112+ Encouraging Quotes to Give You Strength

Encouraging Quotes
Mark Twain Encouraging Quotes

1. “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 safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore, Dream, Discover.”

Mark Twain
C. JoyBell C. Encouraging Quotes

2. “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.
Paulo Coelho Encouraging Quotes

3. “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
Ed Sheeran Encouraging Quotes

4. “Everything will be okay in the end. If it’s not okay, then it’s not the end.”

Ed Sheeran
Criss Jami Encouraging Quotes

5. “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
Frida Kahlo Encouraging Quotes

6. “I think that little by little I’ll be able to solve my problems and survive.”

Frida Kahlo
Alfred Lord Tennyson Encouraging Quotes

7. “Come friends, it’s not too late to seek a newer world.”

Alfred Lord Tennyson
Germany Kent Encouraging Quotes

8. “Never give up hope. All things are working for your good. One day, you’ll look back on everything you’ve been through and thank God for it.”

Germany Kent
Stephanie Lahart Encouraging Quotes

9. “Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.”

Stephanie Lahart
Rodolfo Costa Encouraging Quotes

10. “Do not sit still, start moving now. In the beginning, you may not go in the direction you want, but as long as you are moving, you are creating alternatives and possibilities.”

Rodolfo Costa

11. “The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained in sudden flight but, they while their companions slept, they were toiling upwards in the night.”

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

12. “We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.”

Kenji Miyazawa

13. “Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.”

Bruce Barton

14. “Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.”

Dale Carnegie

15. “Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.”

Greg Anderson
David Brinkley Encouraging Quotes

16. “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”

David Brinkley

17. “If there is no struggle, there is no progress.”

Frederick Douglass

18. “A ship is always safe at the shore – but that is NOT what it is built for.”

Albert Einstein

19. “Your destiny is to fulfill those things upon which you focus most intently. So choose to keep your focus on that which is truly magnificent, beautiful, uplifting and joyful. Your life is always moving toward something.”

Ralph Marston

20. “Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”

Albert Einstein
Mario Fernandez Encouraging Quotes

21. “Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.”

Mario Fernandez

22. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”


23. “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.”

Napoleon Hill

24. “Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”

Albert Einstein

25. “Like success, failure is many things to many people. With a positive mental attitude, failure is a learning experience, a rung on the ladder, a plateau at which to get your thoughts in order and prepare to try again.”

Clement Stone
Mary Dunbar Encouraging Quotes

26. “We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.”

Mary Dunbar

27. “We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”


28. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

Theodore Roosevelt

29. “Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

Samuel Beckett

30. “The best way to predict the future is to create it.”

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln Encouraging Quotes

31. “The first step is you have to say that you can.”

Will Smith

32. “Most great people have attained their greatest success one step beyond their greatest failure.”

Napoleon Hill

33. “Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible’!”

Audrey Hepburn

34. “All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

35. “If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done.”

Thomas Jefferson
Earl Nightingale Encouraging Quotes

36. “All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on to your destination.”

Earl Nightingale

37. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.”

Earl Nightingale

38. “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.”

Oprah Winfrey

39. “I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains.”

Anne Frank

40. “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

Arthur Ashe
Oprah Winfrey Encouraging Quotes

41. “It doesn’t matter who you are, where you come from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.”

Oprah Winfrey

42. “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

43. “In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can.”

Nikos Kazantzakis

44. “Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you”


45. “Sometimes later becomes never. Do it now”

Thomas A. Edison Encouraging Quotes

46. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

Thomas A. Edison

47. “Success doesn’t just find you. You have to go out and get it”


48. “Great things never came from comfort zones”


49. “Do something today that your future self will thank you for”


50. “It’s only after you’ve stepped outside your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.”

Roy T. Bennett
Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths

51. “Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths”


52. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard”

Tim Tebow

53. “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.”

Benjamin Spock

54. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”

Henry Thoreau

55. “Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.”

H. Jackson Brown Jr.
Flavia Encouraging Quotes

56. “If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.”


57. “When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.”

Les Brown

58. “Thankfully, persistence is a great substitute for talent.”

Steve Martin

59. “Be an Encourager: When you encourage others, you boost their self-esteem, enhance their self-confidence, make them work harder, lift their spirits and make them successful in their endeavors. Encouragement goes straight to the heart and is always available. Be an encourager. Always.”

Roy T. Bennett

60. “Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up.”

John C. Maxwell
Janice Trachtman Encouraging Quotes

61. “Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.”

Janice Trachtman

62. “Connecting with those you know love, like and appreciate you restores the spirit and give you energy to keep moving forward in this life.”

Deborah Day

63. “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

64. “Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.”

Albert Einstein

65. “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.”

Jimmy Dean
Napoleon Hill Encouraging Quotes

66. “Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.”

Napoleon Hill

67. “Let us make our future now, and let us make our dreams tomorrow’s reality.”

Malala Yousafzai

68. “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out.”

Robert Collier

69. “The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it”


70. “Don’t stop when you’re tired. Stop when you’re done”

Nelson Mandela Encouraging Quotes

71. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

Nelson Mandela

72. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

J.R.R. Tolkien

73. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

74. “You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.”

Joel Osteen

75. “It’s just that in the Deep South, women learn at a young age that when the world is falling apart around you, it’s time to take down the drapes and make a new dress.”

Karen Moning
Tyler Perry Encouraging Quotes

76. “You can get a thousand no’s from people, and only one “yes” from God.”

Tyler Perry

77. “Head up, heart open. To better days!”

T.F. Hodge

78. “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

79. “One word of encouragement can be enough to spark someone’s motivation to continue with a difficult challenge.”

Roy T. Bennett

80. “Negative people can only infest you with discouragements when they find you around… Just get lost and get saved!”

Israelmore Ayivor
Harriet Beecher Stowe Encouraging Quotes

81. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

Harriet Beecher Stowe

82. “Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”

John Wooden

83. “Be thankful for what you have and you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

84. “Each morning when I open my eyes I say to myself: I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.“

Groucho Marx

85. “Every small positive change we make in ourselves repays us in confidence in the future.”

Alice Walker
L.M. Montgomery Encouraging Quotes

86. “Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing.”

L.M. Montgomery

87. “Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”

Will Rogers

88. “Life has no limitations, except the ones you make.”

Les Brown

89. “If I persist long enough I will win.”

Og Mandino

90. “Defeat is simply a signal to press onward.”

Helen Keller
Audrey Hepburn Encouraging Quotes

91. “I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.”

Audrey Hepburn

92. “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.”

Helen Keller

93. “Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior. Keep your behavior positive because your behavior becomes your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habit.”

Mahatma Gandhi

94. “I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan

95. “In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity.”

Albert Einstein
Robert H. Schuller Encouraging Quotes

96. “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”

Robert H. Schuller

97. “Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.”

Christopher Reeve

98. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”

Frank Ocean

99. “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”

Amelia Earhart

100. “Your limitation, it’s only your imagination”

Ralph Waldo Emerson Encouraging Quotes

101. “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

102. “Dream bigger. Do bigger”


103. “Wake up with determination. Go to bed with satisfaction”


104. “It’s going to be hard, but hard does not mean impossible”


105. “The key to success is to focus on goals, not obstacles”

Anne Frank Encouraging Quotes

106. “Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”

Anne Frank

107. “Fall seven times, stand up eight.”

Japanese Proverb

108. “Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal.”

Jerome Fleishman

109. “He who refuses to embrace a unique opportunity loses the prize as surely as if he had failed.”

William James

110. “When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.”

Franklin D Roosevelt
Mary Pickford Encouraging Quotes

111. “If you have made mistakes, there is always another chance for you.You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.”

Mary Pickford

112. “You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality in the mind next to honor.”

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