149 Encouraging Quotes and Words of Encouragement

Everyone gets motivated with the words of encouragement. Here is the collection of best encouraging quotes and words of encouragement

Encouraging Quotes

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

Encouraging quotes

  1. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra

Encouraging quote

  1. “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – Robert F. Kennedy

Encouragement Quotes

  1. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!” – Audrey Hepburn

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

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  1. “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life. It goes on.”– Robert Frost

Encouraging quotes

  1. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  2. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa
  3. “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
  4. “Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” – Dale Carnegie

Words of Encouragement

  1. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost
  2. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius
  3. “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
  4. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.” – Les Brown
  5. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill
  6. “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
  7. “You must never be fearful about what you are doing when it is right.” – Rosa Parks
  8. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 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
  9. “If I persist long enough I will win.” – Og Mandino
  10. “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

Encouragement Quotes

  1. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.” – David Brinkley
  2. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.” – Greg Anderson
  3. “When we stop opposing reality, action becomes simple, fluid, kind, and fearless.” – Byron Katie
  4. Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.” – Democritus
  5. “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
  6. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.“ – Frederick Douglass
  7. “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
  8. “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” – Mark Twain
  9. “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.” – Victor Kiam
  10. “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

Best Encouraging Quotes

  1. “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” – Aristotle
  2. ”Strive not to be a success but rather to be of value.” – Albert Einstein
  3. “Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.” – Napoleon Hill
  4. “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
  5. “Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.” – L.M. Montgomery
  6. “Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.” – Mario Fernandez
  7. “Count your age by friends, not years. Count your life by smiles, not tears.” – John Lennon
  8. “Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.” – Alice Walker
  9. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.” – Albert Einstein
  10. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” – Will Rogers

Inspiring and Encouraging Quotes

  1. “With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.” – Max Ehrmann
  2. “Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” – Henry David Thoreau
  3. “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
  4. “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
  5. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
  6. “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
  7.  “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer
  8. “Hardships often prepare ordinary people for extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis
  9. “Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.” – Steve Martin
  10. “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

Encouraging Quotes

  1. “You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.” – Joel Osteen
  2. “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
  3. “Never complain and never explain.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  4. “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
  5. “The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.” – Alice Walker
  6. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” – Oprah Winfrey
  7. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart
  8. “Keep your sunny side up, keep yourself beautiful, and indulge yourself.” – Betsey Johnson
  9. “Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.” – Dalai Lama
  10. ”Either you run the day or the day runs you.” –  Jim Rohn

Motivating and Encouraging Quotes

  1. Forgiveness is a funny thing. It warms the heart and cools the sting.” – William Arthur Ward
  2. “Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It’s equally humbling and uplifting.” – Michael Stipe
  3. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
  4.  “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.” – Albert Einstein
  5. “The more the panic grows, the more uplifting the image of a man who refuses to bow to the terror.” – Ernst Junger
  6. “Real Integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” – Oprah Winfrey
  7.  “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” – Thomas Paine
  8. “The world is more malleable than you think and it’s waiting for you to hammer it into shape.” – Bono
  9. “It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” – Joseph Campbell
  10. “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

Popular Encouragement Quotes

  1. “Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King
  2. “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
  3. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  4. “If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  5. “Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” – Benjamin Franklin
  6. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  7. “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
  8. “I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.” – Gustave Flaubert
  9. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” – Christopher Reeve
  10. “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

Encouraging Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “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
  3. “I try to make my mood uplifting and peaceful, then watch the world around me reflect that mood.” – Yaya DaCosta
  4. “In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.” – Albert Einstein
  5. “The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  6. “Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.” – Helen Keller
  7. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy Dean
  8. “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.” – Helen Keller
  9. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison
  10. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden

Encouraging Short Quotes

  1. “Don’t think, just do.” – Horace
  2. “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
  3. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote
  4. “Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” – Samuel Beckett
  5. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe
  6. “He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  7. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.” – Nikos Kazantzakis
  8. “The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith
  9. “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
  10. “Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.” – Bruce Barton

Encouragement Inspirational Quotes

  1. “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein
  2. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  3. “Life is 10 percent what happens to me and 90 percent how I react to it.” – Charles R. Swindoll
  4. “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
  5. “How you think about a problem is more important than the problem itself. So always think positively.” – Norman Vincent Peale
  6. “Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.” – Napoleon Hill
  7. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  8. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor.” – Aristotle
  9. “True happiness involves the full use of one’s power and talents.” – John W. Gardner
  10. “Keep your face always toward the sunshine–and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

Quotes for Encouraging you

  1. “Life itself is the most wonderful fairy tale.”– Hans Christian Andersen
  2. “The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.” – Bertrand Russell
  3. “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.” – Earl Nightingale
  4. “Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.” – Dalai Lama
  5. “The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.” –Thomas Jefferson
  6. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”– Robert Collier
  7. “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” –Maya Angelou
  8. “A big part of being a well-adjusted person is accepting that you can’t be good at everything.”– Kelly Williams Brown
  9. “It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.” – Amelia Barr
  10. “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

Motivational and Encouraging Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” – Wilma Rudolph
  3. “I dwell in possibility.” – Emily Dickinson
  4. “Any kind of crisis can be good. It wakes you up.” – Ryan Reynolds
  5. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”– Frank Ocean
  6. “Close scrutiny will show that most ‘crisis situations’ are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.” – Maxwell Maltz
  7. “If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.”– Thomas Jefferson
  8. “Crises and deadlocks when they occur have at least this advantage, that they force us to think.” – Jawaharlal Nehru
  9. “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland
  10. “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.” – Anne Frank

Encouragement Quotes

  1. “I think the best way to have confidence is not to allow everyone else’s insecurities to be your own.” – Jessie J
  2. “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
  3. “Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.”– Imam Ali
  4. “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
  5. “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.”– Walter Bagehot
  6. ”We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.” – Maya Angelou
  7.  “Something good comes out of every crisis.” – Dave Pelzer
  8. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”– Earl Nightingale
  9. “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
  10. “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” – Oprah Winfrey

Encouraging Quotes

  1. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  2. “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
  3. “Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.”– William James
  4. “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.” – Malala Yousafzai
  5. “There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” – Buckminster Fuller
  6. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert H. Schuller
  7. “Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it.”– Jacques Prevert
  8. “Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – E. E. Cummings
  9. “I’d rather be a failure at something I love than a success at something I hate.” – George Burns

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