"The human will is an amazing thing. Time after time, it has
triumphed against unbelievable odds."
Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Be that person who encourages rather than criticizes
Be that person who helps rather than turns away
Catherine Pulsifer, Be That Person
"As you look around your world, how can you encourage or
inspire those in your circle of influence? Every day, wherever you are,
you have the opportunity to be a light and a blessing."
Brandon Buell, Brittany Buell, Don't Blink
"Similar to motivating our children, teaching children, encouraging children,
and praising children
when it comes to making their way are all important concepts in teaching our children to be self sufficient."
Jennifer Roskamp, A Realistic Action Plan For the Weary Mom
Achieving results in one area will encourage you to exert yourself in another.
Michal Stawicki, Simplify Your Pursuit of Success
"The only way to discover the limits of the possible
is to go beyond them into the impossible."
So children start to ascertain boundaries by assessing what behavior
is encouraged or actively
discouraged by you.
James R. Morrison, Parenting
"You are the only one who can make it happen for you.
Others can support and encourage you, but you have to
find the energy within in order to step into the center of your own life
and take charge."
Lynda Field, Weekend Life Coach
When you are kind to someone, you feel a connection with them, and you create a bond. Our ancestors had to learn to co-operate with each other
to survive, and a group with very strong bonds had a much greater chance of survival.
Bernadette Russell, The Little Book of Kindness
"Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest.
There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the
way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's
all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt."
It's amazing how the ideas start to form and flow when we remove
"can't" from our vocabulary.
Stephen Shaner, The Art of Being Awesome
"When hardship occurs, it is easy to focus on hurt feelings
attributed to the individuals you thought would show up that
don't - but I encourage you to instead embrace all the individuals
that come out of the woodwork and surprise you."
Steph Gold, Now Is YOUR Time
"Encourage individuals to compete against themselves to achieve more."
Meir Liraz, How to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills
"As crazy and weird as the imagination of children can be,
we need to encourage that type of thinking. Even participate in imaginary
events with our kids."
Jason Hall, Captain Dad's Treasure Map
"Encouraging, assisting, and inspiring people are far more effective
than DEMANDING excellence."
Robert Stevenson, Raise Your Line
"Our confidence increases immensely, when people around us
motivate and encourage us. We learn to respect our talent and
skills when we see that the people around us respect us."
Angel Graff, Self Esteem: Self Confidence
"Even if you feel that your criticism is very constructive and is
going to benefit the other person, it is your duty to use a language
that is not humiliating and belittling him/ her but encouraging and motivating."
Commander VK Jaitly, We Can! We Can!
"Encourage your kids to ask you 'why?' more often. often. If they don't,
then they're leaving learning opportunities on the table,
and they could be leaving business, sales, or promotion opportunities
on the table in the future because they don't ask enough questions or
seek more information."
Ben Green, The Global Superstar
"We need to choose and spend more time with those who support
and encourage us and less with those who undermine us."
Aurora McClellan, How to be More Confident
"Profitable folks spend their time doing constructive work,
indulging in productive actions and interacting with individuals
who encourage them."
Geoffrey Lucas, Habits of Highly Effective People
"It is easy to knock someone's dreams as 'ridiculous', it takes courage
to hold on to your dreams and encourage others in theirs in spite
of the chatter around you."
Jeff Ribman, Fail Better the Next Time
"The worst nightmare would be to continue aging with someone
who doesn't see your potential, encourage you and worse still doesn't
Cess Gichuhi, Letters and Poems for the Soul
"Goals are great, and I encourage you to set ones that feel right for you.
Just don't let this process consume you."
John Noel, Finding Mr. Right
"If parents consistently support, encourage, and expect the best
academic performance from their children,
it is almost guaranteed their children will respond positively."
Willie Williams, 7 Steps to Parenting Power
In my experience, one of the key impediments to reaching our potential is isolation. We all have blind spots. Sooner or later, we all need to reach out for help and reveal some degree of our vulnerability.
Robert Kaplan, What You're Really Meant to Do
"Whenever I hear a successful athlete being interviewed, he or she
will give the reason for achieving great success by saying
something like, 'The coach always gave me praise and encouragement
and that motivated me to be the best I could.'"
Richard O'Keef, How to Get Kids to Behave
"Whenever your thoughts lead you into feeling overwhelmed,
you can always turn your thoughts back to God who is 'ready to strengthen,
encourage, and comfort you."
Sarah Young, The Jesus Always 52-Week Discussion Guide
Quotes about God
Motivation is what will make you get up in the morning
and keep doing what you're doing.
Rachel Rebecca Wisdom, Mind Gym
"Given the opportunity, freedom and encouragement,
people will perform better than they will if they have to adhere
to a tight corset of rules, instructions and discipline."
James Neal, Managing Motivation in 1 Hour
"No matter how many times you fall, God is standing right at your side
waiting to pick you up. I learned these four words a long time ago,
and as long as you can say them you'll always get back up even when you
go astray. Learn to say 'GOD I NEED YOU,' whenever you feel you
even if it's the slightest urge."
Jerrica Davis, No One Knows Your Cry
"If we expect miracles and look for miracles, we will find them in abundance."
Robert Medlin, The Power of Miracles
"The people in your life can make you or break you - so choose them carefully
and prayerfully and follow God's good advice in the Bible!"
Susan G. Owen, God's Original Design For Your Life
"However, the overall message is clear: although intelligence and
diligence are important attributes in determining success in the
classroom and in employment, they are only two among a number
of important attributes. Perhaps we should spend less time
praising intelligence and hard work, and more time encouraging
engagement and curiosity, and a disinterest in luxury goods or a
high social status."
Fiona McPherson, How to Approach Learning