30 Quitting Quotes to Inspire Perseverance and Resilience


The road to success is a long, arduous one. More often than not, things don’t always go smoothly. There are bumps along the way and setbacks we need to endure. Hardships challenge our resolve and optimism that we consider giving up and quitting.

But achievements don’t come easy. The life we aspire takes constant work. It takes diligence and our utmost determination. When beaten down with failures, we may feel discouraged; however, it’s only through persevering that our dreams can stand a chance.

If you’re feeling disheartened because there seems to be no progress – all your efforts are in vain and you’re starting to forget why you’re doing what you’re doing – we’ve compiled these 30 quitting quotes to inspire you to persevere and see things through.

I shed a tear when I meet somebody who always quits. Reliable people are so rare in this world. – Bauvard

It is better to die with your boots on than to live as a bootlicker. – Amit Kalantri

Age wrinkles the body; quitting wrinkles the soul. – Douglas MacArthur

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Life is never too heavy to pick up where we left off. – Curtis Tyrone Jones

Success is a slow process, and quitting does not speed it up. – Jeffrey Fry

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Quitting is not a problem; not knowing when or why to quit and being a quitter is the problem. – Kayambila Mpulamasaka

So tired you want to quit, then you get more tired, and forget to quit. – Charles Bukowski

When quitting is done correctly, it isn’t giving up – it’s making room for something better. – Adam Smith

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It’s just as important to know when to drop something and shift direction as it is to know when to stick with something. When we quit the things that aren’t working for us, we free up our willpower and perseverance for the things that really do matter. – Rich Karlgaard

The secret is not following the right path, it’s following that right path to the end. Don’t quit, my friend, until you’ve arrived. – Toni Sorenson

Things can always get worse, but only quitters quit! – Nina Sakura

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The decision as to when to quit, as to when one is merely floundering around and causing other people trouble, has to be made frequently in a lifetime. In youth we are taught the rather simple rule never to quit, because we are presumably following programmes made by people wiser than ourselves. My own conclusion is that when one has embarked on a course that grows increasingly doubtful and one feels the vital forces beginning to be used up, it is best to ask advice if decent advice is in range… – F. Scott Fitzgerald

If you haven’t thought about quitting even once when working on your business, that business is not your real passion. – Kim Ha Campbell

A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit. – Richard Bach

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Every time you quit, you make it easier to tell yourself that quitting is acceptable. – Frank Sonnenberg

Think about all the time, brainpower, and social or political capital you continued to spend on some commitment only because you didn’t like the idea of quitting. – Steven D. Levitt

Darkness should never be an excuse to quit, for with God, darkness is the exact stuff that light was built for. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

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All I am saying is that sometimes you’re doing quite a lot by not doing anything. You’re not quitting. You just keep going. That’s the pioneer spirit. – Rinker Buck

Cowards never start. The weak never finish. Winners never quit.

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Like creating a masterpiece, quitting is an art: you have to decide what to keep within the frame and what to keep out. – Richie Norton

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When you feel like quitting, think about why you started.

One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat. – Napoleon Hill

How am I to know what I can achieve if I quit? – Jason Bishop

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Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit. – Vince Lombardi

Never quit on your dream, but learn to cut your losses and quit your plan if it is not working. – Ken Poirot

Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. – Muhammad Ali

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Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. – Conrad Hilton

The heartbreak of losing fades over time, however, the burden of quitting last forever. – Sarah van Waterschoot

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Most people quit because they look how far they have to go, not how far they have come. – Ziad K. Abdelnour

Never quit. Work hard. Expect setbacks. It’s not easy. But you can and you will. And it will be worth it all. – Emilyann Allen

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