13 Inspiring Quotes About Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

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As I’ve been researching and writing about the comfort zone recently and I’ve come across dozens of inspiring quotes about the comfort zone. That’s why today I thought I’d share just 13 of my favorite ones.

If you want to learn more about the comfort zone, check out these articles:

The 3 Situations When It’s Okay to Stay In Your Comfort Zone

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You have to be careful about how often you leave your comfort zone and how far you go when you do. That’s why I recommend you take some of these with a grain of salt. And always remember to prioritize consistency.

Now let’s get into the quotes!

The Top 5 Best Comfort Zone Quotes

“You are in danger of living a life so comfortable and soft that you will die without ever realizing your true potential.” — David Goggins

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

“As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.” — Robin S. Sharma

“Comfort is the enemy of achievement.” — Farrah Gray

“The test is not a complex one: when the alarm goes off, do you get up out of bed, or do you lie there in comfort and fall back to sleep? If you have the discipline to get out of bed, you win—you pass the test. If you are mentally weak for that moment and you let that weakness keep you in bed, you fail. Though it seems small, that weakness translates to more significant decisions. But if you exercise discipline, that too translates to more substantial elements of your life.” ― Jocko Willink

4 Quotes on How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

“Coming out of your comfort zone is tough in the beginning, chaotic in the middle, and awesome in the end…because in the end, it shows you a whole new world.” — Manoj Arora

“Choosing a path for convenience and speed is usually a recipe for mediocrity. The things that most enrich our lives usually demand a bigger investment of time and discipline.” — Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.

“Don’t let fear make your decisions for you.” — Annette White

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” — Brian Tracy

4 Quotes to Motivate You to Leave Your Comfort Zone

“Unless you go out of your comfort zone. Unless you challenge yourself, you cannot grow.” — Amit Ray

“We are so accustomed to the comforts of “I cannot”, “I do not want to” and “it is too difficult” that we forget to realize when we stop doing things for ourselves and expect others to dance around us, we are not achieving greatness. We have made ourselves weak.” — Pandora Poikilos

“The comfort zone is nothing else but a graveyard for your dreams & ideas.” — Anonymous

“You can choose courage or you can choose comfort. You cannot have both.” — Brene Brown

Wrap Up

Now it’s your turn to take what you’ve felt as you’ve read these quotes and put it into action. Start today by doing one little thing to get outside of your comfort zone so you can develop discipline. 

As you continue to practice leaving your comfort zone and going back to grow, you’ll start to see some magnificent changes to your life that were previously unimaginable.