Keeping your head up when life tries to bring you down is one of those skills without which you cannot lead a happy and successful life. Things are never as easy as we would like and many conditions of life escape our control, that is why learning to cope with failure and disappointment is very important for our sanity.
Check out these quotes and discover new, essential reasons why the world belongs to those who keep their heads up.
Keep your head up. Keep your heart strong. – Ben Howard
The ability to keep your head up in times of need is an essential surviving skill. When things get tough there is nothing more important than to find that inner strength that allows you to fight anything.
Awake! Arise and go! Never ever give up! – Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Whenever we feel down, there is nothing more helpful than having someone cheer for us and help us regain our enthusiasm and strength. We need someone to remind us to never give up and always go further, no matter what.
To everyone battling a difficulty or under attack right now: smile, keep your head up, keep moving and stay positive, you’ll get through it. – Germany Kent
Whenever there is a great battle ahead of us, we should allow ourselves to smile and hope, because these two are the most powerful weapons we can carry. Being positive means being strong.
If I’m going to have hope, I’m going to have to learn to endure disappointment. – Sharon Weil
Life pushes us in many ways, testing our strength and demanding us to get out of our comfort zone. The best thing is that as long as we maintain hope we are powerful enough to handle both success and disappointment.
Always keep your mind strong with positive thoughts and your head up with full confidence, because you truly have greatness in you. – Edmond Mbiaka
There is a hidden greatness in all of us that doesn’t come out until we find ourselves in difficult situations that demand confidence and focus. In those kind of moments, we really discover if we have what it takes to win.
Stand tall, stand proud. Know that you are unique and magnificent. You do not need the approval of others. – Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Keeping your head up is important not because you have to prove something to others or to hide your weaknesses, but rather because you owe it to yourself to stand tall and proud against any adversities of life.
Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye. – Helen Keller
The world is not a kind place, yet it rewards those who are daring and brave. Keeping your head up is key if you want to be among those who take the world as it is and make the most of what it has to offer.
It is important to keep your head up and follow what you believe is right. – Ajay Naidu
Confident, strong people know how to keep their heads up in any circumstance. They also know how important it is to be loyal to your values and to always choose the right thing for you, even when you are at odds with the rest of the world.
It takes someone strong to leave with their head held high. It takes someone stronger to stay with their head held higher. – Isabella Poretsis
Very often, life teaches us that the winner is not necessarily the one who is the strongest, but the one who knows how to handle with grace and confidence delicate situations, making sure to compromise wisely.
Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes but morning comes…. Keep hope alive. – Jesse Jackson
Good and evil, darkness and light, and failure and success are the dualities that make life so interesting and spicy. After dark, there is nowhere else to go than straight towards the light. After failure, there is nowhere to go but up.
Lift your head up high, and scream to the world “I know I am someone”, and let the truth unfurl. – Michael Jackson
The world doesn’t take you seriously until you learn to stand up for yourself and hold your head high. If you are convinced of your strength, the world will bow to your confidence. This is the secret of all succesful people.
Never think about something wrong you did in the past, always look forward with your head up high. Have no regrets. – Jared Leto
To get close to your goals and find the success you desire, it is important to let go of the past and all its mistakes and focus confidently on the opportunities of the present. Regrets are unneccesary luggage when you want to keep your head up.
Keep your head up in failure and your head down in success. – Jerry Seinfeld
Handling failure and success takes a lot of inner strength and self-awareness. We are not worth our successes or failures. We are rather the sum of all our trials and errors, that’s why knowing when to keep our head up and when to remain modest says a lot about us.
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines. – Richard Nixon
There are moments in life when we feel that there is no solution to our problems, but these are precisely the kind of moments when we have to keep our head up. No matter how grim things look, there is always an alternate way for the light to shine through.
If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are? –T. S. Eliot
The only way to know our true size is taking up on challenges and learning how to surpass them with style and confidence. We will never know what we are able to achieve if we hide in a comfortable spot, where there is no place for growth.
So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about. – Marilyn Monroe
When we feel overwhelmed with stress and problems, we tend to forget that there are still countless things that could bring us joy and happiness. We forget how to smile, but only a smile can save us. Keeping our heads up and smiling to the world will make the world smile back.
Even though you’re fed up, you’ve got to keep your head up. – Tupac Shakur
Keeping your head up when you feel unable of doing so is the trick that makes the difference between winners and losers. Finding the energy and the courage to keep your head up is a sign that you have what it takes to fight off anything that life throws your way.
Keep your head up. God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers. – Unknown
Some might argue that an easy life is preferable, but the truth is that an easy life leaves no space for growth. Fighting hard battles is what actually makes us strong and gives us the neccesary skills to fight off anything that might try to harm us.
You have to lift your head up out of the mud and just do it. – Teri Garr
Whenever we find ourselves in a difficult situation, we must remember that there is only one solution to all our struggles. The solution is to just do “it”, where “it” is that thing that teriffies us but which can turn our life over for the best.
Someone once asked me how I hold my head up so high after all I’ve been through. I said, it’s because no matter what, I am a survivor, not a victim. – Patricia Buckley
Holding your head up high when in struggle shows that you are a fighter who is not afraid to handle anything, rather than a scared victim who waits for others to provide help. Choosing to be a fighter instead of a victim allows us to live a life where we create our own happiness and meaning.
Never let anyone tell you who you are, hold your head up high, look them in the eyes and tell them who you are. – Sonya Parker
Keeping your head up is very often a matter of honor and pride. If you know who you are, you will defend yourself and walk your own path, no matter which routes others might force on you. The world has respect for confident people.
No matter how much it hurts, you have to hold your head up and keep going. – Brooke Addison
All problems that might arise in our lives have the same solution, which is to keep going at all costs. Sometimes it hurts, other times it crushes us, but it is the only way to escape and leave behind the past.
Keep your head held high because the floor isn’t very interesting to look at. – Unknown
Self-respect is an important part of our identity and it says a lot about us. Keeping your head up when necessary is just a sign that you have healthy self-respect and you will not allow for others to disrespect you.
He who is silent and bows his head dies every time he does so. He who speaks aloud and walks with his head held high dies only once. – Giovanni Falcone
People respect others only if they see that they respect themselves. Nobody trusts or respects those who bow their heads, showing they have no character or values. Keeping your head held high is vital for living an honorable life.
Always hold your head up high, even if on the inside you’re about to cry. Pretend that nothing is wrong at all. Close your eyes before you fall. If you can’t see it, it’s not there. – Unknown
Sometimes we want to hide into a hole in the ground or cry until we run out of tears, but the best thing to do in such situations is to take a leap of faith and do the things that frighten us if there is at least a tiny chance that those things can save us.
Keep your heels, head, and standards high. – Coco Chanel
Keeping your head up and your standards high is a sign of confidence, which shows that you know who you are and will not let others tell you otherwise. People who have values and hold on to them are worthy of respect and consideration.
Sometimes you just have to hold your head up high, blink away the tears and say good-bye. – Unknown
Life is so baffling that sometimes there is no way to win, no matter how much we try. In these kinds of situations, all we can do is accept things as they are, saying proper goodbyes and moving forward with our heads up.
Keep your head up. It has to get worse before it gets better. – Unknown
The best thing about life is that there are no definite conclusions. There is always more place for change or improvement. We are able to handle the worse because we know that time brings changes and these changes can bring us back to the bright side.
Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith. – Steve Jobs
You try to keep your head up but life fights to bring you down. It happens even to the best of us. The only reliable weapon in this situation is faith. There is nothing quite as powerful as faith when it comes to standing up for ourselves.
When love is lost, do not bow your head in sadness; instead keep your head up high and gaze into heaven for that is where your broken heart has been sent to heal. – Unknown
No matter how careful we are, we lose many things in life. We lose love, friendships, money, and opportunities, falling prey to sadness and disappointment. Unfortunately, these are common occurrences in life, and the only thing we can do is keep our heads up high and hope for better days.
Keep your head up even if sometimes all you would want to do is hide away. Remember that it always gets easier. – Unknown
Whenever we find life to be the most difficult we should remember that it always gets easier. Change is the sacred law of life and the cycles of good and bad follow each other continously. You have to keep your head up and wait for the storm to pass.