82 Discouragement Quotes
Be encouraged and motivated by these quotes when you feel discouraged. This collection of discouragement quotes and sayings will inspire thoughts that may 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 pessimistic, 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.
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
A gardener may suffer discouragement from drought but is bolstered by the thoughts of trying again next year.
Samatha Anne Marie Lynch
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
Be believing, be happy, don’t get discouraged. Things will work out.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Quotes About Being Happy
When discouraged ask for help - don't complain or yelp.
Catherine Pulsifer, Words of Wisdom For The New Graduate
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
- 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
But because the going was hard, they grew tired and discouraged and finally they quit. And afterward it was often discovered that had they persevered just a little longer, had they been able to see just ahead of them, they would have found the result they sought.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
There are no weary hearts in Heaven, no tired, aching feet but joys and smiles innumerable
Emma V. Sweeten, Rest In Heaven
Depression begins with disappointment. When disappointment festers in our soul, it leads to discouragement.
You may think you've hit rock bottom in your life but guess what—there's more crud underneath those rocks.
Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway
When Feeling Down Quotes
...strive to lift people up, not cast them down, to encourage, not discourage
Wilferd Peterson, You My Friend
Oh who cares about age - don't let it discourage. Be happy and just say it is just another day!
Catherine Pulsifer, For The Birds
Funny Birthday Poems
This is My command: be strong and courageous. Never be afraid or discouraged because I am your God, the Eternal One, and I will remain with you wherever you go.
Joshua 1:9 (The Voice)
Never, never be so discouraged by life that you fail to keep your head up so that you can rise above the challenge.
Samatha Anne Marie Lynch
Keep Your Head Up Quotes
Sometimes we set our expectations too high and we are disappointed thinking that there is no other way. But with "hope" we understand and have faith that things will work out.
Poems About Hope
- Those who dwell in past miseries or problems never see the doorway beyond.
Byron R. Pulsifer
...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
Sometimes it feels like life has buried us in the dirt, when in reality we've been planted with an opportunity to grow.
Life Quotes About Giving Up
I will not yield to discouragements, I will trample them under foot and make them serve as stepping-stones to success.
Unknown, A Creed
Poems About Being Yourself
Do not let the shadow of discouragement and despondency fall on your path.
George F. Butler, Look At The Bright Side
Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way.
Poems About Life
Pray these for yourself and anyone in your life, and watch how God turns around the relationship you thought was hopeless.
Friends are forever but life is full of disapointments
Trinity J. Eidsness
Quotes For A Friend
"Of all sad words of tongue or pen"-- so wails the poet in his pain-- the saddest are, "It might have been,"
Grantland Rice, Might Have Been
Poems About Regret
The time to succeed is when others, discouraged, show traces of tire
Poems About Perseverance
So if your discouraged research and find
The people who kept going even when in a bind
Catherine Pulsifer, Look Back
Keep Going Poem
- Don't accept discouragement, keep going!
Less stress results in not allowing discouragement to be your attitude!
Never Give Up Quotes
Our world today so desperately hungers for hope, yet uncounted people have almost given up. There is despair and hopelessness on every hand. Let us be faithful in proclaiming the hope that is in Jesus.
Bible Verses about Hope In Hard Times
What a satisfaction it is to go through life radiating sunshine and hope instead of despair, encouragement instead of discouragement...
Orison Swett Marden, Radiate Sunshine
Don't feel discouraged when you've failed, and life falls down around you, renew your pledge and try again, for Christ's love will surround you.
Greta Zwaan, In His Steps
Journey With Jesus
Be stubborn against failure; try! try! and try again; the boys who keep on trying have made the world’s best men
Eben E. Rexford, Keep Trying
Try Try Again Poem
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 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.
Favoritism or prejudice has no place in our society. It may temporarily win, however, it usually comes back and corrects itself....no matter what you face, keep trying and do not be discouraged if things do not work out right away.
’Tis darkest just before the day; be thou not discouraged.
Henry Reed Conant, Be Not Discouraged
Love Is Not Easy
Every seed knows its time- all in good time.
- 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 Mistakes
When you would stop, discouraged, sad, Use a little grit!
David V. Bush, Use A Little Grit
It Cannot Be Done And They Know It
The remedy for discouragement is the Word of God. When you feed your heart and mind with its truth, you regain your perspective and find renewed strength.
Prayer For Strength
Don't get discouraged. While you may feel disappointment, keep moving forward.
And the Lord, He is the One who goes before you.
He will be with you, He will not leave you nor forsake you;
do not fear nor be dismayed.
Deuteronomy 31:8 (NKJV)
Be never discouraged —
Look up and look on
Daniel C. Colesworthy
Be Not Discouraged
And so when cares depress you and you cannot see a gleam remember shadows are not quite as dark as they may seem.
Don't be discouraged if you run into a roadblock - there is a way to go around, stop and take stock
Catherine Pulsifer, Change - It Is Up To Me
Poems on Change in Life
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 quit. Don't give up! Keep going!
Don't You Quit
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.
Birthdays don't be discouraged, live life encouraged!
Middle Age Poems
Refuse to be hampered by handicaps, dismayed by discouragements
William Arthur Ward, Your Attitude
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
With every trouble comes a blessing
don't be discouraged, it is not depressing -
Often times when you look back there was a lesson to learn not an attack.
Catherine Pulsifer, Life Issues
Poems on Life Lessons
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.
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.
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.
Be not dismayed through the vagaries of life, those sometimes valleys of pain and sorrow, that our gracious God sees all things, is everywhere, and casts His will all through His masterful creation.
God Has A Plan
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
When defeat comes along and it's hard to take, don't be discouraged no matter your fate - look for other ways and the stories they tell from the winners of life that survive and excel.
Catherine Pulsifer, Don't Be Discouraged
Poems About Defeat
When life discourages you, surround yourself with people who love you, they will be a source of support and encouragement.
Poems About Life And Love
An honest and upright spirit avoids sorrow and dismay
J. J. Thorne
To-morrow We May Be Placed
When discouraged other people will push back that first impulse to quit, push down their initial fear, push through feelings of helplessness and push ahead. They’re less likely to find something to blame and more likely to find a way through.
Quotes About Quitting
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!"
Graduation Thank You Poems
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.
Life is never hopeless however great your sorrow-
If you're looking forward to a new tomorrow.
Author Unknown, Life Still Has A Meaning
Be Thankful Poem
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
William Ellery Channing
And when depressing thoughts seem to get you down –
put a smile on your face and thank God you’re alive and still around.
Author Unknown, Feeling Frustration
Poems About Frustration
Instead of feeling discouraged, people should feel inspired and challenged after being with you.
Lindsay J. Hallie, Happiness
Don’t let the world discourage you by saying, “Where’s your God now?"
There’s not a moment He’s not near though you might wonder, “How?"
Greta Zwaan, How We Feel
Spiritual Awakening Poems
To seize the future means previous defeats are as dim as the palest memories.
Annabelle Marie Haines
Learn all you can and move forward today
Which will allow you to look back without dismay.
Catherine Pulsifer, The Tiny Word of "If"
Do not be discouraged when your wish has not come true. Never lose your faith. Be patient. Take the longer view.
Patience Strong, Hope Deferred
Don’t let the world discourage you by saying, “Where’s your God now?" There’s not a moment He’s not near though you might wonder, “How?"
Greta Zwaan, How We Feel
Spiritual Awakening Poems
Rather than looking at the end goal and becoming discouraged and feeling overwhelmed, break down your goal into action plans
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