Encouraging Quotes and Sayings

Encouraging quotes can help you get through a rough patch.

Some days can be a battle for folks. Things can be anything from a little difficult to the grave. In such moments, words of encouragement can mean a lot to your loved ones and friends. Some of the greatest men and women have used inspiring words in times of hardship to comfort and aid friends and relatives.

Here are some lovely encouraging quotes from some great people who have made the world a better place to live. Use the right quotes for the right situation to make a loved one feel better.

Encouraging Quotes

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
Walt Disney — See Wit and Wisdom of Walt Disney.

Don’t let the muggles get you down.
J.K. Rowling

Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Napoleon Hill

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.

There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.
Paulo Coelho – author of The Alchemist

Quotes about Encouragement

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.
Albert Einstein

The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Winston Churchill

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.
Robert Frost

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.
Arthur Ashe

I am thankful for all of those who said NO to me. It’s because of them I’m doing it myself.
Albert Einstein

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Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best revenge is massive success.
Frank Sinatra

You learn more from failure than from success. Don’t let it stop you. Failure builds character.

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Encouragement Sayings

The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.
Will Rogers

I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse.
Florence Nightingale

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Anne Frank

If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat! Just get on.
Sheryl Sandberg

You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.
Joel Osteen

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.
Hellen Keller

It’s not whether you get knocked down; it’s whether you get up.
Vince Lombardi

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.
Benjamin Disraeli

The most difficult thing is the decision to act; the rest is merely tenacity.
Amelia Earhart

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Study Hard – Learn Well

Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Helen Keller

You get what you settle for.
Thelma and Louise

Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.
Steve Martin

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.
Stephen King

People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.
Rob Siltanen

The real opportunity for success lies within the person and not in the job.
Zig Ziglar

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Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
Babe Ruth

You must do the thing you think you cannot do.
Eleanor Roosevelt

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
T. S. Eliot

Instruction does much, but encouragement everything.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.
Ralph Emerson

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Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.
Og Mandino

Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.
Ray Kroc

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Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.
W. Clement Stone

I find hope in the darkest of days and focus on the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Dalai Lama

Only those who play to win. Only those who risk to win. History favors risk-takers. Forgets the timid. Everything else is commentary.
Iveta Cherneva

Head up, heart open. To better days!
T.F. Hodge

Fall seven times, stand up eight.
Japanese Proverb

Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic entrepreneur.
Mohnish Pabrai

Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.
Vincent Van Gogh

We become what we think about.
Earl Nightingale

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Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.
Thomas A. Edison

If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to help them build theirs.
Dhirubhai Ambani

Come friends, it’s not too late to seek a newer world.
Alfred Tennyson

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.
Jerome Fleishman

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Keep Your Chin Up

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Maya Angelou

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Alice Walker

You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.
C.S. Lewis

Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it.
Chinese Proverb

The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.
Criss Jami

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
Edmund Hillary

We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.
Dr. Henry Link

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