Rejection Sayings and Quotes

Just because rejection is a fact of life, doesn’t make it easy to deal with. No one wants to be told they aren’t good enough. Check out the collection of wise and insightful rejection quotes below when your confidence could use a boost.

Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good I was actually being redirected to something better. Steve Maraboli
Don't let anyone, or any rejection, keep you from what you want. Ashley Tisdale
Rejection is, of course, part of any successful model's career, as ironic as that sounds. It's how you pick yourself up and get on with the job. Erin O'Connor
Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent. Spanish Proverb
A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed Alexander Chase
You can be the ripest, juiciest peach in the world, and there's still going to be somebody who hates peaches. Dita Von Teese
Social rejection doesn't just cause emotional pain; it affects our physical being. Leonard Mlodinow
Rejection isn't failure. Failure is giving up. Everyone gets rejected. It's how handle it that determines where you'll end up. Richard Castle
If we live for people's acceptance, we will die from their rejection. Lecrae
Don't get discouraged from all the rejection. Joey King
There's no point in dwelling on rejection. Isabel Lucas
Rejection is a challenge. Veronica Purcell
Practice, practice, practice until you eventually get numb on rejections. Brian Klemmer
I think all great innovations are built on rejections. Louis-Ferdinand Celine
To be no part of any body, is to be nothing. John Donne
You've got to love this business. You have to be able to take rejection. Jessica Biel
Rejection is a big part of show business. It can be tough on anyone who doesn't have fairly good self-esteem. Especially kids, as they try to discover who they are. Angela Cartwright
The greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity or power, but self rejection. Henri Nouwen
Human beings, like plants, grow in the soil of acceptance, not in the atmosphere of rejection. John Powell
The better you are at communicating, negotiating, and handling your fear of rejection, the easier life is. Robert Kiyosaki
Sometimes rejection in life is really redirection. Tavis Smiley
You have to know how to accept rejection and reject acceptance. Ray Bradbury
The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence. Ron Paul
Artistic creation is a demand for unity and a rejection of the world. Albert Camus
Often, out of our greatest rejection comes our greatest direction. Joel Osteen
Never give up! Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding. Jimmy Valvano
Rejection and the fear of rejection is the biggest impediment we face to choosing ourselves. James Altucher