30 inspirational quotes on dealing with rejection

Here is a list of 30 inspirational quotes to help you overcome the fear of rejection.

1. “Don’t get discouraged from all the rejection.” – Joey King

2. “Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.” – Steve Maraboli

3. “Rejection is merely a redirection; a course correction to your destiny.” – Brant McGill

4. “You have to learn to take rejection not as an indication of personal failing but as a wrong address.” – Ray Bradbury

5. “Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let your hands not be idle, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well.” – Ecclesiastes 11:6

6. “Leave no stone unturned.” – Euripides

7. “You must learn how to handle rejection. To succeed, you must learn how to cope with a little word ‘no’, learn how to strip that rejection of all its power. The best salesmen are those who are rejected most. They are the ones who can take any ‘no’ and use it as a prod to go onto the next ‘yes’.” – Tony Robbins

8. “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

9. “Rejection is a common occurrence. Learning that early and often will help you build up the tolerance and resistance to keep going and keep trying.” – Kevin Feige

10. “As long as we persevere and endure, we can get anything we want.” – Mike Tyson

11. “Don’t let anyone, or any rejection, keep you from what you want.” – Ashley Tisdale

12 .“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

13. “Almost more than talent you need tenacity, and an infinite capacity for rejection, if you are to succeed.” – Larry Kramer

14. “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

15. “I don’t want anyone who doesn’t want me.” – Oprah Winfrey

16. “The more you do, the more you fail. The more you fail, the more you learn. The more you learn, the better you get.” – John Maxwell

17. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill

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

19. “The more you do, the more you fail. The more you fail, the more you learn. The more you learn, the better you get.” – Michelle Phan

20. “Practice, practice, practice until you eventually get numb on rejections.” – Brain Klemmer

21. “There are no real successes without rejection. The more rejection you get, the better you are, the more you’ve learned, the closer you are to your outcome… If you can handle rejection, you’ll learn to get everything you want.” – Tony Robbins

22. “Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.” – Neil Gaiman

23. “Do not pray for an easy life. Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee

24. “Human rejection can be God’s divine protection.” – Paula Hendricks

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

26. “ There is going to be a hundred thousand doors slammed in your face before one opens, so feel ok about taking rejection.” – Heather Matarazzo

27. “You get used to the rejection and you don’t take it personally. “ – Daniel Craig

28. “The better you are at communicating, negotiating, and handling your fear of rejection, the easier life is.” – Robert Kiyosaki

29. “Personally, I’ve learned about perseverance: when you hear the word ‘No,’ and when you hear rejection, that it’s not always final. And that timing is everything, and you have to stay the course and just keep working hard and know that, when your time comes, that it will be sweet and that it will be the perfect time.” – Angela Robinson

30. “My advice to everybody – never give up and have great resiliency. Don’t take the rejection personally, but listen if it’s intelligent and make changes if they’re needed and then move forward.” – Sherry Lansing

31. “Rejection puts you out of your comfort zone which is usually when you’re at your best.” – Stewart Stafford

32. “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


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