Quotation Explorer - 'Encouraging'

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. - Henry David Thoreau
Awesome ‪‎Leadership‬ is encouraging others to take initiative,challenge what is status quo improve it and feel pride in their commitment~bns~ - Bluenscottish
Love lifts you up. Love is giving and kindness. Love is encouraging. Love is healing. If these things do not surround you, you are in the wrong relationship. - Elizabeth Bourgeret
[The public school system is] usually a twelve year sentence of mind control.Crushing creativity, smashing individualism, encouraging collectivism andcompromise, destroying the exercise of intellectual inquiry, twisting itinstead into meek subservience to authority. - Walter Karp
I don’t understand why people are always putting us down, instead of encouraging us to become great. Because, when you do become great, you will give me a world that I would not have any other way. We all havesomething to give one another. - Derric Yuh Ndim
Encouraging virtue is better than suppressing vice. - Raheel Farooq
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind. To the fearful it is threatening because it means that things may get worse. To the hopeful it is encouraging because things may get better. To the confident it is inspiring because the challenge exists to make things better. - King Whitney Jr.
Now and then women should do for themselves what men have already done—occasionally what men have not done—thereby establishing themselves as persons, and perhaps encouraging other women toward greater independence of thought and action. - Amelia Earhart
True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create theirown. - Nikos Kazantzakis
In any modern society encouraging your child to cut himself is an unthinkable act, but only with religious belief becomes part of the culture, and demands respect. - Sean S. Kamali
Encouraging others can be the catalyst to unleashing their greatness. - Rob Liano
Be cohesive in your dealings. Trust built on and from mutual support, facilitating communication and encouraging coordination can be rewarding. - Ogwo David Emenike
Have you ever wondered why Republicans are so interested in encouraging people to volunteer in their communities? It’s because volunteers work for no pay. Republicans have been trying to get people to work for no pay for a long time. - George Carlin
Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not. - Neil deGrasse Tyson
Our culture is getting better and better at encouraging women to speak, but it’s not doing enough to listen to what they say when they do. - Lilit Marcus
I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it. - Terry Pratchett
The fledgling and ragtag American army turned its state into a semi-plausible advantage, encouraging enlistees to wear their own "hunting shirts" to build on the reputation of frontier marksmen. - Joseph J. Ellis
To be affirming and encouraging of others requires vulnerability on your part. - -Shandel Slaten
Sometimes it's easy to walk by because we know we can't change someone's whole life in a single afternoon. But what we fail to realize it that simple kindness can go a long way toward encouraging someone who is stuck in a desolate place. - Mike Yankoski
True interactivity is not about clicking on icons or downloading files, it's about encouraging communication. - Edwin Schlossberg
True artists unburden their envies and work toward encouraging amateurs. - Aniruddha Sastikar
The prospect of death is nature's way of encouraging us to strive for greatness. - Antonio Kowatsch
Part of avoiding thoughts about something was not encouraging opportunities for that something to makes itself felt. - Kristin Cashore
I’m encouraging young people to become social business entrepreneurs and contribute to the world, rather than just making money. Making money is no fun. Contributing to and changing the world is a lot more fun. - Muhammad Yunus
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestioned ability of a man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor. - Henry David Thoreau
Empowering beliefs are ideas that launch us forward and help us to become the person we want to be. Empowering beliefs are freeing, encouraging, and inclusive; they nurture and uplift. When we find ourselves harboring a limiting belief, we need to replace it with one that cultivates joy. - Laurie Buchanan PhD
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