Words of Encouragement

We all have times in our lives when we need encouraging words. Let these words of encouragement give you inspiration. The quotes are ones that we find are full of encouragement.

Expect and prepare for criticism, discouragement, and sabotage from others. Laugh them off, avoid them, and take counter-measures as needed. Mike Buffington, Hacking Laziness
Laughter   | 

Therefore, the idea of setting up a goal is to reverse-engineer from the outcome, but I encourage you to take a step back and consider it from the perspective of: how can I minimize my time and energy to get to my next step.
Lisa Kardos, Success Blueprint: Get Out of Survival Mode, Regain Control of Your Life, and Get Ahead at Work and in Life
Goals   | 

Though many are the forces threatening our Christian family unity, we must encourage one another and build each other up
Priscilla Doremus, Focused: A Daily Devotional
Faith   | 

"Nutritious foods and beverages encourage the body to release serotonin, which boosts your mood. When you feel positive, you become more motivated and inspired to go for your dreams and become successful."
Gabor Cadman, Confidence: Easy Steps to Attain Super Confidence
Inspirational Quotes   | 

The goal then is to pay that forward and encourage others to do the same while leading a righteous life by example, always striving to forgive the trespasses of others and forgive yourself as well.
Chris Johnston, Joel Osteen: 50 Best Life Lessons, Teachings And Quotes
Forgiveness   | 

The right way is the "Jesus" way and he will help and encourage you to be the best that you can be for him.
Brian R Murphy, Fear Not
Fear   | 

When you are around people that have the same mindset as you do, it helps encourage you to work towards your goals even more.
Michael Henson, Morning Routine
Work   | 

The reason a smile attracts people in a social gathering is that they encourage positive response.
Genevieve Amor, Self Esteem
Positive   | 

While I encourage my friends in their goals and point out their strengths even when they fail, it's a lot harder to show myself the same level of understanding.
Janet Springer, Unbreakable Willpower
Failure   | 

When you are whole, you offer a whole load more to any relationship that you form and are much more likely to encourage the right kind of people into your life because you won't accept less.
Joanna Jackson, Self Help
Life   |  

People are basically more willing to work together, when the atmosphere encourages it.
Adam Burns And Sandra Banks, Leadership Basics
Teamwork   | 

. . . choose to confide in friends with sunny dispositions who will encourage you to be more positive.
Zayne Parker, Anxiety: Mastery
Friend   | 

"The middle of the road is a poor place to walk. It is a poor place to drive. It is a poor place to live."
Vance Havner
Decision   | 

"Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!"
Nicky Gumbel
Birthday   | 

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. 
Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. 
And we'll change the world. Jack Layton
"My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world."
Jack Layton
Love   | 

"There's much you can't change, but there's something important you can change: you."
Rick Warren
Change   | 

"Give children encouragement, they will gain confidence, they will perform better."
M. K. Soni
Confidence   | 

New research shows we can take control of our capacity to learn. We can all get to be better learners.
Eimantas Gabalis, How To Get Smarter: How To Increase Your Brain Power And Intelligence

"We do learn something about ourselves when we are up against the wall, and we do most certainly come out stronger."

Tina Sloan

Changing Shoes

"We don't have to wait for something nice to happen to us, we can be aggressive and do something nice for ourselves."
Joyce Meyer, eat the cookie. . .buy the shoes
As You Grew

"It seems that success is not acquired by doing what we want to do but doing the tasks necessary to make it happen. "
Joe Allen and David Donaldson, How to be Successful

"Taking an interest in what others are thinking and doing is often a much more powerful form of encouragement than praise."
Robert Martin
Graduation   | 

"If you want to dismiss a negative thought, the only way to do so is to think of something positive and constructive."
Emmet Fox
How To Recognize A Negative Attitude   | 

"It's amazing what eliminating energy drains can do to our mood. Remember how good you felt when you finally went through your closet and cleaned out the old clothes that you were sure you'd wear again someday?"
Cheryl Richardson
Good   | 

"How often do we hesitate to pursuer our dreams because we feel deficient in talent, knowledge, or experience - the perceived roots of success. But chances are that we carry untapped strengths and abilities which, when enfolded within the mist of optimism, can conspire to accomplish marvelous things."
Gina Mohammed, Ph. D.
Accomplishment   | 

"If we are sowing spiritual seeds by doing the right thing, then we will reap the blessed results of that as well. The seeds we are sowing today will be reaped in the years to come."
Greg Laurie
Blessed   | 

'Being genuine doesn't mean residing perfect. It indicates doing our best to connect like real people."
Yhan Lingad, The Benefits Of Aptitude
Bear The Burden   |

"Most people claim that they feel like they're trapped in a rat race, without an exit. While we can all feel this way from time to time, it's important to know that there is a way out."
Debeena Harris, Mindfulness
Top Ten Quotes about Perseverance   |  

"Encourage team members to share the mantle of leadership, along with some of your responsibilities. Encourage them to take initiative and make decisions without your input, whenever possible."
Jeffrey Morales, Leadership: 33 Lessons on How to Become A Proactive Leader and Successfully Build A Phenomenal
Leadership   |  

"Some children feel that their place among their siblings is lesser for one reason or another and the result of this is jealousy, encouraging equality among every child in the home is the best way to avoid this type of acting out."
Sophie Banks, On Children and Jealousy: Helping Children Cope With Jealousy and Boosting Their Confidence
Children   | 

"When working as a promoter on South Beach, I learned a valuable lesson: always send a text message that encourages the recipient to respond."
Joe Casanova, Socially Accepted
Inspirational Messages   |  

"The soul is different from body. Though the soul is immortal, violence is not encouraged but once the war is declared the violence is not discouraged either as it is the need of it. The need of violence must be justified in terms of sanction of the Lord."
Anuragam Vatsa, Listen to Heart
Listening   |  

"Much like Thomas Edison had his mom to encourage him, you need a support team to guide you and give you encouragement."
Scott Carty; Paul Durso, Retire with Confidence
Thomas Edison Quotes   |  

"Family members can give you encouragement, support and advice that can significantly reduce the effects that might arise from chronic stress."
Gerry Marrs, How to Achieve Anything You Want
Stress   |  

"Printing out motivational sayings is one of my favorites and it helps to encourage me as I move throughout my home."
Louise R Allen, Confidence
Home   |  

"I want the world to see Me in you. I want you to stop and love the one. Who is the one? The one who needs a word of encouragement. The one who needs a helping hand."
Nathan D. Pietsch, Pleasant Fruits
Helping Others   |  

"Coming into contact and cooperating with adult role models, adult role models can encourage teenagers to see life differently and put their individual family values into a wider context."
Dan Miller, Self Confidence for Teens
Family   |  

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