100 Comforting Quotes to Soothe Your Soul

Explore our selection of comforting quotes to discover words of wisdom to lift your spirits and soothe your soul during challenging and hard times.

Comfort is something that we all seek in life, especially during times of difficulty or stress. Whether we are dealing with grief, anxiety, or just the challenges of daily life, finding a sense of comfort can help us feel more at ease and at peace.

In this article, we gathered some inspiring comforting quotes and sayings. They serve as a powerful tool to help us find solace and reassurance during tough times. These quotes offer wise and insightful words from a variety of sources, including authors, poets, spiritual leaders, and more.

Let’s delve into the world of comforting quotes, where wisdom and insight can be found in even the darkest of moments. Read carefully to find your favorite one and share them to your friend and family!

Grief comforting quotes

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
Helen Keller

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Khalil Gibran

But there was no need to be ashamed of tears, for tears bore witness that a man had the greatest of courage, the courage to suffer.
Viktor E. Frankl

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The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not “get over” the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. You will be whole again but you will never be the same. Nor should you be the same nor would you want to.
Elisabeth Kubler–Ross

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Khalil Gibran

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.
Dr. Seuss

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The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.
Helen Keller

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
Kenji Miyazawa

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 those depths.
Elisabeth Kubler–Ross

Strength comforting quotes

Prosperity is a great teacher; adversity is a greater. Possession pampers the mind; privation trains and strengthens it.
William Hazlitt

Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the “hero” within us is revealed.
Bob Riley

The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.
Randy Pausch

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The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection.
Thomas Paine

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Helen Keller

That which does not kill us makes us stronger.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. Let this be a sign that you’ve got a big heart and aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength.
Brigitte Nicole

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Strength of a character isn’t always about how much you can handle before you break. It’s also about how much you can handle after you’ve been broken.
Robert Tew

When something bad happens you have three choices, you can let it define you, you can let it destroy you, or you can let it strengthen you.
Dr Seuss

He knows not his own strength who hath not met adversity.
William Samuel Johnson

Uplifting comforting quotes

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
Helen Keller

Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.
Stephanie Lahart

Don’t cry when the sun is gone because the tears won’t let you see the stars.
Violeta Para

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Hard times are sometimes blessings in disguise. We do have to suffer but in the end it makes us strong, better and wise.
Anurag Prakash Ray

Fall seven times. Stand up eight.
Japanese Proverb

I think that if you live long enough, you realize that so much of what happens in life is out of your control – but how you respond to it is in your control.
Hillary Clinton

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.

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For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.
Paulo Coelho

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Comforting quotes about life

There are darknesses in life, and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.
Bram Stroker

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Rabindranath Tagore

My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.
Steve Goodier

Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.
J.K. Rowling

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
George Bernard Shaw

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.
John Lennon

Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget to sing in the lifeboats.

Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.
Les Brown

Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.
Albert Einstein

It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.
Henry James

Hard times comforting quotes

When you facing difficult times, turn to our comforting quotes for words of encouragement, hope, and resilience.

Hope itself is like a star not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Through hard times. It puts your life into perspective. It will get you back on track.
Andrew Matthews

I should be grateful for the tough times because Allah chose me, though I was good enough to go through it.
Nouman Ali Khan

It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself, that determines how your life’s story will develop.
Dieter F. Uchtdorf

The human capacity for burden is like bamboo–far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.
Jodi Picoult

You’re going to go through tough times – that’s life. But I say, ‘Nothing happens to you, it happens for you.’ See the positive in negative events.
Joel Osteen

Hard times never last. Let your hope keep you joyful.
Lailah Gifty Akita

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

Every adversity brings new experiences and new lessons.
Lailah Gifty Akita

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

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Light tomorrow with today.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Frederick Douglass

A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure.
Henry Kissinger

Scared is what you’re feeling. Brave is what you’re doing.
Emma Donoghue

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.
Robert H. Schuller

If you can dream it, you can achieve it.
Zig Ziglar

When you wake up every morning, let thanksgiving be your first thought.
Lailah Gifty Akita

The best way to predict your future is to create it.
Peter Drucker

There is no way to happiness. Happiness is the way.
Thich Nhat Hanh

People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

Relationship comforting quotes

Our greatest joy and our greatest pain come in our relationships with others.
Stephen R. Covey

Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.
Roy T. Bennett

Just think how happy you would be if you lost everything you have right now, and then got it back again.
Frances Rodman

Don’t cry for a man who’s left you; the next one may fall for your smile.
Mae West

It’s amazing how someone can break your heart and you can still love them with all the little pieces.
Ella Harper

Don’t wait around for other people to be happy for you. Any happiness you get, you’ve got to make yourself.
Alice Walker

My heart might be bruised, but it will recover and become capable of seeing beauty of life once more. It’s happened before, it will happen again, I’m sure. When someone leaves, it’s because someone else is about to arrive; I’ll find love again.
Paulo Coelho

Since I can’t be with you right now I will have to be content just dreaming about when we will be together again.
Susan Polis Schutz

It is sad not to love, but it is much sadder not to be able to love.
Miguel de Unamuno

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

Loss of a loved one comforting quotes

There is a time for departure, even when there’s no certain place to go.
Tennessee Williams

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tears come from the heart and not from the brain.
Leonardo da Vinci

It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses, we must plant more roses.
George Eliot

Some people are going to leave, but that’s not the end of your story. That’s the end of their part in your story.
Faraaz Kazi

There is one pain, I often feel, which you will never know. It’s caused by the absence of you.
Ashleigh Brilliant

Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
Khalil Gibran

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don’t know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.
Anaïs Nin

Tears are words that need to be written.
Paulo Coelho

Comforting quotes for a friend who is grieving

Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

When you get lost in a really strange place, nothing is more comforting than found your friend whom you trust and can show the way.
Toba Beta

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing… that is a friend who cares.
Henri Nouwen

Learn how to be happy with what you have while you pursue all that you want.
Jim Rohn

The past is gone, the future is not here, now I am free of both. Right now, I choose joy.
Deepak Chopra

Real friends overcame their discomfort and came to sit with me. If they had not words to make me feel better, they sat in silence (much better than saying, “You’ll get over it,” or “It’s not so bad; others have it worse”) and I loved them for it.
Harold S. Kushner

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
Eleanor Roosevelt

And you begin again. Sometimes you lose, sometimes you win. But you begin again. Even through your heart is breaking, in time, the sun will shine, and you’ll begin again.
Barry Manilow

Life is too tragic for sadness. Let us rejoice.
Edward Abbey

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing, not curing, not healing and face with us the reality of our powerlessness, that is a friend who cares.
Henri Nouwen

Healing comforting quotes

Our ten healing comforting quotes are like a warm embrace on a cold night, offering solace and wisdom to help you feel better.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Cure sometimes, treat often, comfort always.

It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.
John Steinbeck

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Washington Irving

The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth.

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life; It goes on.
Robert Frost

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.
Og Mandino

We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it in full.
Marcel Proust

Hearts are breakable. And I think even when you heal, you’re never what you were before.
Cassandra Clare

Final thoughts

These comforting quotes offer insights into the human experience, and can provide a source of inspiration and support in tough times. By reflecting on them, we can gain a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world around us, and find the strength to face life’s challenges with renewed courage and perseverance.

In this way, comforting quotes are a valuable resource for anyone seeking comfort and inspiration on their journey of life. Allow these quotes close to your heart and offer you inner peace and inner strength during difficult times.

We hope you enjoy our collection of comforting quotes, which have been carefully selected to resonate with your heart and soul. Share these quotes with those around you, as they may also find solace and strength in these inspiring words.

At the end, remember that you are not alone in your struggles, and that there is always a source of comfort and support available. You can find them with your friends, family, faith, and even from within yourself.

With hope, love, and compassion, you can find comfort and strength in even the darkest of moments. So, let embrace comfort as a valuable asset in our lives and seek to create spaces and experiences that allow us to relax, recharge, and thrive.

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