Breakthrough Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old breakthrough quotes, breakthrough sayings, and breakthrough proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


All personal breakthroughs begin with a change in beliefs.     

Anthony Robbins

Breakthrough is how to distinguish a leader and who followed.     

Steve Jobs

Brokenness is often the road to breakthrough. Be encouraged.     

Tony Evans

Great breakthroughs are always followed by great catastrophes.     

Rosalia de Castro

You have to push through every difficulty to have a breakthrough.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

All significant breakthroughs are break -"withs" old ways of thinking.     

Thomas Kuhn

A breakthrough occurs when you recognize, you are more energy than matter.     

Caroline Myss

Breakthroughs, in art, in culture, in personality, come when tackling the unexpected.     

Lynda Obst

Sometimes our breakthrough begins when we refuse to be impressed with the size of our problem.     

Bill Johnson

The emotion at the point of technical breakthrough is better than wine, women and song put together.     

Richard Hamming

Almost every significant breakthrough is the result of a courageous break with traditional ways of thinking.     

Stephen Covey

My breakthrough came very late in life, really only starting when I was 50...I had the strength for new deeds and ideas.     

Edvard Munch

Sometimes when you are the closest to your breakthrough the pressure is the greatest. You have come too far to give up now!     

Joyce Meyer

Launching a breakthrough idea is like shooting skeet. People's needs change, so you must aim well ahead of the target to hit it.     

Ray Kurzweil

The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.     

John Naisbitt

To have a breakthrough, you must consciously connect with the invisible forces that are everywhere around you, urging you to go beyond your old conditioning.     

Deepak Chopra

The biggest breakthroughs in consciousness occur when things are difficult; when we have a choice to fall to the worst of ourselves or rise to the best of ourselves.     

Yehuda Berg

We all hope for breakthrough rebirth moments. When you're headed for a breakthrough moment, it's kind of scary because you say, 'If I break through then I have to make great change in my life.'     

Dane Cook

We can be creative and generate new breakthroughs, if we're willing to work with ideas from the pool of history - both distant and more recent - despite the potential for our experiments to fail.     

Doug Dawson

Every time you have a major breakthrough in self-knowledge, and see the way the divine works within your own psyche, external events, and interior experiences of the divine, you are transformed in some degree.     

Thomas Keating

When you realize that the real breakthroughs come from levels of higher consciousness, then you also realize that the achievement of maturity and wisdom is the most powerful generator of new beginnings possible.     

Marianne Williamson

The great breakthrough in your life comes when you realize that you can learn anything you need to learn to accomplish any goal that you set for yourself. This means there are no limits on what you can be, have or do.     

Brian Tracy

When there's ever a breakthrough, a true breakthrough, you can go back and find a time period when the consensus was 'well, that's nonsense!' so what that means is that a true creative researcher has to have confidence in nonsense.     

Burt Rutan

The nature of a breakthrough is for you to stand on what you've gotten, what you've loved, what's been important to you, what's touched you, what's inspired you, what's turned your life on; to stand on the value you've already created for yourself and look out at the possibility for being alive that opens up, like a freedom, in front of you.     

Werner Erhard

Any breakdown is a breakthrough.     

Marshall McLuhan

There is no breakthrough without a breakdown.     

Tony Robbins

Breakthrough happened around me when breakup happened within me.     

Jack W. Hayford

The longevity of success depends on how well you manage your breakthroughs     

Constance Chuks Friday

Breakthrough ideas usually come from guys who look like they're hallucinating     

Ben Horowitz

To have a major breakthrough in policy, you have to be able to stop and think.     

Newt Gingrich