Quotation Explorer - 'Encouragement'

Encouragement is like water to the soul, it makes everything grow. - Chris Burkmenn
Encouragement is a mark of true friendship. - Glenn C. Stewart
One word of encouragement can be enough to spark someone’s motivation to continue with a difficult challenge. - Roy T. Bennett
When nobody else celebrates you, learn to celebrate yourself. When nobody else compliments you, then compliment yourself. It’s not up to other people to keep you encouraged. It’s up to you. Encouragement should come from the inside. - Joel Osteen
Encouragement from any source is like a drop of rain upon a parched desert. Thanks to all the many others who rained on me when I needed it, and even when I foolishly thought I didn't.(acknowledgements in The P.U.R.E.) - Claire Gillian
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.
To anyone who knows a writer, never underestimate the power of your encouragement. - Matthew Reilly
A word of encouragement goes a long way. - Ashley Ormon
Adjusting to life’s changes may be difficult and something you may not be looking forward to experiencing. Be gentle with yourself and you will find clarity on all levels of encouragement in places and by people you least expect. Remember as it has been said before: This too shall pass! - Steven Cuoco
Encouragement is the most effective way to change someone’s behavior. When you see the best in them you encourage them to become that and they will want to live up to your high opinion of them. - Kimberly Giles
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. - Abraham Lincoln
That was the crux. You. Only you could work on you. Nobody could force you, and if you weren't ready, then you weren't ready, and no amount of open-armed encouragement was going to change that. - Norah Vincent
Encouragement and praISE SHOULD BE ENDLESS. fAUTH BRINGS THEM TOGETHER. - Terry Alex
Consistent, Timely encouragement has the staggering magnetic power to draw an immortal soul to the God of Hope. The one whose name is Wonderful Counselor. - Charles R. Swindoll
Encouragement is a divine awaken of the soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I can never do justice to the great feeling of amazement and encouragement I felt when, perhaps for the first time in American history, white citizens of a Southern state banded together to come to Selma and show their indignation about the injustices against the African-Americans. - Amelia Boynton Robinson
Such a simple thing, kindness. Such a simple thing. A nice word of encouragement, given when needed. An act of friendship. A passing smile. - R.J. Palacio
success is easy with just a prayer, encouragement and patience! - Sonia Dea Octalia
Each person has an ideal, a hope, a dream which represents the soul. We must give to it the warmth of love, the light of understanding and the essence of encouragement. - Colby Dorr Dam
Stock option plans reward the executive for doing the wrong thing. Instead of asking, 'Are we making the right decision?' he asks, 'How did we close today?' It is encouragement to loot the corporation. - Peter Drucker
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 Bennett
90% of learning comes through encouragement. - Kevin Thoman
When you think no one sees you and you are so clouded in your messy state that you begin to think maybe just maybe even GOD is fed up. Know this: He sees the tears, collects them, pays you double for them, fortifies you with encouragement even through them and He will lift up your spirit. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Encouragement is the engine of life. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If you explore beneath shyness or party chit-chat, you can sometimes turn a dull exchange into an intriguing one. I've found this to be particularly true in the case of professors or intellectuals, who are full of fascinating information, but need encouragement before they'll divulge it. - Joyce Carol Oates
There is no such thing as a 'self-made' man. We are made up of thousands of others. Everyone who has ever done a kind deed for us, or spoken one word of encouragement to us, has entered into the make-up of our character and of our thoughts, as well as our success. - George Matthew Adams
Two thirds of leadership is encouragement. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Encouragement gives strength to every soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You never know when one kind act, or one word of encouragement, can change a life forever. - Zig Ziglar
We live by encouragement and die without it -- slowly, sadly, and angrily. - Celeste Holm
For a permanent solution to easing tension and soothe the rough waters of the world that cause people to go to drugs, drinking, gambling, pornography, overeating, or anything that will give them some temporary relief, you can’t beat the support and encouragement of a friend. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Do not think that love, in order to be genuine, has to be extraordinary. Real love is simple, everyday kind of thing. A smile, a hug, an encouragement. Continuous love without effort. - Dancolin Flamiano
Note how good you feel after you have encouraged someone else. No other argument is necessary to suggest that never miss the opportunity to give encouragement. - George Burton Adams
Don't let a stranger that comes to you leave empty handed without food, water, shelter, or word of encouragement. Whether you believe in God or s**t, it's a bad omen when you let a stranger that came to you left empty handed. - Uzoma Nnadi
Leadership embodies a spirit of encouragement. It is difficult to lead people where they are not enthusiastically encouraged to go. - DeWayne Owens
Mind your own business; The best statement that any wise person can see as encouragement and best advice ever. - Unarine Ramaru
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living. - Booker T. Washington
If someone listens, or stretches out a hand, or whispers a kind word of encouragement, or attempts to understand a lonely person, extraordinary things begin to happen. - Loretta Girzaitis
Motherhood is a ministry where prayer is needed, encouragement is necessary, and love is required. - Angela Y. Hodge
Today i am feeling proud that i have a greatest teacher. My encouragement my motivation and my leader is only one that is my teacher. From silent to talkative from dread to cheer all credit goes to teacher for their such a encouragement. - Avinash Advani
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
Here is little habit that can make a big difference. Send sunbeams. Intentionally send a word of encouragement or appreciation every day to one person. - Steve Goodier
There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause. - George Matthew Adams
There is nothing better than the encouragement of a good friend. - Katharine Butler Hathaway
And if ever you need encouragement, remember at least two sober facts which nobody can rationally deny: that you are a new and unique living force in nature, and that you can, by taking thought and pursuing it, become more and more intensely alive. - John Steeksma
Show your love by giving your spouse incredible admiration and encouragement. - A Love Forever, Creating An Amazing Marriage. - Thomas, Lynne
Every kind of relationship needs encouragement from both parties. Be it marriage, dating, friendship, enmity etc. - Nike Thaddeus
Support and encouragement are found in the most unlikely places. - Raquel Cepeda
Encouragement gives us wings to fly on. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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