Inspirational Quotes about failure and giving up

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Sometimes it’s hard to stay strong during the difficult times. When you are facing continuous failures, you start losing hope and in the end you give up on something you have been working for years. During the hard times all we need is a motivation, a motivation that forces us to continue our struggle. A motivation that forces us to never give up on our dreams. We just need to understand that failures are the part of learning process. Failures are temporary and we have to continue our struggle to convert our dreams into reality.
For you to stay motivated we have collected a list of motivational and inspirational quotes about failure and not giving up.
Hopefully this set of quotes will help you to stay strong during hard times.

Inspirational Quotes about Failure and Not Giving Up

“It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.”

Bill Gates

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case you have failed by default.”

J.K. Rowling

“Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.”

Napoleon Hill

Inspirational Quotes about failure

“Do not fear failure but rather fear not trying.”

Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“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, I Am Number Four

“Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something.”

Morihei Ueshiba

“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, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, & Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

“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.”

Calvin Coolidge

“Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure… than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.”

Theodore Roosevelt

“One of the most powerful lessons in life is to recognize that no one can give you power, and many people don’t want you to have it. You have to find the courage to seize it, own it and hold on!”

Shannon L. Alder

“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, The Jewels of Happiness: Inspiration and Wisdom to Guide Your Life-Journey

“Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.”

William Rudolph

Inspirational Quotes about failure

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

Winston Churchill

“Do not be embarrassed by your failures, learn from them and start again.”

Richard Branson

“It’s not how far you fall, but how high you bounce that counts.”

Zig Ziglar

“Failure is simply opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

Henry Ford

“Some of the most beautiful things we have in life comes from our mistakes.”

Surgeo Bell

“Gratitude was never meant to be an excuse for giving up on the obstacles God has put before you. Some of the most magical things he can bring us require faith and a lot of planning.”

Shannon L. Alder


“Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.”

Imam Ali (R.A)

inspirational Quotes about failure

“Successful people don’t fear failure, but understand that it’s necessary to learn and grow from.”

Robert T. Kiyosaki

“If you want to see your life improve, your dreams come closer to fruition, and happiness deepen in your life, don’t give up on anything you are doing.”


“Whenever I fail to complete something immediately I create the same saturation in My imagination and complete my task without any mistakes then I celebrate that success with a smile and start it from beginning with a new energy and double efforts”

Mohammad Rishad Sakhi

“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”

Nelson Mandela

“Fall down seven times, stand up eight.”

Japanese Proverb

“Never give up. Things may be hard, but if you quit trying they’ll never get better. Stop worrying and start trusting God. It will be worth it.”

Germany Kent

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

Inspirational Quotes about failure

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

Samuel Beckett

“Failure is not fatal. Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. It should challenge us to new heights of accomplishments, not pull us to new depths of despair. From honest failure can come valuable experience.”

William Ward


“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.”

Charlie Chaplin

“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 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

“Winners never quit. And quitters never win.”

Vince Lombardi

Inspirational Quotes about failure

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


“You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.”

Brian Tracy

“It’s okay to struggle, but it’s never okay to give up on yourself.”

John Zickefoose

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

Conrad Hilton


“Just Remember: To be great you have to be willing to be mocked, hated, and misunderstood. Stay strong”.

Rumah Sehat

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is true strength.”

Arnold Schwarzenegger

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”


“The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph. Self-realization demands very great struggle.”

Swami Sivananda

“I’m stronger because of the hard times, wiser because of my mistakes, and happier because I have known sadness.”

Allison Vogel

“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

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

William Feather

“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

“Don’t be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try.”


“Some days you’re gonna get it right and some days you;re gonna get it wrong. But no matter what, never stop trying to get it!”

Eddie Harris Jr.

“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb but how well you bounce.”

Vivian Komori

Be strong enough to let go, and patient enough to wait for what you deserve.”

Simone Thiel

Inspirational Quotes About failure

“My unpleasant past has given me wisdom to build a pleasant Future.”

Sheldon Pereira

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

Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Every master was once a disaster.”

David T.S Wood

“Feeling fear is human, but conquering it will make you feel empowered, courageous, and proud.”

Alex Niles

“Success is what happens after you have survived all your mistakes.”

Anora Lee

“No matter how hard the battle gets or no matter how many people DON’T believe in your dream,Never give up!”

Eric Thomas

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