The best way to predict the future is to create it. – Tom Terwilliger
Some days seem harder than others. On these days, mistakes seem magnified and the insults cut a little deeper. Some days life is way too hard.
Over the years, there have been plenty of days when the world felt like it was caving in – blocking the light, blocking the hope. On these days, I once panicked until it felt like anxiety would hold my spirit hostage forever.
Here are 10 uplifting quotes that encourage me when life hits hard. Allow these words to ease your doubt and give you faith, too.
A Leap of Faith
Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King
Go Around the Roadblocks
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all. – Dale Carnegie
Spark Your Ignition
Decision is the spark that ignites action. Until a decision is made nothing happens. – Wilfred A. Peterson
Never Give Up
When you feel like quitting: think about why you started. – Author Unkown
The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. – Winston Churchill
Light in the Darkness
Hope is being able to see there is light despite all the darkness. – Desmond Tutu
Keep Your Dreams Alive
You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream. – C.S. Lewis
Don’t give up; the beginning is always the hardest. – Kemmy Nola
Suffering is Optional
Pain is evitable. Suffering is optional. – M. Kathleen Casey
The Amazing You
Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you. – Frank Tyger