“Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures, but of the success that come tomorrow. You have set yourselves a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.”

– Helen Keller

On the long and often winding journey to realizing our dreams, most of us understand that challenges, obstacles and adversities are inevitable.

Even so, somewhere along the way, after having faced one challenge after another, we begin to wonder whether we truly have what it takes to get ourselves out of it.

If you’re starting to wonder whether the time, effort and sacrifice that you have put in to pursue the life that you’ve always imagined are worth it, choose to believe that they are.

When your goals still seem too far from your grasp no matter what you do and you are tempted to call it quits, trust that the light at the end of the tunnel is just around the corner.

Faith and perseverance are key ingredients in keeping us going when the going gets tough and when the odds appear to be against us.

With that, here’s a selection of quotes that may just help you to strengthen your faith and sharpen your perseverance. May they inspire you to always keep moving forward.

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