These words of encouragement for hard times will help you to recognize that whatever you are dealing with right now, no storm can last forever. Happier days are coming.
Plus, know you can always find happy times even in the midst of challenging days.
Feel free to use these inspiring quotes for hard times as screen savers – or share them with friends and family you think might benefit from their encouragement and wisdom.
Inspiring Quote #1
When you look deeply into your anger you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering.
As soon as you see that, then your capacity for accepting and having compassion for them is there.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Inspiring Quote #2
We are all dealing with a challenge of some kind.
Some of us are just better at hiding it than others.
Inspiring Quote #3
Sometimes it’s tough to explain what’s going on in your head….
…when you don’t even understand it yourself. – Karen Salmansohn
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #4
You are not allowed to let the sadness ruin you. – Karen Salmansohn
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #5
Like anything else, you’ll never truly understand until it happens to you.
And even then it takes a while to understand it.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #6
When someone is going through a storm…
…your silent presence is more powerful than a million empty words. – Thelma Davis
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #7
Letting go of unhappy thoughts and memories is an act of self-care. – Karen Salmansohn
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #8
Become a happy memory collector.
Live fully in the now, appreciating each moment.
This is how you capture future memories. – Karen Salmansohn
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #9
Inside every person is a person you don’t know.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #10
Smile often. Be loyal. Never stop learning. Stay humble. Work hard. Be kind. Travel. Be honest. Appreciate. Love.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #11
No matter how hard you try to make things work out for the best…
some people will never change. -Karen Salmansohn
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #12
Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not obsess.
Just breathe and have faith that all will work out for the best.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #13
Falling down is how we grow. Staying down is how we die. – Brian Vaczily
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #14
It’s all about falling in love with yourself and sharing that love with someone who appreciates you
…rather than looking for love to compensate for a self love deficit.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #15
When people are protecting something truly special to them, they become as strong as they can be.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #16
Do what is right. Not what is easy.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #17
Be honestly and unapologetically you.
Because you being uniquely you will allow the people you interact with
to feel comfortable being uniquely them
…perhaps for the first time in their lives.
There is no more authentic way to connect and no greater gift to give.– Scott Dinsmore
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #18
There’s a telepathy between hearts, where no words are needed and all is understood.- Karen Salmansohn
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #19
A happy life is a balanced life.
Be kind – but not a doormat.
Be trusting – but value boundaries and intuition.
Be content – but stay open and growing.
Inspiring Quotes For Hard Times #20
Sometimes painful things can teach us lessons that we didn’t think we needed to know. Amy Poehler
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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.