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ENCOURAGEMENT QUOTATIONS
20190307 thursday quote
“Find the good—and praise it.”

Alex Haley

20190305 tuesday quote
“Promise yourself to be just as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own.”

Christian D. Larson

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“If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

Mark Twain

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“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.”

Jalal ad-Din Rumi

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“Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“Never let the odds keep you from doing what you know in your heart you were meant to do.”

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

20190304 monday quote
“Be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.”

Jim Stovall

20200527 wednesday quote
“It is only as we develop others that we permanently succeed.”

Harvey S. Firestone

20200525 monday quote
“Those who are lifting the world upward and onward are those who encourage more than criticize.”

Elizabeth Harrison

20190306 wednesday quote
“I have yet to find a man or woman, however exalted their station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism. ”

Charles Schwab

20200529 friday quote
“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

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'encouragement'.
ENCOURAGEMENT
Love Bomb I parked my car in the large crowded lot and walked toward the supermarket. A blond woman passed me pushing a nearly full cart to her car. She smiled at me and said hello. I did the same. She was a plain Jane, probably in her 40s. She reached her car and began unloading her groceries. I walked back toward her and...
SUBMITTED BY CLEAVES M. BENNETT MD
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ENCOURAGEMENT
Be who you want to be I used to be called WEIRD and all sorts of different names because i wore close that no one else wore. So people used to call me names and i used to ignore it. But one day i decided when they called me WEIRD i took it as a compliment because I thought that being WEIRD was who i was and no one could change who i...
SUBMITTED BY ANONYMOUS
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ENCOURAGEMENT
You CAN do it! Growing up i remember my weekly "career" announcements. Anchor woman, flight attendant and teacher, among many, many othrrs. Each week i heard " you can do that. You will be good at that". That was my mom and dad. Throughout life, i learned that not everyone believed in me the way my mom and dad believed in...
SUBMITTED BY JULIE
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
HUMOR
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUE CHAMPION
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
Christina Denny from Puyallup, Wa FEBRUARY 6, 2014
It is ok to live life one second at a time, other than one day at a time

Russell Champlin from San Jose, CA FEBRUARY 27, 2012
If you leave behind a single vestige of your passage - let it be encouragement. No single relic costs so little and has such worth. An act, a gesture, a helping hand. A positive word placed correctly can produce results unknown or realized in your time. The germination of a thought or an action in others can be produced years later on this invisible chain. Be secure with your words for they can both help and harm with exponential power. Your interactions can be devastating in their consequences,unrelated to your motives. Both self esteem and potential can fall victim to a misplaced word or action. Unknown accomplishments may go unrealized by self confidence misplaced. Be wise, that what is contained in others remains unknown and private,needing to be respected or left untouched. Your dealings should be free of self interest or intention. For like any contact the sensation will be unique for both. Rewards may be exclusive, never shared or directly tied. Let the best direction for your actions be as the Hippocratic oath commands “First do no Harm”

Jennifer K from Washington State JANUARY 19, 2012
A life lived with courage includes a lifetime of encouraging others

Patrice from California JANUARY 7, 2012
Your commercial on Encouragement is fantastic...if only ALL commercials could be like this...Thank you!!!!

Fay from Ohio DECEMBER 9, 2011
Thank you!

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