70 Better Days Ahead Quotes to Refuel Your Hope and Motivation

Feeling a bit low on positivity and hope?

Then I think that today’s post filled with the most powerful better days ahead quotes will be useful.

These thoughts and tips from the past 200 years will help you to refuel your optimism and renew your outlook on the future if you are going through a tough day or month or you are having trouble with staying on your path until you reach your goal or dream.

And if you want even more inspirational quotes for the difficult times then check out this post with quotes for when life is hard and this one with timeless tips for overcoming adversity.

Better Days Ahead Quotes to Refuel Your Motivation and Hope

Uplifting Better Days are Coming Quotes

A quote by Walter Mosley.

“Every day that we wake up is a good day. Every breath that we take is filled with hope for a better day. Every word that we speak is a chance to change what is bad into something good.”
Walter Mosley

“If you wish to live to see better days, then you must endure the bad days.”
Abdul Kalam

“Every situation in life is temporary so, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life isn’t so good, remember that I will not last forever and better days are on the way.”
Jenni Young

A quote by Hubert H. Humphrey

“The good old days were never that good, believe me. The good new days are today, and better days are coming tomorrow. Our greatest songs are still unsung.”
Hubert H. Humphrey

“Only he who has seen better days and lives to see better days again knows their full value.”
Mark Twain

“All right, every day ain’t going to be the best day of your life, don’t worry about that. If you stick to it you hold the possibility open that you will have better days.”
Wendell Berry

A quote by Muhammad Ali.

“Every day is different, and some days are better than others, but no matter how challenging the day, I get up and live it.”
Muhammad Ali

“Champagne makes you feel like it’s Sunday and better days are just around the corner.”
Marlene Dietrich

“I do the very best I can to look upon life with optimism and hope and looking forward to a better day.”
Rosa Parks

“I think that we as a people are always prone to think about, well, tomorrow will be a better day. Well, why will it be a better day? And I think the more that we believe in doing things better, doing the right thing rather than hoping that that’s going to happen, let’s make it happen.”
Bobby Knight

A quote by Robert Breault.

“As you wait for better days, don’t forget to enjoy today, in case they’ve already started.”
Robert Breault

”Spend eighty percent of your time focusing on the opportunities of tomorrow rather than the problems of yesterday.”
Brian Tracy

“Buying flowers is not just a way to bring home beauty. It’s an expression of confidence that better days are coming. It’s a defiant finger in the face of those naysayers who would have you believe your fortunes will never improve.”
Pearl Cleage

“We all have negative days, but that doesn’t mean we are pessimistic. We all do stupid things, but that doesn’t mean we are stupid. It’s important to be able to distinguish between what happens to us and who we are, and look forward with hope for new and better days ahead!”
Lindsey Stirling

A quote by Dave Matthews.

“Tomorrow is no place to place your better days.”
Dave Matthews

“The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, hoping for better ones ahead. The grand and the simple. They are equally wonderful.”
Marjorie Pay Hinckley

“The days that I keep my gratitude higher than my expectations, I have really good days.”
Ray Wylie Hubbard

A quote by C.S Lewis.

“There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”
C.S. Lewis

“If you were a quitter you would have given up on life a long time ago. The fact that you’re still here proves that you’re a fighter with hopes of better days.”
Sonya Parker

“Pause and remember nothing lasts forever. Better days are coming, but they will come faster with faith.”
Jennifer Young

“Don’t ever lose hope because better days will come.”
Ana Monnar

A quote by Farah Fawcett.

“Everyday is a good day, just some days are better.”
Farah Fawcett

“I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better.”
Paul Theroux

“When I was young, my father used to say, ‘If you are alive, there is hope for a better day and something good to happen. If there is nothing good left in the destiny of a person, he or she will die.’ I thought about these words during my journey, and they kept me moving even when I didn’t know where I was going. Those words became the vehicle that drove my spirit forward and made it stay alive.”
Ishmael Beah

“Hope — Hope in the face of difficulty. Hope in the face of uncertainty. The audacity of hope! In the end, that is God’s greatest gift to us…A belief in things not seen. A belief that there are better days ahead.”
Barack Obama

A quote by James Joyce.

“I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.”
James Joyce

“I’m just a dreamer. I dream my life away. I’m just a dreamer. Who dreams of better days.”
Ozzy Osbourne

“There is no better day than today to do the things you’ve been putting off. Take action; it’s the only way to change your life!”
Hal Elrod

“What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone? How else can we put ourselves in harmonious relation with the great verities and consolations of the infinite and the eternal?
And I avow my faith that we are marching towards better days. Humanity will not be cast down. “We are going on swinging bravely forward along the grand high road and already behind the distant mountains is the promise of the sun.”
Winston Churchill

A quote by Minka Kelly.

“When you have such a good workout, it clears everything up mentally, physically, and you just have a better day.”
Minka Kelly

“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

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

A quote by Jim Rohn.

“When you change, everything will change for you. When you get better, everything will get better for you.”
Jim Rohn

“Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”
Zig Ziglar

“Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.”
Drew Barrymore

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it well and serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Inspiring Better Days Ahead Quotes (for a Difficult Time in Life)

A quote by Maya Angelou.

“I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.”
Maya Angelou

“Through every dark night, there is a bright day after that.”
Tupac Shakur

“The very second you begin to doubt is the minute you lose sight of your outcome. Even in our darkest hour, will we find better days. Don’t let the years pass, reflecting the light that becomes your shadow.”
Richard Tovish

A quote by Hugh Laurie.

“Every day is the opportunity for a better tomorrow.”
Hugh Laurie

“Speak quietly to yourself and promise there will be better days. Whisper gently to yourself and provide assurance that you really are extending your best effort. Console your bruised and tender spirit with reminders of many other successes. Offer comfort in practical and tangible ways – as if you were encouraging your dearest friend.
Recognize that on certain days the greatest grace is that the day is over and you get to close your eyes. Tomorrow comes more brightly.”
Mary Anne Radmacher

“Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.”
Jack Ma

“Bad days always promise a better day tomorrow.”
Arieana E.

A quote by O.R. Melling.

“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

“Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is, in this case, always tomorrow after you have done your best to achieve success today.”
Maxwell Maltz

“When the going gets tough, put one foot in front of the other and just keep going. Don’t give up.”
Roy T. Bennett

A quote by Ryan Adams.

“Bad nights lead to better days.”
Ryan Adams

“I think self-esteem is fluid. It’s not a fixed state, and so some days are better than others.”
Jo Brand

“Sometimes bad things have to happen before good things can.”
Becca Fitzpatrick

A quote by Natalie du Toit.

“Even when bad things happen you have to try to use those bad things in a positive manner and really just take the positive out of it.”
Natalie du Toit

“Never give up believing that there is hope for better days to come. Bad things happen for a reason and sometimes it is to bring us to those better days.”
Nishan Panwar

“Those who don’t know how to suffer are the worst off. There are times when the only correct thing we can do is to bear out troubles until a better day.”
Ming-Dao Deng

A quote by Margaret Oliphant.

“Spring cold is like the poverty of a poor man who has had a fortune left him – better days are coming.”
Margaret Oliphant

“Ninety nine percent of the time we have an opportunity to be grateful for something. We just don’t notice it. We go through our days in a daze.”
David Steindl-Rast

“No one rises above who he or she has been without first having fallen down. The best time – in fact, the only time – to make a real change in your life is in the moment of seeing the need for it. He who hesitates always gets lost in the hundred reasons why tomorrow is a better day to get started.”
Guy Finley

A quote by Mary Engelbreit.

“It’s just a bad day, not a bad life.”
Mary Engelbreit

“Tough times never last, but tough people do.”
Robert H. Schuller

“Have faith in tomorrow, for it can bring better days. Never wish for yesterday, for it has gone its separate ways. Believe in today, for it’s what you’re living now.”
Tonya K. Grant

A quote by James A. Michener.

“Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.”
James A. Michener

“When it’s dark enough you can see the stars.”
Charles A. Beard

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

A quote by Napoleon Hill.

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of a greater or equal benefit.”
Napoleon Hill

“In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.”
Lee Iacocca

“Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.”
Conrad Joseph

A quote by Walt Disney.

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”
Walt Disney

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.”
Arnold Schwarzenegger

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.”
Winston S. Churchill

A quote by Henry Ford.

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

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”
Harriet Beecher Stowe

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