157 Keep Going Quotes

There is no such thing as a perfect life. No matter how great things are going, there will always come a moment in your life when you feel like the universe is conspiring to put you down. There is that weak version of you that would tell you to just give up and say game over. Despite all the negativities thrown at you, you should never lose sight of hope. Life is not about winning the game, but it’s about learning how to keep going.

As your guide while moving forward amidst all afflictions, here are a few encouraging quotes to keep you fighting. Let these quotes be your bible in enduring pain and misery as they are authored by wise people who know exactly how you feel.

A bad day doesn’t cancel out a good life. Keep going.

Richie Norton

Don’t let a single unfortunate event ruin everything. It’s just a bad day, NOT a bad life!

When in doubt, throw doubt out and have a little faith….

E.A. Bucchianeri

Having doubts bring nothing but fear. Let no fear stop you from achieving your goals. A little faith can take you to places.

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

Albert Einstein

Set your goal straight. You may encounter obstacles before arriving at your destination. Know that they are meant to give you a bumpy, yet meaningful ride. Enjoy every moment of it.

Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength.

Theodore Roosevelt

Your ability to bear hardship is not defined by how strong you are. It is manifested by how determined you are to keep going.

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

Babe Ruth

Be driven enough to not think of giving up as an option. There is nothing stronger than an iron-willed soul.

If I look back, I am lost.

George R.R. Martin

Just like Daenerys Targaryen of Game of Thrones, you ought to be firm when making the toughest decision of your life. Stand your ground. There’s no turning back now.

If you really want to eat, keep climbing. The fruits are on the top of the tree. Stretch your hands, and keep stretching them. Success is on the top, keep going.

Israelmore Ayivor

Attaining success requires your willingness to sacrifice. Nothing good comes easy. If you think it’s too hard already, perhaps you’re just not trying hard enough.

If you’re going through hell, keep going.

Winston Churchill

Nobody wants to be in a difficult situation. If you’re already in it, you’ve got no other choice but to get out of it.

Believe in yourself and all that you are, know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.

Christian D Larson

You won’t be able to fight your battles if you still haven’t figured out how strong you are. Find positivity within yourself. Self-trust is the first secret to success.

Just keep going like crazy and look back when it’s over. Otherwise, you just get confused.

Cliff Burton

Don’t ever get stuck in the moment when you’re at the deepest. Your goal is to rise. Don’t ever let negative thoughts keep you from soaring high.

Let everything happen to you. Beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Find greatness in everything that will come to you. Savor every blessing and deal with every pain. Life goes on, no matter what.

If it’s not right, keep editing until it is. ~ Life

Curtis Tyrone Jones

Life is a work in progress. To attain its completion, you have to keep learning from every experience you meet. The longer the process, the wiser you become.

Also, stick around. Don’t lose your heart; just keep going, keep at it.

Mark Ruffalo

No matter what obstacle comes your way, don’t ever forget why you started in the very first place. You’ve made it this far, and you will make it further.

Fear is an assassin; if you let it in your life, it will kill your dreams.

Matshona Dhliwayo

Don’t let fear hold you back from growing and progressing towards your ambitions. It’s deadlier than failure.

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

C. S. Lewis

Dreaming sees no age. It is timeless. You are already 90 years old, and you suddenly want to start traveling the world? Go for it!

Don’t listen to what anybody says except the people who encourage you. If it’s what you want to do and it’s within yourself, then keep going and try to do it for the rest of your life. –Jake Gyllenhaal

You can never please everyone. But that should not hinder you from pleasing yourself. Keep doing what you do best.

If beautiful lilies bloom in ugly waters, you too can blossom in ugly situations.

Matshona Dhliwayo

Never lose hope. Whenever you think of giving up, remember that the universe is too vast not to have a countless chance just for you.

We get brave. We move. We believe. We keep going.


It takes bravery and self-trust for you to realize what you are capable of. Let these fuel you in heading towards your goal.

Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward.

Roy T. Bennett

Learn to be resilient to failures. Accept the fact that they are part of growing. You may never believe it, but failures can be used to your advantage.

At the very moment when people underestimate you is when you can make a breakthrough.

Germany Kent

Just when you thought you’re at the darkest and the deepest point of your life where nobody believes in you, hope shall lift you up. It’s the perfect time for you to prove them wrong.

Only one person can stop me or keep me going; I myself.

Vikrmn, Corpkshetra

Whatever situation you might be in, always remember that no one else who can make decisions for yourself but you alone. You are the captain of your soul. Navigate it well.

With age, you see people fail more. You see yourself fail more. How do you keep that fearlessness of a kid? You keep going. Luckily, I’m not afraid to make a fool of myself.– Hugh Jackman

Remember how reckless you were when you were a kid? Very stubborn in learning how to ride your bicycle, not minding the bleeding wounds you got on your knees for falling many times. That’s the same kind of boldness you need to overcome whatever failure you’re dealing with right now.

If you stop, you’ll lose everything. You’ve got to keep going.

Greyson Chance

When you think you can’t do it anymore, just imagine how much hard work will go in vain if you ever stop. So, pick yourself up and get going. You have a dream to chase!

If I’m going to have hope, I’m going to have to learn to endure disappointment.

Sharon Weil

Having hope would mean having a heart that’s ever ready to bear any setback. You may hope for the best but don’t forget to expect the worst.

Never give up hope. All things are working for your good. One day, you’ll look back on everything you’ve been through and thank God for it.

Germany Kent

At the end of your journey, when you’ve finally reached your destination, you’ll be very thankful for the day when you almost gave up, but God was there to give you hope.

When life events mimic shattered glass, carefully locate the pieces, then gently pick them up.

Gina Greenlee

When you are broken, don’t feel obliged to pick yourself up so soon. Genuine healing takes time.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.


Our actions define what we really are. If staying strong despite various challenges is what you do, then you are born a fighter.

Those who move forward with a happy spirit will find that things always work out.

Gordon B. Hinkley

Sometimes, overcoming obstacles is done simply by staying positive. Never let go of positivity, for it brings nothing but goodness.

What winning is to me is not giving up, is no matter what’s thrown at me, I can take it. And I can keep going.

Patrick Swayze

The true measure of being a winner is the ability to carry on despite all the pain and disenchantments.

Know this: whenever you think of leaving, a part of you has already left. But it’s never too late to get it back.

Kamand Kojouri

You may not be able to keep yourself from falling apart, but you have the full authority to put yourself back to where it’s supposed to be.

What’s done is done. What’s gone is gone. One of life’s lessons is always moving on. It’s okay to look back to see how far you’ve come, but keep moving forward.

Roy T. Bennett

When you are at the stage of moving forward, you are allowed to look back but only to remember all the lessons you’ve learned while struggling to be where you are right now.

People can say what they want about me. But I’ve got a big heart and will keep going.

Tyson Fury

Let everyone throw stones at you. Those stones shall turn into a wall and will make you inevitable. Nothing can ever stop you from moving forward.

There are tomorrows on their way worth the struggles of today. Never give up.

Richelle E. Goodrich

You may be having a hard time right now, but just think of the great things you will soon receive if you get through it. Carry on and just trust the process.

No matter how hard the battle gets, or no matter how many people don’t believe in your dream, never give up.

Eric Thomas

Stay driven. Don’t let anything or anyone bring you down and believe in the power of your dreams.

If you keep going with a definite purpose, you will find the way and reach the destination.

Debasish Mridha

Make sure your actions are purpose-driven. It makes your journey towards your dream easier.

Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla. You don’t quit when you’re tired. You quit when the gorilla is tired.

Robert Strauss

Your ultimate goal is to get what you’ve always wanted. No competition needed but if there is, that would be a competition with yourself. Challenge yourself not to quit until you reach your destination.

If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a LOT of time dealing with a life you DON’T want.

Kevin Ngo

Be the author of your own story. One of the secrets to survival is knowing what you really want.

To have faith doesn’t mean you get any less frustrated when you don’t do your best, but you know that it’s not life and death. Take what you’re given, and when you continue to work hard, you will see results. That will give you the confidence you need to keep going.

Tom Lehman

To keep moving forward, you must learn how to be contented with what you have. Don’t get easily discouraged, for it only delays your journey.

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.

Chantal Sutherland

You alone can protect yourself. Know yourself deeper and figure out your potentials. Make the most out of these potentials for these will help you reach your goals.

It’s easier to keep up than to catch up…

Gretchen Rubin

It’s better to bear the stress of coping up while making progress than to endure the pain of the idea that you’re already far behind.

Even if you feel like you’re giving it your all, but still not seeing the desired results; Keep Going. Sometimes the Key to Your Breakthrough is to Persevere and to Not Give Up.

Jeanette Coron

Don’t get disappointed when you think you are not doing enough. Keep trying. Remember that with enough perseverance, you will never go wrong.

When things are going good, they just keep going good.

Fuzzy Zoeller

Refrain from overthinking! If everything is doing well, it will keep doing better.

Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.

James R. Cook

Prove your worth to those who don’t believe in you. Do it just once, then focus on building yourself more.

In our ever-changing universe, lives collide, and, like runaway planets, we just keep going.

Michael R. French

We live in a universe that’s constantly changing. We can’t do anything about it. All we can do is bear with the changes and just move forward.

If someone is strong enough to bring you down, show them you are strong enough to get back up.

A. Josland

Never let anyone mistreat you and stop you from dreaming. Let your revenge be stronger than their attack.

Every setback is a pitstop en route to nirvana.

Stewart Stafford

Every challenge you encounter is a lesson to refuel you and keep you motivated to go on with your quest to reach your dreams.

You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going.

Morgan Wootten

You don’t really fail when you lose. The truth is, you gain more wisdom with every defeat accept.

Its okay to lose faith when things don’t go right. Just ensure your pathway and remember to shine bright.

Priyangka Ramiah

We are just human beings vulnerable to losing faith. You may breakdown at times, but you ought to stand up once again and finish what you’ve started.

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

You may never know, but courage is the underrated factor that keeps you from falling apart. Just as you would want to keep the faith, never let go of courage.

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Dale Carnegie

Always walk the talk. You’ll never know what you’re capable of doing until you go out and materialize what you’ve always desired in your mind.

As long as we desire to reach new heights, we will find the strength to climb the mountain.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Keep dreaming. The more you long for success, the stronger you become.

I had the chance to make every possible mistake and figure out a way to recover from it. Once you realize there is a life after mistakes, you gain a self-confidence that never goes away.

Bob Schieffer

Appreciate every mistake that you encounter. You have no idea how it enhances your inner strength.

No one else knows exactly what the future holds for you, no one else knows what obstacles you’ve overcome to be where you are, so don’t expect others to feel as passionate about your dreams as you do.

Germany Kent

Never depend on others to keep you motivated. Nobody really knows what you’ve been through. Be your own inspiration.

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

Dale Carnegie

You’ll never know how a hopeless case can turn into a breakthrough. Never lose hope.

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

Conrad Hilton

Committing mistakes doesn’t keep you from being successful. As long as you don’t quit, you’re still on the right track.

I’ll keep going until I get to the point where I can’t get out on stage.

Andy William

You are entitled to do what you want to do for life. Nothing can ever stop you, not even your age.

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

Thomas A. Edison

Giving up will never be an option for a man who thirsts for success. Keep trying. One more time could mean one more lifetime.

You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.

George Lucas

Don’t be destructed by the negativities around you. Keep going further like it’s your last chance.

You are likely to fall when you stop paddling your bicycle. Such is life. As long as you don’t give up, you will never end up failing!

Israelmore Ayivor

You must keep moving forward. No one ever failed for not giving up. You don’t fail for not winning, but for giving up.

When you come to the edge of all that you know, you must believe one of two things: there will be ground to stand on… or you will grow wings to fly.

O.R. Melling

When you think that giving up is the only choice you have, remember that when you’re down, there is no other way to go but up. Pull yourself together and know that everything is going to be alright in time.

You just do it. You force yourself to get up. You force yourself to put one foot before the other, and God damn it, you refuse to let it get to you. You fight. You cry. You curse. Then you go about the business of living. That’s how I’ve done it. There’s no other way.

Elizabeth Taylor

The funny thing about life is that no matter how many times you either fly with happiness or drown with sorrow, it always goes on.

I’ll keep going till my face falls off.

Barbara Cartland

Keep going no matter what happens. Have a heart that never ceases to believe in the power of dreams.

Show me a person who doesn’t make mistakes, and I’ll show you a person who doesn’t do anything.

Leonard Rubino

If you haven’t made any mistake, then you probably haven’t done anything at all.

Don’t do it! Don’t you dare think about giving up! EVERYTHING has a process. Work with the process, not against it. Move forward with purpose, and never stop believing. You can do this! You know you can.

Stephanie Lahart

No matter how little the progress is, it is still progress. You simply have to trust the process.

Art is longing. You never arrive, but you keep going in the hope that you will.

Anselm Kiefer

Hope is what keeps our dreams alive. Keep going while believing that you will eventually get there.

Never give up, keep going, don’t quit, die in your tracks before ever giving up. If we back down every time we are faced with something tough, we are complete failures.

LT. Lavoir

Keep thriving for success – the only thing you can consider as failure is giving up.

Persist. Even when you’re heavy with emotion, pick yourself up bringing the axe of your actions down, repeatedly chopping at the day until you bring the sun low with success.

Curtis Tyrone Jones

Control your emotions. Don’t let them affect your battle against negativities. Be persistent in achieving what you desire.

I’m always swimming forward like a shark. You just keep going, and you don’t rest. I love waking up knowing that I have a problem to solve.

Nile Rodgers

Be adventurous! Love the idea of not knowing what problems tomorrow could possibly bring. Just keep surviving.

Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.

Sam Levenson

Never get too conscious with time. The goal is to succeed, not to finish first.

I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up. Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn’t give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you.

Harrison Ford

There is something scarier than failure. It is regretting the opportunities you’ve missed just because you gave up easily.

You wouldn’t train for a marathon & then give up a mile before the finish line. Same goes with your life & dreams.

Dawn Gluskin

When you’ve already worked hard trying to reach your goal, you should leave no room for giving up. You’re stronger than you think.

When the mind is awake, you never stop dreaming.

Curtis Tyrone Jones

There is no limit when it comes to pursuing your dreams. As long as you live, you hold the right to desire for more.

Nothing or no one is going to rescue you from your current situation. You must take control of your own well-being and forge your own path to happiness and fulfillment.

Germany Kent

Be responsible enough to deal with the difficulties that you encounter. Remember that while you’re busy trying to chase your dreams, the people around you are also busy trying to chase theirs. Help yourself at all times.

If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.

Martin Luther King Jr

If you are determined enough to accomplish something, you must be willing to do whatever it takes to make it possible.

He always remembered it vividly when he was in physical pain and when the limit of his strength seemed to have been reached, and it was a memory that helped him every time to hold out and to go on.

Romain Gary

Treasure all the memories of the hardest part of your life when you were about to give up. Use them as a reminder that you have survived and will continue to survive.

Momentary kindness today could be what keeps someone holding on tomorrow.

Stewart Stafford

Be kind to others. You never know how your simple affection can change people’s lives. Let yourself be the reason why someone is still fighting.

Let them write you off, let others say you are finished, but if you believe in yourself if you are willing to put in the work you can and you will overcome.

Sope Agbelusi

Give the world the liberty to put you down but never lose the hope that’s pulling you up. Keep believing that your hard work will pay off in the future.

….there was always a way to get through a difficulty. If you just keep swimming, you’ll find your way. And when your brain wants to give up because there’s no land in sight, you keep swimming, not because you’re certain swimming will take you where you want to go, but to prove to yourself that you can still swim.

Emily Nagoski

Sometimes, not giving up is not just about believing that there is still hope, but it’s about showing what you’re truly capable of.

If you hear the dogs, keep going. If you see the torches in the woods, keep going. If there’s shouting after you, keep going. Don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.

Harriet Tubman

If freedom is what you truly desire, ignore everything that hinders you from achieving it. Stay driven all the way.

Experience has taught me how important it is to just keep going, focusing on running fast and relaxed. Eventually, it passes, and the flow returns. It’s part of racing.

Frank Shorter

Ponder all the experiences that you’ve had while pursuing your goals. They shall be your guide in enduring more challenges. Behind every strong dreamer is a heart seasoned by experiences.

You’re not a broken soul. You’re a whole soul who’s just feeling a little lost as you try a new path up the mountain.

Brittany Burgunder

You, being at the lowest point of your life, doesn’t make you any less of a person. Your miracle is just about to unfold.

The hugest pile of challenges and hardships will not hold back a needle of the clock.

Roy A. Ngansop

No matter how big the challenges and obstacles you are facing right now, they can never change the fact that life will still go on.

When the vision is clear, the results will appear. Keep your mindset positive as you work your plan, flourish, and always remember why you started.

Germany Kent

As long as you stay focused and driven in achieving your goal, you will never get lost. Keep in mind the reason why you’ve reached this far.

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

Don’t let others dictate what you can or can’t do. It’s your personal choice to give up. Likewise, only you hold the will to keep going.

It takes your knowing to decide on your going. If you know where you are going, you will keep going because you have already seen yourself gone.

Israelmore Ayivor

Make planning a habit. Your future may be unclear, but you can always create a vision of who you really want to be.

Following your convictions means you must be willing to face criticism from those who lack the same courage to do what is right. It’s called the road less traveled.

Donald Trump

Be firm enough to deal with judgments coming from people who don’t believe in you. Your principles are far more important than their opinions.

It’s going to be a long series, so you just have to keep going after every loss you take. Every night is a different story.

Kurtis Mucha

Be ready for the never-ending battles in life. Make every defeat a lesson, and every victory an inspiration.

In darkness, you only need to see just as far as your headlights extend. As long as you keep going, it is enough.

Alexandra Bracken

Let yourself get hurt, but keep it from feeling hopeless. To get hurt is human; to keep going, divine.

It’s always too early to quit.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is no perfect time for quitting. It’s something that should not be done at all.

What other people think of me is none of my business. Sometimes, it hurts my feelings, but I have to just keep going.

Lana Del Rey

Practice the art of not giving a damn on what other people say. Your life goes on even without them.

Suddenly, miracles are made of quiet moments of faithfulness.

Andrena Sawyer

Stay faithful, and your miracle shall happen. A faithful heart will always abound with blessings.

It is the combination of reasonable talent and the ability to keep going in the face of defeat that leads to success.

Martin Seligman

It is true that hard work beats talent, but never forget to give credit to faith, for it is the gateway to success.

Don’t give up on your daydream! That little voice inside is telling you how to live your life with intent & purpose.

Dawn Gluskin

There is nothing wrong with desiring things that may seem impossible. Those fantasy of yours, they keep you purpose-driven.

We have to set records, we have no choice.

Donald Trump

If you ever get into a situation where you are left with nothing but doubts, you simply have to turn your doubts into confidence. Think of trying as the only option you have.

I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed: and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I fail and keep trying.

Tom Hopkins

You have to understand that the true meaning of success is not about winning. It is about trying endlessly no matter how many times you fail.

Don’t quit because you are not good enough, keep going because you are not good enough yet. You don’t quit driving halfway to your destination because you are not there, you keep driving because you are not there yet. You keep driving until you get there. You keep trying until you are good enough.

Richelle E. Goodrich

You are not supposed to stop just because you are tired, and you think you can’t do it anymore. You are supposed to try harder because you are strong, and you can still do more.

Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down.

Charles F. Kettering

As you go on with your journey, you will realize that you only get to taste real success when you know how you’ve worked hard for it.

Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man. We make ourselves into one or the other.

Carlos Castaneda

Life is what we make it. What we are right now is simply because of the choices that we have made. If you wish to become someone, you have to work hard for it.

You must be the person you have never had the courage to be. Gradually, you will discover that you are that person, but until you can see this clearly, you must pretend and invent.

Paulo Coelho

Don’t be afraid to be the person you never thought you could be. It may take time for you to become that person. You just have to work on pretending that you already are.

Never mind searching for who you are. Search for the person you aspire to be.

Robert Brault

It’s okay not to know who you really are as long as you never stop finding who you truly want to be.

Nothing is impossible. ‘Impossible’ just takes a few more phone calls.

Michael J. Fox

Set your mind that everything is possible. The idea of impossibility doesn’t exist for a person who perseveres.

If it is important to you, you’ll find a way. If not, an excuse.

Jim Rohn

When you have a dream, you should be willing to do whatever it takes just to pursue it.

When the going gets tough, the tough get going.

Joseph Kennedy

The harder the challenges become, the stronger your will to survive should be.

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.


The real victors are not those who never failed, but those who learned how to bounce back after every failure.

Tough times never last, but tough people do.

Robert H. Schuller

You must remember that no matter how hard an obstacle is, it will always come to an end. Only those who are tenacious enough can savor the sweetness of success.

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Bard

Don’t get trapped with the regrets of yesterday. Seize today and start building a tomorrow that you will always look forward to.

When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside.

Joel Osteen

You don’t need other people to encourage you. As long as you know very well what you are capable of, everything will fall into place.

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

Thomas Edison

Before you decide to give up, think how far you’ve already gone and how close you are already to reaching your goal.

Keep going. No matter what you do, no matter how many times you screw up and think to yourself, there’s no point to carry on, no matter how many people tell you that you can’t do it – keep going. Don’t quit. Don’t quit because a month from now you will be that much closer to your goal than you are now. Yesterday you said tomorrow. Make today count.


Hang on a little longer. People may not believe in you, but you have to stay firm with what you’ve been longing to achieve. Think that everything you do, no matter how small, is bringing you closer to your goal.

The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.

Will Rogers

Stay focused and don’t get distracted with other matters that will delay you from achieving what you desire.

To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.

Gail Sheehy

To encounter challenges is essential for the soul. Trials make brave hearts.

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

What makes a man great is not how he shines when everything goes well, but how he stands firm when everything falls apart.

I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.

Tracee Ellis Ross

We ought to learn how to embrace the process. It may look scary, and we know it’s going to take time, but it’s what keeps us inspired.

No one is going to hand me success. I must go out and get it myself. That’s why I’m here. To dominate. To conquer. Both the world and myself.


You alone can lead you to where you’re supposed to be. You were alone when you were brought into this world, which means you already have a firsthand experience on how to survive.

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. — Franklin D. Roosevelt

Don’t ever think that it’s over. As long as there is still reason to hold on, you’ll do great. Just keep fighting.

Great struggles make for great stories.

Sanober Khan

Behind every inspiring story are moments of struggle. Make all the struggles memorable.

There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.

Zig Ziglar

You have to work your fingers to the bone when it comes to achieving your dreams. Hard work really pays off.

There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.

William Frederick Halsey, Jr.

Regardless of your status, you are just like anyone else who is also suffering. What makes you stand out is your power to overcome your suffering.

Don’t wish it was easier, wish you were better. Don’t wish for less problems, wish for more skills. Don’t wish for less challenges, wish for more wisdom. The major value in life is not what you get. The major value in life is what you become. Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become.

Jim Rohn

The harder the challenges you overcome, the better. In the end, what matters the most is not what overcoming challenges gave you, but what it turned you into.

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.

Christopher Robin

Whatever it is that you’re going through right now, know that you can always get through it. You are way so much better than what you think you are.

May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.

Nelson Mandela

Let hope to be the guiding force to get you to where you want to go. Get rid of all negativity and choose to stay positive.

Problems are not stop signs; they are guidelines.

Robert Schuller

Don’t be discouraged by the obstacles that you have to face while pursuing your goals. They come along not to stop you but to keep you on the right track.

Sometimes, it takes a good fall to know where you really stand.

Hayley Williams

The toughest time of your life could be a blessing in disguise. The worst time of your life can actually bring out the best in you.

How often do you think we write our own ending before the story is even finished? How often do we give up on ourselves when our lives are just starting? Things get hard, and we immediately back away and assume that means we’re going in the wrong direction, doing the wrong thing. If anything, when the waters get thick, that’s our sign to keep going.

Rachel Van Dyken

Sometimes, when things don’t work out as planned, you tend to take a step back and fill yourself with doubts. This is something you should stop doing. You have to look at challenges in a different way. Trials aren’t meant to scare us, but to make us stronger.

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

The secret to overcoming hardships in life is by getting through it at all costs. Escaping is never an option.

You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.

Angela Davis

Keep believing that what you want to achieve is possible. Success often comes to those who never cease to believe.

The success gate is far at the end of the long failure corridor. Keep moving, no matter how many potholes you step into. You will get there with time!

Israelmore Ayivor

Keep thriving to get to where you want to be. Failures and challenges are everywhere, but they are not meant to stop you. They exist to make you stronger.

What do you want: The pain of staying where you are or the pain of growth?

Judith Hanson Lasater

We all get to experience pain, but it’s up to us how we deal with it. We either let it consume us or refine us to make us better.

I am not a product of circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.

Stephen Covey

What you are right now is not because of fate, but because of who you choose to be. Every decision you made in the past led you to where you are right now.

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, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.

Maya Angelou

Keep fighting even when you keep losing your battles. Sometimes, it is in losing that you find your true self.

Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.

Oprah Winfrey

When faced with trials, you tend to focus on dealing with them. What you fail to realize is the fact that they always come back no matter what you do. So, instead of resisting them, learning how to adapt and be flexible would be the best thing you could do.

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

John Wooden

Never give up even when you’re at the lowest point of your life. Just when you thought you have run out of reasons to keep going, miracles happen.

In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing. The next best thing is the wrong thing. The worst thing you can do is nothing.

Theodore Roosevelt

Don’t be upset if you failed when trying to do what is best for you. It is so much better than doing nothing at all.

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.

H.G. Wells

Life teaches us to learn from the pain of yesterday and turn it into power that will keep us going today.

We must meet the challenge rather than wish it were not before us.

William J. Brennan, Jr.

Sometimes, you have to be grateful for the challenges you’ve encountered. If it weren’t for them, you wouldn’t be as strong as what you are today.

Let perseverance be your engine and hope your fuel.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

We keep going because we believe there is something worth it at the end of our journey. In the same way, you must not lose hope as it gives you the reason to persevere.

If you are going through hell, keep walking until you reach heaven.

Matshona Dhliwayo

Remember that if there’s a hell, there’s also heaven. So when you seem bothered by the obstacles in your journey, know that there is a glorious ending that’s waiting for you.

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.

Haruki Murakami

Being able to survive trials in life is such a great accomplishment. As you look back, you won’t be able to think of it as a struggle. It will just seem like a turning point in your life where you discovered the new version of yourself.

You will never know how much you can accomplish until you try. Never stop trying. Your miracle will come in undefined moments.

Lailah GiftyAkita

Don’t be afraid to try! Get hurt, fail, and try again. If you aren’t brave enough to keep trying, you will never get to bring out the best in you.

Big shots are only little shots who kept shooting.

Christopher Morley

Never underestimate the little things that you do in order to achieve the big dreams that you have. Behind every great achievement are tiny moments of sacrifice driven by perseverance.

Sharpen your life always; even though it will come to an end like a pencil, we have to keep on writing

Munia Khan

Life is too short to stay in mediocrity. Do what makes you happy, try anything that scares you, and don’t fear to fail. Make the most of your limited time here on earth.

A bird does not give up flying because it failed on its first attempt.

Matshona Dhliwayo

Just like a bird that is learning how to fly, you too should not be discouraged if your first attempt failed. If a bird’s nature is to fly, yours is to soar high.

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

Margaret Thatcher

It takes persistence and determination to achieve what you badly desire. Never get tired of trying. Success comes to those who persevere.

It always seems impossible until it’s done.

Nelson Mandela

You always feel like something is impossible to happen just because you often think about how hard it is. Learn to embrace optimism at all times.

The true heroes of life are not the triumphant victors, but the defeated who find a ray of hope.

Elizabeth Lukas

What makes a real winner is his will to keep going despite the little possibility of winning.

The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is an opportunity for growth.


There is an opportunity in every difficulty that you encounter. Find that opportunity and turn that impediment into a lesson that your tomorrow will thank you for.

Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.

Jack Ma

Always delighted with the idea that there is always happiness right after sadness. You should keep going despite the hardships that you’ve suffered and will suffer in the future. Believe that there will always come a day when everything will be okay.

If I’ve learned one lesson from all that’s happened to me, it’s that there’s no such thing as the biggest mistake of your existence. There’s no such thing as ruining your life. Life’s a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.

Sophie Kinsella

Everything that has happened to you, whether good or bad, makes you who you are today. Never regret having done a lot of wrongs before. Such mistakes just added color to your life.

Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

You shouldn’t stop dreaming just because of the problems that are thrown at you. Such problems are meant to mold you into becoming the REAL you.

Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

Joshua J. Marine

We’ve been promised that life is beautiful, but you haven’t discovered that it could still get even better as you master the art of overcoming challenges.

The race is not always to the swift, but to those who keep on running.


In the race between the hare and the tortoise? Always choose to be the tortoise. Don’t mind if the progress may be too slow as long as it is steady.

The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.

Vince Lombardi

You can’t just reach your goal without shedding blood, sweat, and tears. You don’t achieve success overnight. You’ve got to earn it.

Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

Steve Jobs

When you badly want to achieve something, you must be willing to give your all. It’s now or never.
Be bold enough to make life-changing decisions.

Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.

J.K. Rowling

You will never know how a terrible ending could turn into a beautiful beginning. So, don’t lose hope. Everything happens for a reason.

You don’t drown by falling in the water, you drown by staying there.

Robert Jordan

You have to take note that you will only get stuck with your problems if you let them pull you down. You always have a choice to pick yourself up and keep up the fight.

There may be no light at the end of the tunnel, but there’s certainly enough air, enough oxygen for you to keep going. And you must keep going because that is your duty.

Mani Ashwin

You must never give up. As long as there is hope to draw upon anything around you, you have to carry on.

When it’s your time, you will walk right into your blessing.

Germany Kent

You shall reap the rewards of your hard work at the right time. What is meant for you will always find its way to you.

To carry on even when troubled and in pain would be the bravest thing you’ll ever do in your lifetime. It is a strength no one should underestimate. May the above quotes guide you and always remind you that you are born a fighter- so keep going.

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