Quotes on Encouraging

Things don't happen to us. They happen for us. Michael Hyatt

You know one of the most encouraging things about faith? It pleases God. Charles R Swindoll

The more you do, the more you can do. William Hazlitt

Never underestimate the power of an encouraging word. John C Maxwell

Few lack talent, but most people lack the vision and perseverance to develop their talents. Orrin Woodward

Do not look to your hope, but to Christ, the source of your hope. Charles Spurgeon

Always remember, there is more strength in you than you ever realized or even imagined. Certainly nothing can keep you down if you are determined to get on top of things and stay there. Norman Vincent Peale

You can't just keep doing what works one time, everything around you is changing. To succeed, stay out in front of change. Sam Walton

No one else can hold your hand or take this voyage of the soul for you. Jim Harrison

God has clearly called and gifted some people in the church to teach his Word formally. David Platt

Thinking too well of people often allows them to be better than they otherwise would. Nelson Mandela

We begin to praise when we begin to see a thing needs our assistance. Henry David Thoreau

Influence follows close upon the heels of character; and whatever we are, that we shall in the end be acknowledged to be. Caroline Wells Healey Dall

And no, we don't know where it will lead. We just know there's something much bigger than any of us here. Steve Jobs

Mistakes are the portals of discovery. James Joyce

Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Harry Emerson Fosdick

It is nice to make a record and people like it, and it's encouraging. Paul Weller

We are all experts in our own little niches. Alex Trebek

The man who puts into the marriage only half of what he owns will get that out. Ronald Reagan

Don't be a hard rock when you really are a gem! Lauryn Hill

You need to get ready because I have explosive blessings coming your way. Joel Osteen

Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent. Steve Martin

If you don't pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves. David Allen

Why should it be that just when technology is most encouraging of creativity, the law should be most restrictive? Lawrence Lessig

Join me in the pure atmosphere of gratitude for life. Hafez

We desperately need each other in the daily fight to follow Christ in a world that's full of sin. David Platt

Christianity does not start with an invitation we offer to Jesus, but with an invitation Jesus offers to us. David Platt

Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate. Gilbert K Chesterton

It's not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It's what we do consistently. Tony Robbins

We only want what success we can get despite encouraging others to share our general views about reality. Charlie Munger

Perseverance, secret of all triumphs. Victor Hugo

Perseverance is an active principle, and cannot continue to operate but under the influence of desire. William Godwin

Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true. Brian Tracy

I can, therefore I am. Simone Weil

Enemies are so stimulating. Katharine Hepburn

If we'd beaten 'em, I wouldn't be going out. Bear Bryant

If we wait upon God, there is no danger. If we rush on, He must let us see the consequences of it. John Nelson Darby

It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. Joseph Campbell

Coaches build teams, parents build players. Charles Piazzi Smyth

I could not help but think that somewhere along the way we had missed what was radical about our faith and replaced it with what is comfortable. David Platt

A journey to Thousand miles begins with one step John F Kennedy

The best time to act on this was decades ago. The second best time is now. David Brin

Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances-it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life. Elizabeth George

Perseverance is impossible if we don't permit ourselves to hope. Dean Koontz

One has to remember that every failure can be a stepping stone to something better. Colonel Sanders

Turn you situation over to God because He can do more in a moment than you can do in a lifetime. Joyce Meyer

I am not moved by what I see. I am not moved by what I feel. I am moved by what I believe. Smith Wigglesworth

An expert is one who knows more and more about less and less. Nicholas Murray Butler

Make today worth remembering. Zig Ziglar

Peruse the Christian marketplace, and you will find a plethora of books, songs, and paintings that depict God as a loving Father. David Platt

To withhold deserved praise lest it should make its object conceited is as dishonest as to withhold payment of a just debt lest your creditor should spend the money badly. George Bernard Shaw

Men have the grand vision, and they pass it on to somebody else to put into practice. Women follow the details more, they want to know that it is being put into practice. Eugenia Charles

If you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost. John Foster Dulles

Ministry need not be an office; it's a lifestyle devoted to attracting the lost to Christ and encouraging other believers in the faith. Dwight L Moody

It is not enough that we do our best; sometimes we must do what is required. Winston Churchill

No man knows what he can do until he tries. Carter G Woodson

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

A leader is a dealer in hope. Napoleon Bonaparte

Life lived for tomorrow will always be just a day away from being realized. Leo Buscaglia

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. Charles Dickens

Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. Peter Drucker

Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France

I love my rejection slips. They show me I try. Sylvia Plath

Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him. James Allen

Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues Can but encourage one's own efforts. Thomas Paine

What one has to do usually can be done. Eleanor Roosevelt

Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience. Denis Waitley

I'm encouraging other people, whether they're professionals or not, to use their creativity to express themselves, to get a conversation going, to get the party started, really. Madonna Ciccone

I want to be all that I am capable of becoming. Katherine Mansfield

My parents were very open about what kind of talent I had. They never pushed me to become an accountant because they knew that would be just absolutely ridiculous. So they were encouraging in what I am able to do with some success. Grace Slick

Dare to risk public criticism. Mary Kay Ash

God will not be absent when His people are on trial; he will stand in court as their advocate, to plead on their behalf. Charles Spurgeon

You aren't going to find anybody that's going to be successful without making a sacrifice and without perseverance. Lou Holtz

It doesn't matter how many say it cannot be done or how many people have tried it before; it's important to realize that whatever you're doing, it's your first attempt at it. Wally Amos

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

I decided, very early on, just to accept life unconditionally; I never expected it to do anything special for me, yet I seemed to accomplish far more than I had ever hoped. Most of the time it just happened to me without my ever seeking it. Audrey Hepburn

Each divorce is the death of a small civilization. Pat Conroy

I am convinced that if we as a society work diligently in every other area of life and neglect the family, it would be analogous to straightening deck chairs on the Titanic. Stephen Covey

I don't do great things. I do small things with great love. Mother Teresa

Marriage, like a submarine, is only safe if you get all the way inside. Frank Pittman

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