99 encouraging messages for when you need a lift

We all could use a little encouragement from time to time, so here’s 99 encouraging messages to give you a lift in your day.

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Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson: Don

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.
-Robert Louis Stevenson

Quote by General Omar N. Bradley: We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.

We need to learn to set our course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.
-General Omar N. Bradley

 

 

Watch how powerful a little encouragement can be…

 

Quote by Lucille Ball: Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.

Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.
-Lucille Ball

Quote by Paramahansa Yogananda: You have the power to hurt yourself or to benefit yourself. If you do not choose to be happy no one can make you happy. Do not blame God for that! And if you choose to be happy, no one can make you unhappy. It is we who make of life what it is.

You have the power to hurt yourself or to benefit yourself. If you do not choose to be happy no one can make you happy. Do not blame God for that! And if you choose to be happy, no one can make you unhappy. It is we who make of life what it is.
-Paramahansa Yogananda

Quote by Vincent Van Gogh: Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
-Vincent Van Gogh

Quote by J. Donald Walters: Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.

Happiness is an attitude of mind, born of the simple determination to be happy under all outward circumstances.
-J. Donald Walters

Quote by Peter Drucker: The problem in my life and other people

The problem in my life and other people’s lives is not the absence of knowing what to do, but the absence of doing it.
-Peter Drucker

Quote by Henry Miller: The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
-Henry Miller

Quote by John Foster Dulles: The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it’s the same problem you had last year.
-John Foster Dulles

Quote by John Norley: All things are difficult before they are easy.

All things are difficult before they are easy.
-John Norley

Quote by Epicurus: Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
-Epicurus

Quote by Jana Stanfied: I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.

I cannot do all the good that the world needs. But the world needs all the good that I can do.
-Jana Stanfied

Quote by Victoria Holt: Never regret. If it

Never regret. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it’s experience.
-Victoria Holt

Quote by Lao Tzu: When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
-Lao Tzu

Quote by Colin Powell: There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.

There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
-Colin Powell

Quote by Corita Kent: Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.

Love the moment, and the energy of that moment will spread beyond all boundaries.
-Corita Kent

Quote by Herbert Spencer: The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.

The great aim of education is not knowledge but action.
-Herbert Spencer

Quote by Author Unknown: Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.
-Author Unknown

Quote by Michael Jordan: Obstacles don

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
-Michael Jordan

Quote by John Ruskin: The question is not what a man can scorn, or disparage, or find fault with, but what he can love, and value, and appreciate.

The question is not what a man can scorn, or disparage, or find fault with, but what he can love, and value, and appreciate.
-John Ruskin

Quote by Charles R. Swindoll: We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.
-Charles R. Swindoll

Quote by T. Harv Eker: Helping people grow and achieve their dreams is the fastest route to success; both theirs and yours.

Helping people grow and achieve their dreams is the fastest route to success; both theirs and yours.
-T. Harv Eker

Quote by G. E. Lessing: One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.

One single grateful thought raised to heaven is the most perfect prayer.
-G. E. Lessing

Quote by Lewis Carroll: One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.

One of the secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
-Lewis Carroll

Quote by Ken Keyes Jr.: A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.

A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.
-Ken Keyes Jr.

Quote by Rebecca Beard: The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know.

The past is finished. There is nothing to be gained by going over it. Whatever it gave us in the experiences it brought us was something we had to know.
-Rebecca Beard

Quote by Antoine de Saint-Exupery: The one thing that matters is the effort.

The one thing that matters is the effort.
-Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Quote by Kurt Lewin: A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.

A successful individual typically sets his next goal somewhat but not too much above his last achievement. In this way he steadily raises his level of aspiration.
-Kurt Lewin

Quote by Margaret Mead: We are continually faced with great opportunities which are brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.

We are continually faced with great opportunities which are brilliantly disguised as unsolvable problems.
-Margaret Mead

Quote by Tessy Igbinoghene: The amount of love you show to your neighbor reflects how much you love yourself.

The amount of love you show to your neighbor reflects how much you love yourself.
-Tessy Igbinoghene

Quote by Germaine Greer: Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.

Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.
-Germaine Greer

Quote by Claude M. Bristol: Undoubtedly, we become what we envisage.

Undoubtedly, we become what we envisage.
-Claude M. Bristol

Quote by Lyndon B. Johnson: Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose.

Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or to lose.
-Lyndon B. Johnson

Quote by James R. Ball: We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have.

We cannot achieve more in life than what we believe in our heart of hearts we deserve to have.
-James R. Ball

Quote by Babe Ruth: Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.
-Babe Ruth

Quote by Mary Frances Berry: Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.

Some men have thousands of reasons why they cannot do what they want to, when all they need is one reason why they can.
-Mary Frances Berry

Quote by Christopher Parker: Procrastination is like a credit card: it

Procrastination is like a credit card: it’s a lot of fun until you get the bill.
-Christopher Parker

Quote by Longfellow: Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
-Longfellow

Quote by Normal Vincent Peale: Problems are a sign of life.

Problems are a sign of life.
-Normal Vincent Peale

Quote by Coleman Hawkings: If you don

If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.
-Coleman Hawkings

Quote by Brian Tracy: If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it

If what you are doing is not moving you towards your goals, then it’s moving you away from your goals.
-Brian Tracy

Quote by Anita Roddick: If you think you

If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room.
-Anita Roddick

Quote by John Stuart Mill: One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.

One person with a belief is equal to a force of 99 who have only interests.
-John Stuart Mill

Quote by Booker T. Washington: The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what the man or woman is able to do that counts.

The world cares very little about what a man or woman knows; it is what the man or woman is able to do that counts.
-Booker T. Washington

Quote by Chinese Proverb: If you always give you will always have.

If you always give you will always have.
-Chinese Proverb

Quote by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.

A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.
-Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Quote by Mary Wollstonecraft: The beginning is always today.

The beginning is always today.
-Mary Wollstonecraft

Quote by Author Unknown: True commitment begins when we reach the point of not knowing how we can possibly go on, and decide to do it anyway.

True commitment begins when we reach the point of not knowing how we can possibly go on, and decide to do it anyway.
-Author Unknown

Quote by Sydney Smith: To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.

To do anything in this world worth doing, we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.
-Sydney Smith

Quote by Ben Franklin: Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.

Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes.
-Ben Franklin

Quote by Unknown: Don

Don’t start living tomorrow, tomorrow never arrives. Start working on your dreams and ambitions today.
-Unknown

Quote by Dorothea Brande: To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail.

To guarantee success, act as if it were impossible to fail.
-Dorothea Brande

Quote by Burk Hudson: Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education.

Perfection is a road, not a destination. Every time I live, I get an education.
-Burk Hudson

Quote by Winston Churchill: Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
-Winston Churchill

Quote by Deepak Chopra: One thing we can do is make the choice to view the world in a healthy way. We can choose to see the world as safe with only moments of danger rather than seeing the world as dangerous with only moments of safety.

One thing we can do is make the choice to view the world in a healthy way. We can choose to see the world as safe with only moments of danger rather than seeing the world as dangerous with only moments of safety.
-Deepak Chopra

Quote by Lance Armstrong: I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days or great days.

I take nothing for granted. I now have only good days or great days.
-Lance Armstrong

Quote by Francois de La Rochefoucauld: It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.

It is often merely for an excuse that we say things are impossible.
-Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Quote by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: The little things are infinitely the most important.

The little things are infinitely the most important.
-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Quote by Aristotle: We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
-Aristotle

Quote by Dale Carnegie: You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn

You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.
-Dale Carnegie

Quote by William Arthur Ward: Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
-William Arthur Ward

Quote by William James: It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect it

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect it’s successful outcome.
-William James

Quote by Mitch Albom: The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in.
-Mitch Albom

Quote by Douglas H. Everett: There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.

There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.
-Douglas H. Everett

Quote by Arnold Bennett: Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.

Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts.
-Arnold Bennett

Quote by Tin Cup: When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.

When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.
-Tin Cup

Quote by Bernard Meltzer: Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.

Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.
-Bernard Meltzer

Quote by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin: It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.

It is our duty as men and women to proceed as though the limits of our abilities do not exist.
-Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Quote by Albert Einstein: There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle.
-Albert Einstein

Quote by Alonzo Newton Benn: Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success.

Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success.
-Alonzo Newton Benn

Quote by Kaitlyn Myers: Laugh like nothings funny, sing like no one can hear, breathe like your nose is runny, dance like its all your fear, shout to every star, and remember cuz its not just your past, let your soul be carried a far, and then you

Laugh like nothings funny, sing like no one can hear, breathe like your nose is runny, dance like its all your fear, shout to every star, and remember cuz its not just your past, let your soul be carried a far, and then you’ll be able to live like its your last.
-Kaitlyn Myers

Quote by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi: For better or worse, our future will be determined in large part by our dreams and by the struggle to make them real.

For better or worse, our future will be determined in large part by our dreams and by the struggle to make them real.
-Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Quote by Joel Hawes: Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.

Aim at the sun, and you may not reach it; but your arrow will fly far higher than if aimed at an object on a level with yourself.
-Joel Hawes

Quote by Thomas L. Monson: Our very business in life is not to get ahead of others... but to get ahead of ourselves.

Our very business in life is not to get ahead of others… but to get ahead of ourselves.
-Thomas L. Monson

Quote by Brian Tracy: Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.

Whatever you dwell on in the conscious grows in your experience.
-Brian Tracy

Quote by Winston Churchill: Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.

Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.
-Winston Churchill

Quote by William Arthur Ward: Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.

Three keys to more abundant living: caring about others, daring for others, sharing with others.
-William Arthur Ward

Quote by Frank A. Clark: If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn

If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.
-Frank A. Clark

Quote by Buddha: We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.

We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.
-Buddha

Quote by Arthur Ashe: You

You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
-Arthur Ashe

Quote by Oprah Winfrey: Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.
-Oprah Winfrey

Quote by J. Paul Getty: A man may fail many times but he isn

A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
-J. Paul Getty

Quote by Thomas Guthrie: The greatest things on earth have been done little by little.

The greatest things on earth have been done little by little.
-Thomas Guthrie

Quote by Hugh White: When you make a mistake, don

When you make a mistake, don’t look back at it long. Take the reason of the thing into your mind and then look forward. Mistakes are lessons of wisdom. The past cannot be changed. The future is yet in your power.
-Hugh White

Quote by Katharine Hepburn: You learn in life that the only person you can really correct and change is yourself.

You learn in life that the only person you can really correct and change is yourself.
-Katharine Hepburn

Quote by Booker T. Washington: I think I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.

I think I began learning long ago that those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.
-Booker T. Washington

Quote by Chinese Proverb: Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
-Chinese Proverb

Quote by Arthur Rubinstein: Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don

Most people ask for happiness on condition. Happiness can only be felt if you don’t set any condition.
-Arthur Rubinstein

Quote by Jim Rohn: Humans have the remarkable ability to get exactly what they must have. But there is a difference between a

Humans have the remarkable ability to get exactly what they must have. But there is a difference between a ‘must’ and ‘want’.
-Jim Rohn

Quote by Morris Adler: Our prayers are answered not when we are given what we ask, but when we are challenged to be what we can be.

Our prayers are answered not when we are given what we ask, but when we are challenged to be what we can be.
-Morris Adler

Quote by Anonymous: I really don

I really don’t think life is about the I-could-have-beens. Life is only about the I-tried-to-do. I don’t mind the failure but I can’t imagine that I’d forgive myself if I didn’t try.
-Anonymous

Quote by J. Paul Getty: A man may fail many times but he isn

A man may fail many times but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
-J. Paul Getty

Quote by Soren Kierkegaard: To dare is to lose one

To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.
-Soren Kierkegaard

Quote by Kathleen Winsor: Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to do what they want to do.

Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should do, they never get around to do what they want to do.
-Kathleen Winsor

Quote by Hindu proverb: There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.

There is nothing noble in being superior to some other man. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.
-Hindu proverb

Quote by Lee Iacocca: The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.

The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.
-Lee Iacocca

Quote by Stedma: People who consider themselves victims of their circumstances will always remain victims unless they develop a greater vision for their lives.

People who consider themselves victims of their circumstances will always remain victims unless they develop a greater vision for their lives.
-Stedma

Quote by Matthew Burton: Procrastination is the seed of self-destruction.

Procrastination is the seed of self-destruction.
-Matthew Burton

Quote by Anthony de Mello: When you fight something, you

When you fight something, you’re tied to it forever. As long as you’re fighting it, you’re giving it power.
-Anthony de Mello

Quote by James Joyce: Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
-James Joyce

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