122 Comfort Zone Quotes and Sayings

You’ll feel good when you are comfortable. But if you are reaching for greatness, you have to leave comfort behind. So don’t be afraid of that first step away from your bubble with these 122 comfort zone quotes.

Comfort Zone Quotes

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

2. If you remain in your comfort zone you will not go any further. – Catherine Pulsifer

3. Nobody ever died of discomfort, yet living in the name of comfort has killed more ideas, more opportunities, more actions, and more growth than everything else combined. Comfort kills! – T. Harv Eker

4. 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

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

6. 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

7. A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future. You must break out of your current comfort zone and become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown. – Denis Waitley

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

9. 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

10. In each of us there are places we have never gone. Only by pressing the limits do you ever find them. – Joyce Brothers

11. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover is yourself. – Alan Alda

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

13. Comfort zones are plush lined coffins. When you stay in your plush lined coffins, you die. – Stan Dale

14. 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

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15. 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

16. When you go out of your comfort zone and it works there’s nothing more satisfying. – Kristen Wiig

17. I think when you get people who are really talented and you take them out of their comfort zone, you get a lot more out of them. – Gore Verbinski

18. What I find really interesting is to try and mix it up, to push myself and try different things. I don’t want to stay in my comfort zone. I want to take risks and keep myself scared. – Michael Fassbender

19. 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

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

21. 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

22. I learned to always take on things I’d never done before. Growth and comfort do not coexist. – Ginni Rometty

23. Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

24. This moving away from comfort and security, this stepping out into what is unknown, uncharted and shaky – that’s called liberation. – Pema Chodron

25. If you feel safe in the area you’re working in, you’re not working in the right area. Always go a little further into the water than you feel you’re capable of being in. Go a little bit out of your depth. And when you don’t feel that your feet are quite touching the bottom, you’re just about in the right place to do something exciting. – David Bowie

26. Venture outside your comfort zone. To stop growing is to stop living. – Robin Roberts

27. Inspiration comes from displacement. Get out of your comfort zone, the rewards are legion. – Bob Lefsetz

28. Always remember that, every time you step out of your comfort zone, you step into God’s comfort zone. – Mark Cahill

29. Are we prepared to leave our comfort zones to reach a better place? – Carlos A. Godoy

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30. When you are out of your comfort zone God can do what only He can do. – Joel Houston

31. Sometimes we have to step out of our comfort zones. We have to break the rules. And we have to discover the sensuality of fear. We need to face it, challenge it, dance with it. – Kyra Davis

32. Sometimes you need to be terrified to your bones, in order for you to find your way to safety. Pain somewhat has this ability to push you beyond your comfort zone so that you can come back even stronger. To me, obstacles are not a hindrance but as stepping stones to success. – Rita Zahara

33. When I’m pushed outside of my comfort zone, I feel vulnerable. That’s also one of the reasons I like being pushed out of my comfort zone, because it makes you grow as a person. – Laura Prepon

34. I think generally, in life, I try to always ensure that there are periodic moments where I do venture out of my comfort zone, because that’s what keeps you alive. That’s what keeps you from getting stale. – Queen Rania of Jordan

35. When you are gripped by fear in the face of an experience that will take you beyond your comfort zone, you may be at a point of supreme opportunity. You can either break down or break through. – Robert Moss

36. The most important thing to do as an artist is to get out of your comfort zone and work with different people: people who can’t read a note of music, people who have incredible classical skills, blues and jazz musicians, pop artists, visual artists, dancers and actors. Learn from people who are creative in a different way to you and you’ll keep evolving. – Katie Noonan

37. I don’t think you can create anything interesting from a comfort zone. You have to work from a place of fear and failure. – Charlize Theron

38. Everything you desire is outside your comfort zone – otherwise, you would already have it. – Zan Perrion

39. I feel because I am never in my comfort zone I have an advantage. – Matthew Zapruder

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

41. 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

42. 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

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

44. 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

45. 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

46. 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

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

48. Stepping outside your comfort zone is supposed to feel uncomfortable because we’re in new and unfamiliar territory. Being uncomfortable is a sign of success, NOT of failure! So if we are uncomfortably outside our comfort zones, then than means we are growing!!! And THAT is cause for celebration! – Roz Savage

49. 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.

50. 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

51. If you’re in a comfort zone, afraid to venture out, Remember that all winners were at one time filled with doubt. – Unknown

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

53. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable! – Jillian Michaels

54. As an artist, you want to stretch. That’s the only way you’re going to grow. If I stay inside my comfort zone, do roles that I’ve done before, then I’m never going to get better as an actress. – Jurnee Smollett

55. So you have to force yourself out of a comfort zone and really try to figure out what are the key ingredients, the key skill sets, the key perspectives that are necessary, and then figure out a way to attract the very best people to fill those particular roles. – Steve Case

56. Comfort controls us. Fear scares us. To grow you have to overcome fear and go out of your comfort zone to be what you always wanted to be. – Debasish Mridha

57. Blossoming out through one’s comfort zone should be well meaning so as to achieve newer levels of excellence. – Priyavrat Thareja

58. People tend to play in their comfort zone, so the best things are achieved in a state of surprise, actually. – Brian Eno

59. Each one of us has a comfort zone. The problem comes when we are unwilling to leave it. Always remember that, every time you step out of your comfort zone, you step into God’s comfort zone. – Bill Courtney

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

61. Your comfort zone is a place where you keep yourself in a self-illusion and nothing can grow there but your potentiality can grow only when you can think and grow out of that zone. – Rashedur Ryan Rahman

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

63. If you want to be excellent at something, you must move away from your comfort zone, overcome doubt, setbacks and failure. Never give up. Keep plugging away and being persistent. One day, success will be yours. – Mark F. LaMoure

64. Comfort zones are overrated. They make you lazy. – Melina Marchetta

65. Step outside of your comfort zone and go beyond the boundaries that you and others have set for yourself. – Julius Veal

Comfort Zone Quotes

66. Risk, then, is not just part of life. It is life. The place between your comfort zone and your dream is where life takes place. It’s the high-anxiety zone, but it’s also where you discover who you are. – Nick Vujicic

67. Better to step out of your comfort zone, enjoy new experiences & not know what’s coming your way, than stick to routines & be bored with the same end results. – April Mae Monterrosa

68. 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

69. Comfort zone has the most comfortable bed in life where dreams become alive in your mind but never become a reality because you never get up from bed to make it happen. – Oscar Bimpong

70. The desire to live within our comfort zone and to be in control all the time is a denier of a fulfilling life that excites. Let go. – Assegid Habtewold

71. In the long run, our comfort zone becomes our uncomfortable zone. – Charles F. Glassman

72. The comfort zone is always the most desirable place to be. But in settling for comfort, there is a price to pay and it comes in the death of ambition, of hope, of youth and the death of self. – Simon Barnes

73. To get better you have to step out of your comfort zone. You can’t do the same things you’ve always done & improve. – Jordan Burroughs

74. When we get too comfortable, we stop dreaming. – Joyce Rachelle

75. Good is the enemy of great. And that is one of the key reasons why we have so little that becomes great. We don’t have great schools, principally because we have good schools. We don’t have great government, principally because we have good government. Few people attain great lives, in large part because it is just so easy to settle for a good life. – James C. Collins

76. Comfort is the enemy of achievement. – Farrah Gray

77. If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done. – Thomas Jefferson

78. Outside your comfort zone is the only place worth living. – Karina Bliss

79. Fear can only be mastered outside of your comfort zone. – Matshona Dhliwayo

80. Get out of your comfort zone. Wake up the sleeping giant in you. – Chia Thye Poh

Comfort Zone Quotes

81. You need to get out of your comfort zone to make connections with new ideas. If you don’t have that grit and resilience to embrace a growth mindset, you might never get a taste of what it feels like to be successful. – Ifeoluwa Egbetade

82. The shell must be broken before the bird can fly. – Jennifer Worth

83. What would happen if you gave yourself permission to do something you’ve never done before? There’s only one way to find out. – Gina Greenlee

84. Leaving your comfort zone is hard. Staying broke is hard. Pick your hard. – Grant Cardone

85. Do something uncomfortable today. By stepping out of your box, you don’t have to settle for what you are, you get to create who you want to become. – Howard Walstein

86. Life will only change when you become more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone. – Billy Cox

87. Your comfort zone is your danger zone. – Greg Plitt

88. Your life does not get better by chance. It gets better by change. – Jim Rohn

89. Comfort zones are where dreams got to die. – Hustlers Haven

90. The hardest thing to do is leaving your comfort zone. But you have to let go of the life you’re familiar with and take the risk to live the life you dream about. – T. Arigo

91. 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

92. Life is a concept, like the universe, that expands as soon as we reach what we think is its edge. – Kamand Kojouri

93. Try new things, step out of your comfort zone, take risks, do things in ways you’ve never done them before, ask for help, surround yourself with self-actualized people, become obsessed with the fact that you have one go-round on this planet as the you that is you, and realize how precious and important it is not to squander that. – Jen Sincero

94. 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.

95. Pushing yourself through your comfort zone can pay you handsomely. – Douglas McGehee

96. Fight your fear, your laziness, your ignorance before you worry about fighting the competition. – Amit Kalantri

97. No one likes to move beyond their comfort zone, but as the saying goes, that’s where the magic happens. It’s where we can grow, learn, and develop in a way that expands our horizons beyond what we thought was possible. – Andy Molinsky

98. True self-discovery begins where your comfort zone ends. – Adam Braun

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

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

101. Acknowledging the unproductive thoughts and ineffective behavior that you’ve tried to ignore can be uncomfortable. But, stepping out of your comfort zone and choosing to proactively address bad habits will skyrocket your ability to create long-lasting change. – Amy Morin

102. No one goes on a direct path, even though it sometimes feels like your peers might be racing ahead. Everyone’s trying to figure it out. But if you just put yourself out there, step out of your comfort zone, establish yourself in terms of skills, mentorship, but leave space for your passions, then you’re going to turn out pretty well. – Sal Khan

103. I want to challenge you today to get out of your comfort zone. You have so much incredible potential on the inside. God has put gifts and talents in you that you probably don’t know anything about. – Joel Osteen

104. Sometimes it’s important to get out of that comfort zone and, I think, try new things, and sometimes you can express yourself better. – Gautam Gambhir

105. I think the biggest advice that I could give people is to actually try and live beyond your dreams by pushing yourself, challenging yourself to do things a little bit outside of your comfort zone. – Peggy Whitson

106. 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

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

108. 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

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109. I’ve always had an interest in doing something that was outside my comfort zone; I had this thing about standing on the edge of the cliff and deciding to jump. – Larry Mullen, Jr.

110. I think sometimes parents and teachers fail to stretch kids. My mother had a very good sense of how to stretch me just slightly outside my comfort zone. – Temple Grandin

111. A lot of the issues today may not affect us personally, but we can’t stay in our comfort zone when it comes to protecting our brothers and sisters. We have to get out there and use our voices for them as well. – Jurnee Smollett-Bell

112. If people are telling you that they don’t believe what you’re doing, that means you’re doing something out of their comfort zone. And generally, people don’t want to be taken out of their comfort zone because it’s outside of the status quo. – Whitney Wolfe Herd

113. In life, we should explore options outside our comfort zone. – Dani Alves

114. It’s when you begin to think about going to your dream that your dream is always outside of your comfort zone. It’s always beyond what you’ve ever done. – Bruce Wilkinson

115. For a long time, I had the idea that I would do a certain amount of work the best I could, and then I would reach a comfort zone, and I wouldn’t be pushed to write more. I would become a different person. It’s a surprise to me that this hasn’t happened. Your body ages, but your mind is the same. – Alice Munro

116. They say that life is tough enough. But I guess I like to make things difficult on myself, because I do that all the time. Every day and on purpose. That’s because I believe in disrupting my comfort zone. – Brian Grazer

117. You have to keep challenging yourself. I’ve always tried to do that, and I’m not saying I’ve always been successful. Maybe I’ve rewritten the same song; it’s inevitable, but I’ve always been mindful of taking the writing somewhere else. You can’t stick in your little comfort zone. – Paul Weller

118. You have to learn to get comfortable being uncomfortable. You have to be willing to get out of your comfort zone and push your limits. – Jesse Itzler

119. The way to connect to people is to relate to who they are and do something that stretches you outside of your comfort zone. – Stacy Brown-Philpot

120. Our comfort zones can be our greatest enemy to our potential. – David Cottrell

121. Excitement and reward exist only outside your comfort zone. You’ll experience neither of them until you make yourself do something you really don’t want to do. So what is it that scares the hell out of you? – Roy H. Williams

122. I decided to try things, and I started to do things that would take me out of my comfort zone, and a lot of the times, that will cause you to either sink or swim. Really, I just lean on my inner circle and my faith to try to continue to encourage me so that I’m never out. I can be down, but I’m never out. – Omar Benson Miller

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