50 Motivational Quotes To Overcome Adversity And Life Challenges


Motivational Quotes To Overcome Adversity And Life Challenges
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These days, we live in a world full of ups and downs. People around us may be happy or sad and this might trigger us to be unhappy.

However, there are different ways to deal with this. You can either learn to use the power of positive thinking or you can discover how to overcome your adversities by finding the positive side of life.
Let’s learn from some motivational quotes that will help you to overcome your fears and negative feelings and move forward in life with a brighter outlook.
1. “It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood, who strives valiantly.” ― Theodore Roosevelt

2. “We grow with our adversity; it is the spring and not the sun that vitalizes the grass.” ― James Fenimore Cooper

3. “Failure is only the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” ―Henry Ford

4. “The strongest effort of a day will, through the long years, bear but small fruit; but a weak effort will blossom in the spring and bear noble fruit in the autumn.” ― Helen Keller

5. “You never grow up by staying the same.” ― William Faulkner

6. “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ― Ayn Rand
7. “Be humble and you shall see wonders.” ― Thomas Carlyle

8. “He who is not a dreamer is dead.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

9. “As much as we might think life and dreams are a lot of things, they’re certainly not easy. As much as we may dream about a place of peace, we all know that’s not how life works.” ― Ronda Rousey

10. “The purpose of life, the driving force, the force that is at the heart of all living creatures, is to change, to advance. To progress, to evolve. To become stronger, wiser, kinder. We are here on earth to change ourselves and the world and to leave it a better place for those who follow in our footsteps. That is the fundamental message of the universe. That is the fundamental purpose of life. If you have this insight, you will always be a hopeful person.” ― John F. Kennedy
11. “If you really want to do something, you’ll find a way to do it. If you don’t, you’ll find an excuse.” ― Jim Rohn
12. “When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade. Make life take the lemons back! Get mad! I don’t want your damn lemons! Don’t give me any more lemons! I don’t want to hear about your damn lemonade!” ― Alice Walker
13. “We are not here merely to make a living. We are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement.” ― Winston Churchill
14. “Sometimes life makes a decision that seems wrong to you and then it’s the best decision of your life.” ― David Bowie
15. “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” ― Hans Christian Andersen

16. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ― George Eliot
17. “When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he’d learned in seven years – Just by reading and thinking.” ― Mark Twain
18. “Courage is not the lack of fear, but the ability to act in the presence of fear.” ― Stephen R. Covey

19. “You only live once and that is just once. You don’t get to live it twice.” ― Bruce Lee
20. “To be successful, your goals must be very broad. The reason being, if you only had one goal, you would fail over and over and over again. If you’re working on something big, you have to think about how your small actions will create large results.” ― Mark Victor Hansen
21. “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” ― Lao Tzu
22. “It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” ― Henry David Thoreau
23. “Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom.” ― Loretta Lynn

24. “The past does not exist, but the future is yet to be.” ― Rumi
25. “To think differently is to think differently from everyone else. To think differently is to be different. To be different is to be unique. To be unique is to be human. And to be human is to be free. And to be free is to be happy. And to be happy is to be successful. And to be successful is to be great. And to be great is to be good. And to be good is to be happy. And to be happy is to be successful.” ― Dalai Lama
26. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” ― Thomas Jefferson

27. “You’re living a life that should be lived. You may not know it, but the Universe is listening.” ― Tony Robbins
28. “The secret of a good life is not found in doing what is pleasant, but in doing what is right.” ― Aristotle
29. “Dream big, don’t dream small. Your dreams will be big.” ― Michael J. Fox
30. “We never learn from defeat, only from our errors.” ― Samuel Johnson
31. “The only true education is the education of the heart and the conscience and it is through the heart and conscience that we learn what is right and wrong.” ― Joseph Addison
32. “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can change his life. No one gives you that chance to change your life. You’re on your own. It’s up to you. The great opportunity of your life is to help yourself.” ― Marianne Williamson
33. “If you want to live a happy life, build a bridge to nowhere.” ― Ivan Ilyich
34. “When you ask for the moon, you’ll likely get the stars.” ― Richard Bach
35. “If your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail.” ― Abraham Lincoln
36. “I would rather live my life as a work of art than to live it as though it were a collection of souvenirs.” ― Steve Jobs
37. “The measure of a man is not how much wealth he acquires but what growth of love he achieves for others.” ― Siddhartha
38. “I wanted to see the light. I wanted to be like all the others. I wanted to be a winner too. And I was a winner. I wanted to help people. I wanted to do good things. I wanted to bring peace. I wanted to save people. I wanted to win the Nobel Peace Prize.” ― Dalai Lama
39. “Never limit the possibilities of a person. Not when they’re alive, not when they’re dead, and not when they’re gone.” ― Bob Marley
40. “One day, I will die and my heart will be a piece of your heart. You will have lived this life for both of us.” ― Lauryn Hill
41. “Dream the impossible dream. For if you don’t dream it, you can’t become it.” ― Gabrielle Bernstein
42. “The key is not just to change what you’re doing. It’s to change how you’re looking at what you’re doing.” ― Tony Robbins
43. “You do what you do, you’re what you are, and you become what you could be.” ― Tony Robbins
44. “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
45. “A man’s success is measured by what he gives to others, not by what he receives.” ― John D. Rockefeller