Encouraging, Encouragement Quotes
Quotes that Encourage and Lift Up
Instead of giving myself reasons why I can't,
I give myself reasons why I can. unknown
When one door closes another door opens;
but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door,
that we do not see the ones which open for us. Alexander Graham Bell
He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity
loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. William James
Risk more than others think is safe.
Care more than others think is wise.
Dream more than others think is practical.
Expect more than others think is possible.
Never let the odds keep you from doing
what you know in your heart you were meant to do.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
Adversity is like a strong wind.
It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn,
so that we see ourselves as we really are.
Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
When written in Chinese the word "crisis" is composed of two characters
one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
John F. Kennedy
It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief,
as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.
The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak
becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. Thomas Carlyle
Every problem has a gift for you in its hands. Richard Bach
I'd rather be a could-be if I cannot be an are;
because a could-be is a maybe who is reaching for a star,
I'd rather be a has-been than a might-have-been, by far;
for a might have-been has never been, but a has was once an are.
It’s not whether you get knocked down.
It’s whether you get up again.
Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.
Life is very interesting.
In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.
Understand that it is ok to be scared or uncertain,
however right beyond those barriers ultimately lies your dreams.
Anything unattempted remains impossible. unknown
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage.
The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing