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quotes of encouragement

Are you inspired by people easily? Do you enjoy looking up quotes by famous people on the internet? Here are just a few of them to encourage you.

“Find out who you are and do it on purpose.”-Dolly Parton

Embrace finding out who you are. Never be afraid to take different steps to find out who you are meant to be. You can be really lonely if you don’t know who you are. Once you figure out your purpose in life and figure out who you are, not to mention, what makes you tick, you can make leaps and bounds.

“What is a friend? It’s a single soul dwelling in two bodies”- Aristotle

Anyone can be a friend. Friends are special in every aspect. They give you people that you know you can always count on. Your true friends always know when something is wrong and they try to cheer you up. They always help you see the good aspects even in bad situations. They remind you to trust in God and trust in yourself no matter how you feel and no matter what you may be going through.

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”- Elanor Roosevelt

This quote by Elanor Roosevelt makes a great point that you don’t have to let anyone else have control over your emotions or your feelings. You are the one that in control of your thoughts, reactions, and emotions. You don’t have to give in to someone making you feel inferior.

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” — Albert Einstein

You don’t have to stop wondering what will happen in the future, but it is important to live I the present and live for each day. Keep having hope the future too.

“Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.” — Ellen DeGeneres

You can’t always see the things that you’re doing wrong until someone points it out to you. You can’t always see the truth until you see it yourself. When someone points things out to you, try to respond with kindness instead of lashing out. Someone’s thoughts could change your life for the better.

“All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them.”
– Walt Disney

Any dream can come true if you work at it hard enough. You don’t just have to take Walt Disney’s word for it. But look at how he went from being bankrupt to being one of the most successful cartoonists and filmmakers in history. He even gave us films that are timeless. He taught us to reach for our goals and to never stop once we reach them.

“It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.”
– Confucius

Life is a slow and steady win the race, more than a marathon or a sprint. You don’t have to always achieve everything in one day. Just be grateful or the things that you are able to get done at any given time. Don’t put the pressure on yourself to always get everything done. As long as you don’t stop striving, you can achieve anything you set your mind to.

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” — Warren Buffett

Be thankful for the past because it helps shapes your future.

Enjoy the beauty of life, no matter where you are. Be thankful for everything, even in bad times.

If you can learn to enjoy even some of the bad times and look for the blessings in each bad time, you will be even more thankful when things go well on any given day.

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” — Dr. Seuss

Cherish every memory that you’ve made with people because life can change in a flash. Don’t be sad because something is over, rather embrace the enjoyment and awesome memories that were made with the people you love along the journey.

“Opportunities don’t happen. You create them.” — Chris Grosser

Don’t just sit around waiting for things to happen, go out and do the things that you enjoy now. Otherwise, you will look back with so much regret on the things that you didn’t do.

“Once you choose hope, anything’s possible.” — Christopher Reeve

Choose hope every day as often as you can and see how much your life changes. Choose to hope even in the midst of bad situations.

“Try not to become a person of success, but rather try to become a person of value.” — Albert Einstein

Success doesn’t always matter in life. Try to find the value in your family and friends no matter the circumstances of your life.

“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.” — Nelson Mandela

Even though life isn’t easy, God is always with us. He allows us to walk through the valley of the shadow of death in order to strengthen us and strengthen our faith in Him.

“It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” — Charles Darwin

Instead of resisting change, try to be more open to it.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched — they must be felt with the heart.” — Helen Keller

Have you ever wondered why you close your eyes when you pray, or when you give someone a hug? It is because the feeling of peace and calmness envelops you so much that you close your eyes and enjoy the feeling.

“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

Try not to be small-minded, instead, use your mind for the good of everyone around you. Make a difference for all of mankind.

 

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