Motivational Quotes to Read When You Feel Like Giving Up

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We all feel like giving up at one point or another. When your goals are great, anxiety and self-doubt are never far away. 


At times when all seems hopeless. You think all your efforts are in vain. The road ahead seems never ending, and you are considering giving up. 




This is the turning point. This is the moment you will remember years later. When you will be enjoying your accomplishments. And you will be thankful to your past self for persevering.


Little voice that says “Give up, it’s too hard, you’ll never make it!” is just that a little voice. 


To silence it, read these motivating quotes, from the ones that overcame the self-doubt and pushed on despite the circumstances and fears.




Don’t give up, great things take time.

Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done.


Things always have a way of working out, in the right time. But only if you keep going.


The climb is ugly, but the peak is beautiful.

“Soon, when all is well, you’re going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up.”

– Brittany Burgunder


“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it or work around it.”

– Michael Jordan


“Sometimes you will think you can’t take it another day. But if you hang in there, one step at a time, you will be able to accomplish more than you ever imagine.”

– Taya Kyle


“Don’t think, just do.” – Horace

“Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go.”

– William Feather


“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.”

– Albert Einstein


Just because it hasn’t happened yet, doesn’t mean that it never will.


Don’t ever give up. Don’t let frustration knock you down. Don’t let fear stand in your way. Don’t let time get in your head. Who cares how long it takes or how many times you try. Your only competition is yourself. And when you finally succeed, the struggle will all be worth it.


Success in life comes when you finally refuse to give up.

“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald


“With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”

– Eleanor Roosevelt


“I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.”

– Brian Tracy


Never give up on something you really want; it is difficult to wait, but more difficult to regret. 


“We can do anything we want to if we stick to it long enough.” – Helen Keller

“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

– Thomas A. Edison


“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”

– Henry Ford 


Use obstacles, failure and loss as motivation.


Magic happens when you don’t give up, even though you want to. The universe always falls in love with a stubborn heart.


Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.

“Winners never quit, and quitters never win.”

– Ted Turner


“I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; And because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”

– Helen Keller 


Every great success is paved with little failures.

“People are always blaming circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who get ahead in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and if they can’t find them, make them.”

– George Bernard Shaw


“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.”

– Earl Nightingale


“When you are going through hell, keep on going. Never never never give up.”

– Winston Churchill


“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.”

– Babe Ruth


“You didn’t come this far only to come this far.” – Jesse Itzler

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

– Thomas A. Edison


Most successes happen soon after you are about to give up.


“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.”

– Ralph Marston


“It’s always too early to quit.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

– Harriet Beecher Stowe


Everything you need will come to you at the right time. Keep going.


“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

– Walt Disney


When you feel like quitting, remember why you started.

“Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about.”

– Winston Churchill


“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”

– Robert H. Schuller


“You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don’t give up.”

– Chuck Yeager


I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. I will simply breathe. And it will be okay. Because I don’t quit.

“There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting.”

– Hope Hicks


“Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”

– Mary Anne Radmacher


Don’t give up. When things go wrong as they sometimes will, when the road you’re trudging seems all uphill, when funds are low and debts are high, and you want to smile but you have to sigh, when care is pressing you down a bit, rest if you must, but don’t you quit.

Giving up on your goal because of one setback is like slashing your other three tires because you got a flat.


If Plan A didn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters. Stay cool.


“Magic is believing in yourself. If you can do that, you can make anything happen.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I’ll let you in on a secret, no one has any idea what they are doing and everyone is just pretending. And so can you.


Don’t give up. Just do the task to the best of your abilities.


You’re allowed to scream. You’re allowed to cry. But do not give up!

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

– Nelson Mandela


Good things come to those who believe. Better things come to those who are patient. And the best things come to those who DON’T GIVE UP.


“Never give up. You only get one life. Go for it!” – Richard E. Grant



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