Bad Times Quotes

By | October 9, 2009

You have to bow a few times before you can stand upright. ~ Japanese Proverb

You are permitted in time of great danger to walk with the devil until you have crossed the bridge. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

Was it always my nature to take a bad time and block out the good times, until any success became an accident and failure seemed the only truth? ~ Lillian Hellman

There are times in everyone’s life when something constructive is born out of adversity…when things seem so bad that you’ve got to grab your fate by the shoulders and shake it. ~ Author Unknown

There are good and bad times, but our mood changes more often than our fortune. ~ Jules Renard

There are bad times, but thats okay, just look for the love in it, don’t burn the day away. ~ Dave Matthews Band

The cure for bad times is patience. ~ Arabian Proverb

Sometimes you have to throw yourself into the fire to escape from the Smoke. ~ Greek Proverb

Sometimes you have to sacrifice your beard in order to save your head. ~ Iraqi Proverb

Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough. ~ T. S. Eliot

Regardless of the day or the hour; whether in seeming good times or bad, the Christian lives in the world for the good of the world and for the sake of the world. ~ Harold Lindsell

In times of trouble leniency becomes crime. ~ Traditional Proverb

In times of prosperity friends will be plenty, in times of adversity not one in twenty. ~ English Proverb

In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the shame of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold.~ John Leonard

In life, those that are great are those that dare to follow their dreams through the good times and the bad times. ~ Author Unknown

In good times, people want to advertise; in bad times, they have to. ~ Bruce Barton

If you’re good to your staff when things are going well, they’ll rally when times go bad.  ~ Mary Kay Ash

If you lead a country like Britain, a strong country, a country which has taken a lead in world affairs in good times and in bad, a country that is always reliable, then you have to have a touch of iron about you. ~ Margaret Thatcher

If you are in the house of a friend, bad times are soon forgotten. ~ Albanian Proverb

If it weren’t for sorrow and bad times, every day would be Christmas. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

I would not leave you in your times of trouble. We never could have come this far. I took the good times, I’ll take the bad times, I’ll take you just the way you are. ~ Billy Joel

I learned to keep going, even in bad times. I learned not to despair, even when my world was falling apart. I learned that there are no free lunches. And I learned the value of hard work. ~ Lee Iacocca

Good times are when people make debts to pay in bad times. ~ Robert Quinlin

Be happy while you’re living, for you’re a long time dead. ~ Scottish Proverb

Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man shares his days with hunger, thirst, and cold, with the good times and the bad, and the first part of being a man is to understand that.  ~ Louis L’Amour

A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.~  Horace