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Life Will Try to Break You, But You Mustn’t Let It: 28 Keep Your Head up Quotes

Life is not a constant upward-moving journey. We all must take a fall every now and then. Although life may seem hopeless at times, you have to stay strong. And maybe some of these 28 keep your head up quotes can help you do so.

Even though life tends to give you a tough time, you mustn’t give up. Pick yourself up and grab life by the horns. You’ll recover in no time and learn something new.

And remember, although you sometimes can’t see it, the sun is always there. You just have to wait for the clouds to pass. And while you’re waiting, why not check out these inspirational quotes?

28 Keep Your Head up Quotes to Get You Back on Your Feet

Keep Your Head up Quotes to Help You Stay Strong

#1. “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

#2. “Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.“  —  Helen Keller

#3. “Even though you’re fed up, you’ve got to keep your head up.” — Tupac Shakur

#4. “If I’m going to have hope, I’m going to have to learn to endure disappointment.”  ― Sharon Weil

#5. “Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes but morning comes…. Keep hope alive.” — Jesse Jackson

#6. “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 M. Nixon

#7. “You have to lift your head out of the mud and just do it.” — Teri Garr

#8. “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

#9. “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

#10. “And I know this world is so cold and deceiving but I keep my head up like my nose is bleeding.” — Lil Wayne

#11. Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong. — Sarah Dessen

Keep Your Head up Quotes to Remember Who You Are

#12. “Always keep your mind strong with thoughts of positivity; your head up with full confidence and a big smile on your face, because you truly have greatness in you.”  ― Edmond Mbiaka

#13. “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

#14. “It takes someone strong to leave with their head held high. It takes someone stronger to stay with their head held higher.” — Isabella Poretsis

#15. “Never think about something wrong you did in the past, always look forward with your head up high; have no regrets.” — Jared Leto

#16. “I’m a child of God. God is my mommy, my daddy. That’s the only thing that’ll keep my head up. If I don’t remember who I am in him, I’m done.” — Mary J. Blige

#17. “Put your shoulders back, hold your head up high knowing that the same power that raised Christ from the dead lives on the inside of you.” — Joel Osteen

#18. “Lift your head up high, and scream to the world. I know I am someone, and let the truth unfurl.” — Michael Jackson

#19. “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.” — Sarah R.

#20. “As the world falls, I will keep my head up high because I know at the end of the time, I fall with my heart sorrowing into the sky.” — Christina Dessert

#21 “If you feel lost, disappointed, hesitant, or weak, return to yourself, to who you are, here and now and when you get there, you will discover yourself, like a lotus flower in full bloom, even in a muddy pond, beautiful and strong.” — Masaru Emoto

Humorous Keep Your Head up Quotes to Make You Chuckle

#22. “Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level.” — Max L. Forman

#23. “Keep your heels, head, and standards high.” — Coco Chanel

#24. “Keep your heads up! We are sinking!” ― Ljupka Cvetanova

#25. “Keep your head up in failure and your head down in success.” — Jerry Seinfeld

#26. “Keep your head held high because the floor isn’t very interesting to look at.” — Unknown 

#27. “Rather hold my head high and die than live and duck.”— Fabolous

#28. “Keep your chin up! No one expected you to save the world, otherwise you would have been born wearing a cape and tights. Just do the best you can.” — Unknown


Alright, so you’re back on your feet now. That’s great. But keep in mind that life will inevitably try and test your strength again. However, after reading these quotes, you’ll be better prepared to keep your head up high despite the struggle.

As the old saying goes — it doesn’t matter how many times you fall. Getting up after you fall is the only thing that matters. And in case you ever need to lift your spirits or maybe even have a little laugh, you can always go back to these keep your head up quotes.

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