Quotes for Times Like This (1/13/14)

“We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.”
– Martin Luther King
 
“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
 
“We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”
– Kenji Miyazawa
 
“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”
– Japanese Proverb
 
“Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being.”
– Albert Schweitzer
 
“We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.”
– John H. Groberg
 
“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”
– Duke Ellington
 
“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
– Henry Ford
 
“The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.”
– Chinese Proverb
 
“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
 
“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”
– Robert Schuller
 
“The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them.”
– Unknown
 
“Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”
– L.M. Montgomery
 
“Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.”
– Elie Weisel
 
“The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.”
– Nelson Mandela