75 Words of Encouragement to Inspire You

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! We also offer Daily Words of Encouragement for each day

  1. Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of kindness that have more meaning that you may realize. Catherine Pulsifer
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  2. "Don't make a habit out of choosing what feels good over what's actually good for you." Eric Thomas
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  4. Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud. Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
    Inspirational Quotes

  5. "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
    Quotes about Life

  6. ... 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

  7. "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

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

  10. 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

  11. Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go,
    just remember how far you have come.
    Author Unknown
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  12. 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
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  13. 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

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

  15. No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun. Chinese Proverb
  16. No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.
    Chinese Proverbs

  17. 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

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

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

  20. Stop beating yourself up you are a work in progress. Author Unknown
    Motivational Quotes for Work

  21. 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

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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Andrew Carnegie
  26. A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Andrew Carnegie

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

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

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

  31. Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things. Rob Cristophe, Bad Habits - Eliminate Bad habits And Exceed Your Expectations

  32. 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

  33. "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

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

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

  37. 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)

  38. 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

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

  40. 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!

  41. Follow your dreams, remember you can achieve
    All that you dream, whatever your mind can conceive. Catherine Pulsifer, Another Year
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  42. 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

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

  45. "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

  46. …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

  47. Associate with people who are likely to improve you. Seneca
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  48. Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted and encouraged - because last time you came in fifth. Denis Waitley

  49. 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

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

  51. Start small, make a promise and keep it. Then, make larger promises and keep them. Stephen Covey
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  52. Get to the point where you get allergic to average! You don't think average! Eric Thomas

  53. Each of you must take responsibility 
for doing the creative best you can with your own life.
  54. 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

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

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

  57. 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

  58. But it is better to follow even the shadow of the best than to remain content with the worst. Henry van Dyke
    Poems about Regret

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

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

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

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

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

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

  66. Encouragement to others is something everyone can give. Joel Osteen

  67. 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

  68. ... 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

  69. 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

  70. 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

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

  72. Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you.
  73. Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you. Author Unknown

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

  75. 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
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  76. If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome. Michael Jordan

  77. 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

  78. 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
    Being Yourself

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Daily Words of Encouragement

Wednesday, August 15, 2018
In times of difficulty, we often look around to find a source of inspiration and hope. Sometimes the easiest and most powerful way to get a message across is through a story. Stories hold our attention and stay with us long after we have heard them ... stories of optimism, faith, and strength.
Verusha Singh, Inspirational Short Stories About Success And Happiness

Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Doing the work to improve your life is simple, you can do it, and it's work you want to do - because it's the most important work that there is.
Mel Robbins, The 5 Second Rule

Monday, August 13, 2018
You can set all of the goals that you want, but if they aren't the right kind of goals they aren't going to do anything for you and you'll fail to reach the full potential that you are capable of.
Jonny Bell, Sports Psychology

Sunday, August 12, 2018
If humanity learnt to gauge its every action by the simple criterion of kindness – always to ask if it is, on balance, the kindest thing to do? – the world would be much happier.
Tim Cahill, The Kindness of Strangers

Saturday, August 11, 2018
YOU are everything you’ve been looking for. YOU are the person you have been waiting for. The world is waiting for . . . YOU.
Kute Blackson, You Are The One

Friday, August 10, 2018
If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges. Pat Riley, Basketball Coach

Thursday, August 9, 2018
... human beings care about each other. Whatever their background, religion, culture and condition, on a person-to-person level, just about everyone everywhere wants to be good to others.
Tim Cahill, The Kindness of Strangers

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Be allergic to failure and addicted to success.
Daniel Roberts

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Now is the time to focus on cultivating a positive, upbeat attitude about the future. Weed out the negative people in your life, the ones who focus only on all the bad things in the world.
Gail Mewes

Monday, August 6, 2018
Everyone shines, given the right lighting.
Susan Cain

Sunday, August 5, 2018
Your motivations are your own. You must master them if you want to do great work.
Brian Knapp, Creative Pursuit

Saturday, August 4, 2018
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

Friday, August 3, 2018
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

Thursday, August 2, 2018
... 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

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Rarely is the better life achieved by following the same path.
Dean Gualco, Making a Difference

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Truthfully, no attitude is strong enough to compensate for lack of skill... Attitude isn’t everything, but it is one thing that can make a difference in your life.
John C. Maxwell, The Difference Maker

Monday, July 30, 2018
You may not always make right decisions; however, you have the ability to make a decision and then make it right.
Steve Gilliland, Making A Difference

Sunday, July 29, 2018
It doesn't matter how huge the mountains in our lives and communities seem to be, they are nothing for the woman or man of faith.
Sammy Tippit

Saturday, July 28, 2018
... with the help of daily habits, you can transform your life from being an unhealthy, unhappy, struggling-on-many-fronts couch potato, into a fit, healthy, happy, successful person.
Joanna Jast, Hack Your Habits

Friday, July 27, 2018
Procrastination should not be linked with failure just as early action should not be tied to success.
Mary Lamia, What Motivates Getting Things Done

Thursday, July 26, 2018
If you want to encourage others to approach and interact with you, the first thing you need to practice is to smile.
Antony Richard Pearson, How To Achieve Goals

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
.. it's important ...to understand that every victory ... is the pinnacle of a lifetime of hard work and a willingness to confront life's obstacles.
Simone Biles, Courage to Soar

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Do what you do so well that people enthusiastically refer others to you.
Russell Gerald Johnston, Random Wisdom

Monday, July 23, 2018
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.

Sunday, July 22, 2018
Encouragement is the kind of expression that helps someone want to be a better Christian, even when life is rough.
Larry Crabb

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Heal the world! Stop the hate. Lend a helping hand to those in need.
Michael Jackson

Friday, July 20, 2018
You were born and with you endless possibilities, very few ever to be realized. It's okay. Life was never about what you could do, but what you would do.
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

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