Don’t Give Up: 71 Inspirational Quotes About Life and Struggles

Welcome to a collection of inspirational quotes about life and struggles.
These wise words from some of the world’s greatest thinkers will help you confront and overcome your challenges with courage and determination.

Whether you’re facing difficult times, feeling discouraged or simply need an uplifting thought, these quotes will remind you that having hope and believing in yourself will lead to success.

Read on for powerful insights into the power of resilience and perseverance!

  1. “No matter how hard it gets, never give up. You will gain strength and courage by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.”— Eleanor Roosevelt.
  2. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it; The time will pass anyway.” — Earl Nightingale.
  3. “Success is the result of perfection, hard work, learning from failure, loyalty and persistence” — Colin Powell.
  4. “If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.” — Fred Devito.
  5. “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself” — George Bernard Shaw.
  6. “Life’s greatest lessons come from our deepest struggles, so never give up, no matter how hard it gets or how hopeless it seems” — Unknown.
  7. “Don’t be afraid of failure – be afraid of not trying at all” — Unknown.
  8. “As long as you’re alive, nothing can be impossible, no journey too far, no mountain too tall to climb!” — Unknown.
  9. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow” — Unknown.
  10. “Success is the result of perfecting our natural talents through hard work and perseverance.” – Stephen Hawking.
  11. “Pain gives us a sense of proportion about our disappointments.” — Unknown
  12. “Life has two rules: #1 Never quit; #2 Always remember rule number one.”— Unknown
  13. “Be the one who dares to believe that something different can be done!” – Unknown.
  14. “You can’t use up creativity; the more you use, the more you have.” — Maya Angelou.
  15. “Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein.
  16. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” — C.S Lewis.
  17. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.” — Zig Ziglar.
  18. “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude” — Maya Angelou.
  19. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do” — Steve Jobs.
  20. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” — Robert Collier.
  21. “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive”. — John Green
  22. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass – it’s learning to dance in the rain!” — unknown.
  23. “Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose.” – GK Nielson.  ​
  24. “Success is not about avoiding struggles, but rather it’s about having the courage and strength to keep going despite them” — Unknown.
  25. “It’s not about how hard you hit; it’s about how hard can you get hit and keep moving forward.” — Rocky Balboa.
  26. “Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” — Joshua J Marine.
  27. “The struggle you are in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow” — Unknown.
  28. “A true champion rises from within and never gives up during hard times and struggles” — Unknown.
  29. “Life’s struggles give us the strength and confidence we need to make our dreams come true.”— Unknown.
  30. “Pain is temporary — quitting lasts forever.” — Lance Armstrong.
  31. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow” — Robert Tew.
  32. “Challenges and struggles are the only way to achieve growth. They make us strong, wise, and ready for anything” — Unknown.
  33. “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.” ― Steve Jobs.
  34. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop”. – Confucius.
  35. “The road to success is always under construction.” — Lily Tomlin.
  36. “Every morning we are born again; what we do today matters most.” — Gautama Buddha.
  37. “The tragedy in life doesn’t lie in not reaching your goal. The tragedy lies in having no goal to reach.” — Benjamin E Mays.
  38. “If I had allowed my fears to limit my dreams, I wouldn’t have reached for the stars.”— Unknown.
  39. “If something stands between you and your success, move it! Never be denied!” — Dwayne Johnson.
  40. “Without struggle, there can be no progress.” — Frederick Douglass.
  41. “Struggles are required to survive in life because to stand up; you have to know what falling down is like” — Unknown.
  42. “It’s not the load that breaks you down; it’s the way you carry it.” — Lou Holtz.
  43. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be”.— Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  44. “The capacity to struggle is what makes life meaningful. We must embrace our struggles to find true success and fulfillment” — Unknown.
  45. “No matter how small the step or how faltering the attempt, taking a step is better than standing still”.— Unknown.
  46. “When nothing goes right, go left.” — Unknown.
  47. “All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think, we become.”— Buddha.
  48. “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it” — Michelangelo.
  49. “Don’t let the fear of strivings and the pain of failures stop you from living your dreams.” — Unknown.
  50. “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill.
  51. “Every champion was once a contender who refused to give up.” — Rocky Balboa.
  52. “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  53. “Our greatest glory does not lie in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Confucius.
  54. “Do not let adversity define you. Let it refine you.” — Unknown
  55. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” — Confucius.
  56. “Struggles are often what we need in our lives to recognize our strengths and learn valuable lessons that will take us further in life” — Unknown.
  57. “It’s always too soon to quit!” — Norman Vincent Peale.
  58. “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall” — Ralph Waldo Emerson.
  59. “In three words, I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on” — Robert Frost.
  60. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Dennis P. Kimbro.
  61. “Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.”— Joshua J. Marine.
  62. “When you face obstacles and tough times, don’t forget that behind every struggle, there’s a greater lesson to be learned and a brighter future to be gained” — Unknown.
  63. “Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.” — Walter Elliot.
  64. “Struggle is the father of all things. The difficult path leads to the beautiful destination” — Unknown.
  65. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats so you can know who you are.” — Maya Angelou.
  66. “It’s not how much you have suffered, but how much you have grown from it” — Unknown.
  67. “The tougher your struggles, the better you become at tackling them; so never give up on yourself or your dreams no matter how tough it gets!” — Unknown.
  68. “Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” — Conrad Hilton.
  69. “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” — Thomas Paine.
  70. “Sometimes we must suffer to grow” — Unknown.
  71. “The only way to achieve the impossible is to believe it is possible.” — Charles Kingsleigh.

No matter our hardships, there will always be moments of joy and hope. Through these inspirational quotes, let us remember that with resilience and perseverance comes growth and success.

Life is not meant to be easy, but it is worth the effort to pursue our dreams. So let us take each day as a chance to improve and move towards our goals, never forgetting to enjoy life along the way!​

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