Rejection Quotes, Sayings about being rejected

I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection.
– Billy Joel

We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don’t. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
– Henry Rollins

I don’t really have disappointments because I build myself up for rejection.
– Nicholas Hoult

I know that when a door closes, it can feel like all doors are closing. A rejection letter can feel like everyone will reject us. But a closed door leads to clarity. It’s really an arrow. Because we cannot go through that door, we will go somewhere else. That somewhere else is your true life.
– Tama J. Kieves

When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.
Shannon L. Alder

Just because the most important person in your life rejects you, does not change who you are.

Stop rejecting new relationships just because old ones didn’t work. Next thing you know you rejected the one that God made for you by mistake. Yes never give up on finding your soul mate. Searching for true love and finding it? Is priceless!!


Love means you keep on loving no matter how many times you have experienced the pain of rejection.

It’s hard to admit that someone DOESN’T love you back. So, you hold on to them until you have no choice but to admit it.

When someone rejects you they’re always on your mind. Not because you love them, but because they don’t love you and that bothers you

I don’t fear love, I fear the rejection you might bring along with it.

When someone you love rejects you it can make you feel like you’re not good enough, but you have to realize that rejection is a sign that you’re trying to be with someone that you’re not meant to be with.

Isn’t it ridiculous that there are so many people out there who are looking for people to love yet there are so many people around who are still feeling rejected?

Not being loved back hurts, but realize that they can’t make themselves love you. Love can’t be controlled.

When we love and desire what we should be rejecting, we are in conflict with our true selves.


Being in love with the God that will never reject you is the security needed to endure any other rejection that comes your way.

The thing that hurts most is knowing I’m not the reason you’re smiling. And never will be.

Falling in love not only brings excitement and fulfillment; it also creates anxiety and fears of rejection and potential loss.

Stop rejecting new relationships just because old ones didn’t work out. Next thing you know you rejected your Soul Mate that God made for you by mistake!

Large offers and sturdy rejections are among the most common topics of falsehood
Samuel Johnson

You’ve got to love this business. You have to be able to take rejection.
– Jessica Biel

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

Actors search for rejection. If they don’t get it they reject themselves.
Charlie Chaplin

Human beings, like plants, grow in the soil of acceptance, not in the atmosphere of rejection

To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.

Submitted by: James on March 4, 2012

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