60+ Best Holding On Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational holding on quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Holding On Quotes

All the art of living lies in a fine mingling of letting go and holding on. — Havelock Ellis

I love doing scripted things. What little acting ability I have I am holding on with my hangnails. — Mario Cantone

The people of our city are holding on by a thread. Time has run out. Can we survive another night? And who can we depend on? Only God knows. — Ray Nagin

I’m not sure I always feel like I’m in the seat. Sometimes I’m only holding on by one hand and flying out behind the roller coaster. I don’t know anybody who doesn’t feel that way. — David Morse

If I’ve learned anything from TJ, it’s that life is a fine balance of holding on, letting go, and never looking back unless it’s to admire how far you’ve come. — Natalya Neidhart

One of the things that I was kind of holding on to from ‘The Daily Show’ was there was an exhaustion that I would feel because we just kind of got caught up in the news cycle. You tell a story, and that’s an interesting story, and then the next day we have to drop it and talk about something else. That’s so unfair to the story and the people. — Wyatt Cenac

I get to do all the styles of music that I love. There’s no boundaries; there’s nobody holding on to me saying I can’t do that. — Linda Perry

I hope I haven’t grown up. The cliche for all artists is that you don’t want to lose that child inside. I think when you get sedentary and set in your ways, you can lose a lot of that spontaneity and creativity. I hope I’m holding on to that. — Catherine Hardwicke

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life. — Joan Lunden

My memory seems to be holding on quite well. There is no reason why it shouldn’t if you keep training it. — Melvyn Bragg

My relationship with aging is cozy. I’m not trying to play 29 and holding on with white knuckles, you know? — Diane Lane

We need the compassion and the courage to change the conditions that support our suffering. Those conditions are things like ignorance, bitterness, negligence, clinging, and holding on. — Sharon Salzberg

If you’re not open, you’re not transparent, you’re still holding on to vaults of information, you’re not going to build that trust. — Gavin Newsom

I think I have some very meaningful relationships with people; we all do. At the same time, I recognize that everyone is following their own heart; there’s been people who have left my life, and I don’t have a problem with that. This is a transitory world; we’re all spirits just looking for love and finding it and holding on. — Cass McCombs

For most, the largest asset is their home. This becomes a sentimental issue, I know, but if you’re holding on to a home that you can no longer afford – or you need the liquidity – you need to think about solutions. One might be to bring in a tenant or roommate; a more drastic measure is to sell the home and downsize. — Jean Chatzky

As a child, I felt that the Indian part of me was unacknowledged, and therefore somehow negated, by my American environment and vice versa. Growing up, I was impatient with my parents for being so different, holding on to India the way they did, and always making me feel like I had to make a choice of which way I would go. — Jhumpa Lahiri

I’ve become impossible, holding on to when everything seemed to matter more. — Trent Reznor

I’ve learned to try to sustain myself by holding on to the integrity of who I am. I’m not talking big diva. I’m quiet. I’m shy. And I became stronger when I stopped trying to be the person they wanted me to be. — Crystal Waters

I’m so uncoordinated, I can’t really do that much, so my specialty is standing in one spot or holding on to something, like an exploding rocket or a jetski. — Johnny Knoxville

The death of Pope John Paul II led many of different faiths and of no faith to acknowledge their debt to the Roman Catholic Church for holding on to absolutes that the rest of us can measure ourselves against. — Suzanne Fields

This is why universities, and civil society more generally, are so important for a democracy like ours, founded on a genuine idealism that we have a hard time holding on to. They provide a space to question whatever we are doing in the name of things we say we believe in or might believe in. — Abhijit Banerjee

I started thinking about this truck and why do I still have this same truck? After all of these years, why am I holding on to that? I just starting thinking about other things: guitars, boots and jeans. I just had a tendency to hold on to the things that have meaning to me. — Dierks Bentley

Ideas aren’t magical; the only tricky part is holding on to one long enough to get it written down. — Lynn Abbey

The ground beneath you is shifting, and either you get sucked in by holding on to old ways, or you take a giant step forward by taking some risks and seeing what happens. — Bonnie Hammer

I grew up on the ragged edge of self-acceptance, where I was holding on to it, but it was easy to fall off. But as I found my way inside myself, I’ve been able to accept my own hair, my own shape. — Tracee Ellis Ross

My parents strapped a pair of plastic skis on my boots when I was two years old and sent me down our driveway in Vail. Of course, they were holding on to me the whole time, but that was my first experience ‘skiing.’ — Mikaela Shiffrin

The people of Shishmaref want their community to survive, but they are holding on to their legacy by a very delicate thread indeed. The threat of their land disappearing is only the beginning. — Amy J. Berg

I don’t believe there is any point in holding on to too many things in life. — Katrina Kaif

I don’t know that the referee can be watching holding on the offensive line and get back to the quarterback. I think watching the quarterback is a full-time job. — John Madden

Racism been over. It’s the old people that keep on holding on to it. — ASAP Ferg

And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on. — Alan Watts

What I like about the third movie is you get to see a side of Carlisle you haven’t seen before. You actually get to see what his vampire capabilities are because there’s some great battle sequences. It’s my favorite book. Carlisle is holding on to that humanity. He doesn’t want to be a vampire. — Peter Facinelli

For us, holding on to religious rules, and following them, and refraining from what’s forbidden, and being diligent with our duties, what do we call that? That’s what we call freedom. — Muqtada al Sadr

I am holding on to every shred of femininity that I can with heels and dresses. — Lzzy Hale

People try to keep their past, like kind of holding on to their past. Every Springsteen song talks about that. — John Cusack

Holding on to things from the past is the same as clinging to an image of yourself in the past. If you’re the least bit interested in changing anything about yourself, I suggest you be brave and start letting things go. — Fumio Sasaki

I have this idea of myself that I decided when I was 12 about who I am and how I come across and what the world is like. And if I have changed or the world has changed, I don’t even notice sometimes because I’m holding on to these old ideas. I am more confident – the music is proof. But I can see the change there much easier than I do as a human. — Perfume Genius

I wanted to be looked at for the skateboarder that I was. I didn’t want to be the 36-year-old skateboarder who’s still holding on while owning a company at the same time. I wanted to make my mark and travel and accomplish a few things here and there and then get out. — Jason Lee

There’s a reason why the cultures of so many Chinatowns around the world in some ways are more Chinese. They’ve held onto older Chinese rituals, traditions, and symbols in ways that, if you go back to China today, they’re not holding on to. They’re getting married in white dresses and in churches. — Lulu Wang

When I was younger, I could get that white-knuckle grip of holding on to an idea and not wanting to let it go. — Alycia Debnam-Carey

I don’t want to be someone in my sixties holding on to a group that I created when I was in my twenties. — Zainab Salbi

A man is never drunk if he can lay on the floor without holding on. — Joe E. Lewis

Courage is fear holding on a minute longer. — George S. Patton

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned. — Buddha

Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. — Hermann Hesse

I’m learning not to hold on so tightly to my solitude. It’s not an economical way to work. A driver would call it ‘white-knuckling.’ If you’re holding on to the wheel so tightly, it’s gonna lock up your driving. Releasing myself from trying to control everything has been part of growing up. — Ben Foster

We really feel happier when things look bleak. Hope is endurance. Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord. — Michael Novak

God has ordained that Satan have a long leash with God holding on to the leash because he knows that when we walk in and out of those temptations, struggling with both the physical effects that they bring and the moral effects that they bring, more of God’s glory will shine. — John Piper

I’m just not very good at holding on to jobs. — Matt Riddle

The progressives like to talk a lot about poverty – and you should. However, it’s the guys in the middle who have really been hurt by the global economy . The people at the bottom have been holding on to their jobs quite well, actually. — Chrystia Freeland

I don’t have a child, so Women for Women is like my child. But I always said I would step down after 20 years. I didn’t want to be a 60-year-old woman holding on to something I created when I was 23. — Zainab Salbi

I’m constantly intimidated by Shakespeare’s work. Trying to decipher what he’s saying and holding on to that thought – not just as an actor, but as a human being – is a rigour. — Zoe Wanamaker

I guess I’m like any other concerned father, except that nobody else’s son guns a cycle over 17 pickups without holding on to the handlebars. — Evel Knievel

You’re not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on. — Dean Martin

The fight for justice against corruption is never easy. It never has been and never will be. It exacts a toll on our self, our families, our friends, and especially our children. In the end, I believe, as in my case, the price we pay is well worth holding on to our dignity. — Frank Serpico

For most of my life, I believed that my father had broken many of my bones. They were emotional and psychological bones; things no one could see, things that caused me to limp through life clutching for and holding on to people and situations that often rendered me immobile. — Iyanla Vanzant

There are a lot of people holding on to the old Jessie J – whatever that means – but I think there’s a lot more people realizing what I’m about. I think people like it. — Jessie J

You can’t hit someone if they’re holding on to you. — David Haye

It’s easy to get wrapped up in sharing everyday life with a partner. It’s fun to get lost in love and romance. It’s the best. But holding on to yourself while doing that is the most important thing. — Brittany Murphy

Spacewalking trumps everything. Viscerally, it is a phenomenal place to be; to be able to glance right and see the world, glance left and see the universe, and realise for a moment that you’re holding on to your known existence with one hand. That’s the thing. — Chris Hadfield

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