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A collection of best never quotes and thoughts including never-again, inspirational, motivational, life, business and wisdom.

Never Quotes That Propel You To Never Say Never

We all have heard the famous saying, ‘Never Say Die’, but how many of us have actually never given up? Giving up is fine, but bouncing back is of paramount importance. Sometimes, it is important to remind ourselves about the impermanence of our defeats and that is what helps us to forge ahead. Failing is important, but to never try again is regrettable. In the journey of life we should never stop learning as learning is the blueprint to build a good life. Those who ‘Never Quit’ are the one who make a mark in life. Sometimes all you need is an inspirational quote or thought that can help you regain you lost strength and provide you with the required perspective. Here is a compilation of quotations and sayings by motivational speakers and leaders, eminent personalities, celebrities and distinguished businessman who have shared their experiences on how they never gave into the temptation of quitting and emerged as winners.

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

A woman is like a tea bag; you never know how strong it is until it's in hot water.

Eleanor Roosevelt

Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.

Mark Twain

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

C. S. Lewis

Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.

Shel Silverstein

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.

William Shakespeare

Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.

Charles Bukowski

I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.

Mark Twain

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Albert Einstein

Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.

William Shakespeare

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view... Until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.

Harper Lee

Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.

Mark Twain

The truth is rarely pure and never simple.

Oscar Wilde

I never see thy face but I think upon hell-fire.

William Shakespeare

Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

Roald Dahl

You can never be overdressed or overeducated.

Oscar Wilde

Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.

Harper Lee

And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

Roald Dahl

You will never be happy if you continue to search for what happiness consists of. You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of life.

Albert Camus

The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Mahatma Gandhi

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

Margaret Mead

Never memorize something that you can look up.

Albert Einstein

Never love anyone who treats you like you're ordinary.

Oscar Wilde

Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you're wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn't love you anymore.

Lady Gaga

I never studied art, but taught myself to draw by imitating the New Yorker cartoonists of that day, instead of doing my homework.

Bil Keane

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.

Phyllis Diller

Doubt thou the stars are fire; Doubt that the sun doth move; Doubt truth to be a liar; But never doubt I love.

William Shakespeare

The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love. I require so much!

Jane Austen

Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.


You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.

Oscar Wilde

The valiant never taste of death but once.

William Shakespeare

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.

Emily Dickinson

Why did you do all this for me?' he asked. 'I don't deserve it. I've never done anything for you.' 'You have been my friend,' replied Charlotte. 'That in itself is a tremendous thing.

E. B. White

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.

Robert Frost

If you expect nothing from somebody you are never disappointed.

Sylvia Plath

He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.

Victor Hugo

My daddy said, that the first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.

Nicholas Sparks

There was never yet fair woman but she made mouths in a glass.

William Shakespeare

But luxury has never appealed to me, I like simple things, books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.

Daphne du Maurier

I wonder how many people I've looked at all my life and never seen.

John Steinbeck

Never allow someone to be your priority while allowing yourself to be their option.

Mark Twain

I have never listened to anyone who criticized my taste in space travel, sideshows or gorillas. When this occurs, I pack up my dinosaurs and leave the room.

Ray Bradbury

Never let your sense of morals prevent you from doing what is right.

Isaac Asimov

Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world...would do this, it would change the earth.

William Faulkner

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.

Oscar Wilde

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you like everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.

E. E. Cummings

Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.

Alexander Pope

I was never really insane except upon occasions when my heart was touched.

Edgar Allan Poe

If you look for perfection, you'll never be content.

Leo Tolstoy

Stories never really end...even if the books like to pretend they do. Stories always go on. They don't end on the last page, any more than they begin on the first page.

Cornelia Funke

You never fail until you stop trying.

Albert Einstein

There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

Elie Wiesel

I never change, I simply become more myself.

Joyce Carol Oates

You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?

George Bernard Shaw

A classic is a book that has never finished saying what it has to say.

Italo Calvino

Dogs never bite me. Just humans.

Marilyn Monroe

If I'd observed all the rules I'd never have got anywhere.

Marilyn Monroe

That it will never come again is what makes life so sweet.

Emily Dickinson

Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.

Charles Dickens

Never say 'no' to adventures. Always say 'yes,' otherwise you'll lead a very dull life.

Ian Fleming

Promise me you'll never forget me because if I thought you would, I'd never leave.

A. A. Milne

America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.

Abraham Lincoln

I was wise enough never to grow up, while fooling people into believing I had.

Margaret Mead

One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.

J. K. Rowling

No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories.

Haruki Murakami

I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.

Mae West

There is a stubbornness about me that never can bear to be frightened at the will of others. My courage always rises at every attempt to intimidate me.

Jane Austen

I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.

Charles Bukowski

Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning...

C. S. Lewis

It is never too late to be wise.

Daniel Defoe

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.

C. S. Lewis

You're a painter. You're a baker. You like to sleep with the windows open. You never take sugar in your tea. And you always double-knot your shoelaces.

Suzanne Collins

Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.

Charles Dickens

Ginny!" said Mr. Weasley, flabbergasted. "Haven't I taught you anything? What have I always told you? Never trust anything that can think for itself if you can't see where it keeps its brain?

J. K. Rowling

Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.

Franz Kafka

Being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.

Charles Bukowski

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Mark Twain

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.

Mae West

Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.

Elie Wiesel

Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.

Maya Angelou

There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.

Beatrix Potter

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

James Baldwin

If you never did you should. These things are fun and fun is good.

Dr. Seuss

You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.

Marilyn Monroe

I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.

Rebecca West

We dream to give ourselves hope. To stop dreaming - well, that’s like saying you can never change your fate.

Amy Tan

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life, but define yourself.

Harvey Fierstein

The past is never where you think you left it.

Katherine Anne Porter

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

Ernest Hemingway

I made a pact with myself a long time ago: Never watch anything stupider than you. It's helped me a lot.

Bette Midler

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough

Oprah Winfrey

A love like that was a serious illness, an illness from which you never entirely recover.

Charles Bukowski

Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.

George Carlin

But I didn't understand then. That I could hurt somebody so badly she would never recover. That a person can, just by living, damage another human being beyond repair.

Haruki Murakami

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Oliver Goldsmith

Some people mistakenly think nature is very nice and benevolent and never betrays.

Margaret Atwood

You're never going to kill storytelling, because it's built into the human plan. We come with it.

Margaret Atwood

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

Lorraine Hansberry

If you don't go after what you want, you'll never have it. If you don't ask, the answer is always no. If you don't step forward, you're always in the same place.

Nora Roberts

Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.

Albert Einstein

I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn't learn something from him.

Galileo Galilei