65 Surrender Quotes On Success In Life

These surrender quotes will inspire you. Surrender to give something that is yours to someone else because you have been forced to do so or because it is necessary to do so or cease resistance to an enemy or opponent and submit to their authority.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging surrender quotes, surrender sayings, and surrender proverbs.

Best Surrender Quotes

  1. “The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  2. “The cost of freedom is always high, but Americans have always paid it. And one path we shall never choose, and that is the path of surrender, or submission.” ~ John F. Kennedy
  3. “Be crumbled.
    So wild flowers will come up where you are.
    You have been stony for too many years.
    Try something different.
    Surrender.” ~ Rumi
  4. “If you fall behind, run faster. Never give up, never surrender, and rise up against the odds.” ~ Jesse Jackson

  5. “When you surrender to what is and so become fully present, the past ceases to have any power. You do not need it anymore. Presence is the key. Now is the key.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  6. “To some people, surrender may have negative connotations, implying defeat, giving up, failing to rise to the challenges of life, becoming lethargic, and so on. True surrender, however, is something entirely different. It does not mean to passively put up with whatever situation you find yourself in and to do nothing about it. Nor does it mean to cease making plans or initiating positive action. Surrender is the simple but profound wisdom of yielding to rather than opposing the flow of life.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  7. “Surrender is to give oneself up to the original cause of one’s being.” ~ Ramana Maharshi
  8. “Sometimes surrender means giving up trying to understand and becoming comfortable with not knowing.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

  9. “When I look for happiness, I lose it. When I stop looking, and surrender to where I am, I find it.” ~ Barbara De Angelis
  10. “There’s something within you that knows what to do. There is a power greater than you that knows how to take care of you without your help. All you’ve got to do is to surrender to it. Surrender your thoughts, your mind, your ego, to the current that knows the way. It will take care of you. It will take better care of you than you can ever imagine.” ~ Robert Adams
  11. “One should be prepared to surrender completely, absolutely to the will of God. Whatever He does is for our good.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava , Surrender quotes to God
  12. “Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go.” ~ Hermann Hesse

  13. “Something very beautiful happens to people when their world has fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor. Perhaps, in a way, that’s where humanity is now: about to discover we’re not as smart as we thought we were, will be forced by life to surrender our attacks and defenses which avail us of nothing, and finally break through into the collective beauty of who we really are.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  14. “When you surrender, the problem ceases to exist. Try to solve it, or conquer it, and you only set up more resistance. . . . The most difficult thing to admit, and to realize with one’s whole being, is that you alone control nothing. . . .” ~ Henry Miller
  15. “If you surrender completely to the moments as they pass, you live more richly those moments.” ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  16. “Conversion is a complete surrender to Jesus. It’s a willingness to do what he wants you to do.” ~ Billy Sunday

  17. “The simple intention to surrender control is all you need to experience miracles.” ~ Gabrielle Bernstein
  18. “Surrender is faith that the power of Love can accomplish anything even when you cannot forsee the outcome.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  19. “Love conquers all; let us surrender to Love.” ~ Virgil
  20. “The moment of surrender is not when life is over. It’s when it begins” ~ Marianne Williamson

  21. “True love is an act of total surrender.” ~ Paulo Coelho
  22. “The creative process is a process of surrender, not control.” ~ Julia Cameron
  23. “When we finally give up the struggle to find fulfillment “out there,” we have nowhere to go but within. It is at this moment of total surrender that a new light begins to dawn.” ~ Shakti Gawain
  24. “Growth demands a temporary surrender of security.” ~ Gail Sheehy

  25. “How did you get here?
    Close your eyes . . .
    and surrender!” ~ Rumi
  26. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger
  27. “No one should negotiate their dreams. Dreams must be free to fly high. No government, no legislature, has a right to limit your dreams. You should never agree to surrender your dreams.” ~ Jesse Jackson
  28. “Surrender is a gift that you can give yourself. It’s an act of faith. It’s saying that even though I can’t see where this river is flowing, I trust it will take me in the right direction.” ~ Debbie Ford

  29. “Always say “yes” to the present moment. What could be more futile, more insane, than to create inner resistance to what already is? what could be more insane than to oppose life itself, which is now and always now? Surrender to what is. Say “yes” to life — and see how life suddenly starts working for you rather than against you.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  30. “Give up all bad qualities in you, banish the ego and develop the spirit of surrender. You will then experience Bliss.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  31. “Not until you surrender does the spiritual dimension become a living reality in your life. When you do, the energy you emanate and that then runs your life is of a much higher vibrational frequency than the mind energy that still runs the world.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  32. “We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.” ~ Winston Churchill

  33. “All you must do is accecpt all that is unaccecptable to you.” ~ Cheri Huber
  34. “In detachment lies the wisdom of uncertainty…in the wisdom of uncertainty lies the freedom from our past, from the known, which is the prison of past conditioning. And in our willingness to step into the unknown, the field of all possibilities, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of the universe.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  35. “The greatness of a man’s power is the measure of his surrender.” ~ William Booth
  36. “Trust God to take care of you in all circumstances. Do you realize what the enemy will lose if you surrender and trust God?” ~ Beth Moore

  37. “Self-control might be as passionate and as active as the surrender to passion.” ~ W. Somerset Maugham
  38. “All the buried seeds crack open in the dark the instant they surrender to a process they can’t see.” ~ Mark Nepo
  39. “Justice that love gives is a surrender, justice that law gives is a punishment.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi , Surrender quotes about love
  40. “The deeper you surrender to existence, life, nature, the more loving, more understanding, more insightful you become.” ~ Rajneesh

  41. “All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.” ~ Blaise Pascal
  42. “I surrender my anxiety and my sense of urgency. I allow God to guide me in the pacing of my life. I open my heart to God’s timing. I release my deadlines, agendas, and stridency to the gentle yet often swift pacing of God. As I open my heart to God’s unfoldings, my heart attains peace. As I relax into God’s timing, my heart contains comfort. As I allow God to set the tone and schedule of my days, I find myself in the right time and place, open and available to God’s opportunities.” ~ Julia Cameron
  43. “In our willingness to step into the unknown, we surrender ourselves to the creative mind that orchestrates the dance of the universe.” ~ Deepak Chopra
  44. “Mock the devil, and he will flee from thee.” ~ Edward de Bono

  45. “In prayer we shift the center of living from self-consciousness to self-surrender” ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel
  46. “If you ever think about giving up, remember why you held on for so long.” ~ Hayley Williams
  47. “To praise is to praise how one surrenders to the emptiness.” ~ Rumi
  48. “Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

  49. “Surrender and living in the present are one and the same.” ~ Mata Amritanandamayi
  50. “Looking at my life
    I see that only Love
    Has been my soul’s companion
    From deep inside
    My soul cries out:
    Do not wait, surrender
    For the sake of Love.” ~ Rumi
  51. “Eventually you come to realize that most people aren’t looking for a fight but for someone to surrender to.” ~ Robert Breault
  52. “Fully to surrender to love can be terrifying. But it is the price life asks in exchange for the possibility of ecstasy.” ~ Nathaniel Branden

  53. “To surrender is not giving up the struggle, but finding peace within the struggle.” ~ Michelle Cruz
  54. “Self-interest is but the survival of the animal in us. Humanity only begins for man with self-surrender.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel
  55. “Surrender means accepting this moment, this body, and this life with open arms. Surrender involves getting out of your own way and living in accord with a higher will, expressed as the wisdom of the heart. Far more than passive acceptance, surrender uses every challenge as a means of spiritual growth and expanded awareness.” ~ Dan Millman
  56. “We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can – namely, surrender our will and fulfill God’s will in us.” ~ Teresa of Avila

  57. “All compromise is based on give and take, but there can be no give and take on fundamentals. Any compromise on mere fundamentals is a surrender. For it is all give and no take.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  58. “Latent in every man is a venom of amazing bitterness, a black resentment; something that curses and loathes life, a feeling of being trapped, of having trusted and been fooled, of being helpless prey to impotent rage, blind surrender, the victim of a savage, ruthless power that gives and takes away, enlists a man, drops him, promises and betrays, and -crowning injury- inflicts on him the humiliation of feeling sorry for himself.” ~ Paul Valery
  59. “‘One new perception, one fresh thought, one act of surrender, one change of heart, one leap of faith, can change your life forever.'” ~ Robert Holden
  60. “The moment you surrender to love and allow it to lead you to exactly where your soul wants to go, you will have no difficulty.” ~ Neale Donald Walsch

  61. “Surrender is just like love. That’s why I say only lovers can become sannyasins – because they know a little of how to surrender. Love is the first step towards the divine, surrender is the last. And two steps is the whole journey.” ~ Rajneesh
  62. “To be left alone on the tightrope of youthful unknowing is to experience the excruciating beauty of full freedom and the threat of eternal indecision. Few, if any, survive their teens. Most surrender to the vague but murderous pressure of adult conformity. It becomes easier to die and avoid conflict than to maintain a constant battle with the superior forces of maturity.” ~ Maya Angelou
  63. “The heart surrenders everything to the moment. The mind judges and holds back.” ~ Ram Dass

  64. “You must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” ~ Confucius
  65. “To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.” ~ Isaac Asimov

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