Words of Encouragement
We all need words of encouragement. Here you will find words
that offer support and comfort that will inspire and give you confidence and
optimism. Let these words be ones that give you thoughts of support and
reflection. Share them with others who could use some encouraging words!
"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
Don't compare yourself with others. Each of you must take responsibility
for doing the creative best you can with your own life.
Galatians 6:4–5 MSG
Quotes about Life
Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter
You are the only one who can make it happen for you. Others can support and encourage you, but you have to find the energy within in order to step into the center of your own life and take charge.
Quote of the Day
Nevertheless, when there is no one around you to give you the
encouragement, motivation and support you need, God's Word
is always there.
Ruben Barreto, You Have What It Takes God
Words of Faith
Helping others, encouraging others, are often acts of being kind
that have more meaning that you may realize.
Success is failure turned inside out
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt
And you never can tell how close you are,
It may be near when it seems so far
Edgar A. Guest, Don't Quit
Choose well your words. They will go marching down the years in the lives you touch.
It isn't the money you're making, it isn't the clothes you wear,
And it isn't the skill of your good right hand which makes folks really care.
It's the smile on your face and the light of your eye and the burdens that you bear.
Edgar A Guest, What Counts
You have a greater potential than anyone who has ever lived before you!
But you'll never "make it" by sitting on your duff and telling the world
how great you're going to be, starting tomorrow.
The Choice: A Surprising New Message of Hope
Funny Inspirational Quotes
We work all our lives so we can retire - so we can do what we want with
our time - and the way we define or spend our time defines who we are
and what we value.
Bruce Linton, Fatherhood: The Journey from Man to Dad
Winning is coming in fourth, exhausted and encouraged - because last time you came in fifth.
No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.
Don't hang on to small annoyances. So many marriages have slowly
deteriorated over the smallest, silliest things.
Lisa Jacobson, 100 Ways to Love Your Husband
Everyone has a story. Put another way, everyone's life is a story.
Dan B. Allender, To Be Told: Know Your Story, Shape Your Future
Poems about Life
You are ok. You are, in fact, more than that! You are worthwhile! You are worth it! YOU are worthy! Even when you do not feel like it,
you are! Be strong and courageous! We all have a different journey, and each journey is unique! Your journey is uniquely beautifully YOURS! Embrace it!
Ashley Howard Nelson
Always do what is right. It will gratify half of mankind and astound the other.
Funny Quotes about Life
Do what you have to do, until you can do what you want to do.
No matter how tall the mountain is, it cannot block the sun.
Inspiration, from whatever the source, arouses feelings within us that
rekindle hope, ambition, and determination.
It is a momentary whisper of encouragement and reassurance
that causes us to become aware of our potential.
Jim Rohn, The Five Major Pieces to the Life Puzzle
My Grandmother was always encouraging me to set goals and work hard to achieve them. She would tell me not to be a follower and not to set limits on what I could achieve. She truly believed that there were no limits that you could achieve whatever you wanted.
Catherine Pulsifer, Do Not Limit Yourself
It is also important to realize that adding a positive phrase in
words that encourage to your daily routine can only help not hinder.
Words That Encourage
Your mind is like a magnet - it attracts into your life whatever
you think about most.
Paul and Tracey McManus, The 7 Great Prayers
But it is better to follow even the shadow of the best than to remain
content with the worst.
Henry van Dyke
Poems about Regret
I believe my life has no limits. I want you to feel the same
way about your life, no matter what your challenges may be.
Nick Vujicic, Limitless: Devotions for a Ridiculously Good Life
Be strong enough to face the world each day.
Be weak enough to know you cannot do everything alone.
Author Unknown, Always Be
When the story is said and done, our little bit may be invisible,
but it we help encourage, push, and nudge things along, if we can
just help, that would be fine.
Fear imprisons, faith liberates; fear paralyzes, faith empowers;
fear disheartens, faith encourages; fear sickens, faith heals;
fear makes useless, faith makes serviceable.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Keeping consistent in God's word will lift you up and encourage you!
Andrew Farland, Change Your Perspective Change You Life!
Every individual forms his own estimate of himself and that
basic estimate goes far toward determining what he becomes.
You can do no more than
you believe you can. You can be no more than you believe you are.
Belief stimulates power within yourself. Have faith in faith.
Don't be afraid to trust faith.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Stay Alive All Your Life
Believe in Yourself
Remember to encourage effective communication within your team,
it will build trust and encourage teamwork.
David Miller, Young Boss: A Millennial's Guide To Leadership
I believe that as women, it is time to show love towards our fellow
sisters, and to encourage and build up one another and not tear each other down. We should never look down upon each other.
Stephanie Williams, Daily Meditation Of Scripture To Bring Faith, Hope, Love, Peace, Forgiveness, and Encouragment
A sunny disposition is worth more than fortune. Young people should know
that it can be cultivated; that the mind like the body can be moved from the
shade into sunshine.
Be a rock to others in need, be a rock of support to those
who are facing critical issues, be a rock full of caring,
but be a rock who recognizes that you also will experience
times when you need to seek your own rock.
Are You A Rock
Your destiny is the story of your life, and you get to tell the story your way.
Of course, life is full of many variables beyond our control, but at the
end of the day, you determine the actions that influence your path.
Scott Allan, Drive Your Destiny: Create a Vision for Your Life, Build Better Habits for Wealth and Health, and Unlock Your Inner Greatness
Some people sit on the sidelines, and some play to win. How do you play?
Tony Robbins, MONEY Master the Game: 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom
Anthony Robbins Quotes
Don't allow anyone to denigrate or inhibit your lofty aspirations.
Your dreams can take you much higher and much farther than
anyone ever thought possible!
Buzz Aldrin, No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon
Likewise, family caregivers can go a long way toward helping parents
or other loved ones stay in their own homes, but only if they
understand the challenges of caregiving and know how to get
help and support.
Denise Logeland, 10 Things Every Family Should Know Family
Each of us has the power to inspire or depress,
to lift others or to push them down. We should look well to our words.
Wilferd Peterson Quotes
People want to be heard and want to be loved. That attitude of acceptance
and support inspires them to be the best they can be.
For any problem, no matter how big or complex it may be, there is a solution.
Earl Nightingale, Business Life - 2 Amazing Ways to Solve Your Problems
Enthusiasm for life, an encouraging spirit, a heartfelt concern for the
concerns of others, a way to show that someone cares is all part
and parcel of a life dedicated to warmth and passion.
You have it in you. Don't keep your zest for life inside;
let it out in the service to others in need no matter when or
where or to whom.
Relentless people move mountains. Relentless people make the impossible,
possible. Relentless people achieve miracles.
Relentless people are ready for any challenge. Relentless
people don't panic, retreat, or fold when smashed in the face.
They expect it and are ready to counteract it with a remarkable plan that
smashes right back . . . except harder!
Relentless people are always looking for the knockout shot
that makes them the champion.
Wayne Allyn Root, The Power of Relentless: 7 Secrets to Achieving Mega-Success, Financial Freedom, and the Life of Your Dreams
Just remember to never doubt yourself, we are all capable of amazing things.
Rob Cristophe, Bad Habits - Eliminate Bad habits And Exceed Your Expectations: 5 Simple Steps To A Fresh Start
Good friends sure make their presence known at times of strife and
challenging times and are revealed for their true support when all
others seem to vanish. It is one thing to say you are a true friend
and quite another to actually step up to the plate when times get tough.
Catherine Pulsifer, What Is a Friend
My husband and I can personally testify to the power of prayer,
which is why we encourage others to have a heart dedicated to prayer.
Jennifer Smith; Aaron Smith, 31 Prayers For My Future Husband
Often we get caught in the mental trap of seeing enormously
successful people and thinking they are where they are because
they have some special gift.
Yet a closer look shows that the greatest gift that extraordinarily
successful people have over the average person is their ability to
get themselves to take action.
It’s a "gift" that any of us can develop within ourselves.
Tony Robbins, Unlimited Power: The New Science Of Personal Achievement
Set your goals high enough to inspire you and low enough to encourage you.
When we treat them like the human beings they are, show our appreciation
for their excellent work, and then encourage them to spend the weekend
with their families, they are going to return to the workplace with renewed
vigor, eager to prove their worth to the project and to the company.
William C. Oakes, Christlike Leadership: Leadership that Starts with an Attitude
You and I need to be the decision makers in our own lives and careers.
It is also our responsibility to allow and encourage others to do the same.
Jay Rifenbary, No Excuse!
Giving someone encouraging words can sometimes mean more than a material gift. Those encouraging words can be just the influence the person may have needed to continue. And by receiving encouragement, they may go on to discover bigger things than they are currently working on. We don't realize the impact of encouraging words. And we may not think of them as gifts.
A Gift of Value
Asking is the beginning of receiving. Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon. At least take a bucket so the kids won’t laugh at you.
Jim Rohn Quotes
Never doubt the influence you have to encourage and help others.
Be a positive influence in someone's life.
. . . choose to confide in friends with sunny dispositions who will
encourage you to be more positive.
Zayne Parker, Anxiety: Mastery
The reason for this entire expedition was to provide some sort of hope
and inspiration. To encourage people to believe in themselves, to follow
their own dreams, and to go after their own goals, whatever they may be. I was hoping to encourage people to become active members of life.
I believe that when things are a mess, we need others to know
what we are thinking, feeling, or doing. We must share our feelings
with people who will not reprimand us for our thoughts.
We need to share these feelings with someone who will encourage
us to move forward.
David DeNotaris Quotes
Everybody has problems, but everybody also has blessings in life.
Robert W. Bly, Count Your Blessings: 63 Things to Be Grateful for in Everyday Life . . . and How to Appreciate Them
Follow your dreams, remember you can achieve
All that you dream, whatever your mind can conceive.
Catherine Pulsifer, Another Year
Mother Teresa believed that love was of central importance to all life
and happiness. She believed that love only needs a little encouragement
to fuel great positive changes throughout the world.
This is something all of us can do with simple actions such as smiling.
Scarlett Johnson, Mother Teresa: 40 Inspirational Life Lessons And Timeless Wisdom From The Life Of Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa Quotes
Too many people are disheartened by the thought that their business
is too small to be taken seriously by the general public. However,
Ray Kroc took one such business and turned it into a blazing success.
Richard J. Bowerman, Ray Kroc: 10 Leadership Lessons from Ray Kroc's Life
Ray Kroc Quotes
When you lose everything, you get depressed if you don't step back
and start appreciating what you do have.
Paul and Tracey McManus
The 7 Great Prayers
Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart.
Abraham Lincoln Quotes
"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
…each time we make a difference in someone else's life, no matter how small, it will encourage them to do the same for others. And each time that happens, we all become a stronger force for good.
Thomas E. Pierce, The Last Rose
Making A Difference
Words need to be sown like seeds. No matter how tiny a seed may be, when in lands in the right sort of ground it unfolds its strength and from being minute expands and grows to a massive size.
Associate with people who are likely to improve you.
When you listen actively your aim is to understand what is being said; the words and the feelings.
Active listening aims to understand the message of the speaker, as they originally intended it to be understood.
C Orbison, Active Listening - The Forgotten Skill: Active Listening Skills
From a motivational point of view, if we deliberately seek encouragement
on a daily basis, it will become a habit and enable us to get ahead and
stay ahead in life.
Zig Ziglar, Over the Top: Moving from Survival to Stability, from Stability to Success, from Success to Significance
In my experience, one of the key impediments to reaching our potential is
isolation. We all have blind spots. Sooner or later, we all need to reach
out for help and reveal some degree of our vulnerability.
Robert Kaplan, What You're Really Meant to Do: A Road Map for Reaching Your Unique Potential