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Resilience Quotes I 60 inspirational quotes to boost your resilience!

Jeroen de Flander

Resilience is the ability to bounce back after failure. It’s that quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever.

Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes.

Building resilience is an important part of human growth and change. There are several ways to cultivate and inspire resilience in people.

A good start is to find a resilience quote that inspires you. Resilience quotes can help you to change your mindset about failure and return stronger than ever.

Resilience Quotes

 1.“My scars remind me that I did indeed survive my deepest wounds. That in itself is an accomplishment. And they bring to mind something else, too. They remind me that the damage life has inflicted on me has, in many places, left me stronger and more resilient. What hurt me in the past has actually made me better equipped to face the present.” ―Steve Goodier

2.“Strong people alone know how to organize their suffering so as to bear only the most necessary pain.”―Chris Peterson   

3.“I spent my young adult years postponing many of the small things that I knew would make me happy…I was fortunate enough to realize that I would never have the time unless I made the time. And then the rest of my life began.”―Emil Dorian

4.“Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.”―Gever Tulley

5.“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”―Margaret Thatcher

6.“It’s your reaction to adversity, not adversity itself that determines how your life’s story will develop.”―Dieter F. Uchtdorf

7.“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.”―Nelson Mandela

8.“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.”―Ernest Hemingway

9.“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.”―Maya Angelou

10.“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.”―Ambrose Redmoon

Focus Quotes : “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” _Aristotle

Resilience Quotes 11 – 20

11.“I’m inspired by people that are marginal. I’m excited by their resilience. ” ―Mira Nair

12.“You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces ―  my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined.”―Elizabeth Edwards

13.”When we tackle obstacles, we find hidden reserves of courage and resilience we did not know we had. And it is only when we are faced with failure do we realize that these resources were always there within us. We only need to find them and move on with our lives.” ―A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

14.”Resilience is woven deeply into the fabric of Oklahoma. Throw us an obstacle, and we grow stronger.” ―Brad Henry

15.”Resilience is, of course, necessary for a warrior. But a lack of empathy isn’t.” ―Phil Klay

16.”The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.” ―Joshua Waitzkin

17.”In order to succeed, people need a sense of self― efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.” ―Albert Bandura

18.”Resilience isn’t a single skill. It’s a variety of skills and coping mechanisms. To bounce back from bumps in the road as well as failures, you should focus on emphasizing the positive.” ―Jean Chatzky

19.”Someone said adversity builds character, but someone else said adversity reveals character. I’m pleasantly surprised with my resilience. I persevere, and not just blindly. I take the best, get rid of the rest, and move on, realizing that you can make a choice to take the good.” ―Brooke Shields

20.”I have a lot of stamina and I have a lot of resilience.” ―Hillary Clinton

Resilience Quotes 21 – 30

21.“Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before.”―Elizabeth Edwards

22.“The human capacity for burden is like bamboo―  far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.”―Jodi Picoult

23.“No matter how much falls on us, we keep plowing ahead. That’s the only way to keep the roads clear.”―Greg Kincaid

24.“If your heart is broken, make art with the pieces.”―Shane Koyczan

25.“I tried and failed. I tried again and again and succeeded. “―Gail Borden

26.“The difference between a strong man and a weak one is that the former does not give up after a defeat.”Woodrow Wilson

27.“It may sound strange, but many champions are made champions by setbacks.”―Bob Richards

28.“Only those who dare to fail greatly, can ever achieve greatly.”―Robert F. Kennedy

29.“Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”―Confucius

30.“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.”―Sir Winston Churchill

Growth Mindset Quotes: Always bear in mind that your own resolution to success is more important than any other one thing. ―Abraham Lincoln

Resilience Quotes 31 – 40

31.“When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ―Helen Keller

32.“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ―Anna Quindlen

33.“Our job is unconditional love. The job of everyone else in our life is to push our buttons.”―Byron Katie

34.“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” ―Dr. Seuss

35.“Running from who we are is a chase that never ends and a race we can never win. Our legs will get tired, we will run out of fuel, and who we are will over― take us and we will regret all the miles we ran in the opposite direction.” ―Sam Davidson

36.“Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.” ―Jim Horning

37.“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” ―Gandhi

38.“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” ―Pablo Picasso

39.“Few people are mind readers. Let them know they matter.” ―Dr. Chris Peterson

40.“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.” ―Gloria Steinem

Resilience Quotes 41 – 50

41.”I wouldn’t be where I am now if I didn’t fail … a lot. The good, the bad, it’s all part of the success equation.” Mark Cuban

42.”Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive.” ―Donald Trump

43.”If you think you can do a thing or think you can’t do a thing, you’re right.” ―Henry Ford

44.”No matter what your current condition, how or where you grew up, or what education or training you feel you lack, you can be successful in your chosen endeavor. It is spirit, fortitude, and hardiness that matter more than where you start.” ―Jack Ma

45.”The most dangerous poison is the feeling of achievement. The antidote is to, every evening, think what can be done better tomorrow.” ―Ingvar Kamprad

46.”Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.” ―H. Ross Perot

47.”It’s fine to celebrate success but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.” ―Bill Gates

48.”Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest steppingstones to success.” Dale Carnegie

49.”I just love it when people say I can’t do it, there’s nothing that makes me feel better, because all my life, people have said that I wasn’t going to make it.” ―Ted Turner

50.”Failure is not the outcome― failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.” ―Sara Blakely

Resilience Quotes 51 – 60

51.“Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” –Albert Einstein

52.“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” –Wayne Gretzky

53.“Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% of how I react to it. “– Charles Swindoll

54.“Eighty percent of success is showing up. “–Woody Allen

55.“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. “–Vince Lombardi

56.“Every child is an artist.  The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” –Pablo Picasso

57.“You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. “–Christopher Columbus

58.“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. “–Ralph Waldo Emerson

59.“Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear. “– George Addair

60.“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. “–Lao Tzu

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