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21 Uplifting Quotes to Inspire Hope When You’re Facing Adversity

by Vishnu

070We all go through dark and scary times in our lives. Here are some of the most uplifting quotes to give you strength and inspiration during the dark and difficult times.

Please find 21 quotes that will inspire you to keep hope alive and your spirits high.

  1. “Life is not always a matter of holding good cards, but sometimes, playing a poor hand well.” Jack London

  2. “I’m not afraid of storms for I am learning to sail my ship.” Louisa May Alcott


  3. “Colors come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunlit sky.” Rabindranath Tagore

  4.  “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” Nelson Mandela

  5.  “Getting knocked down in life is a given, getting up and moving forward is a choice.” Zig Ziglar

  6.  “Kites rise highest against the wind, not with it.” Winston Churchill

  7.  “It is often hard to distinguish the hard knocks in life and those of opportunity.” Frederick Phillips

  8. “The beautiful thing about setbacks is they introduce us to our strengths.” Robin Sharma

  9. “Breakdowns can create breakthroughs. Things fall apart so things can fall together.” Unknown

  10. “Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.” Susan Taylor

  11. “I am not what has happened to me, I am what I chose to become.” Carl Jung

  12. “I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” Douglas Adams


  13. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” Author Unknown

  14. “Sometimes the wrong train can take us to the right place.” Paulo Coelho

  15. “At any given moment, you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end.” Christine Mason Miller

  16. “Sometimes we fall down because there’s something down we’re supposed to find.” Unknown

  17. “Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow”. Alice Mackenzie Swaim

  18. “You can’t start the next chapter of your life if you keep re-reading the last one.” Zig Ziglar

  19. “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Desmond Tutu

    light in darkness

  20. “Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you.” Unknown

  21. “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” Martin Luther King, Jr.

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