Words Of Encouragement: Encouraging Quotes To Stay Positive

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There are times in everyone’s life that we could use words of encouragement to help us keep moving on and stay positive, no matter what the situation might be. This article is devoted purely to quotes that will help you feel positive and motivated, regardless of what you might be feeling or going through.

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With so much negativity and darkness in the world sometimes we could all use a pick me up and some happiness. Let’s go over some great quotes now.

Quotes About Positivity

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These quotes are all about positivity. Sometimes we might need that extra little boost in our days and hopefully, these quotes can help provide that for you:

“Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Dennis P. Kimbro

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results.” – Willie Nelson

“The next time you feel slightly uncomfortable with the pressure in your life, remember no pressure, no diamonds. Pressure is a part of success.” – Eric Thomas

“With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

“I do believe we’re all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other.” – Harvey Fierstein

“When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That’s when you can get more creative in solving problems.” – Stephen Covey

“Pessimism leads to weakness, optimism to power.” – William James

“You are the sum total of everything you’ve ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot–it’s all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.” – Maya Angelou

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” – Pat Riley

“There is little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude. The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.” – W. Clement Stone

“You know what’s just as powerful as a good cup of coffee in the morning? Starting your day with some good, loving thoughts. It can change how your whole day unfolds.” – Karen Salmansohn

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.” – Buddha

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“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” – Confucius

“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” – Mary Tyler Moore

Motivational Quotes

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Being motivated to go out and seize the day can be hard sometimes, that’s why it is important to cheer yourself on and find things in life to help you keep that motivation. When you find it hard to keep that motivation going then you might want to take a look at these motivational quotes to help you out:

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing- that’s why we recommend it daily.” – Zig Ziglar

“Infuse your life with action. Don’t wait for it to happen. Make it happen. Make your own future. Make your own hope. Make your own love. And whatever your beliefs, honor your creator, not by passively waiting for grace to come down from upon high, but by doing what you can to make grace happen… yourself, right now, right down here on Earth.” – Bradley Whitford

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

“Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.” – George S. Patton

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” – Pope John XXIII

“When something is important enough, you do it even if the odds are not in your favor.” – Elon Musk

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” – Og Mandino

“Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.” – Don Miguel Ruiz

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.” – Woodrow Wilson

“I learned that we can do anything, but we can’t do everything… at least not at the same time. So think of your priorities not in terms of what activities you do, but when you do them. Timing is everything.” – Dan Millman

“You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going. Put blinders on and plow right ahead.” – George Lucas

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” – Oprah Winfrey

“The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself.” – Mark Caine

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Kate Broome, MA. Words Of Encouragement: Encouraging Quotes To Stay Positive, Science Trends, 2018. Available at:
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