267 Best Encouraging Quotes To Help You Succeed

267 Best Encouraging Quotes To Help You Succeed

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If you are looking for an amazing selection of encouraging quotes you are in the right place.

Sometimes all we need is some gentle encouragement to get started.

A few positive words of encouragement can help fuel your fire.

It’s equally important to be encouraging to others when you can see they might need it.

This list of encouraging quotes will help you to encourage others, and encouraged when you need it.

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Top 10 Encouraging Quotes

Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.

E. E. Cummings
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Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napoleon Hill
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If I persist long enough I will win.

Og Mandino
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Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Embrace uncertainty. Some of the most beautiful chapters in our lives won’t have a title until much later.

Bob Goff
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It always seems impossible until it’s done.

Nelson Mandela
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Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.

Steve Martin
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You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor.

Aristotle
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A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

Maya Angelou
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I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.

Jimmy Dean
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Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover. Mark Twain

Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.

Hans Christian Andersen

You’re not going to master the rest of your life in one day. Just relax. Master the day. Then just keep doing that every day. Unknown

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy. Max Ehrmann

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Choice is more than picking ‘x’ over ‘y.’ It is a responsibility to separate the meaningful and the uplifting from the trivial and the disheartening. It is the only tool we have that enables us to go from who we are today to who we want to be tomorrow. Sheena Iyengar

Any kind of crisis can be good. It wakes you up.

Ryan Reynolds

Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. Earl Nightingale

Sometimes the best thing you can do is not think, not wonder, not imagine, not obsess. Just breathe and have faith that everything will work out for the best. Unknown

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It doesn’t matter how slow you go, as long as you don’t stop. Confucius

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

Richard Bach

Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Unknown

Never regret something that once made you smile. Amber Deckers

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A little progress everyday adds up to big results. Unknown

Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us.

Rainer Rilke

When written in Chinese the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy

There’s something in you that the world needs. Unknown

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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

Someday everything will make perfect sense. So for now laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, and keep reminding yourself that everything happens for a reason.

Unknown

It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. Confucius

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. Albert Einstein

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Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood. Helen Keller

Some luck lies in not getting what you thought you wanted but getting what you have, which once you have got it you may be smart enough to see is what you would have wanted had you known.

Garrison Keillor

It is very important to know who you are. To make decisions. To show who you are. Malala Yousafzai

The best revenge is massive success. Frank Sinatra

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There is in every true woman’s heart a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity; but which kindles up, and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity. Washington Irving

Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out.

Christopher Reeve

Stop beating yourself up you are a work in progress, which means you get there a little at a time, not all at once. Unknown

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. J.R.R. Tolkien

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It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. Joseph Campbell

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.

Amelia Barr

Expect problems and eat them for breakfast. Alfred A. Montapert

If the wind will not serve, take to the oars. Latin Proverb

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Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don’t just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won’t happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you’ll love it up here. Donald Trump

Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.

Malala Yousafzai

Music does a lot of things for a lot of people. It’s transporting, for sure. It can take you right back, years back, to the very moment certain things happened in your life. It’s uplifting, it’s encouraging, it’s strengthening. Aretha Franklin

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. Friedrich Nietzsche

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I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive. Joseph Campbell

Great occasions do not make heroes or cowards; they simply unveil them to our eyes. Silently and imperceptibly, as we wake or sleep, we grow strong or weak; and at last some crisis shows what we have become.

Brooke Foss Westcott

It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always. Oprah Winfrey

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him. David Brinkley

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When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. Franklin D Roosevelt

Never let a bad situation bring out the worst in you. Choose to stay positive and be the strong person that God created you to be!

Unknown

Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward. Victor Kiam

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha

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Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habit. Mahatma Gandhi

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.

William James

Always do your best. What you plant now, you will harvest later. Og Mandino

I’m so proud of you. I just wanted to tell you in case no one has. Unknown

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Wake up. Kick ass. Repeat. Unknown

When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless.

Byron Katie

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. Albert Einstein

You are gold, baby. Solid gold. Unknown

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Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out. Robert Collier

The Lord will fight for you. You need only to be still.

Unknown

Fall seven times, stand up eight. Japanese Proverb

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. Og Mandino

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In case you forgot to remind yourself this morning: Your butt is perfect. Your smile lights up the room. Your mind is insanely cool. You are way more than enough. And you are doing an amazing job at life. Unknown

Close scrutiny will show that most ‘crisis situations’ are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.

Maxwell Maltz

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance. Bruce Barton

Take a deep breath, it’s just a bad day not a bad life. Unknown

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Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. Lao Tzu

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.

H. G. Wells

I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it. Audrey Hepburn

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. Harriet Beecher Stowe

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Hold on to what is good, even if it’s a handful of earth. Hopi prayer

You only fail when you stop trying.

Unknown

Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins. Jim Rohn

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Beautiful girl you were made to do hard things. So believe in yourself. Unknown

When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.

Les Brown

Be thankful for what you have and you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. Oprah Winfrey

When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome. Wilma Rudolph

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I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do. Georgia O’Keeffe

We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

Maya Angelou

Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there. Bo Jackson

He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed. William James

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Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting. William Arthur Ward

Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

Dale Carnegie

I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone. Henry Rollins

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Hellen Keller

If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.

Thomas Jefferson

Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Arthur Ashe

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out. Edwin Markham

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A big part of being a well-adjusted person is accepting that you can’t be good at everything. Kelly Williams Brown

Motivational Encouraging Quotes

You learn something out of everything, and you come to realize more than ever that we’re all here for a certain space of time, and, and then it’s going to be over, and you better make this count. Nancy Reagan

Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.

Greg Anderson

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself. Harvey Fierstein

Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure. Napoleon Hill

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Choose to be optimistic, it feels better. Dalai Lama

A memoir should have some uplifting quality, inspiring or illuminating, and that’s what separates a life story that can influence other people.

Mitch Albom

Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again. Clement Stone

When you get to your wits end, you will find, God lives there. Unknown

Be gentle with yourself. You’re doing the best you can! Unknown

Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Samuel Beckett

Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything. Imam Ali

Do your work with your whole heart, and you will succeed there’s so little competition. Elbert Hubbard

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. Dalai Lama

God is not punishing you, he is preparing you. Trust his plans not your pain.

Unknown

Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory. George S. Patton

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength. Corrie Boom

Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them. Albert Einstein

I try to make my mood uplifting and peaceful, then watch the world around me reflect that mood.

Yaya DaCosta

A ship is always safe at the shore but that is NOT what it is built for. Albert Einstein

The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. Bernard Baruch

I want people to see that the cosmic perspective is simultaneously honest about the universe we live in and uplifting, when we realize how far we have come and how wonderful is this world of ours. Neil deGrasse Tyson

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.

Mother Teresa

All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination. Earl Nightingale

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. Robert F. Kennedy

Don’t think, just do.

Horace

Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. Theodore Roosevelt

I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

The first step is you have to say that you can. Will Smith

How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself. So always think positively.

Norman Vincent Peale

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. Judy Garland

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

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Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice. Wayne Dyer

Real Integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.

Oprah Winfrey

I’ve never met a strong person with an easy past. Unknown

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. Walter Bagehot

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Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny. Unknown

Keep your sunny side up, keep yourself beautiful, and indulge yourself.

Betsey Johnson

Press on nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge

Listening to music is such an uplifting, spiritual thing. It’s far-fetched to some I understand that. But the way dance music brings people together, it’s not a big stretch from hymns. Kaskade

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When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor. Elon Musk

Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is. 

Anne Frank

Often we women are risk averse. I needed the push. Now, more than ever, young women need more seasoned women to provide that encouragement, to take a risk, to go for it. Once a glass ceiling is broken, it stays broken. Jennifer Grahnolm

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. Thomas Jefferson

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If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you.You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down. Mary Pickford

Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.

Ralph Marston

It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important. Ian Mcewan

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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What can a pencil do for all of us? Amazing things. It can write transcendent poetry, uplifting music, or life-changing equations; it can sketch the future, give life to untold beauty, and communicate the full-force of our love and aspirations. Adam Braun

Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement and we will make the goal.

Jerome Fleishman

This too shall pass. Persian Sufi Poets

Anything’s possible if you’ve got enough nerve. J.K. Rowling

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In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can. Nikos Kazantzakis

In my books and in romance as a genre, there is a positive, uplifting feeling that leaves the reader with a sense of encouragement and hope for a brighter future or a brighter present.

Debbie Macomber

You have been assigned this mountain to show others it can be moved. Unknown

It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it. Vince Lombardi

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Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think. Jawaharlal Nehru

Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

Oprah

Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored. Earl Nightingale

An uplifting sense of purpose is more than an impetus for individual accomplishment, it is also a necessary insurance policy against expediency and impropriety. Gary Hamel

Sometimes it takes an overwhelming breakdown to have an undeniable breakthrough. Unknown

You’re allowed to scream, you’re allowed to cry but do not give up.

Unknown

Don’t wait. The time will never be just right. Napoleon Hill

Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt

Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work. Stephen King

I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.

Anne Frank

Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise. Frank Ocean

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly. Buckminster Fuller

Inspirational Encouraging Quotes

A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done. Vince Lombardi

The best way to predict the future is to create it.

Abraham Lincoln

The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape. Bono

Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing. L.M. Montgomery

True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents. John W. Gardner

There’s a reason for everything. This one may look like a setback. It doesn’t mean you’re failing but that God is growing you in a new way.

Unknown

Defeat is simply a signal to press onward. Helen Keller

Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It’s equally humbling and uplifting. Michael Stipe

Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future. Alice Walker

God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He’s working on you too.

Unknown

Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you. Thomas Jefferson

Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight. Benjamin Franklin

The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.

Will Rogers

You are capable of amazing things. Unknown

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.

John Wooden

Train yourself to find the blessing in everything. Unknown

Life is percent what happens to me and percent how I react to it. Charles R. Swindoll

Never complain and never explain. Benjamin Disraeli

Precious’ is strangely uplifting. It goes down into the valley but it also goes to the mountain tops. A lot of difficult realities are explored in ‘Precious,’ but the peaks make the valleys and the valleys make the peaks.

Geoffrey S. Fletcher

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown

I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate. George Burns

Whenever you find yourself doubting how far you can go. Just remember how far you have come. Remember everything you have faced, all the battles you have won, and all the fears you have overcome. Unknown

We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.

Kenji Miyazawa

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines. Robert H. Schuller

Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. Jacques Prevert

Never, never, never give up. Winston Churchill

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.

Amelia Earhart

Believe in yourself and you’ll be unstoppable.

You are stronger than you know. More capable than you ever dreamed. And you are loved more than you could possibly imagine. Unknown

When you notice that you’re having negative thoughts about how all of this is going to pan out, you need to remind yourself that you are not a very good fortune teller. Donna W. Hill

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.

Robert Frost

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. Anne Frank

Everything you need to accomplish your goals is already in you. Unknown

I Won’ is not a love song. It’s just me uplifting women in general. I’m giving women the power to treat themselves as a trophy to show that and know it in yourself and be confident because when they do that, whoever they’re with is winning. Nayvadius Cash

The best way out is always through.

Robert Frost

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry Thoreau

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. Albert Einstein

A constructive, useful life, good works, and good relationships are as valid as writing poetry or inventing a machine. Anything that one does well and obtains satisfaction from is a good enough reason for living. To be a decent human being that people like and feel better for knowing is enough. Robert Gould

When you feel like you’re drowning in life, don’t worry your Lifeguard walks on water.

Unknown

Fortune knocks but once, but misfortune has much more patience. Unknown

Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. Truman Capote

I’ve always loved journaling as a way to clear my mind. Whether I’m traveling or at home, the first thing I do when I wake up is pull out my notebook and record positive things that have happened to me as well as uplifting thoughts. Gloria Reuben

Uplifting Encouraging Quotes

The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. Mark Caine

Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.

H. Jackson Brown Jr.

In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently. Tony Robbins

You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right. Rosa Parks

I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship. Unknown

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

Flavia

The most effective way to do it, is to do it. Amelia Earhart

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. Thomas Paine

It doesn’t matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it’s important to realize that whatever you’re doing, it’s your first attempt at it.

Wally Amos

I know it has been tough but I still cheering for you. Unknown

I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings. Gustave Flaubert

Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy. Norman Vincent Peale

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!

Audrey Hepburn

Keep your face always toward the sunshineand shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

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. Unknown

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. Alice Walker

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.

Ben Spock

God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them. John Aughey

The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. Bertrand Russell

Once you choose hope, anything’s possible. Christopher Reeve

Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.

Mario Fernandez

A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success. Unknown

God knew your life would come to this and he has a plan for you. Unknown

You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat. Joel Osteen

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.

Democritus

And you ask ‘What if I fall?’ Oh but my darling, what if you fly? Erin Hanson

You just can’t beat the person who never gives up. Babe Ruth

Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears. John Lennon

Hey, little fighter, soon things will be brighter.

Unknown

Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else. Sara Blakely

You are amazing, you are brave, you are strong. Unknown

Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical person you are. Unknown

Either you run the day or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value. Albert Einstein

I think Romeo and Juliet is uplifting. That’s how much a son wishes to avenge his father. That is how much two young people can love each other. Ben Kingsley

Something good comes out of every crisis. Dave Pelzer

The more the panic grows, the more uplifting the image of a man who refuses to bow to the terror.

Ernst Junger

God uses suffering as a whetstone, to make men sharp with. Henry Beecher

You must do the thing you think you cannot do. Eleanor Roosevelt

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison

I was recently asked about the business side of ‘Biggest Loser,’ but as long as we entertain people, we can keep coming back and making a difference. It’s a delicate balance, but one feeds off the other. I feel so good about the show it’s uplifting and inspiring and entertaining at the same time. Alison Sweeney

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. Mark Twain

I dwell in possibility.

Emily Dickinson

Be a pineapple stand tall wear a crown and be sweet on the inside. Unknown

Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. Henry David Thoreau

Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy. Groucho Marx

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.

Mary Dunbar

I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own. Jessie J

Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible. Tony Robbins

I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition. Martha Washington

Applause is the spur of noble minds, the end and aim of weak ones.

Edmund Burke

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Frederick Douglass

Look for something positive in each day even if some days you have to look a little harder. Unknown

If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves. David Allen

Courage, dear heart. C.S. Lewis

I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.

Audrey Hepburn

I’ve missed more than shots in my career. I’ve lost almost games. times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed. Michael Jordan

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

To Sum Up

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