The 50 Best Comfort Zone Quotes

Living our lives inside our comfort zone offers us a sense of certainty, familiarity and safety. Stepping outside offers us fear, stress and anxiety. No wonder so many people choose comfort! Unfortunately, by staying inside we miss so much. We let exciting new experiences pass us by, we stop challenging ourselves, we limit our personal growth and give up on achieving our goals and dreams.

If you are interested in learning how to expand your comfort zone, please read my article 10 ways to step out of your comfort zone. So now we’ve concluded we all need to step outside of our comfort zones, here are 50 of the best comfort zone quotes to inspire you to do just that!

Comfort Zone Quotes

1/ Isn’t it about getting out of your comfort zone and getting off the couch and challenging yourself and forcing yourself to do things you wouldn’t normally do? Otherwise, what are you living for? – Sean Hayes

2/ 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

3/ Be willing to step outside your comfort zone once in a while; take the risks in life that seem worth taking. The ride might not be as predictable if you’d just planted your feet and stayed put, but it will be a heck of a lot more interesting. – Edward Whitacre, Jr.

4/ Comfort zones are plush lined coffins. When you stay in your plush lined coffins, you die. – Stan Dale
For cool things to happen, you have to get out of your comfort zone. – Rony Abovitz

5/ I constantly get out of my comfort zone. Looking cool is the easiest way to mediocrity. The coolest guy in my high school ended up working in a carwash. Once you push yourself into something new. And whole new world of opportunities opens up. But you might get hurt in fact you will get hurt. But amazingly when you heal you are somewhere you’ve never been. – Terry Crews
Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. – Neale Donald Walsch

6/ Anything you to do to stretch yourself out of your comfort zone will ultimately enable you to take larger risks and grow. – Leslie Evans

7/ I think anyone taken out of their comfort zone and put somewhere else will change. – Samuel Larsen

8/ The best piece of advice someone has ever given me was ‘do it scared.’ And no matter if you’re scared, just go ahead and do it anyway because you might as well do it scared, so it will get done and you will feel so much better if you step out of your comfort zone. – Sherri Shepherd

9/ The only thing that is stopping you from where you are to where you want to go is your comfort zone. – Dhaval Gaudier

10/ Do one thing every day that scares you. – Eleanor Roosevelt

11/ I will guarantee you that the day you step outside your comfort zone by making success your goal is the day you discover that adversity, risk, and daring will make life sweeter than you ever imagined. – Mark Burnett

12/ I’m continually trying to make choices that put me against my own comfort zone. As long as you’re uncomfortable, it means you’re growing. – Ashton Kutcher

13/ Most everything that you want is just outside your comfort zone. – Jack Canfield

14/ The best things in life are often waiting for you at the exit ramp of your comfort zone. – Karen Salmansohn

15/ Experts step outside their comfort zone and study themselves failing. – Joshua Foer

16/ Before anything great is really achieved, your comfort zone must be disturbed. – Ray Lewis

17/ I love going out of my comfort zone – I live to go out of my comfort zone. – Natalie Dormer

18/ We have a normal. As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal. – Robin S. Sharma

19/ My comfort zone is like a little bubble around me, and I’ve pushed it in different directions and made it bigger and bigger until these objectives that seemed totally crazy eventually fall within the realm of the possible. – Alex Honnold

20/ I think it’s important to surrender to situations that take you out of your comfort zone. – Haley Bennett

21/ My experience is that you cannot have everything you want but you can have anything you really want, you just need to decide what it is and then plan your exit from the comfort zone. – Jonathan Farrington

22/ 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

23/ 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

24/ I have stepped outside my comfort zone enough to know that, yes, the world does fall apart, but not in the way that you fear. – Tan Le

25/ 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

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26/ The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity; moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears. – Dan Stevens

27/ Don’t be afraid to expand yourself, to step out of your comfort zone. That’s where the joy and the adventure lie. – Herbie Hancock

28/ Get comfortable with being uncomfortable! – Jillian Michaels

29/ One has to move from one’s comfort zone to challenge oneself. – Dulquer Salmaan

30/ It’s always best to challenge yourself and go to a place out of your comfort zone. – Eliot Sumner

31/ You have to be uncomfortable in order to be successful, in some ways. If you stay in your comfort zone! You would never do the things that you need to do. – Lights Poxlietner

32/ One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again. – Abraham Maslow

33/ It’s good to feel stupid sometimes and do things that are out of your comfort zone. – Mary-Louise Parker

34/ I actually like getting out of my comfort zone. It shakes me up. – Gail Sheehy

35/ I’ve learned in my life that it’s important to be able to step outside your comfort zone and be challenged with something you’re not familiar or accustomed to. That challenge will allow you to see what you can do. – J. R. Martinez

36/ As you move outside of your comfort zone, what was once the unknown and frightening becomes your new normal. – Robin S. Sharma

37/ Everything we want is outside of our comfort zone and the other side is fear. – Sivaprakash Sidhu

38/ We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are. – Max DePree

39/ One thing about pushing yourself outside your comfort zone is that you’re going to make mistakes, and you’re going to fall flat on your face sometimes. – Doug Liman

40/ If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness. – Les Brown

41/ All growth starts at the end of your comfort zone. – Tony Robbins

42/ I don’t like being stagnant. I want to continue to grow and just be better at what I do, and the only way to do that is to keep stepping outside of your comfort zone. – Vanessa Hudgens

43/ If you put yourself in a position where you have to stretch outside your comfort zone, then you are forced to expand your consciousness. – Les Brown

44/ If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone. – John C. Maxwell

45/ Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy. – Dale Carnegie

46/ To the degree we’re not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves. – Peter McWilliams

47/ The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone is great fun. – Benedict Cumberbatch

48/ Your comfort zone is not a place that you want to remain in. Dare, discover, be all that you can be. – Catherine Pulsifer

49/ Comfort zones are most often expanded through discomfort. – Peter McWilliams

50/ We shall have no better conditions in the future if we are satisfied with all those which we have at present. – Thomas Edison

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