Don’t give up, you’re almost there


Life is a struggle, it will humble you, it will attempt to break you down. And just when you think things are starting to look up, life will smack you back down with ruthless indifference.

The reason most people never achieve their dreams is because they simply give up. Life was never meant to be easy – its a constant struggle, with extreme lows and extreme highs. Remember that the times when its most important to persevere are the times that you will be most tested.

To help you in your quest to stay strong and persevere through adversity, here are some encouraging quotes about staying strong and not giving up. These are words of some of the greatest men and women who have ever walked this little blue planet we call Earth.

If these quotes ring true, if you find yourself nodding in agreement, if you feel a tingle run down your spine as you realize that these incredible people had to stay strong and overcome just the same doubts and fears as you – then you will know you are on the right path.

Encouraging Quotes About Not Giving Up & Staying Strong

Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.

Dale Carnegie

Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does no one else.

– Unknown

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.

Albert Einstein

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

– Albert Einstein

Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires courage.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.

– Author Unknown

A winner is someone who gets up one more time than he is knocked down.

– Author Unknown

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

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

Thomas Edison

I am not discouraged because every wrong attempt discarded is a step forward.

– Thomas Edison

I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.

– Thomas Edison

It is never too late to be what you might have been.

– George Eliot

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 is not wanting to win that makes you a winner; it is refusing to fail.

– Unknown

Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world.

– Jane Addams

The day you give up on your dreams is the day you give up on yourself.

– Author Unknown

Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.

Conrad Hilton

Things don’t go wrong and break your heart so you can become bitter and give up. They happen to break you down and build you up so you can be all that you were intended to be.

– Charlie Jones

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

William Feather

The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.

Rocky Balboa

Don’t give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don’t listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.

Sidney Sheldon

When someone tells you that you can’t do something, perhaps you should consider that they are only telling you what they can’t do.

– Sheldon Cahoon

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