Quotes on hope in life, positive thinking and the silver lining

The corona virus outbreak turned our world upside down. Life as we know it has came to an abrupt stop and we’ve had to adapt to a new reality. In these challenging times, it’s important to never lose hope in life. Positive thinking can be so powerful. So can words. Until we can spread our wings again, we’ve swapped our usual family travel quotes for the best quotes that inspire hope. They help us put things into perspective and focus on the positive. We vividly hope that these words of comfort and encouragement can help you hang in there, lift you up and see the silvering lining. Maybe they even bring back happy memories from past trips, as they did for us. Here are our favorite inspirational quotes of hope in life.

Do you value the power of quotes as much as we do? Then here are some other quotes that you may appreciate:

Now, without further ado, let’s discover some of the best and most inspirational quotes about positive thinking and the silver lining.

Quotes of hope in life

“Sometimes when things are falling apart, they may actually be falling into place.” – J. Lynn

“One day this will be over and we will be grateful for life in ways we never felt possible before.” – Matt Haig

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.” – Leonard Cohen (This reminded us of our visit to the Benagil Cave in Portugal.)

“Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” – Rumi

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” – Marie Curie

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“One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”- André Gide

“And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” – Haruki Murakami

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon 

“A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.” – Seneca

“When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.” – Rumi

“I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflections.” – Thomas Paine

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road…Unless you fail to make the turn.” – Helen Keller

“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” – Douglas Coupland

“The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” – Dolly Parton

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“The secret of happiness is freedom and the secret of freedom is courage.” – Thucydides

“We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King Jr

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Never underestimate the power of hope. It has a proven impact on health and happiness. Read more here.

10x Quotes of positive thinking

“I don’t think of all the misery, but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank

“As the world gets darker, let your light shine brighter.” – Anonymous

“The healthiest response to life is joy.” – Deepak Chopra

“But I know, somehow, that only when it is dark enough can you see the stars.” – Martin Luther King, Jr (So true! We saw more stars than we could count when we spent a night in the Dubai desert.)

“Hang in there. It is astonishing how short a time it can take for very wonderful things to happen.” – Frances Hodgson Burnett

“Going through things you never thought you’d go through will only take you places you never thought you’d get to.” – Morgan Harper Nichols

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” Khalil Gibran

“Once all struggle is grasped, miracles are possible.” – Mao Zedong

“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Viviane Greene (Oh boy, did we dance during our Maui trip when it was pouring rain on Kapalua Beach.)

“Hard times are like a washing machine: They twist, turn & knock us around, but in the end we come out cleaner, brighter and better than before.” – Anonymous

5x Silver lining quotes

“Remember that only your body is in quarantine, your mind has the freedom to travel anywhere you want.” – Janesh Vaidya

“What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be.” – Ellen Burstyn

“My imagination functions much better when I don’t have to speak to people.” – Patricia Highsmith

“There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse (And just like that, we’re transported back to Keukenhof Gardens and the Dutch tulip fields.)

“All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” – Tahereh Mafi

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Words can work wonders. We truly hope that our selection of life quotes will give you hope, will help you put things in perspective and focus on the positive. Don’t focus on what you lost, but focus on something better and work towards that new goal. Hang in there and have faith, it will get better! You may not be able to live life to the fullest right now, but you will again in the future.
For now, enjoy the little things. In times like these, it becomes clear what a person needs to be truly happy… and that’s surprisingly less than what we thought we needed.

And when things get back to (the new) normal, we can pick up where we left off. To us, that means traveling. Have a look at our family travel quotes to find out more about our travel philosophy.

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