63 Fed Up Quotes to Kickstart a Positive Change in Your Life

Sometimes we all just get tired.

Get fed up with the same old problems and challenges repeating themselves and the daily routine and rut making it feel like we’re stuck in “Groundhog Day”.

No fun. But it can also be a crucial turning point in your life.

Because when we are totally fed up then that’s also one of those times when we are most likely to actually making real changes in our lives.

In this post I’d like to share 63 of the best fed up quotes. To inspire you to stop procrastinating on or daydreaming about making that change you deep down want and use the frustration of being fed up for something positive in your life.

And if you want even more inspiration to make a change and improve your life then check out this post with quotes on not settling for less in life and this one filled with know your worth and value quotes.

Inspirational Fed Up Quotes

“Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature.”
Andrea Arnold

“If you’re fed up with certain people in your life, you don’t have to remain seated at their table.”
Christine E. Szymansk

“Fed up” is an uncomfortable place to be, but thankfully it’s usually the best place a person can be in order to decide to make and commit to a big change for the better. So in a way, it’s great to get fed up… just don’t stay there.”
Doe Zantamata

“Be patient when it seems things are not going right and may never be right again. Accept that what is yours will come to you in the right way at just the right moment.”
Iyanla Vanzant

“When you are feeling fed up then use that anger and frustration to break out of your comfort zone.”

“On a day when your only remaining desire is to go to bed, remind yourself that some days will just be bad. That’s a part of life. But also remind yourself of 3 small things that you can be thankful for in your life and that there is a brand new day tomorrow.”

“There always comes a point in life when you’ve had enough and just have to let go of the things that keep weighing you down no matter how convincing they seem, that you can’t do without them. It’s just a matter of time and you’ll surely get over it.”
Blaze Olermiday

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
Soren Kierkegaard

“The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.”
Alyson Noel

“Sometimes the more chances you give the more respect you lose. Your standards begin to be ignored when you let people get comfortable in knowing that another chance will always exist. They start to depend on your forgiveness.
That’s why I’m no longer a slave to apologies. Treat me right the first time because I can’t guarantee you a next time. It’s impossible to keep me once you’ve lost my trust. I’m saying you have to be afraid to lose me, what I’m saying is… I’m not afraid to walk away.”
Trent Shelton

“You can spend minutes, hours, days, weeks, or even months overanalyzing a situation; trying to put the pieces together, justifying what could’ve, would’ve happened… or you can just leave the pieces on the floor and move on.”
Tupac Shakur

“We all get tired eventually. Tired of others. Of our jobs. Of what we do in our spare time. And of ourselves. This can be a sad and empty feeling. But it is also something that shakes our life around a bit and it’s at this point that it’s the easiest to make a big change in your life and a new beginning for yourself.”

“The answer to every adversity lies in courageously moving forward with faith.”
Edmond Mbiaka

Relatable Fed Up Quotes

Fed Up Quotes to Kickstart a Positive Change in Your Life

“I will no longer accept apologies from you, I will only accept action.”
Sonya Parker

“I’ve done all my tricks. I’m tired of myself.”
Sandra Bullock

“There comes a day when you get fed up and you just walk away from all the drama and the people who create it. I am fed up. I am fed up with tears and weakness. But there isn’t much I can do to stop them.”
Veronica Roth

“She loves hard so her feelings die slow, but… once she stops, you will never get that back.”

“Those who love life do not read. Nor do they go to the movies, actually. No matter what might be said, access to the artistic universe is more or less entirely the preserve of those who are a little fed up with the world.”
Michel Houellebecq

“I got to the point where I was fed up with so many people telling me how and who I was supposed to be.”

“When someone has had enough of being lied to, mistreated, misled, or tired of feeling neglected, nothing can stand in the way of them leaving you.”
Bernajoy Vaal

“Even the kindest and the most excellent human being have their limits too. Sometimes you are fed up with being nothing.”
Ranjith Raghu

“I’ve had what may look like a nice life. But I’m so tired of it and fed up with myself that I am trying to move on to something new, a new me as I try to define spiritual life for myself. Because I need something more, a new dimension.”

“Dear fed up mom: Kids are great. Greatly annoying. That’s just how they spread their love language.”

“I’m so tired. I don’t know if I can ever outrun how I used to be.”
Marie Lu

“No one gets tired of loving, but everyone gets tired of waiting, assuming, hearing lies and hurting.”
Anmol Andore

“I get so fed up with the making of an album taking over my life – it’s all I can think about or talk about. You find yourself in a rut and lacking inspiration and it’s hard to get out of that because I’m working alone in the studio.”
Imogen Heap

“Strong women get tired. Strong women feel broken. Strong women eventually get fed up. Strong women will eventually walk away for good.”

“When we are tired, we are attacked by ideas we conquered long ago.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“She was always feeling tired recently. She put on one of those smiles that wasn’t really a smile at all, and they went on.”
Jojo Moyes

“I got fed up of listening to bollocks.”
Jeremy Paxman

“Even the most caring people can get tired of being taken for granted.”
Nishan Panwar

“On some days we all get fed up with life. But there is a new day tomorrow. A better day, a day when you can dust yourself off and try again.”

You may also find this post about not forcing or being forced to talk to someone relatable and helpful.

Wise Fed Up Quotes

“When you eat too much chocolate, you get sick of it. When you drink too much champagne, you get sick of it. Gorge yourself on fear.”
Khang Kijarro Nguyen

“The troublesome present does not last. And it will give way for a fresh start if you hold on. Because it is always darkest before the dawn.”

“I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.”
George Mcgovern

“People are fed up – and I think quite rightfully so. But what are they proposing as an alternative to just being upset or feeling disillusioned or abandoned? That kind of protest movement really needs to happen on a much bigger scale, but there needs to be a clearer message.”
Scarlett Johansson

“Feeling fed up with life? We all do from time to time. But such a day or week will pass. And if you pay attention during such times then that can help you see one or two things  you may want to change about your life to make it a more fulfilling one.”

“A person has to get fed up with the ways of the world before he or she acquires an appetite for the world of grace.”
Eugene H. Peterson

“You’ll never get a new ending if you keep starting with the same tired beginning.”
Lisa Daily

“We believe only in deeds and acts and not in declarations. We are fed up with all those declarations, promises…”
Ariel Sharon

“Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”
L.M. Montgomery

“Whenever you are fed up with life, start writing: ink is the great cure for all human ills, as I have found out long ago.”
C. S. Lewis

“For what it’s worth: It’s never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

“When a woman no longer gets frustrated and upset with you, you can almost guarantee that she doesn’t care anymore.”

“People are fed up with something when it becomes more and more popular.”
Jean Paul Gaultier

“A very wise man once told me that you can’t look back – you just have to put the past behind you, and find something better in your future.”
Jodi Picoult

“I get fed up more and more often. With fake friends. With giving fake smiles. I get tired quickly now. And I’m tired fighting the same fights again and again. I wanna enjoy life, a simpler life with a little peace and quiet and gain clarity about what my new chapter will be without all the baggage of my past.”

“Take a deep breath, pick yourself up, dust yourself off and start all over again.”
Frank Sinatra

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one.”
Dolly Parton

“It is not the monsters we should be afraid of; it is the people that don’t recognize the same monsters inside of themselves.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Cry as hard as you want to, but just make sure that when you stop crying, you never cry for the same reason again.”

“There are things that we never want to let go of, people we never want to leave behind. But keep in mind that letting go isn’t the end of the world, it’s the beginning of a new life.”

“The most critical time in any battle is not when I’m fatigued, it’s when I no longer care.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.”
Marsha Petrie Sue

“Life moves on and so should we.”
Spencer Johnson

“Today is a new day. You will get out of it just what you put into it… If you have made mistakes, even serious mistakes, there is always another chance for you. And supposing you have tried and failed again and again, you may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call failure is not the falling down, but the staying down.”
Mary Pickford

“Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”
Napoleon Hill

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
C. S. Lewis

“We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”
Joseph Campbell

“A year from now you may wish you had started today.”
Karen Lamb

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Want even more motivation to move past bad vibes and tough times? Check out this post with inspiring I deserve better quotes and also this one about handling and moving on from toxic people.

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Henrik Edberg is the creator of the Positivity Blog and has written weekly articles here since 2006. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Gothenburg and has been featured on Lifehacker, HuffPost and Paulo Coelho’s blog. Click here to learn more…

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