124 Given Up Quotes To Inspire You

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Top 10 Given Up Quotes (BEST)

  1. For those to whom much is given, much is required. It is not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up. There is no substitute for victory. — Douglas MacArthur
  2. Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice. — Zig Ziglar
  3. Lincoln was right about not fooling all the people all the time. But Republicans haven't given up trying. — Lyndon B. Johnson
  4. Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all. — Ovid
  5. Nothing could be worse than the fear that one had given up too soon, and left one unexpended effort that might have saved the world. — Jane Addams
  6. He would use amphetamines to stay awake because he would have late night maneuvers that would go way into the early morning hours and he was given pills to stay up for the long hours. — Priscilla Presley
  7. Don't feel sad over someone who gave up on you, feel sorry for them because they gave up on someone who would have never given up on them. — Frank Ocean
  8. This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live. — Omar N. Bradley
  9. I have no regrets and if I had nine lives I would have gladly given them all up for my country. — Melchora Aquino
  10. Given that trade benefited the Asian economies on the way up, it seems natural that the slowdown in global trade, whatever its causes, could lead to some loss of dynamism and growth in the region. — Jerome Powell

Short Given Up Quotes

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  • Failure at some point in your life is inevitable, but giving up is unforgivable. — Joe Biden
  • Love is found in the things we've given up, more than in the things that we have kept. — Rich Mullins
  • I had glow in the dark bands made up and I've given away a ton of them. — April Winchell
  • Growing up in Manhattan has given me a thick skin. — Hannah Bronfman
  • Believe in yourself when nobody else does. — Mary J. Blige
  • I was born two months early, and everyone had given up on me. But my mother insisted on my life. — Sidney Poitier
  • Pursue success, long after any sane person would have given up. — Heidi Klum
  • I've given up thinking - it keeps getting me into trouble. — Stephen King
  • At the end of the day, what have I got? A successful Singapore. What have I given up? My life. — Lee Kuan Yew
  • All my life I've believed in myself. And I have never given up. — Curtis Pride
Given up quote Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.
Believe in your dreams. They were given to you for a reason.

I've Given Up Quotes

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I've given up asking questions. l merely float on a tsunami of acceptance of anything life throws at me ... and marvel stupidly. — Terry Gilliam

You forget who submits, Eva,” he said gruffly. “I’ve given up control for you. I’ve bent and adjusted for you. I’ll do anything to keep you and make you happy. But I can’t be tamed or topped. Don’t mistake indulgence for weakness. — Sylvia Day

I consider myself blessed. I consider you blessed. We've all been blessed with God-given talents. Mine just happens to be beating people up. — Sugar Ray Leonard

Given up quote Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choi
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.

Coach Graham rode you pretty hard, didn't he?" he said. I could barely muster a "yeah." That's a good thing," the assistant told me. When you're screwing up and nobody says anything to you anymore, it means they've given up on you. — Randy Pausch

I grew up on food stamps. I come from a very humble background. And I've had many friends that have been destitute - you know, running into trouble - and places like The Midnight Mission have given them hope and have fed them and gotten them back on the right path. — Debi Mazar

I feel much better, now that I've given up hope. — Ashleigh Brilliant

Given up quote The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.
The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.

I've given up reading books. I find it takes my mind off myself. — Oscar Levant

The IRS sent back my tax return saying I owed $800. I said If you'll notice, I sent a paper clip with my return. Given what you've been paying for things lately, that should more than make up the difference. — Emo Philips

I feel like I've given up a lot of my fantasies. I just want to do things differently, and to a lot of people that's annoying. I like weird stuff. I always hoped if we had a big success it would be on our own terms. — Julian Casablancas

I've given up on you...Love fades. Mine has. — Richelle Mead

I Have Given Up Quotes

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Despite all the troubles of our world, in my heart I have never given up on the love in which I was brought up or on man's hope in love. In life, just as on the artist's palette, there is but one single colour that gives meaning to life and art–the colour of love — Marc Chagall

Everybody seems to have given up hope of trying. I haven't. It isn't easy and it isn't supposed to be, but I'm accomplishing something. How many people give up a lot to do something good. I'm sure we would have found a cure for cancer 20 years ago if we had really tried — Terry Fox

Stand-up is still my favorite, but the podcast is a close second. It's so fun, and it's given me the opportunity to have three-hour conversations with people I wouldn't have otherwise been able to talk to. — Joe Rogan

Given up quote All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.
All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.

I have no regrets. I have spent my life, so much of it, building up this country. There's nothing more that I need to do. At the end of the day, what have I got? A successful Singapore. What have I given up? My life. — Lee Kuan Yew

When I was deputy chairman I could travel from Glasgow to Edinburgh without leaving Tory land. In a two-week period I covered every constituency in which we had an MP. There were 14. Now we have only one. We appear to have given up. — Jeffrey Archer

I was stigmatized by being a bridal designer for a long time. I am amazed I have been able to move beyond it. I had really all but given up trying, but I did it because it was my lifelong dream. — Vera Wang

Given up quote you were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it
you were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it

Personally, I think that children should be left alone, they should be given an opportunity to grow up, to become aware of themselves and decide themselves who they are: men or women, if they want to have a traditional or homosexual marriage. — Vladimir Putin

It's not the act of arrogance to draw, it's humbling - you must use your God-given talent. And of all the people I sketch, in most cases I feel I have to measure up to the subject. — LeRoy Neiman

What has to be given up is not the I, but that drive for self-affirmation which impels man to flee from the unreliable, unsolid, unlasting, unpredictable, dangerous world of relation into the having of things. — Martin Buber

I'm most proud of the blessings that God has bestowed upon me, in my life. He's given me the vision to truly see that you can fall down, but you can still get back up. Hopefully I'll learn from my mistakes and have the opportunity to strengthen and improve the next thing I do. — Martin Lawrence

Never Give Up Quotes

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Rest but never quit. Even the sun has a sinking spell each evening. But it always rises the next morning. At sunrise, every soul is born again. — Muhammad Ali

The other day the grass was brown, now its green cuz I ain't give up. Never surrender. — DJ Khaled

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. — Earl Nightingale

Given up quote The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and t
The difference between school and life? In school, you're thought a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson.

A winner is a dreamer who never gives up — Nelson Mandela

Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be grateful the thorn bush has roses. Perspective. — LeCrae

There are moments in life where it gets so hectic that time becomes a blur. Keep calm and never give up. — John Cena

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It's hard to beat a person who never gives up. — Babe Ruth

Never give up prayer, and should you find dryness and difficulty, persevere in it for this very reason. God often desires to see what love your soul has, and love is not tried by ease and satisfaction. — John of the Cross

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Never give up on something that you can’t go a day without thinking about. — Winston Churchill

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Never break or fold, that's what it takes to be major. — Kevin Gates

Given Up On Love Quotes

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To those who have given up on love: I say, "Trust life a little bit. — Maya Angelou

I don't know what it takes to make marriage work, but I'm going to keep trying until I get it right. I haven't given up on love or marriage. — Stephanie Mills

Caviar used to be my drug of choice, but since my husband is on a no-salt diet, I've kind of given it up. I still have dreams of sitting down and gorging, though. I love it with a good vodka; I don't like it with champagne. — Iris Apfel

Given up quote When a man no longer confuses himself with the definition of himself that others
When a man no longer confuses himself with the definition of himself that others have given him, he is at once universal and unique.

[On love:] I have no respect for anyone who says they've given up, or that they're not looking or that they're tired. That is to abrogate one's responsibility as a human being. — Harlan Ellison

I would love a shot at a lead role, but it's not up to me right now. I just try to make the most out of every opportunity I'm given, and hope somebody will get on my side. Until that happens, I'm just a working actor. — Ice Cube

Yeah, I feel sort of unfinished in New York, even though I spent so many years there. I think it's because I never got a chance to do any Broadway, or even off-Broadway. I would love to do that and I haven't given up on that. — Eva LaRue

Given up quote The last of the human freedoms - to choose ones attitude in any given set of cir
The last of the human freedoms - to choose ones attitude in any given set of circumstances.

I'm giving up on love cause love's given up on me. — Miranda Lambert

You once told me that I make you believe in the impossible. You make me believe in love, which I’d given up on. Thank you for proving to me it’s not just a fairy tale. — Simone Elkeles

In an undertone, I murmured, "This isn't over. I won't give up on you." "I've given up on you," he said back, voice also soft. "Love fades. Mine has. — Richelle Mead

Gave Up Quotes

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Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. Failing for SuccessThomas A. Edison

I never gave up, even when people told me I'd never make it; Never underestimate the heart of a champion. — Kai Greene

When others kid me about being bald, I simply tell them that the way I figure it, the good Lord only gave men so many hormones, and if others want to waste theirs on growing hair, that's up to them. — John Glenn

Given up quote Nothing in life is easy. Don't expect things to be given to you; you have to go
Nothing in life is easy. Don't expect things to be given to you; you have to go out and get it!

Wrestling seemed like something I might be good at, so I stuck with it and gave it a shot. I ended up in a pretty good place. I was very fortunate. — Seth Rollins

I think it's about time we gave up religion and got back to God. — Sayings

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When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading. — Henny Youngman

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Just don't give up trying to do what you really want to do. — Ella Fitzgerald

I realized early on that success was tied to not giving up. Most people in this business gave up and went on to other things. If you simply didn't give up, you would outlast the people who came in on the bus with you. — Harrison Ford

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well. — Voltaire

You were my strength when I was weak; you were my voice when I couldn't speak; you were my eyes when I couldn't see; you saw the best there was in me; lifted me up when I couldn't reach, you gave me faith cuz you believed. I'm everything I am because you loved me. — Celine Dion

Ready To Give Up Quotes

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We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons. — Saddam Hussein

You must be ready to give up even the most attractive ideas when experiment shows them to be wrong. — Alessandro Volta

How do you show up for your relationships? Are you healthy or crippled? Are you prepared or needy? Are you ready to give or too tired to talk? — Gary Smalley

Given up quote You are given thousands of reasons to smile every day. So don't focus so much on
You are given thousands of reasons to smile every day. So don't focus so much on the one reason to frown.

If you give up at the first sign of struggle, you're really not ready to be successful. — Kevin Hart

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When the going gets tough, the tough reinvent. — RuPaul

When you want it the most, there's no easy way out.When you're ready to go, and your heart's left in doubt. Don't give up on your faith, love comes to those who believe it...And that's the way it is. — Celine Dion

Get all you can without hunting your soul, your body, or your neighbor. Save all you can, cutting off every needless expense. Give all you can. Be glad to give, and ready to distribute; laying up in store for yourselves a good foundation against the time to come, that you may attain eternal life. — John Wesley

To believe in love, to be ready to give up anything for it, to be willing to risk your life for it, is the ultimate tragedy. — Leonardo DiCaprio

Books are the most wonderful friends in the world. When you meet them and pick them up, they are always ready to give you a few ideas. When you put them down, they never get mad; when you take them up again, they seem to enrich you all the more. — Fulton J. Sheen

A man's moral worth is established only at the point where he is ready to give up his life in defense of his convictions. — Henning von Tresckow

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More Given Up Quotes

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We must give up the silly idea of folding our hands and waiting on God to do everything for us. If God had intended for that, then he would not have given us a mind. Whatever you want in life, you must make up your mind to do it for yourself. — Marcus Garvey

Our world today so desperately hungers for hope, yet uncounted people have almost given up. There is despair and hopelessness on every hand. Let us be faithful in proclaiming the hope that is in Jesus. — Billy Graham

Whatever happens in your life, no matter how troubling things might seem, do not enter the neighbourhood of despair. Even when all doors remained closed, God will open up a new path only for you. Be thankful! It is easy to be thankful when all is well. A Sufi is thankful not only for what he has been given but also for all that he has been denied. — Shams Tabrizi

The fundamental basis of this nation’s laws was given to Moses on the Mount…If we don’t have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State. — Harry S. Truman

Focus on what you know you can do. Know what you're capable of on any given day, and what you can count on. Do the simple things well, and then use the confidence to build up the rest of your game. Learn to differentiate between what is truly important and what can be dealt with at another time. — Mia Hamm

We all get dealt cards. Some of us get better cards than others. And while it’s easy to get hung up on our cards, and feel we got screwed over, the real game lies in the choices we make with those cards, the risk we decide to take, and the consequences we choose to live with. People who consistently make the best choices in the situations they’re given are the ones who eventually come out ahead in poker, just as in life. And it’s not necessarily the people with the best cards. — Mark Manson

His grace is cheapened when you think that He has only forgiven you of your sins up to the time you got saved, and after that point, you have to depend on your confession of sins to be forgiven. God's forgiveness is not given in installments. — Joseph Prince

I quickly became aware that I lacked a certain level of God-given talent. If I wanted to catch up and make the leap to the national level, I couldn't rely on innate gifts. I was going to have to go the extra mile. I decided to focus almost entirely on the 200-yard butterfly; widely considered one of the most difficult and draining events, most people had no interest in swimming it. This gave me an immediate advantage. Less interest and fewer competitors meant better chances for success. — Rich Roll

The best messages in any given negotiation are really implied indirectly, come to the other person based on thinking that you're getting them to do - getting them to get some really solid thought behind their answers. And so a great thing to send someone in an email is, 'Have you given up on this project?' — Chris Voss

Whatever it is you seek, you have to put in the time, the practice, the effort. You must give up a lot to get it. It has to be very important to you. And once you have attained it, it is your power. It can't be given away : it resides in you. It is literally the result of your discipline. — Michael Crichton

Actually criminal sanctions that are given could be up to five years for violating the rules and regulations under the campaign finance reform. This is like the Alien and Sedition Act of years and years ago, decades ago. — Jay Alan Sekulow

But you have such dimples," said Anne, smiling affectionately into the pretty, vivacious face so near her own. "Lovely dimples, like little dents in cream. I have given up all hope of dimples. My dimple-dream will never come true; but so many of my dreams have that I mustn't complain. Am I all ready now? — Lucy Maud Montgomery

A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in. — Jean Rostand

I was interviewed for a Grammy television show, and they asked me about Nashville, and I talked for three minutes and when I finished, I was teared up. The whole room was crying. Nashville has given me a home, where I never had a home before. — Janis Ian

You need to know that when you fall you'll get back up. You need to know that you'll keep pushing forward... that you won't give up, even if you've given up in the past. — Tom Bilyeu

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. — Sir Humphrey Davy

In 2008 I didn't take it all in enough. I was so wrapped up in just the competition that I missed what was going on around me. If I am given that opportunity again to go to the Olympics and be an athlete I want to take it all in because I feel like this is my last shot and I want to feel the team spirit. I want to really live and breathe the USA. — Shawn Johnson

When the ancient Masters said, "If you want to be given everything, give everything up," they weren't using empty phrases. Only in being lived by the Tao can you be truly yourself. — Lao Tzu

My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and given the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly. — Pancho Villa

But what I sincerely hope is that my life serves as a cautionary tale to the rich and poor alike; to anyone who's living with a spoon up their nose and a bunch of pills dissolving in their stomach sac; or to any person who's considering taking a God-given gift and misusing it; to anyone who decides to go to the dark side of the force and live a life of unbridled hedonism. And to anyone who thinks there's anything glamorous about being known as a Wolf of Wall Street. — Jordan Belfort

I take no pride in my artistic talents; they are God-given and I see absolutely no reason to become puffed up over something that one has received. — Igor Stravinsky

This is the doctrine that we preach; if a man be saved, all the honor is to be given to Christ; but if a man be lost, all the blame is to be laid upon himself. You will find all true theology summed up in these two short sentences, salvation is all of the grace of God, damnation is all of the will of man. — Charles Spurgeon

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