85 Powerful Never Give up Quotes


Let’s face it, life can sometimes be incredibly tough. And it certainly isn’t always fair. It will confront you with painstaking trials and tribulations. Life will, again and again, push you to ground, leaving you with the uncomfortable impression that all hope is lost. And if that wasn’t already enough, life will confront you with frightening obstacles that seem larger-than-life. During such difficult times, we all can make good use of something that encourages us to keep fighting. The problem, however, is to find something that keeps you going when the going gets tough. That’s where quotes about not giving up come in quite handy. To help you overcome whatever is holding you back, we’ve created the following selection of never give up quotes. These are the powerful quotes that encourage you to stay strong and to keep fighting – no matter how bad things are.

If you closely study the biographies of extraordinarily successful individuals, you will notice something very remarkable. For one, you will realize that not many of them came from wealthy families. A large percentage of them were confronted with difficult circumstances during their early childhood and youth. More importantly, however, you will notice from their biographies that life confronted them with some incredibly difficult challenges.

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

Many of these successful people were confronted with the most daunting obstacles, challenges, and difficulties imaginable – long before they became successful. But instead of being discouraged by the – often tragic – events in their lives, these extraordinary individuals kept pursuing their goals.

Never give up quotes

Enjoy this collection of never give up quotes that encourages you to keep going.

Numerous successful people show us with their life’s work how important it is to never give up. To encourage you to keep fighting for your dreams, the following collection of quotes about never giving up was created. Enjoy!

85 Powerful Never Give up Quotes

No matter how difficult things get, never ever give up. If you give up, it will definitely get worse. But if you push yourself to keep fighting against whatever you’re struggling with, you have the chance of improving your situation. Never forget that you miss all the shots you don’t take. Even more so, never give up pursuing your dreams. Always try to push your limits so that you can work towards your goals. Never ever give up your hopes and dreams. Instead, keep fighting for them and continuously push yourself to the next level.

Enjoy these powerful quotes about not giving up.


“It doesn’t matter how many times you get knocked down. All that matters is you get up one more time than you were knocked down.”
Roy T. Bennett


“If you are going through hell, keep going.”
Winston S. Churchill


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


“Not to give up under any circumstances should be the motto of our life: we shall try again and again, and we are bound to succeed. There will be obstacles, but we have to defy them. So do not give up, do not give up! Continue, continue! The goal is ahead of you. If you do not give up, you are bound to reach your destined goal.”
Sri Chinmoy


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


“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature’s laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping its dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.”
Tupac Shakur


“Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston S. Churchill


“Keep going! Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.”
Roy T. Bennett


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


“You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it’s enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.”
Richelle E. Goodrich


“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”
August Wilson


“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.”
Mark Twain


“The best way out is always through.”
Robert Frost


“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”
Hal Borland


“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”
Martin Luther King Jr.”


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


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


“If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.”
H.G. Wells


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


“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.”
Abraham Lincoln


“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan Press On! has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race.”
Calvin Coolidge


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


“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”
Viktor E. Frankl


“My advice would be to follow your dream. Most of my life, I was in second place before I came in first place. I hope that inspired people to never give up.”
Jackie Evancho


“When the going gets tough, put one foot in front of the other and just keep going. Don’t give up.”
Roy T. Bennett


“Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.”
Erica Jong


“Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.”


“Never quit believing that you can develop in life. Never give up. Don’t deny the inward spirit that provides the drive to accomplish great things in life.”
Jon Huntsman, Sr.”


“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


“Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.”
C. JoyBell C.”


“Never give up. Never give in. Never become hostile… Hate is too big a burden to bear.”
John Lewis


“I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.”
Stephenie Meyer


“Never give up, which is the lesson I learned from boxing. As soon as you learn to never give up, you have to learn the power and wisdom of unconditional surrender, and that one doesn’t cancel out the other; they just exist as contradictions. The wisdom of it comes as you get older.”
Kris Kristofferson


“You just never give up, no matter how hard the challenges are, and observe this world with a healthy dose of criticism and don’t just follow the herd like somebody else might do.”
Renny Harlin


“Never give up, have the passion. Don’t be afraid.”
Barbara Broccoli


“Keep moving forward.”
Walt Disney


“When something really matters, you should never give up or give in.”
Gordon Brown


“Never give in and never give up.”
Hubert H. Humphrey


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


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


“Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not cliches but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.”
Phillip Sweet


“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”
Anaïs Nin


“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”
A.A. Milne


“Courage doesn’t always roar, sometimes it’s the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering ‘I will try again tomorrow


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


“Write every day; never give up; it’s supposed to be difficult; try to find some pleasure and reward in the act of writing, because you can’t look for praise from editors, readers, or critics. In other words, tips that are much easier to give than to take.”
J. R. Moehringer


“Never lose the childlike wonder. Show gratitude… Don’t complain; just work harder… Never give up.”
Randy Pausch


“Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.”
Richard M. Nixon


“The one who falls and gets up is stronger than the one who never tried. Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”
Roy T. Bennett


“Never give up on your dream… because you never know what the Lord can bless you with.”
Kelly Rowland


“All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”
Samuel Beckett


“Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end.”
Roy Bennett


“The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.”
Criss Jami


“No. Don’t give up hope just yet. It’s the last thing to go. When you have lost hope, you have lost everything. And when you think all is lost, when all is dire and bleak, there is always hope.”
Pittacus Lore


“Whenever you have taken up work in hand, you must see it to the finish. That is the ultimate secret of success. Never, never, never give up!”
Dada Vaswani


“You should never give up your inner self.”
Clint Eastwood


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


“Never, never, never give up.”
Winston Churchill


“Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.”
Babe Ruth


“I will keep smiling, be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude.”
Yani Tseng


“It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.”
Louis Sachar


“I never give up when I encounter obstacles in my way. I just continue going until I reach my career objectives.”
Henrikh Mkhitaryan


“I ran and ran and ran every day, and I acquired this sense of determination, this sense of spirit that I would never, never give up, no matter what else happened.”
Wilma Rudolph


“Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away.”
Arthur Golden


“The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.”
Thomas A. Edison


“I think what it takes to succeed remains the same. You have to have a real love of your sport to carry you through all the bad times, you still want to go ski even when things aren’t working. You must have a commitment to work hard and to never give up.”
Nancy Greene


“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”
Roy T. Bennett


“I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.”
Stephenie Meyer


“Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.”
Hal Borland


“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.”
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.”


“The secret of our success is that we never, never give up.”
Wilma Mankiller


“Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald


“Don’t quit. Never give up trying to build the world you can see, even if others can’t see it. Listen to your drum and your drum only. It’s the one that makes the sweetest sound.”
Simon Sinek


“Never give up on something you believe in.”
Steve Scalise


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


“My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.”
Bjorn Borg


“First forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit will help you finish and polish your stories. Inspiration won’t. Habit is persistence in practice.”
Octavia E. Butler


“If you really believe in what you’re doing, work hard, take nothing personally and if something blocks one route, find another. Never give up.”
Laurie Notaro


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


“On one hand, we know that everything happens for a reason, and there are no mistakes or coincidences. On the other hand, we learn that we can never give up, knowing that with the right tools and energy, we can reverse any decree or karma. So, which is it? Let the Light decide, or never give up? The answer is: both.”
Yehuda Berg


“Don’t ever give up. You gotta keep trying, and never give up.”
Ryan Sheckler


“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.”
Vince Lombardi Jr.”


“Never give up, and be confident in what you do. There may be tough times, but the difficulties which you face will make you more determined to achieve your objectives and to win against all the odds.”


“Rise and rise again until lambs become lions.”
Robin Hood


“Never lose hope. Storms make people stronger and never last forever.”
Roy T. Bennett

I hope you enjoyed reading this collection of never give up quotes. What are your tips that help you to never lose hope?

Stay victorious!


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