Quotes to help you through hard times
There’s no denying that relocating is hard work, both physically and mentally. Even the most capable people can face times of despondency and despair in the face of broken removal boxes and attempting to find where the supermarket is located in a new country.
At times like these I find it useful to exercise some of my ‘successful expat personality characteristics‘ and if they don’t work, I turn to the wise words of others… and then possibly to gin and tonic!
Tough times never last, but tough people do. ~ Robert H Schuller
Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it. ~ Unknown
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it. ~ Henry Ford
I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead, others come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready, you see. Now my troubles are going to have trouble with me. ~ Dr. Seuss
The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is how you use them. ~ Unknown