Life without struggle would be possible only if life was a bed full of roses. 

The reality is that every day is a struggle and you might in one way or the other be in the struggle to make life better. Honestly, almost everyone wants the easy lifestyle but how easy can life be and how can one stay strong about life struggles and overcoming them in the quest for a greener pasture?

Emotional struggle, stories about struggle and pain, all indicate how challenging life could be when you are struggling to achieve a goal. It could be to spend extra time at work and get a number of jobs done, spend quality time with your partner to make your relationship grow, get a good grade as a student, help a family member or a friend who is in dire need.

Best struggle quotes

Regardless of the life lessons, you have experienced and challenges you are struggling to overcome in life, I just hope that the following inspirational quotes about life and struggles inspire you to stay positive and keep doing your best with each passing day until success is achieved overcoming adversity. To quit from your struggles to success can never be the best thing to do.

  1. A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements. – Orison Swett Marden
  2. A good strategy of life is obvious: When the right path is found, it must be walked no matter how hard it is and the precious target this path is destined to must be arrived at by defeating every difficulty encountered. – Mehmet Murat ildan
  3. A life filled with vicissitudes, uncertainty and hard lessons provides us with skills to better approach new challenges that come along. – Vivian Eisenecher
  4. Always think extra hard before crossing over to a bad side, if you were weak enough to cross over, you may not be strong enough to cross back! – Victoria Addino
  5. And even though things won’t always go your way, I have no doubt that you can overcome. – Julie Hebert
  6. As much as this will not be easy, it’s better to choose life even through the struggles. – Anonymous
  7. As with the butterfly, adversity is necessary to build character in people. – Joseph B. Wirthlin
  8. Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow. – Anonymous
  9. Attitude-flexibility is the mentality that helps us to smoothly persevere through turbulent times. – Dr. Jacinta Mpalyenkana
  10. Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourself a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles. – Helen Keller
  11. Be proud of struggles in your life. They bring you closer to greatness. – Auliq Ice
  12. Because some people see a wall, and assume that’s the end of their journey. Others see it, and decide it’s just the beginning. – Angeline Trevena
  13. Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle. – Wilma Rudolph
  14. Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations. – Zig Ziglar
  15. Don’t be afraid to have goals and dreams. Even in the face of haters and those who do not believe in you, don’t stop dreaming. – Auliq Ice
  16. Don’t be stuck on the struggle that you refuse to be a part of life, there’s so many people waiting on you to show them that they deserve to live, so breath a bit and live life even in the struggles. – Anonymous
  17. Don’t fill life with struggles, fill life with joy. A flower always struggles to survive, but it never forgets to bloom with joy. – Debasish Mridha
  18. Don’t cry to give up, cry to keep going. – Eric Thomas
  19. Don’t give up in times of difficulty. Persevere on as there will be an end to these. – Edward Dunedin
  20. Even in the most difficult of times, there is always a hidden blessing that exists under all the superficial stuff that we so frequently see. There is always a rainbow waiting to burst forth after the rain. – Daniella Whyte

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  1. Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is. – Anne Frank
  2. Expect obstacles and face them head-on. They are going to come up so the way you handle them is what makes all the difference. – Lance Dale
  3. Hard times always lead to something great. – Betsey Johnson
  4. Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed. – Bob Riley
  5. Have your one good cry, pick your chin up, smile, and move on to the positive. – Auliq Ice
  6. I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. – Louisa May Alcott
  7. I believe my life has no limits. I want you to feel the same way about your life, no matter what your challenges may be. – Nick Vujicic
  8. I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. – Rita Mero
  9. I’m glad I’ve had to struggle. It’s made me the artist I am now. – Jessie J.
  10. I’m thankful for my struggle because, without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength. – Alex Elle
  11. If in trouble, focus on where you want to be rather than where you are! ― Somya Kedia
  12. If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get back up. – A. Josland
  13. If there is no struggle, there is no progress. – Frederick Douglass
  14. If you are going through hell, keep going. – Winston Churchill
  15. In any situation, there is a sacred solution. – Lailah Gifty Akita
  16. In everybody’s life, there’s a point of no return. And in a very few cases, a point where you can’t go forward anymore. And when we reach that point, all we can do is quietly accept the fact. That’s how we survive. – Haruki Murakami
  17. In life, we all struggle and strive to make progress. When will you know you’ve reached success? A billion dollars is a good sign, but there’s a better one, humility. – Naveen Jain
  18. In the darkest time, I have always believed, the light will shine. – Lailah Gifty Akita
  19. In the heart of every struggle lies an opportunity to grow. – Melanie M. Koulouris
  20. In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein
  21. Instead of wishing you were someone else, be proud of who you are. You never know who was looking at you wishing they were you. – Anonymous
  22. It’s funny how, when things seem the darkest, moments of beauty present themselves in the most unexpected places. – Karen Marie Moning

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  1. It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein
  2. Just because those around you do not constantly tell you what they are going through in their personal life, it does not mean they are living in a fairy tale. – Auliq Ice
  3. Life becomes easier when you learn to accept the apology you never got. – R. Brault
  4. Life has a way of broadsiding us with lessons that we need to learn but would rather avoid. – Craig Groeschel
  5. Life has taught me that you can’t control someone’s loyalty. No matter how good you are to them, doesn’t mean that they will treat you the same. No matter how much they mean to you, doesn’t mean that they will value you the same. Sometimes the people you love the most, turn out to be the people you can trust the least. – Trent Shelton
  6. Life is a circle of happiness, sadness, hard times, and good times. If you are going through hard times, have faith that good times are on the way.
  7. Life is like photography. You use the negatives to develop. – Ziad K. Abdelnour
  8. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. – Albert Einstein
  9. Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds… – Ana Claudia Antunes
  10. Life requires overcoming challenges and obstacles of many types. Battling our struggles and fears determines who we are. – David Weatherford
  11. Life’s struggles are necessary for growth. – Auliq Ice
  12. Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can. – Bruce Lee
  13. Look at my success. I didn’t achieve it overnight. It has been the product of many years’ struggle, and every year, my times have shown gradual improvement. – Mo Farah
  14. No matter what happens, no matter how far you seem to be away from where you want to be, never stop believing that you will somehow make it. – Brad Gast
  15. Not many great things have ever been done without struggling, stand up for your dream, a definite plan and burning desire can get you there. – Okorote Emmanuel
  16. Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible. – Mao Zedong
  17. Once you make it to your point of making it, you’ll appreciate the struggle. – Nas
  18. One who conquers the sea today is ready to conquer the ocean tomorrow. – Matshona Dhliwayo
  19. Only by facing your demons can you stop them from having power over you. – Auliq Ice
  20. Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. – Confucius
  21. People can have the best of intentions when they tell their loved ones how they should be living their lives. But often times, when we are in struggle, we are seeking to be supported, not solved. – Jaeda DeWalt
  22. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. – Robert Schuller
  23. Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait. – Martin Luther King Jr.
  24. Real difficulties can be overcome; it is the imaginary ones that are unconquerable. – Theodore Newton Vail
  25. Remember that in difficult times, we don’t give up. We don’t discard our highest ideals. No! We rise up to meet them. – Michelle Obama.
  26. Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity. – Lou Holtz
  27. Some people are silently struggling with burdens that would break our backs. ― Wayne Gerard Trotman
  28. Some people swim as fast as they can. Faster than most. They can never stop and rest for long, and they never reach their destination, for they are constantly swimming upstream. But eventually, they become strong, in their own way. – Robert Black
  29. Some roses grow through concrete. Remember that. – Brandi L. Bates
  30. Sometimes when hardships knock, it’s just life. Do not take it personal. – Naide Obiang
  31. Sometimes, life’s challenges are tough to deal with. You will succeed if you focus your thoughts on how to overcome the challenge. – Catherine Pulsifer
  32. Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle. – Napoleon Hill
  33. Struggle is the food from which change is made, and the best time to make the most of a struggle is when it’s right in front of your face. – Danny Dreyer
  34. Struggles are a part of life but they are not the totality of what life entails so we must remember to discover all the other ingredients that make life worth living. – Anonymous
  35. Struggles not only make us into stronger, better and wiser people, they also let us learn more about ourselves and our purpose in life. – Auliq Ice
  36. Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill
  37. Surround yourself with only the people who are going to lift you higher. – Anonymous
  38. Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. – Stephen King
  39. The conception of each star was at the point of no return; of a desperate soul struggling to master the winds! – C. JoyBell C.

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  1. The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. – Molière
  2. The individual has always had to struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will be lonely often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself. – Friedrich Nietzsche
  3. The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. – Elizabeth Kübler-Ross
  4. The probability that we may fail in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a cause we believe to be just. – Abraham Lincoln
  5. The road to overcoming your fears could lead you to unbearable places but sometimes such gives you an edge than nothing else could give. – Auliq Ice
  6. The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up. – Robert Tew
  7. The struggles, challenges, and obstacles that it takes to succeed in life are what makes success more valuable. Nothing great comes easy, and nothing easy can ever equate to greatness. – Edmond Mbiaka
  8. The triumph can’t be had without the struggle. – Wilma Rudolph
  9. The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  10. There are a lot of complications in life that we have no control over which we leave to God, so why do we complicate the things that we have control over and it is much simpler than we think? – Islam Bakli
  11. There are better people in the world, do not let the worst do the worst to you, you deserve the best in life. – Michael Bassey Johnson
  12. There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you. – Woody Hayes
  13. Things always get better with time, just wait and see. – Clavel Nelson
  14. Those who overcome great challenges will be changed, and often in unexpected ways. For our struggles enter our lives as unwelcome guests, but they bring valuable gifts. And once the pain subsides, the gifts remain. These gifts are life’s true treasures, bought at great price, but cannot be acquired in any other way. – Steve Goodier
  15. To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals, this alone is worth the struggle. – William Osler
  16. We all make mistakes, have struggles, and even regret things in our past. But you are not your mistakes, you are not your struggles, and you are here now with the power to shape your day and your future. – Steve Maraboli
  17. We are all faced with challenges at some point in our life, challenges that we did not create. Challenges that happened beyond our control. The difference is how we respond to these challenges. You can adopt the attitude there is nothing you can do, or you can see the challenge as your call to action. – Catherine Pulsifer
  18. We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity. – Barbara De Angelis
  19. We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome. – R. C. Allen
  20. We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. – Martin Luther King
  21. We must be vigilant, even of each other, but mostly of ourselves. What my time in the cave taught me is that the ultimate life-and-death struggle is with ourselves. Foreign invaders might kill my body, but only I could kill my spirit. – Viet Thanh Nguyen
  22. We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey. – Kenji Miyazawa
  23. We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us. – William J. Brennan, Jr.
  24. What we all need to do is find the wellspring that keeps us going, that gives us the strength and patience to keep up this struggle for a long time. – Winona LaDuke

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  1. Whatever life gives you, even if it hurts, just be strong and act like you’re okay. Strong walls shake but never collapse. – Anonymous
  2. Whatever the struggle, continue the climb. It may be only one step to the summit. – Diane Wstlake
  3. When hardships keep coming back, do not take it personal. It’s just life. – Naide P Obiang
  4. When I am struggling with my life I look up towards the sky and say; Lord you take over. – Joan Disantis
  5. When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up. – Les Brown
  6. When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first. – Kyo Shirodaira
  7. When the storms do come; you can only allow them to slow you down, but don’t let them stop you, there will be delays, detours, and disappointments but you have to keep pushing through it. – Bernard Kelvin Clive
  8. When we face a life storm, our faith is challenged most often by God’s seeming silence when we need him the most. Life storms help us to explore the reality of trust, when circumstances challenge our faith and tempt us to doubt God’s promises. – John Krohn PhD
  9. Whenever you feel a little stricken down in pain, think about this. The knife has to be sharpened by striking and rubbing it against something strong before it can become useful. You are going to be great after the struggles. – Israelmore Ayivor
  10. Whenever you feel life is challenging or things are just not working out, review and assess your most important values. This will help reinforce the confidence and clarity you need to improve your current situation. – Brandon Stanberg.
  11. You are not alone in the struggles of life. Entire cosmos is with you. It evolves through the way you face and overcome challenges of life. Use everything in your advantage. – Amit Ray
  12. You can overcome anything if you don’t bellyache. – Bernard M. Baruch
  13. You can’t solve anyone else’s life for them. But then, if you see someone struggling with a heavy load, isn’t it forbidden to walk on without helping them? – Naomi Alderman
  14. You need an immense amount of courage to stay the course and struggle even when you are almost ready to give up on life, so take courage and don’t let go till you win. – Anonymous
  15. You will find that it is necessary to let things go, simply for the reason that they are heavy. – Anonymous
  16. You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events. – Joel Osteen
  17. Your current situation is giving you an opportunity to re-evaluate what you want. – Anonymous
  18. Your strength will be found when you stop struggling with yourself, instead of thinking everyone is a struggle worth overcoming. Every obstacle in life is a lesson that teaches us, not others. – Shannon L. Alder
  19. Your willingness to look at your darkness is what empowers you to change. – Iyanla Vanzant
  20. You’re imperfect, and you’re wired for struggle, but you are worthy of love and belonging. – Brene Brown

Final Words:

Every single challenge comes with its own experiences. Understanding that such difficult moments have not come to permanently stay is one of the best things to do and the rest is to leverage on the positive quotes about struggles and pain, in order to overcome such challenges.