Weather the Storms

Weather the Storms

 Inspirational quotes to guide you

Life, as we all know too well, is full of storms – some mild and enlightening, others tumultuous and challenging. What we’ve quickly come to realize is that no matter how dark a storm may seem, there is always a light that will break the clouds. Sometimes we just need to create the light ourselves.

In the moments when light seems lost and darkness all-consuming, we find solace in the words of others. Below are a few of our most coveted quotes – from classic remarks to lesser-known words of wisdom. Refer to them now and look back on them later when you’re most in need of hope and inspiration. 

“No storm, not even the one in your life, can last forever. The storm is just passing over.”
– Iyanla Vanzant

“No matter how bleak or menacing a situation may appear, it does not entirely own us. It can't take away our freedom to respond, our power to take action.”
― Ryder Carroll

“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”
― Maya Angelou

“Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it's less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you've lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that's good.”
― Elizabeth Edwards

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
― Thomas Edison

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”
― Nelson Mandela

“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”
― Margaret Thatcher

“If you're going through hell, keep going.”
― Winston Churchill

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” 
– Michelle Obama

“Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.”
– Samuel Smiles

“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.”
– Laini Taylor

“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” 
– Helen Keller

“Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.”
– Desmond Tutu

“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.”
– Anne Frank

“Though the night of her soul was a deep starless darkness, she stirred the ashes within and found glowing embers she could fan into flames.”
– John Mark Green 

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”
– Og Mandino

“After the rain, the sun will reappear. There is life. After the pain, the joy will still be here.”
– Walt Disney

“In those times when the light hides, maybe just finding another’s hand to hold in the darkness is enough.”
– John Mark Green

“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if only one remembers to turn on the light.”
– Albus Dumbledore

“Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.”
– Maya Angelou

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