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The Best Challenge Yourself Quotes for 2022

When you find yourself up against a challenge, ask yourself, will this challenge make me stronger or weaker? The choice is yours to make. This collection of challenge yourself quotes will remind you of your goals and motivation. They include challenging yourself quotes, short quotes about challenging yourself quotes, inspirational quotes on challenging yourself, invest in yourself quotes, love yourself quotes, believe in yourself quotes, change yourself quotes, and challenge yourself sayings.

Sometimes we need that nudge to do what is necessary to become the best version of ourselves. Let these challenge yourself quotes motivate you.

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Challenge Yourself Quote

Here are some of our favorite challenge yourself quotes.

“Be your biggest competitor – challenge yourself each day to be better than you were yesterday.” — Kaoru

“Challenge yourself to be an example of change.” ― Debasish Mridha

“I do think you have to scare yourself. That’s where your creativity or your growth comes from. Scaring yourself, challenging yourself, taking those risks, and not caring about what anyone thinks.” ― Rita Wilson

“Every day, you have to prove yourself and convince – move forward and challenge yourself. And doubt all the time.” ― Christine Lagarde

“Every once in a while you need to challenge yourself and learn new things.” ― Amit Ray

“You really just have to have a good attitude, challenge yourself, and you can accomplish great things.” ― Zach Anner

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“The point of creativity is to express and challenge yourself, to make meaning, to embrace your life.” ― Peggy Orenstein

“Do one thing each day that makes you feel good. Keep moving, make mistakes, and challenge yourself. The lessons that lead to personal growth and clarity are inevitable.” ― Dee Waldeck

“Challenge yourself with something you know you could never do, and what you’ll find is that you can overcome anything son.” ― Donnell Rawlings

“Wisdom starts when you know yourself. You will realise that everything aligns itself perfectly when you live your truth, break limiting habits and challenge yourself daily.” ― Itayi Garande

Challenging Yourself Quotes

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“Challenge yourself, its fine not to be a totally finished person.” ― Leigh Steinberg

“Challenge yourself or what you are right now is the best you will ever be and never what you thought you would be.” ― Auliq Ice

“You might win some, you might lose some. But you go in, you challenge yourself, you become a better man, a better individual, a better fighter.” ― Conor McGregor

“If you always think about your dreams or goals, work steadfastly towards them and continue to challenge yourself, you will definitely be able to realise those dreams or goals.” ― Tadashi Yanai

“Once in a while it’s good to challenge yourself in a way that’s really daunting.” ― Alan Cumming

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“Be resilient until you complete a task. Challenge yourself and never limit yourself. Stay humble, hopeful, patient, but never quit!” ― Winsome Campbell-Green

“I love walking on a treadmill, it’s a great way to challenge yourself!” ― Denise Austin

“You should not remain in your comfort zone; if you want to make it big, you must challenge yourself, get out of your comfort zone, and succeed in doing well outside of your comfort areas.” ― Rohit Sharma

“Celebrate life in all its glory – challenge yourself to let the routine sing, and the new dance. “ ― Maximillian Degenerez

“Set a challenge for yourself and challenge yourself to set a challenge for others to challenge themselves. True strength, true wisdom, true tenacity and true courage is best seen when it is in motion! Take action!” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Short Quotes About Challenging Yourself Quotes

Choose the best short quotes about challenging yourself from the list below. Also check out our list of Best Short Quotes.

“Each day challenge yourself, go that extra mile.” ― Janet Homes

“Always challenge yourself for getting the best in you.” ― Anas Khan

“Keep your mind open; challenge yourself before you challenge others.” ― Debasish Mridha

“The only way to grow is to challenge yourself.” ― Ashley Tisdale

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“Never stop challenging yourself! Never loose enthusiasm!” ― Haider Ackermann

“Challenge yourself; it’s the only path which leads to growth.” ― Morgan Freeman

“Challenge yourself, jump off the deep end and learn to swim.” ― Carson Kressley

“Keep challenging yourself to think better, do better, and be better.” ― Robin S Sharma

“I think it is all about finding ways to challenge yourself.” ― Aaron Rodgers

“If the material is challenging, it forces you to challenge yourself when handling it.” ― Joel Coen

Inspirational Quotes on Challenging Yourself

Get motivated with these inspirational quotes on challenging yourself. If you like inspirational quotes, you can also check out our lists of Short Inspirational Quotes, Inspirational Morning Quotes, Inspirational Quotes for Today, and Inspirational Quotes for Work.

“To change yourself, never forget to challenge yourself.” ― Debasish Mridha

“You’re not meant to do what is easy. You’re meant to challenge yourself.” ― Justin Timberlake

“Set goals, challenge yourself, and achieve them. Live a healthy life… and make every moment count. Rise above the obstacles, and focus on the positive.” ― Robert H Goddard

“Challenge yourself every day to do better and be better. Remember, growth starts with a decision to move beyond your present circumstances.” ― Robert Tew

“I think in life, if you continue to challenge yourself, you can pride yourself in what you continuously accomplish.” ― J.R. Martinez

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“Unless you challenge yourself, you cannot grow. Mindful leadership is the art of growing by challenging the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual imposed limits on the self.” ― Amit Ray

“I really do believe that if you don’t challenge yourself and risk failing, that it’s not interesting.” ― Julie Taymor

“Life is much more fun when you think of your efforts and how it can change the world! Challenge yourself!” ― Michael Teoh

“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered. You will never grow.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Challenge yourself to be uncomfortable, push past the apathy, and laziness and fear. Otherwise, the next day you’re going to have two things you don’t want to do, then three and four and five, and pretty soon, you can’t even get back to the first thing.” ― Tim S Grover

Quotes to Challenge Yourself in Life

Take a look at these quotes to challenge yourself in life. For more life quotes, check out our lists of Short Quotes About Life, Inspirational Quotes About Life, Funny Quotes About Life, Enjoy Life Quotes, Live Your Best Life Quotes and Life Changing Quotes.

“The key to life is accepting challenges. Once someone stops doing this, he’s dead.” ― Bette Davis

“To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.” ― Gail Sheehy

“If you can’t be proud of yourself, you’re a failure. And discipline. To do anything in life you have to have discipline. To accomplish anything, you have a goal, challenge yourself, and work until you accomplish that goal. Practice what you preach.” — Jack LaLanne

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” ― Joshua J. Marine

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“You will enrich your life immeasurably if you approach it with a sense of wonder and discovery, and always challenge yourself to try new things.” ― Nate Berkus

“The first part of your life everything is in front of you, all your potential and promise. But over the years, you make decisions; you carve yourself into a given shape. Then the challenge is to keep discovering the green growing edge.” ― Howard Thurman

“Set goals, challenge yourself, and achieve them. Live a healthy life…and make every moment count. Rise above the obstacles, and focus on the positive.” ― Robert H. Goddard

“You have to exercise rebellion: to refuse to tape yourself to rules, to refuse your own success, to refuse to repeat yourself, to see every day, every year, every idea as a true challenge – and then you are going to live your life on a tightrope.” ― Philippe Petit

“When life gets harder, challenge yourself to be stronger.” — Proverbs

“Your identity, self-esteem, and awareness of your ego lay the groundwork for your life. How you conduct yourself with others, and whether you have the strength to make your way without needing to ask for another’s permission, depends on how well you succeed at the many challenges that awaken your need to take charge of who you are.” ― Caroline Myss

Invest in Yourself Quotes

You’ll love these invest in yourself quotes from our full list of Invest in Yourself Quotes.

“An investment in yourself pays the best interest.” ― Benjamin Franklin

“Invest in yourself now and reap the dividends day after day after month after year.” ― Jack LaLanne

“Invest in as much of yourself as you can, you are your own biggest asset by far.” ― Warren Buffett

“Invest in your brain, invest in your talents. Those things can appreciate and they get better as you get older.” ― Rashida Jones

“The best investment you can make is in yourself. The more you learn, the more you’ll earn.” ― Warren Buffett

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“When you invest your time, you make a goal and a decision of something that you want to accomplish. Whether it’s make good grades in school, be a good athlete, be a good person, go down and do some community service and help somebody who’s in need, whatever it is you choose to do, you’re investing your time in that.” ― Nick Saban

“Invest in bettering yourself and the future you. Let your future self-look back on the changes you make today and be thankful you made them.” ― Zero Dean

“It’s never a waste of time or money to invest in yourself, no matter the source. True wealth begins inwards and emits its light outward into everything else, including the people you surround yourself with.” ― will.i.am

“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for it. You have to invest in yourself, or no one else will.” ― Stacy Charter

Love Yourself Quotes

Love yourself even more with these love yourself quotes. Then head to our full list of Love Yourself Quotes for more.

“No other love no matter how genuine it is, can fulfill one’s heart better than unconditional self-love.” — Edmond Mbiaka

“Love yourself when you’re tired. Love yourself when you’re weak. Love yourself when you’re confused. Love yourself when you’re broken. Love yourself when you’re restored.” — MB

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” — Buddha

“How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.” — Rupi Kaur

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“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” — Lucille Ball

“Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.” — Les Brown

“You’re always with yourself, so you might as well enjoy the company.” — Diane von Furstenberg

“A person learns how to love himself through the simple acts of loving and being loved by someone else.” — Haruki Murakami

“Loving yourself isn’t vanity; it’s sanity.” — Katrina Mayer

“Be the love you never received.” – Rune Lazuli

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“Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.” — Anna Taylor

“You really have to love yourself to get anything in this world done.” — Lucille Ball

“If we treated ourselves as well as we treated our best friend, can you imagine?” — Meghan Markle

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“To fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness.” — Robert Morely

“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.” — Dan Pearce

Believe in Yourself Quotes  

These believe in yourself quotes will remind you to have faith in yourself. If you like these, see our full list of Believe in Yourself Quotes.

“Believe in yourself, go after your dreams, and don’t let anyone put you in a box.” ― Daya

“Believe in yourself, and don’t let anyone stand in your way.” ― Jeffree Star

“It is necessary for us to believe in ourselves in order to become the best person that we can be.” ― Quirky Grandma

“Believe in yourself, push your limits, experience life, conquer your goals and be happy.” ― Joel Brown

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“Magic is believing in yourself. If you can make that happen, you can make anything happen.” ― Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

“To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.” ― Sugar Ray Robinson

“You really can achieve your goals, if you believe in yourself and in your abilities, manage your time properly and focus on getting it done.” ― Theo Gold

“Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.” ― Diane Sawyer

“You must believe you can. If anyone else can do this, you can do this as well. Yes, you can!” ― Tamara Tilleman

“Confidence is when you believe in yourself and your abilities, arrogance is when you think you are better than others and act accordingly.” ― Stewart Stafford

“There are ups and downs, but whatever happens, you have to trust and believe in yourself.” – Luka Modric

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“Just believe in yourself. Even if you don’t, pretend that you do and, at some point, you will.” ― Venus Williams

“If you can’t believe in miracles, then believe in yourself. When you want something bad enough, let that drive push you to make it happen. Sometimes you’ll run into brick walls that are put there to test you. Find a way around them and stay focused on your dream. Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” ― Isabel Lopez

“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” ― Chantal Sutherland

Change Yourself Quotes

Better yourself with these change yourself quotes. You might also like our lists of Self Change Quotes and Life Changing Quotes.

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ― Norman Vincent Peale

“Change may not always bring growth, but there is no growth without change.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“To change one’s life: 1. Start immediately. 2. Do it flamboyantly. 3. No exceptions.” ― William James

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“Change the changeable, accept the unchangeable, and remove yourself from the unacceptable.” ― Denis Waitley

“Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” ― Socrates

“True life is lived when tiny changes occur.” ― Leo Tolstoy

“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.” ― Gail Sheehy

“What people have the capacity to choose, they have the ability to change.” ― Madeleine Albright

“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ― Andy Warhol

“Change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” – Roy T. Bennett

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“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ― Rumi

“Maturity is when you stop complaining and making excuses, and start making changes.” ― Roy T. Bennett

All that you touch you change. All that you change changes you. The only lasting truth is change.” ― Octavia E. Butler

“Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you’ll understand what little chance you have in trying to change others.” ― Jacob M. Braude

Challenge Yourself Sayings

Here are some challenge yourself sayings for some extra motivation.

“Constantly challenge yourself.”

“Challenge yourself by trying something new every day.”

“Be your biggest competitor, challenge yourself each day to be better than you were yesterday.”

“Confidence is something you create when you believe in yourself.”

“Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.”

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“There is no challenge more challenging than the challenge to improve yourself.”

“If you never challenge yourself you will never realize what you can become.”

“The biggest challenge of life is to be yourself in a world that is trying to make you like everyone else.”

“Sometimes those who challenge you most teach us best.”

“Challenge yourself with something you know you could never do, and what you’ll find is that you can overcome anything.”

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