36 Discouragement Quotes
This collection of discouragement quotes, sayings, and thoughts all help to encourage and motivate; the idea is to change your mind, to alter your thoughts from negative to positive.
What is discouragement except for a loss of confidence or enthusiasm. However, this feeling of dispiritedness can be overcome; do not give in to it.
If you think you are the only one that feels pessimism, you're wrong.
Life may be full of roses but there are also thorns among them. Every thorn represents a challenge but in each problem
lies a great opportunity to develop a character of faith, hope, action, and perseverance. It is our hope that to those who feel discouraged, these brief quotations will inspire you to surmount
your feelings of discouragement.
Those who dwell in past miseries or problems never see the doorway beyond.
Byron R. Pulsifer
To seize the future means previous defeats are as dim as the palest memories.
Annabelle Marie Haines
It can be helpful to read rejection letters that famous authors received to remind yourself that even Oscar Wilde and Nabokov and J.K. Rowling had their share of discouragement and disappointment.
Alexandra Franzen, You're Going to Survive
Do not quit; do not give up. The only people who quit
and give up are those who never attempt in the first place, and you
are not like that.
Rosy Lee Anderson
Never Give Up Poem
Defeat is final when you give up. And, discouragement is not permanent unless you
wish it to be so.
Byron R. Pulsifer
Poems of Encouragement
...so stick to the fight when you're hardest hit -
it's when things seem worst,
you must not quit.
Edgar A Guest
Don't Quit Poem
Don't accept discouragement, keep going!
Less stress results in not allowing discouragement to be your attitude!
Never Give Up
Do not be discouraged if your plans do not succeed the first time.
No one learns to walk by taking only one step.
Don't let people discourage you from living your dreams.
Every seed knows its time- all in good time.
Nearly every man who develops an idea works it up to the point
where it looks impossible, and then he gets discouraged.
That's not the place to become discouraged.
Thomas Alva Edison
Remember, always give your best.
Never get discouraged. Never be petty.
Richard M. Nixon
How to Live Your Best Life
And don't be discouraged if you make a mistake, fix it and move on - that is how we learn!
Catherine and Byron Pulsifer
Poems About Mistake
Be never discouraged —
Look up and look on
Daniel C. Colesworthy
Be Not Discouraged
Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience.
Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every
discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true,
and every fresh experience points out some.
You can be discouraged by failure--or you can learn
from it. So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can.
Because, remember that's where you'll find success. On the far side.
Thomas John Watson, Sr.
Poems About Failure
When you are discouraged
Don't give up
Don't You Quit
History has demonstrated that the most notable winners
usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed.
They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.
Poems About Winning
One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn't pay
to get discouraged.
Keeping busy and making optimism a way
of life can restore your faith in yourself.
When you get discouraged or depressed, try changing your
attitude from negative to positive and see how life can change for you.
Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it
-- you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory.
Don't be discouraged if your children reject your advice.
Years later they will offer it to their own offspring.
If I had permitted my failures, or what seemed to me at the
time a lack of success, to discourage me I cannot see any way in
which I would ever have made progress.
Try to do unto others as you would have them do to you,
and do not be discouraged if they fail sometimes.
It is much better that they should fail than you should.
There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Letting Go Poem
Believe that you can succeed
You have the potential to exceed
So take a deep breath and go
Don't be discouraged if it's slow.
Catherine Pulsifer, Seasons of Life
Poems About New Beginnings
Pray these for yourself and anyone in your life, and watch how God turns around the relationship you thought was hopeless.
Prayer For Today
If your morning drive to the office finds you discouraged by
listening to negative morning news, consider creating a new environment
by listening to your favorite music or to inspirational talks.
The persistent winner is not discouraged by a problem -
he is challenged by it.
William Arthur Ward
I want to thank you, for your belief in me, for your patience with me, for always taking the time to help me,
and for those four little words that helped me when I was discouraged: "You can do it!"
Thank You For Being There For Me
Staying focused on your goals is the key to winning.
Maureen O'Brien, Who's Got the Ball?
Being discouraged can cause you
to lose hope, you need to pick yourself up, focus on the positive and find
success by taking action - you may then find your discouragement fading.
When life has you discouraged, the smallest act of kindness can change
your whole day.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to
grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
Whatever is happening in your life, God will work it to your advantage.
It may seem hopeless or unfair, but if you love Him and trust His plan,
you will see the truth of it.
Ruthie Spoonemore, Faithful Living
Trust In God
Instead of feeling discouraged, people should feel inspired and
challenged after being with you.
Lindsay J. Hallie, Happiness
It can be helpful to read rejection letters that famous authors received
to remind yourself that even Oscar Wilde and Nabokov and J.K. Rowling
had their share of discouragement and disappointment.
Alexandra Franzen, You're Going to Survive
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