34 Giving Up Quotes

If you feel like giving up let these giving up quotes encourage you not to. Giving up is like giving in - hang in there - keep going, don't get discouraged.



To give up is to invite complete defeat. And not only in connection with the matter at hand. Giving up contributes to an ultimate defeat of the personality. It tends to develop a defeat psychology. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, You Can If You Think You Can
Quote of The Day  |    Famous


Giving up is the greatest failure. Jack Ma
If you don't give up, you still have a chance. Giving up is the greatest failure.
Jack Ma
Failure  |   


When trying to achieve your goals, there will always be times that you drag your feet to the extent that you just feel like giving up. You may not always have the willpower or confidence to overcome these feelings. Positive people around you can help reinstate that confidence.
Sam Davis, Stop Procrastination
Confidence  |   


Failure is not the end especially when you know how to accept failure for what it really is. Too often, many people associate failure with giving up relative to whatever they are attempting.
Catherine Pulsifer
Inspirational Quotes  |   


Forgiveness is giving up the hope that the past could be any different. It's accepting the past for what it was and using this moment and this time to help yourself move forward.
Oprah Winfrey
Forgiveness  |    Moving Forward


Perseverance is persistence "the prize of not giving up."
Jane Tedesco, Perseverance Doesn't Mean Hope Has To Die
Perseverance  |   


Failure is hard. But turn those failures into learning experiences, so that you'll look back and be happy that you failed, because you gained more knowledge from that experience. Sometimes, it's simply an indication to change your strategy instead of giving up completely.
Albert Rogers, Excuses: Stop Making These 50 Excuses!
Learning  |    Experience


Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Catherine Pulsifer, Thomas Edison Mistakes
Never Quit  |    Quotes To Live By


Determination is only available to those who persevere and have the attitude of never giving up just because one thing did not work.
Byron Pulsifer
Determination  |    Attitude


Giving it up to God is different from just "giving up."
Pauline Creeden, 101 Notes of Thanksgiving
God  |   


When you feel like giving up, like calling it quits, just try one more time - do that little bit more. Encourage yourself, rather than discouraging yourself.
Catherine Pulsifer
Words of Encouragement  |   


Courage is not giving up when you feel like everything is going against you.
Catherine Pulsifer
Courage  |   


What hurts most is that you know your love for God is strong, yet you can't seem to understand what He is trying to work out in your life.
David Wilkerson, Have You Felt Like Giving Up Lately? Finding Hope and Healing When You Feel Discouraged
Hurt  |   


My gratitude to my dear mother . . . whom I love very much. I will forever be grateful to you for instilling wisdom and Godly values in me. Thank you for being a strong woman of God and never giving up. This has been a very valuable lesson to me as I live and learn.
Irell Wallace, Don't Give Up: God Wants You To Be Rich
Mother  |    Life Lessons


You see, the farmer thought the mule was not worth saving when it fell into a well accidentally so he thought he would just put it out of its misery by burying it. Despite the farmer's best efforts to bury the mule shovel after shovel full, the mule resisted until it was able to climb out of the well on top of all the dirt that was thrown in after him. The mule, despite the fact it was initially in a deep well, would not give up. The mule simply shook the dirt off shovel by shovel never giving up the will to live, to climb out of the well.
Byron Pulsifer, The Farmer and The Old Mule
Funny  |   


With patience there is less of a chance of giving up prematurely and it provides a sense of ease and fluidity to your change experience.
Rebecca Jane, Mindfulness My Way
Change  |   


Which is better; to give up or give in when life knocks you down? Neither. Byron Pulsifer
Which is better; to give up or give in when life knocks you down? Neither.
Byron Pulsifer
Funny Quotes about Life  |   


Determination is not giving up when adversity strikes. Determination is seeing your dream or goal to completion.
Sullins Stuart, Imagine Believe Become: 3 Steps to Unleash Your Potential and Create the Life You Desire
Adversity  |   


Rather than admitting defeat and giving up, you look at what you have learned and use that information to move you forward with new knowledge.
Catherine Pulsifer, Failure Is A Golden Opportunity
Knowledge  |   


If your child sees you giving up on your goals after minimal effort is applied, simply because it's just too hard, you can't be bothered or you've changed your mind, then what sort of example are you setting? If you want your child to be a success, show them what's possible.
Katrina Kahler, Confident Kids: How Parents Can Raise Positive, Confident, Resilient and Focused Children
Children  |    Effort


One significant attribute one can possess is problem solving skills. This skill means that you possess:
1) the ability to analyze a problem and it's components;
2) the ability to utilize lateral thinking which means solving a problem by an indirect or creative approach typically through viewing the problem in a new and unusual light, and not by a step-by-step logical process;
3) the ability to take the initiative to work toward a resolution;
4) the ability to apply consistent logical reasoning with each step dependent on the last logical conclusion; and, 5) the ability to persevere to the final resolution without giving up.
Byron Pulsifer, Problem Solving Skills
Problem  |   


To be a father requires patience, love and giving up the 'all about me' attitude.
Catherine Pulsifer
Father  |   


Failure is defined as: "a lack of success; the omission of expected or required action." You could say failure is admitting defeat giving you the feeling you are on a sinking ship. If you accepted failure you are in fact giving up or as some would say, throwing in the towel.
Catherine Pulsifer, Failure Is A Golden Opportunity
Success  |   


There are countless examples of people from every corner of the world who have tried and tried and tried before they were successful in a variety of areas. One example that always sticks in my mind is that of Thomas Edison who tried over one thousand times to invent the light bulb. Talk about perseverance and never giving up - he was a true optimist.
Byron Pulsifer, If All Else Fails
Thomas Edison  |    Optimistic


But 'not giving up' requires a certain level of patience, of hours and hours, and sometimes days or weeks, months or years of trying and perfecting.
V. Noot, Don't Give Up
Patience  |   


Giving up complacency is part of the price of success. W. Clement Stone
Giving up complacency is part of the price of success.
W. Clement Stone
Encouraging  |   


Giving up is conceding that things will never get better, and that is just not true. Ups and downs are a constant in life, and I've been belted into that roller coaster a thousand times.
Aimee Mullins
Life  |   


The difference between Success and failure is not giving up.
Steven Redhead
Poems about Life  |   


So we all agree that life is a challenge that makes us want to give up, lose heart, and live an uninspired existence. And now we know that Jesus tells us the solution to not giving up is prayer.
Mark Ballenger, Never Quit: 5 Prayer Truths that Will Empower Your Life
Prayer Quotes and Sayings  |    Inspirational Prayers


I have always had inspirational art prints hanging in my office, and, now in my studio. I find when I look at them they remind me of my goals and encourage me when I feel like giving up. And, some of them just make me smile. They add motivation and a positive thought to my day.
Catherine Pulsifer
Smile  |    Motivational


Sure, a job creates a better sense of worth but so does not giving up when the times are tough.
Byron Pulsifer, Do You Know Me
Work  |   


Some of the significant differences between winning and losing are:
Hanging on, persevering, WINNING
Letting go, giving up easily, LOSING
Catherine Pulsifer, The Difference Between Winning and Losing
Encouraging Poems  |   


By giving up a little portion of your life, by letting go of your selfishness, you can make a big difference in some lives.
Heny Cloud; John Townsend, Boundaries: When To Say Yes, How to Say No
Make A Difference  |   


Take a good look at your failure, and then say with gritty determination, "You're not going to keep me down! I may be defeated, but I'm not giving up!"
Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
Determination  |   


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