55 Best Encouragement Quotes To Keep You Highly Motivated

I really hope that the below list of Encouragement Quotes will give you much inspiration to keep going and working on your goals and dreams, and to believe more in your abilities.

Sometimes, some words of encouragement are all what we need to help us continue our beautiful journey, and to remind us that we are on the right track and that we’re doing a great job.

If you are doing your best efforts at home, in work or at school, know that when you read the below encouragement quotes, it will seem like you are giving yourself a virtual high five. All people feel so good when they are getting a high five from closer friends and family members. But, the high five we give ourselves remains something special and has a great positive impact on us.

I hope that the following encouragement quotes will resonate with you, and that they will inspire and motivate you to have confidence in yourself so that you can keep going on.

Encouragement Quotes About Positive Thinking

Encouragement quotes

1. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” — Malala Yousafzai

2. “Each day comes bearing its gifts. Untie the ribbon.” —Ann Ruth Schabacker

3. “In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” — Les Brown

4. “You and you alone are the only person that can live the life that writes the story that you were meant to tell. And the world needs your story because the world needs your voice.” — Kerry Washington

5. “I want to be in the arena. I want to be brave with my life. And when we make the choice to dare greatly, we sign up to get our asses kicked. We can choose courage or we can choose comfort, but we can’t have both. Not at the same time.” — Brene Brown

6. “Do not fear failure. Dare to fail in order to find ways to succeed.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

7. “There is always light. If only we’re brave enough to see it. If only we’re brave enough to be it.” — Amanda Gorman

8. “It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient.” — Daniel Kahneman

9. “Just for the record darling, not all positive change feels positive in the beginning.” — S.C. Lourie

10th of 55 Quotes

Encouragement quotes

“Once you face your fear, nothing is ever as hard as you think.” — Olivia Newton-John

11. “Believe in yourself. Stay in your own lane. There’s only one you.” —Queen Latifah

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

13. “Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.” — Aldous Huxley

14. “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

15. “Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.”— Etty Hillesum

16. “You need to be buried deep in the dirt before you can find your bloom.” ― Roz Inga

17. “Who do you spend time with? Criticizers or encouragers? Surround yourself with those who believe in you. Your life is too important for anything less.” ― Steve Goodier

18. “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” ― Marilyn Monroe

19. “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” ― Thomas A. Edison

20. “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” ― George Eliot

Short Encouragement Quotes

21. “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says ‘I’m possible!'” — Audrey Hepburn

22. “We will fail when we fail to try.” ― Rosa Parks

23. “If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else.” ― Booker T. Washington

24. “Encouraging someone to be entirely themself is the loudest way to love them.” ― Kalen Dion

25. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill

26. “Through discipline comes freedom.” — Aristotle

27. “Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.” ― John D. Rockefeller

28. “Encouragement is like water to the soul, it makes everything grow.” ― Chris Burkmenn

29. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” — Aristotle

30. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

31. “Stones and sticks are thrown only at fruit-bearing trees.” ― Sumi

32. “You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.” ― Joel Osteen

33. “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” — Nelson Mandela

34. “When you have a dream, you’ve got to grab it and never let go.” — Carol Burnett

35. “To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” — Oscar Wilde

Encouragement Quotes From Literature

36. “Being a successful person is not necessarily defined by what you have achieved, but by what you have overcome.” — Fannie Flagg, The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

37. “When your dreams are bigger than the places you find yourself in, sometimes you need to seek out your own reminders that there is more. And there is always more waiting for you on the other side of fear.” — Elaine Welteroth, More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are

38. “Whatever happens to you belongs to you. Make it yours. Feed it to yourself even if it feels impossible to swallow. Let it nurture you, because it will.” — Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar

39. “The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” — Chris McCandless, Into the Wild

40. “Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.” — Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

41. “Everything is within your power, and your power is within you.” ― Janice Trachtman, Catching What Life Throws at You: Inspiring True Stories of Healing

42. “It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.” — Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love

43. “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, Killosophy

44. “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” — Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

45th of 55 Quotes

Encouragement quotes

“Encourage yourself, believe in yourself, and love yourself. Never doubt who you are.” ― Stephanie Lahart, Overcoming Life’s Obstacles: Enlighten-Encourage-Empower

46. “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, The Fifth Mountain

47. “The sun himself is weak when he first rises, and gathers strength and courage as the day gets on.” — Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop

48. “There’s power in allowing yourself to be known and heard, in owning your unique story, in using your authentic voice. And there’s grace in being willing to know and hear others.” — Michelle Obama, Becoming

49. “You have brains in your head. And you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” — Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go

50th of 55 Quotes

Life is short, but it is wide. This too shall pass.” — Rebecca Wells, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

51. “It’s your life; you don’t need someone’s permission to live the life you want. Be brave to live from your heart.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

52. “It’s important to think of what it means to powerfully and successfully rise to challenges, and all that it requires: determination, clarity, and steering clear of victim mentality” ― Emma R. Wilson, Not a Statistic: Emma Wilson’s Story of Determination Through Tragedy

53. “Cultivate an optimistic mind, use your imagination, always consider alternatives, and dare to believe that you can make possible what others think is impossible.” ― Rodolfo Costa, Advice My Parents Gave Me: and Other Lessons I Learned from My Mistakes

54. “Opportunity may knock only once but temptation leans on the door bell” ― Oprah Winfrey, Oprah Winfrey Speaks: Insights from the World’s Most Influential Voice

55. “Just pick a goal and stick to it―no big complicated secret.” ― Richelle Goodrich, Smile Anyway: Quotes, Verse, and Grumblings for Every Day of the Year

Final Thoughts About Encouragement Quotes

Sometimes, loss does not mean we have to give up. We have to never give up because no matter what happens to us, it will change. We only have to be patient and keep going on because better days are coming.

Happiness is not the destination, but it is found in the journey itself. If we want to be happy, we should focus on the journey and enjoy it, and never think about the destination.

Happiness depends on living the present moment and spend it in something good. We should forget past as it is no longer exists. By doing that, we ensure that we enjoy the present and not regretting it in the future.

If we want to develop our personalities, we should do the things that we fear because they are the only ones that will make us stronger.

Our thinking plays an important role in the quality of life we have. If we believe that life is beautiful and worth living, it will come true and we will enjoy it. So, always choose to think positively.

I hope that you have enjoyed and liked this motivational collection of Encouragement Quotes.

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