14 Powerful Quotes to Help You Move Forward

Categories: Quotes.

I find quotes to be inspiring – especially when things get tough. Thoughts and quotes from others can act as gentle reminders that get us back to our center. Whether you’ve just stumbled, or find yourself in a deep well, you can find strength from these words.

“I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light.”

Martha Beck


“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”

Duke Ellington

“Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

Christopher Robin to Pooh, A.A. Milne

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”

Robert H. Schuller


“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.” Marcus Aurelius


“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”

Haruki Murakami


“Taking care of yourself makes you stronger for everyone in your life… including you.”

Kelly Rudolph


“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”

Maya Angelou


“No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.”

Martha Beck


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

Robert Schulle


“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”

Kenji Miyazawa


“We are all broken. That’s how the light gets in.”

Ernest Hemingway


“There is no darkness so dense, so menacing, or so difficult that it cannot be overcome by light.” Vern P Stanfill


“Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices of our loved ones.”

Thich Nhat Hanh