Mother Nature has provided everything to her children in an absolutely symmetrical and impartial way— if she has given oxygen to breathe in then, carbon dioxide is there to breathe out; if there is happiness to smile then, there are sorrows too to cry. This is part of everyone’s life! 

Everyone has their own reasons to celebrate or to suffer but, what makes the actual difference is the approach how you deal with yours.

One thing that everyone should understand is that those who face hard times with velour and courage come out more powerful and successful than those who don’t know how to deal with it. 

Just remember that Siddhartha was a common man until he was unknown to difficulties and problems but, when he challenged and dealt with those suffering he became Lord Buddha.

Life is full of ups and downs; at one time you have thousands of options and opportunities but, at other times you feel alone with no hope left of becoming things right. At this time to keep you going you must stay motivated though it is sometimes tough, but there are various methods out there to help you with it. 

As everyone in their life faces these times, you can read their writings or quotes and use their wisdom to uplift yourself from hard times.  In short, “when in dark times, let the light of others lift you up!”

Quotes of famous personalities, who suffered at such times and later became eminent, can help you forget your pain and make you feel better so that you can deal with your problems effectively.

So, here in this article we have compiled some “motivational quotes and people’s hard times quotes from 29 most successful and powerful personalities who can really make a difference in your tough times and help you get through whatever you are currently dealing with!

Having said enough, let’s enjoy this collection of “Inspirational Quotes” by some Famous Personalities and save your favorite ones that will always motivate you and give you some serious life goals to emerge stronger and more prosperous—

Thomas Edison

  1. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
  2. “Just because something doesn’t do what you planned it to do doesn’t mean it’s useless.”
  3. “There is no substitute for hard work.”
  4. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
  5. “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”

Winston Churchill

  1. “When the eagles are silent, the parrots begin to jabber.”
  2. “Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.”
  3. “The empires of the future are the empires of the mind.”
  4. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, it’s also what it takes to sit down and listen.”
  5. “Attitude is a little thing that makes a BIG difference.”
  6. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.”
  7. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”

Albert Einstein

  1. “The only source of knowledge is the experience.”
  2. “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”
  3. “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used to create them.”
  4. “Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
  5. The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.”
  6. “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”
  7. “It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”
  8. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

John F. Kennedy

  1. “Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.”
  2. “Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.”
  3. “Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.”
  4. “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men.”
  5. “Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.”

Bob Marley

  1. “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice.” 
  2. “Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.”
  3. “Things will be OK in the end. If it’s not OK, it’s not the end.”
  4. “When one door is closed, don’t you know, another is open.”
  5. “Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live!”
  6. “If you don’t start somewhere, you’re gonna go nowhere.”

Randy Pausch

  1. “Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted. And experience is often the most valuable thing you have to offer.”
  2. “We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”
  3. “It’s not about how to achieve your dreams, it’s about how to lead your life, … If you lead your life the right way, the karma will take care of itself, the dreams will come to you.”
  4. “It’s not how hard you hit. It’s how hard you get hit…and keep moving forward.”
  5. “A lot of people want a shortcut. I find the best shortcut is the long way, which is basically two words: work hard.”
  6. “Follow your passions, believe in karma, and you won’t have to chase your dreams, they will come to you.”
  7. “You may not want to hear it, but your critics are often the ones telling you they still love you and care about you, and want to make you better.”

Elizabeth Edwards

  1. “… all things are possible if you are willing to put yourself on the line. You cannot stand back and hope for the best. You have to act.”
  2. “A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, everyday, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day, you’re going to actually live.”
  3. “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.”
  4. “She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” 

Abraham Lincoln 

  1. “Whatever you are, be a good one.”
  2. “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”
  3. “You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.”
  4. “I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have.”
  5. “That some achieve great success is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.”
  6. “I have a congenital aversion to failure.”
  7. “The greatest fine art of the future will be the making of a comfortable living from a small piece of land.”
  8. “The best way to predict your future is to create it.”

Martin Luther King

  1. “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”
  2. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
  3.  “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’”
  4. “Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness.”
  5.  “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
  6. “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”
  7. “Forgiveness is not an occasional act. It is a permanent attitude.”
  8. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”

Roy T. Bennett

  1. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”
  2. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”
  3. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”
  4. “Take responsibility of your own happiness, never put it in other people’s hands.”
  5. “One word of encouragement can be enough to spark someone’s motivation to continue with a difficult challenge.”
  6. “Accept yourself, love yourself, and keep moving forward. If you want to fly, you have to give up what weighs you down.”
  7. “Live the Life of Your Dreams: Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.”
  8. “Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”

Muhammad Ali

  1. “Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.”
  2. “Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.” 
  3. “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”
  4. “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.”
  5. “A man who has no imagination has no wings.”
  6. “It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.”

Mahatma Gandhi

  1. “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.”
  2. “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
  3. “Nobody can hurt me without my permission.”
  4. “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
  5. “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”
  6.  “When restraint and courtesy are added to strength, the latter becomes irresistible.”
  7. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” 
  8. “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”
  9.  “It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.”
  10. “We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.”

Michael Jordan

  1. “I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.”
  2.  “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”
  3. “My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.”
  4. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”
  5. “I’ve never lost a game, I just ran out of time.”
  6. “You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.”

Nelson Mandela

  1. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”
  2. “There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountain top of our desires.”
  3. “It always seems impossible, until it is done.”
  4. “Lead from the back – and let others believe they are in front.”
  5. “Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.”
  6. “Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”

Bruce Lee

  1. “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.”
  2. “Mistakes are always forgivable, if one has the courage to admit them.”
  3. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.”
  4. “I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.”
  5. “Absorb what is useful, discard what is useless and add what is specifically your own.”
  6. “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.”
  7. “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.”

Neil Armstrong

  1. “I believe every human has a finite number of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine.”
  2. “Shoot for the stars but if you happen to miss, shoot for the moon instead.”
  3. “You’ve got to expect things are going to go wrong. And we always need to prepare ourselves for handling the unexpected.”
  4. “I hope you become comfortable with the use of logic without being deceived into concluding that logic will inevitably lead you to the correct conclusion.”
  5. “Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand.”

B.R. Ambedkar

  1. “They cannot make history who forget history”.
  2. “Life should be great rather than long”.
  3. “Cultivation of mind should be the ultimate aim of human existence”.
  4. “If you believe in living a respectable life, you believe in self-help which is the best help”.
  5. “A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.”

Chuck Swindoll

  1. “We have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for the day. Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. Our attitude is everything.”
  2. “The world has changed and it’s going to keep changing, but God never changes; so we are safe when we cling to Him.”
  3. “Nothing speaks louder or more powerfully than a life of integrity”
  4. “The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.”

Mary Kay Ash

  1. “Don’t limit yourself. Many people limit themselves to what they think they can do. You can go as far as your mind lets you. What you believe, remember, you can achieve.”
  2. “If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.”
  3. “For every failure there’s an alternative course of action. you just have to find it.” 
  4. “God didn’t have time to make a nobody, only a somebody. I believe that each of us has God-given talents within us waiting to be brought to fruition.”
  5. “Every failure, obstacle or hardship is an opportunity in disguise.”
  6. “Never give up, because you never know if the next try is going to be the one that works.”

Robert Collier

  1. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in, and day-out.”
  2. “There is nothing on earth that you cannot have once you have mentally accepted the fact that you can have it.”
  3. “The first principle of success is desire – knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.” 
  4. “All of us have bad luck and good luck. The man who persists through bad luck – who keeps right on going – is the man who is there when the good luck comes – and is ready to receive it.”
  5. “You can do anything you wish to do, have anything you wish to have, be anything you wish to be.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

  1. “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”
  2. “To reach a port, we must sail – sail, not tie at anchor – sail, not drift.”
  3. “Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.”
  4. “If you treat people right they will treat you right – ninety percent of the time.”
  5. “There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.”

Henry Ford

  1. “The whole secret of a successful life is to find out what is one’s destiny to do, and then do it.”
  2. “Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”
  3. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy; anybody can complain.”
  4. “Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.”
  5. “Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason so few engage in it.”
  6. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

Eleanor Roosevelt

  1. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
  2. “Do one thing every day that scares you.”
  3. “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”
  4. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”
  5. “Never allow a person to tell you no who doesn’t have the power to say yes.”
  6.  “It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.”
  7.  “We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it as not as dreadful as it appears, discovering that we have the strength to stare it down.”
  8. “I am who I am today because of the choices I made yesterday.”
  9. “Nothing has ever been achieved by the person who says, ‘It can’t be done.’”
  10.  “With the new day comes new strength.”

Charles Darwin

  1. “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.”
  2. “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.”
  3.  “I am not apt to follow blindly the lead of other men.”
  4. “The love for all living creatures is the noblest attribute of man.”
  5. “A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting on his past actions and their motives – of approving of some and disapproving of others.”

Oprah Winfrey

  1. “Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”
  2. “When you undervalue what you do, the world will undervalue who you are.”
  3. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment”
  4. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
  5. “You can have it all. Just not all at once.”
  6. “One of the hardest things in life to learn are which bridges to cross and which bridges to burn.”
  7. “The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.”
  8. “You don’t become what you want, you become what you believe.”
  9. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.”

Rabindranath Tagore

  1. ‘You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.’
  2. ‘The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.’
  3. ‘Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them.’
  4. ‘If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.’

Susan Taylor

  1. “Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.”
  2. “We don’t have an eternity to realize our dreams, only the time we are here.”
  3. “We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.”
  4. “Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.”

Jeff Bezos

  1. “Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.”
  2. “One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.’
  3. “I knew that if I failed I wouldn’t regret that, but I knew the one thing I might regret is not trying.”
  4. “The keys to success are patience, persistence, and obsessive attention to detail.”
  5. “We choose to [do these things], not because they are easy, but because they are hard.”
  6. “If you’re not stubborn, you’ll give up on experiments too soon. And if you’re not flexible, you’ll pound your head against the wall and you won’t see a different solution to a problem you’re trying to solve.”

Albert Camus

  1. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.”
  2. “Always go too far, because that’s where you’ll find the truth.”
  3. “No matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.”
  4. “You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.”
  5. “To be happy, we must not be too concerned with others.”

So, no matter how difficult life gets, we hope these famous personalities’ quotes of all time help you to cheer up and find strength, peace, inspiration, and motivation to never give up and get going…..

However, not only these; we have more for you in these exclusive categories:

  • Motivational Quotes to Keep You Inspired
  • Personal Struggle Tough Times Quotes
  • Difficult Time Encouragement Inspirational Quotes
  • Inspiring Quotes for Strength
  • Positive Quotes For Hard Times
  • Inspirational Quotes For Difficult Times

So, enjoy reading further to change your perspective on this thing called life—

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Motivational Quotes to Keep You Inspired

  • “Take your dreams seriously.”
  • Go Ahead Tell Me That I’m Not Good Enough Tell Me I Can’t Do It Because I Will Show You Over & Over That I Can!
  • Stay Strong, Make Them Wonder How You’re Still Smiling.
  • Smile And Let Everyone Know That Today, You’re A Lot Stronger Than You Were.
  • “You’re Allowed To Scream, You’re Allowed To Cry, But Do Not Give Up.”

Personal Struggle Tough Times Quotes

  • “Anyone Can Give Up, It’s The Easiest Thing In The World To Do. But To Hold It Together When Everyone Else Would Understand If You Fell Apart, That’s True Strength.”
  • “I’ll Be Ok. Just Not Today.”
  • “One Day Someone Is Going To Hug You So Tight, That All Of Your Broken Pieces Fit Back Together.”
  • “Having A Soft Heart In A Cruel World Is Courage, Not Weakness.”
  • “Someday, Everything Will Make Perfect Sense. So For Now, Laugh At The Confusion, Smile Through The Tears And Keep Reminding Yourself That Everything Happens For A Reason.”

Difficult Time Encouragement Inspirational Quotes

  • “Life is a circle of happiness, sadness, hard times, and good times. If you are going through hard times, have faith that good times are on the way.”
  • “If I Ever Let My Head Down It Will Be Just To Admire My Shoes.”
  • “This Is The Year I Will Be Stronger, Braver, Kinder, Unstoppable, And This Year I Will Be Fierce.”
  • “You Are Stronger Than You Think.”
  • “Hey Little Fighter, Soon Things Will Be Brighter.”

Inspiring Quotes for Strength

  • “Women Have Been Trained To Speak Softly And Carry A Lipstick. No! Those Days Are Over.”
  • “Believe In Yourself A Little More.”
  • “Being Both Soft And Strong Is A Combination Very Few Have Mastered.”
  • “We All Have An Unsuspected Reserve Of Strength Inside That emerges When Life Puts Us To The Test.”
  • “I’m Too Busy Working On My Own Grass To Notice If Yours Is Greener.”

Positive Quotes for Hard Times

  • “If you can dance and be free and be embarrassed, you can rule the world.”
  • “You Only Live Once, You Might As Well As A Badass!”
  • “Above All, Be the Hero of Your Life, Not The Victim.”
  • “Make A Fairy Tale And Go Live In It.”
  • “Happiness Is Not A Destination It Is A Way Of Life.”

Inspirational Quotes for Difficult Times

  • “May My Heart Be Brave, My Mind Fierce, And My Spirit Free.”
  • “Nothing Is More Impressive Than A person Who Is Secure In The Unique Way God Made Her.”
  • “The Only Person You Should Try To Be Better Than, Is The Person You Were Yesterday.”
  • “Ask Yourself If What You’re Doing Today Is Getting You Closer To Where You Want To Be Tomorrow.”
  • “Don’t Let Anyone Ever Dull Your Sparkle.”

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