“The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.”

— Charles Dickens

“The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need tomorrow.”

— Robert Tew

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.”

— Dolly Parton

“If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.”

— Guy Finley

“Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.”

—  Bob Goff

“Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. ”

—  Ernest Hemingway

“If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.”

—  Martin Luther King Jr.

“A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is NOT what it is built for.”

—  Albert Einstein

“Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”

—  L.M. Montgomery

“Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.”

Mario Fernandez

“Sometimes the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.”

—  Brene Brown

“There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.”

William Frederick Halsey Jr.

“Problems are not stopped signs; they are guidelines.”

Robert Schuller

“The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth.”


“You are today where your thoughts have brought you; you will be tomorrow where your thoughts take you.”

James Allen

“Sometimes it’s okay if the only thing you did today was breathe.”

—  Yumi Sakugawa

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”

Robert Frost

“The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.”


“And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.”

—  Paulo Coelho

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.”

Maya Angelou

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