68 Best feeling down quotes that will motivate you to rise up

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Nowadays, we wake up in the morning with no motivation at all. Doing our daily routine isn’t fulfilling anymore. We struggle, get exhausted, and things don’t get any better as days pass. In fact, our mornings are full of never-ending problems, self-issues, and errands that we don’t even know how to sort out.

Though we have created our plans and schedule, it turns out to be a little problematic for us to stick to them due to the lack of motivation. For situations like this, it’s wise to have at hand some words that are full of enthusiasm and motivation.

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Quotes, for instance, are beneficial and effective means of changing one’s life. Words have power, they can either inspire or destroy someone. Therefore, choosing the right words should be one of our utmost priority.

These quotes will help you regain yourself and start anew filled with motivation:

  1. “Start making yourself happy today.”

I don’t do the things I do today because they will make me happy tomorrow, I do them today because they make me happy now. Happiness should not be postponed. It is something that should be enjoyed in the moment.

  1. “If you don’t know where to buy happiness, go to an ice cream parlor and buy an ice cream, that’s somehow the same thing.”

They said “you can’t buy happiness”, I said, “I can buy an ice cream, that’s my kind of happiness.” You don’t need extravagant things to be happy. Even the smallest stuff can bring so much joy to your life.

  1. “Life is simple, don’t complicate it.”

I enjoy life because I don’t insist to complicate it. When you can’t make it the way you think it should be, make your own way for there are things that can also be done like that.

  1. “Keep the things that make you happy and leave the ones that don’t.”

Whatever makes you feel bad, keep it out of your life. You exist to feel good, not to feel bad

  1. “Push yourself, because who else will?”

Great things only happen if you decide to tear down your walls of limitations. Don’t let that wall block you from getting to where you want to be, just push yourself beyond your limits.

  1. “Do it now. Oftentimes later becomes never.”

If you can do it today, why do it tomorrow? Make no excuses for you will never know how many chances you have, so make each day your deadline to accomplish things.

  1. “Greater things are outside your comfort zone.”

Don’t just stay within your comfort zone. There’s a lot of doors out there waiting for you to knock down. Get out, knock them down, amazing things are waiting, go see it for yourself.

  1. “Success will not look for you. Go out and get it.”

It’s not something that knocks on your door and when you open, it enters. The only way to ensure your success is by doing something about it.

  1. “The harder it is, the more fulfilling it becomes.”

We live in an immediate-gratification kind of society where we want things in an instant. But it’s not always like that. Can you imagine the feeling of reaching your goals after all the hardships, problems, and challenges you have been through, isn’t it fulfilling?

  1. “Start it with determination. End it with satisfaction.”

Wake up each day full of determination that you’re going to get what you opted and go to bed taking in the satisfaction of what you’ve done that day.

  1. “Hard is not the same as impossible”

Hard and impossible are two different things. Though it’s hard, it doesn’t mean it’s impossible. Look, it is true that life is hard but all things are possible if you start believing that you can do them.

  1. “Challenges are not to show our weaknesses but to discover our strengths.”

We oftentimes look at the challenges as a hindrance to our goals but we should actually realize that they strengthen us and bring us closer to our target.

  1. “The people who never give up are the true winners”

Life is like a game, standing still doesn’t make you the winner. The people who keep on going and never give up are the true winners.

  1. “Be certain about your purpose”

Whenever you feel down, always go back to your purpose. Remember the reason why you started in the first place. From there, you will realize that it is a battle you started and you will end it with a fulfilled heart.

  1. “Let your smile change the world; don’t allow the world to change your smile.”

This world is meant to bring you down, but conquering it is always an option. It will surely give you a hundred reasons to cry but it will always show you a thousand reasons to smile as well.

  1. “Smile because it’s a brand new day”

Smiling will cost you nothing, share it. Remember that most smiles are started by another smile, feel free to smile.

  1. “Never underestimate the smallest act of caring”

A tap on the back, a smile, and a simple word of encouragement may seem too less but little do we know that they are very powerful and can change someone’s life.

  1. “You live not to be perfect but to be happy”

Being happy doesn’t mean your life is perfect. Learn prioritizing happiness over perfection.

  1. “There’s happiness in letting go”

Sometimes, the reason why we are not happy with our lives is that we’re holding back to the things that hinder it. So learn the art of letting go for it leads you to happiness.

  1. “When one door closes, another opens”

We get disappointed when we weren’t able to achieve things the way we planned. We are too focused on that door closing without realizing that another opens for us.

  1. “Are you gonna give up just like that?”

Whenever you feel like you’re giving up, ask that to yourself and reminisce why you held on for so long.

  1. “Suicide doesn’t end the pain, it just passes it on to someone else”

You might have thought of taking your own life, but have you imagined how much pain it can bring your loved ones? You don’t want to see them in a deep heartache because of you, do you?

  1. “You may not understand it today but you will eventually”

Problems and challenges that arise in your life are sometimes beyond your understanding. Don’t worry because soon enough, you’ll see the reason behind them in the right place at the right time.

  1. “Everything will be OK in the end. If it’s not OK, then it’s not the end”

It’s a sure thing that everything happens for a reason so if you think that things are not yet in their right places, then there will be a new tomorrow because it’s not the end yet.

  1. “You’re beautiful and you have many reasons to live”

There will be a time when you will question your existence but always remember how beautiful you are as a person and that’s enough reason to live.

  1. “Hold On, Pain Ends = Hope”

No matter how much effort you put into avoiding pain, it’s in all aspects of life. Hold on a little more because pain does end.

  1. “Fall seven times, stand up eight”

Life is full of trials and errors. Don’t be afraid of failures, welcome them in your life and continue trying. It’s a matter of standing up and keeping on track.

  1. “You can’t beat a person who never gives up”

Be that person who never gives up in life. If you do, no one’s going beat you.

  1. “You cannot change your past but your future is in your power”

Your past is fixed and you can’t do anything to change it. What you should be dealing with now is how you can control your future.

  1. “You Only Live Once”

Life is too short to waste. Yes, we only get one chance to live but when we choose to do it right, once is enough.

  1. “Holding on is hard but giving up and starting over again is harder”

Maybe you’re tired of holding on but always go back to why you started in the first place. You’ve gone this far, giving up should not be an option.

  1. “Keep going because you won’t regret it.”

Believe me, if you surrender now you will regret it later. Carry on, at least there will be no ‘what if’s and regrets.

  1. “You’re stronger than you think”

Imagine how many people could have given up if they were in your shoes? But look at you unwavering, regardless of the tragedies you’ve had.

  1. “It’s just a bad day, not a bad life”

An awful day doesn’t define you or your life.  Just keep moving forward.

  1. “Defeat is temporary. Giving up is permanent”

You may not able to survive the day the way you wanted to but that’s okay. What’s not okay is giving up that easily.

  1. “Feeling down is okay”

However you feel, honor all of it. It’s okay to have a meltdown sometimes. It’s life’s way to make you feel that you’re a human too.

  1. “No matter what happens, I’ll be here for you”

If you feel like someone needs to hear it, then say it. It’s very comforting to hear someone say that they’ll be with you no matter what.

  1. “Don’t ever compare yourself to other people”

Sometimes, the reason why we are not contented with our lives is that we compare it to the ones of other people. We have our own different stories and successes. You are perfectly beautiful just the way you are.

  1. “They can’t hurt you unless you let them”

When you start embracing your flaws, they cannot use them against you. Accept that you’re not perfect and that makes you perfectly imperfect.

  1. “It always feels impossible until it’s done”

You may think that some of the things happening are pointless, but one day you’ll be glad they came in your life.

  1. “Life is tough, but so are you”

You are such a tough person and that’s beautiful. So, when life gives you lemons, grab a tequila and salt. Same goes when life gives you problems. Don’t say “Why me?” but “Try me!” instead because strong walls shake but never collapse.

  1. “The biggest failure is not trying at all”

Never doubt yourself for you can’t really tell how things will turn. Doubt is the root of many regrets in life as it kills more dreams than failure ever will.

  1. “Enjoy the little things for they make up the bigger ones”

Sometimes, we underestimate the little things we have in life. But in reality, they are vital and they actually constitute the big things.

  1. “Never stop dreaming”

Some people believe that dreams are nonsense and are a waste of time. But that’s not true, for these are just realities and successes in waiting. So, never stop dreaming and give yourself an insight into what your tomorrows will be.

  1. “Follow what your heart says”

You can never go wrong by doing the things that you love. Whatever you decide to do in life make sure it makes you a better you.

  1. “What we believe is what we see”

Don’t be discouraged by mistakes and failures. Believe in yourself that one day it will happen, you may see slow progress now but it’s better than seeing no progress at all, right?

  1. “Asking is never too much as long as you’re prepared”

It’s never too much to ask but when the universe decides to give it to you then be prepared to get it.

  1. “Stop chasing the wrong things”

The right things will only come to your life once you stop chasing the wrong ones. Give yourself a chance and stop wasting your time on the things you mistakenly thought were right.

  1. “Start making it today”

I want to achieve something and I won’t make it happen unless I start. Starting great is not a requirement but you need to start to be great.

  1. “Mistakes prove that you are trying”

It’s okay to commit mistakes, it’s all part of the process. Besides, mistakes will tell teach you a lot of life lessons.

  1. “God is always on time”

Do not question why things are this way because God gives the toughest jobs to the toughest people and always has a perfect timing.

  1. “Keep your key of happiness”

You are responsible for your own happiness and you know the things that will bring joy to your life. Place them in one room and keep the key with you and not in somebody else’s pocket.

  1. “Excuses don’t get results”

You should make no excuses in life for they are just roadblocks on your way in getting that success you’re working on.

  1. “Change is inevitable”

Changing yourself may cause you to lose something but that’s fine because you may gain something better.

  1. “Falling only means you’re still moving forward”

Falling down teaches us how to stand up and grow while staying down is how we break down and perish.

  1. “It’s not yet time to quit”

Indeed, quitting is the easiest way out of all the difficulties we currently have. But that also means that you may regret it sooner or later.

  1. “Believe in the power of belief”

If you will believe that you will have this or that, chances are you can overcome all odds.

  1. “The present is all we have, play it cool and right”

The past is only in our heads and the future is just about to come. So, at this moment, all we have is the present so we should give the best we can to enjoy it.

  1. “It’s never too late for anything”

Stop telling yourself that you’ve missed a lot of things. Keep in mind that you’re still breathing and it’s never too late to do things your way.

  1. “Let go of what you are to become what you want to be”

Sometimes, we just do things because we have to and not because we want to. For that reason, it gets in our way of becoming the real person we want to become. So sometimes, the only way is to let go of the usual and give yourself a chance to become that person you have envisioned for yourself.

  1. “Winning a battle is just the beginning”

Battles in life are meant to be fought over and over again. It doesn’t mean that once you win, that’s it. You need to carry on some of the fights because they are not yet over.

  1. “Ask for help if you need it”

Focus on what you can do and find your companions for the things that are too hard for you.

  1. “Make fear your assistant”

Learn to control your fears as they can be of good use in your journey. Though they are not easy to overcome, it’s possible to deal with them each day.

  1. “You’re destined to become the person you decided to be”

You are the creator of your own self so becoming what you are is a decision you have made.

  1. “Whatever you have started, make it a habit”

Consistency is the key here. Once you started, you should adhere to that commitment you made in order for you to be in the place you’ve planned to be.

  1. “Fight through the bad days to earn the best days”

You can’t simply enjoy the best days life has to give you without ever experiencing bad ones. Bad times make you appreciate the good times.

  1. “There’s always a room for improvement”

Do not ever close the door for improvements. You might think that you know everything now but as time goes by, the universe expands. With that, you’ll have to adapt and make some adjustments.

  1. “There’s always something good in every bad.”

Every aspect of life has its good and bad side, you just have to focus on the good one. I look for stars when it’s dark and I look for rainbows in the rain. It’s about appreciating something, no matter how bad things are.

Final Thoughts

I hope I was able to touch your hearts with this collection of amazing quotes. May this be truly inspirational, especially in times of difficulties and uneasy circumstances. Moreover, may it serve as a burning torch during dark times for life rewards us with the most wonderful pleasures and surprising satisfactions as long as we’re embodying the willingness to get things done wholeheartedly.