67 Bad day quotes to get you through the hard days

Bad day quotes

The bad days are inevitable, but like a good friend, “bad day quotes” can help you change your perspective.

Below are 61 carefully selected “bad day quotes” to lift your spirits and motivate you to move forward. They can be a reminder that whatever you are going (or growing) through is temporary. 

Tough day quotes

  1. Sometimes, bad days are there to remind us that we have good days to look forward to.

  2. We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world. – Helen Keller

  3. If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet

  4. Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.

  5. Storms don’t last forever.

  6. A bad day only lasts 24 hours.

  7. If you can’t do anything about it, don’t worry about it. – Jeanne Calment

  8. What if everything you are going through is preparing you for what you’ve asked for?

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best bad day quotes
  1. Life is tough, but so are you.
  2. Nothing can disturb your peace of mind unless you allow it to. – Roy T. Bennett
  3. Some days are just bad days. That’s all.
  4. A bad day isn’t a bad life.
  5. You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down. – Charlie Chaplin
  6. Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.
  7. Worrying means you suffer twice. Be a warrior, not a worrier.
  8. Use your power. When you can’t control what’s happening, challenge yourself to control the way you respond. That’s where your power is.
  9. Grant yourself the grace that it is okay to not always be okay.
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  1. How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. – Shel Silverstein
  2. Staying positive doesn’t mean you have to be happy all the time. It means that even on hard days, you know that there are better ones coming.
  3. Some days don’t deserve 24 hours.
  4. The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all. – Mulan
  5. Happiness is not the absence of problems; it’s the ability to deal with them. – Steve Maraboli
  6. Even the toughest days have only 24 hours.
  7. It’s amazing how a little tomorrow can make up for a whole lot of yesterday. – John Guare
  8. You deserve a round of applause for making it through this awful, no-good day!
  9. You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. – Maya Angelou
  10. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. – Haruki Murakami
  11. Everyone has bad days. But some people turn bad days into good lessons.
  12. On the other side of the clouds is a bright blue sky.
tough day quotes
  1. Treat yourself with kindness when others are doing otherwise.

  2. It’s ok if all you do today is survive.

  3. Everything is going to be okay. Actually, it’ll turn out better than okay. You’ll see.

  4. We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. – Oscar Wilde

  5. If the road is easy, you’re likely going the wrong way. – Terry Goodkind

  6. Breathe. It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.

  7. Sometimes life is hard. Some days are very rough, and sometimes you just have to cry before you can move forward. … And that’s okay 

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bad day quotes
  1. Even the darkest night will end, and the sun will rise. – Victor Hugo
  2. Just because today is a bad day doesn’t mean tomorrow won’t be the best day of your life. You just have to get there.
  3. Whenever you’re going through a bad day, remember your track record for getting through bad days. So far, is 100%. That’s pretty darn good.
  4. Sometimes things have to go wrong in order to go right. – Sherrilyn Kenyon
  5. When in doubt, think about all the storms you’ve gone through. If you could do it back then, you can do it again.
  6. Sometimes the hardest lessons to learn are the ones your soul needs most. – Kelly Cutrone
  7. It’s not the load that breaks you down. It’s the way you carry it. – Lou Holtz
  8. Never give up. Everyone has bad days. Pick yourself up and keep going.
  9. When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine.
  10. You have to experience sadness to know happiness.
  11. In every day, in all things, no matter how dark and ugly, there are shards of beauty if we look for them.
  12. Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  13. Was it a bad day? Or was it five minutes that you milked all day?
  14. No rain, no flowers.
  15. When things are bad, remember: this too shall pass.
  16. Look for something positive in each day, even if some days you have to look a little harder.
  17. The best thing about storms is that they always pass.
  18. When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you. – Patrick Stump
  19. We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses. – Alphonse Karr
  20. You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life.
  21. Resilience is not just for surviving the worst days. It’s for thriving through every day of your life.
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bad day quotes
  1. You’ll have good days, bad days, overwhelming days, too tired days, I’m awesome days, I can’t go on days, and every day you’ll still show up. – Tiny Buddha
  2. Don’t be discouraged by what happened to you today. Be thankful that you have today to live and tomorrow to try again.
  3. Never let a bad day bring out the worst in you.
  4. You have power over your mind – not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. – Marcus Aurelius
  5. So far, you’ve survived 100% of your bad days.
  6. Never regret a day in your life. Good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
  7. You have good days, you have bad days. But the main thing is to grow mentally. -Floyd Mayweather Jr.
  8. Storms hit your weakness but unlock your true strength. – Roy T. Bennett
  9. Sometimes in life, we need a few bad days in order to keep the good ones in perspective. – Colleen Hoover
  10. You’ve had a rough week. It feels like you’re constantly under storm clouds. You feel invisible. You blame yourself for everything. You’ve lost faith, and you don’t know how much longer you can hold on. Here’s a message for you: You’re amazing. You are loved. You make the world a better place. You have potential. You have time to do the things you want to do. Better things are on their way. Hang in there. You’ve got this!
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