100 Light in the Dark Quotes: How to Stay Positive When Times are Tough

My heart aches when I think about those times when I was young, full of hope and dreams, yet unable to find the light in the dark. It seemed like no matter how hard I tried, it was too much to bear. I felt so lost and helpless in moments like those, my faith diminishing with each passing day. But then something happened that showed me that no matter what darkness surrounded me, there was always a way out – there was still hope and light at the end of the tunnel.

I may have been struggling back then, but now looking back on it all, I’m grateful for having gone through those moments because they made me who I am today – someone who is determined not to give up when the going gets tough. I know now that no matter how dark it may seem, there’s always a way out, and it’s just a matter of believing in yourself and having faith in something greater than yourself.

Light in the dark quotes like “When life gives you a hundred reasons to break down and cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile” are reminders of the beauty in darkness and the strength within. So, I invite you all to rise up, find that light in the dark from these quotes and remember that no matter how hard it may seem, never give up. Don’t forget that you have the power within yourself to make a difference and create your own light in the dark. Believe in yourself and have faith – everything will be alright!

        1. The darkest night is often the bridge to the brightest tomorrow. — Jonathan Lockwood Huie
        2. In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count; it’s the life in your years — Abraham Lincoln.
        3. In the darkness, there can be no creation; in light, there can be no destruction. — Anthony Liccione
        4. When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us — Helen Keller
        5. In the depths of your despair, there will always be a light to guide you back home. — Unknown
        6. Be like a lighthouse and shine your light in dark places — Unknown
        7. It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness — Eleanor Roosevelt
        8. There is no darkness that the light of courage and truth cannot overcome — Nelson Mandela
        9. You have within yourself an inexhaustible source of strength and courage; be determined to find it and draw from it as you go forward on your journey through darkness into light. — Unknown
        10. The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow — Lord Byron
        11. The brightest lights are often developed through the darkest times in life. — Unknown
        12. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. — Ralph Waldo Emerson
        13. You are only as strong as you allow yourself to be — Unknown
        14. If there is darkness all around, find your own inner light and use it to guide you through. — Unknown
        15. Though I walk through the valley of darkness, I will fear no evil for thou art with me — Psalm 23
        16. There is always hope in the darkest of days. — Unknown
        17. When all seems dark and lost, courage comes from finding the strength within yourself to keep going, even when all hope seems lost. — Unknown
        18. When life gets tough, remember there is always a little light in the darkness that can guide you home. — Unknown
        19. Let it be known: there is always light behind the clouds. — Unknown
        20. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. — Anne Lamott
        21. It’s not just about being brave; it’s also about being wise enough to know when to be brave — Unknown
        22. You are never lost if you have your own light to guide you. — Unknown
        23. Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase — Martin Luther King Jr
        24. Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does — William James
        25. You must stand up to your fear and darkness and not let them consume you — Paulo Coelho
        26. When life is dark, look for the light within yourself, and it will shine around you like stars in the night sky. — Unknown
        27. I am the light of the world and in me there is no darkness — Jesus Christ
        28. Be a light that cannot be hidden. — Unknown
        29. In a world full of darkness, be your own light. — Unknown
        30. What matters most is how quickly you do what your soul directs. The darkness of night will soon be over. New light awaits you. — Rumi
        31. You must find the light in the darkness and make it your own. — Unknown
        32. Be a lighthouse, not a storm cloud: Let your light guide others out of the dark places. — Unknown
        33. What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us — Ralph Waldo Emerson
        34. The brightest future will always be based on a forgotten past; you can’t go forward in life until you let go of your past failures and heartaches. — Stanley T Bennett
        35. There is always hope in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the lights — JK Rowling
        36. Life is a journey, not a destination — Ralph Waldo Emerson
        37. You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending. — CS Lewis
        38. The best way out is always through — Robert Frost
        39. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all — Helen Keller
        40. Sometimes what appears to be a dark path is actually leading us to a place of greater strength and understanding. — Unknown
        41. In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me, there lay an invincible summer — Albert Camus
        42. We cannot know what will happen in the future, but we can trust in a good God who holds the world in his hands — Billy Graham
        43. Be a lighthouse for others in their own times of darkness. — Unknown
        44. Remember to turn on the light from within when it seems like you’re lost in the darkness. — Unknown
        45. In a gentle way you can shake the world — Mahatma Gandhi
        46. The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it — Tracy Chapman
        47. No matter how deep the darkness may seem, there is always a glimmer of light somewhere if you look hard enough for it. — Unknown
        48. Let your faith be bigger than your fear — Unknown
        49. Where there is darkness, we will bring light. — Unknown
        50. You never know how strong you are until being strong is your only choice — Bob Marley
          “In the dark times, we must discover the light within us.”
        51. We all carry within us a little bit of darkness and a little bit of light – it’s up to us to choose which one we nurture. — Unknown
        52. Focus on your potential instead of your limitations — Alan Loy McGinnis
        53. Even in darkness, it is possible to create light — Anne Frank
        54. We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope — Martin Luther King Jr
        55. It’s always darkest before dawn, so keep going no matter how hard it gets. — Unknown
        56. When it seems that the darkness has taken over, remember that the light of courage still shines within you and can help guide your way forward. — Unknown
        57. The only thing we can do is shine brighter in the darkness. — Unknown
        58. A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action — Tony Robbins
        59. If you want to find the real competition, look in the mirror — Unknown
        60. No matter how dark the night, morning always comes, and our journey begins anew — Lailah Gifty Akita
        61. Nothing can dim the light which shines from within — Maya Angelou
        62. In the depths of darkness, there will always be a light to guide us home. — Unknown
        63. The soul that can speak through the eyes can also kiss with a gaze — Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
        64. There lies an opportunity for light in every darkness, and in every despair lies hope for a better tomorrow. — Unknown
        65. The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive — John Green
        66. Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness — Desmond Tutu
        67. We are all made of star stuff and, sometimes, forget to shine our light. — Unknown
        68. Where there is darkness, let me sow light. — Saint Francis of Assisi
        69. No one can make you feel inferior without your consent — Eleanor Roosevelt
        70. Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain — Unknown
        71. When life gives you a hundred reasons to cry, show life that you have a thousand reasons to smile. — Unknown
        72. The darkest night will eventually turn into daybreak, and hope will reemerge. — Unknown
        73. Happiness can exist only in acceptance — George Orwell
        74. When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine — Unknown
        75. Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light — Helen Keller
        76. You must never give up hope, even in the darkest hour; hope drives us forward in our search for a brighter tomorrow. — Unknown
        77. The night may be dark and full of terrors, but so is the dawn. — George R R Martin
        78. When everything seems dark, look within, and you will find a spark of light. — Unknown
        79. The only way out of darkness is through it. — Unknown
        80. Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter — Martin Luther King Jr
        81. It is always darkest before dawn. — Proverb
        82. When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine. — Unknown
        83. Sometimes the darkness can only be illuminated by the light within ourselves. — Unknown
        84. There is a crack in everything; that’s how the light gets in. — Leonard Cohen
        85. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. — Martin Luther King Jr
        86. The only thing that shines brighter than the sun is the light of hope within us. — Unknown
        87. When it’s dark enough, you can see the stars — Charles A Beard
        88. The best way to predict the future is to create it — Abraham Lincoln
        89. The only way out of the darkness is to shine your own light upon it. — Brené Brown
        90. You can never really lose hope, for it is always waiting to be found in the darkness. — Unknown
        91. Sometimes you must traverse a dark path to reach your brightest future. — Unknown
        92. One of the most courageous decisions you’ll ever make is to finally let go of what is hurting your heart and soul — Brigitte Nicole
        93. It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light — Aristotle
        94. Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times if one only remembers to turn on the light — JK Rowling
        95. It always seems impossible until it’s done — Nelson Mandela
        96. Sometimes you have to go through darkness to reach the stars. — Unknown
        97. Let your light shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark. — Unknown
        98. There’s hope that’s waiting for you in the dark. You should know you’re beautiful just the way you are. — Unknown
        99. The sun will rise, and we will try again. — Unknown
        100. The darkness is no darkness with thee — John Bunyan

No one should feel as lost or helpless as I did. We all have the power within ourselves to find our own light and move towards it, no matter how hard our circumstances may be. So don’t forget to look for your light and never forget to believe in yourself – you are capable of greatness!

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