41 Quotes About Rejection


Rejection is something that you can learn from. These quotes about rejection will remind you to not take everything personal.

“A clear rejection is always better than a fake promise.”

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

“A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed.”

“Any man who does not accept the conditions of human life sells his soul.”

“Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.”

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

“Don’t feel bad if someone rejects you or ignore you. People usually reject and ignore expensive things because they can’t afford them.”

“Don’t get discouraged from all the rejection.”

“Don’t let anyone, or any rejection, keep you from what you want.”

“Each rejection brings us closer to acceptance.”

“Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.”

“Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good I was actually being redirected to something better.”

“How one hates to think of oneself as alone. How one avoids it. It seems to imply rejection or unpopularity.”

“I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.”

“I think all great innovations are built on rejections.”

“If we live for people’s acceptance, we will die from their rejection.”

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

“Just because you are different does not mean that you have to be rejected.”

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

“Practice, practice, practice until you eventually get numb on rejections.”

“Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears.”

“Rejected pieces aren’t failures; unwritten pieces are.”

“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.”

“Rejection gives you more power to push forward.”

“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.”

“Rejection is a challenge.”

“Rejection is merely a redirection; a course correction to your destiny.”

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

“Rejection is the sand in the oyster, the irritation that ultimately produces the pearl.”

“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.”

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

“Rejection isn’t failure. Failure is giving up. Everyone gets rejected. It’s how handle it that determines where you’ll end up.”

“Rejection just motivates me to keep trying and to try to do better.”

“Social rejection doesn’t just cause emotional pain; it affects our physical being.”

“The effects of rejection can either kill your muse or change your life.”

“There’s no point in dwelling on rejection.”

“There’s nothing like rejection to make you do an inventory of yourself.”

“To be no part of any body, is to be nothing.”

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

“You get used to the rejection and you don’t take it personally.”

“You’ve got to love this business. You have to be able to take rejection.”

There is a lot to learn about rejection that can improve your life and offer valuable feedback you may not otherwise receive.

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