65 Best Resilience Quotes On Success In Life

These resilience quotes will inspire you. Resilience, the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging resilience quotes, resilience sayings, and resilience proverbs.

Inspirational Resilience Quotes

  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
  2. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ~ Confucius
  3. “Resilience is a precious skill. People who have it tend to also have three underlying advantages: a believe that they can influence life events; a tendency to find meaningful purpose in life’s turmoil; and a conviction that they can learn from both positive and negative experiences.” ~ Amanda Ripley
  4. “Resilience is not what happens to you. It’s how you react to, respond to, and recover from what happens to you.” ~ Jeffrey Gitomer

  5. “The greater the force of your compassion, the greater your resilience in confronting hardships.” ~ Dalai Lama
  6. “The key to life is resilience…We will always be knocked down. It’s the getting up that counts.” ~ Dominique Browning
  7. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ~ Winston Churchill , Resilience quotes success
  8. “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
  9. “Resilience is very different than being numb. Resilience means you experience, you feel, you fail, you hurt. You fall. But, you keep going.” ~ Yasmin Mogahed

  10. “Bamboo is flexible, bending with the wind but never breaking, capable of adapting to any circumstance. It suggests resilience, meaning that we have the ability to bounce back even from the most difficult times. . . . Your ability to thrive depends, in the end, on your attitude to your life circumstances. Take everything in stride with grace, putting forth energy when it is needed, yet always staying calm inwardly.” ~ Ping Fu
  11. “The best antidote to stress is resilience… having the ability to respond to change or adversity proactively and resourcefully.” ~ Lauren Mackler
  12. “Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant.” ~ Horace

  13. “Mastering the art of resilience does much more than restore you to who you once thought you were. Rather, you emerge from the experience transformed into a truer expression of who you were really meant to be.” ~ Carol Orsborn
  14. “All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” ~ Helen Keller
  15. “I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I’ve bought a big bat. I’m all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” ~ Dr. Seuss
  16. “I’m not sure if resilience is ever achieved alone. Experience allows us to learn from example. But if we have someone who loves us-I don’t mean who indulges us, but who loves us enough to be on our side-then it’s easier to grow resilience, to grow belief in self, to grow self-esteem. And it’s self-esteem that allows a person to stand up.” ~ Maya Angelou
  17. “Resilience is based on compassion for ourselves as well as compassion for others” ~ Sharon Salzberg

  18. “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before. You can fight it, you can do nothing but scream about what you’ve lost, or you can accept that and try to put together something that’s good.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards
  19. “Joy, collected over time, fuels resilience – ensuring we’ll have reservoirs of emotional strength when hard things do happen.” ~ Brené Brown
  20. “No one’s life is a smooth sail; we all come into stormy weather. But it’s this adversity – and more specifically our resilience – that makes us strong and successful.” ~ Tony Robbins
  21. “Resilience is all about being able to overcome the unexpected. Sustainability is about survival. The goal of resilience is to thrive.” ~ Jamais Cascio

  22. “That which does not destroy strengthens.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  23. “All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me… 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
  24. “When your world is in pieces, you can choose to see it as crumbling or building. Your attitude, resilience, and determination mark the difference.” ~ Rita Zahara
  25. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” ~ Edith Wharton

  26. “Inner resilience and the ability to bounce back are personal qualities. … Align yourself with someone who has this kind of resilience so that your own can be strengthened. Find another oak to weather the storm with you. Anyone who is in touch with his or her core self will always respond.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  27. “I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.” ~ Elie Wiesel
  28. “We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” ~ Helen Keller
  29. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ~ Anais Nin

  30. “Resilience is the maintenance of high levels of positive affect and well-being in the face of adversity. It is not that resilient individuals never experience negative affect, but rather that the negative effect does not persist.” ~ Richard Davidson
  31. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.” ~ Helen Keller
  32. “A good coach encourages the same type of resilience in the people they work with. They encourage them to take risks. If the risk results in failure, they help all people to learn from the mistake and then go on to try another way.” ~ Lord Byron
  33. “Resilience is accepting your new reality, even if it’s less good than the one you had before.” ~ Elizabeth Edwards

  34. “Courage to me means plowing through that dull gray mist that comes down on life-not only overriding people and circumstances but overriding the bleakness of living. A sort of insistence on the value of life and the worth of transient things…My courage is faith-faith in the eternal resilience of me that joy’ll come back, and hope and spontaneity. And I feel that till it does, I’ve got to keep my lips shut and my chin high, and my eyes wide” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald , Resilience quotes courage
  35. “Never be afraid to learn. Have a good amount of resilience and enjoy the journey.” ~ Willemijn Verkaik
  36. “Persistence and resilience only come from having been given the chance to work through difficult problems.” ~ Gever Tulley
  37. “The soul gives us resilience – an essential quality since we constantly have to rebound from hardship.” ~ Wynton Marsalis

  38. “Someone was hurt before you, wronged before you, hungry before you, frightened before you, beaten before you, humiliated before you, raped before you… yet, someone survived… You can do anything you choose to do.” ~ Maya Angelou
  39. “It demands great spiritual resilience not to hate the hater whose foot is on your neck, and an even greater miracle of perception and charity not to teach your child to hate.” ~ James A. Baldwin
  40. “Health is wholeness and balance, an inner resilience that allows you to meet the demands of living without being overwhelmed.” ~ Andrew Weil
  41. “Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.” ~ Calvin Coolidge

  42. “GRIT is Guts, Resilience, Industriousness, and Tenacity. GRIT is the ability to focus, stay determined, stay optimistic in the face of a challenge, and simply work harder than the next guy or gal.” ~ Linda Kaplan Thaler
  43. “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
  44. “The ability to take misfortune and make something good come of it is a rare gift. Those who possess it are ..said to have resilience or courage.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
  45. “Human beings have enormous resilience.” ~ Muhammad Yunus

  46. “The more obstacles you face and overcome, the more times you falter and get back on track, the more difficulties you struggle with and conquer, the more resiliency you will naturally develop. There is nothing that can hold you back if you are resilient.” ~ Jim Rohn
  47. “But just because you’re strong and resilient doesn’t mean you never need someone to be there for you, to take care of you.” ~ Tammara Webber
  48. “I don’t want to read what is going to slide down easily; there has to be some crunch, a certain amount of resilience.” ~ John Ashbery
  49. “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” ~ Dale Carnegie

  50. “The more complex the network is, the more complex its pattern of interconnections, the more resilient it will be.” ~ Fritjof Capra
  51. “Success in anything important rarely comes without the Five Horsemen of Success: planning, effort, positivity, perseverance and resilience.” ~ Michael Josephson
  52. “Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” ~ Calvin Coolidge
  53. “I learned there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some from behind.” ~ Dr. Seuss

  54. “As a community college professor for over twenty years, I’ve seen the determination, resilience, and dedication of countless students. Regardless of circumstances, they show up. They work hard. They believe anything is possible.” ~ Jill Biden , Resilience quotes for students
  55. “People don’t scream or swear or pout or sulk when there’s compatibility. But most growth occurs when there’s incompatibility. When it comes to resilience, when it comes to pulling yourself up when you’ve fallen down, you don’t learn those things when things are going well. You learn those things when you’re struggling.” ~ Ross W. Greene
  56. “God allows and at times causes us to go through the kinds of circumstances that strip away all falsehood and leave us with our real selves. God’s ultimate intent is not to leave us faithless, but to leave us faith-full. There are few things as exhilarating as going through the fire and finding that you had the resilience to make it through. All of us wonder at times whether we have what it takes. God wants to bring us to a place where we have no doubt of the work He has done within us.” ~ Erwin McManus
  57. “Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” ~ Bernard Williams

  58. “Don’t give up. You’re going to get kicked in the teeth. A lot. Learn to take a hit, then pick yourself up off the floor. Resilience is the true key to success.” ~ Melissa Rosenberg
  59. “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
  60. “Forgive yourself for your faults and your mistakes and move on.” ~ Les Brown
  61. “Maturity is a compound of wisdom, goodwill, resilience, and creativity.” ~ J. I. Packer

  62. “Obstacles, of course, are developmentally necessary: they teach kids strategy, patience, critical thinking, resilience, and resourcefulness.” ~ Naomi Wolf
  63. “We are not animals. We are not a product of what has happened to us in our past. We have the power of choice.” ~ Stephen Covey
  64. “Because, you know, resilience – if you think of it in terms of the Gold Rush, then you’d be pretty depressed right now because the last nugget of gold would be gone. But the good thing is, with innovation, there isn’t a last nugget. Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.” ~ Jeff Bezos
  65. “I am capable, confident, intelligent, resilient, and in charge. Health and happiness are my birthrights and I accept with gratitude.” ~ Kris Carr

Summary: Resilience, an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change.

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