Correction does much, but encouragement does more.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Encouragement quotes

“Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in.  Aim at earth and you get neither.” – C.S. Lewis             

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

“When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Courage is being afraid but going on anyhow.” – Dan Rather

“When we lose one blessing, another is often most unexpectedly given in its place.” – C.S. Lewis

“Trust yourself.  You know more than you think you do.” – Benjamin Spock

“He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Fall seven times, stand up eight.” – Japanese Proverb

“If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.” – Flavia Weedn

“When written in Chinese the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” – John F. Kennedy

“Dreams are the touchstones of our character.” – Henry David Thoreau

“I have woven a parachute out of everything broken.” – William Stafford

“I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind.

Some come from ahead and some come from behind.

But I’ve bought a big bat.  I’m all ready you see.

Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me!” – Dr. Seuss

“Never give in … never, never, never, in nothing great or small, large or petty, give in except to convictions of honour and good sense.  Never yield to force … never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.” – Winston Churchill

“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.” – Alexander Graham Bell

“Courage does not always roar.  Sometimes courage is that little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

“May you live all the days of your life.” – Jonathan Swift

“Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men.” – Goethe

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” – Harriet Tubman

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.  So throw off the bowlines.  Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore.  Dream.  Discover.” – Mark Twain

“If every word I said could make you laugh, I’d talk forever…” – Author Unknown

“Shoot for the moon.  Even if you miss you will land among the stars.” – Les Brown