Quotes about encouragement

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

J.R.R. Tolkien

“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

“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.

“Don't let the muggles get you down.”

J.K. Rowling

“How would your life be different if…You walked away from gossip and verbal defamation? Let today be the day…You speak only the good you know of other people and encourage others to do the same.”

Steve Maraboli

“Your conscience is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness.Listen to it carefully.”

Richard Bach

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.”

Joel Osteen

“A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided, for there, in a book, you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and happy times, for books are people - people who have managed to stay alive by hiding between the covers of a book."[Letters of Note; Troy (MI, USA) Public Library, 1971]”

E.B. White

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

Steve Martin