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Inspirational quotes for a difficult time

Quotes have a way of bringing us comfort in difficult times. Here are some quotes to inspire and motivate you when you need it the most.

Quotes and life and death

There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval.

 George Santayana

Because I can count on my fingers the number of sunsets I have left, and I don’t want to miss any of them.

Suzanne Collins

We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will. 

Chuck Palahniuk

To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure. 

J.K. Rowling

No matter how many plans you make or how much in control you are, life is always winging it.

 Carroll Bryant

Quotes about fear

Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.

C. JoyBell C.

Your mission: Be so busy loving your life that you have no time for hate, regret or fear.

Karen Salmansohn

Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.

Emma Donoghue

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.

Marie Curie  

Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. 

Suzy Kassem 

Quotes about family

Life is beautiful. It’s about giving. It’s about family.

Walt Disney

Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.

Irina Shayk

I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family.

Jose Carreras 

Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.

Lisa Weed

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.

Barbara Bush

Quotes about stress

There are times when we stop, we sit still. We listen and breezes from a whole other world begin to whisper.

James Carroll

You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.

Steve Maraboli

Breath is the power behind all things…. I breathe in and know that good things will happen.

Tao Porchon-Lynch

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.

Lee Iacocca

In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.

 Fred Rogers

We must have a pie. Stress cannot exist in the presence of a pie.

David Mamet

Quotes about caring and giving

Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.

Roy T. Bennett 

Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it.

Marcus Aurelius

No one has ever become poor by giving.

Anne Frank 

Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.

Roy T. Bennett

One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.

Shannon L. Alder

Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference.

Kathy Calvin


Thursday 21st of May 2020

I love inspiring and motivational quotes. This is a great collection that I sure can reflect on. Thank you so much for sharing!


Thursday 21st of May 2020

I love quotes! They have a way of lifting us up and inspiring us. Of these I really like the quote by Marie Curie - “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” As someone with an anxiety disorder I am all too familiar with the concept of fear. It is so true that when you understand more, you fear less.


Wednesday 20th of May 2020

Quotes are so useful in times of need. I love the section of quotes about stress. They are especially relative in this period of time where everyone seems to be struggling or be under some sort of stress.

Dan Ionescu

Thursday 26th of March 2020

Inspiring. My favorite is “Your mission: Be so busy loving your life that you have no time for hate, regret or fear.” — Karen Salmansohn