A saying that often promotes motivation and perseverance, but when put in the wrong situation can actually make ones live really fucking miserable.
Me: Dude I hate my fucking job. My boss keeps telling me if I work hard enough he'll give me a raise.
misinformed: Never give up u got dis!
intelligent person: Dude quit your job. You can find a better job doing something you actually enjoy.
by Dubiks January 15, 2019
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A catch phrase from the fictional TV show "Galaxy Quest" in the movie Galaxy Quest (1999). Became a ongoing joke for foregoing logic and forging ahead with little plan
Inmate 1: "Why do you insist on trying to escape from the cell with a toothbrush. You will never be able to get through the walls with that."
Inmate 2: "What else are we going to do. Never give up Never Surrender"
by Epic Borris September 13, 2013
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We've known each other for so long
Your heart's been aching but you're too shy to say it
Inside we both know what's been going on
We know the game and we're gonna play it
I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
Gotta make you understand
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
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Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
by AreYeWinningSon? July 25, 2020
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A popular song by singer Rick Astley from 1988 that became a viral meme sensation during the early days of YouTube to trick people.
Person 1: "yo wanna hear Darude sandstorm?"

Person 2: "Sure"

Person 1: "Heres the link"

Person 2: "...Wait? isnt this Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley?"
by Supreme Boss July 29, 2020
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We're no strangers to love
You know the rules and so do I
A full commitment's what I'm thinking of
You wouldn't get this from any other guy
I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
Gotta make you understand
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
We've known each other for so long
Your heart's been aching but you're too shy to say it
Inside we both know what's been going on
We know the game and we're gonna play it
And if you ask me how I'm feeling
Don't tell me you're too blind to see
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
Never gonna give you up
Never gonna let you down
Never gonna run around and desert you
Never gonna make you cry
Never gonna say goodbye
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you
Never gonna give, never gonna give
(Give you up)
(Ooh) Never gonna give, never gonna give
(Give you up)
We've known each other for so long
Your heart's been aching but you're too shy to say it
Inside we both know what's been going on
We know the game and we're gonna play it
I just wanna tell you how I'm feeling
Gotta make you understand
"Never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down, never gonna run around and desert you"

"I would be mad about getting rick rolled but I actually like the song"
by BalloonBlue September 19, 2020
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The first line and title of the world's most vile (or awesome, depending on who you are) song, the rickroll.
"Hey, SETI just found an alien transmission"
"What did it say?"
"Never gonna give you up"
"lol, they got rickrolled"
by redct July 13, 2008
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