Read These 140+ Rejection Quotes To Rebuild Your Life

Rejection Quotes | We all want to be successful in our lives, but very few people are very successful in reality. There are many reasons for this, one of which is the fear of rejection.

People do not succeed not because they do not have talent or their performance is not good, but they do not succeed because they are afraid of rejection.

This is a problem; people want to be successful but also have a fear of rejection. If you also want to be successful, then you have to face rejection or sometimes many rejections. Every successful person has definitely been rejected once or many times.

Whether it is Walt Disney, the discoverer of Disney character Mickey Mouse, or Brian Acton, the founder of the world’s most successful chatting app WhatsApp. Every successful person has seen rejection in their life.

Wouldn’t the heart be hurt at the time of rejection of those people? Wouldn’t they have felt like dropping the idea? There must have been many negative thoughts in his mind, but they only focused on their dreams and work.

If you also want to achieve great success in your life, then you have to be ready for rejection. Rejection is a very important part of a successful person. It gives you courage, it gives your motivation to work more hard.

There can be any rejection, whether it is a rejection of work or in a relationship or rejection of anything else. You should keep a positive mindset in every rejection.

In this article, we will read some quotes related to rejection. I hope these quotes and sayings will definitely motivate you.

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“A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.”

– Bo Bennett

“Rejection can disappoint you, depress you and may even stop you in your tracks… learn not to take rejection so personally… if you’re honest with yourself and believe in your work, others will too.”

– Bev Jozwiak

“A boo is a lot louder than a cheer. If you have 10 people cheering and one person booing, all you hear is the booing.”

– Lance Armstrong

“Rejection gives you more power to push forward.”

– Jeremy Limn

“You get used to the rejection and you don’t take it personally.”

– Daniel Craig

“Rejection is merely a redirection; a course correction to your destiny.”

– Bryant McGill

“Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t feel bad if someone rejects you or ignore you. People usually reject and ignore expensive things because they can’t afford them.”

– Unknown

“Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.”

– Marcus Aurelius

“You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.”

– Walt Disney

“It is necessary to put yourself out for rejection, and accept that you will be rejected.”

– Robert Genn

“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”

– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”

– Nikos Kazantazkis

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

– Jimmy Dean

“Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

– Og Mandino

“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”

– Robin Williams

quotes on rejection

“Most fears of rejection rest on the desire for approval from other people. Don’t base your self-esteem on their opinions.”

– Harvey Mackay

“A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.”

– Bo Bennett

“I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.”

– Sylvester Stallone

“Rejection just motivates me to keep trying and to try to do better.”

– Unknown

“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.”

― Martin Luther King, Jr.

“If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.”

– Toba Beta

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”

– Confucius

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

“Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later.”

– Og Mandino

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.”

– Steve Jobs

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”

– Maya Angelou

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

– Milton Berle

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

– Francis of Assisi

quotes about rejection

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”

– Charles R. Swindoll

“Do not worry when rejected by mankind. If you return to God, your righteous Maker will receive you.”

– Lailah Gifty Akita

“If at first you think it’s rejection, it’s probably actually newfound freedom.”

– Emilyann Allen

“A rejection may cause pain. However, it’s not a failure; it shows the reality and other ways too.”

– Ehsan Sehgal

“Rejection of desire is liberating. Renunciation is a form of power.”

– Kilroy J. Oldster

“There’s nothing as painful as rejection without correction. It’s like direction without destination.”

– Kabelo Mabona

“Rejection is a part of any man’s life. If you can’t accept and move past rejection, or at least use it as writing material – you’re not a real man.”

– Master Jiraiya

“We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.”

– Henry Rollins

“The biggest hurdle is rejection. Any business you start, be ready for it. The difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is the successful people do all the things the unsuccessful people don’t want to do. When 10 doors are slammed in your face, go to door number 11 enthusiastically, with a smile on your face.”

– John Paul DeJoria

“An unexamined faith is not worth having, for fundamentalism and uncritical certitude entail the rejection of one of the great human gifts: that of free will, of the liberty to make up our own minds based on evidence and tradition and reason.”

– Jon Meacham

“It’s rare for someone to give you a helping hand when you’re going through rejection.”

– Jaya Prada

“You get used to the rejection and you don’t take it personally.”

– Daniel Craig

overcoming rejection quotes

“What’s incredible with Trent Reznor is how he took all the alienation and the rejection of traditional rock and found a way to encapsulate it in a form that made the public finally get industrial music.”

– Genesis P-Orridge

“Every candle that gets lit in the dark room must feel a little rejection from the darkness around it, but the last thing I want from those who hold a different world view to me is to accept me.”

– Kirk Cameron

“It is impossible, in my mind, to distinguish between the refusal to receive a petition, or its summary rejection by some general order, and the denial of the right of petition.”

– Caleb Cushing

“Believe me, the next step is a currency crisis because there will be a rejection of the dollar, the rejection of the dollar is a big, big event, and then your personal liberties are going to be severely threatened.”

– Ron Paul

“Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience. They’ll stay faithful as long as it’s safe and doesn’t involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going.”

– Charles Stanley

“As important as hustle is, grit and resilience are equally as important because there’s a lot of rejection in our business.”

– Troy Carter

“I have learned not to allow rejection to move me.”

– Cicely Tyson

“If a circle shuts you out, draw a circle around it.”

– Marty Rubin

“I have learned not to allow rejection to move me.”

– Cicely Tyson

“A man who rejects you is simply clearing the way for the One you deserve.”

– Naide P Obiang

some rejection hurts quotes

“To get rejected so vehemently Over and over again Until some said it was the rejection I was after No it wasn’t I wanted the intensity that you sometimes promised”

– Dorothea Lasky

“If you aren’t mad about the rejection, you didn’t invest enough into the process.”

– Darnell Lamont Walker

“Today’s rejection may become tomorrow’s acceptance.”

– Ehsan Sehgal

“Depression taught me how to love myself more than rejection ever could.”

– Nitya Prakash

“Finish your race even if you must do it bruised and alone.”

– Naide P Obiang

“The only thing that will help us move past the giant of rejection is to immerse ourselves in the acceptance of Christ.”

– Louie Giglio

“If you aren’t ready for rejection, you aren’t ready for love.”

– Marty Rubin

“To be set aside is to be rejected. To be set apart is to be given an assignment that requires preparation.”

– Lysa TerKeurst

“People’s rejection can be God’s direction for you.”

– Farshad Asl

“Successful people reject rejection.”

– John C. Maxwell

“Never fear rejection for a life of regretting.”

– Unknown

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.”

– Vince Lombardi

“What you do today can improve all your tomorrows.”

– Ralph Marston

“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”

– Audrey Hepburn

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

– C. S. Lewis

“Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected.”

– Courtney Milan

“When you’re following your inner voice, doors tend to eventually open for you, even if they mostly slam at first.”

– Kelly Cutrone

“But there’s only so much rejection you can take before you finally give up and stop trying.”

– Brigid Kemmerer

“Rejection is a challenge.”

– Veronica Purcell

relationship rejection quotes

“You have to take all the rejections that life will throw at you. We do not grow in happiness, but we grow in sadness. Each rejection teaches us something new.”

– Avijeet Das

“Every broken heart has screamed at one time or another, “I want to know why!”

– Shannon L. Alder

“Don’t loose your hope until you get rejected, because once you loose your respect you will get rejected.”

– Allan Bridjith

“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”

– Swami Sivananda

“A clear rejection is always better than a fake promise.”

– Rihanna A Mohammed

“Learn to eat rejection; it will make you stronger.”

– Bob Ragland

“We are always afraid to ask because we aren’t afraid of the answer but the feeling of rejection.”

– Anna R.

“Human rejection can be God’s divine protection.”

– Paula Hendricks

“Rejection doesn’t have to mean you aren’t good enough; it often just means the other person failed to notice what you have to offer.”

– Ash Sweeney

“Rejection is the sand in the oyster, the irritation that ultimately produces the pearl.”

– Burke Wilkinson

“Artistic rejection is like taking cod liver oil; they say it’s good for you, you know they’re right, but it can be still tough to swallow.”

– Ian Semple

“I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.”

– Sylvester Stallone

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