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.
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poems of encouragement.
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
With hope we tread, on this journey, we stride, encouraged by God's word, our fears subside.
Catherine Pulsifer, God's Promises
Christian Poems Of Encouragement
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
Never lose an old friend no matter what the cause. We wouldn't ever do it if we didn't look for flaws.
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
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
Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead.
Middle age is the time to savor life's greatest experiences and make the most of every moment.
Middle Age Poems
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
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
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
We can endure much more than we may imagine. We just have to stay grounded and stay true to our roots.
The Oak Tree Poem
God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.
Train of Life Poem
Encourage, lift, and strengthen where we can, for family bonds hold God’s eternal plan.
Catherine Pulsifer, As Darkness Falls
Thanksgiving Family Poems
Speaking encouragement, sympathy, understanding is giving help but not demanding.
Catherine Pulsifer, A Lofty Measure
Your words they did encourage me over the years. Lifting me when I was down and filled with fear.
Catherine Pulsifer, Your Words Encouraged
Education brings, a world filled with knowledge without strings. Encouragement to learn and talk aglow, building strong skills we didn't know.
Catherine Pulsifer, Encouragement To Learn
Poems About Education
Grateful we stand on this literacy shore, educators who encourage us to explore.
Catherine Pulsifer, Share Their Wisdom
Poems About Literacy
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
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
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
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
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
For when praise is given our hearts will glow, with respect for critique, our spirits will grow!
Catherine Pulsifer, Let Us Rejoice
Poems About Criticism
Encouragement from others lights the way, guiding us through darkness, doubters may say
Catherine Pulsifer, Encouragement From Others
To artists, paint with vibrant strokes, to writers, bind words in tender cloaks. With every flicker of imagination's flame, encouragement brings them acclaim.
Catherine Pulsifer, Challenges Abound
Poems About Creativity
A new beginning, a fresh start so bright, letting go of old, embracing what's right.
Catherine Pulsifer, A New Beginning
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
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
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
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
With love as guide, encouragement we bestow, for in our community, a nurturing habit begins.
Catherine Pulsifer, A Mission Unfolds
Poems About Community
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
Don't ever hesitate to say sorry - it will be appreciated and recognized.
Catherine Pulsifer, Choices We Make
Life Choices Poems
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
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
... 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
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
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.
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.
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
In a world where kindness seems quite rare, let's be encouragers if we dare!
Catherine Pulsifer, Boosting Growth
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.
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.
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.
Lost Hope Quotes
Sad soul, take comfort, nor forget that sunrise never failed us yet.
Celia Thaxter, Never Failed Us Yet
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.
Bible Verses about Hope In Hard Times
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!
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
Aim toward the sun; reach into your soul, and find your rainbow.
Patricia Overson, Find Your Rainbow
Grumble? No; what's the good? If it availed, I would; but it doesn't, not a bit
Joan Somerset, Your Outlook
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
No matter what happens, no matter the time - find the good and upward you will climb.
Catherine Pulsifer, Our Journey
Life Journey Poems
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
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
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
We each contribute our own book to the great library of humanity.
Quotes about Library
The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
Henry Ward Beecher
November is a reminder that even in the midst of change and uncertainty, we have the strength within us to keep moving forward and embrace new beginnings.
Farewells are hard when deep down you wish to stay, but growth comes from stepping into the unknown, they say.
Catherine Pulsifer, Farewells Are Hard
Goodbye Love Poems
When mistakes are made, learn - but keep going...because perseverance just keeps going!
Kate Summers, Keep Going
Poems About Perseverance
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.
Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
Poems About New Beginnings
When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place.
Quotes About Blessings
No local church can afford to go without the encouragement and nourishment that will come to it by sending away its best people.
Poems About Church
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.
Poems About Hope
In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of the effort is the measure of the result.
Happiness branches from the tree of kindness, abounding with the fruit of sweet smiles.
Richelle E. Goodrich, Making Wishes
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
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
It doesn't matter what others say you just do your best and don't be swayed
Byron Pulsifer, You Are The One
A strong woman knows who she is and the path she wishes to travel on.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Poems For Women
It is not possessing the money that is at fault - it is the worshiping of money that causes the assault.
Byron Pulsifer, No Riches Within
December is the month of hope, be encouraged to find the light in every situation.
When my father didn’t have my hand, he had my back.
January encourages us to embrace the power of self-care, to nurture our bodies, minds, and souls, and to prioritize our well-being as we embark on a new year's journey.
The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.
Quotes About Luck
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
As April unfolds, embrace the unfolding chapters of your own story.
Lucy V. Smitty
As the month of March unfolds be encouraged to move boldly towards your dreams, as taking action is the key to achieve them, don't wait for the perfect day, take action today.
Words are, though today comes rain sunshine will return again.
Mary C. Plummer, The Babbling Brook
When your problems seem overwhelming don't quit. Take one step at a time - keep going.
Samatha Lynch, Keep Going
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
Encourage not repining, but look for joy instead.
Unknown, Trip Lightly
Life is not meant to be absorbed; it is meant to be experienced.
Byron R. Pulsifer
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.
Quotes About The Seasons
The worries will vanish, the work will be done, No man sees his shadow - who faces the sun.
Unknown, Face The Sun
Respect is a thing you can freely give. Respect will make the world a better place to live.
Catherine Pulsifer, Respect Is
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
Though the heart and the head be weary, let faith inspire the soul
S. K. Phillips, We Shall Be Satisfied
Poems About Faith
God's mercy is a gives us hope, and encouragement. It is a fundamental aspect of God's character and is often emphasized in the teachings of Jesus Christ as recorded in the New Testament of the Bible.
Quotes About God's Mercy
Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.
Quotes About Education
God's plan is always the best. Sometimes the process is painful and hard, but don't forget that when God is silent, He's doing something for you.
Encouragement is the fuel that keeps the fire of faith burning bright.
Faith In God Quotes
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.
Christian Quotes For Life
Encourage honesty and welcome the occasional negative comment as an opportunity to improve your products or services.
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
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
Be as bold and vibrant as a pumpkin in a field of ordinary gourds.
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
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
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
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
Read books that encourage you - take one step at a time, don't get overwhelmed
Catherine Pulsifer, Short Thoughts To Live By
For the prize-winning man sticks to one golden plan, and works just a little bit better!
David V. Bush
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!"
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
For those combating rough winds on life's changeful strand. Open the heart and lend a hand.
Lillian E. Curtis
In storm and in sunshine, whatever assail, you'll onward and conquer, and never say fail.
Daniel C. Colesworthy
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
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
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
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 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.
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
Surround yourself with those who uplift...encouragement and support you will find - surround yourself with this kind!
Catherine Pulsifer, Choice Is Yours
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.
My prayers shall first be upward sent for those dear friends of mine who lent Encouragement.
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
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
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