50 Push Yourself Quotes That Encourage You to Keep Going

50 Push Yourself Quotes That Encourage You to Keep Going

Every one of us suffers from difficulty at some point in life that will leave us feeling incredibly stressed out, let down, and uncertain. When life gets complicated, many people lose their excitement or get halted they constantly struggle with negative emotions like worry and self-doubt.

You must thoroughly understand the circumstance to overcome obstacles and have a compelling reason to keep moving forward. You must also correct any erroneous assumptions. The next step is developing a positive outlook, seeing the circumstance as an opportunity, and acting. These 50 “Push Yourself” quotes encourage you to keep going.

Self Motivation Push Yourself Quotes

By pushing yourself past your comfort zone, you can advance your personal development in many ways. You may strengthen your resilience and learn to embrace uncertainty by regularly exposing yourself and being more vulnerable. Push yourself as you read these quotes.

“Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.”

Shally Lishpa

“How will I know who I can become if I don’t give myself a chance to try new things, to push myself beyond my normal boundaries? Who might I be if I am away from the things I currently use to define myself?”

Eileen Cook

“To learn, you have to be willing to push yourself.”

Brandi Chastain

“Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.”

Roy Bennett

“Next time, ask: What’s the worst that will happen? Then push yourself a little further than you dare.”

Audre Lorde

“When you start a collection, you have to push yourself to limits that may make you uncomfortable.”

Joseph Altuzarra

 “The moment you want to quit is the moment you need to keep pushing.”


“When you push yourself beyond limits,
you discover inner reserves,
which you never thought existed earlier.”

Manoj Arora

“You can do anything if you set goals. You just have to push yourself.”

RJ Mitte

“Let your dreams push you…instead of your fears.”

Zara Hairston
Let your dreams push you…instead of your fears.
“Let your dreams push you…instead of your fears.”

Best Push Yourself Quotes

Even if you have the talent, you still have to push yourself. Dreams don’t come true magically; that’s why they’re called dreams. But if you want to make that dream a reality, you have to push yourself. It takes a lot of hard work, and it will be all the harder if you don’t have the focus. If you have a big dream, it takes all the above: passion, stress, and effort. Go through these quotes and push yourself.

“You only do good work when you’re taking risks and pushing yourself.”

Sally Hawkins

“Reach for it. Push yourself as far as you can.”

Christa McAuliffe

“It’s about finding that balance where you have one foot in the familiar, one foot in the unfamiliar.
If you have two feet in the unfamiliar, it’s overwhelming.
If you have two feet in the familiar, then there’s just boredom.
It’s about having both.”

Humble the Poet

“You keep pushing yourself harder and harder to achieve more and more –
I don’t think it’s ever quite as glamorous as it appears on the outside.”


“Running alone is the toughest.
You get to the point where you have to keep pushing yourself.”


“Pushing ourselves to do too much despite the pain will not result in gain but may cause additional injury. However, sometimes we need to push ourselves to get up and move around to avoid becoming stiff and increasing our pain.”


“In music, push yourself but not too hard;
if you play too many sharps, you may cut your fingers.”

Sneha Abraham

“As an actor, you want to push yourself.”

Sarah Baker
As an actor, you want to push yourself.
“As an actor, you want to push yourself.”

Motivational Push Yourself Quotes

Many individuals become stopped or lose their enthusiasm when life becomes challenging. They are plagued by anxiety, self-doubt, and other unpleasant emotions. You must fully understand the situation to overcome difficulties and have a compelling reason to continue pushing forward. You must also adjust any false expectations. Then you must cultivate a positive mentality, perceive the situation as an opportunity, and begin taking action.

“A kite can’t soar without some kind of force against it.”

Dakota Kirk

“Under gold clouds, he pushed the limits of my body, setting a faster pace—some days surpassing forty rugged miles, unstopping through morning’s thick peach haze; noon’s warmth; red evening sun.”

Aspen Matis

“Go faster. Push harder. This is not the pain you feel. It’s a pure pleasure. Come on; you can go even faster.”

Jean-Philippe Soulé

“There is something that you can do for a greater good, for a greater cause,
and far bigger than yourself. Find it, and then do it.”


“If you have no doubt in what you are about to do, you are not pushing yourself hard enough.”

Silvio Micali

“I still find it hard to push my limits. I know where my limits are and that I always have to push myself.” 

Charlotte Gainsbourg

“Extravagance chases you when you push a little extra each time.”

Hiral Nagda

“The artists I look up to are the ones who push their own limits.”

Christina Aguilera
Push yourself. Don’t settle. Just live well. Just live.
“Push yourself. Don’t settle. Just live well. Just live.”

Workout Quotes To Keep Pushing

Listening to your body’s signals about what is happening is essential when exercising. These signals will tell you if you are pushing yourself hard enough or holding back.  Unfortunately, interpreting these signals can be difficult, but you will be successful with these quotes.

“I try to push myself a little every day. For me, it’s doing 10 more seconds of whatever I’m working on. So if I’m on the treadmill sprinting my butt off or doing a grueling core workout, I think to myself, ‘You can do 10 more seconds, and you’ll be that much mentally stronger.’ After a while, those 10 seconds add up!”

Alex Morgan

“Every successful athlete enjoys taking calculated risks. You have to. Especially in the gym when you’re squatting 500 for reps and you can’t get one more but grunt out ten. Your nose starts bleeding, you fall into the rack and that’s set one.”

Tom Platz

“Always remember this… there is only ONE recipe for strength.
Hard work plus proper nutrition plus time equals strong.”

Steve Pulcinella

“The elite athletes train in spite of or around injuries. Sometimes they get worse, sometimes they get better, and sometimes they just get supplanted by another recalcitrant body part. Any way you cut it, something’s always going to be bothering you. Suck it the up and keep Pushing.”

Jamie Lewis

“You need to push yourself, put yourself in uncomfortable situations rather than stick to your comfort zone.”


“Every day, I try to push the boundaries, and it’s paid off.”

Adam Peaty

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

Henry David Thoreau

“I’m competitive with myself. I always try to push past my borders.”

Tyra Banks

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”

Thomas Jefferson
When we push ourselves, we sweat stronger.
“When we push ourselves, we sweat stronger.”

Quotes About Pushing Yourself To Success

We have all felt stuck at some point in our lives. Perhaps you feel stuck right now. It can be impossible to keep moving forward toward your goals and success when that happens. 

Maybe you’re feeling a little stuck working on a creative project, like writing an article or painting a piece of art. Perhaps you started a new business, took on a significant project at work, or began a new health or fitness regimen. Your initial excitement has worn off, and you’re now feeling stuck, confused, or overwhelmed by how to keep progressing.

“If you’re not pushing yourself beyond the comfort zone, if you’re not demanding more from yourself—expanding and learning as you go—you’re choosing a numb existence. You’re denying yourself an extraordinary trip.”

Dean Karnazes

“You take yourself to a place where you’ve got absolutely nothing left and then you find out you have to push yourself one more step. That’s a tough place to be in.”

Bryan Clay

“Your goals do not care that you are tired. Push through.”


“Passion is pushing yourself when no one else is around.”


“Limitlessness is important for me;
I want to be able to use every opportunity to push me forward onto the next thing.”

Laura Mvula

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have the same number of hours per day given to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ.”

Shannon L. Alder

“When you push yourself beyond limits, you discover inner reserves, which you never thought existed earlier.”

Manoj Arora

“I always love to push myself because I am not so self-confident.”

Carine Roitfeld

“I think the only way you can really grow is if you push yourself and put yourself in uncomfortable positions and do things that you’re not used to; it’s exciting.”

Megan Hilty

“Push yourself to keep improving or you’ll stay as close to the bottom as you are to the top.”

John Wooden

“The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.”

The Dalai Lama
Believe in yourself. Push to your highest limit.
“Believe in yourself. Push to your highest limit.”

We must adopt a positive outlook and learn to see challenges as opportunities rather than obstacles. We grow, learn, and acquire new abilities and perspectives when we approach problems from this angle. The challenges we will face in the future are more accessible for us to handle as we grow stronger, wiser, and more capable.

Our default reaction may be to avoid or reduce the challenges in front of us when things get tough. Problems must be fully acknowledged, and we must believe we can solve them. And we have to realize that all we work so hard for and give up is for a good purpose. Which quotes will help you and your present circumstance the most? Comment below with your thoughts and let us know.

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