98+ Best Phoenix Quotes: Exclusive Selection

In Ancient Greek folklore, a phoenix is a long-lived bird that cyclically regenerates or is otherwise born again. Profoundly inspirational phoenix quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

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Famous Phoenix Quotes

Sometimes the worst thing that happens to you, the thing you think you can’t survive… it’s the thing that makes you better than you used to be. ― Jennifer Weiner, Fly Away Home

No matter how many times we burst into flames, we can always rise from the ashes.

The phoenix hope, can wing her way through the desert skies, and still defying fortune’s spite; revive from ashes and rise. — Miguel de Cervantes

For a star to be born, there is one thing that must happen: a gaseous nebula must collapse. So collapse. Crumble. This is not your destruction. This is your birth. — Zoe Skylar

Like a phoenix from the ashes, they may defeat you, burn you, insult you, injure you, and abandon you. But they will not, shall not, and cannot destroy you. For you, like Rome, were built on ashes, and you, like a phoenix, know how to resurrect. — Nikita Gill

From the ashes, a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring… — J.R.R. Tolkien

phoenix quotes

In order to rise from its own ashes, a phoenix first must burn. — Octavia Butler

Hope rises like a phoenix from the ashes of shattered dreams. — S.A. Sachs

Sometimes you have to burn yourself to the ground before you can rise like a phoenix from the ashes. — Jens Lekman

The phoenix must burn to emerge. — Janet Fitch

I’ve died a thousand deaths, each time reinventing myself brighter, stronger, and purer than before. From the midst of destruction, I became the creator of myself. From the midst of darkness, I became my own source of light. — Cristen Rodgers

And God help you if you are a phoenix, and you dare to rise up from the ash. A thousand eyes will smolder with jealousy while you are just flying past. — Ani DiFranco

Only the phoenix rises and does not descend. And everything changes. And nothing is truly lost. — Neil Gaiman

Suffering can lead to transformation. And redemption. And marvelous mystery. — Dr. Allen Hunt

It’s best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes. — Anne Baxter

Which came first, the Phoenix or the flame?’ ‘I think the answer is that a circle has no beginning.’ ‘Well reasoned.’ — J. K. Rowling

She told me she’d be a phoenix.” The image of the mythical creature rising from the ashes glitters in my mind. “They don’t really exist.” “She said that depends on whether or not there’s someone who can see them. — Jodi Picoult

Temper us in fire, and we grow stronger. When we suffer, we survive. — Cassandre Clare, City of Heavenly Fire

The wild woman rises like a phoenix from the ashes of her life, to become the heroine of her own legend. — Shikoba

Once you’ve had your life burn down, it takes time to be a Phoenix. — Sharon Stone

What matters most is how well you walk through the fire. — Charles Bukowski

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall. — Confucius

God help you if you are a phoenix and you dare to rise up from the ash. A thousand eyes will smolder with jealousy while you are just flying past. — Ani DiFranco

Here in this suffering, all previous beliefs are called into question. They are consumed in the fire sparked and fueled by our own illusion. The pain becomes the ashes we are now entombed in. It is only when we find ourselves at this most imprisoned of junctures that we emerge again, the phoenix of our very life which is ever so much more beautiful than the last one. — TEAL

And when all that was left was ashes, she would again clothe herself in flame. Rising from the dust of her past to rekindle the spark of her future. She was a Phoenix, her own salvation; rebirthed, renewed, resurrected. — LaRhonda Toreson

Our passions are the true phoenixes; when the old one is burnt out, a new one rises from its ashes. — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it. — Maya Angelou

Whether we remain the ash or become the Phoenix is up to us. — Ming-Dao Deng

Life tried to crush her, but only succeeded in creating a diamond. — John Mark Green

Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark. — Rabindranath Tagore

Sometimes you have to kind of die inside in order to rise from your own ashes and believe in yourself and love yourself to become a new person. — Gerard Way

She never seemed shattered; to me, she was a breathtaking mosaic of the battles she’s won. — Matt Baker

Sometimes you just have to die a little inside in order to be reborn and rise again as a stronger and wiser version of you.

A heart filled with love is like a phoenix that no cage can imprison. — Rumi

Often it’s the deepest pain which empowers you to grow into your highest self. — Karen Salmansohn

Ready must thou be to burn thyself in thine own flame; how couldst thou become new if thou have not first become ashes! — Friedrich Nietzsche

And let it direct your passion with reason, that your passion may live through its own daily resurrection, and like the phoenix rises above its own ashes. — Khalil Gibran

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. — Kahlil Gibran

Our passion ignites us. Rapture spawns the inferno in which we perish, entwined. From smoldering coals, we are formed, and, from our ashes, we rise. Discovered in the aftermath, our memory, our birth scars; third degree madness. Identical imperfections. Forever branded. — Lennon Hodson

Pain can burn you up and destroy you or burn you up and redeem you. It can deliver you to an entrenched despair or deliver you to your higher self. At midlife, we decide, consciously or unconsciously, the path of the victim or the path of the Phoenix when it is rising up at last. — Marianne Williamson

Stars are phoenixes, rising from their own ashes. — Carl Sagan

We are more than the worst thing that’s ever happened to us. All of us need to stop apologizing for having been to hell and come back breathing. — Clementine von Radics, Broken

You may kill a fire. And everything you know falls to dust and ash. Yet the remarkable treasure in this seemingly hopeless pile, is hidden deep within. The burning embers incarnate the perpetual desire to go from spark to flame. — Akilnathan Logeswaran

I no longer feared the darkness once I knew the phoenix in me would rise from the ashes. — William C. Hannan

Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I’ll rise. — Maya Angelou

I am a phoenix who runs after arsonists. — Saul Bellow

And just as the Phoenix rose from the ashes, she too will rise. Returning from the flames, clothed in nothing but her strength, more beautiful than ever before. — Shannen Heartzs

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about. — Haruki Murakami

I’m like a phoenix. I rise from the ashes. — Bess Myerson

Don’t hoard the past. Don’t cherish anything. Burn it. The artist is the phoenix who burns to emerge. — Janet Fitch

If there is in fact, a heaven and a hell, all we know for sure is that hell will be a viciously overcrowded version of Phoenix. — Hunter S. Thompson

The phoenix. The gentlest and most wonderful of its kind. Mesmerizing beauty and brilliant color. Its cry synonymous to a lovely song. But comes time, consumes itself in its own magnificent flame. And from its own ashes, will rise and reborn anew. — Kahit Minsan

Allowing the pain of personal growth to be a crucible of your spirit-the alchemical grail through which the metal of your former self-turns into gold- is one of the highest callings of life. Pain can burn you up and destroy you or burn you up and redeem you. It can deliver you to an entrenched despair or deliver you to your higher self. At midlife, we decide, consciously or unconsciously, the path of the victim or the path of the Phoenix when it is rising up at last. — Marianne Williamson