119 Encouragement Quotes

Need encouragement? Let these quotes encourage you. Inspirational words of wisdom from many different people from many different walks of life share their thoughts in these quotations. Reading a quote can give you a different perspective on a situation or they may encourage you not to give up or to keep going or just to realize things are not as bad as they seem. We all need a bit of encouragement from time to time we hope you find words to inspire and motivate you in these short quotes. You may also be encouraged by these poems of encouragement.

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  1. The seed of sorrow we often sow, which grows to be a dwarfish plant; to weed and reap a successful row, we must not say I can't. J. J. Thorne, Never Say I Can't
    Garden Poems

  2. At all times, e’en when I have failed to do His will, His love has in my heart prevailed - and guides me still. Henry Reed Conant, God's Love
    Christian Poems

  3. Never lose an old friend no matter what the cause. We wouldn't ever do it if we didn't look for flaws. Unknown, Friends
    Friendship Poems

  4. When you get to know a fellow and you understand his ways, then his faults won’t really matter, for you’ll find a lot to praise. Edgar A. Guest, When You Know A Fellow
    Inspirational Poems

  5. You've earned your degree, and that's quite a feat, no more all-nighters, or notes to repeat. Catherine Pulsifer, You've Earned It
    Funny Poems

  6. Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead. Nora Ephron
    Graduation Poems

  7. Middle age is the time to savor life's greatest experiences and make the most of every moment. Catherine Pulsifer
    Middle Age Poems

  8. We all have the power to make one another shine, offer a kind word or two of encouragement in our time. Catherine Pulsifer, Help Build Confidence In Others
    Poems About Helping Others

  9. You decide each day, you see how happy you will be
  10. Happiness is found in you - how you look at life and what you do. You decide each day, you see how happy you will be Catherine Pulsifer, Looking For Happiness
    Poems About Happiness  

  11. A pat on the back from a stranger or friend when your jaw starts to sag and your knees start to bend will bring you right up with new courage and grit and you'll keep in the fight when you were going to quit Edgar A. Guest, A Pat On The Back
    Don't Quit Poem

  12. We can endure much more than we may imagine. We just have to stay grounded and stay true to our roots. Catherine Pulsifer
    The Oak Tree Poem

  13. God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile. Max Lucado
    Train of Life Poem

  14. Speaking encouragement, sympathy, understanding is giving help but not demanding. Catherine Pulsifer, A Lofty Measure
    Giving Poems

  15. Would you give to life your best? Shall your service upward soar? Here again is still the test . . .will you do the common chore? William Arthur Ward
    A Life Well Lived Poem

  16. Your words they did encourage me over the years. Lifting me when I was down and filled with fear. Catherine Pulsifer, Your Words Encouraged
    Thank You Poems

  17. Your encouragement is truly an essential part of me, my day is instantly brighter when I know you'll see. Catherine Pulsifer, One Of A Kind
    Valentine Poems For Friends

  18. It's not about never falling down, but rather, about getting back up, and finding the strength within yourself, to keep moving forward, never giving up. Catherine Pulsifer, The Road to Resilience
    Poems About Resilience

  19. A mother's love is never-ending...a mother's presence comforts like no other, her support is one that no one can smother. Catherine Pulsifer, A Love That Is Never-Ending
    A Mother's Love Poem

  20. When you feel discouraged by others, remember there are always people in your life who love you and care about you whether you realize it or not. Shadonna Richards, A Gift of Hope
    Poems About Life and Love

  21. There is no summit you may not attain, no purpose which you may not yet achieve Ella Wheeler Wilcox, God's Kin
    Poems About Purpose

  22. If your heart contains a thought that will brighter make his lot, then in mercy hide it not, tell him so. Unknown, Tell Him So
    Poems About Life

  23. At Christmastime, people suddenly turn loving and unselfish...they give and give and don’t really expect anything in return. Alden Perkes, The Santa Claus Book
    Christmas Poems

  24. No matter what road in life you go down your family is always there even when you frown.
  25. No matter what road in life you go down your family is always there even when you frown. Catherine Pulsifer, Families Are Forever
    Poems About Family

  26. When thy heart is sad and heavy, when thy life is all misread. Give not anger for injustice, give a gentle word instead. Unknown, A Soft Answer
    Poems about Anger

  27. When the world beats you down, open up your Bible. Lysa TerKeurst
    Quotes About The Bible

  28. Encourage others by the words you use and if you can't say something nice, then yourself excuse. Catherine Pulsifer, Words Make A Difference
    Poetry About Words

  29. Your encouragement meant so much to me - you have shaped the person I am and will be. Catherine Pulsifer, I Have To Say
    Graduation Thank You Poems

  30. Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. Joseph Addison
    Quotes about Reading

  31. The world is a blank page before you; may your story see you happy, one filled with achievements all around Catherine Pulsifer, A Blank Chapter
    21st Birthday Poems

  32. For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it; for every truth there is an ear somewhere to heed it; for every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it. Unknown, And I...
    Short Love Poems 

  33. God uses those around you to encourage you and to help you with changes you may wish to make. You may be the person God uses to help others. Tim Sawyer
    Bible Verses about Blessings from God

  34. Be yourself! Don’t try to fabricate your personality in the guise of impressing others. Ashish Patela
    Quotes About Being Yourself

  35. The Bible is the best self-help book - if you haven't read it you should take a look. It is full of life stories that we all can see that life is, at times, not so easy. Catherine Pulsifer, Take A Look
    Poems About Books  

  36. Don't ever hesitate to say sorry - it will be appreciated and recognized. Catherine Pulsifer, Choices We Make
    Life Choices Poems

  37. Not knowing is what has me worried; as long as I know, it's okay - I'll try to endure winter's dark days, if summer returns here some day. Greta Zwaan, Summers Demise
    Poems About The Seasons

  38. A pastor..offers encouragement when we are down, he listens with care, when we wear a frown Catherine Pulsifer, A Shining Light
    Pastor Appreciation Poems

  39. ... by giving the world the best in you, as has so often been proven true, the best will then come back to you. Minnie Brehm, Be Good To Yourself
    Good Poems

  40. Don't look for the flaws as you go through life; and even when you find them, it is wise and kind to be somewhat blind Ella Wheeler Wilcox, A Hint Of Life
    Positive Poems

  41. Don’t think defeat, don’t talk defeat, the word will rob you of your strength
  42. Don’t think defeat, don’t talk defeat, the word will rob you of your strength. "I will succeed," this phrase repeat throughout the journey’s length. Wilhelmina Stitch
    Famous Poems  

  43. From our earliest memories, we can recall Mom being there to pick us up when we fall and to encourage us to reach for the stars. Catherine Pulsifer
    Mom Poems

  44. When he's deep down in the dumps and has known life's rocky bumps....that's the time a word of praise lifts a fellow up for days. Edgar A. Guest, The Time for Brotherhood
    Poems About Brotherhood

  45. Take a peak at the sky, rejoice in the miracle of it, watch the cloud formations and pick out the shapes. Love that you are a part of it. Angela Rogers
    Poems About The Sky

  46. My parents always tried to encourage me to try different things, even when it seemed like the road ahead was impossible. Their encouragement gave me the courage to try new things. Jennifer Arnold
    Parent Quotes

  47. No matter how bad things are right now, no matter how stuck you feel, no matter how many days you’ve spent crying and wishing things were different, no matter how hopeless and depressed you feel, I promise you that you won’t feel this way forever. Keep going. Helen Wilson
    Lost Hope Quotes

  48. Sad soul, take comfort, nor forget that sunrise never failed us yet. Celia Thaxter, Never Failed Us Yet
    Sunrise Poems

  49. Many things are possible for the person who has hope. Even more is possible for the person who has faith. And still more is possible for the person who knows how to love. But everything is possible for the person who practices all three virtues. Brother Lawrence
    Bible Verses about Hope In Hard Times

  50. Words of encouragement from the ocean:
    Be shore of yourself. Come out of your shell. Take time to relax and coast. Avoid pier pressure. Sea life's beauty. Don't get tide down.Make waves! Author Unknown
    Ocean Poems

  51. No star is ever lost we once have seen: we always may be what we might have been. Adelaide A. Procter, What We Might Have Been
    Poems About Regret

  52. Aim toward the sun; reach into your soul, and find your rainbow. Patricia Overson, Find Your Rainbow
    Rainbow Poems

  53. Grumble? No; what's the good? If it availed, I would; but it doesn't, not a bit Joan Somerset, Your Outlook
    Poems For Teenagers

  54. Don't waver, man, there is a way if you but have the will David V. Bush, Where There's A Will There's A Way
    Never Give Up Poem

  55. No matter what happens, no matter the time - find the good and upward you will climb. Catherine Pulsifer, Our Journey
    Life Journey Poems

  56. Focus on all of life's good and you will find things work out as they should feeling sorry and just sitting around it is a sure thing to bring you down. Catherine Pulsifer, Move Past This
    When Feeling Down Quotes

  57. As we meet and touch, each day, the many travellers on our way...each helping on the other's best, and blessing, each, as well as blest. Susan Coolidge, As We Meet
    Quotes About Helping Others

  58. Or dare you, whether you win or fail, strike out for a goal that's new? Edgar A. Guest, The Things That Haven't Been Done Before
    Dare To Be

  59. We each contribute our own book to the great library of humanity. Steve Maraboli
    Quotes about Library

  60. The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings. Henry Ward Beecher
    Thanksgiving Poems

  61. When mistakes are made, learn - but keep going...because perseverance just keeps going! Kate Summers, Keep Going
    Poems About Perseverance

  62. Whenever I need advice or someone to just listen, Dad is always the man. The confidence he has in me is terrifying and encouraging all at the same time. Asha Patrick
    Dad Poems

  63. Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. Carl Bard
    Poems About New Beginnings

  64. When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place. C.S. Lewis
    Quotes About Blessings

  65. No local church can afford to go without the encouragement and nourishment that will come to it by sending away its best people. David Penman
    Poems About Church

  66. I believe people like you will do extraordinary things when given the chance, turning some of the most entrenched, seemingly intractable situations of our day into something hopeful, something… Possible. Stephan Bauman
    Poems About Hope

  67. In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result. James Allen
    Effort Quotes

  68. Happiness branches from the tree of kindness, abounding with the fruit of sweet smiles. Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes
    Kindness Poem

  69. Don't let fear control your mind when you change your thoughts you will find that your fear will disappear! Catherine Pulsifer, Overcome Your Fears
    Poems About Fear

  70. Be they better, be they worse, I take things jest as they be, an' I try to be content - thet there's my philosophy. Douglas Malloch, The Unconscious Philosopher
    Poems About Contentment

  71. It doesn't matter what others say you just do your best and don't be swayed Byron Pulsifer, You Are The One
    Be The Best You Can Be

  72. A strong woman knows who she is and the path she wishes to travel on. Lailah Gifty Akita
    Poems For Women

  73. It is not possessing the money that is at fault - iIt is the worshiping of money that causes the assault. Byron Pulsifer, No Riches Within
    Money Quotes

  74. When the weather is bleak and the winds are loud, we'll look on the brightest side.
  75. When the weather is bleak and the winds are loud, we'll look on the brightest side. Lillian E Curtis, The Bright Side
    Optimistic Quotes

  76. When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back. L. Poindexter
    Father Son Poems

  77. The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself. Douglas MacArthur
    Quotes About Luck

  78. When you're blaming some one's weakness, or accusing some of pelf - it's time that you went out to take a walk around yourself. Unknown, Take A Walk Around Yourself
    Blame Quotes

  79. Words are, though today comes rain sunshine will return again. Mary C. Plummer, The Babbling Brook
    Nature Poems

  80. When your problems seem overwhelming don't quit. Take one step at a time - keep going. Samatha Lynch, Keep Going
    Don't You Quit

  81. But before you judge another - just to lay him on the shelf - it would be a splendid plan to take a walk around yourself. Unknown, Take A Walk Around Yourself
    Judging Others Poems

  82. Encourage not repining, but look for joy instead. Unknown, Trip Lightly
    Optimistic Poems

  83. Life is not meant to be absorbed; it is meant to be experienced. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Experience Quotes

  84. The black and white of winter leaves us as the season of spring arrives. The sky seems bluer, the color of the first blooming flowers, the grass turning green always seems to pick up people's spirit. Byron Pulsifer
    Quotes About The Seasons

  85. The worries will vanish, the work will be done, No man sees his shadow - who faces the sun. Unknown, Face The Sun
    Worry Quotes

  86. Respect is a thing you can freely give. Respect will make the world a better place to live. Catherine Pulsifer, Respect Is
    Respect Quotes

  87. Make every hour count in the moments you spend; tomorrow's a stranger, today is a friend. Everett Wentworth Hill, One Task At A Time
    Live In The Moment Quotes

  88. Though the heart and the head be weary, let faith inspire the soul S. K. Phillips, We Shall Be Satisfied
    Poems About Faith

  89. Don't cry when the sun is gone because the tears won't let you see the stars.
  90. Don't cry when the sun is gone because the tears won't let you see the stars. Violeta Para
    Goodbye Poems, Farewell Poems

  91. And in your heart, until life's journey ends, the priceless gift of youth, hope that inspires and courage that endures, may all these Gifts be Yours! Berton Braley, The Gifts
    Life Journey Quotes

  92. God can take the broken pieces of your life and turn them into something beautiful. Author Unknown
    Christian Quotes For Encouragement

  93. In the midst of the storms of life, we can find encouragement in the fact that God is in control and His plans for us are good. Max Lucado
    Christian Quotes For Life

  94. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved. Samuel Smiles
    Inspirational Quotes About Life and Struggles

  95. Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends.
  96. Life is very short, and there's no time for fussing and fighting my friends. John Lennon
    Life Is Too Short Quotes

  97. Be never discouraged - mock, mock at the tears that fall in your pathway, and laugh at the fears Daniel C. Colesworthy
    Be Not Discouraged

  98. "You'll never succeed, or at least in that way; we know that you surely will rue it;" But while they shouted nay, every night, every day, he went right on determined to do it. David V. Bush
    It Cannot Be Done And They Know It

  99. For envy, thoughtlessness and scorn make full many a life forlorn - distrust and selfishness remove all thought of Charity and Love. Arthur Franklin Fuller

  100. Be not only attentive in hearing, but retentive after hearing. Thomas Watson
    Poems About Listening

  101. Encourage honesty and welcome the occasional negative comment as an opportunity to improve your products or services. David Jenyns
    Quotes on Honesty

  102. Industry is the bloom of life, through honor it shares to grant, man becomes a slothful sluggard.when he says I can't. J. J. Thorne
    Never Say I Can't

  103. I could say nice things about him - I could praise him if I would; I could tell about his kindness, for he's always doing good. Edgar A. Guest, Waiting
    Poems About Waiting

  104. All man can do. The greatest fame is e'er by trifles won, success's the meed of well spent time, and peace, of tasks well done. Mary C. Ryan
    Oh! Tell Me Not

  105. Each one can give - the poor, the weak, and be an angel guest; how small a thing, to smile, to speak, and make the wretched blest! Daniel C. Colesworthy
    Give Every Day

  106. We often do not think in time, our words are cold and bleak; think twice with careful thought, before we haste to speak.
  107. We often do not think in time, our words are cold and bleak; think twice with careful thought, before we haste to speak. J. J. Thorne
    Think Before We Speak

  108. Remember, our God is able to do far more than we can ever dare to ask or even dream of – infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes. Brian Steenhoek, Straight From God
    Inspirational God Quotes

  109. Read books that encourage you - take one step at a time, don't get overwhelmed Catherine Pulsifer, Short Thoughts To Live By
    Words To Live By

  110. Focus on the blessings of the day - find the good in everything Catherine Pulsifer, Count Your Blessings
    Poems About Stress

  111. For the prize-winning man sticks to one golden plan, and works just a little bit better! David V. Bush
    Do It Better

  112. Everyone has highs and lows that they have to learn from, but every morning I start off with a good head on my shoulders, saying to myself, "It’s going to be a good day!" Lindsay Lohan
    Inspirational Morning Messages

  113. Never despair, let come what will, think there are better days in store. Press on, press on, with courage bold, and never despair any more. Lillian E. Curtis
    Never Despair

  114. For those combating rough winds on life's changeful strand. Open the heart and lend a hand.
  115. For those combating rough winds on life's changeful strand. Open the heart and lend a hand. Lillian E. Curtis
    Lend A Hand

  116. In storm and in sunshine, whatever assail, you'll onward and conquer, and never say fail. Daniel C. Colesworthy
    Never Say Fail

  117. My regrets from a heart of compassion and pain, if you've fled from the fray and will not try again. For the road's just as broad, just as smooth, just as bright in the beckoning future, if only you'll fight. David V. Bush
    My Regrets To The Man Who Gives Up

  118. The words you think, the words you say do make a difference not only to our own thinking but to those aroundv you. Catherine Pulsifer, Inspirational Words
    Inspirational Words

  119. If your bright star is on the wane, cease not your task — plunge in again! Vict'ry will come through grief and pain - do not lose your pep! David V. Bush
    Do Not Lose Your Pep

  120. So do your work and play your game — play fair and hard all day; and let the townsmen wag their tongues, the gossips have their say....for in the end you'll beat them all — although you're oft kicked down! David V. Bush
    The Successful Man

  121. The gift we give without our love is worthless, dead, and cold - while gifts we give from out the heart are worth their weight in gold. Patience Strong
    The Gift

  122. Lift, and the load is easy; lean, and it seems too great; you should throw your force in the proper course if you want it to move the weight! David V. Bush
    Be A Booster

  123. Surround yourself with those who uplift...encouragement and support you will find - surround yourself with this kind! Catherine Pulsifer, Choice Is Yours
    Don't Let People Bring You Down

  124. The hills ahead look hard and steep and high and often we behold them with a sigh; but as we near them level grows the road... the climb is not so steep, the top so far, the hills ahead look harder than they are. Douglas Malloch
    The Hills Ahead

  125. My prayers shall first be upward sent for those dear friends of mine who lent Encouragement.
  126. My prayers shall first be upward sent for those dear friends of mine who lent Encouragement. Douglas Malloch
    Encouraging Poetry

  127. There are thousands to tell you it cannot be done, there are thousands to prophesy failure...just start in to sing as you tackle the thing that "cannot be done," and you’ll do it. Edgar A. Guest
    It Couldn’t Be Done

  128. With doubt and dismay you are smitten you think there's no chance for you...for the best verse hasn't been rhymed yet, the best house hasn't been planned, the highest peak hasn't been climbed yet...for the Best jobs haven't been started, the Best work hasn't been done Berton Braley
    Opportunity Quotes

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