Hard Times Sayings and Quotes

Unfortunately, life doesn’t always run as smoothly as we’d hoped. We experience some potholes, speed bumps, and hard times along the way. What matters is to keep going. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about hard times.

Going through challenging things can teach you a lot, and they also make you appreciate the times that aren't so challenging.     

Carrie Fisher

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

Anmol Andore

Hard times may have put you down sometimes but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be wise and strong.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

No matter how hard it seems just keep going, don't quit because we only fail when we give up.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

Those who make hostility a daily manner are often left in the lurch at difficult times.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

Bad times, hard times, this is what people keep saying; but let us live well, and times shall be good. We are the times: Such as we are, such are the times.     

Saint Augustine

When you're already going through a rough patch of life; a slight wave from past thrash you down so gracefully that journey becomes an unending shore!     

Monika Arora

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

Gabrielle Douglas

In my experience, people who don't stick around during the hard times weren't worth having around anyway.     

Kimberly Belle

One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn't fall apart.     

Linda Poindexter

Pain is your friend; it is your alie. Pain reminds you to finish the job and get the hell home. Pain tells you when you have been seriously wounded. And you know what the best thing about pain is? It tells you you're not dead yet!     

G.I Jane

You'll have bad times, but it'll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren't paying attention to.     

Robin Williams

There's a lot of people out there who go through hard times, and they feel alone. They feel like nobody is there. But I'm in the same boat.     

Brandy Norwood

When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent.     


Hard times lifts the seeking souls to higher spiritual realms.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Hard Times Are Like a Washing Machine, They Twist, Turn and Knock Us Around, But In The End we Come Out Cleaner, Brighter and Better Than Before     


Hard times always lead to something great.     

Betsey Johnson

Hard times are moments of reflection.     

Lailah Gifty

The greatest mistake you can make in life is to continually fear that you will make one.     

Elbert Hubbard

Born through hard times, Ghetto child of mine. I wonder if you have to suffer for your father's crimes.     

Tupac Shakur

Why worry? If you've done the very best you can, worrying won't make it any better.     

Walt Disney

In difficult times, it's so hard to look around and to see what to be grateful for.     

Alice Barrett

Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles, it empties today of its strength.     

Corrie ten Boom

Life will always be hard on you, but it doesn't mean you should give up.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

How do we handle unimaginable tragedy? What do we do when our worst nightmares come true? Instead of following conventional wisdom, Job fell down to the ground and worshiped ground.     

Jeff Syverson

When life changes itself to harder. Change yourself to stronger.     

Anurag Prakash Ray

In times of great stress or adversity, it's always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.     

Lee Iacocca

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there.     

Will Rogers

In hard times, gold is a good friend and good friend is gold!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

There are no hard times for good ideas.     

Harry Gordon Selfridge