Getting Through Hard Times Quotes

Getting Through Hard Times Quotes by Confucius, Martin Luther King, Jr., Randy Pausch, Ulysses S. Grant, Rorion Gracie, Satchel Paige and many others.

The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man wit

The gem cannot be polished without friction nor man without trials.
Confucius
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
The brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They are there to stop the other people!
Randy Pausch
The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.
Ulysses S. Grant
In life, nothing happens to you. It happens for you.
Rorion Gracie
Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
Satchel Paige
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
Richard M. Nixon
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
Thomas A. Edison
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
Michael Jordan
If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.
Maya Angelou
You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.
Steve Jobs
I love those who can smile in trouble.
Leonardo da Vinci
Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of trauma, I will fear no concussion.
Jim Butcher
When the going gets tough, the tough get a librarian.
Joan Bauer
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.
Steve Jobs
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan
A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
Duke Ellington