Encouraging Quotes

If you need some encouraging quotes to help give you a lift back up, then here are some that may help. We all get hit and knocked down in life. It’s just part of the experience but it’s really not about avoiding these hits; it’s about being able to get back up every time you are knocked down. It’s not always easy to want to get back up. Often times, it’s a lot easier to just stay down but whether you stay down or get back up, life will still go on so you might as well fight.

Whatever you may be going through in your life, I hope these encouragement quotes will help you out at least a little bit. If you happen to know of any good phrases that fit this category, I encourage you to add them in the comments section below where you’ll find a lot more quotes. Thanks.


If you’re looking for some encouragement and need more than just quotations, check out: Let’s Do This! It’ll do the job.

Here’s a video I made using a few lines from the book:


“When life knocks you down, try to land on your back. Because if you can look up, you can get up.”

~Les Brown~


“Instead of giving myself reasons why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I can.”

~Unknown~


“Fall seven times, stand up eight.”

~Unknown~


“If you’re going through hell, keep going.”

~Winston Churchill~


“A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.”

~Unknown~


“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.

~Epictetus~


“Life is tough, but you must be tougher.”

~Unknown~


“This too shall pass.”

~Persian Sufi poets~


“I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.”

~Henry David Thoreau~


“Encourage your kids because you have no idea what they are truly capable of.”

~Unknown~


“Whatever you’re going through, many others have not only experienced the same but got out of it just fine.”

~Unknown~


“Encourage those around you by never giving up on your dreams.”

~Unknown~


“Whenever you feel like giving up, remember why you set this goal in the first place.”

~Unknown~


“Everyone has inside them a piece of good news. The good news is you don’t know how great you can be! How much you can love! What you can accomplish! And what your potential is.”

~Anne Frank~


“Every failure is a step closer to success.”

~Unknown~


“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.”

~Einstein~


“Fighting for your dreams isn’t always easy but it’s so worth it.”

~Unknown~


“Setbacks are temporary as long as you don’t give up.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“Other people’s opinion of you does not have to become your reality.”

~Les Brown~


“The best revenge is massive success.”

~Frank Sinatra~


“If you have no one to encourage you, instead of using that as an excuse for failure, encourage yourself and use that as a reason why you must succeed.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“Why should you continue going after your dreams? Because seeing the look on the faces of the people who said you couldn’t… will be priceless.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“Every day, a new opportunity to decide where your next step will go is given to you. Your future will be determined by the accumulation of these daily decisions. You control your steps and therefore your destiny, so choose wisely.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever – the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it.”

~Vince Lombardi~


“A champion is someone who gets up, even when he can’t.”

~Unknown~


“Until you run out of pages, there’s still room to write an epic ending.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“It’s better to start over than to give up entirely.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.”

~John Holmes~


“Encourage yourself by encouraging others. It’s tough to encourage others without lifting your own spirits up.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“To encourage someone is to help instill courage in them so that they can stand up and keep pressing forward.”

~Kevin Ngo~


“Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.”

~James Allen~


“Do just once what others say you can’t do and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”

~James R. Cook~


“Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Perseverance and determination alone are omnipotent.”

~Calvin Coolidge~


Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.”

~Mary Anne Radmacher~


“Hardship often prepares an ordinary person for an extraordinary destiny.”

~C.S. Lewis~


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