• Anita Chastain

10 Quotes to Help You Get Through a Bad Day

Updated: 4 days ago

Need a little inspiration to get through a bad day? These 10 quotes can help.


Today I want to share some of my favorite quotes for getting through a rough bad day.


We've all had those days. They start out wrong and go downhill from there.


You overslept.


You’re out of coffee.


The kids are arguing, the tv is blaring, and your head is pounding.


You finally make it into work.


You have three angry voicemails to return, another status update request from your micromanaging boss, and a timewaster meeting to sit through that could have been a memo.


And it’s only 8:50 a.m.

On those days when you’re feeling defeated, you may need a little inspiration to pull yourself out of the funk you're in.

On those days when you’re feeling defeated, you may need a little inspiration to pull yourself out of the funk you're in.


Here are 10 quotes that can help.


10 Quotes on Being Strong

Ready to find your mojo again? Read on to get inspired, get some perspective, and get your confidence back.


1. It's lack that gives us inspiration. It's not fullness. Ray Bradbury


2. You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.' Eleanor Roosevelt

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. C. S. Lewis

3. Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. C. S. Lewis


4. One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest. Maya Angelou


5. Even a mistake may turn out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile achievement. Henry Ford


6. Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. Marie Curie


7. There are uses to adversity, and they don't reveal themselves until tested. Whether it's serious illness, financial hardship, or the simple constraint of parents who speak limited English, difficulty can tap unexpected strengths. Sonia Sotomayor

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller

8. Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller


9. The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be. Oprah Winfrey


10. Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison


What do you tell yourself to help you get through a bad day? Send me an email at anita (@) simplelife365.com and let me know. I always love hearing from readers.

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