Trials Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old trials quotes, trials sayings, and trials proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

At the extremity of hardship comes relief and at the tightening of the chains of trials and tribulations comes ease.     

Boonaa Mohammed

Life is filled with detours and dead ends, trials and challenges of every kind. Each of us has likely had times when distress, anguish, and despair almost consumed us.     

Russell M. Nelson

The only thing that overcomes hard luck is hard work.     

Harry Golden

Every disability conceals a vocation, if only we can find it, which will 'turn the necessity to glorious gain.     

C.S. Lewis

Often trials and tribulations are allowed to come into our lives because of what we are doing right.     

Glenn L. Pace

You never really know what's coming. A small wave, or maybe a big one. All you can really do is hope that when it comes, you can surf over it, instead of drown in its monstrosity.     

Alysha Speer

We can choose to see life as a series of trials and tribulations, or we can choose to see life as an accumulation of treasures.     

Max De Pree

Before the fruits of prosperity can come, the storms of life need to first bring the required rains of testing, which mixes with the seeds of wisdom to produce a mature harvest.     

Lincoln Patz

The only real battle in life is between hanging on and letting go.     

Shannon L. Alder

No one is immune to the trials and tribulations of life.     

Martin Lawrence

Without trials and tribulation, there would be no hero. Without a hero, there would be no story. Without a story, there is no life as life is made up of vignettes of loving, learning and overcoming.     

Chrissy Gibson

Trials are not meant to defeat you. They are meant to be defeated.     

Elizabeth George

The hardest trial of a heart is whether it can bear a rival's failure without triumph.     


The longest absence is less perilous to love than the terrible trials of incessant proximity.     

Edna St. Vincent Millay

It takes darkness to be aware of the light.     

Treasure Tatum

Our trials, our sorrows, and our grieves develop us.     

Orison Swett Marden

Your trials last as long as your disobedience.     

Daryl Baugh

We all face storms in life. Some are more difficult than others, but we all go through trials and tribulation. That's why we have the gift of faith.     

Joyce Meyer

If we see only the problems, we will be defeated; but if we see the possibilities in the problems, we can have victory.     

Warren Wiersbe

Having to try and going through the trials and tribulations to actually overcome, to get there to win, to triumph, that's what makes life interesting     

Tavis Smiley