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.
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
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
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
Words are, though today comes rain sunshine will return again.
Mary C. Plummer, The Babbling Brook
God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.
Train of Life Poem
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 Families
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
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.
Bible Verses about Blessings from God
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
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
... 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.
Wilhelmina Stitch Famous Poems
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
Poems For Teenagers
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
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
Dare To Be
Don't waste your time in longing for bright, impossible things...but brighten some bit of darkness by shining just where you are.
John Hay, Shine Just Where You Are
The unthankful heart discovers no mercies; but the thankful heart will find, in every hour, some heavenly blessings.
Henry Ward Beecher
When mistakes are made, learn - but keep going...because perseverance just keeps going!
Kate Summers, Keep Going
Poems About Perseverance
Be bold, be happy, be confident you are not meant to lament.
Byron Pulsifer, Trouble But Not Defeat
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
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
Be The Best You Can Be
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 - iIt is the worshiping of money that causes the assault.
Byron Pulsifer, No Riches Within
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
You forget the gain, the loss, and the pain that tortures your pulsing breast, if there's one who always in sweet, blind faith can say: "You have done your best."
Will D. Muse, We Do Not Care
Short Love Quotes
Better to hope, though the clouds hand low, and to keep the eyes still lifted; for the sweet blue sky will still peep through when the ominous clouds are rifted!
Unknown, Road Of Life
Poems About Hope
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Words To Live By
Focus on the blessings of the day - find the good in everything
Catherine Pulsifer, Count Your Blessings
Poems About Stress
For the prize-winning man sticks to one golden plan, and works just a little bit better!
David V. Bush
Do It Better
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!"
Inspirational Morning Messages
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
For those combating rough winds on life's changeful strand. Open the heart and lend a hand.
Lillian E. Curtis
Lend A Hand
In storm and in sunshine, whatever assail, you'll onward and conquer, and never say fail.
Daniel C. Colesworthy
Never Say Fail
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
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
Do Not Lose Your Pep
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
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
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
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
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
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
It Couldn’t Be Done
He had no popularity because he had not learned to see that what he lacked was this, that he had never owned a fault.
Douglas Malloch, The Disagreeableness of Infallibility
It's doing your job the best you can and being just to your fellow man; it's making money - but holding friends and true to your aims and ends
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
Start where you stand and never mind the past, the past won't help you in beginning new, if you have left it all behind at last
Start Where You Stand
There's a place beyond the place I am, wherever I may be at, and then beyond is a place beyond and the world beyond all that!
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