It’s been a trying week for so many around the country and the world. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those affected in Boston and West, Texas, and around the world where senseless acts of violence and disaster cast darkness over light every day. We stand strong with you all and offer these 10 inspiring quotes when times are tough, to help see the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel. Keep your loved ones close, smile at a stranger, hug a friend, and go out there and live! The best way to get through is to take one step at a time… onward and upward!
Tough times never last, but tough people do. – Robert H Schuller
What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. – Albert Einstein
When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better. – Malcolm S Forbes
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. – Henry Ford
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.
The true test of a person character is how they stand during test of adversity – Unknown
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
He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity. – William Samuel Johnson
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. – Dalai Lama
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