Resilience is the ability to overcome – challenges, adversity, misunderstandings, disappointments, betrayals, shame and difficult losses. Let these resilience quotes inspire you to overcome whatever you’re currently facing.

My barn having burned down, I can now see the Moon

Mizuta Masahide

You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.

Maya Angelou

May you always do for others and let others do for you.

Bob Dylan

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Cultivate laughter, song, and dance: Dance like no one is watching. Sing like no one is listening. Love like you’ve never been hurt and live like it’s heaven on Earth

Mark Twain

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.

Vince Lombardi

Have Faith where Faith is a place of mystery, where we find the courage to believe in what we cannot see and the strength to let go of our fear of uncertainty.

Brene Brown

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

N. Mandela

The Serenity Prayer: God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. 

Reinhold Niebuhr

Falling down is an accident; staying down is a choice. 


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You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.  You must do the thing you think you cannot do.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The comeback is always stronger than the setback.


Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying-“I will try again tomorrow.”

Mary Anne Radmacher

What we can’t control are the events or circumstances of our lives. What we can control are our responses. This is what resilience truly is. And with these resilience quotes, hopefully you’ve found the inspiration you need to overcome whatever it is that you’re currently challenged by.

I’m Dr. Sy Powell a board-certified OBGYN gone rogue! I now work from a holistic functional medicine perspective. I know that a functional medicine approach can completely change your life for the betterIt’s done so for me. For a FREE e-book about taking back control of your health, visit this pageAnd to learn more about my work, visit my services page. Yours In Health