120 Never Give Up Quotes To Help You Try Again (And Again)

By Maxime Lagacé

Maxime is the founder of WisdomQuotes. He has been collecting quotes since 2004. His goal? To help you develop a calm and peaceful mind. Learn more about him on his about page.

Here are 120 of the best never give up quotes I could find. Hope they will give you the strength you need to try. Just. One. More. Time. You’ll discover quotes by Einstein, Osho, Martin Luther King Jr, and more! Enjoy.

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When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place. Paulo Coelho

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You can win a lot in life just by being the last one to give up. James Clear

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Never let anyone else tell you what is possible. Shane Parrish

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If you get tired, learn to rest, not to quit. Banksy

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Things that last are built slowly. Better to be slow and solid than fast and frail. Maxime Lagacé

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To try to avoid pain is to give too many fucks about pain. In contrast, if you’re able to not give a fuck about pain, you become unstoppable. Mark Manson


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The perfection of virtue is born in struggle. Meister Eckhart

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No one does anything worthwhile without being criticized. Unknown

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If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish. David Foster Wallace

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If you do enough small things right, big things can happen. John Wooden

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The moment you give up, is the moment you let someone else win. Kobe Bryant


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Everything comes in its own time. Everything comes when you are ripe. Everything comes when you deserve it – this is my experience. Osho

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Keep going, keep growing. Unknown

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Bear without murmuring what cannot be changed. Publius Syrus

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It’s a disgrace in this life when the soul surrenders first while the body refuses to. Marcus Aurelius

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Believe in the holy contour of life. Jack Kerouac

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There is no easy way from the earth to the stars. Seneca


The Best Never Give Up Quotes

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Fire is the test of gold; adversity, of strong men. Seneca

Arise, awake, and stop not till the goal is reached. Swami Vivekananda

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. Albert Einstein

It pays to be smart — but it pays more to be determined, disciplined, dependable, and driven. Adam Grant

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

Your biggest competitive advantage is never quitting. Dan Go (Source)

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No man is more unhappy than he who never faces adversity. For he is not permitted to prove himself. Seneca

The greatest secret in the world is that there are no secrets. There is only hard work, timing, and luck. Ed Latimore

Showing up is the first step. Every. Single. Day. Shane Parrish

There is something in the human spirit that will survive and prevail, there is a tiny and brilliant light burning in the heart of man that will not go out no matter how dark the world becomes. Leo Tolstoy

Tonight we cry, we despair, and we fear. Tomorrow we get back to work trying to build the world we want. Sam Altman

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Will you rise up, or give up? Will you grow, or let it go? Maxime Lagacé

We don’t quit, we don’t cower, we don’t run. We endure and conquer. Kobe Bryant

Go forth on your path, as it exists only through your walking. Augustine of Hippo


You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. Aristotle

The willingness to show up changes us. It makes us a little braver each time. Brené Brown (Daring Greatly, Amazon book)

If you find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere. Frank A. Clark

There’s no starting over, only getting up to begin again. Leo Christopher

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Regret doesn’t come from failure. It comes from giving up. Mel Robbins

Never lose hope, my heart. Miracles dwell in the invisible. Rumi

Anyone can start something. No one quits right before the prize. The middle sets people apart. Johnny Uzan

It’s becoming easier and easier to be social, but exceptional people are built in solitude. Naval Ravikant

Courage faces fear and thereby masters it. Martin Luther King Jr


Part 2. Never Give Up Quotes That Are…

The Most Famous Never Give Up Quotes

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Searching for a famous never give up quote? check out those by Churchill, Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Messi, etc.
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It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. Vince Lombardi

Never give in. Never, never, never, never — in nothing, great or small, large or petty — never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to force. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy. Winston Churchill

Clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Colossians 3:12

Never give up. No matter what is happening, no matter what is going on around you, never give up. 14th Dalai Lama

If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. Michael Jordan

I had a lot of clouds, but I have had so many rainbows in my clouds. Maya Angelou

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Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great. John D. Rockefeller

The man who can drive himself further once the effort gets painful is the man who will win. Roger Bannister (First man to run a mile under 4 minutes)

You can overcome anything, if and only if you love something enough. Lionel Messi

Giving up is the easiest thing in the world. That’s why so many people do it. Mike Tyson (Source)

I can’t relate to lazy people. We don’t speak the same language. Kobe Bryant

Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise. Kobe Bryant

Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. Jack Ma (Alibaba)

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For water continually dropping will wear hard rocks hollow. Plutarch

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

If I have ventured wrongly, very well, life corrects me with a penalty. But if I haven’t ventured at all, who can help me then? Søren Kierkegaard

During tough times, attitude separates successful people from those who do not succeed. John C. Maxwell

The ideal man bears the accidents of life with dignity and grace, making the best of circumstances. Aristotle

You can be grinding for 4 years with no results, and in the 5th year, become the biggest thing on the planet. The power of not giving up is real. Jeff Bezos (Amazon)

It is easier to find men who will volunteer to die, than to find those who are willing to endure pain with patience. Julius Caesar

You must take action. You must do the impossible. Because giving up can never ever be an option. Greta Thunberg

He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche

Short Never Give Up Quotes

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One-liners, short never give up quotes, sayings, thoughts, and captions for your bio, social status, self-talk, motto, mantra, signs, posters, wallpapers, and backgrounds.
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If you can outlast, you win. Noah Kagan

Be steady. Build daily. Maxime Lagacé

This too, you shall endure. @TheStoicEmperor

An ugly win is still a win. Tom Bilyeu

Dreams don’t have deadlines. Payal Kadakia

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Who gives a sh*t if you looked stupid doing it if you came out on top? Tom Bilyeu

You got this. Make it happen. Danielle LaPorte

Never bet against a person who just keeps showing up. Sahil Bloom (Source)

Don’t stop until you are proud. Unknown

To fail is something, to quit is another. Maria Strydom

Rest at the end, not at the middle. Kobe Bryant

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Give up giving up, it’s the best thing you will ever quit. Thibaut

Difficulties help you become strong. Darkness helps you see the light. Despairs help you find energy. Maxime Lagacé

Failure cannot cope with persistence. Napoleon Hill

Have “eternal wait,” infinite patience. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Character is built when no one is looking. Carlos Del Valle

In adversity, remember to keep an even mind. Horace

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Never, ever ever ever ever give up. Ryan Holiday

If you’re tired of starting over, stop giving up. Soulja Boy (Source)

The harsher the failure, the better the lesson. Jack Butcher

There’s a future me who is glad I never gave up. Sara Blakely

No matter how small the step, forward is forward. Mel Robbins


Inspirational Never Give Up Quotes

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The pain of today is the foundation for the peace of tomorrow. Maxime Lagacé

Constant misfortune brings this one blessing: to whom it always assails, it eventually fortifies. Seneca

It’s the one thing you can control. You are responsible for how people remember you — or don’t. So don’t take it lightly. Kobe Bryant

Fools seek the easy, but easy leads nowhere. The wise take what comes, and build bridges with it. Maxime Lagacé

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Focus on your current trajectory, not your current results. James Clear

Give yourself momentum. It will make giving up feel more costly. Angela Jiang (Source)

You have three choices in life: give up, give in or give it all you got. Yannick Veys

If you want it to happen overnight, you’re gonna be waiting for the rest of your life. If you’re willing to be diligent, work hard, and be patient, your wildest dreams will seem to come true the very next day. Ed Latimore (edlatimore.com)

Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible. Mandy Hale

When you least expect it, breakthrough happens. Keep pressing! Tony A. Gaskins Jr

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If it appears as though you are failing, that failure is only to get you towards higher success. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

As long as you are breathing, everything is possible. Never quit trying. Gary Goodridge (Source)

If you can just maintain that consistent energy in one direction, it’s incredible what you could deflect over a long period of time. Shane Parrish

It’s remarkable what you can build if you just don’t stop. It’s remarkable the business you can build if you don’t stop working. It’s remarkable the body you can build if you don’t stop training. It’s remarkable the knowledge you can build if you don’t stop learning. James Clear

The #1 predictor of success is how you respond to failure and feedback. Do you give up or get up? Do you defend or double down? Preethi Kasireddy

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Failure is research if you try again. Dan Mace

No matter how banged up, bloodied, or bruised you get, the key is to stay in the fight and keep going. Because when your hand gets raised at the end it’s not going to matter how ugly you looked getting there. All that matters is that you didn’t quit. Tom Bilyeu

Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Randy Pausch

Every winner was a loser at some point. Don’t give up. Paul Domenick

Related: 17 Killer Reasons Why You Should Never Give Up (codeofliving.com)

Helpful Never Give Up Quotes

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You can’t guarantee your success, but you can guarantee your failure. Don’t give up, and you cannot fail. Sahil Lavingia

Plenty of people will tell you to stop trying, to give up, that failure is inevitable. Don’t let yourself be one of them. Sahil Lavingia

To keep on going, you have to keep up the rhythm. Haruki Murakami

Progress isn’t linear. Success isn’t linear. Science isn’t linear. Growth isn’t linear. Life isn’t linear. Just because something feels like a step backwards doesn’t necessarily mean it is. Matthew Kobach

The average man seek rewards in the short term. The wise don’t seek rewards at all. Maxime Lagacé

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I’m wise enough to realize I’m not always right but fool enough to keep trying to be. Leo Christopher

Don’t be afraid to get back up again, to try again, to live again and to dream again. Don’t let a hard lesson harden your heart. Unknown

Take your time, don’t rush. Some problems are harder than others. Deal with the ones right in front of you first. Come back to the others later. You’ll get there. Ryan Holiday

How can you be content when you do not get what you want? By seeing it as a test of fortitude and insisting on passing that test. You may not get what you want, but you can successfully embrace that reality with grace and humility. Life is full of troubles. Endure them well. @TheStoicEmperor

Accepting the inevitable is the beginning of strength and freedom. Embrace all chaos that is out of your control. This is how it is. Why should it be otherwise? Move the levers that are within your grasp. Sharpen the blade of will. Strike with precision. Accept and endure. @TheStoicEmperor

A man on a thousand mile walk has to forget his goal and say to himself every morning, “Today I’m going to cover twenty-five miles and then rest up and sleep.” Leo Tolstoy (War and Peace)

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On a long enough timeline, you can beat anyone at anything. Tom Bilyeu

Show up consistently. Give it time. Everyone wants quick results with sporadic effort. Few really want it enough to take the journey. @LifeMathMoney

No goal worth achieving is easy. The path to any kind of excellence is always paved with obstacles. Grit comes from learning to see the struggle as a challenge – a test of resolve. Keep rising to the occasion, and eventually you wind up looking forward to it. Adam Grant

If you quit at a low point, you’re putting too much weight on present pain and too little weight on potential future growth. Quit on a high note, and you’ll be left with fewer regrets. Adam Grant

It’s easy to get stuck in your first plan. Don’t give up when that one fails (and it probably will). Take what you learned and change the plan, not your resolve to achieve the goal. Mel Robbins


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I don’t care how much you can lift, how fast you can run, how many pull-ups you can do, or whether you can hit a three while blindfolded. There are only three things I ask of every client… Show up, work hard, and listen. That’s it. It requires no talent, no special genetics, or any skill whatsoever to show up, work hard, and listen. Tim Grover (Athletic trainer of Michael Jordan)

Key Takeaways

  • Giving up is easy. Trying one more time is hard. That’s why so few do it.
  • You’re about to give up? Remember why you started. Think of your purpose.
  • The last mile is the least crowded. Be patient. You’ll get there.
  • Being a little stubborn and foolish help.
  • Tired? Relax. Don’t quit.

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Author Bio

maxime lagace

Maxime Lagacé started collecting quotes in 2004 after he lost his girlfriend in a car accident.

In search of meaning, he dived in the self-improvement world, psychology and trail running.

Books, blogs, quotes and nature became his guide.

He started journaling, reflecting, writing his thoughts, feelings and quotes.

His goal was to understand his pain, his depression, his fears, his lack of motivation and inspiration.

He finished his software engineering degree in 2007 at the École de Technologie Supérieure de Montréal.

A few years later, he started his first website to share his love of quotes.

Maxime is a father of two, husband, and INFJ.

Other notable interests of Maxime are health (mental and physical), meditation, bananas, SEO, human potential, and education.

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June 9, 2022

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