People often experience moments in their lives where they feel discouraged and want to give up. However, it is important to understand that one’s failures should not define them, and perseverance is key.
That’s why this compilation of Keep Pushing Quotes was created to provide motivation during difficult times.
Scroll through this collection of powerful quotes about overcoming challenges, remaining resilient during tough times, and pushing past fears has been gathered. These quotes aim to inspire individuals to keep pushing forward and potentially even provide new sources of inspiration during trying times.
Best Keep Pushing Quotes
1.) It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
2.) You can if you think you can.
3.) You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.
4.) The road to success is always under construction.
5.) We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.
Barbara De Angelis
6.) Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.
7.) Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers, you cannot be successful or happy.
Norman Vincent Peale
8.) Change equals self-improvement. Push yourself to places you haven’t been before.
9.) Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.
Funny Keep Pushing Quotations
10.) All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.
11.) Don’t worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.
12.) It’s okay to look at the past and the future. Just don’t stare.
13.) People say nothing is impossible, but I do nothing every day.
A. A. Milne
14.) The elevator to success is out of order. You’ll have to use the stairs… one step at a time.
15.) Confidence is 10% work and 90% delusion.
16.) I want to keep pushing myself, so I never feel settled. I don’t really know if it’s going to end up working. I’m stressed out most of the time.
17.) Life is a shipwreck, but we must not forget tossing in the lifeboats.
18.) The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
19.) To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone.
20.) It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because, by then, I was too famous.
Inspirational Sayings About Persistence
21.) When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm, take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded, and press on.
LL Cool J
22.) Push yourself to the edge of your limits. That’s how they expand.
23.) And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.
24.) Aspire to inspire before we expire.
Eugene Bell Jr.
25.) It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.
26.) Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
27.) The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.
28.) Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
29.) Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
If you’re looking for inspiration, you might enjoy these “You Got This Quotes.”
Short Keep Pushing Quotes
30.) Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.
31.) There is no education like adversity.
32.) Do or do not. There is no try.
33.) Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going.
34.) With confidence, you have won before you have started.
35.) Never give in. Never, never, never.
36.) Fire is the test of gold, adversity, of strong men.
37.) Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.
Getting Past Failure Insights
38.) We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.
39.) Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
40.) You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, and how you can still come out of it.
41.) There’s nothing that cleanses your soul like getting the hell kicked out of you.
42.) Bad decisions make good stories.
43.) There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time.
44.) There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.
It’s all about a positive attitude with these Self-Confidence Quotes.
Good Quotations About Staying the Course
45.) Take a limitation and turn it into an opportunity. Take an opportunity and turn it into an adventure by dreaming BIG!
46.) Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.
47.) Push and persist until something happens.
48.) Opportunity does not knock; it presents itself when you beat down the door.
49.) Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.
50.) I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original.
51.) When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.
52.) Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
Famous Determination Quotes
53.) 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 fail by default.
54.) Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine.
55.) Difficult roads always lead to beautiful destinations.
56.) Our best years are only ahead of us, so we got to continue to keep pushing.
57.) Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, “I’m possible!”
58.) 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.
59.) Real champions fight through adversity.
60.) I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.
Positive Quotes to Keep Pushing
61.) I believe one of my strengths is my ability to keep negative thoughts out. I am an optimist.
62.) No matter what happens, it is within my power to turn it to my advantage.
63.) Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning, and you think, ‘I’m not going to make it,’ but you laugh inside, remembering all the times you’ve felt that way.
64.) Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
Leroy Satchel Paige
65.) Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.
William Arthur Ward
66.) Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push. A smile. A world of optimism and hope. A ‘You can do it’ when things are tough.
Richard M. DeVos
67.) When you hear that something can’t be done, ignore that advice and push forward.
68.) Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you.
Mary Lou Retton
69.) When in doubt, throw doubt out and have a little faith.
70.) Life keeps throwing me stones. And I keep finding the diamonds.
Ana Claudia Antunes
71.) I don’t think anything is unrealistic if you believe you can do it.
72.) At some point, you just have to decide you’re going to be confident. Then, as you do, you’re going to have more success.
73.) Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
74.) Your attitude is critical to success. If you expect things to be difficult, it will always be easier to solve problems, overcome adversity, and have an enthusiastic energy about how you go about and enjoy your work.
75.) It takes true strength of character to redefine your limits by pushing past them.
76.) Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
77.) The most beautiful people I’ve known are those who have known trials, have known struggles, have known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.
78.) I’ve come to believe that all my past failures and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
Keep Pushing Quotes to Achieve Success
79.) Success is what comes after you stop making excuses.
80.) If you are facing a new challenge or being asked to do something that you have never done before, don’t be afraid to step out. You have more capability than you think you do, but you will never see it unless you place a demand on yourself for more.
81.) Any man can win when things go his way; it’s the man who overcomes adversity that is the true champion.
82.) To be sure of hitting the target, shoot first, and call whatever you hit the target.
83.) Be of good cheer. Do not think of today’s failures but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourself a difficult task, but you will succeed if you persevere; and you will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.
84.) I like people who are able to keep pushing themselves and challenging themselves even after great success.
John C. Reilly
85.) Success is the ability to go from failure to failure without losing your enthusiasm.
86.) Because some people see a wall and assume that’s the end of their journey. Others see it and decide it’s just the beginning.
87.) Everywhere is within walking distance if you have the time.
88.) Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
89.) Luck is what you have left over after you give 100 percent.
90.) This is one of the most important themes I want you to take from me: Stay as positive and upbeat as you can possibly be. I’ll say it many times: if you can dream it, you can be it.
91.) Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
92.) Hang on to your hat. Hang on to your hope. And wind the clock, for tomorrow is another day.
93.) Use what you’ve been through as fuel, believe in yourself, and be unstoppable!
94.) Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.
95.) If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way.
Martin Luther King Jr.
96.) Challenges are what make life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Joshua J. Marine
Notable Takes on Pushing Forward
97.) Perseverance means keep pushing.
Lailah Gifty Akita
98.) When the tide gets high, sail on. You’ll make it safe to the shore, and all the hidden treasures will be yours!
Chinonye J. Chidolue
99.) Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.
100.) Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later, the man who wins is the man who thinks he can.
101.) Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward.
Roy T. Bennett
102.) If you follow your dreams and spend your life doing what brings you joy, you are more likely to find success.
103.) There are always tough times, regardless of what you do in anything in life. Be able to push through those times and maintain your ultimate goal.
104.) Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
105.) You have to accept whatever comes, and the only important thing is that you meet it with the best you have to give.
106.) The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.
107.) Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
108.) You’ll never find a better sparring partner than adversity.
109.) Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.
110.) Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
111.) You cannot plow a field by turning it over in your mind. To begin, begin.
Gordon B. Hinckley
You Can Do It
112.) Difficulties increase the nearer we approach our goal.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
113.) One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged.
114.) When you arise in the morning, think of what a privilege it is to be alive, to think, to enjoy, to love.
Marcus Aurelius, Emporer of Rome
115.) We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.
Dr. Henry Link
116.) Motivation is the fuel necessary to keep the human engine running.
117.) Insist on yourself. Never imitate.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Self Reliance,” Essays
118.) Life is like riding a bicycle; to keep your balance, you must keep moving.
119.) You can’t expect to move forward if your emergency break is on.
120.) The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
121.) By perseverance, the snail reached the ark.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, The Salt-Cellars
You Got This Quotations
122.) If you should put even a little on a little, and should you do this often, soon this too would become big.
Hesiod, Works and Days
123.) Little strokes fell great oaks.
Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richards’s Almanack
124.) Clear your mind of can’t.
Samuel Johnson, quoted in Life of Samuel Johnson
125.) He that can’t endure the bad will not live to see the good.
Keep Pushing Quotes FAQ
Here are some frequently asked questions on keep pushing quotes.
Hesiod wrote, “If you should put even a little on a little, and should you do this often, soon this too would become big.”
An uplifting quote can inspire people. Try Audrey Hepburn’s “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says, ‘I’m possible!'”
Confucius wrote, “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
I hope you enjoyed these quotes on the commitment to keep pushing ahead.
By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.
You are on our 125 Keep Pushing Quotes page.
You might like the following:
Determination Quotes and Sayings