Life Under Change

Quotes that inspire, motivate, challenge and comfort us.

Quotes on Resilience

“There’s no such thing as ruining your life. Life’s a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.”
Sophie Kinsella

 

“The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.”
― Robert Jordan

 

“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

 

“‎Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody else expects of you. Never excuse yourself. Never pity yourself. Be a hard master to yourself-and be lenient to everybody else.”
Henry Ward Beecher

 

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

 

“If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces." 
Shane Koyczan

 

“I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget.”
Erin Van Vuren

 

“If the fire in your heart is strong enough, it will burn away any obstacles that come your way.”
Suzy Kassem

“Reconnect to what makes you happy and brings you Joy. If there is something that used to make you happy which you have stopped doing, do it again. Seek to find deeper meaning and significance rather than living on the surface.” 
― Susan C. Young

 

When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realise that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives. 
-- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam 

 

I think we build resilience to prepare for whatever adversity we'll face. And we all face some adversity - we're all living some form of Option B.
-- Sheryl Sandberg 

 

Everyone has the ability to increase resilience to stress. It requires hard work and dedication, but over time, you can equip yourself to handle whatever life throws your way without adverse effects to your health. Training your brain to manage stress won't just affect the quality of your life, but perhaps even the length of it. 
-- Amy Morin 


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