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33 Beautiful Quotes to Inspire You to Believe in Yourself Again

by Staff Writers | The Web Writer Spotlight: Jul 19, 2016


Sometimes life throws a hard punch and sends us reeling backwards, stunned. We lose our enthusiasm.

Maybe business isn’t going too well or your personal relationships have hit a rough stretch. During times like these it’s easy to lose faith and give up on yourself and others. But, that’s not really the best way to go. The best way to go is to take it like a fighter and throw one right back at it!

No matter how bad things get, believe that everything will work out for good in the end—and it will. You are a champion. Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee, as Muhammad Ali used to say. Don’t give up on yourself. Human beings have this amazing resilience built within them that you can always tap into to bounce back stronger than ever, even after the hardest of knocks.

Check out these beautiful quotes we’ve put together to uplift you if you are in low spirits, and help you make those around you feel good and reassured again that everything will be okay. Enjoy!


  1.  “You may be the only person left who believes in you, but it's enough. It takes just one star to pierce a universe of darkness. Never give up.” ― Richelle E. Goodrich


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


  1. "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.


  1. "Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." ― Thomas A. Edison


  1. "Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure." ― George Edward Woodberry


  1. "Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic." ― Anonymous


  1. "If you’re not failing every now and again, it’s a sign you’re not doing anything very innovative." ― Woody Allen


  1. “Haters don’t really hate you, they hate themselves; because you’re a reflection of what they wish to be.” ― Yaira N


  1. "A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him." ― David Brinkley


  1. "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved." ― Helen Keller


  1. "You’re not going to enjoy every minute of the journey, but the success you’ll find at the end will make it all worth it. I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’" ― Muhammad Ali


  1. "The more we do, the more we can do." ― William Hazlitt


  1. "Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit." ― E.E. Cummings


  1. "It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures." ― Oprah Winfrey


  1. "Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong." ― Peter T. McIntyre


  1. "The courage to be is the courage to accept oneself, in spite of being unacceptable." ― Paul Tillich


  1. "Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love." ― Brené Brown


  1. "To anyone that ever told you you're no good ... They're no better." ― Hayley Williams


  1. "No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ― Eleanor Roosevelt


  1. "You yourself, as much as anyone in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection." ― Buddha


  1. "Wouldn't it be powerful if you fell in love with yourself so deeply that you would do just about anything if you knew it would make you happy?” ― Alan Cohen


  1. "Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." ― Christopher Robin


  1. "Tension is who you think you should be, relaxation is who you are." ― Chinese proverb


  1. "Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do." ― Dr. Benjamin Spock


  1. "You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can't have it." ― Dr. Robert Anthony


  1. "It is not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves." ― Sir Edmund Hillary


  1. "If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think." ― T. Harv Eker


  1. “The only person who can pull me down is myself, and I'm not going to let myself pull me down anymore.” ― C. JoyBell C.


  1. "If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced." ― Vincent van Gogh


  1. "I know where I’m going and I know the truth, and I don’t have to be what you want me to be. I’m free to be what I want." ― Muhammad Ali


  1. "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


  1. "Be yourself; everyone else is already taken." ― Oscar Wilde


  1. "As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live." ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

See Also: 10 Best Quotes from Ann Handley’s ‘Everybody Writes’.


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