80 Uncomfortable Quotes To Inspire Personal Growth

Looking for quotes about being uncomfortable? We have rounded up the best collection of uncomfortable quotes, sayings, phrases, captions, (with images and pictures) by famous leaders, authors, writers, actors to inspire you to leave your comfort zone, embrace change and inspire personal growth.

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Feeling uncomfortable is something out of our comfort zone. These quotes throw light on how confining to your comfort zone can hinder your growth in life, love, and work. So anything which is new, which you have not experienced earlier may give you a sense of discomfort, but you should not be afraid of the unknown. Explore your capabilities, and push your limits to know that you can achieve whatever you want.

Uncomfortable Quotes

  1. “Change is uncomfortable.” – Kirby Smart                                                                           
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    Quotes About Being Uncomfortable

  2. “You can disagree without being disagreeable.”- Zig Ziglar

  3. “The unknown makes people uncomfortable.”- Holly Hunter

  4. “Get comfortable with being uncomfortable!”- Jillian Michaels                                       
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  5. “Change is uncomfortable, but it’s helpful!”- Israelmore Ayivor

  6. “To be outstanding: get comfortable with being uncomfortable.”                                                     
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    Uncomfortable Sayings

  7. “If you want to change you have to be willing to be uncomfortable.”                                         
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    Uncomfortable Quotes

  8. “Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.”- Joseph Addison

  9. “You have to learn how to get comfortable with being uncomfortable.”

  10. “The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow.”- William Cowper

  11. “It’s a disagreeable thing to be whipped.”- William Tecumseh Sherman

  12. “To be successful you must be comfortable with being uncomfortable.”                                 
    Quotes About Feeling Uncomfortable
    Quotes About Feeling Uncomfortable

  13. “All great roads are paved with uncomfortable memories.”- Amy Neftzger

  14. “You’ve got to avod situations that make you uncomfortable.” – Nick Jonas

  15. “Getting to a place of comfort can be uncomfortable.” – Marcus Samuelsson

  16. “God, make me so uncomfortable that I will do the very thing I fear.”- Ruby Dee

  17. “Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.”- Voltaire                                                                                                                             
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    Quotes About Discomfort

  18. “If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” – John Maxwell

  19. “What is allowed us is disagreeable, what is denied us causes us intense desire.”- Ovid

  20. “The only time you are actually growing is when you are uncomfortable.”- T. Harv Eker

  21. “Sometimes life seems uncomfortable and that’s actually when life starts.”- M.H. Rakib

  22. “The days you are most uncomfortable are the days you learn the most about yourself.”                                                                                                                       
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    Growth Is Uncomfortable Quotes

  23. “That was the toughest part, learning how to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.”                                                                                                                                 
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    Uncomfortable Quotes Images

  24. “If you are ever uncomfortable or are unsure of something, you attribute it.” – Ari Fleischer

  25. “Whatever makes you uncomfortable is your biggest opportunity for growth.”- Bryant McGill                                                                                                               
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    Feeling Uncomfortable Quotes

  26. “We change and it’s uncomfortable. We flow for a time and then it’s awkward.” – Frazey Ford

  27. “Sometimes being uncomfortable is the only way to save yourself from settling.”- Andrea Ager                                                                                                                   
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  28. “No one has the right to make where you go or what you do uncomfortable.”- Normani Kordei

  29. “If there is any thing disagreeable going on, men are always sure to get out of it.” – Jane Austen

  30. “I would rather feel uncomfortable pushing for better than feel uncomfortable settling for less.”                                                                                                       
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    Uncomfortable Quotes Life

  31. “Tolerance is the uncomfortable feeling that in the end the other could be right.” – Robert Frost

  32. “It feels so uncomfortable when you’re not able to put your thought into words.” – Rubal Bhatia

  33. “The more you seek the uncomfortable, the more you will become comfortable.”- Conor McGregor

  34. “We’re supposed to be uncomfortable when we read something. That’s how we learn.”- Judy Blume

  35. “Quitting because you don’t want to be uncomfortable will prevent you from growing.” – Amy Morin

  36. “The purpose of making people feel uncomfortable is to play with their preconceptions.”- Mike White

  37. “If you make your decisions based on comfort, before long you will be uncomfortable.”- Adrian Rogers

  38. “If your friends never make you uncomfortable. You don’t have friends. You have fans.”- Darrin Patrick

  39. “True success is achieved by stretching oneself, learning to feel comfortable being uncomfortable.”- Ken Poirot

  40. “Winners are those people who make a habit of doing the things losers are uncomfortable doing.”- Ed Foreman

  41. “With success comes more responsibility, a larger size of existence, which is uncomfortable.” – Lupita Nyong’o

  42. “When evolving you must get comfortable with being uncomfortable know that discomfort is a sign of growth.”

  43. “Whenever it feels uncomfortable to tell the truth, that’s often the most important time to tell it.”- Jennifer Lopez

  44. “Pain is such an uncomfortable feeling that even a tiny amount of it is enough to ruin every enjoyment.” – Will Rogers

  45. “People are uncomfortable about disability, and so interactions can become unintentionally uncomfortable.”- Stella Young

  46. “Courage is the ability to do the right thing, all the time, no matter how painful or uncomfortable it might be.”-  Tony Dungy

  47. “Comfort kills ambition. Get uncomfortable and get used to it in your pursuit of your goals and dreams.”-  Robert Kiyosaki

  48. “Making yourself a little uncomfortable allows you to grow because you experience something new.” – Shamithra Reddy

  49. “Uncomfortable doesn’t mean bad, uncomfortable simply means you’re doing something you haven’t done before.”- Joe Vitale

  50. “You have to tell the whole truth, the good and the bad, maybe some things that are uncomfortable for some people.” – John Lewis

  51. “A single opinion is comfortable. Comfort is hostile to change. Progress is uncomfortable because it changes the comfort.” – Thomas Vato

  52. “There are a lot of things that are uncomfortable and hard to do, and the longer you put off those things, the harder they get.”- Dave Morin

  53. “Change can be uncomfortable and scary. But I believe change exists to teach us to appreciate and enjoy the right now.” – Gretchen Bleiler

  54. “We always want to change the channel in our minds because we don’t like what’s going on. It’s uncomfortable.” – Jodi Kantor

  55. “Self-pity in its early stage is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.” – Maya Angelou

  56. “Never settle for that which is easy and comfortable or the necessity of seeking that which is difficult and uncomfortable.” – Frederick Lenz

  57. “Choosing to avoid uncomfortable feelings offers immediate short-term relief, but avoidance can lead to long-term consequences.” – Amy Morin

  58. “We have to be honest about what we want and take risks rather than lie to ourselves and make excuses to stay in our comfort zone.”- Ray Bennett

  59. “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

  60. “Do one thing everyday that scares you. Those small things that make us uncomfortable help us build courage to do the work we do.”- Eleanor Roosevelt

  61. “Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream.”- Peter McWilliams

  62. “Everyone feels awkward, everyone feels uncomfortable, everyone gets older, everyone gets lonely, everyone gets sick, everyone eventually dies.” – Moby

  63. “Art is not always meant to be decorative or soothing, in fact, it can create uncomfortable conversations and stimulate uncomfortable emotions.” – Shepard Fairey

  64. “Truth is often uncomfortable. It is only comforting to those who do not wish to ignore it. Then, truth becomes not only comforting, but inspiring.” – Neale Donald Walsch

  65. “All of us have our individual curses, something that we are uncomfortable with and something that we have to deal with, like me making horror films, perhaps.” – Wes Craven

  66. “You have to be willing to stop and fix. Deep practice requires a willingness to do what many of us find uncomfortable: to admit to our errors, and focus on them.” – Daniel Coyle

  67. “Discomfort brings engagement and change. Discomfort means you’re doing something that others were unlikely to do, because they’re hiding out in the comfortable zone.”- Seth Godin

  68. “Whenever you feel uncomfortable, instead of retreating back into your old comfort zone, pat yourself on the back and say, “I must be growing,” and continue moving forward.”- T. Harv Eker

  69. “Life is scary. Get used to it. There are no magical fixes; it’s all up to you. So get up off your keister and start doing the work. Nothing in this world that’s worth having comes easy.”- Dr. Keiso

  70. “Life begin at the end of your Comfort Zone. So if you`re feeling uncomfortable right now, know that the change taking place in your life is a beginning, not an ending.”- Neale Donald Walsch

  71. “If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along – whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.”- Bernard Meltzer

  72. “Finding a new job is uncomfortable. Starting a company is uncomfortable. Learning a new skill is uncomfortable. Getting healthy is uncomfortable. Growth is uncomfortable.”- Sahil Lavingia

  73. “When people don’t understand that being uncomfortable is part of the process of achievement, they use the discomfort as a reason not to do. They don’t get what they want. We must learn to tolerate discomfort in order to grow.”- Peter McWilliams

  74. “I want to get more comfortable being uncomfortable. I want to get more confident being uncertain. I don’t want to shrink back just because something isn’t easy. I want to push back, and make more room in the area between I can’t and I can.”- Kristin Armstrong

  75. “We seem to prefer a comfortable lie to the uncomfortable truth. We punish those who point out reality, and reward those who provide us with the comfort of illusion. Reality is fearsome .. but experience tells us that more fearsome yet is evading it.”- Bill Moyers

  76. “We need to be willing to be uncomfortable, to be flawed, to be imperfect, to own our voice, to step into our light, so that we can continue to inspire other people and employ other people, and make room for more and more voices and presence.”- Kerry Washington

  77. “Attempting to do anything you haven’t done before is always uncomfortable, and usually scary, but it is ALWAYS worth it. Fear disappears in the midst of action, and a better version of yourself awaits you on the other side of your fear. Feel the fear, and do it anyway.”- Hal Elrod

  78. “The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.”- M. Scott Peck

  79. “When the shoe fits, the foot is forgotten; when the belt fits, the belly is forgotten; when the heart is right, “for” and “against” are forgotten. There is no change in what is inside, no following what is outside, when the adjustment to events is comfortable. One begins with what is comfortable and never experiences what is uncomfortable, when one knows the comfort of forgetting what is comfortable.”- Zhuangzi

  80. “Be fearless. Have the courage to take risks. Go where there are no guarantees. Get out of your comfort zone even if it means being uncomfortable. The road less traveled is sometimes fraught with barricades bumps and uncharted terrain. But it is on that road where your character is truly tested And have the courage to accept that you’re not perfect nothing is and no one is — and that’s OK.”- Katie Couric


Few people actually enjoy the feeling of being uncomfortable. The challenge is to get past that initial feeling of wanting to return to the norm, so you can grow and benefit from that discomfort.

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