Keeping Your Head Up Sayings and Quotes

Life gets rough, but it’s important not to give up. Everyone experiences lows. Keep moving and know that the setbacks you are experiencing are temporary. Stay strong with this collection of wise and insightful quotes about keeping your head up.

Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye.     

Helen Keller

Stand Tall, Stand Proud. Know that you are unique and magnificent. You do not need the approval of others.     

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level.     

Max L. Forman

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

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

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

Keep your head up in failure and your head down in success.     

Jerry Seinfeld

It takes someone strong to leave with their head held high. It takes someone stronger to stay with their head held higher.     

Isabella Poretsis

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

It is important to keep your head up and follow what you believe is right.     

Ajay Naidu

Even though you're fed up, you've got to keep your head up.     

Tupac Shakur

Keep your head up. God gives his hardest battles to his strongest soldiers.     


I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up and handle it.     


If you aren't in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?     

T. S. Eliot

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

I admire someone who has been through a lot and still keeps their head up.     


Never think about something wrong you did in the past, always look forward with your head up high; have no regrets.     

Jared Leto

And I know this world is so cold and deceiving but I keep my head up like my nose is bleeding.     

Lil Wayne

Lift your head up high, and scream to the world. I know I am someone, and let the truth unfurl.     

Michael Jackson

You cannot hold your head high with your hand out.     


Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes but morning comes.... Keep hope alive.     

Jesse Jackson

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

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

Keep your head up. It has to get worse before it gets better.     


No matter how much it hurts, you have to hold your head up and keep going.     

Brooke Addison

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

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.

Keep your heels, head and standards high.     

Coco Chanel

Sometimes you just have to hold your head up high, blink away the tears and say good-bye.     


You have to lift your head up out of the mud and just do it.     

Teri Garr