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70 Rejection Quotes On Love and Life

Rejection can be difficult for each of us since it might make us doubt our own abilities or our ego. It was just not the appropriate moment or opportunity—we are capable enough. It may sound easier said than done, but you have to let go of the things that are preventing you from moving on. Every setback, rejection, and disappointment presents an opportunity for growth, reflection, and emotional gathering.


20 Love and Life Rejection Quotes

1. “The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.”- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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2. “Today’s rejection may become tomorrow’s acceptance.”― Ehsan Sehgal

3. “If one feels rejected by God… Then one isn’t listening.” – Bert McCoy

4. “Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.” – Bernard Branson

5. “If you live for people’s acceptance, you will die from their rejection.” –Lecrae   

6. “Your soulmate is not the person who rejected you.”― Daniel V Chappell

7. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis

8. “Rejection just motivates me to keep trying and to try to do better.”- Sasha Grey

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9. “I am good at walking away. Rejection teaches you how to reject.” – Jeanette Winterson

10. “I’d been rejected, but I was still in love, so I decided to start over.” – Steve Jobs

11. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”- Og Mandino

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

13. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”- C. S. Lewis

14. “There will always be disappointments and rejection in this game but that’s part of the writing journey, and everyone’s journey is different.” – Sean Clarke

15. “Every broken heart has screamed at one time or another, “I want to know why!”― Shannon L. Alder

Love and Life Rejection Quotes

16. “Even if the most important person in your world rejects you, you are still real, and you are still okay.” – Melody Beattie

17. “Rejection is merely a redirection; a course correction to your destiny.”- Bryant McGill

18. “The more I risk being rejected, the better my chances are of being accepted.” – Robert T. Kiyosaki

19. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean

20. “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”- Swami Sivananda

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21. “The right people will appreciate you, but the wrong ones never will.” – Wayne Gerard Trotman

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22. “Rejection isn’t a sign that something is wrong for you it’s a sign that they’re wrong for you.”- Sonya Parker

23. “Take rejection as an eye-opener. Take it as something that pushes you and makes you do things better.” – Amit Sadh

24. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle

25. “Remember, the pain of rejection is nothing compared to the pain of regret.”- Matthew Hussey 

26. “When a door is slammed shut in your face, don’t stand there twiddling your fingers, begging. Open your eyes, look around. There are countless doors waiting to let you in.” –  Adaora O

27. “There can be no deep disappointment where there is not deep love.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr.

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28. “Rejection and adversity can upgrade your life because they push you, challenge you, and make you rise up to another level.” – Germany Kent

29. “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” – Vince Lombardi

30. “I could have maybe accepted your rejection, but you didn’t even care to give me an explanation.”

31. “A rejection may cause pain. However, it’s not a failure; it shows the reality and other ways too.” – Ehsan Sehgal

32. “If at first, you think it’s rejection, it’s probably actually newfound freedom.” – Emilyann Allen

33. “It is necessary to put yourself out for rejection, and accept that you will be rejected.”- Robert Genn

34. “Rejection is the friend you never knew you needed. It usually saves you time and money.” – Kevin Darné

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35. “If rejection destroys your self-esteem, you’re letting others hold you as an emotional hostage.”- Brian Tracy

36. “I think all great innovations are built on rejections.” – Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

37. “We are always afraid to ask because we aren’t afraid of the answer but the feeling of rejection.”- Anna R.

38. “We throw out a shirt or blouse because of one stain. We sometimes make the same mistake with people.” – Marty Rubin

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

40. “No” is a word that must never be negotiated, because the person who chooses not to hear it is trying to control you.” – Gavin de Becker

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

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42. “To be set aside is to be rejected.To be set apart is to be given an assignment that requires preparation.” – Lysa TerKeurst

43. “Feel any feelings that go with rejection; talk about your thoughts; but don’t forfeit your self-esteem to another’s disapproval or rejection of who you are or what you have done.” – Melody Beattie

44. “But there’s only so much rejection you can take before you finally give up and stop trying.”― Brigid Kemmerer

45. “I gave him my heart, and he took and pinched it to death, and flung it back to me. People feel with their hearts, Ellen, and since he has destroyed mine, I have not power to feel for him.” – Emily Brontë

46. “If you’re betrayed, release disappointment at once. By that way, the bitterness has no time to take root.” ― Toba Beta

47. “Rejection is not someone wanting you out of their life. Rejection is someone that wanted out of your future.”

48. “To be set aside is to be rejected. To be set apart is to be given an assignment that requires preparation.” – Lysa TerKeurst

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

50. “Don’t reject yourself, and don’t give so much power to other people’s rejection of you. It isn’t necessary.” – Melody Beattie

51. “Every time I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being redirected to something better.” – Steve Maraboli     

52. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”- Charles R. Swindoll

53. “If they reject you because you’re different from them, then they’re the ones with issues.” – Mitta Xinindlu

54. “Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.”- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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55. “We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.” – Henry Rollins

57. “Due to the trauma, we experience the fear of rejection, inadequacy, and/or the fear of powerlessness itself.” – Kenny Weiss

58. “Rejection is part of the game. Or rather, rejection is part of the profession. A profession which at times can feel like a game.”- Robin Black

59. “You have to be prepared that some opportunities will work out and others won’t, and that’s ok. You can’t win everywhere. The more opportunities you get, the more rejections you will receive. It’s simply a numbers game.” – Jen Alvares

60. “Rejection, though–it could make the loss of someone you weren’t even that crazy about feel gut wrenching and world ending.”― Deb Caletti

61. “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

62. “Those who rejected you were preparing you for those who would accept you.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

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63. “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

64. “I don’t regret anything I’ve ever done in life, any choice that I’ve made. But I’m consumed with regret for the things I didn’t do, the choices I didn’t make, the things I didn’t say.” – Trevor Noah

65. “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” – Swami Sivananda

66. “Ghostings a horrible thing, isnt it? It doesnt feel good, it feels like a rejection. And whats more, it feels like a rejection where theres no closure.” – Matthew Hussey

67. “In life you’ll get 100s of rejections, just you need 1 yes to forget the remaining. So never stop moving on.” – Shubhankar Mishra

68. “Rejection—It may be a delay. It may be a distraction. It may even be a devastation for a season but it is not your final destination.” – Lysa TerKeurst

69. “Should your friend dismiss you, Do not be disheartened: Today he rejects you, Tomorrow he’ll relent.” – Rumi

70. “Often, out of our greatest rejection comes our greatest direction.” –Joel Osteen

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Last Words

In the comments section below, please share the rejection quote that most spoke to you and share these quotes and sayings with someone you know who is in need, and it’s sometimes okay for a person to get rejected, as through it, they will learn to rise up again and work on themselves for a better life. Read these rejection quotes to pump up yourself.

Gauri Singh Thakur
Gauri Singh Thakur

Hello Readers, I'm Gauri, graduated from Delhi University and have 3 years of experience as proficient content writer. I appreciate writing articles that help readers become better individuals.

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