65 Rock Quotes On Success In Life

These rock quotes will inspire you. A rock is any naturally occurring solid mass or aggregate of minerals or mineraloid matter.

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

Best Rock Quotes

  1. “There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us. They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  2. “Stand up like a mountain; have faith like a rock; love like an avalanche” ~ Bob Goff
  3. “Stand through life firm as a rock in the sea, undisturbed and unmoved by its ever-rising waves” ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan
  4. “Rock is a great master of life. It teaches us this simple philosophy: Stay firm!” ~ Mehmet Murat Ildan

  5. “We have forgotten what rocks and plants still know – we have forgotten how to be – to be still – to be ourselves – to be where life is here and now” ~ Eckhart Tolle , Rock quotes about life
  6. “May your character not be a writing upon the sand, but an inscription upon the rock!” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  7. “The secret to walkin´ on water is knowing where the rocks are.” ~ Bootsy Collins
  8. “In matters of principle, stand like a rock.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  9. “It is necessary … for a man to go away by himself … to sit on a rock … and ask, ‘Who am I, where have I been, and where am I going?” ~ Carl Sandburg
  10. “Geologists have a saying – rocks remember.” ~ Neil Armstrong
  11. “Be a rock, not a pebble.” ~ David Arquette
  12. “Love is not enough. But, it is the rock on which all else stands.” ~ Nora Roberts

  13. “Don’t be a hard rock when you really are a gem!” ~ Lauryn Hill
  14. “The path to inspiration starts upon the trails we’ve known; each stumbling block is not a rock, but just a stepping stone.” ~ Charles Ghigna
  15. “A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, bearing within him the image of a cathedral.” ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  16. “Just because I rock doesn’t mean I am made of stone.” ~ Jim Carrey

  17. “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” ~ Lee Iacocca
  18. “And a rock feels no pain; And an island never cries.” ~ Paul Simon
  19. “As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can”.” ~ John Muir
  20. “Say planet rock, it’s a sure shot.” ~ Afrika Bambaataa

  21. “With love, even the rocks will open.” ~ Hazrat Inayat Khan
  22. “God may allow us at times to hit rock bottom, to show us He’s the rock-at the bottom.” ~ Kirk Franklin
  23. “I have learned to kiss the waves that throw me up against the Rock of Ages.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  24. “A wise person is like a smoothly polished rock: it takes time to become either.” ~ Vera Nazarian

  25. “Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.” ~ Sigmund Freud
  26. “. . . gentleness is stronger than severity, water is stronger than rock, love is stronger than force.” ~ Hermann Hesse , Rock quotes love
  27. “I have to get inspired by something that touches my soul, or rocks my soul.” ~ Steven Tyler
  28. “For a tree to become tall it must grow tough roots among the rocks.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  29. “The rock’s easy, but the roll is another thing.” ~ Keith Richards

  30. “In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins, not through strength but by perseverance.” ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  31. “Life is a storm, my young friend. You will bask in the sunlight one moment, be shattered on the rocks the next. What makes you a man is what you do when that storm comes.” ~ Alexandre Dumas
  32. “I’m yours for ever–for ever and ever. Here I stand; I’m as firm as a rock. If you’ll only trust me, how little you’ll be disappointed. Be mine as I am yours.” ~ Henry James
  33. “The brook would lose its song if we removed the rocks.” ~ Wallace Stegner

  34. “Vision connects you. But it also separates you. In my work, and my life, I feel a desire to merge. Not in terms of losing my own identity… but theres a feeling that life is interconnected, that theres life in stones and rocks and trees and dirt, like there is in us.” ~ Bill Viola
  35. “The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation. For me, I am driven by two main philosophies, know more today about the world than I knew yesterday. And along the way, lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  36. “And I needed a rock. Something to hold onto, to stand on. Something solid. Because everything was going soft, turning into mush, into marsh, into fog. Fog closing in on all sides. I didn’t know where I was at all.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  37. “Stand as a rock; you are indestructible. You are the Self (atman), the God of the universe.” ~ Swami Vivekananda

  38. “Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.” ~ Rumi
  39. “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  40. “I wanna rock right now.” ~ Rob Base
  41. “Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre
  42. “The True Church can never fail. For it is based upon a rock.” ~ T. S. Eliot

  43. “Diplomacy is the art of saying ‘Nice doggie’ until you can find a rock.” ~ Will Rogers
  44. “The person that turns over the most rocks wins the game. And that’s always been my philosophy.” ~ Peter Lynch
  45. “The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  46. “The blues had a baby and they called it rock and roll.” ~ Muddy Waters

  47. “Torn between the impulse to stroke his head, and the urge to cave it in with a rock, I did neither.” ~ Diana Gabaldon
  48. “How strange and wonderful is our home, our earth, with its swirling vaporous atmosphere, its flowing and frozen liquids, its trembling plants, its creeping, crawling, climbing creatures, the croaking things with wings that hang on rocks and soar through the fog, the furry grass, the scaly seas.” ~ Edward Abbey
  49. “If you see a whole thing – it seems that it’s always beautiful. Planets, lives… But up close a world’s all dirt and rocks. And day to day, life’s a hard job, you get tired, you lose the pattern.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin
  50. “I have to make rock records occasionally.” ~ Evan Dando

  51. “I though about what death is, what a loss is. A sharp pain that lessens with time, but can never quite heal over. A scar. The idea occurred to me there on the site. Take a knife and cut open the earth, and with time the grass would heal it. As if you cut open the rock and polished it.” ~ Maya Lin
  52. “A film should be like a rock in the shoe.” ~ Lars von Trier
  53. “Will none of the powers that be realize what Brian Wilson did with the chords. Deftly taking from all sources, old rock, Four Freshman, he got in his records a beautiful hybrid sound – Let Him Run Wild, Don’t Worry Baby, I Get Around, Fun, Fun, Fun – ‘and she had fun, fun, fun ’till her daddy took her T-bird away.'” ~ Lou Reed
  54. “Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” ~ William Congreve

  55. “I came into music because I thought the presentation of poetry wasn’t vibrant enough. So I merged improvised poetry with basic rock chords.” ~ Patti Smith , Rock quotes music
  56. “I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values – even if they rarely talked about them.” ~ Harry Reid
  57. “Poetry must be as new as foam and as old as the rock.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  58. “Michael Anthony is the Diplomat of Rock N Roll. He is the regular guy.” ~ Gary Cherone

  59. “The right way usually lies between two extremes: it is the narrow channel between the rock and the whirlpool.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  60. “I despise people who go to the gutter on either the right or the left and hurl rocks at those in the center.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  61. “Man is a little germ that lives on an unimportant rock ball that revolves about a small star at the outskirts of an ordinary galaxy. … I am absolutely amazed to discover myself on this rock ball rotating around a spherical fire. It’s a very odd situation. And the more I look at things I cannot get rid of the feeling that existence is quite weird.” ~ Alan Watts
  62. “Everest? Don’t forget it’s really just a big pile of rocks.” ~ David Breashears

  63. “I am a conscientious man, when I throw rocks at seabirds I leave no tern unstoned.” ~ Ogden Nash
  64. “As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.” ~ John Muir
  65. “The call of love sounds very hollow among these immobile rocks.” ~ Gustav Mahler

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