Are you disheartened and disappointed with what life has dished out? Do you face each day with fear and trepidation? Don’t give up. Don’t lose heart. Happiness is just a silver lining away.

1. “Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – Albert Einstein

2. “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott

3. “Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” – J.K Rowling

4. “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing, that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

5. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice.” – Unknown

6. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up” – Babe Ruth

7. “You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Christopher Columbus

8. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker

9. “The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.” – Mark Twain

10. “When you come to the edge of all that you know, you must believe one of two things: There will be ground to stand. Or you will grow wings to fly.” – O.R. Melling

11. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

12. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie

13. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

14. “Do not take life too seriously; you will never get out of it alive.” – Elbert Hubbard

15. “There is no cure for birth and death, save to enjoy the interval.” – George Santayana

16. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford

17. “It is important to fight and fight again, and keep fighting, for only then can evil be kept at bay, though never quite eradicated.”- Albus Dumbledore

18. “I may not be the strongest, I may not be the fastest, but I’ll be darned if I’m not trying my hardest.” – Anonymous

19. “Run when you can, walk when you have to, crawl if you must, just never give up.” – Dean Karnazes

20. “You will face many defeats in your life, but never let yourself be defeated.” – Maya Angelou

Always remember to look for the silver lining in the dark cloud. Because the darkest hour of the night is the hour right before dawn!