Finding Strength in Words: 16 Inspiring Quotes for those living with a Chronic Illness

Finding Strength in Words: 16 Inspiring Quotes for those living with a Chronic Illness

If you have a chronic illness or waiting to be diagnosed with one, you already know that a lot if days can be challenging and unpredictable both physically and mentally.

For me, personally, one of the best things that I have found that I can do for myself is find ways to stay inspired. 

One of those ways is through saying affirmations and posting or reading inspirational quotes that I hang up or write in my journal.

There are other things I like to do each day but for now, I'm going to do my best to stay on topic with some of my favorite quotes that have helped comfort, encourage, and remind me how strong I am (and you too!) in the midst of dealing with an illnesses.  

  • "Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, 'I will try again tomorrow.'" - Mary Anne Radmacher
  • Embracing the challenges of chronic illness requires a special kind of courage—one that persists through each day, no matter how small the steps may be.
  • "You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." - A.A. Milne
  • "Living with a chronic condition often requires tapping into reservoirs of strength and resilience that may surprise even yourself. Trust in your inner strength." - unknown
  • "Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but about learning to dance in the rain." - Vivian Greene
  • "Chronic illness may bring storms, but it also offers the opportunity to discover new ways of navigating life's challenges. Embrace the present and find joy in the midst of difficulties." - unknown
  • "It's not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit." - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • "Chronic illness can impact the body, but the spirit has a remarkable ability to endure and triumph. Focus on nurturing your inner strength, resilience, and positivity." - unknown
  • "Your illness does not define you. Your strength and courage do." - Unknown
  • "Chronic illness is a part of life, but it doesn't define who you are. Celebrate the aspects of yourself that shine with strength, resilience, and unwavering courage." - unknown
  • "Every morning we are born again. What we do today matters most." - Buddha
  • "Each new day brings the opportunity for renewal. Focus on the positive actions you can take today, and remember that small steps can lead to significant progress." - unknown
  • "The only disability in life is a bad attitude." - Scott Hamilton
  • "Attitude can be a powerful force. Cultivate a positive mindset, and let it guide you through the challenges of chronic illness. A positive outlook can make a world of difference." - unknown
  • "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." - Maya Angelou
  • "While chronic illness may introduce uncertainties, you have the power to decide how you respond. Choose resilience over defeat and let your spirit rise above the challenges." - unknown

So there you have it.  Sixteen different quotes that I hope help inspire, comfort and encourage you as you move through your day as you deal with life as a chronic illness warrior.   

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