47 Encouraging Quotes to Keep You Going

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Welcome to our blog where we explore the power of encouraging quotes! Quotes have a unique ability to inspire, motivate, and uplift us in ways that few other things can. They can remind us of our strengths, help us overcome challenges, and provide us with the wisdom to navigate life’s ups and downs. In this blog, we’ll be sharing a collection of unique and uplifting quotes that will encourage you to keep pushing forward, even when things get tough. Whether you’re in need of a boost of confidence, a reminder of your resilience, or just some inspiration to help you through the day, we hope these quotes will provide you with the encouragement you need. So sit back, relax, and let’s dive into the world of encouraging quotes!

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Encouraging Quotes for Self-Confidence

1. “There are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to avoid them. But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there.” ― Paulo Coelho

2. “Surround yourself with people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.” ― Roy T. Bennett

3. “I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it.” ― Terry Pratchett

4. “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ― Elie Wiesel

5. “You ought to expect better of people. It encourages you to be a better person yourself.” ― Jeph Jacques

6. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

7. “Be an encourager. Scatter sunshine. Who knows whose life you might touch with something as simple as a kind word.” ― Debbie Macomber

8. “It was always the view of my parents…that hot weather encouraged loose morals among young people.” ― Ian McEwan

9. “Failing to fetch me at first, keep encouraged. Missing me one place, search another. I stop somewhere waiting for you.” ― Walt Whitman

10. “Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be.” ― Stephen R. Covey

11. “Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.” ― Neil deGrasse Tyson

12. “There was time before organisms experienced consciousness, and there will be time after. And if the inevitability of human oblivion worries you, I encourage you to ignore it.” ― John Green

Encouraging Quotes For Work

13. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.” ― Ed Sheeran

14. “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” ― Chad Sugg

15. “I think women rule the world and that no man has ever done anything that a woman either hasn’t allowed him to do or encouraged him to do.” ― Bob Dylan

16. “The harder you fall, the heavier your heart; the heavier your heart, the stronger you climb; the stronger you climb, the higher your pedestal.” ― Criss Jami, Killosophy

17. “A young outcast will often feel that there is something wrong with himself, but as he gets older, grows more confident in who he is, he will adapt, he will begin to feel that there is something wrong with everyone else.” ― Criss Jami

18. “There are scores of people waiting for someone just like us to come along; people who will appreciate our compassion, our encouragement, who will need our unique talents. Someone who will live a happier life merely because we took the time to share what we had to give.” ― Leo Buscaglia

19. “Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.” ― John C. Maxwell

20. “If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don’t, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way.” ― Matt D. Miller

21. “I think we were meant to fight a good fight, and I think we’re better for fighting it.” ― Patrick Carman

22. “Give yourself a pat on the back for getting mocked by those who have never tried their hands at anything.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson

23. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ― Marilyn Monroe

24. “There are only 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

Motivational Quotes for Overcoming Challenges

25. “Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” ― Neil Gaiman

26. “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference.” ― Elie Wiesel

27. “Everything you can imagine is real.” ― Pablo Picasso

28. “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” ― Helen Keller

29. “You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you’ll join us. And the world will live as one.” ― John Lennon

30. “What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” ― Maya Angelou

31. “You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.” ― Nicholas Sparks

32. “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead

33. “Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

34. “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…. It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” ― C.S. Lewis

35. “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” ― George Orwell

36. “May you live every day of your life.” ― Jonathan Swift

Encouraging Quotes About Life

37. “Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett

38. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

39. “Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

40. “Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.” ― Paulo Coelho

41. “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle

42. “Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.” ― Roy T. Bennett

43. “Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

44. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt

45. “A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.” ― Leonardo da Vinci

46. “Don’t be afraid of your fears. They’re not there to scare you. They’re there to let you know that something is worth it.” ― C. JoyBell C.

47. “Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance.” ― Roy T. Bennett

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