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40+ Quotes To Read When Everything Appears To Be Going Wrong In Your Life

40+ Quotes To Read When Everything Appears To Be Going Wrong In Your Life

There are sunny days and there are rainy days, and there may be times in your life when you can’t see the end to the downpour. Don’t despair, you are not alone. Don’t let yourself sink into the mud. Pull on some boots, grab your raincoat and choose to dance in the rain. Change your perspective on the situation, find your faith, embrace the rain, or look for the rainbow in the clouds. Here are 40+ inspirational quotes to motivate you through those darker days when everything appears to be going wrong in your life.

1. Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no less enthusiasm

    2. If you look the right way, you can see the whole world is a garden

    If you look the right way, you can see the whole world is a garden.

      3. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself

        4. Things do not change, we change

        Things do not change, we change.

          5. You may not control all of the events that happen to you…

          Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.

            6. I have not failed, I’ve just found 10,000 ways that don’t work

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            I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that don't work.

              7. Let your hopes, not your hurts shape your future

              Let your hopes, not your hurts shape your future.

                8. Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure

                Attitude is the difference between an ordeal and an adventure

                  9. What I like best is new starts

                  What I like best is new starts.

                    10. This too shall pass

                      11. One happiness scatters a thousand sorrows

                      One happiness scatters a thousand sorrows.

                        12. This world is but a canvas to our imagination

                          13. You are never too old to set another goal or dream another dream

                            14. Broken crayons still color

                            Broken crayons still color

                              15. The best way to cheer yourself up is to try and cheer somebody else up

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                              The best way to cheer yourself up is to try and cheer somebody else up

                                16. Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway

                                Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway.

                                  17. The only thing permanent in this life is that everything is temporary

                                  The only thing permanent in this life is that everything is temporary.

                                    18. Nothing is impossible

                                      19. It isn’t what you have or who you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy, it is what you think about.

                                      It isn't what you have or who you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy, it is what you think about.

                                        20. A goal is not always meant to be reached

                                          21. Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or secret gate.

                                          Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or secret gate.

                                             22. Don’t feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.

                                              23. I avoid looking back, I prefer good memories to regrets

                                              I avoid looking back. I prefer good memories to regret.

                                                24. Follow your bliss

                                                Follow your bliss and the universe will open up doors where there were only walls

                                                  25. Good things happen in your life when you surround yourself with positive people

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                                                  Good things happen in your life when you surround yourself with positive people.

                                                    26. Faith is taking the first step, even if you don’t see the whole staircase

                                                    Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.

                                                      27. It is the law of life if you are kind to someone, you feel happy

                                                      It is the law of life that if you are kind to someone, you feel happy.

                                                        28. Once you choose hope, anything is possible.

                                                        Once you choose hope, anything is possible.

                                                          29. Every exit is an entry somewhere else

                                                          Every exit is an entry somewhere else.

                                                            30. Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again

                                                            Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.- Henry Ford

                                                              31. Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

                                                              Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

                                                                32. Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure

                                                                Do not stop thinking as life as an adventure.

                                                                  33. A problem is your chance to do your best.

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                                                                  A problem is your chance to do your best.

                                                                    34. Success is not final; failure is not fatal

                                                                    Success is not final, failure is not fatal; It is the courage to continue that counts.

                                                                      35. Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

                                                                      Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

                                                                         36. You will never find a rainbow if you are looking down

                                                                        You will never find a rainbow if you are looking down.

                                                                          37. Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

                                                                          Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

                                                                             38. I can’t always change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails

                                                                            I can't always change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

                                                                              39. The glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time you fall

                                                                              The glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time you fall.

                                                                                40. Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; It’s all an experience

                                                                                Be thankful for everything that happens in your life; it is all an experience.

                                                                                  41. The first step is you have to say you can

                                                                                  The first step is you have to say that you can

                                                                                    42. It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves

                                                                                    It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in ourselves.

                                                                                      43. Only in the darkness can you see the stars.

                                                                                      Only in the darkness can you see the stars.

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                                                                                        60 Things To Be Thankful For In Life

                                                                                        60 Things To Be Thankful For In Life

                                                                                        Sometimes it’s easier to focus on what we don’t have, rather than what we do have. It’s important to take time out and remember all of the things to be thankful for that many of us take for granted.

                                                                                          Here you’ll find 60 very solid things to be thankful for in your everyday life. These are great reminders for you to treasure everything you have.

                                                                                          1. Good Health

                                                                                          Even if you’re health isn’t great, it could be worse and you likely still have some working parts to be thankful for.

                                                                                          2. Money in the Bank

                                                                                          Having just a few coins makes you richer than most people on Earth.

                                                                                          3. Good Friends

                                                                                          Often, it’s the quality of friendships, not the quantity.

                                                                                          4. Freedom of Religion

                                                                                          Being able to worship whomever and however you want is something many people don’t ever experience.

                                                                                          5. Your Parents

                                                                                          Even if they’re dysfunctional, they gave you life.

                                                                                          6. Weekends

                                                                                          There’s something magical about weekends.

                                                                                          7.Having a Partner

                                                                                          Being in a romantic relationship can teach you so much about the world and yourself.

                                                                                          8. Pets

                                                                                          Pets offer one of the best examples of unconditional love.

                                                                                          9. Learning from Mistakes

                                                                                          If we never made mistakes, we wouldn’t learn much so it is one of those things we should be thankful for.

                                                                                          10. Opportunity to Get an Education

                                                                                          The opportunity to attend school is something many people don’t have.

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                                                                                          11. Having a Home

                                                                                          Whether you live in an apartment, a mansion, or a tent, having a place to call home is something to be thankful for.

                                                                                          12. An Ability to Read

                                                                                          If you’re reading this right now, you have a lot to be thankful for.

                                                                                          13. Breathing Fresh Air

                                                                                          Being able to step outside to breathe in fresh air is a good reminder how many little things we should be thankful for.

                                                                                          14. A Bed to Sleep

                                                                                          A bed is one of those things that’s easy to take for granted, until you don’t have one.

                                                                                          15. Laughter

                                                                                          Without laughter, the world would be a sad place.

                                                                                          16. Safety and Security

                                                                                          Being able to wake up without immense fear frees us up to really live life.

                                                                                          17. Cars

                                                                                          Without cars, it would take a lot longer to get our activities done.

                                                                                          18. Sunshine

                                                                                          The sun’s warmth can brighten any day.

                                                                                          19. Time

                                                                                          Although we often don’t think there’s enough of it, time is something we shouldn’t take for granted.

                                                                                          20. Clean Water

                                                                                          Many people on earth lack access to clean water.

                                                                                          21. Cell Phones

                                                                                          Cell phones make talking to loved ones easy.

                                                                                          22. Love

                                                                                          The world sure would be a different place if we lacked the ability to love.

                                                                                          23. Books

                                                                                          Books provide an opportunity to enter another world all from the comfort of your own home.

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                                                                                          24. Kindness of Strangers

                                                                                          Never take the kindness of a stranger for granted.

                                                                                          25. Campfires

                                                                                          The simplicity of a campfire creates lifelong memories.

                                                                                          26. Pain

                                                                                          Without pain, it would be difficulty to appreciate life’s joys.

                                                                                          27. Art

                                                                                          The world would be less beautiful if art didn’t exist.

                                                                                          28. Holidays

                                                                                          Any reason to celebrate is something we should be thankful for.

                                                                                          29. Freedom of Speech

                                                                                          Being able to express your thoughts and feelings freely should never be taken for granted.

                                                                                          30. Rainbows

                                                                                          The beauty of a rainbow is unmatched.

                                                                                          31. Tears

                                                                                          Sometimes when there are no words to say, tears express how we feel for us.

                                                                                          32. Waking up Today

                                                                                          Simply waking up today means you have things to be thankful for.

                                                                                          33. Indoor Plumbing

                                                                                          Indoor plumbing not only provides convenience, it spares us from disease.

                                                                                          34. Wisdom that Comes with Age

                                                                                          Thankfully, we grow smarter over time.

                                                                                          35. Mountains

                                                                                          Mountains provide us with beauty and recreation.

                                                                                          36. Eyesight

                                                                                          Being able to see allows us to view the world’s beauty.

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                                                                                          37. Grocery Stores

                                                                                          Grocery stores mean we don’t have to spend all of our time getting our own food.

                                                                                          38. Sunsets

                                                                                          Sunsets are a reminder that we should enjoy the simple things in life.

                                                                                          39. Entertainment

                                                                                          Entertainment gives us a way to relax and enjoy life.

                                                                                          40. Your Mind

                                                                                          Being able to think, remember, and solve problems sure makes life easier.

                                                                                          41. Employment

                                                                                          Even if you don’t like your job, being employed means someone thought you were special enough to hire.

                                                                                          42. Diversity

                                                                                          The world would be a boring place without diversity.

                                                                                          43. Moon and Stars

                                                                                          The moon and stars encourage us to dream.

                                                                                          44. Electricity

                                                                                          Electricity makes most of our chores efficient.

                                                                                          45. Air Conditioning

                                                                                          Staying cool on a hot day is something people wouldn’t have dreamed about in past centuries.

                                                                                          46. Hearing

                                                                                          Being able to hear your loved one’s voice is something that not everyone gets to do.

                                                                                          47. Children

                                                                                          Watching children laugh, grow, and dream can keep things in perspective.

                                                                                          48. Ability to Learn

                                                                                          The ability to learn new things means we have endless potential.

                                                                                          49. People Willing to Teach

                                                                                          Whether it’s your grandmother teaching you to knit or your plumber showing you how to prevent future problems, be grateful that others are willing to use their time and talents to teach you something new.

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                                                                                          50. Oceans

                                                                                          The sea creatures in the ocean almost seem too mystical to be real.

                                                                                          51. Modern Medicine

                                                                                          Without advances in modern medicine, many of us wouldn’t be alive.

                                                                                          52. Music

                                                                                          Music brings out new emotions.

                                                                                          53. Entrepreneurs

                                                                                          Some of life’s best inventions resulted from an entrepreneur who was willing to take a risk.

                                                                                          54. Warm Clothing

                                                                                          On a cold day, there’s nothing more important than warm clothing.

                                                                                          55. Freedom to Vote

                                                                                          Being able to have a say in the laws should never be taken for granted.

                                                                                          56. An Internet Connection

                                                                                          It’s hard to believe how easy it is to take the internet for granted, seeing how none of us had just a couple of decades ago.

                                                                                          57. Challenges

                                                                                          Without challenges in life, we wouldn’t be the people we are now.

                                                                                          58. Hiking Trails

                                                                                          Hiking trails give us the chance to enjoy mother’s nature beauty.

                                                                                          59. Vaccines

                                                                                          Many of us wouldn’t be alive without today’s vaccinations.

                                                                                          60. Armed Forces

                                                                                          Our lives would likely be very different if we didn’t have protection from the armed forces.

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