100 Words of Encouragement

We all need words of encouragement. Here you will find quotes that offer inspiration and comfort. Words that will give you confidence and optimism. Let these words be ones that give you thoughts of support and reassurance. Share them with others who could use some encouraging words!



    Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things.
 Rob Cristophe

  1. Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things. Rob Cristophe, Bad Habits
    Amazing




  2. Stop beating yourself up you are a work in progress. Author Unknown

  3. Stop beating yourself up you are a work in progress. Author Unknown
    Short Inspirational Quotes




  4. Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good over 
what's actually good for you. Eric Thomas

  5. "Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what's actually good for you." Eric Thomas
    Quote of the Day



  6. Words of Encouragement

  7. Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
    Inspirational Quotes




  8. Life is about striking the perfect balance and since nothing in life is perfect, 
we have to do the best with what we got.  Anquanette Gaspard

  9. "Life is about striking the perfect balance and since nothing in life is perfect, we have to do the best with what we got." Anquanette Gaspard, Blink & You Will Miss It
    Inspirational Quotes about Life




  10. Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted and encouraged - because last time you came in fifth. Denis Waitley
    Famous



  11. Your motivations are your own. You must master them if you want to do great work. Brian Knapp

  12. Your motivations are your own. You must master them if you want to do great work. Brian Knapp, Creative Pursuit
    Motivational Quotes About Life




  13. ... if we deliberately seek encouragement (motivation)  on a daily basis, it will become a habit and enable us to get ahead and stay ahead in life. Zig Ziglar

  14. ... if we deliberately seek encouragement (motivation) on a daily basis, it will become a habit and enable us to get ahead and stay ahead in life. Zig Ziglar, Over the Top
    Motivational Quotes




  15. Change can hurt, be uncomfortable, and be difficult in the beginning. Lisa Rusczyk

  16. "Change can hurt, be uncomfortable, and be difficult in the beginning. Remember this English Proverb: Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly." Lisa Rusczyk Ed.D., 50 Things to Know About Prayer
    Quotes about Change




  17. Everyone has a story. Put another way, everyone's life is a story. Dan B. Allender

  18. Everyone has a story. Put another way, everyone's life is a story. Dan B. Allender, To Be Told
    Poems about Life




  19. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Gandhi

  20. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Gandhi
    Quotes to Live By




  21. Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go, just remember how far you have come.

  22. Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go,
    just remember how far you have come.
    Author Unknown
    Motivational Poems




  23. You have a greater potential than anyone who has ever lived before you! 
But you'll never make it by sitting on your duff  . . . Og Mandino

  24. You have a greater potential than anyone who has ever lived before you! But you'll never "make it" by sitting on your duff and telling the world how great you're going to be, starting tomorrow. Og Mandino, The Choice
    Funny Quotes




  25. Winning lifts everyone it touches -it just makes the world a better place. Jack Welch

  26. Winning lifts everyone it touches -it just makes the world a better place. Jack Welch, Winning
    Winning




  27. No matter what kind of relationship it is, listening with an open mind and heart is powerful. Fran Curcio

  28. No matter what kind of relationship it is, listening with an open mind and heart is powerful. Fran Curcio, Simple Life Lessons from a Soul Sister now Grown
    Relationship




  29. Every day may not be a good day, but there is good in every day.

  30. Every day may not be a good day, but there is good in every day. Author Unknown
    Good Day




  31. The beach of life can be anything and everything from tranquil, calm, sunny, peaceful, and magically wonderful to gray, overcast, turbulent, roller-coaster-y, or stormy.  Barbara Legan

  32. The beach of life can be anything and everything from tranquil, calm, sunny, peaceful, and magically wonderful to gray, overcast, turbulent, roller-coaster-y, or stormy. Barbara Legan, Trust + Love = Joy
    Beach




  33. Focus on improving yourself and I guarantee that the quality of
 people you spend time with will dramatically improve. J. D. David

  34. Focus on improving yourself and I guarantee that the quality of people you spend time with will dramatically improve. J. D. David, How to Make Friends
    Quality




  35. You could be the world's best garbage man, the world's best model; it don't matter what you do if you're the best. Muhammad Ali

  36. You could be the world's best garbage man, the world's best model; it don't matter what you do if you're the best. Muhammad Ali
    Best Motivational Quotes




  37. Winning in life is more than outpacing out your opponents; it is maximizing your potential to the fullest of your ability.  Dr. Ignatius K Otchere-Asamoah

  38. Winning in life is more than outpacing out your opponents; it is maximizing your potential to the fullest of your ability. Dr. Ignatius K Otchere-Asamoah, Destined to Win
    Potential




  39. Don't work 70 hours a week just to get paid. Spend time up front determining your purpose. Andrew Tye

  40. Don't work 70 hours a week just to get paid. Spend time up front determining your purpose. Andrew Tye, 33 Professional Development Tips
    Purpose




  41. Choosing to act with compassion and love and lifting others up is shining your light. Neviesh Perry

  42. Choosing to act with compassion and love and lifting others up is shining your light. Neviesh Perry, To my Sisters
    Compassion




  43. No matter the number of times you fail you must be determined to succeed. You must not lose hope. Don't stop in your storm. Tony Narams

  44. No matter the number of times you fail you must be determined to succeed. You must not lose hope. Don't stop in your storm. Tony Narams, Top Secret: You Can Fly Like An Eagle
    Determination




  45. Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted. Christine Caine

  46. Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you have been buried, but actually you have been planted. Christine Caine
    Growth




  47. No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun. Chinese Proverb

  48. No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.
    Chinese Proverbs
    Mountain




  49. Soon, when all is well, you're going to look back on this period of your life 
and be so glad that you never gave up. Brittany Burgunder

  50. Soon, when all is well, you're going to look back on this period of your life and be so glad that you never gave up. Brittany Burgunder
    Moving Forward




  51. You're allowed to scream, you're allowed to cry,  
but do not give up. Author Unknown

  52. You're allowed to scream, you're allowed to cry, but do not give up. Author Unknown
    Giving Up




  53. Always do what 
is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.  Mark Twain

  54. Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other. Mark Twain
    Funny Quotes about Life




  55. Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you 
don't know how great you can be! Anne Frank

  56. Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don't know how great you can be! Anne Frank
    Inspirational Quotes for Kids




  57. . . . keep your mind open to opportunities. The means of achieving your desire may not come as you have imagined them to be. Justin Albert, Positive Thinking
    Positive Thinking



  58. Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. 
Make the most of it! Nicky Gumbel

  59. Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it! Nicky Gumbel
    Birthday




  60. Your destiny is the story of your life, and you get to tell the story your way. Scott Allan, Drive Your Destiny
    Destiny



  61.  You can do no more than 
you believe you can. You can be no more than you believe you are. Norman Vincent Peale

  62. You can do no more than you believe you can. You can be no more than you believe you are. Norman Vincent Peale, Stay Alive All Your Life
    Believe in Yourself



  63. I believe that as women, it is time to show love towards our fellow sisters, and to encourage and build up one another and not tear each other down. Stephanie Williams, Daily Meditation Of Scripture
    Sister



  64. A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Andrew Carnegie
  65. A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Andrew Carnegie
    Graduation



  66. Your dreams can take you much higher and much farther than anyone ever thought possible! Buzz Aldrin, No Dream Is Too High
    Dream



  67. For any problem, no matter how big or complex it may be, there is a solution. Earl Nightingale

  68. For any problem, no matter how big or complex it may be, there is a solution. Earl Nightingale
    Inspirational Sayings




  69. Nothing in life has happened to you. It's happened for you. Every disappointment. Every wrong. Even every closed door has helped make you into who you are. Joel Osteen
    Support



  70. Through difficult experiences, life sometimes becomes more meaningful. 
 Dalai Lama

  71. Through difficult experiences, life sometimes becomes more meaningful. Dalai Lama
    Meaningful



  72. "Graduates, you were born to be uncommon. Today I encourage you to leave your mark, I challenge you to shake up the world." Marilyn Luscombe, President and CEO of NBCC
    College Graduation Quotes




  73. Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life. Robert W. Bly

  74. Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life. Robert W. Bly, Count Your Blessings
    Blessed



  75. Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)
    God



  76. You have to speak words of continuous encouragement in order to 
achieve whatever goals you've set for yourself. Anquanette Gaspard

  77. You have to speak words of continuous encouragement in order to achieve whatever goals you've set for yourself. Anquanette Gaspard, Blink & You Will Miss It
    Goals



  78. . . . choose to confide in friends with sunny dispositions who will encourage you to be more positive. Zayne Parker, Anxiety: Mastery
    Friend



  79. You and I need to be the decision makers in our own lives and careers.
 It is also our responsibility to allow and encourage others to do the same.
   Jay Rifenbary

  80. You and I need to be the decision makers in our own lives and careers. It is also our responsibility to allow and encourage others to do the same. Jay Rifenbary, No Excuse!
    Decision



  81. Follow your dreams, remember you can achieve
    All that you dream, whatever your mind can conceive. Catherine Pulsifer, Another Year
    Birthday Poems



  82. When you lose everything, you get depressed if you don't step back 
and start appreciating what you do have.  Paul and Tracey McManus

  83. When you lose everything, you get depressed if you don't step back and start appreciating what you do have. Paul and Tracey McManus, The 7 Great Prayers
    Appreciation



  84. "We do learn something about ourselves when we are up against the wall, and we do most certainly come out stronger." Tina Sloan, Changing Shoes
    Quotes about being Strong



  85. Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart. Abraham Lincoln
  86. Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart. Abraham Lincoln
    Quotes about Overcoming



  87. …each time we make a difference in someone else's life, no matter how small, it will encourage them to do the same for others. And each time that happens, we all become a stronger force for good. Thomas E. Pierce, The Last Rose
    Make A Difference



  88. Associate with people who are likely to improve you.  Seneca

  89. Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Seneca
    Friendship Poems



  90. The truth of who we are is how we live day to day. If you want to influence others, the most important thing you can do is be a living example of the principles, ideals, and faith that you advocate. Nick Vujicic, Be the Hands and Feet
    Influence



  91. When life is viewed through eyes of fearsightedness everything about life is seen as challenging or difficult. Jim Phillips, From Inspiration to Intention
    Fear



  92. Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness 
that have more meaning that you may realize.  Catherine Pulsifer

  93. Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness that have more meaning that you may realize. Catherine Pulsifer
    Helping Others  |  



  94. ... the greater the challenge, the more a good strategy focuses and coordinates efforts to achieve a powerful competitive punch or problem-solving effect. Richard Rumelt, Good Strategy Bad Strategy
    Focus



  95. Start small, make a promise and keep it. Then, make larger promises and keep them. Stephen Covey
    Encouraging Poems



  96. Get to the point where you get allergic to average! You don't think average! Eric Thomas
    Greatness



  97. Each of you must take responsibility 
for doing the creative best you can with your own life.
  98. Don't compare yourself with others. Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life. Galatians 6:4–5 (MSG)
    Encouraging Bible Verses



  99. Your mind is like a magnet - it attracts into your life whatever you think about most. Paul and Tracey McManus, The 7 Great Prayers
    Attitude



  100. When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true. Michael Jackson
    Optimistic


  1. Just remember, there are no quick fixes. But, by taking action just a little bit every day, you will build up a powerful reservoir of confidence, self-esteem, and discipline. Scott Allan, Rejection Reset
    Confidence



  2. We all have the ability to replace a negative thought with a positive one. You must be aware of what you are thinking about! Yvonne Haughton, Good Night Insomnia



  3. As adults we have an obligation to guide our children and to encourage them to read books that will improve their lives and inspire them to excel in life. Dr. Marshall Hennington, Words of Wisdom For My Daughter



  4. I'm grateful for my faith. It carries me through when I see nothing else to help me through a situation. Aliya Saige, 100 Daily Blessings



  5. People who fail often work as hard as those who succeed. The major difference is that successful people put their time into activities that give higher pay-back. Robyn Pearce, Getting a Grip on Time Management



  6. Communication is an important part of everyday life, and listening skills are a part of communication. All of us have "listened" to someone for a length of time, only to realize we did not know what they said. Emilia Hardman, Active Listening 101



  7. So, before you even get out of bed, give silent thanks for another day on this earth. Sumit Gautam, Ways to start your day positively



  8. The only way you can find out where people are in the process of determining what feels right is to ask questions and listen carefully to their answers. Sidney C.Walker, How to Double Your Sales by Asking a Few More Questions



  9. We're all supposed to be different. I want so badly to encourage everyone to say, "Who am I and how do I want to live my life?" Elllen DeGeneres



  10. When things go wrong, don't go with them. Elvis Presley



  11. Competitive spirit is still at a premium. The more you win, the better you play, the more money you make, so they all have that in mind. Wayne Gretzky



  12. But it is better to follow even the shadow of the best than to remain content with the worst. Henry vanDyke
    Best Quotes



  13. Choose well your words.
  14. Choose well your words. They will go marching down the years in the lives you touch. Wilfred Peterson
    Appreciation Poems



  15. Wherever you go, go with all your heart. Confucius
    Monday Motivation Quotes



  16. We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve. Bill Gates
    Personal Development



  17. It is important to surround yourself with people who lift you up, encourage you, share your vision and inspire you. Les Brown
    Vision



  18. There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot be touched without emotion. Edgar Allan Poe
    Feeling



  19. Never use a long word where a short one will do. George Orwell
    Communication



  20. Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Joel Osteen
    Giving



  21. A sense of closeness to Jesus is perhaps the most important benefit to be found through the practice of being still in His Presence and making quiet reflection a priority. Sarah Young, Jesus Calling 50 Devotions for Encouragement
    Christian Poems



  22. ... when you commit an act of kindness, it causes elevated levels of dopamine in the brain, which gives you a natural high Bernadette Russell, The Little Book of Kindness
    Kindness



  23. All of us are seeking the same thing. We share the desire to fulfill the highest, truest expression of ourselves as human beings. Oprah Winfrey, The Wisdom of Sundays
    Wise



  24. Too many people are disheartened by the thought that their business is too small to be taken seriously by the general public. However, Ray Kroc took one such business and turned it into a blazing success. Richard J. Bowerman, Ray Kroc
    Success



  25. You are heaven's Halley's comet; we have one shot at seeing you shine. Max Lucado
    Cool



  26. Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you.
  27. Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you. Author Unknown
    Goals



  28. Relentless people move mountains. Relentless people make the impossible, possible. Relentless people achieve miracles. Wayne Allyn Root, The Power of Relentless
    Perseverance



  29. People say that God doesn't speak directly to us, but I know that if you want to hear what God is saying to you, all you have to do is ask. Jodi Arndt, Little Moments Big God
    Inspirational Poems



  30. If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. Michael Jordan
    Positive



  31. It is only our daily bread that we are encouraged to ask for. The present is the only time in which any duty can be done or any grace received. C. S. Lewis
    Time



  32. You're welcomed, held, cherished just as you are and encouraged to grow into all you'll become. Holley Gerth, Coffee for Your Heart: 40 Mornings of Life-Changing Encouragement
    Be Yourself



  33. Opportunity is in the eye of the beholder. John C. Maxwell, Failing Forward
    Opportunity



  34. Potential can never be "full;" it is never-ending and our possibilities are infinite. Mary Cay Ricci, Mindsets for Parents
    Possibilities



  35. You will not always be strong, but you can always be brave. Beau Taplin
    Courage



  36. Human actions matter greatly; our choices and decisions make a difference. Gordon T. Smith. Courage and Calling
    Choices



  37. To be disciplined or non-disciplined is a choice you make every minute in every hour of your life. Russell Gerald Johnston, Random Wisdom
    Discipline



  38. Whatever our regret, we can learn to use its lessons and its gifts. Hamilton Beazley, No Regrets
    Regret



  39. Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation, there is sure to be failure. Confucius
    Preparation



  40. Either write something worth reading, or do something worth reading." Benjamin Franklin
    Short Graduation Quotes



  41. Each of us has unsuspected power to accomplish what we demand of ourselves, if we care to search for it. You are no exception. Claire Weekes, Hope and Help for Your Nerves
    Accomplishment



  42. While you may have been spending a lot of your time focused on your goals, your dreams, and where you want to go, until you discover and dissolve the root cause that's keeping you stuck, you'll just keep running in circles. Mastin Kipp, Claim Your Power
    Running



  43. Rarely is the better life achieved by following the same path. Dean Gualco, Making a Difference
    Life Changing


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