155+ Trying Quotes

Trying is not always easy, but it is often worth it. Everyone has a different approach to tackling tough situations, but we can all take inspiration from inspirational trying quotes. Whether it’s a reminder to keep going or a spark of inspiration to help you try something new, these trying quotes will motivate and inspire you to push forward and try your best!

We all experience difficult times in life, when we are faced with a challenge or simply don’t know what to do next. It can be hard to find the strength and courage to keep going. But if you search for the right words, you can find the inspiration to keep trying. Here are some of the best trying quotes to help you find that inner strength and keep going, no matter what.

Best Trying Quotes

You’re braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. A. A. Milne

Either do not begin or, having begun, do not give up. Chinese Proverb

Sometimes you have to walk away from people, not because you don’t care, but because they don’t. Melchor Lim

What’s done is done. Whether to you, or by you, and you cannot change it. But what’s not done is not done. And there, both hope and hazard lie. Jennifer Donnelly

The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on. Barack Obama

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. Helen Keller

I don’t want to say anything derogatory I’m done. Ed Rollins

Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese Proverb

Instead of letting your hardships and failures discourage or exhaust you, let them inspire you. Michelle Obama

A bridge can still be built, while the bitter waters are flowing beneath. Anthony Liccione

I have not failed, I have just found , ways that won’t work. Thomas Edison

Perfection to me is, I walk away from a situation and say, ‘I did everything I could do right there. There was nothing more that I could do.’ I was a hundred percent, like the meter was at the top. There was nothing else I could have done. You know? Like, I worked as hard as I possibly could have. That’s perfection. Drake

God helps those who persevere. The Koran

With the right kind of coaching and determination you can accomplish anything. Reese Witherspoon

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. Zig Ziglar

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The fact of the matter is, you don’t give up what’s natural. Anything I’ve fantasized about, I’ve done. Ray Charles

It always seems impossible until it’s done. Nelson Mandela

I’m so tired I never want to wake up again. But I’ve figured out now that it was never them that made me feel that way. It was just me, all along. Maggie Stiefvater

There is no failure except in no longer trying. Elbert Hubbard

I pop, I break, I love, and I crave, but when push comes to shove, we’re done. Dominic Riccitello

Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it. Mia Hamm

I’m fed up with the idiots. Sean Connery

You just never give up. You do a task to the best of your abilities and beyond. Debbie Reynolds

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

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. William James

Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in. Bill Bradley

You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don’t give up. Chuck Yeager

It’s all well and good to look back after the fact and see what we should have done, but we rarely know what path is best when we take that first step. Christine Feehan

By perseverance the snail reached the ark. Charles Spurgeon

I need a little peace now, I can’t handle the situations. Pavankumar Nagaraj

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Famous Trying Quotes

When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you. Roy McAvoy

Winners never quit, and quitters never win. Vince Lombardi

Never give up. Today is hard, tomorrow will be worse, but the day after tomorrow will be sunshine. Jack Ma

If you want to fly in the sky, you need to leave the earth. If you want to move forward, you need to let go the past that drags you down. Amit Ray

I’m done with trying to seek other people’s approval. From here on now it’s just me and approving myself. I’m done. Anonymous

Anyone or anything that is negative, you should walk away from. Make room for all the positives. Wendy John

I still miss you and maybe even still like you, but I’m done chasing you. Anmol Andore

Honestly, sometimes I get really fed up of my subconscious it’s like it’s got a mind of its own. Alexei Sayle

It is when we are most lost that we sometimes find our truest friends. Brothers Grimm

Survival can be summed up in three words never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying. Bear Grylls

I never get tired because it ain’t energy that’s being dispensed. It is GOD speaking through me. Don King

Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever.  Professor X

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Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. –Unknown

Be where your feet are. Anonymous

The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones. Confucius

If you end your day feeling like you got nothing done, it’s because you weren’t working: you were busy, not productive.  Richie Norton

Giving up is for rookies. Philoctetes

I’m so done with people and their statuses loaded with my life, my attitude or I don’t have an attitude problem… or whatever the f*ck, just grow up and speak nothing if you really have an attitude. Aaliya

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

Failure is success in progress. Albert Einstein

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. Herman Hesse

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. Marilyn vos Savant

Life isn’t finding shelter in the storm. It’s about learning to dance in the rain. Sherrilyn Kenyon

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes. Benjamin Disraeli

Don’t be afraid to walk away. It’s better to walk away than being taken for granted. Unknown

You must do the things you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt

Part of being a champ is acting like a champ. You have to learn how to win and not run away when you lose. Nancy Kerrigan

I get a little tired of people telling me what might have been. I think I’ve done OK. I don’t dwell on what might have been. Ken Griffey Jr.

Once upon a time, I could sing for three hours. Now, when you see me say ‘I’m done,’ I’m done; ain’t nothing left till the next night. Bobby Womack

Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies. Andy Dufresne, Shawshank Redemption

It’s over. I’m done. No more trying. Nicole Tran

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. Og Mandino

Be as you wish to seem. Socrates

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. Alice Walker

If you run, you might lose. If you don’t run, you’re guaranteed to lose. Jesse Jackson

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts. Winston Churchill

When I’m done with something, I’m done. I don’t go back and listen to and pine for my old albums, or the Lollapalooza days, or ‘Psalm ’ selling millions of records. Maybe I’m really just getting old and mellow. Al Jourgensen

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle

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

Happiness and influence and that which you seek to make your life complete. Louis Howard

Never give up your desire to be what you want to be. Stay focused, persistent and relentless. Debasish Mridha MD

I’m one of those people where, if I go back and look at it, I’m going to feel like, ‘I wish I would have… ‘ I need to just leave it on the floor. What’s done is done. Regina King

I’m not gonna say it’s all done, ’cause it ain’t ever all done. Dimebag Darrell

People are less likely to think it’s immoral to walk away from their home if they know others who have done so. And if enough people do it, the stigma begins to erode. Richard Thaler

Stick around. Don’t lose your heart, just keep going, keep at it. Mark Ruffalo

I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. Carl Jung

I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve. Isoroku Yamamoto

Sometimes the hardest part isn’t letting go but rather learning to start over. Nicole Sobon

I refuse to quit because I haven’t tried all possible ways yet. Unknown

If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way. Martin Luther King Jr.

Nothing is impossible. The word itself says: ‘I’m possible!’ Audrey Hepburn

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. Alexander Graham Bell

I’m done with those; regrets are an excuse for people who have failed. Ned Vizzini

I don’t stop when I’m tired, I stop when I’m done. Bruce Lee

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Powerful Trying Quotes

Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries. James A. Michener

The moment you feel like you have to prove your worth to someone is the moment to absolutely and utterly walk away. Alysia Harris

We all can dance when we find music that we love. Giles Andreae

I’m officially done trying. If you want me in your life, you can come find me. Until then, continue treating me like I don’t exist. Quinton Riley

I am not tired of my work, neither am I tired of the world; yet, when Christ calls me home, I shall go with gladness. Adoniram Judson

I am done with temporary people. Stay only if you mean it. Don’t make promises you can’t keep! Kanushka

Let me tell you the secret that has led to my goal. My strength lies solely on my Louis Pasteur

You can only do so much grunting and groaning and then you’re done, you know? Craig T. Nelson

Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up. Nicki Minaj

If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds. Jesse Jackson

I’m done living for other people. I’m done being a people pleaser. I’m done thinking about what people think about me. Shailene Woodley

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Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny. Steve Maraboli

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

Just because it is not done your way, doesn’t mean it is not right.  Charmaine J Forde

Just because you fail once doesn’t mean you’re gonna fail at everything. Marilyn Monroe

I have never looked back on what I have done. Instead, I am looking for new things to do. Amala Akkineni

You can never be satisfied until you are done playing this game. So I’m just working. Aaron Donald

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. Audrey Hepburn

I’m done with men… I’m going to be alone. I have no luck with relationships. I don’t think I’m made for marriage. Halle Berry

Everything that’s broken was beautiful at one time. And our mistakes make us better people. Jamie Hoang

I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. William Ernest Henley

I just wish you knew how much I liked you. But now since you decided to leave I’m done trying. I’m done with you because the last thing I want now is to be with you. Andii Sundari

Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. Wayne Dyer

Stop being afraid of what can go wrong and start being positive about what can go right. Unknown

People are fed up with seeing the same thing over and over. They want a qualitative change. Amitabh Bachchan

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow. Don’t give up. Robert Tew

The day I made that statement, about inventing the internet, I was tired because I’d been up all night inventing the Camcorder. Al Gore

It always seems impossible until it’s done. Nelson Mandela

It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up. Babe Ruth

Just pick up your courage and walk away. Don’t waste your time. The longer one drags on, the amount of pain accumulates. Dick Hirayama

Out of difficulties grow miracles. Jean de la Bruyere

Take a look through this collection of famous hang in there quotes and find the one that can keep you motivated and inspired as you work towards your goals.

Inspirational Trying Quotes

We need to learn to let go as easily as we grasp and we will find our hands full and our minds empty. Leo F. Buscaglia

It takes a dream to get started, desire to keep going, and determination to finish. Eddie Harris, Jr.

Me, my heart and my soul will always be a fighter. I’m not comfortable with saying, ‘I’m done. I quit. I give up.’ That’s the way I am, and that’s the way I always will be. From the day I was born to the day I die, I am a fighter! Ken Shamrock

You’re always growing as a coach, and I am not done growing, and hopefully I’m not done winning. Doc Rivers

Letting go doesn’t mean that you don’t care about someone anymore. It’s just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself. Deborah Reber

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. Pele

I am fed up. I am fed up with tears and weakness. Veronica Roth

I think I’m decisive, and I like to get things done quickly. So if that comes across as intimidation, I’m sorry to hear it. But it’s more in the interest of getting things done. Anna Wintour

Sometimes the only way you can feel good about yourself is by making someone else look bad. And I’m tired of making other people feel good about themselves. Dan Castellaneta

We can’t retract the decisions we’ve made. We can only affect the decisions we’re going to make from here. Nick Rice

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

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I’m done chasing after people if you want to walk out of my life I’ll hold the door open for you. Hallie

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.  Vince Lombardi

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale

How long should you try? Until. Jim Rohn

I think I can. I think I can. I think I can. I know I can. Watty Piper, The Little Engine That Could

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis

I am done with the past, the future has plenty of room for change. Cyrile Dayao

It is never too late to be wise. –Daniel Defoe

No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Demi Lovato

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

Work like there is someone working  hours a day to take it away from you. Mark Cuban

Just don’t give up trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don’t think you can go wrong. Ella Fitzgerald

Success seems to be largely a matter of hanging on after others have let go. William Feather

When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go. Carol Burnett

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does. William James

I know from experience that you should never give up on yourself or others, no matter what. George Foreman

Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit. Conrad Hilton

I believe that you see something that you want to get done, you cannot give up, and you cannot give in. John Lewis

The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday. Steve Maraboli

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

I’m done chasing people, I’m done begging theme to stay, no expectations, no regrets. Broken. Sushmitha Sravanthi

It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. Albert Einstein

Whether you think you can or think you can’t you’re right. Henry Ford

There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope. Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything

If you walk away, don’t walk away with something still left in the tank. Then you’re wondering like, ‘Man, what could I have done?’ When I’m done playing, I want to leave it all out on the field. Ryan Howard

You can walk away and say We don’t need this. but something in your eyes says We can beat this. Taylor Swift

In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap! the job’s a game! –Mary Poppins

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Beckett

To find something, anything, a great truth or a lost pair of glasses, you must first believe there will be some advantage in finding it. Jack Burden, All The King’s Men

If you believe in something and have the strength not to give up, it can happen. I am the living proof it can be done. Samuel Eto’o

I definitely am done with as much drama as I can be done with. I don’t think it helps me with any of my business endeavors or the things that I’m excited about. Farrah Abraham

These empowering comeback quotes will help you find the courage to make each day count.