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125+Keep Going Quotes When You Need Encouragement

If you’re feeling down and need a pick-me-up, look no further! Here are 125+ keep going quotes that will give you the boost you need to push on.

Whether you’re facing a difficult situation or just need some inspiration, these quotes will help you find the courage to keep going.

Here are the quotes and topics you’ll find in this article…


Promising Quotes To Help You Keep Going And Create A Positive Mindset

Ready to add some inspiration and encouragement to your day? Let’s get started!


Warrior Quotes

1. “A real warrior isn’t someone who doesn’t feel fear, but someone who conquers that fear.” – Unknown

2.”The two most powerful warriors are patience and time”- Leo Tolstoy

3.”Fate whips us all into submission. It is only through stubbornness and tenacity that we ever overcome it.” – Unknown

4.”Of course it’s hard. It’s supposed to be hard. If it were easy, everybody would do it. Hard is what makes it great.” – Jimmy Dugan, A League of Their Own

5.”Fate whispers to the warrior, ‘You cannot withstand the storm.’ The warrior whispers back, ‘I am the storm.'” – Unknown

6.”The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph! What we obtain too cheaply, we esteem too lightly. Heaven knows how to put a proper price on its goods.” – Thomas Paine

7.”I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion.” – Alexander the Great

8.”Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts.” – Unknown

9.”Warriors are not the ones that never fail, but the ones that never give up.” – Unknown

10.”In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” – The Admiral

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Empowering Quotes

11.”The moment you give up is the moment you let someone else win.” – Kobe Bryant

12.”When the going gets tough, the tough get going”- Joseph Kennedy

13.”Determination gives you the resolve to keep going in spite of the roadblocks that lay before you”- Denis Waitley

14. “If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.” – Unknown

15. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage”- Dale Carnegie

16.”A world of possibilities awaits you. Keep turning the page”- Oprah Winfrey

17. “So be a mirror reflecting yourself back, and remembering the times when you thought all of this was too hard and that you’d never make it. Remember the times you could have pressed quit – but you hit continue.”-Shane Koyczan

18. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

19. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” Aristotle

20.”The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places”- Will Rogers


Inspiring Quotes To Help You Keep Going

21.”Always remember you are braver than you think, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin

22.”Your only limit is the number of times you can say ‘NO’ before you finally say ‘YES'” – Unknown

23.”Never give up anything that makes your heart soar”- Unknown

24.”It’s never too late to be who you might have been”- George Elliot

25.”What’s done is done. What’s gone is gone. One of life’s lessons is always moving on. It’s okay to look back to see how far you’ve come but keep moving forward.” – Roy T. Bennett

26.”Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving”- Albert Einstein

27.”If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King Jr

28.”Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you” – George Whitefield

29.”You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead”- George Lucas

30.“We keep moving forward, opening new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”- Walt Disney


This Is Not The End

31.”You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending”- C.S. Lewis

32.”Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tiptoe if you must, but take the step”- Unknown

33.”You have the power to say – This is not how my story will end”- Unknown

34.”New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings”- Lao Tzu

35.”Your hardest times often lead to the greatest moments of your life. Keep going. Tough situations build strong people in the end”- Roy Bennett

36.”An end is not the end, it’s just the beginning of something new”- Ameya

37.”Perhaps that is where our choice lies-in determining how we will meet the inevitable end of things, and how we will greet each new beginning”- Elana K. Arnold

38.”Strength shows not only in the ability to persist, but the ability to start over”- F. Scott Fitzgerald

39.”I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work”- Thomas Edison


Life’s Lessons To Help You Conquer Fear, Remain Positive, And Keep Going

41.”Do today what others won’t so tomorrow you can do what others can’t” – Jerry Rice

42.”Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can” – Arthur Ashe

43.”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

44.”Never bend your head, always hold it high. Look the world straight in the face”- Helen Keller

45.”Life has got all those twists and turns. You’ve got to hold on tight and off you go”- Nicole Kidman

46.”The success gate is at the far end of the long failure corridor. Keep moving no matter how many potholes you step into. You will get there with time!”- Israelmore Ayivor

47.”The end is never the end. It’s always the beginning of something”- Kate Lord Brown

48.”This very moment is the perfect teacher, and lucky for us, it’s with us wherever we go”- Pema Chodron

49.”We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit”- Aristotle

50.”Keep going, everything will come to you in the perfect time”- Unknown


Motivational Quotes To Keep Going

51.”Your thoughts carry you wherever you want to go. Weak thoughts don’t have the energy to carry you far”- Israelmore Ayivor

52.”I’m not telling you it’s going to be easy-I’m telling you it’s going to be worth it”- Art Williams

53.”It’s not what you have at the end of life, it’s what you leave behind that matters”- Steadman Graham

54.”Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting”- Christopher Morley

55.”Tough times never last. Tough people do”- Robert Schuller

56.”Nobody’s perfect, so give yourself credit for everything you’re doing right, and be kind to yourself when you struggle”- Lori Deschene

57.”It is the combination of reasonable talent and the ability to keep going in the face of defeat that leads to success”- Martin Seligman

58.”There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in a different direction”- Oprah Winfrey

59.”When in doubt, throw doubt out and have a little faith”- E.A. Bucchianeri

60.”Trust that little voice in your head that says ‘Wouldn’t it be interesting if…’, and then do it”- Duane Michals


Short Keep Going Quotes

61.”You just can’t beat the person who never gives up” – Babe Ruth

62.”Don’t watch the clock; do what it does. Keep going”- Sam Levenson

63.”You must do the thing you think you cannot do”- Eleanor Roosevelt

64.”You get your wind back, remember the finish line and keep going”- Steve Jobs

65.”Dreams are made possible if you try”- Terry Fox

66.”Do small things with great love”- Mother Teresa

67.”Don’t sweat the small stuff…and it’s all small stuff”- Richard Carlson

68.”The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety”- George Muller

69.”Limit your ‘always’ and ‘nevers'”- Amy Poehler

70.”Happiness is not by chance, but by choice”- Jim Rohn


You’ve Come This Far, Keep Going!

The road to a goal can seem long, but if you’re almost there so don’t stop now! Need a reminder? Check out these quotes to help you keep going on your journey.

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

72.”Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it”- Ted Williams

73.”The most important thing is to keep going. The second most important thing is to choose the right direction”- Maxime Lagace

74.”Take pride in how far you’ve come. Have faith in how far you can go. But don’t forget to enjoy the journey”- Michael Josephson

75.”Don’t underestimate the power of small steps to build a great future”- Jocelyn Soriano

76.”Small steps can carry you a long way”- Sophia Joan

77.”Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be”- Rick Warren

78.”May you never forget how far you have come and the miles it took just to get to this place”- Morgan Harper Nichols

79.”As long as you are breathing, it is never too late. Because people will tell you you’re too old, people will tell you it will never work. You have come too far to quit”- Missy Elliott

80.”There is a past version of you that is so proud of how far you have come”- Unknown


Quotes For Tough Times

81.”If you’re going through hell, keep going”- Winston Churchill

82.”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”- Dale Carnegie

83.”Courage is not having the strength to go on; it is going on when you don’t have the strength”- Theodore Roosevelt

84.”I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.”- Maya Angelou

85.”Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”- Mary Anne Radmacher

86.”Never give up hope. All things are working for your good. One day, you’ll look back on everything you’ve been through and thank God for it”. – Germany Kent

87.”Failure is a bend in the road, not the end of the road. Learn from failure and keep moving forward”. – Roy T. Bennett

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

89.”Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn” – Harriet Beecher Stow

90.”Life has many twists and turns and sometimes what looks like a very bad day can be just clearing the way for good things to come”- J Kim Wright


Positive Quotes For A Little Progress

91.”Keep looking up… that’s the secret of life”- Charlie Brown

92.”Your past does not equal your future”- Tony Robbins

93.”Your positive action combined with positive thinking results in success”- Shiv Khera

94.”Once you choose hope, anything is possible”- Christopher Reeve

95.”If you must doubt something, doubt your limits”- Bob Proctor

96.”Where attention goes energy flows and results show”- T. Harv Eker

97.”Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible”- Frank Zappa

98.”Focus on progress, not perfection”- Bill Phillips

99.”A work of art was once a work in progress”- Adele Leon

100.”If there is no struggle, there is no progress”- Frederick Douglass


Fitness Quotes

101.”The same voice that says ‘give up’ can also be trained to say ‘keep going'”- Unknown

102.”Nothing will work unless you do”- Maya Angelou

103.”Develop a positive attitude. Think and picture how amazing you are going to be. Visualize it!”- Jack LaLane

104.”You don’t need easy, you just need possible”- Bethany Hamilton

105.”Put all excuses aside and remember this: You are capable”- Zig Ziglar

106.”With hard work, with belief, with confidence and trust in yourself and those around you, there are no limits”- Michael Phelps

107.”It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver”- Mahatma Gandhi

108.”If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you”- Fred DeVito

109.”Don’t say ‘I can’t’. Say ‘I presently struggle with..'”- Tony Horton

110.”Today is your day. To start fresh. To eat right. To train hard. To live healthy. To be proud”- Bonnie Pfiester


Spiritual Quotes For Life Challenges

111.”Don’t throw away your faith because doubt is present, throw away your doubts because faith is present”- TemitOpe Ibrahim

112.”Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle”- Swami Vivekananda

113.”Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass”- Buddha

114.”Don’t let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace”- Dalai Lama

115.”Discomfort is a wise teacher”- Caroline Myss

116.”The man who says he can and the man who says he can’t are both correct”- Confucious

117.”Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict”- William Ellery Channing

118.”Quiet the mind and the soul will speak”- Unknown

119.”Step out in faith and walk into your purpose”- Germany Kent

120.”Life isn’t as serious as the mind makes it out to be”- Eckhart Tolle


Biblical Quotes To Inspire A Little Faith

121.”Perhaps you were born for such a time as this”- Ester 4:14

122.”Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”- Joshua 1:9

123.”I can do all this through him who gives me strength” – Philippians 4:13

124.”For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline” – 2 Timothy 1:7

125.”For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11

126.”Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart”- Proverbs 3:3

127.”It is God who arms me with strength, And makes my way perfect”- Psalm 18:32

128.”For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways”- Psalm 91:11

129.”The LORD will fight for you; you need only to be still”- Exodus 14:14

130.”For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future”- Jeremiah 29:11


How To Use These Inspirational Quotes To Keep Going

If you going through a tough time, are looking for healthy ways to get through it, and read a quote that you like or feel really resonates with you, try some of these ideas to actually put them to use:

  • Write the quote down and read it often as a reminder throughout your day
  • Say the words to yourself as a sort of mantra
  • Share the quote on your favorite social media platform
  • Keep a list of your favorite quotes to refer to when you’re in need of positive or inspiring thoughts
  • Use the quote or saying as a journal prompt or an addition to your favorite journal

And finally, be patient and kind to yourself. If you’re going through something and just need to keep going, be sure to allow for rest, stress relief, and feeling extra emotions.

I hope these keep going quotes and saying help bring you inspiration and encouragement when you need them!


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