Reading comforting quotes can help you get through your unique challenges. Even a small boost is better than none!


“Words of comfort, skillfully administered, are the oldest therapy known to man.” Louis Nizer

When you’re going through big or small challenges, sometimes you just need a boost. If you’re looking for some reassuring comfort quotes to pick you up, you’ve come to the right place.

Feel refreshed, inspired, and supported by some of the internet’s most genuine, comforting quotes, below.

And if there’s one not listed that you want to share with others, consider sharing it in a Supportiv chat!

Find comfort in the passage of time, from Ann Landers:

“Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life and repeat to yourself, the most comforting words of all: this, too, shall pass.”

Unknown, on what could and should have been:

“Don’t stress the could haves. If it should have, it would have.”

Comfort quote from the author of Winnie the Pooh, A.A. Milne:

“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

Reassuring, positive words from Anne Frank:

“Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”

Comforting quote on one’s inner critic by Barbara Kingsolver:

“Stop a minute, right where you are. Relax your shoulders, shake your head and spine like a dog shaking off cold water. Tell that imperious voice in your head to be still.”

Old Proverb for comfort in a crisis:

“Just when the caterpillar thought the world was ending, he turned into a butterfly.”

Inspiration from Holocaust survivor Corrie ten Boom:

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, it empties today of its strength.”

Wayne W. Dyer’s comforting quote on acceptance:

“Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.”

Kalpana Chawla’s inspiring take on success:

“The path from dreams to success does exist. May you have the vision to find it, the courage to get on to it, and the perseverance to follow it.”

Wendy Davis’ comforting quote on owning your struggles:

“I am proud of where I came from, and I am proud of what I’ve been able to achieve through hard work and perseverance. And I guarantee you that anyone who tries to say otherwise hasn’t walked a day in my shoes.”

A Parting Thought…

“Research tells us that individuals heal and bounce back faster if they can voice their feelings and feel the support of caring souls.” Robbie Miller Kaplan

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