Encouraging Quotes For Love & Encouragement

Encouragement is something which everyone requires directly or indirectly. Before any big assignment or after any down fall, it is the word of encouragement which sets the mindset back on track. These words can come from anyone like your friends, mentor, relatives or your boss. Surround yourself with people who push you forward in life and are happy in your progress. Below are the powerful Encouraging Quotes to boost your confidence like never before.

  1. “Use what talent you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.” – Henry Van Dyke
  2. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be?” – Marianne Williamson
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  4. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.” – Dr. Benjamin Spock
  5. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.” — Steve Jobs
  6. “Stay strong. Stand up. Have a voice.” – Shawn Johnson
  7. “Dream as if you’ll live forever, live as if you’ll die today.” – James Dean
  8. “There are better starters than me but I’m a strong finisher.” – Usain Bolt
  9. “You were given this life, because you are strong enough to live it.” – Robin Sharma
  10. “We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a sea. Holding onto something that is good for you now, may be the very reason why you don’t have something better.” — C. Joybell C.
  11. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  12. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe
  13. “When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell
  14. “Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.”- Helen Keller
  15. “In essence, if we want to direct our lives, we must take control of our consistent actions. It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives, but what we do consistently.” – Tony Robbins
  16. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison
  17. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis, encouraging quotes CS Lewis
  18. “If it is bread that you seek, you will have bread. If it is the soul you seek, you will find the soul. If you understand this secret, you know you are that which you seek.” – Rumi
  19. “Tell your heart that the fear of suffering is worse than suffering itself. And no heart has ever suffered when it goes in search of its dream.” – Paulo Coelho
  20. “If you’re presenting yourself with confidence, you can pull off pretty much anything.” – Katy Perry
  21. “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”- Victor Kiam, encouraging quotes for kids
  22. “Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.” – Wayne Dyer
  23. “Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.” – Denis Waitley
  24. “Do you want to know who you are? Don’t ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.” – Thomas Jefferson
  25. “The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.” – Epictetus
  26. “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.” – William James
  27. “Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle process all begins.” -Jim Rohn
  28. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb, encouraging quotes for students
  29. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” – Robert Schuller
  30. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.” – Kenji Miyazawa
  31. “By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands — your own.” – Mark Victor Hansen
  32. “Would you like me to give you a formula for success? It’s quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isn’t at all. 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 will find success.” – Thomas J. Watson
  33. “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” – Maria Robinson
  34. “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison
  35. “If you don’t value your time, neither will others. Stop giving away your time and talents — start charging for it.” – Kim Garst
  36. “Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – Lolly Daskal
  37. “All progress takes place outside the comfort zone.” – Michael John Bobak
  38. “When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde
  39. “A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” – Vince Lombardi
  40. “How we perceive a situation and how we react to it is the basis of our stress. If you focus on the negative in any situation, you can expect high stress levels. However, if you try and see the good in the situation, your stress levels will greatly diminish.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  41. “Your faith can encourage you, give you strength, help you in hard times and give you hope.” – Catherine Pulsifer
  42. “People are basically more willing to work together, when the atmosphere encourages it.” – Adam Burns, encouraging quotes for work
  43. “Today is the oldest you have been, and the youngest you will ever be. Make the most of it!” – Nicky Gumbel
  44. “It seems that success is not acquired by doing what we want to do but doing the tasks necessary to make it happen.” – Joe Allen and David Donaldson
  45. “When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford
  46. “Life is very interesting. In the end, some of your greatest pains become your greatest strengths.” – Drew Barrymore
  47. “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  48. “When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  49. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
  50. “Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.” – Thomas Jefferson
  51. “When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” – Willie Nelson
  52. “If you are insecure, guess what? The rest of the world is, too. Do not overestimate the competition and underestimate yourself. You are better than you think.” – T. Harv Eker
  53. “To anyone that ever told you you’re no good … They’re no better.” – Hayley Williams
  54. “The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.” – J.M. Barrie
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  56. “At any given moment you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end.” – Christine Mason Miller
  57. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” – Christian D. Larson
  58. “Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.” – C.S. Lewis, c.s. lewis encouraging quotes
  59. “The difficulties of life are intended to make us better, not bitter.” – Anonymous
  60. “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie
  61. “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” – Christopher Robin
  62. “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” – Joseph Kennedy, an encouraging quotes
  63. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison
  64. “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” – Haruki Murakami
  65. “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou
  66. “Everything will be OK in the end, if it’s not OK, it’s not the end.” – Anonymous, encouraging quotes by unknown authors
  67. “The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don’t want it badly enough. They’re there to stop the other people.” – Randy Pausch
  68. “If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.” – H.G. Wells
  69. “Accept responsibility for your life. Know that it is you who will get you where you want to go, no one else.” – Les Brown
  70. “Don’t be discouraged. It’s often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock.” – Anonymous
  71. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine
  72. “The reason a smile attracts people in a social gathering is that they encourage positive response.” – Genevieve Amor
  73. “When you are around people that have the same mindset as you do, it helps encourage you to work towards your goals even more.” – Michael Henson, encouraging quotes about work
  74. “The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow. For every challenge encountered, there is opportunity for growth.”—Anonymous
  75. “Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path, and you will find you have crossed the mountain.”—Anonymous
  76. “Don’t let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use.” – Earl Nightingale
  77. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  78. “Remember that guy that gave up? Neither does anyone else.” – Anonymous
  79. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
  80. “There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet.” – William Frederick Halsey, Jr.
  81. “Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you; they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” – Bernice Johnson Reagon
  82. “The trick is to enjoy life. Don’t wish away your days, waiting for better ones ahead.” – Marjorie Pay Hinckley
  83. “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning how to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene
  84. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’ve ever imagined.” – Dr. Seuss
  85. “You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.” – Dan Millman
  86. “Nothing is more beautiful than the smile that has struggled through the tears.” – Demi Lovato
  87. “We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King,  encouraging quotes after a loss
  88. “There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”  – Albert Einstein
  89. “Taking care of yourself makes you stronger for everyone in your life… including you.” – Kelly Rudolph
  90. “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln
  91. “Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.” – Ayn Rand
  92. “Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” – J.K. Rowling
  93. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Abraham Lincoln
  94. “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t.” – Thomas Edison
  95. “Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that’s what makes you strong.” – Sarah Dessen
  96. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Arnold Schwarzenegger, encouraging quotes during hard times
  97. “The best revenge is massive success.” – Frank Sinatra
  98. “Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of its strength.” – Corrie ten Boom
  99. “It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it.” – Vince Lombardi
  100. “Big jobs usually go to the men who prove their ability to outgrow small ones.” – Ralph Emerson, encouraging quotes for men
  101. “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.” – Hercules
  102. “He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.” – Louisa May Alcott
  103. “You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have.” – Bob Marley
  104. “Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” – Napoleon Hill
  105. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.”  – Beverly Sills
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  107. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  – Eleanor Roosevelt
  108. “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.  So throw off the bowlines.  Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore.  Dream.  Discover.”  – Mark Twain
  109. “It’s being here now that’s important.  There’s no past and there’s no future.  Time is a very misleading thing.  All there is ever, is the now.  We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.”  – George Harrison
  110. “Pain is your friend; it is your ally. Pain reminds you to finish the job and get the hell home. Pain tells you when you have been seriously wounded. And you know what the best thing about pain is? It tells you you’re not dead yet!” – G.I Jane, encouraging quotes for friends
  111. “I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.” – Jewish Proverb
  112. “A problem is a chance for you to do your best.” – Duke Ellington
  113. “The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.” – Seneca
  114. “Adversity is a fact of life. It can’t be controlled. What we can control is how we react to it.”
  115. “The hardest struggle of all is to be something different from what the average man is.” – Charles M Schwab
  116. “The true test of a person character is how they stand during test of adversity.” – Anonymous, encouraging quotes before a test
  117. “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan
  118. “In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive.” – Lee Iacocca, encouraging quotes about stress
  119. “Winners never quit, and quitters never win.” – Vince Lombardi
  120. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela, encouraging quotes about life
  121. “There is no failure except in no longer trying.” – Elbert Hubbard
  122. “You just can’t beat the person who won’t give up.” – Babe Ruth, encouraging quotes morning
  123. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe, encouraging quotes not to give up
  124. “You do what you can for as long as you can, and when you finally can’t, you do the next best thing. You back up but you don’t give up.” – Chuck Yeager
  125. “Survival can be summed up in three words―never give up. That’s the heart of it really. Just keep trying.” – Bear Grylls

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  126. “Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don’t quit.” – Conrad Hilton, encouraging quotes for women
  127. “If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  128. “Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. So what? Get started now. With each step you take, you will grow stronger and stronger, more and more skilled, more and more self-confident, and more and more successful.” – Mark Victor Hansen
  129. “Low self-confidence isn’t a life sentence. Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered–just like any other skill. Once you master it, everything in your life will change for the better.” – Barrie Davenport, encouraging quotes about change
  130. “One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” – Arthur Ashe, encouraging quotes about success
  131. “It is confidence in our bodies, minds, and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures.” – Oprah Winfrey
  132. “Confidence comes not from always being right but from not fearing to be wrong.” – Peter T. Mcintyre
  133. “Successful people have fear, successful people have doubts, and successful people have worries. They just don’t let these feelings stop them.” – T. Harv Eker
  134. “I had to grow to love my body. I did not have a good self-image at first. Finally it occurred to me, I’m either going to love me or hate me. And I chose to love myself. Then everything kind of sprung from there. Things that I thought weren’t attractive became sexy. Confidence makes you sexy.” – Queen Latifah, encouraging quotes about love
  135. “Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie
  136. “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” – Helen Keller, encouraging quotes of hope
  137. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  138. “I think that the power is the principle. The principle of moving forward, as though you have the confidence to move forward, eventually gives you confidence when you look back and see what you’ve done.” – Robert Downey, Jr.
  139. “As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  140. A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.” – Anonymous, encouraging quotes 
  141. “Everyone has a story, make your own worth telling.”- Patrick Ricketts
  142. “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe
  143. “You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
  144. “If you don’t pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.” – David Allen
  145. “I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.” – Dalai Lama
  146. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” – Henry David Thoreau
  147. “Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible.” – Cadet Maxim
  148. “Forget about all the reasons why something may not work. You only need to find one good reason why it will.” – Dr. Robert Anthony, encouraging quotes coworkers
  149. “A diamond is merely a lump of coal that did well under pressure.” – Anonymous
  150. “Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done! Now, if you know what you’re worth, then go out and get what you’re worth. But you gotta be willing to take the hits, and not pointing fingers saying you ain’t where you wanna be because of him, or her, or anybody. Cowards do that and that ain’t you. You’re better than that!” – Sylvester Stallone, Rocky Balboa
  151. “The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure that you seek.” — Joseph Campbell

150th is my favorite encouraging quote which is very well said by Sylvester Stallone. Let us know which are the most powerful encouraging quotes according to you.

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