Positive Words of Encouragement
Let these positive words and quotes give you encouraging thoughts for your day!
Keeping your attitude positive (looking for the good in every situation) can be an
encouragement in itself!
Everyone has a story. Put another way, everyone's life is a story.
Dan B. Allender, To Be Told
Poems about Life
Choose well your words. They will go marching down the years
in the lives you touch.
Words of encouragement to remind us to think before we speak.
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
Every day may not be a good day, but there is good in every day.
An encouraging thought to remind us there is good in every day we
just have to focus on it!
Associate with people who are likely to improve you.
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
Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go,
just remember how far you have come.
. . . choose to confide in friends with sunny dispositions who will
encourage you to be more positive.
Zayne Parker, Anxiety: Mastery
Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness
that have more meaning that you may realize.
Don't work 70 hours a week just to get paid. Spend time up front
determining your purpose.
Andrew Tye, 33 Professional Development Tips
. . . 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
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!
Famous Words of Encouragement
Let the thoughts of these famous people be an encouragement to you and to
others. Reading about the experiences of others is often encouraging.
"Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good over
what's actually good for you."
Quote of the Day
When they say the sky's the limit to me that's really true.
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
Maya Angelou short phrase is encouraging us to take action to
brighten someone's day!
Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted and encouraged - because
last time you came in fifth.
... 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
Either write something worth reading, or do something worth reading."
Short Graduation Quotes
Words of encouragement not only for graduates but for each one of us.
You are heaven's Halley's comet; we have one shot at seeing you shine.
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
We all need people who will give us feedback. That's how we improve.
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Funny Quotes about Life
Funny words from Mark Twain, but also encouragement that is
full of wisdom.
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones,
then you never will change the outcome.
But it is better to follow even the shadow of the best than to remain
content with the worst.
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.
Best Motivational Quotes
Encouraging you to be the best no matter what your job!
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
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.
You can do no more than
you believe you can. You can be no more than you believe you are.
Norman Vincent Peale
Believe in Yourself
Never use a long word where a short one will do.
When things go wrong, don't go with them.
Funny but also encouraging!
A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune.
An encouraging message for the new graduate and for us all to remember.
There are chords in the hearts of the most reckless which cannot
be touched without emotion.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart.
It is important to surround yourself with people who lift you up,
encourage you, share your vision and inspire you.
I would add that we should all be an encouraging influence on those around you.
Words of Encouragement for Hard Times
We all face hard times at some point in our life. Encouraging words can
be an inspiration for us.
"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
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
Words of encouragement to remind us we all have ups and downs.
Rarely is the better life achieved by following the same path.
Dean Gualco, Making a Difference
Life Changing Quotes
Encouragement to change - we can't have different results if we keep doing what
we have always done!
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
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
Sometimes when you are in a dark place you think you have
been buried, but actually you have been planted.
Your mind is like a magnet - it attracts into your life whatever
you think about most.
Paul and Tracey McManus, The 7 Great Prayers
Words of encouragement to keep your thoughts positive.
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.
Words of encouragement that we can all relate to. How many times do we
look back 6 months later and realize that the failures were stepping stones to moving forward.
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.
For any problem, no matter how big or complex it may be, there is a solution.
No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.
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.
Quotes to Live By
Tough times never last, but tough people do.
Robert H. Schuller
Short Positive Quotes
Through difficult experiences, life sometimes becomes more meaningful.
Inspirational Words of Encouragement
We can be inspired and encouraged by reading a quote that helps
us see a situation in a different light.
Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things.
Rob Cristophe, Bad Habits
Encouragement to others is something everyone can give.
"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
Let these words of encouragement remind you to do your best rather
than wishing for other things.
Your dreams can take you much higher and much farther than
anyone ever thought possible!
Buzz Aldrin, No Dream Is Too High
Your motivations are your own. You must master them if you want to do
Brian Knapp, Creative Pursuit
Motivational Quotes About Life
"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
Winning lifts everyone it touches -it just makes the world a better place.
Jack Welch, Winning
Your destiny is the story of your life, and you get to tell the story your way.
Scott Allan, Drive Your Destiny
Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life.
Robert W. Bly, Count Your Blessings
True words of encouragement that can refocus our thoughts to count
our blessings not our troubles.
Relentless people move mountains.
Relentless people make the impossible, possible.
Relentless people achieve miracles.
Wayne Allyn Root, The Power of Relentless
Choosing to act with compassion and love and lifting others
up is shining your light.
Neviesh Perry, To my Sisters
Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be.
Make the most of it!
Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation, there is sure to be failure.
Set your goals high enough to inspire you and
low enough to encourage you.
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
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
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
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
Wherever you go, go with all your heart.
Words of Encouragement and Strength
We sometimes need a bit of strength to get through the day or get through
a situation. Let these encouraging quotes give you strength.
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)
Stop beating yourself up you are a work in progress.
Short Inspirational Quotes
The strongest people are not those who show strength in front of us
but those who win battles we know nothing about.
Strength and Courage
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
You will not always be strong, but you can always be brave.
You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.
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
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
"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
Words of Encouragement for Women
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
When something bad happens, you have three choices:
You can either let it define you, let it destroy you or let it strengthen you.
You're allowed to scream, you're allowed to cry,
but do not give up.
Whatever our regret, we can learn to use its lessons and its gifts.
Hamilton Beazley, No Regrets
When life is viewed through eyes of fearsightedness everything about
life is seen as challenging or difficult.
Jim Phillips, From Inspiration to Intention
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength."