Prayer Messages for Strength and Courage Quotes are needed when the chips are down. Of course, life is not a bed of roses and as much as there are good times, there are also down times. Everyone has had or will have their own share of the down times. During this time, one needs a friend or anyone to encourage him/her because though it may look really dark, things will definitely get better. To help you put things in perspective, we have written these courage quotes and prayer messages for strength.