When Times are Hard! (7/6/12)

As we strive to make it through difficult times, like the past week, hearing the wisdom of those who have struggled, questioned and dreamed before us can make the journey easier. When you feel the struggle is wearing you down, explore these quotations for the inspiration and hope you need to continue on

"We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope."
Martin Luther King

"Fall seven times, stand up eight."
Japanese proverb

"Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes."
Francis Bacon

"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines."
Robert Schuller

"The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."
Epictetus

"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

"The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials."
Chinese proverb