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50 inspirational quotes from authors, activists and artists to help you get through tough times

Steadying advice to help you weather tough times

Helen Brown
Friday 24 April 2020 14:28 BST

When times are tough – and it’s true that life is difficult and challenging in a myriad of different ways in the time of Covid-19 – hearing a few calming wise words can provide a moment of solace.

When the Queen spoke directly about the coronavirus crisis, she said, “We should take comfort that while we may have more still to endure, better days will return: we will be with our friends again; we will be with our families again; we will meet again.”

This steadying advice is reminiscent of quotes from others about weathering challenging times.

So if you’re feeling like it’s all getting too much, feed your soul with the comforting words below, and always remember, “This too shall pass”.

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