Life Being Hard Sayings and Quotes

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


No matter how bad things are, you can always make things worse.     

Randy Pausch

You start with a darkness to move through but sometimes the darkness moves through you.     

Dean Young

Life is at its best when everything has fallen out of place, and you decide that you're going to fight to get them right, not when everything is going your way and everyone is praising you.     

Thisuri Wanniarachchi

Faith is why I'm here today and faith is why I made it through.     

Jonathan Anthony Burkett

You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.     

Shaun Hick

Life is hard for everyone. That's why there's such a nice reward at the end of it.     

Aidan Quinn

If you would only recognize that life is hard, things would be so much easier for you.     

Louis D. Brandeis

My philosophy is: Life is hard, but God is good. Try not to confuse the two.     

Anne F. Beiler

Life is hard. It is not too short, it is too long. But you have to learn how to live; you have to have a sense of humour.     

Carolina Herrera

Life is hard. After all, it kills you.     

Katharine Hepburn

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.     

Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.     

Kenji Miyazawa

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

Henry Ford

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

Chinese Proverb

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.     

Robert Schuller

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

Tough times never last, but tough people do.     

Robert H Schuller

A problem is a chance for you to do your best.     

Duke Ellington

I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.     

Jewish Proverb

One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.     

Albert Schweitzer

Life is not always fair. Sometimes you get a splinter sliding down a rainbow.     

Terri Guillemets

Nothing good comes cheaply so we shouldn't be surprised when we meet the hard while going for the best. Hard times are not quit times.     

Terry Mark

The last battle always seems the toughest and to give up will always bring the worst defeat.     

Terry Mark

Don't pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.     

Bruce Lee

The hardest thing to learn in life is which bridge to cross and which to burn.     

David Russell

If you're already in a hole, it is no use to continue digging.     

Roy W. Walters

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.     

Thomas Edison

To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.     

Bertrand Russell

It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves.     

Edmund Hillary

It always seems impossible until it's done.     

Nelson Mandela