25 Quotes to Encourage You Through The Storm

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If you are going through one of life’s storms or what seems like an unending valley, you may not feel like you will ever experience a sunny day or a mountaintop again.  These quotes are designed to encourage you through it all.


“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire.” –Charles Bukowski


“I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.” –Emma Watson


“Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles, it empties today of its strength.” –Corrie Ten Boom


“You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do have some say in who hurts you.” –John Green


“I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you are not, I hope you have the strength to start all over again.” –F. Scott Fitzgerald


“Strong people don’t put others down, they lift them up.” –Michael Watson


“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” –Buddha


“I breathe in my courage. I exhale my fear.” –Jonathan Huie


“You are being tested. And you know what they say my darling, being tested only makes you stronger.” –Downton Abbey


“You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” –Bob Marley


“Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window—or break down a door.” –Brooke Shields

“One small crack does not mean you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart.” –Linda Poindexter


“Every flower must grow through dirt.” –Laurie Sennott


“New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” –Lao Tzu


“I’m thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn’t have stumbled across my strength.” –Alex Elle


“When trouble comes, focus on God’s ability to care for you.” –Charles Stanley


“Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim.” –Nora Ephron


“If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” –Paulo Coehlo


“Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.” –Brigitte Nicole


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


“Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.” –Rick Warren


“I have made you. I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.” –Isaiah 46:4


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


“I will call on the Lord in my distress and he answers me.” -Psalm 120:1



“Be an encourager. The world has plenty of critics already.” –Dave Willis




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