50 Motivational Quotes for When You Feel Like Giving Up

Need a quick pick me up? Read this list of amazing Motivational Quotes to lift your spirits. Works for me!

We have all been there. Those days when you feel like nothing is going right. It can be easy to get lost in our negative thoughts, but we can’t let that get the best of us. Sometimes we just need a little ‘pick me up’ to continue on with our day. When I am feeling down I like to read motivational quotes.

The power of telling ourselves “I Can” is very positive for our minds. I put together some of my favorite motivational quotes that I read in the time of need. I know they will help you as much as they have helped me when I have felt like giving up.

I put together some of my favorite motivational quotes that I read in the time of need. I know they will help you as much as they have helped me when I have felt like giving up.

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Motivational Quotes

Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise. –Frank Ocean

There’s no point in consistently worrying about everything. What will happen will happen regardless. So breathe, look on the bright side, have some laughs, fall in love, accept what you can’t change, and carry on. To actually live is courageous. Most people exist. That is all. –Unknown

Be stubborn about your goals. Be flexible about your methods. –Unknown

It never gets easier, you just get better.  –Unknown

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work. –Unknown

Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose. –G.K. Nielson

Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction. –Dwayne Johnson

A goal without a plan is just a wish. –Antoine de Saint Exupery

Dream big, work hard, stay focused & surround yourself with good people. –Unknown

You can’t get much done in life if you only work on days when you feel good. –Jerry West

Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, “What’s in it for me?” –Brian Tracy

Winner’s are not people who never fail, but people who never quit. –Edwin Louis Cole

Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try. –Michael Jordan

Don’t call it a dream. Call it a plan. –Karen Salmansohn

If you want it, work for it. –Unknown

You never fail until you stop trying. –Albert Einstein

There are only two options. Make progress or make excuses. –Unknown

If you have the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed. –David Viscott

Push harder than yesterday if you want a different tomorrow. –Unknown

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream another dream. –C.S. Lewis

Don’t think what can happen in a month. Don’t think of what can happen in a year. Just focus on the 24 hours in front of you and do what you can get closer to where you want to be. –Eric Thomas

Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, and magical person that you are. –Mandy Hale

Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason. –John Mayer

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. –John C. Maxwell

A goal should scare you a little & excite you A LOT. –Joe Vitale

A little progress each day adds up to big results. –Satya Nani

You were born with the ability to change someone’s life, don’t ever waste it. –Unknown

Wake up. Drink Coffee. Kick Ass. Repeat. –Unknown

Set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning. –Cassie Charles

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new. –Brian Tracy

Believe you can & your halfway there. –T. Roosevelt

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. –Unknown

Will it be easy? Nope. Worth it? Absolutely. –Elite Daily

Don’t tell people your dreams. Show them. –Unknown

The expert in anything was once a beginner. –Helen Hayes

Your mind is a powerful thing. When you fill it with positive thoughts, your life will start to change. –John Assaraf

If plan “A” didn’t work. The alphabet has more letters. Stay cool. –Kane Areo

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it. –Dennis P. Kimbro

Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. –Karim Seddiki

Every day is a second chance. –Unknown

Mistakes are proof that you are trying. –Unknown

Soon, when all is well, you’re going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up. –Haruki Murakami

No one looks back on their life and remembers the nights they had plenty of sleep. –Unknown

Learning is a gift. Even when pain is is your teacher. –Maya Watson

Positivity Pledge: I shall no longer allow negative thoughts or feelings to drain me of my energy. Instead, I shall focus on all the good that is in my life. I will think it, feel it, and speak it. By doing so I will send out vibes of positive energy into the world and I shall be grateful for all the wonderful things it will attract into my life. –Unknown

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

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

You’ve got what it takes, but it will take everything you’ve got. –Unknown

If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place. –Nora Roberts

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. –Rocky Balboa


Do you feel inspired yet? We always need to remember that life is going to throw obstacles. It’s how we deal with those obstacles that will end up changing our lives. Never give up and always believe in yourself. You are worth it!

Are there any motivational quotes you like to read? Comment in the box below, I would love to hear some more!

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10 thoughts on “50 Motivational Quotes for When You Feel Like Giving Up

  1. Oh man, I really love the positivity of this post. Just reading the first five parts makes me want to throw off my … hey wait a minute. Your blog is so inspiring and funny. Keep it up. You lifted up my day and that is so precious. Keep writing and doing what you love in life.

  2. These are some motivational quotes that I love to see when I am feeling down or just feel like giving up on my plans. I needed some motivation and there’s nothing better than seeing a quote. This is my favorite. “Believe you can, and you’re half way there.” For real. You have to visualize and believe that you can do it, before actually doing it. Or another one, “An expert was once a beginner.” No one was born an expert. Everyone was a beginner and so am I. Some great motivational quotes you got here.

    1. Hi eshushi,

      My favorite one is “An expert was once a beginner” too! It is good to remind ourseleves of this from time to time. Thanks for stopping by.

      –Rina

  3. I love reading inspirational quotes and this is a great idea for a blog post, by the way. I really do get inspired when I read inspired words and it reminds me to feel positive. Oh and I so love the name of your blog. So creative. I’m in the middle of reading Goals by Brian Tracy and the quote by Joe Vitale (A goal should scare you a little & excite you A LOT.) reminds me of what Brian Tracy says as far as goal setting.

  4. Wow there are a lot of great quotes here. Like you, I also find solace in the quotes of wise men today as well as from the past. I think I will bookmark this page to refer to in the future. Some of my favorite quotes are by the Buddha.
    Great post and keep up the good work!

  5. What a wonderful post! It came at just the right time for me, as I’m feeling overwhelmed with things at this moment (building an online business while holding down a job, dealing with my finances, etc).

    I keep going with the knowledge that I won’t give up, that I CAN’T give up now – I’ve worked too hard to get to this point. Thank you so much for these quotes!

    1. Hello Yvonne,

      I’m so glad I can give you a little inspiration for today! We all need it from time to time. Thanks for stopping by 🙂 

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