Rejection Quotes, Sayings about being rejected

Rejection can disappoint you, depress you and may even stop you in your tracks… learn not to take rejection so personally… if you’re honest with yourself and believe in your work, others will too.
– Bev Jozwiak

Learn to eat rejection ? it will make you stronger.
– Bob Ragland

Artistic rejection is like taking cod liver oil; they say it’s good for you, you know they’re right, but it can be still tough to swallow.
– Ian Semple

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.
– Ash Sweeney

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

I always feel like rejection is my petrol. That’s what keeps me going.
– Laura Kightlinger

The effects of rejection can either kill your muse or change your life.
– Jane Champagne


Every rejection is incremental payment on your dues that in some way will be translated back into your work.
– James Lee Burke

Sometimes I feel my whole life has been one big rejection.
Marilyn Monroe

I don’t want anyone who doesn’t want me.
Oprah Winfrey

A boo is a lot louder than a cheer.
– Lance Armstrong

I am good at walking away. Rejection teaches you how to reject.
– Jeanette Winterson

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

A soft refusal is not always taken, but a rude one is immediately believed
– Alexander Chase

Rejection just motivates me to keep trying and to try to do better.
– Sasha Grey


Rejection is merely a redirection; a course correction to your destiny.
– Bryant McGill

You get used to the rejection and you don’t take it personally.
– Daniel Craig

Rejection gives you more power to push forward.
– Jeremy Limn

Human rejection can be God’s divine protection.
– Paula Hendricks

Rejection is a challenge.
– Veronica Purcell

There’s no point in dwelling on rejection.
– Isabel Lucas

Don’t get discouraged from all the rejection.
– Joey King

A rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.
– Bo Bennett

Do not waste yourself in rejection; do not bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.
– Dolly Parton


Practice, practice, practice until you eventually get numb on rejections.
– Brian Klemmer

There are two wrong reactions to a rejection slip: deciding it’s a final judgment on your story and/or talent, and deciding it’s no judgment on your story and/or talent.
– Nancy Kress

I discovered that rejections are not altogether a bad thing. They teach a writer to rely on his own judgment and to say in his heart of hearts, “To hell with you.”
– Saul Bellow

After rejection – misery, then thoughts of revenge, and finally, oh well, another try elsewhere.
Mason Cooley

We will not allow rejection to beat us down. It will only strengthen our resolve. To be successful there is no other way.
– Earl G. Graves

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