the struggle, continue the climb. It may be only one step to the summit.

Diane Westlake

Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. Be thankful for the hard times, they can only make you stronger.


The struggle of my life created empathy - I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.     

Oprah Winfrey

Sometimes, struggles are exactly what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles, we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Give every opportunity a chance, leave no room for regrets.

Friedrich Nietzsche

The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle.

Pierre de Coubertin

Struggle is the father of all things. It is not by the principles of humanity that man lives or is able to preserve himself above the animal world, but solely by means of the most brutal struggle.

Adolf Hitler

Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more.     

Ossie Davis

It is better to have struggled and lost than never to have struggled at all.     

Pete Seeger

I'm thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn't have stumbled across my strength.

Alex Elle

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.     

Pope Paul VI

Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.

Mao Zedong

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle.     

Swami Sivananda

Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle.

Wilma Rudolph

Struggle is the food from which change is made, and the best time to make the most of a struggle is when it's right in front of your face.      

Danny Dreyer

I disagree. I look at struggle as an opportunity to grow. True struggle happens when you can sense what is not working for you and you're willing to take the appropriate action to correct the situation. Those who accomplish change are willing to engage the struggle.

Danny Dreyer

There is no life without struggle.

Santosh Kalwar

We all struggle with something, and need help. Whatever it is that you can't conquer on your own, I encourage you to give it to the Lord; He can fix anything! Your struggle is no more because VICTORY has taken it's place!! Have a VICTORIOUS day!     

Anita R. Sneed-Carter

The more you've struggled to heal and love yourself, the more inspiring your story will be to others when you come out the other side full of triumph, awareness, and honour. Don't give up. Your struggle today is the source of your wisdom tomorrow.

Vironika Tugaleva

In everyday struggle maintain your cool and emotion. To heal a wound you need to stop touching it. Keeping yourself calm in times of stress will not only have immediate smoothing effects; it can also, over time, help you lead a healthier, happier life.     

Dr Anil Kr Sinha

Unfortunately this earth is not. a fairy-land, but a struggle for life, perfectly natural and therefore extremely harsh.     

Martin Bormann

The way I see things, the way I see life, I see it as a struggle. And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding -- that existence is a struggle.

Harvey Keitel

In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time.     

Leon Trotsky

There is no alternative to class struggle.

Vyacheslav Molotov

If You Stop Struggling Then You Stop Life     

Huey Newton

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