Struggle Quotes

The Best 40 Struggle Quotes

"If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass

Struggle Quotes

We all struggle at some point in life. We all have problems we have to deal with, in our love relationship, at work or in some other specific aspect in life. Whatever the struggle might be you should never give up; keep fighting for what you want and to make things right.

So if you're going through a tough time in life and you need some inspiration and motivation, we are here to help you with these quotes about struggle. Remember: never give up!


1"We grow because we struggle, we learn and overcome."

R. C. Allen

2"She didn’t struggle and so she didn’t grow."

Paulo Coelho

3"Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind, always."

Brad Meltzer

4"No matter how many mistakes you’ve made in the past, or what sort of difficulties you struggle with now, you are destined to live in victory."

Joel Osteen

5"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

6"Strength comes from struggle. When you learn to see your struggles as opportunities to become stronger, better, wiser, then your thinking shifts from ‘I can’t do this’ to ‘I must do this.’"

Toni Sorenson

7“Quietly endure, silently suffer and patiently wait.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

8"Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible."

Mao Zedong

9"My story is a freedom song of struggle. It is about finding one's purpose, how to overcome fear and to stand up for causes bigger than one's self."

Coretta Scott King

10"If there is no struggle, there is no progress."

Frederick Douglass

11"The struggle you're in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don't give up."

Robert Tew

12"Whatever the struggle, continue the climb. It may be only one step to the summit."

Diane Westlake

13"Sometimes, struggles are exactly what we need in our life. If we were to go through our life without any obstacles, we would be crippled. We would not be as strong as what we could have been. Give every opportunity a chance, leave no room for regrets."

Friedrich Nietzsche

14"The important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle."

Pierre de Coubertin

15"Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more."

Ossie Davis

16"I'm thankful for my struggle because without it I wouldn't have stumbled across my strength."

Alex Elle

17"Believe me, the reward is not so great without the struggle."

Wilma Rudolph

18"Struggle is the food from which change is made, and the best time to make the most of a struggle is when it's right in front of your face."

Danny Dreyer

19"There is no life without struggle."

Santosh Kalwar

20"Don’t compare your struggles to anyone else’s. Don’t get discouraged by the success of others. Make your own path and never give up."

MJ Korvan

21"If you're absent during my struggle, don't expect to be present during my success."

Will Smith

22"Never underestimate the pain of a person, because in all honesty, everyone is struggling, some people are better at hiding it than others."

Will Smith

23"It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop."


24"If you fight you won't always win. But if you don't fight you will always lose."

Bob Crow

25"If you give up at the first sign of struggle, you're really not ready to be successful."

Kevin Hart

26"But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for."

Paulo Cohelo

27"Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle."

Napoleon Hill

28"Even in the most difficult of times, there is always a hidden blessing that exists under all the superficial stuff that we so frequently see. There is always a rainbow waiting to burst forth after the rain."

Daniella Whyte

29"Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can."

Bruce Lee

30"We all have to take defeats in life."

Muhammad Ali

31"Life requires overcoming challenges and obstacles of many types. Battling our struggles and fears determines who we are."

David Weatherford

32“I will be stronger than my sadness.”

Jasmine Warga

33“Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.”

Theodore Roosevelt

34“When nothing goes right, you have to face forward and take it on head first.”

Kyo Shirodaira

35“Life's a climb. But the view is great.”

Miley Cyrus

36“There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.”

Aaron Lauritsen

37"Whenever you feel life is challenging or things are just not working out, review and assess your most important values. This will help reinforce the confidence and clarity you need to improve your current situation."

Brandon Stanberg

38"Focused will is incredible. If you have a dream and you don't give up no matter what obstacles come up, then life's problems will fall away and you will get what you want. It happens. It works."


39"We can be hard on ourselves. We don't mean to, we simply don't know another way to respond to our struggles and failures as a parent. We need compassion, not only for ourselves and the impossible job of being a parent, but for our children too."

Kim Fredrickson

40“How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.”

Yvon Chouinard