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900 Uplifting Tough Day Quotes: For Bad Days (2023)

1. “Remember the tough times. They’ll help you appreciate the good times even more deeply.” — Unknown


2. “Sometimes you need those bad days to help you appreciate the good ones.”


3. “The true measure of success is how many times you can bounce back from failure.”


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


5. “Be patient. Sometimes you have to go through the worst to get to the best. Give time some time.” Karen Salmansohn


6. “In the face of adversity, always remember that you have the power to choose your attitude.”


7. “I’ve got 99 problems and 86 of the are completely made up scenarios in my head that I’m stressing about for absolutely no logical reason.” — Unknown


8. “Never regret a day in your life. Good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.” — Unknown


9. “The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.” – Marjorie Pay Hinckley


10. “Everybody has good and bad days.” — Boban Marjanovic


11. “Worrying won’t stop bad stuff from happening. It just keeps you from enjoying the good.”


12. “Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger.” — Dalai Lama


13. “I just want to continue to build mentally to push forward even on the good days and bad days.” — Jae Crowder


14. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”―H.G. Wells


15. “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances.” – Martha Washington     


16. “I have no words to describe this day. I do, however, have a ton of obscene gestures.”


17. “Just because today started as a bad day doesn’t mean it has to end that way. Take action and turn your day around.” — Unknown


18. “Bad days make you stronger, those are the best days because God is talking to you. You just have to listen closely. Don’t let your tears become louder than his voice.”


19. “Things turn out the best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” — John Wooden


20. “A bad day doesn’t mean a bad week or a bad month or a bad year.” ― Anuj Jasani


21. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” – Fred DeVito


22. Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is a quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow." —Mary Anne Radmacher


23. “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” – Oprah Winfrey


24. “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


25. “I think every girl needs to love herself, regardless of anything. Like if you’re having a bad day, if you don’t like your hair, if you don’t have the best family situation, whatever, you have to love yourself and you can’t do anything until you love yourself first.” — Julianne Hough


26. “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho


27. “No one escapes pain, fear, and suffering. Yet from pain can come wisdom, from fear can come courage, from suffering can come strength - if we have the virtue of resilience." — Eric Greitens


28. “Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” — Drew Barrymore


29. “There's very little in my world that a foot massage and a thin-crust, everything-on-it pizza won't set right.” 


30. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” — Joshua J. Marine


31. “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” —Mark Twain


32. “I wonder what people do with all the time they save by writing “K” instead of “OK.” – Anonymous


33. “I am human, and, yeah, I have very bad days.” — Charlize Theron


34. You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there's still going to be somebody who hates peaches. —Dita Von Teese


35. “Consistency of performance is essential. You don’t have to be exceptional every week but as a minimum, you need to be at a level that even on a bad day you get points on the board.” Sean Dyche


36. “I had bad days on the field. But I didn’t take them home with me. I left them in a bar along the way home.” — Bob Lemon


37. You cannot plow a field by turning it over in your mind. To begin, begin. ―Gordon B. Hinckley


38. “You’ll have good days, bad days, overwhelming days, too tired days, “I’m awesome” days, “I can’t go on” days, and every day you’ll still show up.” —Tiny Buddha


39. “What can I do to make this better?”


40. “Can’t decide if I need a hug, an XL coffee, 6 shots of vodka, or 2 weeks of sleep.”


41. “You always have the choice to be happy. Learn to understand the purpose of bumps in the road, grow from them and stay positive.”


42. “There are going to be good days and bad days… and you have to learn to fight through that.” — Zach LaVine


43. “Where there is no struggle, there is no strength” – Oprah


44. “Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton


45. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. ” William Ellery Channing


46. “The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.” – Vince Lombardi


47. “Stay positive, stay strong, and stay true to yourself no matter what comes your way.”


48. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.” Michael Jordan


49. “Today, I will not stress over the things I can’t control.” – Unknown


50. “Today is a hard day." Sometimes, there are hard days. Days stretched so tight with pain that they seem as if they can allow no room for hope.” 


51. “At the age of 18, I made up my mind to never have another bad day in my life. I dove into an endless sea of gratitude from which I’ve never emerged.”


52. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” — Michael Jordan


53. More is lost by indecision than wrong decision.” —Marcus Tullius Cicero


54. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”  — Japanese Proverb


55. “Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground.” ―Theodore Roosevelt


56. “Sometimes, bad days are there to remind us that we have good ones to look forward to.”


57. “It takes a great deal of courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still to love it.” — Oscar Wilde


58. “We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.” — William J. Brennan, Jr., Former Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court


59. “Most great people have attained their greatest success just one step beyond their greatest failure.”


60. “The moments that make life worth living are when things are at their worst and you find a way to laugh.” Amy Poehler


61. “Never stop believing in hope because miracles happen every day.”


62. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope. — Martin Luther King, Jr.


63. “The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions and not upon our circumstances.” — Martha Washington.


64. “The biggest lie I tell myself is ‘I don’t need to write that down, I’ll remember it.”


65. “Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have right now, and then got it back again.” – Frances Rodman


66. “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is.” Dita Von Tesse 


67. “When Monday rolls around, know that every day can’t be peachy.”


68. “I choose to make the rest of my life the best of my life.” —Louise Hay


69. “No matter how bad things may seem, always remember you are not alone in this.”


70. “A bad day doesn’t cancel out a good life. Keep going.” 


71. “Worrying won’t stop the bad stuff from happening. It just keeps you from enjoying the good.”


72. “There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” —Mister Rogers


73. “There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is merely the comparison of one state to the other. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.” — Alexandre Dumas


74. “Stressed spelled backwards is desserts. Coincidence? I think not!”


75. “Only those who dare to fail greatly, can ever achieve greatly.” — Robert F. Kennedy


76. “Dr. Webb says that life is so full of complications and confusion that humans oftentimes find it hard to cope. This leads to people throwing themselves in front of trains and spending all their money and not speaking to their relatives and never going home for Christmas and never eating anything with chocolate in it.


77. “Relentlessly prune bullshit, don't wait to do things that matter, and savor the time you have. That's what you do when life is short.” —Paul Graham


78. “One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” — Michael J. Fox


79. “With any long-term relationship, you have good days and bad days.” — Patti Scialfa


80. “A bad day doesn’t define who you are; it just shows how strong you can be.”


81. “Happiness isn’t something that depends on our surroundings…it’s something we make inside ourselves.” — Corrie ten Boom


82. “Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” —Michael Jordan


83. “What lies behind you and what lies in front of you, pales in comparison to what lies inside of you.”— Ralph Waldo Emerson


84. “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t how hard you hit; it’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done. Now, if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hit, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you are because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain’t you. You’re better than that!”— Rocky Balboa (Movie Quote)


85. “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” — Mahatma Gandhi


86. “I learned a long time ago that there is something worse than missing the goal, and that’s not pulling the trigger.” —Mia Hamm


87. “Stop thinking you’re doing it all wrong. Your path doesn’t look like anybody else’s because it can’t, it shouldn’t, and it won’t.”


88. “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


89. “The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude.” Dennis S. Brown 


90. “When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, ‘PLOT TWIST!’ and move on.”


91. “We all have bad days, but one thing is true; no cloud is so dark that the sun can’t shine through.” – Miranda Kerr


92. “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.”


93. “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”—Joseph Kennedy


94. “Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” — Bob Riley


95. “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


96. “When you’re feeling your worst, that’s when you get to know yourself the best.” — Leslie Grossman


97. “Keep your face towards the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.”


98. “Problems are guidelines, not stop signs!” Robert H. Schuller


99. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.” — William Shakespeare


100. “Always find beauty in the struggle.”


101. “Not all storms come to disrupt your life; some come to clear your path.” – Anonymous


102. “I have a lot of bad days.” — Tyra Banks


103. “The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction not a destination.”


104. “Remember we’re all human and we all have our good days and bad days and days when we feel banging and other days when we feel absolutely rotten and that’s ok.” — Jesy Nelson


105. “When you’re having a bad day at work, a lot of times it’s your head. When you’re having good days, a lot of times it’s the absence of the mind.” — Curt Schilling


106. “Everyone has bad days. But some people turn bad days into good lessons.”


107. “Just as a snake sheds its skin, we must shed our past over and over again.” — Buddha


108. “Better to fail at doing the right thing than to succeed at doing the wrong thing.”


109. “You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment.” — Aly Raisman


110. “Strong people alone know how to organize their suffering so as to bear only the most necessary pain.” — Emil Dorian


111. “Courage does not always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.”- Mary Anne Radmacher


112. “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


113. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.” — Og Mandino


114. “We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.” — Stephen Covey


115. “The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself—the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us—that's where it's at." —Jesse Owens


116. “Emotions run high when you have a bad day; you can’t hide it.” Toto Wolff


117. “A bad day doesn’t cancel out a good life. Keep going.” Richie Norton


118. “Everybody has their good days and their bad days, there’s always two sides to a story.” — Tony Ferguson


119. “The only thing worse than a bad day is no day at all.” — Jonathan Lockwood Huie


120. “I get up every morning and it’s going to be a great day. You never know when it’s going to be over so I refuse to have a bad day.”


121. “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” Babe Ruth


122. “Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm.” ―Abraham Lincoln


123. “How was your day?’ ought to be ‘How did you look at your day?” 


124. “Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.” — Regina Brett


125. “When something goes wrong in your life, just yell, ‘PLOT TWIST!’ and move on.” — Unknown


126. “Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.”


127. “The standard you walk past, is the standard you accept.” —David Hurley


128. “Resilience is based on compassion for ourselves as well as compassion for others.” — Sharon Salzberg


129. “If I persist long enough I will win.” – Og Mandino


130. “In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein


131. “Energy and persistence conquers all things.” — Benjamin Franklin


132. “For the great doesn’t happen through impulse alone, and is a succession of little things that are brought together.” —Vincent van Gogh


133. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” — Robert H. Schuller


134. “You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don't help.” 


135. “To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.”—Gail Sheehy, Author


136. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert Schuller


137. “Never give up on someone who is having a bad day. Tomorrow could be yours.” Giovannie de Sadeleer


138. “We all have bad days, but one thing is true; no cloud is so dark that the sun can’t shine through.” — Miranda Kerr


139. “Stay focused on your goals, regardless of what is thrown at you.”


140. “When you have a bad week or even just a bad day at work when your head is going to explode and you just cannot take it anymore.”


141. “The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment!” — Aly Raisman


142. “This is turning into an alcohol-will-cure-everything kind of day.” 


143. “What she tackles, she conquers.” – Richard Gilmore, Gilmore Girls


144. And hard times are good in their own way, too. Because the only way you can achieve true happiness is if you experience true sadness as well. It's all about light and shade. Balance. — Gabrielle Williams


145. Turn your fear into strength and embrace life as it comes 


146. “A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.” — Henry Kissinger


147. “Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.” – African Proverb


148. “…I’ve had a bad week.” What’s happened?” Nothing’s happened. I’ve had a bad week in my head, is all.” — Nick Hornby


149. “Even the darkest nights will end, and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo


150. “Remember that tough days are just a small part of your journey, and brighter days are ahead.“


151. When you go through something, like, you learn to appreciate little things - the birds, trees, flowers. — Grizz Chapman


152. “The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.” — Harry Golden


153. “Use your struggles and frustrations today to motivate you rather than annoy you. You are in control of the way you look at life. Be mindful.” — marcandangel


154. “It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment." — Bram Stoker


155. “Just because today is a bad day doesn’t mean tomorrow won’t be the best day of your life. You just gotta get there.”


156. “We have our great days and our bad days. No matter what bad day I go through or strike out four times in a row, I still want to have that great attitude and go after the game and go talk to the kids and not worry about the game and let them know that this is what matters.” — Anthony Rendon


157. “After every storm the sun will smile; for every problem there is a solution, and the soul’s indefeasible duty is to be of good cheer.” – William R. Alger


158. “Everyone goes through bad days, but that does not mean you should stop enjoying the good days.” — S. Sreesanth


159. “I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance,


160. “Believe in yourself and you can be anything.” -Katy Perry


161. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt


162. “Don’t worry about failure; you only have to be right once.” —Drew Houston


163. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss


164. “We can’t always choose the music life plays for us, but we can choose how we dance with it.” – Unknown


165. “When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you.” — Patrick Stump


166. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong... I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.” — Audrey Hepburn


167. “Don’t cry for a man who’s left you; the next one may fall for your smile.” – Mae West


168. “Having a tough time at work, remember that sometimes bad days are just part of the job.”


169. “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.” — Steve Goodier


170. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” ―A.A. Milne


171. “You can’t be happy unless you’re unhappy sometimes.” Lauren Oliver


172. “Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable, or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.”


173. “No one escapes pain, fear, and suffering. Yet from pain can come wisdom, from fear can come courage, from suffering can come strength – if we have the virtue of resilience.” — Eric Greitens


174. “A bad day doesn't mean a bad week or a bad month or a bad year.” 


175. “I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.” —Arianna Huffington


176. “On bad days, I like to wear something colorful so I strike attention. That’s how I appear confident to others – and how I get confident.” — Elizabeth Jagger


177. “Perfection is not attainable. But if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi


178. “Either you run the day, or the day runs you.” Jim Rohn


179. “Bad days make you stronger, those are the best days because God is talking to you. You just have to listen closely. Don’t let your tears become louder than his voice.” – Les Simple


180. “To be a star, you must shine your own light.” – Napoleon Hill


181. “She remembered who she was, and the game was changed.”  – Lalah Delilah


182. “That awkward moment when you get home and look at yourself in the mirror thinking…did I really look like this all day?”


183. “Everyone can have a bad day.” Nikki Haley


184. “If you’re going through difficult times today, hold steady. It will change soon. If you are experiencing smooth sailing and easy times now, brace yourself. It will change soon. The only thing you can be certain of is change.” — James Dobson


185. “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” – Robin Williams


186. “Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.” – German Proverb


187. “For many of us, a day is neither bad or good. It is our attitude that seems to make it what it is.” — Darryl Van Kirk


188. “Bad days happen to everyone, but at the end of the day, we should always be able to find one thing that makes us laugh or smile.” — Unknown


189. Focus on the positives 


190. “Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible.” – Mandy Hale


191. “It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves.”


192. “Life isn’t about getting and having, it’s about giving and being.” – Kevin Kruse


193. “We cannot become what we want by remaining what we are.” – Max Depree


194. “You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren't paying attention to.”


195. “Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can't practice any other virtue consistently.” ―Maya Angelou


196. “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”


197. “Maybe it’s not about having a beautiful day, but about finding beautiful moments. Maybe a whole day is just too much to ask. I could choose to believe that in every day, in all things, no matter how dark and ugly, there are shards of beauty if I look for them.” ― Anna White


198. “Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” —Ruth Gordo


199. “The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.” Stephen Richards


200. “Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.”


201. “When nothing goes my way, when all attempts fail, when the darkest clouds in the sky seem bent on hovering over me while everyone with whom I come into contact flashes a nasty scowl, I find some comfort in the thought of a fresh tomorrow. I am thankful for the opportunity to try again.”


202. “I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.” — Maya Angelou


203. You can unsubscribe anytime.


204. “My life can be summed up in one sentence… ‘Well that didn’t go as planned.’”


205. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” — Robert H. Schuller


206. “We all have bad days, but one thing is true; no cloud is so dark that the sun can’t shine through.” 


207. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” — Khalil Gibran


208. “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” – Ayn Rand


209. “You’ve been criticizing yourself for years, and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise Hay


210. “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is!” — Dita Von Teese


211. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb


212. “Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible.” — Mandy Hale.


213. “Keep your eyes on the stars and your feet on the ground.” – Theodore Roosevelt


214. “Whenever you’re going through a bad day just remember, your track record for getting through bad days, so far, is 100%. That’s pretty darn good.”


215. “I've had the sort of day that would make St. Francis of Assisi kick babies.” 


216. “A surplus of effort could overcome a deficit of confidence.” —Sonia Sotomayor


217. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”- Duke Ellington


218. “Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.” — Unknown


219. “Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going." — Yasmin Mogahed


220. “It may sound strange, but many champions are made champions by setbacks.” — Bob Richards


221. “The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light.” – S. Ajna


222. “It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.” —Paul Bryant


223. “Difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations.”


224. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine


225. “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” — Carl Bard


226. ““Make sure your worst enemy doesn’t live between your own two ears.” —Laird Hamilton


227. Confidence, courage and determined spirit are vital for surviving hard times. — Lailah Gifty Akita


228. “You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman


229. “If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.” —Erica Jong


230. “Chocolate doesn’t ask silly questions. Chocolate understands.” — Unknown


231. “When we learn how to become resilient, we learn how to embrace the beautifully broad spectrum of the human experience.” — Jaeda Dewalt


232. “Just because life can get crazy doesn’t mean you must go crazy. You can experience outer chaos and still experience inner peace. Nothing even needs to change outside you. This calm is available at all times. Just breathe.” — Karen Salmansohn.


233. “Never say that you can't do something, or that something seems impossible, or that something can't be done, no matter how discouraging or harrowing it may be; human beings are limited only by what we allow ourselves to be limited by: our own minds. We are each the masters of our own reality; when we become self-aware to this: absolutely anything in the world is possible." — Mike Norton


234. “Life is too short to spend another day at war with yourself.” – Ritu Ghatourey 


235. “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


236. “You must master a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.” — Marianne Williamson


237. “Keep calm when things don’t go according to your expectations! Beautiful things always meet friction!” Ernest Agyemang Yeboah


238. “By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before.” – Edwin Elliot


239. “Don’t let the good days get to your head and don’t let the bad days get to your heart.” — Caroline Ghosn


240. “It’s a bad day when you don’t get the work done that you need to get done or you don’t get it done to the satisfaction.”


241. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”


242. “Talk to yourself like someone you love.” – Brene Brown


243. “Do not ever let anyone make you feel like you don’t matter.” – Michelle Obama


244. I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. — Rita Mero


245. “It is by the darkness that stars are revealed.”


246. “When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.”


247. “What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” —Jane Goodall


248. “Nothing could be as hard as middle school.” — Zooey Deschanel


249. “Don't settle for average. Bring your best to the moment. Then, whether it fails or succeeds, at least you know you gave all you had.” —Angela Bassett


250. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis


251. “No rain, no flowers.”


252. “It’s a hard life sometimes and the biggest temptation is to let how hard it is be an excuse to weaken.” — Walter Dean Myers


253. “Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.” — Zig Ziglar


254. “Never give up on someone who is having a bad day. Tomorrow could be yours.” — Giovannie de Sadeleer


255. “Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.” — William Ellery Channing


256. “Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working.” —Pablo Picasso


257. “Life is tough, my darling,  but so are you.” – Stephanie Bennett Henry


258. “Every industry has slack times, and everyone has bad days at work.” — Patrick DeWitt


259. “Stay positive. The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude.” – Dennis S. Brown


260. “Enthusiasm is common. Endurance is rare.”


261. “First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you're inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won't. Habit is persistence in practice.” ―Octavia Butler


262. “Some knowledge is too heavy...you cannot bear it...your Father will carry it until you are able.” — Corrie ten Boom


263. “The world needs who you were made to be.” – Joanna Gaines


264. “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.” — Randy Pausch


265. “Was it a bad day? Or was it five minutes that you milked all day?” — Unknown


266. “Anything can make me stop and look and wonder, and sometimes learn.” —Kurt Vonnegut


267. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” — Arnold Schwarzenegger


268. “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.” – Henry Ford


269. “Everyone has bad days. But some people turn bad days into good lessons.” — Unknown


270. “The only time you fail is when you fall down and stay down.” ― Stephen Richards


271. “I don’t run from my problems. I sit on my couch. Play on my phone and ignore them like all other adults.”


272. “Fiiiiine, I won’t give up. But I will cuss the entire time.” – Unknown


273. “I’m not going to lie, it’s tough. There were a couple of games where you’re down, and you’re in a really dark place, and you don’t know if you’re ever going to come out of it. You realize, ‘Hey, I’m having a bad day,’ but you realize there are people out there having worse days.”


274. “You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.”


275. “If you want to stay positive, surround yourself with positive people and experiences.”


276. “The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.” ―Epicurus


277. “A day gone is a day gone. As they say, don’t let a bad day turn into a bad year. Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” — Richie Norton


278. “I get up every morning and it’s going to be a great day. You never know when it’s going to be over so I refuse to have a bad day.” — Paul Henderson


279. “If only we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.”- Edith Wharton


280. “When you are having a really crappy day, and life seems to be kicking your ass, try to force yourself to laugh. If you can achieve a smile and a laugh, you can chase any demons away.” ― L.F. Young


281. “In the sentence of life, the devil may be a comma - but never let him be the period, because it may just be a bad day, not a bad life!” 


282. “When you’re feeling your worst, that’s when you get to know yourself the best.”


283. “If you’re in a bad situation, don’t worry, it’ll change. If you’re in a good situation, don’t worry, it’ll change.” — John A Simone


284. “We’re out of our comfort zones with depression. I certainly was and whenever I have bad days now I speak to someone to get it off my chest.” — Ricky Hatton


285. “Malcolm turned round quite slowly. He had had a bad day, but not so bad that he could face talking badgers - talking dead badgers - with equanimity.” 


286. “Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible.”


287. “Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.” – John F. Kennedy


288. “I tried to be normal once. Worst two minutes of my life.”


289. “When you are unable to find the sunshine, be the sunshine.”


290. Hard times may have held you down, but they will not last forever. When all is said and done, you will be increased. — Joel Osteen


291. “Stay focused on the positive, and the bad days will become a distant memory.”


292. “Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you, and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.” Will Smith


293. “How can I learn from this?”


294. “If you wish to live to see better days, then you must endure the bad days.” — Abdul Kalam


295. “If the wind will not serve, take the oars.”


296. “The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude.”


297. “There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is merely the comparison of one state to the other. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.” — Alexandre Dumas


298. “Worrying won’t stop the bad stuff from happening. It just keeps you from enjoying the good.” – Mandy Hale


299. “Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.” —Mia Hamm


300. We love them, even more, ...


301. “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


302. 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


303. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” — Henry Ford


304. “You get in life what you have the courage to ask for.” – Oprah Winfrey


305. “Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.”—Carl Bard


306. “No one really has a bad life. Not even a bad day. Just bad moments.” — Regina Brett


307. “The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places.” — Ernest Hemingway


308. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”


309. “Turn your wounds to wisdom.”


310. “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” — Albert Camus


311. “The beauty of life is, while we cannot undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change so that every new moment is spent not in regret, guilt, fear or anger but in wisdom, understanding and love.”


312. “I think it’s intoxicating when somebody is so unapologetically who they are.” —Don Cheadle


313. “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” ―Winston Churchill


314. “Thinking positively can help you overcome any obstacle.”


315. “A good day is a good day. A bad day is a good story.” — Glennon Melton


316. “Courage isn’t having the strength to go on – it is going on when you don’t have strength.” — Napoléon Bonaparte


317. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw


318. “You have to remember that the hard days are what make you stronger. The bad days make you realize what a good day is. If you never had any bad days, you would never have that sense of accomplishment.”


319. “It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.” — Mary Engelbreit


320. “Life is short. Smile while you still have teeth.” – Mallory Hopkins


321. “When you do something beautiful, and nobody noticed, do not be sad for the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle, yet most of the audience still sleeps.” – John Lennon


322. “There are good days and there are bad days, and this is one of them.” — Lawrence Welk


323. “If you can’t have the best of everything, make the best of everything you have.” – Amish Proverb


324. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”—Confucius


325. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”—Martin Luther King, Jr.


326. “Just remember, even your worst days can only last twenty-four hours.”


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


328. “When I’m having a bad day, I pick up my guitar.” — Michelle Branch


329. “My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.” — Steve Goodier


330. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” —Albert Einstein


331. “My secret to survival has been embracing life’s challenges and not letting them dictate my frame of mind or determine my fate… Learning to stand strong in the face of challenge and adversity is the only way to get through the tough times.”


332. “Everything is going to be okay. Actually, it’ll turn out better than okay. You’ll see.” — Unknown


333. “No one is going to hand me success. I must go out and get it myself. That’s why I’m here. To dominate. To conquer. Both the world, and myself.”—Unknown


334. “Sail through the good days, and on bad days pick a spot of blue sky to steer toward.” — Richelle E. Goodrich


335. “Train your mind and heart to see the good in everything. There is always something to be thankful for.”


336. “All heroes probably had doubts sometimes, she told herself. If she ever met Maximal Star, she would mention that he ought to write about the parts in between the daring rescues. The parts where you feel like a big time faker and failure.” 


337. “Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.” — Natalie du Toit


338. “Don’t ever give up. Don’t ever give in. Don’t ever stop trying. Don’t ever sell out. And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment, pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off. But never, ever, ever give up.” — Richelle E. Goodrich


339. “Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.” — Roger Crawford


340. “When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you.” -Patrick Stump


341. If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. —Thomas Aquinas


342. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.” — Nelson Mandela


343. Hard times build determination and inner strength. Through them we can also come to appreciate the uselessness of anger. — Dalai Lama


344. “The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” ―Arthur C. Clarke


345. “A bad day only lasts 24 hours.”


346. “When life gives you lemons, please, just don’t squirt them in other people’s eyes.”


347. “My natural disposition is pretty joyful, but you know, I have bad days and sad moments like anybody else.” — Tracee Ellis Ross


348. “You have to battle through some bad days to reach the best days of your life.”


349. “We are only as strong as we are united, as weak as we are divided.” — J.K. Rowling


350. “I believe that everyone has good days and bad days, but you can’t let the bad times beat you down.” — Bobby Deol


351. “To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.” — Henry David Thoreau


352. “He that can have patience can have what he will.” ―Benjamin Franklin


353. “What? You’re having a bad day? Think of those who didn’t wake up this morning, and can no longer live this day.” — Patty Medina


354. “The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” – Oprah Winfrey


355. “When someone treats you badly it’s because they feel bad. Don’t inhale their bad feelings. Breathe it out then hope they inhale your inner peace.”


356. “Hard work makes you stronger but having a bad day at work makes you bitter.”


357. 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


358. Stop worrying and start enjoying 


359. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”― Dale Carnegie


360. “It is all going to be fine. In fact, it will be better than fine. You’ll see.”


361. “Resilience is the ability to attack while running away.” — Wes Fessler


362. “You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one, each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.”


363. “There is no education like adversity.”


364. “Now if you’ll excuse me… today’s bad decisions aren’t going to make themselves.” – Anonymous


365. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”


366. “Take the risk or lose the chance.” – Unknown


367. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Christopher Columbus


368. A year from now you will wish you had started today. —Unknown


369. “For many of us, a day is neither bad or good. It is our attitude that seems to make it what it is.”


370. “Keep calm when things don’t go according to your expectations! Beautiful things always meet friction!” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah


371. “Bad days reflect a frustrating and frightening self, a self that limits are present and might foretell the future.”


372. “Train your mind and heart to see the good in everything. There is always something to be thankful for.” — Unknown


373. “Show up, show up, show up, and after a while the muse shows up, too.” —Isabel Allende


374. “Never regret a day in your life. Good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.” 


375. “I have found that if you love life, life will love you back.” – Arthur Rubinstein


376. “No one really has a bad life. Not even a bad day. Just bad moments.”


377. “You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one; each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.” — Paulo Coelho


378. “What’s the point of being alive if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?” – John Green


379. “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” Joseph Kennedy


380. “The only thing worse than a bad day is no day at all.”


381. “I have stood on a mountain of no’s for one yes.” —Barbara Elaine Smith


382. “There are bad times, but that’s okay, just look for the love in it, don’t burn the day away.”


383. “Many bad days were preceded by a bad night’s sleep.”


384. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”


385. “There is no good day or bad day, only good or bad actions.” — Amit Kalantri


386. If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces. — Shane Koyczan


387. “Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.” ― Emma Donoghue


388. When things are bad, we take comfort in the thought that they could always get worse. And when they are, we find hope in the thought that things are so bad they have to get better. — Malcolm S. Forbes


389. “Care for yourself as you would care for a loved one, especially during rough times.”


390. “Do not pray for an easy life; pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee


391. “Keep your face towards the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.” Walt Whitman


392. “The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.” — Ulysses S. Grant


393. “A good half of the art of living is resilience.” — Alain de Botton


394. “Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up.” — Tupac Shakur


395. “I’m in a glass case of emotion.” – Anchorman


396. “Sometimes you need those bad days, to help you appreciate the good ones.”


397. “Storms make trees take deeper roots.” – Dolly Parton


398. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” —Dale Carnegie


399. “Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.” – Mary Lou Retton


400. “Don’t ever give up. Don’t ever give in. Don’t ever stop trying. Don’t ever sell out. And if you find yourself succumbing to one of the above for a brief moment, pick yourself up, brush yourself off, whisper a prayer, and start where you left off. But never, ever, ever give up.”


401. “Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.”


402. “You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.” — Bill Watterson


403. “It is a rough road that leads to the heights of greatness.” —Lucius Annaeus Seneca


404. “Many bad days were preceded by a bad night’s sleep.” 


405. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” —Earl Nightingale


406. “Always hold on to the belief that tomorrow will be better.”


407. “If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse.” ―Jim Rohn


408. “Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.” — Unknown


409. “Some days are just bad days, that are all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day is going to be a good day, that’s just the way it is.” – Dita Von Tesse


410. “Listen to the people who love you. Believe that they are worth living for even when you don’t believe it. Seek out the memories depression takes away and project them into the future. Be brave; be strong; take your pills. Exercise because it’s good for you even if every step weighs a thousand pounds. Eat when food itself disgusts you. Reason with yourself when you have lost your reason.” — Andrew Solomon


411. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” ― Michael Jordan


412. “Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up.”


413. “Bad days always promise a better day tomorrow.”


414. It is our attitude that seems to make it what it is.” ... “If you wish to live to see better days, ...


415. “The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.” — Seneca


416. “If you’re having a bad day, just remember that you have managed to get through every bad day you’ve had. You’ll make it through this one too.”


417. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations. The best is yet to come.”


418. “Some days are just bad days. And that’s OK. There is a new day tomorrow when you can get a fresh start and new beginning.” — Unknown


419. “Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up.” — Sylvester Stallone


420. “You must master a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.” Marianne Williamson


421. Pick yourself up, get to work, and get triumphantly through it.".


422. “Storms do not last forever.”


423. “Don’t worry if people don’t like you. Most people are struggling to like themselves.” – Author Unknown


424. “Never give up. Everyone has bad days. Pick yourself up and keep going.”


425. “....you couldn’t allow yourself to be in a bad mood or show despondency. You had to take the little spoon of your personality and dig deep in the cold ground until you reached water that you could serve to someone else despite your own thirst.” 


426. “He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” — Louisa May Alcott


427. “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


428. “There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.”—William Frederick Halsey, Jr.


429. “Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” – Mother Teresa


430. “It’s the will, not the skill.” – Jim Tunney


431. “Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


432. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” — Robert Frost


433. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” – Irish Proverb


434. “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson


435. “I have all bad days. I think I need help. I got an anger problem.” — YoungBoy Never Broke Again


436. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.” —Jennifer Lopez


437. “Some days, obviously, I am like ‘Today is not the day,’ but you got to push through, especially when my aspirations are to be pro, you can’t have any bad days.” — Frances Tiafoe


438. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.”- John Lennon


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


440. “Everyone has their good and bad days. You just have to go with the flow and make the most of whatever comes your way.” — Andrea Jeremiah


441. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney


442. “Can’t decide if I need a hug, an XL coffee, 6 shots of vodka, or 2 weeks of sleep.” — Unknown


443. “You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.” – Unknown


444. “Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life.” – Charlie Brown


445. “Do fewer things and do them well. Focus on the things only you can do. Do the important things which must be done now.”


446. “The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.” — Criss Jami


447. “Just because today started as a bad day doesn't mean it has to end that way. Take action and turn your day around.”


448. “Anyone can have a good day, but you have to be able to perform on a bad day.” Jurgen Klopp


449. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”


450. “Sometimes, the bravest and most important thing you can do is just show up.” – Brene Brown


451. “I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. I will simply breathe. And it will be okay. Because I don’t quit.”— Shayne McClendon


452. “When things get hard, take a deep breath and remember you’ve got this.”


453. “Loving yourself isn’t vanity; it’s sanity.” – Katrina Mayer


454. “If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit.” – Banksy


455. “You carry the passport to your own happiness.” —Diane von Furstenberg


456. “Be happy not because everything is good, but because you can see the good side of everything.”


457. “We are born in one day. We die in one day. We can change in one day. And we can fall in love in one day. Anything can happen in just one day.” – Gayle Forman


458. “Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” —Warren Buffet


459. “Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.”—Unknown


460. “If you're in a bad situation, don't worry it'll change. If you're in a good situation, don't worry it'll change.”


461. Be patient and tough; someday this pain will be useful to you. — Ovid


462. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” — Robert H Schuller


463. “If you wish to live to see better days, then you must endure the bad days.”


464. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”—Joshua J. Marine


465. “There is no good day or bad day, only good or bad actions.”


466. “I never dreamed about success. I worked for it.” —Estée Lauder


467. “Resilience is when you address uncertainty with flexibility.” —Unknown


468. “Whatever makes your soul happy, do that.” – Unknown


469. “Never let success get to your head and never let failure get to your heart.” —Drake


470. “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln


471. “There’s always a way through every challenge. You need a heart full of commitment. A lens focused on positivity. And a willingness to travel unexplored paths. Faith forward. You’ll get there.” Karen Salmansohn


472. Do not give up your dreams 


473. “As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.” —Henry David Thoreau


474. “At the age of 18, I made up my mind to never have another bad day in my life. I dove into an endless sea of gratitude from which I’ve never emerged.” — Patch Adams


475. “In order to love who you are, you cannot hate the experiences that shaped you.” – Andrea Dykstra


476. “When you’re having a bad day at work, a lot of times it’s your head. When you’re having good days, a lot of times it’s the absence of the mind.”


477. “I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.” – Hafiz


478. “By the darkness, stars are revealed.” — Evette Carter


479. “Even though you’re fed up, you gotta keep your head up.” Tupac Shakur


480. “You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” —Zig Ziglar


481. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” ― Roy T. Bennett


482. “Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going.” — Yasmin Mogahed


483. “One man’s bad day is another man’s good night.” 


484. “Even when the sky is heavily overcast, the sun hasn’t disappeared. It’s still there on the other side of the clouds.”


485. “You have good days, you have bad days. But the main thing is to grow mentally.” -Floyd Mayweather Jr.


486. “Never give up on someone who is having a bad day. Tomorrow could be yours.” 


487. “You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” — Robin Williams


488. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve


489. “Do not stop thinking of life as an adventure. You have no security unless you can live bravely, excitingly, imaginatively; unless you can choose a challenge instead of competence.” ―Eleanor Roosevelt


490. “Better light a candle, than curse the darkness.” – Chinese Proverb


491. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” ― Dale Carnegie


492. “When nothing goes my way, when all attempts fail, when the darkest clouds in the sky seem bent on hovering over me while everyone with whom I come into contact flashes a nasty scowl, I find some comfort in the thought of a fresh tomorrow. I am thankful for the opportunity to try again.” 


493. “Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” — Helen Keller


494. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.


495. I never look back, darling. It distracts from the now. —Edna Mode


496. “Think like a queen. A queen is not afraid to fail. Failure is another stepping stone to greatness.”


497. “Maybe it’s not about having a beautiful day, but about finding beautiful moments. Maybe a whole day is just too much to ask. I could choose to believe that in every day, in all things, no matter how dark and ugly, there are shards of beauty if I look for them.” 


498. The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived. — Robert Jordan


499. You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice. — Bob Marley


500. “You must bear losses like a soldier, the voice told me, bravely and without complaint, and just when the day seems lost, grab your shield for another stand, another thrust forward. That is the juncture that separates heroes from the merely strong.” — Margaret George


501. “When you’re having what you feel like is a “bad day” and then someone comes along out of nowhere and extends to you the simplest of kind gestures, you feel it so deeply within your heart.”


502. “She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails.” — Elizabeth Edwards


503. “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


504. “Worrying won’t stop the bad stuff from happening. It just keeps you from enjoying the good.” Mandy Hale


505. “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.”


506. With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. — Eleanor Roosevelt


507. “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson


508. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” Anne Lamott


509. “Honestly, shopping beats therapy, anytime. It costs the same and you get a dress out of it.” – Sophie Kinsella


510. That which does not kill us makes us stronger. — Friedrich Nietzsche


511. “Be kind to unkind people. They need it most.” – Buddha


512. “Some days are just bad days, that’s all. You have to experience sadness to know happiness, and I remind myself that not every day will be a good day. That’s just the way it is.” — Dita Von Tesse.


513. Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. — Leo Buscaglia


514. “Staying positive doesn’t mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days, you know that there are better days coming.” – Anonymous 


515. “Some days are just bad days. That’s all.”


516. “There’s nothing wrong with having a bad day. Let yourself feel those emotions because every emotion is validated.” Iskra Lawrence


517. The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel. —Steve Furtick


518. “In the sentence of life, the devil may be a comma — but never let him be the period, because it may just be a bad day, not a bad life!” ― Usman Aman


519. “You never see bad days in a photo album, but it is these days that get us from one happy snapshot to the next.” — Unknown


520. “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. Seuss


521. “No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.”


522. “I am strong because I’ve been weak. I am fearless because I’ve been afraid.” — Unknown


523. “If it makes you nervous, you’re doing it right.” —Childish Gambino


524. “Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.”—Unknown


525. “Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” – Dr. Seuss


526. “Everyone can have a bad day.” — Nikki Haley


527. “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” ―Martha Graham


528. “Decide what you want. Believe you can have it. Believe you deserve it and believe it’s possible for you.” – Jack Canfield


529. “A tough day is an opportunity to learn and grow.”


530. “Worrying won’t stop bad stuff from happening. It just keeps you from enjoying the good.” – Nita Williams Brooks


531. “Remember that just because you hit bottom doesn’t mean you have to stay there.” — Robert Downey Jr


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


533. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” — Bernice Johnson Reagon


534. “Was it a bad day? Or was it a couple of bad moments?”


535. “Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards.” ―Vernon Sanders Law


536. “The only difference between a good day and a bad day is your attitude.” — Dennis S. Brown


537. “Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden.” ―Cormac McCarthy


538. “No matter what the day brings and no matter how hard life hits you, if you can breathe, smile and keep moving on! Once you have life, know that God is alive!” 


539. “Bad days elicit anger and frustration because they negate being one’s preferred self.”


540. “You can’t calm the storm, so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass.” Timber Hawkeye


541. “Just keep swimming.” – Dory, Finding Nemo


542. “Bad things can teach us how to look at good things in a whole new light.” – Karen Salmansohn


543. “Do not confuse my bad days as a sign of weakness. Those are actually the days I am fighting my hardest.” — Unknown


544. “Shine like the whole universe is yours.” – Rumi


545. “The most reliable way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln


546. “Everything is going to be okay. Actually, it’ll turn out better than okay. You’ll see.”


547. “Do not wait for the perfect time and place to enter, for you are already onstage.” —Unknown


548. “We are all human and have our good days, and bad days, so it’s important to give one another space when dealing with your own issues.” — Tinsley Mortimer


549. “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” — Mark Twain


550. “A woman can’t change a man because she loves him. A man changes himself because he loves her.” – Steve Harvey


551. “I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ’Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.” — Thomas Paine


552. “No matter what looms ahead, if you can eat today, enjoy today, mix good cheer with friends today, enjoy it and, bless God for it.” — Henry Ward Beecher


553. “Life is tough, but so are you.”


554. “When you’re having what you feel like is a “bad day” and then someone comes along out of nowhere and extends to you the simplest of kind gestures, you feel it so deeply within your heart.” — Miya Yamanouchi


555. “When someone treats you badly it’s because they feel bad. Don’t inhale their bad feelings. Breathe it out then hope they inhale your inner peace.” Karen Salmansohn


556. “We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same.” — Carlos Costaneda


557. “You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” — Marcus Aurelius


558. “It is only in our darkest hours that we may discover the true strength of the brilliant light within ourselves that can never, ever, be dimmed.”— Doe Zantamata


559. “You are stronger than anything you will ever face.”


560. Going through challenging things can teach you a lot, and they also make you appreciate the times that aren't so challenging. — Carrie Fisher


561. We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared, discovering we have the strength to stare it down. — Eleanor Roosevelt


562. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”―Mary Anne Radmacher


563. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”


564. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen


565. “Take the attitude of a student, never be too big to ask questions, never know too much to learn something new.” —Augustine Og Mandino


566. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me…. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” — Walt Disney


567. “I’ve got 99 problems and 86 of the are completely made up scenarios in my head that I’m stressing about for absolutely no logical reason.”


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


569. “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” —Bo Jackson


570. “There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is merely the comparison of one state to the other. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss.”


571. “Many bad days were preceded by a bad night’s sleep.” Mokokoma Mokhonoana


572. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.” – Dr. Seuss


573. “Just remember that even the worst day doesn’t last for more than 24 hours.”


574. “Next to the day when I was almost shot by that arrow, the worst day of my life was when I was almost eaten.” 


575. “A bad day only lasts 24 hours.” — Unknown


576. Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient. — Steve Maraboli


577. “Bad days don’t always stay.” — Ross Barkley


578. “Stop hurting yourself because you’re angry at someone else.” Karen Salmansohn


579. “A good half of the art of living is resilience.” – Alain de Botton


580. “It’s okay to take a break, but never give up.”


581. “Many bad days were preceded by a bad night’s sleep.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana


582. “Hard times do not make heroes. It is during difficult moments that the “hero” within us is unveiled.”


583. “A bad day doesn’t cancel out a good life. Keep going.” ― Richie Norton


584. “It’s a hard life sometimes and the biggest temptation is to let how hard it is be an excuse to weaken.”


585. “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo - far more flexible than you'd ever believe at first glance.” · 2. “I ...


586. “It’s so empowering to say ‘this isn’t serving me’ and walk away in peace.” – Unknown


587. Ernest Hemingway. The best is yet to be. Robert Browning. Bad decisions make good stories.


588. “It takes nothing to join the crowd. It takes everything to stand alone.” – Hans F. Hansen


589. “When I believe in something, I’m like a dog with a bone.” —Melissa McCarthy


590. “Don’t carry your mistakes around with you. Instead, place them under your feet and use them as stepping stones to rise above them.” – Ryan Ferreras 


591. “Inside of a ring or out, ain’t nothing wrong with going down. It’s staying down that’s wrong.” – Muhammad Ali


592. “Tough times never last, but tough people do.”—Robert H. Schuller


593. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” — Walt Whitman


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


595. Happiness is a choice 


596. “One of the most courageous things you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul.” – Brigette Nicole


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


598. “If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” – Dolly Parton


599. “Anyone can find the dirt in someone. Be the one to find the gold.” – Proverbs 11:27


600. “When I’m having a bad day, I pick up my guitar.”


601. Hard times are sometimes blessings in disguise. We do have to suffer but in the end it makes us strong, better and wise. — Anurag Prakash Ray


602. “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” ―Mortimer J. Adler


603. Grief and resilience live together. — Michelle Obama


604. “Metanoia – the journey of changing one’s mind, heart, self, or way of life.” – Unknown


605. “If you can't yet do great things, do small things in a great way.” ―Napoleon Hill


606. “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” — Louisa May Alcott


607. “Bad days always promise a better day tomorrow.” — Arieana E.


608. “Be like a duck. Calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.” Michael Caine