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
Doing a little bit every day has a greater impact than doing a lot on one day.
Stephen Guise, Mini Habits
My parents always tried to encourage me to try different things,
even when it seemed like the road ahead was impossible.
Their encouragement gave me the courage to try new things.
Jennifer Arnold, Think Big
... kids live up to the expectations they are given, and that's why it's so
important that we encourage kids, focusing on their successes
and helping them to believe in themselves.
Nola Peacock, Honouring Our Kids
Whenever I need advice or someone to just listen, Dad is
always the man. The confidence he has in me is
terrifying and encouraging all at the same time.
Asha Patrick, introduction to the book, Fatherhood
You can do anything in this world that you want to do, if you want
to do it badly enough and you
are willing to pay the price. Often during my childhood,
I heard those words from my mother,
always urging me on to greater heights!
They became so firmly implanted in my mind that they
became the theme of my childhood and of my life.
Mary Kay Ash Quotes about Overcoming
Grandma always said to choose your words carefully, I read
somewhere later the little phrase "and
make them sweet…in case you have to eat them." It's really true!
Your words will come back to you,
bitter or sweet, because people remember.
Sheri Easter, Eyes Wide Open
Not for any grand cause, necessarily. . .
but for something that tugs at your heart,
something that's your inspiration, something that's your
Have Fun. Dig Deep. Stretch. Dream Big.
Know, though, that things worth doing seldom come easy.
There will be times when you want to turn around,
pack it up, and call it quits. Those times tell you
that you are pushing yourself, that you are not afraid to learn by trying.
Let your instincts, your intellect, and your heart, guide you.
"I long to put the experience of fifty years at once into your young lives,
to give you at once the key of that treasure chamber every gem of which
has cost me tears and struggles and prayers, but you must work for these
inward treasures yourself."
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The start of something new brings the
hope of something great, ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE.
"Believing in yourself is not for you; it's for every person who has touched
your life in a significant way and for every person your life will touch the
same way five minutes from now, or five centuries from now."
Believe In Yourself
"Creating experiences - both actual and visualized -
is the secret behind imprinting new beliefs. You can't believe what you
Henry Marsh, The Breakthrough Factor
"Let's choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith
and joy and belief and compassion."
"You're so caught up in grumbling, complaining, and seeing what's wrong that
you have no energy or time to appreciate what's good."
"Yes, you have weaknesses. This does not make you less of a person."
Quirky Grandma, Love the Person You See in the Mirror!