10 Quotes That Show The Upside Of Rejection

“Every time I thought I was being rejected from something good, I was actually being re-directed to something better.”

Steve Maraboli

"A clear rejection is always better than a fake promise."


“Don't waste yourself in rejection, nor bark against the bad, but chant the beauty of the good.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"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

"We are always afraid to ask because we aren't afraid of the answer but the feeling of rejection."


“you not wanting me
was the beginning of me
wanting myself
thank you”

Nayyirah Waheed

"Don’t ever think that just because you do things differently, you’re wrong."

Gail Tsukiyama

"Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise."


"Rejection is so much a part of a writer's existence."

Sharbari Z. Ahmed

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences."

Audre Lorde

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