Life encouraging quotes for inspiration and success

Life encouraging quotes for inspiration and success

Life can be brutal. There could be times when everything seems to be working contrary to plan. Our family, friends and those whom we hold dear may not be there. In times like this, we need words of encouragement to get us going. This article has made available, encouraging quotes that will keep you strong when the going gets tough.

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Life encouraging quotes

What is the purpose of this life? Why are we here? These are some questions we ask ourselves from time to time. Below are some quotes on the purpose of life.

  • “There is no greater gift you can give or receive than to honour your calling. It’s why you were born. And how you become most truly alive.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift.” – Steven Pinker
  • “Great minds have purposes, others have wishes.” – Washington Irving
  • “The self is made, not given.” – Barbara Myerhoff
  • “People who use time wisely spend it on activities that advance their overall purpose in life.” – John C. Maxwell
  • “If you organize your life around your passion, you can turn your passion into your story and then turn your story into something bigger―something that matters.” – Blake Mycoskie
  • “Lean forward into your life. Begin each day as if it were on purpose.” – Mary Anne Radmacher
  • “What am I living for and what am I dying for are the same question.” – Margaret Atwood
  • “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou
  • “I believe purpose is something for which one is responsible; it’s not just divinely assigned.” – Michael J. Fox
  • “The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli
  • “Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.” – Bryant H. McGill
  • “No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself.” – Denis Waitley
  • “We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don’t know where you’re aiming, you don’t have a goal.” – Mary Kay Ash
  • “When you stay on purpose and refuse to be discouraged by fear, you align with the infinite self, in which all possibilities exist.” – Wayne Dyer

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Short encouraging quotes

  • "If you don't like the road you're walking, start paving another one." – Dolly Parton
  • "Life is a series of baby steps." – Hoda Kotb
  • "Lead from the heart, not the head." – Princess Diana
  • "Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace." – Unknown
  • "Don't give it five minutes if you're not going to give it five years." – Meghan Markle​
  • "What comes easy won’t last long, and what lasts long won’t come easy." – Unknown
  • "Every day is not a success. Every year is not a success. You have to celebrate the good." – Reese Witherspoon
  • "No one is you and that is your superpower." – Unknown
  • "To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone, and a funny bone." – Reba McEntire
  • "The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams." – Oprah Winfrey
  • "The best time for new beginnings is now." – Unknown
  • "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, '"What are you doing for others?" – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • "I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed." – Michael Jordan
  • "Nothing can dim the light that shines from within." – Maya Angelou
  • "It's not what we have in life but who we have in our life that matters." – Margaret Laurence
  • "One day or day one. It's your decision." – Unknown
  • "Embrace the glorious mess that you are." – Elizabeth Gilbert
  • "Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day." – Unknown
  • "Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. –Dr. Seuss
  • "Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations." – Unknown
  • "Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me. – Carol Burnett
  • "A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure." – Unknown
  • "You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." – C.S. Lewis
  • "Small steps in the right direction can turn out to be the biggest step of your life." – Unknown
  • "If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow." – Beyonce
  • "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." – Audrey Hepburn
  • "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." – Albert Einstein

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Encouraging quotes for students

  • "All students can learn and succeed, but not on the same day in the same way." – William G. Spady
  • “Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.” – John Wooden
  • “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” – George Lorimer
  • "The secret of success is to do the common things uncommonly well." – John D. Rockefeller
  • “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills
  • “Don’t just read the easy stuff. You may be entertained by it, but you will never grow from it.” – Jim Rohn
  • "Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential." – John Maxwell
  • "Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." – Robert Collier
  • "Don’t wish it were easier; wish you were better." – Jim Rohn
  • “Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.” – Henry Ford
  • “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” – Thomas A. Edison
  • “Strive for progress, not perfection.” – Unknown
  • “Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential.” – John Maxwell

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Encouraging quotes for work

  • "It always seems impossible until it's done." – Nelson Mandela
  • "Follow your passion, be prepared to work hard and sacrifice, and, above all, don't let anyone limit your dreams." – Donovan Bailey
  • "Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do." – Pele
  • "It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family." – Philip Green
  • "A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work." – Colin Powell
  • "Self-belief and hard work will always earn you success." – Virat Kohli
  • "There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure." – Colin Powell
  • "Work like you don't need the money. Love like you've never been hurt. Dance like nobody's watching." – Satchel Paige
  • "Success isn't always about greatness. It's about consistency. Consistent hard work leads to success. Greatness will come." – Dwayne Johnson
  • "Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds." – Gordon B. Hinckley
  • "Let the beauty of what you love be what you do." – Rumi
  • "Quality is everyone's responsibility." – W. Edwards Deming
  • "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life." – Unknown

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Funny encouraging quotes

  • “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.“ – Dalai Lama
  • “I always wanted to be somebody, but now I realize I should have been more specific.” – Lily Tomlin
  • “If at first you don’t succeed, then skydiving definitely isn’t for you.” – Steven Wright
  • “I find television very educational. Every time someone turns it on, I go in the other room and read a book.” – Groucho Marx
  • “All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.” – Mark Twain
  • “It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn’t give it up because by then I was too famous.” – Robert Benchley
  • “Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing ’til it gets there.“ – Josh Billings

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Encouraging quotes for men

  • "Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • "A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means." - Sallust
  • "A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality." - President John F. Kennedy
  • "One can know a man from his laugh, and if you like a man's laugh before you know anything of him, you may confidently say that he is a good man." - Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." - Mark Twain
  • “Remember, A moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory.” – Unbroken Movie
  • “Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.” – Billy Graham
  • “Continuous effort - not strength nor intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.” - Winston Churchill
  • "The stronger a man is, the more gentle he can afford to be." -Elbert Hubbard
  • "No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child." - Unknown
  • "Men are like steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth." - Chuck Norris
  • "The first step to be a good man is this: You must deeply feel the burden of the stones some else is carrying." - Mehmet Murat ildan
  • "Whatever comes, face it on your feet. For being a man there is only this rule above all others." - Quote SMS
  • "World needs more people who have come alive so ask what make you come alive and go do it. who Don't ask what the world needs." - Quote SMS
  • "Try and become a man of value rather than being a man of success" - Quote SMS
  • "To exist isn't the purpose of man, but to live is." - Quote SMS

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Encouraging quotes for kids

Quotes for kids to help them bloom and soar.

  • “Don’t let what you can’t do stop you from doing what you can do.” – John Wooden
  • “We all can dance when we find music we love.” – Giles Andreae
  • “The more you give away the happier you become.” – Unknown
  • “I think I can. I know I can.” – Unknown
  • “Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve done before. ” – Bonnie Blair
  • "There is no substitute for hard work." – Thomas Edison
  • “When you know better, you do better.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt
  • “You always pass failure on the way to success.” – Mickey Rooney
  • “Make each day your masterpiece.” – John Wooden
  • “No one is perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers.” – Wolfgang Riebe
  • "We do not need magic to change the world, we carry all the power we need inside ourselves already. We have the power to imagine better." – J.K. Rowling
  • "The more you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go." – Dr. Seuss
  • "Dream big and dare to fail." – Norman Vaughan
  • "There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved." – George Sand
  • "There's no person in the whole world like you, and I like you just the way you are." – Mr. Fred Rogers
  • "If my mind can conceive it, if my heart can believe it, then I can achieve it." – Muhammed Ali
  • "You're braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think." – A.A. Milne
  • "We grow great by dreams." – Woodrow Wilson
  • “You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “Anything is possible. Anything can be.” – Shel Silverstein

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Encouragement quotes for him

  • "A good man will want you to shine. He wants you to be your amazing self. A good man loves to show off his happy, intelligent, amazing, powerful woman." - Anastasia Netri
  • "Real men stay faithful. They don't have time to look for another woman because they're too busy looking for new ways to love their own." - Anonymous
  • "Being a good husband is like being a good stand-up comic: you need ten years before you can even call yourself a beginner." - Jerry Seinfeld
  • "A gentleman will open doors, pull out chairs, and carry things. Not because she's helpless or unable, but because he wants to show her that she is valuable and worthy of respect." - Charles J. Orlando
  • "The real power of a man is in the size of the smile of the woman sitting next to him." - Anonymous
  • "The mark of a real man is a man who can allow himself to fall deeply in love with a woman." - C. JoyBell C.
  • "The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection." - Thomas Paine

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Psyche up yourself with the right encouraging quotes that have been listed above; you will need them from day to day. Take it one step at a time and see the brighter side of life everyday.

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