“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” – Albert Camus

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.” – Robert H. Schuller

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us but those who win battles we know nothing about.” – Unknown

“The only way out is through.” – Robert Frost

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” – Joseph P. Kennedy

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller

“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.” – Chinese Proverb

“Storms make trees take deeper roots.” – Dolly Parton

“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene

“Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.” – Unknown

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” – Roy T. Bennett

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” – Helen Keller

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” – Napoleon Hill

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela