Archive for the 'Encouragement Quotes' Category

“What lies behind us…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are small matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I hope your dreams…” Anonymous

“I hope your dreams take you to the corners of your smiles, to the highest of your hopes, to the windows of your opportunities, and to the most special places your heart has ever known.” Anonymous

“Be who you are and…” Dr. Seuss

“Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.” Dr. Seuss

“The fireworks begin today…” Edward Koch

“The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.” Edward Koch

“Life is not divided into semesters…” Bill Gates

“Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.” Bill Gates

“The person who gets the farthest…” Dale Carnegie

“The person who gets the farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.” Dale Carnegie

“Nobody gets to live life…” Ann Landers

“Nobody gets to live life backward. Look ahead, that is where your future lies.” Ann Landers

“Success isn’t a result of…” Arnold H Glasow

“Success isn’t a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire.” Arnold H Glasow

“Think about your dream…” Anonymous

“Think about your dream all the time, no matter what else you’re doing. Live your dream in your imagination. Become obsessed by it. Love it. Be passionate about it.” Anonymous

“Success is the ability…” Winston Churchill

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill

“The future belongs to those…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“It takes courage to grow up…” E.E. Cummings

“It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” E.E. Cummings

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss…” Les Brown

“Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars.” Les Brown

“Go for it now…” Wayne Dyer

“Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.” Wayne Dyer

“As long as you are…” Donald Trump

“As long as you are going to be thinking anyway, think big.” Donald Trump

“You can make your life…” Wayne Dyer

“You can make your life into a grand ever-evolving work of art. The key is your thoughts, the wondrous invisible part of you that is your spiritual soul.” Wayne Dyer

“Men who never get carried…” Malcolm Forbes

“Men who never get carried away should be.” Malcolm Forbes

“If you don’t have a dream…” Oscar Hammerstein

“If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true?” Oscar Hammerstein

“God didn’t call us to be…” Mother Teresa

“God didn’t call us to be successful, just faithful.” Mother Teresa

“You are never given…” Richard Bach

“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.” Richard Bach

“You get the best out….” Harry Firestone

“You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself.” Harry Firestone

“Failure is the only…” Henry Ford

“Failure is the only opportunity to more intelligently begin again.” Henry Ford

“Nothing is so fatiguing…” William James

“Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal hanging on of an uncompleted task.” William James

“Don’t let life discourage…” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I’m an idealist…” Carl Sandburg

“I’m an idealist. I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way.” Carl Sandburg

“Never doubt that a small…” Margaret Mead

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead

“The best way to predict…” Alan Kay

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” Alan Kay

“Every exit is…” Tom Stoppard

“Every exit is an entry somewhere.” Tom Stoppard

“We can escape the prison…” Gary Craig

“We can escape the prison of our own beliefs and enter the Palace of Possibilities when we allow ourselves to be astonished by everything.” Gary Craig

“Those who dream by day…” Edgar Allan Poe

“Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” Edgar Allan Poe, in “Eleonora”

“Even if you’re on the…” Will Rogers

“Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.” Will Rogers

“Try to learn something…” Thomas H. Huxley

“Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.” Thomas H. Huxley

“What lies behind us…” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Courage is resistance to…” Mark Twain

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” Mark Twain

“Everything is either an…” Wayne Dyer

“Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.” Wayne Dyer

“It’s always too early…” Norman Vincent Peale

“It’s always too early to quit.” Norman Vincent Peale

“The future belongs to…” Eleanor Roosevelt

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt

“All those who have…” Orison Swett Marden

“All those who have achieved great things have been great dreamers.” Orison Swett Marden

“Don’t let life discourage…” Lao-Tzu

“Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to start where he was.” Lao-Tzu