I have compiled 21 of my favorite quotes to remember when times are tough. Sometimes we need a few reminders that we aren’t the only ones who have gone through hard times, that no ones an exception and that we can get through it with a little bit of positive thinking, hope and hard work.

Enjoy! There are many good quotes to remember when times are tough but these are the ones I like the most. I hope this 21 quotes will help you overcome your obstacles.

21 Quotes To Remember When Times Are Tough

1.A problem is a chance for you to do your best. Duke Ellington


2.Never, ever ever ever ever give up.Winston Churchill


3.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.Leroy Satchel Paige


4.Tough times never last, but tough people do. Robert H. Schuller


5.Again and again, the impossible problem is solved when we see that the problem is only a tough decision waiting to be made.Robert H. Schulle


6.When somebody challenges you, fight back. Be brutal, be tough.Donald Trump


7.Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream. Peter McWilliams


8.If you’re going through hell, keep going.Winston Churchill


9.When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.Alexander Graham Bell

 One of the best quotes to remember when times are tough!!

10.Tough times are there so you can have a good time later on– and really appreciate it!Author Unknown


11.Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.Thomas Edison

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12.If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Mary Engelbreit


13.One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity.Albert Schweitzer


14.The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.Charles M Schwab


15.When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. Henry Ford


16.For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks. Friedrich Nietzsche


17.The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people. Randy Pausch


18.There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Beverly Sill


19.When times get hard, make sure that when you fall down seven times, you stand up eight. Unknown


20.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. Michael Jordan


21.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

There are many quotes to remember when times are tough but these are my favorite. So what is your favorite quote that helps you when times are tough?Do you have your own quotes to remember when times are tough? – Please leave a comment below.

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  1. >19.When times get hard, make sure that when you fall down seven times, you stand up eight. Unknown

    When you fall down 7 times… you have to get up 7 times.

    • The point of this quote is to stand 1 more time than you have fallen down. Thanks for your feedback and keep visiting! 🙂

    • Heh Kenny, ye I guess you are right.. Like that’s the main part of success! Thanks for commenting and keep visiting! 🙂

  2. “No matter how you feel, as long as you are alive, as long as you can breathe, don’t give up!” That’s my favorite 😛

  3. Great quotes.. Actually I think you should have written a bit more.. Like 50 😛

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