90 Never Give Up Quotes – Inspiring Quotes About Not Giving Up

Never Give Up Day is August 8th, and we’re here to show you how you can celebrate this day wonderfully. Did you know that the concept of inspiration and its effects on the human brain was studied by an ancient civilization? People have always achieved more than they thought with their perfect willpower. It is a well-known fact that with the right inspiration, you can move mountains.

This is why Never Give Up Day was created. This day is a reminder to chase after our dreams and never give up on them. People celebrate this day and inspire themselves and the people around them until they continue to get what they want.

To help you stay motivated so you can reach that finish line and achieve your goals—whether they’re big or small—these 100 inspiring quotes about not giving up can help.

90 Quotes About Never Giving Up

1. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” —William James

2. “Work like there is someone working 24 hours a day to take it away from you.” —Mark Cuban

3. “It is when we are most lost that we sometimes find our truest friends.” —Brothers Grimm

4. “Life isn’t finding shelter in the storm. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”
―Sherrilyn Kenyon

5. “When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” —Carol Burnett

6. “Everything that’s broken was beautiful at one time. And our mistakes make us better people.” —Jamie Hoang

7. “We all can dance when we find music that we love.” —Giles Andreae

8. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” —Jimmy Dean

9. “Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever.” –Professor X

10. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” —Theodore Roosevelt









11. “No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. —Demi Lovato

12. “It is never too late to be wise.” –Daniel Defoe

13. “Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.” —Benjamin Disraeli

14. “I think I can. I think I can. I think I can. I know I can.” —Watty Piper, The Little Engine That Could

15. “It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome.” —William James

16. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” —Albert Einstein

17. “To find something, anything, a great truth or a lost pair of glasses, you must first believe there will be some advantage in finding it.” –Jack Burden, All The King’s Men

18. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”  —Vince Lombardi

19. “There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.” —Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything

20. “I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” —William Ernest Henley

21. “Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong.” —Ella Fitzgerald

22. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says: ‘I’m possible!’” —Audrey Hepburn

23. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —Audrey Hepburn

24. “Out of difficulties grow miracles.” —Jean de la Bruyere

25. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.” —Samuel Beckett

26. “You must do the things you think you cannot do.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

27. “You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” —A. A. Milne

28. “We can’t retract the decisions we’ve made. We can only affect the decisions we’re going to make from here.” —Nick Rice

29. “When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.” —Roy McAvoy

30. “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” —Milton Berle


31. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” —Og Mandino

32. “Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you.” —Michelle Obama

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

34. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” —C.S. Lewis

35. “Failure is success in progress.” —Albert Einstein

36. “If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.” —Martin Luther King Jr.

37. “With the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything.” —Reese Witherspoon

38. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” —Nelson Mandela

39. “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in.” —Bill Bradley

40. “Happiness and influence and that which you seek to make your life complete.” —Louis Howard

41. “By perseverance, the snail reached the ark.” —Charles Spurgeon

42. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” —Winston Churchill

43.  “Whether you think you can or think you can’t you’re right.” —Henry Ford

44. “Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” ―Conrad Hilton

45. “Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.” – Mia Hamm

46. “Giving up is for rookies.” —Philoctetes

47. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.” —Helen Keller

48. “Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose.” – Nancy Kerrigan

49. “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” —Zig Ziglar

50. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” —Harriet Beecher Stowe


51. “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and—snap!—the job’s a game!” –Mary Poppins

52. “If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.” —Jesse Jackson

53. “Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.” ―James A. Michener

54. “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” —Andy Dufresne, Shawshank Redemption

55. “Survival can be summed up in three words—never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying.” —Bear Grylls

56. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” ―Nelson Mandela

57. “I know from experience that you should never give up on yourself or others, no matter what.” —George Foreman

58. “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” ―Elbert Hubbard

59. “You just never give up. You do a task to the best of your abilities and beyond.” —Debbie Reynolds

60. “Be where your feet are.” —Anonymous

61. “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

62. “Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.” –Unknown

63. “The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up.” —Robert Tew

64. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” —Winston Churchill

65. “When you feel like quitting think about why you started.” —Anonymous

66. “Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.– Nicki Minaj

67. “I have not failed, I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” —Thomas Edison

68. “Stick around. Don’t lose your heart, just keep going, keep at it.” —Mark Ruffalo

69. “Stop being afraid of what can go wrong and start being positive about what can go right.” —Unknown

70. “It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up.” —Babe Ruth


71. “Either do not begin or, having begun, do not give up.” —Chinese Proverb

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

73. “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” —Vince Lombardi

74. “Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely on my —Louis Pasteur

75. “Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything.” —Marilyn Monroe

76. “I refuse to quit because I haven’t tried all possible ways yet.” —Unknown

77. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” —Japanese Proverb

78. “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.” —Confucius

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

80. “God helps those who persevere.” —The Koran

81. “Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” —Pele

82. “Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.”—Marilyn vos Savant

83. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”—Earl Nightingale

84. “It takes a dream to get started, desire to keep going, and determination to finish.” —Eddie Harris, Jr.

85. “Be as you wish to seem.”—Socrates

86. “Never give up your desire to be what you want to be. Stay focused, persistent and relentless.” ―Debasish Mridha MD

87. “How long should you try? Until.” ―Jim Rohn

89. “Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.” – Jack Ma

90. “The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” —Barack Obama

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