Hard Day Sayings and Quotes

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

You're going to go through tough times - that's life. But I say, 'Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.' See the positive in negative events.     

Joel Osteen

Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.     


Hard days are the best because that's when champions are made.     

Gabrielle Douglas

One hard day of work proves you have heart. But day after day is what proves you have maturity and commitment.     

Dwayne Johnson

You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment!     

Aly Raisman

Tough times are opportunities to prove to yourself that your mind is tougher than all challenges.     

Edmond Mbiaka

Tough times test your valor, persistence and ability to make decisions. They force you to fight for your dreams.     

Paulo Coelho

Tough times should serve only one purpose in your life; to teach you how to be tougher on the inside than your circumstances are on the outside.     

DeWayne Owens

Tough times are inevitable in life and in business. But how you compose yourself during those times defines your spirit and will define your future.     

Richard Branson

Tough times don't last always. Your hard times are there to shape you and develop your character. It causes you to become more aware of life and you develop an attitude of gratitude. Don't lose hope because it gets better.     

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Hard times don't create heroes. It is during the hard times when the "hero" within us is revealed.     

Bob Riley

Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger.     

Dalai Lama XIV

We know that in tough times, cynicism is just another way to give up, and in the military, we consider cynicism or giving up simply as forms of cowardice.     

Jim Mattis

In prosperous times, the marginal workers get by. But in tough times, they get the shaft.     

Bill O'Reilly

Once you've been through tough times, you can only become stronger.     

Alesha Dixon

After a hard day, choosing to do something to help you feel better - as opposed to staying in a bad mood - is a healthy skill.     

Amy Morin

Tough times call for tough choices and pinching every penny.     

John Hickenlooper

Everybody has to deal with tough times. A gold medal doesn't make you immune to that. A skater is used to falling down and getting up again.     

Dorothy Hamill

A lot of people don't see, when we lose and go through tough times, how upset and disappointed we are.     

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

In tough times, we all hope for knights in shining armor, or the cavalry, to show up and effect change.     

Dean Devlin

There were hard days but I never felt sorry for myself.     

Chris Bosh

If you push through the hard days you can get through anything.     

Gabby Douglas

At the end of every hard day, people find some reason to believe.     

Bruce Springsteen

Sometimes a hard day's work is easier than a lot of things you can meet in life.     

Chris LeDoux

After a hard day, try to think of something good about it before you go to sleep - the result may surprise you.     

John Avery

Tough times teach trust.     

Mark Twain

How we handle our tough times stays with us for a long time.     

Max Lucado

In tough times, everyone has to take their share of the pain.     

Theresa May

You will go through tough times, it's about getting through them.     

David Beckham

Going through tough times is a wonderful thing, and everybody should try it. Once.     

Donald Trump

By sticking it out through tough times, people emerge from adversity with a stronger sense of efficacy.     

Albert Bandura

When tough times come, it is particularly important to offset them with much gentle softness. Be a pillow.     

Vera Nazarian

There will be beautiful times and tough times, as such is life, but if your heart is in it, then it is worth it all the way.     

Irena A. Hoffman

Everyone experiences tough times, it is a measure of your determination and dedication how you deal with them and how you can come through them.     

Lakshmi Mittal

Hard times define one's character.     

Ken Poirot

Hard times produce your greatest gifts.     

Robin Sharma

Hard times always lead to something great.     

Betsey Johnson

The hard times make a true friend afraid to ask.     

Tupac Shakur

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.     

Coco Chanel

Hard times always uncover the basic goodness and evil of the day.     

Zig Ziglar

Hard times fall upon everybody. Whatever it is, we're going to get out of it.     

Mike Tyson

In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable.     

Knute Nelson

We all have to go through hard times. Tragedies. Those are given to us to see what we're going to do with them.     

Gwen Stefani

Hard times may have held you down, but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be increased.     

Joel Osteen

Only during hard times do people come to understand how difficult it is to be master of their feelings and thoughts.     

Anton Chekhov

If you can wear the hard times of your life as furrows on your brow, you can wear the good times as a twinkle in your eye.     

Robert Breault

After a hard day scrambling to find your way around in the world, it's assuring to come home to a place you know. God can be equally familiar to you. With time you can learn where to go for nourishment, where to hide for protection , where to turn for guidance. Just as your earthly house is a place of refuge, so God's house is a place of peace.     

Max Lucado