68 Discouragement Quotes

Let these discouragement quotes encourage and inspire you to keep going, to not to give up. When we are discouraged we feel a bit down and may be a bit blue, but we should never lose hope.


  1. Thousands of successful people did not achieve success on their first try, but they were not discouraged. They picked themselves up and went back at it with an even stronger, single minded tenacity to achieve their goal. Catherine Pulsifer, Accepting Failure
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  2. That's right! You matter!!
  3. That's right! You matter!! ... because you matter and you need to know that. You need to know and understand that concept, to grasp it and wrap your head around it. Because, no matter what, and no matter who, you matter. Scott Norman, You Matter
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  4. Procrastination is eliminated a little at a time. Don't be discouraged: be persistent Harold Taylor, Procrastinate Less and Enjoy Life More
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  5. Living in the present moment, we feel encouraged and motivated in our lives; we sit on solid ground and are not easily knocked off our balance into discouragement and negativity. James Adler, Motivation: Boost Your Motivation
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  6. People who accomplish big things in life must face naysayers who try to discourage them. Rick Warren
  7. People who accomplish big things in life must face naysayers who try to discourage them. Rick Warren
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  8. Discouragement comes when things are going great, and it comes when we are already down, but no matter when it comes, it hurts. Jennifer Waddle, Discouraged Again?
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  9. The long shadows of discouragement have often stretched across my path. Those times have been bittersweet - bitter at first, sweet later on. Charles R. Swindoll, Encouragement for Life
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  10. Guard against drudgery and discouragement in everything you do. Jay Rifenbary
  11. Guard against drudgery and discouragement in everything you do. Know that your work contributes to your well-being, as well as that of others. Jay Rifenbary, No Excuse!
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  12. A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying. John Burroughs
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  13. The fact is, nagging can't produce the level of perfection we desire in our marriages and in our kids. Constantly noting imperfections leads to discouragement or even despair. Wayne and Judith Rolfs, Man in Command
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  14. It is God's will for you to overcome discouragement. It is God's will for your life to hit a plateau of smoothness, instead of being up one day and down the next. The only way you can overcome is by learning God's Word. Elbert Willis, Overcoming Discouragement
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  15. Never, never, never quit! Winston Churchill
  16. Never, never, never quit! Winston Churchill
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  17. Only a sister knows how you really felt when you stumbled and when you succeeded, when you fell from grace and when you were forsaken, when you reached your lowest valley and when you climbed your highest mountain. Colleen Sell, A Cup of Comfort for Sisters
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  18. No matter what your life is like right now, whether it's the best time or the worst, know you aren't alone in it. Let Him show you all you have to be thankful for, no matter what's going on around you. Let Him (God) love you out of your fear. Let Him pull you to your feet and show you joy. Rob Coscia, Forty Doors
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  19. But because the going was hard, they grew tired and discouraged and finally they quit. And afterward it was often discovered that had they persevered just a little longer, had they been able to see just ahead of them, they would have found the result they sought. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, You Can If You Think You Can
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  20. Do not be discouraged if someone copies you. Copying is a compliment. Catherine Pulsifer
  21. Do not be discouraged if someone copies you. Copying is a compliment - you are doing it right. It also gives you the opportunity to grow and move beyond what is now being copied. Keep moving forward. Catherine Pulsifer
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  22. Try to do unto others as you would have them do to you, and do not be discouraged if they fail sometimes. It is much better that they should fail than you should. Charles Dickens
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  23. Previous leadership styles discouraged people from speaking up. So to expect people to change overnight and truly believe it is okay to say what you think may take time to develop trust. Byron and Catherine Pulsifer, Leadership vs Management
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  24. If you see someone that appears to be discouraged, talk with them, find a way to build them up, and allow them to move forward with a more positive attitude. Nathan Neil, Inspire Greatness
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  25. Fear can creep up on you even when you are heading in the right direction, but don't let it discourage you. David A. Hunter
  26. Fear can creep up on you even when you are heading in the right direction, but don't let it discourage you. David A. Hunter, How To Find Your Passion
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  27. When things become more complicated or more difficult to achieve, when things go wrong, or circumstances circumstances are out of control, we tend to panic and not patiently wait for our situation to get better or simply take action without being worried. Christian Olsen, Patience: Developing the Virtue of Patience
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  28. When we allow bad times to linger too long in our minds, they become more than just a feeling of defeat. They become a season of discouragement. Jerry Grillo, 7 Strategis Prayers You Should Pray When Feeling Discouraged
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  29. The Amazing thing is what our Mouth can do to control any time of Discouragement. Make sure that what you Say is always on the upside. Charles and Frances Hunter
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  30. I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success. Joseph B. Lightfoot
  31. I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success. Joseph B. Lightfoot
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  32. In the journey of life, don't allow yourself to be discouraged by the nation's economy or politics, joblessness, homelessness, poverty, debt, delayed marriage, divorce, childlessness, loss of property, loss of a loved one, unfruitful ministry, unfulfilled dream, unwanted pregnancy, rejection, hunger, terminal disease, comparing and measuring yourself by others, and so on. Segun Olumide, Don't Give Up!
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  33. When we do not measure up to the standards we have set for ourselves we become discouraged. But we have to realize that God is not discouraged with us. K. P. Yohannan, A Life of Balance
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  34. Sometimes, due to unforeseen tough times, we get discouraged and don't achieve our goals. As hard as it may seem, don't procrastinate in taking renewed action to reach your goals. Byron Pulsifer, Take Action Don't Procrastinate
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  35. Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times. Napoleon Hill
  36. Edison failed 10, 000 times before he made the electric light. Do not be discouraged if you fail a few times. Napoleon Hill
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  37. ... a huge aspect of the significant life is to stop pretending that somehow this separation of our personal and professional lives is not only possible, but desirable. This, of course, is not true, and continuing our attempts to keep the two distinctly separate often leads to discouragement and frustration. Pete Smith, Dare to Matter
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  38. Rather than give up or be discouraged, if we keep a positive outlook we will find solutions to our issues will come much more easily. Catherine Pulsifer, Adversity An Advantage
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  39. Although we try to fortify ourselves against the storms of life, trials and difficulties are virtually unavoidable. However, the book of Job contains comfort beyond words - it offers remarkable knowledge and wisdom of which this pain-wracked and suffering world knows nothing. Ray Comfort, God Speaks
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  40. Do not be discouraged if your plans do not succeed the first time.  Catherine Pulsifer
  41. Do not be discouraged if your plans do not succeed the first time. No one learns to walk by taking only one step. Catherine Pulsifer
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  42. Nearly every man who develops an idea works at it up to the point where it looks impossible, and then gets discouraged. That's not the place to become discouraged. Thomas Edison
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  43. Don't get discouraged, and think positive all the time. Don't get down on yourself if you lose out a couple of times. It's just a lot of hard work. Larisa Oleynik
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  44. It is also vitally important that when faced with setbacks in achieving a goal, you need to stay focused and not let the setbacks discourage you. Byron and Catherine Pulsifer, The Beaver And His Goals
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  45. Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Richard Nixon
  46. Remember, always give your best. Never get discouraged. Never be petty. Always remember, others may hate you. But those who hate you don't win unless you hate them. And then you destroy yourself. Richard Nixon
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  47. Hopelessness is an abuser, and you are its target. But what it's trying to hide from you is that there is a way out. Susi Wilder, Why Me?
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  48. Leaders ... are struggling in their leadership journey because they are discouraged. Friends' of leaders... need to know how to encourage the discouraged leaders. Followers ... need to understand how to appreciate and hopefully try to understand and encourage their leaders above them. KL Lip, How to Encourage the Discouraged Leader
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  49. The experienced mountain climber is not intimidated by a mountain - he is inspired by it. The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem - he is challenged by it. Mountains are created to be conquered; adversities are designed to be defeated; problems are sent to be solved. It is better to master one mountain than a thousand foothills. William Arthur Ward
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  50. Every seed knows its time- all in good time. Russian Proverb
  51. Every seed knows its time- all in good time. Russian Proverb
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  52. Continuous, unflagging effort, persistence and determination will win. Let not the man be discouraged who has these. James Whitcomb Riley
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  53. Our role as leaders is to turn away from our disappointment and abandonment, and give ourselves to those with whom we still have influence. Costa Mitchell, Giving Leadership
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  54. History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats. B. C. Forbes
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  55. If you feel discouraged by seeing progress in others and are tempted to give up, stop. Forget comparing yourself to others or pre-set ideals. M. Ahlers, 50 Things to Know About Practicing Spiritual Discipline
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  56. The dopes - that's what I thought of them then - couldn't see what I had to offer. I wasn't discouraged - delayed, yes, but not discouraged. Lucille Ball
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