50 Encouraging Light at the End of the Tunnel Quotes

Light at the End of the Tunnel Quotes

We all understand the feeling that the problems we are facing are insurmountable. From the high-powered executive to the average mother, everyone gets a bit overwhelmed at times.

We talk about our hope that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. We even joke about the light being an oncoming train! But those of us with a good bit of experience in the tunnel know that the light is there, and the weather is clear when we emerge, and we stronger because we made the arduous journey through the darkness.

We offer you 50 encouraging light at the end of the tunnel quotes to inspire you to keep moving when you are lost in a dark tunnel. And as always, we have tossed in some funny ones, because if we can laugh at our problems, we can overcome them.

Light at the End of the Tunnel Quotes

  1. “It’s true. The storms won’t last forever. The nasty weather will never last. There is always that light at the end of the tunnel.” Diana Rose Morcilla
  2. “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things.” Demi Lovato
  3. “The pessimist sees only the tunnel; the optimist sees the light at the end of the tunnel; the realist sees the tunnel and the light – and the next tunnel.” Sydney J. Harris
  4. “There is always a ray of light at the end of every dark tunnel.” Tink
  5. “It gets better: there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. It may take one day, it may take ten years. But one day, you will find happiness if you manifest it. Put that energy out, and it’ll come back.” Lil Xan
  6. “In a dark tunnel all we need is to move because no exit shall ever appear before us by itself! Move is the very exit itself where there seems to be no exit!” Mehmet Murat ildan
  7. “The light at the end of the tunnel is just you with the chance to be born again.” Anthony T. Hincks
  8. “Dreams. All this hustle for my dreams. All tries and failures for my dreams.  All encounters of difficulties for my dreams.  All flash of light in the end of tunnel for my dreams.”  –Purvi Raniga.​​​​​​
  9. “If you do not see light at the end of the tunnel, consider it an opportunity to create an opening yourself, wherever you want.” Ashok Kallarakkal
  10. “Greater is he who suffers through the pain and comes through the other side improved. Greater is he who accepts discouragement and keeps forward momentum, never retreating. Greater is he who sees the light at the end of the tunnel and keeps their eye on the light. Greater is he who gets knocked off his feet and gets back up, dusts himself off and gets back in the fight. Life is tough, but you are stronger.” Rich Barnes
  11. “Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train.” Charles Barkley
  12. “If you see the light at the end of the tunnel, you’re looking through binoculars the wrong way.” Josh Stern
  13. “The test of character is not persistence when you expect a light at the end of the tunnel. The true test is performance and persistence when you see no light coming.” James Arthur Ray
  14. “At the end of every light, is a tunnel of darkness.” Anthony Liccione
  15. “When you’re writing about difficult things and darker issues, it’s nice to offer some sort of light at the end of the tunnel. Some sense of hope. Sometimes, the best way to do that is by offering it in the music, so that you can dance your way out of the darkness.” Jens Lekman
  16. “Light at the end of the tunnel? We don’t even have a tunnel; we don’t even know where the tunnel is.” Lyndon B. Johnson
  17. “As a matter of fact, there is still a lot of light at the end of the tunnel. We just have to find a way to get to it.” Tyrone Willingham
  18. “Struggling is hard because you never know what’s at the end of the tunnel.” Don Rickles
  19. “Due to budget cutbacks, the light at the end of the tunnel has been turned off.” Robert Townsend
  20. “Seems like the light at the end of the tunnel may be you.” Steven Tyler
  21. “You’ve got to use it, the pain. Use it as fuel to move past the torment, to the light at the end of the tunnel.” Thomas E. Sniegoski
  22. “If you do not see light at the end of the tunnel, consider it an opportunity to create an opening yourself, wherever you want.” Ashok Kallarakkal
  23. “Hope is the light at the end of the tunnel guiding the way.” Serena Smith
  24. “There is a light at the end of the tunnel, but the way out is through.” David Allen
  25. “The thing about a hero, is even when it doesn’t look like there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, he’s going to keep digging, he’s going to keep trying to do right and make up for what’s gone before, just because that’s who he is.” Joss Whedon
  26. “Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel.” John Quinton
  27. “There’s no light at the end of the tunnel, there isn’t even a tunnel. The best thing I can do is get drunk and listen to classical music. Or sleep and wait for death to get closer. Leaving this will not be a horrible thing. Yet I’m glad, somehow, that I threw my words in the air: confetti, celebrating nothing.” Charles Bukowski
  28. “The light at the end of the tunnel is well worth the journey it took to get there.” Amber Kanady
  29. “He’d been wrong, there was a light at the end of the tunnel, and it was a flamethrower.” Terry Pratchett
  30. “The odds are six to five that the light in the end of the tunnel is the headlight of an oncoming train.” Paul Dickson
  31. “When you’re writing about difficult things and darker issues, it’s nice to offer some sort of light at the end of the tunnel. Some sense of hope. Sometimes, the best way to do that is by offering it in the music, so that you can dance your way out of the darkness.” Jens Lekman
  32. “There is absolutely, 100 percent, a light at the end of the tunnel for anyone who stutters.” Emily Blunt
  33. “There is a light at the end of the tunnel… hopefully its not a freight train!” Mariah Carey
  34. “When there’s no way out, you just follow the way in front of you.” Stephen Mitchell
  35. “Big clubs in Europe always go through difficult spells where it appears as though there is no light at the end of the tunnel. But because they are big clubs, they always come back, and they do so with a vengeance.” Fernando Torres
  36. “There’s light at the end of the tunnel. The problem is that tunnel is in the back of your mind. And if you don’t go to the back side of your mind you will never see the light at the end of the tunnel. And once you see it, then the task becomes to empower it in yourself and other people. Spread it as a reality. God did not retire to the seventh heaven, God is some kind of lost continent IN the human mind.” Terence McKenna
  37. “Some actors couldn’t figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.” Harrison Ford
  38. “Some actors couldn’t figure out how to withstand the constant rejection. They couldn’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.” Harrison Ford
  39. “The light at the end of the tunnel is not an illusion. The tunnel is.” Unknown
  40. “Persistent people are able to visualize the idea of light at the end of the tunnel when others can’t see it.” Seth Godin”As a race car driver, I don’t think I will drive forever because it is not so much a question of being competitive, but of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.” Alex Zanardi
  41. “We took the path that led others nowhere and only we saw the light at the end of the tunnel. They warned us about the monsters we would encounter, the odds that we would meet. And they laughed when we got the scars while fighting the dragons on our way. When we came back out of the tunnel, holding the sword that they always craved for tightly in our hand. Bleeding and the sun shining on our face. We became the tales they wanted to be. We became the reflections of what they always wanted to see themselves through. We became the warriors they had always imagined of.” Akshay Vasu
  42. “The light you see at the end of the tunnel is the front of an oncoming train.” David Lee Roth
  43. “We definitely tend to gravitate toward writing more on the darker side of life, but also incorporate the light at the end of the tunnel; you can see a positive in it.” Sarah Barthel
  44. “I always believe in just have as much fun as you can so that when you’re in the part that you hate, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel, that you’re close to finished.” Joss Whedon
  45. “Learn from this, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Hell does have an exit, and I found it. For those who are still looking for a way out, I left the door open and I’ll be waiting for whoever wants to grow with me.” Kid Cudi
  46. “Hand on pain ends: The light at the end of the tunnel is your life, it’s the tunnel that is temporary.” Michael Josephson
  47. “Retiring for good wasn’t difficult. I knew at the time it was right. I was no longer capable of achieving the standards I’d set myself and there was no light at the end of the tunnel.” Ian Botha
  48. “I kind of became a gym rat. The more results I saw, the more dedicated I became. It is such a great feeling to see your hard work pay off. I mean, if I’m gonna skip the In-N-Out burgers, there better be light at the end of the tunnel!” –Jonathan Lipnicki
  49. “Humor is unavoidable. It might not feel funny in the moment, but more often than not there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.” Ron Howard
  50. There are many people that can’t see the light at the end of the tunnel. They have feelings of hopelessness and feel like they don’t have any purpose on this Earth. Some of them feel like death is the only option they have. I know because I felt that way.” Jason Peter

Summary

These are great quotes to remind us of the path through the tunnel and toward the light, even when we can’t see it. No matter how long your tunnel is, you will find a way out if you just keep moving.

That is not always easy, but it’s proven to be true in many lives. Don’t let the length or the darkness of the tunnel discourage you, just keep looking for the light. You got this!

 

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